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Activate Your Heart

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October 14, 2020
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Leon Fontaine is showing people across the earth how to unleash the miraculous in their everyday lives and take Jesus to their families; friends; and communities.

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  • -ANNOUNCER: What would youchange in your life?
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  • - What if you could unleash themiraculous in your
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  • everyday life?
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  • - Experience freedom, live inpeace, change the world. Become
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  • Spirit Contemporary. Join LeonFontaine, world renowned
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  • conference speaker, seniorpastor of Canada's fastest
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  • growing church, and CEOof Canada's only
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  • Christian TV station.
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  • -LEON FONTAINE: So my challengeto you today, is that you need
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  • to deal with your heart. You,and I don't mean because
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  • you are such a bad person.I mean, the heart
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  • is the autopilot for your life.
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  • -ANNOUNCER: In John 10:10, itsays that Jesus came to give us
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  • life, and life more abundantly.So, why is there such a
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  • disconnect between this biblicalpromise, and how most Christians
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  • live today? Why have so manybelievers become spiritually
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  • weak, and ineffective at sharingJesus' message of love? THE
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  • SPIRIT CONTEMPORARY LIFE is theanswer. It's being led by Holy
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  • Spirit, but in a contemporaryway. It's being Jesus and
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  • demonstrating His love in wayspeople can understand and
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  • appreciate. Spirit Contemporaryis unique for everyone. It never
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  • compromises the truth, and itnever makes others feel
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  • uncomfortable. It's freeingyourself from religious
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  • constraints, and walking freelyin God's amazing grace, for His
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  • purpose. THE SPIRIT CONTEMPORARYLIFE is absolutely crucial if
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  • the global church and her peopleare going to change the world.
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  • - Later in the show, we'll tellyou how you can reserve your
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  • copy of today's resource. Enrichyour soul and renew your mind
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  • with this timely series.
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  • - And now, from Winnipeg,Canada, pastor Leon Fontaine.
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  • -LEON: Today I want to talkabout getting your heart to work
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  • for you. Getting your heart towork for you. As I look around,
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  • the planet, and I recognize thedistrust that has developed as
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  • never before. In all of usaverage, everyday people, and do
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  • we trust the words of ourleaders? Politics, news,
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  • healthcare, take a pick. Buteverywhere I go and every people
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  • I, person I talk to, there'sthis massive distrust. And the
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  • fault is ours as a church,because the Bible says we are to
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  • be the salt and the light onthis planet. That we are to be
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  • the head and not the tail, thatwhen it comes to rising up, we
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  • are to be the influencers. It istaught, story after story
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  • through the Old Testament, andit's taught again and again
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  • through the Word of God. We as achurch need to recognize that we
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  • have to equip every generationfor the work of the ministry.
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  • The work of the ministry is notjust pastoring. Every one of us
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  • are ministers of the Gospel. Andso, if we're in business, rise
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  • to the top and be the head andnot the tail. If you're involved
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  • in the arts, television, movies,politics, education, healthcare,
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  • business, leadership. Every areaas a believer, you are all
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  • called to be influencers there.You are called to succeed, to be
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  • significant, to move out ofsurvival mode to stability, from
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  • stability to success. Fromsuccess to significance. This is
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  • upon every believer. Everybeliever is to be the head and
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  • not the tail, in the areas thatyou have moved in to. However,
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  • I've noticed as I travel, and asI work with even the people that
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  • begin to come to Springs Church,I notice that the doctrines that
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  • have been taught for decades,for a hundred years or more,
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  • have almost destroyed thechurch's ability to be salt and
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  • to be light to this world.There's two of them
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  • specifically, that really get meupset because I kind of just see
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  • them everywhere in churches anddenominations. The first one, is
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  • that we are sheep to theslaughter. Well, the Bible says
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  • pastor, we're just sheepto the slaughter.
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  • [Bleats like a sheep]
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  • So, you know on this world,we're not going to succeed. One
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  • day in the sweet by-and-by, I'llget my mansion. Right now, it's
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  • just a cabin. One day I'll behappy, but right now let's just
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  • barely get through. Where in theworld did you get that from? The
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  • Bible does not say, that you aresheep to the slaughter. Read it.
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  • It's a comparison. It says thatwhen the world looks at us, we
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  • are as sheep to the slaughter.When they look at us and go
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  • well, man you need to, you needto be like everybody else. You
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  • need to cheat, steal, lie. Idon't mean everybody, but I mean
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  • there's a ton of people we knowthat whatever business or world
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  • that you're in, that to getahead they are doing things, a
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  • lot of them that you don't wantto do. And so, you look like
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  • sheep to the slaughter. You arenot doing what needs to be done
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  • to get ahead, and I, we refusebecause character and honour and
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  • integrity, and representingChrist is crucial to us. Or
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  • we're not going to be salt andlight. The second doctrine that
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  • I just see everywhere, and itjust ticks me off, is this
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  • end-times belief that Jesus hasto come and rescue His poor
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  • church. Because we're sodefeated, and we're just a
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  • remnant. Everybody'sbacksliding, everybody's
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  • leaving. And there's just aremnant left. And before the
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  • remnant is gone, He has to comein and swoop us up, and rescue
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  • us from the big bad devil andthe world. Well I didn't know
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  • Jesus was so wimpy. I didn'tknow that the Gospel was so
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  • weak. I didn't know the crosswasn't a definitive battle that
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  • won. Listen. The most Biblicalway you can be when it comes to
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  • when Jesus is coming back and weenter those phases, is He said,
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  • occupy 'till I come. The word'occupy' it means to do
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  • business, buying, selling,succeeding, rising up in
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  • whatever area that you're in.Occupy this planet. Not like, be
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  • the slave barely getting by onthis planet. Every promise in
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  • the Word, doesn't stop workingbecause all of a sudden someone
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  • says we're in the end times. Orsomeone says, oh we are now in
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  • the season of this. This is, thepromises of God still work for
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  • protection. The promises of Godstill work for healing. The
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  • promises of God still work forsuccess and blessing and rising
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  • up. God is still God. And theWord still works. In Romans 6:14
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  • it says, for sin shall not havedominion over you. For you are
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  • no longer under the law, but youare under grace. Now, the second
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  • we hear the word 'sin' weautomatically think, oh so he's
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  • talking about wrong sex, drugs,and murder. Yes, that's included
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  • in sin. But it's what mostpeople don't realize is included
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  • in the word, that you know, theydon't understand. The word
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  • 'sin', in most of its uses,literally means to miss the mark
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  • for God's best for your life.Let me give you a sin that most
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  • people don't realize. Did youknow that to have a heart of
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  • unbelief, He calls it evil? Whenthe children of Israel wouldn't
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  • go into the promised land, afterwatching miracle after miracle
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  • by God getting them out ofEgypt, and then miracle after
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  • miracle in the desert, and theystill didn't believe He could
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  • take them in. It says, theylimited God. And here's what the
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  • Bible calls them. It says, theyhad an evil heart of unbelief.
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  • Did you know that to haveunbelief, and to not believe God
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  • is sin? Therefore, the Biblesays that we have not under the
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  • law, but we are under gracewhich is God's ability inside of
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  • us. And it works, by faith. It'sby grace are ye saved, through
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  • faith. Therefore, the issue ofgrace in your life is what
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  • determines whether your life asa believer will be one of joy,
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  • peace, rest, and victory. Or,you're going to have this
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  • difficulty of frustration anddefeat, uncontrolled emotions,
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  • in every area of your life.Those area, this is not up to
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  • God. This is up to you,understanding His grace and
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  • understanding how faith andgrace work. You see, our
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  • spirit-man can only be changedby God. But, our hearts have to
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  • be changed by us, in agreementwith God. God can't change your
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  • heart. You have to work withHim. And as you work with Holy
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  • Spirit, you can change thisheart from one of stress and
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  • worry and fear, and all this. Toone of grace where your heart is
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  • established, that Jesus paidprice. He made me righteous. All
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  • of God's on the inside of me. AsHe is, so am I in this world.
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  • And something changes in you. Somy challenge to you today, is
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  • that you need to deal with yourheart. You, and I don't mean
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  • because you are such a badperson. I mean, the heart is the
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  • autopilot for your life. See,your heart is the place where
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  • who you are in your spirit, andwho you are in your own
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  • thinking, your soul, where theycome together. And this causes
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  • conflict for many Christians.They're going to give in to one
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  • way, or the other. Which way areyou going to side with? And so
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  • many people not understandinghow to begin to establish their
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  • heart in grace. And grace isGod's ability. Grace is His
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  • peace, His joy, His favour,which comes to you for free.
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  • When you got saved, God gave youa new heart. But if you don't
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  • quickly get into the Word ofGod, all of your wrong thinking,
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  • believing, and habits, willdestroy what He's done there.
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  • And you will move back into theway you believed before. In
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  • Hebrews 4, the whole chapter. Ittalks about a rest for the
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  • children of God. And this rest,is where you succeed without
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  • wrecking your body, withoutblowing your mind, without
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  • extreme emotion wrecking you. Itworks without destroying your
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  • marriage and wrecking your kids,and your reputation. The rest of
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  • God is literally meaning you'vecome to a place where you
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  • understand how to get God'sgrace in your heart. How to
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  • convince your heart with theWord. A part of it is renewing
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  • your mind, looking at the mirrorof God's Word, and the autopilot
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  • which controls your future. Thecontrol for your future is not
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  • in heaven. The control for yourfuture is not sitting in a
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  • church. The control for yourfuture is a thing called your
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  • heart. It is not your spirit,although it seems like it. It's
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  • not your soul, although it seemslike it. It's this kind of
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  • connection where soul and spiritmeet. When you look at the
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  • Bible, and what it has to sayabout the heart, it just blows
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  • your mind as to how manyscriptures are talking about
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  • your heart. It says, let notyour heart be troubled. Troubled
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  • heart can't believe. Guard yourheart with all diligence,
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  • because, guard it. That's yourautopilot. Keep the Word in the
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  • centre of your heart, that'syour programming. As a man
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  • thinks in his heart, so he is.That's your identity. Establish
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  • your heart in grace. That's thepower of changing anything. It's
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  • by grace that you're savedthrough faith. Don't doubt in
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  • your heart, because doubting inyour heart is an opposite
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  • belief. Confess with your mouthand believe in y our heart for
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  • the things ahead of you. Hopedeferred makes the heart sick.
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  • If you sit there in emotion ofnot getting what you want, and
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  • moaning and groaning. The longerthe enemy can keep you in a
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  • negative emotion, the more hecan influence your heart
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  • beliefs. No wonder it says,don't let the sun go down on
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  • your wrath. I've heard a bunchof different theories on that.
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  • Well let me show you what it'sabout. It's because if you stay
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  • in an emotion that is not foundin heaven, then you weren't
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  • designed to have it. And if it'sthere, get rid of it quick.
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  • Because the enemy is able toconceive sin in your life when
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  • you stay in a negative emotion.You can feel like you have a
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  • right to be mad, envious,jealous, upset, ticked off,
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  • whatever words you want,depressed, down, gloomy, you go
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  • ahead and stay there. But thelonger that you stay in a
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  • negative emotion, the more powerthe enemy has to influence the
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  • beliefs of your heart. They comein through your emotions into
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  • your thinking, from yourreasoning, and if they're left
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  • there through repetition andemotion, they drop into this
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  • thing called your heart. Youwant change? It starts in the
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  • autopilot. And if you don'tchange the autopilot, then you
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  • have no hope. You can go aheadand pray to God all you want.
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  • You can fast, you can pray, youcan intercede, you can do
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  • tongues, you can do all ninedifferent kinds of prayer. But,
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  • if your praying is not changingthe, your heart by renewing your
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  • mind and the Holy Spirit goes towork with you on your heart.
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  • Nothing changes. You must beginto look into the Word of God,
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  • you must get your heartestablished in grace. And now,
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  • someone says well Leon, where'sthe devil in all this? That's a
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  • good question. By the way, he'snever stopped working on you.
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  • He's never stopped. He's shothis best shot. Well, really?
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  • Yes. I have people that go tothe mission field and they talk
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  • in third world countries aboutraving lunatics, and they say
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  • you know, that's demonicoppression and possession and
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  • whatever else, and we don't seemuch of this. Are you kidding
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  • me? The devil will attack anyonewho is not emotionally secure.
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  • The Bible says the devil inPeter, is like a roaring lion
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  • walking around, looking forsomeone to devour. What's he
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  • looking for? Well, when youwatch lions, whether you watch
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  • YouTube or you see lions on thehunt, you'll notice that when
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  • they attack a herd, they willtry to move out the weakest one.
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  • The youngest one. The sicklyone, a pregnant one, anything
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  • that makes them not as fast andnot as tough. They circle that
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  • one out, and they all try totake him down. When the enemy,
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  • like a roaring lion, is walkingaround, it means he can't just
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  • take anything he wants. He'slooking for something. What's he
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  • looking for? He's looking for aweakness in the area of heart
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  • beliefs. He's looking for, awrong heart belief. Because the
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  • battlefield is the mind, andthen he can begin to heap on the
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  • accusations. He is the accuserof the brethren. He'll bring up
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  • your past, and just mess withyou on it. He'll give you reason
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  • after reason. And he likes tolook for emotional people. You
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  • see, say well Leon, I just can'thelp it, I'm emotional. No. All
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  • of God, the good emotions God'sgiven us is great. But you see,
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  • emotions come from thinking.Deep feelings, come from heart
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  • beliefs. A lot of people thinkwell I just can't control my
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  • mind. Wrong. The Bible says in 2Corinthians 10:4-5, it says
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  • there that we've got weaponsthat are mighty through God.
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  • And where these weapons areeffective, is in your
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  • reasonings, your arguments, yourthinking, these are strongholds,
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  • and it says take every thoughtcaptive. We absolutely can
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  • control our thinking. Weabsolutely can influence our
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  • emotions to such a degree, thatwe are not living in fear. And
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  • every other emotion that comesout of fear. We've swallowed the
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  • thinking of the world that it'sjust a sickness. It's just a
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  • condition. And so we give up.The Bible has answers. And I'm
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  • meeting so many believers, whoemotionally they're wondering
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  • why they can't control theiremotions. You can, you just
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  • don't believe you can. And theway you do that, is by looking
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  • into the mirror of God's Bible,of the Word of God, and allowing
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  • these truths to begin to renewyour mind, drop into your, and
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  • it does not take long. And thisheart, begins to produce new
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  • autopilot directions inrelationships. New directions in
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  • finances. New directions inhealth. New directions in joy
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  • and happiness. Because the heartis the autopilot of your life.
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  • Ignore it to your own peril,because your heart has beliefs.
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  • It was programmed by yourupbringing, your parents,
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  • television, things that happenedto you, teachers, uncles, aunts,
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  • you've already been programmed.If you don't like it, change it.
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  • [Cars Honking]
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  • In 2 Peter 1:4, it sayswhereby are given unto us
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  • exceedingly great and preciouspromises, that by these you
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  • might be partakers of the divinenature, and escape the
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  • corruption that is in thisworld. Listen to me. The divine
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  • nature is in your spirit. Now,someone's going yeah it doesn't
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  • do me much good. You're right,although it does, it gets you to
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  • heaven. But you want to be apartaker of the nature of God.
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  • His nature is joy, peace,healing, health. I mean,
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  • bigness, power, etc. That's God,that's His nature. And that
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  • nature is in you. How do youpartake of it with your physical
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  • body? How do you partake of itwith your emotions? How do you
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  • partake of it with yourthinking? You use the promises.
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  • What are the promises? They'reGod's Word. If you do, you can't
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  • just ignore the Word of God andthen pray for power. You can't
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  • just never meditate in the Wordof God, and then scream for
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  • help. You need to deal with thisautopilot. So, recognize that
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  • this autopilot of the heart,that you need to go to the Word,
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  • and there are promises by theway, that are more important
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  • than some of the ones you'vebeen focused on. Like, the
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  • promise of being righteous as agift. Oh, you're trying to claim
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  • the promises of healing,prosperity, great, you can do
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  • that. But, have you even claimedthe promise until you believe
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  • that you're righteous becauseJesus makes you? Have you taken
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  • that promise, that says you're anew creation, old things have
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  • passed away and everything isnew. Or are you still sitting
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  • under the accusations, and theguilt and the condemnation of
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  • past things that you've done?Are you taking the promises of
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  • God that says you, you're morethan an overcomer. And then stop
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  • seeing yourself as stupid andweak, and a weakling and not as
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  • smart as everybody else. We'renot dealing with the most basic
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  • issues. Now we're trying tobelieve God for a healing or
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  • prosperity or whatever, and wehaven't even dealt with the,
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  • with the powerful basics of whatto believe. Your life is just a
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  • week away from getting in thereand beginning to work on your
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  • autopilot called your heart, andnever stop. The Bible says in
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  • Proverbs 4:20 and on, it sayskeep your eyes and your ears
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  • focused on the Word of God,because that is where your mind
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  • stays renewed. Your heart staysestablished, is in the speaking
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  • and the meditation and thelistening, and the thinking
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  • through of God's Word. As youchoose Him, and you begin to
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  • believe on Him, the life thatyou live should completely
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  • change. And if it's not, God isnot holding back. If it's not,
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  • God has not said no. If it'snot, it's not God's issue, it's
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  • not God's move. He's given youall things that pertain to life
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  • and godliness. There's apercentage of people, nobody
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  • here, nobody here. But there's apercentage of people too lazy,
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  • too you know, just I don't knowwhat it is, to get in the Word
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  • and recognize the incrediblepower of developing new heart
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  • beliefs, renewing your mind,falling in love with Jesus.
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  • Because of what He's done, andincredible changes that will
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  • touch you right now. Did youknow, that your life is to
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  • change continually until youdie? And I don't mean get worse
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  • and worse. I don't mean mytwenties were the good ol' days.
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  • I don't mean, my thirties werethe good ol' days. You ask me
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  • what my favourite time was? Itwould be yesterday, and I'm
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  • looking forward to tomorrow. Itdoesn't matter what age I am,
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  • because I'm looking forward asthe best is yet to come. You
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  • need to be looking forward tothat. God's going to change you,
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  • remake you, mold you in theheart area but only as you. God
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  • can't change your heart, everyverse I gave you says you. Now
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  • Holy Spirit will work with you.This is phenomenal, incredible,
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  • amazing news. This week, starttonight. Make a decision. I am
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  • going to begin to establishmyself in the basics of
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  • Christianity. That it's notself-righteousness, it's a
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  • faith-righteousness. That thepromises I have been qualified
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  • for, that Jesus is in me, and asHe is, I must act that way in
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  • this world. That I am securebecause of the cross. I have the
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  • life of God because of Hisresurrection. Because Jesus is
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  • at the right hand of the Father,as my intercessor, meaning my
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  • lawyer, that as I go forth intothis world, He's the one making
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  • sure that everything He settledin the New Covenant, is flowing
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  • in your life because you'redeclaring it, believing it, and
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  • saying it. Man, we live so farbelow what God wants you to do.
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  • -ANNOUNCER: Are you feelingstuck, unhappy, or worn down?
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  • It could be that yourautopilot needs a reset.
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  • In Leon Fontaine'sbrand-new series,
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  • "Setting Your Autopilot",learn how the beliefs
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  • you hold deep in your heartare like a plane's autopilot
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  • determining thedirection of your life.
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  • -LEON: What do yougive attention to?
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  • What you give attention toin life, is programming
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  • and planting what theBible calls your heart.
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  • Your heart is theautopilot for your life.
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  • [Music]
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  • -ANNOUNCER: In this series,Leon shares how to guard the
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  • three gateways of your heart,how to deal with faulty belief
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  • systems, and how to changeyour thoughts and attitudes.
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  • -LEON: Whatever you believe,begins to influence your life.
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  • -ANNOUNCER: Call nowto request this series.
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  • Don't just learn whatto believe, but learn
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  • how to apply what you believe.
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  • -LEON: One of the absolute keysto living this Christian life,
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  • is to be directed by God. Somany people want formulas, so
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  • many people want, something theycan follow. A step-by-step plan.
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  • And there's lots of things inlife you can do that with, like
  • 00:25:37.962 --> 00:25:40.864
  • disciplining yourself with Biblereading. But when it comes to
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  • direction from God, the Biblesays My sheep hear My voice. And
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  • it says that He leads us byname. There is such a specific
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  • guidance from God that it is byname. And so, it's crucial to
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  • understand, even Romans teachesus that to be sons of God, that
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  • we are led by the spirit of God.And so I want to encourage you,
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  • if you never felt like youcould, be led by God's presence,
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  • make sure you begin to believethat and confess that. Father,
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  • in the name of Jesus I prayright now, that You'd put this
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  • incredible desire inside ofevery person to get direction
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  • from You specifically. ThatLord, they can trust You, Your
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  • Word, and Your spirit to guidethem in the directions, to make
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  • the right decisions, and theycan have a confidence in getting
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  • direction from You. I pray thisin Jesus' name, amen.
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