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Believing What You Can't See

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October 19, 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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Believing What You Can't See

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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, you'vegonna have to make a decision.
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  • Are you going to look at onlythe physical world, and believe
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  • that this is reality? Or are yougoing to be able to look at the
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  • spiritual world, and recognizethat that is even more real?
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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: There's a real confusiontoday amongst so many of the
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  • body of Christ. About a topiccalled, faith. The Bible says
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  • that, we'd better understand itbecause the only way to overcome
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  • the things of this world as abeliever in Christ, a follower
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  • of Jesus, is by our faith.There's been an awakening over
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  • the decades of, faith. Ofcourse, for every mile of truth,
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  • there's two miles of ditch. Andso we have people who don't
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  • understand it, trying to denysickness or deny the poverty or
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  • deny the things they're dealingwith. So many feel like faith
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  • is, just saying what's not trueand if you say it enough, maybe
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  • God will do it for you. And ofcourse, that's not going to fly
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  • because your heart knows what istruth and what isn't truth.
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  • There's a story in the OldTestament, a true story about a
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  • prophet named Elisha that shedsamazing light on how you can
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  • walk on this planet and see theremarkable things the Bible has
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  • promised you and I. Because ofthe confusion that exists in the
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  • body of Christ, many people havebecome what I call, humanistic
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  • Christians. They just see theBible as some kind of
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  • psychological relief, theybelieve we're going to go to
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  • heaven, they really don'tbelieve that there is some kind
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  • of power outside of the humanexperience that does anything,
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  • and that it's made-up, it's justhyper emotions. In 2 Kings
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  • 6:14-17, an amazing prophetnamed Elisha. Now in this story,
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  • the king of Syria is trying tokill and to take captive God's
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  • people. He would plan hisattacks, and then Elisha would
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  • send word to the king of Israel,saying Syria is coming through
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  • this valley at this time, andthey're going to try to attack
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  • with this strategy. He wouldknow exactly by the Spirit of
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  • God, the attack of their enemy.Not once, not twice, but the
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  • Bible says several times, thisevil king kept trying to attack
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  • God's people and every time,they thwarted him. Destroyed the
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  • soldiers. The king of Syria wassome ticked off, I tell you, as
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  • he began to realize and hecalled his generals together and
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  • those that would work with himon the war plans, and he said,
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  • one of you is a spy. Who keepstelling the king of Israel, my
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  • plans? Someone was about to dieon his staff, and back then
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  • kings had a lot of authority soone spoke up pretty quick and
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  • said, oh king. It is the prophetElisha who is giving wisdom to
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  • his king. He knows what you say,even in your bedroom. They
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  • convinced the king of Syria,that the prophet was at fault.
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  • So they changed their battletactics. And he sent his massive
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  • army to surround a town. Thenext morning, Elisha's help, his
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  • servant, woke up, looks out, andthe town is surrounded by a
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  • great national army of the kingof Syria. It is so
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  • over-encompassing, so huge, it'soverkill to come at this little
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  • town. As Elisha joins him, hisservant looks at him and he
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  • goes, oh no! Look at this army.'Fraid, I mean scared, back then
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  • when you lost, they killed you.Elisha looks at his servant and
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  • says this line. He is, he saysthere is more with us,
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  • than there is with them.
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  • The servant looks around andgoes, are you kidding me? This
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  • is a little town. That's anation's army on one little
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  • town. Prophet Elisha says God,open his eyes. His eyes were
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  • opened, and it says that theskies, 360 degrees around, was
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  • filled with chariots of fire,horses, angels, and it was
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  • greater and more in number thanthe king of Syria's entire army.
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  • This is a very important story.Every story in the Bible has a
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  • teaching point to teach us. Theyare often types and shadows for
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  • us to understand, the NewCovenant that we have today. I
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  • want you to notice, Elisha'seyes were not opened. He did not
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  • see those angels and chariots offire with his eyeballs. He
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  • didn't hear them with hisphysical ears or his physical
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  • eyes, he didn't smell them inthe wind with his physical nose.
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  • He had a sixth sense. This sixthsense is called faith. It is a
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  • trusting, a knowing, a believingin God. He didn't need his eyes,
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  • his physical eyes opened. So Goddidn't open his physical eyes.
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  • He opened the servant's physicaleyes. And then he was in awe at
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  • the help that was there. Faith,according to the New Covenant,
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  • and this is a New Covenantreality. Is to believe in what
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  • is done. To believe what hasalready been given. The unseen
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  • world is real. You and I today,believe in the unseen even when
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  • we're not believers. I'mspeaking into a mic that is not
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  • attached to any cord. It's goinginto a trailer, and it's not
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  • attached to your car. Butthere's some unseen force
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  • bringing my voice to thisparking lot. It's bringing my
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  • voice to this world. It'sbringing my voice to country
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  • after country, and there'snothing that you can see. There
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  • are sound waves, there are radiowaves, there are microwaves that
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  • can't be seen yet you allbelieve in them. There are gems
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  • you believe in, viruses youbelieve in. There are atoms,
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  • there are subatomic particlesand everybody here, believes in
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  • them. Why do you find it so hardthat a child of God believes and
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  • knows the truth that in theunseen world of the spirit, is
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  • an angelic army that is here foryou? In the unseen world of the
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  • spirit, a price has been paidfor the healing of the body.
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  • That in the unseen world, thespirit world, is a peace and a
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  • joy that passes anything that isin the seen world. Faith,
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  • declares a New Testamentreality. Faith declares what is
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  • real in the spirit realm, andthen we learn to cross this
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  • divide and our faith makesreality what's been done in the
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  • spirit realm comes over intothis physical realm. So you've
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  • gonna have to make a decision.Are you going to look at only
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  • the physical world, and believethat this is reality? Or are you
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  • going to be able to look at thespiritual world, and recognize
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  • that that is even more real. Letme give you a very simple
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  • definition. When you begin tofocus on the Word of God, it is
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  • your mirror to the real you, orthe spirit-man. The only way you
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  • are going to see your spirit, isin the mirror of the Bible. The
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  • book of James teaches us, thatthe Bible is a mirror. And that
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  • it is what reflects back to youwhat you look like in the spirit
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  • realm. This is why reading theBible is absolutely crucial.
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  • This is why, as you an I lookinto the Word of God, we see who
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  • we are. And if you stop spendingtime in the Word, if you stop
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  • getting out to a life-givingchurch, you begin to get your
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  • mind focused on only thephysical world, the five senses,
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  • your abilities that you have inyour physical body, and in your
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  • mind, and you completely shutdown all of the incredible power
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  • that is in your spirit. So to bespiritually minded, it says this
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  • way in another translation. Toset your mind on the things of
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  • the spirit, which is onlyexplained in the Bible as your
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  • mirror, is where you're going tofind this life, this miracles
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  • and health and joy and peace andwisdom, prosperity and blessing,
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  • until the world looks at us andsees the goodness of God in your
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  • life. And then wants what youhave. The Bible says in the book
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  • of Psalms 92, that whoever isplanted in the house of God will
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  • flourish. You'll flourish like apalm tree, by rivers. In other
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  • words, you are keeping yourfocus on the things of the
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  • spirit. As I look into theBible, I begin to discover who
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  • Leon is. As I look into theBible, I begin to arm myself
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  • with His peace and His joy.There is no way that your mind
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  • and your emotions are going tostay healthy as a Christian if
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  • you do not get help from thespirit of God. Well say Leon,
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  • I've been asking Him. It's notin the asking. It is the Word of
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  • God that begins to show you whoyou are. The Bible says in
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  • Romans 10:17, faith cometh byhearing, and hearing by the Word
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  • of God. Another words, as youlook into the Word, as you look
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  • to the cross and how that Jesusbecame a curse for you. How He
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  • took all your sins. He paid theprice. He's done this so that
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  • you can be alive in the spirit.But when Jesus came into your
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  • spirit-man, it was sealed. Youcan't dirty it, you can't even
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  • do something wrong andcompromise that. You and God are
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  • cool because it is the spirit.Your spirit, that is made alive
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  • with the live of God. Now, youare to renew your mind and you
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  • are to make your body a livingsacrifice. And all the power to
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  • do that, is in your spirit. Howdo you get this power from you,
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  • the spirit, to flow into thisearth suit on this earth? You
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  • see, you are not your earthsuit. You are not your human
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  • body. All of us, have had lovedones die. And we either have
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  • those bodies buried or we havethem burned, and that person is
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  • still very much alive. Thatperson, is still thriving in a
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  • place called heaven if they gavetheir life to Jesus Christ. So,
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  • we've got to stop thinking thatwe are only human. How many
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  • times do you hear Christians saywell, come on. We're only human.
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  • No you're not. If you've givenyour life to Jesus Christ, then
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  • you are a new creation. This newcreation is as never before.
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  • Yes, you have a physical body.Now, let's talk about faith for
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  • a minute. We teach people totake the Word of God to meditate
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  • on it, and to declare what itsays. So the Bible says, by
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  • whose stripes we were healed. Orwe have been healed. So when we
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  • look at healing as an example,and a person whose physical body
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  • is sick, and dying, and theybegin to say with their mouth
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  • and they say, I believe I amhealed. Healing is mine. It is a
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  • done deal, thank You Father.We're not denying that sickness
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  • in one-third of my being, beingmy body. If I'm struggling with
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  • mental things, and we begin totake His Word and declare that
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  • the peace of God is mine. I havenot the spirit of fear, but of
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  • power and of love and of a soundmind. People say well, you
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  • don't. You're the most afraidthing I've ever seen. I've never
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  • seen anybody so filled withterror. Why are you lying, and
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  • saying you are something whenyou're not? I'll tell you why.
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  • Because my physical body, andthis mind is not the only me. I
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  • am a three-part being, and inthis spirit-man is the life of
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  • God. The peace of God. The joyof God. The healing of God. The
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  • confidence of God. The faith ofGod. Everything that I'm ever
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  • going to need in 2 Peter 1:1-4has already been given to me.
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  • I've got a shocking statement tomake for all you people. And
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  • that is that, God is not the onedeciding if your prayers get
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  • answered. He's not looking atyou waiting for you to move some
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  • kind of weird little forcecalled faith which is denying
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  • reality, and when He sees youwork it enough, He'll go oh your
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  • faith is high enough and give itto you. No. The Bible says, in 2
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  • Peter 1:1-4, that grace andpeace are magnified in our life
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  • through knowing Jesus, becausethis Jesus is in you. Galatians
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  • 2:20 says, I am crucified withChrist. Nevertheless, I live.
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  • Yet, not I, but it is Christthat lives in me. And the life I
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  • now live, I live by the faith ofthe Son of God who gave Himself
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  • for me. Who loved me. I've beengiven Jesus' faith. I've been
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  • given every answer to myprayers. It has been placed in
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  • my spirit-man, so when I get upand side with my spirit and say,
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  • I walk in health. And it is minein the name of Jesus. And, my
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  • body is sick, and it's notlistening. I am going to stay
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  • declaring because life and deathare in the power of the tongue.
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  • You can declare what's going onin your body, you can declare
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  • what's going on in your mind, oryou can declare what's going on
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  • in your spirit. Which is alivewith the life of God. Who am I?
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  • I'm the healed. Who am I? I'mthe prosperous. Who am I? I'm
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  • the joyful, the happy, thepeaceful, I am the confident.
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  • Say well Leon, you're not. Andin fact most of the things you
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  • just said, I can't even seegoing on in your life right now.
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  • Well, you're wrong. Because thefive senses you have looking at
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  • me does not show you what isgoing on in my spirit-man. And
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  • the Bible says to be spirituallyminded, I set my mind on the
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  • things of the spirit. I'm notsetting my mind on the things of
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  • the flesh. I know there's adisease there, if that's what
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  • you're dealing with .i knowthere's a depressing that seems
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  • to own me right now. I know thatI'm walking through a poverty.
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  • So I'm doing everything I can,in the physical. But are you
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  • doing everything in the spiritrealm? Because if you're only
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  • doing physical answers, thenyour mind is set on the things
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  • of the flesh, which is your fivesenses. But my eyes, my mind,
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  • needs to be set on the things ofthe spirit. How do you do that?
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  • You get into God's Word. Youbegin to focus on the Word of
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  • God, and the spirit of Godbegins to show you what God's
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  • Word says about you. So what isyour identity? What is your
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  • identity? Well, first of allyou're not a body because your
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  • body's going to die. You're nota soul, although you are of all
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  • three. Who you are is a spirit,your soul is wrapped in spirit.
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  • You're made in the likeness andthe image of God. So while you
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  • identify with all your problemsand all your failures and all
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  • your losses and all yourheartaches and hurts, you may as
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  • well go watch all the sad moviesand listen to Country and
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  • Western. Then he goes,everything's going down. Or, you
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  • can side with the Word of God.Now, the Word of God recognizes
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  • you must make your body a livingsacrifice. And He gives you the
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  • power to do it. You need torenew your mind to new thinking,
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  • new beliefs. We have an enemy.He's after your beliefs. He
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  • can't make you sick. He can'tsteal your life. All he can do
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  • is begin to fire thoughts atyou, and try to begin to
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  • influence what you think, whatyou think about, what you
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  • believe. And, when you can'tcontrol your emotions, he's
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  • having a hay day in your life.Because sin is conceived in the
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  • emotions. He's trying to getyour mind which needs to stay
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  • being renewed every day in theWord of God. He's going to try
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  • to get it thinking about howlonely you are, how bad it is,
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  • how life sucks, how thingsaren't going good. And, as you
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  • can keep your mind focused onthe things of this life and the
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  • five senses, he will whip youevery time. He will control your
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  • thinking. Then he's going tocontrol your believing, and
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  • these beliefs drop into yourheart. And they begin to control
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  • the auto-pilot of your life. I'mchallenging somebody who's
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  • listening to me today, who keepsblaming God. God, why didn't you
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  • do this? God, why did you allowthat? God, it's not even up to
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  • Him anymore as to what isallowed and what not is allowed.
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  • Now we know He controls thetimeframe of this earth. That
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  • Satan's time will be up. Thatthe enemy's never going to
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  • overrun us all. So there aresome things prophesied in the
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  • Word that are controlled on thisplanet by God. But your
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  • individual life, the decisionsyou make as a sovereign being,
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  • because you are. You have todecide. Jesus is teaching you
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  • and I. I give you the keys tothe Kingdom. What are you going
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  • to allow? You're going to allow.What are you going to let go?
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  • You're going to let go. And mostof us have no clue as to the
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  • forces and the principles of thespirit to begin to change the
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  • things that are going on in ourphysical world. My challenge to
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  • you, is that the only hope youhave is the Word, the Word is
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  • the mirror. And when you don'tspend time in the Word, you do
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  • not know what you look like as aborn-again believer, as a new
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  • creation. The Bible says, youare an overcomer, that you are
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  • born of God. That you are thehead and not the tail. You are
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  • above, and not beneath. Thateverything bows to the name of
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  • Jesus. I hope, that whatever hasgone on in these last couple of
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  • months, will wake up the mightyman that is inside of you. The
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  • mighty man that is inside of youis not your five senses and your
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  • physical skills and yourphysical prowess, your talented
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  • body and your brilliant mind andyour good-looking face. Thank
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  • God for that, no, no, no. I'mtalking about waking up the
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  • mighty man Ephesians says, whichis you seeing the real you in
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  • the mirror of God's Word. Whywould you get up and look at
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  • your physical face in themirror, put all your make-up on,
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  • comb your hair just right, getyour suit and your tie on guys,
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  • and launch out into a crazyworld that has got a spirit
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  • realm that is literallyinfluencing everything, there's
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  • a battle everywhere. Whywouldn't you first look into the
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  • mirror of God's Word and seewhose you are, and who you are,
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  • and get up and walk into a placedominating the forces of
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  • darkness, knowing who you are,and walking easily in a world
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  • where who you are in Christdominates and controls out
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  • anything the enemy would try todo in your world.
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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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  • -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: So many people strugglein the area of their mind. I
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  • have found in teaching andaround the world that when I
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  • talk with people, very fewpeople can focus on something
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  • for any length of time. In fact,almost say everybody is ADD or
  • 00:25:18.966 --> 00:25:23.170
  • attention deficit disorder. Now,that's not the way God made you.
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  • He made you that you could focusand meditate on something for a
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  • long time. And so, this iscrucial. There are others who
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  • cannot control their emotions,their moods. We can go ahead and
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  • blame it on hormones and we canblame it on others. And I know
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  • there's a little bit of truththere. Hang around an irritating
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  • person, and it's harder. I mean,if it's just a really bad day
  • 00:25:48.128 --> 00:25:51.865
  • for your physically, thathormones can be an issue. But
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  • you know that God gives none ofthose things the right? And so,
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  • He commands us to be joyful, bepeaceful. To rise up with the
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  • fruits of the spirit so I wantto pray for you. I'm going to
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  • ask Holy Spirit to guide you, toassist you. To begin to walk in
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  • the fruit of the Spirit. Father,I pray right now. That those
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  • nine strengths that you've givenus called the fruit of the
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  • Spirit, the patience, the joy.The kindness, the
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  • long-suffering. I pray thatYou'd wake each of us up to
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  • this. And that we would live ourlives in a way that our minds
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  • are thinking, our imagination iscontrolled by the very Word of
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  • God and by the presence of God.Touch them now, and start them
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  • on this amazing journey. InJesus' name, amen.
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