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The Family Meeting Part 1

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October 30, 2016
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Living by Faith with Mike & DeeDee Freeman

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The Family Meeting Part 1

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  • And that says you are. - [DeeDee] And she,
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  • - [DeeDee] well in essence she was too.
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  • - She was, but you are as well.
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  • When we understand that they are heirs
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  • according to the grace of life connected to us,
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  • and you have to understand that she's the joint heir
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  • of Jesus Christ just like we are.
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  • Because there was a male dominance
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  • back in the first century church.
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  • And women were subservient to men.
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  • And so when Paul started to talk about
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  • making a woman of equal equality
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  • and that there was a coregency
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  • the men were like kinda tripping.
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  • How many men know that we're in charge.
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  • (few laughs from the audience)
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  • Some of y'all scared to answer that man.
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  • - We always have a wonderful time and
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  • an enjoyable time sharing the principles
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  • and the concepts and precepts of this thing called marriage.
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  • It's a covenant given to a man and a woman.
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  • I can't over emphasize that point.
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  • Although a lot of people are on me a lot
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  • about that particular view, that view is God's view.
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  • - Totally.
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  • - The view that God had from the beginning
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  • was that a man and a woman, a male and a female
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  • come together and share in the covenant called marriage.
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  • As a matter of fact, it is my position that
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  • you don't even have a marriage based upon what God has said
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  • if it's not man and woman.
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  • - That's true.
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  • - And so, this week we're gonna have a wonderful time
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  • just discussing all different kind of dymnamics
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  • and elements of this covenant, this thing called marriage.
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  • My book is something that is read all over this nation,
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  • and different parts of the world.
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  • - And has been blessin' and increasin'
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  • a lot of relationships.
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  • - Absolutely.
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  • "Marriage Made Easy" and it's easy.
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  • It's' one of the easiest things I've ever been apart of.
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  • Actually, two fold.
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  • It's been one of the hardest things that I've been apart of,
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  • and now it's one of the easiest things.
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  • Well, what's changed that dynamic?
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  • - Yeah, what makes it different?
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  • - What has changed that position?
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  • The difference is the information that I've gathered,
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  • and the understanding that I've gathered
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  • from that information, that has caused something that
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  • was once hard to be now easy.
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  • - Easy
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  • - And it's a wonderful thing
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  • and she didn't change in the process.
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  • It's the same woman, it's the same man,
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  • it's the same ideologies, the same dispositions,
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  • the same personalities,
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  • - Just new information.
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  • - but new information.
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  • And the Bible says, "People are destroyed
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  • "because of lack of information."
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  • So this entire week, that's what we started on,
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  • this entire week will be marriage week.
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  • You wanna call everybody.
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  • It's something special about
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  • our broadcast when we talk about marriage.
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  • People absolutely,
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  • - They tune in, they love it.
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  • - they tune in, they love it.
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  • It's meeting a need and as a matter of fact
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  • we declared war on divorce and if you check
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  • the statistics, the percentages of marriages
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  • that are ending up in divorce
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  • are declining. - declining.
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  • - And so, we're excited about that.
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  • And I would like to believe that this relationship,
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  • this ministry has a lot to do with it.
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  • - At least a part, huh?
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  • - Yeah, it is a role that I play in it
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  • because it's specifically been given in assignment to us
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  • and who would have ever thought that God could use
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  • the two of us in the mess that we were in
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  • and maybe your marriage is in a mess right now
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  • and you can't see how you can ever be used of God.
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  • You better believe me and believe me good that I promise you
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  • - Oh, we promise you.
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  • - that God can take whatever you have right now.
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  • - If you give it to Him.
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  • - With your participation - That's right.
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  • - And then rest.
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  • We've entitled that R.E.S.T as releasing every single thing.
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  • And that includes your marriage.
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  • So sit back, call somebody, Tweet right now.
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  • Tell them Dee Dee and Mike are on Tweet, Facebook,
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  • - Instagram
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  • - Instagram, do whatever you gotta do.
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  • - Any social media.
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  • - Yeah, Pony Express, carrier pigeon
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  • - (laughing)
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  • - St. Bernard, get the word out.
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  • We love you and we'll see you all this week.
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  • - You need to be around some pretty sound
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  • and solid families wouldn't you say?
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  • And the apostle Paul, when he first began
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  • to share different principals from the Word of God,
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  • there to the Greeks and the Romans on the coast
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  • or the parameters of the Mediterranean.
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  • He began to share some principals
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  • and some concepts that was just so foreign
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  • to those at the time.
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  • Because if you really look at it
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  • the Bible doesn't contain many good families.
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  • - I can't really think of any.
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  • - Even from the very beginning.
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  • You had the
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  • Adams Family
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  • Right, you're a good audience.
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  • From the beginning you had the Adams family,
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  • and they didn't do so well.
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  • Because she is always the woman.
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  • Come on men, come on men.
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  • It's always, come on men.
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  • Oh don't be scared.
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  • (Pastor laughs)
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  • Some of y'all, "I ain't put my hand up.
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  • - Don't put your hand up. - [Pastor] "I'm already in a
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  • - [Pastor] "lot of trouble."
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  • - That's it, that's where the blame game started.
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  • - And they literally left God
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  • for Satan's plan.
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  • The first recorded homicide
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  • happened in the first family.
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  • Families throughout the scripture,
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  • we don't see many good ones.
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  • David and his boy, you remember that one.
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  • So there are so many different.
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  • Abraham said "Man, Sarah my sister."
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  • (everybody laughs)
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  • And that says you are. - [DeeDee] And she,
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  • - [DeeDee] well in essence she was too.
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  • - She was, but you are as well.
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  • When we understand that they are heirs
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  • according to the grace of life connected to us,
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  • and you have to understand that she's the joint heir
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  • of Jesus Christ just like we are.
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  • Because there was a male dominance
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  • back in the first century church.
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  • And women were subservient to men.
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  • And so when Paul started to talk about
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  • making a woman of equal equality
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  • and that there was a coregency
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  • the men were like kinda tripping.
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  • the men were like kinda tripping.
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  • How many men know that we're in charge.
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  • (few laughs from the audience)
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  • Some of y'all scared to answer that man.
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  • The brother (laughs), the brother's scared tonight boy.
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  • - They ain't gonna say it in here
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  • when they get home. - [Pastor] Come out Bobo
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  • - [Pastor] in the name of Jesus.
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  • (audience laughs)
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  • Let these people go.
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  • And if you don't understand that being in charge
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  • man you gonna have it all wrong.
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  • And you gonna live life.
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  • Because I came up in a home where my daddy
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  • was like "I'm the head of the house."
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  • And my mother appeared to be subservient.
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  • But when Paul started talking about this coregency
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  • that should dwell in the family.
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  • You know, in the order as it relates
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  • to God concerning the family, there was an uproar.
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  • But if you look at the cultures that prescribe
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  • or subscribe I should say that subscribe to
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  • Biblical world views or the scripture.
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  • That culture does better than cultures that don't.
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  • Although we see them as old school rules,
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  • in the 1st century church it was something brand new.
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  • And so, I know that the old school
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  • stuff to us is still good to go.
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  • So, subsequently, we have incorporated
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  • the plan from the scripture,
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  • and we have found out from my mother and father,
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  • from her mother and father, from our relationship
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  • to their relationship how God intended for a family to flow.
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  • Yeah, this is gonna be a family flow this weekend.
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  • A family flow.
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  • - [DeeDee] A family flow.
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  • I see your alliteration. - [Pastor] Yeah, yeah.
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  • - [Pastor] That's when you post something tonight
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  • just hashtag family flow.
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  • Hunch your neighbor and say family flow tonight.
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  • - [Audience and DeeDee] Family flow tonight.
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  • - So, I don't know exactly how this is gonna go.
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  • Why don't we just introduce everyone first.
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  • - Okay, let's let them - [Pastor] You can't take
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  • - introduce themselves. - [Pastor] for granted that
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  • - [Pastor] everyone knows or.
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  • Let's start from the best looking ones
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  • to the least looking ones.
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  • (indistinct chatter and laughter on stage)
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  • I knew there was gonna be a fight about that.
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  • Now that stuff I said about the baby stuff and the girl.
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  • I mean, naw, I mean it was true, but look at y'all now.
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  • (audience and DeeDee laugh)
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  • Y'all came out all right.
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  • See my side kicked in--
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  • - Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait.
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  • - And now you look the way you look.
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  • - Wait, oh whatever.
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  • - Josh, Josh you always look like you were supposed to.
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  • (audience laughs)
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  • - So I guess I'm going first.
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  • - Yeah.
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  • (audience and pastor laugh)
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  • This dude had me on the floor Sunday.
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  • Britney was up talking about how she was
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  • able to remain virgin, right?
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  • She gave us the whole spiel about "Yeah dad,
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  • "you know, I was afraid of you at first.
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  • "Then I was afraid that I was gonna
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  • "get pregnant on the first time."
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  • Then she said, "Then that fear started to transition
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  • "into loving God and fearing God,
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  • "and so I remained a virgin."
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  • So I'm having fun, I turn to Josh and say
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  • "So Josh?
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  • - [DeeDee] Tell us how you remained a virgin.
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  • - [Pastor] "Tell us how you remained a virgin?"
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  • And he said, "Well the way it went down is like this."
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  • He said "Britney followed the things of God as such."
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  • - [DeeDee] She made her own path.
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  • - She made her own path in following the things of God.
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  • He said, "I just took after my parents."
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  • (audience laughs)
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  • - [Pastor] I said "You meant your mother."
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  • (DeeDee laughs)
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  • Nasty self.
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  • - Oh, this is gonna be interesting tonight.
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  • I already know.
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  • - So talk to me Josh, talk to me.
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  • You are?
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  • - So I am Josh--
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  • - [Pastor] Come on, I want you to be formal tonight.
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  • - I am Josh everyone--
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  • - [Pastor] No, you're not just Josh.
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  • You are M. Joshua. - I am Joshua.
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  • - [Joshua] I am M. Joshua Aaron Freeman,
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  • everyone for you all - [Pastor] That's right.
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  • - [Joshua] who don't know. - [Pastor] That's right.
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  • - [Joshua] I am the favorite child, most talked about,
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  • so I gotta be the favorite child.
  • 00:12:05.010 --> 00:12:06.150
  • - [Pastor] That's right.
  • 00:12:06.150 --> 00:12:07.090
  • (audience laughs)
  • 00:12:07.090 --> 00:12:08.120
  • - I'm the only boy.
  • 00:12:08.120 --> 00:12:09.230
  • You pretty much know everything else about me.
  • 00:12:11.150 --> 00:12:13.110
  • This is my beautiful wife Keisha.
  • 00:12:13.110 --> 00:12:15.040
  • - [Pastor] Alright boy! (crowd cheers)
  • 00:12:15.040 --> 00:12:17.230
  • Alright, how long you been married Josh?
  • 00:12:18.110 --> 00:12:20.210
  • - And we've been married for a year and some change.
  • 00:12:20.210 --> 00:12:23.160
  • - A year and some change.
  • 00:12:23.160 --> 00:12:25.120
  • - [Joshua] Yeah, I don't got the days
  • 00:12:25.120 --> 00:12:26.150
  • I gotta get my calculator out.
  • 00:12:26.150 --> 00:12:28.150
  • (Pastor stutters) - Yeah, and that's our son
  • 00:12:29.110 --> 00:12:30.270
  • - on the front row. - [Pastor] That's right.
  • 00:12:30.270 --> 00:12:32.260
  • - He's right here.
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  • - [Pastor] That's my Josh Junior!
  • 00:12:34.200 --> 00:12:36.050
  • - M. Joshua Jr.
  • 00:12:36.230 --> 00:12:38.070
  • - [Pastor] I love it!
  • 00:12:38.070 --> 00:12:39.050
  • - And we are blessed to be here.
  • 00:12:39.050 --> 00:12:40.210
  • - [Pastor] Alright, and next.
  • 00:12:41.090 --> 00:12:43.230
  • We are blessed to be here.
  • 00:12:44.180 --> 00:12:46.050
  • That was church right there boy.
  • 00:12:46.050 --> 00:12:48.010
  • - [DeeDee] Don't be laughing at my boy,
  • 00:12:48.010 --> 00:12:49.150
  • leave him alone.
  • 00:12:49.150 --> 00:12:50.140
  • - [Pastor] That's my main man.
  • 00:12:50.140 --> 00:12:51.290
  • - [DeeDee] You did good.
  • 00:12:53.030 --> 00:12:54.010
  • - I am, excuse me, Kevin Waters.
  • 00:12:54.010 --> 00:12:55.160
  • And this is my beautiful, lovely,
  • 00:12:55.160 --> 00:12:57.100
  • intelligent wife Britney Waters.
  • 00:12:57.100 --> 00:12:59.190
  • We've been married for six years.
  • 00:12:59.190 --> 00:13:01.260
  • (audience applauds)
  • 00:13:01.260 --> 00:13:03.020
  • - [Pastor] Wow. - Yes.
  • 00:13:03.020 --> 00:13:04.080
  • - [Kevin] I would be willing to say
  • 00:13:06.060 --> 00:13:08.010
  • the best looking son-in-law he has.
  • 00:13:08.010 --> 00:13:11.060
  • (everyone laughs)
  • 00:13:11.060 --> 00:13:13.220
  • And no, forget October.
  • 00:13:13.220 --> 00:13:15.150
  • I'm not worried about.
  • 00:13:15.150 --> 00:13:16.080
  • No, October means...
  • 00:13:16.080 --> 00:13:17.200
  • - [Pastor] You can hold that position well right now.
  • 00:13:19.030 --> 00:13:21.080
  • (audience laughs)
  • 00:13:21.080 --> 00:13:23.050
  • Cause you the only one.
  • 00:13:23.050 --> 00:13:24.150
  • - The only one.
  • 00:13:24.150 --> 00:13:25.220
  • - [Pastor] I love it, I love it.
  • 00:13:26.130 --> 00:13:27.180
  • You my best son-in-law anyway.
  • 00:13:27.180 --> 00:13:29.100
  • Yeah, October and beyond.
  • 00:13:29.100 --> 00:13:31.050
  • - [Pastor] Okay, praise the Lord.
  • 00:13:31.050 --> 00:13:32.230
  • - Six years and that's.
  • 00:13:35.030 --> 00:13:38.150
  • You guys know much.
  • 00:13:38.150 --> 00:13:40.040
  • Some change yeah, May 23rd.
  • 00:13:40.160 --> 00:13:42.090
  • And some change.
  • 00:13:43.030 --> 00:13:44.150
  • I don't have the exact days and stuff like that.
  • 00:13:44.170 --> 00:13:46.150
  • Like my Pastor I'm gonna get that down as well.
  • 00:13:46.150 --> 00:13:48.200
  • - [Pastor] 10.955 days over here boy.
  • 00:13:49.020 --> 00:13:52.160
  • - Well we need to calculate.
  • 00:13:52.160 --> 00:13:53.250
  • We need to like-- - [Pastor] That's what
  • 00:13:53.250 --> 00:13:54.190
  • - [Pastor] I'm saying.
  • 00:13:54.190 --> 00:13:55.170
  • It's an app called days since.
  • 00:13:55.170 --> 00:13:57.170
  • - Oh.
  • 00:13:57.170 --> 00:13:58.220
  • - All you gotta do is put the app
  • 00:13:58.240 --> 00:14:00.020
  • and then put your time and your date
  • 00:14:00.020 --> 00:14:01.290
  • that you were married and bam it'll give you everything.
  • 00:14:01.290 --> 00:14:03.230
  • - [DeeDee] Oh I can do that!
  • 00:14:03.230 --> 00:14:04.210
  • That's how you been keeping up?
  • 00:14:04.210 --> 00:14:05.240
  • - Of course. (audience laughs)
  • 00:14:05.240 --> 00:14:06.270
  • I told you that years ago.
  • 00:14:07.060 --> 00:14:09.120
  • How many of y'all knew that?
  • 00:14:10.070 --> 00:14:11.290
  • Yeah.
  • 00:14:12.070 --> 00:14:13.170
  • - I'm thinking he retaining this on his own.
  • 00:14:13.190 --> 00:14:16.040
  • - I am retain--
  • 00:14:16.120 --> 00:14:17.180
  • - You looking at the phone everyday like oh.
  • 00:14:17.180 --> 00:14:19.150
  • Make me think you trying to remember on your own.
  • 00:14:19.150 --> 00:14:21.260
  • You didn't download it on my phone,
  • 00:14:21.260 --> 00:14:23.250
  • you want me to remember.
  • 00:14:23.250 --> 00:14:25.190
  • - Get off me man.
  • 00:14:30.020 --> 00:14:31.150
  • I'm gonna leave this church, that's what I'm gonna do.
  • 00:14:32.280 --> 00:14:35.020
  • - [Kevin] Oh they wild, and finally we have
  • 00:14:38.070 --> 00:14:39.150
  • two beautiful daughters, Demi and Dakota.
  • 00:14:39.150 --> 00:14:41.160
  • - Yeah man, we thank God for them.
  • 00:14:41.160 --> 00:14:45.120
  • And lastly, give Brelyn a mike
  • 00:14:45.120 --> 00:14:49.100
  • cause she gotta introduce herself
  • 00:14:49.100 --> 00:14:51.030
  • and then he gotta introduce himself.
  • 00:14:51.030 --> 00:14:53.040
  • They are not a couple.
  • 00:14:54.200 --> 00:14:55.250
  • (audience laughs)
  • 00:14:55.250 --> 00:14:58.010
  • - So why can't he introduce me?
  • 00:14:58.110 --> 00:15:00.110
  • - [Pastor] Because until he says "I do."
  • 00:15:00.290 --> 00:15:04.050
  • And--
  • 00:15:04.050 --> 00:15:04.240
  • - Say I do.
  • 00:15:04.240 --> 00:15:05.120
  • - I do.
  • 00:15:05.120 --> 00:15:06.180
  • - [Pastor] No, no. (audience laughs)
  • 00:15:06.180 --> 00:15:07.260
  • - [Brelyn] I mean you said til he said I do.
  • 00:15:11.090 --> 00:15:15.010
  • I'm just saying. - [DeeDee] Whew, I love
  • 00:15:17.290 --> 00:15:19.110
  • Dang he trying to play me. - [DeeDee] these kids.
  • 00:15:19.110 --> 00:15:21.170
  • - [Brelyn] Anyhoo, my name is Brelyn Freeman
  • 00:15:22.040 --> 00:15:24.160
  • and I am the youngest daughter.
  • 00:15:24.160 --> 00:15:26.220
  • - [Pastor] Yeah man, the bestest youngest daughter I have.
  • 00:15:26.220 --> 00:15:30.110
  • - Yes, and I'll always keep that title.
  • 00:15:30.110 --> 00:15:32.150
  • - [Pastor] That's right.
  • 00:15:32.150 --> 00:15:33.120
  • - We have 127 days
  • 00:15:34.120 --> 00:15:36.230
  • and 18 weeks and four months.
  • 00:15:37.120 --> 00:15:40.090
  • Yes, I'm counting, I am.
  • 00:15:40.220 --> 00:15:42.240
  • So you need him to introduce him.
  • 00:15:44.150 --> 00:15:46.100
  • - [Pastor] Oh absolutely he can introduce himself.
  • 00:15:46.100 --> 00:15:48.200
  • - Hello everybody, my name is Timothy Bowman Junior.
  • 00:15:48.200 --> 00:15:51.150
  • We're keeping it formal.
  • 00:15:51.150 --> 00:15:53.000
  • And I'm the guy with the most beautiful woman in the room.
  • 00:15:53.030 --> 00:15:56.010
  • - [Pastor] Awe!
  • 00:15:57.140 --> 00:15:59.170
  • Ugh!
  • 00:16:00.250 --> 00:16:02.040
  • - She takes my breathe away on a daily basis.
  • 00:16:02.040 --> 00:16:05.130
  • She's the apple of my eye. (Pastor screams)
  • 00:16:05.270 --> 00:16:08.060
  • And I don't know what I would do without her.
  • 00:16:08.200 --> 00:16:10.220
  • But I am excited to be here and be coming into
  • 00:16:10.270 --> 00:16:14.080
  • such an amazing family
  • 00:16:14.080 --> 00:16:15.200
  • with amazing parents-in-law.
  • 00:16:15.200 --> 00:16:19.200
  • And also, I'm excited to be joining
  • 00:16:21.070 --> 00:16:24.050
  • a new church in a few weeks.
  • 00:16:24.050 --> 00:16:26.080
  • (audience cheers)
  • 00:16:26.080 --> 00:16:28.060
  • So God bless each and every one of you.
  • 00:16:28.060 --> 00:16:31.040
  • - Awe, great job Tim.
  • 00:16:31.040 --> 00:16:32.290
  • And you know I love you dearly.
  • 00:16:33.080 --> 00:16:35.270
  • I'm just having a bunch of fun man.
  • 00:16:35.270 --> 00:16:39.020
  • So, take it from here baby.
  • 00:16:39.120 --> 00:16:40.290
  • I don't know what we're to do.
  • 00:16:40.290 --> 00:16:42.040
  • - Baby we're gonna ask these questions.
  • 00:16:42.040 --> 00:16:44.050
  • You know it's really informal.
  • 00:16:44.210 --> 00:16:46.280
  • I think these are the people that know us the best
  • 00:16:47.200 --> 00:16:51.040
  • and they can really share with you all
  • 00:16:51.040 --> 00:16:54.230
  • the thing that they have learned
  • 00:16:54.230 --> 00:16:56.090
  • by being in our homes for what?
  • 00:16:56.090 --> 00:16:59.040
  • Almost 25 years, almost 28 years right?
  • 00:16:59.040 --> 00:17:02.100
  • How long have we been married?
  • 00:17:02.100 --> 00:17:03.050
  • I mean old are you?
  • 00:17:03.050 --> 00:17:04.060
  • - She'll be 28 in November.
  • 00:17:04.060 --> 00:17:05.250
  • - Almost 28 years.
  • 00:17:05.250 --> 00:17:07.100
  • And then 22 years down here on the end.
  • 00:17:07.100 --> 00:17:09.160
  • They have seen some things,
  • 00:17:09.160 --> 00:17:10.250
  • they have experienced some things,
  • 00:17:10.250 --> 00:17:12.110
  • and whether good or bad.
  • 00:17:12.110 --> 00:17:14.180
  • And so I think it would be good to allow them to share,
  • 00:17:14.180 --> 00:17:17.280
  • and if you all have any questions on tonight,
  • 00:17:17.280 --> 00:17:20.040
  • if you could write them down and then maybe we can
  • 00:17:20.040 --> 00:17:22.290
  • answer your questions at the end.
  • 00:17:22.290 --> 00:17:25.200
  • But what we did earlier,
  • 00:17:25.200 --> 00:17:27.210
  • was we compiled some questions
  • 00:17:28.040 --> 00:17:30.290
  • that we just kind of randomly asked people to ask us.
  • 00:17:30.290 --> 00:17:35.160
  • What would they wanna know.
  • 00:17:35.160 --> 00:17:37.020
  • What would they ask us if they had the opportunity to do so.
  • 00:17:37.020 --> 00:17:40.070
  • And so they gave us a list of questions here
  • 00:17:40.070 --> 00:17:42.110
  • to ask on tonight.
  • 00:17:42.110 --> 00:17:44.100
  • But I want them to be comfortable in sharing.
  • 00:17:44.100 --> 00:17:47.200
  • This is I think their first time
  • 00:17:47.200 --> 00:17:49.030
  • really on a panel like this.
  • 00:17:49.030 --> 00:17:50.240
  • Is it? - [Pastor] Absolutely.
  • 00:17:50.240 --> 00:17:51.190
  • - [Pastor] I think so.
  • 00:17:51.190 --> 00:17:52.170
  • - [Britney] All together.
  • 00:17:52.170 --> 00:17:54.010
  • - All together right, all together the first time.
  • 00:17:54.010 --> 00:17:55.220
  • - Just don't embarrass me, I'm saying.
  • 00:17:55.220 --> 00:17:57.070
  • - That's just what I was getting ready to say baby.
  • 00:17:57.070 --> 00:17:58.170
  • I'm getting ready to say that.
  • 00:17:58.170 --> 00:17:59.270
  • We already covered that.
  • 00:18:00.100 --> 00:18:01.210
  • - Don't say anything - [DeeDee] Just think before
  • 00:18:01.210 --> 00:18:03.020
  • I haven't given you - [DeeDee] you speak.
  • 00:18:03.020 --> 00:18:03.260
  • permission to say.
  • 00:18:03.260 --> 00:18:04.260
  • (everyone laughs)
  • 00:18:04.260 --> 00:18:06.290
  • - [Brelyn] We got the mike's tonight.
  • 00:18:06.290 --> 00:18:08.180
  • (Pastor fake screams)
  • 00:18:08.180 --> 00:18:10.190
  • - You know, I always tell the ladies this.
  • 00:18:10.190 --> 00:18:12.280
  • When my kids were growing up I was crazy.
  • 00:18:12.280 --> 00:18:15.290
  • I mean I just fussed, I just did some crazy stuff.
  • 00:18:15.290 --> 00:18:19.050
  • I just was crazy.
  • 00:18:19.050 --> 00:18:21.100
  • And so one day--
  • 00:18:21.100 --> 00:18:22.170
  • - Well why didn't you like Brelyn though?
  • 00:18:22.170 --> 00:18:24.040
  • - Cause Brelyn was very stubborn.
  • 00:18:24.040 --> 00:18:26.180
  • Brelyn was very beautiful, but Brelyn would act
  • 00:18:26.180 --> 00:18:30.090
  • a different way when she got away from you.
  • 00:18:30.090 --> 00:18:32.200
  • You know, I thought Brelyn was the prettiest little girl
  • 00:18:33.060 --> 00:18:35.050
  • but she was also like the child from Hell
  • 00:18:35.050 --> 00:18:37.070
  • to me when she was little.
  • 00:18:37.070 --> 00:18:38.170
  • I mean really, cause she would smile at you
  • 00:18:38.170 --> 00:18:41.140
  • and then she would, like her head would spin
  • 00:18:41.140 --> 00:18:44.180
  • when she would get away.
  • 00:18:45.140 --> 00:18:47.070
  • And I mean I remember how we used to go to the mall
  • 00:18:47.130 --> 00:18:51.000
  • and I would just wail on her and I would thank God that,
  • 00:18:51.000 --> 00:18:54.250
  • I mean now I thank God because it's like
  • 00:18:54.250 --> 00:18:57.140
  • if it was now then,
  • 00:18:57.140 --> 00:19:01.150
  • I probably would be locked
  • 00:19:01.150 --> 00:19:03.000
  • up somewhere right now because of how I used to get her.
  • 00:19:03.000 --> 00:19:04.210
  • You know, cause of so many camera--
  • 00:19:04.210 --> 00:19:06.070
  • - You would spank her in public?
  • 00:19:06.070 --> 00:19:06.290
  • - Oh my God yes.
  • 00:19:06.290 --> 00:19:08.050
  • - [Brelyn] Would she?
  • 00:19:08.050 --> 00:19:08.260
  • - Would I?
  • 00:19:08.260 --> 00:19:10.010
  • I remember taking her out of the mall
  • 00:19:10.010 --> 00:19:12.070
  • because I would look for her and be like
  • 00:19:12.170 --> 00:19:14.000
  • "Brelyn don't go nowhere, you should stay right here."
  • 00:19:14.000 --> 00:19:15.240
  • And she'd say "Okay."
  • 00:19:15.240 --> 00:19:17.080
  • And she smiled and acted like she gonna be really good.
  • 00:19:17.080 --> 00:19:19.100
  • Then I turn around and Brelyn is gone.
  • 00:19:19.100 --> 00:19:22.080
  • And she will be hiding.
  • 00:19:22.080 --> 00:19:23.210
  • And I'm not talking about two and three years old.
  • 00:19:23.210 --> 00:19:25.290
  • I'm talking about five, six, seven, eight.
  • 00:19:25.290 --> 00:19:28.060
  • You know, and she would hide, you know, in the clothes.
  • 00:19:28.060 --> 00:19:32.060
  • And so I'm saying "Brelyn," and I'm panicking
  • 00:19:32.060 --> 00:19:34.240
  • and she know it.
  • 00:19:34.240 --> 00:19:36.090
  • And see all of a sudden she'd stick her head out laughing.
  • 00:19:36.090 --> 00:19:38.090
  • I'm like this is not a good time.
  • 00:19:38.090 --> 00:19:40.030
  • And so.
  • 00:19:40.130 --> 00:19:41.100
  • (DeeDee and audience laugh)
  • 00:19:41.100 --> 00:19:43.020
  • This is not good.
  • 00:19:43.020 --> 00:19:44.110
  • As I remember getting her so much so,
  • 00:19:44.110 --> 00:19:47.060
  • that God had to tell me that I was--
  • 00:19:47.060 --> 00:19:50.150
  • - No, no, tell him that you took me to the car.
  • 00:19:50.150 --> 00:19:53.020
  • - [DeeDee] Oh yeah I did.
  • 00:19:53.020 --> 00:19:54.160
  • I would take you to the car. - [Brelyn] And what you did
  • 00:19:54.160 --> 00:19:55.100
  • - [Brelyn] in the car.
  • 00:19:55.100 --> 00:19:56.150
  • - [DeeDee] I would take you to the car,
  • 00:19:56.150 --> 00:19:57.290
  • lay you down on that seat and just wail on your behind.
  • 00:19:57.290 --> 00:19:59.190
  • That's what I would do.
  • 00:19:59.190 --> 00:20:00.260
  • And that's what I would do.
  • 00:20:01.030 --> 00:20:02.080
  • - And didn't tell you to throw her
  • 00:20:02.080 --> 00:20:03.050
  • out the window or something?
  • 00:20:03.050 --> 00:20:04.070
  • - No.
  • 00:20:04.070 --> 00:20:05.050
  • - I thought you told me.
  • 00:20:05.050 --> 00:20:06.150
  • - No that was Britney, that was Britney.
  • 00:20:06.150 --> 00:20:08.190
  • (audience laughs)
  • 00:20:08.190 --> 00:20:11.110
  • Ah, y'all not gonna be
  • 00:20:15.280 --> 00:20:17.030
  • laughing at me tonight! - [Pastor] Jesus.
  • 00:20:17.030 --> 00:20:18.190
  • - [Pastor] Thank God.
  • 00:20:18.190 --> 00:20:19.260
  • - No, no, it wasn't throw out the window.
  • 00:20:19.260 --> 00:20:21.180
  • You remember we were staying with my mom
  • 00:20:21.290 --> 00:20:23.170
  • and Britney was crying and wouldn't go to sleep.
  • 00:20:23.170 --> 00:20:25.240
  • I had just had her, cause we were there
  • 00:20:25.240 --> 00:20:27.080
  • for how long when she was first born?
  • 00:20:27.080 --> 00:20:29.090
  • - I don't know.
  • 00:20:29.090 --> 00:20:30.060
  • - We were there for a while.
  • 00:20:30.060 --> 00:20:31.190
  • My mom used to come in the room in the middle of the night
  • 00:20:31.190 --> 00:20:33.170
  • and get her cause she would be crying.
  • 00:20:33.170 --> 00:20:35.030
  • And I remember one night she was just crying and crying,
  • 00:20:35.030 --> 00:20:37.270
  • and I was just rocking her and I had to tell her
  • 00:20:37.270 --> 00:20:40.070
  • "I love you so much," cause Lord knows I wanted
  • 00:20:40.070 --> 00:20:42.190
  • to throw her on that floor so bad.
  • 00:20:42.190 --> 00:20:44.160
  • - You wanted to throw your baby on the floor.
  • 00:20:44.160 --> 00:20:46.180
  • - Oh yeah I did.
  • 00:20:46.180 --> 00:20:48.130
  • I did I did.
  • 00:20:49.000 --> 00:20:50.080
  • And I'm setting a lot of people free in here
  • 00:20:50.080 --> 00:20:52.220
  • who used to think that.
  • 00:20:53.000 --> 00:20:54.200
  • And you know, - [Pastor] Was that like
  • 00:20:54.200 --> 00:20:56.020
  • would never say that. - [Pastor] some postpartum
  • 00:20:56.020 --> 00:20:57.060
  • - [Pastor] depression or something?
  • 00:20:57.060 --> 00:20:58.190
  • - Oh no, it didn't go that far, but it could have.
  • 00:20:58.190 --> 00:21:00.080
  • I've never had postpartum depression,
  • 00:21:00.080 --> 00:21:04.280
  • but that pushed me to the point where
  • 00:21:04.280 --> 00:21:07.170
  • you know, I can understand how some people trip
  • 00:21:07.170 --> 00:21:10.260
  • in those certain times if they don't have it all together.
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  • I can, cause it's just a might of a decision.
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  • You snap and you just do it and not even think.
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  • And so I just had to tell myself "Oh I--
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  • - Man you should've told me you was having them kind of.
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  • - You knew.
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  • - Maybe I would've helped more.
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  • I don't know, who knows?
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  • - Who knows, anyway.
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  • (audience laughs)
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  • With Brelyn, I mean God had to tell me.
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  • And we probably have shared some of these things
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  • when we start teaching on children.
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  • - In the family series.
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  • - In the family series.
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  • - Okay.
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  • - God had to tell me that I was destroying something
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  • in Brelyn that she would need later in life.
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  • Because my position at that time was just to break her.
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  • Was to show her that I'm in charge, I'm the mother,
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  • I'm the grown up.
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  • You gonna do exactly what I say do,
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  • even if it wasn't even all that important
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  • to be done at that particular time.
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  • Or not that necessary.
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  • And so God had to tell me that.
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  • And now, when I look back at it
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  • and I see where she is to now.
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  • - Today.
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  • - See where she is today, and I can understand
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  • the you know, what she need to carry out the assignment
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  • that's on her life.
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  • I mean the courage, - [Pastor] Okay.
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  • - [DeeDee and Pastor] the boldness,
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  • - [DeeDee] the fortitude, she just wouldn't back down.
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  • She's not afraid of anything.
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  • She ain't shy.
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  • She's just not--
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  • - And so you saw that now--
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  • - I see it now, or I saw it much later,
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  • but I didn't see it then.
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  • And so now I teach people--
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  • - And you were trying to whoop
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  • some of the traits and characteristics
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  • that got. - [DeeDee] Out of her that--
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  • - [Pastor] Instead of nurturing
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  • and identifying, - [DeeDee] Exactly.
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  • - [Pastor] what God has placed in her.
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  • - Exactly.
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  • - Well hello, I'm Dr. Dee Dee Freeman
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  • and I'm here with your marriage tip for today.
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  • My husband and I, we have just come out
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  • of one of the biggest health challenges
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  • that we have ever faced in our life.
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  • Thank God that we have won in it,
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  • but you know while he was in the hospital
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  • and going through rehab,
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  • I received so many compliments
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  • on how well they thought that I served my husband,
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  • and I was thinking about a tip
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  • that I could offer you on today,
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  • and that tip would be for you to
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  • serve your husbands,
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  • to make them feel like they are the king of the hill,
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  • like they have conquered the world
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  • because every man loves to feel like
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  • they are in charge and they are running things,
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  • and also that they are significant
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  • in the wives' life.
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  • And so I want to tell you on today,
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  • if you want God's best,
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  • if you want to see great results in your life
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  • and in your marriage,
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  • serve your man on today.
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  • I know, I know, he may not be doing
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  • or acting the way that he is supposed to act
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  • but it's okay.
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  • God is going to hold you responsible for your response
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  • and how you portray things.
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  • And the thing about it is, Jesus said,
  • 00:24:06.190 --> 00:24:09.150
  • he said "Those that are the greatest
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  • "shall be the servant."
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  • So stop looking at yourself like you're just a servant,
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  • start looking at yourself like you're the greatest
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  • because you've served.
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  • God bless you. Serve today.
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  • - That's good.
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  • - Yeah.
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  • - And some wives are protecting husband's inconsistencies
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  • as such and aren't revealing
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  • some of those inadequacies.
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  • And it's detrimental for the relationship.
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  • It really is. - [DeeDee] Totally.
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  • - [Pastor] Because it's a pride thing really
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  • that's preventing them to kind of expose
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  • to help opposed to cover to hurt.
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  • I believe that there should be
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  • some level of authority that's in every man's life
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  • where he will have to sit up in the presence of another man,
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  • or at least some kind of accountability.
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  • - Yes.
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  • - He don't say it. - [Joshua] And alot of times
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  • - [Joshua] I got to my mama.
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  • If I ever go to my dad only because
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  • I know my mom kinda know more stuff about
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  • females than my dad would so.
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  • - What?!
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  • (audience laughs)
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  • - I am so elated and excited.
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  • Man, we're on the road again.
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  • On the road again, just can't wait
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  • to get on the road again.
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  • DeeDee and I are taking Marriage Made EZ
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  • back on the road, how about that.
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  • And we want to come to
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  • your ministry.
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  • You have to call a pastor,
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  • or have your pastor to call,
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  • let us know that your facility
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  • is available for us to come in.
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  • We're not asking you for a dime
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  • we just want to use your place
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  • well, actually, His place
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  • that you have been assigned over,
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  • so that we can come and enrich marriages.
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  • I just ran into a young lady the other night, and she said,
  • 00:26:54.000 --> 00:26:59.000
  • "Pastor Freeman, you, with all due respect,
  • 00:26:59.000 --> 00:27:03.020
  • you are a fool,
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  • you and that Dr. DeeDee."
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  • She called me a fool, can you imagine that?
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  • But then she concluded by saying,
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  • "My marriage is
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  • so much better
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  • because of your transparency,
  • 00:27:14.000 --> 00:27:16.130
  • your candor, and your humor."
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  • I don't know where this humor has come from, I really don't.
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  • It's not even something I want.
  • 00:27:24.130 --> 00:27:26.170
  • I recall Jesse Duplantis saying the same thing,
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  • that God had just made it a part of my ministry.
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  • And we have a good time, we have an exciting time,
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  • and I'm just that enriched, I'm just that fulfilled.
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  • And I want some of this to get on you and your area.
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  • So, contact my office, we're ready to get back on the road.
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  • You know the Devil has shot us a blow
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  • and literally try
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  • to destroy
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  • and even kill the Ministry of Mike and DeeDee Freeman,
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  • but we're up again, we're strong,
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  • we're fired up, we're ready to go,
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  • and all we need to know is that you want us
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  • to come to your area.
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  • We've been to L.A., we've been to Chicago,
  • 00:28:05.170 --> 00:28:07.240
  • we've been to Atlanta, we've been to New York,
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  • we've been to Detroit, we're ready to go.
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  • North Carolina, we've been to the Bahamas,
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  • we're ready to fire up that jet and come wherever
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  • we got to come to be a part
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  • of transforming the marriages in your area.
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  • Call us, we're waiting for you.
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