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The Flu: Understanding the Power of Influence

Watch The Flu: Understanding the Power of Influence
January 23, 2017
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Living by Faith with Mike & DeeDee Freeman

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The Flu: Understanding the Power of Influence

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  • Am I talking to myself?
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  • The authority that comes with the position
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  • as such of influence in the body of Christ,
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  • you can go out and ruin somebody's life forever,
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  • not to mention your own,
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  • and the reason why you have authority in the church
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  • is simply so that they can present and provide
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  • for you structure so you won't go out there
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  • Today, on Living by Faith...
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  • Because the way you view things is sometimes your
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  • worst enemy.
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  • See, vision requires sight.
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  • You gotta be able to see, you gotta be able to see
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  • in your soul something bigger than where you are,
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  • and the only way you are able to see something
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  • beyond what you can see in the natural
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  • is through your soul and imagination.
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  • The word has to be your entire and complete life.
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  • Life in the word.
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  • Come on say that to somebody.
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  • Life in the word.
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  • The word in life, it all goes together.
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  • Life in the word.
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  • Okay.
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  • So how you make a decision not to go to Hell?
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  • (audience murmuring)
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  • Turn to your neighbor, say, "Ask me how you make a
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  • "decision not to go to Hell?"
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  • (audience murmuring)
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  • Okay, got a lot of stuff to cover.
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  • Again, the kingdom of God has changed my life forever.
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  • The kingdom of God is...
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  • Huh?
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  • Well ya'll started (mumbling).
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  • (audience laughing)
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  • I'm drinking 'cause I'm waitin' on you.
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  • Yeah, yeah, talk to me.
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  • The kingdom of God, that young man said, is God's way
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  • of doing things.
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  • Anybody else wanna join in?
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  • Say what?
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  • It's a system.
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  • Anybody else care to join us?
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  • I heard God's way of doing things,
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  • I heard system.
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  • (speaking off microphone)
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  • A system to obtain God's promises.
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  • Why don't you speak up whoever that is mumbling?
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  • - [Audience Member] System of obtaining God's
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  • way of thinking.
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  • - A system of obtaining God's way of thinking.
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  • God's order and way of doing things.
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  • Yes, sir?
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  • (speaking off microphone)
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  • I can hear your voice, but I can't put what--
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  • (speaking off microphone)
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  • The, I'm really not hearing what you're saying.
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  • When Jesus returns?
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  • Okay.
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  • (speaking off microphone)
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  • - Jesus when he comes back, sets up the kingdom.
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  • (mumbles) of Jesus in Israel.
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  • Israel will actually have that land.
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  • Also known as the kingdom of God, as well.
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  • - Okay.
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  • A kingdom of God will be set up.
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  • As such the kingdom of heaven,
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  • will come down and of course,
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  • dwell here on this earth.
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  • The order of God, the kingdom of God will be set up
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  • on the earth,
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  • and it will be God's way of doing things from that point on.
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  • And so that's the kingdom of God to come.
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  • And it is the kingdom of God that we function in now.
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  • It reflects the order of God and the order of God
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  • reflects the design and the desire of God.
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  • Wherever there is a desire from God,
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  • there's always a design that goes alongside of that desire,
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  • which gives it a specific order.
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  • I have said that for thousands of years.
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  • You all ought to know in order to spread the influence
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  • that I have in the body of Christ, you ought to be
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  • familiar with statements as such as it relates to
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  • the kingdom of God.
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  • It seems like I'm just gonna sit down
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  • and talk to ya.
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  • You ought to be so capable
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  • of repeating things that you hear
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  • relative to the kingdom of God.
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  • I really should be able to call on any one of you,
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  • like for instance, if I ask you what's my definition
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  • for understanding?
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  • That should be something that you could jump on
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  • in the lickity-split.
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  • Turn to your neighbor say, "Relax, he's not
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  • "gonna ask you to do it."
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  • Boy, you should see your faces, you like...
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  • I wouldn't dare do that.
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  • I'll never do anything that will humiliate you
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  • or to embarrass you.
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  • My whole job is to make sure that you are
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  • catapulted into another ring of life always.
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  • Great God from Zion.
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  • Okay.
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  • Again, I'm here to work on your thinking
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  • concerning this whole thing called the flu.
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  • If you were not here on last week,
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  • it would be so good for you to get the CD or DVD
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  • concerning the information that we shared with you
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  • on last week.
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  • You all want me to pick it up a little bit?
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  • Or, you all right with listening like this?
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  • 'Cause last week you all were a little dry
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  • and melancholy, so I can be a little dry.
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  • Your response was dry, thought that if I was dry
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  • then we'll all be even-Steven.
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  • You want me pick it up a bit?
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  • - [Audience Member] Yes.
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  • - Why do you want me to pick it up a little bit?
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  • (audience laughing)
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  • You all don't pick it up.
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  • You know how long last week I begged for an amen in here?
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  • We started at Luke chapter number 12.
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  • Why don't we go there?
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  • Again, I told you it's been my observation,
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  • I've discovered through just watching different believers,
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  • that there's a huge gap between the life that people
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  • desire and the life that they currently live.
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  • There's a huge gap there between the life that Christians
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  • desire and where they actually are, where they actually
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  • live and somehow, it should be all of ours desire
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  • to close that gap.
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  • I want the life that you desire and where you really live
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  • to collide.
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  • See how dry ya'll are, so,
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  • that should've gotten like, amen!
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  • Or forget it, you know, that's how we gonna roll tonight.
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  • You dry, I'm dry.
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  • 'Cause I got what I'm telling you (laughing).
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  • No, I got what I'm telling you.
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  • And it doesn't take me a whole lot of excitement
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  • to get up to get it.
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  • And I can talk just like this,
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  • and man...
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  • If it were entirely left up to me,
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  • the minute we walked in the church,
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  • we would get right in the word.
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  • We would maybe sing together one song,
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  • and then open your Bible.
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  • And receive offering.
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  • Turn to your neighbor say,
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  • "A good Pastor gotta receive the offering."
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  • (audience murmuring)
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  • A good Pastor gotta receive an offering.
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  • I hope you understand that based upon
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  • what we shared on Sunday.
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  • It's not that I desire give, when you know the word,
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  • you take all the stress, strain and struggle and pressure,
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  • out of stuff that people always have hang ups with.
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  • I don't why you would ever have a hang up with
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  • receiving offering and giving in ministry.
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  • You know, that response, my response is my responsibility.
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  • Jeff, I think that's one of the most powerful,
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  • or at least profound statements I've
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  • ever made in my ministry.
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  • Got that from the Holy Ghost.
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  • Didn't hear that from anyone, didn't, that's not,
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  • that's Mike Freeman there, by the Holy Ghost.
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  • That should be a statement that all of you should know.
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  • And become acquainted with.
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  • Matter of fact, you need to tweet that.
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  • You need to Facebook that, Snapchat that.
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  • You need to do all that, put that on your wall.
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  • Remind yourself, like even in this meeting right here.
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  • Your response to this word is gonna be your responsibility.
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  • Whatcha gonna do with it?
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  • Is this just another meeting for you?
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  • Or is this meaningful to you,
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  • whereby you are just embracing?
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  • I mean really absorbing this word to just not make
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  • it a part of your life, but to make it your life.
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  • You know Jesus was the word?
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  • He was the word made flesh.
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  • Or in our God.
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  • How come your flesh can't be made word?
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  • Everything do, say, have, believe comes from the word.
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  • That's why, or where the impact of your influence
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  • is gonna come out of.
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  • The impact of your influence gotta come out of the word.
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  • Proton, hitting everything in his path.
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  • Totally disintegrating it.
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  • Shhh, glory to God!
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  • Okay, ya'll with your little dry self (laughing)
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  • turn to your neighbor say, "Ain't nothin' dry about me,
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  • "he dry."
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  • (sighing)
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  • Proton, words coming out of your mouth just, boom!
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  • Every time you speak.
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  • Glory to God.
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  • Light be!
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  • Light was sickness, be gone!
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  • Shhh.
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  • And your prayer life will decrease.
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  • What did he just say?
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  • No, I'm not talking about asking God for anything.
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  • See most people take care of things that should be taken
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  • care of outside of prayer, in prayer.
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  • You take stuff that you supposed to be handling
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  • outside of prayer, in prayer.
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  • There's some stuff you don't handle in prayer
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  • that you don't have to talk to God about stuff being
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  • arranged in your life.
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  • He is giving you all authority of heaven and earth.
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  • So you handle your business in heaven and he say,
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  • "You bind in earth, and I'll take care of in heaven.
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  • "You (mumbles) I'll take care of it in heaven."
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  • And so our prayer time is, what's up G?
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  • God, you know all about me.
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  • Yup, he certainly does.
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  • Is that the kind of time we're gonna waste?
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  • Okay, all right, praise the Lord, praise the Lord.
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  • Influence, okay, see listen.
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  • The Bible, okay, okay, we started at Luke chapter number
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  • 12, right, let's look at verse 48.
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  • Let's dig, come on, turn to your neighbor say,
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  • "Dig deep, tonight, dig deep tonight."
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  • Ain't no sense of wasting your time coming out here, man.
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  • Let's have a life transforming evening, glory to God.
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  • This is a life transforming evening.
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  • Look at your neighbor say, "This is life transforming,"
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  • say, "I'm sitting now".
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  • - [Audience] I'm sitting now.
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  • - In this transformational machine.
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  • - [Audience] In this transformational machine.
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  • - I'm not coming out.
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  • - [Audience] I'm not coming out.
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  • - Till something's changed.
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  • - [Audience] Till something's change.
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  • - Glory to God.
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  • We gettin' in the word man, we're getting in the word.
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  • Let's go.
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  • Let's go, turn to your neighbor say, "You get a little
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  • "wet over there, huh?"
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  • It's your dry self, tell 'em to come out, that dry land.
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  • 48, did we say 48?
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  • - [Audience] Yes.
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  • - 48 says, you tell me.
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  • (audience murmuring)
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  • So, so too much is given.
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  • Much is required.
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  • You're being given something tonight.
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  • So, then something is going to be required.
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  • I need you to immediately begin to talk about
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  • this lesson tonight to somebody.
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  • That's how you keep the word alive,
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  • and you talk about as many points of this lesson
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  • as you can remember and share it with people in,
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  • you know, just regular, routine exchange.
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  • Instead of talking about, I can't believe Katie
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  • went to the (mumbles).
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  • You know, I mean (laughing),
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  • you all can talk about everything else, man,
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  • the humidity is way up today, man.
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  • No, you start sharing how impactful your words are.
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  • When you release them as a child with the most high God,
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  • into the atmosphere.
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  • You start talking to people about those kinds of things,
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  • and the influence, the flu, that you have.
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  • I ran into this young man today.
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  • He was having an awful day, I could just tell
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  • by the Holy Ghost, and it was reflecting in his
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  • work performance, and immediately I thought about,
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  • you know, I should tell him that he needs to pick it up
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  • and the Holy Ghost said, "Don't go at him like that,
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  • "he's had enough of that."
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  • And I said, "Young man, listen.
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  • "I'm here to encourage you today.
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  • "I know it must be rough for you today, I could just tell
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  • "by the Holy Ghost."
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  • He's looking at me and I was buying some things,
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  • and I'm not gonna tell you what I was buying,
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  • 'cause I don't want Dr. DeeDee to know what I was buying.
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  • I was buying some things and I gave him the money
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  • to take care of what I just ordered,
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  • and he gave me the, he was giving me the change back
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  • from it, I said, "The Holy Ghost just told me to tell
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  • "you to keep that money."
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  • You keep that money to just encourage you
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  • at what you're doing.
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  • You're doing a great job.
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  • I know some days aren't as good as others,
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  • but this day's about to get better for you.
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  • That boy gave me more stuff than I ordered, ooh Jesus!
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  • My bag was full of stuff.
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  • See some of ya'll are about to complain and fit into the
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  • conditions of the surroundings that you're in
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  • and you become a complainer of the same thing
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  • like everybody else, but we're the ones that go into
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  • the darkness with the light and transform the darkness
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  • into light and when we come out,
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  • we gonna come out with the goods!
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  • Your dry self shout, man!
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  • Turn to your neighbor say, "He gonna stop calling me dry,
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  • "I know that."
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  • Ladies and gentleman, anytime you ask God to help you,
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  • the first thing he's gonna work on is your thinking.
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  • When you get God, when you ask God, or desire God's help,
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  • the first thing he's gonna do is start transforming
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  • the way you view things.
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  • Because the way you view things is sometimes your
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  • worst enemy.
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  • See, vision requires sight.
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  • You gotta be able to see, you gotta be able to see
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  • in your soul something bigger than where you are,
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  • and the only way you are able to see something
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  • beyond what you can see in the natural
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  • is through your soul and imagination.
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  • So he'll begin to change how you view things,
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  • how you see things, how you vision things.
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  • And because of all the vision, people perish.
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  • If you got the right vision on anything,
  • 00:20:16.160 --> 00:20:19.020
  • change your vision about what you've been seeing
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  • and watch you see that thing change.
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  • It's gonna change right before your very eyes.
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  • Stop looking at them children like they're no good daddy.
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  • Stop looking at your wardrobe at home like
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  • it's the wardrobe from the '70s.
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  • Start seeing better stuff in your closet.
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  • I'm telling you, you get a better picture of whatever
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  • you want in life, and it's gonna change on the outside.
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  • You get a better picture, say, "I get a better
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  • picture on the inside."
  • 00:20:57.140 --> 00:20:59.030
  • - [Audience] I get a better picture on the inside.
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  • - And it will change the better picture on the outside.
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  • - [Audience] And it will change the better picture
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  • on the outside.
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  • - You're mine, okay, here we go.
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  • So, let's go to 2 Corinthians, chapter number four first,
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  • and then we'll go to 11.
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  • And I'm just gonna be picking up on, sweetie,
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  • did you have my phone?
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  • Were they able to get that on the screen?
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  • They are able to get that on screen?
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  • Show that definition on one of these screens,
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  • if you have it up there.
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  • I just want to take a look at it, see what you have.
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  • Influence, can you read that?
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  • Okay, but you see influenza?
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  • Right, it says to flow, influence, and then it says,
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  • literally a what?
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  • Flowing in, flowing in, right?
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  • Into or on,
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  • and referring to what?
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  • - [Audience] Substances spiritual.
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  • - [Mike] Okay, or to--
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  • - [Audience] Subtil to be visible.
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  • - Okay to be visible.
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  • Like inspiration and like inspiration.
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  • How does inspiration come?
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  • How does inspiration come?
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  • You obviously have to be around something inspiring.
  • 00:22:35.020 --> 00:22:39.150
  • Right, and you don't even see the transfer
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  • of that inspiration.
  • 00:22:45.090 --> 00:22:46.290
  • That inspiration literally flows into your heart,
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  • or your thinking and you instantly become inspired
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  • by the information or like we got the awesome
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  • Morgan Divine here, I mean that boy can play that horn
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  • and then all the sudden you were just listening at first
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  • and then all the sudden you're head and then you just,
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  • and where'd that happen?
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  • There was a flowing into.
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  • That's what influenced us.
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  • When I was talking to that young man about his day,
  • 00:23:26.100 --> 00:23:30.190
  • I was changing the conditions and the landscape of
  • 00:23:30.190 --> 00:23:35.080
  • what he was actually encountering for that moment,
  • 00:23:35.080 --> 00:23:38.220
  • and in my presence there was a transfer,
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  • there was a flowing into.
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  • You ought to be around people that want you,
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  • you spend a little time and all the sudden you just
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  • want to get closer to 'em because what they are now
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  • imparting out of their mouth or out of their heart,
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  • or out of their light, or out of their love,
  • 00:23:57.110 --> 00:24:01.070
  • or out of their smile something that's literally
  • 00:24:01.070 --> 00:24:05.090
  • spreading, it becomes viral, it's contagious.
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  • It's a flowing in, come on, help me.
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  • There's an impartation that's taking place.
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  • There's a mechanism that takes a head like this,
  • 00:24:22.050 --> 00:24:26.050
  • that's down, and just something that you're saying
  • 00:24:29.230 --> 00:24:34.110
  • literally is flowing into them where their head
  • 00:24:34.110 --> 00:24:38.090
  • comes out of their chest and now they believe they can.
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  • Let's look at this a little closer.
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  • I may have to get a little closer, too, boy.
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  • Can you all see it?
  • 00:24:56.170 --> 00:24:58.040
  • Because...
  • 00:25:00.220 --> 00:25:01.170
  • I had this Noah Webster 1828, 1626 edition
  • 00:25:08.100 --> 00:25:11.250
  • dictionary that does a more expansive,
  • 00:25:15.100 --> 00:25:18.150
  • comprehensive search,
  • 00:25:20.090 --> 00:25:22.020
  • and look into certain words.
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  • I would really recommend that to every serious Bible
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  • student, so we can look at words a little more carefully,
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  • and so in number two here, can you all see that?
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  • In a general sense, influence denotes what?
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  • Power whose operation is invisible
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  • and known only by its effects.
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  • How did you feel when you came out of
  • 00:26:06.000 --> 00:26:09.030
  • that exchange with an environment?
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  • Or with an individual?
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  • Are you hearing what I'm saying?
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  • "I ain't prayin' nothin'."
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  • And then went to the greatest influence
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  • that exists among mankind.
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  • And he said, the word of God says, "Let not your
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  • "heart be troubled."
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  • Why am I gonna pray for heavy hearts when the Bible says
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  • that's your responsibility, don't let it!
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  • I feel thorns where my crown was
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  • I'll be weak, but I'm alive
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  • From the dust until dawn yeah
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  • I'll survive 'cause I got
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  • Sweet Victory
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  • Nobody can take it from me
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  • Sweet victory
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  • - [Woman] So whatever way God can increase me!
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  • With whatever means and whatever situation
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  • I'm saying, "Increase me!"
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  • But it ain't just about me!
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  • The devil has taken some stuff from you!
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  • And if you don't put a demand on him
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  • to pay it back you're not going to get it back!
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  • I want you to be so fired up after today
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  • I want you to leave out of here with
  • 00:27:57.100 --> 00:27:59.040
  • expectation of seeing everything!
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  • Victorious
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  • Oh, Jesus
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