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Keep It In The Elevator

Watch Keep It In The Elevator
November 17, 2016
28:32

Living by Faith with Mike & DeeDee Freeman

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Keep It In The Elevator

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  • Go on, sit down.
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  • You go sit with her, go on, sit down.
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  • He look like he wanted to say something.
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  • Don't worry, we're not gonna be here long I promise you.
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  • We gonna get out of here. - [Pastor] No, we was gonna
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  • - [Pastor] be here for another hour or so.
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  • - [DeeDee] No.
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  • - Ugh, it's funny because I tell dad something
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  • around the house sometimes.
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  • He's doing certain things and I say
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  • "You keep it up we gonna put you
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  • "in a old folk home.
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  • "Gonna take your keys, put you on."
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  • He said "You just remember,
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  • "whatever you do to me, somebody is gonna do to you."
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  • (audience laughs)
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  • Where's my mom and dad?
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  • Is my mom and dad here?
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  • Is Bishop, huh?
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  • They're in my office?
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  • That's awesome.
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  • Bishop can come.
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  • He's not dressed like he was dressed yesterday is he?
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  • (audience laughs)
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  • Bishop walked out at the picnic at my house yesterday,
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  • main man had on shorts, tube socks, and sandals.
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  • (everyone laughs)
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  • White tube socks at that.
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  • I'm saying "Dad you're not supposed
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  • "to wear tube socks with sandal."
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  • He just stood there like "Who said so."
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  • Y'all make sure when I get 85--
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  • - No don't you even worry about it.
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  • - Lord Jesus.
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  • - Don't you even worry about it.
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  • I got you, I got you.
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  • Where is Bishop.
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  • I got you. - [Pastor] Get Bishop.
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  • - [Pastor] Get Bishop up here.
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  • - Is he coming?
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  • - Tell you what,
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  • I need all of my family.
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  • Some of y'all think y'all my cousin.
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  • You're not my cousin.
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  • (everyone laughs)
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  • I want all my family members to come here.
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  • - What you mean all?
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  • Your cousins. - [Pastor] All of em.
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  • - [ Pastor] I want my cousins.
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  • - Mine too.
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  • I want mine too.
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  • - I want DeeDee's cousins.
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  • - If you're a cousin, niece. - [Pastor] I want in-laws,
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  • - [Pastor] just my family.
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  • - Cause some of them may be out in the foyer as well.
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  • I want everybody.
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  • - Go get everybody.
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  • - Mmm hmm.
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  • - Because God had something in mind
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  • when He said let us make man.
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  • He had something in mind.
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  • He wasn't just hauling off doing things.
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  • God never just does stuff.
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  • He has something in mind.
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  • What was in the mind of God when He created us
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  • and gave us dominion
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  • and told us to multiply and be family.
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  • If my aunt Bertha is here, you know even Ashley,
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  • if Ashley is here.
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  • - Saquera.
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  • - Saquera, you all get up here.
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  • Some of em may be outdoors.
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  • Because if in fact.
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  • Now what you gotta understand,
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  • this is not just a friends and family's day demonstration.
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  • This is not a friends and family day visitation.
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  • These people are with us in ministry.
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  • And they've been in ministry for a very long time.
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  • Darnice, where's Martin.
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  • Go get everybody.
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  • And here's the intent of God in this.
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  • That's why you got all of those begets.
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  • There go momma, give it up for mother Freeman would y'all.
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  • (audience cheers)
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  • Girlfriend looking good too.
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  • Look at Bishop, Bishop come on up here Bishop.
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  • Bishop you can come up here.
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  • Come up here Bishop, let me see what you got on.
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  • Yeah, come on up.
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  • Oh Lord, now he got on tennis shoes and dress socks.
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  • Come on Bishop.
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  • Bishop.
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  • (everyone laughs)
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  • Give it up for the Bishop, will you give it up.
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  • (audience cheers)
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  • No doubt of God.
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  • I don't know who's responsible for dressing him.
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  • Glenda, you dress yourself?
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  • - [DeeDee] He said "I dress me. I dress me."
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  • - You come up with that all by yourself?
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  • - [DeeDee] You did good Bishop.
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  • Just get out the bed, that's all we want.
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  • Just get up.
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  • - [Pastor] He said, "He ain't paying you no mind."
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  • - [DeeDee] I know, you did good.
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  • - [Pastor] That's what happen when you get 85.
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  • "I don't pay nobody no mind, I'm 85 years old."
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  • - [DeeDee] "I wear what I wanna wear (mumbles)."
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  • - [Pastor] Go get everybody, have them (mumbles).
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  • - [DeeDee] And this i not everybody that's here.
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  • - [Pastor] Where's Martin, and Courtney,
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  • - [DeeDee] That's Martin and Karen and everybody,
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  • but I mean you have people that sing in the choir
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  • and I don't see them standing up.
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  • We choir members--
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  • - [Pastor] Who in the choir in our family?
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  • - [DeeDee] We have Sheryl, not Sheryl.
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  • What's my cousin's name in the choir?
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  • I got two.
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  • Tracey and Linda.
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  • In the parking lot, her husband.
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  • Tracey's outside.
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  • See I know some people outside.
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  • I know they're here.
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  • - [Pastor] This is just a small
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  • part of our family that is so connected
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  • to us in ministry.
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  • That there is some other ones and they're bringing babies.
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  • Come on up here Doc.
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  • Now Doctor Wooten, this is Pastor Rick's
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  • and Karen Wootens daughter.
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  • She was partly responsible
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  • for my being alive--
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  • - [DeeDee] No, no, if she had not told me
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  • to get you out of that place because they
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  • didn't have ECMO, to get you into a place
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  • that had that ECMO machine, you would not be here.
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  • We know it's through faith and patience
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  • on how God has orchestrated everything.
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  • But if it had not been for Keiya who would.
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  • (audience applauds)
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  • So I'm excited.
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  • We don't take advantage of our
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  • family members like we should.
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  • - And this is what was in the mind of God.
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  • That all of us would grow and thrive
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  • and be connected and be in unity,
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  • and take advantage of each others strengths
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  • and literally cover each other weaknesses.
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  • This is what He had in mind,
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  • because He wanted to perpetuate
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  • Himself through the earth.
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  • And in the earth when He created the man and the woman,
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  • He expected that there would be three things that His.
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  • Number one, His vision would be carried out.
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  • His values would be carried out.
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  • And His Victory would be carried out through family.
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  • Now just imagine if all of our families were so connected.
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  • Here comes some more of em.
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  • If all of our families were connected
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  • like we're supposed to be connected.
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  • And that doesn't mean your entire family
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  • will be a part of your church.
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  • But are you connected?
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  • Are they my cousins too?
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  • (audience laughs)
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  • They are?!
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  • Wow, okay, well I just found that out.
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  • (audience laughs)
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  • Hey cous.
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  • So what was the vision of God
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  • when He said "Let us make man."
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  • He put Adam and Mrs. Adam in the garden
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  • to give birth and to procreate through the earth.
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  • So that, here's His vision.
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  • That He would have Himself in the earth
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  • for generations to come.
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  • Now you see babies here, you see generation.
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  • I think your family has,
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  • and my family
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  • four generations that are alive and well.
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  • Yeah, my mom and dad.
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  • You and I.
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  • Britney and our kids and then their children.
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  • - [DeeDee] Right, but your mom.
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  • Oh yeah your mom--
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  • - Four generations, yeah.
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  • Four generation, and if,
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  • Coco and Demi would hurry up
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  • we will have five generations.
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  • No, they don't have hurry up,
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  • mom and dad just have to stay alive.
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  • I command you to stay alive until the fifth generation.
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  • Cause you don't see five generation strong in the earth.
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  • And the Lord promised that generations would be strong.
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  • In so doing, when He created man,
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  • that was His vision, that family would carry out
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  • what He wanted in the earth.
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  • Isn't that right?
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  • And what He wanted in the earth was families
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  • to come together and perpetuate His values.
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  • Everybody say His values.
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  • - [Audience] His values.
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  • - A part of dads responsibility from the beginning
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  • was, and then his father, his father,
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  • and you see generations through it.
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  • I'm fourth generation Pastor.
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  • His father and his grandfather happen to be Pastor.
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  • You can see the mind or the intent of God
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  • way back even in the beginning,
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  • but you can see it in our family.
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  • So it was his responsibility to share.
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  • Baby jump in there anytime.
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  • It was, they running all around too.
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  • It was his responsibility,
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  • and this what was in the mind of God.
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  • And parents you gotta get a hold of this.
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  • And during the time where we have baby dedication
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  • this should be of a greater significance
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  • and value to you because you can see something in this.
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  • Whatever you are demonstrating
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  • as mom and dad, or as father and mother.
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  • That's why God never intended there
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  • to be a father and a father.
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  • Or two mothers, that is not the will of God.
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  • God intended for a man and.
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  • Can I get one amen out of you.
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  • (Audience responds)
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  • Turn to your neighbor and say
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  • save up 10 amens for Pastor right now.
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  • Go ahead and say it.
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  • Save up 10 amens. (audience responds)
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  • Just get ready to give him 10 amens.
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  • 10, you don't have to all use them up right away.
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  • Just kind of use em, but use em.
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  • You got 10.
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  • And keep account of your 10, alright.
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  • When you run out just lift your hand,
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  • I know it's time for me to quit.
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  • But this man shared with me,
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  • here's the mind of God.
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  • I'm trying to just illustrate
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  • and demonstrate the mind of God.
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  • This man poured in my life,
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  • the values of God.
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  • The importance of following God.
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  • The importance of following
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  • and staying with people of God.
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  • He poured that into my life, so that I in turn
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  • would pour that over into my sons life.
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  • Now neither one of us did a real good job in following.
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  • You can use one of your amens right there.
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  • But guess what, at the end of the day,
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  • and after the dust settle,
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  • both of us, he and I.
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  • Now here's our prayer Josh.
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  • That little Josh will never take the route
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  • that big Josh or his father took.
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  • That's two amens you used.
  • 00:11:34.160 --> 00:11:36.140
  • Okay.
  • 00:11:36.140 --> 00:11:37.210
  • But now that I think about it,
  • 00:11:38.290 --> 00:11:40.210
  • that had to come from somewhere.
  • 00:11:40.210 --> 00:11:43.020
  • I don't know what he was like.
  • 00:11:43.150 --> 00:11:44.290
  • He's never told me his story.
  • 00:11:44.290 --> 00:11:46.270
  • He didn't tell me his detours.
  • 00:11:47.050 --> 00:11:49.220
  • That had to come from somewhere,
  • 00:11:50.290 --> 00:11:52.190
  • because everything reproduces after it's own kind.
  • 00:11:52.190 --> 00:11:57.020
  • So Bishop you can come clean.
  • 00:11:57.020 --> 00:11:59.040
  • (audience laughs)
  • 00:11:59.040 --> 00:12:01.100
  • (Bishop mumbles)
  • 00:12:04.210 --> 00:12:06.060
  • He said "Spilt milk is spilt milk."
  • 00:12:06.060 --> 00:12:09.260
  • (everyone laughs)
  • 00:12:09.260 --> 00:12:13.120
  • He may not know how to dress,
  • 00:12:17.190 --> 00:12:18.290
  • but he still got it together up here.
  • 00:12:18.290 --> 00:12:20.280
  • Just keep it together up here Bishop.
  • 00:12:21.060 --> 00:12:23.130
  • So here's the plan of God.
  • 00:12:25.050 --> 00:12:27.020
  • And even on DeeDee's side.
  • 00:12:27.020 --> 00:12:29.080
  • Here's her mom and dad,
  • 00:12:29.220 --> 00:12:31.090
  • they've been married for 65 years.
  • 00:12:31.090 --> 00:12:33.140
  • So have they been married for 65 years.
  • 00:12:33.140 --> 00:12:35.260
  • They've poured into their seed.
  • 00:12:35.260 --> 00:12:39.220
  • And as a result, you got Pastor Rick.
  • 00:12:40.020 --> 00:12:43.150
  • You got minister Karen, you got.
  • 00:12:43.150 --> 00:12:47.140
  • Come on help me out baby, who are these people?
  • 00:12:47.140 --> 00:12:49.090
  • - No that's good.
  • 00:12:49.090 --> 00:12:50.060
  • You got Pastor Jeff and--
  • 00:12:50.060 --> 00:12:51.150
  • - [Pastor] Pastor Jeff I forgot.
  • 00:12:51.150 --> 00:12:52.290
  • Where is Pastor Jeff?
  • 00:12:52.290 --> 00:12:54.090
  • - Working somewhere.
  • 00:12:54.200 --> 00:12:55.250
  • - [Pastor] He's outside.
  • 00:12:55.250 --> 00:12:57.090
  • - [DeeDee] Oh, there he is, there he is, he right there.
  • 00:12:58.220 --> 00:13:00.280
  • - And so you have these, now Jah-Nare-o
  • 00:13:03.210 --> 00:13:06.220
  • has married, what's that girls name?
  • 00:13:06.220 --> 00:13:08.220
  • - {Pastor and DeeDee] Erin.
  • 00:13:08.220 --> 00:13:09.270
  • - [Pastor] And we believe in for multiples
  • 00:13:09.270 --> 00:13:12.210
  • out of them in the name.
  • 00:13:12.210 --> 00:13:14.040
  • Will you use one of your amens right there.
  • 00:13:14.040 --> 00:13:16.130
  • You gonna use two amens right there.
  • 00:13:16.130 --> 00:13:18.200
  • You gonna throw your two over here too.
  • 00:13:19.160 --> 00:13:21.220
  • We're believing God and their families.
  • 00:13:23.030 --> 00:13:25.220
  • Look at this, this is what was in the
  • 00:13:25.220 --> 00:13:28.020
  • mind of God and Dr. DeeDee and I,
  • 00:13:28.020 --> 00:13:31.000
  • it's our determination to use what we have,
  • 00:13:31.000 --> 00:13:35.130
  • not just by precept but example.
  • 00:13:35.130 --> 00:13:38.280
  • To show the world what God really meant
  • 00:13:38.280 --> 00:13:42.040
  • from the very beginning when He said
  • 00:13:42.040 --> 00:13:44.070
  • "Let us make man."
  • 00:13:44.070 --> 00:13:45.150
  • It is so important that you take the opportunity
  • 00:13:45.150 --> 00:13:50.000
  • to go after your family.
  • 00:13:50.000 --> 00:13:52.080
  • Because who knew that I would marry you.
  • 00:13:52.080 --> 00:13:56.070
  • Because, Lord Jesus.
  • 00:13:56.070 --> 00:13:58.090
  • Because from the foundation of the world
  • 00:13:58.090 --> 00:14:01.290
  • God established certain things to be.
  • 00:14:01.290 --> 00:14:04.290
  • Then marry into a family that will give
  • 00:14:04.290 --> 00:14:08.000
  • birth to the doctor that will save my life.
  • 00:14:08.000 --> 00:14:10.190
  • Are you hearing what I'm telling you?
  • 00:14:12.000 --> 00:14:14.050
  • And you have resources
  • 00:14:14.150 --> 00:14:17.180
  • right inside of your family
  • 00:14:17.180 --> 00:14:20.040
  • that you are not utilizing
  • 00:14:20.040 --> 00:14:22.160
  • because the unity is not there.
  • 00:14:22.160 --> 00:14:25.070
  • And it's so important that you go after your family,
  • 00:14:25.070 --> 00:14:28.210
  • and that's what we've been talking about.
  • 00:14:28.210 --> 00:14:30.190
  • Come on, jump in this--
  • 00:14:30.190 --> 00:14:31.250
  • - [DeeDee] No that's good because that's just
  • 00:14:31.250 --> 00:14:33.010
  • where I wanted to go really in the beginning.
  • 00:14:33.010 --> 00:14:35.030
  • We don't take advantage of our families like we should.
  • 00:14:35.030 --> 00:14:39.030
  • As far as the resources.
  • 00:14:39.030 --> 00:14:40.190
  • You know because there is so much division in our families.
  • 00:14:40.190 --> 00:14:44.130
  • You know, you don't want to talk to this sister
  • 00:14:44.130 --> 00:14:46.100
  • and this brother not talking to this brother,
  • 00:14:46.100 --> 00:14:48.060
  • and the mother isn't talking to the kids.
  • 00:14:48.060 --> 00:14:50.000
  • Which we never understood.
  • 00:14:50.000 --> 00:14:52.070
  • And you don't know if that is the one that have your answer.
  • 00:14:52.160 --> 00:14:56.180
  • You've been praying and you've been believing God
  • 00:14:57.030 --> 00:14:59.000
  • for some things and the ones that you're
  • 00:14:59.000 --> 00:15:00.170
  • not speaking to could possibly be the ones
  • 00:15:00.170 --> 00:15:03.190
  • that God want to use to give you your answer.
  • 00:15:03.190 --> 00:15:06.130
  • - And the scripture says "Shall men give unto
  • 00:15:06.130 --> 00:15:08.170
  • - [Pastor and DeeDee] "your bosom."
  • 00:15:08.170 --> 00:15:10.000
  • - [DeeDee] And some of us have problems with that.
  • 00:15:10.000 --> 00:15:11.190
  • It's like I don't want my family members taking care of me.
  • 00:15:11.190 --> 00:15:14.280
  • You know, like our children.
  • 00:15:14.280 --> 00:15:16.210
  • I thank God for my kids because we are in a better
  • 00:15:16.210 --> 00:15:19.010
  • position than our parents were when we were
  • 00:15:19.010 --> 00:15:21.290
  • growing up and when we left home.
  • 00:15:21.290 --> 00:15:23.250
  • And so now we're able to bless our children.
  • 00:15:23.250 --> 00:15:26.190
  • And we're never--
  • 00:15:26.190 --> 00:15:28.060
  • - Pause for a minute.
  • 00:15:28.060 --> 00:15:29.210
  • Mr. Bowman, you can join us at this time.
  • 00:15:30.100 --> 00:15:34.060
  • I didn't know you, well that's a demonstration
  • 00:15:36.170 --> 00:15:39.290
  • of a part of his humility.
  • 00:15:39.290 --> 00:15:42.150
  • He's never gonna assume too far and too much.
  • 00:15:42.150 --> 00:15:45.280
  • I appreciate your not assuming that today.
  • 00:15:45.280 --> 00:15:50.090
  • I didn't say you had to sit by her.
  • 00:15:51.280 --> 00:15:54.040
  • - [DeeDee] Oh y'all watching, yeah keep your eye on them.
  • 00:15:57.000 --> 00:15:58.270
  • - But guess what DeeDee and I did on yesterday?
  • 00:15:58.270 --> 00:16:01.190
  • We sat down with his mother and father
  • 00:16:01.190 --> 00:16:04.280
  • almost all weekend long.
  • 00:16:04.280 --> 00:16:07.160
  • We sat down with them and
  • 00:16:07.160 --> 00:16:10.080
  • stressed the importance of what we feel
  • 00:16:10.200 --> 00:16:13.200
  • about family and how we feel about family.
  • 00:16:13.200 --> 00:16:17.020
  • And we intend to grow.
  • 00:16:17.020 --> 00:16:18.140
  • Now he comes from a very big family,
  • 00:16:18.140 --> 00:16:21.150
  • and his family loves the same kind of God values.
  • 00:16:21.150 --> 00:16:25.180
  • And so here again now, is our family expanding.
  • 00:16:25.180 --> 00:16:30.000
  • So which one of us could hurt,
  • 00:16:30.000 --> 00:16:33.030
  • and not all of us come to their aid?
  • 00:16:33.030 --> 00:16:36.130
  • The more people you'll come in agreement with
  • 00:16:36.130 --> 00:16:40.130
  • and in unity with, you will have
  • 00:16:40.130 --> 00:16:43.150
  • more people coming to your aid.
  • 00:16:43.150 --> 00:16:45.070
  • Even now to the fact when I talk about old folk home.
  • 00:16:45.070 --> 00:16:49.110
  • I don't think there should be a such animal.
  • 00:16:49.110 --> 00:16:54.060
  • I think it should be the families responsibility.
  • 00:16:54.060 --> 00:16:57.160
  • Awe, y'all don't like me anymore.
  • 00:16:57.160 --> 00:16:59.040
  • I think it should be the families responsibility
  • 00:16:59.040 --> 00:17:03.000
  • to take care of the.
  • 00:17:03.000 --> 00:17:04.180
  • What does the scripture say about that?
  • 00:17:04.180 --> 00:17:06.240
  • - I just know the widows.
  • 00:17:07.250 --> 00:17:09.000
  • You know talking about the widows.
  • 00:17:09.000 --> 00:17:10.270
  • How the church should take care of the widows.
  • 00:17:10.270 --> 00:17:12.220
  • - Look, look at these two.
  • 00:17:12.220 --> 00:17:14.040
  • - Mmm hmm, you in charge, do what you wanna do.
  • 00:17:14.040 --> 00:17:16.170
  • So I don't know if you're talking about another scripture.
  • 00:17:17.130 --> 00:17:19.010
  • - No, that's what I'm talking about.
  • 00:17:19.010 --> 00:17:20.290
  • - [DeeDee] Yeah that's all I know.
  • 00:17:20.290 --> 00:17:22.060
  • I don't know what per say, so I just know
  • 00:17:22.060 --> 00:17:23.210
  • that we should take care of the widows.
  • 00:17:23.210 --> 00:17:25.190
  • Those that are, but it doesn't say--
  • 00:17:25.190 --> 00:17:27.110
  • - [Pastor] And the elderly as well.
  • 00:17:27.110 --> 00:17:29.070
  • And so when when I teased Dan Wooten about that,
  • 00:17:29.220 --> 00:17:32.080
  • I'm just teasing about that.
  • 00:17:32.200 --> 00:17:34.080
  • My brothers and sisters.
  • 00:17:34.080 --> 00:17:35.240
  • Where's Glenda, Glenda and Gloria take care
  • 00:17:35.240 --> 00:17:38.060
  • of my mother and father just like
  • 00:17:38.060 --> 00:17:40.190
  • now they're the parents.
  • 00:17:40.190 --> 00:17:42.170
  • And my mother should never be subjected to
  • 00:17:42.170 --> 00:17:46.050
  • a senior's home or an old folk home,
  • 00:17:46.050 --> 00:17:49.000
  • where they're just left by themselves
  • 00:17:49.000 --> 00:17:52.010
  • when you have family.
  • 00:17:52.010 --> 00:17:53.260
  • Now this is not just exclusive of the biological family.
  • 00:17:53.260 --> 00:17:58.080
  • But this is inclusive of the Body of Christ.
  • 00:17:58.080 --> 00:18:01.130
  • We wanna bring this same kind of comraderie
  • 00:18:01.130 --> 00:18:04.210
  • and value to the Body of Christ.
  • 00:18:04.210 --> 00:18:06.270
  • Where if now a brother and sister
  • 00:18:06.270 --> 00:18:10.000
  • in the Body of Christ has a need we understand this.
  • 00:18:10.000 --> 00:18:13.290
  • This was in the mind of God from the very beginning
  • 00:18:13.290 --> 00:18:17.070
  • that it would be birthed here,
  • 00:18:17.070 --> 00:18:19.140
  • and biological brothers and sisters
  • 00:18:19.140 --> 00:18:21.270
  • so that we will understand the significance
  • 00:18:21.270 --> 00:18:24.280
  • of brothers and sisters in the Body of Christ.
  • 00:18:24.280 --> 00:18:27.260
  • Go ahead, throw your arm around your brother
  • 00:18:27.260 --> 00:18:30.180
  • or sister right now and say what's up sis, what's up bro.
  • 00:18:30.180 --> 00:18:33.140
  • (audience responds)
  • 00:18:33.140 --> 00:18:34.150
  • You don't have to know em.
  • 00:18:34.150 --> 00:18:35.280
  • But if they named, the name of Christ.
  • 00:18:35.280 --> 00:18:39.060
  • I asked one time.
  • 00:18:46.130 --> 00:18:48.040
  • I'm always, every time I see my mother and my father
  • 00:18:48.250 --> 00:18:52.090
  • I'm always trying to give them some money
  • 00:18:52.090 --> 00:18:55.090
  • because my part is not as
  • 00:18:55.090 --> 00:18:59.020
  • equal as Glenda and Gloria's part in taking care
  • 00:19:00.260 --> 00:19:05.150
  • of them physically, the work.
  • 00:19:05.150 --> 00:19:07.290
  • But I can take my part in the money aspect of it.
  • 00:19:07.290 --> 00:19:12.250
  • So if momma needs something, they know they can come to me
  • 00:19:12.250 --> 00:19:16.020
  • and say "Okay, this is what your mother needs."
  • 00:19:16.020 --> 00:19:18.070
  • And the they say "Your mother."
  • 00:19:18.070 --> 00:19:19.210
  • And you know they're serious when they say "Your mother."
  • 00:19:19.210 --> 00:19:22.160
  • And every month I give dad Wooten $100.
  • 00:19:24.260 --> 00:19:28.180
  • And I call the family, I said "Guess what?
  • 00:19:28.180 --> 00:19:31.120
  • "It's seven children that he has,
  • 00:19:31.120 --> 00:19:34.280
  • "that are doing well in life.
  • 00:19:34.280 --> 00:19:36.290
  • "If all seven would give him
  • 00:19:36.290 --> 00:19:40.010
  • "$100 every month."
  • 00:19:40.010 --> 00:19:42.080
  • Do you see the logic in that?
  • 00:19:43.030 --> 00:19:44.280
  • Even if he wanted a brand new car
  • 00:19:44.280 --> 00:19:47.220
  • that cost him four or 500 hundred dollars.
  • 00:19:47.220 --> 00:19:50.080
  • And that's a big car note.
  • 00:19:50.080 --> 00:19:51.210
  • He could have a car that's paid for
  • 00:19:51.210 --> 00:19:54.130
  • by his family, where he hadn't worked for anything.
  • 00:19:54.130 --> 00:19:57.220
  • Because the family is demonstrating
  • 00:19:57.220 --> 00:20:00.050
  • what the family should demonstrate.
  • 00:20:00.050 --> 00:20:02.130
  • And it's our job and our desire
  • 00:20:02.130 --> 00:20:05.070
  • to press upon you all in this regard
  • 00:20:05.070 --> 00:20:08.210
  • to go after your family.
  • 00:20:08.210 --> 00:20:10.180
  • To share God's vision, to share God's value.
  • 00:20:10.180 --> 00:20:14.120
  • And then inside of that, you will share God's victory.
  • 00:20:14.120 --> 00:20:18.100
  • Because there's victory when family are together.
  • 00:20:18.100 --> 00:20:22.000
  • We can make up a church all by ourself.
  • 00:20:22.000 --> 00:20:24.160
  • This right here is bigger than a
  • 00:20:24.160 --> 00:20:26.080
  • whole lot of church's in America.
  • 00:20:26.080 --> 00:20:28.170
  • Who would be in the choir?
  • 00:20:28.170 --> 00:20:30.090
  • Pastor Rick, no hey.
  • 00:20:31.120 --> 00:20:33.060
  • Gloria, Donny you stay out.
  • 00:20:33.170 --> 00:20:35.220
  • Naw baby.
  • 00:20:36.090 --> 00:20:37.130
  • - [DeeDee] I can lead.
  • 00:20:37.130 --> 00:20:38.170
  • - [Pastor] We could use some ushers.
  • 00:20:38.170 --> 00:20:39.220
  • I just want you all to know that.
  • 00:20:39.220 --> 00:20:41.010
  • We could use some ushers.
  • 00:20:41.010 --> 00:20:43.070
  • But we could get together, even so much so.
  • 00:20:43.070 --> 00:20:46.220
  • We have gone beyond even that point.
  • 00:20:46.220 --> 00:20:50.280
  • Now Britney has considered foster children.
  • 00:20:50.280 --> 00:20:55.010
  • And she's been bringing other children in her house.
  • 00:20:55.010 --> 00:20:58.130
  • And it's an awesome thing to see her coming
  • 00:20:58.130 --> 00:21:01.290
  • and embracing those kind of values.
  • 00:21:01.290 --> 00:21:05.030
  • Because that's the same thing we did.
  • 00:21:05.030 --> 00:21:07.140
  • Her mother and father, my mother and father,
  • 00:21:07.140 --> 00:21:10.050
  • we were like the neighborhood haven.
  • 00:21:10.050 --> 00:21:13.220
  • - Yes, everybody came to our home.
  • 00:21:13.220 --> 00:21:15.210
  • My dad fed everybody.
  • 00:21:15.210 --> 00:21:16.270
  • And I know your mom was the same way.
  • 00:21:16.270 --> 00:21:19.180
  • - And so it's our desire
  • 00:21:20.250 --> 00:21:24.260
  • to see your families unified
  • 00:21:25.170 --> 00:21:29.100
  • just like this family.
  • 00:21:29.100 --> 00:21:31.040
  • Because I tell you what, we have each others back.
  • 00:21:31.190 --> 00:21:35.030
  • Anything ever happen in this family,
  • 00:21:35.220 --> 00:21:37.220
  • we know to come to each others aid.
  • 00:21:37.220 --> 00:21:40.140
  • And we can rely on each other.
  • 00:21:40.220 --> 00:21:42.220
  • So it's important that you go after your family.
  • 00:21:42.220 --> 00:21:46.090
  • You be the hero in your house.
  • 00:21:46.090 --> 00:21:48.190
  • That will tweet.
  • 00:21:48.190 --> 00:21:49.250
  • Hashtag hero in my house.
  • 00:21:49.250 --> 00:21:52.160
  • You got it?
  • 00:21:53.050 --> 00:21:54.160
  • And you go after your family if there is division.
  • 00:21:54.160 --> 00:21:57.190
  • Because when there's division based upon
  • 00:21:57.190 --> 00:22:00.150
  • the victory that God has planned,
  • 00:22:00.150 --> 00:22:02.240
  • He said we would be able to overcome
  • 00:22:02.240 --> 00:22:06.120
  • any obstacle that will come our way.
  • 00:22:06.120 --> 00:22:09.120
  • And that is the victory that we can have in family.
  • 00:22:09.120 --> 00:22:12.200
  • Come on, say something before we go.
  • 00:22:12.200 --> 00:22:14.090
  • - No I think this is good.
  • 00:22:14.090 --> 00:22:15.130
  • You could tie this up right here
  • 00:22:15.130 --> 00:22:16.210
  • because the whole moral of the story is to go--
  • 00:22:16.210 --> 00:22:19.140
  • - Then the moral story.
  • 00:22:19.140 --> 00:22:20.120
  • - Yeah, to go after your family.
  • 00:22:20.120 --> 00:22:22.150
  • Because we don't wanna just stand here
  • 00:22:22.150 --> 00:22:24.130
  • and to present something to you about
  • 00:22:24.130 --> 00:22:26.050
  • what God is doing in our family.
  • 00:22:26.050 --> 00:22:28.040
  • But we wanna use it as an example
  • 00:22:28.040 --> 00:22:30.050
  • or really something that provoked you unto good works.
  • 00:22:30.050 --> 00:22:33.240
  • The Bible says that things should
  • 00:22:33.240 --> 00:22:35.160
  • provoke unto good works and love.
  • 00:22:35.160 --> 00:22:37.190
  • We wanna make you so mad about not having
  • 00:22:37.190 --> 00:22:40.180
  • your families they way they are supposed to be.
  • 00:22:40.180 --> 00:22:42.260
  • Or not having your stuff the way it's supposed to be.
  • 00:22:42.260 --> 00:22:45.160
  • That when you leave outta here you will work hard.
  • 00:22:45.160 --> 00:22:48.000
  • And you'll go hard after things of God.
  • 00:22:48.000 --> 00:22:49.260
  • And you will make it happen.
  • 00:22:49.260 --> 00:22:51.040
  • You won't sit back at home waiting,
  • 00:22:51.040 --> 00:22:53.040
  • and believing, and praying that God will change
  • 00:22:53.040 --> 00:22:55.090
  • and God will do something.
  • 00:22:55.090 --> 00:22:56.210
  • But that you will put the feet to it,
  • 00:22:56.210 --> 00:22:58.140
  • and that you will go after it.
  • 00:22:58.140 --> 00:23:00.020
  • Just like Pastor Mike was saying earlier.
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  • I mean I have family members here but I still
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  • have some other family members that are not here.
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  • Brothers and sisters, well not brothers,
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  • but a couple of other sisters that are not here.
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  • And there was so much division in my family
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  • and we kept waiting for time
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  • and time has never been given the power
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  • or the authority to heal anything.
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  • And we were waiting - [Pastor] That's right.
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  • - [DeeDee] on time to heal our family,
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  • but time wasn't doing it.
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  • And so Pastor Mike taught a lesson one time
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  • and he said you have to do the work.
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  • God has already done everything that He was gonna do.
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  • And you know that was a long time ago when
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  • he first started saying that.
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  • And when I heard that, it was like God Himself
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  • spoke to me and said "You do something.
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  • "You get up and you make a call."
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  • And I called all of my brothers and sisters together
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  • and I told em I wanted to take them out to dinner.
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  • And we sat there and we talked and we laughed
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  • and we had so much fun--
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  • - [Pastor] Look, look, look, look, look.
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  • - [DeeDee] Look he dragging the baby on the floor.
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  • - [Pastor] And that's not even his baby.
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  • That's his sisters baby.
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  • But that's how we do as family.
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  • We go get em and drag em back.
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  • - He all big with that pacifier.
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  • I'm having problems with that.
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  • I can't even try to look over there.
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  • But anyway.
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  • Anyway, anyway, anyway.
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  • - She put some shade.
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  • - Shade, whatever.
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  • That ain't shade, I'll put her right out there.
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  • Took the shade off, look.
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  • But look, anyway, I had to do something,
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  • so I took them out and we sat there
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  • and we talked for a while.
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  • And we laughed, and then at the end of the conversation
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  • I said "Hey look, I didn't bring you out
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  • "because I just wanted to pay for your meals.
  • 00:24:27.200 --> 00:24:30.100
  • "You know, I want us to really talk about
  • 00:24:30.100 --> 00:24:31.250
  • "some things that our parents had placed on the
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  • "inside of us when we were growing up.
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  • "That we would always be here for one another.
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  • "That we would love each other,
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  • "and that we would support one another."
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  • And they were all looking like "Yeah, okay."
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  • So then I went around the table
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  • and I made everybody say something.
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  • And we all began to apologize and to repent to one another.
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  • And to embrace each other.
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  • And then at the end of that I said "Okay look,
  • 00:24:52.220 --> 00:24:55.010
  • "what I wanna do is I have communion cups,
  • 00:24:55.010 --> 00:24:57.090
  • "and I want all of us to take communion together.
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  • "And we're gonna covenant together today
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  • "that we will never put our mouths on one another.
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  • "That we will always come to each other
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  • "when we hear something negative
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  • "or when we hear something ill-spoken about one another.
  • 00:25:08.030 --> 00:25:10.190
  • "We're gonna come together and say
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  • 'You know, this is the agreement that we've made
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  • 'that I was not the one that put my mouth on you.
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  • 'Or that I was the one that put my mouth on you.'"
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  • And that we would covenant together
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  • that we would come together and work things out.
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  • And that's what I wanna really commit on.
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  • You know submit to you today,
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  • that you will go out and you will work on your families.
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  • Whether they're in your homes
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  • or whether they're outside of your homes.
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  • I mean cousins, I have young cousins.
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  • Saquera and them, I've already set up some things
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  • that I'm getting ready to come
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  • together for all of my cousins.
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  • Because I don't see them coming to church like,
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  • you know, how we would at least come when I started.
  • 00:25:48.200 --> 00:25:51.060
  • - [Pastor] Raised to come. - [DeeDee] Raised to come.
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  • - [DeeDee] Even though I didn't go to church.
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  • - [Pastor] Yeah you weren't raised to come.
  • 00:25:53.200 --> 00:25:55.030
  • - No, when I was their age I was coming to church.
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  • I was coming to church.
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  • - [Pastor] Momma said you were.
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  • - Yeah, okay, that's another story.
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  • We getting ready to get out of here
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  • so we can go eat a hamburger.
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  • That's a long story, but, I mean really,
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  • but I've already called together all of my other cousins.
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  • My girl cousins, and I want us to sit down
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  • and I wanna talk to them.
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  • It's like, "How can I help you?
  • 00:26:11.280 --> 00:26:13.230
  • "What can I do to show you God
  • 00:26:13.230 --> 00:26:16.250
  • "so that you will never have to go through
  • 00:26:16.250 --> 00:26:18.180
  • "some of the things that I went through.
  • 00:26:18.180 --> 00:26:20.060
  • "Well I could help take the struggles out of your life."
  • 00:26:20.060 --> 00:26:23.020
  • Because some of you, you're the only God
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  • that your family members will ever see.
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  • And it's important that you be the ones
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  • that stand big, stand strong, and go after your families.
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  • Can you do that?
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  • Come on, can you do that?
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  • (audience applauds)
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  • - Dee Dee and I were really intrigued, and even astonished
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  • to some degree, about the reports that we have received
  • 00:26:49.020 --> 00:26:52.220
  • from this series, about where some families are,
  • 00:26:52.220 --> 00:26:56.080
  • and maybe you're watching.
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  • Today, your family is really not where it should be.
  • 00:26:58.040 --> 00:27:02.030
  • You see other families, and they don't match up
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  • to what your family really looks like.
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  • First of all, we feel you. We have your heart.
  • 00:27:07.100 --> 00:27:10.090
  • We understand, and most of all, God understands.
  • 00:27:10.090 --> 00:27:14.100
  • So at this particular time we want you to know
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  • that there is someone that's praying
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  • - Yes
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  • - for your family.
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  • As a matter of fact, in Jesus' name,
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  • - Yes.
  • 00:27:22.200 --> 00:27:23.150
  • - we call your family
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  • whole right now. - [Dee Dee] Yes.
  • 00:27:24.160 --> 00:27:26.090
  • - [Dr. Freeman] And these principles that you are hearing,
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  • you be the hero in your house.
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  • You be the one that will start all of these
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  • Different principles, - [Dee Dee] Principles. Yes.
  • 00:27:35.150 --> 00:27:37.060
  • - [Dr. Freeman] and different kind of dispositions,
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  • and proclivities, I promise you,
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  • the God that you know has already turned it around,
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  • you're just waiting on the manifestation.
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