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What To Do When It Stops Working

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May 25, 2020
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God is with you in every stage of life. During times of transition; it is important to seek Him for guidance and then obey.

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What To Do When It Stops Working

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  • female announcer: Comingup on "The Potter's Touch."
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  • Bishop T.D. Jakes: So, the Lordsaid to me, "Tell my people that
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  • just because I cease to give itwhere you like to get it doesn't
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  • mean that I haven't provided it,I'm just providing it in
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  • another place.
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  • You've been praying for thingsto work out, and now they're not
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  • working out, and God doesn'tmean for them to work out.
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  • He wants you to work ittill it works out.
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  • He wants you to work ittill it works out.
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  • He wants you to sitdown and calculate it,
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  • and think, and plan, and figure,and work your way out of it.
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  • He's weaning you.
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  • ♪ The Potter's Touch ♪
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  • ♪ The Potter's Touch ♪♪
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  • Bishop Jakes: They are intransition from provision to
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  • promise, and then there arethree words in Numbers, pass,
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  • prepare, possess.
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  • Pass, prepare, possess.
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  • He says to Joshua passthrough the host.
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  • Go through the crowd.
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  • Good God Almighty.
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  • Go through the crowd.
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  • Pass through the crowd.
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  • Pass through wherethey're stuck.
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  • That's what separates the menfrom the boys, the saints
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  • from the ain'ts, the championsfrom the followers.
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  • If you pass through where othersare stuck, pass through it, now
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  • you have asked, watch this, youhave asked a sociological
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  • species, who has an innatetendency to need to be
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  • in environments of sociologicalexchange, you have asked him
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  • to force forsake the propensityof fellowship and connectivity
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  • for development.
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  • In other words, you cannotfit in and stand out
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  • at the same time.
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  • So, you must decide, do youwanna hang with the hosts,
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  • or are you willing to passthrough the hosts?
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  • See, you cannothave it both ways.
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  • You cannot need companyand be in leadership.
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  • You've got to pass through itand not get hung up in it,
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  • because you can't lead whatyou're in, pass.
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  • I don't know who I'm tellin'.
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  • Pass through, passthrough the hosts.
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  • You are to speak to them,but you can't speak to them
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  • if you need to be one of them.
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  • Here lies the dangerous detailsof this text, because when God
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  • is calling you to pass through,you get hung up in,
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  • pass through the hosts.
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  • Run through 'em.
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  • Run through 'em hollering.
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  • Run through 'em screaming.
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  • Run through 'em giving orders.
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  • Run through 'em declaringdirection.
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  • Do you not know when I startedthinking about this, almost
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  • everybody who got healedin the Bible had to pass
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  • through a crowd to gettheir healing.
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  • The woman with the issueof blood had to pass
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  • through the crowd.
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  • Blind Bartimaeus had to throwoff his coat and come
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  • through the crowd.
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  • There's always somebody standingin between you and what God has
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  • promised you, passthrough the hosts.
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  • Oh, my God, I feel like I'mtalking right to somebody.
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  • I wish I knew who it was.
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  • Who am I talking to?
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  • Have you been praying to fitin something that God is trying
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  • to get you to pass through?
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  • Great leaders passthrough the crowd.
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  • They pass through the crowd.
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  • I think it's sofunny, if Dr. King
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  • would come back today, hewould be so shocked at all
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  • of the African-American BaptistChurches that support him.
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  • We're the same people thatrejected him and put him
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  • out of their organizationswhen he was leading.
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  • When he was here, there were nohighways named after him,
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  • none, none.
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  • No schools, no buildings,no nothing.
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  • Controversial, rejected, denied,ostracized, now everybody's
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  • talking about,"Oh, he's a hero."
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  • Muhammad Ali went to jail,and then he died and everybody's
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  • singing, "Ooh."
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  • In the time of transition,don't expect to be liked.
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  • Pass through the host,yell that.
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  • Somebody say, "Pass through it."
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  • Don't get hung up in it,pass through it.
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  • Number two,prepare your victuals.
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  • Now, this comes from a God who'sbeen cooking for me
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  • for 40 years.
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  • Where is my skillet?
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  • Where is my 40-year-old pot?
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  • Forty years is an entiregeneration.
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  • He is speaking to a generationwho is used to being fed,
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  • telling them to cook.
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  • Have we not raised a generationof people who are used to being
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  • fed, entitled?
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  • I'm not gonna work, I'm waitingon something to fall.
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  • I'm not gonna do it like the oldfolks did it, we don't have
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  • to do it no more.
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  • Update, get the news flash, it'sfalling now, it just stopped.
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  • What do you do when what youexpected doesn't work?
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  • You thought you were goingto be discovered.
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  • Your mama told you you werecute, and you know you were
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  • gonna be a model, and so youmoved to Los Angeles, and now
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  • you're working at Burger King.
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  • Funny, but true.
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  • What do you do whenit doesn't work?
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  • Now, the God, who used to justmake it happen is now requiring
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  • something of you that you arenot used to giving.
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  • He now says, "Cook."
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  • I don't have no recipes,
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  • I don't have no background,I don't have no degree in this.
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  • I have no culinary skills.
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  • Cook or starve.
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  • Let me tell you how I goton this track.
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  • Can I go a little bit deeper?
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  • Actually, when I startedthinking about this, I wasn't
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  • looking at either text.
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  • I was looking at Samuel, whereyou preached a few weeks ago,
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  • and about Hannah, and whenHannah birthed Samuel.
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  • The Bible has a little notationabout her birthing Samuel
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  • that is important.
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  • She was to bring Samuel to God,but God would not take Samuel
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  • until he was weaned.
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  • And so, I started thinkingabout being weaned, and
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  • I started thinking about howbabies cry when they are being
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  • weaned, because they are usedto getting food from one place,
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  • and now they have to getit from another.
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  • And the transition is hardon the baby and the mother,
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  • because transitions bringup emotions.
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  • But what the baby doesn'tunderstand while he's crying,
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  • just because Mama is not feedingyou at the place she used
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  • to feed you, doesn't mean thatshe's not gonna feed you
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  • at another place.
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  • She is not mad at you.
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  • See, it is not that she doesn'tlove you, she is just trying
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  • to break your dependencyfrom getting it over here,
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  • so that you can getit over here.
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  • It will require more workfrom you, but you are too big
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  • to still be hangin' offmy chest.
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  • So, the Lord said to me, "Tellmy people that just because
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  • I cease to give it where youlike to get it doesn't mean that
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  • I haven't provided it, I'm justproviding it in another place."
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  • Who is that for?
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  • Make some noise.
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  • Now, you can either cry 'causethe manna ceased, or you can
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  • boil you some water and pick yousome collard greens, 'cause
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  • the show must go on.
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  • Always know your audience.
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  • Now, it's still God providing,but he's providing
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  • in another place.
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  • And you are whining,"Make it like it was."
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  • Make it like it was.
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  • Make it like it was.
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  • Make it like it was.
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  • Why is it not working?
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  • [crying]
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  • Make it like it was.
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  • And God said because you areclose to the promise, I must
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  • wean you from how I providedin your wilderness, because you
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  • are too close to it.
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  • Watch this, prepareyour victuals.
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  • The stopping of the manna isa sign that you are there.
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  • When what used to feed you stopsfeeding you, it is not a sign
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  • that God has forsaken you,it is a sign you are there.
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  • The Bible says that when theygot near Canaan, here's your
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  • sign, the manna ceased.
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  • I want to talk to everybodyin here who had something
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  • stop on you.
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  • The reason you had to be herethis Sunday, the reason you had
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  • to log on to this broadcast,the reason you're streaming
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  • on right now, is that youmisunderstood what stopped.
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  • You thought it was a sign thatGod had rejected you, that
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  • the favor of God wasn't on you,and you've been emotionally
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  • distraught over whatis not working.
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  • And the Lord sent me hereto tell you that it stopped
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  • working as a sign that you arecloser to your promise than you
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  • have ever been in your life.
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  • Whoever that is, take 30 secondsand give God some praise.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • male: You are impacting so manylives in so many places,
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  • in so many--through so manygenerations as well.
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  • You are a blessing, and thanksfor pouring out your heart,
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  • and your mind, and your spirit,and not holding it all
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  • to yourself, so that othersmight be blessed through
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  • your ministry.
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  • We love you, thank you.
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  • male: Thank you, thank youfor your deposit, and for your
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  • wisdom, and for your vision.
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  • female: I thank God for thisministry and thank God for you.
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  • Bishop Jakes: As long as we can,as much as we can,
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  • through whatever means we can,we will continue here at
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  • The Potter's House to get theWord of God to you, in your
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  • a house, in your life.
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  • We don't have to have noneof this stuff to have Jesus.
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  • We can have our faithanytime, anywhere.
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  • Whether it comes through yourphone, whether he's coming
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  • through your iPad, whether he'son your TV set, it's still
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  • the Word of God.
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  • He said, "I am the Lord thy God.
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  • I change not."
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  • In the face of pneumonia,I change not.
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  • In the face of cancer,I change not.
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  • In the face of coronavirus,I change not.
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  • You can change the name,I change not.
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  • "I alone am God, and besides methere is no other."
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  • And I wanna challenge you rightnow to anchor your soul
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  • in something that is notchanging, that's stable, that's
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  • solid, that's absolute, that'ssure, that you can put your foot
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  • on it, and it won't break away,it is the Word of God.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Bishop Jakes: Prepare yourvictuals is a sign of
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  • three things, three stagesof God providing.
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  • The first stage, you were fedfrom the Father.
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  • You were fed from the Father.
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  • He dropped it down on you,it just happened.
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  • It was like magic.
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  • It just worked out.
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  • You just met 'em,it was wonderful.
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  • They hired you.
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  • They just took you.
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  • You were fed fromthe Father, okay.
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  • And then, all of a sudden, youprayed, and prayed, and prayed,
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  • and prayed, and prayed,and prayed, and prayed,
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  • and prayed, and nothinghappened.
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  • And number two, you gotta be fedfrom your faculties.
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  • He said prepare your victuals,means you gotta think.
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  • It means you've gotto use your mind.
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  • It means you got to get moreengaged than you used
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  • to be engaged.
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  • It means that you can't justhave a thinkless blessing.
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  • It means that you haveto include a strategy.
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  • It means that God is weaning youfrom magical moments
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  • in the kingdom.
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  • It means that you haveto be intentional.
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  • It means that you have to focus.
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  • It means you have touse your faculties.
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  • It means you haveto use your wits.
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  • Oh, my God, glory to God, Idon't know who I'm talkin' to,
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  • but this is important.
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  • You've been waiting onmagic to happen.
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  • You've been praying for thingsto work out, and now they're not
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  • working out, and God doesn'tmean for them to work out.
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  • He wants you to work it tillit works out.
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  • He wants you to work ittill it works out.
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  • He wants you to sitdown and calculate it,
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  • and think, and plan, and figure,and work your way out of it.
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  • He's weaning you.
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  • He's weaning you from low ideasinto engaging your faculties.
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  • He's opening up your mind.
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  • He's causing you to be creative.
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  • He's causing you to beresourceful.
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  • You're gonna be fed from yourfaculties, shout, "Yes."
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  • That's why the enemy isattacking your mind with stress,
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  • and anxiety, and nervousness,and fear, because the enemy
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  • knows as long as he got controlof your mind, you can't think
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  • the kind of thoughts that willmove your life into the place
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  • that it ought to be.
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  • So, he attacks your mindwith anything to distract you
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  • from being able to focus.
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  • But you need to shake yourselfand say, "The devil is a lie."
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  • I don't have time to hangwith my old friends, talking
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  • about my old subjects,listening at the old jokes.
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  • I don't have time to talkto the gossipers.
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  • I don't care if Harry is goingwith Sally or not.
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  • I got to fill my mindwith substance thinking,
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  • because I'm fed by my faculties.
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  • "As a man thinketh in his heart,so is he."
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  • God said you ain't gonna beno better than you think.
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  • No wonder the devil isafter your mind.
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  • Shake off every distractionand focus, fed from
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  • your faculties.
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  • Number three, the final stagebefore the breakthrough happens.
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  • You'll know who you are therewhen you get fed from the fight,
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  • fed from the fight.
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  • You understand whatI'm talkin' about?
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  • I'm fed, you hit me,you gonna say somethin,'
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  • I get fed from the fight.
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  • The other day, I was so tired,so tired.
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  • I'd been working like a dog,up all kinda hours, moving
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  • from one end of the countryto the other.
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  • I was so tired, I couldn'thardly see straight.
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  • I was so tired, I was feelingsorry for myself.
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  • I was so tired, I could hardlyput one foot in front
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  • of another.
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  • And then somebody called me,and made me mad.
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  • Oh, they made me mad.
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  • I woke straight up.
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  • All of my energy came back.
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  • I forgot being tired.
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  • I said, "You must be outof your mind."
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • I mean, I was awoke for12 good hours, thinking,
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  • "You must be crazy."
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  • Because there comes a pointin your life that you are
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  • fed from the fight.
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  • You don't know how strong youare until something attacks you.
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  • You don't know what you canstand until something
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  • says you can't.
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  • You don't know how strong yourwillpower is until something is
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  • after your destiny.
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  • Fight, fight, fight!
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  • I'm gonna start a riot in here.
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  • Slap your neighbor and say,"Fight."
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Wake up and fight.
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  • Stop crying and fight.
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  • I don't think you gotthe right neighbor.
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  • Grab the other neighbor,and holler in their ear,
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  • and say, "Fight for your family.
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  • Fight for your future.
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  • Fight for your dream.
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  • Fight for your mission.
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  • Fight for your ministry.
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  • Fight for your integrity.
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  • Fight for your future, fight!"
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  • I'm gonna give 15 secondsfor the fighters to give God
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  • a crazy praise.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • You got ten seconds left.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • You've got five seconds,fighters.
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  • Where are my fighters?
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Touch five people and tell 'em,"I'm fed from the fight."
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  • I'm fed from the fight.
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  • I'm fed from the fight.
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  • I'm fed from the fight.
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  • I'm fed from the fight.
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  • He renews my strength.
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  • He makes my feetlike hinds feet.
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  • You tell me I can't, the devilis a lie.
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  • I'm fed, I'm fed from the fight.
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  • I'm fed from the fight.
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  • I'm fed from the fight.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Okay, give me five minutes,I'm gonna wrap this up.
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  • The bell on the chickenabout to ring.
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  • He told 'em to passthrough the hosts.
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  • He told 'em to preparetheir victuals.
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  • And then, the third thing hetold 'em was to possess
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  • the land.
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  • The land is yours.
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  • I got the deed in heaven.
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  • It's been written in eternity.
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  • The promise is yours.
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  • The inhabitants on the land arevagrants on your promise.
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  • You're going to have to fightthem off to get it back,
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  • but I'm gonna anoint you.
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  • I'm gonna anoint youto possess the land.
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  • I don't know who this is for.
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  • It's good that you walkedaround it.
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  • It's nice that you claimedit in prayer.
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  • It's nice that you spokethe Word over it.
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  • But you're not gonna getit like that.
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  • You're not gonna nameit and claim it.
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  • You gonna have to go in thereand snatch it.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Give me that phone.
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  • That's how you take something.
  • 00:24:00.889 --> 00:24:03.391
  • I didn't ask for it, I didn'tbeg for it, I didn't cry for it,
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  • I reached out and snatched it.
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  • Give me my child.
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  • Give me my business, give memy future, give me my joy,
  • 00:24:15.904 --> 00:24:21.376
  • give me my peace,give me my destiny.
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  • Possess.Possess.
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  • Stand up on your feet.
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  • What is yours?
  • 00:24:45.667 --> 00:24:47.068
  • What is yours?
  • 00:24:48.770 --> 00:24:50.238
  • What is yours?
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  • I am forbidden by Scriptureto take what is not mine.
  • 00:24:52.974 --> 00:25:00.715
  • If I go after something that'snot mine, the Bible calls
  • 00:25:00.749 --> 00:25:03.051
  • it coveting.
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  • "Thou shall not covet thyneighbor's wife.
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  • Thou shall not covet thyneighbor's house."
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  • I cannot possess itif it's not mine.
  • 00:25:12.294 --> 00:25:16.831
  • The only thing you need to praybefore you build, before you
  • 00:25:16.865 --> 00:25:21.336
  • buy, before you move, before youmarry, there's only one thing.
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  • Not do I have the money, notdoes the board approve,
  • 00:25:27.275 --> 00:25:37.285
  • not do the people like me, Ionly pray one prayer every time.
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  • Is it mine?
  • 00:25:44.726 --> 00:25:48.763
  • Because if it is mine,no devil in hell--ooh,
  • 00:25:48.797 --> 00:25:57.038
  • I said if it is mine.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Bishop Jakes: I'm gonna messwith you a little bit.
  • 00:26:08.049 --> 00:26:09.484
  • I'm gonna mess with youa little bit.
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  • Because before it's over, I'mgonna challenge you to shatter
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  • your truth.
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  • announcer: God is ready to leadyou away from the familiar
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  • and into a placeof breakthrough.
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  • open your mindto the possibility that all
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  • things are possible.
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  • ♪ The Potter's Touch ♪
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  • ♪ The Potter's Touch ♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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