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Praise | January 10, 2017

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January 10, 2017
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Matt & Laurie Crouch host Hillsong Conference 2016 with Casey Treat and music by Hillsong Worship

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Praise | January 10, 2017

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  • [music]
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  • How wonderful
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  • how glorious
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  • back to Hillsong Conference
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  • in Sydney, Australia,
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  • and this is our first time to
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  • a Hillsong Conference
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  • [music]
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  • Debt is paid
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  • From death to life
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  • - Casey Treat: You don't know
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  • what God is setting up
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  • - Matt: We're gonna go inside
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  • to the main arena.
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  • Casey Treat is taking
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  • the main stage.
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  • knowing the right things,
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  • you start going
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  • in the right direction.
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  • When you think
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  • the right thoughts,
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  • you do the right steps.
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  • When you're thinking right,
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  • you're doing right.
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  • - Matt: When he comes back,
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  • we're gonna be sitting right
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  • - Casey: In this world
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  • we are Christlike.
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  • In this world we can be
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  • the people that God created us
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  • program is from Sydney,
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  • Australia.
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  • Hillsong Conference.
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  • the truth, the truth'll
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  • make you free.
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  • But if you don't know it,
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  • [music]
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  • I'll see Jesus and
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  • from death to life
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  • I will sing your praise
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  • in the wonder--
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  • C'mon, sing of praise
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  • When I see that cross
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  • I see freedom
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  • When I see that grave
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  • I'll see Jesus
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  • And from death to life
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  • I will sing your praise in
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  • the wonder of your grace
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  • How my soul will sing
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  • your praise in the wonder
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  • of your grace
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  • How my soul will
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  • sing your praise
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  • How wonderful
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  • how glorious
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  • my Savior's scars
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  • victorious
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  • My chains are gone
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  • My debt is paid
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  • From death to life
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  • and grace to grace
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  • When I see that cross
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  • I see freedom
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  • When I see that grave
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  • I'll see Jesus
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  • And from death to life
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  • I will sing your praise
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  • in the wonder
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  • of your grace
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  • When I see that cross
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  • I see freedom
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  • When I see that grave
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  • I'll see Jesus
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  • And from death to life
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  • I will sing
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  • your praise
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  • in the wonder
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  • of your grace
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  • How my soul will sing
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  • your praise in the wonder
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  • of your grace
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  • How my soul will sing
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  • your praise
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  • How wonderful
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  • how glorious
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  • my Savior's scars
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  • victorious
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  • My chains are gone
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  • My debt is paid
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  • From death to life
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  • - Casey: Hey, guys.
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  • Good morning.
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  • Give somebody a high five
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  • as you're being seated.
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  • We brought two things with us
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  • from Seattle.
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  • One's called "Be You."
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  • It's a little 30-day plan,
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  • a little 30-day process.
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  • And then our new book called
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  • "Renewing the Mind 2.0:
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  • With God's Grace,
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  • You Can Change."
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  • I'll tell you why that statement
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  • "You can change" is important
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  • But what got me going back to
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  • this lesson again is because
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  • someone stopped me at church not
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  • long ago and they said, "Pastor,
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  • I like coming to church but what
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  • you say doesn't help me much
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  • because you don't understand.
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  • I have real problems."
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  • And I was kind of shaken by that
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  • because, as a pastor, you know,
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  • I'm always trying to relate to
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  • people and help people
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  • with their real problems.
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  • But somehow I couldn't
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  • connect with her.
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  • Something I was saying didn't
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  • reach her, and she looked at me
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  • as a guy on stage that didn't
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  • understand what she was going
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  • through.
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  • Maybe you do that.
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  • We see these amazing leaders.
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  • Maybe we let Brian and Bobbie
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  • and all of the guests get a
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  • little bit larger than life and
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  • we think they've got such great
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  • callings and anointings and
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  • abilities and what they've done
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  • is so amazing.
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  • And then they stand on stage and
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  • we're, like, "Wow!
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  • That was awesome."
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  • Maybe it causes us to disconnect
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  • from reality a little bit.
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  • But these are just people who
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  • got saved and, no matter how
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  • long ago it was, today they're
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  • still trying to walk with God
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  • and be like him and fulfill his
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  • plan and honor him and glorify
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  • him.
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  • And I think every one of them
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  • would say, "It is our heart's
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  • cry that at the end of the day
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  • God doesn't say, 'Look how many
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  • people,' or 'Look how many
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  • books,' or whatever.
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  • But he says, 'Well done,
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  • good and faithful servant.'"
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  • C'mon, let's give
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  • the Lord a handclap right there
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  • 'cause I believe
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  • that's all of our desire.
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  • And no matter if you're a brand
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  • new Christian or you've been
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  • walking with God for a while or
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  • it's been decades, I think you
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  • are like me and I am like you.
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  • We're just trying to be like
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  • him.
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  • And we're trying to find his
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  • plan and his purpose and his
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  • will for our life.
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  • We're trying to do what he
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  • created us to do so we can stand
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  • before him and hear him say,
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  • "Well done,
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  • good and faithful servant."
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  • When I got saved at 19,
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  • I was in a drug rehab center.
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  • And I was so down,
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  • so discouraged.
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  • You know, 19 years old you
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  • should be full of way too much
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  • testosterone but I was full of a
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  • lot of other drugs, not natural.
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  • I was so down, I was fearful.
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  • I was afraid of the future
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  • 'cause I had no vision.
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  • Felt bad about myself.
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  • I felt so awkward.
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  • In the first pages of the book,
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  • I wrote a little paragraph
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  • that kinda described me.
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  • "My life for the first 20 years
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  • seemed to be a dream
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  • about someone I knew
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  • but can't clearly remember.
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  • I can recall how I lived,
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  • what I felt, how I struggled,
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  • but it seems like
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  • the life of someone else.
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  • I felt awkward, uncool,
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  • unable to do the things
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  • that would make my life better.
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  • I remember despising myself and
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  • feeling so bound in my problems
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  • and I regularly thought
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  • about giving up."
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  • So that's where I was
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  • and I started getting arrested.
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  • I got busted several times.
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  • Finally, my probation officer
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  • said, "If you'll go into
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  • a rehab center, the judge
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  • might let you stay there
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  • and not put you in prison."
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  • So I said, "Let's go to rehab.
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  • Sounds better than prison."
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  • I remember that first day
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  • my dad dropped me off.
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  • Kinda felt like everything
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  • was done.
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  • I am at the bottom.
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  • I'm the worst of the worst.
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  • I'm a drug addict in rehab.
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  • I mean, if I had any ounce
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  • of dignity left,
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  • it was leaving quickly.
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  • And I sat in the hallway of the
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  • Washington Drug Rehabilitation
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  • Center and I thought,
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  • "What's gonna happen?
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  • What am I gonna do?
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  • What am I gonna be?
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  • I am just totally lost."
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  • And I'd been to the counselors
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  • and the therapists
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  • and the classes
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  • and the groups and the doctors.
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  • I wanted something different.
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  • Had no idea how to get it.
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  • Here's what I looked like
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  • on that day.
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  • Here's the mugshot
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  • of the last time I got arrested.
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  • Mm-hm.
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  • I know, I wasn't
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  • a hardened criminal,
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  • I was just a spaced-out kid.
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  • And you know, the world wants
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  • to make it look so fun.
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  • It's not fun.
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  • Just being wasted and
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  • just trying to medicate the pain
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  • of reality is not fun.
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  • It looks glamorous on TV
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  • in the show, but in reality
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  • I was just a miserable guy.
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  • I'm sitting in the hallway, the
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  • entrance of Washington Drug
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  • Rehabilitation Center, which was
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  • just an old house, and I met
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  • a man who I didn't realize would
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  • change everything in my life.
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  • This is what he looked like.
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  • His name was Julius.
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  • He was about 50 years old
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  • when I met him.
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  • And he'd been raised
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  • in Washington, D.C.
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  • At 14, they put him into
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  • some kind of detention center
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  • for 4 years and he said
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  • to the judge,
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  • "Give me 40 years.
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  • Four is not enough."
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  • The judge said to him,
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  • "You'll be back.
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  • You'll probably get your 40
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  • but let's start with 4 now."
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  • Well, he was back.
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  • He ended up doing 24 years
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  • in penitentiaries.
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  • Eventually, he ended up
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  • at the State Penitentiary
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  • in the state of Washington.
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  • While he was there, he met some
  • 00:11:14.140 --> 00:11:15.190
  • Christian guys and he started
  • 00:11:15.220 --> 00:11:18.220
  • to change.
  • 00:11:18.220 --> 00:11:19.200
  • He didn't even know how or why.
  • 00:11:20.030 --> 00:11:23.030
  • But finally one day,
  • 00:11:23.030 --> 00:11:23.260
  • he prayed a prayer.
  • 00:11:23.260 --> 00:11:26.010
  • He said, "God, if you could
  • 00:11:26.010 --> 00:11:27.260
  • use me, I'll help young men
  • 00:11:28.090 --> 00:11:31.090
  • not end up like I have."
  • 00:11:32.060 --> 00:11:35.060
  • He was a heroin addict, he was
  • 00:11:35.060 --> 00:11:36.220
  • a murderer, he was a convict.
  • 00:11:38.020 --> 00:11:41.020
  • Well, he'd been convicted
  • 00:11:41.020 --> 00:11:43.000
  • of the Habitual Criminal Act,
  • 00:11:43.000 --> 00:11:44.160
  • which in America means you're
  • 00:11:44.160 --> 00:11:45.210
  • never getting out of prison.
  • 00:11:45.210 --> 00:11:48.010
  • Somehow, something happened
  • 00:11:48.010 --> 00:11:49.160
  • and they released him.
  • 00:11:49.160 --> 00:11:51.220
  • He doesn't even know why.
  • 00:11:51.220 --> 00:11:53.230
  • And he started this program
  • 00:11:53.230 --> 00:11:55.170
  • called Washington Drug Center.
  • 00:11:55.170 --> 00:11:57.290
  • Well, I walked in
  • 00:11:57.290 --> 00:11:59.020
  • in the 3rd month
  • 00:11:59.020 --> 00:12:00.130
  • Little did I know that months
  • 00:12:02.200 --> 00:12:04.050
  • before when I put my head in the
  • 00:12:04.050 --> 00:12:06.120
  • pillow in a local jail and said,
  • 00:12:06.120 --> 00:12:08.290
  • "God, I don't know what to do
  • 00:12:08.290 --> 00:12:11.150
  • but if you could help me, I want
  • 00:12:11.260 --> 00:12:14.260
  • to change," around that same
  • 00:12:14.260 --> 00:12:17.240
  • time, Julius was in
  • 00:12:17.240 --> 00:12:19.180
  • a penitentiary on the other side
  • 00:12:19.180 --> 00:12:21.120
  • And he was saying,
  • 00:12:24.210 --> 00:12:25.150
  • "God, if you could use me."
  • 00:12:26.010 --> 00:12:29.010
  • You don't know who else is
  • 00:12:29.010 --> 00:12:30.040
  • praying when you're praying.
  • 00:12:30.210 --> 00:12:33.210
  • C'mon, somebody.
  • 00:12:36.090 --> 00:12:39.090
  • You don't know what God
  • 00:12:39.090 --> 00:12:40.160
  • is setting up
  • 00:12:40.160 --> 00:12:41.190
  • when you feel like all is lost.
  • 00:12:42.070 --> 00:12:45.070
  • You don't realize your end
  • 00:12:45.070 --> 00:12:46.090
  • is probably your beginning.
  • 00:12:49.030 --> 00:12:52.030
  • And so I walked into
  • 00:12:52.030 --> 00:12:53.020
  • Washington Drug Center.
  • 00:12:53.020 --> 00:12:55.190
  • Here's what it looked like.
  • 00:12:55.190 --> 00:12:56.160
  • Little tiny house.
  • 00:12:56.160 --> 00:12:59.040
  • I'm sitting right behind
  • 00:12:59.040 --> 00:13:00.020
  • that door right there.
  • 00:13:00.020 --> 00:13:02.210
  • It's over 40 years ago now.
  • 00:13:03.080 --> 00:13:06.080
  • Freaked out, scared to death.
  • 00:13:06.080 --> 00:13:07.230
  • I'd used all the drugs I could
  • 00:13:07.230 --> 00:13:08.250
  • find that morning to try to get
  • 00:13:08.250 --> 00:13:10.000
  • through the day 'cause that's
  • 00:13:10.000 --> 00:13:11.130
  • what you do when you go
  • 00:13:11.130 --> 00:13:12.160
  • to rehab, you know,
  • 00:13:12.160 --> 00:13:13.120
  • you take all the drugs you got.
  • 00:13:13.240 --> 00:13:16.240
  • Get ready for it.
  • 00:13:16.240 --> 00:13:19.240
  • Julius walked in.
  • 00:13:19.240 --> 00:13:22.190
  • I stood up, you know, I thought
  • 00:13:22.190 --> 00:13:23.200
  • that's what I was supposed
  • 00:13:23.200 --> 00:13:24.090
  • to do.
  • 00:13:24.090 --> 00:13:25.170
  • He was shorter than I was.
  • 00:13:25.170 --> 00:13:26.290
  • I didn't know
  • 00:13:26.290 --> 00:13:27.250
  • what our future holds.
  • 00:13:28.030 --> 00:13:31.030
  • Julius looked up at me
  • 00:13:31.030 --> 00:13:32.030
  • and he said, "Big Red."
  • 00:13:33.030 --> 00:13:36.030
  • That became my name
  • 00:13:36.030 --> 00:13:37.110
  • from then on.
  • 00:13:37.110 --> 00:13:39.090
  • He said,
  • 00:13:39.090 --> 00:13:39.270
  • "Big Red, you can change."
  • 00:13:41.090 --> 00:13:44.090
  • He knew me.
  • 00:13:44.090 --> 00:13:45.010
  • It's like he looked into
  • 00:13:45.010 --> 00:13:45.250
  • my soul.
  • 00:13:45.250 --> 00:13:47.170
  • He knew what it felt to be lost
  • 00:13:47.170 --> 00:13:49.000
  • and be addicted and to be sad
  • 00:13:49.000 --> 00:13:50.270
  • and medicated and scared and in
  • 00:13:50.270 --> 00:13:53.030
  • jail and in prison and all that
  • 00:13:53.030 --> 00:13:54.260
  • I was going through, all the
  • 00:13:54.260 --> 00:13:56.110
  • emotions and all the confusion.
  • 00:13:56.110 --> 00:13:58.160
  • It's like he just knew it all
  • 00:13:58.160 --> 00:14:00.230
  • and he looked into me
  • 00:14:00.230 --> 00:14:02.140
  • and he said, "You can change."
  • 00:14:03.140 --> 00:14:06.140
  • He didn't say, "You have to."
  • 00:14:06.140 --> 00:14:08.050
  • He didn't say, "You better."
  • 00:14:08.050 --> 00:14:09.260
  • He just said, "You can."
  • 00:14:10.250 --> 00:14:13.250
  • And I'd been trying to tell
  • 00:14:13.250 --> 00:14:14.230
  • people ever since that day no
  • 00:14:16.000 --> 00:14:19.000
  • matter what circumstance you're
  • 00:14:19.000 --> 00:14:20.100
  • in, no matter what you feel
  • 00:14:20.100 --> 00:14:22.160
  • that's not so good and you wish
  • 00:14:22.160 --> 00:14:24.210
  • it was different, could be your
  • 00:14:25.010 --> 00:14:28.010
  • own personal life, it could be
  • 00:14:28.010 --> 00:14:29.160
  • your own addictions, it could be
  • 00:14:29.160 --> 00:14:30.240
  • your own private secrets.
  • 00:14:30.240 --> 00:14:32.150
  • It could be a marriage issue or
  • 00:14:32.150 --> 00:14:34.090
  • a financial issue or a ministry
  • 00:14:34.090 --> 00:14:36.010
  • issue, whatever it might be.
  • 00:14:36.010 --> 00:14:38.090
  • I'm just here today to say
  • 00:14:38.090 --> 00:14:39.230
  • to you, you can change.
  • 00:14:40.270 --> 00:14:43.270
  • Your circumstance can change.
  • 00:14:44.060 --> 00:14:47.060
  • The negative things can change.
  • 00:14:47.060 --> 00:14:49.230
  • There's nothing that
  • 00:14:49.230 --> 00:14:51.220
  • is impossible.
  • 00:14:51.220 --> 00:14:53.260
  • I didn't know how it could
  • 00:14:53.260 --> 00:14:55.100
  • happen but something went off
  • 00:14:55.100 --> 00:14:57.110
  • on the inside of me.
  • 00:14:57.110 --> 00:14:59.290
  • You know, all the counselors I'd
  • 00:14:59.290 --> 00:15:01.000
  • been to and all the doctors I'd
  • 00:15:01.000 --> 00:15:03.100
  • been to and all the probation
  • 00:15:03.100 --> 00:15:05.000
  • people I'd been to,
  • 00:15:05.000 --> 00:15:07.020
  • they said a lot of things to me.
  • 00:15:07.020 --> 00:15:08.040
  • It never seemed to make
  • 00:15:08.040 --> 00:15:09.290
  • any difference.
  • 00:15:09.290 --> 00:15:11.270
  • I'd just go right back
  • 00:15:11.270 --> 00:15:12.240
  • to the same old behaviors.
  • 00:15:12.240 --> 00:15:15.170
  • But when Julius said,
  • 00:15:15.170 --> 00:15:18.010
  • "Big Red, you could change,"
  • 00:15:18.010 --> 00:15:20.160
  • I believed him.
  • 00:15:20.160 --> 00:15:22.220
  • Something happened inside of me.
  • 00:15:22.220 --> 00:15:25.180
  • I didn't believe in God.
  • 00:15:25.180 --> 00:15:27.060
  • I didn't know the Lord.
  • 00:15:27.060 --> 00:15:27.270
  • I didn't believe in myself.
  • 00:15:27.270 --> 00:15:29.180
  • I felt like I was a loser
  • 00:15:29.180 --> 00:15:30.280
  • but I believed him.
  • 00:15:30.280 --> 00:15:33.180
  • Well, a couple of weeks later,
  • 00:15:33.180 --> 00:15:34.150
  • Julius took me to church
  • 00:15:34.150 --> 00:15:35.200
  • and everything started.
  • 00:15:38.110 --> 00:15:41.110
  • Everything.
  • 00:15:41.110 --> 00:15:43.070
  • That day I gave my life
  • 00:15:43.070 --> 00:15:44.090
  • to the Lord.
  • 00:15:44.090 --> 00:15:45.060
  • I was born again.
  • 00:15:45.060 --> 00:15:46.010
  • The next week I was baptized
  • 00:15:46.010 --> 00:15:47.090
  • in water,
  • 00:15:47.090 --> 00:15:48.050
  • filled with the Holy Spirit.
  • 00:15:48.050 --> 00:15:49.130
  • I was full in.
  • 00:15:49.130 --> 00:15:50.190
  • I mean, you know, if you're
  • 00:15:50.190 --> 00:15:51.170
  • gonna be full in for the world
  • 00:15:51.170 --> 00:15:52.210
  • and full on for the devil, can
  • 00:15:52.210 --> 00:15:55.040
  • you do anything less for Jesus?
  • 00:15:55.200 --> 00:15:58.200
  • And I was in.
  • 00:15:58.200 --> 00:16:00.290
  • Within a year, I'd started Bible
  • 00:16:00.290 --> 00:16:02.170
  • school and committed to 4 years
  • 00:16:02.170 --> 00:16:04.090
  • in a theology degree.
  • 00:16:04.090 --> 00:16:07.020
  • That's where I met Wendy.
  • 00:16:07.020 --> 00:16:09.110
  • We began to date soon after
  • 00:16:09.110 --> 00:16:10.220
  • we started school.
  • 00:16:10.220 --> 00:16:11.260
  • And could I just say,
  • 00:16:11.260 --> 00:16:13.000
  • I really went to school
  • 00:16:13.000 --> 00:16:13.280
  • seeking the Lord and
  • 00:16:13.280 --> 00:16:14.260
  • then I just couldn't escape her.
  • 00:16:14.260 --> 00:16:16.160
  • I mean, you know
  • 00:16:16.160 --> 00:16:17.070
  • what I'm saying.
  • 00:16:17.070 --> 00:16:19.260
  • We were married
  • 00:16:19.260 --> 00:16:20.140
  • in our 2nd year of school.
  • 00:16:20.140 --> 00:16:22.060
  • We graduated after 4 years.
  • 00:16:22.060 --> 00:16:24.150
  • We started
  • 00:16:24.150 --> 00:16:25.090
  • Christian Faith Center
  • 00:16:25.090 --> 00:16:26.090
  • that same year we graduated.
  • 00:16:26.090 --> 00:16:28.220
  • There's our family today.
  • 00:16:28.220 --> 00:16:29.200
  • I think we have a family photo.
  • 00:16:29.200 --> 00:16:31.180
  • Three kids, one grandchild.
  • 00:16:31.180 --> 00:16:33.030
  • We're still on the journey but
  • 00:16:33.030 --> 00:16:34.260
  • we've made a little progress.
  • 00:16:34.260 --> 00:16:36.050
  • Hey, I look different than
  • 00:16:36.050 --> 00:16:37.050
  • that mugshot, don't I?
  • 00:16:37.080 --> 00:16:40.080
  • Okay, maybe not.
  • 00:16:40.080 --> 00:16:43.050
  • I think I look a little better.
  • 00:16:43.050 --> 00:16:46.050
  • But soon after I was saved,
  • 00:16:46.050 --> 00:16:48.120
  • I started having some
  • 00:16:48.120 --> 00:16:49.060
  • of those same thoughts,
  • 00:16:49.060 --> 00:16:50.170
  • those same feelings, those same
  • 00:16:50.170 --> 00:16:51.290
  • anxieties that I remember
  • 00:16:51.290 --> 00:16:53.250
  • in the rehab center.
  • 00:16:54.040 --> 00:16:57.040
  • Feeling inadequate, feeling,
  • 00:16:57.040 --> 00:16:58.110
  • "I don't know what to do."
  • 00:16:58.110 --> 00:16:59.120
  • Feeling,
  • 00:16:59.120 --> 00:17:00.070
  • "I don't know where to go."
  • 00:17:00.070 --> 00:17:01.010
  • Feeling like, "I can't do this."
  • 00:17:01.010 --> 00:17:01.280
  • And I think many people come
  • 00:17:03.020 --> 00:17:06.020
  • to the Lord but get stuck there.
  • 00:17:07.010 --> 00:17:10.010
  • Don't know how to grow
  • 00:17:10.010 --> 00:17:10.200
  • in the Lord.
  • 00:17:10.200 --> 00:17:12.280
  • I found myself wondering if
  • 00:17:12.280 --> 00:17:14.250
  • I could be a Christian,
  • 00:17:14.250 --> 00:17:16.040
  • wondering if I could make it.
  • 00:17:16.040 --> 00:17:17.120
  • Wondering if I could
  • 00:17:17.120 --> 00:17:18.190
  • even live this life.
  • 00:17:18.190 --> 00:17:19.260
  • In fact, for the first over a
  • 00:17:19.260 --> 00:17:21.250
  • year of my Christian life, I
  • 00:17:21.250 --> 00:17:23.200
  • never thought I could make it.
  • 00:17:23.200 --> 00:17:26.110
  • I never thought I would stay
  • 00:17:26.110 --> 00:17:27.170
  • free from drugs.
  • 00:17:27.170 --> 00:17:28.230
  • I fully assumed I'd end up back
  • 00:17:28.230 --> 00:17:30.230
  • in jail, even though I was born
  • 00:17:30.230 --> 00:17:33.170
  • again, I believed in Jesus, but
  • 00:17:33.170 --> 00:17:35.150
  • I so struggled to live it.
  • 00:17:37.020 --> 00:17:40.020
  • That's when I came across
  • 00:17:40.020 --> 00:17:41.220
  • Romans chapter 12 and verse 2.
  • 00:17:41.220 --> 00:17:44.190
  • And Paul says it to the church.
  • 00:17:44.190 --> 00:17:45.220
  • It's not to the world.
  • 00:17:45.220 --> 00:17:47.010
  • It's not in the Gospels.
  • 00:17:47.010 --> 00:17:48.130
  • It's in the writings of Paul
  • 00:17:48.130 --> 00:17:49.180
  • to the church at Rome.
  • 00:17:49.180 --> 00:17:51.180
  • "Do not be conformed to the
  • 00:17:51.180 --> 00:17:53.060
  • world," he said, "but
  • 00:17:53.060 --> 00:17:54.180
  • transformed by the renewing of
  • 00:17:54.180 --> 00:17:56.120
  • your mind, that you may prove
  • 00:17:56.120 --> 00:17:58.090
  • what is that good and acceptable
  • 00:17:58.090 --> 00:18:00.180
  • and perfect will of God."
  • 00:18:00.230 --> 00:18:03.230
  • And so I started this journey
  • 00:18:03.230 --> 00:18:06.050
  • of renewal.
  • 00:18:06.050 --> 00:18:07.230
  • And you know, in many ways,
  • 00:18:07.230 --> 00:18:08.180
  • church, it hasn't changed.
  • 00:18:08.180 --> 00:18:10.060
  • I'm still a kid in rehab trying
  • 00:18:10.060 --> 00:18:12.160
  • to renew my mind.
  • 00:18:12.160 --> 00:18:15.110
  • The first goal, the primary
  • 00:18:15.110 --> 00:18:16.220
  • objective, the main mission
  • 00:18:16.220 --> 00:18:18.290
  • of every Christian is to be
  • 00:18:19.050 --> 00:18:22.050
  • like Jesus.
  • 00:18:22.050 --> 00:18:23.280
  • Before you think about ministry,
  • 00:18:23.280 --> 00:18:25.170
  • before you think about all
  • 00:18:25.170 --> 00:18:26.180
  • the other aspects of your life,
  • 00:18:26.180 --> 00:18:28.250
  • your primary mission, my primary
  • 00:18:28.250 --> 00:18:31.010
  • mission, is to be like Christ
  • 00:18:32.210 --> 00:18:35.210
  • in everything we say
  • 00:18:35.210 --> 00:18:36.260
  • and everything we do.
  • 00:18:36.260 --> 00:18:38.120
  • We call ourself Christians!
  • 00:18:38.190 --> 00:18:41.190
  • Doesn't that mean Christlike?
  • 00:18:43.000 --> 00:18:46.000
  • We don't just call ourself
  • 00:18:46.000 --> 00:18:47.030
  • ministers.
  • 00:18:47.030 --> 00:18:48.110
  • We don't just call ourself, you
  • 00:18:48.110 --> 00:18:49.290
  • know, whatever it is, preachers
  • 00:18:49.290 --> 00:18:50.280
  • or teachers or whatever role or
  • 00:18:50.280 --> 00:18:53.010
  • whatever job or whatever career
  • 00:18:53.010 --> 00:18:55.010
  • we may be going after.
  • 00:18:55.010 --> 00:18:57.010
  • First of all, we are Christians.
  • 00:18:57.270 --> 00:19:00.290
  • That means to be like Christ in
  • 00:19:00.290 --> 00:19:03.270
  • everything that we say and
  • 00:19:03.270 --> 00:19:05.190
  • everything that we do.
  • 00:19:05.190 --> 00:19:07.160
  • That's our primary call.
  • 00:19:07.180 --> 00:19:10.180
  • And maybe that's where some of
  • 00:19:10.180 --> 00:19:12.080
  • us get off track.
  • 00:19:12.080 --> 00:19:13.110
  • We're so busy trying to be
  • 00:19:13.110 --> 00:19:14.250
  • something that we forgot to be
  • 00:19:14.250 --> 00:19:16.200
  • the one thing that really
  • 00:19:16.200 --> 00:19:18.090
  • matters.
  • 00:19:18.090 --> 00:19:20.120
  • Like him!
  • 00:19:23.100 --> 00:19:26.100
  • Well, I'm not there.
  • 00:19:26.100 --> 00:19:29.080
  • You can ask Wendy.
  • 00:19:29.230 --> 00:19:32.230
  • There are days, probably moments
  • 00:19:32.230 --> 00:19:35.060
  • in every day, where I don't act
  • 00:19:35.060 --> 00:19:37.100
  • like Jesus.
  • 00:19:37.100 --> 00:19:39.190
  • Now, don't look so innocent
  • 00:19:39.190 --> 00:19:40.190
  • out there, like you're,
  • 00:19:40.190 --> 00:19:41.160
  • "Oh, I can't believe that."
  • 00:19:41.160 --> 00:19:44.140
  • We all have thoughts
  • 00:19:46.200 --> 00:19:47.190
  • and emotions and attitudes
  • 00:19:47.190 --> 00:19:49.160
  • and responses that we know
  • 00:19:49.160 --> 00:19:52.010
  • within ourself,
  • 00:19:52.010 --> 00:19:53.060
  • "Uh, that's not so good.
  • 00:19:53.060 --> 00:19:55.030
  • That's not like Jesus."
  • 00:19:55.180 --> 00:19:58.180
  • Sometimes I do what I know
  • 00:19:58.180 --> 00:19:59.200
  • is right but it's not because
  • 00:19:59.200 --> 00:20:02.040
  • I want to.
  • 00:20:02.040 --> 00:20:04.020
  • 'Cause it's easy to get stuck in
  • 00:20:06.210 --> 00:20:08.170
  • our emotions and our own needs
  • 00:20:08.170 --> 00:20:10.290
  • and our own wants and our own
  • 00:20:10.290 --> 00:20:12.170
  • circumstances and forget,
  • 00:20:12.170 --> 00:20:14.120
  • "Wait! I'm a Christian.
  • 00:20:14.220 --> 00:20:17.220
  • I'm called to be like Christ.
  • 00:20:18.180 --> 00:20:21.180
  • That's my primary mission."
  • 00:20:22.220 --> 00:20:25.220
  • And so, since I'm not there, I'm
  • 00:20:25.220 --> 00:20:28.070
  • in this process of change, this
  • 00:20:28.070 --> 00:20:30.270
  • process of renewal, transformed
  • 00:20:30.280 --> 00:20:33.280
  • by the renewing of my mind
  • 00:20:33.280 --> 00:20:36.040
  • to be like him.
  • 00:20:36.040 --> 00:20:38.270
  • So I can live his good,
  • 00:20:38.270 --> 00:20:40.090
  • his acceptable,
  • 00:20:40.090 --> 00:20:41.110
  • and his perfect will.
  • 00:20:41.110 --> 00:20:43.210
  • Every day, you and I get up
  • 00:20:43.210 --> 00:20:45.160
  • with the thought, "I can change.
  • 00:20:46.030 --> 00:20:49.030
  • Today I can take another step.
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  • Today I can have a new thought.
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  • Today I can get a little deeper.
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  • Today I can be a little more
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  • like Jesus."
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  • If all of you believe that, give
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  • the Lord a handclap right there.
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  • - Matt: We welcome you back to
  • 00:21:07.030 --> 00:21:08.080
  • this "Praise the Lord" program.
  • 00:21:08.080 --> 00:21:09.090
  • Our guests,
  • 00:21:09.090 --> 00:21:10.020
  • Casey and Wendy Treat.
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  • First of all, love you guys.
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  • - Wendy Treat: Love you.
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  • - Matt: And every time I see
  • 00:21:13.250 --> 00:21:14.190
  • you, I kinda wanna giggle
  • 00:21:14.190 --> 00:21:16.030
  • because we know each other
  • 00:21:16.030 --> 00:21:18.120
  • pretty well and we won't
  • 00:21:18.120 --> 00:21:20.080
  • get into exactly what all that's
  • 00:21:20.080 --> 00:21:21.280
  • about but been in your home,
  • 00:21:21.280 --> 00:21:24.040
  • okay?
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  • - Wendy: Yeah.
  • 00:21:25.080 --> 00:21:25.250
  • - Casey: We're family.
  • 00:21:25.250 --> 00:21:26.140
  • - Matt: Yeah.
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  • - Wendy: We have great
  • 00:21:27.030 --> 00:21:27.210
  • memories.
  • 00:21:27.210 --> 00:21:28.040
  • - Laurie Crouch: Forever.
  • 00:21:28.040 --> 00:21:28.250
  • - Wendy: Lots of laughter, lots
  • 00:21:28.250 --> 00:21:30.030
  • of surprises.
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  • It's all good, isn't it?
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  • - Matt: I used to produce your
  • 00:21:33.270 --> 00:21:34.200
  • TV show.
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  • - Wendy: Yeah, there you go.
  • 00:21:35.200 --> 00:21:36.210
  • - Matt: Okay, Casey, you're
  • 00:21:36.210 --> 00:21:37.170
  • speaking.
  • 00:21:37.170 --> 00:21:38.070
  • One of the main speakers.
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  • And you're speaking on
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  • "Renewing the Mind."
  • 00:21:41.010 --> 00:21:42.000
  • Brand new book.
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  • This is not as much of a book
  • 00:21:44.010 --> 00:21:47.010
  • and a subject for you
  • 00:21:47.010 --> 00:21:48.130
  • as your life message.
  • 00:21:48.130 --> 00:21:50.040
  • - Casey: It really is.
  • 00:21:50.040 --> 00:21:50.230
  • - Matt: So you need this--you
  • 00:21:50.230 --> 00:21:52.070
  • need to unpack this somewhat for
  • 00:21:52.070 --> 00:21:53.200
  • our audience here.
  • 00:21:53.200 --> 00:21:55.120
  • - Casey: You know, Matt, when I
  • 00:21:55.120 --> 00:21:56.100
  • got saved I was in a rehab
  • 00:21:56.100 --> 00:21:57.230
  • center so it was more than just
  • 00:21:57.230 --> 00:22:00.060
  • I need the Lord,
  • 00:22:00.060 --> 00:22:02.200
  • I need eternal life.
  • 00:22:02.200 --> 00:22:04.210
  • I needed a whole new life.
  • 00:22:04.210 --> 00:22:06.090
  • I mean, I needed to know how
  • 00:22:06.090 --> 00:22:07.090
  • to get up in the morning,
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  • how to get a job, how to have a
  • 00:22:08.120 --> 00:22:10.040
  • marriage, how to have a family.
  • 00:22:10.040 --> 00:22:12.100
  • So after I became a Christian,
  • 00:22:12.100 --> 00:22:14.230
  • I realized,
  • 00:22:14.230 --> 00:22:15.250
  • "Oh boy, there's more to this.
  • 00:22:15.250 --> 00:22:18.070
  • I need a lot more."
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  • And that's when I found
  • 00:22:19.140 --> 00:22:20.240
  • Romans chapter 12, verse 2.
  • 00:22:20.240 --> 00:22:23.230
  • And Paul said to the church,
  • 00:22:23.230 --> 00:22:25.130
  • right?
  • 00:22:25.130 --> 00:22:26.060
  • Not to the world, to the church.
  • 00:22:26.060 --> 00:22:27.140
  • He said, "Don't be conformed to
  • 00:22:27.140 --> 00:22:29.090
  • the world but transformed
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  • by the renewing of your mind.
  • 00:22:30.170 --> 00:22:33.170
  • And then you'll find the good,
  • 00:22:33.170 --> 00:22:35.030
  • acceptable,
  • 00:22:35.030 --> 00:22:36.030
  • perfect will of God."
  • 00:22:36.030 --> 00:22:37.050
  • So that got me on a journey of
  • 00:22:37.050 --> 00:22:38.260
  • not just being saved but being
  • 00:22:38.290 --> 00:22:41.290
  • in God's will in every part
  • 00:22:41.290 --> 00:22:44.150
  • of my life.
  • 00:22:44.150 --> 00:22:45.240
  • And so I started that journey
  • 00:22:45.240 --> 00:22:47.160
  • while I was in a drug rehab
  • 00:22:47.160 --> 00:22:49.060
  • center, little over 40 years
  • 00:22:49.060 --> 00:22:51.120
  • ago.
  • 00:22:51.120 --> 00:22:52.200
  • Within the first year or two,
  • 00:22:52.200 --> 00:22:54.230
  • went to Bible school, met Wendy,
  • 00:22:54.230 --> 00:22:55.250
  • and I was seeking the Lord
  • 00:22:55.250 --> 00:22:58.240
  • but she distracted me.
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  • - Wendy: We love it.
  • 00:23:01.210 --> 00:23:03.050
  • - Casey: Yeah, and then we were
  • 00:23:03.050 --> 00:23:04.180
  • married a couple of years later
  • 00:23:04.180 --> 00:23:06.040
  • and then started
  • 00:23:06.040 --> 00:23:06.260
  • Christian Faith Center.
  • 00:23:06.260 --> 00:23:08.030
  • So now that we've been pastoring
  • 00:23:08.030 --> 00:23:09.180
  • the same church 36 years.
  • 00:23:09.180 --> 00:23:12.180
  • So when people say, "Well, how
  • 00:23:12.180 --> 00:23:13.190
  • do you get to be a pastor?"
  • 00:23:13.190 --> 00:23:14.240
  • I say, "First go to rehab and
  • 00:23:14.240 --> 00:23:17.200
  • then you can be a pastor."
  • 00:23:17.200 --> 00:23:19.210
  • - Matt: Okay, so Wendy, jump in
  • 00:23:19.210 --> 00:23:21.020
  • here.
  • 00:23:21.020 --> 00:23:21.210
  • - Wendy: Yeah, I will.
  • 00:23:21.210 --> 00:23:22.280
  • I'll get it all straightened
  • 00:23:22.280 --> 00:23:23.230
  • out.
  • 00:23:23.230 --> 00:23:24.210
  • Yeah, go on.
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  • - Matt: The idea, though, is
  • 00:23:25.270 --> 00:23:27.140
  • that you couldn't really have
  • 00:23:27.140 --> 00:23:28.230
  • started from a lower, you know,
  • 00:23:28.230 --> 00:23:31.120
  • position.
  • 00:23:31.120 --> 00:23:32.260
  • I mean, rehab means that you had
  • 00:23:32.260 --> 00:23:35.200
  • replaced what God says he is to
  • 00:23:36.000 --> 00:23:39.000
  • a life and drugs became
  • 00:23:39.000 --> 00:23:40.130
  • what--you know, the answer for
  • 00:23:40.130 --> 00:23:42.120
  • everything.
  • 00:23:42.120 --> 00:23:43.050
  • So that was a deception, so.
  • 00:23:43.050 --> 00:23:44.150
  • - Wendy: And also, like, Casey
  • 00:23:44.150 --> 00:23:46.040
  • was not raised in church at all.
  • 00:23:46.040 --> 00:23:48.050
  • So he had no real God sense
  • 00:23:48.050 --> 00:23:50.110
  • except just living in America.
  • 00:23:50.110 --> 00:23:52.260
  • I mean, you know, sometimes
  • 00:23:52.260 --> 00:23:53.230
  • people go, "Well, is that God
  • 00:23:53.230 --> 00:23:54.270
  • sense?"
  • 00:23:54.270 --> 00:23:55.190
  • Not really.
  • 00:23:55.190 --> 00:23:56.100
  • So when he--he either had the
  • 00:23:56.100 --> 00:23:58.040
  • option.
  • 00:23:58.040 --> 00:23:58.280
  • He went to prison or he went to
  • 00:23:58.280 --> 00:24:00.170
  • this drug rehab center.
  • 00:24:00.170 --> 00:24:02.110
  • So renewing your mind is getting
  • 00:24:02.110 --> 00:24:05.020
  • God thoughts.
  • 00:24:05.020 --> 00:24:06.150
  • And everybody, everybody, needs
  • 00:24:06.150 --> 00:24:08.250
  • to understand how to live our
  • 00:24:08.250 --> 00:24:10.140
  • Christian life getting the God
  • 00:24:10.140 --> 00:24:11.230
  • thoughts.
  • 00:24:11.230 --> 00:24:12.240
  • So he began at this amazing
  • 00:24:12.240 --> 00:24:14.110
  • first part of being a Christian
  • 00:24:14.110 --> 00:24:16.060
  • with getting this revelation
  • 00:24:16.060 --> 00:24:18.050
  • that I believe many Christians
  • 00:24:18.050 --> 00:24:19.220
  • don't get.
  • 00:24:19.220 --> 00:24:21.180
  • I think a lot of Christians
  • 00:24:21.180 --> 00:24:22.170
  • struggle with being a Christian
  • 00:24:22.170 --> 00:24:24.100
  • because it's kind of like,
  • 00:24:24.100 --> 00:24:25.110
  • "Well, can't--won't God just
  • 00:24:25.110 --> 00:24:27.010
  • make it go away?"
  • 00:24:27.010 --> 00:24:28.120
  • Or, "God, just touch this area
  • 00:24:28.120 --> 00:24:30.090
  • and make it go away."
  • 00:24:30.090 --> 00:24:32.160
  • But God says, you know, to
  • 00:24:32.160 --> 00:24:34.140
  • renew, to think the thoughts of
  • 00:24:34.140 --> 00:24:37.020
  • God, to transplant the--your
  • 00:24:37.020 --> 00:24:39.230
  • anger for God's peace.
  • 00:24:39.230 --> 00:24:41.250
  • Well, how do you do that?
  • 00:24:41.250 --> 00:24:43.140
  • Well, when we--I just love
  • 00:24:43.140 --> 00:24:45.030
  • "Renewing the Mind" because it
  • 00:24:45.030 --> 00:24:46.090
  • really takes God's promises of
  • 00:24:46.090 --> 00:24:48.100
  • God's Word and it makes it the
  • 00:24:48.100 --> 00:24:50.090
  • how to.
  • 00:24:50.090 --> 00:24:51.220
  • "Oh, I'm thinking angry.
  • 00:24:51.220 --> 00:24:54.160
  • God's Word teaches me how to
  • 00:24:54.160 --> 00:24:55.230
  • think kind and loving.
  • 00:24:55.230 --> 00:24:58.080
  • But I have to do it."
  • 00:24:58.080 --> 00:24:59.230
  • And so really, that's what we
  • 00:24:59.230 --> 00:25:01.010
  • have just set our hearts at.
  • 00:25:01.010 --> 00:25:03.100
  • Our--for our own personal life
  • 00:25:03.100 --> 00:25:04.140
  • 'cause we have to do it ourself.
  • 00:25:04.140 --> 00:25:06.010
  • - Casey: How to live it.
  • 00:25:06.010 --> 00:25:07.020
  • - Wendy: You know?
  • 00:25:07.020 --> 00:25:08.010
  • I mean, it just doesn't come
  • 00:25:08.010 --> 00:25:09.020
  • free.
  • 00:25:09.020 --> 00:25:09.250
  • So we started off this amazing
  • 00:25:09.250 --> 00:25:10.240
  • journey, beginning to take the
  • 00:25:10.240 --> 00:25:13.210
  • bad thoughts in life and
  • 00:25:13.210 --> 00:25:15.010
  • that--that, lot of times, see,
  • 00:25:15.010 --> 00:25:17.070
  • the world knows there's bad
  • 00:25:17.070 --> 00:25:18.260
  • thoughts and they have all the
  • 00:25:18.260 --> 00:25:20.160
  • positive thinking that tries to
  • 00:25:20.160 --> 00:25:22.060
  • make it go away.
  • 00:25:22.060 --> 00:25:23.170
  • But if you don't have God's
  • 00:25:23.170 --> 00:25:25.220
  • grace and God's strength and
  • 00:25:25.220 --> 00:25:28.130
  • God's more than enough that
  • 00:25:28.130 --> 00:25:30.090
  • that's what you're pulling from,
  • 00:25:30.090 --> 00:25:32.070
  • God's strength, not just my
  • 00:25:32.070 --> 00:25:33.040
  • strength.
  • 00:25:33.040 --> 00:25:34.090
  • And renewing the mind is saying,
  • 00:25:34.090 --> 00:25:35.150
  • "God, I need help in this area.
  • 00:25:35.150 --> 00:25:38.130
  • I am full of unforgiveness or
  • 00:25:38.130 --> 00:25:41.120
  • I'm full of anger or I'm full of
  • 00:25:41.120 --> 00:25:43.190
  • bitterness and I just--it just
  • 00:25:43.190 --> 00:25:45.170
  • consumes me.
  • 00:25:45.170 --> 00:25:46.200
  • What do I do?
  • 00:25:46.200 --> 00:25:47.080
  • And yet I'm saved."
  • 00:25:47.080 --> 00:25:48.150
  • And this is where we ask God,
  • 00:25:48.150 --> 00:25:50.020
  • "God, help me.
  • 00:25:50.020 --> 00:25:52.150
  • Help me to get my thoughts
  • 00:25:52.150 --> 00:25:53.290
  • right," and he's so big
  • 00:25:53.290 --> 00:25:55.040
  • and so loving and so kind
  • 00:25:55.040 --> 00:25:57.160
  • that he helps us.
  • 00:25:57.160 --> 00:25:59.090
  • And that's really where
  • 00:25:59.090 --> 00:26:00.210
  • "Renewing the Mind" is such a
  • 00:26:00.210 --> 00:26:01.260
  • beautiful message that God gives
  • 00:26:01.260 --> 00:26:03.030
  • us--promises in his Word.
  • 00:26:03.030 --> 00:26:05.120
  • - Casey: Yeah, we're having fun
  • 00:26:05.120 --> 00:26:06.220
  • with it.
  • 00:26:06.220 --> 00:26:07.120
  • And it really is a never-ending
  • 00:26:07.120 --> 00:26:09.000
  • lifestyle, right?
  • 00:26:09.000 --> 00:26:10.290
  • Some people say, "Oh yeah,
  • 00:26:10.290 --> 00:26:12.050
  • I heard you teach that once
  • 00:26:12.050 --> 00:26:13.200
  • and I did that."
  • 00:26:13.200 --> 00:26:15.010
  • But you know what?
  • 00:26:15.010 --> 00:26:17.000
  • - Laurie: Every morning.
  • 00:26:17.000 --> 00:26:17.250
  • - Casey: It's not something
  • 00:26:17.250 --> 00:26:18.230
  • you do one time.
  • 00:26:18.230 --> 00:26:20.010
  • I found when I turned 50, when I
  • 00:26:20.010 --> 00:26:22.010
  • turned 60, I had some new
  • 00:26:22.010 --> 00:26:24.110
  • thoughts I had to renew.
  • 00:26:24.110 --> 00:26:25.250
  • Things I had never dealt with
  • 00:26:25.250 --> 00:26:26.250
  • before.
  • 00:26:26.250 --> 00:26:27.210
  • Seasons of life bring
  • 00:26:27.210 --> 00:26:29.220
  • new thoughts, new fears,
  • 00:26:29.220 --> 00:26:31.190
  • new worries, right?
  • 00:26:31.190 --> 00:26:33.240
  • Learning how to transition
  • 00:26:33.240 --> 00:26:35.210
  • our life, our ministry,
  • 00:26:35.210 --> 00:26:36.290
  • to our children.
  • 00:26:36.290 --> 00:26:38.260
  • That's put us through
  • 00:26:38.260 --> 00:26:39.220
  • a lot of changes.
  • 00:26:39.220 --> 00:26:41.000
  • We've gotta keep seeking God,
  • 00:26:41.000 --> 00:26:42.120
  • keep asking God,
  • 00:26:42.120 --> 00:26:43.210
  • "Help me think right.
  • 00:26:43.210 --> 00:26:44.240
  • Help me see the truth."
  • 00:26:44.240 --> 00:26:46.230
  • Remember, Jesus says
  • 00:26:46.230 --> 00:26:48.200
  • if you abide in his Word,
  • 00:26:48.200 --> 00:26:50.200
  • you'll know the truth.
  • 00:26:50.200 --> 00:26:52.110
  • That truth'll make you free.
  • 00:26:52.110 --> 00:26:54.050
  • So we're trying to help people
  • 00:26:54.050 --> 00:26:56.050
  • like you renew your mind
  • 00:26:56.050 --> 00:26:58.000
  • to truth wherever
  • 00:26:58.000 --> 00:27:00.120
  • your life struggles.
  • 00:27:00.120 --> 00:27:02.060
  • So when I started, I struggled
  • 00:27:02.060 --> 00:27:03.220
  • with drugs, alcohol, addiction,
  • 00:27:03.220 --> 00:27:06.140
  • but maybe it's finances or maybe
  • 00:27:06.140 --> 00:27:09.040
  • it's fear or maybe it's sexual
  • 00:27:09.040 --> 00:27:11.280
  • addiction or family struggles.
  • 00:27:14.230 --> 00:27:17.230
  • Wherever you're struggling, God
  • 00:27:17.230 --> 00:27:19.250
  • has truth that'll make you free.
  • 00:27:20.000 --> 00:27:23.000
  • So we're loving it.
  • 00:27:23.000 --> 00:27:24.230
  • We're living this life
  • 00:27:24.230 --> 00:27:26.000
  • not just once in a while
  • 00:27:26.000 --> 00:27:28.150
  • but daily renewing our mind
  • 00:27:28.150 --> 00:27:30.050
  • and finding God's will.
  • 00:27:30.050 --> 00:27:32.150
  • - Matt: When you had a new
  • 00:27:32.150 --> 00:27:35.140
  • challenges at 60, when you
  • 00:27:35.140 --> 00:27:37.110
  • turned 70, what were they?
  • 00:27:37.110 --> 00:27:39.140
  • I'm kidding.
  • 00:27:39.140 --> 00:27:40.270
  • - Casey: I'll tell you when
  • 00:27:40.270 --> 00:27:41.170
  • I get there.
  • 00:27:41.170 --> 00:27:42.050
  • - Matt: Yeah, okay.
  • 00:27:42.050 --> 00:27:42.230
  • Oh, you're not there yet?
  • 00:27:42.230 --> 00:27:43.180
  • - Wendy: We're not there yet.
  • 00:27:43.180 --> 00:27:44.150
  • - Casey: I'll let you know.
  • 00:27:44.150 --> 00:27:45.210
  • - Matt: So first of all,
  • 00:27:45.210 --> 00:27:48.000
  • do this for us.
  • 00:27:48.000 --> 00:27:50.170
  • Be practical in the way that the
  • 00:27:50.170 --> 00:27:52.220
  • old Casey's mind worked and what
  • 00:27:53.120 --> 00:27:56.120
  • was a thought that came to your
  • 00:27:56.120 --> 00:27:58.100
  • head and what is the transverse
  • 00:27:58.100 --> 00:28:00.250
  • truth that you had to
  • 00:28:00.250 --> 00:28:02.170
  • dwell on to displant that
  • 00:28:02.170 --> 00:28:05.070
  • incorrect thing?
  • 00:28:05.070 --> 00:28:07.180
  • Give us an actual thing.
  • 00:28:07.180 --> 00:28:10.010
  • - Casey: Yeah.
  • 00:28:10.010 --> 00:28:10.280
  • You know, I struggled
  • 00:28:10.280 --> 00:28:11.290
  • with self-esteem, self-worth,
  • 00:28:11.290 --> 00:28:14.260
  • identity, feeling so awkward.
  • 00:28:15.240 --> 00:28:18.240
  • Feeling like a loser
  • 00:28:18.240 --> 00:28:20.250
  • in high school,
  • 00:28:20.250 --> 00:28:22.060
  • feeling like I wasn't cool.
  • 00:28:22.060 --> 00:28:25.060
  • So my answer was,
  • 00:28:25.060 --> 00:28:26.140
  • "Well, smoke pot.
  • 00:28:26.140 --> 00:28:27.280
  • Take speed.
  • 00:28:27.280 --> 00:28:30.070
  • Snort some coke."
  • 00:28:30.070 --> 00:28:31.090
  • - Matt: And what did that
  • 00:28:31.090 --> 00:28:31.280
  • do for you?
  • 00:28:31.280 --> 00:28:32.220
  • Did that take away--
  • 00:28:32.220 --> 00:28:34.110
  • what was happening with that?
  • 00:28:34.110 --> 00:28:36.160
  • - Casey: It gave me--
  • 00:28:36.160 --> 00:28:37.050
  • first of all, I felt better.
  • 00:28:37.050 --> 00:28:39.010
  • You know, the drink, the joint,
  • 00:28:39.010 --> 00:28:40.160
  • whatever it is, you feel better.
  • 00:28:40.160 --> 00:28:42.140
  • It changes that anxiety.
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  • But the second thing it did,
  • 00:28:46.030 --> 00:28:47.070
  • it gave me a group.
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  • It gave me a culture.
  • 00:28:48.250 --> 00:28:50.230
  • And that's where some people
  • 00:28:50.230 --> 00:28:51.250
  • don't realize is breaking
  • 00:28:51.250 --> 00:28:53.270
  • addictions, overcoming
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  • those issues, is more than
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  • just stopping using drugs.
  • 00:28:57.250 --> 00:29:00.270
  • It's finding a new culture,
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  • it's finding a new family.
  • 00:29:02.220 --> 00:29:04.140
  • And that's where church life
  • 00:29:04.140 --> 00:29:05.080
  • came in for me.
  • 00:29:05.080 --> 00:29:06.150
  • So I had to stop thinking,
  • 00:29:06.150 --> 00:29:08.220
  • "How do I medicate my pain?"
  • 00:29:08.220 --> 00:29:10.270
  • And I started thinking,
  • 00:29:10.270 --> 00:29:12.190
  • "What's God saying to me?"
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  • God says, "You're my son.
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  • I love you.
  • 00:29:16.230 --> 00:29:17.260
  • Got a plan for you.
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  • I got you.
  • 00:29:19.040 --> 00:29:20.060
  • I'm with you.
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  • You're not alone."
  • 00:29:21.110 --> 00:29:22.190
  • And then meeting Wendy,
  • 00:29:22.190 --> 00:29:24.050
  • we became part of church life
  • 00:29:24.050 --> 00:29:25.020
  • and one of the great things here
  • 00:29:25.020 --> 00:29:26.290
  • at Hillsong was creating that
  • 00:29:26.290 --> 00:29:29.100
  • family, that feeling of being
  • 00:29:29.100 --> 00:29:31.090
  • a part of something.
  • 00:29:31.090 --> 00:29:33.100
  • When you feel like you belong,
  • 00:29:33.100 --> 00:29:36.050
  • you're less likely to need to
  • 00:29:36.050 --> 00:29:37.160
  • medicate your anxieties.
  • 00:29:37.160 --> 00:29:40.100
  • So those are the steps that
  • 00:29:40.100 --> 00:29:41.150
  • I went through.
  • 00:29:41.150 --> 00:29:42.140
  • - Wendy: You know, before we
  • 00:29:42.140 --> 00:29:43.080
  • even move--when he said
  • 00:29:43.080 --> 00:29:44.100
  • that about, you know, he was
  • 00:29:44.100 --> 00:29:45.170
  • a drug-addicted teenage kid and
  • 00:29:45.170 --> 00:29:47.070
  • I know right now there's moms
  • 00:29:47.070 --> 00:29:49.010
  • and there's dads and there's
  • 00:29:49.010 --> 00:29:50.130
  • brothers and sisters and wives,
  • 00:29:50.130 --> 00:29:52.110
  • husbands,
  • 00:29:52.110 --> 00:29:53.120
  • that's happening in your life
  • 00:29:53.120 --> 00:29:55.110
  • and in your family.
  • 00:29:55.110 --> 00:29:56.240
  • There's people that are involved
  • 00:29:56.240 --> 00:29:58.020
  • with drugs and it's just you
  • 00:29:58.020 --> 00:30:00.000
  • feel hopeless.
  • 00:30:00.000 --> 00:30:01.170
  • And I know his parents felt
  • 00:30:01.170 --> 00:30:02.150
  • hopeless too and yet God touched
  • 00:30:02.150 --> 00:30:05.050
  • him in a very unique way because
  • 00:30:05.050 --> 00:30:07.040
  • there's always unique ways that
  • 00:30:07.040 --> 00:30:08.130
  • God will touch.
  • 00:30:08.130 --> 00:30:09.170
  • But let's pray for your family
  • 00:30:09.170 --> 00:30:10.270
  • member right now and believe
  • 00:30:10.270 --> 00:30:12.240
  • that there's a unique touch in
  • 00:30:12.240 --> 00:30:14.230
  • their life.
  • 00:30:14.230 --> 00:30:15.200
  • Father, we pray right now for
  • 00:30:15.200 --> 00:30:16.250
  • every single person right now
  • 00:30:16.250 --> 00:30:18.200
  • that has a family member that's
  • 00:30:18.200 --> 00:30:20.080
  • involved with the drug life and
  • 00:30:20.080 --> 00:30:22.030
  • culture and the family of that,
  • 00:30:22.030 --> 00:30:23.290
  • the--that need that they have
  • 00:30:23.290 --> 00:30:26.260
  • that's drawing them into that
  • 00:30:26.260 --> 00:30:28.100
  • negative dark pathway.
  • 00:30:28.100 --> 00:30:30.080
  • But, God, we speak your light
  • 00:30:30.080 --> 00:30:31.220
  • right now.
  • 00:30:31.220 --> 00:30:32.180
  • We speak a redemption.
  • 00:30:32.180 --> 00:30:33.270
  • We speak that that ugliness is
  • 00:30:33.270 --> 00:30:35.070
  • broken around them.
  • 00:30:35.070 --> 00:30:36.220
  • What we believe for divine
  • 00:30:36.220 --> 00:30:38.000
  • intervention, God, people that
  • 00:30:38.000 --> 00:30:39.280
  • begin to speak life to them,
  • 00:30:39.280 --> 00:30:41.210
  • events that start happening,
  • 00:30:41.210 --> 00:30:43.170
  • people they meet that will draw
  • 00:30:43.170 --> 00:30:44.280
  • them into your truth and into
  • 00:30:44.280 --> 00:30:46.290
  • your life.
  • 00:30:46.290 --> 00:30:48.030
  • God, we just don't know how it
  • 00:30:48.030 --> 00:30:49.190
  • will happen but we expect
  • 00:30:49.190 --> 00:30:51.030
  • miracles.
  • 00:30:51.030 --> 00:30:52.060
  • We expect intervention.
  • 00:30:52.060 --> 00:30:53.200
  • We expect them to be set free in
  • 00:30:53.200 --> 00:30:55.110
  • the name of Jesus, amen.
  • 00:30:55.240 --> 00:30:58.240
  • - Casey: Amen.
  • 00:30:58.240 --> 00:30:59.170
  • - Wendy: Amen.
  • 00:30:59.170 --> 00:31:00.130
  • - Laurie: You know, I love--
  • 00:31:00.130 --> 00:31:01.040
  • - Casey: She's gonna open
  • 00:31:01.040 --> 00:31:01.230
  • a rehab center.
  • 00:31:01.230 --> 00:31:02.070
  • - Laurie: Do what?
  • 00:31:02.070 --> 00:31:02.230
  • - Casey: Wendy's gonna open
  • 00:31:02.230 --> 00:31:03.210
  • a rehab center.
  • 00:31:03.210 --> 00:31:05.030
  • - Laurie: You should.
  • 00:31:05.030 --> 00:31:06.160
  • You know, I love what the Lord
  • 00:31:06.160 --> 00:31:07.220
  • does for us, though, is that he
  • 00:31:07.220 --> 00:31:09.070
  • never leaves us alone.
  • 00:31:09.070 --> 00:31:10.270
  • You mentioned being lonely.
  • 00:31:10.270 --> 00:31:12.190
  • He never leaves us.
  • 00:31:12.190 --> 00:31:13.290
  • And when you renew your mind you
  • 00:31:13.290 --> 00:31:16.000
  • start opening yourself up to the
  • 00:31:16.000 --> 00:31:18.110
  • goodness of God that's already
  • 00:31:18.110 --> 00:31:20.010
  • there for you.
  • 00:31:20.010 --> 00:31:21.030
  • But I think when you start
  • 00:31:21.030 --> 00:31:22.050
  • changing your mind and you start
  • 00:31:22.050 --> 00:31:23.220
  • listening to what God does have
  • 00:31:23.220 --> 00:31:25.180
  • to say about you, it changes
  • 00:31:25.180 --> 00:31:27.140
  • your heart and God just floods
  • 00:31:28.150 --> 00:31:31.150
  • in and he's so more than enough
  • 00:31:31.170 --> 00:31:34.170
  • for you that he meets you there
  • 00:31:34.170 --> 00:31:36.070
  • every time with his goodness and
  • 00:31:36.070 --> 00:31:38.080
  • his mercy and his grace and it
  • 00:31:38.080 --> 00:31:40.060
  • just continues, doesn't it?
  • 00:31:40.060 --> 00:31:42.170
  • - Wendy: The benefit of us now
  • 00:31:42.170 --> 00:31:43.240
  • teaching on "Renewing the Mind,"
  • 00:31:43.240 --> 00:31:46.020
  • though, that I feel so just
  • 00:31:46.020 --> 00:31:48.030
  • energized about, is the second
  • 00:31:48.030 --> 00:31:49.230
  • line there.
  • 00:31:49.230 --> 00:31:50.270
  • It says, "Renewing the Mind
  • 00:31:50.270 --> 00:31:51.270
  • 2.0," but, turn around and it
  • 00:31:51.270 --> 00:31:52.270
  • says--I gotta read exactly
  • 00:31:52.270 --> 00:31:54.120
  • 'cause it says, "With God's
  • 00:31:54.120 --> 00:31:56.130
  • grace, you can change."
  • 00:31:56.130 --> 00:31:58.150
  • See, our age now, we really,
  • 00:31:58.150 --> 00:32:01.150
  • really have an understanding
  • 00:32:01.150 --> 00:32:03.260
  • from God that it's not just
  • 00:32:03.260 --> 00:32:05.080
  • about I can do it.
  • 00:32:05.080 --> 00:32:07.030
  • Because when we first learned
  • 00:32:07.030 --> 00:32:08.130
  • renewing the mind, 20s, 30s,
  • 00:32:08.130 --> 00:32:10.150
  • 40s, you know, you're, like,
  • 00:32:10.150 --> 00:32:11.290
  • "Okay, God, I'm gonna do this."
  • 00:32:11.290 --> 00:32:12.280
  • And you really put a lot of me
  • 00:32:12.280 --> 00:32:15.120
  • onto the renewing your mind and
  • 00:32:15.120 --> 00:32:17.160
  • you don't really recognize that
  • 00:32:17.160 --> 00:32:19.030
  • oh, no, no, wait a minute, God
  • 00:32:19.030 --> 00:32:21.000
  • who created the mountains across
  • 00:32:21.000 --> 00:32:23.010
  • the globe, God who created the
  • 00:32:23.010 --> 00:32:25.000
  • oceans that flow all over, God
  • 00:32:25.000 --> 00:32:26.260
  • that created these beautiful
  • 00:32:26.260 --> 00:32:28.040
  • animals that we get to see,
  • 00:32:28.040 --> 00:32:29.170
  • God's big enough to help me.
  • 00:32:29.170 --> 00:32:32.170
  • And so that grace that has
  • 00:32:32.170 --> 00:32:34.110
  • helped us, that goes, "You know,
  • 00:32:34.110 --> 00:32:36.030
  • God, I don't know what to do
  • 00:32:36.030 --> 00:32:37.140
  • right now about this issue that
  • 00:32:37.140 --> 00:32:39.040
  • I'm thinking, you know?
  • 00:32:39.040 --> 00:32:40.120
  • I feel bad or I feel alone or
  • 00:32:40.120 --> 00:32:41.150
  • I feel angry or
  • 00:32:41.150 --> 00:32:43.150
  • I feel depressed or I--"
  • 00:32:43.150 --> 00:32:45.030
  • You know, all the different
  • 00:32:45.030 --> 00:32:45.250
  • emotions of life that
  • 00:32:45.250 --> 00:32:47.070
  • the devil loves to just drive
  • 00:32:47.070 --> 00:32:48.200
  • into us, we can reach out to God
  • 00:32:48.240 --> 00:32:51.240
  • and say, "Okay, God, I wanna
  • 00:32:51.240 --> 00:32:53.290
  • think your way right now.
  • 00:32:53.290 --> 00:32:55.290
  • I wanna understand how to have
  • 00:32:55.290 --> 00:32:57.250
  • your peace and how to have your
  • 00:32:57.250 --> 00:32:59.200
  • joy and--but I can't do it on my
  • 00:32:59.200 --> 00:33:02.040
  • own.
  • 00:33:02.040 --> 00:33:02.240
  • And thank you so much that
  • 00:33:02.240 --> 00:33:04.150
  • you're big enough to work that
  • 00:33:04.150 --> 00:33:06.020
  • grace in me," so that victory
  • 00:33:06.020 --> 00:33:08.050
  • starts working in our soul.
  • 00:33:08.050 --> 00:33:11.000
  • And there's joy in our Christian
  • 00:33:11.000 --> 00:33:12.090
  • life as opposed to just
  • 00:33:12.090 --> 00:33:13.180
  • constantly the works.
  • 00:33:13.180 --> 00:33:16.050
  • You know, trying, trying, and
  • 00:33:16.050 --> 00:33:18.000
  • trying.
  • 00:33:18.000 --> 00:33:18.250
  • - Matt: Casey, just kind of
  • 00:33:18.250 --> 00:33:19.270
  • final thoughts.
  • 00:33:19.270 --> 00:33:21.120
  • If somebody is really, you know,
  • 00:33:21.150 --> 00:33:24.150
  • what's the baby steps?
  • 00:33:25.110 --> 00:33:28.110
  • What's some of the initial
  • 00:33:28.110 --> 00:33:30.220
  • things they need to do to get
  • 00:33:30.220 --> 00:33:33.040
  • over some issue because
  • 00:33:33.040 --> 00:33:34.200
  • everybody's got one and so--
  • 00:33:34.200 --> 00:33:36.200
  • - Casey: Yeah, we all got
  • 00:33:36.200 --> 00:33:37.180
  • issues.
  • 00:33:37.180 --> 00:33:38.060
  • - Matt: You know, you gotta
  • 00:33:38.060 --> 00:33:39.050
  • just--you gotta just start from
  • 00:33:39.050 --> 00:33:40.150
  • somewhere.
  • 00:33:40.150 --> 00:33:41.100
  • How do we get started in this
  • 00:33:41.100 --> 00:33:42.030
  • thing?
  • 00:33:42.030 --> 00:33:42.290
  • - Casey: Yeah, of course,
  • 00:33:42.290 --> 00:33:43.250
  • connect with God, right?
  • 00:33:43.250 --> 00:33:45.010
  • Connect with Jesus.
  • 00:33:45.010 --> 00:33:46.010
  • Get born of the Spirit.
  • 00:33:46.010 --> 00:33:47.200
  • Here with the Trinity family,
  • 00:33:47.200 --> 00:33:50.070
  • you always have somebody ready
  • 00:33:50.070 --> 00:33:52.020
  • to talk with you, pray with you.
  • 00:33:52.020 --> 00:33:53.180
  • Call us.
  • 00:33:53.180 --> 00:33:54.030
  • Give us a call.
  • 00:33:54.030 --> 00:33:54.230
  • Number's on your screen.
  • 00:33:54.230 --> 00:33:56.110
  • And we'll pray, help you connect
  • 00:33:56.110 --> 00:33:57.260
  • with God.
  • 00:33:57.260 --> 00:33:59.020
  • Get born again.
  • 00:33:59.020 --> 00:34:01.010
  • That's first step: connecting.
  • 00:34:01.010 --> 00:34:03.280
  • Then recognize God's got a plan
  • 00:34:03.280 --> 00:34:06.240
  • for you.
  • 00:34:06.240 --> 00:34:08.170
  • You're not trying to make your
  • 00:34:08.170 --> 00:34:09.140
  • own way.
  • 00:34:09.140 --> 00:34:10.150
  • You don't have to make a living
  • 00:34:10.150 --> 00:34:11.120
  • and make a way of life.
  • 00:34:11.120 --> 00:34:13.150
  • God has a plan for you,
  • 00:34:13.150 --> 00:34:15.100
  • a destiny.
  • 00:34:15.100 --> 00:34:16.130
  • He has a purpose for you.
  • 00:34:16.130 --> 00:34:18.090
  • And that adds such peace to
  • 00:34:18.090 --> 00:34:20.130
  • our spirit and our soul.
  • 00:34:20.150 --> 00:34:23.150
  • And so I would encourage you to
  • 00:34:23.150 --> 00:34:25.050
  • begin to think in terms of
  • 00:34:25.050 --> 00:34:26.230
  • "I'm gonna find God's plan.
  • 00:34:26.230 --> 00:34:29.030
  • Gonna find God's will
  • 00:34:29.030 --> 00:34:29.270
  • for my life.
  • 00:34:29.270 --> 00:34:30.250
  • I'm gonna find God's purpose
  • 00:34:30.250 --> 00:34:31.230
  • for my life.
  • 00:34:31.230 --> 00:34:32.280
  • I'm not getting up every
  • 00:34:32.280 --> 00:34:34.040
  • morning, trying to make a
  • 00:34:34.040 --> 00:34:35.050
  • living.
  • 00:34:35.050 --> 00:34:36.090
  • I'm gonna start trusting that my
  • 00:34:36.090 --> 00:34:37.150
  • steps are ordered of the Lord."
  • 00:34:37.220 --> 00:34:40.220
  • And when you talk to us here at
  • 00:34:40.220 --> 00:34:42.030
  • Trinity, we're always praying to
  • 00:34:42.030 --> 00:34:44.020
  • help you find what God has for
  • 00:34:44.020 --> 00:34:46.050
  • you.
  • 00:34:46.050 --> 00:34:47.110
  • And once you start thinking,
  • 00:34:47.110 --> 00:34:49.000
  • "God has a purpose for my life,"
  • 00:34:49.000 --> 00:34:51.020
  • you really get that thought,
  • 00:34:51.020 --> 00:34:52.220
  • you're not so on your own.
  • 00:34:53.000 --> 00:34:56.000
  • We don't do good on our own.
  • 00:34:56.000 --> 00:34:57.160
  • We get a little weird.
  • 00:34:57.160 --> 00:34:59.050
  • But when we're living this life
  • 00:34:59.050 --> 00:35:00.250
  • that God has purpose for us,
  • 00:35:00.250 --> 00:35:03.050
  • things get better and he begins
  • 00:35:03.050 --> 00:35:04.270
  • to help you and you begin to
  • 00:35:04.270 --> 00:35:06.090
  • follow and miracles start
  • 00:35:06.090 --> 00:35:09.020
  • happening, so.
  • 00:35:09.020 --> 00:35:10.020
  • - Wendy: And "Renewing the
  • 00:35:10.020 --> 00:35:11.040
  • Mind" works in every single area
  • 00:35:11.040 --> 00:35:12.110
  • of your life.
  • 00:35:12.110 --> 00:35:13.110
  • Your natural life, your physical
  • 00:35:13.110 --> 00:35:15.110
  • life, your financial life, your
  • 00:35:15.110 --> 00:35:17.230
  • emotional life, your family
  • 00:35:17.230 --> 00:35:18.250
  • life.
  • 00:35:18.250 --> 00:35:19.240
  • And God's big in every single
  • 00:35:19.240 --> 00:35:22.000
  • one of those realms if we'll go,
  • 00:35:22.000 --> 00:35:24.010
  • "God, how do I think about that?
  • 00:35:24.010 --> 00:35:26.080
  • And God, how do I think about
  • 00:35:26.080 --> 00:35:27.090
  • that?
  • 00:35:27.090 --> 00:35:27.290
  • And now, now that I know what
  • 00:35:27.290 --> 00:35:29.040
  • I'm supposed to think, can you
  • 00:35:29.040 --> 00:35:30.250
  • help me?"
  • 00:35:30.250 --> 00:35:32.100
  • You know, "God, help me to think
  • 00:35:32.100 --> 00:35:33.090
  • those kind of thoughts," because
  • 00:35:33.090 --> 00:35:35.060
  • we've got Christians walking all
  • 00:35:35.060 --> 00:35:37.000
  • across the earth, unfortunately,
  • 00:35:37.000 --> 00:35:38.290
  • and they're thinking not the
  • 00:35:38.290 --> 00:35:41.000
  • thoughts of God toward the
  • 00:35:41.000 --> 00:35:42.250
  • issues that are causing them
  • 00:35:42.250 --> 00:35:44.240
  • such stress.
  • 00:35:44.240 --> 00:35:46.080
  • So our whole life, you know,
  • 00:35:46.080 --> 00:35:48.140
  • kind of message is to help
  • 00:35:48.140 --> 00:35:50.020
  • ourself but to help others to
  • 00:35:50.020 --> 00:35:51.270
  • go, "Okay, I don't need to be
  • 00:35:51.270 --> 00:35:53.260
  • pressed down with the burdens of
  • 00:35:53.260 --> 00:35:55.150
  • this earth.
  • 00:35:55.150 --> 00:35:56.120
  • I wanna think the God thoughts
  • 00:35:56.120 --> 00:35:57.150
  • so that I can actually live in
  • 00:35:57.150 --> 00:35:59.030
  • this amazing place of God
  • 00:35:59.030 --> 00:36:01.100
  • freedom," that he will give to
  • 00:36:01.100 --> 00:36:02.190
  • us in all realms of our life.
  • 00:36:02.190 --> 00:36:04.150
  • But mind you, all realms of our
  • 00:36:04.150 --> 00:36:06.110
  • life you're constantly living
  • 00:36:06.110 --> 00:36:08.040
  • the next day on earth.
  • 00:36:08.040 --> 00:36:10.070
  • So again, the next day on earth,
  • 00:36:10.070 --> 00:36:11.270
  • it's another day.
  • 00:36:11.270 --> 00:36:13.180
  • So you can't just say, "Okay,
  • 00:36:13.180 --> 00:36:15.050
  • one time I'm never--I'm done,"
  • 00:36:15.050 --> 00:36:16.160
  • you know?
  • 00:36:16.160 --> 00:36:17.150
  • I'm, like, "No, we have the--we
  • 00:36:17.150 --> 00:36:18.250
  • are blessed that we're living on
  • 00:36:18.250 --> 00:36:20.260
  • earth and we're blessed that God
  • 00:36:20.260 --> 00:36:22.100
  • never leaves us or forsakes us
  • 00:36:22.100 --> 00:36:24.060
  • and he's always helping us.
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  • - Laurie: Amen, amen.
  • 00:36:26.260 --> 00:36:28.070
  • - Matt: It seems like it's
  • 00:36:28.070 --> 00:36:29.020
  • God's way of making sure we
  • 00:36:29.020 --> 00:36:30.060
  • always wanna be thinking about
  • 00:36:30.060 --> 00:36:31.250
  • him and that communion and
  • 00:36:31.250 --> 00:36:33.280
  • that's just--that's awesome.
  • 00:36:33.280 --> 00:36:35.050
  • - Laurie: Every morning, wake
  • 00:36:35.050 --> 00:36:36.030
  • up and renew your mind.
  • 00:36:36.030 --> 00:36:36.260
  • His mercies are new every
  • 00:36:36.260 --> 00:36:38.230
  • morning.
  • 00:36:38.230 --> 00:36:39.190
  • - Matt: "Renewing Your Mind,"
  • 00:36:39.190 --> 00:36:40.210
  • Casey and Wendy Treat.
  • 00:36:40.210 --> 00:36:41.250
  • Let's go back into the big
  • 00:36:41.250 --> 00:36:42.270
  • arena.
  • 00:36:42.270 --> 00:36:43.200
  • - Casey: In 1 John chapter 4,
  • 00:36:47.030 --> 00:36:48.180
  • verse 14, John writes,
  • 00:36:48.180 --> 00:36:51.040
  • "We have seen and testify
  • 00:36:51.040 --> 00:36:52.220
  • that the Father sent
  • 00:36:52.220 --> 00:36:54.010
  • the Son as Savior
  • 00:36:54.010 --> 00:36:55.110
  • of the world.
  • 00:36:55.110 --> 00:36:57.160
  • And whoever confesses Jesus is
  • 00:36:57.160 --> 00:36:59.180
  • the Son of God, abides in him,
  • 00:36:59.180 --> 00:37:02.000
  • and he in God.
  • 00:37:02.000 --> 00:37:04.170
  • Love's been perfected among us
  • 00:37:04.170 --> 00:37:06.030
  • because as he is,
  • 00:37:07.060 --> 00:37:10.060
  • You know, sometimes we give up
  • 00:37:13.160 --> 00:37:14.170
  • and we just say, "Well, when I
  • 00:37:14.170 --> 00:37:15.280
  • get to heaven, I'll be like him.
  • 00:37:15.280 --> 00:37:17.050
  • When I get to heaven, in my
  • 00:37:17.050 --> 00:37:19.180
  • glorified body, I'll finally be
  • 00:37:19.180 --> 00:37:21.200
  • what God wants me to be."
  • 00:37:21.200 --> 00:37:24.000
  • But look at--that Scripture
  • 00:37:24.000 --> 00:37:25.070
  • said, "As he is,
  • 00:37:25.070 --> 00:37:26.240
  • so are we in this world."
  • 00:37:27.180 --> 00:37:30.180
  • In this world,
  • 00:37:30.180 --> 00:37:31.260
  • we are Christians.
  • 00:37:31.260 --> 00:37:33.070
  • In this world,
  • 00:37:33.070 --> 00:37:34.130
  • we are Christlike.
  • 00:37:34.130 --> 00:37:36.150
  • In this world, we can be
  • 00:37:36.150 --> 00:37:38.080
  • the people that God created us
  • 00:37:38.080 --> 00:37:40.290
  • to be.
  • 00:37:40.290 --> 00:37:43.000
  • That's why we're here at
  • 00:37:43.000 --> 00:37:44.000
  • Conference and that's why
  • 00:37:44.000 --> 00:37:45.040
  • we purchase the books.
  • 00:37:45.040 --> 00:37:47.020
  • That's why we read our Bibles
  • 00:37:47.020 --> 00:37:49.120
  • and that's why we are studying
  • 00:37:49.120 --> 00:37:51.070
  • his Word because we want to be
  • 00:37:51.070 --> 00:37:53.130
  • transformed by the renewing of
  • 00:37:53.130 --> 00:37:55.140
  • our mind.
  • 00:37:55.140 --> 00:37:56.130
  • Not to fit into some
  • 00:37:56.130 --> 00:37:57.280
  • denominational mold, not to
  • 00:37:57.280 --> 00:37:59.210
  • become like some preacher or
  • 00:37:59.210 --> 00:38:01.240
  • other people.
  • 00:38:01.240 --> 00:38:03.040
  • But to be like Christ.
  • 00:38:03.280 --> 00:38:06.280
  • How much desire, how much
  • 00:38:06.280 --> 00:38:08.050
  • passion, how much commitment,
  • 00:38:08.050 --> 00:38:10.110
  • do you feel on the inside to be
  • 00:38:10.110 --> 00:38:12.160
  • like him today?
  • 00:38:12.160 --> 00:38:14.190
  • Don't lose it.
  • 00:38:14.190 --> 00:38:15.200
  • If you've never had it, get it.
  • 00:38:15.200 --> 00:38:17.190
  • And if you got it,
  • 00:38:17.190 --> 00:38:19.050
  • don't lose it.
  • 00:38:19.050 --> 00:38:20.170
  • You don't wanna turn into
  • 00:38:20.170 --> 00:38:21.080
  • a grumpy old Christian
  • 00:38:21.080 --> 00:38:24.010
  • that's just given up and
  • 00:38:24.010 --> 00:38:26.030
  • now you just got an attitude.
  • 00:38:26.030 --> 00:38:28.040
  • You don't give
  • 00:38:28.040 --> 00:38:28.260
  • and you don't serve.
  • 00:38:28.260 --> 00:38:30.060
  • You don't even try to be
  • 00:38:30.060 --> 00:38:33.020
  • like him.
  • 00:38:33.020 --> 00:38:34.200
  • No, that's not who we are.
  • 00:38:34.200 --> 00:38:36.290
  • We're here because as he is,
  • 00:38:37.070 --> 00:38:40.070
  • so are we in this world.
  • 00:38:41.000 --> 00:38:44.000
  • I love Romans chapter 8
  • 00:38:44.000 --> 00:38:45.120
  • and verse 29.
  • 00:38:45.120 --> 00:38:47.280
  • Romans 8:29, "Whom he foreknew
  • 00:38:47.280 --> 00:38:49.100
  • he also predestined,"
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  • predestined, established
  • 00:38:52.010 --> 00:38:54.080
  • a destiny, "to be conformed
  • 00:38:54.260 --> 00:38:57.260
  • to the image of his Son, that
  • 00:38:59.010 --> 00:39:02.030
  • Jesus might be the firstborn
  • 00:39:02.030 --> 00:39:03.290
  • among many brethren."
  • 00:39:03.290 --> 00:39:06.020
  • Before God predestined you for
  • 00:39:06.020 --> 00:39:07.210
  • ministry, before he predestined
  • 00:39:07.210 --> 00:39:09.240
  • you for family, before he
  • 00:39:09.240 --> 00:39:11.220
  • predestined you for anything
  • 00:39:11.220 --> 00:39:13.140
  • in this world, he knew you
  • 00:39:13.140 --> 00:39:15.260
  • and he predestined you to be
  • 00:39:15.260 --> 00:39:18.170
  • like Jesus.
  • 00:39:18.170 --> 00:39:21.110
  • So today,
  • 00:39:21.110 --> 00:39:22.150
  • let's take another step.
  • 00:39:22.150 --> 00:39:23.240
  • Today, let's get a new thought.
  • 00:39:23.240 --> 00:39:25.210
  • Today, let's make a change.
  • 00:39:25.210 --> 00:39:27.180
  • Today, let's agree to an
  • 00:39:27.180 --> 00:39:29.100
  • adjustment on the inside so
  • 00:39:29.100 --> 00:39:31.110
  • we can be more like him.
  • 00:39:31.110 --> 00:39:34.020
  • That's my destiny.
  • 00:39:34.020 --> 00:39:35.230
  • That's my destiny.
  • 00:39:35.230 --> 00:39:36.230
  • C'mon, give him a handclap.
  • 00:39:36.230 --> 00:39:37.220
  • That's my destiny, to be
  • 00:39:37.220 --> 00:39:40.090
  • conformed to the image of Jesus.
  • 00:39:45.120 --> 00:39:48.120
  • No one's there but we're all
  • 00:39:48.160 --> 00:39:51.160
  • on that journey.
  • 00:39:51.160 --> 00:39:52.160
  • We're all on that road.
  • 00:39:52.160 --> 00:39:53.270
  • We're all on our way.
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  • We are children of the way.
  • 00:39:56.010 --> 00:39:58.260
  • Which way are you going?
  • 00:39:58.260 --> 00:40:00.250
  • To be more like him.
  • 00:40:00.280 --> 00:40:03.280
  • Let's stay conscious of it.
  • 00:40:03.280 --> 00:40:05.100
  • Let's stay engaged with it.
  • 00:40:05.100 --> 00:40:07.150
  • And let's make it part of who we
  • 00:40:07.150 --> 00:40:08.250
  • are and how we live every day.
  • 00:40:11.290 --> 00:40:14.290
  • We are the Epistles.
  • 00:40:14.290 --> 00:40:17.120
  • The world is reading about
  • 00:40:17.120 --> 00:40:19.150
  • our Lord.
  • 00:40:19.150 --> 00:40:22.010
  • Remember, Paul wrote
  • 00:40:22.010 --> 00:40:22.290
  • in 2 Corinthians chapter 3,
  • 00:40:22.290 --> 00:40:24.260
  • "You are our Epistles written
  • 00:40:24.260 --> 00:40:27.030
  • in our hearts, known and read
  • 00:40:27.030 --> 00:40:28.260
  • by all men; clearly you are
  • 00:40:28.260 --> 00:40:31.120
  • an Epistle of Christ."
  • 00:40:32.270 --> 00:40:35.270
  • Maybe the world doesn't really
  • 00:40:35.270 --> 00:40:37.250
  • know Jesus 'cause those of us
  • 00:40:37.250 --> 00:40:39.160
  • who are Christians aren't very
  • 00:40:39.160 --> 00:40:41.130
  • good letters for them to read.
  • 00:40:42.240 --> 00:40:45.240
  • I don't think they listen
  • 00:40:45.240 --> 00:40:46.220
  • to our sermons.
  • 00:40:46.220 --> 00:40:48.000
  • I think they listen
  • 00:40:48.000 --> 00:40:48.250
  • to our lives.
  • 00:40:48.250 --> 00:40:51.200
  • Let's make sure we give an
  • 00:40:51.200 --> 00:40:53.120
  • accurate representation not out
  • 00:40:53.230 --> 00:40:56.230
  • of pressure, not out of stress,
  • 00:40:56.230 --> 00:40:58.090
  • not out of condemnation, but out
  • 00:40:58.090 --> 00:41:00.250
  • of the joy of walking with God
  • 00:41:00.250 --> 00:41:02.220
  • and knowing the Lord and being
  • 00:41:02.220 --> 00:41:04.170
  • on our way to eternal life
  • 00:41:04.170 --> 00:41:06.230
  • with him.
  • 00:41:06.230 --> 00:41:08.030
  • Out of the grace of God we
  • 00:41:08.030 --> 00:41:09.230
  • change to become more like him.
  • 00:41:14.070 --> 00:41:17.070
  • Christians who don't grow,
  • 00:41:17.070 --> 00:41:19.260
  • who don't change and become more
  • 00:41:19.260 --> 00:41:21.220
  • like Christ, become frustrated,
  • 00:41:22.140 --> 00:41:25.140
  • unhappy.
  • 00:41:25.210 --> 00:41:28.210
  • If you're not moving in destiny
  • 00:41:28.210 --> 00:41:30.270
  • and you are predestined to be
  • 00:41:30.270 --> 00:41:32.220
  • conformed to the image
  • 00:41:32.220 --> 00:41:34.040
  • of Christ, as he is,
  • 00:41:34.040 --> 00:41:36.050
  • so are you in this world.
  • 00:41:36.050 --> 00:41:38.020
  • So if you're not in that
  • 00:41:38.020 --> 00:41:39.020
  • process, if you're not taking
  • 00:41:39.020 --> 00:41:40.110
  • steps, Christian life starts
  • 00:41:40.110 --> 00:41:42.090
  • feeling heavy and you get down
  • 00:41:42.250 --> 00:41:45.250
  • and you get discouraged.
  • 00:41:45.250 --> 00:41:47.080
  • If you're not growing, if you're
  • 00:41:47.080 --> 00:41:48.180
  • not learning, you're like a
  • 00:41:48.180 --> 00:41:50.020
  • little child who's stuck at home
  • 00:41:50.020 --> 00:41:51.210
  • with nothing to do.
  • 00:41:51.210 --> 00:41:53.190
  • They wanna go to school.
  • 00:41:53.190 --> 00:41:55.190
  • They wanna read.
  • 00:41:55.190 --> 00:41:56.120
  • They wanna experience
  • 00:41:56.120 --> 00:41:57.150
  • new things.
  • 00:41:57.150 --> 00:41:58.110
  • They wanna see what's out there.
  • 00:41:58.110 --> 00:42:01.080
  • And if you don't let 'em go,
  • 00:42:01.080 --> 00:42:02.100
  • they just get frustrated
  • 00:42:02.100 --> 00:42:04.100
  • and start doing bad things
  • 00:42:04.100 --> 00:42:05.250
  • and wrong things.
  • 00:42:05.250 --> 00:42:08.060
  • Many Christians have their mind
  • 00:42:09.050 --> 00:42:12.050
  • on birth control pills.
  • 00:42:12.200 --> 00:42:15.200
  • They haven't given birth
  • 00:42:15.200 --> 00:42:16.210
  • to a new thought in years.
  • 00:42:18.280 --> 00:42:21.280
  • Stuck in their routines,
  • 00:42:23.000 --> 00:42:26.000
  • not learning, not growing,
  • 00:42:26.000 --> 00:42:27.250
  • not seeking.
  • 00:42:27.250 --> 00:42:29.000
  • And then they think,
  • 00:42:29.000 --> 00:42:30.110
  • "Well, it's the church.
  • 00:42:30.110 --> 00:42:31.210
  • I'm frustrated and I'm sad
  • 00:42:31.210 --> 00:42:33.130
  • and I don't feel fulfilled.
  • 00:42:33.130 --> 00:42:35.040
  • I need a new church."
  • 00:42:35.040 --> 00:42:36.080
  • Well, you keep going to new
  • 00:42:36.080 --> 00:42:37.060
  • places and everywhere you go,
  • 00:42:37.060 --> 00:42:39.270
  • there you are!
  • 00:42:41.120 --> 00:42:44.120
  • That's the problem.
  • 00:42:44.120 --> 00:42:46.040
  • We think it's out there.
  • 00:42:46.040 --> 00:42:47.160
  • We think it's the pastor,
  • 00:42:47.160 --> 00:42:48.180
  • we think it's the church, we
  • 00:42:48.180 --> 00:42:49.180
  • think it's something around us.
  • 00:42:49.180 --> 00:42:51.100
  • But it's what's in us.
  • 00:42:51.250 --> 00:42:54.250
  • When you're in the process of
  • 00:42:54.250 --> 00:42:55.290
  • renewal, there's an excitement,
  • 00:42:55.290 --> 00:42:57.240
  • there's a passion, there's
  • 00:42:57.240 --> 00:42:58.260
  • an energy, there's a newness
  • 00:42:58.260 --> 00:43:00.250
  • to life every day.
  • 00:43:01.080 --> 00:43:04.080
  • The mercies of God,
  • 00:43:04.080 --> 00:43:05.160
  • the ministries of God,
  • 00:43:05.160 --> 00:43:07.210
  • are new every morning.
  • 00:43:08.090 --> 00:43:11.090
  • So renewal is exciting and
  • 00:43:11.090 --> 00:43:14.060
  • energizing and keeps you fresh
  • 00:43:14.180 --> 00:43:17.180
  • and keeps you going with God.
  • 00:43:18.110 --> 00:43:21.110
  • Never let your Sunday disconnect
  • 00:43:21.110 --> 00:43:23.080
  • from your Monday.
  • 00:43:23.270 --> 00:43:26.270
  • "Oh, that was a good sermon
  • 00:43:26.270 --> 00:43:27.250
  • on Sunday."
  • 00:43:27.250 --> 00:43:28.170
  • What are you gonna do with it
  • 00:43:28.170 --> 00:43:29.140
  • on Monday?
  • 00:43:29.140 --> 00:43:30.050
  • "Ah, it doesn't really work
  • 00:43:30.050 --> 00:43:30.280
  • in my real life."
  • 00:43:30.280 --> 00:43:33.110
  • Wait, you have a real life
  • 00:43:33.110 --> 00:43:34.180
  • that's different than
  • 00:43:34.180 --> 00:43:35.110
  • your Sunday life?
  • 00:43:35.110 --> 00:43:38.000
  • You're missing the point!
  • 00:43:38.000 --> 00:43:40.060
  • What we're doing as we worship
  • 00:43:40.060 --> 00:43:41.210
  • and as we pray and as we hear
  • 00:43:41.210 --> 00:43:43.250
  • the Word is the real life.
  • 00:43:43.250 --> 00:43:46.070
  • Now let's connect it to Monday
  • 00:43:46.070 --> 00:43:47.230
  • and Tuesday and Wednesday
  • 00:43:47.230 --> 00:43:49.200
  • and make it work every day.
  • 00:43:51.210 --> 00:43:54.210
  • And in that process of change
  • 00:43:54.210 --> 00:43:56.020
  • and renewal, we find
  • 00:43:56.020 --> 00:43:57.240
  • this excitement about living
  • 00:43:57.240 --> 00:43:59.100
  • with God.
  • 00:43:59.100 --> 00:44:00.070
  • Maybe you've lost the passion
  • 00:44:00.070 --> 00:44:02.010
  • and lost some energy 'cause
  • 00:44:02.010 --> 00:44:03.210
  • you just haven't made
  • 00:44:03.210 --> 00:44:04.250
  • any changes lately.
  • 00:44:04.250 --> 00:44:07.160
  • You haven't experienced
  • 00:44:07.160 --> 00:44:09.030
  • renewal lately.
  • 00:44:09.160 --> 00:44:12.160
  • And maybe we've never gone deep
  • 00:44:12.160 --> 00:44:14.110
  • We're trying to do what he does
  • 00:44:16.220 --> 00:44:17.230
  • but we don't know
  • 00:44:17.230 --> 00:44:18.260
  • why he does it.
  • 00:44:18.260 --> 00:44:19.250
  • You know, we don't know where
  • 00:44:19.250 --> 00:44:20.260
  • it came from, we don't know
  • 00:44:20.260 --> 00:44:22.040
  • what's the motivation,
  • 00:44:22.040 --> 00:44:23.050
  • we don't know what's the spirit,
  • 00:44:23.050 --> 00:44:24.200
  • what's the heart.
  • 00:44:24.200 --> 00:44:25.220
  • So let's plug in to
  • 00:44:25.220 --> 00:44:27.060
  • what would he think.
  • 00:44:27.060 --> 00:44:29.190
  • Do you have a Bible just so you
  • 00:44:29.190 --> 00:44:31.060
  • His thoughts are higher
  • 00:44:34.060 --> 00:44:34.270
  • than our thoughts.
  • 00:44:34.270 --> 00:44:37.060
  • So when we get his thoughts,
  • 00:44:37.060 --> 00:44:38.180
  • we get his ways.
  • 00:44:38.180 --> 00:44:41.030
  • You get the thoughts of Jesus,
  • 00:44:41.030 --> 00:44:42.010
  • you get the ways of Jesus,
  • 00:44:42.010 --> 00:44:44.110
  • Christian life gets fun.
  • 00:44:44.110 --> 00:44:46.240
  • "I just don't know what to do."
  • 00:44:46.240 --> 00:44:48.010
  • 'Cause you don't know
  • 00:44:48.010 --> 00:44:48.250
  • how to think.
  • 00:44:48.250 --> 00:44:51.120
  • Mm, thank you
  • 00:44:51.120 --> 00:44:52.000
  • for your exciting response.
  • 00:44:52.180 --> 00:44:55.180
  • Right?
  • 00:44:55.180 --> 00:44:57.030
  • "I dunno what I should do."
  • 00:44:57.030 --> 00:44:58.080
  • Do you know how to think?
  • 00:44:58.080 --> 00:45:00.180
  • Right, we're teaching our
  • 00:45:00.180 --> 00:45:01.130
  • children, we're going to Bible
  • 00:45:01.130 --> 00:45:03.010
  • school, we're listening
  • 00:45:03.010 --> 00:45:04.060
  • in church so we can get
  • 00:45:04.060 --> 00:45:05.170
  • the thoughts of God, then we can
  • 00:45:05.170 --> 00:45:07.290
  • have the ways of God.
  • 00:45:07.290 --> 00:45:10.030
  • I know what to do 'cause
  • 00:45:10.030 --> 00:45:11.120
  • I know how to think about
  • 00:45:11.120 --> 00:45:12.230
  • this circumstance,
  • 00:45:12.230 --> 00:45:13.230
  • about this problem,
  • 00:45:13.230 --> 00:45:14.240
  • or about this situation.
  • 00:45:14.240 --> 00:45:17.150
  • Our world is confused.
  • 00:45:17.150 --> 00:45:20.090
  • And so I read my Bible
  • 00:45:20.090 --> 00:45:22.220
  • and I ask myself,
  • 00:45:22.220 --> 00:45:23.250
  • "What would Jesus think?"
  • 00:45:23.250 --> 00:45:26.130
  • When I get his thoughts,
  • 00:45:26.130 --> 00:45:27.150
  • I'll get his ways,
  • 00:45:27.150 --> 00:45:28.170
  • I'll know what to do.
  • 00:45:28.170 --> 00:45:30.190
  • And life gets clear and his will
  • 00:45:30.190 --> 00:45:32.000
  • gets clear and his plan gets
  • 00:45:32.000 --> 00:45:33.160
  • clear and his destiny gets clear
  • 00:45:33.160 --> 00:45:35.190
  • and my heart gets clear
  • 00:45:35.190 --> 00:45:38.060
  • and I'm having some fun now.
  • 00:45:38.160 --> 00:45:41.160
  • That's what God's called you to.
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  • You know, the Holy Spirit didn't
  • 00:45:48.070 --> 00:45:50.100
  • come to change you.
  • 00:45:50.100 --> 00:45:52.140
  • I know we want him to.
  • 00:45:52.140 --> 00:45:53.250
  • We want the Holy Spirit to fix
  • 00:45:53.250 --> 00:45:55.130
  • us or at least fix our kids,
  • 00:45:57.010 --> 00:46:00.030
  • right?
  • 00:46:00.030 --> 00:46:02.050
  • We want the miracles, we want
  • 00:46:02.050 --> 00:46:03.130
  • the Holy Spirit to come and zap,
  • 00:46:03.130 --> 00:46:05.230
  • boo!
  • 00:46:05.230 --> 00:46:07.140
  • And we're, like,
  • 00:46:07.140 --> 00:46:08.030
  • "Thank you, Lord."
  • 00:46:08.030 --> 00:46:10.220
  • But you know, the Bible says
  • 00:46:10.220 --> 00:46:12.040
  • the Holy Spirit will lead
  • 00:46:12.040 --> 00:46:13.090
  • and guide you into all truth.
  • 00:46:13.090 --> 00:46:15.240
  • In other words, he's not gonna
  • 00:46:15.240 --> 00:46:17.000
  • fix it, he's not gonna change
  • 00:46:17.000 --> 00:46:18.110
  • it, he's gonna help you to think
  • 00:46:18.110 --> 00:46:20.150
  • the truth and then that truth
  • 00:46:21.000 --> 00:46:24.000
  • will make you free.
  • 00:46:24.000 --> 00:46:25.150
  • And remember the Holy Spirit
  • 00:46:25.150 --> 00:46:27.010
  • said he will help you.
  • 00:46:27.010 --> 00:46:28.210
  • Romans chapter 8,
  • 00:46:28.210 --> 00:46:29.170
  • "The Holy Spirit will help you."
  • 00:46:30.040 --> 00:46:33.040
  • That's not, "Do it for you."
  • 00:46:33.040 --> 00:46:36.020
  • My little Willow, she's 3 years
  • 00:46:36.020 --> 00:46:37.080
  • old, my granddaughter Willow.
  • 00:46:37.080 --> 00:46:38.250
  • And we were supposed to be
  • 00:46:38.250 --> 00:46:40.000
  • picking up the room.
  • 00:46:40.000 --> 00:46:41.030
  • We had toys everywhere, spread
  • 00:46:41.030 --> 00:46:42.000
  • everything--everywhere, and so
  • 00:46:42.000 --> 00:46:43.130
  • I said, "Willow, I'll help you."
  • 00:46:43.130 --> 00:46:45.090
  • And she said,
  • 00:46:45.090 --> 00:46:46.290
  • "Papa, will you just do it?"
  • 00:46:48.120 --> 00:46:51.120
  • She's honest, right?
  • 00:46:51.120 --> 00:46:54.010
  • I said, "No, but I'll help you."
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  • 'Cause if I do it for her, she
  • 00:46:56.250 --> 00:46:58.130
  • never grows, she never develops,
  • 00:46:58.130 --> 00:47:00.150
  • she never has discipline,
  • 00:47:00.150 --> 00:47:01.200
  • never has obedience.
  • 00:47:01.200 --> 00:47:03.010
  • Then she grows up to be
  • 00:47:03.010 --> 00:47:03.260
  • crazy like some of you.
  • 00:47:04.160 --> 00:47:07.160
  • Yeah, I'm just checking to see
  • 00:47:07.160 --> 00:47:08.160
  • if you were listening.
  • 00:47:08.160 --> 00:47:11.090
  • No, I'm not gonna do it for her,
  • 00:47:11.090 --> 00:47:13.120
  • right?
  • 00:47:13.120 --> 00:47:14.000
  • When our kids have homework,
  • 00:47:14.000 --> 00:47:15.170
  • we don't sit down
  • 00:47:15.170 --> 00:47:16.100
  • and do their homework for them.
  • 00:47:16.100 --> 00:47:18.260
  • Okay, well, sometimes I did.
  • 00:47:18.260 --> 00:47:20.020
  • When Tasha, my daughter, was
  • 00:47:20.020 --> 00:47:22.190
  • at college she would go to these
  • 00:47:22.190 --> 00:47:23.290
  • theology classes, I would get so
  • 00:47:23.290 --> 00:47:25.080
  • fired up about it, I would say,
  • 00:47:25.080 --> 00:47:26.220
  • "Hey, give me that laptop.
  • 00:47:26.220 --> 00:47:28.050
  • I'll type the paper for you."
  • 00:47:29.090 --> 00:47:32.090
  • And then Wendy would walk--"
  • 00:47:32.090 --> 00:47:33.100
  • What are you doing?"
  • 00:47:33.100 --> 00:47:34.150
  • "Quiet.
  • 00:47:34.150 --> 00:47:35.000
  • I'm doing some homework."
  • 00:47:35.000 --> 00:47:37.170
  • Wendy said, "I don't think
  • 00:47:37.170 --> 00:47:38.100
  • you're helping your daughter."
  • 00:47:38.100 --> 00:47:39.170
  • "Shhh!"
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  • No, it's not good to do it
  • 00:47:42.090 --> 00:47:43.080
  • for you but that's what we want
  • 00:47:43.080 --> 00:47:45.030
  • the Holy Spirit to do.
  • 00:47:45.030 --> 00:47:46.030
  • "Just fix me, Lord.
  • 00:47:46.030 --> 00:47:48.060
  • Change me.
  • 00:47:48.060 --> 00:47:49.280
  • Heal me.
  • 00:47:49.280 --> 00:47:51.100
  • Help me."
  • 00:47:51.100 --> 00:47:52.220
  • But he said,
  • 00:47:52.220 --> 00:47:53.120
  • "No, I'll help you."
  • 00:47:53.120 --> 00:47:55.100
  • In fact, in 1 Corinthians
  • 00:47:55.100 --> 00:47:56.110
  • chapter 2, the Bible says, "You
  • 00:47:56.110 --> 00:47:58.210
  • have received not the spirit
  • 00:47:58.210 --> 00:48:01.060
  • of the world but the Spirit
  • 00:48:01.060 --> 00:48:02.250
  • who's from God," that we might
  • 00:48:02.250 --> 00:48:04.290
  • know--that we might know
  • 00:48:05.020 --> 00:48:08.020
  • the things that have been
  • 00:48:08.020 --> 00:48:09.190
  • freely given to us by God.
  • 00:48:09.190 --> 00:48:11.030
  • He didn't say that we would get
  • 00:48:11.030 --> 00:48:12.100
  • 'em, that--but he said
  • 00:48:12.100 --> 00:48:13.200
  • he will help you know them.
  • 00:48:13.200 --> 00:48:16.010
  • And when you start knowing the
  • 00:48:16.010 --> 00:48:17.030
  • right things, you start going
  • 00:48:17.030 --> 00:48:18.100
  • in the right direction.
  • 00:48:18.100 --> 00:48:19.230
  • When you think
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  • the right thoughts,
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  • you do the right steps.
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  • When you're thinking right,
  • 00:48:23.000 --> 00:48:24.070
  • you're doing right.
  • 00:48:24.070 --> 00:48:25.110
  • When you know the truth,
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  • the truth'll make you free.
  • 00:48:26.240 --> 00:48:28.130
  • But if you don't know it,
  • 00:48:28.130 --> 00:48:29.220
  • the Holy Spirit can't fix you.
  • 00:48:30.070 --> 00:48:33.070
  • So we have the Holy Spirit
  • 00:48:33.070 --> 00:48:34.240
  • so we'll know.
  • 00:48:34.240 --> 00:48:35.230
  • Now, if you keep on reading,
  • 00:48:35.230 --> 00:48:37.000
  • "The natural man does not
  • 00:48:37.000 --> 00:48:38.070
  • receive the things of the Spirit
  • 00:48:38.070 --> 00:48:39.250
  • of God, they're foolishness
  • 00:48:39.250 --> 00:48:41.020
  • to him; nor can he know them,
  • 00:48:41.020 --> 00:48:42.190
  • 'cause they're spiritually
  • 00:48:42.190 --> 00:48:43.280
  • discerned."
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  • But we have the mind of Christ.
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  • Everybody say it.
  • 00:48:49.090 --> 00:48:50.050
  • We have the mind of Christ.
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  • Why do you have the mind
  • 00:48:54.200 --> 00:48:55.170
  • of Christ?
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  • So you can think like him
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  • and then live like him.
  • 00:48:59.160 --> 00:49:02.040
  • Why is it so hard for some of us
  • 00:49:02.040 --> 00:49:03.220
  • to live like him?
  • 00:49:03.220 --> 00:49:05.110
  • 'Cause we're not thinking right.
  • 00:49:05.240 --> 00:49:08.240
  • Plug into the Holy Spirit.
  • 00:49:08.240 --> 00:49:10.270
  • Plug into the Word of God.
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  • Get serious about having the
  • 00:49:12.280 --> 00:49:15.050
  • mind of Christ 'cause when you
  • 00:49:15.050 --> 00:49:17.190
  • think his thoughts, you'll take
  • 00:49:17.190 --> 00:49:19.140
  • his steps and you'll be that
  • 00:49:19.140 --> 00:49:21.060
  • person that he's called you
  • 00:49:21.060 --> 00:49:23.150
  • to be.
  • 00:49:23.150 --> 00:49:26.000
  • In Colossians chapter 3 and
  • 00:49:26.000 --> 00:49:27.210
  • verse 1, it said, "If you were
  • 00:49:27.210 --> 00:49:29.030
  • raised with Christ," if you're
  • 00:49:29.030 --> 00:49:30.220
  • born again, if you're a
  • 00:49:30.220 --> 00:49:32.110
  • Christian, "seek those things
  • 00:49:32.110 --> 00:49:34.130
  • which are above, where Christ
  • 00:49:34.130 --> 00:49:36.040
  • is, sitting at the right hand of
  • 00:49:36.040 --> 00:49:37.190
  • God.
  • 00:49:37.190 --> 00:49:38.160
  • Set your mind on things above,"
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  • not on 4 hours of television
  • 00:49:44.120 --> 00:49:46.010
  • every night.
  • 00:49:46.010 --> 00:49:48.250
  • Set your mind on things above,
  • 00:49:48.250 --> 00:49:50.090
  • not on some of the websites that
  • 00:49:50.090 --> 00:49:52.160
  • keep popping up on your
  • 00:49:52.160 --> 00:49:54.050
  • computer.
  • 00:49:54.050 --> 00:49:56.130
  • Set your mind on things above,
  • 00:49:56.130 --> 00:49:58.150
  • not on your fear, not on your
  • 00:49:58.150 --> 00:50:00.190
  • worry, not on your anxiety, not
  • 00:50:00.190 --> 00:50:03.100
  • on your negative identity.
  • 00:50:03.100 --> 00:50:05.130
  • Set your mind.
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  • You know what?
  • 00:50:06.290 --> 00:50:07.150
  • That's so encouraging to me
  • 00:50:07.150 --> 00:50:08.130
  • because when I first started
  • 00:50:08.130 --> 00:50:09.210
  • this journey and Julius said to
  • 00:50:09.210 --> 00:50:11.110
  • me, "You can change," I believed
  • 00:50:11.110 --> 00:50:13.060
  • him but I doubted me.
  • 00:50:13.160 --> 00:50:16.160
  • And I thought my mind was so
  • 00:50:16.160 --> 00:50:17.230
  • gone, I thought maybe it was the
  • 00:50:17.230 --> 00:50:19.180
  • drugs.
  • 00:50:19.180 --> 00:50:20.130
  • Hah, and I've learned 40 years
  • 00:50:20.130 --> 00:50:22.010
  • later, no, it's just me.
  • 00:50:22.010 --> 00:50:23.130
  • I have to--I have to practice, I
  • 00:50:23.130 --> 00:50:26.120
  • have to focus to set my mind.
  • 00:50:26.160 --> 00:50:29.160
  • But the fact that God said I can
  • 00:50:29.160 --> 00:50:30.280
  • do it means I can do it.
  • 00:50:32.000 --> 00:50:35.000
  • I have the ability to set my
  • 00:50:35.000 --> 00:50:36.260
  • mind and not think on the fears,
  • 00:50:36.260 --> 00:50:39.220
  • not think on the worries, not
  • 00:50:39.220 --> 00:50:41.130
  • think on the abuse, not think on
  • 00:50:41.130 --> 00:50:43.120
  • the anger, not think on the sin,
  • 00:50:43.180 --> 00:50:46.180
  • but I can set my mind on things
  • 00:50:46.180 --> 00:50:48.200
  • above and start becoming more
  • 00:50:48.200 --> 00:50:50.210
  • like him.
  • 00:50:50.210 --> 00:50:53.100
  • Every day we face a choice to be
  • 00:50:53.100 --> 00:50:56.060
  • conformed to the world or
  • 00:50:56.060 --> 00:50:57.200
  • transformed by the renewing of
  • 00:50:57.200 --> 00:50:59.240
  • our mind.
  • 00:50:59.240 --> 00:51:01.290
  • What's it gonna be?
  • 00:51:01.290 --> 00:51:02.280
  • Today in your marriage, today
  • 00:51:02.280 --> 00:51:05.040
  • with your ministry friends,
  • 00:51:05.040 --> 00:51:07.120
  • today at lunch, tonight wherever
  • 00:51:07.120 --> 00:51:09.240
  • you might be.
  • 00:51:09.240 --> 00:51:11.060
  • Tomorrow wherever you go.
  • 00:51:11.060 --> 00:51:13.070
  • Is it conformed to the world and
  • 00:51:14.180 --> 00:51:17.180
  • the way everything goes and the
  • 00:51:17.180 --> 00:51:19.090
  • way you've always been?
  • 00:51:19.090 --> 00:51:21.210
  • Or is it transformed by the
  • 00:51:21.210 --> 00:51:24.070
  • renewing of your mind?
  • 00:51:25.280 --> 00:51:28.280
  • It's possible.
  • 00:51:28.280 --> 00:51:30.230
  • God said it.
  • 00:51:30.230 --> 00:51:32.180
  • If you can't do it, he wouldn't
  • 00:51:32.180 --> 00:51:33.110
  • have said it.
  • 00:51:33.110 --> 00:51:35.080
  • If it's impossible, he wouldn't
  • 00:51:35.080 --> 00:51:36.040
  • have told you.
  • 00:51:36.040 --> 00:51:38.120
  • So you can set your mind on
  • 00:51:38.120 --> 00:51:41.100
  • things above.
  • 00:51:41.100 --> 00:51:43.050
  • You can be transformed, not
  • 00:51:43.050 --> 00:51:45.230
  • conformed.
  • 00:51:46.060 --> 00:51:49.060
  • Every now and then, I look
  • 00:51:49.060 --> 00:51:50.080
  • around at our church or at my
  • 00:51:50.080 --> 00:51:52.190
  • children who are now all adults,
  • 00:51:53.050 --> 00:51:56.050
  • at Wendy and I still together
  • 00:51:56.050 --> 00:51:57.180
  • after 40 years, 38 years
  • 00:51:57.180 --> 00:52:00.020
  • And I remember, the little kid
  • 00:52:05.000 --> 00:52:08.000
  • just out of jail sitting in a
  • 00:52:08.000 --> 00:52:11.000
  • rehab center and Julius said to
  • 00:52:11.000 --> 00:52:13.230
  • me, "Big Red, you can change."
  • 00:52:16.240 --> 00:52:19.240
  • And now, I can say, "Julius,
  • 00:52:20.210 --> 00:52:23.210
  • you were right.
  • 00:52:23.210 --> 00:52:26.110
  • And you can change.
  • 00:52:32.140 --> 00:52:34.130
  • Whatever the debt, whatever the
  • 00:52:34.130 --> 00:52:35.200
  • hurt, whatever the abuse,
  • 00:52:35.200 --> 00:52:37.180
  • whatever the failure, whatever
  • 00:52:37.180 --> 00:52:39.040
  • the fear, whatever the worry,
  • 00:52:39.040 --> 00:52:41.250
  • whatever the challenge might be,
  • 00:52:42.280 --> 00:52:45.280
  • you can be transformed by the
  • 00:52:45.280 --> 00:52:48.220
  • renewing of your mind and move
  • 00:52:48.220 --> 00:52:51.160
  • into good and the acceptable and
  • 00:52:52.160 --> 00:52:55.160
  • the perfect will of God.
  • 00:52:56.040 --> 00:52:59.040
  • Father, I pray for our friends
  • 00:52:59.040 --> 00:53:00.170
  • today.
  • 00:53:00.170 --> 00:53:02.120
  • Let that new thought, let that
  • 00:53:02.120 --> 00:53:04.060
  • new creation reality, let that
  • 00:53:04.060 --> 00:53:06.060
  • word of truth, let the mind of
  • 00:53:08.120 --> 00:53:11.120
  • Christ, penetrate every other
  • 00:53:12.130 --> 00:53:15.130
  • thought.
  • 00:53:15.130 --> 00:53:17.290
  • May we not leave here like we
  • 00:53:17.290 --> 00:53:19.140
  • came, in Jesus' name, but may we
  • 00:53:21.060 --> 00:53:24.060
  • enter into the good, the
  • 00:53:24.070 --> 00:53:27.070
  • acceptable, and the perfect will
  • 00:53:27.100 --> 00:53:30.100
  • of God.
  • 00:53:30.100 --> 00:53:31.250
  • Love you, church.
  • 00:53:31.250 --> 00:53:32.280
  • Your love so great
  • 00:53:47.060 --> 00:53:49.200
  • Jesus in all things
  • 00:53:50.260 --> 00:53:53.260
  • I've seen a glimpse
  • 00:53:53.260 --> 00:53:55.050
  • of your heart
  • 00:53:55.050 --> 00:53:57.100
  • A billion years
  • 00:53:57.100 --> 00:53:59.250
  • still I'll be singing
  • 00:54:01.020 --> 00:54:04.020
  • How can I
  • 00:54:04.020 --> 00:54:05.010
  • - male: C'mon!
  • 00:54:08.220 --> 00:54:10.020
  • How can I
  • 00:54:10.020 --> 00:54:11.090
  • praise you enough?
  • 00:54:12.240 --> 00:54:15.240
  • You are the Lord Almighty
  • 00:54:17.070 --> 00:54:20.070
  • outshining all the stars
  • 00:54:20.070 --> 00:54:22.040
  • in glory
  • 00:54:22.090 --> 00:54:25.090
  • Your love is like
  • 00:54:25.090 --> 00:54:26.110
  • the wildest ocean
  • 00:54:27.020 --> 00:54:30.020
  • Oh, nothing else compares
  • 00:54:35.060 --> 00:54:38.060
  • Creation calls all
  • 00:54:38.060 --> 00:54:40.140
  • to the Savior
  • 00:54:42.040 --> 00:54:45.040
  • We are alive
  • 00:54:45.040 --> 00:54:46.090
  • for your praise
  • 00:54:46.090 --> 00:54:48.100
  • In earth and sky
  • 00:54:48.100 --> 00:54:50.180
  • no one is higher
  • 00:54:51.010 --> 00:54:54.010
  • Our God of wonders
  • 00:54:54.010 --> 00:54:56.200
  • you reign
  • 00:54:57.110 --> 00:55:00.130
  • Our God of wonders
  • 00:55:00.130 --> 00:55:01.240
  • you reign
  • 00:55:03.180 --> 00:55:06.180
  • You are the Lord Almighty
  • 00:55:08.080 --> 00:55:11.080
  • outshining all the stars
  • 00:55:11.080 --> 00:55:13.080
  • in glory
  • 00:55:13.110 --> 00:55:16.110
  • Your love is like
  • 00:55:16.110 --> 00:55:17.150
  • the wildest ocean
  • 00:55:18.040 --> 00:55:21.040
  • Oh, nothing else compares
  • 00:55:23.220 --> 00:55:26.220
  • You are the Lord Almighty
  • 00:55:28.180 --> 00:55:31.180
  • outshining all the stars
  • 00:55:31.180 --> 00:55:33.290
  • in glory
  • 00:55:33.290 --> 00:55:36.170
  • Your love is like
  • 00:55:36.170 --> 00:55:38.020
  • the wildest ocean
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  • [music]
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  • Not to us but to your name
  • 00:56:01.070 --> 00:56:04.070
  • we lift up all praise
  • 00:56:05.240 --> 00:56:08.240
  • Not to us but to your name
  • 00:56:10.180 --> 00:56:13.180
  • we lift up all praise
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  • Not to us but to your name
  • 00:56:21.070 --> 00:56:24.070
  • we lift up all praise
  • 00:56:26.110 --> 00:56:29.110
  • Not to us but to your name
  • 00:56:31.130 --> 00:56:34.130
  • we lift up all praise
  • 00:56:35.240 --> 00:56:38.240
  • You are the Lord Almighty
  • 00:56:40.090 --> 00:56:43.090
  • outshining all the stars
  • 00:56:43.090 --> 00:56:45.040
  • in glory
  • 00:56:45.040 --> 00:56:48.000
  • Your love is like
  • 00:56:48.000 --> 00:56:49.080
  • the wildest ocean
  • 00:56:50.050 --> 00:56:53.050
  • Oh, nothing else compares
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  • You are the Lord Almighty
  • 00:57:00.170 --> 00:57:03.170
  • outshining all the stars
  • 00:57:03.170 --> 00:57:05.160
  • in glory
  • 00:57:05.160 --> 00:57:08.130
  • Your love is like
  • 00:57:08.130 --> 00:57:10.010
  • the wildest ocean
  • 00:57:10.210 --> 00:57:13.210
  • Oh, nothing else compares
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  • Not to us but to your name
  • 00:57:22.210 --> 00:57:25.210
  • - male: All praise!
  • 00:57:30.000 --> 00:57:31.270
  • Not to us
  • 00:57:31.270 --> 00:57:33.020
  • but to your name
  • 00:57:33.020 --> 00:57:35.250
  • - male: We're gonna lift it up.
  • 00:57:40.000 --> 00:57:43.000
  • Not to us
  • 00:57:43.000 --> 00:57:43.220
  • but to your name
  • 00:57:43.220 --> 00:57:46.080
  • we lift up all praise
  • 00:57:48.020 --> 00:57:51.020
  • Not to us but to your name
  • 00:57:53.080 --> 00:57:56.080
  • we lift up all praise
  • 00:57:57.140 --> 00:58:00.160
  • You are the Lord Almighty
  • 00:58:01.250 --> 00:58:04.250
  • outshining all the stars
  • 00:58:04.250 --> 00:58:06.250
  • in glory
  • 00:58:06.250 --> 00:58:09.220
  • Your love is like
  • 00:58:09.220 --> 00:58:11.060
  • the wildest ocean
  • 00:58:11.250 --> 00:58:14.250
  • Oh, nothing else compares
  • 00:58:17.190 --> 00:58:20.190
  • You are the Lord Almighty
  • 00:58:22.120 --> 00:58:25.120
  • outshining all the stars
  • 00:58:25.120 --> 00:58:27.090
  • in glory
  • 00:58:27.090 --> 00:58:30.060
  • Your love is like
  • 00:58:30.060 --> 00:58:31.200
  • the wildest ocean
  • 00:58:32.100 --> 00:58:35.100