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Matt & Laurie Crouch host Jerry & Priscilla Shirer.

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Praise | March 10, 2017

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  • - female announcer: From
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  • Los Angeles, California,
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  • "New York Times"
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  • bestselling author, minister,
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  • and speaker, Priscilla Shirer;
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  • and hosts, Laurie Crouch
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  • and pastor, teacher, and author,
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  • [music]
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  • [music]
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  • [music]
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  • [music]
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  • - Laurie Crouch: Yeah, hello
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  • and welcome.
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  • Yea!
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  • - Priscilla Shirer: Girlfriend
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  • time.
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  • - Laurie: We are all
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  • by ourselves but we're
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  • with you today.
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  • And so excited that you're here.
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  • I got my sweet friend,
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  • Holly Wagner, here.
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  • How are you doing today?
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  • - Holly Wagner: Yes, just so
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  • you know, I'm the troublemaker
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  • on this show.
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  • She'll be the innocent one
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  • on the show.
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  • - Laurie: Gotta keep her
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  • in check today.
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  • - Priscilla: I can vouch
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  • for that.
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  • - Laurie: Long-time friend,
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  • here is Priscilla Shirer.
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  • I'm so excited about--
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  • - Priscilla: I'm so glad to be
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  • here.
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  • Thank you for having me.
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  • - Holly: It's such a--it's
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  • actually so awesome to be with
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  • people that you know and love
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  • and makes it--it's better than
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  • the other way around, isn't it?
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  • - Laurie: Yeah.
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  • - Holly: Or just people that
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  • you're just getting to know.
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  • So, it feels very familiar and
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  • so I just think we're gonna have
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  • a good conversation about--
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  • - Priscilla: It makes it a lot
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  • more fun, doesn't it, yeah.
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  • - Laurie: I know you probably
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  • know Priscilla Shirer.
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  • If you don't, I wanna just play
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  • this little bio clip for you
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  • and we'll be right back with
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  • her and we're gonna talk about
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  • some amazing things tonight.
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  • - announcer: World renowned
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  • "New York Times" bestselling
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  • Christian author and
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  • motivational speaker,
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  • Priscilla Shirer, has captured
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  • audiences globally with her
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  • inspiring messages.
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  • She has also been a featured
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  • conference speaker for major
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  • corporations and organizations
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  • worldwide.
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  • The powerful Bible teacher has
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  • even dabbled in the world of
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  • acting, starring in the box
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  • office number one film,
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  • "War Room."
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  • Daughter of Dallas
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  • megachurch pastor,
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  • Tony Evans,
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  • Priscilla has carried
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  • the torch of ministry,
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  • authoring ten studies
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  • on various biblical characters
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  • and topics including
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  • "Jonah," "The Exodus,"
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  • "Discerning God's Voice,"
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  • and her latest study,
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  • "The Armor of God."
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  • She has published numerous
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  • books including two
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  • "New York Times" bestsellers:
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  • "The Resolution for Women"
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  • and "Fervent."
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  • With her latest project,
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  • she has ventured into
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  • children's publishing with
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  • "The Prince Warriors,"
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  • a series designed to arm
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  • tweens for victory
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  • in spiritual warfare.
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  • Ask her what she loves most
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  • and she'll tell you she's a wife
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  • and mom first.
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  • But enjoys nothing more than
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  • serving her sisters in Christ
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  • by teaching God's Word.
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  • Here on "Praise,"
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  • Priscilla Shirer.
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  • - Laurie: Aren't you excited?
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  • - Holly: You look so good
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  • in all of those.
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  • - Laurie: How do you do it?
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  • That's what we wanna talk about.
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  • How do you do that?
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  • - Priscilla: Well, you know,
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  • we all look good in our
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  • - Holly: This is true.
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  • - Laurie: Not necessarily.
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  • - Priscilla: We've learned how
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  • to master it.
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  • Everybody's learned how to
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  • master that.
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  • - Holly: That's true but your
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  • hair looks good in all of them.
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  • - Priscilla: Ah, well,
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  • thank you.
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  • I appreciate that.
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  • - Holly: And it looks different
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  • every time.
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  • You know, it's sort of a--it's
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  • an ethnic woman's hair thing.
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  • It just is sort of its own
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  • little beast up here that we've
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  • gotta figure out how to tame.
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  • - Holly: Okay, I just have to
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  • tell you this one funny story.
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  • Okay, it's a hair story.
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  • But we were in Sydney together
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  • and, shoot,
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  • I wish I had that photo.
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  • We were in Sydney together and
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  • I was shopping or getting lunch
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  • and I went, "Priscilla,
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  • can you come join us?"
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  • And she goes, "No,
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  • I'm doing my hair."
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  • And I went, "Well, great,
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  • that'll take you 10 minutes,
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  • then c'mon."
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  • And she goes, "No, no,
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  • you have no idea."
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  • And she sent me a photo of her
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  • hair which I'm not even kidding,
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  • it was...
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  • she goes, "I have to braid it,"
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  • and it was this big.
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  • - Laurie: We have permission to
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  • use that if we find it?
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  • - Priscilla: Oh gosh.
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  • Hey, there ain't nothing wrong
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  • with a good afro, sister.
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  • Let me tell ya.
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  • - Holly: No, it was the best.
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  • And I was going, "Come like
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  • that," and she goes, "No!
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  • I gotta braid this hair."
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  • - Priscilla: Yes, she was,
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  • like, "You know what?
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  • It'll just take you
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  • a few minutes.
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  • Then get out here."
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  • And I was, like, "No, honey.
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  • I know we're sisters but you
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  • forgot I am a black woman.
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  • This is gonna take a little
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  • longer than that."
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  • - Holly: Whatever, whatever.
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  • Whatever.
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  • - Laurie: Priscilla,
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  • out of--okay, so you started
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  • speaking back when you were,
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  • like, 19 years old?
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  • - Priscilla: Yes, yes.
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  • - Laurie: What--okay, your
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  • parents are amazing, first of
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  • all, let's start with where you
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  • came from, your mom and dad.
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  • - Priscilla: Mm-hm, Tony Evans,
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  • yes.
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  • - Holly: Such a great preacher.
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  • - Laurie: Such a great man.
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  • And your mother.
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  • See, your mother
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  • did such a good job.
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  • - Priscilla: They are beautiful
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  • people and let me tell you
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  • it just puts joy in my heart to
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  • even discuss them and the reason
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  • preachers' kids who do not have
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  • my story.
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  • Their parents were one way at
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  • church and they were a different
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  • way at home.
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  • And the relationship with
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  • Jesus Christ was so segmented
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  • because it was,
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  • like, church life over there
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  • and then regular life.
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  • And regular life
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  • looked different.
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  • And that is not my testimony.
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  • My parents are people of
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  • integrity and character.
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  • They're, like, for real.
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  • Like, all that stuff my dad
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  • the unit of God being passed
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  • from one generation to the next
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  • in the unit of the family, the
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  • message of Christ being passed
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  • along, you know, he believed
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  • that.
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  • We had devotions together as a
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  • family.
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  • We weren't a perfect family, you
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  • know, but my dad was
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  • intentional.
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  • My mother--they were intentional
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  • about making sure that they
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  • passed on what ministry really
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  • is.
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  • It's an overflow of your
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  • relationship with Jesus Christ.
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  • - Laurie: That's right.
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  • You know, I thank God I've got
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  • the same story.
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  • Amazing parents.
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  • And my dad always said, "Man,
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  • your ministry is your family in
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  • miniature.
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  • And your family is--if it
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  • doesn't happen at home, it's not
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  • gonna happen anywhere else."
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  • And so it's such a amazing
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  • heritage that we have.
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  • What's your story, girl?
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  • - Holly: Well, actually, the
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  • same.
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  • You know, my parents loved each
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  • other and loved me and I was
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  • told every day that--by my dad
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  • that I could be anything and do
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  • anything and believed in me and
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  • I'm very aware that our stories
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  • is not the, sadly, not as
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  • common, you know, that there are
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  • so many women in particular who,
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  • you know, deal with abuse and
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  • betrayal and abandonment and
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  • then they grow up and look for
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  • love and security in all sorts
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  • of other places.
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  • So we're--I'm so grateful.
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  • - Priscilla: Yeah, yeah,
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  • I'm grateful too.
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  • But I think about that and
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  • realize that when I just go back
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  • one generation beyond my
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  • parents, my grandparents, the
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  • choices that they made literally
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  • changed the trajectory of our
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  • entire family line.
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  • So at some point, somebody had
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  • to decide enough is enough and
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  • I'm gonna actually be a man or a
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  • woman of God and I'm gonna
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  • follow the laurels of Scripture
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  • and I'm gonna pass this down to
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  • my children.
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  • Somebody in some family line has
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  • to make that choice.
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  • And so it might as well be us.
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  • It might as well be us.
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  • - Holly: That you said that
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  • because my dad again loved me
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  • very well but he had never heard
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  • "I love you" from his parents.
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  • So he made the decision that he
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  • was not gonna be that so just to
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  • your point, somebody has to,
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  • at some point, make the change
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  • and go, "We're gonna do it
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  • differently."
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  • - Laurie: And what I love about
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  • God is that even if we--if maybe
  • 00:07:19.140 --> 00:07:21.140
  • you don't have that heritage,
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  • God can take one moment of time.
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  • There's nothing wasted in the
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  • kingdom of God and I love that.
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  • But you minister to so many
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  • people around this world, women
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  • from every tribe and tongue.
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  • And where--okay,
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  • tell us about you.
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  • If we were to just squeeze you,
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  • what do you think your
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  • life's message is?
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  • Is it one particular thing or is
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  • it just, I mean, you talk about
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  • everything but--
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  • - Priscilla: It really is that
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  • the Scriptures from beginning to
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  • end, they really are a meeting
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  • with a person.
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  • And that, if I can encourage
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  • people to see that the Bible
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  • itself is not just a book, that
  • 00:08:01.050 --> 00:08:03.000
  • we're not just supposed to know
  • 00:08:03.000 --> 00:08:04.030
  • it here, but that it literally,
  • 00:08:04.030 --> 00:08:05.200
  • by the Holy Spirit's power, is
  • 00:08:05.200 --> 00:08:07.100
  • translated into an experience
  • 00:08:07.100 --> 00:08:09.000
  • with a person in our regular
  • 00:08:09.000 --> 00:08:10.260
  • everyday rhythms of life where
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  • you experience his peace, you
  • 00:08:12.160 --> 00:08:14.150
  • actually sense the joy, the
  • 00:08:14.150 --> 00:08:16.040
  • comfort, the nearness of God,
  • 00:08:16.040 --> 00:08:18.070
  • through the Scriptures.
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  • That's what I wanna be able to
  • 00:08:19.150 --> 00:08:20.190
  • communicate.
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  • I want the Scriptures to come
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  • alive as it did for me, not only
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  • in church as my dad preached
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  • faithfully every Sunday, as he
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  • still does to this day.
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  • And not only sitting at the
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  • knees of my mom with her little
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  • flannel board pieces as she
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  • would, you know, put them there
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  • on the little--you know the
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  • little felt--
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  • - Holly: Oh, yeah, we
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  • all--Sunday school kids!
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  • - Priscilla: So you know, not
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  • just in those instances but when
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  • we're just quietly at our
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  • kitchen table, just reading
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  • whatever our quiet time is for
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  • the day, that that's not
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  • supposed to be a duty just to
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  • check off that we did our quiet
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  • time.
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  • This is his love letter to you.
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  • And if we open our hearts up to
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  • the reality that that's his
  • 00:08:52.190 --> 00:08:54.240
  • intention is to speak to us,
  • 00:08:54.240 --> 00:08:57.040
  • then we meet the author of the
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  • letter, not just the letter
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  • itself.
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  • - Laurie: And it is the living
  • 00:09:00.270 --> 00:09:02.160
  • Word of God.
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  • If you don't have some of these
  • 00:09:03.140 --> 00:09:06.090
  • books, you better get some.
  • 00:09:06.090 --> 00:09:07.240
  • I've been listening to the audio
  • 00:09:07.240 --> 00:09:09.160
  • version of this for the last
  • 00:09:09.160 --> 00:09:11.070
  • couple of days and I'm telling
  • 00:09:11.070 --> 00:09:12.150
  • you, hearing the voice of God,
  • 00:09:12.150 --> 00:09:14.230
  • you know, and discerning the
  • 00:09:14.230 --> 00:09:15.210
  • voice of God.
  • 00:09:15.210 --> 00:09:18.140
  • And it starts first with
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  • listening.
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  • - Priscilla: It does.
  • 00:09:20.170 --> 00:09:21.070
  • It starts with listening and to
  • 00:09:21.070 --> 00:09:22.100
  • be listening to the Scriptures.
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  • I think we're listening to
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  • everybody and everything else,
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  • hoping to find the voice of God
  • 00:09:27.170 --> 00:09:29.160
  • elsewhere when we are really
  • 00:09:29.160 --> 00:09:31.220
  • turning our noses up at and
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  • ignoring the main means of
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  • communication that we have
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  • access to, straight from the
  • 00:09:37.050 --> 00:09:38.120
  • hand of God himself and that's
  • 00:09:38.120 --> 00:09:39.100
  • the Bible.
  • 00:09:39.100 --> 00:09:40.140
  • If you wanna hear from God and
  • 00:09:40.140 --> 00:09:41.060
  • you don't never read the Bible,
  • 00:09:41.060 --> 00:09:42.080
  • then you don't really wanna hear
  • 00:09:42.080 --> 00:09:43.060
  • from God.
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  • 'Cause that's the primary way he
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  • speaks to us.
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  • - Holly: People want it, you
  • 00:09:45.240 --> 00:09:46.170
  • know, skywriting and, you know,
  • 00:09:46.170 --> 00:09:48.170
  • smoke signals.
  • 00:09:48.170 --> 00:09:49.190
  • It's like, no, open the Bible.
  • 00:09:49.190 --> 00:09:51.000
  • God will speak to you from the
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  • Bible.
  • 00:09:51.290 --> 00:09:53.050
  • - Priscilla: And think about
  • 00:09:53.050 --> 00:09:53.260
  • this, you know, we look at the
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  • people in the Old Testament who
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  • had some of those things that we
  • 00:09:55.230 --> 00:09:57.010
  • desire, you know, the fiery
  • 00:09:57.010 --> 00:09:58.070
  • pillar by night and the cloud,
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  • you know, in the day.
  • 00:10:00.240 --> 00:10:01.290
  • And all of these different
  • 00:10:01.290 --> 00:10:03.030
  • things and we look at the dreams
  • 00:10:03.030 --> 00:10:04.070
  • and the visions and donkeys
  • 00:10:04.070 --> 00:10:05.200
  • speaking and all this stuff and
  • 00:10:05.200 --> 00:10:06.250
  • we're, like, Lord, if you could
  • 00:10:06.250 --> 00:10:07.230
  • just do that, we'd appreciate
  • 00:10:07.230 --> 00:10:08.210
  • that, you know.
  • 00:10:08.210 --> 00:10:09.180
  • If lightning would flash at noon
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  • tomorrow if you want me to take
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  • the job or not.
  • 00:10:13.040 --> 00:10:14.040
  • We want that but think about the
  • 00:10:14.040 --> 00:10:15.280
  • fact that the Psalmist prayed
  • 00:10:15.280 --> 00:10:17.030
  • and said, "Lord, please, do not
  • 00:10:17.030 --> 00:10:19.050
  • take your Spirit from me."
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  • They wanted in the Old Testament
  • 00:10:20.260 --> 00:10:22.170
  • what we have access to now.
  • 00:10:22.170 --> 00:10:24.080
  • The reason they needed all of
  • 00:10:24.080 --> 00:10:25.170
  • that and not that God can't
  • 00:10:25.170 --> 00:10:27.130
  • still do that 'cause he can if
  • 00:10:27.130 --> 00:10:28.130
  • he chooses to, but the reason
  • 00:10:28.130 --> 00:10:29.260
  • they needed those things is
  • 00:10:29.260 --> 00:10:31.090
  • because they did not have
  • 00:10:31.090 --> 00:10:32.230
  • the gift that we have.
  • 00:10:32.230 --> 00:10:34.030
  • And that is the Holy Spirit that
  • 00:10:34.030 --> 00:10:35.140
  • indwells every single one of us.
  • 00:10:35.140 --> 00:10:36.240
  • That's exactly right.
  • 00:10:36.240 --> 00:10:37.260
  • - Holly: You know, we were just
  • 00:10:37.260 --> 00:10:38.230
  • actually at church recently,
  • 00:10:38.230 --> 00:10:40.140
  • talking about the Holy Spirit
  • 00:10:40.140 --> 00:10:42.010
  • and who he is and it--one of
  • 00:10:42.010 --> 00:10:44.150
  • the, you know, the paraclete is
  • 00:10:44.150 --> 00:10:46.230
  • the word that would be used to
  • 00:10:46.230 --> 00:10:48.020
  • translate him and that's
  • 00:10:48.020 --> 00:10:48.280
  • actually a battle term which
  • 00:10:48.280 --> 00:10:50.010
  • you're probably aware of and--
  • 00:10:50.010 --> 00:10:51.170
  • - Priscilla: You're so deep,
  • 00:10:51.170 --> 00:10:52.090
  • Holly.
  • 00:10:52.090 --> 00:10:52.270
  • - Holly: I'm so deep.
  • 00:10:52.270 --> 00:10:53.250
  • - Priscilla: You're so deep.
  • 00:10:53.250 --> 00:10:54.280
  • - Holly: So deeply spiritual.
  • 00:10:54.280 --> 00:10:56.210
  • And it's, you know, so it's a
  • 00:10:56.210 --> 00:10:58.030
  • ancient battle term and so the
  • 00:10:58.030 --> 00:11:00.090
  • Greeks when they would go out to
  • 00:11:00.090 --> 00:11:01.110
  • battle, you know, they would go
  • 00:11:01.110 --> 00:11:02.270
  • in pairs and you would fight
  • 00:11:02.270 --> 00:11:04.150
  • back to back protecting each
  • 00:11:04.150 --> 00:11:05.220
  • other's back.
  • 00:11:05.220 --> 00:11:06.180
  • Well, your battle partner was
  • 00:11:06.180 --> 00:11:07.200
  • called your paraclete.
  • 00:11:07.200 --> 00:11:08.170
  • So the Holy Spirit--
  • 00:11:08.170 --> 00:11:10.020
  • - Priscilla: Hey, girl, that'll
  • 00:11:10.020 --> 00:11:11.060
  • preach right there.
  • 00:11:11.060 --> 00:11:12.010
  • - Holly: Yes, it does.
  • 00:11:12.010 --> 00:11:13.050
  • So he's your battle partner.
  • 00:11:15.180 --> 00:11:17.210
  • And but if you don't--if you
  • 00:11:17.210 --> 00:11:19.150
  • actually don't connect and build
  • 00:11:19.150 --> 00:11:21.080
  • this relationship with him,
  • 00:11:21.080 --> 00:11:22.230
  • right, then how are you going
  • 00:11:22.230 --> 00:11:24.170
  • to hear?
  • 00:11:24.170 --> 00:11:25.210
  • And you're right, so many times
  • 00:11:25.210 --> 00:11:26.280
  • we spend so much time flipping
  • 00:11:26.280 --> 00:11:28.070
  • through social media and getting
  • 00:11:28.070 --> 00:11:30.000
  • on Facebook and we spend all
  • 00:11:30.000 --> 00:11:31.070
  • that time looking for
  • 00:11:31.070 --> 00:11:32.040
  • information to make decisions
  • 00:11:32.040 --> 00:11:34.000
  • It's his voice.
  • 00:11:36.170 --> 00:11:37.290
  • He wants to guide and direct us.
  • 00:11:37.290 --> 00:11:40.010
  • - Priscilla: Yeah, and I think
  • 00:11:40.010 --> 00:11:41.040
  • there's a misconception that
  • 00:11:41.040 --> 00:11:42.090
  • the enemy sort of pushes on
  • 00:11:42.090 --> 00:11:44.090
  • individual believers that there
  • 00:11:44.090 --> 00:11:46.010
  • is some special hotline
  • 00:11:46.010 --> 00:11:47.190
  • connection that God has with
  • 00:11:47.190 --> 00:11:48.250
  • some of us that he does not also
  • 00:11:48.250 --> 00:11:50.250
  • offer to everyone.
  • 00:11:50.250 --> 00:11:52.140
  • That if you haven't been to
  • 00:11:52.140 --> 00:11:53.140
  • seminary, that if you're not in
  • 00:11:53.140 --> 00:11:54.160
  • ministry, that if you don't have
  • 00:11:54.160 --> 00:11:55.280
  • this religious, devoted,
  • 00:11:55.280 --> 00:11:58.160
  • elevated life of spirituality,
  • 00:11:58.160 --> 00:12:00.080
  • that you don't also have the
  • 00:12:00.080 --> 00:12:02.000
  • opportunity to hear from God.
  • 00:12:02.000 --> 00:12:03.120
  • But I'm so grateful that it's
  • 00:12:03.120 --> 00:12:04.210
  • just--that hearing God is for
  • 00:12:04.210 --> 00:12:06.030
  • regular women.
  • 00:12:06.030 --> 00:12:06.230
  • You know what I mean?
  • 00:12:06.230 --> 00:12:07.260
  • Just housewives and people
  • 00:12:07.260 --> 00:12:09.200
  • trying to fold the laundry and
  • 00:12:09.200 --> 00:12:10.290
  • cook for their kids and figure
  • 00:12:10.290 --> 00:12:12.110
  • out new ways to cook chicken
  • 00:12:12.110 --> 00:12:13.130
  • for dinner.
  • 00:12:13.130 --> 00:12:14.060
  • It's for us, you know, and I'm
  • 00:12:14.060 --> 00:12:15.100
  • so grateful that it's not just
  • 00:12:15.100 --> 00:12:17.130
  • reserved for certain people at
  • 00:12:17.130 --> 00:12:18.170
  • certain times but by God's
  • 00:12:18.170 --> 00:12:20.060
  • Spirit we all have access
  • 00:12:20.060 --> 00:12:21.060
  • to hear the Words of God.
  • 00:12:21.060 --> 00:12:22.130
  • - Laurie: Because I think I'd
  • 00:12:22.130 --> 00:12:23.050
  • be gooned if that wasn't--if
  • 00:12:23.050 --> 00:12:24.260
  • that wasn't the case.
  • 00:12:24.260 --> 00:12:26.070
  • I think that's probably one of
  • 00:12:26.070 --> 00:12:27.070
  • my most--if anybody--if I could
  • 00:12:31.040 --> 00:12:34.040
  • open my mouth and say anything,
  • 00:12:34.040 --> 00:12:35.130
  • is that God loves you and that
  • 00:12:35.130 --> 00:12:37.150
  • God is there and that God is
  • 00:12:37.150 --> 00:12:39.020
  • with you and the Holy Spirit
  • 00:12:39.020 --> 00:12:40.070
  • never leaves you, he never--you
  • 00:12:40.070 --> 00:12:41.270
  • know, that's my passion if I
  • 00:12:41.270 --> 00:12:43.290
  • ever tell anybody that, is that
  • 00:12:43.290 --> 00:12:46.010
  • it's not just for the guy that's
  • 00:12:46.010 --> 00:12:48.010
  • up on the pulpit, you know,
  • 00:12:48.010 --> 00:12:49.180
  • preaching or--that it's just for
  • 00:12:49.180 --> 00:12:51.100
  • us no matter where we are, no
  • 00:12:51.100 --> 00:12:52.280
  • matter--for all, no matter what.
  • 00:12:52.280 --> 00:12:54.230
  • But, okay, how did you start
  • 00:12:54.280 --> 00:12:57.280
  • doing the kid stuff?
  • 00:12:57.280 --> 00:12:58.260
  • When did that take place?
  • 00:12:58.260 --> 00:13:00.120
  • - Priscilla: You know what, it
  • 00:13:00.120 --> 00:13:01.040
  • started about 6 years ago now.
  • 00:13:01.040 --> 00:13:02.090
  • I was making scrambled eggs in
  • 00:13:02.090 --> 00:13:04.170
  • the morning as you do--as you
  • 00:13:04.170 --> 00:13:06.060
  • do, that's right.
  • 00:13:06.060 --> 00:13:07.100
  • My 4-year-old at the time was
  • 00:13:07.100 --> 00:13:09.040
  • already sitting down eating
  • 00:13:09.040 --> 00:13:10.090
  • his plate.
  • 00:13:10.090 --> 00:13:10.280
  • I was finishing up
  • 00:13:10.280 --> 00:13:11.140
  • another plate.
  • 00:13:11.140 --> 00:13:12.030
  • And my 4-year-old said, while my
  • 00:13:12.030 --> 00:13:14.040
  • back was turned to him, he said,
  • 00:13:14.040 --> 00:13:15.170
  • "Mom, will I ever be in a
  • 00:13:15.170 --> 00:13:16.270
  • battle?"
  • 00:13:16.270 --> 00:13:17.200
  • And I just said, "What, babe?"
  • 00:13:17.240 --> 00:13:20.240
  • He said, "Will I ever be in a
  • 00:13:20.240 --> 00:13:21.240
  • battle, like with Satan?"
  • 00:13:21.240 --> 00:13:23.060
  • And I--it's one of those
  • 00:13:23.060 --> 00:13:24.240
  • questions where you kind of turn
  • 00:13:24.240 --> 00:13:25.220
  • around and go, "Now, what?
  • 00:13:25.220 --> 00:13:27.080
  • What were you dreaming about
  • 00:13:27.080 --> 00:13:28.070
  • last night?
  • 00:13:28.070 --> 00:13:29.000
  • You know, where did that come
  • 00:13:29.000 --> 00:13:29.230
  • from?"
  • 00:13:29.230 --> 00:13:30.140
  • And so it startled me but I just
  • 00:13:30.140 --> 00:13:31.180
  • kinda turned round and he had
  • 00:13:31.180 --> 00:13:32.180
  • this innocent wide-eyed look
  • 00:13:32.180 --> 00:13:35.080
  • that he was very serious.
  • 00:13:35.080 --> 00:13:36.140
  • He wanted to know the answer to
  • 00:13:36.140 --> 00:13:37.060
  • that question.
  • 00:13:37.060 --> 00:13:37.250
  • So I took the opportunity, after
  • 00:13:37.250 --> 00:13:39.100
  • praying really quickly and
  • 00:13:39.100 --> 00:13:40.240
  • saying, "How do I answer this,
  • 00:13:40.240 --> 00:13:41.260
  • Lord?"
  • 00:13:41.260 --> 00:13:42.200
  • I just said, "You know,
  • 00:13:42.200 --> 00:13:43.140
  • actually, babe, you are in a
  • 00:13:43.140 --> 00:13:44.180
  • battle with the enemy every
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  • single day.
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  • You know that tug that you feel
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  • on the inside to engage in
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  • something maybe you shouldn't,
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  • to say something to be mean,
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  • to--and then you feel that pull
  • 00:13:52.160 --> 00:13:53.280
  • back and forth about whether or
  • 00:13:53.280 --> 00:13:55.020
  • not to do it.
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  • That's the war."
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  • And then by this time, his
  • 00:13:57.020 --> 00:13:58.030
  • 6-year-old brother comes around.
  • 00:13:58.030 --> 00:13:59.080
  • The baby, at the time, was in
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  • the crib.
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  • I mean, he's, like, little teeny
  • 00:14:01.110 --> 00:14:02.030
  • bit.
  • 00:14:02.030 --> 00:14:02.230
  • And I said, "Guys, you do know
  • 00:14:02.230 --> 00:14:04.100
  • you have invisible armor,
  • 00:14:04.100 --> 00:14:05.180
  • right?"
  • 00:14:05.180 --> 00:14:06.050
  • And to a 4-year-old and a
  • 00:14:06.050 --> 00:14:06.240
  • 6-year-old boy, hearing that
  • 00:14:06.240 --> 00:14:07.250
  • they have--they've got a sword,
  • 00:14:07.250 --> 00:14:09.190
  • what?
  • 00:14:09.190 --> 00:14:10.170
  • There's a helmet available?
  • 00:14:10.170 --> 00:14:12.020
  • So I just started and we started
  • 00:14:12.020 --> 00:14:14.090
  • memorizing Ephesians chapter 6.
  • 00:14:14.090 --> 00:14:16.010
  • And so as I was looking at how
  • 00:14:16.010 --> 00:14:18.210
  • engaged they were in this idea
  • 00:14:18.210 --> 00:14:21.030
  • that there's a spiritual battle
  • 00:14:21.030 --> 00:14:22.250
  • and that they're engaged in it
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  • every single day, as a mom who's
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  • hoping her boys will love to
  • 00:14:26.030 --> 00:14:27.030
  • read, I thought to myself,
  • 00:14:27.030 --> 00:14:28.170
  • "Wouldn't it be great if there
  • 00:14:28.170 --> 00:14:29.210
  • was an adventure series that
  • 00:14:29.210 --> 00:14:32.010
  • really was all about fiction,
  • 00:14:32.010 --> 00:14:33.150
  • all about some kids who discover
  • 00:14:33.150 --> 00:14:35.080
  • that there is an invisible realm
  • 00:14:35.080 --> 00:14:37.100
  • and that in this invisible realm
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  • they meet a guide.
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  • This guide shows them and gives
  • 00:14:40.100 --> 00:14:41.280
  • them access to the armor that
  • 00:14:41.280 --> 00:14:43.160
  • they have available to them to
  • 00:14:43.160 --> 00:14:44.260
  • defeat the enemy there and that
  • 00:14:44.260 --> 00:14:46.090
  • the victories they experience
  • 00:14:46.090 --> 00:14:47.240
  • there in Aoratos, which is a
  • 00:14:47.240 --> 00:14:49.110
  • Greek word for invisible, that
  • 00:14:49.110 --> 00:14:50.270
  • the victory they experience
  • 00:14:50.270 --> 00:14:53.030
  • there translates to their
  • 00:14:53.030 --> 00:14:54.120
  • experiences on earth.
  • 00:14:54.120 --> 00:14:55.250
  • If they can just learn how to
  • 00:14:55.250 --> 00:14:57.020
  • get victory there, they'll
  • 00:14:57.020 --> 00:14:58.210
  • experience victory here."
  • 00:14:58.210 --> 00:14:59.270
  • And so I just started crafting
  • 00:14:59.270 --> 00:15:01.210
  • these chapters for my boys and I
  • 00:15:01.210 --> 00:15:03.190
  • would read it to them before bed
  • 00:15:03.190 --> 00:15:04.260
  • and craft these characters and
  • 00:15:04.260 --> 00:15:06.240
  • I sort of based the characters
  • 00:15:06.240 --> 00:15:08.030
  • off of my boys and nieces
  • 00:15:08.030 --> 00:15:09.070
  • and nephews and I didn't intend
  • 00:15:09.070 --> 00:15:11.120
  • to write them for publishing.
  • 00:15:11.120 --> 00:15:12.210
  • I was just writing
  • 00:15:12.210 --> 00:15:13.090
  • 'em to read to my boys.
  • 00:15:13.090 --> 00:15:14.170
  • So that we'd have something to
  • 00:15:14.170 --> 00:15:15.120
  • read together and so here's 6
  • 00:15:15.120 --> 00:15:17.050
  • years later, we have "The Prince
  • 00:15:17.050 --> 00:15:18.210
  • Warrior" series and it's for
  • 00:15:18.210 --> 00:15:20.030
  • prince and princesses alike who
  • 00:15:20.030 --> 00:15:21.180
  • just want to learn how to arm
  • 00:15:21.180 --> 00:15:24.150
  • themselves to stand firm against
  • 00:15:24.150 --> 00:15:25.190
  • the schemes of the enemy.
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  • - Holly: It's so good.
  • 00:15:26.260 --> 00:15:28.100
  • I actually can't wait to--
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  • - Laurie: Read those to Jordan.
  • 00:15:30.060 --> 00:15:32.070
  • - Holly: Well, no.
  • 00:15:32.070 --> 00:15:34.070
  • - Priscilla: Thirty-year-old
  • 00:15:34.070 --> 00:15:36.000
  • Jordan.
  • 00:15:36.000 --> 00:15:36.200
  • - Holly: Yeah, probably not.
  • 00:15:36.200 --> 00:15:37.200
  • But--
  • 00:15:37.200 --> 00:15:38.150
  • - Priscilla: 'Cause Jordan
  • 00:15:38.150 --> 00:15:39.050
  • might like those.
  • 00:15:39.050 --> 00:15:39.230
  • He might like 'em.
  • 00:15:39.230 --> 00:15:40.230
  • - Holly: You never know.
  • 00:15:40.230 --> 00:15:41.250
  • But I just have so many young
  • 00:15:41.250 --> 00:15:42.170
  • people in my world, I just think
  • 00:15:42.170 --> 00:15:44.180
  • it's--well, personally,
  • 00:15:45.150 --> 00:15:48.150
  • I love--it's like why I love
  • 00:15:48.150 --> 00:15:51.130
  • C.S. Lewis 'cause he could--
  • 00:15:51.130 --> 00:15:52.240
  • fiction that actually could make
  • 00:15:52.240 --> 00:15:54.160
  • the point.
  • 00:15:54.160 --> 00:15:55.140
  • I just feel like I learn so much
  • 00:15:55.140 --> 00:15:56.270
  • from that, almost more than
  • 00:15:56.270 --> 00:15:58.290
  • somebody teaching--
  • 00:15:58.290 --> 00:16:00.080
  • - Priscilla: That's right.
  • 00:16:00.080 --> 00:16:00.280
  • - Holly: Do you know, like?
  • 00:16:00.280 --> 00:16:02.120
  • Somebody who's telling the story
  • 00:16:02.120 --> 00:16:03.040
  • and I just--
  • 00:16:03.040 --> 00:16:03.160
  • - Priscilla: And my goal was to
  • 00:16:03.160 --> 00:16:04.080
  • give organic opportunity for
  • 00:16:04.080 --> 00:16:05.050
  • there to be a conversation
  • 00:16:05.050 --> 00:16:06.090
  • between a, you know, a
  • 00:16:06.090 --> 00:16:07.110
  • 10-year-old and their mom or a
  • 00:16:07.110 --> 00:16:08.160
  • 10-year-old and their dad about
  • 00:16:08.160 --> 00:16:10.150
  • something they read and it just
  • 00:16:10.150 --> 00:16:11.210
  • hinted at something that caused
  • 00:16:11.210 --> 00:16:12.130
  • a spiritual interest to be
  • 00:16:12.130 --> 00:16:14.040
  • piqued.
  • 00:16:14.040 --> 00:16:15.080
  • That opens the door for this
  • 00:16:15.080 --> 00:16:16.080
  • conversation about spiritual
  • 00:16:16.080 --> 00:16:17.140
  • things with their parents.
  • 00:16:17.140 --> 00:16:18.280
  • - Laurie: It's kind of the way
  • 00:16:18.280 --> 00:16:20.020
  • Jesus told stories.
  • 00:16:20.020 --> 00:16:21.010
  • Nudged them towards receptive--
  • 00:16:21.010 --> 00:16:23.070
  • - Priscilla: That's right.
  • 00:16:23.070 --> 00:16:24.000
  • So the theological principles
  • 00:16:24.000 --> 00:16:25.120
  • are just all tucked in there
  • 00:16:25.120 --> 00:16:26.180
  • somewhere.
  • 00:16:26.180 --> 00:16:27.120
  • We actually decided on
  • 00:16:27.120 --> 00:16:28.140
  • theprincewarriors.com, what we
  • 00:16:28.140 --> 00:16:30.100
  • did is we have this little
  • 00:16:30.100 --> 00:16:31.050
  • button called "secrets," so that
  • 00:16:31.050 --> 00:16:33.110
  • a parent or kid can click on
  • 00:16:33.110 --> 00:16:35.050
  • secrets and actually see what
  • 00:16:35.050 --> 00:16:37.110
  • the theological secrets are that
  • 00:16:37.110 --> 00:16:38.080
  • are tucked in each chapter.
  • 00:16:38.080 --> 00:16:40.030
  • So if a parent hadn't read the
  • 00:16:40.030 --> 00:16:41.070
  • whole thing but they just wanna
  • 00:16:41.070 --> 00:16:42.020
  • go in there and they know their
  • 00:16:42.020 --> 00:16:42.270
  • kid's on chapter 2, book 2, they
  • 00:16:42.270 --> 00:16:44.010
  • can go in there and see what the
  • 00:16:44.010 --> 00:16:45.080
  • secrets are and then bring it
  • 00:16:45.080 --> 00:16:46.260
  • up at dinner and say,
  • 00:16:46.260 --> 00:16:47.250
  • "Hey, when you read this,
  • 00:16:47.250 --> 00:16:48.220
  • what do you think that meant?"
  • 00:16:48.220 --> 00:16:50.060
  • So we just are trying to stir
  • 00:16:50.060 --> 00:16:51.070
  • the conversation a little bit.
  • 00:16:51.070 --> 00:16:52.250
  • - Laurie: That's so cool.
  • 00:16:52.250 --> 00:16:53.210
  • - Holly: That's awesome.
  • 00:16:53.210 --> 00:16:54.150
  • - Laurie: Okay, so a few months
  • 00:16:54.150 --> 00:16:56.130
  • ago, we were at Bishop Jakes'
  • 00:16:56.130 --> 00:16:57.180
  • church and you got the big honor
  • 00:16:57.180 --> 00:16:59.180
  • there.
  • 00:16:59.180 --> 00:17:01.150
  • - Priscilla: Ah, beautiful
  • 00:17:01.150 --> 00:17:02.060
  • award.
  • 00:17:02.060 --> 00:17:02.260
  • They are beautiful people,
  • 00:17:02.260 --> 00:17:03.160
  • aren't they?
  • 00:17:03.160 --> 00:17:04.060
  • - Laurie: Aren't they amazing?
  • 00:17:04.060 --> 00:17:05.010
  • And my mother-in-law got the
  • 00:17:05.010 --> 00:17:06.030
  • lifetime achievement and so you
  • 00:17:07.010 --> 00:17:10.010
  • had your kids with you, your
  • 00:17:10.010 --> 00:17:12.000
  • boys.
  • 00:17:12.000 --> 00:17:12.240
  • Three beautiful boys, by the
  • 00:17:12.240 --> 00:17:13.200
  • way.
  • 00:17:13.200 --> 00:17:14.150
  • - Priscilla: They are giant
  • 00:17:14.150 --> 00:17:15.070
  • boys.
  • 00:17:15.070 --> 00:17:15.280
  • - Laurie: Giant boys.
  • 00:17:15.280 --> 00:17:16.180
  • - Holly: They are giant.
  • 00:17:16.180 --> 00:17:17.110
  • I mean, I just remember them
  • 00:17:17.110 --> 00:17:18.030
  • from being little.
  • 00:17:18.030 --> 00:17:18.280
  • - Laurie: Gianter every day.
  • 00:17:18.280 --> 00:17:19.250
  • - Priscilla: No, Holly, they're
  • 00:17:19.250 --> 00:17:20.220
  • so big.
  • 00:17:20.220 --> 00:17:21.220
  • - Laurie: But you--something
  • 00:17:21.220 --> 00:17:23.200
  • that touched me so much during
  • 00:17:23.200 --> 00:17:25.090
  • that is that you started telling
  • 00:17:25.090 --> 00:17:26.200
  • the audience what you speak over
  • 00:17:27.130 --> 00:17:30.130
  • your kids.
  • 00:17:30.130 --> 00:17:31.150
  • So just talk about that.
  • 00:17:31.150 --> 00:17:32.230
  • Did your parents do that to you
  • 00:17:32.230 --> 00:17:34.210
  • like that or was it just
  • 00:17:34.260 --> 00:17:37.260
  • something that you thought--
  • 00:17:38.160 --> 00:17:41.160
  • - Priscilla: I'm trying to
  • 00:17:41.160 --> 00:17:42.080
  • think of exactly why I started
  • 00:17:42.080 --> 00:17:43.050
  • doing that, what the specific
  • 00:17:43.050 --> 00:17:44.240
  • reason was.
  • 00:17:44.240 --> 00:17:45.170
  • I don't know that I can
  • 00:17:45.170 --> 00:17:46.070
  • remember.
  • 00:17:46.070 --> 00:17:47.050
  • I just thought, "This is my
  • 00:17:47.050 --> 00:17:48.150
  • stuck in their head.
  • 00:17:50.170 --> 00:17:52.010
  • Get a message stuck in their
  • 00:17:52.010 --> 00:17:53.260
  • head."
  • 00:17:53.260 --> 00:17:54.250
  • - Laurie: The time is right.
  • 00:17:54.250 --> 00:17:55.210
  • - Priscilla: The time is right!
  • 00:17:55.210 --> 00:17:56.200
  • This is my opportunity, you
  • 00:17:56.200 --> 00:17:57.170
  • know, while I have an audience
  • 00:17:57.170 --> 00:17:58.180
  • with them.
  • 00:17:58.180 --> 00:17:59.120
  • - Holly: While they're here and
  • 00:17:59.120 --> 00:18:00.070
  • listening with me.
  • 00:18:00.070 --> 00:18:00.230
  • - Priscilla: That's right, I'm
  • 00:18:00.230 --> 00:18:01.150
  • gonna get this soundtrack stuck
  • 00:18:01.150 --> 00:18:02.190
  • in their head 'cause I know
  • 00:18:02.190 --> 00:18:03.270
  • I know that he's gonna try to
  • 00:18:05.290 --> 00:18:07.040
  • make them feel insecure and
  • 00:18:07.040 --> 00:18:08.060
  • discouraged and overwhelmed and
  • 00:18:08.060 --> 00:18:09.120
  • frustrated and like they're
  • 00:18:09.120 --> 00:18:10.290
  • ill-equipped to do whatever God
  • 00:18:10.290 --> 00:18:12.040
  • has for them.
  • 00:18:12.040 --> 00:18:13.020
  • So I have literally said nearly
  • 00:18:13.020 --> 00:18:14.150
  • the same thing to them for years
  • 00:18:14.150 --> 00:18:16.060
  • and years every morning.
  • 00:18:16.060 --> 00:18:17.200
  • They know what's coming.
  • 00:18:17.200 --> 00:18:19.080
  • I say, "Boys, look at Mama in
  • 00:18:19.080 --> 00:18:20.230
  • the eyes," and they all go,
  • 00:18:20.230 --> 00:18:21.230
  • "Ugh!"
  • 00:18:21.230 --> 00:18:22.290
  • - Holly: And they love it and
  • 00:18:22.290 --> 00:18:23.200
  • they just don't let you know
  • 00:18:23.200 --> 00:18:24.120
  • that.
  • 00:18:24.120 --> 00:18:25.030
  • - Priscilla: Is that what's
  • 00:18:25.030 --> 00:18:25.240
  • happening, Holly?
  • 00:18:25.240 --> 00:18:26.180
  • - Laurie: Oh yes.
  • 00:18:26.180 --> 00:18:27.100
  • - Priscilla: Okay, I hope so.
  • 00:18:27.100 --> 00:18:28.080
  • - Laurie: They'll tell this
  • 00:18:28.080 --> 00:18:29.000
  • story.
  • 00:18:29.000 --> 00:18:29.250
  • Forty years from now, they'll be
  • 00:18:29.250 --> 00:18:30.180
  • sitting here on this set,
  • 00:18:30.180 --> 00:18:31.120
  • talking about that.
  • 00:18:31.120 --> 00:18:32.040
  • - Priscilla: They'd better rise
  • 00:18:32.040 --> 00:18:32.290
  • up and call me--
  • 00:18:32.290 --> 00:18:35.210
  • is what they'd better do.
  • 00:18:35.210 --> 00:18:37.240
  • - Laurie: That part of it
  • 00:18:37.240 --> 00:18:38.140
  • you will.
  • 00:18:38.140 --> 00:18:39.090
  • You will rise up and call me--
  • 00:18:39.130 --> 00:18:42.130
  • - Priscilla: But I do.
  • 00:18:42.130 --> 00:18:43.180
  • I just look at them and I say,
  • 00:18:43.180 --> 00:18:44.160
  • "You are men of integrity
  • 00:18:44.160 --> 00:18:46.140
  • and character and honesty.
  • 00:18:46.140 --> 00:18:48.070
  • You will be a blessing to
  • 00:18:48.070 --> 00:18:49.130
  • your teacher today.
  • 00:18:49.130 --> 00:18:50.100
  • You will be a blessing to
  • 00:18:50.100 --> 00:18:51.040
  • your friends.
  • 00:18:51.040 --> 00:18:52.010
  • You will love the Lord
  • 00:18:52.010 --> 00:18:52.230
  • your God with all your heart,
  • 00:18:52.230 --> 00:18:53.210
  • with all your soul,
  • 00:18:53.210 --> 00:18:54.220
  • and with all your strength.
  • 00:18:54.220 --> 00:18:55.180
  • You will put on the full armor
  • 00:18:55.180 --> 00:18:56.280
  • of God so that you can stand
  • 00:18:56.280 --> 00:18:58.110
  • firm against the schemes of
  • 00:18:58.110 --> 00:18:59.150
  • the devil.
  • 00:18:59.150 --> 00:19:00.100
  • You will have the praises of
  • 00:19:00.100 --> 00:19:01.140
  • the Lord in your mouth all day
  • 00:19:01.140 --> 00:19:03.180
  • long so that you can speak well
  • 00:19:03.180 --> 00:19:04.200
  • over those who are near you.
  • 00:19:04.200 --> 00:19:06.160
  • You are the head,
  • 00:19:06.160 --> 00:19:07.190
  • you are not the tail.
  • 00:19:07.190 --> 00:19:08.180
  • You are above,
  • 00:19:08.180 --> 00:19:09.090
  • you are not beneath.
  • 00:19:09.090 --> 00:19:10.030
  • You are a leader,
  • 00:19:10.030 --> 00:19:11.030
  • you are not a follower.
  • 00:19:11.030 --> 00:19:12.230
  • And you will love the Lord your
  • 00:19:12.230 --> 00:19:13.290
  • God all of your days."
  • 00:19:13.290 --> 00:19:15.020
  • And about halfway through that,
  • 00:19:15.020 --> 00:19:17.000
  • they start going,
  • 00:19:17.000 --> 00:19:17.190
  • "You will love the Lord
  • 00:19:17.190 --> 00:19:18.120
  • your God."
  • 00:19:18.120 --> 00:19:19.220
  • So they're moaning
  • 00:19:19.220 --> 00:19:21.120
  • about it but the fact that they
  • 00:19:21.120 --> 00:19:22.280
  • can repeat it back to me means
  • 00:19:22.280 --> 00:19:24.160
  • that it's getting in them, you
  • 00:19:24.160 --> 00:19:26.040
  • know?
  • 00:19:26.040 --> 00:19:27.010
  • - Holly: I remember one time
  • 00:19:27.010 --> 00:19:27.270
  • when just with Paris, what she
  • 00:19:27.270 --> 00:19:29.120
  • would hear from me often and
  • 00:19:29.120 --> 00:19:31.170
  • the phrase I would use is,
  • 00:19:31.170 --> 00:19:32.280
  • "You're the love beyond measure,
  • 00:19:32.280 --> 00:19:34.140
  • daughter of the King."
  • 00:19:34.140 --> 00:19:35.040
  • So I talk about that.
  • 00:19:35.040 --> 00:19:36.240
  • And so, you know, and put that
  • 00:19:36.240 --> 00:19:38.040
  • in the middle of sentences all
  • 00:19:38.040 --> 00:19:38.290
  • the time.
  • 00:19:38.290 --> 00:19:39.200
  • And then one time I overheard
  • 00:19:39.200 --> 00:19:40.130
  • her on the phone with her little
  • 00:19:40.130 --> 00:19:41.190
  • friend and there was this
  • 00:19:41.190 --> 00:19:42.200
  • emotional thing happening.
  • 00:19:42.200 --> 00:19:44.050
  • She goes, "No, you're--you are
  • 00:19:44.050 --> 00:19:45.170
  • the love beyond measure,
  • 00:19:45.170 --> 00:19:47.020
  • daughter of a King,
  • 00:19:47.020 --> 00:19:48.010
  • do you know that?"
  • 00:19:48.010 --> 00:19:49.020
  • And so I was just like, "Yes!"
  • 00:19:49.030 --> 00:19:52.030
  • - Priscilla: That's right.
  • 00:19:52.030 --> 00:19:52.290
  • That's--those are small little
  • 00:19:52.290 --> 00:19:53.270
  • victories, aren't they, when--
  • 00:19:53.270 --> 00:19:55.020
  • - Holly: Yes, listen.
  • 00:19:55.020 --> 00:19:55.210
  • Because there's a lot of stuff
  • 00:19:55.210 --> 00:19:56.140
  • you go through and so you have
  • 00:19:56.140 --> 00:19:57.180
  • to celebrate the victories.
  • 00:19:57.180 --> 00:19:58.220
  • - Priscilla: That's right,
  • 00:19:58.220 --> 00:19:59.290
  • I know.
  • 00:19:59.290 --> 00:20:00.180
  • So now that they're, you know,
  • 00:20:00.180 --> 00:20:02.090
  • they're older now and so I've
  • 00:20:02.090 --> 00:20:03.230
  • just printed it up actually.
  • 00:20:03.230 --> 00:20:05.110
  • I printed up unique ones that I
  • 00:20:05.110 --> 00:20:06.180
  • can start to see little ways
  • 00:20:06.180 --> 00:20:07.180
  • that the enemy might wanna take
  • 00:20:07.180 --> 00:20:08.190
  • advantage of a vulnerability
  • 00:20:08.190 --> 00:20:09.200
  • here or a fear here or an
  • 00:20:09.200 --> 00:20:10.210
  • insecurity there so I just wrote
  • 00:20:10.210 --> 00:20:12.090
  • up a little list for each one
  • 00:20:12.090 --> 00:20:13.170
  • and I have 'em posted on
  • 00:20:13.170 --> 00:20:15.030
  • the--our house is really tiny so
  • 00:20:15.030 --> 00:20:16.190
  • they're right there in the
  • 00:20:16.190 --> 00:20:18.000
  • hallway, posted on the little
  • 00:20:18.000 --> 00:20:18.210
  • closet door.
  • 00:20:18.210 --> 00:20:19.210
  • And every morning, I still say
  • 00:20:19.210 --> 00:20:21.040
  • my part to them but they have to
  • 00:20:21.040 --> 00:20:22.050
  • go read their own out loud so
  • 00:20:22.050 --> 00:20:23.250
  • that I can hear it but also so
  • 00:20:23.250 --> 00:20:26.050
  • that they can hear it.
  • 00:20:26.050 --> 00:20:27.140
  • And so they read their own every
  • 00:20:27.140 --> 00:20:28.210
  • single day.
  • 00:20:28.210 --> 00:20:29.260
  • I'm like, "This is my--this
  • 00:20:29.260 --> 00:20:31.000
  • is my chance to put as much
  • 00:20:31.000 --> 00:20:32.220
  • in them as I can."
  • 00:20:32.220 --> 00:20:33.180
  • - Laurie: Do you have that
  • 00:20:33.180 --> 00:20:34.090
  • posted on your website or
  • 00:20:34.090 --> 00:20:35.070
  • anything that people can go?
  • 00:20:35.070 --> 00:20:35.270
  • - Priscilla: Do you know what?
  • 00:20:35.270 --> 00:20:36.200
  • I wrote a blog post about it a
  • 00:20:36.200 --> 00:20:37.200
  • while back.
  • 00:20:37.200 --> 00:20:38.130
  • I'll have to--so, it's there.
  • 00:20:38.130 --> 00:20:39.100
  • It is there but I'll repost it
  • 00:20:39.100 --> 00:20:40.070
  • again.
  • 00:20:40.070 --> 00:20:41.060
  • - Laurie: Jerry, could you get
  • 00:20:41.060 --> 00:20:41.280
  • on that?
  • 00:20:41.280 --> 00:20:43.160
  • - Holly: Make it happen.
  • 00:20:43.160 --> 00:20:45.010
  • - Priscilla: We'll repost that
  • 00:20:45.010 --> 00:20:46.050
  • so that it's--yeah.
  • 00:20:46.050 --> 00:20:47.030
  • - Laurie: Yeah, people could
  • 00:20:47.030 --> 00:20:47.260
  • print that out and put that and
  • 00:20:47.260 --> 00:20:48.220
  • say that.
  • 00:20:48.220 --> 00:20:49.100
  • - Priscilla: That's a great
  • 00:20:49.100 --> 00:20:50.000
  • idea.
  • 00:20:50.000 --> 00:20:50.200
  • - Laurie: I love that.
  • 00:20:50.200 --> 00:20:51.150
  • - Holly: And I love that
  • 00:20:51.150 --> 00:20:52.050
  • actually that they--you have
  • 00:20:52.050 --> 00:20:53.150
  • them say some things because,
  • 00:20:53.150 --> 00:20:55.000
  • right, you know, faith comes by
  • 00:20:55.000 --> 00:20:56.150
  • hearing.
  • 00:20:56.150 --> 00:20:57.180
  • And you have to hear sometimes
  • 00:20:57.180 --> 00:21:00.090
  • from your own mouth.
  • 00:21:00.090 --> 00:21:02.200
  • I actually remember when I was
  • 00:21:02.200 --> 00:21:04.030
  • dealing with cancer that I could
  • 00:21:04.170 --> 00:21:07.170
  • read the healing Scriptures but
  • 00:21:07.170 --> 00:21:10.050
  • there's something about saying
  • 00:21:10.050 --> 00:21:11.190
  • them out loud and saying them
  • 00:21:11.190 --> 00:21:13.210
  • louder than the fear in my own
  • 00:21:13.210 --> 00:21:15.230
  • head, right?
  • 00:21:15.230 --> 00:21:17.080
  • Because the fear
  • 00:21:17.080 --> 00:21:18.060
  • in my head was big.
  • 00:21:18.060 --> 00:21:20.040
  • And so saying it louder and so
  • 00:21:20.040 --> 00:21:21.240
  • there's just something about
  • 00:21:21.240 --> 00:21:22.250
  • finding a promise and I know
  • 00:21:22.250 --> 00:21:25.060
  • there are people watching and
  • 00:21:25.060 --> 00:21:26.020
  • you're in the middle of your own
  • 00:21:26.020 --> 00:21:28.130
  • situation and so it's worth it
  • 00:21:28.130 --> 00:21:31.000
  • to do the work to find the
  • 00:21:31.000 --> 00:21:32.170
  • promise that speaks
  • 00:21:32.170 --> 00:21:33.280
  • to your situation.
  • 00:21:33.280 --> 00:21:34.270
  • And underline it, certainly,
  • 00:21:34.270 --> 00:21:36.160
  • but take a moment and shout it.
  • 00:21:37.090 --> 00:21:40.090
  • Shout it.
  • 00:21:40.090 --> 00:21:41.290
  • Shout it loud because fear--fear
  • 00:21:41.290 --> 00:21:44.040
  • can over--you know, can try to
  • 00:21:44.040 --> 00:21:45.260
  • overtake it but you just
  • 00:21:45.260 --> 00:21:47.130
  • speak his truth louder.
  • 00:21:47.130 --> 00:21:48.210
  • So I love the fact that you have
  • 00:21:48.210 --> 00:21:49.160
  • your boys speak it out loud.
  • 00:21:49.160 --> 00:21:51.110
  • - Priscilla: And not to mention
  • 00:21:51.110 --> 00:21:52.050
  • the fact, Holly, that the enemy
  • 00:21:52.050 --> 00:21:53.130
  • does not know what we are
  • 00:21:53.130 --> 00:21:54.070
  • thinking but he sure enough will
  • 00:21:54.070 --> 00:21:55.050
  • hear what you're saying.
  • 00:21:55.050 --> 00:21:56.140
  • And so when we speak God's Word
  • 00:21:56.140 --> 00:21:57.180
  • into the atmosphere, we're
  • 00:21:57.180 --> 00:22:00.040
  • actually clothing ourselves in
  • 00:22:00.040 --> 00:22:02.000
  • the promises of God.
  • 00:22:02.000 --> 00:22:03.220
  • It's almost like it becomes a
  • 00:22:03.220 --> 00:22:05.120
  • fortified shelter against the
  • 00:22:05.120 --> 00:22:07.170
  • attacks of the enemy because God
  • 00:22:07.170 --> 00:22:09.040
  • watches over his Word to perform
  • 00:22:09.040 --> 00:22:10.270
  • it.
  • 00:22:10.270 --> 00:22:11.210
  • So we can either give the enemy
  • 00:22:11.210 --> 00:22:12.230
  • ammunition with negativity and
  • 00:22:12.230 --> 00:22:14.140
  • complaining and speaking,
  • 00:22:14.140 --> 00:22:16.040
  • basically, collaborating with
  • 00:22:16.040 --> 00:22:18.010
  • his attempts to drag us down.
  • 00:22:18.010 --> 00:22:19.180
  • Or we can go ahead and just
  • 00:22:19.180 --> 00:22:20.290
  • speak the promises of God and
  • 00:22:20.290 --> 00:22:22.110
  • let the enemy know we're not
  • 00:22:22.110 --> 00:22:23.220
  • just gonna let him just waltz in
  • 00:22:23.220 --> 00:22:25.090
  • here and take advantage of us.
  • 00:22:25.090 --> 00:22:27.040
  • We're gonna put up a fight
  • 00:22:27.040 --> 00:22:28.030
  • 'cause we're gonna stand firm on
  • 00:22:28.030 --> 00:22:28.290
  • what our God says.
  • 00:22:28.290 --> 00:22:30.150
  • - Holly: But it's so--it's good
  • 00:22:30.150 --> 00:22:32.120
  • that you put it that way 'cause
  • 00:22:32.120 --> 00:22:33.060
  • to be honest, there are times
  • 00:22:33.060 --> 00:22:34.060
  • when it's so much easier to
  • 00:22:34.060 --> 00:22:34.290
  • complain.
  • 00:22:34.290 --> 00:22:36.000
  • - Priscilla: Oh, I mean, c'mon.
  • 00:22:36.000 --> 00:22:36.240
  • - Holly: Right?
  • 00:22:36.240 --> 00:22:37.170
  • - Priscilla: Yeah, totally.
  • 00:22:37.170 --> 00:22:38.100
  • - Laurie: Wallow in it.
  • 00:22:38.100 --> 00:22:39.020
  • - Holly: Wallow in it.
  • 00:22:39.020 --> 00:22:39.230
  • And I was--
  • 00:22:39.230 --> 00:22:40.140
  • - Priscilla: Have a pity party
  • 00:22:40.140 --> 00:22:41.060
  • and invite friends to come and
  • 00:22:41.060 --> 00:22:42.030
  • join you.
  • 00:22:42.030 --> 00:22:43.020
  • - Holly: I'll bring the coffee,
  • 00:22:43.020 --> 00:22:43.280
  • you bring the chocolate.
  • 00:22:43.280 --> 00:22:45.090
  • David said, you know, "I
  • 00:22:45.090 --> 00:22:46.190
  • complained and my spirit was
  • 00:22:46.190 --> 00:22:48.000
  • overwhelmed," right?
  • 00:22:48.000 --> 00:22:49.090
  • So we get overwhelmed because we
  • 00:22:49.090 --> 00:22:51.270
  • complain.
  • 00:22:51.270 --> 00:22:52.190
  • But it's--complaining is so
  • 00:22:52.190 --> 00:22:54.050
  • easy.
  • 00:22:54.050 --> 00:22:55.040
  • - Priscilla: It's intrinsic.
  • 00:22:55.040 --> 00:22:57.280
  • It's so easier just to focus on
  • 00:22:57.280 --> 00:22:59.160
  • me and the bad and the more we
  • 00:22:59.160 --> 00:23:01.170
  • do, the bigger the problems
  • 00:23:01.170 --> 00:23:03.250
  • become.
  • 00:23:03.250 --> 00:23:04.240
  • Whatever you give your attention
  • 00:23:04.240 --> 00:23:05.200
  • to--
  • 00:23:05.200 --> 00:23:06.090
  • - Holly: And then you try--then
  • 00:23:06.090 --> 00:23:07.030
  • other people--you want other
  • 00:23:07.030 --> 00:23:08.000
  • people to join your complaining.
  • 00:23:08.000 --> 00:23:09.200
  • Yeah, it doesn't actually help
  • 00:23:09.200 --> 00:23:10.220
  • anything, so.
  • 00:23:10.220 --> 00:23:11.180
  • - Priscilla: And then we get
  • 00:23:11.180 --> 00:23:12.110
  • mad at the friends who won't
  • 00:23:12.110 --> 00:23:13.040
  • join us.
  • 00:23:13.040 --> 00:23:13.270
  • We don't even wanna be your
  • 00:23:13.270 --> 00:23:14.200
  • friends anymore.
  • 00:23:14.200 --> 00:23:15.100
  • - Holly: No, exactly.
  • 00:23:15.100 --> 00:23:16.070
  • You're not gonna feel bad
  • 00:23:16.070 --> 00:23:16.280
  • for me?
  • 00:23:16.280 --> 00:23:17.170
  • Goodbye.
  • 00:23:17.170 --> 00:23:18.220
  • - Laurie: Well, you know,
  • 00:23:18.220 --> 00:23:19.120
  • I--it's like a marriage.
  • 00:23:19.120 --> 00:23:20.160
  • I--a marriage that was actually
  • 00:23:20.160 --> 00:23:23.080
  • close to us for a while.
  • 00:23:23.080 --> 00:23:25.010
  • One day, the girl said to me,
  • 00:23:25.070 --> 00:23:28.070
  • she said, "You know, it's really
  • 00:23:28.070 --> 00:23:29.020
  • hard being around other good
  • 00:23:29.020 --> 00:23:30.140
  • marriages 'cause ours is
  • 00:23:30.140 --> 00:23:32.110
  • so bad."
  • 00:23:32.110 --> 00:23:32.290
  • And I was, like, "Hello?
  • 00:23:32.290 --> 00:23:34.260
  • You need to be around good
  • 00:23:34.260 --> 00:23:36.160
  • marriages."
  • 00:23:36.160 --> 00:23:37.280
  • - Holly: Isn't that
  • 00:23:37.280 --> 00:23:38.210
  • interesting?
  • 00:23:38.210 --> 00:23:39.090
  • - Laurie: It was easier for her
  • 00:23:39.090 --> 00:23:41.050
  • to be around bad marriages so we
  • 00:23:41.050 --> 00:23:43.080
  • had to break fellowship.
  • 00:23:43.080 --> 00:23:45.220
  • - Priscilla: She must think she
  • 00:23:45.220 --> 00:23:46.290
  • felt a lot just, like, a lot of
  • 00:23:46.290 --> 00:23:47.250
  • judgment.
  • 00:23:47.250 --> 00:23:49.020
  • - Laurie: I think some of that
  • 00:23:49.020 --> 00:23:50.250
  • was part of it but maybe a lot
  • 00:23:50.250 --> 00:23:51.250
  • of jealousy.
  • 00:23:51.250 --> 00:23:52.290
  • - Priscilla: Yeah, yeah,
  • 00:23:52.290 --> 00:23:53.290
  • that's--
  • 00:23:53.290 --> 00:23:54.270
  • - Laurie: You know, 'cause you
  • 00:23:54.270 --> 00:23:55.190
  • had a good one and we don't have
  • 00:23:55.190 --> 00:23:57.010
  • so it's really hard to be around
  • 00:23:57.010 --> 00:23:58.030
  • the good ones, you know?
  • 00:23:58.030 --> 00:23:59.210
  • I don't get--I don't even get
  • 00:23:59.210 --> 00:24:01.070
  • that, do you?
  • 00:24:01.070 --> 00:24:02.110
  • - Holly: Marriage takes work,
  • 00:24:02.110 --> 00:24:04.230
  • doesn't it?
  • 00:24:04.230 --> 00:24:05.160
  • Anybody here at this table have
  • 00:24:05.160 --> 00:24:06.290
  • a perfect marriage?
  • 00:24:06.290 --> 00:24:08.050
  • Anybody married to perfect men?
  • 00:24:08.050 --> 00:24:10.200
  • - [laughing]
  • 00:24:11.220 --> 00:24:14.220
  • Priscilla and I are not,
  • 00:24:14.220 --> 00:24:17.070
  • I'm pretty sure, but,
  • 00:24:17.070 --> 00:24:18.060
  • actually, I know your husband.
  • 00:24:18.060 --> 00:24:19.230
  • He's not perfect.
  • 00:24:19.230 --> 00:24:20.210
  • - Laurie: Not perfect for you.
  • 00:24:22.020 --> 00:24:25.020
  • - Holly: You're a hot mess.
  • 00:24:25.020 --> 00:24:26.140
  • But it does take work, right?
  • 00:24:26.140 --> 00:24:28.030
  • It takes speaking the truth, it
  • 00:24:28.030 --> 00:24:28.280
  • takes persevering through the--
  • 00:24:28.280 --> 00:24:30.160
  • - Laurie: And talking over him
  • 00:24:30.160 --> 00:24:31.230
  • every day.
  • 00:24:31.230 --> 00:24:33.070
  • You will--
  • 00:24:33.070 --> 00:24:34.130
  • - Priscilla: Surrounding
  • 00:24:34.130 --> 00:24:35.180
  • yourself, like you just said,
  • 00:24:35.180 --> 00:24:36.170
  • surrounding yourself with people
  • 00:24:36.170 --> 00:24:37.180
  • who are gonna hold you
  • 00:24:37.180 --> 00:24:38.220
  • accountable to doing the work of
  • 00:24:38.220 --> 00:24:39.250
  • marriage.
  • 00:24:39.250 --> 00:24:40.180
  • And we had this older--I say
  • 00:24:40.180 --> 00:24:42.070
  • older couple.
  • 00:24:42.070 --> 00:24:43.080
  • They're really not.
  • 00:24:43.080 --> 00:24:43.290
  • They're 10 years down the road
  • 00:24:43.290 --> 00:24:45.040
  • so they're 10 years down the
  • 00:24:45.040 --> 00:24:46.080
  • road and raising kids, in
  • 00:24:46.080 --> 00:24:47.100
  • marriage, in ministry, and
  • 00:24:47.100 --> 00:24:48.170
  • that's--you really do need
  • 00:24:48.170 --> 00:24:49.290
  • someone where there's a little
  • 00:24:49.290 --> 00:24:51.020
  • bit of a gap that they can look
  • 00:24:51.020 --> 00:24:52.160
  • back on the season you're in and
  • 00:24:52.160 --> 00:24:53.200
  • give wise input.
  • 00:24:53.200 --> 00:24:55.000
  • But we've really submitted
  • 00:24:55.000 --> 00:24:56.090
  • ourself to their authority in
  • 00:24:56.090 --> 00:24:58.020
  • the sense that if they look at
  • 00:24:58.020 --> 00:24:59.190
  • our schedule, and they're, like,
  • 00:24:59.190 --> 00:25:01.000
  • "When is the last time y'all
  • 00:25:01.000 --> 00:25:01.240
  • been on a date?
  • 00:25:01.240 --> 00:25:02.280
  • When's the last time you guys
  • 00:25:02.280 --> 00:25:03.260
  • have actually had a really good
  • 00:25:03.260 --> 00:25:05.070
  • conversation that wasn't about
  • 00:25:05.070 --> 00:25:06.250
  • business or wasn't about
  • 00:25:06.250 --> 00:25:08.030
  • ministry?
  • 00:25:08.030 --> 00:25:08.230
  • Just about the two of you?"
  • 00:25:08.230 --> 00:25:09.290
  • And if we have not done that and
  • 00:25:09.290 --> 00:25:10.290
  • they say, "Get your butts on a
  • 00:25:10.290 --> 00:25:12.170
  • plane and get to us right now."
  • 00:25:12.170 --> 00:25:14.080
  • We have a commitment to them
  • 00:25:14.080 --> 00:25:16.030
  • that if there's something they
  • 00:25:16.030 --> 00:25:17.130
  • see we need to realign, we will
  • 00:25:17.130 --> 00:25:19.060
  • get on a plane and we will get
  • 00:25:19.060 --> 00:25:20.100
  • there.
  • 00:25:20.100 --> 00:25:21.020
  • Because they care more about the
  • 00:25:21.020 --> 00:25:22.060
  • state of our souls than they do
  • 00:25:22.060 --> 00:25:24.130
  • the state of our ministry.
  • 00:25:24.130 --> 00:25:26.050
  • You need people like that that
  • 00:25:26.050 --> 00:25:27.140
  • are gonna just charge you up and
  • 00:25:27.140 --> 00:25:28.180
  • keep everything in line.
  • 00:25:28.180 --> 00:25:30.100
  • - Holly: But here's the thing.
  • 00:25:30.100 --> 00:25:31.020
  • Sometimes I think people will
  • 00:25:31.020 --> 00:25:32.120
  • say that, you know, like, "You
  • 00:25:32.120 --> 00:25:33.290
  • need accountability, need--"
  • 00:25:33.290 --> 00:25:35.010
  • But then to do the work of them
  • 00:25:35.010 --> 00:25:36.170
  • actually being accountable,
  • 00:25:36.170 --> 00:25:38.100
  • yielding yourself to somebody
  • 00:25:38.100 --> 00:25:40.060
  • else's voice--
  • 00:25:40.060 --> 00:25:41.030
  • - Priscilla: Especially for a
  • 00:25:41.030 --> 00:25:41.260
  • guy.
  • 00:25:41.260 --> 00:25:42.230
  • I feel like it's easier for us
  • 00:25:42.230 --> 00:25:44.060
  • as women 'cause we're relational
  • 00:25:44.060 --> 00:25:45.120
  • beings.
  • 00:25:45.120 --> 00:25:46.040
  • We like that feeling of
  • 00:25:46.040 --> 00:25:47.180
  • protectedness and being covered.
  • 00:25:47.180 --> 00:25:49.010
  • There's safety and security.
  • 00:25:49.010 --> 00:25:50.250
  • So it's at least easier for us.
  • 00:25:50.250 --> 00:25:52.230
  • But sometimes for husbands,
  • 00:25:52.230 --> 00:25:55.140
  • they're not--they're, like, "I'm
  • 00:25:55.140 --> 00:25:56.290
  • the leader in this house and I'm
  • 00:25:56.290 --> 00:25:58.100
  • not trying to submit to anybody
  • 00:25:58.100 --> 00:25:59.130
  • else," the best husbands in
  • 00:25:59.130 --> 00:26:01.100
  • the world I think are those who
  • 00:26:01.100 --> 00:26:02.280
  • are willing to submit to the
  • 00:26:02.280 --> 00:26:04.280
  • authority of their pastor or
  • 00:26:04.280 --> 00:26:06.010
  • spiritual leader in their life
  • 00:26:06.010 --> 00:26:07.010
  • and humble themselves to know
  • 00:26:07.010 --> 00:26:08.170
  • that I need guidance and
  • 00:26:08.170 --> 00:26:10.040
  • direction.
  • 00:26:10.040 --> 00:26:10.290
  • And so we gotta pray for our
  • 00:26:10.290 --> 00:26:11.240
  • husbands in that regard.
  • 00:26:11.240 --> 00:26:13.080
  • 'Cause that's a hard thing for
  • 00:26:13.080 --> 00:26:14.030
  • that man part of men, you know,
  • 00:26:14.030 --> 00:26:16.010
  • that macho man part,
  • 00:26:16.010 --> 00:26:18.120
  • which we love.
  • 00:26:18.120 --> 00:26:19.120
  • We want the macho man part.
  • 00:26:19.120 --> 00:26:20.080
  • - Holly: We do.
  • 00:26:20.080 --> 00:26:21.110
  • No, but it's--I actually
  • 00:26:21.110 --> 00:26:22.200
  • remember a thousand years ago,
  • 00:26:22.200 --> 00:26:25.020
  • you might have just had the
  • 00:26:25.020 --> 00:26:26.140
  • baby, so and we're sitting at
  • 00:26:26.140 --> 00:26:29.110
  • dinner with the four of us,
  • 00:26:29.110 --> 00:26:30.270
  • Philip and me, and you and
  • 00:26:30.270 --> 00:26:31.280
  • Jerry, and you pulled out this
  • 00:26:31.280 --> 00:26:34.030
  • little pad of paper and go,
  • 00:26:34.030 --> 00:26:35.040
  • "Okay, how do we do this?"
  • 00:26:35.040 --> 00:26:37.250
  • Like, I was, like, "Oh wait,
  • 00:26:37.250 --> 00:26:39.280
  • wasn't prepared--" it was how do
  • 00:26:39.280 --> 00:26:41.130
  • you--how do we do, you know,
  • 00:26:41.130 --> 00:26:43.160
  • marriage and raise kids and do
  • 00:26:43.160 --> 00:26:45.250
  • the ministry and--"
  • 00:26:45.250 --> 00:26:47.060
  • - Priscilla: Because at that
  • 00:26:47.060 --> 00:26:48.000
  • time your kids would have been
  • 00:26:48.000 --> 00:26:49.040
  • the ages my kids are right now.
  • 00:26:49.040 --> 00:26:50.210
  • and I'm always very mindful of
  • 00:26:50.210 --> 00:26:52.280
  • that when I'm around people that
  • 00:26:52.280 --> 00:26:54.280
  • are just a step ahead.
  • 00:26:54.280 --> 00:26:56.130
  • I wanna just glean what I can
  • 00:26:56.130 --> 00:26:57.230
  • from this moment because they've
  • 00:26:57.230 --> 00:26:59.010
  • been there and done this
  • 00:26:59.010 --> 00:26:59.260
  • already.
  • 00:26:59.260 --> 00:27:00.160
  • There's no point in all of us
  • 00:27:00.160 --> 00:27:01.070
  • making the same mistakes.
  • 00:27:01.070 --> 00:27:02.060
  • We might as well just learn from
  • 00:27:02.060 --> 00:27:03.030
  • each other.
  • 00:27:03.030 --> 00:27:04.050
  • - Holly: But it takes humility
  • 00:27:04.050 --> 00:27:05.100
  • to do that.
  • 00:27:05.100 --> 00:27:06.020
  • So I just actually--appreciate
  • 00:27:06.020 --> 00:27:08.010
  • that about you but then I feel
  • 00:27:08.010 --> 00:27:09.000
  • like that's--I do that all
  • 00:27:09.000 --> 00:27:11.020
  • the time.
  • 00:27:11.020 --> 00:27:11.200
  • I'm calling people who--so how
  • 00:27:11.200 --> 00:27:12.290
  • do you handle this situation?
  • 00:27:12.290 --> 00:27:14.170
  • When my kids were teenagers and
  • 00:27:14.170 --> 00:27:16.010
  • I was, you know, trying to not
  • 00:27:16.010 --> 00:27:17.080
  • kill them, I'd go, "Okay, help a
  • 00:27:17.080 --> 00:27:18.170
  • sister out here because--"
  • 00:27:18.170 --> 00:27:21.040
  • right?
  • 00:27:21.040 --> 00:27:22.080
  • Having that real conversation's
  • 00:27:22.080 --> 00:27:23.130
  • humbling yourself, you know,
  • 00:27:23.130 --> 00:27:24.170
  • acknowledging that they're--that
  • 00:27:24.170 --> 00:27:25.280
  • your kids aren't perfect but
  • 00:27:25.280 --> 00:27:27.180
  • help me get them along the next
  • 00:27:27.180 --> 00:27:29.270
  • step.
  • 00:27:29.270 --> 00:27:31.040
  • So I just, you know, appreciate
  • 00:27:31.040 --> 00:27:31.260
  • that quality in you and
  • 00:27:31.260 --> 00:27:32.230
  • raising kids.
  • 00:27:32.230 --> 00:27:34.130
  • Now can we talk about the movie?
  • 00:27:34.130 --> 00:27:37.040
  • - Laurie: Sure!
  • 00:27:37.040 --> 00:27:38.100
  • - Holly: So, Priscilla was in
  • 00:27:38.100 --> 00:27:40.150
  • this movie which was so fun,
  • 00:27:40.150 --> 00:27:42.070
  • right?
  • 00:27:42.070 --> 00:27:43.130
  • Well, first of all, it cracks me
  • 00:27:43.130 --> 00:27:44.150
  • up that you were in a movie,
  • 00:27:44.150 --> 00:27:45.140
  • right?
  • 00:27:45.140 --> 00:27:46.070
  • When you--
  • 00:27:46.070 --> 00:27:46.220
  • - Laurie: Your one and only
  • 00:27:46.220 --> 00:27:48.010
  • ever or--?
  • 00:27:48.010 --> 00:27:48.260
  • - Priscilla: Oh, you know what,
  • 00:27:48.260 --> 00:27:49.190
  • I have filmed a little part in a
  • 00:27:49.190 --> 00:27:50.120
  • small movie that's gonna be out
  • 00:27:50.120 --> 00:27:51.100
  • next year.
  • 00:27:51.100 --> 00:27:51.280
  • - Laurie: Okay, but that--but
  • 00:27:51.280 --> 00:27:52.240
  • so--but "War Room" was--
  • 00:27:52.240 --> 00:27:54.080
  • - Priscilla: But "War Room" was
  • 00:27:54.080 --> 00:27:55.000
  • the first time I was ever in
  • 00:27:55.000 --> 00:27:55.280
  • a film.
  • 00:27:55.280 --> 00:27:56.290
  • - Laurie: Okay, where did that
  • 00:27:56.290 --> 00:27:57.270
  • even come from?
  • 00:27:57.270 --> 00:27:58.160
  • - Priscilla: Girl, you got me.
  • 00:27:58.160 --> 00:28:01.140
  • Was driving along in the car one
  • 00:28:01.140 --> 00:28:03.030
  • day with Jerry.
  • 00:28:03.030 --> 00:28:04.030
  • Our cell phone rang and it was
  • 00:28:04.030 --> 00:28:05.190
  • Alex and Stephen Kendrick.
  • 00:28:05.190 --> 00:28:07.060
  • Those guys are amazing.
  • 00:28:07.060 --> 00:28:10.040
  • They are also a hoot.
  • 00:28:10.040 --> 00:28:11.230
  • And so they had put to a little
  • 00:28:11.230 --> 00:28:14.020
  • poem every name of every book I
  • 00:28:14.020 --> 00:28:16.250
  • had written and the poem,
  • 00:28:16.250 --> 00:28:18.200
  • basically, led to, "And we need
  • 00:28:18.200 --> 00:28:20.150
  • you to be in a movie for us."
  • 00:28:20.160 --> 00:28:23.160
  • So, "Discern the Voice of God,
  • 00:28:23.160 --> 00:28:24.290
  • because he's telling you to be
  • 00:28:24.290 --> 00:28:25.250
  • in this film.
  • 00:28:25.250 --> 00:28:26.220
  • You are One in a Million.
  • 00:28:26.220 --> 00:28:27.270
  • Make a Resolution for Women
  • 00:28:27.270 --> 00:28:29.130
  • that you will stand up."
  • 00:28:29.130 --> 00:28:31.050
  • They had every title of
  • 00:28:31.050 --> 00:28:32.280
  • every book and it ended with,
  • 00:28:32.280 --> 00:28:34.020
  • "We've been writing
  • 00:28:34.020 --> 00:28:35.070
  • this film and we really have
  • 00:28:35.070 --> 00:28:36.110
  • just thought of you the entire
  • 00:28:36.110 --> 00:28:37.190
  • time we've been writing
  • 00:28:37.190 --> 00:28:38.130
  • this part.
  • 00:28:38.130 --> 00:28:39.000
  • Will you do this film?"
  • 00:28:39.000 --> 00:28:39.250
  • And I said, "No,
  • 00:28:39.250 --> 00:28:41.140
  • are you kidding me?
  • 00:28:41.140 --> 00:28:42.110
  • You're not gonna get me up there
  • 00:28:42.110 --> 00:28:43.170
  • to make a fool out of myself."
  • 00:28:43.170 --> 00:28:45.050
  • 'Cause you've seen movies before
  • 00:28:45.050 --> 00:28:46.070
  • where it could have been a good
  • 00:28:46.070 --> 00:28:47.240
  • movie but that one actor--
  • 00:28:47.240 --> 00:28:49.250
  • - Holly: But that one actress!
  • 00:28:49.250 --> 00:28:50.230
  • - Priscilla: Just terrible.
  • 00:28:50.230 --> 00:28:52.120
  • I said, "You're not gonna have
  • 00:28:52.120 --> 00:28:53.080
  • me embarrass the name of Jesus
  • 00:28:53.080 --> 00:28:54.260
  • like this."
  • 00:28:54.260 --> 00:28:56.050
  • And they just said,
  • 00:28:56.050 --> 00:28:57.230
  • "Well, just--Priscilla, it is
  • 00:28:57.230 --> 00:28:59.160
  • ministry.
  • 00:28:59.160 --> 00:29:00.140
  • It's still--we know that you're
  • 00:29:00.140 --> 00:29:01.190
  • not an actress per se but it's
  • 00:29:01.190 --> 00:29:03.060
  • ministry.
  • 00:29:03.060 --> 00:29:04.140
  • Read the script and then pray
  • 00:29:04.140 --> 00:29:05.130
  • about it."
  • 00:29:05.130 --> 00:29:06.100
  • And I read the script.
  • 00:29:06.100 --> 00:29:07.270
  • I thought, "This is gonna be a
  • 00:29:07.270 --> 00:29:08.250
  • good film if they get the right
  • 00:29:08.250 --> 00:29:09.290
  • actress in here."
  • 00:29:09.290 --> 00:29:10.290
  • I sent them
  • 00:29:10.290 --> 00:29:11.180
  • some recommendations of some
  • 00:29:11.180 --> 00:29:13.050
  • actors and actresses that could
  • 00:29:13.050 --> 00:29:14.130
  • do a good job in this particular
  • 00:29:14.130 --> 00:29:16.030
  • role.
  • 00:29:16.030 --> 00:29:17.030
  • And they just wouldn't let it
  • 00:29:17.030 --> 00:29:18.030
  • rest.
  • 00:29:18.030 --> 00:29:18.180
  • They said, "But what--just
  • 00:29:18.180 --> 00:29:19.170
  • audition.
  • 00:29:19.170 --> 00:29:20.200
  • Just send us a video of this
  • 00:29:20.200 --> 00:29:21.240
  • part right here."
  • 00:29:21.240 --> 00:29:22.250
  • And I did.
  • 00:29:22.250 --> 00:29:23.170
  • And I was sitting in the beauty
  • 00:29:23.170 --> 00:29:25.250
  • salon getting my hair done when
  • 00:29:25.250 --> 00:29:27.130
  • they called and said,
  • 00:29:27.130 --> 00:29:29.060
  • "We want you to do this role."
  • 00:29:29.060 --> 00:29:31.080
  • And so Jerry and I just prayed
  • 00:29:31.080 --> 00:29:32.220
  • about it and thought, "What a
  • 00:29:32.220 --> 00:29:33.260
  • great opportunity to be able--"
  • 00:29:33.260 --> 00:29:35.250
  • You know, this movie,
  • 00:29:35.250 --> 00:29:37.110
  • "War Room,"
  • 00:29:37.110 --> 00:29:38.130
  • will be seen by more people and
  • 00:29:38.130 --> 00:29:40.120
  • minister to more people than I
  • 00:29:40.120 --> 00:29:41.110
  • could speak to in a lifetime.
  • 00:29:41.110 --> 00:29:42.260
  • So if I spoke every Sunday at a
  • 00:29:42.260 --> 00:29:45.100
  • church somewhere in the world
  • 00:29:45.100 --> 00:29:47.030
  • that had a thousand people for
  • 00:29:47.030 --> 00:29:48.150
  • all of my days, I would not
  • 00:29:48.150 --> 00:29:50.240
  • minister to as many people
  • 00:29:50.240 --> 00:29:52.060
  • as will see "War Room."
  • 00:29:52.060 --> 00:29:53.110
  • And that movie's ministry.
  • 00:29:53.110 --> 00:29:55.130
  • That movie wasn't just
  • 00:29:55.130 --> 00:29:56.270
  • entertaining.
  • 00:29:56.270 --> 00:29:58.050
  • For people's marriage to be
  • 00:29:58.050 --> 00:29:59.200
  • salvaged, for folks to have war
  • 00:29:59.200 --> 00:30:01.030
  • rooms now where they are
  • 00:30:01.030 --> 00:30:02.050
  • concentrating on prayer as an
  • 00:30:02.050 --> 00:30:03.180
  • actual weapon against the
  • 00:30:03.180 --> 00:30:05.020
  • schemes of the enemy, for God to
  • 00:30:05.020 --> 00:30:06.180
  • do that, well, it's not good
  • 00:30:06.180 --> 00:30:08.050
  • acting.
  • 00:30:08.050 --> 00:30:08.290
  • It's the Holy Spirit.
  • 00:30:08.290 --> 00:30:10.060
  • - Holly: I think that's the
  • 00:30:10.060 --> 00:30:11.140
  • part I loved about the movie.
  • 00:30:11.140 --> 00:30:13.100
  • I think we'll see a clip here in
  • 00:30:13.100 --> 00:30:14.200
  • a second but that it actually
  • 00:30:14.200 --> 00:30:16.150
  • was a living example of how to
  • 00:30:16.150 --> 00:30:18.150
  • pray.
  • 00:30:18.150 --> 00:30:19.120
  • And I think so many people--
  • 00:30:19.120 --> 00:30:20.180
  • - Priscilla: Not just a theory,
  • 00:30:20.180 --> 00:30:21.110
  • but how do I do it?
  • 00:30:21.110 --> 00:30:22.020
  • - Holly: How to do it.
  • 00:30:22.020 --> 00:30:22.260
  • I think so many people, they
  • 00:30:22.260 --> 00:30:24.070
  • wanna pray but they don't know
  • 00:30:24.070 --> 00:30:25.130
  • how and so I think it was just
  • 00:30:25.130 --> 00:30:26.180
  • awesome.
  • 00:30:26.180 --> 00:30:27.220
  • So I think we have a clip,
  • 00:30:27.220 --> 00:30:28.280
  • right?
  • 00:30:28.280 --> 00:30:29.160
  • - Laurie: Yeah, we do.
  • 00:30:29.160 --> 00:30:30.050
  • Here is a talk with Miss Clara,
  • 00:30:30.050 --> 00:30:31.050
  • "War Room."
  • 00:30:31.050 --> 00:30:33.230
  • - Elizabeth Jordan: And I could
  • 00:30:33.230 --> 00:30:34.160
  • write more but you'll get the
  • 00:30:34.160 --> 00:30:35.070
  • gist of it when you read it.
  • 00:30:35.070 --> 00:30:36.210
  • - Clara Williams: Actually,
  • 00:30:36.210 --> 00:30:37.190
  • I'm not gonna read it.
  • 00:30:37.190 --> 00:30:39.090
  • My question to you is this.
  • 00:30:40.000 --> 00:30:43.000
  • In light of all these wrongs,
  • 00:30:43.050 --> 00:30:46.050
  • does God still love Tony?
  • 00:30:46.060 --> 00:30:49.060
  • - Elizabeth: We both know
  • 00:30:49.060 --> 00:30:51.100
  • he does.
  • 00:30:51.100 --> 00:30:52.250
  • - Clara: Do you?
  • 00:30:52.250 --> 00:30:55.040
  • - Elizabeth: Now, Miss Clara,
  • 00:30:55.040 --> 00:30:56.000
  • you're meddling.
  • 00:30:56.000 --> 00:30:58.130
  • There's love in my heart for
  • 00:30:58.130 --> 00:31:00.190
  • Tony but it's just buried under
  • 00:31:00.190 --> 00:31:03.070
  • a lot of frustration.
  • 00:31:03.070 --> 00:31:05.020
  • - Clara: So he needs grace.
  • 00:31:05.020 --> 00:31:06.260
  • - Elizabeth: Grace?
  • 00:31:06.260 --> 00:31:07.250
  • I don't know that he deserves
  • 00:31:07.250 --> 00:31:08.210
  • grace.
  • 00:31:08.210 --> 00:31:10.040
  • - Clara: Do you deserve grace?
  • 00:31:10.040 --> 00:31:11.190
  • - Elizabeth: Miss Clara, you
  • 00:31:11.190 --> 00:31:13.110
  • have a habit of backing me up in
  • 00:31:13.110 --> 00:31:15.020
  • a corner and making me squirm.
  • 00:31:15.020 --> 00:31:17.050
  • - Clara: I felt the same way
  • 00:31:17.050 --> 00:31:19.010
  • but the question still remains.
  • 00:31:19.010 --> 00:31:21.110
  • Do you deserve grace?
  • 00:31:21.190 --> 00:31:24.190
  • The Bible says that no one is
  • 00:31:24.190 --> 00:31:27.120
  • righteous, not even one.
  • 00:31:27.120 --> 00:31:29.160
  • For we have all sinned.
  • 00:31:29.160 --> 00:31:31.270
  • So really none of us
  • 00:31:31.270 --> 00:31:33.220
  • deserve grace.
  • 00:31:33.220 --> 00:31:35.120
  • But we all still want
  • 00:31:35.120 --> 00:31:37.170
  • God's forgiveness.
  • 00:31:37.170 --> 00:31:39.190
  • Elizabeth, it comes down to
  • 00:31:39.190 --> 00:31:42.090
  • this.
  • 00:31:42.090 --> 00:31:43.220
  • Jesus shed his blood on the
  • 00:31:43.220 --> 00:31:46.140
  • cross.
  • 00:31:46.140 --> 00:31:47.130
  • He died for you, even when you
  • 00:31:47.130 --> 00:31:50.100
  • did not deserve it.
  • 00:31:50.100 --> 00:31:52.050
  • And he rose from the grave and
  • 00:31:52.050 --> 00:31:54.050
  • offers forgiveness and salvation
  • 00:31:54.050 --> 00:31:56.120
  • for anyone who turns to him.
  • 00:31:57.060 --> 00:32:00.080
  • But the Bible also says that we
  • 00:32:00.100 --> 00:32:03.100
  • can't ask him to forgive us
  • 00:32:03.100 --> 00:32:05.000
  • while refusing to forgive
  • 00:32:05.000 --> 00:32:06.210
  • others.
  • 00:32:06.210 --> 00:32:08.070
  • - Elizabeth: I know,
  • 00:32:08.070 --> 00:32:09.040
  • Miss Clara.
  • 00:32:09.040 --> 00:32:10.030
  • But that's just so hard to do.
  • 00:32:10.030 --> 00:32:11.190
  • - Clara: Yes, it is.
  • 00:32:11.190 --> 00:32:12.150
  • Yes, it is.
  • 00:32:12.150 --> 00:32:14.150
  • But that's where grace comes in.
  • 00:32:14.150 --> 00:32:16.220
  • He gives us grace and he helps
  • 00:32:17.020 --> 00:32:20.020
  • us to give it to others.
  • 00:32:20.020 --> 00:32:21.270
  • Even when they don't deserve it.
  • 00:32:21.270 --> 00:32:24.140
  • We all deserve judgment.
  • 00:32:24.140 --> 00:32:27.010
  • And that is what a holy God
  • 00:32:27.090 --> 00:32:30.090
  • gives us when we don't repent
  • 00:32:30.090 --> 00:32:32.140
  • and believe in his Son.
  • 00:32:33.090 --> 00:32:36.090
  • I had to forgive Lee over some
  • 00:32:36.090 --> 00:32:38.260
  • things and it wasn't easy
  • 00:32:39.110 --> 00:32:42.110
  • but it freed me.
  • 00:32:42.110 --> 00:32:44.080
  • Elizabeth, there's not room for
  • 00:32:44.080 --> 00:32:46.260
  • you and God on the throne of
  • 00:32:46.260 --> 00:32:49.200
  • your heart.
  • 00:32:49.200 --> 00:32:50.180
  • It's either him or it's you.
  • 00:32:50.180 --> 00:32:52.230
  • You need to step down.
  • 00:32:52.230 --> 00:32:54.270
  • Now, if you want victory, you're
  • 00:32:54.270 --> 00:32:57.040
  • gonna have to first surrender.
  • 00:32:57.170 --> 00:33:00.190
  • - Elizabeth: But Miss Clara, do
  • 00:33:00.190 --> 00:33:01.190
  • I just back off and choose to
  • 00:33:01.190 --> 00:33:04.080
  • forgive and then just let him
  • 00:33:04.080 --> 00:33:05.250
  • walk all over me?
  • 00:33:05.250 --> 00:33:07.120
  • - Clara: God is a good defense
  • 00:33:07.120 --> 00:33:09.200
  • attorney.
  • 00:33:09.200 --> 00:33:10.250
  • Trust it to him.
  • 00:33:10.250 --> 00:33:12.240
  • And then you can turn your focus
  • 00:33:12.240 --> 00:33:14.080
  • to the real enemy.
  • 00:33:14.080 --> 00:33:16.150
  • - Elizabeth: The real enemy?
  • 00:33:16.150 --> 00:33:18.100
  • - Clara: The one that wants to
  • 00:33:18.100 --> 00:33:19.020
  • remain hidden, the one that
  • 00:33:19.020 --> 00:33:20.260
  • wants to distract you and
  • 00:33:20.260 --> 00:33:22.240
  • deceive you and divide you
  • 00:33:22.240 --> 00:33:25.000
  • from the Lord and your husband.
  • 00:33:25.000 --> 00:33:27.150
  • You see, that's how he works.
  • 00:33:27.150 --> 00:33:30.040
  • Satan comes to steal, kill, and
  • 00:33:31.050 --> 00:33:34.050
  • destroy.
  • 00:33:34.050 --> 00:33:35.120
  • And he is stealing your joy.
  • 00:33:35.120 --> 00:33:38.110
  • He is killing your faith and
  • 00:33:38.110 --> 00:33:40.130
  • he's trying to destroy your
  • 00:33:40.130 --> 00:33:42.030
  • family.
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  • If I were you, I would get my
  • 00:33:43.210 --> 00:33:46.070
  • heart right with God.
  • 00:33:46.070 --> 00:33:48.230
  • And you need to do your fighting
  • 00:33:49.050 --> 00:33:52.050
  • in prayer.
  • 00:33:52.050 --> 00:33:53.140
  • And you need to kick the real
  • 00:33:53.140 --> 00:33:54.280
  • enemy out of your home with the
  • 00:33:54.280 --> 00:33:56.280
  • Word of God.
  • 00:33:56.280 --> 00:33:59.160
  • It's time for you to fight,
  • 00:33:59.160 --> 00:34:01.250
  • Elizabeth.
  • 00:34:01.250 --> 00:34:02.280
  • It's time for you to fight for
  • 00:34:02.280 --> 00:34:05.100
  • your marriage.
  • 00:34:05.100 --> 00:34:06.140
  • It's time for you to fight the
  • 00:34:06.140 --> 00:34:07.280
  • real enemy.
  • 00:34:07.280 --> 00:34:09.080
  • It's time for you to take off
  • 00:34:09.080 --> 00:34:11.000
  • the gloves and do it.
  • 00:34:12.240 --> 00:34:15.240
  • - Holly: Wow, such an amazing
  • 00:34:15.240 --> 00:34:18.000
  • scene, that one.
  • 00:34:18.000 --> 00:34:19.100
  • - Priscilla: Do you know,
  • 00:34:19.100 --> 00:34:19.290
  • before we shot that scene and
  • 00:34:19.290 --> 00:34:21.160
  • for several powerful ones like
  • 00:34:21.160 --> 00:34:23.050
  • that, Alex and Stephen would
  • 00:34:23.050 --> 00:34:25.040
  • everybody, and we would have
  • 00:34:28.080 --> 00:34:29.190
  • a joint prayer meeting before
  • 00:34:29.190 --> 00:34:30.280
  • we filmed scenes like that.
  • 00:34:30.280 --> 00:34:32.270
  • So the strength that I still
  • 00:34:32.270 --> 00:34:34.200
  • feel, you know, when I watch
  • 00:34:34.200 --> 00:34:37.000
  • that is because that entire
  • 00:34:37.000 --> 00:34:39.110
  • project was bathed in prayer.
  • 00:34:39.110 --> 00:34:41.090
  • We had devotions as a cast and
  • 00:34:41.090 --> 00:34:43.000
  • They didn't care if you were
  • 00:34:45.090 --> 00:34:46.080
  • make-up or art or cameraman or
  • 00:34:46.080 --> 00:34:48.180
  • audio, it didn't matter.
  • 00:34:48.180 --> 00:34:49.280
  • Everybody was in devotions every
  • 00:34:49.280 --> 00:34:51.110
  • day and we'd pray together.
  • 00:34:51.110 --> 00:34:52.160
  • They are really serious about
  • 00:34:52.160 --> 00:34:53.210
  • honoring God through their work.
  • 00:34:53.210 --> 00:34:54.270
  • - Laurie: Well, what's so funny
  • 00:34:54.270 --> 00:34:55.200
  • is for some reason it's, like,
  • 00:34:55.200 --> 00:34:57.120
  • that little lady's not--she's
  • 00:34:57.120 --> 00:34:58.200
  • like, she's preaching.
  • 00:34:58.200 --> 00:35:00.230
  • She wasn't--she didn't have any
  • 00:35:00.230 --> 00:35:02.010
  • of that memorized,
  • 00:35:02.010 --> 00:35:03.050
  • like she was just preaching.
  • 00:35:03.050 --> 00:35:05.030
  • - Priscilla: Yes, that's right.
  • 00:35:05.030 --> 00:35:06.040
  • - Laurie: You know, I know that
  • 00:35:07.050 --> 00:35:10.050
  • when we talk about, you know,
  • 00:35:11.210 --> 00:35:14.210
  • the truth sets us free and Jesus
  • 00:35:15.120 --> 00:35:18.120
  • always, you know, when he was
  • 00:35:18.120 --> 00:35:20.060
  • encountered by the devil, he
  • 00:35:20.060 --> 00:35:21.280
  • said, "Get behind me, Satan."
  • 00:35:21.280 --> 00:35:23.250
  • He spoke truth to a lie
  • 00:35:23.250 --> 00:35:25.100
  • and then said, "Get behind me.
  • 00:35:25.100 --> 00:35:26.220
  • I'll no longer look at you." So
  • 00:35:26.220 --> 00:35:27.260
  • we know that speaking the Word,
  • 00:35:27.260 --> 00:35:30.080
  • that's--that's our battle,
  • 00:35:30.200 --> 00:35:33.200
  • right?
  • 00:35:33.200 --> 00:35:34.140
  • That's how we fight.
  • 00:35:34.140 --> 00:35:35.070
  • - Priscilla: That's right.
  • 00:35:35.070 --> 00:35:36.030
  • It's the sword of the Spirit,
  • 00:35:36.030 --> 00:35:36.240
  • the Word of God.
  • 00:35:36.240 --> 00:35:38.130
  • It's the Sword of the Spirit.
  • 00:35:38.130 --> 00:35:40.000
  • - Laurie: And so that's--help
  • 00:35:40.000 --> 00:35:41.280
  • us.
  • 00:35:41.280 --> 00:35:42.280
  • Help us to know when you talk
  • 00:35:42.280 --> 00:35:44.290
  • about prayer in your "Fervent"
  • 00:35:44.290 --> 00:35:46.260
  • book, this one right here.
  • 00:35:46.260 --> 00:35:49.140
  • "A Woman's Battle Plan for
  • 00:35:49.150 --> 00:35:52.150
  • Serious, Specific,
  • 00:35:52.150 --> 00:35:54.200
  • and Strategic Prayer."
  • 00:35:54.200 --> 00:35:56.230
  • Tell us a little bit
  • 00:35:56.230 --> 00:35:57.250
  • about that.
  • 00:35:57.250 --> 00:35:59.030
  • - Priscilla: Yeah, you know,
  • 00:35:59.030 --> 00:35:59.270
  • one of the things that I walked
  • 00:35:59.270 --> 00:36:00.250
  • away with from the film, from
  • 00:36:00.250 --> 00:36:03.060
  • the recording of the film, we
  • 00:36:03.060 --> 00:36:04.110
  • filmed for about 3 months.
  • 00:36:04.180 --> 00:36:07.180
  • And after saying those lines
  • 00:36:07.180 --> 00:36:09.040
  • over and over, and really just
  • 00:36:09.040 --> 00:36:10.170
  • being engrossed in the story
  • 00:36:10.170 --> 00:36:12.200
  • line, it occurred to me that
  • 00:36:12.200 --> 00:36:13.260
  • while I did value prayer, I had
  • 00:36:13.260 --> 00:36:16.150
  • neglected intentionality with
  • 00:36:16.150 --> 00:36:18.270
  • prayer.
  • 00:36:18.270 --> 00:36:19.270
  • Being strategic in prayer,
  • 00:36:19.270 --> 00:36:21.240
  • actually trying to detect where
  • 00:36:21.240 --> 00:36:23.230
  • you see the enemy's
  • 00:36:23.230 --> 00:36:25.080
  • fingerprints, kind of his
  • 00:36:25.080 --> 00:36:27.170
  • handiwork meddling in your life.
  • 00:36:27.170 --> 00:36:29.150
  • Where you anticipate he might
  • 00:36:29.150 --> 00:36:31.220
  • want to take advantage of a
  • 00:36:31.220 --> 00:36:33.150
  • weakness or a bit of
  • 00:36:33.150 --> 00:36:34.260
  • divisiveness.
  • 00:36:34.260 --> 00:36:37.020
  • And just being mindful of that,
  • 00:36:37.020 --> 00:36:39.030
  • so that when we pray, we're not
  • 00:36:39.030 --> 00:36:39.270
  • just randomly saying words that
  • 00:36:39.270 --> 00:36:41.260
  • we've heard all along or words
  • 00:36:41.260 --> 00:36:44.090
  • that we've kind of memorized
  • 00:36:44.090 --> 00:36:45.090
  • along the way or words that are
  • 00:36:45.090 --> 00:36:46.120
  • comfortable to us.
  • 00:36:46.120 --> 00:36:47.110
  • But we're actually praying in a
  • 00:36:47.110 --> 00:36:50.040
  • way that is targeted.
  • 00:36:50.040 --> 00:36:51.090
  • It's kind of exactly what you
  • 00:36:51.090 --> 00:36:52.180
  • described a few moments--doing
  • 00:36:52.180 --> 00:36:53.230
  • the work to find the promises of
  • 00:36:53.230 --> 00:36:55.030
  • God that actually apply in
  • 00:36:55.170 --> 00:36:58.170
  • everything that we--intentional
  • 00:36:58.170 --> 00:36:59.250
  • prayer.
  • 00:36:59.250 --> 00:37:00.160
  • And then writing it down.
  • 00:37:00.160 --> 00:37:01.260
  • Sometimes we need to write our
  • 00:37:01.260 --> 00:37:02.260
  • prayers down, only because it
  • 00:37:02.260 --> 00:37:04.010
  • keeps us focused.
  • 00:37:04.010 --> 00:37:04.280
  • It reminds us what we're praying
  • 00:37:04.280 --> 00:37:06.020
  • about, you know?
  • 00:37:06.020 --> 00:37:06.190
  • So when it's posted there in
  • 00:37:06.190 --> 00:37:07.220
  • that war room, and you come back
  • 00:37:07.220 --> 00:37:09.040
  • in there day after day, you're
  • 00:37:09.040 --> 00:37:10.120
  • reminded this is your prayer,
  • 00:37:10.120 --> 00:37:12.020
  • this is where you're focusing
  • 00:37:12.020 --> 00:37:13.020
  • your prayer life on and until I
  • 00:37:13.020 --> 00:37:15.210
  • see an answer, I'm gonna keep
  • 00:37:15.210 --> 00:37:17.210
  • praying this prayer.
  • 00:37:17.210 --> 00:37:19.000
  • It also gives you a great track
  • 00:37:19.000 --> 00:37:20.030
  • record with God.
  • 00:37:20.030 --> 00:37:21.140
  • Because then, when God does
  • 00:37:21.140 --> 00:37:23.010
  • answer, you can see that date at
  • 00:37:23.010 --> 00:37:24.230
  • the top of that page of when you
  • 00:37:24.230 --> 00:37:26.000
  • started praying that and then
  • 00:37:26.000 --> 00:37:27.100
  • you'll be able to put a date
  • 00:37:27.100 --> 00:37:28.110
  • down of when God answered,
  • 00:37:28.110 --> 00:37:29.240
  • however in his sovereignty he
  • 00:37:29.240 --> 00:37:30.200
  • chose to.
  • 00:37:30.200 --> 00:37:31.170
  • What a great track record, not
  • 00:37:31.170 --> 00:37:32.230
  • just for you but your
  • 00:37:32.230 --> 00:37:34.110
  • grandchildren and your
  • 00:37:34.110 --> 00:37:35.110
  • great-grandchildren to see how
  • 00:37:35.110 --> 00:37:36.170
  • grandmama or grandpa prayed and
  • 00:37:37.050 --> 00:37:40.050
  • believed that God would answer.
  • 00:37:40.050 --> 00:37:41.270
  • - Holly: And I think that thing
  • 00:37:41.270 --> 00:37:42.270
  • I loved about--or, you know,
  • 00:37:42.270 --> 00:37:44.240
  • even the prayer 'cause in
  • 00:37:44.240 --> 00:37:46.050
  • Ephesians 6 it talks about the
  • 00:37:46.050 --> 00:37:47.070
  • armor, you know, which we're
  • 00:37:47.070 --> 00:37:48.240
  • familiar with but then prayer is
  • 00:37:48.240 --> 00:37:49.270
  • the weapon.
  • 00:37:49.270 --> 00:37:51.050
  • Kicks into--after that sword,
  • 00:37:51.050 --> 00:37:53.110
  • it's prayer.
  • 00:37:53.110 --> 00:37:55.020
  • And it's not the prayer that's,
  • 00:37:55.020 --> 00:37:57.030
  • "O God, why?"
  • 00:37:57.030 --> 00:37:59.200
  • You know, the whining.
  • 00:37:59.200 --> 00:38:00.230
  • I mean, you can do that for a
  • 00:38:00.230 --> 00:38:01.160
  • minute 'cause we all need to
  • 00:38:01.160 --> 00:38:02.220
  • whine for a minute.
  • 00:38:02.220 --> 00:38:04.040
  • - Laurie: Now the complaining
  • 00:38:04.040 --> 00:38:05.040
  • side of her.
  • 00:38:05.040 --> 00:38:06.040
  • - Holly: But you can complain
  • 00:38:06.040 --> 00:38:06.260
  • to God 'cause, honestly, the
  • 00:38:06.260 --> 00:38:07.240
  • Psalms, David complained for
  • 00:38:07.240 --> 00:38:09.010
  • a bit.
  • 00:38:09.010 --> 00:38:09.220
  • I mean, you know, he went--he
  • 00:38:09.220 --> 00:38:10.240
  • went on a journey with God.
  • 00:38:10.240 --> 00:38:12.080
  • He was intimate and real with
  • 00:38:12.080 --> 00:38:14.020
  • his pain and agony before God.
  • 00:38:14.020 --> 00:38:15.200
  • And so--
  • 00:38:15.200 --> 00:38:16.240
  • - Priscilla: And then there's
  • 00:38:16.240 --> 00:38:17.160
  • gotta be a rising up at some
  • 00:38:17.160 --> 00:38:18.120
  • point.
  • 00:38:18.120 --> 00:38:19.020
  • - Holly: Then there has to be a
  • 00:38:19.020 --> 00:38:19.250
  • point where you--that's the
  • 00:38:19.250 --> 00:38:20.150
  • thing.
  • 00:38:20.150 --> 00:38:21.020
  • So at some point, yes, do the
  • 00:38:21.020 --> 00:38:22.030
  • complaining but at some point
  • 00:38:22.030 --> 00:38:23.160
  • you have to begin speaking the
  • 00:38:23.160 --> 00:38:24.130
  • truth of what God has to say
  • 00:38:24.150 --> 00:38:27.150
  • about your marriage, about your
  • 00:38:27.150 --> 00:38:28.230
  • health, about your family, about
  • 00:38:28.230 --> 00:38:31.060
  • reconciliation.
  • 00:38:31.060 --> 00:38:32.100
  • I just remember even that for me
  • 00:38:32.100 --> 00:38:34.050
  • with just some situations in our
  • 00:38:34.050 --> 00:38:35.200
  • family and extended family
  • 00:38:35.200 --> 00:38:37.180
  • that was hard.
  • 00:38:37.180 --> 00:38:39.050
  • It was so hard.
  • 00:38:39.050 --> 00:38:40.130
  • And I remember moments of, you
  • 00:38:40.130 --> 00:38:42.260
  • know, the complaining before God
  • 00:38:42.260 --> 00:38:44.290
  • because, of course, I was
  • 00:38:44.290 --> 00:38:45.270
  • perfect and they were the
  • 00:38:45.270 --> 00:38:47.040
  • problem.
  • 00:38:47.040 --> 00:38:48.060
  • - Priscilla: Of course, well,
  • 00:38:48.060 --> 00:38:48.280
  • everybody else needs to change.
  • 00:38:48.280 --> 00:38:49.230
  • - Holly: Yeah, if they would,
  • 00:38:49.230 --> 00:38:50.150
  • it would really help out my
  • 00:38:50.150 --> 00:38:51.050
  • life.
  • 00:38:51.050 --> 00:38:51.230
  • complained but then I started,
  • 00:38:54.030 --> 00:38:55.260
  • you know, talking about--pulling
  • 00:38:55.260 --> 00:38:57.160
  • out the Scriptures that talked
  • 00:38:57.160 --> 00:38:58.130
  • about unity and reconciliation
  • 00:38:58.130 --> 00:38:59.160
  • and together and faithfulness
  • 00:38:59.160 --> 00:39:01.270
  • and just declaring it.
  • 00:39:01.270 --> 00:39:03.110
  • And I've seen God do what only
  • 00:39:03.110 --> 00:39:05.010
  • he could do in the lives of
  • 00:39:05.010 --> 00:39:06.080
  • people.
  • 00:39:06.080 --> 00:39:07.040
  • but I also seen it in
  • 00:39:09.060 --> 00:39:10.280
  • relationships with people.
  • 00:39:10.280 --> 00:39:12.170
  • And so I just think that if
  • 00:39:12.170 --> 00:39:13.270
  • people understood more about the
  • 00:39:14.110 --> 00:39:17.110
  • power.
  • 00:39:17.110 --> 00:39:18.250
  • You know, some people say,
  • 00:39:18.250 --> 00:39:19.280
  • "Well, all I can do is pray."
  • 00:39:19.280 --> 00:39:20.260
  • No, no, that's not all.
  • 00:39:20.260 --> 00:39:21.280
  • That's The Thing to do.
  • 00:39:21.280 --> 00:39:24.150
  • 2 Chronicles 7:14, "If my
  • 00:39:24.280 --> 00:39:27.280
  • people," right, "who are called
  • 00:39:27.280 --> 00:39:29.250
  • by my name humble themselves
  • 00:39:29.250 --> 00:39:30.270
  • and pray," right?
  • 00:39:30.270 --> 00:39:32.160
  • Then he's gonna heal our land.
  • 00:39:32.160 --> 00:39:33.290
  • We're too busy complaining about
  • 00:39:33.290 --> 00:39:35.050
  • our land and our government
  • 00:39:35.050 --> 00:39:37.010
  • and all that's happening.
  • 00:39:37.010 --> 00:39:38.040
  • It's like, well, you can
  • 00:39:38.040 --> 00:39:39.020
  • complain but if you prayed as
  • 00:39:39.020 --> 00:39:41.130
  • much as you complained, maybe we
  • 00:39:41.130 --> 00:39:42.290
  • would see something different.
  • 00:39:42.290 --> 00:39:44.120
  • - Priscilla: And you know what?
  • 00:39:44.120 --> 00:39:45.040
  • If I were your enemy, what
  • 00:39:45.040 --> 00:39:47.120
  • I want to do is devalue in your
  • 00:39:47.120 --> 00:39:49.050
  • mind the potency of what I know
  • 00:39:49.050 --> 00:39:50.240
  • to be the most powerful weapon
  • 00:39:50.240 --> 00:39:52.010
  • you have against me.
  • 00:39:52.010 --> 00:39:53.080
  • So he's made our churches focus
  • 00:39:53.080 --> 00:39:55.020
  • on being a house of great
  • 00:39:55.020 --> 00:39:56.120
  • programs or a house of great
  • 00:39:56.120 --> 00:39:57.210
  • preaching and a house of great
  • 00:39:57.210 --> 00:39:58.240
  • singing when they're supposed to
  • 00:39:58.240 --> 00:40:00.170
  • be a house of prayer.
  • 00:40:00.170 --> 00:40:01.190
  • Because it's the prayer that
  • 00:40:01.190 --> 00:40:03.010
  • pushes back the kingdom of
  • 00:40:03.010 --> 00:40:04.050
  • darkness.
  • 00:40:04.050 --> 00:40:05.010
  • So if I were the enemy, that's
  • 00:40:05.010 --> 00:40:06.060
  • exactly what I'd do, I'd devalue
  • 00:40:06.060 --> 00:40:07.130
  • what I knew was the most potent
  • 00:40:07.130 --> 00:40:09.160
  • weapon that you had in your
  • 00:40:09.160 --> 00:40:10.210
  • arsenal against me.
  • 00:40:10.210 --> 00:40:11.250
  • So we do everything first
  • 00:40:11.250 --> 00:40:12.250
  • except pray.
  • 00:40:12.250 --> 00:40:14.150
  • - Holly: And so for you
  • 00:40:14.150 --> 00:40:15.270
  • personally, so how do you--when
  • 00:40:15.270 --> 00:40:17.110
  • do you--when do you pray?
  • 00:40:17.110 --> 00:40:20.030
  • Are you a late-at-night person?
  • 00:40:20.030 --> 00:40:21.010
  • Are you the middle-of-the-day
  • 00:40:21.010 --> 00:40:21.290
  • person?
  • 00:40:21.290 --> 00:40:22.170
  • Are you--?
  • 00:40:22.170 --> 00:40:23.060
  • - Priscilla: Well, I've been
  • 00:40:23.060 --> 00:40:24.100
  • praying first of all lest anyone
  • 00:40:24.100 --> 00:40:25.180
  • think that my life is, you know,
  • 00:40:25.180 --> 00:40:27.180
  • I'm up on a mountaintop praying
  • 00:40:27.180 --> 00:40:29.070
  • and speaking with God all day.
  • 00:40:29.070 --> 00:40:30.050
  • - Laurie: You wake up at 3
  • 00:40:30.050 --> 00:40:30.260
  • o'clock in the morning.
  • 00:40:30.260 --> 00:40:31.150
  • - Priscilla: Yeah,
  • 00:40:31.150 --> 00:40:32.090
  • that's right.
  • 00:40:32.090 --> 00:40:33.020
  • My life is very much like
  • 00:40:33.020 --> 00:40:33.280
  • everybody else's.
  • 00:40:33.280 --> 00:40:34.290
  • That it's just laundries
  • 00:40:34.290 --> 00:40:36.050
  • and--laundry and kids.
  • 00:40:36.050 --> 00:40:37.030
  • And it's kind of that thing
  • 00:40:37.030 --> 00:40:38.050
  • where, you know, once your feet
  • 00:40:38.050 --> 00:40:39.080
  • hit the floor in the morning,
  • 00:40:39.080 --> 00:40:40.230
  • it's over.
  • 00:40:40.230 --> 00:40:42.000
  • It's just full on for the rest
  • 00:40:42.000 --> 00:40:43.070
  • of the day, right?
  • 00:40:43.070 --> 00:40:44.030
  • And so I had this ongoing,
  • 00:40:44.050 --> 00:40:47.050
  • actually, part of my prayer is,
  • 00:40:47.050 --> 00:40:49.160
  • "Lord, would you continue to
  • 00:40:49.160 --> 00:40:50.280
  • help me to prioritize this
  • 00:40:50.280 --> 00:40:53.030
  • in my life,"
  • 00:40:53.030 --> 00:40:53.250
  • because it can so easily
  • 00:40:53.250 --> 00:40:54.270
  • kind of get pushed off of
  • 00:40:54.270 --> 00:40:56.060
  • the--that position of priority.
  • 00:40:56.060 --> 00:40:58.010
  • So I just say, "Lord, I
  • 00:40:58.010 --> 00:40:59.200
  • need you to stir."
  • 00:40:59.200 --> 00:41:00.280
  • I don't wanna manufacture
  • 00:41:00.280 --> 00:41:01.230
  • passion.
  • 00:41:01.230 --> 00:41:02.150
  • "I want you to stir in me
  • 00:41:02.150 --> 00:41:03.170
  • a passion to where I don't wanna
  • 00:41:03.170 --> 00:41:05.020
  • go a day without prioritizing
  • 00:41:05.020 --> 00:41:07.070
  • prayer and then hearing back
  • 00:41:07.070 --> 00:41:08.290
  • from you, listening to you
  • 00:41:08.290 --> 00:41:10.150
  • through the Scriptures."
  • 00:41:10.150 --> 00:41:11.160
  • And so I try to do that in
  • 00:41:11.160 --> 00:41:12.280
  • the morning, because it seems
  • 00:41:12.280 --> 00:41:13.280
  • like that's the best time.
  • 00:41:13.280 --> 00:41:15.100
  • If I wait 'til the end of the
  • 00:41:15.100 --> 00:41:16.160
  • day, I'm--it ain't gonna happen,
  • 00:41:16.160 --> 00:41:17.250
  • you know?
  • 00:41:17.250 --> 00:41:18.130
  • We're just gonna be in bed.
  • 00:41:18.130 --> 00:41:19.210
  • - Holly: No, that's the same
  • 00:41:19.210 --> 00:41:20.210
  • with me.
  • 00:41:20.210 --> 00:41:21.250
  • No, if I don't--if, the morning,
  • 00:41:21.250 --> 00:41:22.280
  • if I--if it doesn't happen then,
  • 00:41:22.280 --> 00:41:23.270
  • then it just gets--
  • 00:41:23.270 --> 00:41:24.200
  • - Laurie: It's, like, if it
  • 00:41:24.200 --> 00:41:25.150
  • doesn't happen, just the very
  • 00:41:25.150 --> 00:41:26.110
  • first thing in the morning.
  • 00:41:26.110 --> 00:41:27.050
  • That once you get going,
  • 00:41:27.050 --> 00:41:28.040
  • it's--you're on go, yeah.
  • 00:41:28.040 --> 00:41:29.240
  • - Priscilla: But I will say, I
  • 00:41:29.240 --> 00:41:30.220
  • learned a bit from Brother
  • 00:41:30.220 --> 00:41:31.210
  • Lawrence that, you know, age-old
  • 00:41:31.210 --> 00:41:32.240
  • saint from that book,
  • 00:41:32.240 --> 00:41:33.240
  • "Practicing the Presence of
  • 00:41:33.240 --> 00:41:35.010
  • God," that really just gives us
  • 00:41:35.010 --> 00:41:37.140
  • freedom.
  • 00:41:37.140 --> 00:41:38.170
  • Lifts that burden off of us of
  • 00:41:38.170 --> 00:41:39.260
  • feeling, like, if we don't have
  • 00:41:39.260 --> 00:41:40.220
  • an hour to spend with the Lord
  • 00:41:40.220 --> 00:41:42.150
  • at the beginning of the day,
  • 00:41:42.150 --> 00:41:43.080
  • that it's a waste of time
  • 00:41:43.080 --> 00:41:44.170
  • to practice God's presence
  • 00:41:44.170 --> 00:41:46.160
  • all day long.
  • 00:41:46.160 --> 00:41:47.160
  • So my kids are a little bit
  • 00:41:47.160 --> 00:41:48.260
  • older now but I went through a
  • 00:41:48.260 --> 00:41:50.000
  • season 4, 5, 6 years there where
  • 00:41:50.000 --> 00:41:51.260
  • I would just write down
  • 00:41:51.260 --> 00:41:53.040
  • Scripture verse on a 3 x 5 card,
  • 00:41:53.040 --> 00:41:54.280
  • the same one on 5 different
  • 00:41:54.280 --> 00:41:56.100
  • cards maybe, and I'd put one on
  • 00:41:56.100 --> 00:41:57.290
  • the bathroom mirror where I'd be
  • 00:41:57.290 --> 00:41:59.090
  • washing little hands all day,
  • 00:41:59.090 --> 00:42:00.160
  • one where I was gonna be doing
  • 00:42:00.160 --> 00:42:01.170
  • the dishes, one where I was
  • 00:42:01.170 --> 00:42:02.170
  • folding clothes, one near the
  • 00:42:02.170 --> 00:42:03.290
  • sandbox outside.
  • 00:42:03.290 --> 00:42:05.020
  • And I just would have the same
  • 00:42:05.020 --> 00:42:06.040
  • verse for, like, 2 weeks.
  • 00:42:06.040 --> 00:42:07.090
  • So everywhere I went, I was just
  • 00:42:07.090 --> 00:42:09.010
  • running into this verse.
  • 00:42:09.010 --> 00:42:10.140
  • And by the time I got to the end
  • 00:42:10.140 --> 00:42:12.040
  • of the day, not only had me and
  • 00:42:12.040 --> 00:42:13.090
  • the Lord talked about this one
  • 00:42:13.090 --> 00:42:15.070
  • verse a lot, not only was it
  • 00:42:15.070 --> 00:42:16.210
  • inscribed on my heart,
  • 00:42:16.210 --> 00:42:18.000
  • but it became God's Word to me.
  • 00:42:18.000 --> 00:42:20.120
  • It became something that
  • 00:42:20.120 --> 00:42:21.170
  • really--there was life in it.
  • 00:42:21.170 --> 00:42:23.160
  • It wasn't just a verse I'd
  • 00:42:23.160 --> 00:42:24.100
  • learned.
  • 00:42:24.100 --> 00:42:25.010
  • There was life in it 'cause me
  • 00:42:25.010 --> 00:42:25.290
  • and God had been talking all day
  • 00:42:25.290 --> 00:42:27.240
  • long for a couple of weeks about
  • 00:42:27.240 --> 00:42:29.090
  • the sentiments that he'd
  • 00:42:29.090 --> 00:42:30.120
  • inscribed in this passage of
  • 00:42:30.120 --> 00:42:32.010
  • Scripture.
  • 00:42:32.010 --> 00:42:33.030
  • So I think that idea of
  • 00:42:33.030 --> 00:42:34.160
  • practicing the presence of God,
  • 00:42:34.160 --> 00:42:36.190
  • it takes that guilt off of "I
  • 00:42:36.190 --> 00:42:38.260
  • didn't have my quiet time, and
  • 00:42:38.260 --> 00:42:40.010
  • it didn't look like this, and it
  • 00:42:40.010 --> 00:42:41.130
  • didn't fit in a comfortable
  • 00:42:41.130 --> 00:42:42.080
  • little box."
  • 00:42:42.080 --> 00:42:42.210
  • Well, look, do it
  • 00:42:42.210 --> 00:42:43.210
  • however you gotta do it.
  • 00:42:43.210 --> 00:42:44.260
  • Practice his presence
  • 00:42:44.260 --> 00:42:45.250
  • all day long.
  • 00:42:45.250 --> 00:42:46.250
  • - Laurie: How do we do that?
  • 00:42:46.250 --> 00:42:47.260
  • - Priscilla: Well, number one,
  • 00:42:47.260 --> 00:42:49.030
  • by being creative with how you
  • 00:42:49.030 --> 00:42:51.110
  • can feed yourself on his Word.
  • 00:42:51.110 --> 00:42:53.000
  • So my sister, five kids,
  • 00:42:53.000 --> 00:42:54.100
  • she's got this little clip
  • 00:42:54.100 --> 00:42:55.220
  • on her dashboard.
  • 00:42:55.220 --> 00:42:56.140
  • She'll do the same thing.
  • 00:42:56.140 --> 00:42:57.090
  • Write a 3 x 5 card down with
  • 00:42:57.090 --> 00:42:58.080
  • Scripture and she puts it in
  • 00:42:58.080 --> 00:42:59.260
  • that clip.
  • 00:42:59.260 --> 00:43:00.250
  • And so, you know, running
  • 00:43:00.250 --> 00:43:01.210
  • errands for 2 hours every day,
  • 00:43:01.210 --> 00:43:02.290
  • trying to get kids to soccer
  • 00:43:02.290 --> 00:43:03.260
  • practice and everything.
  • 00:43:03.260 --> 00:43:05.060
  • She's just running face to face
  • 00:43:05.060 --> 00:43:06.200
  • in--face to face with this verse
  • 00:43:06.200 --> 00:43:08.120
  • over and over throughout the
  • 00:43:08.120 --> 00:43:10.130
  • Scriptures.
  • 00:43:10.130 --> 00:43:11.040
  • When things come up in the
  • 00:43:11.040 --> 00:43:12.110
  • middle of the day that are
  • 00:43:12.110 --> 00:43:13.160
  • problems you might call a
  • 00:43:13.160 --> 00:43:14.190
  • girlfriend about, you might--you
  • 00:43:14.190 --> 00:43:15.270
  • can still call her.
  • 00:43:15.270 --> 00:43:16.220
  • But also, call on God.
  • 00:43:16.220 --> 00:43:19.040
  • Just ask him about it.
  • 00:43:19.040 --> 00:43:20.130
  • Ask him about what Scripture
  • 00:43:20.130 --> 00:43:21.160
  • verse applies to this particular
  • 00:43:21.160 --> 00:43:24.090
  • circumstance.
  • 00:43:24.090 --> 00:43:25.110
  • How would he want to lead and
  • 00:43:25.110 --> 00:43:26.250
  • guide you.
  • 00:43:26.250 --> 00:43:27.160
  • And you'll be amazed how you'll
  • 00:43:27.160 --> 00:43:28.120
  • begin to see the encounters that
  • 00:43:28.120 --> 00:43:29.260
  • you have, the circumstances that
  • 00:43:29.260 --> 00:43:31.090
  • align, the little beckonings and
  • 00:43:31.090 --> 00:43:33.050
  • convictions of God's Spirit, how
  • 00:43:33.050 --> 00:43:34.170
  • they all begin to work together
  • 00:43:34.170 --> 00:43:36.070
  • to help you to realize you
  • 00:43:36.070 --> 00:43:37.130
  • actually are hearing God's voice
  • 00:43:37.130 --> 00:43:39.200
  • and seeing his providence as he
  • 00:43:39.200 --> 00:43:41.080
  • steers you in the direction of
  • 00:43:41.080 --> 00:43:42.140
  • his will for your life.
  • 00:43:42.140 --> 00:43:43.240
  • - Holly: It doesn't have to be
  • 00:43:43.240 --> 00:43:44.160
  • so mystical.
  • 00:43:44.160 --> 00:43:45.150
  • You know, I think it's a little
  • 00:43:45.150 --> 00:43:46.150
  • more--just what you're saying,
  • 00:43:46.150 --> 00:43:48.020
  • it's a practical thing.
  • 00:43:48.020 --> 00:43:49.130
  • Just this seeing--it's like
  • 00:43:49.130 --> 00:43:50.170
  • Philip, the reason I know his
  • 00:43:50.190 --> 00:43:53.190
  • voice, when he call--he doesn't
  • 00:43:54.040 --> 00:43:57.040
  • have to say a long sentence.
  • 00:43:57.040 --> 00:43:58.040
  • He just goes, "Hey, babe."
  • 00:43:58.040 --> 00:43:59.120
  • I recognize the way--it's 'cause
  • 00:43:59.120 --> 00:44:00.200
  • I've spent time with him all
  • 00:44:00.200 --> 00:44:01.160
  • day.
  • 00:44:01.160 --> 00:44:02.090
  • If I only talked to him once
  • 00:44:02.090 --> 00:44:04.110
  • every blue moon, that would be
  • 00:44:04.110 --> 00:44:05.120
  • a little trickier.
  • 00:44:05.120 --> 00:44:06.120
  • To me, it's the same with God.
  • 00:44:06.120 --> 00:44:07.200
  • It's if you just--you spend
  • 00:44:07.200 --> 00:44:08.250
  • those moments, you know,
  • 00:44:08.250 --> 00:44:10.110
  • talking, listening, talking,
  • 00:44:10.110 --> 00:44:11.230
  • listening, reading the Word,
  • 00:44:11.230 --> 00:44:13.240
  • it becomes very familiar.
  • 00:44:14.070 --> 00:44:17.070
  • - Laurie: Like Anthony's voice
  • 00:44:17.070 --> 00:44:19.020
  • compared to your dad's voice.
  • 00:44:19.020 --> 00:44:20.180
  • - Priscilla: That's right.
  • 00:44:20.180 --> 00:44:21.080
  • I talked about that in
  • 00:44:21.080 --> 00:44:21.270
  • "Discerning the Voice of God."
  • 00:44:21.270 --> 00:44:22.180
  • My brother and my dad, they have
  • 00:44:22.180 --> 00:44:24.060
  • the same name, they walk alike,
  • 00:44:24.060 --> 00:44:25.240
  • they talk alike.
  • 00:44:25.240 --> 00:44:26.240
  • I've seen my brother take
  • 00:44:26.240 --> 00:44:27.260
  • advantage of the fact that he's
  • 00:44:27.260 --> 00:44:29.010
  • got my dad's name, you know,
  • 00:44:29.010 --> 00:44:30.090
  • tried to--he tried to milk that
  • 00:44:30.090 --> 00:44:31.290
  • as much as he can.
  • 00:44:31.290 --> 00:44:32.230
  • - Holly: I wanna hear that
  • 00:44:32.230 --> 00:44:33.140
  • story.
  • 00:44:33.140 --> 00:44:34.070
  • - Priscilla: Oh, Anthony's done
  • 00:44:34.070 --> 00:44:35.210
  • that quite a few times.
  • 00:44:35.210 --> 00:44:37.020
  • - Holly: Throw him under the
  • 00:44:37.020 --> 00:44:38.030
  • bus.
  • 00:44:38.030 --> 00:44:38.260
  • - Priscilla: That's right.
  • 00:44:38.260 --> 00:44:39.260
  • But even though he's fooled a
  • 00:44:39.260 --> 00:44:40.230
  • lot of people before--
  • 00:44:40.230 --> 00:44:42.080
  • - Holly: Not you.
  • 00:44:42.080 --> 00:44:43.080
  • - Priscilla: Not me.
  • 00:44:43.080 --> 00:44:44.000
  • 'Cause I know the two Anthonys.
  • 00:44:44.000 --> 00:44:45.020
  • I know his voice.
  • 00:44:45.020 --> 00:44:46.000
  • And so, you know, there are
  • 00:44:46.000 --> 00:44:47.190
  • things, for example, that people
  • 00:44:47.190 --> 00:44:49.060
  • could say to me that Jerry said,
  • 00:44:49.060 --> 00:44:50.120
  • my husband.
  • 00:44:50.120 --> 00:44:51.100
  • "Jerry said this."
  • 00:44:51.100 --> 00:44:52.090
  • But if it is
  • 00:44:52.090 --> 00:44:53.040
  • totally out of the character
  • 00:44:53.040 --> 00:44:54.120
  • that I know to be of my husband
  • 00:44:54.120 --> 00:44:55.180
  • of 18 years, then I would be
  • 00:44:55.180 --> 00:44:57.260
  • able to confidently say to them,
  • 00:44:57.260 --> 00:44:59.130
  • "I know my man didn't say that,"
  • 00:44:59.130 --> 00:45:01.010
  • 'cause I know him, you know?
  • 00:45:01.010 --> 00:45:01.280
  • And so that's why we read God's
  • 00:45:01.280 --> 00:45:03.250
  • Word because we get to know his
  • 00:45:03.250 --> 00:45:05.100
  • personality.
  • 00:45:05.100 --> 00:45:06.140
  • We get to know the character of
  • 00:45:06.140 --> 00:45:07.070
  • God.
  • 00:45:07.070 --> 00:45:07.270
  • We get to see the kinds of
  • 00:45:07.270 --> 00:45:08.190
  • things he says and doesn't say.
  • 00:45:08.190 --> 00:45:10.210
  • And so it occurs to us when our
  • 00:45:10.210 --> 00:45:12.090
  • ego is speaking or when fear is
  • 00:45:12.090 --> 00:45:14.070
  • trying to get a word in 'cause
  • 00:45:14.070 --> 00:45:15.190
  • fear always has something to
  • 00:45:15.190 --> 00:45:16.140
  • say.
  • 00:45:16.140 --> 00:45:17.020
  • And pride and insecurity is also
  • 00:45:17.020 --> 00:45:19.150
  • speaking.
  • 00:45:19.150 --> 00:45:20.040
  • The enemy is speaking.
  • 00:45:20.040 --> 00:45:21.060
  • You'll be able to detect, "Well,
  • 00:45:21.060 --> 00:45:22.120
  • God didn't say that because
  • 00:45:22.120 --> 00:45:23.190
  • that's totally out of alignment
  • 00:45:23.190 --> 00:45:25.030
  • with his character or out of
  • 00:45:25.030 --> 00:45:26.160
  • alignment with his personality
  • 00:45:26.160 --> 00:45:28.160
  • as it's displayed in Scripture."
  • 00:45:28.160 --> 00:45:30.060
  • And so the more you know God,
  • 00:45:30.060 --> 00:45:31.200
  • the more clearly you can hear
  • 00:45:31.200 --> 00:45:32.200
  • him.
  • 00:45:32.200 --> 00:45:33.090
  • - Laurie: You know what?
  • 00:45:33.090 --> 00:45:34.000
  • We've got one more clip from
  • 00:45:34.000 --> 00:45:34.230
  • "War Room," this is Elizabeth
  • 00:45:34.230 --> 00:45:36.210
  • praying and I think it might
  • 00:45:36.210 --> 00:45:38.070
  • teach us a thing or two.
  • 00:45:38.070 --> 00:45:39.230
  • - Elizabeth: I don't know
  • 00:45:46.110 --> 00:45:49.110
  • where you are, devil.
  • 00:45:49.110 --> 00:45:51.180
  • But I know you can hear me.
  • 00:45:53.060 --> 00:45:56.060
  • You have played with my mind
  • 00:45:56.180 --> 00:45:59.180
  • and had your way long enough.
  • 00:46:01.240 --> 00:46:04.240
  • No more!
  • 00:46:04.240 --> 00:46:07.230
  • You are done!
  • 00:46:15.140 --> 00:46:18.140
  • Jesus is the Lord of this house.
  • 00:46:19.170 --> 00:46:22.170
  • And that means there's no place
  • 00:46:22.170 --> 00:46:24.250
  • for you here anymore.
  • 00:46:24.250 --> 00:46:27.190
  • So take your lies, your schemes,
  • 00:46:29.210 --> 00:46:32.210
  • and your accusations and get
  • 00:46:33.160 --> 00:46:36.160
  • out, in Jesus' name.
  • 00:46:44.080 --> 00:46:47.080
  • You can't have my marriage.
  • 00:46:47.170 --> 00:46:50.170
  • You can't have my daughter.
  • 00:46:50.170 --> 00:46:52.130
  • And you sure can't have my man.
  • 00:46:52.130 --> 00:46:54.280
  • This house is under
  • 00:46:54.280 --> 00:46:55.290
  • new management
  • 00:46:55.290 --> 00:46:57.080
  • new management
  • 00:46:57.080 --> 00:47:01.180
  • And another thing.
  • 00:47:09.110 --> 00:47:12.110
  • I am so sick of you
  • 00:47:12.110 --> 00:47:13.230
  • stealing my joy.
  • 00:47:13.230 --> 00:47:15.130
  • But that's changing too.
  • 00:47:15.130 --> 00:47:17.010
  • My joy doesn't come from
  • 00:47:17.010 --> 00:47:18.090
  • my friends.
  • 00:47:18.090 --> 00:47:19.070
  • It doesn't come from my job.
  • 00:47:19.070 --> 00:47:21.080
  • It doesn't even come from
  • 00:47:21.080 --> 00:47:22.140
  • my husband.
  • 00:47:22.140 --> 00:47:23.190
  • My joy is found in Jesus and,
  • 00:47:24.030 --> 00:47:27.030
  • just in case you forgot,
  • 00:47:27.030 --> 00:47:29.030
  • he has already defeated you.
  • 00:47:29.030 --> 00:47:31.050
  • So go back to hell
  • 00:47:31.050 --> 00:47:33.120
  • where you belong
  • 00:47:33.120 --> 00:47:34.150
  • where you belong
  • 00:47:34.150 --> 00:47:37.260
  • - Holly: Whoo!
  • 00:47:40.130 --> 00:47:43.130
  • - Laurie: "And one more thing."
  • 00:47:43.130 --> 00:47:44.130
  • - Priscilla: "And one more
  • 00:47:44.130 --> 00:47:45.030
  • thing."
  • 00:47:45.030 --> 00:47:45.150
  • - Holly: That's my favorite.
  • 00:47:45.150 --> 00:47:46.060
  • That was my favorite--that's the
  • 00:47:46.060 --> 00:47:47.080
  • girl came out with it.
  • 00:47:47.080 --> 00:47:48.050
  • - Priscilla: I got something
  • 00:47:48.050 --> 00:47:48.260
  • else to say.
  • 00:47:48.260 --> 00:47:49.130
  • - Holly: Oh my gosh.
  • 00:47:49.130 --> 00:47:50.100
  • - Priscilla: You know, we all
  • 00:47:50.100 --> 00:47:51.020
  • have to do that, though.
  • 00:47:51.020 --> 00:47:51.200
  • We all have to at some point
  • 00:47:51.200 --> 00:47:53.060
  • "Enough is enough."
  • 00:47:55.120 --> 00:47:56.180
  • And wherever, even you might
  • 00:47:56.180 --> 00:47:58.030
  • detect the enemy's fingerprints,
  • 00:47:58.030 --> 00:48:00.070
  • you kinda see his handiwork
  • 00:48:00.070 --> 00:48:01.170
  • causing division, jealousy,
  • 00:48:01.170 --> 00:48:02.250
  • envy, strife, health issues,
  • 00:48:02.250 --> 00:48:05.210
  • dis-ease in some area of your
  • 00:48:05.210 --> 00:48:07.170
  • life, listen.
  • 00:48:07.170 --> 00:48:09.060
  • This is the time for you to take
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  • your stand firmly on the
  • 00:48:10.000 --> 00:48:11.210
  • God's Word, not only internally
  • 00:48:14.240 --> 00:48:17.210
  • but declare them out loud where
  • 00:48:17.210 --> 00:48:18.270
  • the enemy knows you ain't
  • 00:48:18.270 --> 00:48:19.270
  • messing around, and that you're
  • 00:48:19.270 --> 00:48:21.070
  • gonna be a woman who--or a man
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  • who fortifies their sphere of
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  • influence, whether that's your
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  • home, whether it's your
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  • business, whether it is your
  • 00:48:27.210 --> 00:48:28.280
  • ministry, whether it's your
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  • sons, your daughters.
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  • Grandmother, grandfather, your
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  • grandchildren.
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  • Whatever it is that God has
  • 00:48:34.070 --> 00:48:35.170
  • allowed, has entrusted to you,
  • 00:48:35.170 --> 00:48:37.220
  • your neighborhood, you be the
  • 00:48:37.220 --> 00:48:39.120
  • one that stands in the threshold
  • 00:48:39.120 --> 00:48:41.110
  • of that space and just declares
  • 00:48:41.110 --> 00:48:43.270
  • God's promises and his Words.
  • 00:48:43.270 --> 00:48:46.010
  • There's so much power that we
  • 00:48:46.010 --> 00:48:47.170
  • have in the name of Jesus if we
  • 00:48:47.170 --> 00:48:49.110
  • will just take advantage of it.
  • 00:48:49.110 --> 00:48:50.220
  • And so what I prayed that "War
  • 00:48:50.220 --> 00:48:52.270
  • Room" did, it did for me and I
  • 00:48:52.270 --> 00:48:54.090
  • pray that it does for all of us,
  • 00:48:54.090 --> 00:48:56.150
  • is really just inspires a
  • 00:48:56.150 --> 00:48:57.220
  • different anticipation of what
  • 00:48:57.220 --> 00:49:00.070
  • prayer can actually accomplish
  • 00:49:00.070 --> 00:49:01.180
  • in our lives.
  • 00:49:01.180 --> 00:49:02.060
  • So I wanna encourage you that no
  • 00:49:02.060 --> 00:49:03.170
  • matter how devastating that
  • 00:49:03.170 --> 00:49:05.110
  • circumstance appears to be right
  • 00:49:05.110 --> 00:49:07.080
  • now, no matter how, like
  • 00:49:07.080 --> 00:49:08.260
  • Lazarus, it's been dead for a
  • 00:49:08.260 --> 00:49:10.040
  • long time, you just do not think
  • 00:49:10.040 --> 00:49:11.150
  • any resurrection is possible,
  • 00:49:11.150 --> 00:49:13.210
  • this is where Jesus does his
  • 00:49:13.210 --> 00:49:15.210
  • best work.
  • 00:49:15.210 --> 00:49:16.230
  • He specializes in taking the
  • 00:49:16.230 --> 00:49:18.080
  • impossible stuff and showing you
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  • the possibilities that are there
  • 00:49:20.140 --> 00:49:22.060
  • because of the power that is
  • 00:49:22.060 --> 00:49:23.100
  • available.
  • 00:49:23.100 --> 00:49:24.030
  • And so, you know what?
  • 00:49:24.030 --> 00:49:24.260
  • I wanna, if it's okay with you,
  • 00:49:24.260 --> 00:49:26.230
  • kick off your stance, vigilant
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  • stance in prayer in that area of
  • 00:49:30.110 --> 00:49:32.020
  • your life by praying over you.
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  • Lord Jesus, I thank you right
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  • now for the opportunity and
  • 00:49:35.020 --> 00:49:36.260
  • the privilege that we have to
  • 00:49:36.260 --> 00:49:38.030
  • stand firmly on your Word.
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  • We thank you that you have given
  • 00:49:39.250 --> 00:49:41.040
  • us what is really this divine
  • 00:49:41.040 --> 00:49:42.140
  • key.
  • 00:49:42.140 --> 00:49:43.230
  • This key called prayer that
  • 00:49:43.230 --> 00:49:45.220
  • allows us to unlock all of the
  • 00:49:45.220 --> 00:49:47.140
  • power and the resources of
  • 00:49:47.140 --> 00:49:48.260
  • heaven and unleash them in the
  • 00:49:48.260 --> 00:49:51.000
  • regular rhythms of our everyday
  • 00:49:51.000 --> 00:49:52.100
  • living.
  • 00:49:52.100 --> 00:49:53.010
  • So Lord, I pray right now, in
  • 00:49:53.010 --> 00:49:54.090
  • Jesus' name, that every
  • 00:49:54.090 --> 00:49:55.230
  • assignment the enemy has against
  • 00:49:55.230 --> 00:49:57.100
  • our marriages, against our
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  • children, against our
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  • grandchildren, against our
  • 00:49:59.250 --> 00:50:01.010
  • health, Lord, against our
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  • prosperity, internally and
  • 00:50:02.140 --> 00:50:04.040
  • externally, Lord, I pray right
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  • now in Jesus' name that those
  • 00:50:05.230 --> 00:50:07.170
  • assignments would be canceled
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  • by your blood that has been shed
  • 00:50:09.070 --> 00:50:10.160
  • on Calvary.
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  • Lord, I pray that you would give
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  • somebody their fire back.
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  • Their fire to fight for what is
  • 00:50:14.080 --> 00:50:15.280
  • rightfully theirs, their fire to
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  • claim the territory that you
  • 00:50:17.140 --> 00:50:19.090
  • have already declared is theirs.
  • 00:50:19.090 --> 00:50:21.110
  • Lord, like Joshua, would you
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  • make us courageous enough to
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  • place our feet on the ground
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  • that you have already given us.
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  • Help us to march in victory,
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  • Lord.
  • 00:50:29.160 --> 00:50:30.030
  • Just like Elizabeth did in
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  • "War Room."
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  • I'm praying you'd put words
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  • in somebody's mouth, put
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  • fire in their soul, Lord.
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  • Help them to scream at the top
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  • of their lungs that they believe
  • 00:50:37.140 --> 00:50:39.130
  • that our God is who he says he
  • 00:50:39.130 --> 00:50:41.090
  • is and that he can accomplish
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  • every single thing that he has
  • 00:50:42.290 --> 00:50:45.020
  • declared he will accomplish
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  • in our lives.
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  • Lord, I speak that for every
  • 00:50:47.110 --> 00:50:48.190
  • single person that is watching,
  • 00:50:48.190 --> 00:50:49.280
  • God.
  • 00:50:49.280 --> 00:50:50.190
  • And I ask that they would see
  • 00:50:50.190 --> 00:50:51.170
  • your manifest presence and peace
  • 00:50:51.170 --> 00:50:54.070
  • and joy and health in everything
  • 00:50:54.070 --> 00:50:56.250
  • that they do and say,
  • 00:50:56.250 --> 00:50:58.280
  • in Jesus' name.
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  • - Holly: Amen.
  • 00:51:00.170 --> 00:51:01.130
  • - Priscilla: Amen.
  • 00:51:01.130 --> 00:51:02.070
  • - Holly: Amen.
  • 00:51:02.070 --> 00:51:03.060
  • You're such a good reminder to
  • 00:51:03.060 --> 00:51:05.270
  • me, even just even when you were
  • 00:51:05.270 --> 00:51:07.080
  • praying right there, I thought,
  • 00:51:07.080 --> 00:51:08.140
  • "Okay, there's some stuff that I
  • 00:51:08.140 --> 00:51:10.020
  • just have kind of not so much
  • 00:51:10.160 --> 00:51:13.160
  • given up on but just gotten lazy
  • 00:51:13.160 --> 00:51:15.000
  • about praying about 'cause I
  • 00:51:15.000 --> 00:51:16.250
  • just can't see how it could
  • 00:51:16.250 --> 00:51:18.070
  • change.
  • 00:51:18.070 --> 00:51:19.010
  • So I appreciate that.
  • 00:51:19.010 --> 00:51:20.290
  • - Priscilla: And you know
  • 00:51:20.290 --> 00:51:21.190
  • the great thing about the
  • 00:51:21.190 --> 00:51:22.130
  • Holy Spirit, though, is because
  • 00:51:22.130 --> 00:51:23.150
  • I'm so glad God knows we're just
  • 00:51:23.150 --> 00:51:24.160
  • humans.
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  • And we're frail and we have
  • 00:51:25.250 --> 00:51:27.000
  • those times where we just get
  • 00:51:27.000 --> 00:51:28.080
  • lazy about the whole thing.
  • 00:51:28.080 --> 00:51:29.220
  • And I'm so glad that he has
  • 00:51:29.220 --> 00:51:31.170
  • grace enough for that.
  • 00:51:31.170 --> 00:51:33.190
  • His grace is sufficient.
  • 00:51:33.190 --> 00:51:35.040
  • - Holly: Oh, thank God for God.
  • 00:51:35.040 --> 00:51:36.110
  • - Priscilla: And that the
  • 00:51:36.110 --> 00:51:37.260
  • Holy Spirit prays when we don't
  • 00:51:37.260 --> 00:51:39.070
  • even know what to pray anymore.
  • 00:51:39.070 --> 00:51:40.140
  • We just are tired and we can
  • 00:51:40.140 --> 00:51:42.090
  • only cry or worry or be
  • 00:51:42.090 --> 00:51:43.280
  • concerned.
  • 00:51:43.280 --> 00:51:45.020
  • The Holy Spirit covers that.
  • 00:51:45.020 --> 00:51:46.200
  • - Laurie: What would you say to
  • 00:51:46.200 --> 00:51:48.000
  • the people that have prayed and
  • 00:51:48.000 --> 00:51:49.280
  • prayed and prayed and never saw
  • 00:51:49.280 --> 00:51:52.110
  • the answer that they wanted?
  • 00:51:52.110 --> 00:51:53.240
  • Never really saw that.
  • 00:51:53.240 --> 00:51:55.040
  • And then they gave up.
  • 00:51:55.040 --> 00:51:56.090
  • They thought, "Well, it doesn't
  • 00:51:56.090 --> 00:51:57.130
  • seem to be working."
  • 00:51:57.130 --> 00:51:58.080
  • - Priscilla: Well, just to say
  • 00:51:58.080 --> 00:51:59.020
  • that God stands on his Word and
  • 00:51:59.020 --> 00:52:00.130
  • the Word says that when we sow,
  • 00:52:00.130 --> 00:52:01.200
  • we will reap.
  • 00:52:01.200 --> 00:52:03.060
  • That when we sow to the
  • 00:52:03.060 --> 00:52:03.270
  • spiritual realm, we will reap to
  • 00:52:03.270 --> 00:52:05.160
  • the Spirit, that there--the
  • 00:52:05.160 --> 00:52:06.180
  • principle, the theology of
  • 00:52:06.180 --> 00:52:08.190
  • sowing and reaping is true,
  • 00:52:08.190 --> 00:52:10.100
  • whether or not we see what the
  • 00:52:10.100 --> 00:52:11.160
  • harvest is on this side of
  • 00:52:11.160 --> 00:52:12.200
  • eternity or later.
  • 00:52:12.200 --> 00:52:13.260
  • There are some answers, some
  • 00:52:13.260 --> 00:52:14.280
  • things that we have to entrust
  • 00:52:14.280 --> 00:52:17.240
  • into his sovereign care.
  • 00:52:17.240 --> 00:52:19.170
  • We will not know on this side of
  • 00:52:19.170 --> 00:52:21.020
  • eternity of the grand scheme of
  • 00:52:21.020 --> 00:52:23.020
  • all that God is figuring out.
  • 00:52:23.020 --> 00:52:24.230
  • And so sometimes we will be in
  • 00:52:24.230 --> 00:52:25.270
  • our humanity disappointed and a
  • 00:52:25.270 --> 00:52:27.180
  • little bit irritated and
  • 00:52:27.180 --> 00:52:28.280
  • frustrated 'cause we've been on
  • 00:52:28.280 --> 00:52:29.290
  • our knees a long time and still
  • 00:52:29.290 --> 00:52:31.030
  • things seem to be, you know,
  • 00:52:31.030 --> 00:52:33.060
  • unchanging.
  • 00:52:33.060 --> 00:52:34.260
  • But God is true to his Word and
  • 00:52:34.260 --> 00:52:37.010
  • we've gotta either--we've gotta
  • 00:52:37.010 --> 00:52:38.060
  • either have faith in that or
  • 00:52:38.060 --> 00:52:39.170
  • not.
  • 00:52:39.170 --> 00:52:40.120
  • I mean, that's where it boils
  • 00:52:40.120 --> 00:52:41.050
  • down to.
  • 00:52:41.050 --> 00:52:41.250
  • - Holly: And the thing is I
  • 00:52:41.250 --> 00:52:42.150
  • think I'm--yes, like, I
  • 00:52:42.150 --> 00:52:43.070
  • think--like, our lens is
  • 00:52:43.070 --> 00:52:44.060
  • temporal, right?
  • 00:52:44.060 --> 00:52:45.160
  • God's lens is eternal.
  • 00:52:45.160 --> 00:52:46.190
  • And so even like in the story of
  • 00:52:46.190 --> 00:52:48.030
  • Joseph if you, you know, zoomed
  • 00:52:48.030 --> 00:52:49.230
  • in on any one part of his story,
  • 00:52:49.230 --> 00:52:51.050
  • it's terrible, right?
  • 00:52:51.050 --> 00:52:53.140
  • The guy was a slave and in
  • 00:52:53.140 --> 00:52:54.230
  • prison and it was horrible,
  • 00:52:54.230 --> 00:52:56.120
  • all right?
  • 00:52:56.120 --> 00:52:57.040
  • But then you look out, the big
  • 00:52:57.040 --> 00:52:58.030
  • picture is he rescued millions
  • 00:52:58.030 --> 00:52:59.130
  • of people, right?
  • 00:52:59.130 --> 00:53:00.260
  • And so sometimes I think
  • 00:53:00.260 --> 00:53:01.290
  • for--you know, speaking of
  • 00:53:01.290 --> 00:53:03.250
  • myself, when we navigated just
  • 00:53:03.250 --> 00:53:05.170
  • such a horrible season and
  • 00:53:05.170 --> 00:53:06.290
  • you're, "I've been praying.
  • 00:53:06.290 --> 00:53:07.290
  • How come we're not seeing any
  • 00:53:07.290 --> 00:53:08.230
  • answers and what's happening?"
  • 00:53:08.230 --> 00:53:09.180
  • And God does work all things
  • 00:53:09.180 --> 00:53:11.050
  • together for good to those
  • 00:53:11.050 --> 00:53:12.160
  • who love him that are called
  • 00:53:12.160 --> 00:53:13.180
  • according to his purpose.
  • 00:53:13.180 --> 00:53:14.240
  • He will.
  • 00:53:14.240 --> 00:53:15.130
  • So he's--that's where our faith
  • 00:53:15.130 --> 00:53:16.260
  • has to be and that's--you have
  • 00:53:16.260 --> 00:53:18.030
  • to be brave in the midst of
  • 00:53:18.030 --> 00:53:19.080
  • those moments and keep
  • 00:53:19.080 --> 00:53:20.090
  • trusting him and--
  • 00:53:20.090 --> 00:53:21.080
  • - Priscilla: And you know, I
  • 00:53:21.080 --> 00:53:22.150
  • was talking with, in fact, a
  • 00:53:22.150 --> 00:53:23.230
  • young lady that works here at
  • 00:53:23.230 --> 00:53:24.250
  • the studios.
  • 00:53:24.250 --> 00:53:25.170
  • We were talking earlier.
  • 00:53:25.170 --> 00:53:26.140
  • I think she's new here and just
  • 00:53:26.140 --> 00:53:28.030
  • trying to navigate what God is
  • 00:53:28.030 --> 00:53:29.290
  • doing through her life, weaving
  • 00:53:29.290 --> 00:53:30.260
  • all these different pieces of
  • 00:53:30.260 --> 00:53:32.020
  • the puzzle together.
  • 00:53:32.020 --> 00:53:33.030
  • And I was encouraging her on a
  • 00:53:33.030 --> 00:53:34.110
  • much smaller scale than Joseph
  • 00:53:34.110 --> 00:53:36.280
  • but the reality is that when
  • 00:53:36.280 --> 00:53:38.150
  • I was her age, I remember
  • 00:53:38.150 --> 00:53:40.150
  • my pursuit was television.
  • 00:53:40.150 --> 00:53:41.280
  • My pursuit was journalism.
  • 00:53:41.280 --> 00:53:43.280
  • I wanted to be a broadcaster.
  • 00:53:43.280 --> 00:53:44.290
  • And I was hired to do a few
  • 00:53:44.290 --> 00:53:46.120
  • little shows here and there on
  • 00:53:46.120 --> 00:53:47.170
  • CBS and stuff and I did them
  • 00:53:47.170 --> 00:53:48.290
  • and every one that I got
  • 00:53:48.290 --> 00:53:50.240
  • an opportunity to do,
  • 00:53:50.240 --> 00:53:52.090
  • it was canceled shortly after
  • 00:53:52.090 --> 00:53:53.170
  • I came on board.
  • 00:53:53.170 --> 00:53:54.210
  • And as a young girl just out of
  • 00:53:54.210 --> 00:53:55.290
  • college, you imagine how that's
  • 00:53:55.290 --> 00:53:56.280
  • an assault to your self-esteem.
  • 00:53:56.280 --> 00:53:58.040
  • I mean, you just--I just feel
  • 00:53:58.040 --> 00:53:59.110
  • everything keeps getting
  • 00:53:59.110 --> 00:54:00.120
  • canceled right after I join and
  • 00:54:00.120 --> 00:54:01.170
  • right after I get signed on.
  • 00:54:01.170 --> 00:54:03.100
  • So nothing was succeeding.
  • 00:54:03.100 --> 00:54:05.100
  • And it wasn't until probably 10
  • 00:54:05.100 --> 00:54:07.060
  • or 12 years later, I mean, I
  • 00:54:07.060 --> 00:54:08.150
  • prayed so much through that,
  • 00:54:08.150 --> 00:54:09.280
  • Holly.
  • 00:54:09.280 --> 00:54:10.180
  • Oh my gosh, I was wondering what
  • 00:54:10.180 --> 00:54:11.170
  • God was doing.
  • 00:54:11.170 --> 00:54:12.150
  • I couldn't figure it out.
  • 00:54:12.150 --> 00:54:13.040
  • Tears fell from my eyes.
  • 00:54:13.040 --> 00:54:14.010
  • And it wasn't until 10 years
  • 00:54:14.010 --> 00:54:15.110
  • later, the very first time I did
  • 00:54:15.110 --> 00:54:16.150
  • a Bible study recording and I
  • 00:54:16.150 --> 00:54:18.110
  • stood there in front of those
  • 00:54:18.110 --> 00:54:20.050
  • cameras and I knew exactly what
  • 00:54:20.050 --> 00:54:21.260
  • to do with those cameras.
  • 00:54:21.260 --> 00:54:23.110
  • Not because I had trained so
  • 00:54:23.110 --> 00:54:25.210
  • well but because through those
  • 00:54:25.210 --> 00:54:27.180
  • defeated moments, God was
  • 00:54:27.180 --> 00:54:28.270
  • building something in me that he
  • 00:54:28.270 --> 00:54:30.090
  • knew I would need later.
  • 00:54:30.090 --> 00:54:31.140
  • That I had no idea he was gonna
  • 00:54:31.140 --> 00:54:33.290
  • ever use.
  • 00:54:33.290 --> 00:54:34.230
  • - Holly: Yeah, we just want
  • 00:54:34.230 --> 00:54:35.130
  • things and we want it now.
  • 00:54:35.130 --> 00:54:36.200
  • - Laurie: We're so dumb.
  • 00:54:36.200 --> 00:54:39.090
  • - Priscilla: Well, we're
  • 00:54:39.090 --> 00:54:39.290
  • limited.
  • 00:54:39.290 --> 00:54:40.170
  • We're limited in our
  • 00:54:40.170 --> 00:54:41.060
  • perspective.
  • 00:54:41.060 --> 00:54:41.290
  • We're sheep.
  • 00:54:41.290 --> 00:54:42.190
  • We're sheep.
  • 00:54:42.190 --> 00:54:43.070
  • - Holly: Hey, listen,
  • 00:54:43.070 --> 00:54:43.270
  • we're--I'm just gonna take a
  • 00:54:43.270 --> 00:54:44.230
  • look at a promo of an event
  • 00:54:44.230 --> 00:54:46.200
  • coming up in Los Angeles,
  • 00:54:46.200 --> 00:54:48.080
  • the "She Rises" conference.
  • 00:54:48.080 --> 00:54:49.260
  • My heart was always to put an
  • 00:54:49.260 --> 00:54:51.150
  • event in the middle of
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  • Hollywood, that city that can be
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  • so--
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  • - Priscilla: Jacked up.
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  • - Holly: Well, yeah.
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  • Jacked up.
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  • Just put women under living up
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  • to an image that isn't real.
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  • And so to put a conference--
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  • - Laurie: You do this so good.
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  • - Holly: Yeah, to put a
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  • conference right there in the
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  • middle of Hollywood, at the
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  • Dolby Theater where they have
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  • the Academy Awards.
  • 00:55:08.070 --> 00:55:09.000
  • So take a look at what's
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  • So take a look at what's
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  • - female: The goal is for all
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  • of them to become one heart and
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  • mind, just as you, Father,
  • 00:55:16.200 --> 00:55:18.220
  • are in me and I in you.
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  • So there might be one heart and
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  • mind with us.
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  • Then the world might believe
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  • that you, in fact, sent me.
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  • In love we are created for
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  • wonder, laughter, joy.
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  • We're created to be part of a
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  • community, a team, family,
  • 00:55:32.160 --> 00:55:35.080
  • together.
  • 00:55:35.080 --> 00:55:36.100
  • - female: Together we grow.
  • 00:55:36.100 --> 00:55:37.150
  • - female: Together we journey.
  • 00:55:37.150 --> 00:55:38.260
  • - female: Together we heal.
  • 00:55:38.260 --> 00:55:39.240
  • - female: Together we make the
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  • world a better place.
  • 00:55:40.260 --> 00:55:42.090
  • - female: Together is a big
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  • deal to God.
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  • deal to God.
  • 00:55:44.150 --> 00:55:47.060
  • - announcer: She Rises is a
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  • movement of everyday women of
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  • all races and ages who have
  • 00:55:51.270 --> 00:55:53.060
  • committed to loving God, loving
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  • their communities, loving each
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  • other, and courageously
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  • pioneering change.
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  • Our annual conference will once
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  • again be held at the iconic
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  • Dolby Theater in Hollywood.
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  • We'll be inspired with great
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  • teaching, stirred by creativity
  • 00:56:05.120 --> 00:56:07.050
  • and we will do a lot of
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  • laughing.
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  • Come be a part of this historic
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  • gathering because together
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  • - Laurie: Ha, ha, I love it.
  • 00:56:15.210 --> 00:56:16.270
  • - Holly: Doesn't that look like
  • 00:56:16.270 --> 00:56:17.200
  • a fun party?
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  • - Laurie: It's gonna be so fun,
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  • right there with--
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  • - Holly: So come join us, right
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  • there in Hollywood.
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  • - Laurie: June 23 and 24.
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  • - Holly: Yeah.
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  • - Laurie: We're gonna be there
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  • with bells on.
  • 00:56:25.260 --> 00:56:26.090
  • - Priscilla: Everybody should
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  • be there.
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  • - Laurie: Also, we've got lots
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  • of good things coming
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  • from Priscilla.
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  • You guys stay tuned right here
  • 00:56:30.190 --> 00:56:31.170
  • on TBN.
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  • I love you.
  • 00:56:32.140 --> 00:56:34.030
  • - Priscilla: I know you do.
  • 00:56:34.030 --> 00:56:35.070
  • - Laurie: I love you.
  • 00:56:35.070 --> 00:56:36.030
  • You can get so much more of her
  • 00:56:36.030 --> 00:56:37.020
  • - Priscilla: Amazing.
  • 00:56:39.270 --> 00:56:41.030
  • - Holly: Love you, I love you,
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  • I love you.
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  • Forever and ever, amen.
  • 00:56:42.150 --> 00:56:43.180
  • - Laurie: Yes, amen,
  • 00:56:43.180 --> 00:56:44.170
  • in Jesus' name.
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  • You can see so much more of her,
  • 00:56:45.240 --> 00:56:48.010
  • coming right here on TBN and
  • 00:56:48.010 --> 00:56:49.230
  • also go to her website and she's
  • 00:56:49.230 --> 00:56:52.050
  • got tons of YouTubes.
  • 00:56:52.050 --> 00:56:53.250
  • Bible studies, her books are
  • 00:56:53.250 --> 00:56:56.190
  • filled--
  • 00:56:56.190 --> 00:56:57.190
  • - Holly: Ain't nobody does a
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  • Bible study like Priscilla does
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  • a Bible study.
  • 00:56:59.030 --> 00:57:01.110
  • - Laurie: You can get so much
  • 00:57:01.110 --> 00:57:02.020
  • good stuff out of her books.
  • 00:57:02.020 --> 00:57:03.020
  • We love you.
  • 00:57:03.020 --> 00:57:04.110
  • Thank you for being a part.
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  • We'll see you next time
  • 00:57:05.100 --> 00:57:06.210
  • right here on "Praise."
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  • I love you, Priscilla.
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  • I love you too.
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  • - Holly: Love you too.
  • 00:57:09.190 --> 00:57:12.040
  • - Laurie: Good.
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  • Good, good, good,
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  • Good, good, good,
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