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Praise | September 15, 2017

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September 15, 2017
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Matt & Laurie Crouch and Holly Wagner host She Rises Conference 2017 with Lisa Bevere.

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Praise | September 15, 2017

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  • - Matt Crouch: We welcome you
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  • right here
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  • to the Dolby Auditorium right
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  • in Los Angeles, California.
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  • - all: Together!
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  • - Laurie Crouch: Stay tuned.
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  • God's got a word for you tonight
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  • right here from this place.
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  • - Matt: Tonight, Lisa Bevere.
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  • - Lisa Bevere: See,
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  • God loves women.
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  • - Lisa: We compare and we're
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  • jealous because we think that
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  • when somebody gets blessed it
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  • was taken from our account.
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  • - Laurie: Jesus is the answer
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  • and that's what we're gonna
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  • hear all about tonight.
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  • - all: We're strong!
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  • - Matt: Right here for
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  • "She Rises 2017."
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  • - Lisa: You will never discover
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  • what God has called you
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  • to do by looking at people.
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  • You have to get in
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  • the presence of God.
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  • - Matt: And guess what?
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  • Through television, we get
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  • - Laurie: It's a movement and
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  • - Matt: We welcome you here
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  • to Dolby Theatre 2017.
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  • Come on with it!
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  • A place normally known for
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  • wherever you're watching around
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  • the world, these people in here
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  • tonight, they love Jesus and
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  • that's what it's all about.
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  • - Holly Wagner: Yes,
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  • we're in this together.
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  • - Matt: All of them,
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  • let's turn around this way.
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  • Do me a favor and wave to your
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  • mamas and your aunties
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  • and your uncles.
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  • - Holly: Welcome to
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  • Los Angeles!
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  • - Matt: Holly, what is this
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  • night about?
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  • What are we doing tonight?
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  • - Holly: There is just
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  • something so powerful that
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  • happens when we gather together,
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  • when unity happens.
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  • We'll never be able to
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  • accomplish what we can,
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  • on our own so welcome.
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  • You're a part of what we're
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  • doing here in Los Angeles.
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  • Welcome.
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  • - Matt: Philip, stick with me,
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  • brother.
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  • C'mon now, have a word.
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  • Welcome everybody.
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  • - Philip Wagner: Welcome,
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  • everybody, to this special event
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  • here where women's lives are
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  • transformed in a powerful way.
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  • It's so amazing.
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  • - Holly: You're family.
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  • You're family.
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  • - Matt: Lovey?
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  • - Laurie: You know, we've
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  • already experienced some of this
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  • She Rises Conference and I'm
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  • telling you, you are in for
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  • something else.
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  • These women, when you get this
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  • kind of passion going towards
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  • something in the future, you
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  • better watch out 'cause
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  • She Rises and that's what we're
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  • doing this week.
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  • And we went--just welcome.
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  • Welcome in to this beautiful
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  • house, beautiful women, and
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  • beautiful things what God's
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  • gonna do in your life tonight.
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  • - Matt: Let's do one last
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  • thing: a big roar for Jesus.
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  • C'mon now.
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  • She Rises 2017.
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  • It starts right now.
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  • Oh, we look to the Son.
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  • Set our eyes on our Savior.
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  • See the image of love.
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  • Sing his praises forever.
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  • Oh, we look to the Son.
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  • [music]
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  • Oh, we look to the Son.
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  • Sing salvation.
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  • Salvation.
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  • Tearing through
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  • the dead of night.
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  • See the kingdom
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  • burst into color
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  • - female: Freedom!
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  • Hey!
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  • Freedom,
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  • shaking up the atmosphere.
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  • As the shadows fade into
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  • darkness as the day appears.
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  • Beyond the skies above,
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  • love reaching out for us.
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  • The Everlasting One.
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  • Jesus our God.
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  • Oh, we look to the Son.
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  • Set our eyes on our Savior.
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  • See the image of love.
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  • Sing his praises forever.
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  • Oh, we look to the Son.
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  • - Holly: Welcome to She Rises
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  • 2017.
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  • We are so excited.
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  • It's all about to happen
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  • right here in Hollywood, yea!
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  • - Lisa: And we have leather
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  • pants on.
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  • - Holly: And we do have leather
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  • pants on which is gonna be
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  • an amazing night, that's what
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  • that means.
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  • Hey, so this is my friend Lisa
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  • and we've been friends
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  • 1.000 years, a long time.
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  • And I'm just so grateful that
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  • you're a part of She Rises.
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  • - Lisa: I'm so excited to rise
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  • together.
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  • - Holly: Together, together.
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  • So why don't you tell me what
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  • made you the message that you're
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  • actually about to teach?
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  • So talk to me a little bit about
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  • why you chose that message and
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  • the people watching?
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  • - Lisa: Well, you know, Holly,
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  • we do not have a history of
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  • rising together as women.
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  • We tend to, like, climb on top
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  • of each other, push the other
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  • one down, and so I really felt
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  • like it was important to talk
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  • about rivalry and competition
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  • and comparison and so that we
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  • could actually dismantle these
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  • has a unique gifting on you,
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  • a unique gifting on me, a unique
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  • gifting on each and every one of
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  • these women that are gonna be
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  • gathering and we wanna empower
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  • them that when they are actually
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  • who they are created to be,
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  • then we all rise together.
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  • It's not just a platform thing.
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  • It is about a mandate thing and
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  • so I just, like, I'm gonna undo
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  • this package that everybody
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  • tries to act like they don't do
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  • and just make fun of myself.
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  • You've heard me preach it.
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  • You're, like,
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  • "Could you please preach that."
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  • And just make fun
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  • of myself and get the women to
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  • laugh at me and then maybe just
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  • kind of catch themselves
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  • in a little bit of that.
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  • - Holly: Yeah, it's so
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  • important, you know, now, just
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  • the time in history that we live
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  • in to quit building walls, you
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  • know, so the message that I'm
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  • gonna talk about is just about
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  • what we use to build walls
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  • that separate us.
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  • And we just--we have got to get
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  • rid of the walls so that we can
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  • actually work together to see
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  • what God wants to do on the
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  • planet, right?
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  • My destiny isn't just in me.
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  • It's in--a piece is in
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  • everybody, right, because
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  • we're--
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  • - Lisa: And, you know, and
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  • here's what I'm finding with
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  • this culture and you and I both
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  • have the privilege of getting to
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  • talk to a lot of young women and
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  • a lot of young men.
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  • And I hear them say, "I know.
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  • I know there is something on
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  • my life that I'm called to do."
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  • And first of all, they're trying
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  • to do it by themselves.
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  • They need to do it together.
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  • But they are so busy looking at
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  • what everybody else has done,
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  • that they don't see what they
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  • are called to do and you will
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  • never discover what God has
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  • called you to do by looking
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  • at people.
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  • You have to get in the presence
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  • of God.
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  • And so this is, to me, She Rises
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  • is a catalyst to get people in
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  • the presence of God, in an
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  • environment where they can hear
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  • from God and then they go home
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  • and they work it out.
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  • - Holly: And they work it out.
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  • Thanks for being on the journey,
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  • my friend.
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  • Hey, and thanks for joining us.
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  • Creation.
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  • Waking up to kingdom come.
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  • See the hope of heaven.
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  • See the hope of heaven
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  • shining like the rising sun.
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  • Now forever lifted up
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  • from death to life.
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  • There's no fear in love
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  • and no darkness
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  • in his endless light.
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  • Beyond the skies above,
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  • love reaching out for us.
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  • The Everlasting One.
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  • Jesus our God.
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  • Oh, we look to the Son.
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  • Set our eyes on our Savior.
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  • See the image of love.
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  • Sing his praises forever.
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  • Oh, we look to the Son.
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  • Beyond the skies above,
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  • love reaching out for us.
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  • The Everlasting One.
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  • Jesus our God.
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  • Sing it out.
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  • love reaching out for us.
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  • The Everlasting One.
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  • Jesus our God.
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  • Oh, we look to the Son.
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  • [music]
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  • [music]
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  • Oh, we look to the Son.
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  • [music]
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  • [music]
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  • Oh, we look to the Son.
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  • Set our eyes on our Savior.
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  • See the image of love.
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  • Sing his praises forever.
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  • Oh, we look to the Son.
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  • Oh, we look to the Son.
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  • - Lisa: Well, I'm so excited
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  • to be here in this place.
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  • I loved just seeing all these
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  • tears of worship going up and
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  • just my heart has just felt like
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  • it was about ready to explode.
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  • And the things that were
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  • declared at the very beginning
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  • I'm gonna unpack one of
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  • the boxes.
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  • and intersecting in different
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  • places and she was, like, "Can
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  • you bring that ridiculous
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  • message where you embarrass
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  • yourself in front of everybody?"
  • 00:10:35.190 --> 00:10:37.200
  • I said, "I will do that
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  • for you."
  • 00:10:38.170 --> 00:10:39.080
  • But first, I'm actually
  • 00:10:39.080 --> 00:10:40.150
  • gonna show you my family.
  • 00:10:40.150 --> 00:10:41.250
  • So I am a mother of four boys
  • 00:10:41.250 --> 00:10:44.170
  • and a grandmother to four.
  • 00:10:44.170 --> 00:10:46.150
  • I think they're gonna
  • 00:10:46.150 --> 00:10:47.040
  • put them up.
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  • Okay, can I get the whole family
  • 00:10:47.220 --> 00:10:48.240
  • picture up?
  • 00:10:48.240 --> 00:10:50.050
  • Yeah, there we go.
  • 00:10:50.050 --> 00:10:50.250
  • This is what my family
  • 00:10:50.250 --> 00:10:52.060
  • looks like.
  • 00:10:52.060 --> 00:10:52.270
  • Now, I wanna be honest with you.
  • 00:10:52.270 --> 00:10:54.080
  • How many of you have tried to
  • 00:10:54.080 --> 00:10:56.040
  • take a picture
  • 00:10:56.040 --> 00:10:58.010
  • with this many people?
  • 00:10:58.010 --> 00:11:00.130
  • Now, you know that was not easy.
  • 00:11:00.130 --> 00:11:02.260
  • Do you see the child
  • 00:11:02.260 --> 00:11:04.010
  • I am holding?
  • 00:11:04.010 --> 00:11:04.290
  • Do you see the face
  • 00:11:04.290 --> 00:11:05.280
  • on that child?
  • 00:11:05.280 --> 00:11:07.140
  • In the middle of the photoshoot
  • 00:11:07.140 --> 00:11:09.100
  • she decided to unpotty train.
  • 00:11:09.100 --> 00:11:12.020
  • She had been potty trained for
  • 00:11:12.020 --> 00:11:13.160
  • about a month and she, like,
  • 00:11:13.160 --> 00:11:15.020
  • started to pull off
  • 00:11:15.020 --> 00:11:16.100
  • her underwear.
  • 00:11:16.100 --> 00:11:17.110
  • She was, like, "I've had it."
  • 00:11:17.110 --> 00:11:18.150
  • Nobody would hold
  • 00:11:18.150 --> 00:11:19.270
  • Lizzie except for me.
  • 00:11:19.270 --> 00:11:22.000
  • And so I got stuck holding her.
  • 00:11:22.000 --> 00:11:23.290
  • She's angry.
  • 00:11:23.290 --> 00:11:25.010
  • Anyway, so I do--this is
  • 00:11:25.010 --> 00:11:26.060
  • my world looks like.
  • 00:11:26.060 --> 00:11:27.080
  • I do have boys.
  • 00:11:27.080 --> 00:11:29.000
  • I have Alexander who is 26,
  • 00:11:29.000 --> 00:11:31.160
  • Austin who is 28, Addison who is
  • 00:11:31.160 --> 00:11:34.040
  • 30, turning 31 at the end
  • 00:11:34.040 --> 00:11:35.190
  • of this month.
  • 00:11:35.190 --> 00:11:36.240
  • His beautiful daughter--
  • 00:11:36.240 --> 00:11:38.230
  • his beautiful wife,
  • 00:11:38.230 --> 00:11:39.200
  • my daughter-in-law, Juliana,
  • 00:11:39.200 --> 00:11:40.160
  • four grandkids, my husband
  • 00:11:40.160 --> 00:11:42.180
  • of 35 years, John Bevere.
  • 00:11:43.190 --> 00:11:46.190
  • Yeah, that is--I'll praise
  • 00:11:46.190 --> 00:11:48.000
  • the name.
  • 00:11:48.000 --> 00:11:48.210
  • And then my youngest son Arden.
  • 00:11:48.210 --> 00:11:49.210
  • And I really need you to
  • 00:11:49.210 --> 00:11:52.030
  • understand.
  • 00:11:52.030 --> 00:11:52.230
  • I'm showing you a picture of my
  • 00:11:52.230 --> 00:11:54.220
  • family because you need to know
  • 00:11:54.220 --> 00:11:56.060
  • who is talking to you tonight.
  • 00:11:56.060 --> 00:11:57.290
  • Now I am Holly's friend but
  • 00:11:57.290 --> 00:12:00.130
  • tonight I'm your Sicilian
  • 00:12:00.130 --> 00:12:01.270
  • grandmother.
  • 00:12:01.270 --> 00:12:02.280
  • And so speaking to people from
  • 00:12:02.280 --> 00:12:05.070
  • the position of a Sicilian
  • 00:12:05.070 --> 00:12:06.160
  • grandmother is a little
  • 00:12:06.160 --> 00:12:08.130
  • different than what you just
  • 00:12:08.130 --> 00:12:09.150
  • got.
  • 00:12:09.150 --> 00:12:10.040
  • And I've had my genetics tested.
  • 00:12:10.040 --> 00:12:12.170
  • I am 35% Italian, 15% Arab, 32%
  • 00:12:15.050 --> 00:12:18.050
  • English, and then a little bit
  • 00:12:18.070 --> 00:12:21.070
  • of French.
  • 00:12:21.070 --> 00:12:22.000
  • But anyway, Sicilians are
  • 00:12:22.000 --> 00:12:24.020
  • different than Italians.
  • 00:12:24.020 --> 00:12:25.280
  • We gave you the Mafia.
  • 00:12:25.280 --> 00:12:27.260
  • You are welcome.
  • 00:12:27.260 --> 00:12:29.090
  • I don't know if we have any
  • 00:12:29.090 --> 00:12:30.040
  • Sicilians in here.
  • 00:12:30.040 --> 00:12:31.180
  • They--okay, there's--praise God,
  • 00:12:31.180 --> 00:12:33.220
  • some of us are getting saved.
  • 00:12:33.220 --> 00:12:35.050
  • Okay, there's a lot of Italians
  • 00:12:35.050 --> 00:12:36.190
  • that are saved but not many
  • 00:12:36.190 --> 00:12:39.000
  • Sicilians.
  • 00:12:39.000 --> 00:12:40.030
  • And so, anyway, I do want more
  • 00:12:40.030 --> 00:12:43.020
  • grandchildren so I will let you
  • 00:12:43.020 --> 00:12:45.030
  • know.
  • 00:12:45.030 --> 00:12:45.250
  • I have four boys.
  • 00:12:45.250 --> 00:12:46.240
  • Put 'em up there real quick.
  • 00:12:46.240 --> 00:12:48.010
  • I'm gonna just make it really
  • 00:12:48.010 --> 00:12:49.020
  • clear.
  • 00:12:49.020 --> 00:12:50.020
  • Married, single, single, single.
  • 00:12:50.150 --> 00:12:53.150
  • Okay, I just have to be--I just
  • 00:12:53.150 --> 00:12:55.280
  • have to be out there because
  • 00:12:55.280 --> 00:12:57.290
  • nobody is helping me, okay.
  • 00:12:57.290 --> 00:12:59.290
  • I encourage Instagram stalking
  • 00:12:59.290 --> 00:13:01.180
  • but Addison has made it very
  • 00:13:01.240 --> 00:13:04.240
  • clear that it's four and
  • 00:13:04.240 --> 00:13:06.010
  • no more.
  • 00:13:06.010 --> 00:13:06.290
  • So anyway, I did write a book
  • 00:13:06.290 --> 00:13:08.130
  • called "Without Rival" and it's
  • 00:13:08.130 --> 00:13:10.020
  • about identity and purpose and
  • 00:13:10.040 --> 00:13:13.040
  • comparison.
  • 00:13:13.040 --> 00:13:14.120
  • And I think it's kind of
  • 00:13:14.120 --> 00:13:15.030
  • interesting that we're here in
  • 00:13:15.030 --> 00:13:16.000
  • this theater where everything is
  • 00:13:16.000 --> 00:13:17.280
  • about identity and comparison.
  • 00:13:17.280 --> 00:13:20.240
  • But I really think that identity
  • 00:13:20.240 --> 00:13:23.020
  • is one of the hugest issues.
  • 00:13:23.020 --> 00:13:25.160
  • And when I get to travel and
  • 00:13:25.160 --> 00:13:27.130
  • speak, I get to do a 12-day
  • 00:13:27.130 --> 00:13:30.030
  • bus tour with Bethel.
  • 00:13:30.030 --> 00:13:31.280
  • They put a grandmother on a bus.
  • 00:13:31.280 --> 00:13:33.080
  • That was awesome.
  • 00:13:33.080 --> 00:13:34.130
  • I got to do the Bethel bus tour.
  • 00:13:34.130 --> 00:13:36.130
  • I got to do Jesus Culture.
  • 00:13:36.130 --> 00:13:38.000
  • I got to do some things with
  • 00:13:38.000 --> 00:13:38.250
  • Hillsong.
  • 00:13:38.250 --> 00:13:39.260
  • And I was at SA--SEU and I had
  • 00:13:39.260 --> 00:13:41.290
  • so much contact with young
  • 00:13:41.290 --> 00:13:43.270
  • people and they would come up to
  • 00:13:43.270 --> 00:13:45.250
  • me and they would say, "I know
  • 00:13:45.280 --> 00:13:48.280
  • that God's hand is on my life
  • 00:13:48.280 --> 00:13:51.180
  • for something significant but
  • 00:13:51.280 --> 00:13:54.280
  • I have absolutely no idea
  • 00:13:54.280 --> 00:13:57.250
  • what that something is."
  • 00:13:57.250 --> 00:14:00.170
  • And I would
  • 00:14:00.170 --> 00:14:01.230
  • tell them, "Well, you will never
  • 00:14:01.230 --> 00:14:03.160
  • discover that something else
  • 00:14:03.160 --> 00:14:06.080
  • looking at what everybody else
  • 00:14:06.080 --> 00:14:09.010
  • is doing."
  • 00:14:09.010 --> 00:14:10.110
  • We need a generation
  • 00:14:10.110 --> 00:14:11.210
  • that's gonna lift their eyes and
  • 00:14:11.210 --> 00:14:13.080
  • understand that God wants to do
  • 00:14:13.080 --> 00:14:15.230
  • a new thing.
  • 00:14:15.230 --> 00:14:17.110
  • I think this generation doesn't
  • 00:14:17.110 --> 00:14:19.080
  • know what they're called to do
  • 00:14:19.080 --> 00:14:20.100
  • because they are called to do
  • 00:14:20.100 --> 00:14:21.250
  • something that has never been
  • 00:14:21.250 --> 00:14:24.000
  • done before.
  • 00:14:24.000 --> 00:14:25.050
  • And you will never discover the
  • 00:14:25.050 --> 00:14:27.250
  • "never done before" in the realm
  • 00:14:27.250 --> 00:14:29.170
  • of competition or comparison.
  • 00:14:30.120 --> 00:14:33.120
  • We have to find that
  • 00:14:33.120 --> 00:14:35.050
  • Now, there are people that do
  • 00:14:37.100 --> 00:14:39.040
  • jetlag well.
  • 00:14:39.040 --> 00:14:39.240
  • I've had the opportunity to
  • 00:14:39.240 --> 00:14:40.180
  • travel with Holly.
  • 00:14:40.180 --> 00:14:41.120
  • She navigates it pretty well and
  • 00:14:41.120 --> 00:14:42.280
  • then there are people like me.
  • 00:14:42.280 --> 00:14:44.070
  • My husband and I went to
  • 00:14:44.070 --> 00:14:45.130
  • South Korea.
  • 00:14:45.130 --> 00:14:47.020
  • Now, we went to South Korea with
  • 00:14:47.020 --> 00:14:48.090
  • a carry-on so we, like, went
  • 00:14:48.090 --> 00:14:49.120
  • and turned around and came back.
  • 00:14:49.120 --> 00:14:51.000
  • And I was finishing up
  • 00:14:51.000 --> 00:14:52.270
  • a manuscript when I fell asleep
  • 00:14:52.270 --> 00:14:55.170
  • at my laptop.
  • 00:14:55.170 --> 00:14:58.000
  • I know that because I woke up
  • 00:14:58.000 --> 00:14:59.250
  • eight pages later of
  • 00:14:59.250 --> 00:15:02.120
  • the letter "T."
  • 00:15:02.120 --> 00:15:03.250
  • And I was, like, "Okay, I'm
  • 00:15:03.250 --> 00:15:06.190
  • I think I'm gonna just go
  • 00:15:07.250 --> 00:15:08.170
  • take a nap."
  • 00:15:08.170 --> 00:15:09.250
  • So I was just laying down and,
  • 00:15:09.250 --> 00:15:12.070
  • as I fell asleep, I heard--now,
  • 00:15:12.070 --> 00:15:14.090
  • don't run out of the building.
  • 00:15:14.090 --> 00:15:15.120
  • I heard, "I do not love my
  • 00:15:15.120 --> 00:15:18.120
  • children equally."
  • 00:15:19.050 --> 00:15:22.050
  • I was, like, "Wait a minute.
  • 00:15:22.050 --> 00:15:24.160
  • Did I bring home a blasphemous
  • 00:15:24.160 --> 00:15:26.080
  • spirit from South Korea?
  • 00:15:26.080 --> 00:15:28.050
  • You have to love us
  • 00:15:28.050 --> 00:15:29.110
  • all the same."
  • 00:15:29.110 --> 00:15:31.110
  • And he said, "Same
  • 00:15:31.110 --> 00:15:32.160
  • implies that one of you
  • 00:15:32.160 --> 00:15:34.220
  • are replaceable."
  • 00:15:34.220 --> 00:15:37.000
  • He said, "Equal says that
  • 00:15:37.000 --> 00:15:39.090
  • my love can be measured."
  • 00:15:39.130 --> 00:15:42.130
  • He said, "I don't
  • 00:15:42.130 --> 00:15:43.120
  • love my children equally.
  • 00:15:43.120 --> 00:15:46.040
  • I love them uniquely."
  • 00:15:46.220 --> 00:15:49.220
  • Now, I have a confession.
  • 00:15:49.220 --> 00:15:52.000
  • Some people play certain games.
  • 00:15:52.000 --> 00:15:54.060
  • I go on my computer and I play
  • 00:15:54.060 --> 00:15:56.190
  • Miriam Webster Dictionary.
  • 00:15:56.190 --> 00:15:58.210
  • I love to look up definitions
  • 00:15:58.210 --> 00:16:01.100
  • and God knew that if he said the
  • 00:16:01.100 --> 00:16:03.060
  • word "unique" to me that I would
  • 00:16:03.060 --> 00:16:04.140
  • pop up and I would look up
  • 00:16:04.140 --> 00:16:05.250
  • that word.
  • 00:16:05.250 --> 00:16:06.230
  • First tier definition is
  • 00:16:06.230 --> 00:16:08.250
  • "sole representative of."
  • 00:16:08.250 --> 00:16:10.170
  • You are the only
  • 00:16:10.170 --> 00:16:12.180
  • representative of you.
  • 00:16:12.240 --> 00:16:15.240
  • Second tier is "prototype."
  • 00:16:16.180 --> 00:16:19.180
  • There is not a scheduling of
  • 00:16:19.180 --> 00:16:22.100
  • mass production for you.
  • 00:16:22.100 --> 00:16:24.220
  • You are the beginning
  • 00:16:24.220 --> 00:16:25.220
  • and end of you.
  • 00:16:25.220 --> 00:16:28.000
  • But the third one was
  • 00:16:28.000 --> 00:16:28.290
  • my favorite.
  • 00:16:28.290 --> 00:16:30.120
  • It is "without rival."
  • 00:16:30.120 --> 00:16:32.170
  • No one can take your place
  • 00:16:32.170 --> 00:16:35.050
  • at the table.
  • 00:16:35.050 --> 00:16:36.080
  • No one can take your place in
  • 00:16:36.080 --> 00:16:37.290
  • the heart of God.
  • 00:16:37.290 --> 00:16:39.070
  • We serve a God.
  • 00:16:39.070 --> 00:16:40.090
  • We sang it.
  • 00:16:40.090 --> 00:16:40.290
  • We sang a God who--we sang about
  • 00:16:40.290 --> 00:16:43.020
  • a God who has no rival.
  • 00:16:43.020 --> 00:16:44.180
  • He has no equal.
  • 00:16:44.180 --> 00:16:46.130
  • And so we shouldn't be surprised
  • 00:16:46.130 --> 00:16:47.260
  • that, as his sons and daughters,
  • 00:16:47.260 --> 00:16:49.240
  • that we have no rival and we
  • 00:16:49.240 --> 00:16:51.100
  • have no equal.
  • 00:16:51.100 --> 00:16:53.060
  • There is nobody else like you.
  • 00:16:53.060 --> 00:16:55.270
  • And you need to stop being
  • 00:16:55.270 --> 00:16:57.240
  • trapped in this comparison and
  • 00:16:57.270 --> 00:17:00.290
  • confusion because we need what
  • 00:17:00.290 --> 00:17:03.090
  • is on you, because what is on
  • 00:17:03.090 --> 00:17:04.280
  • you is gonna be worked out
  • 00:17:04.280 --> 00:17:06.150
  • together.
  • 00:17:06.150 --> 00:17:08.020
  • Together.
  • 00:17:08.020 --> 00:17:09.000
  • Now, I'm gonna tell you an
  • 00:17:09.000 --> 00:17:10.020
  • embarrassing story, and this is
  • 00:17:10.020 --> 00:17:11.080
  • why I have to write books about
  • 00:17:11.080 --> 00:17:12.090
  • these kind of things.
  • 00:17:12.090 --> 00:17:13.150
  • So I got up one morning
  • 00:17:13.150 --> 00:17:15.160
  • and I live in Colorado.
  • 00:17:15.160 --> 00:17:16.210
  • You guys don't understand cold
  • 00:17:16.210 --> 00:17:17.180
  • but I live in cold world.
  • 00:17:17.180 --> 00:17:20.020
  • So I get up.
  • 00:17:20.020 --> 00:17:21.050
  • I spend all night sleeping,
  • 00:17:21.050 --> 00:17:22.280
  • thinking about the espresso
  • 00:17:22.280 --> 00:17:25.010
  • the next morning.
  • 00:17:25.010 --> 00:17:26.110
  • And I stand in front of my
  • 00:17:26.110 --> 00:17:28.070
  • espresso machine.
  • 00:17:28.070 --> 00:17:29.100
  • I wait for it to come out.
  • 00:17:29.100 --> 00:17:30.250
  • I cover it with whipped cream.
  • 00:17:30.250 --> 00:17:32.110
  • I have a block of raw chocolate
  • 00:17:32.110 --> 00:17:34.050
  • in the drawer.
  • 00:17:34.050 --> 00:17:35.030
  • I shave the chocolate on top of
  • 00:17:35.030 --> 00:17:37.040
  • the whipped cream.
  • 00:17:37.040 --> 00:17:38.070
  • I put some cinnamon and raw
  • 00:17:38.070 --> 00:17:39.280
  • sugar and, if it's really cold,
  • 00:17:39.280 --> 00:17:41.210
  • a little pinch of cayenne
  • 00:17:41.210 --> 00:17:43.120
  • pepper.
  • 00:17:43.120 --> 00:17:44.070
  • It is a piece of artwork and
  • 00:17:44.070 --> 00:17:45.270
  • then I'm, like, shaking as I
  • 00:17:45.270 --> 00:17:47.210
  • hold it and I gently sit down on
  • 00:17:48.080 --> 00:17:51.080
  • the sofa.
  • 00:17:51.080 --> 00:17:52.070
  • And I was getting ready to reach
  • 00:17:52.070 --> 00:17:53.040
  • for my A.W. Tozer
  • 00:17:53.040 --> 00:17:54.090
  • devotional but instead I
  • 00:17:54.090 --> 00:17:56.060
  • decided to pick up my phone.
  • 00:17:56.060 --> 00:17:58.050
  • I decided it would be like
  • 00:17:58.050 --> 00:17:59.030
  • having coffee with friends.
  • 00:17:59.030 --> 00:18:01.140
  • And I opened up my Twitter feed.
  • 00:18:01.140 --> 00:18:03.180
  • And as I began to look at my
  • 00:18:03.180 --> 00:18:05.020
  • Twitter feed, I noticed this
  • 00:18:05.020 --> 00:18:06.130
  • common thread going through
  • 00:18:06.130 --> 00:18:08.080
  • the Twitter feed.
  • 00:18:08.080 --> 00:18:09.120
  • People thanking people.
  • 00:18:09.120 --> 00:18:11.000
  • Like, "Thank you so much for
  • 00:18:11.000 --> 00:18:12.150
  • putting me on your list."
  • 00:18:12.150 --> 00:18:14.050
  • "Thank you for putting me on
  • 00:18:14.050 --> 00:18:15.090
  • the list."
  • 00:18:15.090 --> 00:18:16.160
  • "I'm gonna re-tweet the list,
  • 00:18:16.160 --> 00:18:17.230
  • I'm gonna--"
  • 00:18:17.230 --> 00:18:18.150
  • and I'm, like, "What?
  • 00:18:18.150 --> 00:18:19.020
  • Wait, what's this list?
  • 00:18:19.020 --> 00:18:19.230
  • Am I on the list?
  • 00:18:19.230 --> 00:18:20.200
  • I need to know, what
  • 00:18:20.200 --> 00:18:21.200
  • is this list?"
  • 00:18:21.200 --> 00:18:23.020
  • And so I opened up the list.
  • 00:18:23.020 --> 00:18:25.020
  • Now, this list just happened to
  • 00:18:25.020 --> 00:18:26.290
  • be a list of the top 100
  • 00:18:27.100 --> 00:18:30.100
  • female ministers.
  • 00:18:30.100 --> 00:18:32.180
  • And when your last name starts
  • 00:18:32.180 --> 00:18:34.210
  • with "B" and it was only
  • 00:18:34.210 --> 00:18:35.270
  • America--when your last name
  • 00:18:35.270 --> 00:18:37.220
  • starts with "B" you find out
  • 00:18:37.220 --> 00:18:39.190
  • pretty fast whether you made
  • 00:18:39.190 --> 00:18:41.090
  • the list or not.
  • 00:18:41.090 --> 00:18:42.270
  • My heart began to beat
  • 00:18:42.270 --> 00:18:44.010
  • really fast.
  • 00:18:44.010 --> 00:18:44.210
  • I'm, like, "Wait a minute, I'm
  • 00:18:44.210 --> 00:18:45.140
  • not on this list but everybody
  • 00:18:45.140 --> 00:18:46.280
  • I know is on this list.
  • 00:18:46.280 --> 00:18:49.190
  • People that translate my books
  • 00:18:49.190 --> 00:18:51.060
  • into Spanish are on this list.
  • 00:18:51.080 --> 00:18:54.080
  • How did this happen?
  • 00:18:54.080 --> 00:18:55.130
  • How did this happen to me?"
  • 00:18:55.130 --> 00:18:56.200
  • And then I saw this little
  • 00:18:56.200 --> 00:18:57.290
  • clause at the end of the list.
  • 00:18:57.290 --> 00:18:59.190
  • It said, "Perhaps we've
  • 00:18:59.190 --> 00:19:02.040
  • neglected to include
  • 00:19:02.040 --> 00:19:04.210
  • some people."
  • 00:19:04.210 --> 00:19:05.220
  • I'm, like, "You most
  • 00:19:05.220 --> 00:19:06.130
  • certainly have."
  • 00:19:06.130 --> 00:19:07.160
  • "And if you feel like
  • 00:19:07.160 --> 00:19:09.130
  • we have forgotten
  • 00:19:09.130 --> 00:19:10.240
  • somebody, then you can add it."
  • 00:19:10.240 --> 00:19:12.250
  • Well, you can't add your own
  • 00:19:12.250 --> 00:19:14.040
  • name so I stormed into my
  • 00:19:14.040 --> 00:19:15.280
  • husband's office where he was
  • 00:19:15.280 --> 00:19:17.210
  • sitting reading his Bible, which
  • 00:19:17.210 --> 00:19:19.040
  • is what I should have been
  • 00:19:19.040 --> 00:19:20.110
  • doing.
  • 00:19:20.110 --> 00:19:21.020
  • And I am now a flurry of flannel
  • 00:19:21.020 --> 00:19:23.200
  • pajamas and, like, coffee, and
  • 00:19:23.200 --> 00:19:25.280
  • I'm, like, "John, I can't
  • 00:19:25.280 --> 00:19:26.280
  • believe it.
  • 00:19:26.280 --> 00:19:27.190
  • I didn't--I still didn't make
  • 00:19:27.190 --> 00:19:28.130
  • the list!
  • 00:19:28.130 --> 00:19:29.150
  • I'm 54 years old.
  • 00:19:29.150 --> 00:19:31.040
  • I'm never gonna make the list!"
  • 00:19:31.040 --> 00:19:33.020
  • He's, like, "What are you
  • 00:19:33.020 --> 00:19:34.000
  • talking about?"
  • 00:19:34.000 --> 00:19:35.000
  • I'm, like, "The list of the top
  • 00:19:35.000 --> 00:19:37.040
  • 100 ministers.
  • 00:19:37.040 --> 00:19:39.190
  • John, I'm not on it."
  • 00:19:39.190 --> 00:19:40.270
  • He's, like, "Okay,
  • 00:19:40.270 --> 00:19:41.150
  • what--so who--Lisa, I'm sorry.
  • 00:19:41.150 --> 00:19:43.140
  • I'm trying to hear from God.
  • 00:19:43.140 --> 00:19:45.110
  • Now, wait, so Lisa,
  • 00:19:45.110 --> 00:19:46.080
  • who made this list?"
  • 00:19:46.080 --> 00:19:48.100
  • And I told him the name of
  • 00:19:48.100 --> 00:19:49.030
  • the person that made the list.
  • 00:19:49.030 --> 00:19:50.130
  • He goes, "Do you even know
  • 00:19:50.130 --> 00:19:51.220
  • this person?"
  • 00:19:51.220 --> 00:19:52.170
  • I said, "No, I don't know her."
  • 00:19:53.000 --> 00:19:56.000
  • Then he's, like,
  • 00:19:56.000 --> 00:19:56.280
  • "Well, why do you care?"
  • 00:19:56.280 --> 00:19:58.050
  • I'm, like, "Okay, listen.
  • 00:19:58.050 --> 00:19:59.190
  • You can add my name.
  • 00:19:59.190 --> 00:20:01.200
  • Give me your phone.
  • 00:20:01.200 --> 00:20:03.110
  • Give me your phone and
  • 00:20:03.110 --> 00:20:06.100
  • I can even do it for you."
  • 00:20:06.100 --> 00:20:08.160
  • And he was, like,
  • 00:20:08.160 --> 00:20:10.280
  • "You need to go read some
  • 00:20:10.280 --> 00:20:12.020
  • Scriptures right now."
  • 00:20:12.020 --> 00:20:13.170
  • And I was, like, "I am not
  • 00:20:13.170 --> 00:20:14.150
  • reading those Scriptures.
  • 00:20:14.150 --> 00:20:16.010
  • I have those Scriptures
  • 00:20:16.010 --> 00:20:16.290
  • memorized.
  • 00:20:16.290 --> 00:20:17.280
  • Knowing I'm wrong doesn't make
  • 00:20:17.280 --> 00:20:19.210
  • this feel right."
  • 00:20:19.210 --> 00:20:21.030
  • And so I stormed out of John's
  • 00:20:21.030 --> 00:20:22.160
  • office, my heart is, like,
  • 00:20:22.160 --> 00:20:24.130
  • beating.
  • 00:20:24.130 --> 00:20:25.070
  • I'm, like, this insane crazy
  • 00:20:25.070 --> 00:20:26.080
  • woman now.
  • 00:20:26.080 --> 00:20:27.040
  • And my boys are looking at me,
  • 00:20:27.040 --> 00:20:28.080
  • like, what is going on?
  • 00:20:28.080 --> 00:20:29.170
  • And so I decided,
  • 00:20:29.170 --> 00:20:31.010
  • "I need to take this outside."
  • 00:20:31.010 --> 00:20:32.150
  • Now, there was about
  • 00:20:32.150 --> 00:20:33.170
  • a foot of snow outside
  • 00:20:33.170 --> 00:20:35.010
  • so I pulled my Ugg boots on
  • 00:20:35.010 --> 00:20:36.090
  • and I go outside on my deck
  • 00:20:36.090 --> 00:20:38.150
  • and I call Christine Caine.
  • 00:20:38.180 --> 00:20:41.180
  • Now why would I have called
  • 00:20:41.180 --> 00:20:43.020
  • Christine Caine if I wanted
  • 00:20:43.020 --> 00:20:45.010
  • sympathy?
  • 00:20:45.010 --> 00:20:45.240
  • I don't even know
  • 00:20:45.240 --> 00:20:47.000
  • what I was thinking.
  • 00:20:47.000 --> 00:20:48.290
  • I called Christine.
  • 00:20:48.290 --> 00:20:50.060
  • She's on her elliptical machine.
  • 00:20:50.060 --> 00:20:51.240
  • I'm, like, "Christine, I need to
  • 00:20:51.240 --> 00:20:53.070
  • tell you they published the list
  • 00:20:53.070 --> 00:20:55.140
  • in America and, Christine,
  • 00:20:58.030 --> 00:20:59.240
  • I'm not on the list."
  • 00:20:59.240 --> 00:21:01.030
  • What was Christine's first
  • 00:21:01.030 --> 00:21:01.220
  • question?
  • 00:21:01.220 --> 00:21:02.150
  • She was, like,
  • 00:21:02.150 --> 00:21:03.050
  • "Am I on the list?"
  • 00:21:03.050 --> 00:21:03.280
  • I'm, like, "Of course
  • 00:21:03.280 --> 00:21:04.180
  • you're on the list.
  • 00:21:04.180 --> 00:21:05.150
  • Of course you're on the list
  • 00:21:05.150 --> 00:21:07.100
  • and you're not even American.
  • 00:21:07.100 --> 00:21:09.190
  • I don't know why you're
  • 00:21:09.190 --> 00:21:10.140
  • on the list."
  • 00:21:10.140 --> 00:21:11.250
  • And she was, like,
  • 00:21:11.250 --> 00:21:13.130
  • "Why do you care?"
  • 00:21:13.130 --> 00:21:14.200
  • I'm, like, "The first question
  • 00:21:14.200 --> 00:21:15.240
  • you had was, 'Am I on the list?'
  • 00:21:15.240 --> 00:21:17.140
  • And so then now she was,
  • 00:21:19.290 --> 00:21:21.020
  • like, silent.
  • 00:21:21.020 --> 00:21:22.070
  • I should have called Holly.
  • 00:21:22.070 --> 00:21:23.250
  • Holly would have said,
  • 00:21:23.250 --> 00:21:25.000
  • "I'll put you on the list.
  • 00:21:25.000 --> 00:21:26.030
  • I'm so sorry."
  • 00:21:26.220 --> 00:21:29.220
  • So now, like,
  • 00:21:29.220 --> 00:21:30.280
  • I'm embarrassed, like.
  • 00:21:30.280 --> 00:21:31.190
  • I can feel like
  • 00:21:31.190 --> 00:21:32.100
  • Christine's, like,
  • 00:21:32.100 --> 00:21:33.040
  • "I thought you were spiritual."
  • 00:21:33.040 --> 00:21:34.080
  • And so now I'm, like,
  • 00:21:34.080 --> 00:21:35.110
  • "Forget it, forget it.
  • 00:21:35.110 --> 00:21:37.180
  • You know, I just--I just needed
  • 00:21:37.180 --> 00:21:38.260
  • someone to talk to
  • 00:21:38.260 --> 00:21:39.180
  • that wasn't male."
  • 00:21:39.180 --> 00:21:40.190
  • And so I just, like,
  • 00:21:40.190 --> 00:21:42.010
  • go back in the house.
  • 00:21:42.010 --> 00:21:42.280
  • Then I start to think,
  • 00:21:42.280 --> 00:21:43.190
  • "You know what?
  • 00:21:43.190 --> 00:21:44.130
  • I got more Twitter followers
  • 00:21:44.130 --> 00:21:46.140
  • than this person has.
  • 00:21:46.140 --> 00:21:48.260
  • Maybe I'll just make my own list
  • 00:21:48.260 --> 00:21:51.070
  • of the top 100 female ministers
  • 00:21:52.210 --> 00:21:55.210
  • in the United States."
  • 00:21:55.210 --> 00:21:57.150
  • And I was, like,
  • 00:21:57.150 --> 00:21:58.030
  • "That wasn't Christian.
  • 00:21:58.030 --> 00:21:59.060
  • That was not Christian.
  • 00:21:59.060 --> 00:22:00.210
  • Okay, I can't do that."
  • 00:22:00.210 --> 00:22:01.180
  • Then I thought, "You know what?
  • 00:22:01.180 --> 00:22:02.100
  • Lists are bad.
  • 00:22:02.100 --> 00:22:03.150
  • Lists are evil.
  • 00:22:03.150 --> 00:22:04.190
  • They always make somebody
  • 00:22:04.190 --> 00:22:06.080
  • feel left out."
  • 00:22:06.080 --> 00:22:08.010
  • I'm railing against
  • 00:22:08.010 --> 00:22:09.180
  • the list but then I heard the
  • 00:22:09.180 --> 00:22:10.150
  • Holy Spirit say, "And yet if you
  • 00:22:10.150 --> 00:22:12.230
  • had been on the list,
  • 00:22:12.230 --> 00:22:15.150
  • you would have re-tweeted it."
  • 00:22:15.150 --> 00:22:18.120
  • And so I said, "You're right."
  • 00:22:18.120 --> 00:22:20.210
  • So I hit my knees, repented,
  • 00:22:21.030 --> 00:22:24.030
  • texted Christine.
  • 00:22:24.030 --> 00:22:26.050
  • Told my husband I was okay.
  • 00:22:26.050 --> 00:22:28.020
  • It was just, like, 30 minutes of
  • 00:22:28.020 --> 00:22:29.000
  • insanity, and I began to
  • 00:22:29.000 --> 00:22:31.050
  • just move through my day.
  • 00:22:31.050 --> 00:22:33.030
  • And then that afternoon,
  • 00:22:33.030 --> 00:22:35.080
  • an unusual thing happened.
  • 00:22:35.080 --> 00:22:37.200
  • My assistant came by.
  • 00:22:37.200 --> 00:22:38.170
  • She was, like,
  • 00:22:38.170 --> 00:22:39.080
  • "You've-- here's some mail."
  • 00:22:39.080 --> 00:22:40.060
  • We're going through
  • 00:22:40.060 --> 00:22:40.230
  • the mail and she said,
  • 00:22:40.230 --> 00:22:41.130
  • "You've got a weird gift
  • 00:22:41.130 --> 00:22:42.240
  • that somebody sent you."
  • 00:22:42.240 --> 00:22:44.030
  • Go ahead and put up
  • 00:22:44.030 --> 00:22:44.220
  • the plastic doll.
  • 00:22:44.220 --> 00:22:46.070
  • And they said, "You were invited
  • 00:22:46.070 --> 00:22:47.090
  • to speak at a banquet that you
  • 00:22:47.090 --> 00:22:49.100
  • couldn't come to, and so they
  • 00:22:49.100 --> 00:22:50.260
  • made a plastic doll of you,"
  • 00:22:50.260 --> 00:22:53.050
  • and they put these dolls on
  • 00:22:53.050 --> 00:22:55.040
  • the table as a centerpiece.
  • 00:22:55.040 --> 00:22:56.210
  • Okay, that is me as an acrylic
  • 00:22:58.050 --> 00:23:01.070
  • doll that is about this big.
  • 00:23:01.290 --> 00:23:04.290
  • And they said they thought
  • 00:23:04.290 --> 00:23:05.270
  • John would enjoy having it.
  • 00:23:05.270 --> 00:23:07.140
  • Well, I tried to throw it away
  • 00:23:07.140 --> 00:23:08.140
  • but my husband was, like, "No,
  • 00:23:08.140 --> 00:23:10.000
  • we're keeping that in case
  • 00:23:10.000 --> 00:23:11.090
  • this ever comes up again.
  • 00:23:11.240 --> 00:23:14.240
  • The doll will come out."
  • 00:23:14.240 --> 00:23:16.230
  • And so there is the doll.
  • 00:23:16.230 --> 00:23:19.010
  • So what happens when we get
  • 00:23:19.010 --> 00:23:21.030
  • caught up into this comparison
  • 00:23:21.030 --> 00:23:24.000
  • confusion?
  • 00:23:24.000 --> 00:23:26.070
  • We end up looking like an
  • 00:23:26.070 --> 00:23:29.040
  • acrylic plastic doll and telling
  • 00:23:30.000 --> 00:23:33.000
  • embarrassing stories
  • 00:23:33.000 --> 00:23:34.240
  • at the Dolby Theatre.
  • 00:23:34.240 --> 00:23:36.270
  • Fat, fake, one-dimensional.
  • 00:23:39.130 --> 00:23:42.130
  • But the truth is no human can
  • 00:23:42.130 --> 00:23:45.000
  • meet my need for affirmation.
  • 00:23:46.030 --> 00:23:49.030
  • What I am looking for
  • 00:23:49.030 --> 00:23:51.010
  • I can never get from a list
  • 00:23:51.050 --> 00:23:54.050
  • or an award or an event.
  • 00:23:54.090 --> 00:23:57.090
  • I can only get it
  • 00:23:57.090 --> 00:23:59.040
  • from my creator.
  • 00:23:59.200 --> 00:24:02.220
  • Tim Keller said,
  • 00:24:02.220 --> 00:24:03.190
  • "We want someone of
  • 00:24:03.190 --> 00:24:05.010
  • ultimate glory loving us.
  • 00:24:05.010 --> 00:24:06.270
  • Not just love in general.
  • 00:24:06.270 --> 00:24:08.240
  • What we need is the ultimate
  • 00:24:08.240 --> 00:24:10.250
  • assurance of who we are,
  • 00:24:10.250 --> 00:24:12.270
  • the ultimate assurance
  • 00:24:12.270 --> 00:24:14.150
  • of our worth.
  • 00:24:14.150 --> 00:24:15.210
  • We need someone like
  • 00:24:15.210 --> 00:24:17.030
  • that loving us like that.
  • 00:24:17.030 --> 00:24:19.160
  • We need someone we think
  • 00:24:19.160 --> 00:24:22.130
  • the world of thinking
  • 00:24:22.130 --> 00:24:24.150
  • the world of us.
  • 00:24:24.150 --> 00:24:26.030
  • We need the praise
  • 00:24:26.030 --> 00:24:28.000
  • of the praiseworthy."
  • 00:24:28.000 --> 00:24:30.010
  • That is what we need.
  • 00:24:30.050 --> 00:24:33.050
  • But comparison actually has
  • 00:24:33.050 --> 00:24:35.050
  • a pull to it.
  • 00:24:35.130 --> 00:24:38.130
  • You want to know what people
  • 00:24:38.130 --> 00:24:40.020
  • are saying, you want to know
  • 00:24:40.020 --> 00:24:41.250
  • what people are saying about
  • 00:24:41.250 --> 00:24:43.000
  • what you said.
  • 00:24:43.000 --> 00:24:44.090
  • But comparison is going to
  • 00:24:44.090 --> 00:24:47.050
  • end up causing us to compromise
  • 00:24:47.250 --> 00:24:50.250
  • what God has on our lives.
  • 00:24:52.000 --> 00:24:55.000
  • So I want to take you into
  • 00:24:55.000 --> 00:24:57.000
  • that Scripture that my husband
  • 00:24:57.000 --> 00:24:58.250
  • suggested that I read,
  • 00:24:58.250 --> 00:25:00.130
  • 2 Corinthians 10:12.
  • 00:25:00.130 --> 00:25:02.270
  • It says: "Not that we dare,"
  • 00:25:02.270 --> 00:25:05.110
  • now this is Paul.
  • 00:25:05.110 --> 00:25:06.050
  • He's pretty--he's pretty gutsy.
  • 00:25:06.050 --> 00:25:07.170
  • "Not that we dare to classify
  • 00:25:07.170 --> 00:25:09.250
  • or compare ourselves with some
  • 00:25:09.250 --> 00:25:11.240
  • of those who are commending
  • 00:25:11.240 --> 00:25:13.120
  • themselves but when they measure
  • 00:25:13.120 --> 00:25:15.080
  • themselves by one another
  • 00:25:15.080 --> 00:25:16.280
  • and compare themselves with
  • 00:25:16.280 --> 00:25:18.050
  • one another, they are without
  • 00:25:18.170 --> 00:25:21.170
  • understanding."
  • 00:25:21.170 --> 00:25:23.070
  • Three "Cs" are mentioned here:
  • 00:25:23.070 --> 00:25:25.270
  • classify, compare, commend.
  • 00:25:26.140 --> 00:25:29.140
  • And when we do those three
  • 00:25:29.140 --> 00:25:30.280
  • things we end up in the fourth
  • 00:25:30.280 --> 00:25:32.060
  • "C" which is compromise.
  • 00:25:32.060 --> 00:25:34.280
  • We cannot afford to continue
  • 00:25:35.250 --> 00:25:38.250
  • to classify.
  • 00:25:38.250 --> 00:25:40.110
  • When we classify,
  • 00:25:40.110 --> 00:25:41.230
  • we end up dividing.
  • 00:25:41.230 --> 00:25:43.240
  • Classifying people is putting
  • 00:25:43.240 --> 00:25:45.000
  • people in assignment and ranks
  • 00:25:45.000 --> 00:25:47.160
  • and slots and grading.
  • 00:25:47.160 --> 00:25:50.140
  • One of the terms for classifying
  • 00:25:50.140 --> 00:25:51.280
  • is pigeonholing.
  • 00:25:51.280 --> 00:25:53.270
  • It means that we put people in
  • 00:25:53.270 --> 00:25:56.140
  • a very small box and imagine
  • 00:25:56.150 --> 00:25:59.150
  • that their life is simple.
  • 00:25:59.150 --> 00:26:01.290
  • Holly already said it to you:
  • 00:26:01.290 --> 00:26:03.140
  • "Nobody's life is as simple as
  • 00:26:03.200 --> 00:26:06.200
  • it looks like from the outside.
  • 00:26:06.200 --> 00:26:08.200
  • We all have some mess
  • 00:26:08.200 --> 00:26:09.260
  • in our pigeonholes."
  • 00:26:09.260 --> 00:26:12.060
  • And so we need to not
  • 00:26:12.060 --> 00:26:13.170
  • allow people to classify us
  • 00:26:13.170 --> 00:26:16.110
  • but we also have to stop
  • 00:26:16.110 --> 00:26:18.230
  • classifying one another.
  • 00:26:18.230 --> 00:26:20.120
  • We need to stop labeling
  • 00:26:20.120 --> 00:26:22.230
  • one another.
  • 00:26:22.230 --> 00:26:24.080
  • Labels are limiting.
  • 00:26:25.000 --> 00:26:28.000
  • You know, I loved that Holly has
  • 00:26:28.000 --> 00:26:30.000
  • pioneered something for women.
  • 00:26:30.000 --> 00:26:32.100
  • I love, you know, I love
  • 00:26:32.100 --> 00:26:34.150
  • how she's not just said, "Well,
  • 00:26:34.150 --> 00:26:36.040
  • I'm--it's gonna be okay for
  • 00:26:36.040 --> 00:26:37.110
  • me to have a place,"
  • 00:26:37.110 --> 00:26:38.230
  • but that she's pioneered that
  • 00:26:38.230 --> 00:26:40.100
  • other people can have a place.
  • 00:26:40.100 --> 00:26:42.000
  • You know, I never wanted to do
  • 00:26:42.000 --> 00:26:44.280
  • what I do.
  • 00:26:44.280 --> 00:26:45.280
  • I, like, seriously never
  • 00:26:45.280 --> 00:26:48.090
  • liked women.
  • 00:26:48.090 --> 00:26:49.180
  • I know when John asked me to
  • 00:26:49.180 --> 00:26:50.180
  • marry him, I said, "You have no
  • 00:26:50.180 --> 00:26:52.120
  • idea what kind of package deal
  • 00:26:52.120 --> 00:26:53.200
  • you're getting.
  • 00:26:53.200 --> 00:26:55.020
  • I am a woman's body
  • 00:26:55.020 --> 00:26:56.130
  • and a man's brain."
  • 00:26:56.130 --> 00:26:58.220
  • And John was, like, "You know,
  • 00:26:58.220 --> 00:26:59.190
  • I'm not comfortable with
  • 00:26:59.190 --> 00:27:00.120
  • that," and I said, "You know,
  • 00:27:00.120 --> 00:27:01.230
  • I just don't--I'm not a woman,
  • 00:27:01.230 --> 00:27:03.240
  • I'm not.
  • 00:27:03.240 --> 00:27:04.160
  • Like, I just don't think
  • 00:27:04.160 --> 00:27:05.080
  • like women.
  • 00:27:05.080 --> 00:27:05.270
  • I don't act like women."
  • 00:27:05.270 --> 00:27:06.250
  • Well, I just disproved that
  • 00:27:06.250 --> 00:27:07.270
  • with my first example.
  • 00:27:07.270 --> 00:27:09.080
  • But basically, I wanted to
  • 00:27:09.080 --> 00:27:11.120
  • have all sons and not mess
  • 00:27:11.120 --> 00:27:13.070
  • But then I began to have such
  • 00:27:15.170 --> 00:27:17.090
  • a heart for women because
  • 00:27:17.090 --> 00:27:19.100
  • I got God's heart for women.
  • 00:27:19.100 --> 00:27:21.140
  • See, God loves women.
  • 00:27:21.140 --> 00:27:23.250
  • God created woman as the first
  • 00:27:23.250 --> 00:27:25.240
  • answer to the very first
  • 00:27:25.240 --> 00:27:28.090
  • problem.
  • 00:27:28.090 --> 00:27:29.080
  • And the very first problem was
  • 00:27:29.080 --> 00:27:31.060
  • to be alone, okay?
  • 00:27:33.190 --> 00:27:35.060
  • So you are an answer,
  • 00:27:35.060 --> 00:27:36.290
  • not a problem.
  • 00:27:36.290 --> 00:27:37.250
  • So you need to stop acting
  • 00:27:37.250 --> 00:27:39.170
  • like a problem and start acting
  • 00:27:39.170 --> 00:27:41.240
  • like an answer.
  • 00:27:43.200 --> 00:27:46.200
  • I also started having spiritual
  • 00:27:46.200 --> 00:27:49.190
  • daughters and granddaughters.
  • 00:27:49.190 --> 00:27:52.050
  • And how many of you know that
  • 00:27:52.050 --> 00:27:53.170
  • you'll let some labels stick on
  • 00:27:53.170 --> 00:27:54.280
  • your life?
  • 00:27:54.280 --> 00:27:56.100
  • I remember hearing things when I
  • 00:27:56.100 --> 00:27:58.160
  • first became a Christian that
  • 00:27:58.160 --> 00:27:59.250
  • women were unfit, they were
  • 00:27:59.250 --> 00:28:02.050
  • gullible, that they were easily
  • 00:28:02.050 --> 00:28:03.240
  • deceived.
  • 00:28:03.240 --> 00:28:05.130
  • And I could look at my own life
  • 00:28:05.130 --> 00:28:07.050
  • and see times where I had been
  • 00:28:07.050 --> 00:28:08.290
  • all of those things.
  • 00:28:08.290 --> 00:28:11.030
  • But then I began to imagine
  • 00:28:11.030 --> 00:28:13.140
  • somebody saying that over
  • 00:28:13.140 --> 00:28:16.060
  • my granddaughter.
  • 00:28:16.060 --> 00:28:16.280
  • I'm gonna throw up a picture of
  • 00:28:16.280 --> 00:28:18.010
  • my granddaughter, Sophia.
  • 00:28:18.010 --> 00:28:19.150
  • She is running topless
  • 00:28:19.150 --> 00:28:21.190
  • in the snow.
  • 00:28:21.190 --> 00:28:23.220
  • Okay, so I don't know what to
  • 00:28:23.220 --> 00:28:26.010
  • say about that other than I'm
  • 00:28:26.010 --> 00:28:27.220
  • sorry to my daughter-in-law.
  • 00:28:27.220 --> 00:28:29.080
  • She is like Audrey Hepburn.
  • 00:28:29.080 --> 00:28:30.170
  • She sent me this picture.
  • 00:28:30.170 --> 00:28:31.230
  • She's, like, "I don't know
  • 00:28:31.230 --> 00:28:32.270
  • what to say,"
  • 00:28:32.270 --> 00:28:33.210
  • and I said, "I'm sorry."
  • 00:28:33.210 --> 00:28:34.210
  • I said, "All I say about
  • 00:28:34.210 --> 00:28:36.000
  • my granddaughters is,
  • 00:28:36.000 --> 00:28:36.230
  • 'I'm sorry.'"
  • 00:28:36.230 --> 00:28:37.180
  • So Sophia saw the first snow.
  • 00:28:37.180 --> 00:28:39.190
  • She put on her moccasins and
  • 00:28:39.190 --> 00:28:40.260
  • she ran topless in the snow.
  • 00:28:41.020 --> 00:28:44.020
  • Why?
  • 00:28:44.020 --> 00:28:44.230
  • I don't know.
  • 00:28:44.230 --> 00:28:45.190
  • She just felt like she had
  • 00:28:45.190 --> 00:28:46.210
  • to do it.
  • 00:28:46.210 --> 00:28:47.160
  • Now, it's does she--is
  • 00:28:47.160 --> 00:28:48.260
  • she looking fit right now?
  • 00:28:48.260 --> 00:28:50.120
  • No, she is not looking fit but
  • 00:28:50.120 --> 00:28:52.120
  • if anybody said to Sophia that
  • 00:28:52.120 --> 00:28:54.170
  • she was gullible, that she was
  • 00:28:55.140 --> 00:28:58.140
  • unfit, that she was easily
  • 00:28:58.140 --> 00:29:00.260
  • deceived, just because she was
  • 00:29:00.260 --> 00:29:02.010
  • a female, they would have
  • 00:29:02.010 --> 00:29:04.050
  • a Sicilian grandmother leaping
  • 00:29:04.050 --> 00:29:05.170
  • over other people to tackle them
  • 00:29:05.270 --> 00:29:08.270
  • over.
  • 00:29:08.270 --> 00:29:10.030
  • Okay, now here's the issue.
  • 00:29:10.030 --> 00:29:11.220
  • If I will not allow those labels
  • 00:29:11.220 --> 00:29:14.050
  • to come upon my spiritual
  • 00:29:14.050 --> 00:29:17.000
  • daughters or my granddaughters
  • 00:29:17.010 --> 00:29:20.010
  • then I could no longer and you
  • 00:29:20.010 --> 00:29:22.200
  • can no longer allow those labels
  • 00:29:22.200 --> 00:29:25.180
  • to be assigned to you.
  • 00:29:25.180 --> 00:29:27.160
  • Yes, we have all made mistakes.
  • 00:29:27.160 --> 00:29:29.250
  • Yes, we have all been unfit.
  • 00:29:29.250 --> 00:29:31.190
  • But it's Christ that makes us
  • 00:29:31.190 --> 00:29:33.020
  • fit.
  • 00:29:33.020 --> 00:29:33.210
  • Yes, we have all done stupid
  • 00:29:33.210 --> 00:29:35.250
  • things, said stupid things,
  • 00:29:35.250 --> 00:29:37.090
  • believed stupid things, but
  • 00:29:37.090 --> 00:29:38.260
  • it's the Word of God and
  • 00:29:38.260 --> 00:29:40.160
  • the Holy Spirit that imparts
  • 00:29:40.160 --> 00:29:41.250
  • wisdom to us.
  • 00:29:41.250 --> 00:29:42.280
  • I don't need another generation
  • 00:29:42.280 --> 00:29:44.230
  • who is wise in their own eyes.
  • 00:29:44.230 --> 00:29:46.190
  • We need a generation who rises
  • 00:29:46.190 --> 00:29:49.010
  • up and becomes skillful
  • 00:29:49.010 --> 00:29:50.250
  • with the Word of God.
  • 00:29:50.250 --> 00:29:52.210
  • So we need to stop labeling and
  • 00:29:52.210 --> 00:29:54.120
  • stop classifying one another.
  • 00:29:55.040 --> 00:29:58.040
  • And then what is the next one?
  • 00:29:58.040 --> 00:29:58.260
  • Comparison.
  • 00:29:58.260 --> 00:29:59.110
  • Comparison.
  • 00:29:59.110 --> 00:30:00.120
  • Theodore Roosevelt said,
  • 00:30:00.120 --> 00:30:02.120
  • "Comparison is
  • 00:30:02.120 --> 00:30:03.110
  • the thief of joy."
  • 00:30:03.110 --> 00:30:06.050
  • When you begin to compare
  • 00:30:06.050 --> 00:30:07.040
  • yourself with other people,
  • 00:30:07.040 --> 00:30:08.150
  • you begin to, like, think,
  • 00:30:08.150 --> 00:30:10.140
  • "Wait, what's going on here?"
  • 00:30:10.140 --> 00:30:11.260
  • I mean, like, I--you know, you
  • 00:30:11.260 --> 00:30:12.250
  • go to a movie on a date with
  • 00:30:12.250 --> 00:30:13.270
  • your husband and you see the guy
  • 00:30:13.270 --> 00:30:15.250
  • kiss the girl in such a way
  • 00:30:15.250 --> 00:30:17.170
  • you're, like, "When's the last
  • 00:30:17.170 --> 00:30:18.100
  • time my husband kissed me
  • 00:30:18.100 --> 00:30:19.020
  • like that?"
  • 00:30:19.020 --> 00:30:20.100
  • I mean, I don't even--like, what
  • 00:30:20.100 --> 00:30:21.070
  • in the--I mean, you're, like,
  • 00:30:21.070 --> 00:30:22.060
  • leaving and you're mad at your
  • 00:30:22.060 --> 00:30:23.160
  • husband who just took you on
  • 00:30:23.160 --> 00:30:24.190
  • a date, because you compare him
  • 00:30:24.190 --> 00:30:26.150
  • with this person that's not
  • 00:30:26.150 --> 00:30:27.130
  • even a real person.
  • 00:30:27.130 --> 00:30:29.160
  • See, it's a bunch of nonsense.
  • 00:30:29.160 --> 00:30:31.010
  • We don't wanna do that and
  • 00:30:31.010 --> 00:30:32.020
  • the other danger of comparison
  • 00:30:32.070 --> 00:30:35.070
  • is thinking you're superior.
  • 00:30:35.080 --> 00:30:38.080
  • Because pride sets us up
  • 00:30:38.260 --> 00:30:41.260
  • for a fall.
  • 00:30:41.260 --> 00:30:44.080
  • So we're either gonna lose
  • 00:30:44.080 --> 00:30:45.080
  • our joy or we're gonna
  • 00:30:45.080 --> 00:30:46.290
  • fall flat on our face.
  • 00:30:46.290 --> 00:30:48.190
  • And neither one of those
  • 00:30:48.190 --> 00:30:50.110
  • are good positions to be in.
  • 00:30:50.120 --> 00:30:53.120
  • Third one is self-commend.
  • 00:30:53.120 --> 00:30:56.060
  • Self-commend.
  • 00:30:56.060 --> 00:30:57.010
  • We live in a culture
  • 00:30:57.010 --> 00:30:57.290
  • that's all they do.
  • 00:30:57.290 --> 00:30:58.270
  • Look at me.
  • 00:30:58.270 --> 00:30:59.210
  • Oh my gosh, I'm so amazing.
  • 00:30:59.210 --> 00:31:01.030
  • Look at my friends.
  • 00:31:01.030 --> 00:31:01.280
  • They're amazing.
  • 00:31:01.280 --> 00:31:02.180
  • You don't have friends.
  • 00:31:02.180 --> 00:31:03.110
  • Look at me.
  • 00:31:03.110 --> 00:31:04.000
  • I mean, like, it's not--it's
  • 00:31:04.000 --> 00:31:05.140
  • a constant self-commending.
  • 00:31:05.140 --> 00:31:07.220
  • And see, we're not really
  • 00:31:07.220 --> 00:31:09.060
  • supposed to commend ourselves.
  • 00:31:09.060 --> 00:31:10.250
  • We're supposed to commit
  • 00:31:10.250 --> 00:31:11.160
  • ourselves to Christ and we are
  • 00:31:11.160 --> 00:31:13.020
  • supposed to lift him up, not
  • 00:31:13.020 --> 00:31:15.000
  • lift ourselves up and make
  • 00:31:15.000 --> 00:31:17.030
  • everybody else feel left out.
  • 00:31:17.070 --> 00:31:20.070
  • And when we have this dynamic
  • 00:31:20.070 --> 00:31:22.180
  • going on, then we are always
  • 00:31:22.180 --> 00:31:23.260
  • setting up rivalries.
  • 00:31:23.260 --> 00:31:25.260
  • John 5:44 says: "How do you
  • 00:31:25.260 --> 00:31:28.080
  • expect to get anywhere with God
  • 00:31:28.080 --> 00:31:29.250
  • when you spend all your time
  • 00:31:29.250 --> 00:31:32.130
  • jockeying for position with each
  • 00:31:32.130 --> 00:31:34.120
  • other and ranking your rivals
  • 00:31:34.120 --> 00:31:37.080
  • and ignoring God?"
  • 00:31:37.080 --> 00:31:39.270
  • Don't get caught up, don't be
  • 00:31:40.250 --> 00:31:43.250
  • taken emotional hostage by what
  • 00:31:43.250 --> 00:31:46.080
  • you see out in social media.
  • 00:31:46.080 --> 00:31:48.160
  • We need to be people who don't
  • 00:31:48.160 --> 00:31:50.230
  • attach ourselves to
  • 00:31:50.230 --> 00:31:52.010
  • personalities.
  • 00:31:52.010 --> 00:31:53.040
  • We attach ourselves
  • 00:31:53.040 --> 00:31:54.110
  • to our creator.
  • 00:31:54.110 --> 00:31:55.280
  • I need you to be women
  • 00:31:55.280 --> 00:31:57.160
  • who do not criticize.
  • 00:31:57.160 --> 00:31:59.250
  • I need you to be women who
  • 00:31:59.250 --> 00:32:01.040
  • understand that we are
  • 00:32:01.040 --> 00:32:02.140
  • a generation that is here
  • 00:32:02.140 --> 00:32:04.040
  • to prophesy.
  • 00:32:04.040 --> 00:32:05.080
  • I do not want to be part of the
  • 00:32:05.080 --> 00:32:07.110
  • generation of women who critique
  • 00:32:07.110 --> 00:32:09.180
  • and tear down everything and
  • 00:32:09.180 --> 00:32:11.200
  • being known for what we are
  • 00:32:11.200 --> 00:32:13.140
  • against.
  • 00:32:13.140 --> 00:32:14.040
  • I wanna be known for what we are
  • 00:32:14.040 --> 00:32:15.160
  • for.
  • 00:32:15.160 --> 00:32:16.080
  • And what I saw, I'm not trying
  • 00:32:16.080 --> 00:32:17.290
  • to be mean, but what I saw
  • 00:32:17.290 --> 00:32:19.180
  • of that march was not
  • 00:32:19.180 --> 00:32:21.120
  • a representation
  • 00:32:21.120 --> 00:32:22.140
  • of what we are for.
  • 00:32:22.140 --> 00:32:24.020
  • We are for women, we are for
  • 00:32:24.020 --> 00:32:25.290
  • men, we are for virtue,
  • 00:32:25.290 --> 00:32:27.200
  • we are for strength,
  • 00:32:27.200 --> 00:32:28.190
  • we are for femininity.
  • 00:32:28.190 --> 00:32:30.160
  • We are not against anyone but we
  • 00:32:30.160 --> 00:32:32.220
  • need to understand that the
  • 00:32:32.220 --> 00:32:34.170
  • wrath of men and the wrath of
  • 00:32:34.170 --> 00:32:37.140
  • women will never work the
  • 00:32:37.140 --> 00:32:39.220
  • righteous purposes of God.
  • 00:32:39.220 --> 00:32:41.210
  • We need to be the women who
  • 00:32:41.210 --> 00:32:43.190
  • understand our timing and the
  • 00:32:43.190 --> 00:32:45.200
  • righteous purpose of God.
  • 00:32:46.020 --> 00:32:49.020
  • Righteous purpose of God.
  • 00:32:49.020 --> 00:32:50.170
  • But when we live in a culture
  • 00:32:50.170 --> 00:32:51.250
  • that is all about comparison and
  • 00:32:51.250 --> 00:32:53.110
  • self-commendation and
  • 00:32:53.110 --> 00:32:55.080
  • classifying and dividing, then
  • 00:32:55.080 --> 00:32:57.040
  • what do we end up with?
  • 00:32:57.040 --> 00:32:59.220
  • Well, it says in Galatians 5:19.
  • 00:32:59.220 --> 00:33:01.110
  • It says: "It's obvious what kind
  • 00:33:01.110 --> 00:33:03.050
  • of life develops out of trying
  • 00:33:03.050 --> 00:33:04.200
  • to get your own way
  • 00:33:04.200 --> 00:33:06.210
  • all the time.
  • 00:33:06.210 --> 00:33:07.170
  • Repetitive, loveless, cheap sex,
  • 00:33:07.170 --> 00:33:10.060
  • a stinking accumulation of
  • 00:33:10.060 --> 00:33:11.240
  • mental and emotional garbage,
  • 00:33:11.240 --> 00:33:13.120
  • frenzied and joyless grabs for
  • 00:33:13.120 --> 00:33:15.140
  • happiness, trinket gods,
  • 00:33:15.140 --> 00:33:17.210
  • magic show religion, paranoid
  • 00:33:17.210 --> 00:33:19.010
  • loneliness, cut-throat
  • 00:33:19.010 --> 00:33:20.140
  • competition, all-consuming yet
  • 00:33:20.140 --> 00:33:22.260
  • never satisfied wants, a brutal
  • 00:33:22.260 --> 00:33:25.010
  • temper, an impotence to love or
  • 00:33:25.010 --> 00:33:27.070
  • be loved, divided homes, divided
  • 00:33:27.070 --> 00:33:29.050
  • pursuits, the vicious habit of
  • 00:33:32.090 --> 00:33:34.140
  • depersonalizing everyone into
  • 00:33:34.140 --> 00:33:36.200
  • a rival, uncontrolled and
  • 00:33:36.200 --> 00:33:39.110
  • uncontrollable addictions,
  • 00:33:39.110 --> 00:33:40.280
  • ugly parodies of community.
  • 00:33:40.280 --> 00:33:43.280
  • I could go on.
  • 00:33:43.280 --> 00:33:44.280
  • This isn't the first time
  • 00:33:44.280 --> 00:33:46.280
  • If you use your freedom this
  • 00:33:49.080 --> 00:33:50.190
  • way, you will not inherit
  • 00:33:50.190 --> 00:33:52.190
  • the kingdom of God."
  • 00:33:52.190 --> 00:33:55.020
  • But why do we--
  • 00:33:55.020 --> 00:33:56.180
  • why do we compare?
  • 00:33:56.180 --> 00:33:57.220
  • I--'cause I think there's
  • 00:33:57.220 --> 00:33:58.160
  • a reason why we compare.
  • 00:33:58.160 --> 00:33:59.260
  • We compare 'cause we know
  • 00:33:59.260 --> 00:34:01.140
  • we are made for more.
  • 00:34:01.140 --> 00:34:03.040
  • And instead of comparing,
  • 00:34:03.040 --> 00:34:05.060
  • I love what Holly said.
  • 00:34:05.060 --> 00:34:06.170
  • We need to have some
  • 00:34:06.170 --> 00:34:07.120
  • conversations.
  • 00:34:07.120 --> 00:34:08.280
  • Now, I'm gonna put in another
  • 00:34:08.280 --> 00:34:09.290
  • coffee story.
  • 00:34:09.290 --> 00:34:11.170
  • So I got to go to Amarillo,
  • 00:34:11.170 --> 00:34:12.110
  • Texas.
  • 00:34:12.110 --> 00:34:13.030
  • And Amarillo, Texas, is
  • 00:34:13.030 --> 00:34:13.230
  • basically the armpit of Texas
  • 00:34:13.230 --> 00:34:15.070
  • but they have this coffee shop
  • 00:34:15.110 --> 00:34:18.110
  • called "The Palace" there.
  • 00:34:18.110 --> 00:34:19.220
  • And wherever I go, I'm usually,
  • 00:34:19.220 --> 00:34:21.120
  • like, "So where's
  • 00:34:21.120 --> 00:34:22.160
  • the closest Starbucks?"
  • 00:34:22.160 --> 00:34:23.110
  • And they're, like,
  • 00:34:23.110 --> 00:34:23.290
  • "You don't want a Starbucks.
  • 00:34:23.290 --> 00:34:25.000
  • You want The Palace."
  • 00:34:25.000 --> 00:34:26.240
  • And I said,
  • 00:34:26.240 --> 00:34:27.120
  • "I do want The Palace."
  • 00:34:27.120 --> 00:34:28.230
  • They said, "It is
  • 00:34:28.230 --> 00:34:29.150
  • a famous coffee shop."
  • 00:34:29.150 --> 00:34:31.060
  • I was, like,
  • 00:34:31.060 --> 00:34:31.210
  • "I'll go right now."
  • 00:34:31.210 --> 00:34:32.070
  • They're, like,
  • 00:34:32.070 --> 00:34:32.210
  • "It's only open from, like,
  • 00:34:32.210 --> 00:34:33.210
  • 6 a.m. to noon,"
  • 00:34:33.210 --> 00:34:35.030
  • and they said, "but
  • 00:34:35.030 --> 00:34:35.190
  • it's across the street."
  • 00:34:35.190 --> 00:34:36.210
  • So I preached on Friday night,
  • 00:34:36.210 --> 00:34:38.050
  • set my alarm an hour early,
  • 00:34:38.050 --> 00:34:40.100
  • rolled out of bed.
  • 00:34:40.100 --> 00:34:41.240
  • Because I only faceplant on one
  • 00:34:41.240 --> 00:34:44.190
  • side I had make-up on one side
  • 00:34:44.190 --> 00:34:46.210
  • of my face so I put my Raybans
  • 00:34:46.210 --> 00:34:48.280
  • on and headed across the street
  • 00:34:48.280 --> 00:34:50.270
  • to The Palace.
  • 00:34:50.270 --> 00:34:52.040
  • When I walked in it was like
  • 00:34:52.040 --> 00:34:53.240
  • this incredible vibe of, kind
  • 00:34:53.240 --> 00:34:55.110
  • of, Texas, like, you know, like,
  • 00:34:55.110 --> 00:34:57.160
  • prepster, all this kind of
  • 00:34:57.160 --> 00:35:00.070
  • stuff, you know, and I just
  • 00:35:00.070 --> 00:35:01.070
  • breathed it all in and I just,
  • 00:35:01.070 --> 00:35:02.270
  • like, began to shake.
  • 00:35:02.270 --> 00:35:04.000
  • And I went up to the barista and
  • 00:35:04.000 --> 00:35:05.080
  • I said, "Tell me what you have."
  • 00:35:05.080 --> 00:35:07.220
  • And she said, "We have
  • 00:35:07.220 --> 00:35:10.200
  • a microfoam cappuccino."
  • 00:35:10.200 --> 00:35:13.090
  • Well, I don't even know what
  • 00:35:13.090 --> 00:35:14.070
  • that is but I was, like,
  • 00:35:14.070 --> 00:35:15.150
  • "Yes, yes, I want that."
  • 00:35:15.150 --> 00:35:18.060
  • And she said, "What--"
  • 00:35:18.060 --> 00:35:19.010
  • I said, "What else do you have?"
  • 00:35:19.010 --> 00:35:20.110
  • She said, "Well, we have--we
  • 00:35:20.110 --> 00:35:21.150
  • have a lavender latte."
  • 00:35:21.150 --> 00:35:22.260
  • I said, "Okay."
  • 00:35:22.260 --> 00:35:24.180
  • And she said, "But my
  • 00:35:24.180 --> 00:35:25.270
  • personal favorite is
  • 00:35:25.270 --> 00:35:27.230
  • the fig and honey latte."
  • 00:35:27.270 --> 00:35:30.270
  • I said, "I want all three."
  • 00:35:30.270 --> 00:35:33.050
  • I said, "I'll take
  • 00:35:33.050 --> 00:35:33.280
  • the cappuccino and the lavender
  • 00:35:33.280 --> 00:35:35.140
  • latte first and I'll take
  • 00:35:35.140 --> 00:35:37.170
  • the fig and honey to go."
  • 00:35:37.170 --> 00:35:39.250
  • And I don't know
  • 00:35:39.250 --> 00:35:40.240
  • if it's 'cause I'm blind
  • 00:35:40.240 --> 00:35:41.270
  • in one side, but this guy
  • 00:35:41.270 --> 00:35:43.220
  • must have been hearing me order
  • 00:35:43.220 --> 00:35:46.050
  • and he just looks at me and he
  • 00:35:46.050 --> 00:35:47.130
  • was, like, "Are you from here?"
  • 00:35:47.140 --> 00:35:50.140
  • And I was, like, "I'm sorry,
  • 00:35:50.140 --> 00:35:51.200
  • I have Raybans on and I do not
  • 00:35:51.200 --> 00:35:53.220
  • have coffee in my hand yet.
  • 00:35:53.220 --> 00:35:55.040
  • Why are you talking to me?"
  • 00:35:55.040 --> 00:35:57.140
  • Like, I--like, are you talking
  • 00:35:57.140 --> 00:35:59.150
  • to me because I don't think you
  • 00:35:59.150 --> 00:36:01.100
  • should be talking to me.
  • 00:36:01.100 --> 00:36:04.030
  • I drink coffee because I love
  • 00:36:04.030 --> 00:36:05.180
  • people and so I'm, like,
  • 00:36:05.180 --> 00:36:07.230
  • don't--I don't have it yet."
  • 00:36:07.230 --> 00:36:09.270
  • And so he was, like--I said,
  • 00:36:09.270 --> 00:36:11.000
  • "No, I'm not from here."
  • 00:36:11.000 --> 00:36:11.250
  • And he said,
  • 00:36:11.250 --> 00:36:13.080
  • "Well, where are you from?"
  • 00:36:13.080 --> 00:36:14.080
  • I'm, like, "Okay, I'm from
  • 00:36:14.080 --> 00:36:15.000
  • Colorado."
  • 00:36:15.000 --> 00:36:15.290
  • And he was, like, "So you
  • 00:36:15.290 --> 00:36:16.280
  • just decided to find
  • 00:36:16.280 --> 00:36:17.250
  • a good coffee place?"
  • 00:36:17.250 --> 00:36:18.210
  • I'm, like, "Exactly."
  • 00:36:18.210 --> 00:36:20.100
  • He says,
  • 00:36:20.100 --> 00:36:21.000
  • "So what are you doing here?"
  • 00:36:21.000 --> 00:36:21.210
  • I said, "I'm here for
  • 00:36:21.210 --> 00:36:22.080
  • a woman's meeting."
  • 00:36:22.080 --> 00:36:24.090
  • Now I've just exited you
  • 00:36:24.090 --> 00:36:25.030
  • from the conversation.
  • 00:36:25.030 --> 00:36:26.200
  • You need to--you need to leave
  • 00:36:26.200 --> 00:36:28.250
  • me alone.
  • 00:36:28.250 --> 00:36:29.210
  • But he just continued to talk
  • 00:36:29.210 --> 00:36:31.060
  • to me.
  • 00:36:31.060 --> 00:36:31.240
  • He's, like, "What do you mean,
  • 00:36:31.240 --> 00:36:32.160
  • a woman's meeting?"
  • 00:36:32.160 --> 00:36:33.080
  • I'm, like,
  • 00:36:33.080 --> 00:36:33.270
  • "Well, it's at a church."
  • 00:36:33.270 --> 00:36:35.090
  • And he's, like, "What church?"
  • 00:36:35.090 --> 00:36:36.250
  • I'm, like, "I don't know.
  • 00:36:36.250 --> 00:36:38.150
  • They pick me up and they put me
  • 00:36:38.150 --> 00:36:40.030
  • in cars and I drive places.
  • 00:36:40.030 --> 00:36:42.150
  • I--" And so the barista's, like,
  • 00:36:42.150 --> 00:36:44.200
  • "I think you're at Trinity."
  • 00:36:44.200 --> 00:36:45.250
  • I said, "Okay,
  • 00:36:45.250 --> 00:36:46.140
  • I'm at Trinity Church."
  • 00:36:46.140 --> 00:36:47.110
  • And he said,
  • 00:36:47.110 --> 00:36:48.070
  • "Well, so what are you doing?"
  • 00:36:48.070 --> 00:36:49.020
  • And so I began to tell him:
  • 00:36:49.020 --> 00:36:50.000
  • "Well, there's, like 5.000 women
  • 00:36:50.000 --> 00:36:51.140
  • and they're doing all this stuff
  • 00:36:51.140 --> 00:36:52.150
  • for the community."
  • 00:36:52.150 --> 00:36:53.050
  • And he's, like, "Well,
  • 00:36:53.050 --> 00:36:53.230
  • why are we not covering it?"
  • 00:36:53.230 --> 00:36:54.190
  • I'm, like, "Covering it?
  • 00:36:54.190 --> 00:36:55.160
  • Wait, who are you?"
  • 00:36:55.160 --> 00:36:56.140
  • And he's, like,
  • 00:36:56.140 --> 00:36:57.050
  • "Can you please sit down?"
  • 00:36:57.050 --> 00:36:58.080
  • And I'm, like, "Wait."
  • 00:36:58.080 --> 00:36:59.030
  • He's, like,
  • 00:36:59.030 --> 00:37:00.200
  • "I'm the editor-in-chief
  • 00:37:00.200 --> 00:37:01.160
  • for the 'Amarillo Globe.'
  • 00:37:01.160 --> 00:37:02.180
  • Can you sit down?"
  • 00:37:02.180 --> 00:37:03.140
  • Well, he looked like Santa Claus
  • 00:37:03.140 --> 00:37:04.110
  • so I felt like it was okay to
  • 00:37:04.110 --> 00:37:06.080
  • sit down with him.
  • 00:37:06.080 --> 00:37:07.100
  • So I sat down with him and he
  • 00:37:07.100 --> 00:37:09.080
  • was, like, "So, you know,
  • 00:37:09.080 --> 00:37:11.030
  • have you read the Pope's
  • 00:37:11.030 --> 00:37:12.060
  • recent article?"
  • 00:37:12.060 --> 00:37:13.140
  • I was, like, "I--no.
  • 00:37:13.140 --> 00:37:15.030
  • I actually have not read
  • 00:37:15.030 --> 00:37:17.090
  • the Pope's recent article."
  • 00:37:17.090 --> 00:37:19.110
  • He's, like,
  • 00:37:19.110 --> 00:37:19.270
  • "Give me your phone."
  • 00:37:19.270 --> 00:37:20.190
  • I was, like, "What?"
  • 00:37:20.190 --> 00:37:21.070
  • And he's, like,
  • 00:37:21.070 --> 00:37:21.270
  • "Here, I'll give you the link."
  • 00:37:21.270 --> 00:37:22.260
  • I was, like, "Okay,
  • 00:37:22.260 --> 00:37:23.140
  • we have violated every one
  • 00:37:23.140 --> 00:37:25.050
  • of my personal boundaries now."
  • 00:37:25.050 --> 00:37:26.260
  • So I, like, take my code
  • 00:37:26.260 --> 00:37:28.270
  • and I hand it to him.
  • 00:37:28.270 --> 00:37:29.220
  • He goes, "You need to read
  • 00:37:29.220 --> 00:37:30.160
  • this article."
  • 00:37:30.160 --> 00:37:31.040
  • I was, like, "Okay, I
  • 00:37:31.040 --> 00:37:32.010
  • will when I go back to my room,
  • 00:37:32.010 --> 00:37:33.000
  • on the toilet I'll read
  • 00:37:33.000 --> 00:37:33.230
  • the article."
  • 00:37:33.230 --> 00:37:34.120
  • And so I'm, like--and
  • 00:37:34.120 --> 00:37:36.050
  • he begins, like, "Yeah,
  • 00:37:36.050 --> 00:37:37.010
  • so they've been doing these
  • 00:37:37.010 --> 00:37:38.060
  • excavations in the Catacombs."
  • 00:37:38.060 --> 00:37:40.250
  • I'm, like, "Yeah, I love
  • 00:37:40.250 --> 00:37:41.140
  • archeology," and I'm just, like,
  • 00:37:41.140 --> 00:37:43.120
  • drinking my coffee and he's,
  • 00:37:43.120 --> 00:37:45.010
  • like, "And they, like, uncovered
  • 00:37:45.010 --> 00:37:46.170
  • all these mosaics."
  • 00:37:46.170 --> 00:37:48.100
  • I'm, like, "That's awesome."
  • 00:37:48.100 --> 00:37:50.100
  • I'm now on the second coffee
  • 00:37:50.100 --> 00:37:51.150
  • drink and he said,
  • 00:37:51.150 --> 00:37:53.270
  • "And when they cleared away
  • 00:37:53.270 --> 00:37:54.270
  • all the dirt, they found these
  • 00:37:54.280 --> 00:37:57.280
  • images of women preaching."
  • 00:37:59.160 --> 00:38:02.180
  • And he said, "You're telling me
  • 00:38:02.180 --> 00:38:04.120
  • you're at a church speaking."
  • 00:38:04.120 --> 00:38:07.040
  • He said, "I just have a feeling
  • 00:38:07.040 --> 00:38:09.180
  • that you're one of those women."
  • 00:38:09.180 --> 00:38:12.040
  • And I felt like something
  • 00:38:12.040 --> 00:38:13.180
  • had hit me in the chest.
  • 00:38:13.180 --> 00:38:15.060
  • I'm, like, "What just happened?"
  • 00:38:15.060 --> 00:38:16.240
  • He said, "I'm sending a reporter
  • 00:38:16.240 --> 00:38:18.080
  • tonight and I will be in
  • 00:38:18.080 --> 00:38:20.110
  • the services tomorrow morning."
  • 00:38:20.110 --> 00:38:22.180
  • And you know, that man, that
  • 00:38:22.180 --> 00:38:23.220
  • precious man, his name is Don,
  • 00:38:23.220 --> 00:38:25.160
  • he still keeps in touch with me.
  • 00:38:25.160 --> 00:38:28.150
  • But when I went back to my room,
  • 00:38:29.040 --> 00:38:32.040
  • I was aware of the presence of
  • 00:38:32.040 --> 00:38:34.150
  • the Holy Spirit and he said to
  • 00:38:34.160 --> 00:38:37.160
  • me, "You begin to tell my women
  • 00:38:38.060 --> 00:38:41.060
  • that I am excavating their life
  • 00:38:41.160 --> 00:38:44.160
  • and that they are one of those
  • 00:38:44.160 --> 00:38:47.110
  • women who are going to begin to
  • 00:38:47.110 --> 00:38:49.290
  • declare my Word and my truth
  • 00:38:50.000 --> 00:38:53.000
  • that God is gonna move away
  • 00:38:53.000 --> 00:38:55.030
  • the rubble of confusion and
  • 00:38:55.120 --> 00:38:58.120
  • comparison and the demeaning of
  • 00:38:58.140 --> 00:39:01.160
  • who you are and what is on your
  • 00:39:01.160 --> 00:39:03.120
  • life and you're gonna rise up
  • 00:39:03.120 --> 00:39:06.030
  • out of that dust and you are
  • 00:39:06.030 --> 00:39:08.050
  • going to find out who you need
  • 00:39:08.050 --> 00:39:10.170
  • to have conversations with and
  • 00:39:10.170 --> 00:39:12.060
  • what you need to have
  • 00:39:12.060 --> 00:39:13.130
  • You were the Word
  • 00:39:16.200 --> 00:39:18.210
  • at the beginning.
  • 00:39:19.070 --> 00:39:22.070
  • One with God
  • 00:39:22.070 --> 00:39:24.080
  • the Lord Most High.
  • 00:39:27.180 --> 00:39:30.180
  • Your hidden glory
  • 00:39:30.180 --> 00:39:32.140
  • in you our Christ.
  • 00:39:38.210 --> 00:39:41.210
  • What a beautiful name it is.
  • 00:39:41.270 --> 00:39:44.270
  • What a beautiful name it is.
  • 00:39:45.130 --> 00:39:48.130
  • The name of Jesus Christ
  • 00:39:49.210 --> 00:39:52.210
  • my King.
  • 00:39:52.210 --> 00:39:55.000
  • What a beautiful name it is.
  • 00:39:55.180 --> 00:39:58.180
  • Nothing compares to this.
  • 00:39:59.040 --> 00:40:02.040
  • What a beautiful name it is,
  • 00:40:02.060 --> 00:40:05.060
  • - female: I love everything
  • 00:40:10.210 --> 00:40:11.110
  • about tonight.
  • 00:40:11.110 --> 00:40:12.030
  • - female: Everything so far is
  • 00:40:12.030 --> 00:40:12.250
  • amazing.
  • 00:40:12.250 --> 00:40:13.180
  • It's just been a complete
  • 00:40:13.180 --> 00:40:14.120
  • blessing.
  • 00:40:14.120 --> 00:40:15.030
  • - female: Just see a bunch of
  • 00:40:15.030 --> 00:40:15.260
  • women gathering together and
  • 00:40:15.260 --> 00:40:17.080
  • just worshiping God is just
  • 00:40:17.080 --> 00:40:18.150
  • so special.
  • 00:40:18.150 --> 00:40:19.160
  • - female: I was watching
  • 00:40:19.160 --> 00:40:20.080
  • the worship from backstage and I
  • 00:40:20.080 --> 00:40:21.230
  • had to stop myself from, like,
  • 00:40:22.000 --> 00:40:25.000
  • falling on the ground,
  • 00:40:25.000 --> 00:40:26.140
  • on my knees.
  • 00:40:26.140 --> 00:40:27.160
  • - female: I love Lisa Bevere.
  • 00:40:27.160 --> 00:40:28.190
  • I mean, she's so powerful.
  • 00:40:28.190 --> 00:40:30.090
  • - female: We love everything
  • 00:40:30.090 --> 00:40:32.010
  • about it.
  • 00:40:32.010 --> 00:40:32.210
  • What could separate us now.
  • 00:40:36.220 --> 00:40:39.220
  • What a wonderful name it is.
  • 00:40:40.030 --> 00:40:43.030
  • What a wonderful name it is.
  • 00:40:43.130 --> 00:40:46.130
  • The name of Jesus Christ
  • 00:40:47.240 --> 00:40:50.240
  • my King.
  • 00:40:50.240 --> 00:40:53.070
  • What a wonderful name it is.
  • 00:40:54.020 --> 00:40:57.020
  • Nothing compares to this.
  • 00:40:57.180 --> 00:41:00.200
  • What a wonderful name it is,
  • 00:41:00.200 --> 00:41:03.120
  • the name of Jesus.
  • 00:41:04.090 --> 00:41:07.090
  • What a wonderful name it is,
  • 00:41:07.090 --> 00:41:10.070
  • - Lisa: So we're gonna close
  • 00:41:15.170 --> 00:41:16.120
  • out this second half about some
  • 00:41:16.120 --> 00:41:17.250
  • conversations that you need
  • 00:41:17.250 --> 00:41:20.180
  • to be part of.
  • 00:41:20.180 --> 00:41:21.230
  • See, we compare and we're
  • 00:41:21.230 --> 00:41:23.180
  • jealous because we think that
  • 00:41:23.180 --> 00:41:25.160
  • when somebody gets blessed, it
  • 00:41:25.160 --> 00:41:26.290
  • was taken from our account.
  • 00:41:26.290 --> 00:41:28.270
  • But the truth is God is not
  • 00:41:28.270 --> 00:41:30.200
  • God has something specific
  • 00:41:32.220 --> 00:41:34.250
  • for you that you need to
  • 00:41:34.250 --> 00:41:37.060
  • seek him for.
  • 00:41:37.060 --> 00:41:38.180
  • And it isn't just about you.
  • 00:41:38.180 --> 00:41:40.010
  • It's about you and
  • 00:41:40.010 --> 00:41:41.180
  • the generations that are going
  • 00:41:41.180 --> 00:41:42.210
  • to pass through you.
  • 00:41:42.210 --> 00:41:45.150
  • I love this quote by C.S. Lewis
  • 00:41:45.150 --> 00:41:47.160
  • from "The Weight of Glory."
  • 00:41:47.160 --> 00:41:49.040
  • He says, "If we consider
  • 00:41:49.040 --> 00:41:50.290
  • the unblushing promises of
  • 00:41:50.290 --> 00:41:53.140
  • reward promised in the Gospels,
  • 00:41:53.210 --> 00:41:56.210
  • it would seem that our Lord
  • 00:41:56.210 --> 00:41:58.130
  • finds our desires not too strong
  • 00:41:58.130 --> 00:42:00.250
  • but too weak.
  • 00:42:00.250 --> 00:42:02.180
  • We are half-hearted creatures
  • 00:42:02.180 --> 00:42:04.140
  • fooling about with drink and sex
  • 00:42:04.140 --> 00:42:06.240
  • and ambition when infinite joy
  • 00:42:06.240 --> 00:42:08.260
  • is offered us.
  • 00:42:08.260 --> 00:42:10.140
  • Like an ignorant child who wants
  • 00:42:10.140 --> 00:42:12.120
  • to go on making mud pies in the
  • 00:42:12.120 --> 00:42:14.040
  • slum because he cannot imagine
  • 00:42:14.040 --> 00:42:16.240
  • what it is meant by the offer of
  • 00:42:16.280 --> 00:42:19.280
  • a holiday at the sea.
  • 00:42:19.280 --> 00:42:22.150
  • We are far too easily pleased."
  • 00:42:24.090 --> 00:42:27.090
  • I need you to stop being
  • 00:42:27.190 --> 00:42:30.190
  • far too easily pleased.
  • 00:42:32.110 --> 00:42:35.110
  • Everything, everything that you
  • 00:42:36.130 --> 00:42:39.130
  • and I need, everything that goes
  • 00:42:40.000 --> 00:42:43.000
  • into a life that pleases God has
  • 00:42:43.000 --> 00:42:45.280
  • been fully provided for us
  • 00:42:45.280 --> 00:42:48.280
  • through Jesus Christ.
  • 00:42:48.280 --> 00:42:50.290
  • 2 Peter 1, verse 3, says:
  • 00:42:50.290 --> 00:42:53.070
  • "Everything that goes into a
  • 00:42:53.070 --> 00:42:54.290
  • life of pleasing God has been,"
  • 00:42:54.290 --> 00:42:56.100
  • not just provided but,
  • 00:42:56.100 --> 00:42:57.130
  • "miraculously given to us
  • 00:42:57.130 --> 00:42:59.200
  • by getting to know, personally
  • 00:42:59.200 --> 00:43:02.050
  • and intimately, the One
  • 00:43:02.050 --> 00:43:03.070
  • who has invited us to God.
  • 00:43:03.070 --> 00:43:04.240
  • The best invitation
  • 00:43:04.240 --> 00:43:06.100
  • we ever received!
  • 00:43:06.100 --> 00:43:07.170
  • We were also given absolutely
  • 00:43:07.170 --> 00:43:10.070
  • terrific promises to pass on to
  • 00:43:10.070 --> 00:43:12.060
  • you," talk about seat upgrade,
  • 00:43:12.060 --> 00:43:14.240
  • "your tickets to participation
  • 00:43:14.240 --> 00:43:16.220
  • in the life of God after you
  • 00:43:16.220 --> 00:43:18.240
  • turned your back on the world
  • 00:43:18.240 --> 00:43:20.180
  • corrupted by lust.
  • 00:43:20.180 --> 00:43:21.280
  • So don't lose a minute
  • 00:43:21.280 --> 00:43:23.140
  • in building on what
  • 00:43:23.140 --> 00:43:25.020
  • you have been given."
  • 00:43:25.020 --> 00:43:27.250
  • I cannot afford to have you lose
  • 00:43:30.090 --> 00:43:33.090
  • another minute and not build
  • 00:43:33.090 --> 00:43:36.020
  • on what you have been given.
  • 00:43:36.160 --> 00:43:39.160
  • Because we do all of this
  • 00:43:39.160 --> 00:43:41.110
  • together.
  • 00:43:41.110 --> 00:43:43.080
  • So if you do not build and you
  • 00:43:43.080 --> 00:43:45.190
  • do not multiply and you do not
  • 00:43:45.190 --> 00:43:47.180
  • steward what you have been
  • 00:43:47.180 --> 00:43:49.150
  • given, then it hinders
  • 00:43:49.150 --> 00:43:51.040
  • all of us 'cause we are
  • 00:43:51.040 --> 00:43:52.290
  • all in this together.
  • 00:43:52.290 --> 00:43:54.210
  • Now, I'm gonna take you into
  • 00:43:54.210 --> 00:43:56.030
  • a story that I'm gonna set up
  • 00:43:56.030 --> 00:43:57.240
  • with a paraphrase and I don't
  • 00:43:57.240 --> 00:43:59.030
  • want you to be, like,
  • 00:43:59.030 --> 00:43:59.210
  • "Not that story.
  • 00:43:59.210 --> 00:44:00.180
  • We all know this story already."
  • 00:44:00.180 --> 00:44:03.060
  • How many of you know that you
  • 00:44:03.060 --> 00:44:04.110
  • can read the Word of God
  • 00:44:04.110 --> 00:44:05.200
  • and you can see things
  • 00:44:05.200 --> 00:44:06.170
  • that you've missed before?
  • 00:44:06.170 --> 00:44:07.220
  • Okay, so I'm gonna paraphrase it
  • 00:44:07.220 --> 00:44:09.110
  • 'cause it's a lot of Scripture
  • 00:44:09.110 --> 00:44:10.240
  • so I'm not gonna read it.
  • 00:44:10.240 --> 00:44:11.270
  • But I'm gonna paraphrase the
  • 00:44:11.270 --> 00:44:13.070
  • story of Abraham and Sarah back
  • 00:44:13.070 --> 00:44:15.150
  • when they were Abram and Sarai.
  • 00:44:15.150 --> 00:44:18.150
  • And when God came to Abram, he
  • 00:44:18.150 --> 00:44:21.140
  • already had Ishmael as a son.
  • 00:44:21.140 --> 00:44:23.210
  • And God appears to Abram and he
  • 00:44:23.210 --> 00:44:26.010
  • begins to tell him what he is
  • 00:44:26.010 --> 00:44:28.010
  • going to do for him, the legacy
  • 00:44:28.010 --> 00:44:29.180
  • he is going to establish, the
  • 00:44:29.180 --> 00:44:31.030
  • incredible, you know, heritage
  • 00:44:31.030 --> 00:44:33.160
  • he's going to have.
  • 00:44:33.160 --> 00:44:34.160
  • And do you know what happens?
  • 00:44:34.160 --> 00:44:35.260
  • He begins to also explain to him
  • 00:44:35.260 --> 00:44:38.020
  • it's not through Hagar and it's
  • 00:44:38.020 --> 00:44:40.020
  • not through Ishmael.
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  • It's through Sarai.
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  • And he finds out that when
  • 00:44:43.260 --> 00:44:45.270
  • Abraham hears this, instead of
  • 00:44:45.270 --> 00:44:48.020
  • getting excited, he laughs.
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  • Everybody remembers Sarah
  • 00:44:50.100 --> 00:44:51.090
  • laughing but the first person to
  • 00:44:51.090 --> 00:44:52.240
  • laugh was Genesis 17
  • 00:44:52.240 --> 00:44:55.110
  • and it was Abram.
  • 00:44:55.110 --> 00:44:57.000
  • And so God's, like, "Okay,
  • 00:44:57.000 --> 00:44:58.060
  • you're not getting this so I'm
  • 00:44:58.060 --> 00:44:59.080
  • gonna have to change your name
  • 00:44:59.080 --> 00:45:01.000
  • from Abram to Abraham and
  • 00:45:01.000 --> 00:45:02.100
  • I'm gonna change Sarah's name
  • 00:45:02.100 --> 00:45:03.260
  • from Sarai to Sarah."
  • 00:45:03.260 --> 00:45:05.110
  • Now when we change names,
  • 00:45:05.110 --> 00:45:07.000
  • we just add a letter to it.
  • 00:45:07.000 --> 00:45:08.230
  • But in the Hebrew when they
  • 00:45:08.230 --> 00:45:10.190
  • changed names, they didn't
  • 00:45:10.190 --> 00:45:11.280
  • add a letter.
  • 00:45:11.280 --> 00:45:13.030
  • They added a word picture.
  • 00:45:13.030 --> 00:45:15.130
  • And what God did to change
  • 00:45:15.130 --> 00:45:16.240
  • Abram's name to Abraham is he
  • 00:45:16.240 --> 00:45:18.030
  • took a letter from his very own
  • 00:45:18.030 --> 00:45:20.270
  • name and he added it to Abram's
  • 00:45:20.270 --> 00:45:23.120
  • name and he said, "You're no
  • 00:45:23.120 --> 00:45:24.280
  • longer going to have this name
  • 00:45:24.280 --> 00:45:26.260
  • that says you are limited.
  • 00:45:26.260 --> 00:45:28.140
  • I'm going to call you
  • 00:45:28.140 --> 00:45:29.160
  • a father of the multitude."
  • 00:45:29.160 --> 00:45:31.130
  • And he made Abram's name, see?
  • 00:45:31.130 --> 00:45:34.030
  • Then he came to Sarai's name and
  • 00:45:34.230 --> 00:45:37.230
  • he took it from a masculine to a
  • 00:45:37.230 --> 00:45:39.100
  • actually feminine so he made her
  • 00:45:39.100 --> 00:45:41.070
  • a princess of God.
  • 00:45:41.070 --> 00:45:42.090
  • It's a receptive word and he
  • 00:45:42.090 --> 00:45:44.080
  • said, "You're going to be soil
  • 00:45:44.080 --> 00:45:45.290
  • and Abraham is going to be
  • 00:45:45.290 --> 00:45:47.210
  • seed," because, see, we need
  • 00:45:47.210 --> 00:45:49.140
  • both soil and we need both seed
  • 00:45:49.140 --> 00:45:51.050
  • if we are going to have the
  • 00:45:51.050 --> 00:45:52.260
  • promises of God come forth
  • 00:45:52.260 --> 00:45:54.170
  • in our life.
  • 00:45:54.170 --> 00:45:56.140
  • So that's basically the story.
  • 00:45:56.140 --> 00:45:57.260
  • Abraham is, like, "Oh, that
  • 00:45:57.260 --> 00:45:59.080
  • Ishmael might live before you
  • 00:45:59.080 --> 00:46:00.150
  • all the days of his life."
  • 00:46:00.150 --> 00:46:01.250
  • He's, like,
  • 00:46:01.250 --> 00:46:02.200
  • "Not Ishmael, not Hagar.
  • 00:46:02.200 --> 00:46:03.290
  • Sarah and Isaac."
  • 00:46:03.290 --> 00:46:05.290
  • So now we're fast forwarding and
  • 00:46:05.290 --> 00:46:07.140
  • we are in Genesis 18, verse 9.
  • 00:46:07.180 --> 00:46:10.180
  • Abraham is sitting in the front
  • 00:46:10.180 --> 00:46:12.180
  • of his tent when some angels
  • 00:46:12.180 --> 00:46:14.060
  • come strolling by.
  • 00:46:14.060 --> 00:46:15.220
  • He stops them.
  • 00:46:15.220 --> 00:46:16.190
  • He's, like, "Hey, listen, guys.
  • 00:46:16.190 --> 00:46:18.080
  • If you'll just stop, I'll just
  • 00:46:18.080 --> 00:46:19.140
  • fix a little something casual
  • 00:46:19.140 --> 00:46:20.240
  • for you," but he has completely
  • 00:46:20.240 --> 00:46:23.190
  • under-promised
  • 00:46:23.190 --> 00:46:24.190
  • and he over-delivers.
  • 00:46:24.190 --> 00:46:26.040
  • He kills the calf.
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  • He has Sarah make a
  • 00:46:27.070 --> 00:46:28.090
  • bunch of bread.
  • 00:46:28.090 --> 00:46:29.040
  • He spreads out this big feast.
  • 00:46:29.040 --> 00:46:30.260
  • They're all sitting down.
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  • They're getting ready to eat
  • 00:46:32.110 --> 00:46:33.270
  • the feast and, in verse 9,
  • 00:46:33.270 --> 00:46:36.060
  • the men said to him,
  • 00:46:36.060 --> 00:46:37.090
  • "Where is Sarah your wife?"
  • 00:46:38.050 --> 00:46:41.050
  • He said, "In the tent."
  • 00:46:41.050 --> 00:46:43.220
  • One of them said,
  • 00:46:43.220 --> 00:46:45.010
  • "I'm coming back about
  • 00:46:45.010 --> 00:46:46.110
  • this time next year and
  • 00:46:46.110 --> 00:46:48.150
  • when I arrive, your wife Sarah
  • 00:46:48.150 --> 00:46:51.030
  • will have a son."
  • 00:46:51.030 --> 00:46:52.120
  • Sarah was listening at the tent
  • 00:46:52.120 --> 00:46:53.210
  • opening just behind the men.
  • 00:46:53.210 --> 00:46:55.030
  • Abraham and Sarah were old
  • 00:46:55.030 --> 00:46:56.260
  • by this time, very old.
  • 00:46:56.260 --> 00:46:58.160
  • Sarah was far past the age for
  • 00:46:58.160 --> 00:47:00.160
  • having babies.
  • 00:47:00.160 --> 00:47:01.170
  • Sarah laughed within herself,
  • 00:47:01.170 --> 00:47:03.080
  • said, "An old woman like me get
  • 00:47:03.080 --> 00:47:05.120
  • pregnant with this old man of
  • 00:47:05.120 --> 00:47:06.230
  • a husband?"
  • 00:47:06.230 --> 00:47:07.230
  • God said to Abraham, "Why did
  • 00:47:07.230 --> 00:47:09.040
  • Sarah laugh, saying, 'Me have
  • 00:47:09.040 --> 00:47:10.240
  • a baby, an old woman like me?'
  • 00:47:10.240 --> 00:47:12.260
  • Is anything too hard for God?
  • 00:47:12.260 --> 00:47:14.260
  • I'll be back about this time
  • 00:47:14.260 --> 00:47:16.050
  • next year.
  • 00:47:16.050 --> 00:47:16.240
  • Sarah will have a baby."
  • 00:47:16.240 --> 00:47:18.150
  • Sarah lied.
  • 00:47:18.150 --> 00:47:19.260
  • Sarah said, "I didn't laugh,"
  • 00:47:19.260 --> 00:47:21.040
  • because she was afraid.
  • 00:47:21.040 --> 00:47:22.200
  • But he said, "Yes, you did.
  • 00:47:22.200 --> 00:47:24.070
  • You laughed."
  • 00:47:24.070 --> 00:47:26.230
  • Everybody laughs about that.
  • 00:47:26.230 --> 00:47:28.060
  • You guys, she was lying to God.
  • 00:47:28.060 --> 00:47:29.150
  • That's not funny.
  • 00:47:29.150 --> 00:47:30.090
  • Okay, but now let's talk about
  • 00:47:30.090 --> 00:47:31.130
  • this.
  • 00:47:31.130 --> 00:47:33.220
  • I travel the world and I see
  • 00:47:33.220 --> 00:47:36.010
  • women doing the exactly same
  • 00:47:36.010 --> 00:47:37.030
  • thing.
  • 00:47:37.030 --> 00:47:38.170
  • Now I'm gonna unpack in the
  • 00:47:38.170 --> 00:47:39.210
  • couple of seconds I have with
  • 00:47:39.210 --> 00:47:40.290
  • you guys a few ideas.
  • 00:47:40.290 --> 00:47:42.290
  • Number one, the angel said,
  • 00:47:42.290 --> 00:47:44.240
  • "Where is Sarah, your wife?"
  • 00:47:44.240 --> 00:47:46.160
  • Sarah and Abraham had started
  • 00:47:47.030 --> 00:47:50.030
  • living like brother and sister
  • 00:47:50.030 --> 00:47:51.230
  • instead of husband and wife.
  • 00:47:51.230 --> 00:47:54.180
  • If somebody comes to my house
  • 00:47:54.180 --> 00:47:55.280
  • and they say, "Where's Lisa?"
  • 00:47:55.280 --> 00:47:58.150
  • John's gonna know right away
  • 00:47:58.150 --> 00:48:00.220
  • it's his wife.
  • 00:48:00.220 --> 00:48:03.050
  • But the fact that they paired
  • 00:48:03.050 --> 00:48:04.050
  • "Where is Sarah, your wife," was
  • 00:48:04.110 --> 00:48:07.110
  • God saying, "I need to rightly
  • 00:48:07.110 --> 00:48:09.180
  • relate these people"?
  • 00:48:09.180 --> 00:48:10.290
  • Because you don't have children
  • 00:48:10.290 --> 00:48:13.190
  • between brothers and sisters.
  • 00:48:13.190 --> 00:48:14.290
  • You have children between
  • 00:48:14.290 --> 00:48:16.070
  • husband and wife.
  • 00:48:16.070 --> 00:48:18.110
  • And if you doubt my
  • 00:48:18.110 --> 00:48:20.000
  • interpretation of that, then you
  • 00:48:20.000 --> 00:48:21.120
  • looked at the very next chapter
  • 00:48:21.120 --> 00:48:22.210
  • in Genesis where Abraham tells
  • 00:48:22.210 --> 00:48:24.220
  • Sarah to go into the harem of
  • 00:48:24.220 --> 00:48:26.230
  • Abimelech and say that you are
  • 00:48:26.230 --> 00:48:28.040
  • my sister.
  • 00:48:28.040 --> 00:48:29.070
  • God's, like, "I'm not gonna
  • 00:48:29.070 --> 00:48:30.110
  • allow you to continue to live
  • 00:48:30.110 --> 00:48:31.210
  • with your husband as his sister.
  • 00:48:32.130 --> 00:48:35.130
  • You're his wife."
  • 00:48:35.130 --> 00:48:37.020
  • God wants to bring a legacy of
  • 00:48:37.020 --> 00:48:38.120
  • promise into your life and
  • 00:48:38.120 --> 00:48:40.130
  • we are not going to relate to
  • 00:48:40.130 --> 00:48:42.170
  • Jesus as just those people.
  • 00:48:42.170 --> 00:48:45.120
  • We are going to be a passionate
  • 00:48:45.120 --> 00:48:47.050
  • bride to our bridegroom.
  • 00:48:47.090 --> 00:48:50.090
  • And then he said, "Abraham,
  • 00:48:50.090 --> 00:48:52.250
  • why did Sarah laugh?"
  • 00:48:52.250 --> 00:48:54.140
  • When Sarah's the one that
  • 00:48:54.140 --> 00:48:55.060
  • laughed, he rebuked Abraham
  • 00:48:55.060 --> 00:48:56.090
  • and here's the deal.
  • 00:48:56.090 --> 00:48:58.040
  • I believe that a year from now,
  • 00:48:58.040 --> 00:49:00.090
  • God is gonna come into your life
  • 00:49:00.090 --> 00:49:02.120
  • and he's gonna do something but
  • 00:49:02.120 --> 00:49:04.010
  • you need to stop listening in
  • 00:49:04.010 --> 00:49:05.040
  • on conversations
  • 00:49:05.040 --> 00:49:06.140
  • you're supposed to be part of.
  • 00:49:06.140 --> 00:49:07.210
  • You need to stop hiding in
  • 00:49:07.210 --> 00:49:09.070
  • the tent and laughing and lying.
  • 00:49:09.170 --> 00:49:12.170
  • You need to come out and say,
  • 00:49:12.170 --> 00:49:14.060
  • "I'm not content with
  • 00:49:14.060 --> 00:49:15.030
  • the way things are.
  • 00:49:15.030 --> 00:49:16.070
  • I'm not content with comparing
  • 00:49:16.070 --> 00:49:17.190
  • myself with other people.
  • 00:49:17.190 --> 00:49:18.230
  • I'm not content with
  • 00:49:18.230 --> 00:49:21.040
  • a loveless marriage.
  • 00:49:21.040 --> 00:49:21.270
  • I'm not content seeing
  • 00:49:21.270 --> 00:49:22.280
  • unfulfilled promises.
  • 00:49:22.280 --> 00:49:24.280
  • I am going to press in and
  • 00:49:24.280 --> 00:49:26.080
  • believe that a year from
  • 00:49:26.080 --> 00:49:27.220
  • now things are gonna be
  • 00:49:27.220 --> 00:49:29.030
  • very different for me."
  • 00:49:29.030 --> 00:49:30.200
  • So I wanna do something.
  • 00:49:30.200 --> 00:49:32.110
  • I wanna believe that a year from
  • 00:49:32.110 --> 00:49:34.050
  • now, when you gather for She
  • 00:49:34.050 --> 00:49:35.190
  • Rises, that you're gonna have
  • 00:49:35.190 --> 00:49:37.050
  • some promises in your arms.
  • 00:49:37.050 --> 00:49:38.190
  • I wanna believe that a year from
  • 00:49:38.190 --> 00:49:39.270
  • now when you gather for She
  • 00:49:39.270 --> 00:49:41.040
  • Rises, that you're going to have
  • 00:49:41.040 --> 00:49:42.250
  • relationships that strengthen
  • 00:49:42.250 --> 00:49:44.180
  • you.
  • 00:49:44.180 --> 00:49:45.080
  • I believe that when you come
  • 00:49:45.080 --> 00:49:46.090
  • back a year from now you're not
  • 00:49:46.090 --> 00:49:48.030
  • going to be comparing yourself
  • 00:49:48.030 --> 00:49:49.180
  • on what lists you are not part
  • 00:49:49.180 --> 00:49:51.120
  • of.
  • 00:49:51.120 --> 00:49:52.000
  • You are going to begin to
  • 00:49:52.000 --> 00:49:53.100
  • understand that you have been
  • 00:49:53.100 --> 00:49:54.210
  • invited to the King of kings
  • 00:49:54.210 --> 00:49:56.110
  • and the Lord of lords' table.
  • 00:49:56.110 --> 00:49:58.080
  • And you are in the Lamb's book
  • 00:49:58.180 --> 00:50:01.180
  • of life.
  • 00:50:01.180 --> 00:50:02.220
  • So I want you to stand to your
  • 00:50:02.220 --> 00:50:04.030
  • feet right now.
  • 00:50:04.030 --> 00:50:06.260
  • I believe there are women here
  • 00:50:07.180 --> 00:50:10.180
  • that life has buried the dreams
  • 00:50:10.180 --> 00:50:12.190
  • and the promises that are on you
  • 00:50:12.280 --> 00:50:15.280
  • and God wants to excavate
  • 00:50:15.280 --> 00:50:17.160
  • your life.
  • 00:50:17.160 --> 00:50:18.220
  • I want you to lift up your hands
  • 00:50:18.220 --> 00:50:20.080
  • and say, "Heavenly Father,
  • 00:50:20.080 --> 00:50:22.000
  • clear away the rubble.
  • 00:50:22.000 --> 00:50:24.240
  • Take away the debris.
  • 00:50:24.240 --> 00:50:26.180
  • Move away the stones.
  • 00:50:26.180 --> 00:50:29.140
  • Reveal your mosaic in my life.
  • 00:50:29.190 --> 00:50:32.190
  • God, I wanna be that woman who
  • 00:50:32.190 --> 00:50:34.230
  • opens up her arms and blesses
  • 00:50:34.230 --> 00:50:37.050
  • other women.
  • 00:50:37.050 --> 00:50:38.220
  • I am not for comparison.
  • 00:50:38.220 --> 00:50:40.190
  • I am not for competition.
  • 00:50:40.190 --> 00:50:43.050
  • I am not for confusion.
  • 00:50:43.050 --> 00:50:45.000
  • I am for your glory,
  • 00:50:45.000 --> 00:50:47.010
  • in Jesus' name, amen and amen."
  • 00:50:47.070 --> 00:50:50.070
  • Now we're gonna sing that song
  • 00:50:50.070 --> 00:50:51.290
  • that we have no rival
  • 00:50:51.290 --> 00:50:53.260
  • 'cause he has no rival
  • 00:50:53.260 --> 00:50:56.010
  • and you're gonna let those
  • 00:50:56.010 --> 00:50:56.270
  • things that are rivals in your
  • 00:50:56.270 --> 00:50:58.220
  • life into the presence of God
  • 00:50:58.220 --> 00:51:00.230
  • in Jesus' name, amen.
  • 00:51:01.050 --> 00:51:04.050
  • You have no rival,
  • 00:51:04.170 --> 00:51:07.170
  • you have no equal.
  • 00:51:08.000 --> 00:51:11.000
  • Now and forever,
  • 00:51:11.080 --> 00:51:14.080
  • God, you reign.
  • 00:51:14.280 --> 00:51:17.280
  • Yours is the Kingdom,
  • 00:51:18.030 --> 00:51:21.030
  • yours is the glory,
  • 00:51:22.070 --> 00:51:25.070
  • yours is the name
  • 00:51:25.070 --> 00:51:27.080
  • above all names.
  • 00:51:28.150 --> 00:51:31.150
  • You have no rival,
  • 00:51:31.250 --> 00:51:34.250
  • you have no equal.
  • 00:51:35.130 --> 00:51:38.130
  • Now and forever,
  • 00:51:38.180 --> 00:51:41.180
  • God, you reign.
  • 00:51:42.080 --> 00:51:45.080
  • Yours is the Kingdom,
  • 00:51:45.140 --> 00:51:48.140
  • yours is the glory,
  • 00:51:48.290 --> 00:51:51.290
  • yours is the name
  • 00:51:51.290 --> 00:51:54.170
  • above all names.
  • 00:51:55.060 --> 00:51:58.060
  • You have no rival,
  • 00:51:59.070 --> 00:52:02.090
  • you have no equal.
  • 00:52:02.230 --> 00:52:05.230
  • Now and forever,
  • 00:52:05.230 --> 00:52:08.200
  • God, you reign.
  • 00:52:09.160 --> 00:52:12.160
  • Yours is the Kingdom,
  • 00:52:13.000 --> 00:52:16.000
  • yours is the glory,
  • 00:52:16.210 --> 00:52:19.210
  • yours is the name
  • 00:52:19.210 --> 00:52:21.270
  • above all names.
  • 00:52:23.030 --> 00:52:26.030
  • What a powerful name it is.
  • 00:52:26.120 --> 00:52:29.120
  • What a powerful name it is.
  • 00:52:29.250 --> 00:52:32.250
  • The name of Jesus Christ
  • 00:52:34.030 --> 00:52:37.030
  • my King.
  • 00:52:37.030 --> 00:52:39.220
  • What a powerful name it is.
  • 00:52:40.070 --> 00:52:43.070
  • Nothing can stand against.
  • 00:52:43.170 --> 00:52:46.170
  • What a powerful name it is,
  • 00:52:46.180 --> 00:52:49.180
  • the name of Jesus.
  • 00:52:50.130 --> 00:52:53.130
  • What a powerful name it is,
  • 00:52:53.150 --> 00:52:56.150
  • the name of Jesus.
  • 00:52:57.020 --> 00:53:00.040
  • What a powerful name it is,
  • 00:53:00.050 --> 00:53:03.050
  • What a powerful name it is,
  • 00:53:03.050 --> 00:53:09.220
  • [m
  • 00:53:09.220 --> 00:53:09.230
  • [mus
  • 00:53:09.230 --> 00:53:09.240
  • [music
  • 00:53:09.240 --> 00:53:09.250
  • [music]
  • 00:53:09.250 --> 00:53:17.240
  • [m
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  • [mus
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  • - male: We trust you, Jesus.
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  • We believe on you, Lord.
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  • We trust you Lord.
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  • Overwhelmed
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  • but I won't break.
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  • Through the battle
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  • I will say,
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  • your grace will be enough.
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  • Your grace will be enough.
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  • Under fire
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  • but we won't fall.
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  • We will never be alone.
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  • You'll always be enough.
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  • You'll always be enough.
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  • Now in God we trust.
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  • In his name we hope.
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  • I know God
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  • will not be shaken.
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  • God is here with us.
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  • He's already won.
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  • I know God
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  • will not be shaken.
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  • will not be shaken.
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  • We will follow
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  • where you go.
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  • We will trust
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  • through the unknown.
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  • I know you go before.
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  • I know you go before.
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  • Lead my heart now
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  • in your ways for
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  • we're carrying your name.
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  • Your promise never fails.
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  • Your promise never fails.
  • 00:55:00.290 --> 00:55:03.290
  • Now in God we trust.
  • 00:55:03.290 --> 00:55:06.260
  • In his name we hope.
  • 00:55:06.260 --> 00:55:09.230
  • I know God
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  • will not be shaken.
  • 00:55:12.180 --> 00:55:15.180
  • God is here with us.
  • 00:55:15.200 --> 00:55:18.200
  • He's already won.
  • 00:55:18.240 --> 00:55:21.240
  • I know God
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  • will not be shaken.
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  • God will not be shaken.
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  • You will not be shaken,
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  • no, oh no.
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  • You finish what you begun.
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  • Forever strong in your love.
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  • Your name is sure and you
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  • will fight for us.
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  • Our hope forever secure
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  • in you alone.
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  • C'mon, everybody,
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  • sing, say.
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  • You finish
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  • what you begun.
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  • Forever strong in your love.
  • 00:56:09.150 --> 00:56:12.150
  • Your name is sure
  • 00:56:12.150 --> 00:56:15.150
  • and you will fight for us.
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  • Our hope forever secure
  • 00:56:21.000 --> 00:56:24.000
  • in you alone.
  • 00:56:24.130 --> 00:56:27.130
  • Now in God we trust.
  • 00:56:27.130 --> 00:56:30.080
  • In his name we hope.
  • 00:56:30.110 --> 00:56:33.110
  • I know God will not
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  • be shaken.
  • 00:56:36.070 --> 00:56:39.070
  • God is here with us.
  • 00:56:39.070 --> 00:56:42.060
  • He's already won.
  • 00:56:42.080 --> 00:56:45.080
  • I know God will not
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  • be shaken.
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  • be shaken.
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  • [music and praise]
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  • [music and prais
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  • God will not be shaken.
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  • - male: Hallelujah,
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  • - male: Hallelujah,
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