I Know How This Story Ends Part 2

October 15, 2022 | 328 | 27:29

Learn how to give your battles over to God and trust Him with the outcome.

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Steven Furtick | I Know How This Story Ends Part 2 | October 15, 2022
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  • >> david did this move,
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  • >> david did this move, that i want to learn how to do.
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  • That i want to learn how to do. when i realize i'm fighting
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  • When i realize i'm fighting the wrong enemy.
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  • The wrong enemy. when i realize i'm fighting
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  • When i realize i'm fighting something outside,
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  • Something outside, when i really need to be dealing
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  • When i really need to be dealing with something inside.
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  • With something inside. when i realize i'm trying
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  • When i realize i'm trying to control how other people
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  • To control how other people are versus trying
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  • To have self-control,
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  • To have self-control, the fruit of the spirit
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  • The fruit of the spirit for myself.
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  • For myself. this is a word today.
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  • This is a word today. this is a word today.
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  • This is a word today. it said that david
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  • It said that david did something very strategic.
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  • Did something very strategic. and this is like the turning
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  • And this is like the turning point of the story.
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  • Point of the story. it said in verse 30,
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  • It said in verse 30, that when eliab was going back
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  • That when eliab was going back and forth, and david,
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  • And forth, and david, david hit him real quick
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  • David hit him real quick with an insult just to let
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  • With an insult just to let him know, i'm not a punk.
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  • Him know, i'm not a punk. and then after he said,
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  • And then after he said, what he had to say,
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  • What he had to say, watch what he did.
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  • Watch what he did. david turned
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  • David turned and ask somebody else
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  • And ask somebody else and watch this.
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  • And watch this. when he turns away from eliab,
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  • When he turns away from eliab, it positions him
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  • It positions him to face goliath.
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  • [applause]
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  • [applause] so, whoever it's for,
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  • So, whoever it's for, you'll never
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  • You'll never even get to goliath,
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  • Even get to goliath, you will never even get
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  • You will never even get to the insecurity
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  • To the insecurity that is causing the issue,
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  • That is causing the issue, if you keep blaming the people
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  • If you keep blaming the people who are bringing it out
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  • Who are bringing it out for you to look at.
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  • For you to look at. eliab wasn't the giant,
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  • Eliab wasn't the giant, eliab wasn't the enemy.
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  • Eliab wasn't the enemy. eliab was his brother
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  • Eliab was his brother that he was supposed
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  • That he was supposed to fight for.
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  • To fight for. so now we've watched david,
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  • So now we've watched david, two different alternate endings.
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  • Two different alternate endings. if he argues with eliab
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  • If he argues with eliab then he misses goliath.
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  • Then he misses goliath. if he doesn't obey his father
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  • If he doesn't obey his father in a simple thing,
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  • In a simple thing, then he misses goliath.
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  • Then he misses goliath. it coulda' --
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  • It coulda' -- graham was so prophetic.
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  • Graham was so prophetic. he said,
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  • He said, "it could have ended
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  • "it could have ended a whole lot different."
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  • A whole lot different." i was so mad at my mom
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  • I was so mad at my mom for forgiving my dad,
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  • For forgiving my dad, i didn't think he deserved it.
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  • I didn't think he deserved it. what would that funeral
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  • What would that funeral had been like,
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  • Had been like, if she had listened
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  • If she had listened to me rather
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  • To me rather than listening to god,
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  • Than listening to god, if we weren't even on speaking
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  • If we weren't even on speaking terms when he died.
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  • Terms when he died. it could have ended --
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  • It could have ended -- and i only bring it up
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  • And i only bring it up because every story in this room
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  • Because every story in this room is still being written.
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  • Is still being written. and sometimes you think
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  • And sometimes you think you know how it ends,
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  • You know how it ends, but what if it's not over yet?
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  • But what if it's not over yet? what if it's not over yet?
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  • What if it's not over yet? i'm a preach you through
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  • I'm a preach you through that little facade
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  • That little facade that you have right now.
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  • That you have right now. what if it's not over yet?
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  • What if it's not over yet? what if, what if you've wasted
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  • What if, what if you've wasted a lot of time,
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  • A lot of time, but what if god really is able
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  • But what if god really is able to redeem the years
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  • To redeem the years that the locusts have eaten?
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  • That the locusts have eaten? what if it's not over yet?
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  • What if it's not over yet? i'm just posing a question.
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  • I'm just posing a question. what if it's not over yet?
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  • What if it's not over yet? what is your best days
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  • What is your best days are not behind you?
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  • Are not behind you? what if the devil is a liar?
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  • What if the devil is a liar? what is everything
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  • What is everything that you have been through
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  • That you have been through can serve a greater purpose?
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  • Can serve a greater purpose? what if a generational curse
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  • What if a generational curse was being broken through
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  • Was being broken through your battle.
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  • Your battle. what if god brought you
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  • What if god brought you to the valley of e-la,
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  • To the valley of e-la, 'cause he's the god
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  • 'cause he's the god of the turn around?
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  • Of the turn around? the god of a second chance,
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  • The god of a second chance, the god of a new beginning,
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  • The god of a new beginning, and the god of a new ending!
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  • And the god of a new ending! [applause]
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  • Mary and martha said,
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  • Mary and martha said, “i know how this story ends.”
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  • “i know how this story ends.” but one thing they didn't know
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  • But one thing they didn't know is that jesus doesn't
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  • Is that jesus doesn't provide resurrection,
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  • Provide resurrection, he is resurrection.
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  • He is resurrection. so if he's on the scene,
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  • So if he's on the scene, watch this, when david
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  • Watch this, when david showed up, he said,
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  • Showed up, he said, “i come against you
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  • “i come against you in the name of the lord.”
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  • In the name of the lord.” now, one more thing,
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  • Now, one more thing, i gotta show you.
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  • I gotta show you. y'all calm down!
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  • Y'all calm down! it's a bible study,
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  • It's a bible study, not a football game,
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  • Not a football game, it's not a basketball game.
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  • It's not a basketball game. there's nothing
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  • There's nothing to be excited about in here.
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  • To be excited about in here. it's not like the blood of jesus
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  • It's not like the blood of jesus is enough for you.
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  • Is enough for you. it's not like
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  • It's not like the depression is defeated.
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  • The depression is defeated. it's not like the devil
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  • It's not like the devil has to back up when you call
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  • Has to back up when you call on the name of your god.
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  • On the name of your god. it's not like worship
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  • It's not like worship can push back darkness.
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  • Can push back darkness. it's not like praise
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  • It's not like praise can break chains.
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  • Can break chains. [applause]
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  • Y'all sit down.
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  • Y'all sit down. because now he has to go
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  • Because now he has to go through saul.
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  • Through saul. the one that should have
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  • The one that should have been celebrating him.
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  • Been celebrating him. the one that should have
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  • The one that should have been supporting him.
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  • Been supporting him. david kills goliath.
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  • David kills goliath. stop being so boring
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  • Stop being so boring when you read the bible.
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  • When you read the bible. the bible's boring.
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  • The bible's boring. you're boring.
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  • You're boring. read it better.
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  • Read it better. this thing could have had
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  • This thing could have had so many endings.
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  • So many endings. it could have ended
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  • It could have ended when david had a bad attitude
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  • Toward the ordinary.
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  • Toward the ordinary. it could have ended when david
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  • It could have ended when david was fighting against
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  • Was fighting against who he was supposed
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  • Who he was supposed to be fighting for.
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  • To be fighting for. he could got offended.
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  • He could got offended. it could have ended
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  • It could have ended with ordinary it could have
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  • With ordinary it could have ended with offense and it could
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  • Ended with offense and it could have ended with only.
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  • Have ended with only. do you know, only?
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  • Do you know, only? the spirit of lack
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  • And limitation.
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  • And limitation. do you know only?
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  • Do you know only? what saul said to david?
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  • What saul said to david? david was like showing saul
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  • David was like showing saul his resume.
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  • His resume. he's like, “i'm pretty good
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  • He's like, “i'm pretty good at beating stuff
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  • At beating stuff that's bigger than me.
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  • That's bigger than me. i beat a lion one time.
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  • I beat a lion one time. i beat a bear.
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  • I beat a bear. put me in coach.”
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  • Put me in coach.” [laughter]
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  • [laughter] and saul said,
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  • And saul said, “you're only a boy.”
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  • “you're only a boy.” i wonder what you're only,
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  • I wonder what you're only, in your own mind.
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  • In your own mind. remember, saul
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  • Remember, saul wasn't the enemy.
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  • Wasn't the enemy. saul was supposed
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  • Saul was supposed to be the friend.
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  • To be the friend. you ever have something
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  • You ever have something inside of you turn on you?
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  • Inside of you turn on you? you're only.
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  • You're only. i had it this week.
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  • I had it this week. i was thinking
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  • I was thinking that i'm just a preacher.
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  • That i'm just a preacher. because i was thinking
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  • Because i was thinking how really influencing culture
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  • How really influencing culture is done through rappers
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  • Is done through rappers and fashion and others and --
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  • And fashion and others and -- and i was thinking about
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  • And i was thinking about changing a generation
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  • Changing a generation and i felt discouraged about it,
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  • And i felt discouraged about it, like i'm only a preacher
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  • Like i'm only a preacher but there's this one verse
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  • But there's this one verse that always comes up
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  • That always comes up when i think that way,
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  • When i think that way, and god told jeremiah
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  • And god told jeremiah one time, he said,
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  • One time, he said, “do not say i am only.”
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  • “do not say i am only.” while i was thinking about that,
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  • While i was thinking about that, i know this isn't exactly
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  • I know this isn't exactly what the text means,
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  • What the text means, but i was thinking
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  • But i was thinking how god's name is i am,
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  • How god's name is i am, so when you say i am only,
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  • So when you say i am only, and you're supposed
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  • And you're supposed to take god's name,
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  • To take god's name, you mess up the name
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  • You mess up the name that he gave you by diminishing
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  • That he gave you by diminishing it in your own sight.
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  • It in your own sight. i am only.
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  • I am only. do not say, “i am only.”
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  • Do not say, “i am only.” do not say, “i am only.
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  • Do not say, “i am only. i'm only a boy.”
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  • I'm only a boy.” but david said, “no, no, no.
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  • But david said, “no, no, no. i've never faced
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  • I've never faced this giant before.
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  • This giant before. get ready to shout.
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  • Get ready to shout. but i brought the same god
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  • But i brought the same god to this valley that i brought
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  • To this valley that i brought to the last valley.
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  • To the last valley. because the only reason
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  • Because the only reason i'm preaching it,
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  • I'm preaching it, is because you're standing
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  • Is because you're standing in front of something right now,
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  • In front of something right now, you've never seen this before.
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  • You've never seen this before. but david said,
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  • But david said, here's the common pattern
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  • Here's the common pattern i've noticed, okay,
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  • I've noticed, okay, i dropped the lion.
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  • I dropped the lion. i dropped the bear.
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  • I dropped the bear. it only stands to reason
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  • It only stands to reason that if the lion
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  • That if the lion didn't stand a chance,
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  • Didn't stand a chance, if the bear
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  • If the bear didn't stand a chance,
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  • Didn't stand a chance, because they opposed
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  • Because they opposed my father's business,
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  • My father's business, if this giant opposes
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  • If this giant opposes the purpose of god,
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  • The purpose of god, i predict an upset victory
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  • I predict an upset victory over everything in your life
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  • Over everything in your life that is bigger than you,
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  • That is bigger than you, that opposes the purpose
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  • That opposes the purpose of god within you.
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  • Of god within you. come on, he's the god
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  • Come on, he's the god of a turnaround.
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  • So, i know.
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  • So, i know. somebody shout,
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  • Somebody shout, “i know how this story ends
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  • “i know how this story ends 'cause i know who wrote it.”
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  • 'cause i know who wrote it.” [applause]
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  • I know who wrote it.
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  • I know who wrote it. he is the author
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  • He is the author and the perfecter off my faith.
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  • And the perfecter off my faith. she looked at me last weekend
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  • She looked at me last weekend on our date night,
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  • On our date night, and this movie was going
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  • And this movie was going to have a nice ending.
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  • To have a nice ending. but then she remembered
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  • But then she remembered that the writer
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  • That the writer of this particular movie
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  • Of this particular movie is noted for everybody
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  • Is noted for everybody dying in the end.
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  • Dying in the end. and she looked at me,
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  • And she looked at me, now i want you to get this
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  • Now i want you to get this when i say okay?
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  • When i say okay? she said, “it can't be over.
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  • She said, “it can't be over. i just remembered
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  • I just remembered who wrote it.”
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  • Who wrote it.” [applause]
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  • [applause] come on, you know
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  • Come on, you know it's the word for you.
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  • It's the word for you. you know there's some
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  • You know there's some things 'cause --
  • 00:09:08.844 --> 00:09:09.512
  • Things 'cause -- 'cause we tell ourselves
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  • 'cause we tell ourselves these stories.
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  • These stories. but if god wrote it,
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  • But if god wrote it, it's not over 'til we win.
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  • It's not over 'til we win. it's not over
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  • It's not over until the light overcomes
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  • Until the light overcomes the darkness.
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  • The darkness. come on nairobi.
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  • Come on nairobi. come on gaston.
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  • Come on gaston. come on ballentine.
  • 00:09:23.759 --> 00:09:25.161
  • Come on ballentine. it's not over!
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  • It's not over! [applause]
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  • It could have been a whole
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  • It could have been a whole different story.
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  • Different story. and i want to suggest
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  • And i want to suggest that maybe it's still can be,
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  • That maybe it's still can be, because i know in church
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  • Because i know in church we talk a lot about
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  • We talk a lot about new beginnings.
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  • New beginnings. what about new endings?
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  • What about new endings? what about putting
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  • What about putting two more periods
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  • Two more periods behind that one
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  • Behind that one that you thought ended
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  • That you thought ended the sentence and making it
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  • The sentence and making it and ellipses?
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  • And ellipses? what about new endings?
  • 00:09:59.629 --> 00:10:02.064
  • What about new endings? what about to be continued?
  • 00:10:02.131 --> 00:10:04.734
  • What about to be continued? what about the third day?
  • 00:10:04.800 --> 00:10:06.836
  • What about the third day? what about sunday morning?
  • 00:10:06.902 --> 00:10:08.938
  • What about sunday morning? what about jesus?
  • 00:10:09.005 --> 00:10:12.141
  • What about jesus? i know how the story ends,
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  • I know how the story ends, so when i see him on the cross,
  • 00:10:13.542 --> 00:10:14.543
  • So when i see him on the cross, i'm not worried.
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  • I'm not worried. the disciples didn't know that.
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  • The disciples didn't know that. this is the challenge.
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  • This is the challenge. to know how the story ends
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  • To know how the story ends even when you don't know
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  • Even when you don't know how it's going to get there.
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  • How it's going to get there. might not be a straight line.
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  • Might not be a straight line. it might not be perfect,
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  • It might not be perfect, it might not look like
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  • It might not look like somebody else's situation.
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  • Somebody else's situation. you get in the worst trouble
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  • You get in the worst trouble of your life trying
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  • Of your life trying to wear saul's armor.
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  • To wear saul's armor. trying to fight like
  • 00:10:35.631 --> 00:10:36.098
  • Trying to fight like everybody else fights.
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  • Everybody else fights. yours might be messier.
  • 00:10:37.266 --> 00:10:39.201
  • Yours might be messier. can i say something for somebody
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  • Can i say something for somebody that god put on my heart?
  • 00:10:40.069 --> 00:10:41.671
  • That god put on my heart? yours might look laughable.
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  • Yours might look laughable. i'm only high school
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  • I'm only high school educated, good.
  • 00:10:47.843 --> 00:10:48.678
  • Educated, good. god's going to get
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  • God's going to get that much more glory
  • 00:10:49.311 --> 00:10:50.413
  • That much more glory because you didn't have
  • 00:10:50.479 --> 00:10:51.547
  • Because you didn't have a college degree.
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  • A college degree. now, when people look at you,
  • 00:10:53.849 --> 00:10:55.217
  • Now, when people look at you, they're gonna have to know it
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  • They're gonna have to know it had to be god.
  • 00:10:57.053 --> 00:10:57.820
  • Had to be god. i know your gpa.
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  • I know your gpa. it had to be god.
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  • It had to be god. god's purpose advances.
  • 00:11:00.756 --> 00:11:02.692
  • God's purpose advances. i know your gpa.
  • 00:11:02.758 --> 00:11:04.293
  • I know your gpa. you weren't smart enough,
  • 00:11:04.360 --> 00:11:06.195
  • You weren't smart enough, good enough, pretty enough,
  • 00:11:06.262 --> 00:11:07.630
  • Good enough, pretty enough, you didn't pray enough,
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  • You didn't pray enough, you didn't do the right things.
  • 00:11:08.464 --> 00:11:09.932
  • You didn't do the right things. it could have been
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  • It could have been a whole different story,
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  • A whole different story, but the grace of god stepped in,
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  • But the grace of god stepped in, just in the nick of time.
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  • Just in the nick of time. [applause]
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  • Spoiler alert,
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  • Spoiler alert, goliath goes down.
  • 00:11:28.451 --> 00:11:33.556
  • Plot twist,
  • 00:11:33.656 --> 00:11:35.725
  • Plot twist, goliath goes down.
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  • Goliath goes down. and guess what?
  • 00:11:38.961 --> 00:11:41.330
  • And guess what? that's not how the story ends.
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  • That's not how the story ends. i'm sorry.
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  • I'm sorry. i know it looks great
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  • I know it looks great on the flannel graph.
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  • David's awfully cute
  • 00:11:49.972 --> 00:11:50.906
  • David's awfully cute with a slingshot.
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  • With a slingshot. especially, especially
  • 00:11:52.408 --> 00:11:53.342
  • Especially, especially when it's one
  • 00:11:53.409 --> 00:11:53.843
  • When it's one that you pull back.
  • 00:11:53.909 --> 00:11:55.111
  • That you pull back. you know, like it's a spit ball.
  • 00:11:55.177 --> 00:11:57.179
  • You know, like it's a spit ball. like it's god's.
  • 00:11:57.246 --> 00:11:57.947
  • Like it's god's. like it's a spirit --
  • 00:11:58.013 --> 00:11:58.914
  • Like it's a spirit -- spiritual spit ball, boom.
  • 00:11:58.981 --> 00:12:01.016
  • Spiritual spit ball, boom. you know, i know it's
  • 00:12:01.083 --> 00:12:02.218
  • You know, i know it's the it's the cartoon version.
  • 00:12:02.284 --> 00:12:03.519
  • The it's the cartoon version. here's the grownup version.
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  • Here's the grownup version. you ready?
  • 00:12:04.854 --> 00:12:06.288
  • You ready? david never read
  • 00:12:06.355 --> 00:12:07.289
  • David never read 1 samuel 17:50.
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  • 1 samuel 17:50. most of us never read
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  • Most of us never read 1 samuel 17:51.
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  • 1 samuel 17:51. all apologies to all
  • 00:12:14.830 --> 00:12:15.865
  • All apologies to all the children's bible teachers.
  • 00:12:15.931 --> 00:12:18.768
  • The children's bible teachers. but you don't really know
  • 00:12:18.834 --> 00:12:19.435
  • But you don't really know how the story ended.
  • 00:12:19.502 --> 00:12:20.970
  • How the story ended. because david,
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  • Because david, when he hit goliath
  • 00:12:21.704 --> 00:12:22.671
  • When he hit goliath with the rock,
  • 00:12:22.738 --> 00:12:23.372
  • With the rock, stunned him.
  • 00:12:23.439 --> 00:12:27.676
  • Stunned him. but then david had something
  • 00:12:27.743 --> 00:12:29.111
  • But then david had something else that he had to do.
  • 00:12:29.178 --> 00:12:31.347
  • Else that he had to do. in the spirit of mortal kombat,
  • 00:12:31.413 --> 00:12:33.182
  • In the spirit of mortal kombat, look at your neighbor
  • 00:12:33.249 --> 00:12:33.783
  • Look at your neighbor and say, “finish him.”
  • 00:12:33.849 --> 00:12:43.325
  • And say, “finish him.” the bible says,
  • 00:12:43.392 --> 00:12:45.194
  • The bible says, that after he knocked him down,
  • 00:12:45.261 --> 00:12:46.629
  • That after he knocked him down, because some of us are content
  • 00:12:46.695 --> 00:12:47.830
  • Because some of us are content just to stun our enemy,
  • 00:12:47.897 --> 00:12:49.598
  • Just to stun our enemy, you know what i'm saying?
  • 00:12:49.665 --> 00:12:50.266
  • You know what i'm saying? just just to come into church,
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  • Just just to come into church, feel good for a few hours,
  • 00:12:52.234 --> 00:12:53.736
  • Feel good for a few hours, get a little word, go home,
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  • Get a little word, go home, forget about it,
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  • Forget about it, go right back
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  • Go right back into the same stuff.
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  • Into the same stuff. go right back
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  • Go right back into the same cycle,
  • 00:12:59.208 --> 00:13:00.309
  • Into the same cycle, go right back
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  • Go right back into the same deadlock.
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  • Into the same deadlock. go right back
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  • Go right back into the same pretending,
  • 00:13:03.312 --> 00:13:04.780
  • Into the same pretending, go right back
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  • Go right back into the same image.
  • 00:13:05.748 --> 00:13:06.582
  • Into the same image. but david said something,
  • 00:13:06.649 --> 00:13:07.449
  • But david said something, he said something.
  • 00:13:07.516 --> 00:13:08.250
  • He said something. he said something, he said,
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  • He said something, he said, i didn't just come down here
  • 00:13:10.252 --> 00:13:12.421
  • I didn't just come down here to bring cheese and bread.
  • 00:13:12.488 --> 00:13:16.659
  • To bring cheese and bread. see, i always thought
  • 00:13:16.725 --> 00:13:17.593
  • See, i always thought that david was the delivery boy.
  • 00:13:17.660 --> 00:13:21.363
  • That david was the delivery boy. but it turns out
  • 00:13:21.430 --> 00:13:23.032
  • But it turns out that the way the story ends,
  • 00:13:23.098 --> 00:13:25.901
  • That the way the story ends, david wasn't the delivery boy,
  • 00:13:25.968 --> 00:13:29.572
  • David wasn't the delivery boy, goliath was.
  • 00:13:29.638 --> 00:13:33.042
  • Goliath was. so now, i'm gonna
  • 00:13:33.108 --> 00:13:34.743
  • So now, i'm gonna preach us home.
  • 00:13:34.810 --> 00:13:35.344
  • Preach us home. you ready?
  • 00:13:35.411 --> 00:13:36.478
  • You ready? what did goliath have
  • 00:13:36.545 --> 00:13:37.913
  • What did goliath have that david needed that david
  • 00:13:37.980 --> 00:13:39.515
  • That david needed that david didn't know that he would need?
  • 00:13:39.582 --> 00:13:41.884
  • Didn't know that he would need? it's right in verse 50.
  • 00:13:41.951 --> 00:13:43.652
  • It's right in verse 50.
  • 00:13:43.752 --> 00:13:45.254
  • It's right in verse 50. “it said he came to the battle
  • 00:13:45.321 --> 00:13:47.289
  • “it said he came to the battle without a sword
  • 00:13:47.356 --> 00:13:48.557
  • Without a sword in his hand.”
  • 00:13:48.624 --> 00:13:49.692
  • In his hand.” spoiler alert,
  • 00:13:49.758 --> 00:13:50.826
  • Spoiler alert, he left with one.
  • 00:13:50.893 --> 00:13:52.461
  • He left with one. who was carrying it?
  • 00:13:52.528 --> 00:13:53.662
  • Who was carrying it? his enemy.
  • 00:13:53.729 --> 00:13:55.197
  • I declare, come on, y'all.
  • 00:13:55.297 --> 00:13:56.966
  • I declare, come on, y'all. i'm trying to be good.
  • 00:13:57.032 --> 00:13:58.000
  • I'm trying to be good. but i declare,
  • 00:13:58.067 --> 00:13:59.635
  • But i declare, i know how this story ends!
  • 00:13:59.702 --> 00:14:04.039
  • I know how this story ends! goliath has got your sword.
  • 00:14:04.106 --> 00:14:07.076
  • Goliath has got your sword. goliath has got your grace,
  • 00:14:07.142 --> 00:14:09.979
  • Goliath has got your grace, and if you want to see
  • 00:14:10.045 --> 00:14:11.280
  • And if you want to see the victory, you're going
  • 00:14:11.347 --> 00:14:13.315
  • The victory, you're going to have to defeat
  • 00:14:13.382 --> 00:14:14.450
  • To have to defeat what's standing in front of you,
  • 00:14:14.516 --> 00:14:16.485
  • What's standing in front of you, but you don't have to do it
  • 00:14:16.552 --> 00:14:17.519
  • But you don't have to do it on your own.
  • 00:14:17.586 --> 00:14:20.055
  • On your own. [applause]
  • 00:14:20.122 --> 00:14:24.526
  • [applause] come on,
  • 00:14:24.593 --> 00:14:25.060
  • Come on, let's stir something up,
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  • Let's stir something up, all over the whole church,
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  • All over the whole church, university city, blakeney,
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  • University city, blakeney, i want every single warrior,
  • 00:14:29.732 --> 00:14:31.567
  • I want every single warrior, every single worshiper,
  • 00:14:31.634 --> 00:14:33.202
  • Every single worshiper, to declare, “i know
  • 00:14:33.269 --> 00:14:35.604
  • To declare, “i know how this story ends,”
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  • How this story ends,” and tell the person next to you,
  • 00:14:38.274 --> 00:14:39.341
  • And tell the person next to you, “i know how your story ends.”
  • 00:14:39.408 --> 00:14:43.379
  • “i know how your story ends.” tell them, “your story,
  • 00:14:43.445 --> 00:14:45.247
  • Tell them, “your story, ends with glory.”
  • 00:14:45.314 --> 00:14:48.117
  • Ends with glory.” god's gonna get the glory
  • 00:14:48.183 --> 00:14:49.752
  • God's gonna get the glory out of every situation
  • 00:14:49.818 --> 00:14:50.686
  • Out of every situation in your life.
  • 00:14:50.753 --> 00:14:51.987
  • [applause]
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  • I know how it ends.
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  • I know how it ends. some jet ski is going
  • 00:15:07.703 --> 00:15:08.637
  • Some jet ski is going to bring me the kayak.
  • 00:15:08.704 --> 00:15:09.872
  • To bring me the kayak. i don't know who god's
  • 00:15:09.939 --> 00:15:10.472
  • I don't know who god's got in the water.
  • 00:15:10.539 --> 00:15:15.377
  • Got in the water. but even now, somehow,
  • 00:15:15.444 --> 00:15:17.746
  • But even now, somehow, the sister said to jesus,
  • 00:15:17.813 --> 00:15:20.049
  • The sister said to jesus, “god will give you
  • 00:15:20.115 --> 00:15:20.649
  • “god will give you what you want.”
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  • What you want.” so, david stands over the giant,
  • 00:15:24.153 --> 00:15:29.325
  • So, david stands over the giant, i always read it
  • 00:15:29.391 --> 00:15:30.793
  • I always read it as being the final sequence
  • 00:15:30.859 --> 00:15:32.194
  • As being the final sequence in the battle,
  • 00:15:32.261 --> 00:15:33.228
  • In the battle, that after knocking him down,
  • 00:15:33.295 --> 00:15:35.831
  • That after knocking him down, he, look at the verse,
  • 00:15:35.898 --> 00:15:37.599
  • He took the sword
  • 00:15:37.700 --> 00:15:38.801
  • He took the sword from the scabbard.
  • 00:15:38.867 --> 00:15:41.537
  • From the scabbard. anybody ever said scabbard
  • 00:15:41.603 --> 00:15:42.638
  • Anybody ever said scabbard in the last 10 years?
  • 00:15:42.705 --> 00:15:46.041
  • In the last 10 years? he took the sword --
  • 00:15:46.108 --> 00:15:49.078
  • He took the sword -- little things like that keep me
  • 00:15:49.144 --> 00:15:50.245
  • Little things like that keep me preaching, you know.
  • 00:15:50.312 --> 00:15:53.849
  • Preaching, you know. and after he killed him,
  • 00:15:53.916 --> 00:15:55.884
  • And after he killed him, he's already dead,
  • 00:15:55.951 --> 00:15:57.786
  • He's already dead, he cut off his head.
  • 00:15:57.853 --> 00:15:59.822
  • He cut off his head. why did he do it?
  • 00:15:59.888 --> 00:16:01.090
  • Why did he do it? for a trophy.
  • 00:16:01.156 --> 00:16:03.792
  • For a trophy. 'cause this wouldn't be
  • 00:16:03.859 --> 00:16:04.460
  • 'cause this wouldn't be his last giant.
  • 00:16:04.526 --> 00:16:08.664
  • Now, i always thought
  • 00:16:08.764 --> 00:16:10.899
  • Now, i always thought that the story was over,
  • 00:16:10.966 --> 00:16:12.568
  • That the story was over, when david cut off his head.
  • 00:16:12.634 --> 00:16:14.703
  • When david cut off his head. how much more savage
  • 00:16:14.770 --> 00:16:16.271
  • How much more savage can you be?
  • 00:16:16.338 --> 00:16:18.173
  • Can you be? the head is off,
  • 00:16:18.240 --> 00:16:19.541
  • The head is off, the giant's down,
  • 00:16:19.608 --> 00:16:22.044
  • The giant's down, but that's not how
  • 00:16:22.111 --> 00:16:22.644
  • But that's not how the story ends.
  • 00:16:22.711 --> 00:16:24.113
  • The story ends. see, we only think
  • 00:16:24.179 --> 00:16:24.880
  • See, we only think we know how it ends.
  • 00:16:24.947 --> 00:16:26.582
  • We know how it ends. you tell your story,
  • 00:16:26.648 --> 00:16:27.116
  • You tell your story, you're like,
  • 00:16:27.182 --> 00:16:27.816
  • You're like, “...and then i got a divorce.”
  • 00:16:27.883 --> 00:16:29.284
  • “...and then i got a divorce.” that's not the end
  • 00:16:29.351 --> 00:16:29.852
  • That's not the end of your story.
  • 00:16:29.918 --> 00:16:32.287
  • Of your story. that's not the last time
  • 00:16:32.354 --> 00:16:33.122
  • That's not the last time you can love or be loved.
  • 00:16:33.188 --> 00:16:36.125
  • You can love or be loved. that's not the end
  • 00:16:36.191 --> 00:16:36.692
  • That's not the end of your story.
  • 00:16:36.759 --> 00:16:39.161
  • Of your story. you know, they were
  • 00:16:39.228 --> 00:16:39.661
  • You know, they were doing pretty good
  • 00:16:39.728 --> 00:16:40.295
  • Doing pretty good and then they did this.
  • 00:16:40.362 --> 00:16:41.430
  • And then they did this. that's not the end of the story.
  • 00:16:41.497 --> 00:16:43.932
  • That's not the end of the story. that's just
  • 00:16:43.999 --> 00:16:44.466
  • That's just character development.
  • 00:16:44.533 --> 00:16:47.970
  • Character development. [applause]
  • 00:16:48.037 --> 00:16:52.508
  • It can't be over
  • 00:16:53.976 --> 00:16:54.610
  • It can't be over because i know who wrote it.
  • 00:16:54.676 --> 00:16:56.612
  • Because i know who wrote it. i said it can't be over
  • 00:16:56.678 --> 00:16:57.679
  • I said it can't be over 'cause i know who wrote it.
  • 00:16:57.746 --> 00:17:02.651
  • 'cause i know who wrote it. it's not the end of my story.
  • 00:17:02.718 --> 00:17:05.120
  • It's not the end of my story. i know how this story ends.
  • 00:17:05.187 --> 00:17:07.890
  • I know how this story ends. i know how i'm leaving
  • 00:17:07.956 --> 00:17:09.491
  • I know how i'm leaving this battlefield.
  • 00:17:09.558 --> 00:17:10.392
  • This battlefield. i'm not leaving empty handed.
  • 00:17:10.459 --> 00:17:12.461
  • I'm not leaving empty handed. i'm leaving with a sword.
  • 00:17:12.528 --> 00:17:13.695
  • I'm leaving with a sword. i'm leaving with the lesson.
  • 00:17:13.762 --> 00:17:14.930
  • I'm leaving with the lesson. i'm leaving with a testimony.
  • 00:17:14.997 --> 00:17:16.765
  • I'm leaving with a testimony. i'm leaving with a brighter day
  • 00:17:16.832 --> 00:17:18.534
  • I'm leaving with a brighter day on my mind.
  • 00:17:18.600 --> 00:17:19.401
  • On my mind. i'm leaving
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  • I'm leaving with a new praise in my spirit.
  • 00:17:19.968 --> 00:17:21.737
  • With a new praise in my spirit. i'm leaving with a prophecy.
  • 00:17:21.804 --> 00:17:23.238
  • I'm leaving with a prophecy. i'm leaving
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  • I'm leaving with a word from god.
  • 00:17:23.872 --> 00:17:25.074
  • With a word from god. you know, what's so crazy
  • 00:17:25.140 --> 00:17:28.977
  • You know, what's so crazy is that the whole point
  • 00:17:29.044 --> 00:17:30.179
  • Is that the whole point of the story
  • 00:17:30.245 --> 00:17:30.679
  • Of the story has nothing to do
  • 00:17:30.746 --> 00:17:31.513
  • Has nothing to do with david to begin with.
  • 00:17:31.580 --> 00:17:34.083
  • It says that after goliath died,
  • 00:17:34.183 --> 00:17:36.685
  • It says that after goliath died, that all of the philistines,
  • 00:17:36.752 --> 00:17:38.220
  • That all of the philistines, do you see it?
  • 00:17:38.287 --> 00:17:38.787
  • Do you see it? when they saw that
  • 00:17:38.854 --> 00:17:39.421
  • When they saw that their hero was dead,
  • 00:17:39.488 --> 00:17:40.522
  • Their hero was dead, they turned and ran.
  • 00:17:40.589 --> 00:17:43.625
  • They turned and ran. your story
  • 00:17:43.692 --> 00:17:44.259
  • Your story is not even about you.
  • 00:17:44.326 --> 00:17:47.863
  • What you're going
  • 00:17:47.963 --> 00:17:48.363
  • What you're going through right now,
  • 00:17:48.430 --> 00:17:48.997
  • Through right now, might not even be about you.
  • 00:17:49.064 --> 00:17:50.499
  • Might not even be about you. you know how many people
  • 00:17:50.566 --> 00:17:51.133
  • You know how many people i've seen come out of grief,
  • 00:17:51.200 --> 00:17:52.968
  • I've seen come out of grief, and release their greatest gift
  • 00:17:53.035 --> 00:17:55.370
  • And release their greatest gift from their greatest grief.
  • 00:17:55.437 --> 00:17:57.106
  • From their greatest grief. goliath has got your sword.
  • 00:17:57.172 --> 00:18:00.275
  • Goliath has got your sword. goliath has got your sword.
  • 00:18:00.342 --> 00:18:02.444
  • Goliath has got your sword. you're gonna be sitting
  • 00:18:02.511 --> 00:18:03.078
  • You're gonna be sitting across from somebody
  • 00:18:03.145 --> 00:18:04.313
  • Across from somebody who needs it in five years
  • 00:18:04.379 --> 00:18:05.814
  • Who needs it in five years and telling them,
  • 00:18:05.881 --> 00:18:06.448
  • And telling them, “i've been right there
  • 00:18:06.515 --> 00:18:07.382
  • “i've been right there in the battle,
  • 00:18:07.449 --> 00:18:08.183
  • In the battle, but here's what i found out,
  • 00:18:08.250 --> 00:18:09.685
  • But here's what i found out, the sword that came to kill you,
  • 00:18:09.751 --> 00:18:11.520
  • The sword that came to kill you, it's gonna be the one
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  • It's gonna be the one that god uses to deliver you.”
  • 00:18:12.855 --> 00:18:15.591
  • That god uses to deliver you.” [applause]
  • 00:18:15.657 --> 00:18:18.494
  • [applause] and he killed goliath
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  • And he killed goliath with his own sword.
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  • With his own sword. your giant has got your sword.
  • 00:18:23.432 --> 00:18:26.635
  • Your giant has got your sword. but that's not how
  • 00:18:26.702 --> 00:18:27.436
  • But that's not how the story ends.
  • 00:18:27.503 --> 00:18:30.072
  • The story ends. he cuts off his head,
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  • He cuts off his head, sends the sword
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  • Sends the sword to the temple at knob,
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  • To the temple at knob, which was where ahimelech
  • 00:18:36.445 --> 00:18:37.679
  • Which was where ahimelech was the superintendent?
  • 00:18:37.746 --> 00:18:40.582
  • Was the superintendent? a little while later,
  • 00:18:40.649 --> 00:18:42.484
  • A little while later, david goes back
  • 00:18:42.551 --> 00:18:43.085
  • David goes back to saul's palace,
  • 00:18:43.152 --> 00:18:44.987
  • To saul's palace, saul starts going absolutely
  • 00:18:45.053 --> 00:18:46.889
  • Saul starts going absolutely crazy trying to kill david.
  • 00:18:46.955 --> 00:18:50.759
  • Crazy trying to kill david. david has to run from saul.
  • 00:18:50.826 --> 00:18:52.895
  • Remember now, goliath was not
  • 00:18:52.995 --> 00:18:55.831
  • Remember now, goliath was not the last giant
  • 00:18:55.898 --> 00:18:57.266
  • The last giant that david would face.
  • 00:18:57.332 --> 00:19:00.536
  • That david would face. you don't want to stay stuck
  • 00:19:00.602 --> 00:19:01.570
  • You don't want to stay stuck in just one victory
  • 00:19:01.637 --> 00:19:03.438
  • In just one victory of your life.
  • 00:19:03.505 --> 00:19:04.540
  • Of your life. the bible says he leads us
  • 00:19:04.606 --> 00:19:06.041
  • The bible says he leads us from glory to glory,
  • 00:19:06.108 --> 00:19:08.443
  • From glory to glory, from strength to strength.
  • 00:19:08.510 --> 00:19:10.646
  • Stand up.
  • 00:19:10.746 --> 00:19:11.213
  • Stand up. i'm trying to close.
  • 00:19:11.280 --> 00:19:12.314
  • I'm trying to close. i'm trying so hard.
  • 00:19:12.381 --> 00:19:14.349
  • I'm trying so hard. don't leave, but stand up
  • 00:19:14.416 --> 00:19:15.384
  • Don't leave, but stand up and clap your hands if you know
  • 00:19:15.450 --> 00:19:16.919
  • And clap your hands if you know this is not my last one.
  • 00:19:16.985 --> 00:19:18.787
  • This is not my last one. this is not my last victory.
  • 00:19:18.854 --> 00:19:20.489
  • This is not my last victory. i come against midlife crisis
  • 00:19:20.556 --> 00:19:22.257
  • I come against midlife crisis in the name of the lord.
  • 00:19:22.324 --> 00:19:23.258
  • In the name of the lord. there's more for you to do,
  • 00:19:23.325 --> 00:19:24.993
  • There's more for you to do, you have a legacy to pass on,
  • 00:19:25.060 --> 00:19:26.962
  • You have a legacy to pass on, you're gonna make
  • 00:19:27.029 --> 00:19:27.629
  • You're gonna make a bigger difference
  • 00:19:27.696 --> 00:19:28.530
  • A bigger difference in your future days.
  • 00:19:28.597 --> 00:19:31.667
  • In your future days. your latter days
  • 00:19:31.733 --> 00:19:32.301
  • Your latter days shall be greater...
  • 00:19:32.367 --> 00:19:35.571
  • Shall be greater... ♪ 'cause i know how ♪
  • 00:19:35.637 --> 00:19:37.439
  • ♪ 'cause i know how ♪ ♪ this story ends ♪
  • 00:19:37.506 --> 00:19:40.375
  • >> ♪ yes i know how ♪
  • 00:19:42.244 --> 00:19:44.780
  • >> ♪ yes i know how ♪ ♪ this story ends ♪
  • 00:19:44.846 --> 00:19:46.949
  • ♪ this story ends ♪ >> okay, hang on a second.
  • 00:19:47.015 --> 00:19:48.417
  • >> okay, hang on a second. so david runs down
  • 00:19:48.483 --> 00:19:49.618
  • So david runs down to the temple, right?
  • 00:19:49.685 --> 00:19:50.519
  • To the temple, right? he's running from saul.
  • 00:19:50.586 --> 00:19:52.254
  • He's running from saul. he's already killed goliath.
  • 00:19:52.321 --> 00:19:54.189
  • He's already killed goliath. and he has to leave so quickly
  • 00:19:54.256 --> 00:19:55.757
  • And he has to leave so quickly that he doesn't have a sword.
  • 00:19:55.824 --> 00:19:57.659
  • That he doesn't have a sword. he runs to the temple attendant.
  • 00:19:57.726 --> 00:19:59.695
  • He runs to the temple attendant. he says, “hey, man,
  • 00:19:59.761 --> 00:20:01.029
  • He says, “hey, man, i need a weapon.”
  • 00:20:01.096 --> 00:20:02.364
  • I need a weapon.” how many of you need a weapon
  • 00:20:02.431 --> 00:20:03.398
  • How many of you need a weapon to fight something
  • 00:20:03.465 --> 00:20:04.099
  • To fight something in your life today?
  • 00:20:04.166 --> 00:20:05.234
  • In your life today? you need a strategy.
  • 00:20:05.300 --> 00:20:06.235
  • You need a strategy. you need an insight.
  • 00:20:06.301 --> 00:20:07.135
  • You need an insight. come on.
  • 00:20:07.202 --> 00:20:07.636
  • Come on. you need a breakthrough.
  • 00:20:07.703 --> 00:20:08.670
  • You need a breakthrough. you need a turn around.
  • 00:20:08.737 --> 00:20:09.371
  • You need a turn around. alright.
  • 00:20:09.438 --> 00:20:10.472
  • Alright. [applause]
  • 00:20:10.539 --> 00:20:11.974
  • David said
  • 00:20:12.074 --> 00:20:13.008
  • David said to ahimelech,
  • 00:20:13.075 --> 00:20:13.575
  • To ahimelech, “don't you have a spear
  • 00:20:13.642 --> 00:20:15.377
  • “don't you have a spear or a sword here?
  • 00:20:15.444 --> 00:20:16.278
  • Or a sword here? i haven't brought my sword
  • 00:20:16.345 --> 00:20:18.146
  • I haven't brought my sword or any other weapon
  • 00:20:18.213 --> 00:20:19.748
  • Or any other weapon because the kings business
  • 00:20:19.815 --> 00:20:20.816
  • Because the kings business was urgent.”
  • 00:20:20.882 --> 00:20:23.952
  • Was urgent.” the priest said,
  • 00:20:24.019 --> 00:20:25.287
  • The priest said, “man, i'm sorry, david.
  • 00:20:25.354 --> 00:20:27.889
  • “man, i'm sorry, david. i mean, i got one sword,
  • 00:20:27.956 --> 00:20:30.192
  • I mean, i got one sword, it's the sword of goliath
  • 00:20:30.259 --> 00:20:33.729
  • It's the sword of goliath the philistine."
  • 00:20:33.795 --> 00:20:35.163
  • The philistine." at least it used to be
  • 00:20:35.230 --> 00:20:37.666
  • At least it used to be until you killed him.
  • 00:20:37.733 --> 00:20:39.901
  • Until you killed him. but now, the very weapon
  • 00:20:39.968 --> 00:20:42.271
  • But now, the very weapon that you took from your enemy,
  • 00:20:42.337 --> 00:20:46.808
  • That you took from your enemy, the very strength you gained
  • 00:20:46.875 --> 00:20:48.377
  • The very strength you gained from the thing you survived,
  • 00:20:48.443 --> 00:20:50.712
  • From the thing you survived, the sword of goliath,
  • 00:20:50.779 --> 00:20:52.748
  • The sword of goliath, the word that god
  • 00:20:52.814 --> 00:20:53.682
  • The word that god spoke over your life --
  • 00:20:53.749 --> 00:20:54.816
  • Spoke over your life -- how many know his word
  • 00:20:54.883 --> 00:20:55.684
  • How many know his word is a sword?
  • 00:20:55.751 --> 00:20:56.685
  • Is a sword? "it's sharper than any double
  • 00:20:56.752 --> 00:20:58.053
  • "it's sharper than any double edged sword," hebrews 4:12.
  • 00:20:58.120 --> 00:21:01.423
  • Edged sword," hebrews 4:12. “the sword of goliath,
  • 00:21:01.490 --> 00:21:03.692
  • “the sword of goliath, who you killed
  • 00:21:03.759 --> 00:21:04.660
  • Who you killed in the valley of elah, is here,
  • 00:21:04.726 --> 00:21:06.461
  • In the valley of elah, is here, it's wrapped in a cloth
  • 00:21:06.528 --> 00:21:08.363
  • It's wrapped in a cloth behind the ephod.
  • 00:21:08.430 --> 00:21:10.098
  • Behind the ephod. if you want it, take it.
  • 00:21:10.165 --> 00:21:12.134
  • If you want it, take it. there is no sword here,
  • 00:21:12.200 --> 00:21:13.902
  • There is no sword here, but that one:”
  • 00:21:13.969 --> 00:21:14.903
  • But that one:” and david said,
  • 00:21:14.970 --> 00:21:16.204
  • And david said, “there's none like it.
  • 00:21:16.271 --> 00:21:17.439
  • “there's none like it. give it to me.”
  • 00:21:17.506 --> 00:21:20.142
  • Give it to me.” he started with a sling,
  • 00:21:20.208 --> 00:21:22.177
  • He started with a sling, he ended with a sword
  • 00:21:22.244 --> 00:21:25.480
  • And the difference
  • 00:21:25.580 --> 00:21:26.715
  • And the difference was the enemy,
  • 00:21:26.782 --> 00:21:28.083
  • Was the enemy, that he was willing to confront.
  • 00:21:28.150 --> 00:21:34.356
  • That he was willing to confront. ♪ and i know how this ♪
  • 00:21:34.423 --> 00:21:38.994
  • ♪ and i know how this ♪ now, i don't know exactly
  • 00:21:39.061 --> 00:21:40.062
  • Now, i don't know exactly how long this story
  • 00:21:40.128 --> 00:21:40.929
  • How long this story is going to take,
  • 00:21:40.996 --> 00:21:42.564
  • Is going to take, and i don't know
  • 00:21:42.631 --> 00:21:43.198
  • And i don't know all the details of it, but...
  • 00:21:43.265 --> 00:21:45.233
  • All the details of it, but... ♪ i know how ♪
  • 00:21:45.300 --> 00:21:48.203
  • ♪ i know how ♪ ♪ this story ends ♪
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  • ♪ this story ends ♪ we got the drop on david,
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  • We got the drop on david, we read verse 50.
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  • We read verse 50. we got the drop on david.
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  • We got the drop on david. we've been to the empty tomb.
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  • We've been to the empty tomb. we got the drop on david.
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  • We got the drop on david. we know how this story ends.
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  • We know how this story ends. i know that the sufferings
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  • I know that the sufferings of this present time
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  • Of this present time are not worthy...
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  • Are not worthy... do you hear me preaching
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  • Do you hear me preaching to you right there
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  • To you right there in your living room?
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  • In your living room? do you hear me preaching
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  • Do you hear me preaching to you right there
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  • To you right there in your kitchen?
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  • In your kitchen? you hear me preaching to you.
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  • You hear me preaching to you. you're in a hospital room
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  • You're in a hospital room with a loved one right now.
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  • With a loved one right now. but the god of all healing,
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  • But the god of all healing, jehovah-ropheka,
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  • Jehovah-ropheka, is in the hospital room
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  • Is in the hospital room with you.
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  • With you. i know how this story ends.
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  • I know how this story ends. i know.
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  • I know. i know, no weapon
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  • I know, no weapon that is formed against me
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  • That is formed against me shall prosper.
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  • Shall prosper. now the bible doesn't say
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  • Now the bible doesn't say that the weapon
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  • That the weapon won't be formed.
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  • Won't be formed. it just says
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  • It just says that it won't work.
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  • That it won't work. so watch this.
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  • So watch this. the weapon was formed
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  • The weapon was formed by my enemy.
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  • Isaiah 54:17
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  • Isaiah 54:17 is on the screen right now.
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  • Is on the screen right now. the weapon was formed
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  • The weapon was formed by the hand of my enemy,
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  • By the hand of my enemy, what you're going through
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  • What you're going through it might not have been from
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  • It might not have been from the hand of god,
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  • The hand of god, but you gotta read verse 16,
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  • But you gotta read verse 16, to understand verse 17.
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  • To understand verse 17. because isaiah 54:16,”
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  • Because isaiah 54:16,” god says, 'behold, i have
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  • God says, 'behold, i have created the blacksmith,
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  • Created the blacksmith, who made the weapon.'
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  • Who made the weapon.' so god said, 'the enemy
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  • So god said, 'the enemy might have formed the weapon,
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  • Might have formed the weapon, but i formed the enemy
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  • But i formed the enemy and there is nothing
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  • That that enemy
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  • That that enemy can bring against you'”
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  • Can bring against you'” come on, there is nothing,
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  • Come on, there is nothing, 'cause i know, i know!
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  • 'cause i know, i know! i know!
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  • I know! get your hands up.
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  • Get your hands up. get your hands up.
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  • Get your hands up. get your faith up.
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  • Get your faith up. come on, tell goliath,
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  • Come on, tell goliath, "you've come against me
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  • "you've come against me with addiction,
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  • With addiction, you come against me
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  • You come against me with anxiety,
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  • With anxiety, but i come against you,
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  • But i come against you, in the name of the lord!"
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  • >> we're so thankful that
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  • >> we're so thankful that you joined us today.
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  • You joined us today. one of my favorite things
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  • One of my favorite things about these sermons is
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  • About these sermons is how i can take the word
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  • How i can take the word and apply it immediately.
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  • And apply it immediately. there are always connections
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  • There are always connections that i can make
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  • That i can make and ways that i can practically
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  • And ways that i can practically process these teachings.
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  • Process these teachings. i could easily listen
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  • I could easily listen and then walk away and really
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  • And then walk away and really not do anything with it.
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  • Not do anything with it. but when i really do sit down
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  • But when i really do sit down and apply this to my life,
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  • And apply this to my life, i begin to feel a shift
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  • I begin to feel a shift in my spirit.
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  • In my spirit. >> yeah, and you see changes
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  • >> yeah, and you see changes in your life when you accept
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  • In your life when you accept and embrace the challenge.
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  • And embrace the challenge. so today if you felt
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  • So today if you felt challenged or encourage,
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  • Challenged or encourage, i have a resource i wanna
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  • Make available for you.
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  • Make available for you. it includes the sermon
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  • It includes the sermon you just heard
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  • You just heard and a few other messages
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  • And a few other messages that will take you deeper,
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  • That will take you deeper, strengthen your faith
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  • Strengthen your faith and really, really help you
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  • And really, really help you in your relationship with god,
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  • In your relationship with god, grow closer to him
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  • Grow closer to him and see what he has for you.
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  • One more thing before you go. did you know you can join us
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  • >> it's wise to choose
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  • >> it's wise to choose your battles when you can,
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  • Your battles when you can, but what do you do
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  • But what do you do when your battle chooses you?
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  • When your battle chooses you? this is what
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  • This is what the lord says to you,
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  • The lord says to you, “don't be afraid,
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  • “don't be afraid, don't be discouraged,
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  • Don't be discouraged, don' back down;
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  • Don' back down; if you fight it,
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  • If you fight it, you're gonna lose it.”
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  • You're gonna lose it.” you can't fight it;
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  • You can't fight it; give it back.
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  • Give it back. you can't figure it out;
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  • You can't figure it out; give it back.
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  • Give it back. how do you give it back?
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  • How do you give it back? that's a focus.
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  • That's a focus. that's looking beyond
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  • That's looking beyond what's coming against you,
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  • What's coming against you, and looking toward
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  • And looking toward what is within you,
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  • What is within you, to know that greater is he
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  • To know that greater is he that is in me,
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  • That is in me, than he that is in the world,
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  • Than he that is in the world, and god wants his battle back.
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  • And god wants his battle back. i want you to get in position;
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  • I want you to get in position; not so that you can fight,
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  • Not so that you can fight, not so that you can struggle,
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  • Not so that you can struggle, but so that you can see
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  • But so that you can see the deliverance.
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  • The deliverance. god is fighting for worshippers,
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  • God is fighting for worshippers, god is fighting for praisers,
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  • God is fighting for praisers, god is fighting for his people;
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  • God is fighting for his people; god is fighting for you,
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  • God is fighting for you, because somebody
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  • Because somebody has been wondering,
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  • Has been wondering, “is god using me?
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  • “is god using me? is this even worth it?”,
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  • Is this even worth it?”, but there's something
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  • But there's something about that,
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  • About that, that should let you know
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  • That should let you know that if the devil showed up
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  • That if the devil showed up in the first place,
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  • In the first place, there must be
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  • There must be something important.
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  • Something important. you're his friend;
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  • You're his friend; you get his help,
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  • You get his help, you get his strength,
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  • You get his strength, you get his miracles,
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  • You get his miracles, you get his wisdom,
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  • You get his wisdom, you get his provision,
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  • You get his provision, you get his angels.
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  • You get his angels. what do you do
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  • What do you do when the battle chooses you?
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  • When the battle chooses you? you worship your way through it.
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  • >> we all face
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  • Battles in situations
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  • That feel like
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  • They're too much to manage.
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  • Get your copy, today, of
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  • “when the battle chooses you”,
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  • And give your battle
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  • Back to god.
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  • >> you didn't just buy a ticket,
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  • You set something in motion
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  • Just by being here tonight.
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  • Some of you brought
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  • Somebody else a ticket tonight
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  • And it's gonna change their life
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  • To know that god loves them
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  • And has not forsaken them
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  • And he is for you
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  • And not against you.
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  • >> ♪ hail hail lion of judah ♪
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  • ♪ let the lion roar ♪
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  • ♪ hail hail lion of judah ♪
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  • ♪ let the lion roar ♪
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  • ♪ ♪
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