I Know How This Story Ends Part 2

October 13, 2022 | 326 | 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 13, 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 --
  • 00:09:09.834 --> 00:09:10.502
  • 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.
  • 00:09:24.749 --> 00:09:26.151
  • 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?
  • 00:10:00.619 --> 00:10:03.054
  • What about new endings? what about to be continued?
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  • What about to be continued? what about the third day?
  • 00:10:05.790 --> 00:10:07.826
  • What about the third day? what about sunday morning?
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  • What about sunday morning? what about jesus?
  • 00:10:09.995 --> 00:10:13.131
  • 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,
  • 00:10:14.532 --> 00:10:15.533
  • 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
  • 00:10:36.621 --> 00:10:37.088
  • Trying to fight like everybody else fights.
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  • Everybody else fights. yours might be messier.
  • 00:10:38.256 --> 00:10:40.191
  • 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?
  • 00:10:41.059 --> 00:10:42.661
  • That god put on my heart? yours might look laughable.
  • 00:10:42.727 --> 00:10:47.932
  • Yours might look laughable. i'm only high school
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  • I'm only high school educated, good.
  • 00:10:48.833 --> 00:10:49.668
  • Educated, good. god's going to get
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  • God's going to get that much more glory
  • 00:10:50.301 --> 00:10:51.403
  • That much more glory because you didn't have
  • 00:10:51.469 --> 00:10:52.537
  • Because you didn't have a college degree.
  • 00:10:52.604 --> 00:10:54.773
  • A college degree. now, when people look at you,
  • 00:10:54.839 --> 00:10:56.207
  • 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.
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  • Had to be god. i know your gpa.
  • 00:10:58.877 --> 00:11:00.211
  • I know your gpa. it had to be god.
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  • It had to be god. god's purpose advances.
  • 00:11:01.746 --> 00:11:03.682
  • God's purpose advances. i know your gpa.
  • 00:11:03.748 --> 00:11:05.283
  • I know your gpa. you weren't smart enough,
  • 00:11:05.350 --> 00:11:07.185
  • You weren't smart enough, good enough, pretty enough,
  • 00:11:07.252 --> 00:11:08.620
  • Good enough, pretty enough, you didn't pray enough,
  • 00:11:08.687 --> 00:11:09.387
  • You didn't pray enough, you didn't do the right things.
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  • 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.
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  • Plot twist,
  • 00:11:34.646 --> 00:11:36.715
  • Plot twist, goliath goes down.
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  • Goliath goes down. and guess what?
  • 00:11:39.951 --> 00:11:42.320
  • 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
  • 00:11:50.962 --> 00:11:51.896
  • David's awfully cute with a slingshot.
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  • With a slingshot. especially, especially
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  • Especially, especially when it's one
  • 00:11:54.399 --> 00:11:54.833
  • When it's one that you pull back.
  • 00:11:54.899 --> 00:11:56.101
  • That you pull back. you know, like it's a spit ball.
  • 00:11:56.167 --> 00:11:58.169
  • You know, like it's a spit ball. like it's god's.
  • 00:11:58.236 --> 00:11:58.937
  • Like it's god's. like it's a spirit --
  • 00:11:59.003 --> 00:11:59.904
  • Like it's a spirit -- spiritual spit ball, boom.
  • 00:11:59.971 --> 00:12:02.006
  • Spiritual spit ball, boom. you know, i know it's
  • 00:12:02.073 --> 00:12:03.208
  • You know, i know it's the it's the cartoon version.
  • 00:12:03.274 --> 00:12:04.509
  • The it's the cartoon version. here's the grownup version.
  • 00:12:04.576 --> 00:12:05.777
  • Here's the grownup version. you ready?
  • 00:12:05.844 --> 00:12:07.278
  • You ready? david never read
  • 00:12:07.345 --> 00:12:08.279
  • David never read 1 samuel 17:50.
  • 00:12:08.346 --> 00:12:10.615
  • 1 samuel 17:50. most of us never read
  • 00:12:10.682 --> 00:12:11.750
  • Most of us never read 1 samuel 17:51.
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  • 1 samuel 17:51. all apologies to all
  • 00:12:15.820 --> 00:12:16.855
  • All apologies to all the children's bible teachers.
  • 00:12:16.921 --> 00:12:19.758
  • The children's bible teachers. but you don't really know
  • 00:12:19.824 --> 00:12:20.425
  • But you don't really know how the story ended.
  • 00:12:20.492 --> 00:12:21.960
  • How the story ended. because david,
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  • Because david, when he hit goliath
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  • When he hit goliath with the rock,
  • 00:12:23.728 --> 00:12:24.362
  • With the rock, stunned him.
  • 00:12:24.429 --> 00:12:28.666
  • Stunned him. but then david had something
  • 00:12:28.733 --> 00:12:30.101
  • But then david had something else that he had to do.
  • 00:12:30.168 --> 00:12:32.337
  • Else that he had to do. in the spirit of mortal kombat,
  • 00:12:32.403 --> 00:12:34.172
  • In the spirit of mortal kombat, look at your neighbor
  • 00:12:34.239 --> 00:12:34.773
  • Look at your neighbor and say, “finish him.”
  • 00:12:34.839 --> 00:12:44.315
  • And say, “finish him.” the bible says,
  • 00:12:44.382 --> 00:12:46.184
  • The bible says, that after he knocked him down,
  • 00:12:46.251 --> 00:12:47.619
  • That after he knocked him down, because some of us are content
  • 00:12:47.685 --> 00:12:48.820
  • Because some of us are content just to stun our enemy,
  • 00:12:48.887 --> 00:12:50.588
  • Just to stun our enemy, you know what i'm saying?
  • 00:12:50.655 --> 00:12:51.256
  • You know what i'm saying? just just to come into church,
  • 00:12:51.322 --> 00:12:53.158
  • Just just to come into church, feel good for a few hours,
  • 00:12:53.224 --> 00:12:54.726
  • 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.
  • 00:12:58.229 --> 00:12:59.531
  • Into the same stuff. go right back
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  • Go right back into the same cycle,
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  • Into the same cycle, go right back
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  • Go right back into the same deadlock.
  • 00:13:02.167 --> 00:13:03.535
  • Into the same deadlock. go right back
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  • Go right back into the same pretending,
  • 00:13:04.302 --> 00:13:05.770
  • Into the same pretending, go right back
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  • Go right back into the same image.
  • 00:13:06.738 --> 00:13:07.572
  • Into the same image. but david said something,
  • 00:13:07.639 --> 00:13:08.439
  • But david said something, he said something.
  • 00:13:08.506 --> 00:13:09.240
  • He said something. he said something, he said,
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  • He said something, he said, i didn't just come down here
  • 00:13:11.242 --> 00:13:13.411
  • I didn't just come down here to bring cheese and bread.
  • 00:13:13.478 --> 00:13:17.649
  • To bring cheese and bread. see, i always thought
  • 00:13:17.715 --> 00:13:18.583
  • See, i always thought that david was the delivery boy.
  • 00:13:18.650 --> 00:13:22.353
  • That david was the delivery boy. but it turns out
  • 00:13:22.420 --> 00:13:24.022
  • But it turns out that the way the story ends,
  • 00:13:24.088 --> 00:13:26.891
  • That the way the story ends, david wasn't the delivery boy,
  • 00:13:26.958 --> 00:13:30.562
  • David wasn't the delivery boy, goliath was.
  • 00:13:30.628 --> 00:13:34.032
  • Goliath was. so now, i'm gonna
  • 00:13:34.098 --> 00:13:35.733
  • So now, i'm gonna preach us home.
  • 00:13:35.800 --> 00:13:36.334
  • Preach us home. you ready?
  • 00:13:36.401 --> 00:13:37.468
  • You ready? what did goliath have
  • 00:13:37.535 --> 00:13:38.903
  • What did goliath have that david needed that david
  • 00:13:38.970 --> 00:13:40.505
  • That david needed that david didn't know that he would need?
  • 00:13:40.572 --> 00:13:42.874
  • Didn't know that he would need? it's right in verse 50.
  • 00:13:42.941 --> 00:13:44.642
  • It's right in verse 50.
  • 00:13:44.742 --> 00:13:46.244
  • It's right in verse 50. “it said he came to the battle
  • 00:13:46.311 --> 00:13:48.279
  • “it said he came to the battle without a sword
  • 00:13:48.346 --> 00:13:49.547
  • Without a sword in his hand.”
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  • In his hand.” spoiler alert,
  • 00:13:50.748 --> 00:13:51.816
  • Spoiler alert, he left with one.
  • 00:13:51.883 --> 00:13:53.451
  • He left with one. who was carrying it?
  • 00:13:53.518 --> 00:13:54.652
  • Who was carrying it? his enemy.
  • 00:13:54.719 --> 00:13:56.187
  • I declare, come on, y'all.
  • 00:13:56.287 --> 00:13:57.956
  • I declare, come on, y'all. i'm trying to be good.
  • 00:13:58.022 --> 00:13:58.990
  • I'm trying to be good. but i declare,
  • 00:13:59.057 --> 00:14:00.625
  • But i declare, i know how this story ends!
  • 00:14:00.692 --> 00:14:05.029
  • I know how this story ends! goliath has got your sword.
  • 00:14:05.096 --> 00:14:08.066
  • Goliath has got your sword. goliath has got your grace,
  • 00:14:08.132 --> 00:14:10.969
  • Goliath has got your grace, and if you want to see
  • 00:14:11.035 --> 00:14:12.270
  • And if you want to see the victory, you're going
  • 00:14:12.337 --> 00:14:14.305
  • The victory, you're going to have to defeat
  • 00:14:14.372 --> 00:14:15.440
  • To have to defeat what's standing in front of you,
  • 00:14:15.506 --> 00:14:17.475
  • What's standing in front of you, but you don't have to do it
  • 00:14:17.542 --> 00:14:18.509
  • But you don't have to do it on your own.
  • 00:14:18.576 --> 00:14:21.045
  • On your own. [applause]
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  • [applause] come on,
  • 00:14:25.583 --> 00:14:26.050
  • 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,
  • 00:14:28.653 --> 00:14:30.655
  • University city, blakeney, i want every single warrior,
  • 00:14:30.722 --> 00:14:32.557
  • I want every single warrior, every single worshiper,
  • 00:14:32.624 --> 00:14:34.192
  • Every single worshiper, to declare, “i know
  • 00:14:34.259 --> 00:14:36.594
  • To declare, “i know how this story ends,”
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  • How this story ends,” and tell the person next to you,
  • 00:14:39.264 --> 00:14:40.331
  • And tell the person next to you, “i know how your story ends.”
  • 00:14:40.398 --> 00:14:44.369
  • “i know how your story ends.” tell them, “your story,
  • 00:14:44.435 --> 00:14:46.237
  • Tell them, “your story, ends with glory.”
  • 00:14:46.304 --> 00:14:49.107
  • Ends with glory.” god's gonna get the glory
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  • God's gonna get the glory out of every situation
  • 00:14:50.808 --> 00:14:51.676
  • Out of every situation in your life.
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  • [applause]
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  • I know how it ends.
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  • I know how it ends. some jet ski is going
  • 00:15:08.693 --> 00:15:09.627
  • Some jet ski is going to bring me the kayak.
  • 00:15:09.694 --> 00:15:10.862
  • To bring me the kayak. i don't know who god's
  • 00:15:10.929 --> 00:15:11.462
  • I don't know who god's got in the water.
  • 00:15:11.529 --> 00:15:16.367
  • Got in the water. but even now, somehow,
  • 00:15:16.434 --> 00:15:18.736
  • But even now, somehow, the sister said to jesus,
  • 00:15:18.803 --> 00:15:21.039
  • The sister said to jesus, “god will give you
  • 00:15:21.105 --> 00:15:21.639
  • “god will give you what you want.”
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  • What you want.” so, david stands over the giant,
  • 00:15:25.143 --> 00:15:30.315
  • So, david stands over the giant, i always read it
  • 00:15:30.381 --> 00:15:31.783
  • I always read it as being the final sequence
  • 00:15:31.849 --> 00:15:33.184
  • As being the final sequence in the battle,
  • 00:15:33.251 --> 00:15:34.218
  • In the battle, that after knocking him down,
  • 00:15:34.285 --> 00:15:36.821
  • That after knocking him down, he, look at the verse,
  • 00:15:36.888 --> 00:15:38.589
  • He took the sword
  • 00:15:38.690 --> 00:15:39.791
  • He took the sword from the scabbard.
  • 00:15:39.857 --> 00:15:42.527
  • From the scabbard. anybody ever said scabbard
  • 00:15:42.593 --> 00:15:43.628
  • Anybody ever said scabbard in the last 10 years?
  • 00:15:43.695 --> 00:15:47.031
  • In the last 10 years? he took the sword --
  • 00:15:47.098 --> 00:15:50.068
  • He took the sword -- little things like that keep me
  • 00:15:50.134 --> 00:15:51.235
  • Little things like that keep me preaching, you know.
  • 00:15:51.302 --> 00:15:54.839
  • Preaching, you know. and after he killed him,
  • 00:15:54.906 --> 00:15:56.874
  • And after he killed him, he's already dead,
  • 00:15:56.941 --> 00:15:58.776
  • He's already dead, he cut off his head.
  • 00:15:58.843 --> 00:16:00.812
  • He cut off his head. why did he do it?
  • 00:16:00.878 --> 00:16:02.080
  • Why did he do it? for a trophy.
  • 00:16:02.146 --> 00:16:04.782
  • For a trophy. 'cause this wouldn't be
  • 00:16:04.849 --> 00:16:05.450
  • 'cause this wouldn't be his last giant.
  • 00:16:05.516 --> 00:16:09.654
  • Now, i always thought
  • 00:16:09.754 --> 00:16:11.889
  • Now, i always thought that the story was over,
  • 00:16:11.956 --> 00:16:13.558
  • That the story was over, when david cut off his head.
  • 00:16:13.624 --> 00:16:15.693
  • When david cut off his head. how much more savage
  • 00:16:15.760 --> 00:16:17.261
  • How much more savage can you be?
  • 00:16:17.328 --> 00:16:19.163
  • Can you be? the head is off,
  • 00:16:19.230 --> 00:16:20.531
  • The head is off, the giant's down,
  • 00:16:20.598 --> 00:16:23.034
  • The giant's down, but that's not how
  • 00:16:23.101 --> 00:16:23.634
  • But that's not how the story ends.
  • 00:16:23.701 --> 00:16:25.103
  • The story ends. see, we only think
  • 00:16:25.169 --> 00:16:25.870
  • See, we only think we know how it ends.
  • 00:16:25.937 --> 00:16:27.572
  • We know how it ends. you tell your story,
  • 00:16:27.638 --> 00:16:28.106
  • You tell your story, you're like,
  • 00:16:28.172 --> 00:16:28.806
  • You're like, “...and then i got a divorce.”
  • 00:16:28.873 --> 00:16:30.274
  • “...and then i got a divorce.” that's not the end
  • 00:16:30.341 --> 00:16:30.842
  • That's not the end of your story.
  • 00:16:30.908 --> 00:16:33.277
  • Of your story. that's not the last time
  • 00:16:33.344 --> 00:16:34.112
  • That's not the last time you can love or be loved.
  • 00:16:34.178 --> 00:16:37.115
  • You can love or be loved. that's not the end
  • 00:16:37.181 --> 00:16:37.682
  • That's not the end of your story.
  • 00:16:37.749 --> 00:16:40.151
  • Of your story. you know, they were
  • 00:16:40.218 --> 00:16:40.651
  • You know, they were doing pretty good
  • 00:16:40.718 --> 00:16:41.285
  • Doing pretty good and then they did this.
  • 00:16:41.352 --> 00:16:42.420
  • And then they did this. that's not the end of the story.
  • 00:16:42.487 --> 00:16:44.922
  • That's not the end of the story. that's just
  • 00:16:44.989 --> 00:16:45.456
  • That's just character development.
  • 00:16:45.523 --> 00:16:48.960
  • Character development. [applause]
  • 00:16:49.027 --> 00:16:53.498
  • It can't be over
  • 00:16:54.966 --> 00:16:55.600
  • It can't be over because i know who wrote it.
  • 00:16:55.666 --> 00:16:57.602
  • Because i know who wrote it. i said it can't be over
  • 00:16:57.668 --> 00:16:58.669
  • I said it can't be over 'cause i know who wrote it.
  • 00:16:58.736 --> 00:17:03.641
  • 'cause i know who wrote it. it's not the end of my story.
  • 00:17:03.708 --> 00:17:06.110
  • It's not the end of my story. i know how this story ends.
  • 00:17:06.177 --> 00:17:08.880
  • I know how this story ends. i know how i'm leaving
  • 00:17:08.946 --> 00:17:10.481
  • I know how i'm leaving this battlefield.
  • 00:17:10.548 --> 00:17:11.382
  • This battlefield. i'm not leaving empty handed.
  • 00:17:11.449 --> 00:17:13.451
  • I'm not leaving empty handed. i'm leaving with a sword.
  • 00:17:13.518 --> 00:17:14.685
  • I'm leaving with a sword. i'm leaving with the lesson.
  • 00:17:14.752 --> 00:17:15.920
  • I'm leaving with the lesson. i'm leaving with a testimony.
  • 00:17:15.987 --> 00:17:17.755
  • I'm leaving with a testimony. i'm leaving with a brighter day
  • 00:17:17.822 --> 00:17:19.524
  • I'm leaving with a brighter day on my mind.
  • 00:17:19.590 --> 00:17:20.391
  • On my mind. i'm leaving
  • 00:17:20.458 --> 00:17:20.892
  • I'm leaving with a new praise in my spirit.
  • 00:17:20.958 --> 00:17:22.727
  • With a new praise in my spirit. i'm leaving with a prophecy.
  • 00:17:22.794 --> 00:17:24.228
  • I'm leaving with a prophecy. i'm leaving
  • 00:17:24.295 --> 00:17:24.796
  • I'm leaving with a word from god.
  • 00:17:24.862 --> 00:17:26.064
  • With a word from god. you know, what's so crazy
  • 00:17:26.130 --> 00:17:29.967
  • You know, what's so crazy is that the whole point
  • 00:17:30.034 --> 00:17:31.169
  • Is that the whole point of the story
  • 00:17:31.235 --> 00:17:31.669
  • Of the story has nothing to do
  • 00:17:31.736 --> 00:17:32.503
  • Has nothing to do with david to begin with.
  • 00:17:32.570 --> 00:17:35.073
  • It says that after goliath died,
  • 00:17:35.173 --> 00:17:37.675
  • It says that after goliath died, that all of the philistines,
  • 00:17:37.742 --> 00:17:39.210
  • That all of the philistines, do you see it?
  • 00:17:39.277 --> 00:17:39.777
  • Do you see it? when they saw that
  • 00:17:39.844 --> 00:17:40.411
  • When they saw that their hero was dead,
  • 00:17:40.478 --> 00:17:41.512
  • Their hero was dead, they turned and ran.
  • 00:17:41.579 --> 00:17:44.615
  • They turned and ran. your story
  • 00:17:44.682 --> 00:17:45.249
  • Your story is not even about you.
  • 00:17:45.316 --> 00:17:48.853
  • What you're going
  • 00:17:48.953 --> 00:17:49.353
  • What you're going through right now,
  • 00:17:49.420 --> 00:17:49.987
  • Through right now, might not even be about you.
  • 00:17:50.054 --> 00:17:51.489
  • Might not even be about you. you know how many people
  • 00:17:51.556 --> 00:17:52.123
  • You know how many people i've seen come out of grief,
  • 00:17:52.190 --> 00:17:53.958
  • I've seen come out of grief, and release their greatest gift
  • 00:17:54.025 --> 00:17:56.360
  • And release their greatest gift from their greatest grief.
  • 00:17:56.427 --> 00:17:58.096
  • From their greatest grief. goliath has got your sword.
  • 00:17:58.162 --> 00:18:01.265
  • Goliath has got your sword. goliath has got your sword.
  • 00:18:01.332 --> 00:18:03.434
  • Goliath has got your sword. you're gonna be sitting
  • 00:18:03.501 --> 00:18:04.068
  • You're gonna be sitting across from somebody
  • 00:18:04.135 --> 00:18:05.303
  • Across from somebody who needs it in five years
  • 00:18:05.369 --> 00:18:06.804
  • Who needs it in five years and telling them,
  • 00:18:06.871 --> 00:18:07.438
  • And telling them, “i've been right there
  • 00:18:07.505 --> 00:18:08.372
  • “i've been right there in the battle,
  • 00:18:08.439 --> 00:18:09.173
  • In the battle, but here's what i found out,
  • 00:18:09.240 --> 00:18:10.675
  • But here's what i found out, the sword that came to kill you,
  • 00:18:10.741 --> 00:18:12.510
  • 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.”
  • 00:18:13.845 --> 00:18:16.581
  • That god uses to deliver you.” [applause]
  • 00:18:16.647 --> 00:18:19.484
  • [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.
  • 00:18:24.422 --> 00:18:27.625
  • Your giant has got your sword. but that's not how
  • 00:18:27.692 --> 00:18:28.426
  • But that's not how the story ends.
  • 00:18:28.493 --> 00:18:31.062
  • 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,
  • 00:18:34.665 --> 00:18:37.368
  • To the temple at knob, which was where ahimelech
  • 00:18:37.435 --> 00:18:38.669
  • Which was where ahimelech was the superintendent?
  • 00:18:38.736 --> 00:18:41.572
  • Was the superintendent? a little while later,
  • 00:18:41.639 --> 00:18:43.474
  • A little while later, david goes back
  • 00:18:43.541 --> 00:18:44.075
  • David goes back to saul's palace,
  • 00:18:44.142 --> 00:18:45.977
  • To saul's palace, saul starts going absolutely
  • 00:18:46.043 --> 00:18:47.879
  • Saul starts going absolutely crazy trying to kill david.
  • 00:18:47.945 --> 00:18:51.749
  • Crazy trying to kill david. david has to run from saul.
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  • Remember now, goliath was not
  • 00:18:53.985 --> 00:18:56.821
  • Remember now, goliath was not the last giant
  • 00:18:56.888 --> 00:18:58.256
  • The last giant that david would face.
  • 00:18:58.322 --> 00:19:01.526
  • That david would face. you don't want to stay stuck
  • 00:19:01.592 --> 00:19:02.560
  • You don't want to stay stuck in just one victory
  • 00:19:02.627 --> 00:19:04.428
  • In just one victory of your life.
  • 00:19:04.495 --> 00:19:05.530
  • Of your life. the bible says he leads us
  • 00:19:05.596 --> 00:19:07.031
  • The bible says he leads us from glory to glory,
  • 00:19:07.098 --> 00:19:09.433
  • From glory to glory, from strength to strength.
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  • Stand up.
  • 00:19:11.736 --> 00:19:12.203
  • Stand up. i'm trying to close.
  • 00:19:12.270 --> 00:19:13.304
  • I'm trying to close. i'm trying so hard.
  • 00:19:13.371 --> 00:19:15.339
  • I'm trying so hard. don't leave, but stand up
  • 00:19:15.406 --> 00:19:16.374
  • Don't leave, but stand up and clap your hands if you know
  • 00:19:16.440 --> 00:19:17.909
  • And clap your hands if you know this is not my last one.
  • 00:19:17.975 --> 00:19:19.777
  • This is not my last one. this is not my last victory.
  • 00:19:19.844 --> 00:19:21.479
  • This is not my last victory. i come against midlife crisis
  • 00:19:21.546 --> 00:19:23.247
  • I come against midlife crisis in the name of the lord.
  • 00:19:23.314 --> 00:19:24.248
  • In the name of the lord. there's more for you to do,
  • 00:19:24.315 --> 00:19:25.983
  • There's more for you to do, you have a legacy to pass on,
  • 00:19:26.050 --> 00:19:27.952
  • You have a legacy to pass on, you're gonna make
  • 00:19:28.019 --> 00:19:28.619
  • You're gonna make a bigger difference
  • 00:19:28.686 --> 00:19:29.520
  • A bigger difference in your future days.
  • 00:19:29.587 --> 00:19:32.657
  • In your future days. your latter days
  • 00:19:32.723 --> 00:19:33.291
  • Your latter days shall be greater...
  • 00:19:33.357 --> 00:19:36.561
  • Shall be greater... ♪ 'cause i know how ♪
  • 00:19:36.627 --> 00:19:38.429
  • ♪ 'cause i know how ♪ ♪ this story ends ♪
  • 00:19:38.496 --> 00:19:41.365
  • >> ♪ yes i know how ♪
  • 00:19:43.234 --> 00:19:45.770
  • >> ♪ yes i know how ♪ ♪ this story ends ♪
  • 00:19:45.836 --> 00:19:47.939
  • ♪ this story ends ♪ >> okay, hang on a second.
  • 00:19:48.005 --> 00:19:49.407
  • >> okay, hang on a second. so david runs down
  • 00:19:49.473 --> 00:19:50.608
  • So david runs down to the temple, right?
  • 00:19:50.675 --> 00:19:51.509
  • To the temple, right? he's running from saul.
  • 00:19:51.576 --> 00:19:53.244
  • He's running from saul. he's already killed goliath.
  • 00:19:53.311 --> 00:19:55.179
  • He's already killed goliath. and he has to leave so quickly
  • 00:19:55.246 --> 00:19:56.747
  • And he has to leave so quickly that he doesn't have a sword.
  • 00:19:56.814 --> 00:19:58.649
  • That he doesn't have a sword. he runs to the temple attendant.
  • 00:19:58.716 --> 00:20:00.685
  • He runs to the temple attendant. he says, “hey, man,
  • 00:20:00.751 --> 00:20:02.019
  • He says, “hey, man, i need a weapon.”
  • 00:20:02.086 --> 00:20:03.354
  • I need a weapon.” how many of you need a weapon
  • 00:20:03.421 --> 00:20:04.388
  • How many of you need a weapon to fight something
  • 00:20:04.455 --> 00:20:05.089
  • To fight something in your life today?
  • 00:20:05.156 --> 00:20:06.224
  • In your life today? you need a strategy.
  • 00:20:06.290 --> 00:20:07.225
  • You need a strategy. you need an insight.
  • 00:20:07.291 --> 00:20:08.125
  • You need an insight. come on.
  • 00:20:08.192 --> 00:20:08.626
  • Come on. you need a breakthrough.
  • 00:20:08.693 --> 00:20:09.660
  • You need a breakthrough. you need a turn around.
  • 00:20:09.727 --> 00:20:10.361
  • You need a turn around. alright.
  • 00:20:10.428 --> 00:20:11.462
  • Alright. [applause]
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  • David said
  • 00:20:13.064 --> 00:20:13.998
  • David said to ahimelech,
  • 00:20:14.065 --> 00:20:14.565
  • To ahimelech, “don't you have a spear
  • 00:20:14.632 --> 00:20:16.367
  • “don't you have a spear or a sword here?
  • 00:20:16.434 --> 00:20:17.268
  • Or a sword here? i haven't brought my sword
  • 00:20:17.335 --> 00:20:19.136
  • I haven't brought my sword or any other weapon
  • 00:20:19.203 --> 00:20:20.738
  • Or any other weapon because the kings business
  • 00:20:20.805 --> 00:20:21.806
  • Because the kings business was urgent.”
  • 00:20:21.872 --> 00:20:24.942
  • Was urgent.” the priest said,
  • 00:20:25.009 --> 00:20:26.277
  • The priest said, “man, i'm sorry, david.
  • 00:20:26.344 --> 00:20:28.879
  • “man, i'm sorry, david. i mean, i got one sword,
  • 00:20:28.946 --> 00:20:31.182
  • I mean, i got one sword, it's the sword of goliath
  • 00:20:31.249 --> 00:20:34.719
  • It's the sword of goliath the philistine."
  • 00:20:34.785 --> 00:20:36.153
  • The philistine." at least it used to be
  • 00:20:36.220 --> 00:20:38.656
  • At least it used to be until you killed him.
  • 00:20:38.723 --> 00:20:40.891
  • Until you killed him. but now, the very weapon
  • 00:20:40.958 --> 00:20:43.261
  • But now, the very weapon that you took from your enemy,
  • 00:20:43.327 --> 00:20:47.798
  • That you took from your enemy, the very strength you gained
  • 00:20:47.865 --> 00:20:49.367
  • The very strength you gained from the thing you survived,
  • 00:20:49.433 --> 00:20:51.702
  • From the thing you survived, the sword of goliath,
  • 00:20:51.769 --> 00:20:53.738
  • The sword of goliath, the word that god
  • 00:20:53.804 --> 00:20:54.672
  • The word that god spoke over your life --
  • 00:20:54.739 --> 00:20:55.806
  • Spoke over your life -- how many know his word
  • 00:20:55.873 --> 00:20:56.674
  • How many know his word is a sword?
  • 00:20:56.741 --> 00:20:57.675
  • Is a sword? "it's sharper than any double
  • 00:20:57.742 --> 00:20:59.043
  • "it's sharper than any double edged sword," hebrews 4:12.
  • 00:20:59.110 --> 00:21:02.413
  • Edged sword," hebrews 4:12. “the sword of goliath,
  • 00:21:02.480 --> 00:21:04.682
  • “the sword of goliath, who you killed
  • 00:21:04.749 --> 00:21:05.650
  • Who you killed in the valley of elah, is here,
  • 00:21:05.716 --> 00:21:07.451
  • In the valley of elah, is here, it's wrapped in a cloth
  • 00:21:07.518 --> 00:21:09.353
  • It's wrapped in a cloth behind the ephod.
  • 00:21:09.420 --> 00:21:11.088
  • Behind the ephod. if you want it, take it.
  • 00:21:11.155 --> 00:21:13.124
  • If you want it, take it. there is no sword here,
  • 00:21:13.190 --> 00:21:14.892
  • There is no sword here, but that one:”
  • 00:21:14.959 --> 00:21:15.893
  • But that one:” and david said,
  • 00:21:15.960 --> 00:21:17.194
  • And david said, “there's none like it.
  • 00:21:17.261 --> 00:21:18.429
  • “there's none like it. give it to me.”
  • 00:21:18.496 --> 00:21:21.132
  • Give it to me.” he started with a sling,
  • 00:21:21.198 --> 00:21:23.167
  • He started with a sling, he ended with a sword
  • 00:21:23.234 --> 00:21:26.470
  • And the difference
  • 00:21:26.570 --> 00:21:27.705
  • And the difference was the enemy,
  • 00:21:27.772 --> 00:21:29.073
  • Was the enemy, that he was willing to confront.
  • 00:21:29.140 --> 00:21:35.346
  • That he was willing to confront. ♪ and i know how this ♪
  • 00:21:35.413 --> 00:21:39.984
  • ♪ and i know how this ♪ now, i don't know exactly
  • 00:21:40.051 --> 00:21:41.052
  • Now, i don't know exactly how long this story
  • 00:21:41.118 --> 00:21:41.919
  • How long this story is going to take,
  • 00:21:41.986 --> 00:21:43.554
  • Is going to take, and i don't know
  • 00:21:43.621 --> 00:21:44.188
  • And i don't know all the details of it, but...
  • 00:21:44.255 --> 00:21:46.223
  • All the details of it, but... ♪ i know how ♪
  • 00:21:46.290 --> 00:21:49.193
  • ♪ 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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  • Oh, oh! one more thing before you go.
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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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