You Didn't Lose It Part 2

October 2, 2022 | 314 | 27:29

Elevation with Steven Furtick focuses on the strength of God in our everyday struggles.

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Steven Furtick | You Didn't Lose It Part 2 | October 2, 2022
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  • >> now what i wanna
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  • >> now what i wanna teach you today,
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  • Teach you today, there's a difference
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  • There's a difference between having unbelief
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  • Between having unbelief and being an unbeliever.
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  • And being an unbeliever. he did not say
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  • He did not say i'm an unbeliever.
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  • I'm an unbeliever. he said i have unbelief.
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  • He said i have unbelief. and when you have doubts
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  • And when you have doubts about anything in your life,
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  • About anything in your life, what god spoke to you,
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  • What god spoke to you, or even who god is.
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  • Or even who god is. sometimes many of us doubt
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  • Sometimes many of us doubt the existence of god.
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  • The existence of god. that doesn't make you
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  • That doesn't make you an unbeliever.
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  • An unbeliever. there's a difference between
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  • There's a difference between having unbelief.
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  • Having unbelief. "immediately, he exclaimed."
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  • "immediately, he exclaimed." did you see that word?
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  • Did you see that word? immediately he exclaimed.
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  • Immediately he exclaimed. immediately he exclaimed
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  • Immediately he exclaimed i do believe,
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  • I do believe, but help my unbelief.
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  • But help my unbelief. and we understand that although
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  • And we understand that although his explanation was immediate,
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  • His explanation was immediate, his unbelief
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  • His unbelief probably came over time.
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  • Probably came over time. because his boy
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  • Because his boy has been in this condition
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  • Has been in this condition since childhood.
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  • Since childhood. and perhaps
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  • And perhaps at the first sign or symptom
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  • At the first sign or symptom that his boy had something wrong
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  • That his boy had something wrong with him, he believed.
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  • With him, he believed. but life has a way
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  • But life has a way of layering unbelief.
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  • Of layering unbelief. and beneath the layers
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  • And beneath the layers of unbelief is still
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  • Of unbelief is still a you that trust god.
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  • A you that trust god. and we try to bring you
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  • And we try to bring you into church sometimes
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  • Into church sometimes and remove all of the doubts
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  • And remove all of the doubts from the equation.
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  • From the equation. and we do that sometimes
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  • And we do that sometimes through preaching cliches
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  • Through preaching cliches or by making vague promises
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  • Or by making vague promises that you're gonna make it
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  • That you're gonna make it to the other side
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  • To the other side and things like that.
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  • And things like that. and i preach those things too.
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  • And i preach those things too. and sometimes they have value.
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  • And sometimes they have value. but sometimes i think we,
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  • But sometimes i think we, we think that god
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  • We think that god is going to decrease out doubts.
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  • Is going to decrease out doubts. the father in this passage
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  • The father in this passage prayed that jesus
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  • Prayed that jesus would increase his faith.
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  • Would increase his faith. help me overcome
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  • Help me overcome my unbelief.
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  • My unbelief. and he's shifted now.
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  • And he's shifted now. when he first started
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  • When he first started talking to jesus,
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  • Talking to jesus, your disciples couldn't do it.
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  • Your disciples couldn't do it. the first instinct was to blame.
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  • The first instinct was to blame. but now he's understanding
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  • But now he's understanding that it's not gonna get me
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  • That it's not gonna get me anywhere to blame jesus' staff.
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  • Anywhere to blame jesus' staff. if i want my boy healed,
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  • If i want my boy healed, i'm gonna have to get beneath
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  • I'm gonna have to get beneath all the surface reasons
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  • All the surface reasons that it didn't work.
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  • That it didn't work. and i'm going to have
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  • And i'm going to have to own this for myself.
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  • To own this for myself. help my unbelief.
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  • Help my unbelief. would you have the guts
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  • Would you have the guts to pray that out loud?
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  • To pray that out loud? help my unbelief.
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  • Help my unbelief. now, we pray,
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  • Now, we pray, "help my bank account."
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  • "help my bank account." we pray "help
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  • We pray "help my husband act right."
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  • My husband act right." we pray all kinds of things
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  • We pray all kinds of things but when you say help
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  • But when you say help my unbelief power happens.
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  • My unbelief power happens. that's the connection
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  • That's the connection right there.
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  • Right there. help my unbelief.
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  • Help my unbelief. and there are some things
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  • And there are some things that we need to unbelieve
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  • That we need to unbelieve before we can believe
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  • Before we can believe what we need to believe.
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  • What we need to believe. unbelief creeps in;
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  • Unbelief creeps in; it doesn't come in all at once.
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  • It doesn't come in all at once. you don't wake up one day
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  • You don't wake up one day and talk about like
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  • And talk about like i just don't believe anymore.
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  • I just don't believe anymore. as years go by,
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  • As years go by, as disappointments accumulate.
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  • As disappointments accumulate. here's one way of saying that,
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  • Here's one way of saying that, faith doesn't disappear
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  • Faith doesn't disappear it deteriorates.
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  • It deteriorates. it wears away.
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  • It wears away. i wrote a book in 2010,
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  • I wrote a book in 2010, in my journey of faith,
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  • In my journey of faith, called "sun stand still."
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  • Called "sun stand still." two people read that book.
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  • Two people read that book. my mom and israel.
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  • My mom and israel. that's all i heard.
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  • That's all i heard. but it's a good book.
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  • But it's a good book. it was about believing god
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  • It was about believing god for the impossible.
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  • For the impossible. i watch my dad die of als
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  • I watch my dad die of als a couple years later.
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  • A couple years later. and i had to go back
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  • And i had to go back and revisit do i still believe
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  • And revisit do i still believe that god can do the impossible?
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  • That god can do the impossible? my friend levi lusko
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  • My friend levi lusko prayed "sun stand still"
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  • Prayed "sun stand still" over his five year old daughter
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  • Over his five year old daughter and she died in his arms
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  • And she died in his arms of an asthma attack
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  • Of an asthma attack as he tried to resuscitate her.
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  • As he tried to resuscitate her. and i have to go back
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  • And i have to go back in my life now and separate out
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  • In my life now and separate out the events that happened
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  • The events that happened that caused me to doubt
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  • That caused me to doubt from the faith
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  • From the faith that i have to realize
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  • That i have to realize that sometimes
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  • That sometimes we didn't really lose
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  • We didn't really lose our faith, we misplaced it.
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  • Our faith, we misplaced it. is this too deep, babe?
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  • Is this too deep, babe? we misplaced it.
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  • We misplaced it. it didn't get up
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  • It didn't get up and walk away.
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  • And walk away. you didn't lose your faith
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  • You didn't lose your faith you misplaced it.
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  • You misplaced it. in the fathers case he said
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  • In the fathers case he said your disciples
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  • Your disciples couldn't drive it out.
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  • Couldn't drive it out. your disciples couldn't do it.
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  • Your disciples couldn't do it. the disciples weren't the ones
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  • The disciples weren't the ones that you needed to believe in
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  • That you needed to believe in to begin with.
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  • To begin with. many of us lost our faith
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  • Many of us lost our faith in jesus because we put
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  • In jesus because we put our trust in people.
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  • Our trust in people. so we lose our faith in god
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  • So we lose our faith in god because somebody else
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  • Because somebody else let us down.
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  • Let us down. because the disciples
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  • Because the disciples couldn't do it,
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  • Couldn't do it, you're gonna walk away
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  • You're gonna walk away from what god has for you?
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  • From what god has for you? i don't go to church
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  • I don't go to church anymore i got burned.
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  • Anymore i got burned. have you ever had a bad meal?
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  • Have you ever had a bad meal? do you still eat?
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  • Do you still eat? [laughter]
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  • [laughter] [applause]
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  • [applause] help my unbelief.
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  • Help my unbelief. i've watched my son
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  • I've watched my son like this so long.
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  • Like this so long. you know, when it's been
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  • You know, when it's been so long like this,
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  • So long like this, it just adds up over time
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  • It just adds up over time to where his first instinct is
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  • To where his first instinct is i do believe
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  • I do believe but will you help me
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  • But will you help me overcome the part of me
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  • Overcome the part of me that doesn't.
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  • That doesn't. i'll never forget
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  • I'll never forget when i was in orangeburg,
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  • When i was in orangeburg, south carolina
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  • South carolina preaching on a friday night.
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  • Preaching on a friday night. and i preached this sermon
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  • And i preached this sermon back in the day
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  • Back in the day on jonathan from 1 samuel 14.
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  • On jonathan from 1 samuel 14. old testament character.
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  • Old testament character. he's the son of saul the king.
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  • He's the son of saul the king. and i preached that thing,
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  • And i preached that thing, 1 samuel 14:6 so many times.
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  • 1 samuel 14:6 so many times. i mean i preached it
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  • I mean i preached it so many times.
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  • So many times. and i use to talk about
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  • And i use to talk about how jonathan said,
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  • How jonathan said, perhaps the lord
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  • Perhaps the lord will act in our behalf,
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  • Will act in our behalf, nothing can hinder
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  • Nothing can hinder the lord from saving.
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  • The lord from saving. i talked about
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  • I talked about how that sounds
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  • How that sounds kinda like he's --
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  • Kinda like he's -- he hadn't quite
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  • He hadn't quite made up his mind.
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  • Made up his mind. nothing can hinder the lord
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  • Nothing can hinder the lord perhaps god will act.
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  • Perhaps god will act. and i called it
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  • And i called it the perhaps paradox.
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  • The perhaps paradox. now this was
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  • Now this was a little small church.
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  • A little small church. and, i don't know,
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  • And, i don't know, was i 19 years old,
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  • Was i 19 years old, that this guy drove me back to
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  • That this guy drove me back to the host home
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  • The host home where we were staying.
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  • Where we were staying. and the guys name was rodney
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  • And the guys name was rodney that was driving me.
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  • That was driving me. and on the way home, you know,
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  • And on the way home, you know, i'm insecure so i said,
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  • I'm insecure so i said, how'd you like
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  • How'd you like the sermon rodney?
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  • The sermon rodney? well i shouldn't ask that.
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  • Well i shouldn't ask that. [laughter]
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  • [laughter] he said, "i don't know
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  • He said, "i don't know if i'd call that a sermon
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  • If i'd call that a sermon what you did up there."
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  • What you did up there." i'm not making this up.
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  • I'm not making this up. he said, "there's no perhaps
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  • He said, "there's no perhaps about it.
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  • About it. if god said he'll do it,
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  • If god said he'll do it, he'll do it.
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  • He'll do it. that stuff you're preaching
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  • That stuff you're preaching up there isn't faith
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  • Up there isn't faith it's doubt."
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  • It's doubt." i said, "but i got it
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  • I said, "but i got it from the bible, rodney."
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  • From the bible, rodney." i read the bible.
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  • I read the bible. that's what jonathan said
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  • That's what jonathan said in the bible.
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  • In the bible. i was preaching
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  • I was preaching the bible verse.
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  • The bible verse. he said, "no, no, no
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  • He said, "no, no, no if god said he'll do it,
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  • If god said he'll do it, he'll do it
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  • He'll do it and there's no if about it."
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  • And there's no if about it." hold on.
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  • Hold on. "'if you can do anything,
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  • "'if you can do anything, take pity on us and help us.'
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  • Take pity on us and help us.' '"if you can"?'
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  • '"if you can"?' ...'everything is possible
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  • ...'everything is possible for the one who believes.'"
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  • For the one who believes.'" and jesus did it even though
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  • And jesus did it even though the man said if.
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  • The man said if. so i start arguing with rodney,
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  • So i start arguing with rodney, i said, "rodney,
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  • I said, "rodney, there's a lot of people
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  • There's a lot of people in the bible,"
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  • In the bible," and i'm putting
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  • And i'm putting a substitute name in there.
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  • A substitute name in there. his real name wasn't rodney
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  • His real name wasn't rodney i still remember what it was.
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  • I still remember what it was. i'm not gonna say it.
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  • I'm not gonna say it. i don't wanna get sued
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  • I don't wanna get sued or canceled.
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  • Or canceled. the man said, "well,
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  • The man said, "well, real faith in the bible," --
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  • Real faith in the bible," -- i said, "moses had doubts.
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  • I said, "moses had doubts. he said god couldn't use him.
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  • He said god couldn't use him. god got so mad at moses
  • 00:08:04.180 --> 00:08:05.314
  • God got so mad at moses that the bible said
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  • That the bible said his anger burned against him.
  • 00:08:06.382 --> 00:08:07.250
  • His anger burned against him. but he still used him
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  • But he still used him even though
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  • Even though he had to give him aaron
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  • He had to give him aaron to speak for him.
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  • To speak for him. you got more faith than moses?"
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  • You got more faith than moses?" i said, "abraham
  • 00:08:13.890 --> 00:08:14.724
  • I said, "abraham lied about his wife."
  • 00:08:14.790 --> 00:08:15.591
  • Lied about his wife." i went through a whole list
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  • I went through a whole list of people who --
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  • Of people who -- doubtedly god still used them.
  • 00:08:17.994 --> 00:08:19.328
  • Doubtedly god still used them. i said, "you got more faith
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  • I said, "you got more faith than all of them?"
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  • Than all of them?" he said, "well, i guess
  • 00:08:21.731 --> 00:08:22.431
  • He said, "well, i guess when it comes to that i do."
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  • When it comes to that i do." by the time we got to where
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  • By the time we got to where he was dropping me off
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  • He was dropping me off in the driveway,
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  • In the driveway, we were about to fist fight...
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  • We were about to fist fight... [laughter]
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  • [laughter] ...in the driveway.
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  • ...in the driveway. and the man whose home it was
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  • And the man whose home it was he came running out the house.
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  • He came running out the house. he said, "what in
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  • He said, "what in the world's going on?"
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  • The world's going on?" and he kinda broke us up
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  • And he kinda broke us up and he took us in the house,
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  • And he took us in the house, and rodney left
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  • And rodney left and spun out the driveway
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  • And spun out the driveway in the pickup truck.
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  • In the pickup truck. and as i go in the house
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  • And as i go in the house and i said, "man,
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  • And i said, "man, we were arguing about he said
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  • We were arguing about he said if you have any doubt
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  • If you have any doubt you don't have real faith.
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  • You don't have real faith. and this is what the man
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  • And this is what the man said to me.
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  • Said to me. he said, "if you teach that
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  • He said, "if you teach that and preach that,
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  • And preach that, you're gonna be broke,
  • 00:08:54.931 --> 00:08:56.132
  • You're gonna be broke, poor and sick all your life
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  • Poor and sick all your life and so will all the people
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  • And so will all the people that you lead
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  • That you lead and your future children
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  • And your future children if you have any.
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  • If you have any. i'm like, hey, man...
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  • I'm like, hey, man... [laughter]
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  • [laughter] leave my hypothetical
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  • Leave my hypothetical future children out of this.
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  • Future children out of this. make fun of me if you want.
  • 00:09:12.949 --> 00:09:15.618
  • Make fun of me if you want. but he really thought that.
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  • But he really thought that. he really thought that.
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  • He really thought that. he really thought
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  • He really thought that the proof of faith
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  • That the proof of faith is the absence of doubt.
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  • Is the absence of doubt. he had no room in his view
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  • He had no room in his view of who god is for an if.
  • 00:09:26.596 --> 00:09:29.899
  • Of who god is for an if. but jesus did what the men
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  • But jesus did what the men needed even though the man
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  • Needed even though the man wasn't perfectly convinced
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  • Wasn't perfectly convinced he could do it.
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  • He could do it. because the man invited jesus
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  • Because the man invited jesus into the place
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  • Into the place where he had the greatest doubt
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  • Where he had the greatest doubt and the greatest pain.
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  • And the greatest pain. and now i think
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  • And now i think this might be my favorite prayer
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  • This might be my favorite prayer in the bible.
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  • In the bible. cause i can get with this.
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  • Cause i can get with this. i can get with this
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  • I can get with this when i'm in a bad mood.
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  • When i'm in a bad mood. i can get with this
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  • I can get with this when i'm in a good mood.
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  • When i'm in a good mood. i can get with this
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  • I can get with this when i'm riding high.
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  • When i'm riding high. i can get with this
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  • I can get with this when the news is bad.
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  • When the news is bad. i can get with this
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  • I can get with this any day of the week.
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  • Any day of the week. i do believe.
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  • I do believe. help me overcome
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  • Help me overcome my unbelief.
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  • My unbelief. i'm not asking god
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  • I'm not asking god to just take it away.
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  • To just take it away. i'm asking god
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  • I'm asking god help me overcome it.
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  • Help me overcome it. help me.
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  • Help me. my faith is not gone;
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  • My faith is not gone; i just have to learn
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  • I just have to learn where to look.
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  • Where to look. and sometimes
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  • And sometimes the greatest faith,
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  • The greatest faith, i need you to get this,
  • 00:10:17.713 --> 00:10:18.948
  • I need you to get this, is right underneath
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  • Is right underneath that biggest doubt.
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  • That biggest doubt. sometimes the greatest thing
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  • Sometimes the greatest thing that god wants to show you,
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  • That god wants to show you, if you will start
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  • If you will start lifting and looking.
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  • Lifting and looking. and lifting and looking.
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  • And lifting and looking. you see what i'm saying.
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  • You see what i'm saying. because we can't just
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  • Because we can't just cover over it.
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  • Cover over it. we can't just come to church
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  • We can't just come to church for a fresh coat of paint
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  • For a fresh coat of paint over our problems.
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  • Over our problems. we can't just come to church
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  • We can't just come to church for a three-hour scriptural
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  • For a three-hour scriptural sugar boost to get us
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  • Sugar boost to get us feeling good for a moment.
  • 00:10:44.306 --> 00:10:45.875
  • Feeling good for a moment. it won't work and will end up
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  • It won't work and will end up like the disciples saying,
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  • Like the disciples saying, "why did i shout
  • 00:10:49.812 --> 00:10:50.613
  • "why did i shout and sing and listen
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  • And sing and listen and take notes in church."
  • 00:10:51.981 --> 00:10:53.582
  • And take notes in church." because you didn't invite jesus
  • 00:10:53.649 --> 00:10:55.751
  • Because you didn't invite jesus into the real place
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  • Into the real place of your pain.
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  • Of your pain. [applause]
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  • You didn't lose your faith.
  • 00:11:03.893 --> 00:11:06.328
  • You didn't lose your faith. you just stopped looking
  • 00:11:06.395 --> 00:11:07.496
  • You just stopped looking at the surface.
  • 00:11:07.563 --> 00:11:08.364
  • At the surface. it's gone.
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  • It's gone. it's gone.
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  • It's gone. one boy broke up with you.
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  • One boy broke up with you. i guess i'll never be loved.
  • 00:11:14.637 --> 00:11:16.005
  • I guess i'll never be loved. you're 14 years old.
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  • You're 14 years old. i guess it's gone.
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  • I guess it's gone. i guess ever
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  • I guess ever you can't trust anybody.
  • 00:11:24.647 --> 00:11:27.116
  • You can't trust anybody. see how we do it?
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  • See how we do it? it's gone.
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  • It's gone. you have to know
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  • You have to know where to look.
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  • Where to look. can i preach something else?
  • 00:11:31.187 --> 00:11:33.489
  • Can i preach something else? sometimes you are so intimidated
  • 00:11:33.556 --> 00:11:36.125
  • Sometimes you are so intimidated by "it" that you forget
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  • By "it" that you forget about him.
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  • About him. [applause]
  • 00:11:40.863 --> 00:11:44.066
  • [applause] when jesus saw that a crowd
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  • When jesus saw that a crowd was running to the scene,
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  • Was running to the scene, is this good y'all
  • 00:11:47.036 --> 00:11:48.170
  • Is this good y'all cause this is good to me.
  • 00:11:48.237 --> 00:11:49.772
  • Cause this is good to me. when jesus saw that a crowd
  • 00:11:49.839 --> 00:11:51.307
  • When jesus saw that a crowd was running to the scene,
  • 00:11:51.373 --> 00:11:52.441
  • Was running to the scene, he rebuked the impure spirit.
  • 00:11:52.508 --> 00:11:53.976
  • He rebuked the impure spirit. he didn't argue
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  • He didn't argue with the disciples.
  • 00:11:54.977 --> 00:11:56.078
  • With the disciples. he didn't argue
  • 00:11:56.145 --> 00:11:56.712
  • He didn't argue with the teachers.
  • 00:11:56.779 --> 00:11:57.747
  • With the teachers. he didn't have to.
  • 00:11:57.813 --> 00:11:59.381
  • He didn't have to. he was bigger than it.
  • 00:11:59.448 --> 00:12:03.586
  • He was bigger than it. so the disciples said,
  • 00:12:03.652 --> 00:12:04.153
  • So the disciples said, "why couldn't we drive it out?"
  • 00:12:04.220 --> 00:12:06.188
  • "why couldn't we drive it out?" he said because you lost
  • 00:12:06.255 --> 00:12:08.958
  • He said because you lost your focus.
  • 00:12:09.024 --> 00:12:09.658
  • Your focus. "this kind can only come out
  • 00:12:09.725 --> 00:12:10.860
  • "this kind can only come out through prayer."
  • 00:12:10.926 --> 00:12:13.262
  • Through prayer." when we think about prayer
  • 00:12:13.329 --> 00:12:14.063
  • When we think about prayer we think about
  • 00:12:14.130 --> 00:12:15.731
  • We think about maybe like a list of things
  • 00:12:15.798 --> 00:12:16.732
  • Maybe like a list of things that we say to god.
  • 00:12:16.799 --> 00:12:20.002
  • That we say to god. but god is showing me lately
  • 00:12:20.069 --> 00:12:22.071
  • But god is showing me lately that prayer is more about
  • 00:12:22.138 --> 00:12:24.140
  • That prayer is more about a lens than a list.
  • 00:12:24.206 --> 00:12:29.745
  • A lens than a list. and it's more about
  • 00:12:29.812 --> 00:12:30.946
  • And it's more about what i see than what i say.
  • 00:12:31.013 --> 00:12:33.849
  • What i see than what i say. so if my prayer is always just,
  • 00:12:33.916 --> 00:12:36.519
  • So if my prayer is always just, let me just say my prayers,
  • 00:12:36.585 --> 00:12:39.789
  • Let me just say my prayers, and jesus said this kind
  • 00:12:39.855 --> 00:12:40.956
  • And jesus said this kind can only come out by prayer,
  • 00:12:41.023 --> 00:12:43.058
  • Can only come out by prayer, the king james says and fasting
  • 00:12:43.125 --> 00:12:45.661
  • The king james says and fasting but the original manuscripts
  • 00:12:45.728 --> 00:12:46.529
  • But the original manuscripts don't say by fasting.
  • 00:12:46.595 --> 00:12:47.930
  • Don't say by fasting. and even the fact look,
  • 00:12:47.997 --> 00:12:49.398
  • And even the fact look, even the fact that he says
  • 00:12:49.465 --> 00:12:50.332
  • Even the fact that he says this kind can only come out
  • 00:12:50.399 --> 00:12:51.500
  • This kind can only come out by prayer,
  • 00:12:51.567 --> 00:12:52.067
  • By prayer, he's letting you know
  • 00:12:52.134 --> 00:12:53.068
  • He's letting you know you can't do it alone.
  • 00:12:53.135 --> 00:12:57.106
  • You can't do it alone. you can't do it alone.
  • 00:12:57.173 --> 00:12:58.207
  • You can't do it alone. i looked on my message
  • 00:12:58.274 --> 00:12:58.841
  • I looked on my message last weekend
  • 00:12:58.908 --> 00:12:59.542
  • Last weekend and somebody said on a comment,
  • 00:12:59.608 --> 00:13:01.477
  • And somebody said on a comment, i don't usually read
  • 00:13:01.544 --> 00:13:02.077
  • I don't usually read the comments,
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  • The comments, pray for me
  • 00:13:03.212 --> 00:13:03.579
  • Pray for me i read them more than i should.
  • 00:13:03.646 --> 00:13:05.080
  • I read them more than i should. they said,
  • 00:13:05.147 --> 00:13:05.614
  • They said, "you left out fasting.
  • 00:13:05.681 --> 00:13:07.583
  • "you left out fasting. it said by prayer and fasting.
  • 00:13:07.650 --> 00:13:09.118
  • It said by prayer and fasting. they didn't get the demon out
  • 00:13:09.185 --> 00:13:10.119
  • They didn't get the demon out because they didn't fast."
  • 00:13:10.186 --> 00:13:11.020
  • Because they didn't fast." isn't that just like us
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  • Isn't that just like us to think if we'll just do
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  • To think if we'll just do one more thing,
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  • One more thing, if we just do one more step.
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  • If we just do one more step. but it was their inability
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  • But it was their inability to rely on god's power in them
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  • To rely on god's power in them that got them in the predicament
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  • That got them in the predicament to begin with.
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  • To begin with. he said it's only by prayer.
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  • He said it's only by prayer. i mean it's intimidating.
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  • I mean it's intimidating. how dare we judge the disciples
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  • How dare we judge the disciples that they couldn't cast out
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  • That they couldn't cast out a demon.
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  • A demon. that's like all the
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  • That's like all the the out of shape people
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  • The out of shape people watching these
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  • Watching these olympic athletes.
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  • Olympic athletes. huh?
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  • Huh? talking about "well,
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  • Talking about "well, that was pretty good.
  • 00:13:40.349 --> 00:13:41.317
  • That was pretty good. i mean second place
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  • I mean second place is alright."
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  • Is alright." [laughter]
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  • [laughter] and i wanna judge
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  • And i wanna judge the disciples,
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  • The disciples, "why couldn't you
  • 00:13:49.325 --> 00:13:49.992
  • "why couldn't you drive out the demon?
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  • Drive out the demon? you should of, you know,
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  • You should of, you know, confess the name of jesus
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  • Confess the name of jesus and prayed and fasted."
  • 00:13:52.695 --> 00:13:55.464
  • And prayed and fasted." i can't even get my kids
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  • I can't even get my kids to clean their room, y'all.
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  • To clean their room, y'all. and i'm gonna judge
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  • And i'm gonna judge the disciples
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  • The disciples for not casting out a demon.
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  • For not casting out a demon. this is a demon
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  • This is a demon that's been with this boy
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  • That's been with this boy since childhood.
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  • Since childhood. how dare we judge them
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  • How dare we judge them for that.
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  • For that. it was intimidating.
  • 00:14:09.812 --> 00:14:13.282
  • It was intimidating. he said this kind
  • 00:14:13.349 --> 00:14:14.783
  • He said this kind can only come out by prayer.
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  • Can only come out by prayer. this isn't gonna be like
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  • This isn't gonna be like one of your other problems
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  • One of your other problems that you can fix
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  • That you can fix in your own strength.
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  • In your own strength. i wonder have you been losing it
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  • I wonder have you been losing it because you've been fighting
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  • Because you've been fighting on the wrong level.
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  • On the wrong level. one of my friends
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  • One of my friends went into a business situation
  • 00:14:34.737 --> 00:14:36.605
  • Went into a business situation a few weeks ago.
  • 00:14:36.672 --> 00:14:38.741
  • A few weeks ago. and he said when he pulled up
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  • And he said when he pulled up to the person's house
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  • To the person's house for the meeting
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  • For the meeting the house was so big
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  • The house was so big and so beautiful
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  • And so beautiful that he lost his confidence.
  • 00:14:45.981 --> 00:14:49.318
  • That he lost his confidence. and he said and i went in there
  • 00:14:49.385 --> 00:14:50.419
  • And he said and i went in there and i thought "i can't do this,
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  • And i thought "i can't do this, i can't do this."
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  • I can't do this." when he went in to meet
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  • When he went in to meet with the people after he left
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  • With the people after he left they sent him a text
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  • They sent him a text and said, "you are amazing.
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  • And said, "you are amazing. we have not stopped talking
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  • We have not stopped talking about how your spirit," --
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  • About how your spirit," -- and he's a great christian.
  • 00:15:07.369 --> 00:15:08.504
  • And he's a great christian. he was an amazing --
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  • He was an amazing -- man, this guy changes
  • 00:15:09.972 --> 00:15:11.707
  • Man, this guy changes the atmosphere of every room
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  • The atmosphere of every room that he walks into.
  • 00:15:12.975 --> 00:15:13.943
  • That he walks into. and he said afterward
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  • And he said afterward they were texting me
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  • They were texting me how amazing the meeting was
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  • How amazing the meeting was and how they were
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  • And how they were so impressed with me.
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  • So impressed with me. he said, "i couldn't believe it
  • 00:15:19.481 --> 00:15:20.616
  • He said, "i couldn't believe it cause i went in so scared."
  • 00:15:20.683 --> 00:15:22.017
  • Cause i went in so scared." and you know what i told him.
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  • And you know what i told him. i said, "yeah,
  • 00:15:23.052 --> 00:15:23.786
  • I said, "yeah, because you got so caught up
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  • Because you got so caught up in what you were walking into
  • 00:15:26.422 --> 00:15:27.890
  • In what you were walking into that you forgot
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  • That you forgot what you were walking in with."
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  • What you were walking in with." [applause]
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  • [applause] you forgot
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  • You forgot what you were walking in with.
  • 00:15:37.666 --> 00:15:39.902
  • What you were walking in with. because you were so focused,
  • 00:15:39.969 --> 00:15:42.204
  • Because you were so focused, who is this for?
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  • Who is this for? you were so focused
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  • You were so focused on what you were walking into,
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  • On what you were walking into, but god says
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  • But god says if you will get a focus on
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  • If you will get a focus on what you are walking in with.
  • 00:15:48.711 --> 00:15:51.747
  • What you are walking in with. the spirit of god.
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  • The spirit of god. not just your abilities,
  • 00:15:52.681 --> 00:15:54.183
  • Not just your abilities, not just your education,
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  • Not just your education, not just your knowledge,
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  • Not just your knowledge, not just your wisdom.
  • 00:15:57.052 --> 00:15:58.554
  • Not just your wisdom. at some point
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  • At some point that will fail you.
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  • That will fail you. but if you remember
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  • But if you remember that you are walking in
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  • That you are walking in with the spirit of god
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  • With the spirit of god and this is a guarantee
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  • And this is a guarantee of your inheritance.
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  • Of your inheritance. this is not corruptible.
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  • This is not corruptible. it cannot perish.
  • 00:16:08.864 --> 00:16:10.366
  • It cannot perish. it cannot spoil.
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  • It cannot spoil. it cannot fade.
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  • It cannot fade. whatever "it" i'm walking into,
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  • Whatever "it" i'm walking into, come on, i'm walking in
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  • Come on, i'm walking in with something that is greater.
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  • With something that is greater. "greater is he that is in me,
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  • "greater is he that is in me, than he that is in the world."
  • 00:16:22.911 --> 00:16:25.547
  • Than he that is in the world." and when jesus confronted it,
  • 00:16:25.614 --> 00:16:27.683
  • And when jesus confronted it, it had to back down
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  • It had to back down because "greater is he
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  • Because "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." i got it devil.
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  • I got it devil. i got the spirit of god.
  • 00:16:37.526 --> 00:16:39.395
  • I got the spirit of god. i got the calling of god.
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  • I got the calling of god. i've got the purpose of god.
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  • I've got the purpose of god. i've got the word of god.
  • 00:16:42.931 --> 00:16:44.800
  • I've got the word of god. i've got the assurance of god.
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  • I've got the assurance of god. i've got the anointing of god.
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  • I've got the anointing of god. i got a sling and a stone.
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  • I got a sling and a stone. and a promise and a savior.
  • 00:16:51.106 --> 00:16:53.275
  • And a promise and a savior. [applause]
  • 00:16:53.342 --> 00:16:58.580
  • [applause] and i still got faith
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  • And i still got faith after all i've been through
  • 00:17:01.150 --> 00:17:02.484
  • After all i've been through and all it cost me
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  • And all it cost me and all they took
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  • And all they took it rocked my speech,
  • 00:17:05.220 --> 00:17:06.822
  • It rocked my speech, but he didn't take my faith.
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  • But he didn't take my faith. i do believe.
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  • I do believe. i still believe.
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  • I still believe. [applause]
  • 00:17:15.864 --> 00:17:18.200
  • [applause] so let me give you
  • 00:17:18.267 --> 00:17:19.635
  • So let me give you a scripture.
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  • A scripture. lift before you look.
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  • Lift before you look. lift before you look.
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  • Lift before you look. stop looking at stuff
  • 00:17:23.972 --> 00:17:25.007
  • Stop looking at stuff on the surface and saying,
  • 00:17:25.074 --> 00:17:26.308
  • On the surface and saying, "oh, there's nothing there."
  • 00:17:26.375 --> 00:17:27.709
  • "oh, there's nothing there." lift before you look.
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  • Lift before you look. this is what holly taught me.
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  • This is what holly taught me. it's not gone
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  • It's not gone you just haven't looked yet.
  • 00:17:32.314 --> 00:17:33.682
  • You just haven't looked yet. you just haven't looked yet.
  • 00:17:33.749 --> 00:17:35.184
  • You just haven't looked yet. you haven't looked
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  • You haven't looked so you haven't seen
  • 00:17:35.884 --> 00:17:36.552
  • So you haven't seen the opportunity
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  • The opportunity that's in this hardship.
  • 00:17:37.553 --> 00:17:38.821
  • That's in this hardship. you haven't seen the blessing
  • 00:17:38.887 --> 00:17:39.988
  • You haven't seen the blessing that's in this rejection yet,
  • 00:17:40.055 --> 00:17:41.523
  • That's in this rejection yet, because you haven't looked.
  • 00:17:41.590 --> 00:17:44.226
  • Because you haven't looked. [cheering and applause]
  • 00:17:44.293 --> 00:17:49.698
  • [cheering and applause] "i will lift my eyes
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  • "i will lift my eyes to the hills."
  • 00:17:51.166 --> 00:17:54.570
  • To the hills." what did the psalmist do?
  • 00:17:54.636 --> 00:17:56.105
  • What did the psalmist do? he said i've got to lift
  • 00:17:56.171 --> 00:17:58.307
  • He said i've got to lift before i look.
  • 00:17:58.373 --> 00:17:59.741
  • Before i look. they looked at the boy
  • 00:17:59.808 --> 00:18:00.676
  • They looked at the boy and he looked dead.
  • 00:18:00.742 --> 00:18:02.377
  • And he looked dead. but jesus reached down
  • 00:18:02.444 --> 00:18:03.879
  • But jesus reached down and lifted him up why?
  • 00:18:03.946 --> 00:18:05.447
  • And lifted him up why? lift before you look.
  • 00:18:05.514 --> 00:18:09.051
  • Lift before you look. before you look
  • 00:18:09.118 --> 00:18:09.585
  • Before you look at your schedule for the day,
  • 00:18:09.651 --> 00:18:11.186
  • At your schedule for the day, lift your eyes to the hills.
  • 00:18:11.253 --> 00:18:13.055
  • Lift your eyes to the hills. you're gonna need help today
  • 00:18:13.122 --> 00:18:15.057
  • You're gonna need help today and you've got it on the inside.
  • 00:18:15.124 --> 00:18:17.893
  • And you've got it on the inside. don't look so much
  • 00:18:17.960 --> 00:18:18.594
  • Don't look so much at what you're walking into
  • 00:18:18.660 --> 00:18:20.229
  • At what you're walking into that you forget
  • 00:18:20.295 --> 00:18:20.929
  • That you forget what you're walking in the with.
  • 00:18:20.996 --> 00:18:22.564
  • What you're walking in the with. oh i know i'm a nobody
  • 00:18:22.631 --> 00:18:24.533
  • Oh i know i'm a nobody with a somebody
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  • With a somebody on the inside of me.
  • 00:18:25.601 --> 00:18:27.069
  • On the inside of me. i got a decrease
  • 00:18:27.136 --> 00:18:28.437
  • I got a decrease so he can...increase.
  • 00:18:28.504 --> 00:18:32.774
  • So he can...increase. [cheering and applause]
  • 00:18:32.841 --> 00:18:35.511
  • [cheering and applause] i lift my eyes to the hills.
  • 00:18:35.577 --> 00:18:38.013
  • I lift my eyes to the hills. i might be preaching
  • 00:18:38.080 --> 00:18:38.680
  • I might be preaching for three people
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  • For three people but you haven't
  • 00:18:39.848 --> 00:18:40.349
  • But you haven't really looked yet.
  • 00:18:40.415 --> 00:18:42.518
  • Really looked yet. you've been saying
  • 00:18:42.584 --> 00:18:42.951
  • You've been saying there's nothing
  • 00:18:43.018 --> 00:18:43.485
  • There's nothing special about me.
  • 00:18:43.552 --> 00:18:44.286
  • Special about me. i don't really have a gift.
  • 00:18:44.353 --> 00:18:45.721
  • I don't really have a gift. i'm not anointed
  • 00:18:45.787 --> 00:18:46.555
  • I'm not anointed like those other people.
  • 00:18:46.622 --> 00:18:47.523
  • Like those other people. i'm not called,
  • 00:18:47.589 --> 00:18:48.357
  • I'm not called, i don't really see any benefit
  • 00:18:48.423 --> 00:18:49.358
  • I don't really see any benefit in this situation.
  • 00:18:49.424 --> 00:18:51.059
  • In this situation. you haven't really looked
  • 00:18:51.126 --> 00:18:54.463
  • You haven't really looked until you've lifted.
  • 00:18:54.530 --> 00:18:57.766
  • Until you've lifted. and when you lift your eyes
  • 00:18:57.833 --> 00:18:58.634
  • And when you lift your eyes to the hills...
  • 00:18:58.700 --> 00:19:02.037
  • To the hills... the turning point
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  • The turning point for the father
  • 00:19:03.305 --> 00:19:04.907
  • For the father is when he stopped looking
  • 00:19:04.973 --> 00:19:06.241
  • Is when he stopped looking at the crowd,
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  • At the crowd, stopped looking
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  • Stopped looking at the disciples,
  • 00:19:08.443 --> 00:19:09.611
  • At the disciples, stopped looking
  • 00:19:09.678 --> 00:19:10.279
  • Stopped looking at the symptoms,
  • 00:19:10.345 --> 00:19:12.614
  • At the symptoms, and he finally saw jesus.
  • 00:19:12.681 --> 00:19:18.153
  • And he finally saw jesus. i see jesus
  • 00:19:18.220 --> 00:19:21.557
  • I see jesus coming towards
  • 00:19:21.623 --> 00:19:22.524
  • Coming towards your unbelief,
  • 00:19:22.591 --> 00:19:24.860
  • Your unbelief, coming towards your struggle,
  • 00:19:24.927 --> 00:19:27.362
  • Coming towards your struggle, coming towards your issue.
  • 00:19:27.429 --> 00:19:29.798
  • Coming towards your issue. will you lift your eyes?
  • 00:19:29.865 --> 00:19:32.601
  • Will you lift your eyes? lift.
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  • Lift. lift before you look.
  • 00:19:35.237 --> 00:19:39.074
  • Lift before you look. he said, "i lift my eyes
  • 00:19:39.141 --> 00:19:40.876
  • He said, "i lift my eyes to the hills
  • 00:19:40.943 --> 00:19:42.544
  • To the hills from whence cometh my help."
  • 00:19:42.611 --> 00:19:43.812
  • From whence cometh my help." it's not gonna come
  • 00:19:43.879 --> 00:19:44.346
  • It's not gonna come from the disciples.
  • 00:19:44.413 --> 00:19:46.715
  • From the disciples. it's not gonna come from
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  • It's not gonna come from my own flesh.
  • 00:19:47.416 --> 00:19:49.551
  • My own flesh. it's not gonna come from
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  • It's not gonna come from my own solutions.
  • 00:19:50.219 --> 00:19:52.354
  • My own solutions. my help comes from the lord.
  • 00:19:52.421 --> 00:19:55.757
  • My help comes from the lord. the maker of heaven and earth.
  • 00:19:55.824 --> 00:19:59.461
  • The maker of heaven and earth. and he will not suffer
  • 00:19:59.528 --> 00:20:00.963
  • And he will not suffer your foot to be moved.
  • 00:20:01.029 --> 00:20:03.332
  • Your foot to be moved. the lord keepeth thee.
  • 00:20:03.398 --> 00:20:04.766
  • The lord keepeth thee. he will not slumber nor sleep.
  • 00:20:04.833 --> 00:20:08.537
  • He will not slumber nor sleep. for the lord is thy keeper.
  • 00:20:08.604 --> 00:20:11.506
  • For the lord is thy keeper. the lord is thy shade upon
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  • The lord is thy shade upon they right hand.
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  • They right hand. and the sun shall not smite you
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  • And the sun shall not smite you by day nor the moon
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  • By day nor the moon by night.
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  • By night. he that keepeth israel
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  • He that keepeth israel shall preserve your soul
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  • Shall preserve your soul even forever more.
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  • Even forever more. will you lift your eyes
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  • Will you lift your eyes for a moment?
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  • For a moment? you been looking
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  • You been looking in the wrong places.
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  • In the wrong places. you been looking
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  • You been looking in the wrong places.
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  • In the wrong places. for your joy,
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  • For your joy, for your peace.
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  • For your peace. you didn't lose it.
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  • You didn't lose it. you didn't lose it.
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  • You didn't lose it. you just need somebody
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  • You just need somebody to help you look.
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  • To help you look. and that's what
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  • And that's what the spirit of god does.
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  • The spirit of god does. he searches all things.
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  • He searches all things. he helps you look in the places
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  • He helps you look in the places where you haven't looked yet.
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  • Where you haven't looked yet. you know god has put his help
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  • You know god has put his help on the inside of you.
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  • On the inside of you. and i just wanna help you
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  • And i just wanna help you look for a moment.
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  • Look for a moment. stand to your feet.
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  • ♪ ♪
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  • One time paul prayed
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  • One time paul prayed that the eyes of your heart
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  • That the eyes of your heart might be open.
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  • Might be open. the eyes of your heart
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  • The eyes of your heart might be open.
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  • Might be open. prayer isn't just about
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  • Prayer isn't just about saying things to god.
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  • Saying things to god. it's about seeing things
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  • It's about seeing things as god sees them.
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  • As god sees them. i do believe.
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  • I do believe. would you say that?
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  • Would you say that? i do believe.
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  • I do believe. >> congregation: i do believe.
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  • >> congregation: i do believe. >> life has leered me
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  • >> life has leered me with unbelief
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  • With unbelief but i'm not an unbeliever.
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  • But i'm not an unbeliever. i do believe.
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  • I do believe. that's why i came today.
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  • That's why i came today. i still believe.
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  • I still believe. sometimes my faith
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  • Sometimes my faith feels very weak
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  • Feels very weak and my joy feels very low.
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  • And my joy feels very low. but i receive
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  • But i receive this prophetic word today.
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  • This prophetic word today. i didn't lose it.
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  • I didn't lose it. i just need jesus
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  • I just need jesus to help me look for it.
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  • To help me look for it. i want you to pray
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  • I want you to pray like i ask holly.
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  • Like i ask holly. i want you to ask god.
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  • I want you to ask god. say, "help me look, lord.
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  • Say, "help me look, lord. cause when i see things
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  • Cause when i see things with my own eyes
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  • With my own eyes i misjudge them.
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  • I misjudge them. i see them
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  • I see them from a human appearance.
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  • From a human appearance. show me what's really going on
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  • Show me what's really going on with my children.
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  • With my children. show me what's really driving
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  • Show me what's really driving that behavior.
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  • That behavior. show me what's really beneath
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  • Show me what's really beneath the fear that i feel.
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  • The fear that i feel. show me what's lurking
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  • Show me what's lurking beneath that.
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  • Beneath that. help me overcome
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  • Help me overcome my unbelief.
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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 how i
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  • About these sermons is how i can take the word
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  • 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 encouraged,
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  • Challenged or encouraged, 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, and a few
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  • You just heard, and a few other messages that'll
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  • Other messages that'll take you deeper,
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  • 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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  • And see what he has for you. today's resource is available
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  • Today's resource is available with your gift of any amount,
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  • With your gift of any amount, so we can continue to take
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  • So we can continue to take the gospel to others.
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  • The gospel to others. all you have to do is call
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  • All you have to do is call or go online,
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  • Or go online, request your copy,
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  • Request your copy, and know that you aren't just
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  • And know that you aren't just requesting a resource.
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  • Requesting a resource. you're helping us get god's word
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  • You're helping us get god's word out and preach jesus christ
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  • To people all over the world.
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  • To people all over the world. thank you so much
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  • Thank you so much for your support.
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  • For your support. we couldn't do it without you.
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  • We couldn't do it without you. oh, one more thing
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  • Oh, one more thing before you go.
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  • Before you go. did you know you can join us
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  • Did you know you can join us live every weekend online?
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  • Live every weekend online? you can be a part of our efam,
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  • You can be a part of our efam, our extended church family.
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  • Our extended church family. visit us at stevenfurtick.com,
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  • Visit us at stevenfurtick.com, click the live button,
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  • Click the live button, and i'll see you soon.
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  • ♪ ♪
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  • >> there's a difference between
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  • You and your thoughts,
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  • There's a difference between
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  • You and your emotions,
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  • There's a difference
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  • Between you and your successes,
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  • There's a difference between
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  • You and your failures.
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  • We define ourselves
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  • By the work that we do.
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  • And there are some things
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  • That we need to unbelieve
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  • Before we can believe
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  • What we need to believe.
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  • If my identity is given through
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  • If my identity is given through a gift that i have or even
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  • A gift that i have or even a label that people confer
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  • A label that people confer on me i will always be a slave
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  • On me i will always be a slave to their label.
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  • But you are god's workmanship!
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  • You are a new creation!
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  • You are not a body,
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  • You are not a body, you are a spirit in a body!
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  • You are a spirit in a body! you understand what i'm saying?
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  • You understand what i'm saying? so it is not you...
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  • So it is not you... and you are not it!
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  • >> your past experience
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  • And your present circumstance
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  • Do not define you.
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  • No matter what you've been
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  • Through god has the last word
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  • On who you are.
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  • In this new series from
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  • Pastor steven furtick
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  • You will learn
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  • How to protect your heart
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  • And mind with the truth
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  • Of who you are in christ.
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  • Call or go online today
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  • To request your copy
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  • Of reclaiming your identity
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  • To end self-doubt
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  • And walk in purpose.
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  • At elevation church.
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  • Where you call home,
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  • Becoming a part of our e-fam
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  • Is as simple as joining us
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  • Online each week.
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  • Each weekend we broadcast
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  • Our worship experiences
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  • To thousands of people
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  • Around the world.
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  • It's so simple for you
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  • To join the huge move of god
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  • Preaching, and community
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  • With people tuning in,
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  • Just like yourself.
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  • You can have a deeper connection
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  • By joining an e-group
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  • And an e-team,
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  • Giving online and connecting
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  • With other e-fam near you
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  • Through watch parties.
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  • Wherever you find
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  • Yourself in life,
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  • We wanna be a place
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  • You can depend on
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  • For receiving inspiration
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  • And encouragement and support.
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  • Grow your faith,
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  • No matter where you are.
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  • ♪ ♪
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  • >> ♪ be exalted now ♪
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  • >> ♪ be exalted now ♪ ♪ in the heavens ♪
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  • ♪ in the heavens ♪ ♪ as your glory ♪
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  • ♪ as your glory ♪ ♪ fills this place ♪
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  • ♪ fills this place ♪ ♪ you alone deserve our praise ♪
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  • ♪ you alone deserve our praise ♪ ♪ you're the name ♪
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  • ♪ you're the name ♪ ♪ above all names ♪
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  • ♪ above all names ♪ ♪ be exalted now ♪
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  • ♪ be exalted now ♪ ♪ in the heavens ♪
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  • ♪ in the heavens ♪ ♪ as your glory ♪
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  • ♪ as your glory ♪ ♪ fills this place ♪
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  • ♪ fills this place ♪ ♪ you alone deserve our praise ♪
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  • ♪ you alone deserve our praise ♪ ♪ you're the name ♪
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  • ♪ you're the name ♪ >> ♪ be exalted ♪
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  • >> ♪ be exalted ♪ ♪ so be exalted now ♪
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  • ♪ so be exalted now ♪ >> ♪ in the heavens ♪
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  • >> ♪ in the heavens ♪ ♪ as your glory ♪
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  • ♪ as your glory ♪ ♪ fills this place ♪
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  • ♪ fills this place ♪ ♪ you alone deserve our praise ♪
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  • ♪ you alone deserve our praise ♪ ♪ you're the name ♪
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  • ♪ you're the name ♪ ♪ above all names ♪
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  • ♪ above all names ♪ ♪ be exalted now ♪
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  • ♪ be exalted now ♪ ♪ in the heavens ♪
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  • ♪ in the heavens ♪ ♪ as your glory ♪
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  • ♪ as your glory ♪ ♪ fills this place ♪
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  • ♪ fills this place ♪ ♪ you alone deserve our praise ♪
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  • ♪ you alone deserve our praise ♪ ♪ you're the name ♪
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  • ♪ you're the name ♪ ♪ above all names ♪
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  • ♪ above all names ♪ ♪ worthy is your name ♪
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  • ♪ worthy is your name ♪ ♪ jesus ♪
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  • ♪ jesus ♪ ♪ you deserve the praise ♪
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  • ♪ you deserve the praise ♪ ♪ worthy is your name ♪
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