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God Didn't Leave You Part 2

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October 13, 2020
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Pastor Steven shares how; even when you feel small; God has chosen you for a purpose.

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God Didn't Leave You Part 2

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  • - ANNOUNCER: If you're looking
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  • to grow your faith
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  • and hear Biblical teaching
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  • to encourage and inspire you,
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  • this is a great place to start,
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  • but this is more than
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  • just a TV episode,
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  • it's an opportunity
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  • to connect with a growing
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  • community of believers,
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  • all over the world.
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  • It's as simple as joining us
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  • online each week
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  • for the live broadcast
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  • of our worship experiences,
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  • where you'll get to worship,
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  • hear incredible preaching,
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  • and get to participate
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  • in the community
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  • of people tuning in,
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  • just like yourself.
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  • Join us online this weekend
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  • What is God doing
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  • What is God doingin your life right now
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  • in your life right nowthat is actually an indication
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  • that is actually an indicationthat His presence is becoming
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  • that His presence is becomingstronger and realer,
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  • stronger and realer,but your emotional sensation
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  • but your emotional sensationis that He has left you?
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  • is that He has left you?Now, the power of His absence
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  • of us understanding
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  • of us understandingthat God is not limited
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  • that God is not limitedby physical dimensions.
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  • by physical dimensions.And I know you know that.
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  • And I know you know that.But He never really
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  • However, He does change forms,
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  • However, He does change forms,and He creates space
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  • and He creates spacewhere we can experience Him.
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  • where we can experience Him.It's almost impossible
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  • It's almost impossibleto preach about the power
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  • to preach about the powerof His absence
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  • of His absencebecause we have come
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  • because we have cometo so closely associate
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  • to so closely associatethe presence of God
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  • the presence of Godwith our comfort.
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  • with our comfort.So, it's difficult
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  • So, it's difficultfor us to believe
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  • for us to believethat in the moments we feel Him
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  • that in the moments we feel Himor understand Him the least,
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  • or understand Him the least,He might be working the most.
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  • He might be working the most.I'mma say that again
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  • I'mma say that againfor the people in the back.
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  • for the people in the back.'Cause y'all up front,
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  • 'Cause y'all up front,y'all got that.
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  • y'all got that.But somebody in the back...
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  • But somebody in the back...In the absence --
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  • In the absence --I'mma say it different.
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  • I'mma say it different.I was gonna say it again,
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  • I was gonna say it again,but then I forgot what I said
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  • but then I forgot what I saidwhen I stopped to say
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  • when I stopped to sayI was gonna say it again.
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  • I was gonna say it again.[Laughter]
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  • [Laughter]In the absence of answers,
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  • - You want another one?
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  • - You want another one?In the absence of resource,
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  • In the absence of resource,creativity is born.
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  • creativity is born.That's when you have
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  • That's when you haveto figure out what to do
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  • to figure out what to dowith the stick
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  • with the stickwhen you're standing
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  • when you're standingin front of a sea
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  • in front of a seawhen you don't have enough.
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  • when you don't have enough.And when is the last time
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  • And when is the last timewe thanked God for something
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  • we thanked God for somethingHe didn't give us
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  • He didn't give usbecause it showed us
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  • because it showed uswho we really are?
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  • who we really are?[Applauding]
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  • [Applauding]That's what I mean
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  • That's what I meanwhen I say the power
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  • when I say the powerof His absence.
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  • of His absence.I don't mean that it feels good
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  • I don't mean that it feels goodwhen people walk away from you
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  • when people walk away from youand when people don't show up.
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  • and when people don't show up.Although if we're honest,
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  • Although if we're honest,there are certain people
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  • there are certain peoplethat when they don't show up,
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  • that when they don't show up,we silently thank God.
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  • we silently thank God.[Laughter]
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  • [Laughter]Right?
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  • Right?Do not pretend like there aren't
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  • Do not pretend like there aren'tpeople in your office
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  • people in your officethat when you hear
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  • You pray for them.
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  • You pray for them."I hope it's not too bad,
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  • "I hope it's not too bad,but Lord if it could last
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  • but Lord if it could lastthe rest of the week,
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  • the rest of the week,that'd be all right.
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  • that'd be all right.And then they get well.
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  • And then they get well.Just need a little
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  • Just need a littlebreathing room."
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  • breathing room."Hey, you ever had somebody,
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  • Hey, you ever had somebody,by the way, leave your life
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  • by the way, leave your lifethat you thought
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  • that you thoughtyou couldn't live without
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  • - I even had staff members --
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  • - I even had staff members --'Cause I've been
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  • 'Cause I've beenpastoring this church
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  • pastoring this churchsince before I had a beard.
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  • since before I had a beard.And people would leave,
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  • And people would leave,and I would get confused.
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  • and I would get confused.I would start to think
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  • I would start to thinkthat because they left
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  • that because they leftthat what they brought left.
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  • that what they brought left.But what they brought
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  • But what they broughtcame from God,
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  • came from God,and God will send another truck
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  • and God will send another truckwith the package
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  • We rarely celebrate absence,
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  • We rarely celebrate absence,although it is
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  • although it isin the absence of answers
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  • in the absence of answersand in the absence of resources
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  • and in the absence of resourcesthat faith is really born,
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  • that faith is really born,that creativity
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  • that creativityreally manifests,
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  • really manifests,and notice how Jesus
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  • and notice how Jesusdoesn't really answer
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  • doesn't really answertheir question.
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  • their question.He says it is not
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  • He says it is notfor you to know.
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  • for you to know.I hear the disciples, you know,
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  • I hear the disciples, you know,almost like a chant, going --
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  • almost like a chant, going --how does it go?
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  • how does it go?"What do we want?
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  • "What do we want?The Kingdom.
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  • The Kingdom.When do we want it?
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  • When do we want it?Now.
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  • Now.What do we want?
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  • What do we want?The Kingdom.
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  • The Kingdom.When do we want it?
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  • When do we want it?Now."
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  • Now.""What do we want?
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  • "What do we want?A raise.
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  • A raise.When do we want it?
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  • When do we want it?Now."
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  • Now."You know, whatever.
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  • You know, whatever.Put anything in there.
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  • Put anything in there.What do we want?
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  • What do we want?My wife to get her act together.
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  • My wife to get her act together.Doesn't have the cadence,
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  • Doesn't have the cadence,but you know.
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  • but you know.When do we want it?
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  • When do we want it?Now.
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  • Now.I've never prayed that.
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  • I've never prayed that.What do we want?
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  • What do we want?And so, you can see here
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  • And so, you can see herea conflicting concept
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  • a conflicting conceptof the Kingdom.
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  • of the Kingdom.It's like when my kids
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  • It's like when my kidswanted a dog,
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  • wanted a dog,and I said no, no.
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  • and I said no, no.I said no because I knew
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  • I said no because I knewthat they did not love dogs.
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  • that they did not love dogs.They loved the concept of a dog,
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  • They loved the concept of a dog,but the concept of a dog
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  • but the concept of a dogdoes not have to be taken out
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  • does not have to be taken outin the middle of the night.
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  • in the middle of the night.A real dog does.
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  • A real dog does.We do not have a dog
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  • We do not have a dogbecause my kids love a concept.
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  • because my kids love a concept.The Disciples liked the concept
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  • The Disciples liked the conceptof the Kingdom.
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  • of the Kingdom.We like the concept
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  • We like the conceptof being used by God.
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  • of being used by God.We like the concept
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  • We like the conceptof a relationship with Him,
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  • of a relationship with Him,but what about the moments
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  • but what about the momentswhen the Kingdom
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  • when the Kingdombecomes inconvenient?
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  • becomes inconvenient?And now, Jesus is taken
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  • And now, Jesus is takenfrom their sight
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  • from their sightand hidden in a cloud,
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  • and hidden in a cloud,but He did not leave.
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  • but He did not leave.He just changed forms.
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  • He just changed forms.He did not disappear.
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  • He did not disappear.He just was no longer visible.
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  • He just was no longer visible.Instead, He was internal.
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  • Instead, He was internal.Can I preach a little bit?
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  • Can I preach a little bit?I'd like to preach a little bit.
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  • I'd like to preach a little bit.I'd like to preach
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  • who is in that waiting period.
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  • who is in that waiting period.For the disciples,
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  • For the disciples,it was ten days.
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  • it was ten days.Okay?
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  • Okay?Three days between
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  • Three days betweenwhen He was crucified
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  • when He was crucifiedand resurrected.
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  • and resurrected.He rose on the Festival
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  • He rose on the Festivalof First Fruits
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  • of First Fruitsis the name of the festival,
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  • is the name of the festival,but what you need
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  • but what you needto know about it for this study
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  • to know about it for this studythat is significant
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  • that is significantis that it was 50 days
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  • is that it was 50 daysfrom Pentecost.
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  • from Pentecost.So, 50 days
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  • So, 50 daysbetween when He rose
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  • For 40 of those days,
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  • For 40 of those days,He showed Himself
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  • He showed Himselfto His disciples.
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  • to His disciples.I'm risen.
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  • I'm risen.I'm powerful.
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  • I'm powerful.I'm present.
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  • I'm present.But the Bible says
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  • But the Bible saysthat after 40 days,
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  • that after 40 days,He ghosted them,
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  • He ghosted them,however you wanna take that.
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  • however you wanna take that.He didn't leave.
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  • He didn't leave.He changed forms.
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  • He changed forms.He said I'm gonna empower you
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  • He said I'm gonna empower youwith my Spirit.
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  • with my Spirit.I'm gonna give you
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  • I'm gonna give yousomething greater,
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  • something greater,but in between you will have
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  • but in between you will havewhat seems to be nothing.
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  • what seems to be nothing.Okay?
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  • Okay?So, it's 50 days
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  • So, it's 50 daysfrom when He rose
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  • from when He roseto when He ascended,
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  • to when He ascended,and it's 40 days
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  • and it's 40 daysthat He showed them --
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  • that He showed them --That leaves ten days
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  • That leaves ten daysfor the Disciples to wait
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  • for the Disciples to waitand wonder.
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  • and wonder.Ten days.
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  • Ten days.They walked back to Jerusalem
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  • They walked back to Jerusalemto wait for the gift,
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  • to wait for the gift,and as they are praying
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  • and as they are prayingand present
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  • and presentand believing patiently,
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  • and believing patiently,for ten days, they wait,
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  • for ten days, they wait,and we're like, "Oh, well,
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  • and we're like, "Oh, well,no big deal, ten days.
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  • no big deal, ten days.What's the big deal?"
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  • What's the big deal?"Okay.
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  • Okay.So, let me see what happens
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  • So, let me see what happenswhen you don't have Wi-Fi
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  • Keep it real.
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  • Keep it real.Ten minutes.
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  • Ten minutes.You'd be shaking
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  • You'd be shakinglike a crack addict
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  • like a crack addictwithout ten --
  • 00:07:28.844 --> 00:07:30.078
  • without ten --I saw you put your phone down
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  • I saw you put your phone downon the table for a meal,
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  • on the table for a meal,and you put it face down,
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  • and you put it face down,and it's buzzing on the table.
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  • and it's buzzing on the table.You start shaking
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  • You start shakingand convulsing,
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  • and convulsing,foaming at the mouth,
  • 00:07:36.451 --> 00:07:37.786
  • foaming at the mouth,your eyes start turning
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  • your eyes start turningbackwards in your head.
  • 00:07:39.421 --> 00:07:42.023
  • backwards in your head.It's amazing, right,
  • 00:07:42.023 --> 00:07:42.624
  • It's amazing, right,how ten days
  • 00:07:42.624 --> 00:07:43.358
  • how ten dayssounds like nothing,
  • 00:07:43.358 --> 00:07:44.259
  • sounds like nothing,but what if it's ten years
  • 00:07:44.259 --> 00:07:45.227
  • waiting, waiting
  • 00:07:54.536 --> 00:07:57.138
  • waiting, waitingfor the Holy Spirit.
  • 00:07:57.138 --> 00:08:01.076
  • for the Holy Spirit.Waiting for your next step.
  • 00:08:01.076 --> 00:08:03.111
  • Waiting for your next step.Waiting to the time
  • 00:08:03.111 --> 00:08:03.778
  • Waiting to the timewhen you finally get
  • 00:08:03.778 --> 00:08:04.546
  • when you finally getsome victory over it
  • 00:08:04.546 --> 00:08:06.014
  • some victory over itwhere you can have
  • 00:08:06.014 --> 00:08:07.983
  • where you can havea little clearance,
  • 00:08:07.983 --> 00:08:11.152
  • a little clearance,a little vantage point.
  • 00:08:11.152 --> 00:08:14.789
  • a little vantage point.There's nothing more painful
  • 00:08:14.789 --> 00:08:18.660
  • There's nothing more painfulthan in between.
  • 00:08:18.660 --> 00:08:19.461
  • - If it's over,
  • 00:08:22.697 --> 00:08:24.466
  • - If it's over,I can bury it.
  • 00:08:24.466 --> 00:08:25.133
  • I can bury it.If it's beginning,
  • 00:08:25.133 --> 00:08:26.167
  • If it's beginning,I can deal with it.
  • 00:08:26.167 --> 00:08:29.638
  • I can deal with it.But in between --
  • 00:08:29.638 --> 00:08:32.207
  • But in between --ten days, that's a long time
  • 00:08:32.207 --> 00:08:34.576
  • ten days, that's a long timewhen you don't know.
  • 00:08:34.576 --> 00:08:35.510
  • when you don't know.That's a long time to wait
  • 00:08:35.510 --> 00:08:37.846
  • That's a long time to waitfor something invisible.
  • 00:08:37.846 --> 00:08:39.114
  • for something invisible.That's a long time
  • 00:08:39.114 --> 00:08:42.751
  • That's a long timeto stay in faith.
  • 00:08:42.751 --> 00:08:44.886
  • to stay in faith.Ghosted.
  • 00:08:44.886 --> 00:08:45.654
  • Ghosted.The Lord told me to preach
  • 00:08:45.654 --> 00:08:46.221
  • The Lord told me to preachon Ghosted.
  • 00:08:46.221 --> 00:08:48.590
  • on Ghosted.I said, "Oh, I can't do that.
  • 00:08:48.590 --> 00:08:50.692
  • I said, "Oh, I can't do that.This isn't a therapy session.
  • 00:08:50.692 --> 00:08:51.293
  • This isn't a therapy session.It's a sermon."
  • 00:08:51.293 --> 00:08:53.295
  • It's a sermon."You know?
  • 00:08:53.295 --> 00:08:53.895
  • You know?And in little ways
  • 00:08:53.895 --> 00:08:54.963
  • And in little waysand big ways I think we all
  • 00:08:54.963 --> 00:08:55.931
  • and big ways I think we allcan relate to something
  • 00:08:55.931 --> 00:08:57.365
  • can relate to somethingbeing taken suddenly from you
  • 00:08:57.365 --> 00:08:58.533
  • being taken suddenly from youthat you had depended on,
  • 00:08:58.533 --> 00:08:59.367
  • that you had depended on,and it was actually
  • 00:08:59.367 --> 00:09:01.436
  • and it was actuallylike a part of you.
  • 00:09:01.436 --> 00:09:04.472
  • like a part of you.It isn't always a person.
  • 00:09:04.472 --> 00:09:05.440
  • It isn't always a person.Sometimes your season
  • 00:09:05.440 --> 00:09:07.475
  • Sometimes your seasonof life changes
  • 00:09:07.475 --> 00:09:08.643
  • of life changesand you didn't get any warning
  • 00:09:08.643 --> 00:09:10.612
  • and you didn't get any warningor a training manual
  • 00:09:10.612 --> 00:09:13.982
  • or a training manualfor the next phase.
  • 00:09:13.982 --> 00:09:16.718
  • for the next phase.I remember when my oldest son
  • 00:09:16.718 --> 00:09:18.887
  • I remember when my oldest sonstopped letting me hug him
  • 00:09:18.887 --> 00:09:20.355
  • stopped letting me hug himin public.
  • 00:09:20.355 --> 00:09:21.923
  • in public.I mean, I'm one of these,
  • 00:09:21.923 --> 00:09:22.490
  • I mean, I'm one of these,I'm one of these
  • 00:09:22.490 --> 00:09:25.060
  • I'm one of theseembarrassing dads.
  • 00:09:25.060 --> 00:09:26.127
  • embarrassing dads.I just really love the gig
  • 00:09:26.127 --> 00:09:27.028
  • I just really love the gigno matter how much I joke
  • 00:09:27.028 --> 00:09:27.596
  • no matter how much I jokeabout it.
  • 00:09:27.596 --> 00:09:28.396
  • about it.I remember going to hug him
  • 00:09:28.396 --> 00:09:28.997
  • I remember going to hug himone time.
  • 00:09:28.997 --> 00:09:29.831
  • one time.This is about two years ago.
  • 00:09:29.831 --> 00:09:31.066
  • This is about two years ago.He's 14 now.
  • 00:09:31.066 --> 00:09:31.700
  • He's 14 now.I went to hug him,
  • 00:09:31.700 --> 00:09:33.501
  • I went to hug him,and he did this Heisman move
  • 00:09:33.501 --> 00:09:36.871
  • and he did this Heisman movethat I never saw before.
  • 00:09:36.871 --> 00:09:38.540
  • that I never saw before.He's like, Dad!
  • 00:09:38.540 --> 00:09:40.208
  • He's like, Dad!I'm like, Dad?
  • 00:09:40.208 --> 00:09:41.309
  • I'm like, Dad?Who's Dad?
  • 00:09:41.309 --> 00:09:43.345
  • Who's Dad?I'm Daddy!
  • 00:09:43.345 --> 00:09:44.512
  • I'm Daddy!Why'd you drop the consonant
  • 00:09:44.512 --> 00:09:46.648
  • Why'd you drop the consonantand the vowel?
  • 00:09:46.648 --> 00:09:47.449
  • What is this?
  • 00:09:53.355 --> 00:09:54.689
  • What is this?We don't hug any more?
  • 00:09:54.689 --> 00:09:55.223
  • We don't hug any more?You don't love me?
  • 00:09:55.223 --> 00:09:56.291
  • You don't love me?No, no, no.
  • 00:09:56.291 --> 00:09:58.393
  • No, no, no.He didn't stop loving me.
  • 00:09:58.393 --> 00:10:02.030
  • He didn't stop loving me.The love just changed forms.
  • 00:10:02.030 --> 00:10:03.064
  • The love just changed forms.And now, what he's going
  • 00:10:03.064 --> 00:10:03.665
  • And now, what he's goingto need from me
  • 00:10:03.665 --> 00:10:04.466
  • to need from mein this season
  • 00:10:04.466 --> 00:10:05.634
  • in this seasonis going to be different.
  • 00:10:05.634 --> 00:10:07.769
  • is going to be different.He did not leave them.
  • 00:10:07.769 --> 00:10:10.105
  • He did not leave them.He changed forms.
  • 00:10:10.105 --> 00:10:11.840
  • He changed forms.And if people understood this,
  • 00:10:11.840 --> 00:10:13.375
  • And if people understood this,I wonder would more
  • 00:10:13.375 --> 00:10:16.144
  • I wonder would moremarriages make it?
  • 00:10:16.144 --> 00:10:17.479
  • marriages make it?We think love goes away
  • 00:10:17.479 --> 00:10:20.315
  • We think love goes awaywhen butterflies do.
  • 00:10:20.315 --> 00:10:21.282
  • when butterflies do.So now, we think
  • 00:10:21.282 --> 00:10:22.350
  • So now, we thinkthere's no more love
  • 00:10:22.350 --> 00:10:23.785
  • there's no more lovein the relationship.
  • 00:10:23.785 --> 00:10:26.254
  • in the relationship.Maybe the love didn't leave.
  • 00:10:26.254 --> 00:10:28.690
  • Maybe the love didn't leave.It just changed forms.
  • 00:10:28.690 --> 00:10:29.758
  • It just changed forms.And maybe we don't need
  • 00:10:29.758 --> 00:10:31.626
  • And maybe we don't needto give up on relationships
  • 00:10:31.626 --> 00:10:33.561
  • to give up on relationshipswhen feelings go away,
  • 00:10:33.561 --> 00:10:35.664
  • when feelings go away,but maybe we need to go deeper
  • 00:10:35.664 --> 00:10:37.298
  • but maybe we need to go deeperto a place of maturity
  • 00:10:37.298 --> 00:10:39.300
  • to a place of maturitythat realizes I'm not always
  • 00:10:39.300 --> 00:10:41.302
  • that realizes I'm not alwaysgonna get a goose bump.
  • 00:10:41.302 --> 00:10:42.604
  • gonna get a goose bump.I'm a grown up,
  • 00:10:42.604 --> 00:10:43.705
  • I'm a grown up,and I'm gonna do
  • 00:10:43.705 --> 00:10:45.073
  • and I'm gonna dowhat I've gotta do,
  • 00:10:45.073 --> 00:10:47.809
  • what I've gotta do,and I'm gonna stay in Jerusalem
  • 00:10:47.809 --> 00:10:49.411
  • - Such a good sermon, Lord.
  • 00:10:56.985 --> 00:11:01.122
  • - Such a good sermon, Lord.Thank you for showing me this.
  • 00:11:01.122 --> 00:11:02.390
  • Thank you for showing me this.Maybe you weren't ghosted.
  • 00:11:02.390 --> 00:11:06.461
  • Maybe you weren't ghosted.Maybe you were gifted.
  • 00:11:06.461 --> 00:11:07.595
  • Maybe you were gifted.We can all look back
  • 00:11:07.595 --> 00:11:08.430
  • We can all look backand see some things
  • 00:11:08.430 --> 00:11:10.165
  • and see some thingsthat God put in our lives
  • 00:11:10.165 --> 00:11:11.766
  • that God put in our livesthat were amazing.
  • 00:11:11.766 --> 00:11:13.902
  • that were amazing.Sometimes what God allows
  • 00:11:13.902 --> 00:11:15.970
  • Sometimes what God allowsto be removed from our life
  • 00:11:15.970 --> 00:11:17.806
  • to be removed from our lifeis just as significant
  • 00:11:17.806 --> 00:11:19.474
  • is just as significantas what He allows to be brought
  • 00:11:19.474 --> 00:11:20.408
  • Transform.
  • 00:11:26.881 --> 00:11:28.616
  • Transform.Transform.
  • 00:11:28.616 --> 00:11:29.918
  • Transform.Change form.
  • 00:11:29.918 --> 00:11:31.219
  • Change form.He did not leave.
  • 00:11:31.219 --> 00:11:32.754
  • He did not leave.He did not leave you.
  • 00:11:32.754 --> 00:11:35.290
  • He did not leave you.He is calling you deeper.
  • 00:11:35.290 --> 00:11:37.826
  • He is calling you deeper.He did not abandon you.
  • 00:11:37.826 --> 00:11:41.496
  • He did not abandon you.He -- He no longer wants
  • 00:11:41.496 --> 00:11:43.598
  • He -- He no longer wantsto just be with you.
  • 00:11:43.598 --> 00:11:46.668
  • to just be with you.He wants to be in you.
  • 00:11:46.668 --> 00:11:47.469
  • He wants to be in you.And that's what He could not
  • 00:11:47.469 --> 00:11:49.971
  • And that's what He could notget them to understand.
  • 00:11:49.971 --> 00:11:50.872
  • get them to understand.They kept thinking it was
  • 00:11:50.872 --> 00:11:54.209
  • They kept thinking it wassomething they could see.
  • 00:11:54.209 --> 00:11:54.676
  • something they could see.They kept thinking
  • 00:11:54.676 --> 00:11:55.376
  • They kept thinkingthat it was something
  • 00:11:55.376 --> 00:11:58.980
  • that it was somethingthat their eyes could verify,
  • 00:11:58.980 --> 00:12:02.050
  • that their eyes could verify,and I'm glad for what
  • 00:12:02.050 --> 00:12:06.888
  • and I'm glad for whatHe told them in John 16.
  • 00:12:06.888 --> 00:12:10.125
  • He told them in John 16.He said in John 16,
  • 00:12:10.125 --> 00:12:11.860
  • He said in John 16,I think Verse 7.
  • 00:12:11.860 --> 00:12:13.928
  • I think Verse 7.Is that the right one?
  • 00:12:13.928 --> 00:12:15.730
  • Is that the right one?Yeah.
  • 00:12:15.730 --> 00:12:16.664
  • Yeah.Before He left, He said,
  • 00:12:16.664 --> 00:12:17.398
  • Before He left, He said,"I tell you,
  • 00:12:17.398 --> 00:12:18.333
  • "I tell you,it is for your good
  • 00:12:18.333 --> 00:12:21.136
  • it is for your goodthat I am going away."
  • 00:12:21.136 --> 00:12:23.304
  • that I am going away.""It is for your good
  • 00:12:23.304 --> 00:12:24.239
  • "It is for your goodthat I am going away.
  • 00:12:24.239 --> 00:12:25.373
  • that I am going away.Unless I go away,
  • 00:12:25.373 --> 00:12:26.441
  • Unless I go away,the Advocate will not
  • 00:12:26.441 --> 00:12:27.642
  • the Advocate will notcome to you;
  • 00:12:27.642 --> 00:12:28.176
  • come to you;but if I go,
  • 00:12:28.176 --> 00:12:30.044
  • but if I go,I will send Him to you."
  • 00:12:30.044 --> 00:12:32.113
  • I will send Him to you."If I go, I can send you
  • 00:12:32.113 --> 00:12:34.182
  • If I go, I can send yousomething greater.
  • 00:12:34.182 --> 00:12:35.016
  • something greater.I know your hearts
  • 00:12:35.016 --> 00:12:35.917
  • I know your heartsare filled with sorrow
  • 00:12:35.917 --> 00:12:36.751
  • are filled with sorrowand mourning,
  • 00:12:36.751 --> 00:12:37.685
  • and mourning,and you have reason to mourn
  • 00:12:37.685 --> 00:12:39.721
  • and you have reason to mournand be sorrowful.
  • 00:12:39.721 --> 00:12:40.321
  • and be sorrowful.Nothing hurts
  • 00:12:40.321 --> 00:12:41.589
  • Nothing hurtslike having something leave
  • 00:12:41.589 --> 00:12:42.824
  • like having something leaveor change in your life.
  • 00:12:42.824 --> 00:12:44.259
  • or change in your life.Even if it's a positive change,
  • 00:12:44.259 --> 00:12:46.261
  • Even if it's a positive change,it's painful.
  • 00:12:46.261 --> 00:12:47.262
  • it's painful.Even if something negative
  • 00:12:47.262 --> 00:12:48.163
  • Even if something negativeleaves your life,
  • 00:12:48.163 --> 00:12:48.997
  • leaves your life,it still requires
  • 00:12:48.997 --> 00:12:49.998
  • it still requiresa recalibration
  • 00:12:49.998 --> 00:12:50.832
  • a recalibrationto try to figure out,
  • 00:12:50.832 --> 00:12:51.599
  • to try to figure out,how does life work
  • 00:12:51.599 --> 00:12:53.601
  • how does life workwithout this?
  • 00:12:53.601 --> 00:12:57.572
  • without this?But He said it's for your good.
  • 00:12:57.572 --> 00:12:58.439
  • But He said it's for your good.Paul comes along later
  • 00:12:58.439 --> 00:12:59.240
  • Paul comes along laterand says, "All things
  • 00:12:59.240 --> 00:13:02.043
  • and says, "All thingswork together for good."
  • 00:13:02.043 --> 00:13:02.844
  • work together for good."And even when
  • 00:13:02.844 --> 00:13:04.712
  • And even whenit doesn't feel good,
  • 00:13:04.712 --> 00:13:06.014
  • it doesn't feel good,it can be for good.
  • 00:13:06.014 --> 00:13:07.482
  • it can be for good.This is the transformative
  • 00:13:07.482 --> 00:13:09.851
  • This is the transformativepower of faith.
  • 00:13:09.851 --> 00:13:10.518
  • power of faith.It's for good.
  • 00:13:10.518 --> 00:13:11.519
  • It's for good.He said it's good
  • 00:13:11.519 --> 00:13:13.555
  • He said it's goodthat I'm ghosting you.
  • 00:13:13.555 --> 00:13:14.556
  • that I'm ghosting you.It's good that I leave
  • 00:13:14.556 --> 00:13:16.424
  • It's good that I leavein physical form
  • 00:13:16.424 --> 00:13:17.826
  • in physical formbecause then I can give you
  • 00:13:17.826 --> 00:13:19.594
  • because then I can give youin spiritual form.
  • 00:13:19.594 --> 00:13:20.995
  • in spiritual form.Then I can direct you
  • 00:13:20.995 --> 00:13:22.764
  • Then I can direct youfrom a deeper place,
  • 00:13:22.764 --> 00:13:24.666
  • from a deeper place,and God is working for you
  • 00:13:24.666 --> 00:13:25.500
  • and God is working for youright now,
  • 00:13:25.500 --> 00:13:26.467
  • right now,but it might not feel
  • 00:13:26.467 --> 00:13:27.735
  • but it might not feelgood to you,
  • 00:13:27.735 --> 00:13:28.570
  • good to you,but it doesn't have
  • 00:13:28.570 --> 00:13:30.138
  • but it doesn't haveto feel good to you
  • 00:13:30.138 --> 00:13:33.541
  • to feel good to youto be good for you.
  • 00:13:33.541 --> 00:13:34.075
  • to be good for you.Come on.
  • 00:13:34.075 --> 00:13:35.610
  • Come on.Everybody who's ever exercised
  • 00:13:35.610 --> 00:13:37.612
  • Everybody who's ever exercisedknows this.
  • 00:13:37.612 --> 00:13:38.246
  • knows this.It doesn't have
  • 00:13:38.246 --> 00:13:40.448
  • It doesn't haveto feel good to me.
  • 00:13:40.448 --> 00:13:42.717
  • to feel good to me.A doughnut tastes good to me,
  • 00:13:42.717 --> 00:13:45.186
  • A doughnut tastes good to me,but a squat is good for me.
  • 00:13:45.186 --> 00:13:45.987
  • but a squat is good for me.So, I can't go
  • 00:13:45.987 --> 00:13:48.256
  • So, I can't gooff of what feels good to me.
  • 00:13:48.256 --> 00:13:49.257
  • off of what feels good to me.I have to believe
  • 00:13:49.257 --> 00:13:50.825
  • I have to believethat God is for me.
  • 00:13:50.825 --> 00:13:53.127
  • that God is for me.If you know He's for you,
  • 00:13:53.127 --> 00:13:55.496
  • If you know He's for you,shout right in the devil's face
  • 00:13:55.496 --> 00:13:56.064
  • shout right in the devil's faceand tell him,
  • 00:13:56.064 --> 00:13:57.999
  • and tell him,"I'm not going anywhere.
  • 00:13:57.999 --> 00:14:00.335
  • "I'm not going anywhere.I'm waiting in Jerusalem
  • 00:14:00.335 --> 00:14:01.402
  • It's good for you.
  • 00:14:12.847 --> 00:14:13.882
  • It's good for you.It's good for you.
  • 00:14:13.882 --> 00:14:15.516
  • It's good for you.It's not good if your dad
  • 00:14:15.516 --> 00:14:16.784
  • It's not good if your daddidn't raise you,
  • 00:14:16.784 --> 00:14:18.353
  • didn't raise you,but God is going to use
  • 00:14:18.353 --> 00:14:19.921
  • but God is going to usethat vacancy
  • 00:14:19.921 --> 00:14:21.689
  • that vacancyto create within you
  • 00:14:21.689 --> 00:14:23.524
  • to create within youa compassion and a resilience
  • 00:14:23.524 --> 00:14:24.192
  • a compassion and a resiliencethat you would not
  • 00:14:24.192 --> 00:14:25.260
  • He gifted me.
  • 00:14:30.632 --> 00:14:32.100
  • He gifted me.The gift of the Spirit.
  • 00:14:32.100 --> 00:14:33.301
  • The gift of the Spirit.The gift of the Holy Ghost.
  • 00:14:33.301 --> 00:14:34.435
  • The gift of the Holy Ghost.The gift, the gift,
  • 00:14:34.435 --> 00:14:35.103
  • The gift, the gift,the gift.
  • 00:14:35.103 --> 00:14:35.803
  • the gift.I'm gifted.
  • 00:14:35.803 --> 00:14:36.638
  • I'm gifted.I'm gifted.
  • 00:14:36.638 --> 00:14:38.406
  • I'm gifted.God has gifted me
  • 00:14:38.406 --> 00:14:39.774
  • God has gifted mewith my experiences
  • 00:14:39.774 --> 00:14:41.075
  • with my experiencesto fulfill my purpose
  • 00:14:41.075 --> 00:14:42.176
  • - CONGREGATION: Come on.
  • 00:14:45.914 --> 00:14:46.681
  • - He said in Jerusalem,
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  • - He said in Jerusalem,Judea, Samaria,
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  • Judea, Samaria,ends of the Earth.
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  • ends of the Earth.To us, those are just
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  • To us, those are justlike Star Wars Galaxies,
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  • like Star Wars Galaxies,but to those who heard,
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  • but to those who heard,they were actual
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  • they were actualgeographical places,
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  • geographical places,and Jerusalem was where
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  • and Jerusalem was wherethey would receive the gift
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  • they would receive the giftand Samaria was where
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  • and Samaria was whereit would go through to reach
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  • it would go through to reachthe ends of the Earth,
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  • the ends of the Earth,and they hated Samaria.
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  • and they hated Samaria.The Jewish people
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  • The Jewish peoplehated the Samaritans,
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  • hated the Samaritans,so much they would go
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  • so much they would goaround Samaria,
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  • around Samaria,adding hours to their trip
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  • adding hours to their tripto avoid having to deal
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  • to avoid having to dealwith the Samaritans.
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  • with the Samaritans.And it wasn't a one-way
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  • And it wasn't a one-waykind of hatred either.
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  • kind of hatred either.The Samaritans hated them
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  • The Samaritans hated themright back.
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  • right back.So, it was beef in both ways
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  • So, it was beef in both waysbetween the Jews
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  • between the Jewsand the Samaritans,
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  • and the Samaritans,and so when Jesus said
  • 00:15:38.466 --> 00:15:40.735
  • and so when Jesus saidthrough Samaria,
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  • through Samaria,that's the place
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  • that's the placethat they didn't wanna go,
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  • that they didn't wanna go,but that was the place
  • 00:15:43.137 --> 00:15:43.838
  • but that was the placethat the Gospel
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  • In one part of Jesus's ministry,
  • 00:15:50.745 --> 00:15:51.512
  • In one part of Jesus's ministry,we talked about the power
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  • we talked about the powerof His presence.
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  • of His presence.In John 4,
  • 00:15:53.481 --> 00:15:54.515
  • In John 4,it said He had to go
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  • it said He had to gothrough Samaria.
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  • through Samaria.He had to go through Samaria,
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  • He had to go through Samaria,and He met a woman at the well,
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  • and He met a woman at the well,and she became a preacher.
  • 00:16:02.490 --> 00:16:03.391
  • and she became a preacher.I don't know if you believe
  • 00:16:03.391 --> 00:16:04.125
  • I don't know if you believein woman preachers,
  • 00:16:04.125 --> 00:16:04.993
  • She became an evangelist.
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  • She left carrying water
  • 00:16:15.203 --> 00:16:15.737
  • She left carrying waterbecause of the power
  • 00:16:15.737 --> 00:16:16.537
  • because of the powerof His presence is
  • 00:16:16.537 --> 00:16:18.006
  • of His presence isyou come with a need
  • 00:16:18.006 --> 00:16:19.173
  • you come with a needand you leave overflowing
  • 00:16:19.173 --> 00:16:20.641
  • and you leave overflowingto take what He has given you
  • 00:16:20.641 --> 00:16:23.745
  • to take what He has given youinto the world.
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  • into the world.He had to go through Samaria,
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  • He had to go through Samaria,through the place they hated.
  • 00:16:31.753 --> 00:16:33.988
  • through the place they hated.And the Lord spoke to me.
  • 00:16:33.988 --> 00:16:37.658
  • And the Lord spoke to me.We all have some area,
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  • Some area of your life
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  • Some area of your lifewhere God is working
  • 00:16:50.038 --> 00:16:52.440
  • where God is workingthrough where you are insecure,
  • 00:16:52.440 --> 00:16:55.043
  • through where you are insecure,and you are uncertain.
  • 00:16:55.043 --> 00:16:56.711
  • and you are uncertain.In the absence of answers,
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  • In the absence of answers,faith is born.
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  • faith is born.Through some area
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  • Through some areaI believe God is working
  • 00:17:03.684 --> 00:17:04.752
  • I believe God is workingthrough my message today
  • 00:17:04.752 --> 00:17:06.621
  • through my message todayand whether it's
  • 00:17:06.621 --> 00:17:07.655
  • and whether it'san unhealed resentment
  • 00:17:07.655 --> 00:17:10.825
  • an unhealed resentmentfrom someone who left your life
  • 00:17:10.825 --> 00:17:12.293
  • from someone who left your lifeor it is an unstable
  • 00:17:12.293 --> 00:17:13.127
  • or it is an unstablefeeling within you
  • 00:17:13.127 --> 00:17:16.297
  • feeling within youabout who am I now,
  • 00:17:16.297 --> 00:17:18.566
  • about who am I now,if life has left you
  • 00:17:18.566 --> 00:17:19.400
  • if life has left youwith the presence of God
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  • with the presence of Godhidden in the clouds,
  • 00:17:22.637 --> 00:17:23.438
  • hidden in the clouds,I wanted to be
  • 00:17:23.438 --> 00:17:25.339
  • I wanted to beyour preacher today
  • 00:17:25.339 --> 00:17:27.842
  • your preacher todaythat it is through that area
  • 00:17:27.842 --> 00:17:29.010
  • that it is through that areathat the Gospel will be released
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  • You will receive power.
  • 00:17:42.523 --> 00:17:44.125
  • You will receive power."Lord, are you gonna do
  • 00:17:44.125 --> 00:17:45.960
  • "Lord, are you gonna dothe Kingdom thing now?
  • 00:17:45.960 --> 00:17:47.028
  • the Kingdom thing now?Are you gonna?
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  • Are you gonna?Is this it?
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  • Is this it?Are you gonna turn it
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  • Are you gonna turn itupside-down and shake us free
  • 00:17:50.698 --> 00:17:51.933
  • upside-down and shake us freefrom the bondage of Rome?
  • 00:17:51.933 --> 00:17:52.834
  • from the bondage of Rome?What do we want?
  • 00:17:52.834 --> 00:17:53.534
  • What do we want?The Kingdom.
  • 00:17:53.534 --> 00:17:54.469
  • The Kingdom.When do we want it?"
  • 00:17:54.469 --> 00:17:56.971
  • When do we want it?"And Jesus is like,
  • 00:17:56.971 --> 00:18:01.275
  • And Jesus is like,"The timing is not up to you,
  • 00:18:01.275 --> 00:18:02.543
  • "The timing is not up to you,and I know you're so concerned
  • 00:18:02.543 --> 00:18:05.680
  • and I know you're so concernedabout what you want me to do."
  • 00:18:05.680 --> 00:18:07.215
  • about what you want me to do."But isn't it amazing that Jesus,
  • 00:18:07.215 --> 00:18:08.249
  • But isn't it amazing that Jesus,instead of giving them
  • 00:18:08.249 --> 00:18:08.950
  • instead of giving themsomething to do,
  • 00:18:08.950 --> 00:18:12.920
  • something to do,He gave them something to be?
  • 00:18:12.920 --> 00:18:16.090
  • He gave them something to be?He said you will be
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  • He said you will bemy witnesses.
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  • my witnesses.You will be
  • 00:18:22.130 --> 00:18:24.565
  • You will bedeveloping your character.
  • 00:18:24.565 --> 00:18:25.133
  • developing your character.I'm doing it
  • 00:18:25.133 --> 00:18:26.567
  • I'm doing itthrough some area of your life
  • 00:18:26.567 --> 00:18:30.571
  • through some area of your lifethat you never expected.
  • 00:18:30.571 --> 00:18:31.439
  • that you never expected.I know these messages
  • 00:18:31.439 --> 00:18:32.206
  • I know these messagesare designed
  • 00:18:32.206 --> 00:18:33.474
  • are designedfor individual people,
  • 00:18:33.474 --> 00:18:35.409
  • for individual people,not crowds.
  • 00:18:35.409 --> 00:18:36.444
  • not crowds.That changes the way I preach
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  • That changes the way I preachbecause in a moment like this,
  • 00:18:38.779 --> 00:18:39.881
  • because in a moment like this,everybody is thinking about
  • 00:18:39.881 --> 00:18:42.283
  • everybody is thinking aboutsomething completely different.
  • 00:18:42.283 --> 00:18:43.217
  • something completely different.I'm preaching one message,
  • 00:18:43.217 --> 00:18:45.820
  • I'm preaching one message,one text, and there's thousands,
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  • one text, and there's thousands,and thousands, and thousands
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  • and thousands, and thousandsof some areas
  • 00:18:48.322 --> 00:18:50.158
  • of some areasthat I'm preaching to.
  • 00:18:50.158 --> 00:18:50.725
  • that I'm preaching to.There's thousands,
  • 00:18:50.725 --> 00:18:51.425
  • There's thousands,and thousands,
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  • and thousands,and thousands of absences
  • 00:18:53.961 --> 00:18:56.430
  • and thousands of absencesthat we are ministering to.
  • 00:18:56.430 --> 00:18:58.299
  • that we are ministering to.I wanna stand here flatfooted
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  • I wanna stand here flatfootedand believe God with you today
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  • and believe God with you todayon every location
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  • on every locationand watching around the world,
  • 00:19:04.438 --> 00:19:05.706
  • and watching around the world,that the space that God
  • 00:19:05.706 --> 00:19:07.041
  • that the space that Godhas left in your life
  • 00:19:07.041 --> 00:19:09.510
  • has left in your lifewhere you do not understand,
  • 00:19:09.510 --> 00:19:10.678
  • where you do not understand,the space that God has left
  • 00:19:10.678 --> 00:19:11.646
  • the space that God has leftin your life, you know,
  • 00:19:11.646 --> 00:19:12.780
  • in your life, you know,where you think,
  • 00:19:12.780 --> 00:19:13.781
  • where you think,"Well, I can't do that;
  • 00:19:13.781 --> 00:19:15.416
  • "Well, I can't do that;I didn't go to Harvard.
  • 00:19:15.416 --> 00:19:16.083
  • I didn't go to Harvard.Well, I can't do that;
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  • Well, I can't do that;I didn't have a dad to raise me,
  • 00:19:17.652 --> 00:19:18.653
  • I didn't have a dad to raise me,and I didn't have both parents,
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  • and I didn't have both parents,and I can't do that
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  • and I can't do thatbecause I haven't been
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  • because I haven't beensuch a good person,
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  • such a good person,and I can't do that
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  • and I can't do thatbecause I didn't
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  • because I didn'tprepare for it --"
  • 00:19:23.958 --> 00:19:27.495
  • prepare for it --"that that spot, that area,
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  • that that spot, that area,that place that you call lack
  • 00:19:29.730 --> 00:19:30.531
  • that place that you call lackis the place where
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  • And I just wanna
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  • And I just wannabelieve with you,
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  • believe with you,so stand to your feet.
  • 00:19:40.107 --> 00:19:41.309
  • so stand to your feet.I wanna believe God with you
  • 00:19:41.309 --> 00:19:43.377
  • I wanna believe God with youin this moment.
  • 00:19:43.377 --> 00:19:46.948
  • in this moment.The power of His presence
  • 00:19:46.948 --> 00:19:48.516
  • The power of His presenceoften becomes most clear
  • 00:19:48.516 --> 00:19:49.450
  • often becomes most clearin what we perceive
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  • in what we perceiveto be absence.
  • 00:19:52.887 --> 00:19:54.088
  • to be absence.I don't know how well I've done
  • 00:19:54.088 --> 00:19:55.022
  • I don't know how well I've doneexplaining it today,
  • 00:19:55.022 --> 00:19:56.090
  • explaining it today,but I believe that the Lord
  • 00:19:56.090 --> 00:19:58.125
  • but I believe that the Lordwill help me to get
  • 00:19:58.125 --> 00:19:59.160
  • will help me to getthis message across to you
  • 00:19:59.160 --> 00:20:01.329
  • this message across to youin the way you need to hear it,
  • 00:20:01.329 --> 00:20:02.363
  • in the way you need to hear it,and so I just want you
  • 00:20:02.363 --> 00:20:03.064
  • and so I just want youto bow your head
  • 00:20:03.064 --> 00:20:03.798
  • to bow your headand close your eyes
  • 00:20:03.798 --> 00:20:06.867
  • and close your eyesbecause the Holy Spirit
  • 00:20:06.867 --> 00:20:11.138
  • because the Holy Spiritis a better preacher than me.
  • 00:20:11.138 --> 00:20:12.640
  • is a better preacher than me.And before we just run off,
  • 00:20:12.640 --> 00:20:15.476
  • And before we just run off,you know, trying to get
  • 00:20:15.476 --> 00:20:17.712
  • you know, trying to getto the next thing
  • 00:20:17.712 --> 00:20:18.546
  • to the next thingand before we click off
  • 00:20:18.546 --> 00:20:20.915
  • and before we click offand watch a cat video on YouTube
  • 00:20:20.915 --> 00:20:23.651
  • and watch a cat video on YouTubeor something like that,
  • 00:20:23.651 --> 00:20:24.518
  • or something like that,I just want us to wait
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  • I just want us to waitfor the gift.
  • 00:20:27.288 --> 00:20:29.991
  • for the gift.He says, "Stay in Jerusalem
  • 00:20:29.991 --> 00:20:32.727
  • He says, "Stay in Jerusalemand wait for the gift."
  • 00:20:32.727 --> 00:20:33.527
  • and wait for the gift."You haven't been seeing it
  • 00:20:33.527 --> 00:20:34.962
  • You haven't been seeing itas a gift,
  • 00:20:34.962 --> 00:20:35.863
  • as a gift,but God is going to give you
  • 00:20:35.863 --> 00:20:36.797
  • but God is going to give youa gift out of this very
  • 00:20:36.797 --> 00:20:38.766
  • a gift out of this verydifficult season.
  • 00:20:38.766 --> 00:20:39.300
  • difficult season.I declare it
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  • I declare itin the name of Jesus.
  • 00:20:41.335 --> 00:20:45.306
  • in the name of Jesus.The Spirit of God is in you.
  • 00:20:45.306 --> 00:20:46.140
  • The Spirit of God is in you.His physical presence
  • 00:20:46.140 --> 00:20:48.709
  • His physical presencewas wonderful,
  • 00:20:48.709 --> 00:20:51.279
  • was wonderful,but the Spirit was even better.
  • 00:20:51.279 --> 00:20:52.046
  • but the Spirit was even better.God is bringing you
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  • God is bringing youinto something better
  • 00:20:53.114 --> 00:20:54.582
  • into something betteras we speak.
  • 00:20:54.582 --> 00:20:55.249
  • as we speak.You are going
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  • You are goingto know Him intimately
  • 00:20:56.584 --> 00:21:01.022
  • to know Him intimatelyand make Him known profoundly
  • 00:21:01.022 --> 00:21:04.091
  • and make Him known profoundlyafter this.
  • 00:21:04.091 --> 00:21:04.692
  • after this.For all those
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  • For all thosewho are chosen by God
  • 00:21:07.328 --> 00:21:09.597
  • who are chosen by Godand He has given you a task
  • 00:21:09.597 --> 00:21:10.598
  • and He has given you a taskbut you've been feeling lately
  • 00:21:10.598 --> 00:21:11.399
  • but you've been feeling latelylike you don't have
  • 00:21:11.399 --> 00:21:13.234
  • like you don't havewhat it takes,
  • 00:21:13.234 --> 00:21:14.235
  • what it takes,you can join with Peter, James,
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  • you can join with Peter, James,and John, and Levi,
  • 00:21:16.037 --> 00:21:18.439
  • and John, and Levi,and Matthew, and Andrew,
  • 00:21:18.439 --> 00:21:20.975
  • and Matthew, and Andrew,and all the other Disciples
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  • and all the other Discipleswho stood there,
  • 00:21:21.575 --> 00:21:22.510
  • who stood there,looking into the sky
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  • looking into the skyand wondering,
  • 00:21:23.878 --> 00:21:26.681
  • and wondering,"When will it come?"
  • 00:21:26.681 --> 00:21:27.415
  • "When will it come?""And a mighty rushing wind
  • 00:21:27.415 --> 00:21:28.482
  • "And a mighty rushing windcame on the day of Pentecost
  • 00:21:28.482 --> 00:21:29.650
  • came on the day of Pentecostand filled all those
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  • and filled all thosewho were present."
  • 00:21:33.187 --> 00:21:35.923
  • who were present."Present.
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  • Present.We understand the power
  • 00:21:36.957 --> 00:21:39.727
  • We understand the powerof God's presence,
  • 00:21:39.727 --> 00:21:40.861
  • of God's presence,but I wonder do we understand
  • 00:21:40.861 --> 00:21:44.665
  • but I wonder do we understandthe power of our presence,
  • 00:21:44.665 --> 00:21:47.068
  • the power of our presence,that He is in us.
  • 00:21:47.068 --> 00:21:48.502
  • that He is in us.When we fully show up
  • 00:21:48.502 --> 00:21:51.672
  • When we fully show upto an encounter like this,
  • 00:21:51.672 --> 00:21:52.940
  • to an encounter like this,we receive in our spirit
  • 00:21:52.940 --> 00:21:54.575
  • we receive in our spiritwhat we could never understand
  • 00:21:54.575 --> 00:21:56.777
  • what we could never understandor conceive with our mind.
  • 00:21:56.777 --> 00:21:57.678
  • or conceive with our mind.I want you to turn your palms
  • 00:21:57.678 --> 00:21:58.279
  • I want you to turn your palmstoward Heaven
  • 00:21:58.279 --> 00:21:59.080
  • toward Heavenand lift your hands
  • 00:21:59.080 --> 00:22:02.049
  • and lift your handsin this moment.
  • 00:22:02.049 --> 00:22:02.783
  • in this moment.I thank you, Lord,
  • 00:22:02.783 --> 00:22:05.052
  • I thank you, Lord,for a fresh filling,
  • 00:22:05.052 --> 00:22:07.755
  • for a fresh filling,fresh anointing.
  • 00:22:07.755 --> 00:22:08.456
  • fresh anointing.I thank you that people
  • 00:22:08.456 --> 00:22:12.126
  • I thank you that peopleare not leaving here today empty
  • 00:22:12.126 --> 00:22:12.693
  • are not leaving here today emptybecause of what
  • 00:22:12.693 --> 00:22:13.694
  • because of whatpeople didn't give
  • 00:22:13.694 --> 00:22:16.664
  • people didn't giveor what life didn't deliver,
  • 00:22:16.664 --> 00:22:18.466
  • or what life didn't deliver,but we are being filled
  • 00:22:18.466 --> 00:22:23.504
  • but we are being filledright now in your presence.
  • 00:22:23.504 --> 00:22:24.638
  • right now in your presence.We don't believe the lie
  • 00:22:24.638 --> 00:22:25.673
  • We don't believe the liethat you left us
  • 00:22:25.673 --> 00:22:27.742
  • that you left usor changed your mind about us.
  • 00:22:27.742 --> 00:22:29.043
  • or changed your mind about us.We don't look to circumstances
  • 00:22:29.043 --> 00:22:30.578
  • We don't look to circumstancesto validate
  • 00:22:30.578 --> 00:22:33.647
  • to validatewhether or not we win.
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  • whether or not we win.We have victory in your name,
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  • We have victory in your name,healing in your name,
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  • healing in your name,peace in your name,
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  • peace in your name,joy in your name.
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  • joy in your name.All these things are ours,
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  • - Hey, it really is
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  • - Hey, it really isa privilege
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  • a privilegeto share God's Word with you.
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  • to share God's Word with you.Thank you for joining me.
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  • Thank you for joining me.But each week we just have
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  • But each week we just havea little bit of time together,
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  • a little bit of time together,and I'd love to take
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  • and I'd love to takethe conversation beyond
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  • So, if you wanna go deeper,
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  • So, if you wanna go deeper,if you wanna connect
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  • if you wanna connecton another level,
  • 00:22:58.639 --> 00:22:59.707
  • on another level,you can call or go online,
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  • you can call or go online,right now, and request
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  • right now, and requestexclusive resources
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  • exclusive resourcesfrom today's message.
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  • from today's message.We'll make them available to you
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  • We'll make them available to youwith your gift of any amount
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  • with your gift of any amountto the ministry.
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  • to the ministry.But, I wanna tell you about
  • 00:23:08.816 --> 00:23:10.050
  • But, I wanna tell you aboutsomething else, too.
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  • something else, too.Live, every single Sunday,
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  • Live, every single Sunday,we broadcast a message
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  • we broadcast a messagefrom Elevation Church;
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  • from Elevation Church;the church where I pastor.
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  • the church where I pastor.And so, you can tune in,
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  • And so, you can tune in,worship with us,
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  • worship with us,hear a message,
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  • hear a message,experience the ministry,
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  • experience the ministry,live, as it happens.
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  • live, as it happens.And, what's even better,
  • 00:23:24.732 --> 00:23:25.533
  • a community of people
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  • a community of peoplefrom all over the world;
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  • from all over the world;we call it "eFam".
  • 00:23:29.503 --> 00:23:30.771
  • we call it "eFam".'E', like Elevation,
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  • 'E', like Elevation,'E', like extended --
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  • 'E', like extended --it means a lotta
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  • it means a lottadifferent things.
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  • different things.But, it's just our way,
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  • But, it's just our way,to connect with you
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  • to connect with youbeyond this broadcast.
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  • beyond this broadcast.I would love for you
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  • I would love for youto join us, live,
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  • to join us, live,this weekend.
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  • this weekend.And, you can go online:
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  • And, you can go online:stevenfurtick.com/live.
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  • stevenfurtick.com/live.Don't forget the /live.
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  • Don't forget the /live.It will take you directly
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  • It will take you directlyto the details and the times,
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  • to the details and the times,so do it now, visit the website.
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  • - I like to run
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  • - I like to runin the morning.
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  • in the morning.I put in the work,
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  • I put in the work,and I get the reward
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  • and I get the rewardof feeling like I'm better
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  • of feeling like I'm betterthan I was yesterday.
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  • than I was yesterday.I'm better than those jokers
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  • I'm better than those jokerswho are still snoozing
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  • who are still snoozingthe morning away.
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  • the morning away.And I'm on top of the world.
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  • And then I realize,
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  • And then I realize,I'm really just
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  • I'm really justa beginner.
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  • a beginner.There are professional
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  • There are professionalathletes half my age.
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  • athletes half my age.What am I actually running for?
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  • What am I actually running for?How can I feel chosen
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  • How can I feel chosenfor something
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  • for somethingthat I'm not even close
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  • that I'm not even closeto being the best at?
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  • to being the best at?So am I ever worth it?
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  • So am I ever worth it?Should I have just hit
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  • Should I have just hitthe snooze button too?
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  • the snooze button too?- And you're gonna walk around
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  • - And you're gonna walk aroundin self-doubt
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  • in self-doubttrying to figure out
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  • trying to figure outif God chose you.
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  • if God chose you.You oughta know God chose you.
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  • You oughta know God chose you.You want to believe
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  • You want to believeGod chose you,
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  • God chose you,and you oughta go through
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  • and you oughta go throughyour life with your head
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  • - Maybe this is what everyone
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  • - Maybe this is what everyonefeels like at the beginning.
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  • - When the finish line
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  • feels far away,
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  • it's easy to resent
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  • how far you have to go
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  • instead of embracing
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  • the progress
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  • you've already made.
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  • But you don't have to perform
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  • perfectly to walk in who God
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  • has called you to be.
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  • In this new series
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  • from Pastor Steven Furtick,
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  • you'll focus on understanding
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  • who you are in Christ,
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  • and the unique purpose
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  • he has for our lives.
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  • Call today to request
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  • - eFam is our online family
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  • at Elevation Church.
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  • It doesn't matter
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  • where you call home,
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  • becoming part of our eFam
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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 to join
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  • the huge move of God
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  • that is happening
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  • through our eFam,
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  • by tuning into experiences
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  • on the weekend or on demand,
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  • when it's convenient for you.
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  • When you participate,
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  • you'll experience
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  • awesome worship music,
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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 eGroup
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  • and an eTeam,
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  • giving online and connecting
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  • with other eFam 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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  • encouragement and support.
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  • Grow your faith,
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  • - ♪ What would you do ♪
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  • - ♪ What would you do ♪♪ If He walked ♪
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  • ♪ If He walked ♪♪ Into the room ♪
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  • ♪ Into the room ♪♪ Yes ♪
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  • ♪ Yes ♪♪ What would you do ♪
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  • ♪ What would you do ♪♪ If He walked ♪
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  • ♪ If He walked ♪♪ Into the room ♪
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  • ♪ Into the room ♪♪ Yes ♪
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  • ♪ Yes ♪♪ What would you say ♪
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  • ♪ What would you say ♪♪ If He walked ♪
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  • ♪ If He walked ♪♪ Into the room ♪
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  • ♪ Into the room ♪♪ How would you praise ♪
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  • ♪ How would you praise ♪♪ If He walked ♪
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  • ♪ If He walked ♪♪ Into the room ♪
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  • ♪ Into the room ♪♪ Hey ♪
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  • ♪ Hey ♪♪ What would you do ♪
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  • ♪ What would you do ♪♪ If He walked ♪
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  • ♪ If He walked ♪♪ Into this room ♪
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  • ♪ Into this room ♪♪ Yes ♪
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  • ♪ Yes ♪♪ How would you shout ♪
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  • ♪ How would you shout ♪♪ If He walked ♪
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  • ♪ If He walked ♪♪ Into this room ♪
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  • ♪ Into this room ♪♪ What would you do ♪
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