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When You Feel Invisible Part 2

Watch When You Feel Invisible Part 2
October 22, 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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When You Feel Invisible 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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  • - Now, you cannot be controlled
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  • - Now, you cannot be controlledby a cultural ideal of success
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  • by a cultural ideal of successand really receive
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  • and really receivethe affirmation that comes
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  • the affirmation that comesfrom God alone,
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  • from God alone,and today is the day
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  • and today is the dayfor somebody that you get
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  • for somebody that you geta different audience,
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  • a different audience,not the audience
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  • not the audiencethat is external,
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  • that is external,because they will always clap
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  • because they will always clapfor what is visible,
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  • for what is visible,but if you know you have a God
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  • but if you know you have a Godon the inside of you
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  • of your life
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  • of your lifeand the strength of your soul,
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  • and the strength of your soul,give Him praise right now
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  • give Him praise right nowand celebrate His presence
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  • and celebrate His presencein your life,
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  • in your life,that if you don't have
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  • that if you don't haveanything else,
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  • You all do what you want to do.
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  • You all do what you want to do.I'm gonna take 20 seconds
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  • I'm gonna take 20 secondsand celebrate that Word.
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  • and celebrate that Word.Thank You, Lord,
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  • Thank You, Lord,for loving me!
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  • for loving me!Thank You, Lord,
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  • Thank You, Lord,for choosing me!
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  • for choosing me!Thank You, Lord,
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  • Thank You, Lord,for keeping me!
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  • for keeping me!Thank You, Lord,
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  • Thank You, Lord,for forgiving me!
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  • for forgiving me!Thank You that You didn't
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  • Thank You that You didn'tjust see my mistakes,
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  • The Father saw.
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  • The Father saw.The Father saw.
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  • The Father saw.He saw the tears you cried
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  • He saw the tears you criedwhile you were waiting
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  • while you were waitingbecause you wouldn't compromise
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  • because you wouldn't compromisejust to fit in.
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  • just to fit in.The Father saw.
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  • The Father saw.The Father saw.
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  • The Father saw.And so, when we celebrate
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  • And so, when we celebratethe unseen -- write that down
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  • the unseen -- write that downon your page,
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  • on your page,"Celebrate the unseen,"
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  • "Celebrate the unseen,"because what is most seen
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  • because what is most seenis not always
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  • is not alwayswhat's most significant.
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  • what's most significant.You know the devil
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  • You know the devilcan't defeat you, right?
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  • can't defeat you, right?He's a defeated foe.
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  • He's a defeated foe.Now, if it were you
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  • Now, if it were youagainst him,
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  • against him,it would be like
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  • it would be likeConor McGregor -- you know,
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  • Conor McGregor -- you know,it'd be over in 40 seconds.
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  • it'd be over in 40 seconds.When we say that the devil,
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  • When we say that the devil,you know,
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  • you know,the devil is doing this
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  • the devil is doing thisand that in my life,
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  • and that in my life,there's only two things
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  • there's only two thingshe can do.
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  • he can do.He can't defeat you.
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  • He can't defeat you.The cross of Jesus Christ
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  • The cross of Jesus Christdefeated the devil
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  • defeated the devilonce and for all.
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  • You don't run from him,
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  • You don't run from him,he runs from you.
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  • he runs from you.You resist him and he flees.
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  • You resist him and he flees.But, and this is
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  • But, and this isreally important
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  • really importantbecause this where it happens
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  • because this where it happensbefore I take you over
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  • before I take you overand into this next section
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  • and into this next sectionof the teaching,
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  • of the teaching,understand that since
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  • understand that sincehe can't defeat you,
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  • he can't defeat you,he will always try
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  • he will always tryto distract you
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  • to distract youor discourage you,
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  • or discourage you,because he can't defeat you,
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  • because he can't defeat you,because, "Greater is He
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  • because, "Greater is Hethat is in you
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  • that is in youthan he that is in the world."
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  • than he that is in the world."Now, he can't defeat you,
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  • Now, he can't defeat you,but he can distract you;
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  • but he can distract you;distract you with what
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  • distract you with whatothers are doing.
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  • others are doing.He could distract me,
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  • He could distract me,as a pastor,
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  • as a pastor,with how other churches
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  • with how other churchesreach people.
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  • reach people.He could distract me,
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  • He could distract me,as a man,
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  • as a man,of how other parents
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  • of how other parentsare raising their family.
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  • are raising their family.And certainly,
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  • And certainly,I can learn from that,
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  • I can learn from that,but if I get so distracted
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  • but if I get so distractedby how you're doing it,
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  • by how you're doing it,I might miss the uniqueness
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  • I might miss the uniquenessof how God made me to do it,
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  • of how God made me to do it,and then I become discouraged,
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  • and then I become discouraged,distracted and discouraged.
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  • distracted and discouraged.He wants to distract you
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  • He wants to distract youso you crash,
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  • so you crash,or discourage you so you quit.
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  • or discourage you so you quit.This message finds many of us
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  • This message finds many of usdistracted and discouraged.
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  • distracted and discouraged.And when we come to this point,
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  • And when we come to this point,it is the revelation
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  • it is the revelationthat the Father saw
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  • that the Father sawthat enables us
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  • that enables usto get our focus back.
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  • to get our focus back.You cannot preach
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  • You cannot preacha message like this
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  • a message like thisabout the unseen celebration
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  • about the unseen celebrationwithout at least bringing up
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  • without at least bringing upthe parable of the prodigal son.
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  • the parable of the prodigal son.I don't think the message
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  • I don't think the messagewould be complete
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  • would be completewithout Luke 15.
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  • without Luke 15.For Jesus, it was difficult
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  • For Jesus, it was difficultto get the people to perceive
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  • to get the people to perceivewhat He was saying
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  • what He was sayingwhen He preached sermons.
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  • when He preached sermons.So, He would preach
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  • So, He would preachon the Kingdom of Heaven,
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  • on the Kingdom of Heaven,"Blessed are the poor in spirit,
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  • "Blessed are the poor in spirit,for theirs is the kingdom
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  • for theirs is the kingdomof heaven.
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  • of heaven.Blessed are the meek,
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  • Blessed are the meek,for they will inherit the earth.
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  • for they will inherit the earth.Blessed are those who mourn,
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  • Blessed are those who mourn,for they will be comforted.
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  • for they will be comforted.Blessed are those
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  • Blessed are thosewho hunger and thirst
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  • who hunger and thirstfor righteousness,
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  • for righteousness,for they will be filled.
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  • for they will be filled.Blessed are peacemakers,
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  • Blessed are peacemakers,they will be called
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  • they will be calledchildren of God."
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  • children of God."He would teach
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  • He would teachabout the Kingdom.
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  • about the Kingdom.It was a very different
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  • It was a very differentkind of kingdom.
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  • kind of kingdom.It was an invisible kingdom.
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  • It was an invisible kingdom.It was an unseen kingdom.
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  • It was an unseen kingdom.But He would use these
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  • But He would use thesethings called parables.
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  • things called parables.How many of you have heard
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  • How many of you have heardof parables?
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  • of parables?Yeah, you've heard of them,
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  • Yeah, you've heard of them,but Jesus is the One
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  • but Jesus is the Onewho created that format
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  • who created that formatof teaching,
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  • of teaching,or adopted it
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  • or adopted itand elevated it
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  • and elevated itto its highest level,
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  • to its highest level,to show us what something
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  • to show us what somethinglooks like that we can't see
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  • looks like that we can't seewith our eyes.
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  • with our eyes.So, He would take something
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  • So, He would take somethingthat we can see
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  • that we can seeand use it
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  • and use itto illustrate something
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  • to illustrate somethingthat we can't see
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  • that we can't seein order to help us
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  • in order to help usto understand
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  • to understandthat what is unseen
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  • that what is unseenis often more real
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  • is often more realthan what is seen.
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  • than what is seen.So, a lot of times the things
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  • So, a lot of times the thingsthat you can't measure
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  • that you can't measureare the things that actually
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  • are the things that actuallymatter the most, right?
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  • matter the most, right?Joy matters more than money.
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  • Joy matters more than money.I promise you it does.
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  • I promise you it does.I promise you it does.
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  • I promise you it does.I'm not rich enough
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  • I'm not rich enoughto know this,
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  • to know this,but I do know some people
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  • but I do know some peoplewho have everything
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  • who have everythingand nothing simultaneously.
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  • and nothing simultaneously.Because if you can't enjoy it,
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  • Because if you can't enjoy it,why have it?
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  • why have it?So, what is unseen
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  • So, what is unseenis more important
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  • is more importantthan what is seen.
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  • than what is seen.You can see the boat,
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  • You can see the boat,but you can't see the fact
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  • but you can't see the factthat the people riding on it
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  • that the people riding on itdon't even like each other.
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  • don't even like each other.What is unseen is more important
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  • What is unseen is more importantthan what is seen.
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  • than what is seen.This is the principle
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  • This is the principleof the Kingdom,
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  • of the Kingdom,the Kingdom of God,
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  • the Kingdom of God,not the kingdom of the world.
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  • not the kingdom of the world.The kingdoms of this world
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  • The kingdoms of this worldclap for what they can see.
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  • clap for what they can see."Ah, you got followers!
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  • "Ah, you got followers!Ah, you got status!
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  • Ah, you got status!Ah, you got a BMW!"
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  • Ah, you got a BMW!"All of that is fine,
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  • All of that is fine,but I want to know
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  • but I want to knowwhat's happening,
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  • what's happening,not under the hood of your car,
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  • not under the hood of your car,but in the interior
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  • but in the interiorof your soul!
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  • of your soul!Do you have something
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  • Now, Jesus' most famous parable
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  • Now, Jesus' most famous parablewas about a son
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  • was about a sonwho went to his father
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  • who went to his fatherand took his share
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  • and took his shareof the inheritance
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  • of the inheritancebefore his father died,
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  • before his father died,and Jesus was illustrating
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  • and Jesus was illustratingtwo different things
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  • two different thingsin this parable.
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  • in this parable.The first one
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  • The first onewas about the father
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  • was about the fatherand the second thing
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  • and the second thingwas about us,
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  • was about us,and I want to read it to you.
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  • and I want to read it to you.I'll read it,
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  • I'll read it,not in its entirety,
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  • not in its entirety,but enough where you get
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  • but enough where you geta sense,
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  • a sense,because it's very powerful
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  • because it's very powerfulto see what the father saw.
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  • to see what the father saw.You know, we often preach
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  • You know, we often preachthis passage
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  • this passagejust to talk about
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  • just to talk abouthow this young man
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  • how this young manin the passage is,
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  • in the passage is,as you'll see,
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  • as you'll see,making some bad decisions,
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  • making some bad decisions,and we'll talk about how
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  • and we'll talk about howno matter what you've done,
  • 00:07:02.107 --> 00:07:03.608
  • no matter what you've done,you can always come home to God,
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  • you can always come home to God,and all of that is true.
  • 00:07:06.778 --> 00:07:07.846
  • and all of that is true.I hope you know that,
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  • I hope you know that,that in this Kingdom,
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  • that in this Kingdom,you're always welcome.
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  • you're always welcome.The times where you feel like
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  • The times where you feel likeyou deserve God the least
  • 00:07:15.754 --> 00:07:16.521
  • you deserve God the leastare the times when you need
  • 00:07:16.521 --> 00:07:18.990
  • are the times when you needHis presence the most.
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  • His presence the most.It's so important you pray
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  • It's so important you praywhen you're struggling,
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  • when you're struggling,not just when you feel like
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  • not just when you feel likeyou're on top of it.
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  • you're on top of it.It's so important
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  • It's so importantthat if you struggle
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  • that if you strugglewith an addiction,
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  • with an addiction,that you pray
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  • that you prayeven while you're drunk,
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  • even while you're drunk,even while you're high.
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  • even while you're high.You need to pray,
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  • You need to pray,even when you're
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  • even when you'rein the middle of it,
  • 00:07:32.537 --> 00:07:34.439
  • in the middle of it,because He's the God
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  • because He's the Godof the mountain
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  • of the mountainand the God of the valley.
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  • and the God of the valley.But the primary point
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  • But the primary pointof this passage
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  • of this passageis not about what the son did,
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  • is not about what the son did,it's about what the father saw.
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  • it's about what the father saw.And Jesus is teaching about
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  • being welcomed into His Kingdom,
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  • being welcomed into His Kingdom,and He continued in Luke 15:11.
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  • and He continued in Luke 15:11."There was a man
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  • "There was a manwho had two sons.
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  • who had two sons.The younger one said
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  • The younger one saidto his father,
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  • to his father,"Father, give me my share
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  • "Father, give me my shareof the estate."
  • 00:08:01.533 --> 00:08:03.335
  • of the estate."So he divided his property
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  • I never noticed
  • 00:08:06.505 --> 00:08:08.473
  • I never noticedthe word, "them,"
  • 00:08:08.473 --> 00:08:08.974
  • the word, "them,"but it means that
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  • but it means thatboth brothers got their share.
  • 00:08:12.644 --> 00:08:14.079
  • both brothers got their share.And you know what else?
  • 00:08:14.079 --> 00:08:16.147
  • And you know what else?The older one got more.
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  • The older one got more.By Jewish law,
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  • By Jewish law,he got 2/3 of the estate.
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  • he got 2/3 of the estate.The younger brother got 1/3.
  • 00:08:20.118 --> 00:08:20.585
  • The younger brother got 1/3.Which one's more,
  • 00:08:20.585 --> 00:08:24.089
  • Which one's more,2/3 or 1/3?
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  • I know we went to public school,
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  • I know we went to public school,but come on, now!
  • 00:08:31.229 --> 00:08:33.765
  • but come on, now!The older brother got more.
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  • The older brother got more.But I want you to notice
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  • It says that he set out.
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  • It says that he set out."He got together all he had,"
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  • "He got together all he had,"Luke 15:13,
  • 00:08:40.672 --> 00:08:41.573
  • Luke 15:13,"set off for a distant country
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  • "set off for a distant countryand there squandered his wealth
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  • and there squandered his wealthin wild living.
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  • in wild living.After he spent everything,
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  • After he spent everything,there was a severe famine
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  • there was a severe faminein that whole country,
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  • in that whole country,and he began to be in need.
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  • and he began to be in need.So he went and hired himself out
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  • So he went and hired himself outto a citizen of that country."
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  • to a citizen of that country."I need those of you
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  • I need those of youwho really know God
  • 00:08:57.155 --> 00:08:58.156
  • who really know Godto pray for someone
  • 00:08:58.156 --> 00:08:58.790
  • to pray for someonewho needs to hear
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  • who needs to hearthis next part,
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  • this next part,because it's just
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  • because it's justwhere they are.
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  • where they are."He hired himself out
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  • "He hired himself outto a citizen of that country,
  • 00:09:04.529 --> 00:09:06.698
  • to a citizen of that country,who sent him to his fields
  • 00:09:06.698 --> 00:09:08.867
  • who sent him to his fieldsto feed pigs."
  • 00:09:08.867 --> 00:09:10.535
  • when he got disconnected
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  • when he got disconnectedfrom what his father's
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  • from what his father'sresources had made
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  • resources had madeavailable for him.
  • 00:09:14.839 --> 00:09:17.676
  • available for him.He had the seen resources
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  • He had the seen resourcesof his father,
  • 00:09:19.244 --> 00:09:20.278
  • of his father,but he no longer had
  • 00:09:20.278 --> 00:09:21.746
  • but he no longer hadthe unseen reality
  • 00:09:21.746 --> 00:09:26.151
  • And, "He longed
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  • And, "He longedto fill his stomach
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  • to fill his stomachwith the pods
  • 00:09:28.253 --> 00:09:29.321
  • with the podsthat the pigs were eating,
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  • that the pigs were eating,but no one gave him anything."
  • 00:09:32.724 --> 00:09:34.059
  • but no one gave him anything."He's waiting for something
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  • He's waiting for somethingto be given to him by people
  • 00:09:35.460 --> 00:09:40.065
  • So, he's eating
  • 00:09:40.632 --> 00:09:43.168
  • So, he's eatingwhat the pigs eat.
  • 00:09:43.168 --> 00:09:44.703
  • what the pigs eat.He's feeding off of what
  • 00:09:44.703 --> 00:09:47.539
  • He's feeding off of whatthe world feeds off of.
  • 00:09:47.539 --> 00:09:48.640
  • the world feeds off of.He's scrolling, and clicking,
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  • He's scrolling, and clicking,and liking, and deleting,
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  • and liking, and deleting,and filtering, and cropping,
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  • and filtering, and cropping,and snapping, and clicking,
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  • and snapping, and clicking,and liking, and loving,
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  • and liking, and loving,and clicking, and checking,
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  • and clicking, and checking,and subscribing,
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  • and subscribing,and unsubscribing,
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  • and unsubscribing,and everything that is
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  • and everything that isin his feed is only
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  • What people are most likely
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  • What people are most likelyto celebrate
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  • to celebrateis often what is least likely
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  • is often what is least likelyto satisfy.
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  • to satisfy.And while he was
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  • And while he wasin this starved state,
  • 00:10:24.743 --> 00:10:26.077
  • in this starved state,the Bible says that,
  • 00:10:26.077 --> 00:10:26.978
  • the Bible says that,Luke 15:17,
  • 00:10:26.978 --> 00:10:28.213
  • Luke 15:17,"He came to his senses."
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  • "He came to his senses."He's waiting for something
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  • He's waiting for somethingto be given
  • 00:10:30.982 --> 00:10:32.851
  • to be giventhat he had all along.
  • 00:10:32.851 --> 00:10:34.219
  • that he had all along.And he came to the point
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  • And he came to the pointthat I'm praying we come to
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  • that I'm praying we come toduring this series
  • 00:10:37.288 --> 00:10:38.490
  • during this serieswhere we realize
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  • where we realizethat they can't give it.
  • 00:10:41.493 --> 00:10:44.596
  • It has to come from within.
  • 00:10:47.132 --> 00:10:48.266
  • It has to come from within.Do you hear me preaching
  • 00:10:48.266 --> 00:10:49.334
  • Do you hear me preachingto you today?
  • 00:10:49.334 --> 00:10:51.302
  • to you today?It has to come from within.
  • 00:10:51.302 --> 00:10:53.438
  • It has to come from within.It has to come from spirit.
  • 00:10:53.438 --> 00:10:55.373
  • It has to come from spirit.It has to come from source.
  • 00:10:55.373 --> 00:10:57.275
  • It has to come from source.It has to come from Father.
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  • It has to come from Father.It cannot come
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  • It cannot comefrom your friends.
  • 00:10:59.244 --> 00:11:00.945
  • from your friends.Your friends can be a conduit,
  • 00:11:00.945 --> 00:11:01.913
  • Your friends can be a conduit,but they cannot be
  • 00:11:01.913 --> 00:11:03.214
  • but they cannot bethe sole content
  • 00:11:03.214 --> 00:11:04.849
  • the sole contentof what your soul receives,
  • 00:11:04.849 --> 00:11:05.684
  • of what your soul receives,and if they give it,
  • 00:11:05.684 --> 00:11:06.951
  • and if they give it,they can take it.
  • 00:11:06.951 --> 00:11:08.520
  • they can take it.But when he came to his senses,
  • 00:11:08.520 --> 00:11:10.055
  • But when he came to his senses,he realized something.
  • 00:11:10.055 --> 00:11:10.989
  • he realized something.My father has
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  • My father haswhat I'm hungry for.
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  • what I'm starving for.
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  • what I'm starving for.Look here.
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  • Look here.We have, Church,
  • 00:11:20.665 --> 00:11:22.000
  • We have, Church,what the world needs,
  • 00:11:22.000 --> 00:11:22.801
  • what the world needs,but if we act like
  • 00:11:22.801 --> 00:11:23.768
  • but if we act likethe world acts
  • 00:11:23.768 --> 00:11:25.970
  • the world actsand chase what the world chases,
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  • and chase what the world chases,we cannot celebrate the fullness
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  • He said, "My father's
  • 00:11:38.583 --> 00:11:41.286
  • He said, "My father'sminimum wage employees
  • 00:11:41.286 --> 00:11:43.321
  • minimum wage employeesare better off than I am.
  • 00:11:43.321 --> 00:11:45.090
  • are better off than I am.They're throwing food away
  • 00:11:45.090 --> 00:11:47.425
  • They're throwing food awayand I'm begging for scraps!"
  • 00:11:47.425 --> 00:11:48.760
  • and I'm begging for scraps!"So the Bible says
  • 00:11:48.760 --> 00:11:50.261
  • So the Bible saysbecause he was hungry --
  • 00:11:50.261 --> 00:11:51.129
  • because he was hungry --you know, it's good
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  • "Blessed are those
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  • "Blessed are thosewho hunger and thirst
  • 00:11:54.833 --> 00:11:56.034
  • who hunger and thirstfor righteousness,
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  • for righteousness,for they will be filled."
  • 00:11:57.936 --> 00:11:59.237
  • for they will be filled."But, the wrong appetites
  • 00:11:59.237 --> 00:12:01.139
  • But, the wrong appetitescan never be satisfied,
  • 00:12:01.139 --> 00:12:02.674
  • can never be satisfied,and when you are starving
  • 00:12:02.674 --> 00:12:03.742
  • and when you are starvingfor status,
  • 00:12:03.742 --> 00:12:05.276
  • for status,you will stuff your soul
  • 00:12:05.276 --> 00:12:07.178
  • you will stuff your soulwith what can never satiate
  • 00:12:07.178 --> 00:12:08.379
  • with what can never satiatethe true meaning.
  • 00:12:08.379 --> 00:12:10.915
  • the true meaning.But he got up and he decided,
  • 00:12:10.915 --> 00:12:12.851
  • But he got up and he decided,"I don't have to live like this.
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  • "I don't have to live like this.I don't have to chase this.
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  • I don't have to chase this.I don't have to beg for it.
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  • I don't have to beg for it.I don't have to wait for it.
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  • I don't have to wait for it.It's not mine by behavior,
  • 00:12:20.592 --> 00:12:22.427
  • It's not mine by behavior,it's mine by birth,
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  • it's mine by birth,and I have a father
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  • and I have a fatherand I know where he lives!
  • 00:12:26.231 --> 00:12:27.932
  • and I know where he lives!And he didn't move
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  • Kingdom!
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  • So, he said,
  • 00:12:40.378 --> 00:12:41.880
  • So, he said,"I'm starving to death.
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  • "I'm starving to death.I will set out
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  • I will set outand go back to my father,
  • 00:12:44.816 --> 00:12:47.752
  • and go back to my father,and I will say to him,
  • 00:12:47.752 --> 00:12:50.688
  • and I will say to him,"Father."
  • 00:12:50.688 --> 00:12:52.757
  • "Father."he practiced his speech.
  • 00:12:52.757 --> 00:12:53.424
  • he practiced his speech.Watch this.
  • 00:12:53.424 --> 00:12:54.259
  • Watch this.He's practicing
  • 00:12:54.259 --> 00:12:56.194
  • He's practicingwhat he's gonna say.
  • 00:12:56.194 --> 00:12:56.895
  • what he's gonna say.He's writing a speech
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  • You're gonna see it.
  • 00:13:07.872 --> 00:13:08.540
  • You're gonna see it.He makes this speech
  • 00:13:08.540 --> 00:13:09.140
  • He makes this speechin his mind,
  • 00:13:09.140 --> 00:13:09.641
  • in his mind,he never makes it
  • 00:13:09.641 --> 00:13:10.575
  • he never makes itwith his mouth.
  • 00:13:10.575 --> 00:13:11.543
  • with his mouth."Father" -- "No, I'll say it
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  • "Father" -- "No, I'll say itlike this."
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  • like this.""Father."
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  • "Father.""No, I'll say, 'Father.'"
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  • "No, I'll say, 'Father.'"Practicing -- practicing
  • 00:13:16.981 --> 00:13:17.849
  • Practicing -- practicingin a pig pen.
  • 00:13:17.849 --> 00:13:18.983
  • in a pig pen."Father..."
  • 00:13:18.983 --> 00:13:20.418
  • "Father..."By the way, the Bible never says
  • 00:13:20.418 --> 00:13:21.252
  • By the way, the Bible never saysthat the boy's heart
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  • that the boy's heartwas repentant,
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  • - CONGREGATION: Wow!
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  • - Even if you come to God
  • 00:13:30.094 --> 00:13:31.329
  • - Even if you come to Godfor the wrong reasons,
  • 00:13:31.329 --> 00:13:32.297
  • One brother told me one time,
  • 00:13:40.872 --> 00:13:41.906
  • One brother told me one time,"I don't mean to judge you,"
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  • "I don't mean to judge you,"which is a clear indication
  • 00:13:44.209 --> 00:13:46.277
  • which is a clear indicationthat what they are about to say
  • 00:13:46.277 --> 00:13:47.312
  • that what they are about to sayis going to be
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  • is going to bethe most religiously
  • 00:13:49.414 --> 00:13:50.949
  • the most religiouslyPharisaical thing
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  • Pharisaical thingthat's ever come out
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  • that's ever come outof a human being's mouth.
  • 00:13:52.517 --> 00:13:53.585
  • of a human being's mouth."I don't mean to judge you,
  • 00:13:53.585 --> 00:13:54.419
  • "I don't mean to judge you,but over there
  • 00:13:54.419 --> 00:13:55.253
  • but over thereat Elevation Church,
  • 00:13:55.253 --> 00:13:58.590
  • at Elevation Church,you've got a lot of sinners."
  • 00:13:58.590 --> 00:13:59.424
  • you've got a lot of sinners."I was like, "What,
  • 00:13:59.424 --> 00:14:00.225
  • "I wish you would categorize
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  • "I wish you would categorizesomebody else --"
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  • somebody else --"sloppy, messy, petty self,
  • 00:14:07.832 --> 00:14:08.266
  • sloppy, messy, petty self,talking about,
  • 00:14:08.266 --> 00:14:09.167
  • talking about,"You've got a lot of sinners."
  • 00:14:09.167 --> 00:14:09.634
  • "You've got a lot of sinners."He said,
  • 00:14:09.634 --> 00:14:10.168
  • He said,"Some of them just
  • 00:14:10.168 --> 00:14:10.768
  • "Some of them justcome to church
  • 00:14:10.768 --> 00:14:11.803
  • come to church'cause there's pretty girls
  • 00:14:11.803 --> 00:14:12.770
  • "So what?
  • 00:14:16.274 --> 00:14:17.508
  • "So what?You don't think pretty girls
  • 00:14:17.508 --> 00:14:19.477
  • You don't think pretty girlsneed pretty men to get married
  • 00:14:19.477 --> 00:14:20.545
  • need pretty men to get marriedand have pretty babies,
  • 00:14:20.545 --> 00:14:21.679
  • I don't care what you come for,
  • 00:14:24.983 --> 00:14:25.850
  • I don't care what you come for,I care what you get
  • 00:14:25.850 --> 00:14:26.551
  • Amen!
  • 00:14:33.157 --> 00:14:35.760
  • Amen!Thank You, Jesus.
  • 00:14:35.760 --> 00:14:36.594
  • Thank You, Jesus."I came for the music,
  • 00:14:36.594 --> 00:14:39.097
  • "I came for the music,but I got the message."
  • 00:14:39.097 --> 00:14:40.698
  • but I got the message."Amen.
  • 00:14:40.698 --> 00:14:43.034
  • Amen.And he came on home.
  • 00:14:43.034 --> 00:14:43.434
  • And he came on home.He came home.
  • 00:14:43.434 --> 00:14:44.402
  • He came home.You come home in your soul,
  • 00:14:44.402 --> 00:14:46.104
  • You come home in your soul,you know?
  • 00:14:46.104 --> 00:14:46.905
  • you know?He came home physically.
  • 00:14:46.905 --> 00:14:47.372
  • He came home physically.Some of us
  • 00:14:47.372 --> 00:14:50.642
  • Some of usneed to come home mentally.
  • 00:14:50.642 --> 00:14:53.778
  • need to come home mentally.Home, true, you.
  • 00:14:53.778 --> 00:14:55.313
  • Home, true, you.We keep wanting to be seen,
  • 00:14:55.313 --> 00:14:56.414
  • We keep wanting to be seen,but we're not really known
  • 00:14:56.414 --> 00:14:57.482
  • but we're not really knownbecause we're only showing
  • 00:14:57.482 --> 00:14:58.716
  • because we're only showingthe parts of us that we think
  • 00:14:58.716 --> 00:15:01.019
  • the parts of us that we thinkare acceptable.
  • 00:15:01.019 --> 00:15:01.819
  • are acceptable.But then you come
  • 00:15:01.819 --> 00:15:02.687
  • But then you cometo this place in life
  • 00:15:02.687 --> 00:15:04.522
  • to this place in lifeand you go,
  • 00:15:04.522 --> 00:15:07.625
  • and you go,"I've got to go where I'm known.
  • 00:15:07.625 --> 00:15:08.626
  • "I've got to go where I'm known.It was fun getting approval
  • 00:15:08.626 --> 00:15:10.295
  • It was fun getting approvalfrom people while I was
  • 00:15:10.295 --> 00:15:11.396
  • from people while I wasthe one paying the bills,
  • 00:15:11.396 --> 00:15:14.299
  • the one paying the bills,but now I'm broke,
  • 00:15:14.299 --> 00:15:16.200
  • but now I'm broke,and now I know where I can go."
  • 00:15:16.200 --> 00:15:17.335
  • and now I know where I can go."And having that home base
  • 00:15:17.335 --> 00:15:18.169
  • And having that home baseis so important
  • 00:15:18.169 --> 00:15:20.238
  • is so importantfor a 15 year old,
  • 00:15:20.238 --> 00:15:22.206
  • for a 15 year old,a 50 year old,
  • 00:15:22.206 --> 00:15:26.844
  • So he comes on over.
  • 00:15:28.746 --> 00:15:31.683
  • So he comes on over.He says, "I have sinned."
  • 00:15:31.683 --> 00:15:32.817
  • He says, "I have sinned."His speech
  • 00:15:32.817 --> 00:15:34.152
  • His speechgoes on and on forever,
  • 00:15:34.152 --> 00:15:34.886
  • goes on and on forever,you know.
  • 00:15:34.886 --> 00:15:35.320
  • you know.All these ways
  • 00:15:35.320 --> 00:15:36.054
  • All these wayswe beat ourself up
  • 00:15:36.054 --> 00:15:38.056
  • we beat ourself upthat God never beats us up.
  • 00:15:38.056 --> 00:15:38.856
  • that God never beats us up."I have sinned against heaven
  • 00:15:38.856 --> 00:15:39.490
  • "I have sinned against heavenand against you.
  • 00:15:39.490 --> 00:15:40.358
  • and against you.I am no longer worthy
  • 00:15:40.358 --> 00:15:42.894
  • I am no longer worthyto be called your son."
  • 00:15:42.894 --> 00:15:44.262
  • to be called your son."You see, he is connecting
  • 00:15:44.262 --> 00:15:47.865
  • He's connecting
  • 00:15:48.666 --> 00:15:51.069
  • He's connectinghis sense of self-worth
  • 00:15:51.069 --> 00:15:54.105
  • his sense of self-worthto his decisions.
  • 00:15:54.105 --> 00:15:54.973
  • to his decisions.But why I wanted
  • 00:15:54.973 --> 00:15:55.807
  • But why I wantedto preach this message
  • 00:15:55.807 --> 00:15:58.409
  • to preach this messageis what happens next.
  • 00:15:58.409 --> 00:16:00.044
  • is what happens next.All of that is good,
  • 00:16:00.044 --> 00:16:02.814
  • All of that is good,but Luke 15:19-20
  • 00:16:02.814 --> 00:16:03.614
  • but Luke 15:19-20is why I stood up
  • 00:16:03.614 --> 00:16:06.184
  • "'I am no longer worthy
  • 00:16:07.118 --> 00:16:07.819
  • to be called your son.
  • 00:16:07.819 --> 00:16:08.453
  • Make me like one
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  • of your hired men.'
  • 00:16:10.655 --> 00:16:11.289
  • So he got up
  • 00:16:11.289 --> 00:16:13.391
  • and went to his father.
  • 00:16:13.391 --> 00:16:15.360
  • But while he was still
  • 00:16:15.360 --> 00:16:17.261
  • a long way off,
  • 00:16:17.261 --> 00:16:21.132
  • his father saw."
  • 00:16:21.132 --> 00:16:23.968
  • The father saw.
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  • Can you put my title
  • 00:16:24.736 --> 00:16:26.971
  • back up on the screen?
  • 00:16:26.971 --> 00:16:29.540
  • "The Father Saw."
  • 00:16:29.540 --> 00:16:30.508
  • "While he was still
  • 00:16:30.508 --> 00:16:31.442
  • a long way off,
  • 00:16:31.442 --> 00:16:37.949
  • his father saw him."
  • 00:16:37.949 --> 00:16:39.083
  • He saw past his clothes
  • 00:16:39.083 --> 00:16:41.552
  • that were dirty.
  • 00:16:41.552 --> 00:16:42.887
  • He saw past the stench
  • 00:16:42.887 --> 00:16:43.821
  • of the pigs that he had
  • 00:16:43.821 --> 00:16:44.989
  • been living with,
  • 00:16:44.989 --> 00:16:47.592
  • the decisions that he had made.
  • 00:16:47.592 --> 00:16:48.559
  • He saw past the offense,
  • 00:16:48.559 --> 00:16:49.360
  • and the foolishness,
  • 00:16:49.360 --> 00:16:51.062
  • and the waste,
  • 00:16:51.062 --> 00:16:54.432
  • God sees you.
  • 00:16:59.737 --> 00:17:00.471
  • God sees you."And he was filled
  • 00:17:00.471 --> 00:17:04.242
  • "And he was filledwith compassion,
  • 00:17:04.242 --> 00:17:07.412
  • with compassion,and he ran to him."
  • 00:17:07.412 --> 00:17:09.080
  • and he ran to him."A rich man doesn't do this
  • 00:17:09.080 --> 00:17:12.016
  • A rich man doesn't do thisin Jewish culture,
  • 00:17:12.016 --> 00:17:14.852
  • in Jewish culture,but he saw him.
  • 00:17:14.852 --> 00:17:17.321
  • but he saw him.He saw his son.
  • 00:17:17.321 --> 00:17:17.955
  • He saw his son.Even though he looked like
  • 00:17:17.955 --> 00:17:20.291
  • Even though he looked likea slave at the moment,
  • 00:17:20.291 --> 00:17:22.794
  • a slave at the moment,he saw his son.
  • 00:17:22.794 --> 00:17:27.098
  • he saw his son.God sees His daughter.
  • 00:17:27.098 --> 00:17:29.967
  • God sees His daughter.God sees the unique you.
  • 00:17:29.967 --> 00:17:30.968
  • God sees the unique you.Underneath all the layers
  • 00:17:30.968 --> 00:17:36.174
  • Underneath all the layersand labels, the Father saw.
  • 00:17:36.174 --> 00:17:36.808
  • and labels, the Father saw.The Word of the Lord
  • 00:17:36.808 --> 00:17:37.475
  • The Word of the Lordto you today
  • 00:17:37.475 --> 00:17:40.011
  • to you todayis "The Father Saw.
  • 00:17:40.011 --> 00:17:40.912
  • is "The Father Saw.He saw the mistakes
  • 00:17:40.912 --> 00:17:41.679
  • He saw the mistakesthat you were gonna make
  • 00:17:41.679 --> 00:17:42.213
  • that you were gonna makebefore you made them,
  • 00:17:42.213 --> 00:17:45.083
  • before you made them,and He called you anyway.
  • 00:17:45.083 --> 00:17:46.551
  • and He called you anyway.He saw every sin
  • 00:17:46.551 --> 00:17:47.418
  • He saw every sinyou would commit
  • 00:17:47.418 --> 00:17:49.120
  • you would commitafter He forgave you,
  • 00:17:49.120 --> 00:17:51.756
  • after He forgave you,and He forgave you anyway.
  • 00:17:51.756 --> 00:17:55.026
  • and He forgave you anyway.The Father saw.
  • 00:17:55.026 --> 00:17:56.294
  • The Father saw.When He looks at your life,
  • 00:17:56.294 --> 00:17:57.762
  • When He looks at your life,He doesn't see the decisions
  • 00:17:57.762 --> 00:17:59.297
  • He doesn't see the decisionsyou made.
  • 00:17:59.297 --> 00:18:00.631
  • you made.He sees the death of His Son
  • 00:18:00.631 --> 00:18:02.066
  • He sees the death of His Sonand the righteousness of Christ,
  • 00:18:02.066 --> 00:18:03.234
  • and the righteousness of Christ,and He no longer sees you
  • 00:18:03.234 --> 00:18:03.868
  • and He no longer sees youthrough the lens
  • 00:18:03.868 --> 00:18:04.969
  • through the lensof any of your life's
  • 00:18:04.969 --> 00:18:07.371
  • of any of your life'slowest moments.
  • 00:18:07.371 --> 00:18:08.239
  • lowest moments.The Father saw me
  • 00:18:08.239 --> 00:18:09.407
  • The Father saw methrough the finished work
  • 00:18:09.407 --> 00:18:12.677
  • through the finished workof His Son, Jesus Christ.
  • 00:18:12.677 --> 00:18:13.444
  • And the Father said,
  • 00:18:19.650 --> 00:18:22.520
  • And the Father said,"I see my son.
  • 00:18:22.520 --> 00:18:24.255
  • "I see my son.I see.
  • 00:18:24.255 --> 00:18:25.389
  • I see.I see the next phase
  • 00:18:25.389 --> 00:18:25.957
  • I see the next phaseof your life.
  • 00:18:25.957 --> 00:18:27.425
  • of your life.I see.
  • 00:18:27.425 --> 00:18:28.326
  • I see.I see this turning around.
  • 00:18:28.326 --> 00:18:29.160
  • I see this turning around.I see.
  • 00:18:29.160 --> 00:18:29.927
  • I see.I see how I'm gonna
  • 00:18:29.927 --> 00:18:31.529
  • I see how I'm gonnause this thing in your life.
  • 00:18:31.529 --> 00:18:33.397
  • use this thing in your life.I see how this dry season
  • 00:18:33.397 --> 00:18:34.499
  • I see how this dry seasonthat you've been through --
  • 00:18:34.499 --> 00:18:35.399
  • that you've been through --I've been preparing the ground.
  • 00:18:35.399 --> 00:18:36.033
  • I've been preparing the ground.I've been tilling the ground.
  • 00:18:36.033 --> 00:18:36.567
  • I've been tilling the ground.I've been breaking up
  • 00:18:36.567 --> 00:18:37.535
  • I've been breaking upthe ground."
  • 00:18:37.535 --> 00:18:38.769
  • the ground."The Father saw.
  • 00:18:38.769 --> 00:18:41.339
  • The Father saw.Now, do you have the faith
  • 00:18:41.339 --> 00:18:43.107
  • Now, do you have the faithto celebrate
  • 00:18:43.107 --> 00:18:46.010
  • to celebratewhat you cannot see?
  • 00:18:46.010 --> 00:18:47.178
  • what you cannot see?To know that God sees
  • 00:18:47.178 --> 00:18:48.112
  • To know that God seessomething in you
  • 00:18:48.112 --> 00:18:52.049
  • something in youthat people don't see in you?
  • 00:18:52.049 --> 00:18:53.351
  • that people don't see in you?That your Father sees in you
  • 00:18:53.351 --> 00:18:55.920
  • That your Father sees in youwhat you might not even see
  • 00:18:55.920 --> 00:18:58.589
  • what you might not even seein yourself.
  • 00:18:58.589 --> 00:19:01.192
  • in yourself.The father saw,
  • 00:19:01.192 --> 00:19:03.861
  • The father saw,and he embraced his son,
  • 00:19:03.861 --> 00:19:04.462
  • and he embraced his son,because he saw
  • 00:19:04.462 --> 00:19:06.864
  • because he sawwho he really was.
  • 00:19:06.864 --> 00:19:08.032
  • who he really was.With everyone standing
  • 00:19:08.032 --> 00:19:08.966
  • With everyone standingall over the church
  • 00:19:08.966 --> 00:19:09.967
  • I want you to see
  • 00:19:17.441 --> 00:19:17.842
  • I want you to seefor a moment
  • 00:19:17.842 --> 00:19:23.381
  • for a momentwhat the Father saw.
  • 00:19:23.381 --> 00:19:23.848
  • what the Father saw.'Cause there comes
  • 00:19:23.848 --> 00:19:26.884
  • 'Cause there comesa point in your life
  • 00:19:26.884 --> 00:19:27.518
  • a point in your lifewhere people have said
  • 00:19:27.518 --> 00:19:28.452
  • where people have saidso much about you,
  • 00:19:28.452 --> 00:19:29.187
  • so much about you,and you've said so much
  • 00:19:29.187 --> 00:19:29.887
  • and you've said so muchabout yourself,
  • 00:19:29.887 --> 00:19:32.657
  • about yourself,that you no longer see
  • 00:19:32.657 --> 00:19:36.060
  • that you no longer seewhat the Father saw.
  • 00:19:36.060 --> 00:19:37.195
  • what the Father saw.You know, I was asking God
  • 00:19:37.195 --> 00:19:39.630
  • You know, I was asking Godlast year in a moment
  • 00:19:39.630 --> 00:19:40.598
  • last year in a momentof doubt, self-doubt,
  • 00:19:40.598 --> 00:19:43.334
  • of doubt, self-doubt,"What do You see in me?
  • 00:19:43.334 --> 00:19:45.436
  • "What do You see in me?Why do You use me?
  • 00:19:45.436 --> 00:19:47.038
  • Why do You use me?I'm not special.
  • 00:19:47.038 --> 00:19:48.372
  • I'm not special.I'm not that holy.
  • 00:19:48.372 --> 00:19:51.375
  • I'm not that holy.I'm so far from perfect.
  • 00:19:51.375 --> 00:19:54.312
  • I'm so far from perfect.What do You see in me?"
  • 00:19:54.312 --> 00:19:54.946
  • What do You see in me?"And I didn't hear
  • 00:19:54.946 --> 00:19:55.780
  • And I didn't heara voice out loud.
  • 00:19:55.780 --> 00:19:56.414
  • a voice out loud.I never have,
  • 00:19:56.414 --> 00:19:57.448
  • I never have,but it was an impression
  • 00:19:57.448 --> 00:20:01.686
  • but it was an impressionthat He said, "I see Myself.
  • 00:20:01.686 --> 00:20:02.720
  • that He said, "I see Myself.I put a piece of Me in you.
  • 00:20:02.720 --> 00:20:03.354
  • I put a piece of Me in you.In fact, I've put
  • 00:20:03.354 --> 00:20:05.790
  • In fact, I've putall of Me in you."
  • 00:20:05.790 --> 00:20:09.160
  • all of Me in you."And the moment you can see past
  • 00:20:09.160 --> 00:20:10.828
  • And the moment you can see pastthe patterns of behavior
  • 00:20:10.828 --> 00:20:14.498
  • the patterns of behaviorthat identify you as a sinner
  • 00:20:14.498 --> 00:20:15.533
  • that identify you as a sinnerand a slave,
  • 00:20:15.533 --> 00:20:17.868
  • and a slave,and begin to see yourself
  • 00:20:17.868 --> 00:20:20.171
  • and begin to see yourselfas the righteousness of God
  • 00:20:20.171 --> 00:20:21.806
  • as the righteousness of Godin Jesus Christ,
  • 00:20:21.806 --> 00:20:25.343
  • in Jesus Christ,that I am a child of God --
  • 00:20:25.343 --> 00:20:28.045
  • that I am a child of God --see, it is that revelation,
  • 00:20:28.045 --> 00:20:29.914
  • see, it is that revelation,that's what changed my life.
  • 00:20:29.914 --> 00:20:31.749
  • that's what changed my life.It was not changing my behavior,
  • 00:20:31.749 --> 00:20:32.950
  • It was not changing my behavior,it was the revelation
  • 00:20:32.950 --> 00:20:36.120
  • it was the revelationthat God sees the real me,
  • 00:20:36.120 --> 00:20:37.955
  • that God sees the real me,and He loves the real me,
  • 00:20:37.955 --> 00:20:39.857
  • and He loves the real me,and He chose the real me:
  • 00:20:39.857 --> 00:20:42.660
  • and He chose the real me:the quirky me, the weird me,
  • 00:20:42.660 --> 00:20:45.663
  • the quirky me, the weird me,the goofy me, the dumb me,
  • 00:20:45.663 --> 00:20:46.797
  • the goofy me, the dumb me,the "makes the same mistake
  • 00:20:46.797 --> 00:20:48.599
  • the "makes the same mistakeover and over again" me.
  • 00:20:48.599 --> 00:20:49.834
  • over and over again" me.He sees past all
  • 00:20:49.834 --> 00:20:51.202
  • He sees past allthat people see.
  • 00:20:51.202 --> 00:20:53.471
  • that people see.He sees past every pretense,
  • 00:20:53.471 --> 00:20:54.739
  • He sees past every pretense,every pretension.
  • 00:20:54.739 --> 00:20:55.439
  • every pretension.He sees past
  • 00:20:55.439 --> 00:20:57.174
  • He sees pastevery surface construct,
  • 00:20:57.174 --> 00:21:01.812
  • every surface construct,and He sees me.
  • 00:21:01.812 --> 00:21:04.649
  • and He sees me.The Father saw.
  • 00:21:04.649 --> 00:21:05.716
  • The Father saw.Maybe nobody else did,
  • 00:21:05.716 --> 00:21:08.252
  • Maybe nobody else did,but He saw,
  • 00:21:08.252 --> 00:21:09.287
  • but He saw,and He sees the desires
  • 00:21:09.287 --> 00:21:12.456
  • and He sees the desiresof your heart.
  • 00:21:12.456 --> 00:21:15.493
  • of your heart.He sees where you're weak.
  • 00:21:15.493 --> 00:21:16.627
  • He sees where you're weak.He is compelled
  • 00:21:16.627 --> 00:21:22.266
  • He is compelledto come closer in that place.
  • 00:21:22.266 --> 00:21:25.069
  • to come closer in that place.Jesus said that God
  • 00:21:25.069 --> 00:21:29.674
  • Jesus said that Godsees every hair on your head.
  • 00:21:29.674 --> 00:21:32.610
  • sees every hair on your head.What a picture.
  • 00:21:32.610 --> 00:21:33.344
  • What a picture.To me, that speaks
  • 00:21:33.344 --> 00:21:36.147
  • To me, that speaksof proximity.
  • 00:21:36.147 --> 00:21:36.614
  • of proximity.You can't count
  • 00:21:36.614 --> 00:21:37.481
  • You can't countthe hairs on my head
  • 00:21:37.481 --> 00:21:40.918
  • the hairs on my headunless you're close.
  • 00:21:40.918 --> 00:21:41.686
  • unless you're close.God doesn't just
  • 00:21:41.686 --> 00:21:44.288
  • God doesn't justsee me at a distance,
  • 00:21:44.288 --> 00:21:46.724
  • see me at a distance,He sees me up close,
  • 00:21:46.724 --> 00:21:49.894
  • He sees me up close,and He sees Himself in me.
  • 00:21:49.894 --> 00:21:50.761
  • and He sees Himself in me.Some of us here
  • 00:21:50.761 --> 00:21:51.562
  • Some of us herehave a hard time
  • 00:21:51.562 --> 00:21:53.698
  • have a hard timereceiving that word.
  • 00:21:53.698 --> 00:21:54.832
  • receiving that word.It sounds like syrup.
  • 00:21:54.832 --> 00:21:56.000
  • It sounds like syrup.It sounds like a fairy tale.
  • 00:21:56.000 --> 00:21:56.701
  • It sounds like a fairy tale.It sounds like something
  • 00:21:56.701 --> 00:21:58.202
  • It sounds like somethingthat belongs to another world.
  • 00:21:58.202 --> 00:21:58.969
  • that belongs to another world.But there is something
  • 00:21:58.969 --> 00:22:00.104
  • But there is somethingon the inside of you
  • 00:22:00.104 --> 00:22:01.505
  • on the inside of youtrying to tell you right now,
  • 00:22:01.505 --> 00:22:03.007
  • trying to tell you right now,"What that man is saying
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  • "What that man is sayingis truth from Heaven."
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  • is truth from Heaven."This is the bread of Heaven.
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  • This is the bread of Heaven.This is the Word of God.
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  • This is the Word of God.He sees you.
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  • He sees you.And I know people don't notice,
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  • And I know people don't notice,and I know a lot of times
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  • and I know a lot of timesyou feel uncelebrated,
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  • you feel uncelebrated,unappreciated, and ineffective.
  • 00:22:12.483 --> 00:22:13.584
  • unappreciated, and ineffective.In fact, some of you
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  • In fact, some of youhave been thinking
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  • have been thinkingeven this week,
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  • even this week,"Would it really even matter
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  • "Would it really even matterif I was here?
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  • if I was here?Would the people in my life
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  • Would the people in my lifebe better off without me?"
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  • be better off without me?"The Father saw.
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  • The Father saw.The Father saw.
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  • The Father saw.He saw something in you
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  • He saw something in youthat looked like Him,
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  • that looked like Him,and He brought you
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  • and He brought youinto this situation
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  • - Hey, it really is a privilege
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  • - Hey, it really is a privilegeto share God's Word
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  • to share God's Wordwith you.
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  • with you.Thank you for joining me.
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  • Thank you for joining me.But each week,
  • 00:22:41.712 --> 00:22:43.080
  • But each week,we just have a little bit
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  • we just have a little bitof time together.
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  • of time together.And I'd love to take
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  • And I'd love to takethe conversation
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  • the conversationbeyond just a TV program.
  • 00:22:47.785 --> 00:22:49.787
  • if you wanna connect
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  • if you wanna connecton another level,
  • 00:22:51.756 --> 00:22:52.289
  • on another level,you can call
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  • you can callor go online right now
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  • or go online right nowand request exclusive resources
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  • and request exclusive resourcesfrom today's message.
  • 00:22:57.228 --> 00:22:58.095
  • from today's message.We'll make them available
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  • We'll make them availableto you with your gift
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  • to you with your giftof any amount to the ministry.
  • 00:23:00.798 --> 00:23:01.832
  • of any amount to the ministry.But I wanna tell you
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  • But I wanna tell youabout something else too.
  • 00:23:03.134 --> 00:23:06.036
  • about 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,
  • 00:23:11.842 --> 00:23:12.810
  • And so you can tune in,worship with us,
  • 00:23:12.810 --> 00:23:13.711
  • worship with us,hear a message,
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  • hear a message,experience the ministry live
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  • experience the ministry liveas it happens.
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  • as it happens.And what's even better,
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  • with a community of people
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  • with a community of peoplefrom all over the world.
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  • from all over the world.We call it eFam.
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  • 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 lot
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  • It means a lotof different things.
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  • of different things.But it's just our way
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  • But it's just our wayto 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 to join us
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  • I would love for you to join uslive this weekend.
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  • live this weekend.And you can go online
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  • And you can go onlinestevenfurtick.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
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  • to the detailsand the times.
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  • and the times.So, do it now.
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  • So, do it now.Visit the website.
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  • - I like to run in the morning.
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  • - I like to run in the morning.I put in the work
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  • I put in the workand 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 I'm on top of the world.I was made for this.
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  • I was made for this.And then I realize
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  • And then I realizeI'm really just a beginner.
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  • I'm really just a beginner.There are professional athletes
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  • There are professional athleteshalf my age.
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  • 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 that I'm not
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  • for something that I'm noteven close to being best at?
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  • even close to being 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 ought to know
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  • You ought to knowGod chose you.
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  • God chose you.You ought to believe
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  • You ought to believeGod chose you,
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  • God chose you,and you ought to go
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  • and you ought to gothrough your life
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  • through your lifewith your head held high
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  • - Maybe this is what
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  • - Maybe this is whateveryone feels like
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  • everyone feels likeat 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
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  • to perform perfectly
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  • to walk in who
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  • God 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 a part of our eFam
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  • is as simple
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  • as joining us 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,
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  • 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 yourself
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  • 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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  • - ♪ Everything's possible ♪
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  • - ♪ Everything's possible ♪♪ By the power ♪
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  • ♪ By the power ♪♪ Of the Holy Ghost ♪
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  • ♪ Of the Holy Ghost ♪♪ A new wind ♪
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  • ♪ A new wind ♪♪ Is blowing right now ♪
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  • ♪ Is blowing right now ♪♪ Breaking my heart of stone ♪
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  • ♪ Breaking my heart of stone ♪♪ Taking over ♪
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  • ♪ Taking over ♪♪ Like it's Jericho ♪
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  • ♪ Like it's Jericho ♪♪ And my walls ♪
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  • ♪ And my walls ♪♪ Are all crashing down ♪
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  • ♪ Are all crashing down ♪♪ 'Cause right now ♪
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  • ♪ 'Cause right now ♪♪ I know You're able ♪
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  • ♪ I know You're able ♪♪ And my God ♪
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  • ♪ And my God ♪♪ Come through again ♪
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  • ♪ Come through again ♪♪ You can do all things ♪
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  • ♪ You can do all things ♪♪ You can do all things ♪
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  • ♪ You can do all things ♪♪ But fail ♪
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  • ♪ But fail ♪♪ 'Cause You've never ♪
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  • ♪ 'Cause You've never ♪♪ Lost a battle ♪
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  • ♪ Lost a battle ♪♪ No, You've never ♪
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  • ♪ No, You've never ♪♪ Lost a battle ♪
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  • ♪ Lost a battle ♪♪ And I know, I know ♪
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  • ♪ And I know, I know ♪♪ You never will ♪
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  • ♪ You never will ♪♪ You can do all things ♪
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  • ♪ You can do all things ♪♪ You can do all things ♪
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  • ♪ You can do all things ♪♪ But fail ♪
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  • ♪ But fail ♪♪ 'Cause You've never ♪
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  • ♪ 'Cause You've never ♪♪ Lost a battle ♪
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  • ♪ Lost a battle ♪♪ No, You've never ♪
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  • ♪ No, You've never ♪♪ Lost a battle ♪
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