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Overcoming Tremendous Obstacles

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September 2, 2020
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During this message discover that the obstacles in your life are part of God’s plan and purpose for you.

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  • to claim the power Godhas given believers.
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  • David Jeremiah tookthis motivating message
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  • on a nationwide tour,visiting four cities,
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  • where thousands of peopleheard new messages
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  • about the overcomersof the Bible,
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  • heroes of the pastwho overcame
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  • the greatest of obstacleswith the power of God,
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  • the same power God is readyto give all believers today,
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  • power to be morethan conquerors,
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  • more than winners,and more than victors,
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  • power to be overcomers.
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  • ♪ Shout hosanna ♪
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  • ♪ Jesus, he saves ♪
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  • ♪ Shout hosanna ♪
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  • ♪ He rose from the grave ♪
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  • ♪ Come and lift him up ♪
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  • ♪ Hosanna ♪
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  • Charles Billingsley:Yeah, sing the next verse.
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  • ♪ Now let the lostbe found ♪
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  • ♪ Forgiven ♪
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  • ♪ Death could nothold him down ♪
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  • ♪ He's risen ♪
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  • ♪ So let the saintscry out ♪
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  • ♪ We worship you ♪
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  • ♪ We worship you ♪
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  • ♪ Shout hosanna ♪
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  • ♪ Jesus, he saves ♪
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  • ♪ Shout hosanna ♪
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  • ♪ He rose from the grave ♪
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  • ♪ Come and lift him up ♪
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  • ♪ Hosanna, yeah ♪
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  • Charles: All right, I wanna hearyou sing these words with us:
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  • "The same powerthat rolled the stone away
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  • is the same powerinside of you today."
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  • Come on,let me hear you sing it.
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  • ♪ The same power ♪
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  • ♪ That rolledthe stone away ♪
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  • ♪ The same power ♪
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  • ♪ Alive in us today ♪
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  • ♪ King Jesus ♪
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  • ♪ We call upon you name ♪
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  • ♪ No other name, oh ♪
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  • ♪ Shout hosanna ♪
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  • ♪ Jesus, he saves ♪
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  • ♪ Shout hosanna ♪
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  • ♪ He rose from the grave ♪
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  • ♪ Come and lift him up ♪
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  • ♪ Hosanna ♪
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  • ♪ Shout hosanna ♪
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  • ♪ Jesus, he saves ♪
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  • ♪ Shout hosanna ♪
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  • ♪ He rose from the grave ♪
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  • ♪ Come and lift him up ♪
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  • ♪ Hosanna ♪
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  • ♪ Oh, we lift him up ♪
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  • ♪ Hosanna ♪
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  • ♪ Come and lift him up ♪
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  • ♪ Hosanna ♪
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  • ♪ Whoa, hosanna ♪♪
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  • Charles: Yeah.
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  • announcer:From the Pinnacle Bank Arena
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  • in Lincoln, Nebraska,
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  • Coming up on "Turning Point":
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  • He wants to know you.
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  • from the Pinnacle Bank Arenain Lincoln, Nebraska,
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  • here is Dr. David Jeremiahwith his message,
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  • "Moses: OvercomingTremendous Obstacles."
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  • Dr. Jeremiah: If you startedGenesis with Adam
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  • and go all the way to Revelationwith John the Revelator,
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  • you can pretty much encompassthe whole Scripture
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  • just by studyingthe people in the Bible.
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  • And when we open the Scriptureand we learn the stories
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  • and we review these storiesof these people,
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  • our hearts jumpwith encouragement.
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  • And I don't know about you,but I find myself saying,
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  • "Lord, why not me?
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  • If you did it for them,why can't you do it for me?
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  • I am your child too,
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  • and I need the strengthto overcome as they did."
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  • We all have problems.
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  • We all face challenges.
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  • And the more I study the Bible
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  • and watch what's goin' onin the world,
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  • the more I realizethat nothing much
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  • has really changedover all these years.
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  • The intrigue in government
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  • has been herefrom the beginning,
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  • and yet we havea decided advantage
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  • as people of God.
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  • Almighty God has givenyou and me the playbook.
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  • He's given us the storyof how this all starts
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  • and how it ends,and he helps us understand
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  • how we fit in to this storyas we follow his instruction.
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  • I want to review with you
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  • the story of a manby the name of Moses
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  • and show youfour incredible principles
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  • that impact us,and we learn it
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  • as we learnthe story of his life.
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  • The first principle I want youto take home in your heart
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  • and put to usein your life is this one:
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  • your pastwas designed by God.
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  • Your past was designed by God.
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  • Have you ever heard people talkabout how they would do
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  • so much better if theyhadn't had such a hard past?
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  • And they'll tell you about
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  • all the dysfunctionalityin their family,
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  • maybe their broken marriages,the stuff that went on
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  • when they were in high schooland all of that.
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  • And they literally allowtheir past to define
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  • who they are as a person.
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  • The first thing we learnabout Moses is that,
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  • by God's grace, his backgroundreally was an asset.
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  • Moses was the objectof the desire
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  • of the most powerful dictatorin the world,
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  • who wanted to kill him.
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  • But God had other plans.
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  • And as you know, by sheer faith,Moses's mother placed him
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  • in this littlewaterproof basket.
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  • She sat him among the reedsof the Nile River
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  • near where Pharaoh's daughtertook a bath every day.
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  • And you know the story,
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  • how the daughter of Pharaohfound the baby,
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  • adopted him,raised him as her own,
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  • and then hired his motherto be his nurse.
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  • Is God at work or what?
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  • Only Godcould have arranged that.
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  • Acts 7:22 say:"Moses was educated
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  • in all the wisdom of Egypt,"
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  • and yet Moses knewhe was not Egyptian.
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  • He grew up in the palace.
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  • He grew up underthe leadership of this woman.
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  • And as we can imagine,he probably had
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  • a lot of conflict in his heart,
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  • personal emotionabout his situation.
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  • And he longed to find a wayto help his people
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  • because he knew hedidn't belong to Egypt.
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  • He belonged to Israel.
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  • And then, one day,"It came to pass,
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  • when Moses was grown,that he went out to his brethren
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  • and looked at their burdens.
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  • And he saw an Egyptianbeating a Hebrew,
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  • one of his brethren.
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  • So he looked this wayand he looked that way,
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  • and when he saw no one,
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  • he killed the Egyptianand hid him in the sand.
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  • And when he went outthe second day, behold,
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  • two Hebrew menwere fighting,
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  • and he said to the onewho did the wrong,
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  • 'Why are you strikingyour companion?'
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  • And that man said to him,
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  • 'Who made you a princeand judge over us?
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  • Do you intend to kill meas you killed the Egyptian?'
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  • And Moses feared and said,'Surely this thing is known!'
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  • And Pharaoh heardof this matter,
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  • and he sought to kill Moses.
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  • But Moses fledfrom the face of Pharaoh
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  • and dweltin the land of Midian."
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  • Let's pausefor just a moment.
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  • There among the Midianites,Moses settled down.
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  • He got married.
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  • He worked as a shepherdfor his father-in-law
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  • until he was 80 years old.
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  • Had he died at the age of 80,
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  • we would not knowanything about him.
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  • Everything meaningfulin Moses's life happened
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  • after he turned 80,
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  • and I wanna just pauseand say, "Yes."
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  • He started outas a Hebrew slave.
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  • He was rescued in childhood,raised an Egyptian,
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  • became a murdererand a fugitive.
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  • He fled to a distant wastelandand became
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  • the shepherd of a flock of sheepon a barren mountainside.
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  • But here's the lesson.
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  • Nothing Mosesencountered, endured,
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  • or experienced was lost on God.
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  • None of it happened by accident.
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  • God was somehow usingevery moment of those 80 years
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  • to prepare Moses
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  • for the final 40 yearsof his life,
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  • to be the great liberatorand lawgiver of Israel.
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  • Maybe you came here tonightand you've been through
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  • unspeakable abuseor terrible pain in your past.
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  • Perhaps you've donesome things you regret.
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  • Perhaps afflictionhas dogged your steps.
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  • But when Jesus Christdied on the cross,
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  • his blood washednot only away your guilt,
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  • it also washed away your sin,and its redemptive power can,
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  • by the grace of God,
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  • turn your life experiencesall around
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  • and take every negativeand make it into a positive.
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  • So if you've been hurtby others,
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  • if you've been hurt by others,
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  • you know betterhow to help people.
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  • The Bible says, "We comfortothers with the comfort
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  • wherewith we ourselveshave been comforted."
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  • God gives us experiences,so through those experiences,
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  • we can help otherswho walk down that same road.
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  • If you've made mistakes,
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  • you're better ableto help others
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  • not make the same mistake.
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  • If you've suffered tragedy,
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  • you better knowhow to comfort others
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  • with the comfort youhave received from God.
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  • Here's what I'm trying to say:
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  • God does not want you to livein the past of your life.
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  • You are not definedby what you did.
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  • You are defined by who you arein Jesus Christ.
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  • So, the first thing is,your past was designed by God,
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  • lesson number onefrom Moses the overcomer.
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  • Here's the second lesson:your purpose was defined by God.
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  • Moses teaches us that whenwe become overcomers,
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  • we realize that our livesare really a calling from God.
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  • Let's go back to Mosesat age 80,
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  • herding those sheepon the backside of the desert
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  • for his father-in-law.
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  • Exodus chapter 3: "Moseswas tending the flock
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  • of Jethro his father-in-law,the priest of Midian.
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  • And he led the flockto the back of the desert,
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  • and he came to Horeb,the mountain of God.
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  • And the Angel of the Lordappeared to him
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  • in a flame of firefrom the midst of a bush.
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  • So Moses looked, and behold,the bush was burning with fire,
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  • but the bush was not consumed.
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  • And Moses said,'I will now turn aside
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  • to see this great sight,why the bush does not burn.'
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  • So when the Lord sawthat he turned aside to look,
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  • God called to himfrom the midst of the bush
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  • and he said,'Moses, Moses!'
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  • And he said, 'Here am I.'"
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  • And you know the story.
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  • The Lord said to Moses,"I want you to go back to Egypt
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  • after all these years,
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  • and I want you to marchinto the presence of Pharaoh
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  • and tell himto let my people go."
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  • Now, there's no contextfor that.
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  • He's just mindin'his own business,
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  • taking care of his sheep,and out of nowhere,
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  • God calls him to thisunbelievable assignment.
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  • He says to him,"Come now, therefore,
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  • I will send you to Pharaohthat you may bring my people,
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  • the children of Israel,out of Egypt."
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  • Those are God's words.
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  • And of course, if you knowthe story, Moses hesitated.
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  • He didn't think he was able.
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  • He made all kinds of excuses.
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  • He tried to reasonhis way out of it.
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  • I would have too.
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  • But finally, he accepted God'scommand as his mission in life,
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  • and he realizedhis life was a calling.
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  • Ladies and gentlemen, you and Iwill never be able to overcome
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  • the obstacles of life until wehave a sense of our mission,
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  • until we understand that Godhas a plan and a purpose for us,
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  • a purpose that belongsuniquely to each of us.
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  • We need this purposein our life.
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  • And what I notice todayis that there are
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  • so many people in our culture,in our generation,
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  • who have no senseof their purpose from God.
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  • Even in life itself--I read this article
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  • in "The Wall Street Journal"recently that talks about
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  • how teenagersdo better in school
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  • if they have a purpose.
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  • And then it gavethese statistics:
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  • 25% of teenagers in schoolare disengaged,
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  • 25% want to find a purposebut they haven't found it yet,
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  • 30% are dabblers, theyget involved in a few things
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  • but don't follow throughwith anything,
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  • and 20% are beginningto develop
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  • a sense of missionand purpose in life.
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  • If you're here tonight
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  • and you'rea high school student,
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  • and I met some of youbefore the meeting,
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  • you're not too early in lifeto figure out
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  • what your purpose is.
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  • You should start askingGod right now,
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  • "Lord God, what do youwant me to do?
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  • What is my callingin the kingdom?
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  • What are you asking meto do for you with my life?"
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  • He has the right to call you,and he can make
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  • midcourse correctionsalong the way.
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  • You know,it's not just teenagers
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  • who don't know what Godwants them to do.
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  • I read this week that morethan 10.000 people are reaching
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  • the age of 60every day in America.
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  • You know what they call that?
  • 00:15:32.314 --> 00:15:33.949
  • "The silver tsunami,"
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  • these Baby Boomershitting their sixth decade.
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  • And most of themaren't ready to retire.
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  • They just don't knowwhat to do with themselves.
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  • They're lost because theydon't have a purpose.
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  • There's nothing as exhilaratingas saying, "Lord, here I am.
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  • What do you want me to do?"
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  • And I promise you, if you askGod that question honestly
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  • from the bottom of your heart,
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  • it's impossible that hewill not show you what that is.
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  • Here's the third thing.
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  • Your past was designed by God.
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  • Your purpose was defined by God.
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  • Number three: your problemswere determined by God.
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  • "You mean Godgives me problems?"
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  • Oh, yes; oh, yes.
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  • That's when Moses's problemsreally began,
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  • after he said, "Yes," to God.
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  • After meeting Godat the burning bush.
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  • Moses returned to Egypt,and chapter 5 begins like this:
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  • "Afterward Moses and Aaronwent in and told Pharaoh,
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  • 'Thus saysthe Lord God of Israel:
  • 00:16:38.447 --> 00:16:41.116
  • "Let my people go,
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  • that they may hold a feast to mein the wilderness."'
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  • And Pharaoh said,'Who is the Lord,
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  • that I should obeyhis voice to let Israel go?
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  • I do not know the Lord,and I won't let Israel go.'"
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  • That wasn't a very good startfor his career.
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  • That began one of the mostgripping confrontations
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  • in recorded history.
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  • It involved God sendingten devastating plagues
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  • against Pharaoh, against Egypt,against Egypt's gods.
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  • And Moses faced angerand confrontation,
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  • and sometimes even his ownpeople complained against him.
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  • You know the story.
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  • Finally, the dramatic night camewhen the death angel
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  • moved across the land,striking the firstborn
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  • of every living creaturein Egypt.
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  • And the only exception,the blessed exception
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  • was representedby the homes of the Israelites,
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  • where the Passover Lambhad been slain.
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  • And the Lord toldthe Israelites,
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  • "Put the bloodon the lintels on the door,
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  • and when I see the blood,I will pass over you."
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  • And that night, every firstbornin Egypt was killed,
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  • but the firstbornof the Israelites were preserved
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  • because of the blood.
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  • And you probably knowsome Jewish people
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  • who celebrate the Passover.
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  • The Passover is the celebration
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  • of that night when Godpassed over their house
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  • and the judgment angeldidn't visit them.
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  • It's the greatestOld Testament symbol
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  • of the sacrificial atonementof Christ you will ever read.
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  • Pharaoh releaseshis grip on the Israelites.
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  • "And he called for Mosesand Aaron by night,
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  • and he said, 'Get outfrom among my people,
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  • both youand the children of Israel.
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  • Go, serve the Lordas you have said.
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  • Take your flocks, your herds,as you have said, and be gone.'"
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  • I love that, "'Be gone;and bless me also.'
  • 00:18:21.450 --> 00:18:24.853
  • And the Egyptiansurged the people,
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  • that they might send themout of the land in haste.
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  • For they said,'If you don't leave here,
  • 00:18:28.624 --> 00:18:30.092
  • we're all gonna be dead.'"
  • 00:18:30.125 --> 00:18:32.694
  • And the Israelites marched outin exhilaration,
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  • only to encounteranother problem,
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  • one that nearly ledto their annihilation.
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  • They were trappedat the Red Sea.
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  • The Lord was teaching
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  • the children of Israela great lesson.
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  • Our problemsare really our opportunities.
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  • The Israelites viewedtheir situation
  • 00:18:50.679 --> 00:18:52.347
  • as terrible, as hopeless.
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  • They were trapped betweenthe devil and the deep Red Sea,
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  • and they couldn't gobackward or forward.
  • 00:18:58.620 --> 00:19:00.622
  • And Exodus 14 says:
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  • "Moses stretched out his handover the sea;
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  • and the Lord caused the seato go back by a strong east wind
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  • all that night, and madethe sea into dry land,
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  • and the waters were divided.
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  • So the children of Israel
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  • went into the midst of the seaon dry ground,
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  • and the waters were a wallto them on their right hand
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  • and on their left."
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  • When you read throughthe story of Exodus,
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  • you see one overwhelming problemafter another rising up
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  • with deadly force to defeatMoses and the Israelites.
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  • But every time the problem came,
  • 00:19:35.057 --> 00:19:37.226
  • it was an opportunityfor them to trust God.
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  • I've been learning throughmy life that oftentimes,
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  • our problemsare our opportunities.
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  • We must lookat our problems differently.
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  • We shouldn't wringour hands all the time.
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  • You know, I've been througha couple of rounds of cancer.
  • 00:19:53.609 --> 00:19:56.878
  • When I first got cancer,I kept asking God, "Why?"
  • 00:19:56.912 --> 00:20:00.749
  • But then I realized I was askin'the wrong question.
  • 00:20:00.782 --> 00:20:04.419
  • I should have been asking,"What?
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  • What do you wanna teach me?"
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  • I learned a lotthrough those days.
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  • I remember prayingduring those days,
  • 00:20:10.959 --> 00:20:12.694
  • "Lord, teach me everything youwant me to know 'cause I
  • 00:20:12.728 --> 00:20:14.863
  • don't want a refresher course,"and I believe he did.
  • 00:20:14.896 --> 00:20:19.268
  • And even this day,as I look back on those days,
  • 00:20:19.301 --> 00:20:21.870
  • now 20 years ago,and the stem cell transplant
  • 00:20:21.903 --> 00:20:24.973
  • and all that happened,
  • 00:20:25.007 --> 00:20:26.475
  • I realize that Godtaught me more during that time
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  • than perhaps any other timein my life.
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  • If you start saying, "Lord God,
  • 00:20:32.247 --> 00:20:33.682
  • I don't know what's goin' onin my life,
  • 00:20:33.715 --> 00:20:35.517
  • but I don't wanna missthe lesson you have for me.
  • 00:20:35.550 --> 00:20:38.086
  • Show me how this problemis meant to help me become
  • 00:20:38.120 --> 00:20:42.357
  • the person you call me to be."
  • 00:20:42.391 --> 00:20:45.327
  • And then you begin to do that.
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  • You'll begin to see,here and there,
  • 00:20:46.928 --> 00:20:48.664
  • how God uses your problems
  • 00:20:48.697 --> 00:20:52.167
  • to promote youto greater ministry.
  • 00:20:52.200 --> 00:20:55.737
  • So your pastwas designed by God.
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  • Moses teaches us that.
  • 00:20:57.773 --> 00:21:00.042
  • Your purpose was defined by God.
  • 00:21:00.075 --> 00:21:01.877
  • You're called to a purpose.
  • 00:21:01.910 --> 00:21:03.879
  • And your problemsare determined by God.
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  • He uses your problems to helpyou become more effective.
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  • And the last one is this:your path is directed by God.
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  • The Bible seems to lovethe picture
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  • I'm about to show you becauseit describes it so vividly.
  • 00:21:19.027 --> 00:21:23.365
  • For Moses to persevereand overcome,
  • 00:21:23.398 --> 00:21:25.834
  • it required an intense pattern
  • 00:21:25.867 --> 00:21:28.070
  • of ongoing communicationwith God.
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  • Moses had to meetwith God regularly.
  • 00:21:31.406 --> 00:21:35.877
  • And in Exodus chapter 33,
  • 00:21:35.911 --> 00:21:37.979
  • we discoverprinciple number four,
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  • your God is really your friend.
  • 00:21:40.682 --> 00:21:42.651
  • "So the Lord spoketo Moses face to face,
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  • as a man speaks to his friend."
  • 00:21:46.955 --> 00:21:51.393
  • Moses had a personalrelationship with God.
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  • We often don't think about that
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  • when we look at peoplefrom the Old Testament.
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  • We think that's somethingthat's New Testament.
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  • But Moses walked with God.
  • 00:22:02.738 --> 00:22:04.506
  • He was a friend of God.
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  • He had a relationship with Godthat was unique.
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  • His personal relationshipwith God was
  • 00:22:08.977 --> 00:22:11.079
  • one of the most amazing thingsabout his life.
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  • And one of the amazing thingsI can ever say
  • 00:22:13.849 --> 00:22:16.385
  • is that you have accessto that same experience.
  • 00:22:16.418 --> 00:22:19.654
  • Almighty God wants to havea relationship with you.
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  • He knows you betterthan you know yourself.
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  • He has loved you beforethe foundation of the world.
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  • He wants to know you.
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  • He wants to be walking with you.
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  • He wants you to walk with him.
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  • And the only thingthat keeps you from God
  • 00:22:33.235 --> 00:22:35.404
  • is your own unwillingnessto accept his plan,
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  • which is salvationthrough his Son Jesus Christ.
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  • And if the Lord himselfwants us to be his friend,
  • 00:22:42.711 --> 00:22:45.180
  • all we have to dois draw near to him.
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  • And in that friendship,he will enable us to overcome
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  • the stuff we have to faceevery single day.
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  • That's why we all lovethis passage of Scripture,
  • 00:22:54.890 --> 00:22:57.359
  • and many of uswrite it in our Bibles,
  • 00:22:57.392 --> 00:22:59.261
  • and many pastors,this is their key verse:
  • 00:22:59.294 --> 00:23:02.330
  • "Trust in the Lordwith all your heart,
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  • and lean notto your own understanding;
  • 00:23:05.333 --> 00:23:08.069
  • in all of your waysacknowledge him,
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  • and he will direct your paths."
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  • Ladies and gentlemen,to be overcomers,
  • 00:23:13.742 --> 00:23:15.944
  • we have to realize,our background is an asset.
  • 00:23:15.977 --> 00:23:19.581
  • Our life is really a calling.
  • 00:23:19.614 --> 00:23:21.349
  • Our problems are God'sopportunities in our path,
  • 00:23:21.383 --> 00:23:24.252
  • and our Creator is reallyour friend who stands ready
  • 00:23:24.286 --> 00:23:27.355
  • to guide and direct our paths.
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  • "Moses wasone hundred and twenty years old
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  • when he died.
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  • His eyes were not dim
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  • nor his natural vigordiminished.
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  • But since then therehas not arisen in Israel
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  • a prophet like Moses,
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  • whom the Lord knewface to face,
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  • in all signs and wonderswhich the Lord sent him to do
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  • in the land of Egypt,before Pharaoh,
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  • before all his servants,and in all his land,
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  • and by all that mighty powerand all that great terror
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  • which Moses performedin the sight of all Israel."
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  • Stop for just a moment
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  • and take a look backat his life.
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  • Until he was 80 years old,
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  • he was watchin' sheepin the desert.
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  • Even in the Old Testament,here is Christ at work.
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  • And I wanna tell you something,
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  • that Christ is at workin your life tonight.
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  • He brought you here.
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  • You didn't come hereby accident.
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  • You're here tonightbecause God brought you here.
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  • This is a divine appointmentfrom him.
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  • Maybe some of youhave come here tonight
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  • to get your lifeback on track.
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  • Maybe you're Christian people
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  • and you've been kinda lettin'life dictate itself to you.
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  • You've let your life be defined
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  • by all the circumstancesyou're facing.
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  • Tonight is the night when youwalk away from that.
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  • Tonight is the nightwhen you say, "I am overcomer.
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  • I begin to live likean overcomer beginning now."
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  • Some of you here tonighthave never met
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  • this God Ihave been talking about.
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  • You don't know this onewho wants to be your Friend.
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  • I invite you tonightto make peace with God,
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  • to give your heartto Jesus Christ.
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  • Jesus Christ said,"I am the way,
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  • the truth, and the life.
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  • And no man comesto the Father but through me."
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  • If you want to goto heaven someday,
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  • if you want to know God today,you must come through Christ.
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  • You must accept himas your personal Savior.
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  • You can do that here tonight.
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  • This is a night for youto make that decision.
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  • announcer:Unstoppable strength,
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  • unmovable faith,unbelievable power.
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  • These are the qualitiesof an overcomer.
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  • Discover the eight stepsto unlocking
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  • Feeling powerless,hopeless, anxious, tempted?
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  • The message in "Overcomer"can help you
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  • including his interviewhosted by Sheila Walsh,
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  • Be defined by your victories.
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  • Be strong in the powerof God's might.
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  • female announcer: If youpersonally have never taken
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  • the step to believein Jesus Christ
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  • as your Lord and Savior,you can do that today.
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  • And if you will allow us,Dr. Jeremiah would like to send
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  • you two resourcesthat will help you.
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  • The first is a booklet called"Your Greatest Turning Point,"
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  • which will help you as you beginyour relationship with Christ.
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  • And the second is our monthlydevotional magazine,
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  • male announcer: Thank youfor being with us today.
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  • Join us next time
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  • for another messagefrom Dr. Jeremiah,
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  • here on "Turning Point."
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