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No Condemnation Now

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October 18, 2020
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Messages of hope and redemption from Passion City Church in Atlanta; Georgia; with Louie Giglio.

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  • - So anybody struggling
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  • - So anybody strugglingwith that sense
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  • with that senseof condemnation?
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  • of condemnation?Anybody wearing
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  • Anybody wearingthat big C around today?
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  • that big C around today?Why is it that it's so easy
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  • Why is it that it's so easyfor the enemy
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  • for the enemyto plant that thought,
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  • to plant that thought,to sow that seed
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  • to sow that seedin our minds?
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  • in our minds?I think, number one,
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  • I think, number one,it's because condemnation
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  • it's because condemnationhas been in our story
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  • has been in our storyfor a long, long time.
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  • for a long, long time.We've been going
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  • We've been goingall the way back
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  • all the way backto the beginning
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  • to the beginningin this series,
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  • in this series,because that's where
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  • because that's wherewe understand
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  • we understandhow the enemy works.
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  • how the enemy works.And when we dial
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  • And when we dialall the way back to Genesis 3,
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  • all the way back to Genesis 3,we see condemnation
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  • we see condemnationin the story in the garden.
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  • in the story in the garden.We're gonna see in a moment
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  • We're gonna see in a momentwhat condemnation is all about,
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  • what condemnation is all about,but basically,
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  • but basically,the New Testament word
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  • the New Testament wordthat we're gonna dig into today
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  • that we're gonna dig into todayfor condemnation is made up
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  • for condemnation is made upof two words.
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  • of two words.One of the words is
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  • One of the words isto hand down,
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  • to hand down,and the second one is
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  • and the second one isa deliberated justice.
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  • a deliberated justice.In other words,
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  • In other words,coming down from above
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  • coming down from aboveis a decision that has been
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  • is a decision that has beendeliberated on,
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  • deliberated on,and passed through due process,
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  • and passed through due process,and the result of that
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  • and the result of thatis a sentence.
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  • is a sentence.And so, this handed
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  • And so, this handeddown sentence,
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  • down sentence,this condemnation,
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  • this condemnation,has been in our story
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  • has been in our storya long time.
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  • a long time.In Genesis 3,
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  • In Genesis 3,we know that the story
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  • we know that the storygoes off the rails.
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  • goes off the rails.Adam and Eve don't believe
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  • Adam and Eve don't believeGod's heart is good,
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  • God's heart is good,they don't believe
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  • they don't believeHis intentions are good,
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  • His intentions are good,they don't believe
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  • they don't believeHe has the best for them.
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  • He has the best for them.They don't believe
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  • They don't believeHe wants to give to them,
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  • He wants to give to them,and not take from them.
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  • and not take from them.And they're deceived
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  • And they're deceivedby a lie,
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  • by a lie,and they fall prey to sin,
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  • and they fall prey to sin,and once they sin,
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  • and once they sin,the dominoes start rippling
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  • the dominoes start ripplingaway towards death.
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  • away towards death.God comes in the garden.
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  • God comes in the garden.Adam and Eve are hiding,
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  • Adam and Eve are hiding,because they are overwhelmed
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  • because they are overwhelmedwith guilt now
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  • with guilt nowfor the first time
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  • for the first timein their lives.
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  • in their lives.God finds them in the garden,
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  • God finds them in the garden,He asks,
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  • He asks,"Why are you hiding?"
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  • "Why are you hiding?"He asked them to unfold
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  • He asked them to unfoldthe story,
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  • the story,and the story goes like this.
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  • and the story goes like this.The woman says,
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  • The woman says,"The serpent,
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  • "The serpent,he deceived me."
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  • he deceived me."The man says, "The woman,
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  • The man says, "The woman,she gave it to me,
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  • she gave it to me,and I ate it,"
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  • and I ate it,"and then, here comes handed down
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  • and then, here comes handed downthe due process,
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  • the due process,if you will.
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  • if you will.And it comes handed down
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  • And it comes handed downfrom a holy, righteous God.
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  • from a holy, righteous God.A God who provided
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  • A God who providedeverything they needed
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  • everything they neededin the beginning,
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  • in the beginning,but now is allowing the result
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  • but now is allowing the resultor the consequence
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  • or the consequenceof the sinful decision they made
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  • of the sinful decision they madeto take effect.
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  • to take effect.And so, He begins
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  • And so, He beginsin Genesis 3:14,
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  • in Genesis 3:14,and it says: "So the Lord God
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  • and it says: "So the Lord Godsaid to the serpent,
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  • said to the serpent,'Because you have done this,
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  • 'Because you have done this,cursed are you
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  • cursed are youabove all the livestock
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  • above all the livestockand all the wild animals!'"
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  • and all the wild animals!'"And then, as it unfolds
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  • And then, as it unfoldsin the text,
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  • in the text,here comes the sentence,
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  • here comes the sentence,if you will,
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  • if you will,handed down to the serpent.
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  • handed down to the serpent.Condemnation comes
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  • Condemnation comesto the serpent.
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  • to the serpent.A few verses down,
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  • A few verses down,it says: "And to Adam He said,
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  • it says: "And to Adam He said,'Because you listened
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  • 'Because you listenedand ate from the tree
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  • and ate from the treeof which I commanded you,
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  • of which I commanded you,cursed is the ground
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  • cursed is the groundbecause of you.'"
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  • because of you.'"And then, He hands down
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  • And then, He hands downanother sentence,
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  • another sentence,and condemnation now
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  • and condemnation nowis on Adam.
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  • is on Adam.And then, a few verses down,
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  • And then, a few verses down,He says to the woman,
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  • He says to the woman,"You now are going
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  • "You now are goingto face consequences as well."
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  • to face consequences as well."And a sentence is handed down.
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  • And a sentence is handed down.And so, at the very beginning
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  • And so, at the very beginningof the story,
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  • of the story,condemnation is in our story,
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  • condemnation is in our story,so when the enemy
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  • so when the enemyreaches back today
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  • reaches back todayand wants to bring
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  • and wants to bringcondemnation into your world,
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  • condemnation into your world,into your present moment,
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  • into your present moment,it's not like a new idea.
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  • it's not like a new idea.This is something that has been
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  • This is something that has beenin humanity for awhile.
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  • in humanity for awhile.You could say it
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  • You could say ita different way,
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  • a different way,that condemnation is woven
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  • that condemnation is woveninto the very fabric
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  • into the very fabricof the Gospel, of sin and death.
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  • of the Gospel, of sin and death.From the very beginning
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  • From the very beginningof our story,
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  • of our story,you see the sentence
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  • you see the sentencebeing handed down into the lives
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  • being handed down into the livesof men and women.
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  • of men and women.All of us, the Scripture says,
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  • All of us, the Scripture says,have sinned
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  • have sinnedand come short
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  • and come shortof the glory of God,
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  • of the glory of God,so if I wasn't in the garden,
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  • so if I wasn't in the garden,doesn't matter,
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  • doesn't matter,because not too long after,
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  • because not too long after,Ten Commandments came,
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  • Ten Commandments came,the first of which is,
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  • the first of which is,"Thou shalt have
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  • "Thou shalt haveno other gods before Me."
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  • no other gods before Me."I haven't kept that commandment.
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  • I haven't kept that commandment.I don't know about you.
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  • I don't know about you.I can't say there's ever
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  • I can't say there's everbeen a day or a moment
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  • been a day or a momentthat I didn't trust in, hope in,
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  • that I didn't trust in, hope in,depend on, and count on,
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  • depend on, and count on,and look to something
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  • and look to somethingor someone other than God
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  • or someone other than Godto provide everything
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  • to provide everythingI needed in my life.
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  • I needed in my life.So the very beginning
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  • So the very beginningof these Ten Commandments
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  • of these Ten Commandmentswasn't how you act,
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  • wasn't how you act,it was more about your heart.
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  • it was more about your heart.Don't have another god
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  • Don't have another godbefore Me.
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  • before Me.Don't make an idol
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  • Don't make an idoland worship that.
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  • and worship that.Don't take My name in vain.
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  • Don't take My name in vain.Keep the Sabbath holy.
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  • Keep the Sabbath holy.These are attitudes
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  • These are attitudesof the heart,
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  • of the heart,in our relationship with God,
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  • in our relationship with God,and we couldn't even do that.
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  • and we couldn't even do that.So now, like Adam,
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  • So now, like Adam,and like Eve,
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  • and like Eve,and like the serpent
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  • and like the serpentfrom the beginning,
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  • from the beginning,I stand now with a sentence
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  • I stand now with a sentencehanded down because of my sin,
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  • handed down because of my sin,condemnation has come
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  • condemnation has cometo my life as well.
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  • to my life as well.It's woven in to the very fabric
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  • It's woven in to the very fabricof the story of sin and death,
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  • of the story of sin and death,and it's been in our story
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  • and it's been in our storyfor a long, long time,
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  • for a long, long time,but what I want you
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  • but what I want youto understand today is
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  • to understand today isour story has been changed.
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  • our story has been changed.If you just spring board
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  • If you just spring boardfrom Genesis 3:21:
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  • from Genesis 3:21:"And the Lord God
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  • "And the Lord Godmade garments of skin
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  • made garments of skinfor Adam and Eve
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  • for Adam and Eveand He clothed them."
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  • and He clothed them."If you just spring board
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  • If you just spring boardfrom that text
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  • from that textinto the future,
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  • into the future,you land in the New Covenant,
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  • you land in the New Covenant,in the new story,
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  • in the new story,in a changed story.
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  • in a changed story.And one of the places
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  • And one of the placesthat you would splash down
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  • that you would splash downwould be Romans 8:1,
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  • would be Romans 8:1,and following.
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  • and following.Because in the middle
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  • Because in the middleof this amazing treatise
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  • of this amazing treatiseon the change that has come
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  • on the change that has comein our story,
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  • in our story,because of Jesus,
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  • because of Jesus,we see and read these words.
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  • we see and read these words.Romans 8:1.
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  • Romans 8:1."Therefore," in other words,
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  • "Therefore," in other words,something has happened,
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  • something has happened,now we're talking about
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  • now we're talking abouta new reality.
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  • a new reality.Things have changed.
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  • Things have changed.Romans 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2,
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  • Romans 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2,and Romans 1 have gone down.
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  • and Romans 1 have gone down.Acts has gone down.
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  • Acts has gone down.The Gospels have gone down.
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  • The Gospels have gone down.The death, burial,
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  • The death, burial,and resurrection of Jesus
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  • and resurrection of Jesushas happened.
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  • has happened.Now, "Therefore,
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  • Now, "Therefore,there is now
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  • there is nowno condemnation."
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  • no condemnation."I'm just gonna say it again.
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  • I'm just gonna say it again.Underline it,
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  • Underline it,highlight it:
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  • highlight it:"No condemnation."
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  • "No condemnation."Why?
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  • Why?Because He's unpacked
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  • Because He's unpackedin the chapters before
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  • in the chapters beforethis mercy message of Jesus.
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  • this mercy message of Jesus.This justice work
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  • This justice workof an almighty God.
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  • of an almighty God.To put His Son in our place,
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  • To put His Son in our place,and now, He's recapping
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  • and now, He's recappingand summarizing
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  • and summarizingand opening up a brand new
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  • and opening up a brand newway of life.
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  • way of life."There's now no condemnation
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  • "There's now no condemnationfor those who are
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  • for those who arein Christ Jesus."
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  • in Christ Jesus."Now, we're gonna close with that
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  • Now, we're gonna close with thatat the end of the message,
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  • at the end of the message,for those who are
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  • for those who arein Christ Jesus,
  • 00:07:30.735 --> 00:07:32.270
  • in Christ Jesus,not for those who belong
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  • not for those who belongto a denomination,
  • 00:07:33.404 --> 00:07:34.439
  • to a denomination,or think they're a pretty
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  • or think they're a prettygood person,
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  • good person,or who would claim to be
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  • or who would claim to bea Christian, no.
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  • a Christian, no.He says,
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  • He says,"If you are positionally,
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  • "If you are positionally,relationally, spiritually
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  • relationally, spirituallylinked in to Christ,"
  • 00:07:44.549 --> 00:07:45.149
  • linked in to Christ,"in other words,
  • 00:07:45.149 --> 00:07:46.451
  • in other words,you have, by faith,
  • 00:07:46.451 --> 00:07:48.920
  • you have, by faith,joined into His death
  • 00:07:48.920 --> 00:07:50.054
  • joined into His deathfor our sins,
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  • for our sins,His burial in our place,
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  • His burial in our place,and His resurrection
  • 00:07:52.991 --> 00:07:54.192
  • and His resurrectionby the power of God,
  • 00:07:54.192 --> 00:07:55.760
  • by the power of God,if you're linked to that,
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  • if you're linked to that,then you are in this promise,
  • 00:07:57.462 --> 00:07:58.930
  • then you are in this promise,and over your life today,
  • 00:07:58.930 --> 00:08:02.200
  • and over your life today,no condemnation:
  • 00:08:02.200 --> 00:08:04.636
  • no condemnation:"Because through Christ Jesus,"
  • 00:08:04.636 --> 00:08:05.904
  • "Because through Christ Jesus,"He goes on to say,
  • 00:08:05.904 --> 00:08:07.372
  • He goes on to say,"The law of the Spirit,"
  • 00:08:07.372 --> 00:08:08.573
  • "The law of the Spirit,"that's capital S,
  • 00:08:08.573 --> 00:08:09.474
  • that's capital S,the Holy Spirit,
  • 00:08:09.474 --> 00:08:11.376
  • the Holy Spirit,the law of the Holy Spirit,
  • 00:08:11.376 --> 00:08:15.647
  • the law of the Holy Spirit,of life, "set me free
  • 00:08:15.647 --> 00:08:19.751
  • of life, "set me freefrom the law of sin and death.
  • 00:08:19.751 --> 00:08:20.919
  • from the law of sin and death.For what the law was
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  • For what the law waspowerless to do,
  • 00:08:22.754 --> 00:08:25.189
  • powerless to do,in that it was weakened
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  • in that it was weakenedby the sinful nature,
  • 00:08:26.691 --> 00:08:30.795
  • by the sinful nature,God did by sending His own Son
  • 00:08:30.795 --> 00:08:32.964
  • God did by sending His own Sonin the likeness of sinful man
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  • in the likeness of sinful manto be a sin offering.
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  • to be a sin offering.And so He," God,
  • 00:08:36.701 --> 00:08:41.573
  • And so He," God,"condemned sin in sinful man,"
  • 00:08:41.573 --> 00:08:42.407
  • "condemned sin in sinful man,"in other words,
  • 00:08:42.407 --> 00:08:45.009
  • in other words,in Christ who's now God
  • 00:08:45.009 --> 00:08:47.045
  • in Christ who's now Godin a human body on the cross,
  • 00:08:47.045 --> 00:08:48.012
  • in a human body on the cross,taking on the sins
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  • taking on the sinsof the world,
  • 00:08:48.846 --> 00:08:53.017
  • of the world,God condemned sin once for all.
  • 00:08:53.017 --> 00:08:54.652
  • God condemned sin once for all.And so, He condemns sin
  • 00:08:54.652 --> 00:08:56.087
  • And so, He condemns sinin sinful man,
  • 00:08:56.087 --> 00:08:57.322
  • in sinful man,"In order that
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  • "In order thatthe righteous requirements
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  • the righteous requirementsof the law might be fully met
  • 00:09:02.193 --> 00:09:04.228
  • of the law might be fully metin us," or for us,
  • 00:09:04.228 --> 00:09:05.663
  • in us," or for us,or as a byproduct
  • 00:09:05.663 --> 00:09:07.365
  • or as a byproductof being in Christ,
  • 00:09:07.365 --> 00:09:09.400
  • of being in Christ,would come to us.
  • 00:09:09.400 --> 00:09:11.469
  • would come to us.See how God has changed
  • 00:09:11.469 --> 00:09:12.837
  • See how God has changedthe story?
  • 00:09:12.837 --> 00:09:13.738
  • the story?And then, He goes on
  • 00:09:13.738 --> 00:09:15.073
  • And then, He goes onto describe us now,
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  • to describe us now,those, "Who do not live
  • 00:09:16.140 --> 00:09:18.876
  • those, "Who do not liveaccording to the sinful nature
  • 00:09:18.876 --> 00:09:21.946
  • according to the sinful naturebut according to the Spirit."
  • 00:09:21.946 --> 00:09:22.747
  • but according to the Spirit."So what you and I
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  • So what you and Ihave to understand today
  • 00:09:24.849 --> 00:09:27.185
  • have to understand todayis that through Christ,
  • 00:09:27.185 --> 00:09:29.554
  • is that through Christ,condemnation has been woven
  • 00:09:29.554 --> 00:09:31.889
  • condemnation has been wovenout of the story.
  • 00:09:31.889 --> 00:09:33.324
  • out of the story.So if you're in Christ,
  • 00:09:33.324 --> 00:09:34.692
  • So if you're in Christ,over your life today,
  • 00:09:34.692 --> 00:09:37.929
  • over your life today,will never be said, "Condemned,"
  • 00:09:37.929 --> 00:09:38.930
  • will never be said, "Condemned,"because in Christ,
  • 00:09:38.930 --> 00:09:44.202
  • because in Christ,there now is no condemnation.
  • 00:09:44.202 --> 00:09:44.902
  • there now is no condemnation.So if you're wearing
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  • So if you're wearingthat C today,
  • 00:09:46.371 --> 00:09:47.038
  • that C today,and you're a believer
  • 00:09:47.038 --> 00:09:48.339
  • and you're a believerin Christ,
  • 00:09:48.339 --> 00:09:50.475
  • in Christ,you gotta change the narrative
  • 00:09:50.475 --> 00:09:52.010
  • you gotta change the narrativeand take control of the story.
  • 00:09:52.010 --> 00:09:52.610
  • and take control of the story.You gotta put that
  • 00:09:52.610 --> 00:09:54.379
  • You gotta put thatno vacancy sign out
  • 00:09:54.379 --> 00:09:56.914
  • no vacancy sign outby understanding that Christ
  • 00:09:56.914 --> 00:09:59.417
  • by understanding that Christwas condemned for me.
  • 00:09:59.417 --> 00:09:59.917
  • was condemned for me.In other words,
  • 00:09:59.917 --> 00:10:01.019
  • In other words,whatever it is the enemy's
  • 00:10:01.019 --> 00:10:02.654
  • whatever it is the enemy'strying to get me to carry
  • 00:10:02.654 --> 00:10:03.788
  • trying to get me to carryforward today,
  • 00:10:03.788 --> 00:10:05.123
  • forward today,Christ already carried
  • 00:10:05.123 --> 00:10:06.024
  • Christ already carriedto the cross.
  • 00:10:06.024 --> 00:10:07.358
  • to the cross.Whatever the enemy wants me
  • 00:10:07.358 --> 00:10:09.927
  • Whatever the enemy wants meto be identified with today,
  • 00:10:09.927 --> 00:10:11.529
  • to be identified with today,and marked by today,
  • 00:10:11.529 --> 00:10:13.498
  • and marked by today,Christ already identified
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  • Christ already identifiedwith that,
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  • with that,and was crushed for that
  • 00:10:16.200 --> 00:10:17.168
  • and was crushed for thaton that day.
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  • on that day.That's why it says
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  • That's why it saysin 2 Corinthians,
  • 00:10:19.437 --> 00:10:20.705
  • in 2 Corinthians,"He who knew no sin
  • 00:10:20.705 --> 00:10:23.841
  • "He who knew no sinbecame sin on our behalf,
  • 00:10:23.841 --> 00:10:25.043
  • became sin on our behalf,that we might become
  • 00:10:25.043 --> 00:10:26.644
  • that we might becomethe righteousness of God
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  • the righteousness of Godin Him."
  • 00:10:27.879 --> 00:10:28.780
  • in Him."Isaiah 53,
  • 00:10:28.780 --> 00:10:30.515
  • Isaiah 53,that's why the prophet
  • 00:10:30.515 --> 00:10:31.616
  • that's why the propheteven wrote,
  • 00:10:31.616 --> 00:10:33.951
  • even wrote,"And the Lord laid
  • 00:10:33.951 --> 00:10:36.487
  • "And the Lord laidour sin on Him."
  • 00:10:36.487 --> 00:10:37.088
  • our sin on Him."In other words,
  • 00:10:37.088 --> 00:10:40.058
  • In other words,the condemnation that was
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  • the condemnation that wascoming down in the garden
  • 00:10:42.360 --> 00:10:45.363
  • coming down in the gardenultimately all came down
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  • ultimately all came downat the cross.
  • 00:10:47.365 --> 00:10:48.366
  • at the cross.And it came down on the Son
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  • And it came down on the Sonof God for you, and for me.
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  • of God for you, and for me.God didn't just brush it aside.
  • 00:10:55.940 --> 00:10:56.507
  • God didn't just brush it aside.He didn't give
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  • He didn't givea little holy wink.
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  • a little holy wink.He didn't say it's no big deal.
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  • He didn't say it's no big deal.He said,
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  • He said,"Sin has serious consequences,
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  • "Sin has serious consequences,and I'm gonna have to hand down
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  • and I'm gonna have to hand downa sentence through due process
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  • a sentence through due processof the law.
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  • of the law.And I'm gonna hand it down
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  • And I'm gonna hand it downon the day they crucify
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  • on the day they crucifyMy Son,
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  • My Son,and I'm going to condemn sin
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  • and I'm going to condemn sinin Him,
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  • in Him,once and for all."
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  • once and for all."It's like the story in John 8,
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  • It's like the story in John 8,that chapter opens
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  • that chapter openswith this narrative.
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  • with this narrative.Jesus, it says,
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  • Jesus, it says,is on the Mount of Olives,
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  • is on the Mount of Olives,and the religious leaders
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  • and the religious leadersof the day are trying
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  • of the day are tryingto cause Jesus to stumble.
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  • to cause Jesus to stumble.And so, they find this woman
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  • And so, they find this womanwho's caught in the very act
  • 00:11:46.824 --> 00:11:47.759
  • who's caught in the very actof adultery.
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  • of adultery.They bring her before Jesus,
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  • They bring her before Jesus,and push her into the middle
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  • and push her into the middleof the circle,
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  • of the circle,and then the religious leaders
  • 00:11:55.233 --> 00:11:56.167
  • and then the religious leaderssay to Jesus,
  • 00:11:56.167 --> 00:11:58.102
  • say to Jesus,as a way of trying to trap Him,
  • 00:11:58.102 --> 00:12:02.006
  • as a way of trying to trap Him,"Moses said -- the law says,"
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  • "Moses said -- the law says,"you know,
  • 00:12:02.373 --> 00:12:04.375
  • you know,that law that condemns,
  • 00:12:04.375 --> 00:12:04.976
  • that law that condemns,and that law
  • 00:12:04.976 --> 00:12:06.277
  • and that lawthat cannot bring life,
  • 00:12:06.277 --> 00:12:07.712
  • that cannot bring life,that law that we all
  • 00:12:07.712 --> 00:12:08.913
  • that law that we allhave tripped over,
  • 00:12:08.913 --> 00:12:10.515
  • have tripped over,even on the first part of it,
  • 00:12:10.515 --> 00:12:11.315
  • even on the first part of it,where it says,
  • 00:12:11.315 --> 00:12:12.450
  • where it says,"Don't have any other gods
  • 00:12:12.450 --> 00:12:14.318
  • "Don't have any other godsbefore Me."
  • 00:12:14.318 --> 00:12:16.687
  • before Me.""It says that she should die
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  • "It says that she should dieas a result of her behavior.
  • 00:12:19.624 --> 00:12:21.626
  • as a result of her behavior.And so, what do You say, Jesus?"
  • 00:12:21.626 --> 00:12:23.694
  • And so, what do You say, Jesus?"Now, Jesus isn't really unnerved
  • 00:12:23.694 --> 00:12:25.463
  • Now, Jesus isn't really unnervedby the situation,
  • 00:12:25.463 --> 00:12:27.031
  • by the situation,because He's the Son of God.
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  • because He's the Son of God.The text says He just
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  • The text says He juststoops down,
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  • stoops down,and begins to write in the dust.
  • 00:12:33.070 --> 00:12:34.205
  • and begins to write in the dust.And then, after a moment,
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  • And then, after a moment,He looks up
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  • He looks upand says to this crowd, "Okay.
  • 00:12:36.574 --> 00:12:37.208
  • and says to this crowd, "Okay.Great.
  • 00:12:37.208 --> 00:12:38.142
  • Great.If Moses says,
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  • If Moses says,and the law says
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  • and the law saysthat she should die,
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  • that she should die,and that she should be stoned
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  • and that she should be stonedfor this offense,
  • 00:12:43.481 --> 00:12:45.650
  • for this offense,then whoever among you
  • 00:12:45.650 --> 00:12:46.751
  • then whoever among youis without sin,
  • 00:12:46.751 --> 00:12:47.485
  • is without sin,you go ahead
  • 00:12:47.485 --> 00:12:49.220
  • you go aheadand throw the first stone.
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  • and throw the first stone.Go for it.
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  • Go for it.Whoever that is, just,
  • 00:12:51.155 --> 00:12:53.591
  • Whoever that is, just,by all means."
  • 00:12:53.591 --> 00:12:54.425
  • by all means."And then, the text said
  • 00:12:54.425 --> 00:12:56.093
  • And then, the text saidHe starts writing
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  • He starts writingin the ground again,
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  • in the ground again,and when He finishes writing
  • 00:12:59.997 --> 00:13:00.898
  • and when He finishes writingand He looks up,
  • 00:13:00.898 --> 00:13:04.368
  • and He looks up,it's just He and the woman.
  • 00:13:04.368 --> 00:13:05.603
  • it's just He and the woman.And slowly, the text says,
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  • And slowly, the text says,one by one,
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  • one by one,all these accusers
  • 00:13:08.639 --> 00:13:10.575
  • all these accusershave drifted away.
  • 00:13:10.575 --> 00:13:12.176
  • have drifted away.And so, He says to the woman,
  • 00:13:12.176 --> 00:13:15.479
  • And so, He says to the woman,"Where are all your accusers?
  • 00:13:15.479 --> 00:13:22.353
  • "Where are all your accusers?Does no one condemn you?"
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  • Does no one condemn you?"And she says, "No one."
  • 00:13:26.123 --> 00:13:29.760
  • And she says, "No one."And then, Jesus totally changes
  • 00:13:29.760 --> 00:13:32.263
  • And then, Jesus totally changesthe narrative of our lives,
  • 00:13:32.263 --> 00:13:34.432
  • the narrative of our lives,when He says, "And neither
  • 00:13:34.432 --> 00:13:36.634
  • when He says, "And neitherdo I condemn you.
  • 00:13:36.634 --> 00:13:41.672
  • do I condemn you.Go, and sin no more."
  • 00:13:41.672 --> 00:13:43.941
  • Go, and sin no more."Now, that wasn't Jesus
  • 00:13:43.941 --> 00:13:47.845
  • Now, that wasn't Jesusletting anybody off the hook.
  • 00:13:47.845 --> 00:13:50.781
  • letting anybody off the hook.It was Jesus giving us a peek
  • 00:13:50.781 --> 00:13:53.417
  • It was Jesus giving us a peekinto what He had come to do.
  • 00:13:53.417 --> 00:13:54.518
  • into what He had come to do.So that we understand
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  • So that we understandmore fully now
  • 00:13:56.554 --> 00:13:58.589
  • more fully nowthe work of redemption
  • 00:13:58.589 --> 00:14:01.626
  • the work of redemptionand the price that's required
  • 00:14:01.626 --> 00:14:02.994
  • and the price that's requiredfor you and me to get out
  • 00:14:02.994 --> 00:14:04.595
  • for you and me to get outfrom under the condemnation
  • 00:14:04.595 --> 00:14:07.665
  • from under the condemnationthat came down from above,
  • 00:14:07.665 --> 00:14:08.799
  • that came down from above,from a holy, just God,
  • 00:14:08.799 --> 00:14:10.301
  • from a holy, just God,and into the story
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  • and into the storyof righteousness,
  • 00:14:12.069 --> 00:14:13.571
  • of righteousness,where condemnation is now
  • 00:14:13.571 --> 00:14:15.273
  • where condemnation is nowwoven out of our story,
  • 00:14:15.273 --> 00:14:17.108
  • woven out of our story,in the mercy and grace
  • 00:14:17.108 --> 00:14:19.043
  • in the mercy and graceof Jesus Christ.
  • 00:14:19.043 --> 00:14:20.211
  • of Jesus Christ.And when He had said earlier,
  • 00:14:20.211 --> 00:14:21.379
  • And when He had said earlier,"Whoever's without sin,
  • 00:14:21.379 --> 00:14:23.147
  • "Whoever's without sin,you cast the first stone,"
  • 00:14:23.147 --> 00:14:23.848
  • you cast the first stone,"He could've said,
  • 00:14:23.848 --> 00:14:24.749
  • He could've said,"That's right.
  • 00:14:24.749 --> 00:14:25.549
  • "That's right.All y'all go back
  • 00:14:25.549 --> 00:14:26.417
  • All y'all go backto your house,
  • 00:14:26.417 --> 00:14:28.653
  • to your house,I, however, am gonna pick up
  • 00:14:28.653 --> 00:14:29.787
  • I, however, am gonna pick upthe first rock,
  • 00:14:29.787 --> 00:14:31.656
  • the first rock,and I'm gonna do this Myself,
  • 00:14:31.656 --> 00:14:32.423
  • and I'm gonna do this Myself,'cause the only person
  • 00:14:32.423 --> 00:14:33.891
  • 'cause the only personstanding here right now
  • 00:14:33.891 --> 00:14:37.328
  • standing here right nowwithout sin is Me.
  • 00:14:37.328 --> 00:14:38.195
  • without sin is Me.The only person
  • 00:14:38.195 --> 00:14:39.697
  • The only personborn of a virgin,
  • 00:14:39.697 --> 00:14:41.499
  • born of a virgin,surrendered to the Spirit,
  • 00:14:41.499 --> 00:14:42.833
  • surrendered to the Spirit,alive to God,
  • 00:14:42.833 --> 00:14:43.668
  • alive to God,in this moment,
  • 00:14:43.668 --> 00:14:45.569
  • in this moment,who can actually throw
  • 00:14:45.569 --> 00:14:49.407
  • who can actually throwthe first stone is Me."
  • 00:14:49.407 --> 00:14:50.141
  • the first stone is Me.""Yet, I didn't come,"
  • 00:14:50.141 --> 00:14:52.910
  • "Yet, I didn't come,"He says in John 3:17,
  • 00:14:52.910 --> 00:14:54.912
  • He says in John 3:17,"to condemn the world,
  • 00:14:54.912 --> 00:14:55.913
  • "to condemn the world,but I came that the world
  • 00:14:55.913 --> 00:14:59.383
  • but I came that the worldmight be saved through Me."
  • 00:14:59.383 --> 00:15:00.051
  • might be saved through Me."Oh, we all know
  • 00:15:00.051 --> 00:15:00.985
  • Oh, we all knowGod so loved the world,
  • 00:15:00.985 --> 00:15:01.919
  • God so loved the world,we all know He sent
  • 00:15:01.919 --> 00:15:03.087
  • we all know He sentHis only beloved Son.
  • 00:15:03.087 --> 00:15:04.622
  • His only beloved Son.We know He sent His one,
  • 00:15:04.622 --> 00:15:06.958
  • We know He sent His one,unique, one-of-a-kind Son.
  • 00:15:06.958 --> 00:15:07.892
  • unique, one-of-a-kind Son.We all know that He made
  • 00:15:07.892 --> 00:15:08.759
  • We all know that He madethe sacrifice,
  • 00:15:08.759 --> 00:15:10.194
  • the sacrifice,that He gave the gift,
  • 00:15:10.194 --> 00:15:11.629
  • that He gave the gift,so that whoever believed in Him
  • 00:15:11.629 --> 00:15:12.596
  • so that whoever believed in Himshould not perish,
  • 00:15:12.596 --> 00:15:14.198
  • should not perish,but have everlasting life,
  • 00:15:14.198 --> 00:15:15.933
  • but have everlasting life,but just barely take a breath
  • 00:15:15.933 --> 00:15:16.867
  • but just barely take a breathbefore He says,
  • 00:15:16.867 --> 00:15:19.003
  • before He says,"For God did not send His Son
  • 00:15:19.003 --> 00:15:19.837
  • "For God did not send His Soninto the world
  • 00:15:19.837 --> 00:15:21.238
  • into the worldto condemn the world,
  • 00:15:21.238 --> 00:15:22.306
  • to condemn the world,but that the world
  • 00:15:22.306 --> 00:15:26.877
  • but that the worldmight be saved through Him."
  • 00:15:26.877 --> 00:15:29.046
  • might be saved through Him."And that's where we stand today.
  • 00:15:29.046 --> 00:15:31.048
  • And that's where we stand today.We stand in the power,
  • 00:15:31.048 --> 00:15:32.550
  • We stand in the power,in the victory,
  • 00:15:32.550 --> 00:15:34.685
  • in the victory,of a Jesus who said,
  • 00:15:34.685 --> 00:15:36.053
  • of a Jesus who said,"I want you to condemn sin,
  • 00:15:36.053 --> 00:15:39.223
  • "I want you to condemn sin,because you can't just push it
  • 00:15:39.223 --> 00:15:41.092
  • because you can't just push itto the side.
  • 00:15:41.092 --> 00:15:42.093
  • to the side.But I'm willing to take
  • 00:15:42.093 --> 00:15:43.694
  • But I'm willing to takethe brunt,
  • 00:15:43.694 --> 00:15:45.429
  • the brunt,and to take the blows,
  • 00:15:45.429 --> 00:15:47.365
  • and to take the blows,so that she,
  • 00:15:47.365 --> 00:15:49.700
  • so that she,and all these other guys,
  • 00:15:49.700 --> 00:15:51.869
  • and all these other guys,and all of humanity,
  • 00:15:51.869 --> 00:15:54.071
  • and all of humanity,can get in a brand new story."
  • 00:15:54.071 --> 00:15:55.573
  • can get in a brand new story."From the very beginning,
  • 00:15:55.573 --> 00:15:57.141
  • From the very beginning,condemnation was woven
  • 00:15:57.141 --> 00:15:58.476
  • condemnation was woveninto the story of sin and death,
  • 00:15:58.476 --> 00:15:59.276
  • into the story of sin and death,but at the cross,
  • 00:15:59.276 --> 00:16:01.712
  • but at the cross,Jesus wove condemnation out
  • 00:16:01.712 --> 00:16:03.147
  • Jesus wove condemnation outof the story
  • 00:16:03.147 --> 00:16:04.982
  • of the storyof grace and mercy.
  • 00:16:04.982 --> 00:16:06.550
  • of grace and mercy.And the enemy is looking
  • 00:16:06.550 --> 00:16:07.551
  • And the enemy is lookingfor people who don't
  • 00:16:07.551 --> 00:16:09.353
  • for people who don'tknow the Gospel,
  • 00:16:09.353 --> 00:16:10.654
  • know the Gospel,so that he can aim that missile
  • 00:16:10.654 --> 00:16:12.256
  • so that he can aim that missileof condemnation
  • 00:16:12.256 --> 00:16:13.958
  • of condemnationinto their heart,
  • 00:16:13.958 --> 00:16:15.526
  • into their heart,and jettison and blow up
  • 00:16:15.526 --> 00:16:16.927
  • and jettison and blow upGod's purpose
  • 00:16:16.927 --> 00:16:18.429
  • God's purposeand plans for them.
  • 00:16:18.429 --> 00:16:20.998
  • and plans for them.I think a second reason why
  • 00:16:20.998 --> 00:16:22.700
  • I think a second reason whythat missile gets in there,
  • 00:16:22.700 --> 00:16:23.334
  • that missile gets in there,it's not just because
  • 00:16:23.334 --> 00:16:24.835
  • it's not just becausewe don't know the Gospel,
  • 00:16:24.835 --> 00:16:27.505
  • we don't know the Gospel,it's because we continue to sin.
  • 00:16:27.505 --> 00:16:28.906
  • it's because we continue to sin.I mean, we don't --
  • 00:16:28.906 --> 00:16:30.908
  • I mean, we don't --we're not under obligation
  • 00:16:30.908 --> 00:16:32.610
  • we're not under obligationto sin.
  • 00:16:32.610 --> 00:16:34.645
  • to sin.We don't have to obey
  • 00:16:34.645 --> 00:16:37.281
  • We don't have to obeyevery sinful desire.
  • 00:16:37.281 --> 00:16:39.283
  • every sinful desire.Righteous in Christ, though,
  • 00:16:39.283 --> 00:16:41.218
  • Righteous in Christ, though,we still choose to sin,
  • 00:16:41.218 --> 00:16:42.620
  • we still choose to sin,and when we do still
  • 00:16:42.620 --> 00:16:43.821
  • and when we do stillchoose to sin,
  • 00:16:43.821 --> 00:16:45.122
  • choose to sin,the enemy is
  • 00:16:45.122 --> 00:16:46.524
  • the enemy isright on our tail.
  • 00:16:46.524 --> 00:16:47.024
  • right on our tail.He's like, oh,
  • 00:16:47.024 --> 00:16:47.725
  • He's like, oh,there you went again.
  • 00:16:47.725 --> 00:16:48.325
  • there you went again.I thought you were
  • 00:16:48.325 --> 00:16:49.060
  • I thought you wereMr. Christian,
  • 00:16:49.060 --> 00:16:49.760
  • Mr. Christian,Mrs. Christian,
  • 00:16:49.760 --> 00:16:50.494
  • Mrs. Christian,brand new life,
  • 00:16:50.494 --> 00:16:51.328
  • brand new life,and all that.
  • 00:16:51.328 --> 00:16:52.229
  • and all that.Wonderful.
  • 00:16:52.229 --> 00:16:54.665
  • Wonderful.Look now what you have done,
  • 00:16:54.665 --> 00:16:55.733
  • Look now what you have done,and he just slides right
  • 00:16:55.733 --> 00:16:58.803
  • and he just slides rightin the door with condemnation
  • 00:16:58.803 --> 00:16:59.437
  • in the door with condemnationin our lives,
  • 00:16:59.437 --> 00:17:01.005
  • in our lives,and what he's trying to do
  • 00:17:01.005 --> 00:17:02.540
  • and what he's trying to dois to tear us down,
  • 00:17:02.540 --> 00:17:03.741
  • is to tear us down,and keep us down.
  • 00:17:03.741 --> 00:17:05.376
  • and keep us down.He's trying to peddle
  • 00:17:05.376 --> 00:17:07.278
  • He's trying to peddlea ministry of condemnation
  • 00:17:07.278 --> 00:17:08.746
  • a ministry of condemnationthat died on the cross
  • 00:17:08.746 --> 00:17:09.313
  • that died on the crosswith Jesus,
  • 00:17:09.313 --> 00:17:10.481
  • with Jesus,but he's bringing it back,
  • 00:17:10.481 --> 00:17:12.083
  • but he's bringing it back,because, yes, we did sin,
  • 00:17:12.083 --> 00:17:13.717
  • because, yes, we did sin,and we know we did,
  • 00:17:13.717 --> 00:17:15.519
  • and we know we did,and so, what do we do with that?
  • 00:17:15.519 --> 00:17:16.320
  • and so, what do we do with that?And if we don't know where
  • 00:17:16.320 --> 00:17:17.655
  • And if we don't know whereto go with that,
  • 00:17:17.655 --> 00:17:18.856
  • to go with that,we'll let him set the path
  • 00:17:18.856 --> 00:17:19.657
  • we'll let him set the pathfor us,
  • 00:17:19.657 --> 00:17:21.492
  • for us,and it's called condemnation,
  • 00:17:21.492 --> 00:17:22.726
  • and it's called condemnation,and this is what it looks like.
  • 00:17:22.726 --> 00:17:24.595
  • and this is what it looks like.It's rooted in guilt,
  • 00:17:24.595 --> 00:17:25.529
  • It's rooted in guilt,so you're sensing that
  • 00:17:25.529 --> 00:17:26.664
  • so you're sensing thatright away.
  • 00:17:26.664 --> 00:17:27.865
  • right away.This is coming from the enemy,
  • 00:17:27.865 --> 00:17:28.933
  • This is coming from the enemy,so it's coming out of that
  • 00:17:28.933 --> 00:17:30.367
  • so it's coming out of thatstream of guilt that caused
  • 00:17:30.367 --> 00:17:32.470
  • stream of guilt that causedAdam and Eve to go hide
  • 00:17:32.470 --> 00:17:34.505
  • Adam and Eve to go hidein the garden.
  • 00:17:34.505 --> 00:17:36.674
  • Your action is remorse.
  • 00:17:45.049 --> 00:17:46.617
  • Your action is remorse.I feel bad.
  • 00:17:46.617 --> 00:17:47.284
  • I feel bad.Now, the Scripture talks
  • 00:17:47.284 --> 00:17:48.819
  • Now, the Scripture talksabout that.
  • 00:17:48.819 --> 00:17:50.454
  • about that.There's a sense I feel bad
  • 00:17:50.454 --> 00:17:52.723
  • There's a sense I feel badabout what I've done,
  • 00:17:52.723 --> 00:17:54.892
  • about what I've done,coupled with I'm gonna
  • 00:17:54.892 --> 00:17:57.261
  • coupled with I'm gonnarededicate to be better.
  • 00:17:57.261 --> 00:17:57.895
  • rededicate to be better.You've been down
  • 00:17:57.895 --> 00:17:59.730
  • You've been downthat road before?
  • 00:17:59.730 --> 00:18:00.931
  • that road before?Where does that lead you?
  • 00:18:00.931 --> 00:18:04.401
  • Where does that lead you?It leads you to fail.
  • 00:18:04.401 --> 00:18:05.536
  • It leads you to fail.Because no promise to God
  • 00:18:05.536 --> 00:18:06.337
  • Because no promise to Godhas ever worked,
  • 00:18:06.337 --> 00:18:07.171
  • has ever worked,no, I'm gonna change,
  • 00:18:07.171 --> 00:18:08.706
  • no, I'm gonna change,and this will be the last time,
  • 00:18:08.706 --> 00:18:10.274
  • and this will be the last time,has ever worked.
  • 00:18:10.274 --> 00:18:13.144
  • has ever worked.So condemnation keeps you down.
  • 00:18:13.144 --> 00:18:15.012
  • So condemnation keeps you down.Tear you down,
  • 00:18:15.012 --> 00:18:18.616
  • Tear you down,and keep you down.
  • 00:18:18.616 --> 00:18:19.483
  • and keep you down.The third thing that's gotta
  • 00:18:19.483 --> 00:18:20.751
  • The third thing that's gottahappen today,
  • 00:18:20.751 --> 00:18:21.819
  • happen today,the enemy comes in, why?
  • 00:18:21.819 --> 00:18:22.786
  • the enemy comes in, why?Because it's been our story
  • 00:18:22.786 --> 00:18:23.621
  • Because it's been our storya long time.
  • 00:18:23.621 --> 00:18:24.788
  • a long time.Second way he gets
  • 00:18:24.788 --> 00:18:26.724
  • Second way he getsthrough the door is because
  • 00:18:26.724 --> 00:18:28.325
  • through the door is becausewe still choose to sin,
  • 00:18:28.325 --> 00:18:28.926
  • we still choose to sin,and when we do,
  • 00:18:28.926 --> 00:18:32.396
  • and when we do,we're prey to the old ministry
  • 00:18:32.396 --> 00:18:33.831
  • we're prey to the old ministryof condemnation,
  • 00:18:33.831 --> 00:18:34.698
  • of condemnation,but the third reason,
  • 00:18:34.698 --> 00:18:35.299
  • but the third reason,I think,
  • 00:18:35.299 --> 00:18:38.402
  • I think,that he wins in this battle
  • 00:18:38.402 --> 00:18:39.904
  • that he wins in this battleis because we don't know
  • 00:18:39.904 --> 00:18:41.539
  • is because we don't knowthat Jesus has given us
  • 00:18:41.539 --> 00:18:44.642
  • that Jesus has given usthe power of the Holy Spirit
  • 00:18:44.642 --> 00:18:46.076
  • the power of the Holy Spiritto completely transform
  • 00:18:46.076 --> 00:18:47.478
  • to completely transformour story.
  • 00:18:47.478 --> 00:18:48.479
  • our story.And it's the difference
  • 00:18:48.479 --> 00:18:51.182
  • And it's the differencebetween condemnation
  • 00:18:51.182 --> 00:18:52.416
  • between condemnationand conviction,
  • 00:18:52.416 --> 00:18:54.485
  • and conviction,and clearly understanding
  • 00:18:54.485 --> 00:18:56.187
  • and clearly understandingthose two ideas.
  • 00:18:56.187 --> 00:18:58.689
  • those two ideas.It says in John 16:5,
  • 00:18:58.689 --> 00:19:00.558
  • It says in John 16:5,that the Spirit is coming,
  • 00:19:00.558 --> 00:19:01.559
  • that the Spirit is coming,Jesus is predicting
  • 00:19:01.559 --> 00:19:02.860
  • Jesus is predictingthe Spirit's coming.
  • 00:19:02.860 --> 00:19:04.028
  • the Spirit's coming."I'm going away,
  • 00:19:04.028 --> 00:19:05.062
  • "I'm going away,but good news,
  • 00:19:05.062 --> 00:19:06.597
  • but good news,He's gonna be here for you,"
  • 00:19:06.597 --> 00:19:07.998
  • He's gonna be here for you,"and He says when He comes,
  • 00:19:07.998 --> 00:19:09.400
  • and He says when He comes,here's what He's gonna do,
  • 00:19:09.400 --> 00:19:10.768
  • here's what He's gonna do,and this is so powerful.
  • 00:19:10.768 --> 00:19:11.535
  • and this is so powerful.Now, I want you to turn
  • 00:19:11.535 --> 00:19:12.203
  • Now, I want you to turnin your Scriptures
  • 00:19:12.203 --> 00:19:13.637
  • in your Scripturesso you can see it.
  • 00:19:13.637 --> 00:19:18.042
  • so you can see it.John 16.
  • 00:19:18.042 --> 00:19:20.678
  • John 16.Jesus promised,
  • 00:19:20.678 --> 00:19:22.179
  • Jesus promised,but it wasn't just
  • 00:19:22.179 --> 00:19:23.147
  • but it wasn't justa random promise,
  • 00:19:23.147 --> 00:19:23.714
  • a random promise,I'm gonna send you
  • 00:19:23.714 --> 00:19:24.682
  • I'm gonna send youa Comforter, He said,
  • 00:19:24.682 --> 00:19:26.150
  • a Comforter, He said,"Here's how the Comforter
  • 00:19:26.150 --> 00:19:27.117
  • "Here's how the Comforteris going to work.
  • 00:19:27.117 --> 00:19:28.485
  • is going to work.Here's how the Counselor
  • 00:19:28.485 --> 00:19:29.119
  • Here's how the Counseloris gonna work.
  • 00:19:29.119 --> 00:19:30.654
  • is gonna work.Here's how the Advocate
  • 00:19:30.654 --> 00:19:32.323
  • Here's how the Advocateis gonna work."
  • 00:19:32.323 --> 00:19:33.290
  • is gonna work."Beginning in John 16:7,
  • 00:19:33.290 --> 00:19:34.458
  • Beginning in John 16:7,"But I tell you the truth,
  • 00:19:34.458 --> 00:19:35.459
  • "But I tell you the truth,it is for your good
  • 00:19:35.459 --> 00:19:37.061
  • it is for your goodthat I'm going away.
  • 00:19:37.061 --> 00:19:38.362
  • that I'm going away.Unless I go away,
  • 00:19:38.362 --> 00:19:39.530
  • Unless I go away,the Counselor will not
  • 00:19:39.530 --> 00:19:40.731
  • the Counselor will notcome to you;
  • 00:19:40.731 --> 00:19:42.032
  • come to you;but if I go,
  • 00:19:42.032 --> 00:19:43.901
  • but if I go,I will send Him to you.
  • 00:19:43.901 --> 00:19:45.302
  • I will send Him to you.And when He comes,"
  • 00:19:45.302 --> 00:19:46.237
  • And when He comes,"the Counselor,
  • 00:19:46.237 --> 00:19:47.204
  • the Counselor,the Holy Spirit,
  • 00:19:47.204 --> 00:19:48.472
  • the Holy Spirit,this Spirit of life
  • 00:19:48.472 --> 00:19:49.306
  • this Spirit of lifethat we talked about
  • 00:19:49.306 --> 00:19:50.474
  • that we talked aboutin Romans 8,
  • 00:19:50.474 --> 00:19:52.209
  • in Romans 8,when He comes,
  • 00:19:52.209 --> 00:19:53.777
  • when He comes,here's what's gonna happen:
  • 00:19:53.777 --> 00:19:57.047
  • here's what's gonna happen:"He will convict the world."
  • 00:19:57.047 --> 00:19:57.982
  • "He will convict the world."He's not coming
  • 00:19:57.982 --> 00:19:59.683
  • He's not comingto condemn the world,
  • 00:19:59.683 --> 00:20:01.385
  • to condemn the world,He's coming to convict
  • 00:20:01.385 --> 00:20:02.219
  • He's coming to convictthe world,
  • 00:20:02.219 --> 00:20:03.721
  • the world,and they have completely
  • 00:20:03.721 --> 00:20:05.122
  • and they have completelydifferent outcomes.
  • 00:20:05.122 --> 00:20:06.023
  • different outcomes.And He's gonna convict
  • 00:20:06.023 --> 00:20:08.559
  • And He's gonna convictthe world of three things.
  • 00:20:08.559 --> 00:20:09.693
  • the world of three things.Notice what they are.
  • 00:20:09.693 --> 00:20:12.129
  • Notice what they are.To convict the world of guilt,
  • 00:20:12.129 --> 00:20:14.231
  • To convict the world of guilt,in regard to sin,
  • 00:20:14.231 --> 00:20:16.000
  • in regard to sin,and righteousness
  • 00:20:16.000 --> 00:20:18.068
  • and righteousnessand judgment.
  • 00:20:18.068 --> 00:20:18.969
  • and judgment.And then, He unpacks this
  • 00:20:18.969 --> 00:20:20.471
  • And then, He unpacks thisa little bit.
  • 00:20:20.471 --> 00:20:24.775
  • a little bit."In regard to sin,
  • 00:20:24.775 --> 00:20:25.943
  • "In regard to sin,because men do not
  • 00:20:25.943 --> 00:20:28.779
  • because men do notbelieve in Me."
  • 00:20:28.779 --> 00:20:31.315
  • believe in Me.""In regard to righteousness,
  • 00:20:31.315 --> 00:20:32.016
  • "In regard to righteousness,because I'm going
  • 00:20:32.016 --> 00:20:33.217
  • because I'm goingto the Father,
  • 00:20:33.217 --> 00:20:33.917
  • to the Father,where you can see Me
  • 00:20:33.917 --> 00:20:35.419
  • where you can see Meno longer;
  • 00:20:35.419 --> 00:20:37.755
  • no longer;and in regard to judgment,
  • 00:20:37.755 --> 00:20:40.457
  • and in regard to judgment,because the prince of this world
  • 00:20:40.457 --> 00:20:45.562
  • because the prince of this worldnow stands condemned."
  • 00:20:45.562 --> 00:20:46.430
  • now stands condemned."Jesus is saying,
  • 00:20:46.430 --> 00:20:48.032
  • Jesus is saying,when the Holy Spirit comes,
  • 00:20:48.032 --> 00:20:49.800
  • when the Holy Spirit comes,He's gonna prick people's heart.
  • 00:20:49.800 --> 00:20:50.668
  • He's gonna prick people's heart.You don't wake up one day
  • 00:20:50.668 --> 00:20:51.302
  • You don't wake up one dayand go,
  • 00:20:51.302 --> 00:20:52.303
  • and go,"I've sinned and fallen short
  • 00:20:52.303 --> 00:20:53.370
  • "I've sinned and fallen shortof the glory of God.
  • 00:20:53.370 --> 00:20:54.838
  • of the glory of God.I need a Savior."
  • 00:20:54.838 --> 00:20:55.472
  • I need a Savior."No, that happens
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  • No, that happensbecause the Holy Spirit
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  • because the Holy Spiritconvicts our heart,
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  • convicts our heart,cracks open our heart,
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  • cracks open our heart,lays us bare before a holy God,
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  • lays us bare before a holy God,and gives us a concept
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  • and gives us a conceptof how righteous He is.
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  • of how righteous He is.He said,
  • 00:21:08.852 --> 00:21:10.154
  • He said,"I'm gonna send the Spirit,
  • 00:21:10.154 --> 00:21:12.456
  • "I'm gonna send the Spirit,He'll convict of sin,
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  • He'll convict of sin,but He's also gonna convict
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  • but He's also gonna convictof righteousness,"
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  • of righteousness,"so the Holy Spirit's job
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  • so the Holy Spirit's jobisn't just sinful, sinful,
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  • isn't just sinful, sinful,sinful, sin, sin, sin,
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  • sinful, sin, sin, sin,sin, sin, sin, sin.
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  • sin, sin, sin, sin.The Holy Spirit's role
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  • The Holy Spirit's roleis to convict us
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  • is to convict usof our righteousness, why?
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  • of our righteousness, why?Because Jesus is gone,
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  • Because Jesus is gone,and sat down
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  • and sat downat the right hand of God,
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  • at the right hand of God,and Paul tells us when He did,
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  • and Paul tells us when He did,we sat down there with Him.
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  • we sat down there with Him.And so, He's convicting
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  • And so, He's convictingall the time.
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  • all the time.You're a son of God.
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  • You're a son of God.You're a daughter of God.
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  • You're a daughter of God.You're holy in Christ.
  • 00:21:38.849 --> 00:21:39.750
  • You're holy in Christ.You've got all the power
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  • You've got all the poweryou need.
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  • you need.You have got
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  • You have gota brand new mindset.
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  • a brand new mindset.You are not your old self,
  • 00:21:43.687 --> 00:21:44.888
  • You are not your old self,you're a brand new person.
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  • you're a brand new person.He's always convicting
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  • He's always convictingof righteousness.
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  • of righteousness.You're sitting on a throne,
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  • You're sitting on a throne,you've been made right with God.
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  • you've been made right with God.Your sins are forgiven,
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  • Your sins are forgiven,you're a holy one now
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  • you're a holy one nowin Christ.
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  • in Christ.That's the work
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  • That's the workof the Spirit of God,
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  • of the Spirit of God,and the third thing
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  • and the third thingHe's convicting of is judgment,
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  • He's convicting of is judgment,you know why?
  • 00:21:58.302 --> 00:21:59.570
  • you know why?Because at the end of the day,
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  • Because at the end of the day,He says, the prince
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  • He says, the princeof this world,
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  • of this world,he's the one who's condemned.
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  • he's the one who's condemned.So how ironic that the voice
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  • So how ironic that the voicethat's trying to plant
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  • that's trying to plantcondemnation in your garden
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  • condemnation in your gardenof thinking is the one
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  • of thinking is the onewho actually has condemned
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  • who actually has condemnedwritten over the ministry
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  • written over the ministryof his existence.
  • 00:22:28.098 --> 00:22:30.534
  • of his existence.And he knows it.
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  • And he knows it.And so, he's trying
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  • And so, he's tryingto drag you along with him,
  • 00:22:34.338 --> 00:22:37.508
  • to drag you along with him,to his ultimate end,
  • 00:22:37.508 --> 00:22:38.475
  • to his ultimate end,while the Spirit of God
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  • while the Spirit of Godis trying to awaken you today
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  • is trying to awaken you todayto say, "You are not
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  • to say, "You are notin his story.
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  • in his story.You are in Christ's story."
  • 00:22:45.115 --> 00:22:47.251
  • You are in Christ's story."And where Christ is seated,
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  • And where Christ is seated,the enemy is doomed.
  • 00:22:48.919 --> 00:22:50.788
  • the enemy is doomed.Where Christ is in victory,
  • 00:22:50.788 --> 00:22:52.723
  • Where Christ is in victory,he is headed to defeat.
  • 00:22:52.723 --> 00:22:54.658
  • he is headed to defeat.Where Christ is risen,
  • 00:22:54.658 --> 00:22:55.926
  • Where Christ is risen,he is going down
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  • he is going downinto the depths
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  • into the depthsforever and ever.
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  • forever and ever.Don't let the one
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  • Don't let the onewho is condemned drag you
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  • who is condemned drag youinto his condemnation story.
  • 00:23:04.768 --> 00:23:07.104
  • into his condemnation story.Let the one who is risen today
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  • Let the one who is risen todayout of the depths
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  • out of the depthspull you up into His.
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  • pull you up into His.Convicted and led
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  • Convicted and ledof the Holy Spirit
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  • of the Holy Spiritinto the righteousness
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  • into the righteousnessof Jesus Christ.
  • 00:23:18.715 --> 00:23:20.551
  • of Jesus Christ.So, if condemnation
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  • So, if condemnationcomes out of guilt,
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  • comes out of guilt,where does conviction come from
  • 00:23:24.288 --> 00:23:25.255
  • where does conviction come fromwhen the Spirit brings it?
  • 00:23:25.255 --> 00:23:28.058
  • when the Spirit brings it?It comes outta grace.
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  • It comes outta grace.If condemnation causes you
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  • If condemnation causes youto conceal,
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  • to conceal,then what does
  • 00:23:32.629 --> 00:23:33.897
  • then what doesthe Holy Spirit do?
  • 00:23:33.897 --> 00:23:37.901
  • the Holy Spirit do?He causes you to confess.
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  • He causes you to confess.If condemnation leads you
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  • If condemnation leads youto remorse, "Oh, I feel bad,"
  • 00:23:41.104 --> 00:23:42.206
  • to remorse, "Oh, I feel bad,"what does conviction do?
  • 00:23:42.206 --> 00:23:44.007
  • what does conviction do?Conviction leads you
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  • Conviction leads youto repent.
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  • to repent.That is to turn around,
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  • That is to turn around,and move with God,
  • 00:23:50.514 --> 00:23:54.451
  • and move with God,to go and sin no more.
  • 00:23:54.451 --> 00:23:55.853
  • to go and sin no more.And if condemnation's answer
  • 00:23:55.853 --> 00:23:57.087
  • And if condemnation's answeris just rededicate
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  • is just rededicateand try again,
  • 00:23:58.922 --> 00:24:00.224
  • and try again,what does the Holy Spirit say?
  • 00:24:00.224 --> 00:24:01.124
  • what does the Holy Spirit say?The Holy Spirit says,
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  • The Holy Spirit says,"Surrender complete control
  • 00:24:04.228 --> 00:24:05.028
  • "Surrender complete controlof your life
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  • of your lifeto My control.
  • 00:24:06.363 --> 00:24:07.631
  • to My control.Surrender complete control
  • 00:24:07.631 --> 00:24:09.399
  • Surrender complete controlof your life to My filling,
  • 00:24:09.399 --> 00:24:11.535
  • of your life to My filling,to My leading, to My moving,
  • 00:24:11.535 --> 00:24:13.637
  • to My leading, to My moving,to My being the guide
  • 00:24:13.637 --> 00:24:15.405
  • to My being the guideof every part of your thinking."
  • 00:24:15.405 --> 00:24:15.973
  • of every part of your thinking."That's what it says
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  • That's what it saysin Romans 8,
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  • in Romans 8,a little bit later,
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  • a little bit later,down the text.
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  • down the text.It says, "The mind that is set
  • 00:24:21.879 --> 00:24:24.815
  • It says, "The mind that is seton the flesh is death."
  • 00:24:24.815 --> 00:24:26.083
  • on the flesh is death."This is Romans 8:6.
  • 00:24:26.083 --> 00:24:28.118
  • This is Romans 8:6."The mind of sinful man
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  • "The mind of sinful manis death, but", listen to this,
  • 00:24:30.120 --> 00:24:32.890
  • is death, but", listen to this,but the mind controlled
  • 00:24:32.890 --> 00:24:35.526
  • but the mind controlledby the Spirit is life
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  • by the Spirit is lifeand peace.
  • 00:24:38.028 --> 00:24:39.329
  • and peace.Now, we're gonna come back
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  • Now, we're gonna come backnext week and talk about,
  • 00:24:41.164 --> 00:24:43.433
  • next week and talk about,how do we live this life
  • 00:24:43.433 --> 00:24:45.702
  • how do we live this lifecontrolled by the Spirit?
  • 00:24:45.702 --> 00:24:46.670
  • controlled by the Spirit?How do we get
  • 00:24:46.670 --> 00:24:48.238
  • How do we getout of a mindset that leads us
  • 00:24:48.238 --> 00:24:49.039
  • out of a mindset that leads usto dying,
  • 00:24:49.039 --> 00:24:50.474
  • to dying,and into one that leads
  • 00:24:50.474 --> 00:24:51.508
  • and into one that leadsto life and peace?
  • 00:24:51.508 --> 00:24:52.709
  • to life and peace?How do we come to know
  • 00:24:52.709 --> 00:24:56.113
  • How do we come to knowthe Spirit-controlled mind?
  • 00:24:56.113 --> 00:24:57.214
  • the Spirit-controlled mind?But it begins today
  • 00:24:57.214 --> 00:24:59.249
  • But it begins todayby understanding Jesus didn't
  • 00:24:59.249 --> 00:25:01.218
  • by understanding Jesus didn'tleave you to fight on your own;
  • 00:25:01.218 --> 00:25:02.853
  • leave you to fight on your own;you've got power.
  • 00:25:02.853 --> 00:25:04.221
  • you've got power.So if the enemy says,
  • 00:25:04.221 --> 00:25:04.955
  • So if the enemy says,"I got scissors,"
  • 00:25:04.955 --> 00:25:05.689
  • "I got scissors,"you're like, "Too bad.
  • 00:25:05.689 --> 00:25:06.390
  • you're like, "Too bad.I got a rock."
  • 00:25:06.390 --> 00:25:06.924
  • I got a rock."And he says, "Well,
  • 00:25:06.924 --> 00:25:07.558
  • And he says, "Well,I got a rock."
  • 00:25:07.558 --> 00:25:08.592
  • I got a rock."You say, "Too bad.
  • 00:25:08.592 --> 00:25:09.459
  • You say, "Too bad.I got paper."
  • 00:25:09.459 --> 00:25:10.427
  • I got paper."Says, "I got paper."
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  • Says, "I got paper."You say, "Too bad.
  • 00:25:11.428 --> 00:25:12.729
  • You say, "Too bad.I got scissors.
  • 00:25:12.729 --> 00:25:15.165
  • I got scissors.I've got a Word on fire
  • 00:25:15.165 --> 00:25:16.133
  • I've got a Word on firein my heart,
  • 00:25:16.133 --> 00:25:17.634
  • in my heart,and I'm planting that
  • 00:25:17.634 --> 00:25:21.104
  • and I'm planting thatin the garden of my mind.
  • 00:25:21.104 --> 00:25:23.273
  • in the garden of my mind.And it's setting me free."
  • 00:25:23.273 --> 00:25:24.441
  • And it's setting me free."So what's your step today?
  • 00:25:24.441 --> 00:25:25.943
  • So what's your step today?What is your step today?
  • 00:25:25.943 --> 00:25:26.977
  • What is your step today?I think it probably starts
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  • I think it probably startswith you saying,
  • 00:25:27.644 --> 00:25:29.012
  • with you saying,"I believe Jesus
  • 00:25:29.012 --> 00:25:30.280
  • "I believe Jesuswas condemned for,"
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  • was condemned for,"and then fill in the blank.
  • 00:25:32.950 --> 00:25:34.551
  • and then fill in the blank.Whatever the enemy is trying
  • 00:25:34.551 --> 00:25:36.019
  • Whatever the enemy is tryingto bind you up with today,
  • 00:25:36.019 --> 00:25:37.554
  • to bind you up with today,you gotta call it out,
  • 00:25:37.554 --> 00:25:38.221
  • you gotta call it out,and say, "You know what?
  • 00:25:38.221 --> 00:25:38.922
  • and say, "You know what?That is real,
  • 00:25:38.922 --> 00:25:40.958
  • That is real,that did happen."
  • 00:25:40.958 --> 00:25:43.293
  • that did happen."But Jesus was condemned
  • 00:25:43.293 --> 00:25:44.962
  • But Jesus was condemnedfor that, therefore,
  • 00:25:44.962 --> 00:25:46.763
  • for that, therefore,I will not allow you
  • 00:25:46.763 --> 00:25:50.534
  • I will not allow youto put that notice over me,
  • 00:25:50.534 --> 00:25:51.335
  • to put that notice over me,because that notice
  • 00:25:51.335 --> 00:25:54.037
  • because that noticehas already been put on him.
  • 00:25:54.037 --> 00:25:54.972
  • has already been put on him.I think, secondly,
  • 00:25:54.972 --> 00:25:56.206
  • I think, secondly,it's you understanding
  • 00:25:56.206 --> 00:25:59.876
  • it's you understandingthat the enemy is condemned.
  • 00:25:59.876 --> 00:26:01.478
  • that the enemy is condemned.And so, you have a new mindset,
  • 00:26:01.478 --> 00:26:01.912
  • And so, you have a new mindset,and you're like,
  • 00:26:01.912 --> 00:26:02.779
  • and you're like,"I'm not listening to you,
  • 00:26:02.779 --> 00:26:04.548
  • "I'm not listening to you,why would I listen to you?
  • 00:26:04.548 --> 00:26:08.385
  • why would I listen to you?It's just all lies."
  • 00:26:08.385 --> 00:26:10.621
  • It's just all lies."I now understand why you want
  • 00:26:10.621 --> 00:26:12.656
  • I now understand why you wantto come with dismissal
  • 00:26:12.656 --> 00:26:13.890
  • to come with dismissalflying into my soul,
  • 00:26:13.890 --> 00:26:18.061
  • flying into my soul,because you are condemned,
  • 00:26:18.061 --> 00:26:20.864
  • because you are condemned,and that cannot change.
  • 00:26:20.864 --> 00:26:22.899
  • and that cannot change.But I was condemned,
  • 00:26:22.899 --> 00:26:24.234
  • But I was condemned,and through the grace of God,
  • 00:26:24.234 --> 00:26:28.105
  • and through the grace of God,it has already been changed.
  • 00:26:28.105 --> 00:26:28.972
  • it has already been changed.Condemnation wants
  • 00:26:28.972 --> 00:26:30.874
  • Condemnation wantsto knock you down,
  • 00:26:30.874 --> 00:26:32.075
  • to knock you down,tear you down,
  • 00:26:32.075 --> 00:26:33.176
  • tear you down,keep you down,
  • 00:26:33.176 --> 00:26:34.678
  • keep you down,but the Spirit of God today,
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