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The Victorious Power of Love

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September 11, 2020
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  • partners and friends ofCreflo Dollar Ministries.
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  • Coming up next on"Changing Your World."
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  • Creflo Dollar: The mostpowerful things that I've seen
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  • happen in my life is when I justshifted my thinking over to,
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  • "God loves me, and I know it."
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  • And maybe you got tears in youreyes, but, "God loves me,
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  • and I know it."
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  • And maybe you're--you've beenfighting depression all day,
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  • but, "God lovesme, and I know it."
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  • Maybe you're trying to figureout what are you gonna do after
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  • this is over with becauseyou lost your job.
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  • "God loves me, and I know it."
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  • Regardless of what's going on,"God loves me, and I know it."
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  • That has assistedme so many times.
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  • And I know you'refacing the thing.
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  • You're looking at the situation.
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  • I'm asking you to shiftover in your thinking.
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  • "God loves me, and I know it.
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  • God's gonna take careof me, and I know it."
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  • ♪ This is your world, so let'svow to make it a better place ♪
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  • ♪ Let every heart that needs toknow your love is here to stay ♪
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  • ♪ Oh, oh, it's timeto live a new life ♪
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  • ♪ Oh, oh, let his loveshine bright in you ♪
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  • ♪ Oh, oh, we'resaved by his grace ♪
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  • ♪ So we embraceyour love today ♪
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  • ♪ We are changed ♪♪
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  • Creflo: I wanna deal withthe victorious power of love.
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  • I wanna show you the victorythat's involved in people who
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  • understand that they are lovedby God and the victory that
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  • comes in the life of people whoare loved by God and they know
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  • that they're loved by God.
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  • It's faith in howmuch God loves you.
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  • It's not as much as what peoplesay, "Well, you know, I have--I
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  • love God by faith."
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  • No, it's having faith in thelove that God has for you, and
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  • so I wanna start off with Romanschapter 8, verse 31 through 32
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  • tonight, and we're gonna look atthe victory that's involved in
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  • the power of love, and thisis gonna change your life.
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  • And love you guys, miss you somuch, and, hey, all is well.
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  • Amen?
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  • All is well.
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  • Romans chapter 8, verse 31.
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  • I'm gonna read 31 and 32.
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  • He says, "What shall wethen say to these things?
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  • If God be for us, whocan be against us?
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  • He that spared not his own Son,but delivered him up for us all,
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  • how shall he not with him alsofreely give us all things?"
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  • Now, I want you to go back toverse 31, and I wanna settle
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  • something here in 31.
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  • He said, "If God be forus, who can be against us?"
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  • Now, I know it has a questionmark at the end, but I wanna
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  • remove the question right now.
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  • God is for you.
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  • Say that out loud.
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  • Say, "God is for me."
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  • Say it again.
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  • "God is for me."
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  • No, this is not a question,wondering if God is for you.
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  • God is for me.
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  • Say it again.
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  • "God is for me."
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  • Now, in the Old Testament therewere times that God was against
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  • his people under the law.
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  • Under the law, there weretimes--you can find it under the
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  • law where there were timeswhere God was against his people
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  • and--but what Jesus did on thecross forever put God on
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  • our side.
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  • God is for us forever.
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  • And if God is for us,who can be against us?
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  • And let's take the question out.
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  • God is for us, so nothingcan be against us.
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  • God is for us, so unemploymentcan't be against us.
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  • So, sickness cannot be againstus because God is for us, so
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  • whatever the devil throws acrossyour path, God will turn
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  • it around.
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  • And you catch holdof that right now.
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  • Whatever the devil throws acrossyour path, God will turn it
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  • around, so now listen to this.
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  • When God is for you, what seemslike a stumbling block, God
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  • turns it into a stepping stone.
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  • I mean, you gotta understand youserve the type of God who will
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  • take lemon, lemons, and turnit into lemonade, praise God.
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  • He'll take apples and makeapple pie out of it, glory be to
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  • Jesus, and so you understandthat times of recession will
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  • become times of progressionfor you who God is for.
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  • And so, you don't have to getall, you know, worried about
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  • the recession.
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  • God's gonna turn it intoa progression for you.
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  • God is always for us.
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  • He is never against usbecause of the blood of Jesus.
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  • He is never against us.
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  • I don't care what'shappening, what goes on.
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  • He is always for us, andhe is never against us.
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  • Now look at verse 32 again.
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  • Romans 8:32.
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  • He said somethinghere I wanna show you.
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  • He says, "He that spareth nothis own Son, but delivered him
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  • up for us all, how shall he notwith all--with him also freely
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  • give us all things?"
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  • He that spareth not his own Son.
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  • Now, if I can recall, we seethat same wording in Genesis
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  • chapter 22 and verse 2.
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  • He that spareth not his own Son.
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  • There's something about this.
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  • In verse 2 he says, "And hesaid, Take now thy son, thine
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  • only son," "Take now thy son,thine only son," so here is God
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  • talking about his only Son,Jesus, and here is Abraham
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  • talking about hisonly son, Isaac.
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  • "Whom thou lovest, and get theeinto the land of Moriah," so you
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  • see the same phrase found inanother way in the book of
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  • Genesis chapter 22, so Genesis22:2, this was Abraham's only
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  • darling, beloved son, whom heloved, and for decades, might
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  • I add.
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  • Now, look at verse 12 and 13.
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  • Genesis 22:12 and 13.
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  • Genesis 22:12-13.
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  • He says, "And he said, Lay notthy hand upon the lad, neither
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  • do thou anything unto him: fornow I know that thou fearest
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  • God, seeing thou has notwithheld," watch this, "thy son,
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  • thine only son from me."
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  • Verse 13.
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  • He says, "And Abraham lifted uphis eyes, and looked, and behold
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  • behind him a ram caught ina thicket by his horns: and
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  • Abraham went and took the ram,and offered him up for a burnt
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  • offering instead of his son."
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  • So, God wanted to see if Abrahamwould give up the one he loved,
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  • his son.
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  • And then, in Romans 8:32 therewas no one to stop God from
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  • giving up his Son.
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  • Now, how did God knowthat Abraham loved him?
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  • Because he did notwithhold his only son.
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  • God knew that Abraham loved himbecause he did not withhold his
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  • only son.
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  • Well, how do I knowthat God loves me?
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  • Because he did notwithhold Jesus.
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  • He did not withholdhis only Son.
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  • Glory be to God.
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  • And remember verse 32.
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  • He says with him freely--withhim freely you'll receive
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  • all things.
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  • With him freely he'llgive us all things.
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  • You see, when you receive Jesus,you have received freely
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  • all things.
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  • With Jesus came everything.
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  • With Jesus, he is my provision.
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  • He is my patience.
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  • He is my wisdom.
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  • Jesus is myeverything, praise God.
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  • Now, God wants us to know thatwe are deeply and greatly loved.
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  • We, the Bible says,are God's beloved.
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  • That means you are the one lovedby God, and God wants you to
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  • feel special.
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  • He wants you to feel valued.
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  • He wants you tofeel loved by him.
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  • You can't go aroundsaying, "Well, he caused
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  • the coronavirus.
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  • That ain't gonna make nobody,you know, feel loved by God."
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  • See, miracles will happen forthose who will realize that they
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  • are God's beloved.
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  • Are you ready to realize thattoday, that you are
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  • God's beloved?
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  • And the more you sense God'slove for you, then the more
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  • you'll notice good thingshappening in your life.
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  • Can you senseGod's love for you?
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  • You see, I believe that you willenjoy the blessings of God when
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  • you realize how muchyou are loved by God.
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  • Now, folks, listen to this now.
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  • It's you realizing and youbelieving and you releasing your
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  • faith and knowingthat "God loves me."
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  • I believe that the qualityof life is tied up with you
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  • realizing that you areGod's object of love.
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  • You win the fights of life whenyou realize that you are the
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  • object of God's love.
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  • Man, that's powerful, so Iwant you to do that right now.
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  • In the midst of everything thatyou might be--that might be
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  • surrounding you, I need you topause, and I need you to realize
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  • and to recognize howloved you are by God.
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  • In fact, say this out loud.
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  • "I believe that I am highlyloved by God and that I am
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  • his beloved."
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  • Now, go to Ephesians chapter 3.
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  • Let's look at verses14 through 21.
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  • Ephesians chapter 3,verse 14 through 21.
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  • This is so, so good now.
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  • He says, "For this cause I bowmy knees unto the Father of our
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  • Lord Jesus Christ."
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  • Verse 15, "Of whom the wholefamily in heaven and earth is
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  • named, that he would grant you,according to the riches of his
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  • glory, to be strengthened withmight by his Spirit in the inner
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  • man; that Christ may dwellin your hearts," how?
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  • "By faith; that you, beingrooted and grounded in love," my
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  • God, "may be able to comprehendwith all saints what is the
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  • breadth, and the length, andthe depth, and the height."
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  • Verse 19, "And to know the loveof Christ," to be intimately
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  • acquainted with the loveof Christ, "which passes
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  • knowledge," you just can't evenfathom how big this love is for
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  • you, "that you might be filledwith all the fullness of God."
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  • Now, notice in verse 19--youknow, how does one get filled
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  • with the fullness of God?
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  • How does one get filledwith the fullness of God?
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  • Well, you know, justa side note here.
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  • In 1 Corinthians chapter 13:1,the Bible says that tongues
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  • cannot function without youunderstanding how much God
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  • loves you.
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  • The tongues can't functionwithout you understanding, and
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  • that's--read the entire1 Corinthians 13:1.
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  • Read the whole chapter.
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  • Tongues is not gonna work rightuntil you realize and till you
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  • understand howmuch God loves you.
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  • Now, a car, for example,it can't run on water.
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  • It needs gas.
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  • You know God loves me, and Irun off that love, and I become
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  • whole in my spirit and in mysoul and in my body, and I end
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  • up healthy, and I end upcomplete, and I start
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  • smiling more.
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  • And the more we realize and themore we feed on God's love for
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  • us, like that car--a car can'thave water and run properly, and
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  • I've got to have God's lovein order to live properly.
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  • And so, the more I realize andfeed on God's love for me, that
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  • my life becomes at ease,which means no more dis-ease.
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  • And then, look back--lookat verse 18 again.
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  • Ephesians 3:18.
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  • "To know," he says, "You maybe able to comprehend with all
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  • saints what is the breadth, andthe length, and the depth, and
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  • the height," to know the lovewhich is beyond knowing, and as
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  • a result you're filled withthe fullness of God's love.
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  • How deep is it?
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  • How wide is it?
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  • To know this love and to beso filled with this love.
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  • Just by being conscious of God'slove for you, you get full
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  • of God.
  • 00:14:42.583 --> 00:14:45.053
  • Just by being conscious of God'slove for you, you get full
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  • of God.
  • 00:14:47.588 --> 00:14:49.657
  • Look at verse 20.
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  • You get full of God.
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  • "Now unto him that is able to doexceeding abundantly above all
  • 00:14:53.161 --> 00:14:55.096
  • that we ask or think, accordingto the power that worketh
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  • in you."
  • 00:14:57.198 --> 00:14:59.067
  • See, when I become consciouslyaware of God's love for my life,
  • 00:14:59.100 --> 00:15:02.403
  • I get full of God.
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  • In fact, let meshow you something.
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  • Somebody says, "Well, howdoes the Holy Spirit and
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  • love relate?"
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  • Well, look at Romans 5:5.
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  • Romans 5:5.
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  • He says, "And hope maketh notashamed; because the love of God
  • 00:15:16.351 --> 00:15:20.688
  • is shed abroad in our heartsby the Holy Ghost--"
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  • Oh, first mention ofthe Holy Ghost with love.
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  • Look at this.
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  • "The love of God is shed abroadin our hearts by the Holy Ghost
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  • which is given unto us."
  • 00:15:31.132 --> 00:15:33.668
  • Look, the Holy Ghost showed up,and the first act of the Holy
  • 00:15:33.701 --> 00:15:35.870
  • Spirit was to dump thelove of God in our hearts.
  • 00:15:35.903 --> 00:15:39.173
  • The Bible says hopedoes not disappoint.
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  • Why?
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  • Because of the love of God.
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  • I mean, the first time the HolySpirit is mentioned in the book
  • 00:15:44.912 --> 00:15:47.515
  • of Romans is withthe love of God.
  • 00:15:47.548 --> 00:15:51.319
  • And so, we Charismatics relatethe Holy Spirit with only the
  • 00:15:51.352 --> 00:15:53.921
  • power of God, but the loveof God is the power of God.
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  • So, the Holy Spirit wants usto know love, then we'll
  • 00:16:00.895 --> 00:16:03.731
  • understand power.
  • 00:16:03.765 --> 00:16:06.801
  • The Holy Spirit wants us toknow love, then we'll understand
  • 00:16:06.834 --> 00:16:10.505
  • signs and wonders.
  • 00:16:10.538 --> 00:16:13.274
  • It's not the love for power, butit's the power of love, amen.
  • 00:16:13.307 --> 00:16:21.382
  • So, the first thing that theHoly Spirit wants to establish
  • 00:16:21.416 --> 00:16:24.619
  • in your heart isthat God loves you.
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  • First thing.
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  • First thing.
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  • God loves you.
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  • I mean, there are people whothey don't understand this.
  • 00:16:34.062 --> 00:16:35.763
  • They don't get this.
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  • They think, well, God doesn'tlove you 'cause of something you
  • 00:16:37.432 --> 00:16:38.966
  • didn't do, or somethingthat you should've did.
  • 00:16:39.000 --> 00:16:41.436
  • The first thing the Holy Spiritwants to convince us of is that
  • 00:16:41.469 --> 00:16:45.573
  • God loves us.
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  • Hope doesn't disappoint.
  • 00:16:48.876 --> 00:16:50.278
  • Why?
  • 00:16:50.311 --> 00:16:51.779
  • Because when you have the loveof God, whatever you hope for
  • 00:16:51.813 --> 00:16:53.815
  • will come to pass.
  • 00:16:53.848 --> 00:16:56.084
  • Hope won't disappoint.
  • 00:16:56.117 --> 00:16:58.286
  • Hope won't disappoint.
  • 00:16:58.319 --> 00:17:00.221
  • God loves you.
  • 00:17:00.254 --> 00:17:02.023
  • God loves you.
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  • What you're hoping foris gonna come to pass.
  • 00:17:03.658 --> 00:17:05.460
  • God loves you.
  • 00:17:05.493 --> 00:17:07.395
  • Romans 5:5.
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  • Your hopes and the love of Godfor you will equal great victory
  • 00:17:09.197 --> 00:17:12.600
  • and great success.
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  • Your hope and you believing inthat love that God has for you,
  • 00:17:14.735 --> 00:17:17.638
  • that's the key.
  • 00:17:17.672 --> 00:17:19.340
  • Your hope and you believing inthat love that God has for you.
  • 00:17:19.373 --> 00:17:21.642
  • So, if you're sick, and you'relike, "You know, I'm hoping
  • 00:17:21.676 --> 00:17:24.078
  • for healing.
  • 00:17:24.112 --> 00:17:25.780
  • Well, I believe God loves me,"in other words, you change the
  • 00:17:25.813 --> 00:17:27.782
  • way you say that.
  • 00:17:27.815 --> 00:17:29.717
  • "Because I believe God lovesme, I thank God I'm healed.
  • 00:17:29.750 --> 00:17:33.187
  • Because I believe God lovesme, I thank God I'm delivered.
  • 00:17:33.221 --> 00:17:36.891
  • Because I believe God lovesme," and look what happens.
  • 00:17:36.924 --> 00:17:39.894
  • Hope will not disappoint,because you believe that God
  • 00:17:39.927 --> 00:17:42.530
  • loves you.
  • 00:17:42.563 --> 00:17:44.899
  • Now, when you walk in the loveof God, that love that God has
  • 00:17:44.932 --> 00:17:48.436
  • for you, you're gonnaovercome your troubles.
  • 00:17:48.469 --> 00:17:52.540
  • In the midst of all of the stuffthat's been happening the last
  • 00:17:52.573 --> 00:17:55.009
  • five, six weeks, it's soimportant that you know that God
  • 00:17:55.042 --> 00:17:59.614
  • loves you, that he is notagainst you, that he is for you.
  • 00:17:59.647 --> 00:18:04.652
  • Go back to Romanschapter 8 and verse 37.
  • 00:18:04.685 --> 00:18:08.923
  • God's for you, man.
  • 00:18:08.956 --> 00:18:10.591
  • Don't let this little thing getinto your head that "you know,
  • 00:18:10.625 --> 00:18:13.761
  • reason why this happened: 'causeGod don't love me, or something
  • 00:18:13.794 --> 00:18:16.898
  • must--you know, I must notbe doing something right."
  • 00:18:16.931 --> 00:18:20.568
  • You have got to be absolutely,totally convinced in the love
  • 00:18:20.601 --> 00:18:24.305
  • that God has for you.
  • 00:18:24.338 --> 00:18:27.108
  • Romans 8:37.
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  • Notice what he says here.
  • 00:18:29.210 --> 00:18:30.945
  • He says, "Nay, in all thesethings we're more than
  • 00:18:30.978 --> 00:18:32.446
  • conquerors throughhim that loved us."
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  • Yea, in all these things.
  • 00:18:34.682 --> 00:18:36.951
  • Yea, in the midstof coronavirus.
  • 00:18:36.984 --> 00:18:39.453
  • Yea, in the midst of death.
  • 00:18:39.487 --> 00:18:41.556
  • Yea, in the midstof unemployment.
  • 00:18:41.589 --> 00:18:43.925
  • Yea, in the midst ofinsufficiency the Bible says
  • 00:18:43.958 --> 00:18:47.562
  • we're more than conquerorsthrough him that loved us.
  • 00:18:47.595 --> 00:18:51.432
  • So, there will be troubles, butyou will conquer the troubles.
  • 00:18:51.465 --> 00:18:55.970
  • In fact, I declare right nowyou are conquering the trouble.
  • 00:18:56.003 --> 00:18:59.507
  • You are not gonna beconquered by the trouble.
  • 00:18:59.540 --> 00:19:02.577
  • In fact, you willtrouble your trouble.
  • 00:19:02.610 --> 00:19:05.279
  • Well, how can you do that?
  • 00:19:05.313 --> 00:19:06.881
  • "God loves me.
  • 00:19:06.914 --> 00:19:08.482
  • God's got my back.
  • 00:19:08.516 --> 00:19:10.017
  • God loves me."
  • 00:19:10.051 --> 00:19:11.786
  • So, you need to start noticingthe number of times in the Bible
  • 00:19:11.819 --> 00:19:16.691
  • that God addresses us as hisbeloved, and when God loves you,
  • 00:19:16.724 --> 00:19:23.698
  • God doesn't take it back.
  • 00:19:23.731 --> 00:19:26.634
  • And he does love you.
  • 00:19:26.667 --> 00:19:28.469
  • We took the question out.
  • 00:19:28.502 --> 00:19:30.238
  • He is for you.
  • 00:19:30.271 --> 00:19:31.872
  • We took the question out.
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  • God is for you.
  • 00:19:33.341 --> 00:19:35.042
  • You see, everything that thedevil does is to destroy that
  • 00:19:35.076 --> 00:19:36.911
  • sense that God loves you.
  • 00:19:36.944 --> 00:19:39.146
  • That's what he's after.
  • 00:19:39.180 --> 00:19:41.015
  • He wants to get you to the pointwhere, I mean, for some reason
  • 00:19:41.048 --> 00:19:42.984
  • you let it get in your headsomehow that God doesn't
  • 00:19:43.017 --> 00:19:44.552
  • love you.
  • 00:19:44.585 --> 00:19:46.487
  • Your sense of belovedness iswhat the enemy is after, and
  • 00:19:46.520 --> 00:19:52.059
  • Satan uses religious teachings,religious teachers to
  • 00:19:52.093 --> 00:19:57.598
  • bring condemnation.
  • 00:19:57.632 --> 00:19:59.834
  • He uses the law.
  • 00:19:59.867 --> 00:20:01.769
  • He use accusations, bringing upyour past, trying to make you
  • 00:20:01.802 --> 00:20:05.573
  • feel that God rejects you andthat God doesn't want anything
  • 00:20:05.606 --> 00:20:08.643
  • to do with you, and, you know,God fell outta love with you.
  • 00:20:08.676 --> 00:20:13.381
  • And, finally, you letit come out your mouth.
  • 00:20:13.414 --> 00:20:16.083
  • "Well, maybe God don't love meno more since this happened."
  • 00:20:16.117 --> 00:20:19.720
  • No, God is love.
  • 00:20:19.754 --> 00:20:21.422
  • He don't just have it.
  • 00:20:21.455 --> 00:20:23.090
  • He is love.
  • 00:20:23.124 --> 00:20:24.792
  • The devil has no defense at alltowards those that know that
  • 00:20:24.825 --> 00:20:27.895
  • they are God's beloved.
  • 00:20:27.928 --> 00:20:29.997
  • What is he gonna do?
  • 00:20:30.031 --> 00:20:31.799
  • What is he gonna do in the lifeof people who know that "I am
  • 00:20:31.832 --> 00:20:33.601
  • greatly beloved by God, that Iam highly loved and favored by
  • 00:20:33.634 --> 00:20:38.072
  • God Almighty"?
  • 00:20:38.105 --> 00:20:39.907
  • He has no defense.
  • 00:20:39.940 --> 00:20:41.542
  • There is nothing the devilcan do when he bumps into a
  • 00:20:41.575 --> 00:20:44.111
  • Christian that is absolutelyconvinced that God loves him.
  • 00:20:44.145 --> 00:20:48.549
  • And, you know, I've found intimes in my life I didn't know
  • 00:20:48.582 --> 00:20:52.520
  • why certain things werehappening, and I didn't sit
  • 00:20:52.553 --> 00:20:54.822
  • there and meditate onwhat was happening.
  • 00:20:54.855 --> 00:20:57.692
  • I immediately shifted over to,"God loves me, and I know it.
  • 00:20:57.725 --> 00:21:00.895
  • God loves me, and I know it."
  • 00:21:00.928 --> 00:21:03.531
  • The most powerful things thatI've seen happen in my life is
  • 00:21:03.564 --> 00:21:06.300
  • when I just shifted my thinkingover to, "God loves me, and I
  • 00:21:06.334 --> 00:21:08.969
  • know it."
  • 00:21:09.003 --> 00:21:11.005
  • And maybe you got tears in youreyes, but, "God loves me, and I
  • 00:21:11.038 --> 00:21:12.740
  • know it."
  • 00:21:12.773 --> 00:21:14.475
  • And maybe you're--you've beenfighting depression all day,
  • 00:21:14.508 --> 00:21:16.277
  • but, "God lovesme, and I know it."
  • 00:21:16.310 --> 00:21:18.212
  • Maybe you're trying to figureout what are you gonna do after
  • 00:21:18.245 --> 00:21:19.780
  • this is over with becauseyou lost your job.
  • 00:21:19.814 --> 00:21:21.849
  • "God loves me, and I know it."
  • 00:21:21.882 --> 00:21:23.684
  • Regardless of what's going on,"God loves me, and I know it."
  • 00:21:23.718 --> 00:21:27.154
  • That has assistedme so many times.
  • 00:21:27.188 --> 00:21:30.491
  • And I know you'refacing the thing.
  • 00:21:30.524 --> 00:21:32.193
  • You're looking at the situation.
  • 00:21:32.226 --> 00:21:34.428
  • I'm asking you to shiftover in your thinking.
  • 00:21:34.462 --> 00:21:37.732
  • "God loves me, and I know it.
  • 00:21:37.765 --> 00:21:40.334
  • God's gonna take careof me, and I know it."
  • 00:21:40.368 --> 00:21:42.770
  • And when you begin to shift thatway of thinking, then you begin
  • 00:21:42.803 --> 00:21:45.573
  • to see what God is doing.
  • 00:21:45.606 --> 00:21:47.908
  • "God loves me, and I know it."
  • 00:21:47.942 --> 00:21:49.643
  • You'll see power associatedwith just that way of thinking.
  • 00:21:49.677 --> 00:21:53.013
  • And say it out loudwith your mouth.
  • 00:21:53.047 --> 00:21:55.149
  • Look at Matthew chapter 3:17,and then--Matthew 3:17, and then
  • 00:21:55.182 --> 00:22:01.856
  • Matthew 4:1-3.
  • 00:22:01.889 --> 00:22:05.126
  • This is somethingthat's so, so amazing.
  • 00:22:05.159 --> 00:22:08.863
  • Verse 17.
  • 00:22:08.896 --> 00:22:11.031
  • He says, "And to--and lo a voicefrom heaven, saying, This is
  • 00:22:11.065 --> 00:22:13.200
  • my," underline this, "belovedSon," this is the one that I
  • 00:22:13.234 --> 00:22:16.904
  • love, "in whomI'm well pleased."
  • 00:22:16.937 --> 00:22:20.841
  • So, too, you know, God shows up,"My beloved Son," man, you might
  • 00:22:20.875 --> 00:22:24.678
  • as well just go ahead and packyour bags, because God got
  • 00:22:24.712 --> 00:22:26.847
  • his back.
  • 00:22:26.881 --> 00:22:28.649
  • So, look what happensin Matthew chapter 4.
  • 00:22:28.682 --> 00:22:30.684
  • So, he announces Jesus as hisbeloved Son, and then verses 1
  • 00:22:30.718 --> 00:22:33.354
  • through 3.
  • 00:22:33.387 --> 00:22:35.289
  • "Then was Jesus led up of theSpirit in the wilderness to be
  • 00:22:35.322 --> 00:22:37.458
  • tempted of the devil."
  • 00:22:37.491 --> 00:22:40.227
  • And verse 2.
  • 00:22:40.261 --> 00:22:42.229
  • "And when he had fasted fortydays and forty nights, he was
  • 00:22:42.263 --> 00:22:45.166
  • afterward an hungered."
  • 00:22:45.199 --> 00:22:47.768
  • Verse 3: "And when the temptercame to him, he said, 'If thou
  • 00:22:47.802 --> 00:22:52.306
  • be the Son of God, command thatthese stones be made bread.'"
  • 00:22:52.339 --> 00:22:56.043
  • Look at what the enemy is doing.
  • 00:22:56.076 --> 00:22:57.878
  • He's trying to attack his beliefin the love of God for him.
  • 00:22:57.912 --> 00:23:04.819
  • Every temptation is designedto attack your belief.
  • 00:23:04.852 --> 00:23:09.256
  • "If thou be the Son of God,"Jesus knew exactly who he was,
  • 00:23:09.290 --> 00:23:13.928
  • and you and I shouldknow exactly who we are.
  • 00:23:13.961 --> 00:23:16.597
  • We should never allow the enemyto come in and whisper things
  • 00:23:16.630 --> 00:23:19.500
  • that try to contradict thelove that God has for you.
  • 00:23:19.533 --> 00:23:24.171
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  • 00:23:24.205 --> 00:23:27.541
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  • 00:23:27.575 --> 00:23:30.344
  • "God loves me,and I know it."
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