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Reinhard Bonnke | Legacy of Harvest

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December 15, 2019
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Reinhard Bonnke | Legacy of Harvest

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  • by the friends and partners of Christ for All Nations.
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  • (Music)
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  • REINHARD BONNKE- He has come to break every chain
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  • and to unlock every prison door.
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  • DANIEL KOLENDA- He turns darkness into light.
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  • He turns sin into salvation. He turns bondage into freedom.
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  • And He changes us from the inside out.
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  • (Music)
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  • (Crowd noise)
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  • REINHARD- We all need a Savior, and His name is Jesus.
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  • You need Jesus tonight. (Music) Jesus wants to get
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  • your heart here tonight. And he wants to walk with you
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  • after this meeting. He wants to walk hand-in-hand with you.
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  • Are you happy? (Crowd noise)
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  • (Background music) NARRATOR- The life of Reinhard Bonnke is a shining
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  • example of what God can do with one man completely
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  • consecrated to Him. His heart burned for the salvation of
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  • the continent of Africa. And he followed that passion his
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  • whole life without wavering. He was also a man of marked
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  • integrity. There was never a hint or whisper of any
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  • scandal. He said that as a young boy he had prayed, Lord,
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  • help me to mind in the beginning what matters in the
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  • end. When one looks back on the life of this spiritual
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  • giant, there is an overwhelming sense of awe and
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  • gratitude for a life that made such a massive impact on the world. (Music)
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  • Reinhard Bonnke was known as a man of deep humility. Though
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  • his platform was worldwide, he took time for the one. He
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  • didn't claim any special status but saw himself as a
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  • servant. He gave his life serving the poor in Africa and
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  • around the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
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  • Reinhard would often say to the crowds, If God can use
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  • Bonnke, he can use you ten times. In other words, he
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  • explained that when God calls, it's not so much about your
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  • ability, it's more about your availability to His voice. His
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  • advice was, Simply say yes. Then step by step, day by day,
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  • do your very best to obediently follow his lead.
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  • REINHARD- I was dreaming. I saw a huge map of Africa. And
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  • then the next thing was Africa became washed in the precious
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  • blood of Jesus, from south to north, and from west to east.
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  • And I heard a voice cry. That voice was something
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  • extraordinary. I, I'm sure it was the voice of the Holy
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  • Spirit. And He cried, Africa shall be saved. It was like a
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  • thunder. (Sound of thunder) I woke up. I said, Oh, that is
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  • wonderful. The Holy Spirit was in the bedroom. I heard the anointing.
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  • NARRATOR- Reinhard grew up as the overlooked child in his
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  • family. God used that pain to sensitize his heart to the
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  • overlooked people of the world. He knew God loved
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  • everyone, including those whose names no one will ever
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  • celebrate. He had a special love for Africa, where he
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  • lived for many years, and where the majority of his ministry was focused. (Music)
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  • The son of a pastor, Reinhard Bonnke gave his life to the
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  • Lord at age 9, and heard the call to the mission field
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  • before he was even a teenager. After attending Bible college
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  • in Wales, he led people to Christ through evangelistic
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  • outreaches on the streets of Germany, and then planted a
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  • church from the new converts. He pastored that church for
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  • several years before following his call to Africa. He began
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  • in southern Africa as a missionary. It was there in
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  • the small mountainous kingdom of Lesotho, (Crowd noise) that
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  • God placed upon his heart the vision of the continent of
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  • Africa washed in the precious blood of Jesus; an entire
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  • continent from Cape Town to Cairo, and from Dakar to
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  • Djibouti, that needed to be reached and to hear the
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  • proclamation of the signs following Gospel. He began
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  • holding meetings in a tent that accommodated just 800
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  • people. As attendance increased, larger and larger
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  • tents had to be built, until finally in 1984, he
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  • commissioned the construction of the world's largest mobile
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  • structure at the time; a tent capable of seating 34.000
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  • people. Soon, attendance at his meetings even exceeded
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  • the capacity of this huge structure, and he began open
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  • air gospel campaigns with an initial gathering
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  • (Crowd noise) of more than 150.000 people.
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  • REINHARD- The name above every, every, every other
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  • name. (Translator) It is a powerful name. (Translator)
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  • The name of Jesus. (Translator) (Crowd noise)
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  • CROWD- Jesus. Jesus. Jesus. Jesus. Jesus.
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  • REINHARD- Halleluiah.
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  • NARRATOR- Reinhard was often asked how he reached such a
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  • fantastic level of success in ministry. His response was
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  • that no amount of technique or expertise can account for it.
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  • He often reflected on his humble beginnings. He began in
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  • ministry as what he described as a zero, standing on a
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  • street corner with an accordion. In those early
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  • days, he simply did what he could without much fruit to
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  • show for it. But Reinhard had a burning passion to reach
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  • multitudes for Jesus. He cried out to God for more, and was
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  • determined to believe God for all of Africa to be saved. He
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  • kept going forward until the breakthrough came. After 100
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  • years of prayer for revival (Crowd noise) by godly
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  • generations, a season of harvest had arrived. It came
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  • with a flood of salvations and miracles, like another
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  • chapter being written in the Book of Acts.
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  • (Music) This unprecedented harvest is not merely a matter
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  • of historical record, the results are ongoing. More than
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  • a decade before his death, Reinhard Bonnke passed the
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  • baton to a young man who he had mentored, by the name of Daniel Kolenda.
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  • JOHN DARKU-
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  • NARRATOR- Daniel, a fifth-generation preacher's
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  • kid, was also called to Africa as a boy, just as Bonnke had
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  • been. All his life, he knew that Africa was his heavenly
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  • assignment. In his teens Daniel was powerfully touched
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  • by the Holy Spirit during a move of God in Pensacola,
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  • Florida, known as the Brownsville Revival. He came
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  • away with a burning call to evangelize the nations.
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  • Reinhard saw the call on Daniel's life and believed
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  • that he was one of the next generation's movers and
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  • shakers in the kingdom of God. Reinhard said that the Lord
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  • spoke to him about Daniel saying, The anointed must be
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  • appointed. In obedience to that Word, Reinhard appointed Kolenda as his successor.
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  • DANIEL KOLENDA- Hanging on the cross, my friends, He took
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  • the punishment for your sins, and the punishment for my sins. (Translator)
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  • NARRATOR- The results were amazing. The crowds continued
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  • to pour into the crusades and mighty miracles took place. It
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  • was evident to all that God's grace and favor was upon the
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  • whole ministry. Even at the time of Reinhard's death,
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  • Daniel was in Nigeria with the Christ for All Nations team
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  • preaching the Gospel at a massive CFAN crusade. Daniel
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  • said, I can think of no greater way to honor one of
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  • the greatest evangelists that has ever lived than laboring
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  • here in Africa, preaching the Gospel, and leading multitudes into the arms of Jesus.
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  • (Music)
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  • DANIEL- If you will do what the Holy Spirit is telling you
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  • to do, He will take care of you. Jesus said, When the Holy
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  • Spirit comes upon you, you will receive power. Like a
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  • mighty rushing wind, the Holy Spirit will fill you.
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  • One, two, three, Aah. (Crowd noise)
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  • (Music)
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  • When you meet Jesus, He comes to live on the inside of you.
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  • And when Jesus comes to live on the inside of you, He makes
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  • you a new creation. You're gonna pick up a Bible. You're
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  • gonna become a preacher of the Gospel. Your life will change
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  • tonight, in Jesus' name. (Translator) How does it feel, Momma?
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  • WOMAN #1- I feel very fine.
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  • DANIEL- Halleluiah.
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  • WOMAN #2- I see you now.
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  • DANIEL- Yes.
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  • WOMAN #2- And my answers, man.
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  • DANIEL- Now I know she's been healed. (Chuckling) I thank
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  • you for the life of Reinhard Bonnke. And Lord, I pray that
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  • now that he has gone to his eternal reward, Lord, I pray
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  • that you would raise up millions of people in his
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  • place. (Translator) And Lord, I declare over Nigeria as he
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  • did so many times, I declare it prophetically and through
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  • faith that Africa shall be saved, in Jesus' name. (Crowd noise)
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  • (Background music)
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  • NARRATOR- Reinhard's energy was infectious. He said, A man
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  • of faith has no reverse gear. He lived with an awareness of
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  • the eternal significance of his assignment, and worked to
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  • redeem every moment, preaching the Gospel and building
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  • God's kingdom. The ministry increased the number of
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  • crusades held per year in Africa, and also began to
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  • branch out to Asia, holding one crusade per year in that
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  • part of the world. Crusades followed in Malaysia,
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  • the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, India, and South America.
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  • Each event resulted in tens of thousands receiving
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  • Jesus Christ as their Savior. And multitudes were healed and
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  • delivered from demon forces. As news of what God was doing
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  • went ahead of the team, the reception in many places began
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  • to change. Some closed their doors to the prospect of such
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  • active Christianity. But many more opened up gladly.
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  • People in high places also began to take note of the
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  • huge crowds and the positive impact that the Gospel was
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  • having. And Reinhard Bonnke soon found that he was being
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  • asked to meet state presidents and to address houses of
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  • Parliament. Many leading national figures opened their
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  • own hearts to the message of the Gospel, while meeting
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  • privately with Bonnke. He personally met with 14
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  • different state presidents in Africa and counted several
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  • of them as personal friends. Muhammadu Buhari, the Muslim
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  • President of Nigeria, said of Bonnke's death that it was a
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  • great loss to Nigeria, Africa, and the entire world;
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  • adding that Bonnke strongly accentuated the message of
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  • Jesus Christ. And his vision and zeal for the salvation of
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  • souls clearly helped the world in understanding the power of
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  • love and kindness as a universal language. Reinhard
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  • Bonnke's goal was to use every opportunity by every possible
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  • means to reach and save the lost. He had a burning passion
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  • for the Gospel, a vision for the continent of Africa,
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  • and a heart for the nations of the world.
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  • KENNETH COPELAND- I'm so excited that he's in the arms
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  • of Jesus, but I miss him already. And so, we had the
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  • honor and the privilege of flying Reinhard Bonnke where
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  • he needed to go. Glory be to God. And I'm, I know a large
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  • part of the prosperity, the financial prosperity and the
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  • tremendous financial growth of Kenneth Copeland Ministries
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  • was because I had the honor of being partners with the
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  • greatest soul winner of our time. Reinhard is not a was,
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  • he still is. Amen. He just moved.
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  • HEIDI BAKER- He's a friend of God to the world. He's the
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  • real deal. He's a man of integrity. He's a man of
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  • passion. He's a man of power. He's a friend of God. He's an evangelist.
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  • BILL JOHNSON- I don't think there's a man on the planet
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  • that I respect more than Reinhard Bonnke. The impact of
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  • his life, oh my goodness, it's tidal waves of impact on
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  • everyone I know. Everyone who knows him, anyone who's been
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  • exposed to, to his ministry, to his life, his, his heart
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  • for people, my goodness, it, it's sobering.
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  • DANIEL- (Sounds of crusade in background) You know, Reinhard Bonnke was a man of incredible
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  • vision, not only for his own life and his own ministry, but also for the next generation.
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  • And that's why even though Reinhard Bonnke has gone to be
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  • with the Lord, the crusades continue, and the ministry
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  • continues, and the souls continue to come into the
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  • kingdom. That's why we're still here in Africa preaching
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  • the Gospel today, even though Reinhard has already gone to
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  • his eternal reward. And in fact, this is nothing new. We
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  • have been reaping this harvest in Africa for the last five,
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  • six years. Reinhard hasn't been here preaching, but the
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  • Lord has been gracious, and He's allowed this to continue
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  • on to the next generation. Reinhard used to always say to
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  • me, Nothing diminishes in God. And what he meant by that is
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  • in God's will and in God's heart, it's always intended to
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  • go higher. It's always supposed to go to the next
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  • level. Nothing is supposed to retreat or go backwards. But we go forward, in Jesus' name.
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  • NARRATOR- As part of the ministry's discipleship
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  • training program, over 185.5 million copies of CFAN books
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  • and booklets have been published in 103 languages,
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  • and printed in 55 countries. Millions of books have been
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  • freely seeded throughout the world. CFAN has used every
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  • means at its disposal to spread the Gospel of Jesus
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  • Christ to the world, including television, all forms of
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  • digital media, printed literature, and live events,
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  • which include some of the largest gatherings of human beings in world history.
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  • (Background music) LISA BEVERE- I remember the very first time I heard
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  • Reinhard Bonnke speak. I was absolutely riveted. We had one
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  • son, and John, I grabbed ahold of his books and I remember
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  • reading this man who said, Give me souls or I die.
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  • And I thought, I want that kind of passion.
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  • JOHN BEVERE- Yeah, and Reinhard Bonnke just impacted
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  • my life in a profound way. He is one of my heroes. He has a
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  • great reward, I know. But he gave me a passion for souls,
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  • for lost souls; and the other thing was to walk in integrity.
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  • The humility that this man walked in was
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  • profound. I want to emulate that and walk in more of that
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  • the older I get. So, on behalf of John and Lisa, we love you
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  • Reinhard, and we hope you're enjoying your reward with Jesus.
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  • TERESIA WAIRIMU KINYANJUI- It took me eight years to meet
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  • Pastor Bonnke. And I'll never forget Reverend [INAUDIBLE]
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  • came and asked me, Where are you from? Are you from Africa?
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  • I said, Yes. What do you want? And I said, I want Pastor
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  • Bonnke to lay hands on me. And Pastor Bonnke walked down the
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  • stairs, he came, laid hands on me and my life from that very
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  • moment was changed and transformed. And I went back
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  • home. A ministry was birthed. We started with 16.000 people.
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  • We ended up in the park where he preached for the very first
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  • time in Kenya. And for 14 years I have preached the
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  • Gospel of Jesus Christ on the same ground with thousands
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  • and thousands of people attending every second Sunday of every month.
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  • BRIAN HOUSTON- Well, Bobbie and I, and everybody at
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  • Hillsong Church are so grateful for the life of
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  • Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke. I know that there will be
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  • celebrations from people universally across the world.
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  • What an incredible life. know for Bobbie and I, our
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  • personal contact with Reinhard was always so impacting.
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  • You could never have a conversation with him for more
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  • than a few moments before he would come back to the Gospel,
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  • to the kingdom of God, and of course, evangelizing the
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  • world. We know how much he loved Europe, but he also
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  • loved people everywhere. And the power in his ministry,
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  • the supernatural element, wow, what a great, great
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  • celebration it is today when you think about his impact on
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  • so many, literally populating heaven. And now he is part of
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  • heaven's population, and we couldn't be happier for him.
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  • We wish the family our great heartfelt prayers, and we just
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  • really pray for all of you that will never forget this
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  • life, and be inspired, all of us, to do even more for the
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  • kingdom of God ourselves. With Jesus for us, who could be against us.
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  • DODIE OSTEEN- I'm telling you, Brother Reinhard was one
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  • of the greatest preachers I've ever heard. John loved him so
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  • much and we did too. He did so much for people all over the
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  • world. And I was thinking about when he gets to heaven,
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  • when he got to heaven, I think Jesus said to him, Very well
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  • done my good and faithful servant; because I know there
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  • were times when he didn't feel like preaching, but he went
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  • and preached. And I think when he got to heaven, there were
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  • so many people, there are so many people in heaven that he
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  • won to Jesus. And a lot of them wouldn't have been there
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  • if he hadn't prayed for them and they got healed. But he
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  • was such a great man. Jesus said, Very well done. Not just
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  • well done, very well done, my good and faithful servant.
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  • DANIEL- (Sounds of crusade in background) It's often said that when you get to know
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  • somebody who is a high-profile figure or a famous person, you become disappointed. The more
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  • familiar you get with them the less you're impressed by them.
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  • And thus, the old adage that familiarity breeds contempt.
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  • But when it comes to Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke,
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  • I experienced the exact opposite. When I was a very
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  • young man, I saw him from a distance and I admired him,
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  • and I appreciated his ministry. But the closer that
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  • I got to him as I got older, the more I loved him, and the
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  • more I respected him, and the more I was amazed by the kind
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  • of man that he was. Because he wasn't just a great man of God
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  • on the platform when there was a microphone in his hands, he
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  • was a great man of God sitting at the table talking, walking
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  • through the mall, going through the airport. Just in
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  • his normal life, he was a man of generosity. He was a man of
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  • integrity. He was a man of true passion for God and
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  • a love for people that was really something
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  • extraordinary, something I've never seen in anyone else. I
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  • think it's safe to say that Reinhard Bonnke was one of
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  • the greatest men of our generation. And I consider it
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  • an incredible honor that I had the privilege to be so close
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  • to him and to be able to serve him in his life and in his ministry.
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  • (Background music)
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  • NARRATOR- Over 45 years ago, as a young missionary in
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  • Africa, Reinhard sometimes preached to tiny gatherings.
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  • He said that on one occasion he traveled a whole day to
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  • reach a village and only five people attended his
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  • evangelistic meeting. But through unwavering
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  • perseverance and unquestioning obedience to the call of God,
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  • Reinhard eventually found himself leading a movement
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  • that resulted in more than 79 million documented decisions for Christ.
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  • REINHARD- God will not allow anyone to thwart Him and His
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  • plans. No. He puts people out of the way and puts people in
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  • the way. But those who are willing to go that way. I felt
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  • God could overnight raise anyone, anyone, anyone else to
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  • do that job. But I was so keen to go with Him and see nations shaken for Jesus.
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  • NARRATOR- In his very first gospel campaign, God gave
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  • Reinhard a supernatural vision. He saw what looked
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  • like a mighty wave of crystal-clear water roll
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  • across the stadium from one side to the other. As it
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  • moved, everyone under it was dramatically filled with the
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  • Holy Spirit. It was a mass baptism in the Holy Spirit.
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  • Reinhard wept like a boy and realized that this outpouring
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  • of the Spirit is what was needed to break the devil's
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  • back in Africa. Right there he determined that he would move
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  • across Africa with the power of the Gospel. He reasoned
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  • that if God can do that to 10.000 people, he could do it
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  • to 450 million. Today we no longer say, Africa shall be
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  • saved. Instead we say, Africa IS being saved, as the
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  • miracle continues into the next generation.
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  • (Crowd noise) (Background music)
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  • REINHARD- You may be a housewife, a grocery clerk,
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  • a policeman, a teacher, a student, a secretary, a
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  • delivery person, a fry cook, a pastor, an executive. Look
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  • in the mirror. The Great Commission is for you. If you
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  • belong to Jesus, God is preparing a platform for you.
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  • He will gather your crowd, great or small, from one lost
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  • soul to a desperate crowd of millions. It does not matter.
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  • The message is the same. If you know Jesus, you know it as
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  • well as I do. We are running. Strike or strike now. Here is
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  • the baton. Take it and run your race. Can you see the day
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  • of harvest of lives before you? The revival flame is
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  • igniting across the Southern Hemisphere, once called the
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  • Third World, and now into India, China, and the Ocean
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  • Islands. Christ is striding through the earth. We of
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  • religious process have no answer for Him. He is our
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  • message. Scoffers say, Why does the African harvest not
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  • happen in Europe or America? I say, Why not in Europe and
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  • America. The ground is never too hardened. Africa for two
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  • centuries did not yield a harvest, though the noblest of
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  • God's servants sowed the seed there. The Dark Continent
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  • became the graveyard of Christians workers, more
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  • difficult than America or Europe today. But in our time,
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  • we have seen the tide shift as it has also shifted in South
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  • America and the Orient. If the tide can shift there, it can
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  • also rise like a great tsunami to overflow America and Europe
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  • once again. I believe it. Dare to believe it with me.
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  • CROWD- (Chanting) Jesus. Jesus. Jesus.
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