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Openness: Hold Your Dream Loosely

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December 21, 2019
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  • and launch us into 2020
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  • for a gift of $30.
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  • Thank you for your support.
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  • Now, let's join the service.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ O come, let us adore Him ♪
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  • ♪ O come, let us adore Him ♪
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  • ♪ O come, let us adore Him ♪
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  • ♪ Christ! ♪
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  • ♪ Christ the Lord! ♪
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  • ♪ Joyful and triumphant! ♪♪
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  • with you.
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  • We love you.
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  • that God is with you.
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  • he is with you.
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  • not as we should be.
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  • to your house.
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  • with you, Lord.
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  • a time of celebration and joy.
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  • through in our darkness.
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  • Lord, we love you.
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  • Merry Christmas, and so do I.
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  • live in God's promises.
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  • a perfect Christmas gift.
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  • It's our way of saying thank you
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • lighting the candle of love.
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  • his son Jesus Christ.
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  • of Christ onto the world.
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  • and spirit.
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  • in Jesus Christ, our Lord.
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  • and reign, amen.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ Sleep in heavenly peace ♪
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  • ♪ Sleep in heavenly peace ♪
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  • ♪ Jesus Lord, at Thy birth ♪
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  • ♪ Jesus Lord, at Thy birth ♪
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  • ♪ Jesus Lord, at Thy birth ♪
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  • ♪ Jesus Lord, at Thy birth ♪
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  • ♪ Jesus Lord, at Thy birth ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • [congregation applauding]
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  • Hannah Schuller: Thank you, Jen.
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  • 'Do not be afraid, Mary.
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  • You have found favor with God.
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  • to call him Jesus.
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  • His kingdom will never end.'
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  • 'How will this be?'
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  • is in her sixth month.
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  • be fulfilled.'"
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  • Then the angel left her.
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  • to our version.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ To receive a royal birth ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ be born ♪
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  • [congregation applauding]
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  • possible without you.
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  • and we are going strong,
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  • as we enter the new year.
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  • to this ministry.
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  • live in God's promises.
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  • a perfect Christmas gift.
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  • It's our way of saying thank you
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  • every single week.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • [congregation applauding]
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  • of a church, isn't it?
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  • Isn't it great?
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  • And so glad you're here.
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  • in their life.
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  • you're here.
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  • that you're here.
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  • this creed together.
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  • Would you stand with me?
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  • what I do, I'm not what I have.
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  • I am the beloved of God.
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  • It's who I am.
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  • No one can take it from me.
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  • Thanks, you can be seated.
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  • on through the whole of Advent.
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  • gonna talk about today.
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  • especially for the soul.
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  • or we had no dream at all.
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  • it felt better.
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  • And that's a very good thing.
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  • take less work.
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  • you do everything.
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  • You're the accountant.
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  • used to think I never golf.
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  • What are you even talking about?
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  • I can't afford to golf.
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  • I don't have any money.
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  • I don't have any time.
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  • goal that you originally had.
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  • Now, this is important.
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  • And he said what?
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  • I said you don't understand.
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  • Just kidding, I didn't say that.
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  • No, no, I didn't say that.
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  • to a small church.
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  • it's gotta be amazing.
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  • anyone's ever seen.
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  • to build.
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  • that's right.
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  • And that's true.
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  • That's been our experience.
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  • to get a call back.
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  • the doors for you.
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  • So that's number one.
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  • You have to work for it.
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  • But not you, that's not you are.
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  • to be willing to accept that.
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  • Blessed are you, why?
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  • and especially when you fall.
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  • are anti-fragile.
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  • is unhurried and unstoppable.
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  • happen in real time.
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  • unstoppable.
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  • still disgusting.
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  • keep up.
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  • Just kidding, just kidding.
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  • Alright, you all caught up?
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  • with clenched fists.
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  • version of your train.
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  • I heard this great story.
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  • It has to be apocryphal.
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  • It's too good.
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  • you know.
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  • and they're laughing and joking.
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  • they just hit it off.
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  • had a great time.
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  • is blown.
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  • "This weekend was too amazing.
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  • our great time together."
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  • "No, no, don't give me a gift."
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  • or something.
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  • And he says, "Done, I'll do it."
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  • you get from a Saudi prince?
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  • Did he forget about me?
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  • He bought him a golf club.
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  • Isn't that amazing?
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  • does.
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  • a golf club.
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  • male: Amen.
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  • Bobby Schuller: Amen, thank you.
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  • of your dream.
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  • of your lives today.
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  • you truly need to be.
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  • chapter 1 about the Virgin Mary.
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  • in the pages.
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  • We don't know how old she is.
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  • engaged or got married.
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  • and she is a bride to be.
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  • Mary of course, it's her.
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  • There were girls saying that.
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  • It's a different.
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  • important.
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  • or something.
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  • we want to get rid of Herod.
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  • So Mary is engaged to Joseph.
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  • refer to as a face culture.
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  • of these things are broken.
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  • but on your whole family.
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  • She's marrying a Davidian, ah?
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  • a very big deal.
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  • I mean, this is interesting.
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  • of the doctrine of original sin.
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  • inherit original sin.
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  • and all of her dreams come.
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  • Even though it's true?
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  • am the Lord's servant."
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  • Now, it's interesting.
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  • I like to think she's excited.
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  • She trust the Lord.
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  • totally normal.
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  • back then.
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  • But he's gonna do it quietly.
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  • was much better.
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  • what we call it today.
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  • have ever imagined.
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  • of your dream.
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  • Lord, I trust you.
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  • And trust the Lord.
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  • Trust him.
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  • of your dream.
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  • He's gonna get you there.
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  • That's a promise, amen.
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  • of faith, faith pleases God.
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  • see it through.
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  • Hold it loosely.
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  • it with a better version.
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  • in a way plastic.
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  • Do you know what I mean by that?
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  • Small Wonder anybody?
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  • here and there.
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  • No?
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  • All right.
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  • It's a sitcom from like '86.
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  • It doesn't matter.
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  • I'm just like not that way.
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  • won a contest in third grade.
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  • for me as a kid.
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  • long as you didn't bake it.
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  • the things they made.
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  • the Lord can bake them.
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  • Only the Lord can finish them.
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  • Craft your goals with wet clay.
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  • Let God do the baking.
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  • beware expectations.
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  • on having great expectations.
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  • expectations from your family.
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  • I'm troubled by that.
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  • with desire.
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  • I think desire is great.
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  • and expectation.
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  • in the life of a believer.
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  • ears to hear--
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  • it's unkind and unfair.
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  • and unfair.
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  • a lot in marriages.
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  • an expectation.
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  • and it becomes a what?
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  • do it today?
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  • an unhealthy place to be.
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  • what do I owe my spouse?
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  • what do you owe your roommate?
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  • on people.
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  • your dreams for your work.
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  • You don't want to do that.
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  • becomes a Procrustean bed.
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  • in the fairytale.
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  • and Eleusis.
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  • Procrustes--can't say it.
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  • and to rest.
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  • so you'd fit the bed.
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  • you'd fit--
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  • like government.
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  • to help people harming them?
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  • we have constructed ourselves?
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  • Are we doing that?
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  • their legs off.
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  • See, that's the thing.
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  • She doesn't do this.
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  • like Joe needs to hear this.
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  • You need to hear this.
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  • You need to hear this.
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  • but don't manipulate people.
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  • to what you think.
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  • kids, hold it loosely.
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  • does it build that desire?
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  • with wet clay.
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  • into Christmas.
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  • is supposed to be.
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  • Let's just rewind this.
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  • and we're gonna trust God.
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  • through means it's the end.
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  • It's the beginning.
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  • we trust you.
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  • of our dream.
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  • by Pastor Bobby Schuller.
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  • right here at Shepherd's Grove.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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