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Don't Faint In Your Mind

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May 29, 2020
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  • - JOEL OSTEEN: WELL,
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  • - JOEL OSTEEN: WELL,GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • GOD BLESS YOU.IT'S A JOY TO COME INTO YOUR
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  • IT'S A JOY TO COME INTO YOURHOMES, AND IF YOU'RE EVER
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  • HOMES, AND IF YOU'RE EVERIN OUR AREA, PLEASE STOP BY
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  • IN OUR AREA, PLEASE STOP BYAND BE A PART OF ONE
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  • AND BE A PART OF ONEOF OUR SERVICES.
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  • OF OUR SERVICES.I'LL PROMISE YOU WE'LL MAKE
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  • I LIKE TO START WITH
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  • I LIKE TO START WITHSOMETHING FUNNY, AND I HEARD
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  • SOMETHING FUNNY, AND I HEARDABOUT THIS ARCHEOLOGIST
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  • ABOUT THIS ARCHEOLOGISTIN NEW YORK.
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  • IN NEW YORK.HE DUG DOWN TEN FEET AND
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  • HE DUG DOWN TEN FEET ANDFOUND TRACES OF COPPER WIRING
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  • FOUND TRACES OF COPPER WIRINGDATING BACK 100 YEARS.
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  • DATING BACK 100 YEARS.HE CONCLUDED NEW YORKERS
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  • HE CONCLUDED NEW YORKERSHAD A TELEPHONE NETWORK
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  • HAD A TELEPHONE NETWORKOVER 100 YEARS AGO.
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  • OVER 100 YEARS AGO.NOT TO BE OUTDONE, AN
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  • NOT TO BE OUTDONE, ANARCHEOLOGIST FROM CALIFORNIA
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  • ARCHEOLOGIST FROM CALIFORNIADUG DOWN 20 FEET,
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  • DUG DOWN 20 FEET,FOUND COPPER WIRING
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  • FOUND COPPER WIRINGDATING BACK 200 YEARS.
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  • DATING BACK 200 YEARS.HE CONCLUDED CALIFORNIANS HAD
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  • HE CONCLUDED CALIFORNIANS HADA MASSIVE COMMUNICATION
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  • A MASSIVE COMMUNICATIONNETWORK 100 YEARS EARLIER
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  • NETWORK 100 YEARS EARLIERTHAN NEW YORKERS.
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  • THAN NEW YORKERS.UPON HEARING THIS, BUBBA FROM
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  • UPON HEARING THIS, BUBBA FROMTEXAS DUG DOWN 30 FEET ON HIS
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  • TEXAS DUG DOWN 30 FEET ON HISFARM AND FOUND
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  • FARM AND FOUNDABSOLUTELY NOTHING.
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  • ABSOLUTELY NOTHING.HE CONCLUDED 300 YEARS AGO,
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  • HE CONCLUDED 300 YEARS AGO,TEXANS HAD ALREADY
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  • [LAUGHING]
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  • SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT.
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  • SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT.THIS IS MY BIBLE.
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  • THIS IS MY BIBLE.I AM WHAT IT SAYS I AM,
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  • I AM WHAT IT SAYS I AM,I HAVE WHAT IT SAYS I HAVE,
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  • I HAVE WHAT IT SAYS I HAVE,I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYS
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  • I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYSI CAN DO.
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  • I CAN DO.TODAY I WILL BE TAUGHT
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  • TODAY I WILL BE TAUGHTTHE WORD OF GOD.
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  • THE WORD OF GOD.I BOLDLY CONFESS MY MIND IS
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  • I BOLDLY CONFESS MY MIND ISALERT, MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE.
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  • ALERT, MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE.I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME,
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  • I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME,IN JESUS'S NAME.
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  • I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAY
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  • I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAYABOUT NOT FAINTING
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  • ABOUT NOT FAINTINGIN YOUR MIND.
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  • IN YOUR MIND.WE ALL FACE OPPOSITION AND
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  • AND IT'S EASY TO GET
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  • AND IT'S EASY TO GETDISCOURAGED AND GIVE UP ON
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  • DISCOURAGED AND GIVE UP ONWHAT WE'RE BELIEVING FOR,
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  • WHAT WE'RE BELIEVING FOR,AND SOMETIMES WE FEEL ALONE,
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  • AND SOMETIMES WE FEEL ALONE,LIKE NOBODY KNOWS
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  • LIKE NOBODY KNOWSWHAT WE'RE GOING THROUGH,
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  • WHAT WE'RE GOING THROUGH,NOBODY IS SUPPORTING US,
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  • NOBODY IS SUPPORTING US,AND WE GET WEARY
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  • AND WE GET WEARYAND FAINT IN OUR MIND.
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  • AND FAINT IN OUR MIND.BUT IN THE BOOK OF HEBREWS,
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  • BUT IN THE BOOK OF HEBREWS,IT TALKS ABOUT THE HEROES
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  • IT TALKS ABOUT THE HEROESOF FAITH AND ALL THE AMAZING
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  • OF FAITH AND ALL THE AMAZINGTHINGS THEY ACCOMPLISHED.
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  • THINGS THEY ACCOMPLISHED.IT WASN'T EASY,
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  • IT WASN'T EASY,THEY ENDURED HARDSHIPS,
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  • THEY ENDURED HARDSHIPS,THEY WERE MISTREATED,
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  • THEY WERE MISTREATED,THEY HAD PLENTY
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  • THEY HAD PLENTYOF OPPORTUNITIES TO GIVE UP.
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  • OF OPPORTUNITIES TO GIVE UP.BUT THEY STAYED FAITHFUL
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  • AND CHAPTER 12 SAYS,
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  • AND CHAPTER 12 SAYS,"SEEING THAT WE ARE
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  • "SEEING THAT WE ARESURROUNDED BY SUCH A GREAT
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  • SURROUNDED BY SUCH A GREATCLOUD OF WITNESSES,
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  • CLOUD OF WITNESSES,LET US RUN THE RACE
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  • LET US RUN THE RACETHAT'S SET BEFORE US."
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  • THAT'S SET BEFORE US."THIS PASSAGE PAINTS THE
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  • THIS PASSAGE PAINTS THEPICTURE OF A HUGE STADIUM UP
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  • PICTURE OF A HUGE STADIUM UPIN HEAVEN WITH A RACE
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  • IN HEAVEN WITH A RACETAKING PLACE.
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  • ARE THE SAINTS OF OLD, THE
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  • ARE THE SAINTS OF OLD, THEGREAT CLOUD OF WITNESSES.
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  • GREAT CLOUD OF WITNESSES.THESE HEROES OF FAITH ARE
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  • THESE HEROES OF FAITH ARELOOKING DOWN AT US,
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  • LOOKING DOWN AT US,CHEERING US ON.
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  • CHEERING US ON.YOU ARE NOT RUNNING ALONE.
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  • YOU ARE NOT RUNNING ALONE.ALL OF HEAVEN IS ROOTING FOR
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  • ALL OF HEAVEN IS ROOTING FORYOU, NOT JUST THE HEROES OF
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  • YOU, NOT JUST THE HEROES OFFAITH, BUT YOUR LOVED ONES
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  • FAITH, BUT YOUR LOVED ONESTHAT HAVE GONE BEFORE YOU.
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  • THAT HAVE GONE BEFORE YOU.RELATIVES THAT YOU'VE
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  • RELATIVES THAT YOU'VENEVER MET.
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  • NEVER MET.GREAT-GREAT-GREAT
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  • GREAT-GREAT-GREATGRANDMOTHERS, GRANDFATHERS,
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  • GRANDMOTHERS, GRANDFATHERS,THEY'RE WATCHING YOU RIGHT
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  • THEY'RE WATCHING YOU RIGHTNOW, SAYING, "YOU GO, BOY.
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  • NOW, SAYING, "YOU GO, BOY.YOU GO, GIRL.
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  • YOU GO, GIRL.LIFE MAY BE TOUGH,
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  • LIFE MAY BE TOUGH,BUT YOU'VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES.
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  • BUT YOU'VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES.WE BELIEVE IN YOU."
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  • WE BELIEVE IN YOU."WHEN YOU'RE TEMPTED TO FAINT
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  • WHEN YOU'RE TEMPTED TO FAINTIN YOUR MIND, YOU NEED TO BY
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  • IN YOUR MIND, YOU NEED TO BYFAITH LOOK UP AND SEE THEM
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  • FAITH LOOK UP AND SEE THEMCHEERING YOU ON.
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  • CHEERING YOU ON.I CAN SEE DAVID SAYING,
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  • I CAN SEE DAVID SAYING,"THAT GIANT MAY LOOK BIG,
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  • "THAT GIANT MAY LOOK BIG,THAT OBSTACLE MAY
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  • THAT OBSTACLE MAYLOOK IMPOSSIBLE.
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  • LOOK IMPOSSIBLE.I KNOW HOW YOU FEEL,
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  • I KNOW HOW YOU FEEL,BUT CAN I TELL YOU GOD
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  • BUT CAN I TELL YOU GODCAN DO THE IMPOSSIBLE.
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  • CAN DO THE IMPOSSIBLE.YOU MAY NOT THINK YOU HAVE
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  • YOU MAY NOT THINK YOU HAVEWHAT YOU NEED, ALL I HAD WAS
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  • WHAT YOU NEED, ALL I HAD WASA SLINGSHOT AND A FEW STONES.
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  • A SLINGSHOT AND A FEW STONES.PEOPLE TOLD ME I WASN'T
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  • PEOPLE TOLD ME I WASN'TQUALIFIED, I DIDN'T HAVE
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  • QUALIFIED, I DIDN'T HAVETHE EXPERIENCE.
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  • THE EXPERIENCE.MY FAMILY TRIED TO TALK ME
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  • MY FAMILY TRIED TO TALK MEOUT OF IT, MY BROTHERS
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  • OUT OF IT, MY BROTHERSMADE FUN OF ME.
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  • MADE FUN OF ME.BUT DESPITE ALL
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  • BUT DESPITE ALLTHE OPPOSITION,
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  • THE OPPOSITION,GOD BREATHED ON ME
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  • GOD BREATHED ON MEAND I BECAME
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  • AND I BECAMEA GIANT KILLER.
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  • A GIANT KILLER.STAY ENCOURAGED, YOU CAN
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  • STAY ENCOURAGED, YOU CANDEFEAT YOUR GIANTS."
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  • DEFEAT YOUR GIANTS."DAVID IS CHEERING YOU ON.
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  • DAVID IS CHEERING YOU ON.HE'S SAYING,
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  • HE'S SAYING,"THE GIANT MAY BE BIG,
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  • "THE GIANT MAY BE BIG,BUT OUR GOD IS BIGGER.
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  • BUT OUR GOD IS BIGGER.DON'T FAINT IN YOUR MIND."
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  • DON'T FAINT IN YOUR MIND."MAYBE YOU'RE FACING AN
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  • MAYBE YOU'RE FACING ANILLNESS, YOU DON'T SEE
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  • ILLNESS, YOU DON'T SEEHOW YOU CAN GET WELL.
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  • HOW YOU CAN GET WELL.IT'S BEEN YEARS,
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  • IT'S BEEN YEARS,YOU'RE TEMPTED TO SETTLE
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  • YOU'RE TEMPTED TO SETTLEWHERE YOU ARE AND THINK
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  • WHERE YOU ARE AND THINKTHAT'S YOUR LOT IN LIFE.
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  • THAT'S YOUR LOT IN LIFE.I HEAR A YOUNG LADY
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  • I HEAR A YOUNG LADYIN THE GRANDSTANDS,
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  • IN THE GRANDSTANDS,SAYING, "DON'T LOSE HOPE.
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  • SAYING, "DON'T LOSE HOPE.I WAS SICK FOR 18 YEARS.
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  • I WAS SICK FOR 18 YEARS.I COULDN'T STAND UP,
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  • I COULDN'T STAND UP,I WAS BENT OVER WITH PAIN.
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  • I WAS BENT OVER WITH PAIN.THE DOCTORS COULDN'T HELP ME.
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  • THE DOCTORS COULDN'T HELP ME.I TRIED EVERYTHING,
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  • AND JUST WHEN I THOUGHT
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  • AND JUST WHEN I THOUGHTIT WAS PERMANENT,
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  • IT WAS PERMANENT,I WENT TO THE TEMPLE
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  • I WENT TO THE TEMPLEONE DAY.
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  • ONE DAY.OUT OF A HUGE CROWD OF
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  • OUT OF A HUGE CROWD OFPEOPLE, JESUS CALLED MY NAME.
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  • PEOPLE, JESUS CALLED MY NAME.HE SAID, 'WOMAN, YOU ARE FREE
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  • HE SAID, 'WOMAN, YOU ARE FREEFROM THIS SICKNESS.'
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  • FROM THIS SICKNESS.'IMMEDIATELY I COULD
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  • IMMEDIATELY I COULDSTAND UP.
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  • FROM THAT DAY FORWARD,
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  • FROM THAT DAY FORWARD,I COULD WALK, I COULD RUN,
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  • I COULD WALK, I COULD RUN,I WAS PERFECTLY WELL."
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  • I WAS PERFECTLY WELL."NOW, NOBODY ELSE MAY BE
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  • NOW, NOBODY ELSE MAY BEENCOURAGING YOU.
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  • ENCOURAGING YOU.EVERY OTHER VOICE MAY BE
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  • EVERY OTHER VOICE MAY BENEGATIVE, TELLING YOU HOW
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  • NEGATIVE, TELLING YOU HOWYOU'RE NOT GOING
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  • YOU'RE NOT GOINGTO GET BETTER.
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  • TO GET BETTER.YOU FEEL ALONE, ISOLATED.
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  • YOU FEEL ALONE, ISOLATED.LOOK UP, THIS LADY IS SAYING,
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  • LOOK UP, THIS LADY IS SAYING,"GOD DID IT FOR ME,
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  • "GOD DID IT FOR ME,HE CAN DO IT FOR YOU."
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  • MOSES IS UP IN THOSE
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  • MOSES IS UP IN THOSEGRANDSTANDS RIGHT NOW,
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  • GRANDSTANDS RIGHT NOW,ROOTING FOR US.
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  • ROOTING FOR US.HE'S SAYING, "YOU MAY HAVE
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  • HE'S SAYING, "YOU MAY HAVEMADE MISTAKES, YOU MAY
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  • MADE MISTAKES, YOU MAYHAVE BLOWN IT, SO DID I.
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  • HAVE BLOWN IT, SO DID I.I THOUGHT I MISSED
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  • I THOUGHT I MISSEDMY DESTINY.
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  • BUT AT 80 YEARS OLD, GOD
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  • BUT AT 80 YEARS OLD, GODSHOWED UP IN A BURNING BUSH.
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  • SHOWED UP IN A BURNING BUSH.HE SAID, 'MOSES,
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  • HE SAID, 'MOSES,IT'S NOT TOO LATE.
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  • IT'S NOT TOO LATE.I HAVEN'T FORGOTTEN
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  • I HAVEN'T FORGOTTENABOUT YOU.
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  • ABOUT YOU.IT'S TIME TO DELIVER
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  • IT'S TIME TO DELIVERTHE ISRAELITES.'
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  • THE ISRAELITES.'AFTER ALL THOSE YEARS
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  • AFTER ALL THOSE YEARSWHERE I FELT LIKE A FAILURE,
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  • WHERE I FELT LIKE A FAILURE,GUILTY, CONDEMNED,
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  • GUILTY, CONDEMNED,GOD STILL USED ME
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  • GOD STILL USED METO FULFILL MY PURPOSE."
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  • TO FULFILL MY PURPOSE."YOU MAY BE SITTING ON THE
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  • YOU MAY BE SITTING ON THESIDELINES OF LIFE, FEELING
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  • SIDELINES OF LIFE, FEELINGDISQUALIFIED, GUILTY.
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  • DISQUALIFIED, GUILTY.MOSES IS SAYING,
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  • MOSES IS SAYING,"GET BACK IN THE GAME.
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  • "GET BACK IN THE GAME.GOD'S MERCY IS BIGGER
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  • GOD'S MERCY IS BIGGERTHAN THOSE MISTAKES.
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  • THAN THOSE MISTAKES.YOU CAN STILL BECOME WHO
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  • YOU CAN STILL BECOME WHOYOU WERE CREATED TO BE."
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  • YOU WERE CREATED TO BE."PEOPLE MAY WRITE YOU OFF,
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  • PEOPLE MAY WRITE YOU OFF,BUT GOD NEVER
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  • BUT GOD NEVERWRITES YOU OFF.
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  • WRITES YOU OFF.YOU HEAR THOSE VOICES TELLING
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  • YOU HEAR THOSE VOICES TELLINGYOU, "YOU'VE BLOWN IT.
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  • YOU, "YOU'VE BLOWN IT.YOU MISSED YOUR CHANCE."
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  • YOU MISSED YOUR CHANCE."THAT MEANS YOU'RE LISTENING
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  • THAT MEANS YOU'RE LISTENINGTO THE WRONG VOICES.
  • 00:05:52.141 --> 00:05:53.743
  • TO THE WRONG VOICES.YOU HAVE TO UNDERSTAND YOU
  • 00:05:53.743 --> 00:05:56.279
  • YOU HAVE TO UNDERSTAND YOUHAVE HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE.
  • 00:05:56.279 --> 00:05:58.214
  • HAVE HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE.IN THE GRANDSTANDS OF HEAVEN,
  • 00:05:58.214 --> 00:05:59.415
  • IN THE GRANDSTANDS OF HEAVEN,WHERE YOU'RE RUNNING,
  • 00:05:59.415 --> 00:06:01.350
  • WHERE YOU'RE RUNNING,EVERYONE IS FOR YOU.
  • 00:06:01.350 --> 00:06:02.919
  • EVERYONE IS FOR YOU.THE SAINTS OF OLD,
  • 00:06:02.919 --> 00:06:03.553
  • THE SAINTS OF OLD,YOUR LOVED ONES
  • 00:06:03.553 --> 00:06:04.454
  • YOUR LOVED ONESIN THE STANDS,
  • 00:06:04.454 --> 00:06:05.888
  • IN THE STANDS,YOUR RELATIVES,
  • 00:06:05.888 --> 00:06:06.956
  • YOUR RELATIVES,THEY'RE NOT CONDEMNING YOU,
  • 00:06:06.956 --> 00:06:08.491
  • THEY'RE NOT CONDEMNING YOU,THINKING, "BOY, I KNEW
  • 00:06:08.491 --> 00:06:09.125
  • THINKING, "BOY, I KNEWTHEY COULDN'T
  • 00:06:09.125 --> 00:06:09.759
  • THEY COULDN'TGET IT RIGHT.
  • 00:06:09.759 --> 00:06:10.626
  • GET IT RIGHT.THEY NEVER DO ANYTHING
  • 00:06:10.626 --> 00:06:11.260
  • THEY NEVER DO ANYTHINGGOOD."
  • 00:06:11.260 --> 00:06:11.928
  • GOOD."THAT MEANS YOU'RE
  • 00:06:11.928 --> 00:06:13.596
  • THAT MEANS YOU'REIN THE WRONG STADIUM.
  • 00:06:13.596 --> 00:06:15.431
  • IN THE WRONG STADIUM.THE ENEMY HAS A STADIUM
  • 00:06:15.431 --> 00:06:17.066
  • THE ENEMY HAS A STADIUMFILLED WITH ACCUSERS,
  • 00:06:17.066 --> 00:06:19.402
  • FILLED WITH ACCUSERS,CONDEMNERS, DISCOURAGERS.
  • 00:06:19.402 --> 00:06:20.369
  • CONDEMNERS, DISCOURAGERS.DON'T GO THERE.
  • 00:06:20.369 --> 00:06:21.471
  • DON'T GO THERE.THAT'S THE OPPONENT'S
  • 00:06:21.471 --> 00:06:22.405
  • THAT'S THE OPPONENT'SSTADIUM.
  • 00:06:22.405 --> 00:06:24.340
  • STADIUM.YOUR GAME IS BEING PLAYED
  • 00:06:24.340 --> 00:06:26.042
  • YOUR GAME IS BEING PLAYEDON THE HOME FIELD.
  • 00:06:26.042 --> 00:06:27.577
  • ON THE HOME FIELD.EVERYONE IN THESE STANDS
  • 00:06:27.577 --> 00:06:29.378
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "LOOK UP,
  • 00:06:31.614 --> 00:06:32.849
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "LOOK UP,FOR YOUR REDEMPTION
  • 00:06:32.849 --> 00:06:34.283
  • FOR YOUR REDEMPTIONDRAWS NIGH."
  • 00:06:34.283 --> 00:06:35.218
  • DRAWS NIGH."WHEN YOU'RE TEMPTED TO GET
  • 00:06:35.218 --> 00:06:37.119
  • WHEN YOU'RE TEMPTED TO GETDISCOURAGED, LOOK UP
  • 00:06:37.119 --> 00:06:38.488
  • DISCOURAGED, LOOK UPAND HEAR THE CHEERS FROM
  • 00:06:38.488 --> 00:06:40.089
  • AND HEAR THE CHEERS FROMTHE HEAVENLY SAINTS.
  • 00:06:40.089 --> 00:06:40.923
  • THE HEAVENLY SAINTS.WHEN YOU KNOW SOMEONE
  • 00:06:40.923 --> 00:06:41.824
  • WHEN YOU KNOW SOMEONEIS CHEERING FOR YOU,
  • 00:06:41.824 --> 00:06:43.593
  • IS CHEERING FOR YOU,IT GIVES YOU AN EDGE.
  • 00:06:43.593 --> 00:06:45.261
  • IT GIVES YOU AN EDGE.YOU CAN RUN A LITTLE FASTER,
  • 00:06:45.261 --> 00:06:46.596
  • YOU CAN RUN A LITTLE FASTER,JUMP A LITTLE HIGHER,
  • 00:06:46.596 --> 00:06:47.330
  • JUMP A LITTLE HIGHER,WITHSTAND A LITTLE
  • 00:06:47.330 --> 00:06:48.831
  • WITHSTAND A LITTLEMORE PRESSURE.
  • 00:06:48.831 --> 00:06:50.466
  • MORE PRESSURE.STATISTICS EVEN SHOW IN
  • 00:06:50.466 --> 00:06:52.268
  • COURT ADVANTAGE RESULTS
  • 00:06:54.237 --> 00:06:56.339
  • COURT ADVANTAGE RESULTSIN 15 EXTRA POINTS
  • 00:06:56.339 --> 00:06:57.874
  • IN 15 EXTRA POINTSFOR THE HOME TEAM.
  • 00:06:57.874 --> 00:06:59.575
  • FOR THE HOME TEAM.THE COURT IS THE SAME SIZE,
  • 00:06:59.575 --> 00:07:01.377
  • THE COURT IS THE SAME SIZE,THE RULES ARE THE SAME.
  • 00:07:01.377 --> 00:07:02.745
  • THE RULES ARE THE SAME.TECHNICALLY, NOTHING IS
  • 00:07:02.745 --> 00:07:03.880
  • TECHNICALLY, NOTHING ISDIFFERENT, BUT THERE'S
  • 00:07:03.880 --> 00:07:06.048
  • DIFFERENT, BUT THERE'SSOMETHING INTANGIBLE THAT
  • 00:07:06.048 --> 00:07:08.017
  • SOMETHING INTANGIBLE THATGIVES YOU AN ADVANTAGE.
  • 00:07:08.017 --> 00:07:09.585
  • GIVES YOU AN ADVANTAGE.IF YOU PLAYED SPORTS, WHEN
  • 00:07:09.585 --> 00:07:10.753
  • IF YOU PLAYED SPORTS, WHENYOU KNOW YOUR PARENTS ARE
  • 00:07:10.753 --> 00:07:12.355
  • YOU KNOW YOUR PARENTS AREIN THE STANDS OR YOU HAVE
  • 00:07:12.355 --> 00:07:13.689
  • IN THE STANDS OR YOU HAVEFRIENDS THERE CHEERING
  • 00:07:13.689 --> 00:07:15.157
  • FRIENDS THERE CHEERINGYOU ON, THAT GIVES YOU
  • 00:07:15.157 --> 00:07:16.893
  • YOU ON, THAT GIVES YOUAN EXTRA BOOST.
  • 00:07:16.893 --> 00:07:18.461
  • AN EXTRA BOOST.MY FATHER TRAVELED A LOT WHEN
  • 00:07:18.461 --> 00:07:19.862
  • MY FATHER TRAVELED A LOT WHENI WAS GROWING UP AND HE
  • 00:07:19.862 --> 00:07:20.696
  • I WAS GROWING UP AND HECOULDN'T ATTEND MANY
  • 00:07:20.696 --> 00:07:21.731
  • COULDN'T ATTEND MANYOF MY BASKETBALL GAMES,
  • 00:07:21.731 --> 00:07:23.165
  • OF MY BASKETBALL GAMES,BUT I REMEMBER
  • 00:07:23.165 --> 00:07:25.067
  • BUT I REMEMBERIN THIS ONE GAME, I WAS
  • 00:07:25.067 --> 00:07:26.669
  • IN THIS ONE GAME, I WASIN THE SEVENTH GRADE.
  • 00:07:26.669 --> 00:07:28.304
  • IN THE SEVENTH GRADE.THE GAME WAS ABOUT TO START,
  • 00:07:28.304 --> 00:07:29.605
  • THE GAME WAS ABOUT TO START,AND I SAW MY FATHER COME
  • 00:07:29.605 --> 00:07:31.340
  • AND I SAW MY FATHER COMEWALKING IN THE GYM.
  • 00:07:31.340 --> 00:07:32.842
  • WALKING IN THE GYM.I DIDN'T KNOW HE WAS COMING.
  • 00:07:32.842 --> 00:07:34.911
  • I DIDN'T KNOW HE WAS COMING.I WAS PLEASANTLY SURPRISED.
  • 00:07:34.911 --> 00:07:36.445
  • I WAS PLEASANTLY SURPRISED.FOR SOME REASON THAT DAY,
  • 00:07:36.445 --> 00:07:37.747
  • FOR SOME REASON THAT DAY,MY FATHER DECIDED
  • 00:07:37.747 --> 00:07:39.248
  • MY FATHER DECIDEDTO WEAR SHORTS.
  • 00:07:39.248 --> 00:07:40.616
  • TO WEAR SHORTS.HE HAD NOT WORN SHORTS
  • 00:07:40.616 --> 00:07:42.051
  • HE HAD NOT WORN SHORTSHIS WHOLE LIFE.
  • 00:07:42.051 --> 00:07:43.619
  • HIS WHOLE LIFE.HIS LEGS WERE WHITER
  • 00:07:43.619 --> 00:07:44.587
  • HIS LEGS WERE WHITERTHAN THE GLORY OF GOD,
  • 00:07:44.587 --> 00:07:46.389
  • NOT ONLY THAT, HE DIDN'T HAVE
  • 00:07:48.291 --> 00:07:50.126
  • NOT ONLY THAT, HE DIDN'T HAVEANY TENNIS SHOES, SO HE WORE
  • 00:07:50.126 --> 00:07:51.727
  • ANY TENNIS SHOES, SO HE WOREHIS BLACK DRESS SHOES
  • 00:07:51.727 --> 00:07:53.262
  • HIS BLACK DRESS SHOESWITH BLACK SOCKS.
  • 00:07:53.262 --> 00:07:54.664
  • WITH BLACK SOCKS.I DIDN'T TELL ANYONE WE WERE
  • 00:07:54.664 --> 00:07:57.567
  • I DIDN'T TELL ANYONE WE WERERELATED, BUT KNOWING MY
  • 00:07:57.567 --> 00:07:59.735
  • RELATED, BUT KNOWING MYFATHER WAS THERE, I PLAYED
  • 00:07:59.735 --> 00:08:02.471
  • FATHER WAS THERE, I PLAYEDHARDER, I SCORED MORE POINTS.
  • 00:08:02.471 --> 00:08:03.472
  • HARDER, I SCORED MORE POINTS.THEY SAY WHITE MEN
  • 00:08:03.472 --> 00:08:04.307
  • THEY SAY WHITE MENCAN'T JUMP.
  • 00:08:04.307 --> 00:08:06.676
  • I DID THINGS THAT EVEN
  • 00:08:08.644 --> 00:08:11.380
  • I DID THINGS THAT EVENSURPRISED ME, ALL BECAUSE
  • 00:08:11.380 --> 00:08:12.048
  • SURPRISED ME, ALL BECAUSEI KNEW SOMEONE
  • 00:08:12.048 --> 00:08:13.115
  • I KNEW SOMEONEWAS WATCHING ME,
  • 00:08:13.115 --> 00:08:14.417
  • WAS WATCHING ME,SOMEONE WAS CHEERING FOR ME.
  • 00:08:14.417 --> 00:08:16.385
  • SOMEONE WAS CHEERING FOR ME.I WANTED TO MAKE THEM PROUD.
  • 00:08:16.385 --> 00:08:18.087
  • I WANTED TO MAKE THEM PROUD.EVEN NOW, WHEN I'M TEMPTED
  • 00:08:18.087 --> 00:08:19.021
  • EVEN NOW, WHEN I'M TEMPTEDTO GET DISCOURAGED
  • 00:08:19.021 --> 00:08:20.122
  • TO GET DISCOURAGEDOR TEMPTED TO THINK
  • 00:08:20.122 --> 00:08:21.791
  • OR TEMPTED TO THINKAN OBSTACLE IS TOO BIG,
  • 00:08:21.791 --> 00:08:24.126
  • AN OBSTACLE IS TOO BIG,I JUST IMAGINE THAT MY FATHER
  • 00:08:24.126 --> 00:08:25.628
  • I JUST IMAGINE THAT MY FATHERIS STILL WATCHING ME.
  • 00:08:25.628 --> 00:08:26.929
  • IS STILL WATCHING ME.HE'S IN THE GRANDSTANDS
  • 00:08:26.929 --> 00:08:28.064
  • HE'S IN THE GRANDSTANDSOF HEAVING, SAYING, "COME ON,
  • 00:08:28.064 --> 00:08:30.299
  • OF HEAVING, SAYING, "COME ON,JOEL, I LIVED IN MY DAY.
  • 00:08:30.299 --> 00:08:31.934
  • JOEL, I LIVED IN MY DAY.THIS IS YOUR DAY.
  • 00:08:31.934 --> 00:08:33.569
  • THIS IS YOUR DAY.SHOW THEM WHAT YOU HAVE.
  • 00:08:33.569 --> 00:08:34.804
  • SHOW THEM WHAT YOU HAVE.BE STRONG.
  • 00:08:34.804 --> 00:08:36.038
  • BE STRONG.TAKE BIG STEPS.
  • 00:08:36.038 --> 00:08:37.206
  • TAKE BIG STEPS.PRAY BOLD PRAYERS.
  • 00:08:37.206 --> 00:08:38.641
  • PRAY BOLD PRAYERS.SHINE BRIGHTLY."
  • 00:08:38.641 --> 00:08:40.343
  • SHINE BRIGHTLY."THERE ARE PEOPLE IN HEAVEN
  • 00:08:40.343 --> 00:08:42.778
  • THERE ARE PEOPLE IN HEAVENRIGHT NOW CHEERING YOU ON.
  • 00:08:42.778 --> 00:08:44.213
  • RIGHT NOW CHEERING YOU ON.RELATIVES THAT HAVE GONE
  • 00:08:44.213 --> 00:08:45.848
  • RELATIVES THAT HAVE GONEBEFORE YOU, THEY'RE ROOTING
  • 00:08:45.848 --> 00:08:47.016
  • BEFORE YOU, THEY'RE ROOTINGFOR YOU, SAYING,
  • 00:08:47.016 --> 00:08:48.351
  • FOR YOU, SAYING,"DO SOMETHING GREAT.
  • 00:08:48.351 --> 00:08:49.518
  • "DO SOMETHING GREAT.MAKE US PROUD.
  • 00:08:49.518 --> 00:08:51.087
  • MAKE US PROUD.RUN WITH PURPOSE."
  • 00:08:51.087 --> 00:08:52.288
  • RUN WITH PURPOSE."WHEN THOSE VOICES WHISPER,
  • 00:08:52.288 --> 00:08:53.556
  • WHEN THOSE VOICES WHISPER,"YOU'RE ALONE.
  • 00:08:53.556 --> 00:08:54.523
  • "YOU'RE ALONE.IT DOESN'T MATTER,
  • 00:08:54.523 --> 00:08:56.158
  • IT DOESN'T MATTER,JUST SETTLE WHERE YOU ARE,"
  • 00:08:56.158 --> 00:08:57.326
  • JUST SETTLE WHERE YOU ARE,"BY FAITH YOU NEED
  • 00:08:57.326 --> 00:08:58.461
  • BY FAITH YOU NEEDTO HEAR YOUR LOVED ONES
  • 00:08:58.461 --> 00:09:00.329
  • MY GRANDFATHER ON MY MOTHER'S
  • 00:09:02.231 --> 00:09:03.466
  • MY GRANDFATHER ON MY MOTHER'SSIDE OF THE FAMILY HAD
  • 00:09:03.466 --> 00:09:04.900
  • SIDE OF THE FAMILY HADA ROUGH CHILDHOOD.
  • 00:09:04.900 --> 00:09:05.735
  • A ROUGH CHILDHOOD.HIS MOTHER DIED
  • 00:09:05.735 --> 00:09:07.169
  • HIS MOTHER DIEDWHEN HE WAS FIVE.
  • 00:09:07.169 --> 00:09:09.138
  • WHEN HE WAS FIVE.THREE YEARS LATER, HIS FATHER
  • 00:09:09.138 --> 00:09:10.339
  • THREE YEARS LATER, HIS FATHERCAME HOME FROM WORKING
  • 00:09:10.339 --> 00:09:11.507
  • CAME HOME FROM WORKINGOUT IN THE WOODS WITH
  • 00:09:11.507 --> 00:09:13.843
  • OUT IN THE WOODS WITHA TERRIBLE PAIN IN HIS SIDE.
  • 00:09:13.843 --> 00:09:14.844
  • A TERRIBLE PAIN IN HIS SIDE.THEY TOOK HIM BY HORSE
  • 00:09:14.844 --> 00:09:16.646
  • FOUR HOURS AWAY.
  • 00:09:18.447 --> 00:09:19.749
  • FOUR HOURS AWAY.THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT,
  • 00:09:19.749 --> 00:09:20.916
  • THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT,MY GRANDFATHER RECEIVED
  • 00:09:20.916 --> 00:09:22.284
  • MY GRANDFATHER RECEIVEDA TELEGRAM SAYING
  • 00:09:22.284 --> 00:09:24.420
  • A TELEGRAM SAYINGTHAT HIS FATHER HAD DIED.
  • 00:09:24.420 --> 00:09:25.721
  • THAT HIS FATHER HAD DIED.THE NEXT DAY, HE AND HIS
  • 00:09:25.721 --> 00:09:27.390
  • THE NEXT DAY, HE AND HISUNCLE WENT TO THE TRAIN
  • 00:09:27.390 --> 00:09:29.692
  • UNCLE WENT TO THE TRAINSTATION TO PICK UP HIS BODY.
  • 00:09:29.692 --> 00:09:31.327
  • STATION TO PICK UP HIS BODY.I CAN IMAGINE WHAT
  • 00:09:31.327 --> 00:09:31.961
  • I CAN IMAGINE WHATWAS GOING THROUGH
  • 00:09:31.961 --> 00:09:33.763
  • WAS GOING THROUGHMY GRANDFATHER'S MIND.
  • 00:09:33.763 --> 00:09:34.897
  • MY GRANDFATHER'S MIND.AS AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD LITTLE
  • 00:09:34.897 --> 00:09:37.133
  • AS AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD LITTLEBOY, RIDING A HORSE WITH HIS
  • 00:09:37.133 --> 00:09:38.901
  • BOY, RIDING A HORSE WITH HISFATHER IN A CASKET BEHIND
  • 00:09:38.901 --> 00:09:40.536
  • FATHER IN A CASKET BEHINDHIM, WONDERING WHO WOULD TAKE
  • 00:09:40.536 --> 00:09:42.004
  • HIM, WONDERING WHO WOULD TAKECARE OF HIM, WHERE WOULD
  • 00:09:42.004 --> 00:09:43.639
  • CARE OF HIM, WHERE WOULDHE LIVE, SO UNCERTAIN
  • 00:09:43.639 --> 00:09:45.107
  • HE LIVE, SO UNCERTAINOF HIS FUTURE.
  • 00:09:45.107 --> 00:09:46.142
  • OF HIS FUTURE.NOBODY REALLY WANTED
  • 00:09:46.142 --> 00:09:47.309
  • NOBODY REALLY WANTEDMY GRANDFATHER.
  • 00:09:47.309 --> 00:09:48.577
  • MY GRANDFATHER.HE WAS PASSED FROM HOUSE
  • 00:09:48.577 --> 00:09:49.578
  • HE WAS PASSED FROM HOUSETO HOUSE.
  • 00:09:49.578 --> 00:09:50.646
  • TO HOUSE.HIS UNCLE MADE HIM LIVE OUT
  • 00:09:50.646 --> 00:09:51.981
  • HIS UNCLE MADE HIM LIVE OUTIN THE BARN, DIDN'T TREAT HIM
  • 00:09:51.981 --> 00:09:53.783
  • GRANDDADDY LEFT HOME AT 16
  • 00:09:55.951 --> 00:09:57.887
  • GRANDDADDY LEFT HOME AT 16AND JOINED A BRIDGE GANG.
  • 00:09:57.887 --> 00:09:59.455
  • AND JOINED A BRIDGE GANG.EVENTUALLY, HE GOT A JOB
  • 00:09:59.455 --> 00:10:00.923
  • EVENTUALLY, HE GOT A JOBAT A REFINERY.
  • 00:10:00.923 --> 00:10:03.059
  • AT A REFINERY.HE WORKED FOR HUMBOLDT OIL,
  • 00:10:03.059 --> 00:10:05.695
  • HE WORKED FOR HUMBOLDT OIL,NOW EXXON, FOR 40 YEARS.
  • 00:10:05.695 --> 00:10:06.729
  • NOW EXXON, FOR 40 YEARS.HE NEVER MISSED
  • 00:10:06.729 --> 00:10:08.130
  • HE NEVER MISSEDA DAY OF WORK.
  • 00:10:08.130 --> 00:10:09.498
  • A DAY OF WORK.HE WAS FAITHFUL,
  • 00:10:09.498 --> 00:10:11.033
  • HE WAS FAITHFUL,HE ENDURED HARDSHIPS,
  • 00:10:11.033 --> 00:10:13.302
  • AT EXXON, THEY HAD A PROGRAM
  • 00:10:14.904 --> 00:10:15.771
  • AT EXXON, THEY HAD A PROGRAMWHERE YOU COULD TAKE PART
  • 00:10:15.771 --> 00:10:18.040
  • WHERE YOU COULD TAKE PARTOF YOUR SALARY IN STOCK.
  • 00:10:18.040 --> 00:10:19.275
  • OF YOUR SALARY IN STOCK.ALL OF HIS FRIENDS TOOK THEIR
  • 00:10:19.275 --> 00:10:20.943
  • ALL OF HIS FRIENDS TOOK THEIRWHOLE SALARY IN CASH, SPEND
  • 00:10:20.943 --> 00:10:22.511
  • WHOLE SALARY IN CASH, SPENDIT EACH WEEK, BUT GRANDDADDY
  • 00:10:22.511 --> 00:10:23.746
  • IT EACH WEEK, BUT GRANDDADDYTOOK THE STOCK OPTION
  • 00:10:23.746 --> 00:10:25.114
  • TOOK THE STOCK OPTIONAND NEVER TOUCHED IT.
  • 00:10:25.114 --> 00:10:26.615
  • AND NEVER TOUCHED IT.THE MOST HE EVER MADE
  • 00:10:26.615 --> 00:10:28.250
  • THE MOST HE EVER MADEWAS $14.000 A YEAR.
  • 00:10:28.250 --> 00:10:31.087
  • WAS $14.000 A YEAR.BUT WHEN HE RETIRED, THE
  • 00:10:31.087 --> 00:10:33.189
  • BUT WHEN HE RETIRED, THEDIVIDENDS FROM HIS STOCK EACH
  • 00:10:33.189 --> 00:10:34.724
  • DIVIDENDS FROM HIS STOCK EACHYEAR WERE FOUR TIMES
  • 00:10:34.724 --> 00:10:36.859
  • YEAR WERE FOUR TIMESMORE THAN HE EVER MADE.
  • 00:10:36.859 --> 00:10:37.993
  • MORE THAN HE EVER MADE.HE WOULD COME UP TO THE OLD
  • 00:10:37.993 --> 00:10:39.995
  • HE WOULD COME UP TO THE OLDCHURCH AND DO ODD JOBS.
  • 00:10:39.995 --> 00:10:41.063
  • CHURCH AND DO ODD JOBS.I WOULD SEE HIM UNDER
  • 00:10:41.063 --> 00:10:42.364
  • I WOULD SEE HIM UNDERTHE PORTABLE BUILDINGS,
  • 00:10:42.364 --> 00:10:43.799
  • THE PORTABLE BUILDINGS,FIXING THE PLUMBING.
  • 00:10:43.799 --> 00:10:45.134
  • FIXING THE PLUMBING.HE BUILT HIS OWN HOUSE
  • 00:10:45.134 --> 00:10:47.570
  • HE BUILT HIS OWN HOUSEFOR $2600 AND LIVED THERE
  • 00:10:47.570 --> 00:10:48.838
  • FOR $2600 AND LIVED THEREFOR 60 YEARS.
  • 00:10:48.838 --> 00:10:50.673
  • FOR 60 YEARS.I THINK ABOUT HOW MY
  • 00:10:50.673 --> 00:10:52.007
  • I THINK ABOUT HOW MYGRANDFATHER MADE IT
  • 00:10:52.007 --> 00:10:54.410
  • GRANDFATHER MADE ITWITH SO MUCH LESS THAN I HAVE.
  • 00:10:54.410 --> 00:10:55.277
  • WITH SO MUCH LESS THAN I HAVE.HE DIDN'T HAVE A GOOD
  • 00:10:55.277 --> 00:10:56.612
  • HE DIDN'T HAVE A GOODCHILDHOOD, DIDN'T HAVE
  • 00:10:56.612 --> 00:10:57.913
  • CHILDHOOD, DIDN'T HAVEPARENTS TO GUIDE HIM, HE
  • 00:10:57.913 --> 00:10:59.715
  • PARENTS TO GUIDE HIM, HEDIDN'T HAVE AN EDUCATION.
  • 00:10:59.715 --> 00:11:01.550
  • DIDN'T HAVE AN EDUCATION.YET HE OVERCAME ALL THESE
  • 00:11:01.550 --> 00:11:04.220
  • YET HE OVERCAME ALL THESEOBSTACLES AND STILL WENT ON
  • 00:11:04.220 --> 00:11:06.088
  • OBSTACLES AND STILL WENT ONTO FULFILL HIS PURPOSE
  • 00:11:06.088 --> 00:11:07.757
  • TO FULFILL HIS PURPOSEAND LEAVE OUR FAMILY BETTER
  • 00:11:07.757 --> 00:11:09.558
  • IF MY GRANDFATHER COULD MAKE
  • 00:11:11.494 --> 00:11:13.229
  • IF MY GRANDFATHER COULD MAKEIT THROUGH ALL THAT HE WENT
  • 00:11:13.229 --> 00:11:15.431
  • IT THROUGH ALL THAT HE WENTTHROUGH, SURELY I COULD MAKE
  • 00:11:15.431 --> 00:11:16.432
  • THROUGH, SURELY I COULD MAKEIT THROUGH WHAT COMES
  • 00:11:16.432 --> 00:11:18.000
  • IT THROUGH WHAT COMESAGAINST ME.
  • 00:11:18.000 --> 00:11:20.102
  • AGAINST ME.OUR ANCESTORS, OUR RELATIVES,
  • 00:11:20.102 --> 00:11:21.003
  • OUR ANCESTORS, OUR RELATIVES,THEY MADE IT WITHOUT
  • 00:11:21.003 --> 00:11:22.805
  • AUTOMOBILES, WITHOUT MEDICAL
  • 00:11:24.807 --> 00:11:26.008
  • AUTOMOBILES, WITHOUT MEDICALTREATMENTS THAT WE HAVE,
  • 00:11:26.008 --> 00:11:27.710
  • TREATMENTS THAT WE HAVE,WITHOUT NETFLIX.
  • 00:11:27.710 --> 00:11:29.211
  • WITHOUT NETFLIX.IF THEY DIDN'T FAINT IN THEIR
  • 00:11:29.211 --> 00:11:31.614
  • IF THEY DIDN'T FAINT IN THEIRMIND, IF THEY MADE SACRIFICES
  • 00:11:31.614 --> 00:11:32.748
  • MIND, IF THEY MADE SACRIFICESTO PUT US AHEAD,
  • 00:11:32.748 --> 00:11:34.583
  • TO PUT US AHEAD,SURELY WE CAN DO IT.
  • 00:11:34.583 --> 00:11:36.118
  • SURELY WE CAN DO IT."WELL, I'M IRRITATED BECAUSE
  • 00:11:36.118 --> 00:11:37.119
  • "WELL, I'M IRRITATED BECAUSEMY CELL PHONE DROPPED
  • 00:11:37.119 --> 00:11:37.920
  • MY CELL PHONE DROPPEDA CALL."
  • 00:11:37.920 --> 00:11:38.854
  • A CALL."THEY WOULD ASK,
  • 00:11:38.854 --> 00:11:40.289
  • THEY WOULD ASK,"WHAT'S A CELL PHONE?
  • 00:11:40.289 --> 00:11:41.123
  • "WHAT'S A CELL PHONE?YOU MEAN YOU CAN TALK
  • 00:11:41.123 --> 00:11:42.658
  • YOU MEAN YOU CAN TALKTO PEOPLE LIKE THAT?"
  • 00:11:42.658 --> 00:11:44.760
  • TO PEOPLE LIKE THAT?""TRAFFIC WAS BAD, I GOT STUCK
  • 00:11:44.760 --> 00:11:45.795
  • "TRAFFIC WAS BAD, I GOT STUCKSITTING IN MY CAR."
  • 00:11:45.795 --> 00:11:47.963
  • SITTING IN MY CAR."THEY'D ASK, "WHAT'S A CAR?
  • 00:11:47.963 --> 00:11:48.898
  • THEY'D ASK, "WHAT'S A CAR?YOU MEAN YOU CAN TRAVEL
  • 00:11:48.898 --> 00:11:50.199
  • YOU MEAN YOU CAN TRAVELIN COMFORT?"
  • 00:11:50.199 --> 00:11:51.634
  • IN COMFORT?"ARE YOU COMPLAINING ABOUT
  • 00:11:51.634 --> 00:11:52.902
  • ARE YOU COMPLAINING ABOUTTHINGS THAT THEY WOULD'VE
  • 00:11:52.902 --> 00:11:54.637
  • THINGS THAT THEY WOULD'VEDREAMED TO HAVE?
  • 00:11:54.637 --> 00:11:56.472
  • DREAMED TO HAVE?IN COMPARISON TO WHAT THEY'VE
  • 00:11:56.472 --> 00:11:58.641
  • IN COMPARISON TO WHAT THEY'VEBEEN THROUGH, MOST OF WHAT WE
  • 00:11:58.641 --> 00:12:01.577
  • BEEN THROUGH, MOST OF WHAT WEFACE ARE LIGHT AFFLICTIONS.
  • 00:12:01.577 --> 00:12:03.646
  • FACE ARE LIGHT AFFLICTIONS.SOME OF YOU HAVE RELATIVES
  • 00:12:03.646 --> 00:12:05.981
  • SOME OF YOU HAVE RELATIVESTHAT SUFFERED GREAT INJUSTICE
  • 00:12:05.981 --> 00:12:07.683
  • THAT SUFFERED GREAT INJUSTICEBECAUSE OF THEIR NATIONALITY,
  • 00:12:07.683 --> 00:12:08.551
  • BECAUSE OF THEIR NATIONALITY,BECAUSE OF THE COLOR
  • 00:12:08.551 --> 00:12:09.752
  • BECAUSE OF THE COLOROF THEIR SKIN.
  • 00:12:09.752 --> 00:12:11.487
  • OF THEIR SKIN.THEY WERE MISTREATED,
  • 00:12:11.487 --> 00:12:12.721
  • THEY WERE MISTREATED,SEEN AS SECOND CLASS,
  • 00:12:12.721 --> 00:12:15.591
  • SEEN AS SECOND CLASS,NOT VALUED, NOT RESPECTED.
  • 00:12:15.591 --> 00:12:16.659
  • NOT VALUED, NOT RESPECTED.THEY ENDURED ALL
  • 00:12:16.659 --> 00:12:18.327
  • THEY ENDURED ALLTHAT HARDSHIP WITHOUT
  • 00:12:18.327 --> 00:12:19.595
  • THAT HARDSHIP WITHOUTGETTING BITTER.
  • 00:12:19.595 --> 00:12:21.430
  • GETTING BITTER.WORKING IN THE FIELDS WITH NO
  • 00:12:21.430 --> 00:12:23.532
  • WORKING IN THE FIELDS WITH NOPAY, THEY DIDN'T COMPLAIN.
  • 00:12:23.532 --> 00:12:24.767
  • PAY, THEY DIDN'T COMPLAIN.WHILE THEY SUFFERED,
  • 00:12:24.767 --> 00:12:26.235
  • WHILE THEY SUFFERED,THEY SANG HYMNS.
  • 00:12:26.235 --> 00:12:27.436
  • THEY SANG HYMNS.THEY DIDN'T HAVE FREEDOM,
  • 00:12:27.436 --> 00:12:28.938
  • THEY DIDN'T HAVE FREEDOM,BUT IT DIDN'T STOP THEIR PRAISE.
  • 00:12:28.938 --> 00:12:30.973
  • BUT IT DIDN'T STOP THEIR PRAISE.THEY DIDN'T LIVE DEFEATED.
  • 00:12:30.973 --> 00:12:33.576
  • THEY DIDN'T LIVE DEFEATED.THEY KEPT THANKING GOD,
  • 00:12:33.576 --> 00:12:34.577
  • THEY KEPT THANKING GOD,KNOWING THAT HE WAS IN
  • 00:12:34.577 --> 00:12:36.612
  • KNOWING THAT HE WAS INCONTROL AND THAT JUSTICE
  • 00:12:36.612 --> 00:12:37.913
  • CONTROL AND THAT JUSTICEWAS COMING.
  • 00:12:37.913 --> 00:12:39.648
  • WAS COMING.WE ARE LIVING IN THE DAY
  • 00:12:39.648 --> 00:12:41.283
  • WE ARE LIVING IN THE DAYTHEY DREAMED ABOUT.
  • 00:12:41.283 --> 00:12:42.918
  • THEY DREAMED ABOUT.THEY WENT THROUGH TOO MUCH
  • 00:12:42.918 --> 00:12:43.853
  • THEY WENT THROUGH TOO MUCHFOR YOU TO SETTLE
  • 00:12:43.853 --> 00:12:45.054
  • FOR YOU TO SETTLEWHERE YOU ARE.
  • 00:12:45.054 --> 00:12:46.922
  • FOR YOU TO GIVE UP ON WHAT
  • 00:12:48.791 --> 00:12:50.726
  • FOR YOU TO GIVE UP ON WHATGOD PUT IN YOUR HEART.
  • 00:12:50.726 --> 00:12:51.527
  • GOD PUT IN YOUR HEART.THEY'RE UP IN THOSE
  • 00:12:51.527 --> 00:12:53.596
  • THEY'RE UP IN THOSEGRANDSTANDS WATCHING YOU,
  • 00:12:53.596 --> 00:12:55.531
  • GRANDSTANDS WATCHING YOU,SAYING, "RUN, BABY, RUN."
  • 00:12:55.531 --> 00:12:56.732
  • SAYING, "RUN, BABY, RUN."THAT'S WHY WE WORKED,
  • 00:12:56.732 --> 00:12:58.334
  • THAT'S WHY WE WORKED,SO THAT YOU COULD EXCEL,
  • 00:12:58.334 --> 00:12:59.668
  • SO THAT YOU COULD EXCEL,SO THAT YOU COULD WRITE
  • 00:12:59.668 --> 00:13:01.036
  • SO THAT YOU COULD WRITETHAT BOOK, SO THAT YOU
  • 00:13:01.036 --> 00:13:02.104
  • THAT BOOK, SO THAT YOUCOULD TEACH THAT CLASS,
  • 00:13:02.104 --> 00:13:03.038
  • COULD TEACH THAT CLASS,SO THAT YOU COULD START
  • 00:13:03.038 --> 00:13:04.173
  • SO THAT YOU COULD STARTTHAT BUSINESS, SO THAT
  • 00:13:04.173 --> 00:13:05.407
  • THAT BUSINESS, SO THATYOU COULD OWN YOUR COMPANY,
  • 00:13:05.407 --> 00:13:07.643
  • YOU COULD OWN YOUR COMPANY,SO YOU COULD GO FURTHER.
  • 00:13:07.643 --> 00:13:08.844
  • SO YOU COULD GO FURTHER.IF YOU DON'T DO IT FOR
  • 00:13:08.844 --> 00:13:10.679
  • THAT WENT BEFORE YOU.
  • 00:13:12.281 --> 00:13:14.683
  • THAT WENT BEFORE YOU.THEY HANDED YOU THE BATON.
  • 00:13:14.683 --> 00:13:16.318
  • THEY HANDED YOU THE BATON.ALL THE SACRIFICES THEY'VE
  • 00:13:16.318 --> 00:13:18.087
  • ALL THE SACRIFICES THEY'VEMADE HAVE PUT US FURTHER
  • 00:13:18.087 --> 00:13:19.488
  • MADE HAVE PUT US FURTHERDOWN THE ROAD.
  • 00:13:19.488 --> 00:13:20.890
  • DOWN THE ROAD.THE WAY WE HONOR THEIR
  • 00:13:20.890 --> 00:13:23.425
  • THE WAY WE HONOR THEIRLEGACIES IS TO GO FURTHER,
  • 00:13:23.425 --> 00:13:25.261
  • LEGACIES IS TO GO FURTHER,TO DREAM BIGGER, TO TAKE NEW
  • 00:13:25.261 --> 00:13:27.429
  • TO DREAM BIGGER, TO TAKE NEWGROUND, AND SURE LIFE CAN BE
  • 00:13:27.429 --> 00:13:29.365
  • GROUND, AND SURE LIFE CAN BEDIFFICULT, BUT IT'S NOTHING
  • 00:13:29.365 --> 00:13:30.466
  • DIFFICULT, BUT IT'S NOTHINGCOMPARED TO WHAT THEY
  • 00:13:30.466 --> 00:13:31.800
  • COMPARED TO WHAT THEYENDURED, WITH WHAT MY
  • 00:13:31.800 --> 00:13:33.369
  • ENDURED, WITH WHAT MYGRANDFATHER WENT THROUGH,
  • 00:13:33.369 --> 00:13:34.503
  • GRANDFATHER WENT THROUGH,WITH WHAT I'VE SEEN MY
  • 00:13:34.503 --> 00:13:36.272
  • WITH WHAT I'VE SEEN MYPARENTS SACRIFICE.
  • 00:13:36.272 --> 00:13:38.340
  • PARENTS SACRIFICE.I FEEL TOO RESPONSIBLE
  • 00:13:38.340 --> 00:13:40.009
  • I FEEL TOO RESPONSIBLETO SETTLE WHERE I AM,
  • 00:13:40.009 --> 00:13:41.210
  • TO SETTLE WHERE I AM,TO JUST REST IN WHAT THEY
  • 00:13:41.210 --> 00:13:42.444
  • TO JUST REST IN WHAT THEYACCOMPLISHED, TO JUST GO
  • 00:13:42.444 --> 00:13:43.746
  • ACCOMPLISHED, TO JUST GOAS FAR AS THEY DID.
  • 00:13:43.746 --> 00:13:45.047
  • AS FAR AS THEY DID.WE'RE SUPPOSED TO LEAVE OUR
  • 00:13:45.047 --> 00:13:46.749
  • WE'RE SUPPOSED TO LEAVE OURFAMILIES BETTER OFF THAN
  • 00:13:46.749 --> 00:13:48.450
  • FAMILIES BETTER OFF THANTHEY WERE BEFORE.
  • 00:13:48.450 --> 00:13:50.753
  • THEY WERE BEFORE.HEBREWS 11 SAYS ALL THESE
  • 00:13:50.753 --> 00:13:52.721
  • HEBREWS 11 SAYS ALL THESEHEROES OF FAITH, THE SAINTS
  • 00:13:52.721 --> 00:13:54.290
  • HEROES OF FAITH, THE SAINTSOF OLD, EVEN THOUGH
  • 00:13:54.290 --> 00:13:55.691
  • OF OLD, EVEN THOUGHTHEY DID THEIR BEST,
  • 00:13:55.691 --> 00:13:57.326
  • THEY DID THEIR BEST,NONE OF THEM RECEIVED
  • 00:13:57.326 --> 00:13:59.161
  • NONE OF THEM RECEIVEDALL THAT GOD PROMISED.
  • 00:13:59.161 --> 00:14:00.663
  • ALL THAT GOD PROMISED.THEY DIDN'T SEE THE FULLNESS
  • 00:14:00.663 --> 00:14:02.831
  • THEY DIDN'T SEE THE FULLNESSOF WHAT GOD HAD IN STORE.
  • 00:14:02.831 --> 00:14:04.700
  • OF WHAT GOD HAD IN STORE.BUT SINCE JESUS HAS COME,
  • 00:14:04.700 --> 00:14:06.735
  • BUT SINCE JESUS HAS COME,WE ARE THE GENERATION UNDER
  • 00:14:06.735 --> 00:14:08.137
  • WE ARE THE GENERATION UNDERTHE NEW COVENANT.
  • 00:14:08.137 --> 00:14:10.172
  • THE NEW COVENANT.WE'RE LIVING IN A BETTER DAY.
  • 00:14:10.172 --> 00:14:12.074
  • WE'RE LIVING IN A BETTER DAY.WE ARE SEEING THE FULFILLMENT
  • 00:14:12.074 --> 00:14:12.975
  • WE ARE SEEING THE FULFILLMENTOF WHAT THEY ONLY
  • 00:14:12.975 --> 00:14:14.510
  • OF WHAT THEY ONLYDREAMED ABOUT.
  • 00:14:14.510 --> 00:14:16.145
  • DREAMED ABOUT.HOW THIS SHOULD STIR US UP
  • 00:14:16.145 --> 00:14:17.579
  • HOW THIS SHOULD STIR US UPTO STAY PASSIONATE,
  • 00:14:17.579 --> 00:14:18.747
  • TO STAY PASSIONATE,TO BELIEVE BIG,
  • 00:14:18.747 --> 00:14:20.516
  • TO BELIEVE BIG,TO TAKE NEW GROUND.
  • 00:14:20.516 --> 00:14:22.084
  • TO TAKE NEW GROUND.IT'S EASY TO LET THESE LIGHT
  • 00:14:22.084 --> 00:14:24.320
  • IT'S EASY TO LET THESE LIGHTAFFLICTIONS DISCOURAGE US,
  • 00:14:24.320 --> 00:14:25.921
  • AFFLICTIONS DISCOURAGE US,SOMEBODY'S TALKING ABOUT US,
  • 00:14:25.921 --> 00:14:27.122
  • SOMEBODY'S TALKING ABOUT US,TROUBLE AT WORK, WE DIDN'T
  • 00:14:27.122 --> 00:14:28.791
  • TROUBLE AT WORK, WE DIDN'TGET THE CONTRACT.
  • 00:14:28.791 --> 00:14:30.059
  • GET THE CONTRACT.QUIT LETTING THOSE LIGHT
  • 00:14:30.059 --> 00:14:31.427
  • QUIT LETTING THOSE LIGHTTHINGS KEEP YOU WITH
  • 00:14:31.427 --> 00:14:33.329
  • THINGS KEEP YOU WITHRUNNING WITH PURPOSE.
  • 00:14:33.329 --> 00:14:34.596
  • RUNNING WITH PURPOSE.WHEN LIFE GETS TOUGH,
  • 00:14:34.596 --> 00:14:36.799
  • WHEN LIFE GETS TOUGH,LOOK UP AND LISTEN UP.
  • 00:14:36.799 --> 00:14:38.033
  • LOOK UP AND LISTEN UP.YOU'LL HEAR YOUR LOVED ONES
  • 00:14:38.033 --> 00:14:39.268
  • YOU'LL HEAR YOUR LOVED ONESCHEERING YOU ON.
  • 00:14:39.268 --> 00:14:40.569
  • CHEERING YOU ON.YOU'LL HEAR THE SAINTS OF OLD
  • 00:14:40.569 --> 00:14:41.704
  • YOU'LL HEAR THE SAINTS OF OLDSAYING, "THIS IS YOUR DAY.
  • 00:14:41.704 --> 00:14:43.005
  • SAYING, "THIS IS YOUR DAY.STAY STRONG,
  • 00:14:43.005 --> 00:14:44.807
  • STAY STRONG,YOU ARE WELL ABLE."
  • 00:14:44.807 --> 00:14:46.141
  • YOU ARE WELL ABLE."MY FATHER WAS RAISED DURING
  • 00:14:46.141 --> 00:14:47.676
  • MY FATHER WAS RAISED DURINGTHE GREAT DEPRESSION.
  • 00:14:47.676 --> 00:14:49.345
  • THE GREAT DEPRESSION.HE GREW UP WITH NO MONEY,
  • 00:14:49.345 --> 00:14:50.713
  • HE GREW UP WITH NO MONEY,NO OPPORTUNITY.
  • 00:14:50.713 --> 00:14:51.780
  • NO OPPORTUNITY.HE DIDN'T HAVE A CAR,
  • 00:14:51.780 --> 00:14:53.182
  • HE DIDN'T HAVE A CAR,HE HAD TO HITCHHIKE.
  • 00:14:53.182 --> 00:14:54.717
  • HE HAD TO HITCHHIKE.HE KEPT TAKING STEPS OF FAITH
  • 00:14:54.717 --> 00:14:57.119
  • HE KEPT TAKING STEPS OF FAITHAND GOD OPENED BIGGER DOORS.
  • 00:14:57.119 --> 00:14:58.887
  • AND GOD OPENED BIGGER DOORS.ONE CHURCH WHERE HE PASTORED,
  • 00:14:58.887 --> 00:15:00.856
  • ONE CHURCH WHERE HE PASTORED,AFTER YEARS OF BUILDING IT,
  • 00:15:00.856 --> 00:15:02.958
  • AFTER YEARS OF BUILDING IT,SOWING INTO THE PEOPLE, SOME
  • 00:15:02.958 --> 00:15:04.493
  • SOWING INTO THE PEOPLE, SOMEOF THEM DIDN'T LIKE HIS NEW
  • 00:15:04.493 --> 00:15:06.862
  • OF THEM DIDN'T LIKE HIS NEWMESSAGE OF FAITH AND VICTORY,
  • 00:15:06.862 --> 00:15:08.797
  • MESSAGE OF FAITH AND VICTORY,AND THEY ASKED HIM TO LEAVE.
  • 00:15:08.797 --> 00:15:10.299
  • AND THEY ASKED HIM TO LEAVE.HE WAS HEARTBROKEN.
  • 00:15:10.299 --> 00:15:11.600
  • HE WAS HEARTBROKEN.IT WASN'T FAIR,
  • 00:15:11.600 --> 00:15:13.102
  • IT WASN'T FAIR,BUT HE DIDN'T COMPLAIN.
  • 00:15:13.102 --> 00:15:14.770
  • BUT HE DIDN'T COMPLAIN.HE AND MY MOTHER WENT OUT
  • 00:15:14.770 --> 00:15:16.638
  • HE AND MY MOTHER WENT OUTAND STARTED LAKEWOOD.
  • 00:15:16.638 --> 00:15:17.539
  • AND STARTED LAKEWOOD.THEY DIDN'T HAVE A BIG
  • 00:15:17.539 --> 00:15:18.841
  • THEY DIDN'T HAVE A BIGBUILDING, THEY DIDN'T HAVE
  • 00:15:18.841 --> 00:15:20.642
  • THEY FOUND AN OLD RUNDOWN
  • 00:15:22.911 --> 00:15:24.847
  • THEY FOUND AN OLD RUNDOWNFEED STORE, HAD HOLES IN
  • 00:15:24.847 --> 00:15:27.983
  • FEED STORE, HAD HOLES INTHE FLOOR, DIRTY, SMELLY.
  • 00:15:27.983 --> 00:15:29.718
  • THE FLOOR, DIRTY, SMELLY.COMPARED TO MY FATHER,
  • 00:15:29.718 --> 00:15:31.520
  • COMPARED TO MY FATHER,COMPARED TO MY GRANDFATHER,
  • 00:15:31.520 --> 00:15:33.756
  • COMPARED TO MY GRANDFATHER,I HAVE IT SO MUCH EASIER.
  • 00:15:33.756 --> 00:15:35.691
  • I HAVE IT SO MUCH EASIER.YES, I FACED OPPOSITION,
  • 00:15:35.691 --> 00:15:36.692
  • YES, I FACED OPPOSITION,BUT NOBODY'S ASKED ME
  • 00:15:36.692 --> 00:15:38.127
  • BUT NOBODY'S ASKED METO LEAVE THE CHURCH.
  • 00:15:38.127 --> 00:15:39.028
  • TO LEAVE THE CHURCH.IF YOU'RE THINKING ABOUT IT,
  • 00:15:39.028 --> 00:15:41.230
  • MY FATHER WORKED TOO HARD,
  • 00:15:43.298 --> 00:15:44.900
  • MY FATHER WORKED TOO HARD,MY GRANDFATHER SACRIFICED
  • 00:15:44.900 --> 00:15:46.502
  • MY GRANDFATHER SACRIFICEDTOO MUCH FOR ME TO GET
  • 00:15:46.502 --> 00:15:48.170
  • TOO MUCH FOR ME TO GETDISCOURAGED AND SETTLE
  • 00:15:48.170 --> 00:15:48.804
  • DISCOURAGED AND SETTLEWHERE I AM.
  • 00:15:48.804 --> 00:15:50.739
  • WHERE I AM.THE LAST TEN YEARS
  • 00:15:50.739 --> 00:15:52.374
  • THE LAST TEN YEARSOF MY FATHER'S LIFE,
  • 00:15:52.374 --> 00:15:53.942
  • OF MY FATHER'S LIFE,HE DIDN'T FEEL HEALTHY.
  • 00:15:53.942 --> 00:15:55.411
  • HE DIDN'T FEEL HEALTHY.MANY SUNDAYS, HE WOULD COME
  • 00:15:55.411 --> 00:15:56.979
  • MANY SUNDAYS, HE WOULD COMETO CHURCH DIZZY FROM THE
  • 00:15:56.979 --> 00:15:58.180
  • TO CHURCH DIZZY FROM THEBLOOD PRESSURE MEDICINE
  • 00:15:58.180 --> 00:15:59.148
  • BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICINETHAT HE TOOK.
  • 00:15:59.148 --> 00:16:00.349
  • THAT HE TOOK.HE HADN'T SLEPT THE NIGHT
  • 00:16:00.349 --> 00:16:01.950
  • HE HADN'T SLEPT THE NIGHTBEFORE, AND I WOULD ALWAYS GO
  • 00:16:01.950 --> 00:16:03.185
  • BEFORE, AND I WOULD ALWAYS GOSEEM HIM BEFORE THE SERVICE
  • 00:16:03.185 --> 00:16:03.986
  • SEEM HIM BEFORE THE SERVICEAND, "DADDY, DO YOU WANT
  • 00:16:03.986 --> 00:16:05.120
  • AND, "DADDY, DO YOU WANTA BREAK TODAY?
  • 00:16:05.120 --> 00:16:06.188
  • A BREAK TODAY?WE CAN FIND SOMEBODY ELSE
  • 00:16:06.188 --> 00:16:07.289
  • WE CAN FIND SOMEBODY ELSETO MINISTER."
  • 00:16:07.289 --> 00:16:09.358
  • TO MINISTER."THAT NEVER ENTERED HIS MIND.
  • 00:16:09.358 --> 00:16:10.392
  • THAT NEVER ENTERED HIS MIND.HE PREACHED WHETHER
  • 00:16:10.392 --> 00:16:12.528
  • HE PREACHED WHETHERHE FELT LIKE IT OR NOT.
  • 00:16:12.528 --> 00:16:13.562
  • HE FELT LIKE IT OR NOT.WHEN HE WENT TO BE WITH THE
  • 00:16:13.562 --> 00:16:15.397
  • WHEN HE WENT TO BE WITH THELORD AND I TOOK OVER,
  • 00:16:15.397 --> 00:16:17.166
  • LORD AND I TOOK OVER,HE PUT ME 40 YEARS
  • 00:16:17.166 --> 00:16:18.333
  • HE PUT ME 40 YEARSDOWN THE ROAD.
  • 00:16:18.333 --> 00:16:20.002
  • DOWN THE ROAD.HE LEFT US THAT 8.000-SEAT
  • 00:16:20.002 --> 00:16:22.337
  • WHEN WE NEEDED TO MAKE AN
  • 00:16:23.572 --> 00:16:25.107
  • WHEN WE NEEDED TO MAKE ANINITIAL PAYMENT TO SECURE
  • 00:16:25.107 --> 00:16:26.341
  • INITIAL PAYMENT TO SECURETHE COMPAQ CENTER,
  • 00:16:26.341 --> 00:16:28.177
  • THE COMPAQ CENTER,THE MONEY WAS IN THE BANK.
  • 00:16:28.177 --> 00:16:29.078
  • THE MONEY WAS IN THE BANK.I THOUGHT, "THANK YOU,
  • 00:16:29.078 --> 00:16:29.778
  • I THOUGHT, "THANK YOU,DADDY."
  • 00:16:29.778 --> 00:16:31.380
  • DADDY."IF HE COULD DO IT IN HIS DAY,
  • 00:16:31.380 --> 00:16:33.715
  • IF HE COULD DO IT IN HIS DAY,NOT FEELING WELL, NOT HAVING
  • 00:16:33.715 --> 00:16:35.317
  • NOT FEELING WELL, NOT HAVINGRESOURCES GROWING UP, NOT
  • 00:16:35.317 --> 00:16:37.119
  • HOW MUCH MORE SHOULD
  • 00:16:38.387 --> 00:16:40.255
  • HOW MUCH MORE SHOULDI BE ABLE TO DO?
  • 00:16:40.255 --> 00:16:42.091
  • I BE ABLE TO DO?IN THE SAME WAY, YOUR
  • 00:16:42.091 --> 00:16:43.792
  • IN THE SAME WAY, YOURRELATIVES HAVE SACRIFICED
  • 00:16:43.792 --> 00:16:45.394
  • RELATIVES HAVE SACRIFICEDGREATLY FOR YOU TO BE
  • 00:16:45.394 --> 00:16:46.695
  • GREATLY FOR YOU TO BEWHERE YOU ARE.
  • 00:16:46.695 --> 00:16:48.497
  • WHERE YOU ARE.THEY ENDURED HARDSHIPS,
  • 00:16:48.497 --> 00:16:49.665
  • THEY ENDURED HARDSHIPS,WORKED WHEN THEY DIDN'T FEEL
  • 00:16:49.665 --> 00:16:51.633
  • WORKED WHEN THEY DIDN'T FEELLIKE IT, OVERCAME THINGS THAT
  • 00:16:51.633 --> 00:16:53.001
  • LIKE IT, OVERCAME THINGS THATSHOULD'VE STOPPED THEM.
  • 00:16:53.001 --> 00:16:55.070
  • SHOULD'VE STOPPED THEM.THEY PAID A HIGH PRICE.
  • 00:16:55.070 --> 00:16:57.039
  • THEY PAID A HIGH PRICE.NOW, DO YOUR PART AND HONOR
  • 00:16:57.039 --> 00:16:59.541
  • NOW, DO YOUR PART AND HONORTHEM BY TAKING NEW GROUND.
  • 00:16:59.541 --> 00:17:01.443
  • THEM BY TAKING NEW GROUND.OUR ATTITUDE SHOULD BE, "I AM
  • 00:17:01.443 --> 00:17:03.245
  • OUR ATTITUDE SHOULD BE, "I AMNOT GOING TO LET THESE LIGHT
  • 00:17:03.245 --> 00:17:05.047
  • NOT GOING TO LET THESE LIGHTAFFLICTIONS STOP ME.
  • 00:17:05.047 --> 00:17:06.115
  • AFFLICTIONS STOP ME.I AM NOT GOING TO LIVE
  • 00:17:06.115 --> 00:17:08.350
  • I AM NOT GOING TO LIVEPASSIVE AND JUST COAST
  • 00:17:08.350 --> 00:17:09.318
  • PASSIVE AND JUST COASTON WHAT'S BEEN PASSED
  • 00:17:09.318 --> 00:17:09.985
  • ON WHAT'S BEEN PASSEDDOWN TO ME.
  • 00:17:09.985 --> 00:17:10.986
  • DOWN TO ME.I'M GOING TO STRETCH
  • 00:17:10.986 --> 00:17:12.020
  • I'M GOING TO STRETCHTO NEW LEVELS.
  • 00:17:12.020 --> 00:17:12.988
  • TO NEW LEVELS.I'M GOING TO MAKE MY LOVED
  • 00:17:12.988 --> 00:17:14.456
  • I'M GOING TO MAKE MY LOVEDONES PROUD."
  • 00:17:14.456 --> 00:17:15.390
  • ONES PROUD."WELL, JOEL, I DON'T COME
  • 00:17:15.390 --> 00:17:17.092
  • WELL, JOEL, I DON'T COMEFROM A GODLY HERITAGE.
  • 00:17:17.092 --> 00:17:18.660
  • FROM A GODLY HERITAGE.MY RELATIVES, MY PARENTS,
  • 00:17:18.660 --> 00:17:19.495
  • MY RELATIVES, MY PARENTS,THEY DIDN'T BELIEVE.
  • 00:17:19.495 --> 00:17:22.164
  • THEY DIDN'T BELIEVE.YOU WOULDN'T BE WHERE YOU ARE
  • 00:17:22.164 --> 00:17:23.765
  • YOU WOULDN'T BE WHERE YOU AREIF SOMEBODY IN YOUR FAMILY
  • 00:17:23.765 --> 00:17:25.934
  • IF SOMEBODY IN YOUR FAMILYLINE DIDN'T HONOR GOD.
  • 00:17:25.934 --> 00:17:27.302
  • LINE DIDN'T HONOR GOD.NONE OF US GOT TO WHERE
  • 00:17:27.302 --> 00:17:28.971
  • NONE OF US GOT TO WHEREWE ARE ON OUR OWN.
  • 00:17:28.971 --> 00:17:30.739
  • WE ARE ON OUR OWN.SOMEBODY PRAYED FOR YOU.
  • 00:17:30.739 --> 00:17:32.407
  • SOMEBODY PRAYED FOR YOU.SOMEBODY MADE SACRIFICES.
  • 00:17:32.407 --> 00:17:34.009
  • SOMEBODY MADE SACRIFICES.SOMEBODY LIVED A LIFE
  • 00:17:34.009 --> 00:17:35.144
  • SOMEBODY LIVED A LIFEOF INTEGRITY.
  • 00:17:35.144 --> 00:17:36.211
  • OF INTEGRITY.IT MAY HAVE BEEN A GREAT-
  • 00:17:36.211 --> 00:17:37.846
  • IT MAY HAVE BEEN A GREAT-GREAT-GREAT GRANDFATHER YOU
  • 00:17:37.846 --> 00:17:39.348
  • GREAT-GREAT GRANDFATHER YOUNEVER MET, BUT HE GAVE,
  • 00:17:39.348 --> 00:17:41.450
  • NEVER MET, BUT HE GAVE,HE SERVED, HE HELPED OTHERS,
  • 00:17:41.450 --> 00:17:42.985
  • HE SERVED, HE HELPED OTHERS,HE MENTORED YOUNG MEN.
  • 00:17:42.985 --> 00:17:44.253
  • HE MENTORED YOUNG MEN.OR A GRANDMOTHER THAT LIVED
  • 00:17:44.253 --> 00:17:46.088
  • OR A GRANDMOTHER THAT LIVED100 YEARS AGO, YOU NEVER
  • 00:17:46.088 --> 00:17:47.523
  • 100 YEARS AGO, YOU NEVERHEARD HER NAME, BUT SHE
  • 00:17:47.523 --> 00:17:49.391
  • HEARD HER NAME, BUT SHEPRAYED FOR HER FAMILY LINE.
  • 00:17:49.391 --> 00:17:50.959
  • PRAYED FOR HER FAMILY LINE.SHE TAUGHT SUNDAY SCHOOL.
  • 00:17:50.959 --> 00:17:52.161
  • SHE TAUGHT SUNDAY SCHOOL.SHE WAS AN EXAMPLE
  • 00:17:52.161 --> 00:17:53.729
  • SHE WAS AN EXAMPLETO THOSE YOUNG LADIES.
  • 00:17:53.729 --> 00:17:55.364
  • TO THOSE YOUNG LADIES.NOW, YOU'RE REAPING FROM
  • 00:17:55.364 --> 00:17:56.965
  • NOW, YOU'RE REAPING FROMTHE SEEDS THEY'VE SOWN.
  • 00:17:56.965 --> 00:17:57.699
  • THE SEEDS THEY'VE SOWN.YOU DIDN'T GET HERE
  • 00:17:57.699 --> 00:17:59.501
  • IN THE SCRIPTURE, GOD SHOWED
  • 00:18:01.236 --> 00:18:02.938
  • IN THE SCRIPTURE, GOD SHOWEDFAVOR TO ONE OF DAVID'S
  • 00:18:02.938 --> 00:18:06.008
  • FAVOR TO ONE OF DAVID'SRELATIVES 305 YEARS
  • 00:18:06.008 --> 00:18:08.043
  • RELATIVES 305 YEARSAFTER DAVID WAS GONE.
  • 00:18:08.043 --> 00:18:09.978
  • AFTER DAVID WAS GONE.HIS RELATIVE MADE A MISTAKE,
  • 00:18:09.978 --> 00:18:11.346
  • HIS RELATIVE MADE A MISTAKE,HE WAS IN TROUBLE.
  • 00:18:11.346 --> 00:18:12.915
  • HE WAS IN TROUBLE.GOD SAID IN AFFECT, "I'M
  • 00:18:12.915 --> 00:18:14.283
  • GOD SAID IN AFFECT, "I'MGOING TO SHOW YOU MERCY.
  • 00:18:14.283 --> 00:18:15.851
  • GOING TO SHOW YOU MERCY.I'M GOING TO TURN THIS AROUND
  • 00:18:15.851 --> 00:18:17.586
  • I'M GOING TO TURN THIS AROUNDNOT FOR YOUR SAKE,
  • 00:18:17.586 --> 00:18:18.820
  • NOT FOR YOUR SAKE,BUT FOR YOUR RELATIVE
  • 00:18:18.820 --> 00:18:19.588
  • BUT FOR YOUR RELATIVEDAVID'S SAKE."
  • 00:18:19.588 --> 00:18:22.457
  • A HARVEST FROM SEEDS
  • 00:18:24.293 --> 00:18:26.028
  • A HARVEST FROM SEEDSTHAT I DIDN'T PLANT.
  • 00:18:26.028 --> 00:18:27.162
  • THAT I DIDN'T PLANT.I'M BLESSED BECAUSE MY
  • 00:18:27.162 --> 00:18:29.198
  • I'M BLESSED BECAUSE MYGRANDFATHER HONORED GOD.
  • 00:18:29.198 --> 00:18:30.999
  • GRANDFATHER HONORED GOD.I'M WHERE I AM IN PART
  • 00:18:30.999 --> 00:18:32.834
  • I'M WHERE I AM IN PARTBECAUSE MY PARENTS KEPT GOD
  • 00:18:32.834 --> 00:18:34.236
  • BECAUSE MY PARENTS KEPT GODFIRST PLACE.
  • 00:18:34.236 --> 00:18:35.370
  • FIRST PLACE.THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT YOU'VE
  • 00:18:35.370 --> 00:18:37.039
  • THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT YOU'VENEVER MET THAT HAVE MADE
  • 00:18:37.039 --> 00:18:38.507
  • NEVER MET THAT HAVE MADEYOUR LIFE EASIER.
  • 00:18:38.507 --> 00:18:39.841
  • YOUR LIFE EASIER.THEY PUT YOU FURTHER DOWN
  • 00:18:39.841 --> 00:18:40.609
  • THEY PUT YOU FURTHER DOWNTHE ROAD.
  • 00:18:40.609 --> 00:18:42.811
  • THE ROAD.NOW, THEY'RE CHEERING YOU ON.
  • 00:18:42.811 --> 00:18:44.079
  • NOW, THEY'RE CHEERING YOU ON.THE WAY YOU HONOR THEM
  • 00:18:44.079 --> 00:18:45.814
  • THE WAY YOU HONOR THEMIS BY GOING FURTHER,
  • 00:18:45.814 --> 00:18:47.616
  • THINK OF THESE HEROES
  • 00:18:48.584 --> 00:18:49.585
  • THINK OF THESE HEROESOF FAITH.
  • 00:18:49.585 --> 00:18:50.752
  • OF FAITH.THEY DIDN'T HAVE A BIBLE
  • 00:18:50.752 --> 00:18:52.487
  • THEY DIDN'T HAVE A BIBLELIKE WE DO TODAY.
  • 00:18:52.487 --> 00:18:53.622
  • LIKE WE DO TODAY.THEY DIDN'T HAVE PROMISES
  • 00:18:53.622 --> 00:18:54.923
  • THEY DIDN'T HAVE PROMISESIN WRITING TO STAND
  • 00:18:54.923 --> 00:18:56.491
  • IN WRITING TO STANDON LIKE WE CAN.
  • 00:18:56.491 --> 00:18:57.626
  • ON LIKE WE CAN.THEY DIDN'T KNOW HOW IT WAS
  • 00:18:57.626 --> 00:18:59.394
  • THEY DIDN'T KNOW HOW IT WASALL GOING TO TURN OUT, YET
  • 00:18:59.394 --> 00:19:01.129
  • ALL GOING TO TURN OUT, YETTHEY CHOSE TO BELIEVE.
  • 00:19:01.129 --> 00:19:01.997
  • THEY CHOSE TO BELIEVE.THEY MADE IT THROUGH THE
  • 00:19:01.997 --> 00:19:04.066
  • THEY MADE IT THROUGH THEDESERT WITHOUT A PODCAST
  • 00:19:04.066 --> 00:19:05.200
  • DESERT WITHOUT A PODCASTENCOURAGING THEM,
  • 00:19:05.200 --> 00:19:07.002
  • THEY MADE IT TO THE PROMISED
  • 00:19:08.103 --> 00:19:10.405
  • THEY MADE IT TO THE PROMISEDLAND WITHOUT GPS, WITHOUT
  • 00:19:10.405 --> 00:19:12.507
  • LAND WITHOUT GPS, WITHOUTSIRI, WITHOUT AIRPLANES.
  • 00:19:12.507 --> 00:19:13.875
  • SIRI, WITHOUT AIRPLANES.THEY DID IT WITHOUT THE
  • 00:19:13.875 --> 00:19:15.944
  • THEY DID IT WITHOUT THECONVENIENCES THAT WE HAVE.
  • 00:19:15.944 --> 00:19:17.512
  • CONVENIENCES THAT WE HAVE.IMAGINE WHAT YOU
  • 00:19:17.512 --> 00:19:18.981
  • IMAGINE WHAT YOUAND I CAN DO.
  • 00:19:18.981 --> 00:19:20.949
  • AND I CAN DO.THIS IS OUR DAY TO SET
  • 00:19:20.949 --> 00:19:21.984
  • THIS IS OUR DAY TO SETA NEW STANDARD.
  • 00:19:21.984 --> 00:19:23.252
  • A NEW STANDARD.HERE'S THE KEY, THE HEROES
  • 00:19:23.252 --> 00:19:25.287
  • HERE'S THE KEY, THE HEROESOF FAITH ARE NOT JUST
  • 00:19:25.287 --> 00:19:27.522
  • OF FAITH ARE NOT JUSTIN THE BIBLE, I AM LOOKING
  • 00:19:27.522 --> 00:19:29.391
  • IF THE BIBLE WAS WRITTEN
  • 00:19:30.792 --> 00:19:32.728
  • IF THE BIBLE WAS WRITTENTODAY, YOUR NAME COULD BE
  • 00:19:32.728 --> 00:19:33.929
  • TODAY, YOUR NAME COULD BEIN THERE.
  • 00:19:33.929 --> 00:19:35.564
  • IN THERE.YOU'VE OVERCOME OBSTACLES
  • 00:19:35.564 --> 00:19:37.032
  • YOU'VE OVERCOME OBSTACLESTHAT LOOK TOO BIG.
  • 00:19:37.032 --> 00:19:38.133
  • THAT LOOK TOO BIG.LIKE DAVID,
  • 00:19:38.133 --> 00:19:39.968
  • LIKE DAVID,YOU'VE DEFEATED GIANTS.
  • 00:19:39.968 --> 00:19:41.470
  • YOU'VE DEFEATED GIANTS.LIKE THE LADY THAT WAS HEALED
  • 00:19:41.470 --> 00:19:43.605
  • LIKE THE LADY THAT WAS HEALEDAFTER 18 YEARS, SOME OF YOU,
  • 00:19:43.605 --> 00:19:45.474
  • AFTER 18 YEARS, SOME OF YOU,GOD HAS HEALED YOU AND GIVEN
  • 00:19:45.474 --> 00:19:47.276
  • MY MOTHER WOULD BE
  • 00:19:48.210 --> 00:19:49.878
  • MY MOTHER WOULD BEIN THE HEROES OF FAITH.
  • 00:19:49.878 --> 00:19:51.346
  • IN THE HEROES OF FAITH.CANCER SAID THAT SHE WAS
  • 00:19:51.346 --> 00:19:53.215
  • CANCER SAID THAT SHE WASDONE IN 1981.
  • 00:19:53.215 --> 00:19:54.283
  • DONE IN 1981.MEDICAL SCIENCE SAID SHE
  • 00:19:54.283 --> 00:19:56.084
  • MEDICAL SCIENCE SAID SHEDIDN'T HAVE A CHANCE, BUT GOD
  • 00:19:56.084 --> 00:19:57.953
  • DIDN'T HAVE A CHANCE, BUT GODSAID, "I HAVE THE FINAL SAY.
  • 00:19:57.953 --> 00:20:00.789
  • SAID, "I HAVE THE FINAL SAY.YOU WILL LIVE AND NOT DIE."
  • 00:20:00.789 --> 00:20:02.691
  • YOU WILL LIVE AND NOT DIE."SHE'S A LIVING EXAMPLE
  • 00:20:02.691 --> 00:20:04.693
  • SHE'S A LIVING EXAMPLEOF GOD'S GOODNESS.
  • 00:20:04.693 --> 00:20:06.762
  • OF GOD'S GOODNESS.MY CHALLENGE TO YOU IS
  • 00:20:06.762 --> 00:20:09.064
  • MY CHALLENGE TO YOU ISBECOME A HERO OF FAITH.
  • 00:20:09.064 --> 00:20:10.532
  • BECOME A HERO OF FAITH.DO SOMETHING GREAT.
  • 00:20:10.532 --> 00:20:12.100
  • DO SOMETHING GREAT.LEAVE YOUR MARK.
  • 00:20:12.100 --> 00:20:14.036
  • LEAVE YOUR MARK.LET YOUR TALENT SHINE.
  • 00:20:14.036 --> 00:20:15.737
  • LET YOUR TALENT SHINE.OVERCOME WHAT SEEMS
  • 00:20:15.737 --> 00:20:16.805
  • OVERCOME WHAT SEEMSIMPOSSIBLE.
  • 00:20:16.805 --> 00:20:18.040
  • IMPOSSIBLE.YOU MAY NOT SEE HOW IT CAN
  • 00:20:18.040 --> 00:20:19.341
  • YOU MAY NOT SEE HOW IT CANHAPPEN, BUT YOU HAVE
  • 00:20:19.341 --> 00:20:21.677
  • HAPPEN, BUT YOU HAVEGENERATIONS CHEERING YOU ON.
  • 00:20:21.677 --> 00:20:22.911
  • GENERATIONS CHEERING YOU ON.YOU HAVE SAINTS THAT YOU'VE
  • 00:20:22.911 --> 00:20:24.379
  • YOU HAVE SAINTS THAT YOU'VEREAD ABOUT, THOUGHT HOW
  • 00:20:24.379 --> 00:20:25.714
  • READ ABOUT, THOUGHT HOWAMAZING THEY ARE, HOW
  • 00:20:25.714 --> 00:20:27.482
  • AMAZING THEY ARE, HOWFAITHFUL, HOW DEDICATED.
  • 00:20:27.482 --> 00:20:28.550
  • FAITHFUL, HOW DEDICATED.THOSE SAME SAINTS
  • 00:20:28.550 --> 00:20:30.085
  • THOSE SAME SAINTSARE CALLING YOUR NAME,
  • 00:20:30.085 --> 00:20:31.353
  • ARE CALLING YOUR NAME,SAYING, "DREAM BIG.
  • 00:20:31.353 --> 00:20:32.054
  • SAYING, "DREAM BIG.KEEP STRETCHING.
  • 00:20:32.054 --> 00:20:32.888
  • KEEP STRETCHING.KEEP BELIEVING.
  • 00:20:32.888 --> 00:20:34.723
  • IMAGINE EVERY MORNING IF YOU
  • 00:20:36.692 --> 00:20:38.460
  • IMAGINE EVERY MORNING IF YOURECEIVED A PERSONAL TEXT
  • 00:20:38.460 --> 00:20:40.462
  • RECEIVED A PERSONAL TEXTFROM ABRAHAM, FROM DAVID,
  • 00:20:40.462 --> 00:20:41.997
  • FROM ABRAHAM, FROM DAVID,FROM MOSES, RUTH,
  • 00:20:41.997 --> 00:20:43.165
  • FROM MOSES, RUTH,ESTHER, NOAH.
  • 00:20:43.165 --> 00:20:44.433
  • ESTHER, NOAH.WHEN YOU WOKE UP, THERE WAS
  • 00:20:44.433 --> 00:20:46.201
  • WHEN YOU WOKE UP, THERE WASA MESSAGE FROM THEM SAYING
  • 00:20:46.201 --> 00:20:47.903
  • A MESSAGE FROM THEM SAYINGHOW THEY BELIEVE IN YOU,
  • 00:20:47.903 --> 00:20:49.705
  • HOW THEY BELIEVE IN YOU,HOW YOU ARE WELL ABLE.
  • 00:20:49.705 --> 00:20:50.572
  • HOW YOU ARE WELL ABLE.THAT WOULD DO SOMETHING
  • 00:20:50.572 --> 00:20:51.173
  • THAT WOULD DO SOMETHINGTO YOU.
  • 00:20:51.173 --> 00:20:52.074
  • TO YOU.IT'D PUT A SPRING
  • 00:20:52.074 --> 00:20:53.241
  • IT'D PUT A SPRINGIN YOUR STEP.
  • 00:20:53.241 --> 00:20:54.142
  • IN YOUR STEP.IT WOULD CAUSE YOU TO HAVE
  • 00:20:54.142 --> 00:20:54.910
  • IT WOULD CAUSE YOU TO HAVEMORE CONFIDENCE.
  • 00:20:54.910 --> 00:20:55.944
  • MORE CONFIDENCE.THOSE PEOPLE CARRY
  • 00:20:55.944 --> 00:20:57.379
  • THOSE PEOPLE CARRYSOME WEIGHT.
  • 00:20:57.379 --> 00:20:58.747
  • SOME WEIGHT.I'VE RECEIVED A FEW TEXTS
  • 00:20:58.747 --> 00:21:00.482
  • BUT IF ABRAHAM WERE
  • 00:21:01.950 --> 00:21:03.885
  • BUT IF ABRAHAM WERETO TEXT ME, I WOULD RUN,
  • 00:21:03.885 --> 00:21:05.220
  • TO TEXT ME, I WOULD RUN,TELL VICTORIA,
  • 00:21:05.220 --> 00:21:05.854
  • TELL VICTORIA,"YOU'RE NOT GOING
  • 00:21:05.854 --> 00:21:06.621
  • "YOU'RE NOT GOINGTO BELIEVE IT, I JUST GOT
  • 00:21:06.621 --> 00:21:07.923
  • TO BELIEVE IT, I JUST GOTA TEXT FROM ABRAHAM."
  • 00:21:07.923 --> 00:21:09.257
  • A TEXT FROM ABRAHAM.""WHAT DID HE SAY?"
  • 00:21:09.257 --> 00:21:11.426
  • "WHAT DID HE SAY?""HE SAID HE BELIEVES IN ME,
  • 00:21:11.426 --> 00:21:13.428
  • "HE SAID HE BELIEVES IN ME,THAT HE'S CHEERING ME ON."
  • 00:21:13.428 --> 00:21:14.429
  • THAT HE'S CHEERING ME ON."THAT WOULD HELP ME TO DO
  • 00:21:14.429 --> 00:21:15.697
  • THAT WOULD HELP ME TO DOBETTER THAT DAY.
  • 00:21:15.697 --> 00:21:16.965
  • BETTER THAT DAY.I WOULDN'T GET DISCOURAGED
  • 00:21:16.965 --> 00:21:18.100
  • I WOULDN'T GET DISCOURAGEDBECAUSE I HAD OPPOSITION.
  • 00:21:18.100 --> 00:21:19.534
  • BECAUSE I HAD OPPOSITION.I WOULDN'T GIVE UP
  • 00:21:19.534 --> 00:21:21.370
  • I WOULDN'T GIVE UPBECAUSE I HAD A SETBACK.
  • 00:21:21.370 --> 00:21:23.405
  • BECAUSE I HAD A SETBACK.CAN I TELL YOU IT'S NOT JUST
  • 00:21:23.405 --> 00:21:25.774
  • CAN I TELL YOU IT'S NOT JUSTABRAHAM, ALL OF HEAVEN IS
  • 00:21:25.774 --> 00:21:26.975
  • ABRAHAM, ALL OF HEAVEN ISCHEERING FOR YOU.
  • 00:21:26.975 --> 00:21:28.443
  • CHEERING FOR YOU.THE GRANDSTANDS ARE PACKED
  • 00:21:28.443 --> 00:21:30.212
  • THE GRANDSTANDS ARE PACKEDWITH PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE IN
  • 00:21:30.212 --> 00:21:31.747
  • WITH PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE INYOU, PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN
  • 00:21:31.747 --> 00:21:32.814
  • YOU, PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEENWHERE YOU ARE
  • 00:21:32.814 --> 00:21:34.549
  • WHERE YOU AREAND MADE IT THROUGH.
  • 00:21:34.549 --> 00:21:35.450
  • AND MADE IT THROUGH.YOU MAY FEEL LIKE YOU'RE
  • 00:21:35.450 --> 00:21:37.252
  • EVERYTHING HAS COME
  • 00:21:38.120 --> 00:21:39.287
  • EVERYTHING HAS COMEAGAINST YOU.
  • 00:21:39.287 --> 00:21:40.856
  • AGAINST YOU.I SEE ELISHA STEP OUT OF THE
  • 00:21:40.856 --> 00:21:42.524
  • I SEE ELISHA STEP OUT OF THEGRANDSTANDS AND SAY,
  • 00:21:42.524 --> 00:21:44.259
  • GRANDSTANDS AND SAY,"BEEN THERE, DONE THAT.
  • 00:21:44.259 --> 00:21:46.495
  • "BEEN THERE, DONE THAT.ONE NIGHT, THIS ENEMY ARMY
  • 00:21:46.495 --> 00:21:47.929
  • ONE NIGHT, THIS ENEMY ARMYSURROUNDED ME AND MY
  • 00:21:47.929 --> 00:21:49.931
  • SURROUNDED ME AND MYASSISTANT, TENS OF THOUSANDS
  • 00:21:49.931 --> 00:21:51.733
  • MY ASSISTANT PANICKED.
  • 00:21:53.335 --> 00:21:54.936
  • MY ASSISTANT PANICKED.HE THOUGHT WE WERE DONE.
  • 00:21:54.936 --> 00:21:56.238
  • HE THOUGHT WE WERE DONE.BUT WHEN I LOOKED OUT THROUGH
  • 00:21:56.238 --> 00:21:58.440
  • BUT WHEN I LOOKED OUT THROUGHMY EYES OF FAITH, I COULD SEE
  • 00:21:58.440 --> 00:22:00.742
  • MY EYES OF FAITH, I COULD SEEA VAST HOST OF THE HEAVENLY
  • 00:22:00.742 --> 00:22:02.177
  • A VAST HOST OF THE HEAVENLYARMIES SURROUNDING
  • 00:22:02.177 --> 00:22:04.379
  • ARMIES SURROUNDINGALL THOSE ENEMY FORCES."
  • 00:22:04.379 --> 00:22:05.847
  • ALL THOSE ENEMY FORCES."ELISHA WOULD TELL YOU,
  • 00:22:05.847 --> 00:22:07.215
  • ELISHA WOULD TELL YOU,"STAY IN FAITH.
  • 00:22:07.215 --> 00:22:09.151
  • "STAY IN FAITH.THAT ADDICTION MAY LOOK LIKE
  • 00:22:09.151 --> 00:22:10.952
  • THAT ADDICTION MAY LOOK LIKEIT HAS YOU SURROUNDED.
  • 00:22:10.952 --> 00:22:12.854
  • IT HAS YOU SURROUNDED.THE TRUTH IS GOD HAS IT
  • 00:22:12.854 --> 00:22:14.122
  • THE TRUTH IS GOD HAS ITSURROUNDED."
  • 00:22:14.122 --> 00:22:15.924
  • SURROUNDED."THAT SICKNESS, THE DEBT,
  • 00:22:15.924 --> 00:22:17.259
  • THAT SICKNESS, THE DEBT,THE DEPRESSION MAY
  • 00:22:17.259 --> 00:22:18.860
  • THE DEPRESSION MAYBE SURROUNDING YOU,
  • 00:22:18.860 --> 00:22:20.095
  • BE SURROUNDING YOU,BUT ELISHA IS CHEERING
  • 00:22:20.095 --> 00:22:22.063
  • BUT ELISHA IS CHEERINGYOU ON, SAYING, "DON'T WORRY,
  • 00:22:22.063 --> 00:22:23.565
  • YOU ON, SAYING, "DON'T WORRY,GOD IS SURROUNDING
  • 00:22:23.565 --> 00:22:25.834
  • GOD IS SURROUNDINGWHAT'S SURROUNDING YOU."
  • 00:22:25.834 --> 00:22:27.169
  • WHAT'S SURROUNDING YOU."MAYBE YOU PRAYED FOR GOD
  • 00:22:27.169 --> 00:22:28.670
  • MAYBE YOU PRAYED FOR GODTO TURN A SITUATION AROUND,
  • 00:22:28.670 --> 00:22:30.439
  • TO TURN A SITUATION AROUND,BUT IT DIDN'T HAPPEN.
  • 00:22:30.439 --> 00:22:31.072
  • BUT IT DIDN'T HAPPEN.THOUGHTS TELL YOU,
  • 00:22:31.072 --> 00:22:32.240
  • THOUGHTS TELL YOU,"IT'S TOO LATE.
  • 00:22:32.240 --> 00:22:33.942
  • "IT'S TOO LATE.IT'S NEVER GOING TO WORK OUT.
  • 00:22:33.942 --> 00:22:34.843
  • IT'S NEVER GOING TO WORK OUT.WHY DIDN'T GOD ANSWER
  • 00:22:34.843 --> 00:22:36.178
  • WHY DIDN'T GOD ANSWERYOUR PRAYERS?"
  • 00:22:36.178 --> 00:22:37.979
  • YOUR PRAYERS?"I SEE THREE MEN STEP OUT OF
  • 00:22:37.979 --> 00:22:39.714
  • I SEE THREE MEN STEP OUT OFTHE GRANDSTANDS OF HEAVEN.
  • 00:22:39.714 --> 00:22:41.616
  • THE GRANDSTANDS OF HEAVEN.THEIR NAMES ARE SHADRACH,
  • 00:22:41.616 --> 00:22:43.218
  • THEIR NAMES ARE SHADRACH,MESHACH, AND ABEDNEGO.
  • 00:22:43.218 --> 00:22:44.386
  • MESHACH, AND ABEDNEGO.THEY SAY, "WE KNOW HOW
  • 00:22:44.386 --> 00:22:45.554
  • THEY SAY, "WE KNOW HOWYOU FEEL.
  • 00:22:45.554 --> 00:22:46.388
  • YOU FEEL.WE WOULDN'T BOW DOWN
  • 00:22:46.388 --> 00:22:48.190
  • HE TOLD US HE WAS GOING
  • 00:22:49.257 --> 00:22:50.058
  • HE TOLD US HE WAS GOINGTO THROW US INTO
  • 00:22:50.058 --> 00:22:51.593
  • TO THROW US INTOA FIERY FURNACE.
  • 00:22:51.593 --> 00:22:53.395
  • A FIERY FURNACE.WE PRAYED, WE ASKED GOD
  • 00:22:53.395 --> 00:22:54.229
  • WE PRAYED, WE ASKED GODTO DELIVER US.
  • 00:22:54.229 --> 00:22:55.330
  • TO DELIVER US.WE DIDN'T WANT TO GO INTO
  • 00:22:55.330 --> 00:22:57.432
  • WE DIDN'T WANT TO GO INTOTHE FURNACE, BUT GOD DIDN'T
  • 00:22:57.432 --> 00:22:58.467
  • THE FURNACE, BUT GOD DIDN'TANSWER OUR PRAYER
  • 00:22:58.467 --> 00:23:00.001
  • ANSWER OUR PRAYERTHE WAY WE WANTED.
  • 00:23:00.001 --> 00:23:01.736
  • THE WAY WE WANTED.WE WERE TEMPTED TO GET UPSET,
  • 00:23:01.736 --> 00:23:02.737
  • WE WERE TEMPTED TO GET UPSET,TO COMPLAIN.
  • 00:23:02.737 --> 00:23:04.539
  • TO COMPLAIN.INSTEAD, WE DECIDED
  • 00:23:04.539 --> 00:23:05.874
  • INSTEAD, WE DECIDEDTO TRUST HIM.
  • 00:23:05.874 --> 00:23:07.809
  • TO TRUST HIM.WE TOLD THE KING, 'EVEN IF
  • 00:23:07.809 --> 00:23:09.377
  • WE TOLD THE KING, 'EVEN IFGOD DOESN'T DELIVER US,
  • 00:23:09.377 --> 00:23:10.378
  • GOD DOESN'T DELIVER US,WE'RE STILL NOT GOING
  • 00:23:10.378 --> 00:23:11.646
  • WE'RE STILL NOT GOINGTO BOW DOWN.'
  • 00:23:11.646 --> 00:23:12.781
  • TO BOW DOWN.'WHEN HE THREW US INTO THE
  • 00:23:12.781 --> 00:23:14.749
  • THE FIRE DIDN'T BURN US.
  • 00:23:16.585 --> 00:23:18.153
  • THE FIRE DIDN'T BURN US.IT ONLY BURNED OFF THE CORDS
  • 00:23:18.153 --> 00:23:19.821
  • IT ONLY BURNED OFF THE CORDSTHAT WERE HOLDING US BACK.
  • 00:23:19.821 --> 00:23:21.289
  • THAT WERE HOLDING US BACK.IN THE MIDDLE OF THE FIRE,
  • 00:23:21.289 --> 00:23:23.225
  • IN THE MIDDLE OF THE FIRE,OUT OF NOWHERE, THE SON OF
  • 00:23:23.225 --> 00:23:25.260
  • OUT OF NOWHERE, THE SON OFTHE LIVING GOD SHOWED UP."
  • 00:23:25.260 --> 00:23:26.761
  • THE LIVING GOD SHOWED UP."THEIR ENCOURAGEMENT IS
  • 00:23:26.761 --> 00:23:28.730
  • THEIR ENCOURAGEMENT ISYOU MAY BE IN THE FIRE,
  • 00:23:28.730 --> 00:23:29.965
  • YOU MAY BE IN THE FIRE,STAY IN FAITH.
  • 00:23:29.965 --> 00:23:31.633
  • STAY IN FAITH.YOU ARE FIREPROOF.
  • 00:23:31.633 --> 00:23:32.868
  • YOU ARE FIREPROOF.THAT FIRE IS NOT GOING
  • 00:23:32.868 --> 00:23:33.935
  • THAT FIRE IS NOT GOINGTO HARM YOU.
  • 00:23:33.935 --> 00:23:35.737
  • TO HARM YOU.GOD IS RIGHT THERE WITH YOU.
  • 00:23:35.737 --> 00:23:36.905
  • GOD IS RIGHT THERE WITH YOU.KEEP BELIEVING,
  • 00:23:36.905 --> 00:23:38.440
  • KEEP BELIEVING,KEEP DOING THE RIGHT THING.
  • 00:23:38.440 --> 00:23:39.841
  • KEEP DOING THE RIGHT THING.LIKE THEM, YOU ARE GOING
  • 00:23:39.841 --> 00:23:40.942
  • LIKE THEM, YOU ARE GOINGTO COME OUT WITHOUT
  • 00:23:40.942 --> 00:23:42.677
  • TO COME OUT WITHOUTTHE SMELL OF SMOKE.
  • 00:23:42.677 --> 00:23:43.712
  • THE SMELL OF SMOKE.ARE YOU FAINTING IN YOUR
  • 00:23:43.712 --> 00:23:45.947
  • ARE YOU FAINTING IN YOURMIND, GIVING UP ON A DREAM,
  • 00:23:45.947 --> 00:23:47.482
  • MIND, GIVING UP ON A DREAM,TALKING YOURSELF OUT OF DOING
  • 00:23:47.482 --> 00:23:48.517
  • TALKING YOURSELF OUT OF DOINGSOMETHING GREAT?
  • 00:23:48.517 --> 00:23:49.618
  • SOMETHING GREAT?GOD IS SAYING,
  • 00:23:49.618 --> 00:23:51.419
  • GOD IS SAYING,"GET YOUR PASSION BACK.
  • 00:23:51.419 --> 00:23:53.188
  • "GET YOUR PASSION BACK.YOUR RELATIVES, THE SAINTS OF
  • 00:23:53.188 --> 00:23:54.756
  • YOUR RELATIVES, THE SAINTS OFOLD, THEY'VE GONE THROUGH TOO
  • 00:23:54.756 --> 00:23:56.324
  • OLD, THEY'VE GONE THROUGH TOOMUCH FOR YOU TO SETTLE WHERE
  • 00:23:56.324 --> 00:23:57.259
  • MUCH FOR YOU TO SETTLE WHEREYOU ARE."
  • 00:23:57.259 --> 00:23:57.959
  • YOU ARE."WHEN YOU'RE TEMPTED
  • 00:23:57.959 --> 00:23:59.160
  • WHEN YOU'RE TEMPTEDTO GET DISCOURAGED,
  • 00:23:59.160 --> 00:24:01.229
  • TO GET DISCOURAGED,LOOK UP AND LISTEN UP.
  • 00:24:01.229 --> 00:24:02.831
  • LOOK UP AND LISTEN UP.ALL OF HEAVEN IS CHEERING
  • 00:24:02.831 --> 00:24:03.532
  • ALL OF HEAVEN IS CHEERINGFOR YOU.
  • 00:24:03.532 --> 00:24:04.966
  • FOR YOU.IN THAT STADIUM, THERE ARE
  • 00:24:04.966 --> 00:24:06.535
  • IN THAT STADIUM, THERE ARESIGNS WITH YOUR PICTURE
  • 00:24:06.535 --> 00:24:08.103
  • SIGNS WITH YOUR PICTUREON THEM, PEOPLE CALLING
  • 00:24:08.103 --> 00:24:08.970
  • ON THEM, PEOPLE CALLINGYOUR NAME, SAYING,
  • 00:24:08.970 --> 00:24:10.205
  • YOUR NAME, SAYING,"RUN, BABY, RUN."
  • 00:24:10.205 --> 00:24:12.107
  • "RUN, BABY, RUN."MAKE YOUR LOVED ONES PROUD.
  • 00:24:12.107 --> 00:24:13.875
  • MAKE YOUR LOVED ONES PROUD.GOD HAS ORDAINED THAT EVERY
  • 00:24:13.875 --> 00:24:15.644
  • GOD HAS ORDAINED THAT EVERYGENERATION INCREASE.
  • 00:24:15.644 --> 00:24:16.811
  • GENERATION INCREASE.THEY DID GREAT THINGS WITH
  • 00:24:16.811 --> 00:24:18.079
  • THEY DID GREAT THINGS WITHWHAT THEY HAD, BUT LET'S
  • 00:24:18.079 --> 00:24:20.115
  • WHAT THEY HAD, BUT LET'SHONOR THEM BY GOING FURTHER.
  • 00:24:20.115 --> 00:24:21.616
  • HONOR THEM BY GOING FURTHER.LET'S LEAVE THIS GENERATION
  • 00:24:21.616 --> 00:24:23.451
  • LET'S LEAVE THIS GENERATIONBETTER THAN IT WAS BEFORE.
  • 00:24:23.451 --> 00:24:24.719
  • BETTER THAN IT WAS BEFORE.IF YOU'LL DO THIS, I'LL
  • 00:24:24.719 --> 00:24:26.421
  • IF YOU'LL DO THIS, I'LLBELIEVE AND DECLARE YOU'RE
  • 00:24:26.421 --> 00:24:27.656
  • BELIEVE AND DECLARE YOU'RENOT GOING TO JUST BE CHEERED
  • 00:24:27.656 --> 00:24:29.457
  • YOU'RE GOING TO BECOME
  • 00:24:30.792 --> 00:24:32.160
  • YOU'RE GOING TO BECOMEA HERO OF FAITH.
  • 00:24:32.160 --> 00:24:33.361
  • A HERO OF FAITH.YOU'RE GOING TO RISE HIGHER,
  • 00:24:33.361 --> 00:24:35.497
  • YOU'RE GOING TO RISE HIGHER,ACCOMPLISH DREAMS, AND LEAVE
  • 00:24:35.497 --> 00:24:37.766
  • ACCOMPLISH DREAMS, AND LEAVEYOUR MARK ON THIS GENERATION
  • 00:24:37.766 --> 00:24:39.267
  • YOUR MARK ON THIS GENERATIONIN JESUS'S NAME,
  • 00:24:39.267 --> 00:24:40.302
  • IN JESUS'S NAME,AND IF YOU RECEIVE IT,
  • 00:24:40.302 --> 00:24:42.904
  • AND IF YOU RECEIVE IT,CAN YOU SAY AMEN TODAY?
  • 00:24:42.904 --> 00:24:43.772
  • CAN YOU SAY AMEN TODAY?I'D LIKE TO GIVE YOU AN
  • 00:24:43.772 --> 00:24:45.540
  • I'D LIKE TO GIVE YOU ANOPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUS
  • 00:24:45.540 --> 00:24:46.942
  • OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUSTHE LORD OF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:24:46.942 --> 00:24:48.310
  • THE LORD OF YOUR LIFE.WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?
  • 00:24:48.310 --> 00:24:50.946
  • WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS,
  • 00:24:50.946 --> 00:24:53.481
  • JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS,I REPENT OF MY SINS.
  • 00:24:53.481 --> 00:24:55.584
  • I REPENT OF MY SINS.COME INTO MY HEART.
  • 00:24:55.584 --> 00:24:56.751
  • COME INTO MY HEART.I MAKE YOU MY LORD
  • 00:24:56.751 --> 00:24:58.753
  • I MAKE YOU MY LORDAND SAVIOR."
  • 00:24:58.753 --> 00:24:59.754
  • AND SAVIOR."IF YOU PRAYED THAT SIMPLE
  • 00:24:59.754 --> 00:25:00.956
  • IF YOU PRAYED THAT SIMPLEPRAYER, WE BELIEVE
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  • PRAYER, WE BELIEVEYOU GOT BORN AGAIN.
  • 00:25:02.357 --> 00:25:03.792
  • YOU GOT BORN AGAIN.GET IN A GOOD, BIBLE-BASED
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  • GET IN A GOOD, BIBLE-BASEDCHURCH AND KEEP GOD
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  • CHURCH AND KEEP GODFIRST PLACE.
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  • FIRST PLACE.VICTORIA AND I WILL BE
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  • VICTORIA AND I WILL BERIGHT BACK TO SPEAK
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  • .
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  • .> ANNCR: AS A THANK YOU FOR YOUR
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  • > ANNCR: AS A THANK YOU FOR YOURSUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY THIS
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  • SUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY THISMONTH, JOEL AND VICTORIA WOULD
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  • JOEL'S NEW 3-MESSAGE SERIES,"MIRACLES OUT OF MISTAKES".
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  • "MIRACLES OUT OF MISTAKES".IN THIS NEW SERIES,
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  • IN THIS NEW SERIES,JOEL OSTEEN REMINDS YOU TO NOT
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  • JOEL OSTEEN REMINDS YOU TO NOTLIVE A LIFE OF REGRET. GOD TURNS
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  • LIVE A LIFE OF REGRET. GOD TURNSHOPELESS SITUATIONS AROUND.
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  • HOPELESS SITUATIONS AROUND.ABSOLUTELY NOTHING CAN STOP
  • 00:25:28.083 --> 00:25:29.985
  • ABSOLUTELY NOTHING CAN STOPHIS PLAN FOR YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:25:29.985 --> 00:25:31.186
  • YOUR MISTAKES.
  • 00:25:32.921 --> 00:25:33.588
  • YOUR MISTAKES.> VICTORIA: OUR MISTAKES AND
  • 00:25:33.588 --> 00:25:34.623
  • > VICTORIA: OUR MISTAKES ANDFAILURES ARE NOT A SURPRISE TO
  • 00:25:34.623 --> 00:25:36.491
  • FAILURES ARE NOT A SURPRISE TOGOD. HE KNOWS HOW TO TURN THEM
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  • GOD. HE KNOWS HOW TO TURN THEMAROUND AND STILL GET US TO WHERE
  • 00:25:37.826 --> 00:25:38.927
  • AROUND AND STILL GET US TO WHEREWE NEED TO BE.
  • 00:25:38.927 --> 00:25:39.894
  • WE NEED TO BE.> JOEL: GOD'S MERCY IS BIGGER
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  • > JOEL: GOD'S MERCY IS BIGGERTHAN ANY MISTAKE WE'VE MADE.
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  • MY NEW DEVOTIONAL, "FEARLESS ANDFREE". AS YOU READ THESE
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  • FREE". AS YOU READ THESETHOUGHTS, I BELIEVE THAT YOU
  • 00:26:07.355 --> 00:26:08.723
  • THOUGHTS, I BELIEVE THAT YOUWILL MOVE OUT IN FAITH AND
  • 00:26:08.723 --> 00:26:10.125
  • WILL MOVE OUT IN FAITH ANDLIVE THE LIFE GOD INTENDED
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  • LIVE THE LIFE GOD INTENDEDYOU TO LIVE. FEAR IS NOT A
  • 00:26:11.726 --> 00:26:13.294
  • YOU TO LIVE. FEAR IS NOT AFACTOR WHEN YOU TAKE HOLD OF
  • 00:26:13.294 --> 00:26:14.863
  • FACTOR WHEN YOU TAKE HOLD OFGOD'S PROMISES.
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  • > JOEL: I WANT TO PRAY FOR YOU
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  • > JOEL: I WANT TO PRAY FOR YOUAND YOUR FAMILY.
  • 00:26:27.008 --> 00:26:27.909
  • AND YOUR FAMILY.LORD, I LIFT UP ALL OF THOSE
  • 00:26:27.909 --> 00:26:29.678
  • LORD, I LIFT UP ALL OF THOSETHAT ARE WATCHING AND LISTENING.
  • 00:26:29.678 --> 00:26:30.745
  • THAT ARE WATCHING AND LISTENING.I KNOW YOU HAVE THEM IN THE
  • 00:26:30.745 --> 00:26:32.213
  • I KNOW YOU HAVE THEM IN THEPALM OF YOUR HAND.
  • 00:26:32.213 --> 00:26:33.381
  • PALM OF YOUR HAND.LORD, I THANK YOU THAT YOU ARE
  • 00:26:33.381 --> 00:26:34.649
  • LORD, I THANK YOU THAT YOU AREBIGGER THAN ANYTHING THAT'S
  • 00:26:34.649 --> 00:26:36.518
  • BIGGER THAN ANYTHING THAT'STRYING TO STOP THEM. THAT RIGHT
  • 00:26:36.518 --> 00:26:38.186
  • TRYING TO STOP THEM. THAT RIGHTNOW, EVERY FORCE THAT'S COMING
  • 00:26:38.186 --> 00:26:39.654
  • NOW, EVERY FORCE THAT'S COMINGAGAINST THEM WOULD BE BROKEN
  • 00:26:39.654 --> 00:26:41.923
  • AGAINST THEM WOULD BE BROKENIN THE NAME OF JESUS.
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  • IN THE NAME OF JESUS.LORD, I THANK YOU THAT YOU ARE
  • 00:26:42.857 --> 00:26:44.259
  • LORD, I THANK YOU THAT YOU AREPROTECTING THEM AND THEIR
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  • PROTECTING THEM AND THEIRFAMILY. I THANK YOU THAT YOU ARE
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  • FAMILY. I THANK YOU THAT YOU ARERESTORING HEALTH BACK TO THOSE
  • 00:26:47.562 --> 00:26:48.963
  • RESTORING HEALTH BACK TO THOSETHAT NEED IT. RESTORING
  • 00:26:48.963 --> 00:26:50.965
  • THAT NEED IT. RESTORINGRELATIONSHIPS. LORD, MAKE THINGS
  • 00:26:50.965 --> 00:26:52.300
  • RELATIONSHIPS. LORD, MAKE THINGSHAPPEN THAT THEY COULDN'T MAKE
  • 00:26:52.300 --> 00:26:53.601
  • HAPPEN THAT THEY COULDN'T MAKEHAPPEN. LET THEM FEEL THAT
  • 00:26:53.601 --> 00:26:56.204
  • HAPPEN. LET THEM FEEL THATPEACE, THAT JOY, YOUR PRESENCE
  • 00:26:56.204 --> 00:26:58.039
  • PEACE, THAT JOY, YOUR PRESENCEIN A NEW WAY. LORD, EVEN THOUGH
  • 00:26:58.039 --> 00:26:59.474
  • IN A NEW WAY. LORD, EVEN THOUGHIT'S DIFFICULT, I THANK YOU THAT
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  • IT'S DIFFICULT, I THANK YOU THATYOU HAVE ANOINTED THEM; THAT
  • 00:27:01.242 --> 00:27:02.343
  • YOU HAVE ANOINTED THEM; THATTHEY HAVE STRENGTH FOR EVERY
  • 00:27:02.343 --> 00:27:04.012
  • THEY HAVE STRENGTH FOR EVERYBATTLE. AND, LORD, THAT THIS
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  • BATTLE. AND, LORD, THAT THISTOO SHALL PASS. THAT THERE ARE
  • 00:27:05.747 --> 00:27:07.749
  • TOO SHALL PASS. THAT THERE AREGOOD DAYS UP AHEAD.
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  • GOOD DAYS UP AHEAD.I BELIEVE AND DECLARE THAT YOU
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  • I BELIEVE AND DECLARE THAT YOUARE BLESSED, PROSPEROUS, STRONG,
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  • TALENTED, REDEEMED, FORGIVEN.NOT AVERAGE, NOT MEDIOCRE,
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  • NOT AVERAGE, NOT MEDIOCRE,YOU'RE A CHILD OF THE MOST
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