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November 6, 2019
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  • OF JOEL OSTEEN ON YOUR ANDROID OR IPHONE TODAY.
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  • FOR YOUR ANDROID PHONE, IPHONE OR IPAD.
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  • - I'M JOHN GRAY,
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  • AND WELCOME TO JOHN GRAY'S WORLD.
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  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
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  • MATTER OF FACT, I THINK WE NEED TO GO AHEAD
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  • AND ELECT JESUS LORD OF THIS MOMENT.
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  • DOES ANYBODY ELSE WANNA ELECT JESUS LORD OF THE MOMENT?
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  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
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  • LET'S GIVE HIM PRAISE,
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  • LIKE WE'RE INAUGURATING THE AGE OF THE CHURCH.
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  • I, HEREBY DECLARE,
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  • THIS IS THE AGE OF THE CHURCH,
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  • WHERE WE BEGIN TO TEACH SOCIETY HOW TO LOVE OUR NEIGHBORS,
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  • HOW TO BUILD BRIDGES AND TALK TO ONE ANOTHER
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  • EVEN THOUGH WE MAY NOT UNDERSTAND.
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  • SOMEBODY GIVE JESUS A PRAISE.
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  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
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  • FRESH WORD, FRESH PERSPECTIVE
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  • AND A WHOLE LOT OF HALLELUJAH.
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  • JOHN GRAY'S WORLD.
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  • [UPBEAT MUSIC]
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  • HEY, FAMILY, THANK YOU FOR JOINING ME
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  • IF YOU DON'T KNOW ME,
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  • I'M YOUR FAMILY MEMBER ON YOUR DAD'S SIDE
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  • THAT THEY HAVE NOT YET TALKED ABOUT.
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  • IT'S PASTOR JOHN GRAY,
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  • AND I'M SO GRATEFUL TO BE RIGHT HERE WITH YOU ON TBN.
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  • IT REALLY IS AN AWESOME THING
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  • TO BE RIGHT HERE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TBN,
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  • REACHING YOU AND MILLIONS OF OTHERS AROUND THE WORLD
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  • WITH THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST.
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  • TODAY, WE'RE GONNA TALK ABOUT GOD'S ORIGINAL INTENT
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  • AND DESIRE FOR MANKIND.
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  • YEAH, I'M GOING ALL THE WAY BACK TO THE BEGINNING.
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  • HE DESIRES TO UNITE ALL PEOPLE IN CHRIST
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  • WITH ONE COMMON GOAL,
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  • TO SHOW FORTH THE GLORY OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD.
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  • WHAT DOES THE KINGDOM OF GOD LOOK LIKE?
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  • WELL, DON'T GET AHEAD OF ME, WATCH THE SERMON.
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  • SEE, 'CAUSE IN OUR MODERN SOCIETY,
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  • WE'RE SEPARATED THROUGH CARDINALLITIES
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  • AND CULTURAL DIFFERENCES.
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  • YOU KNOW HOW IT IS.
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  • WE ALREADY PREJUDGE PEOPLE
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  • BASED ON WHAT WE THINK WE KNOW
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  • BEFORE WE EVER GET TO KNOW THEM.
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  • BUT IN THESE LAST DAYS, GOD IS CALLING FOR HIS PEOPLE
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  • TO DESTROY THE BARRIERS THAT HAVE CAUSED DIVISION.
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  • YEAH, EVEN IN THE BODY OF CHRIST.
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  • SO, JUST BECAUSE YOU DON'T LOOK LIKE ME,
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  • DOESN'T MEAN I GET TO NOT SPEAK TO YOU.
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  • BECAUSE THE REALITY IS, THE ONLY COLOR THAT MATTERS IS RED,
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  • AND THAT'S THE BLOOD OF JESUS.
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  • GOD IS BUILDING ONE FAMILY WITH ONE GOAL.
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  • AND THESE DAYS WE ARE PREPARING FOR THE GREAT OUTPOURING,
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  • THE POWER OF HIS HOLY SPIRIT TO UNIFY THE CHURCH
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  • TO COME TOGETHER SO WE CAN ALL GIVE HIM PRAISE
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  • AS ONE FAMILY.
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  • LISTEN CAREFULLY,
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  • AS I SHARE WITH YOU ON BRIDGE BUILDER.
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  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUIDNG]
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  • DO ME A FAVOR,
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  • I NEVER ASKED ANYBODY TO DO THIS,
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  • BUT TONIGHT, I'M GOING TO ASK YOU
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  • TO HOLD THE HAND OF THE PERSON NEXT TO YOU.
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  • SOME OF YOU ARE LIKE, I'M NOT GONNA DO IT.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHING]
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  • I WATCHED THEM SNEEZE AND CRY DURING WORSHIP,
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  • THEY'VE GOT MUCUS,
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  • THEY DIDN'T USE HAND SANITIZER,
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  • I'M A GERMAPHOBE, I FEEL DIRTY.
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  • STOP IT RIGHT NOW.
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  • BITE THE BULLET, HOLD THE HAND.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHING]
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  • I DON'T KNOW WHY YOU CAME HERE TONIGHT,
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  • I DON'T KNOW ALL OF YOUR NEEDS,
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  • I DON'T KNOW ANY OF YOUR NEEDS,
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  • I DON'T PRESUME TO KNOW WHAT THE MOTIVATING FACTOR IS
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  • FOR YOUR ATTENDANCE HERE.
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  • BUT I DO KNOW THAT THE SAME GOD THAT MADE YOU MADE ME.
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  • -[CONGREGATION] AMEN.
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  • - I DON'T KNOW WHERE YOU GREW UP OR HOW YOU GREW UP,
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  • OR WHAT YOUR PARTICULAR LIFE VIEW IS,
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  • BUT I DO KNOW THAT GOD VALUES YOU
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  • THE SAME AS HE VALUES ME.
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  • -[CONGREGATION] AMEN.
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  • - AND THAT THE BLOOD OF JESUS WAS SHED
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  • FOR EVERY SINGLE PERSON IN THIS CHURCH,
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  • AND THOSE WHO ARE WATCHING ONLINE,
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  • WATCH THIS, AND FOR THOSE
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  • WHO DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THIS CHURCH,
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  • THOSE WHO DON'T BELIEVE.
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  • THAT IS THE POWER OF JESUS.
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  • BUT IN HERE, I WANTED YOU TO GRAB A HAND
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  • BECAUSE THERE IS A COLLECTIVE NEED TO UNDERSTAND
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  • THE BEAUTY OF HUMANITY
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  • AND THE VALUE OF EVERY OTHER HUMAN BEING
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  • OUTSIDE OF OURSELVES.
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  • I WANNA PRAY.
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  • NOW YOU CLAPPING BUT YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO BE HOLDING HANDS.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHING] SO,
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  • YOU ALREADY DISOBEDIENT.
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  • OH, THAT'S WONDERFUL,
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  • UNITY, HERCULES, HERCULES.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHING]
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  • SEE YOU AROUND.
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  • GRAB THE HAND, I'M GONNA PRAY.
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  • LORD JESUS,
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  • THIS IS MY FAMILY.
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  • BLESS MY FAMILY.
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  • THEY COME FROM A DIFFERENT PART OF THE FAMILY TREE,
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  • BUT IT'S MY FAMILY.
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  • TONIGHT I'M ASKING
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  • THAT YOU WILL GIVE US INSIGHT IN YOUR WORD,
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  • TO BRING US TOGETHER IN A TIME OF GREAT DIVISION.
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  • GOD THIS IS MY PRAYER THAT YOU WILL SPEAK TO US,
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  • AND LET YOUR WORD BE WHAT WE LEAVE WITH,
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  • NOT JUST THE OPINIONS AND CONJECTURE OF MAN.
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  • THIS I PRAY IN JESUS NAME,
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  • AMEN. - AMEN.
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  • - CAN SOMEBODY NOW PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER
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  • AND GIVE GOD A GREAT PRAISE.
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  • [APPLAUSE]
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  • IF YOU'LL DO ME A FAVOR AND GO TO EPHESIANS 6,
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  • STARTING AT THE 10TH VERSE,
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  • I'M READING FROM THE NEW KING JAMES VERSION.
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  • TO ALL OF OUR FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD TIME VISITORS,
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  • I SAW A LOT OF HANDS GO UP.
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  • ON BEHALF OF OUR PASTORS AGAIN, WE WELCOME YOU.
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  • WE'RE VERY GRATEFUL THAT YOU ARE HERE,
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  • AND FOR COMING OUT AND SACRIFICING
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  • FOR ALL THOSE WHO HAVE SACRIFICED
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  • TO COME OUT IN A MIDWEEK SERVICE.
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  • I LOVE YOU ALL, THANK GOD FOR YOUR FAITHFULNESS.
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  • AND I JUST WANNA JUMP INTO THIS WORD.
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  • "FINALLY MY BROTHERS,
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  • "BE STRONG IN THE LORD AND IN THE POWER OF HIS MIGHT.
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  • "PUT ON THE WHOLE ARMOR OF GOD,
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  • "THAT YOU MAY BE ABLE TO STAND
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  • "AGAINST THE WILES OF THE DEVIL.
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  • "FOR WE DO NOT WRESTLE AGAINST FLESH AND BLOOD,
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  • "BUT AGAINST PRINCIPALITIES,
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  • "AGAINST POWERS,
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  • "AGAINST THE RULERS OF THE DARKNESS OF THIS AGE,
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  • "AGAINST SPIRITUAL HOSTS OF WICKEDNESS
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  • "IN THE HEAVENLY PLACES.
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  • "THEREFORE, TAKE UP THE WHOLE ARMOR OF GOD
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  • "THAT YOU MAY BE ABLE TO WITHSTAND IN THE EVIL DAY."
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  • I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU,
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  • BUT THE DAYS ARE BECOMING QUITE EVIL.
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  • AND HAVING DONE ALL TO STAND.
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  • NOW, GO WITH ME QUICKLY TO JOHN 17.
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  • JOHN 17,
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  • STARTING AT THE FIRST VERSE.
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  • "JESUS SPOKE THESE WORDS,
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  • "LIFTED UP HIS EYES TO HEAVEN AND SAID,
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  • "'FATHER, THE HOUR HAS COME.
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  • "GLORIFY OUR SON, THAT YOUR SON ALSO MAY GLORIFY YOU.
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  • "AS YOU HAVE GIVEN HIM AUTHORITY OVER ALL FLESH.'"
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  • SOMEBODY SAY ALL FLESH.
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  • -[CONGREGATION] ALL FLESH.
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  • - VERY IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO KNOW JESUS IS STILL IN CHARGE.
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  • JESUS IS STILL VERY MUCH IN CONTROL.
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  • "'AS YOU HAVE GIVEN HIM AUTHORITY OVER ALL FLESH,
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  • "THAT HE SHOULD GIVE ETERNAL LIFE
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  • "TO AS MANY AS YOU HAVE GIVEN HIM.
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  • "AND THIS IS ETERNAL LIFE THAT THEY MAY KNOW YOU,
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  • "THE ONLY TRUE GOD AND JESUS CHRIST
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  • "WHOM YOU HAVE SENT.
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  • "I HAVE GLORIFIED YOU ON THE EARTH.
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  • "I FINISHED THE WORK WHICH YOU HAVE GIVEN ME TO DO.
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  • "AND NOW O FATHER,
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  • "GLORIFY ME TOGETHER WITH YOURSELF
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  • "WITH THE GLORY WHICH I HAD BEFORE THE WORLD WAS YOURS.'"
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  • I WANNA TALK TO YOU FROM THE SUBJECT, GLORY GAYS.
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  • GLORY DAYS.
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  • IT'S REAL TENSE IN HERE,
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  • BECAUSE Y'ALL TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT I'M ABOUT TO SAY.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHING]
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  • I AM NOT HERE TO MAKE A POLITICAL STATEMENT,
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  • I'M NOT HERE TO TALK ABOUT PARTY AFFILIATION,
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  • I'M HERE TO TALK ABOUT JESUS CHRIST.
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  • [CONGREGATION CLAPPING]
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  • BUT IT WOULD BE A BLIND PASTOR, PREACHER OR LEADER
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  • WHO WOULD NOT AT LEAST ACKNOWLEDGE
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  • THAT THE WORLD HAS SHIFTED.
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  • THE WORLD HAS CHANGED.
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  • I MUST SAY IT AGAIN, THE WORLD HAS CHANGED.
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  • AND THAT'S THE TENSION THAT WE FEEL
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  • BECAUSE NOBODY WANTS TO TALK ABOUT THE FACT
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  • THAT THE WORLD HAS CHANGED.
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  • SO WHY DON'T YOU JUST BREAK THE ICE
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  • AND JUST GENTLY NUDGE THE PERSON NEXT TO YOU AND SAY,
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  • HEY, THE WORLD CHANGED.
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  • -[CONGREGATION] HEY, THE WORLD CHANGED.
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  • - LAST WEEK WAS THE COMBINATION
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  • OF PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST CONTENTIOUS POLITICAL CYCLES
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  • IN THE HISTORY OF OUR GREAT NATION.
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  • AND ALMOST EVENLY DOWN THE MIDDLE,
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  • PEOPLE ARE DIVIDED.
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  • THERE IS TROUBLE IN THE LAND.
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  • AND OH MY GOODNESS, WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO?
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  • THE WORLD IS FALLING APART,
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  • PEOPLE DON'T AGREE,
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  • THERE'S SO MUCH DRAMA, SO MUCH HATRED,
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  • SO MUCH ANGER, WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN?
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  • HELLO.
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  • IT'S BEEN LIKE THIS,
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  • [CONGREGATION CLAPPING]
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  • FOR YEARS.
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  • LET'S GET REAL, EVERY FOUR YEARS WE THROW A PANIC ATTACK.
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  • OH MY GOODNESS, THE PERSON I VOTED FOR DIDN'T GET IN
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  • WHAT WE DON'T DO JESUS?
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  • HE WAS LIKE CHILL.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHING]
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  • TELL SOMEBODY CHILL.
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  • -[CONGREGATION] CHILL.
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  • LET'S CHILL.
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  • - NO, SORRY, THAT'S NOT A GOSPEL SONG.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHING]
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  • THEN THERE ARE OTHERS REJOICING,
  • 00:10:04.060 --> 00:10:05.050
  • "YAY, THE PERSON THAT I CHOSE, THEY GOT IN."
  • 00:10:05.080 --> 00:10:08.190
  • GREAT, HOW DOES THAT MATERIALLY IMPACT YOU?
  • 00:10:08.220 --> 00:10:14.110
  • AND SO HERE NOW I WANNA TALK NOT TO POLITICS,
  • 00:10:14.140 --> 00:10:18.040
  • BUT I WANNA TALK TO THE SPIRIT OF THE AGE.
  • 00:10:18.070 --> 00:10:21.230
  • BECAUSE THE FIRST SCRIPTURE I GAVE YOU
  • 00:10:21.260 --> 00:10:23.250
  • SPEAKS TO THE SPIRITUAL DYNAMIC THAT IS AT WORK.
  • 00:10:23.280 --> 00:10:26.220
  • THE ENEMY, HIS WHOLE JOB IS TO STEAL,
  • 00:10:26.250 --> 00:10:29.290
  • KILL AND DESTROY.
  • 00:10:30.020 --> 00:10:31.200
  • TO DESTROY HOPE, TO KILL FAITH.
  • 00:10:31.230 --> 00:10:34.270
  • HE WANTS TO SOW SEEDS OF DISCORD.
  • 00:10:35.000 --> 00:10:37.100
  • AND IF HE COULD DO IT IN THE CHURCH,
  • 00:10:37.130 --> 00:10:39.200
  • THEN HE'S REALLY WINNING.
  • 00:10:39.230 --> 00:10:42.270
  • BUT GOD HAS A PLAN,
  • 00:10:43.000 --> 00:10:46.040
  • AND THE PLAN LOOKS A LOT LIKE THIS ROOM.
  • 00:10:46.070 --> 00:10:50.040
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:10:50.070 --> 00:10:54.270
  • I SAW A BROTHER OVER THERE
  • 00:10:55.000 --> 00:10:57.080
  • WITH HIS HANDS LIFTED UP,
  • 00:10:57.110 --> 00:10:58.150
  • HE DOESN'T LOOK LIKE ME MUST BE A DIFFERENT BACKGROUND.
  • 00:10:58.180 --> 00:11:01.200
  • WHAT'S YOUR NATIONALITY BRO?
  • 00:11:01.230 --> 00:11:03.220
  • -[MAN] MEXICAN.
  • 00:11:03.250 --> 00:11:04.170
  • - MEXICAN.
  • 00:11:04.200 --> 00:11:05.120
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:11:05.150 --> 00:11:06.070
  • WHERE MY MEXICAN FOLK AT?
  • 00:11:06.100 --> 00:11:08.000
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:11:08.030 --> 00:11:09.100
  • STAND UP MEXICANS, STAND UP MEXICO.
  • 00:11:09.130 --> 00:11:13.000
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:11:13.030 --> 00:11:19.240
  • REMAIN STANDING FOR A SECOND
  • 00:11:19.270 --> 00:11:21.060
  • WHILE I PUT THE WORD OF THE LORD ON YOU.
  • 00:11:21.090 --> 00:11:23.230
  • I BLESS YOU, YOUR FAMILY, YOUR HERITAGE.
  • 00:11:23.260 --> 00:11:28.130
  • I DECLARE
  • 00:11:28.160 --> 00:11:29.250
  • THAT I DON'T SEE COLOR OR COUNTRY, I SEE KINGDOM.
  • 00:11:29.280 --> 00:11:34.190
  • THAT I SEE YOU AS A BELIEVER,
  • 00:11:34.220 --> 00:11:37.150
  • THAT I SEE YOU AS VALUABLE,
  • 00:11:37.180 --> 00:11:39.290
  • THAT THE SAME JESUS THAT DIED FOR ME DIED FOR YOU,
  • 00:11:40.020 --> 00:11:43.040
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:11:43.070 --> 00:11:46.020
  • AND WE ARE FAMILY.
  • 00:11:46.050 --> 00:11:48.150
  • NOW LET ME COME TO THE HOUSE AND EAT SOME FOOD.
  • 00:11:48.180 --> 00:11:50.260
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHING]
  • 00:11:50.290 --> 00:11:54.250
  • I SAW SOME OTHER PEOPLE WITH THEIR HANDS UP.
  • 00:11:54.280 --> 00:11:57.070
  • I SAW A WHITE WOMAN WITH HER HANDS UP.
  • 00:11:57.100 --> 00:11:58.210
  • WHERE IS SHE GONE?
  • 00:11:58.240 --> 00:12:00.150
  • SHE HAD HER HAND UP, SHE WAS WORSHIPING.
  • 00:12:00.180 --> 00:12:02.270
  • SO SHE'S LIKE ME, I'M NERVOUS.
  • 00:12:03.000 --> 00:12:04.120
  • YES.
  • 00:12:04.150 --> 00:12:05.070
  • STAND UP, SIS.
  • 00:12:05.100 --> 00:12:06.100
  • WHERE YOU FROM?
  • 00:12:06.130 --> 00:12:08.010
  • YEAH!
  • 00:12:08.040 --> 00:12:10.150
  • SHE'S LIKE, "JUST FROM DOWN THE STREET.
  • 00:12:10.180 --> 00:12:12.000
  • "NOT REALLY FAR.
  • 00:12:12.030 --> 00:12:13.170
  • "IT'S NOT MEXICO, JUST CLOSE BY."
  • 00:12:13.200 --> 00:12:16.230
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHING]
  • 00:12:16.260 --> 00:12:17.270
  • NO BIGGIE, JUST, I'M HERE.
  • 00:12:18.000 --> 00:12:20.170
  • ALL MY WHITE PEOPLE STAND UP.
  • 00:12:20.200 --> 00:12:22.210
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:12:22.240 --> 00:12:27.220
  • LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING.
  • 00:12:27.250 --> 00:12:28.180
  • I FEEL GOD IN HERE.
  • 00:12:28.210 --> 00:12:29.190
  • I'M GETTING READY TO TELL YOU WHAT I'M DOING.
  • 00:12:29.220 --> 00:12:33.060
  • YOU'RE MY FAMILY.
  • 00:12:33.090 --> 00:12:34.250
  • YOU ARE NOT A COLOR, YOU ARE MY BROTHER,
  • 00:12:34.280 --> 00:12:38.000
  • YOU ARE MY SISTER.
  • 00:12:38.030 --> 00:12:40.030
  • WE ARE PART OF THE SAME CHURCH.
  • 00:12:40.060 --> 00:12:43.050
  • -[ANNOUNCER] THE ENEMY IS WORKING TO DIVIDE US,
  • 00:12:43.080 --> 00:12:45.280
  • THROUGH CIRCUMSTANCES AND SITUATIONS.
  • 00:12:46.010 --> 00:12:48.020
  • WE'RE WITNESSING GROWING LEVELS OF SEPARATION IN FAMILIES,
  • 00:12:48.050 --> 00:12:51.140
  • BETWEEN FRIENDS AND WITHIN THE PEOPLE OF OUR NATION.
  • 00:12:51.170 --> 00:12:54.200
  • BUT CHRIST HAS OVERCOME THE ENEMY.
  • 00:12:54.230 --> 00:12:56.260
  • AND IN HIS NEW THREE PART SERIES
  • 00:12:56.290 --> 00:12:58.200
  • "BRIDGE BUILDERS: DESTROYING THE BARRIERS THAT SEPARATE,"
  • 00:12:58.230 --> 00:13:02.010
  • PASTOR JOHN GRAY SAYS, "ENOUGH IS ENOUGH".
  • 00:13:02.040 --> 00:13:05.040
  • JOHN GRAY EXPOSES THE DEVILISH TACTICS
  • 00:13:05.070 --> 00:13:07.250
  • THAT BRINGS STRIFE, MISTRUST AND DISCORD
  • 00:13:07.280 --> 00:13:10.110
  • AND REVEALS HOW GOD'S BLESSINGS FLOW
  • 00:13:10.140 --> 00:13:12.210
  • AND HIS LOVE BRINGS UNITY.
  • 00:13:12.240 --> 00:13:14.190
  • THIS IS SUCH A TIMELY MESSAGE.
  • 00:13:14.220 --> 00:13:16.130
  • WE WANT TO SEND YOU YOUR OWN COPY OF "BRIDGE BUILDERS"
  • 00:13:16.160 --> 00:13:19.090
  • AS OUR THANK YOU FOR YOUR GIFT OF SUPPORT TO TBN.
  • 00:13:19.120 --> 00:13:22.290
  • TAKE A MOMENT RIGHT NOW TO CALL
  • 00:13:23.020 --> 00:13:24.160
  • OR GO SECURELY AND CONVENIENTLY ONLINE
  • 00:13:24.190 --> 00:13:27.150
  • TO CHOOSE YOUR LEVEL OF GIVING
  • 00:13:27.180 --> 00:13:29.110
  • AND REQUEST YOUR SPECIAL RESOURCES.
  • 00:13:29.140 --> 00:13:32.060
  • LET GOD BRIDGE THE DIVIDES THAT SEPARATE US
  • 00:13:32.090 --> 00:13:35.050
  • AND BECOME HIS INSTRUMENT OF UNITY AND RECONCILIATION.
  • 00:13:35.080 --> 00:13:39.100
  • DON'T WAIT, CALL NOW.
  • 00:13:39.130 --> 00:13:43.280
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:13:44.010 --> 00:13:46.000
  • - AND THERE'S MORE THAT UNIFIES US THAN SEPARATES US.
  • 00:13:46.030 --> 00:13:50.040
  • AND I SPEAK LIFE TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.
  • 00:13:50.070 --> 00:13:52.150
  • MAY YOUR HOPES AND DREAMS COME TO PASS.
  • 00:13:52.180 --> 00:13:55.010
  • AND I BIND THE SPIRIT OF RACISM
  • 00:13:55.040 --> 00:13:57.010
  • THAT HAS DIVIDED THIS NATION
  • 00:13:57.040 --> 00:13:58.230
  • AND EVEN THE CHURCH FOR TOO LONG.
  • 00:13:58.260 --> 00:14:01.110
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:14:01.140 --> 00:14:12.280
  • WE ARE FAMILY.
  • 00:14:13.010 --> 00:14:16.010
  • ROBIN I DIDN'T KNOW YOU WAS WHITE.
  • 00:14:16.040 --> 00:14:17.200
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHING]
  • 00:14:17.230 --> 00:14:18.280
  • YOU LOOK MIXED.
  • 00:14:19.010 --> 00:14:20.290
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHING]
  • 00:14:21.020 --> 00:14:25.210
  • SAW A BLACK DUDE WORSHIPING.
  • 00:14:25.240 --> 00:14:27.080
  • WHERE'D HE GO?
  • 00:14:27.110 --> 00:14:28.170
  • THREW HIS HAND UP.
  • 00:14:28.200 --> 00:14:29.120
  • WHERE'S HE AT?
  • 00:14:29.150 --> 00:14:30.170
  • YEAH, WHERE'S HE AT?
  • 00:14:30.200 --> 00:14:31.150
  • YEAH, THERE HE IS WITH THE LONG HAIR.
  • 00:14:31.180 --> 00:14:32.130
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:14:32.160 --> 00:14:35.290
  • HEY.
  • 00:14:36.020 --> 00:14:36.240
  • LONG HAIR, DON'T CARE.
  • 00:14:36.270 --> 00:14:37.280
  • [CONGREGATION CLAPPING]
  • 00:14:38.010 --> 00:14:39.290
  • WHERE ARE YOU FROM BRO?
  • 00:14:40.020 --> 00:14:43.000
  • -[MAN] H TOWN.
  • 00:14:43.030 --> 00:14:45.030
  • - H TOWN.
  • 00:14:45.060 --> 00:14:47.180
  • [MUMBLES]
  • 00:14:47.210 --> 00:14:51.150
  • ALL THE BLACK PEOPLE STAND UP.
  • 00:14:51.180 --> 00:14:53.030
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:14:53.060 --> 00:14:57.230
  • WOW.
  • 00:14:57.260 --> 00:14:58.210
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:14:58.240 --> 00:15:01.270
  • HEY ONE DAY
  • 00:15:02.000 --> 00:15:06.010
  • WHEN THE GLORY COMES
  • 00:15:06.040 --> 00:15:08.130
  • IT WILL BE US, IT WILL BE US
  • 00:15:08.160 --> 00:15:13.160
  • HEY ONE DAY
  • 00:15:13.190 --> 00:15:16.050
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:15:16.080 --> 00:15:19.070
  • YOU ARE A NATION OF OVERCOMERS,
  • 00:15:19.100 --> 00:15:21.260
  • AND NOTHING THAT HAS EVER HAPPENED HAS HELD YOU DOWN,
  • 00:15:21.290 --> 00:15:24.100
  • AND HERE YOU ARE STILL WITH YOUR HOPE,
  • 00:15:24.130 --> 00:15:26.150
  • STILL WITH YOUR FAITH, STILL RUNNING AFTER JESUS,
  • 00:15:26.180 --> 00:15:29.180
  • THROUGH PAIN, THROUGH TRIALS,
  • 00:15:29.210 --> 00:15:31.120
  • THROUGH HUNDREDS OF YEARS OF TEARS,
  • 00:15:31.150 --> 00:15:33.020
  • YOU STILL HAVE OVERCOME.
  • 00:15:33.050 --> 00:15:34.290
  • AND JESUS IS STILL LORD,
  • 00:15:35.020 --> 00:15:36.230
  • AND YOU STILL FIGHT FOR EVERYBODY ELSE
  • 00:15:36.260 --> 00:15:40.050
  • I SPEAK LIFE TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR HOPES
  • 00:15:40.080 --> 00:15:43.210
  • AND YOUR DREAMS.
  • 00:15:43.240 --> 00:15:45.030
  • AND NO MATTER WHAT IS GOING ON IN SOCIETY,
  • 00:15:45.060 --> 00:15:49.150
  • GOD HAS NOT FORGOTTEN ABOUT YOU.
  • 00:15:49.180 --> 00:15:52.090
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:15:52.120 --> 00:16:05.000
  • NOW, I DON'T MEAN TO DO THIS
  • 00:16:05.030 --> 00:16:06.020
  • 'CAUSE I'LL BE HERE ALL NIGHT DOING THIS,
  • 00:16:06.050 --> 00:16:07.080
  • EVERY OTHER NATIONALITY, STAND UP.
  • 00:16:07.110 --> 00:16:09.010
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHING]
  • 00:16:09.040 --> 00:16:11.030
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:16:11.060 --> 00:16:13.050
  • PUERTO RICAN, COLOMBIAN, NATIVE AMERICAN,
  • 00:16:13.080 --> 00:16:17.160
  • ASIAN,
  • 00:16:17.190 --> 00:16:19.040
  • SWEDISH, GERMAN.
  • 00:16:19.070 --> 00:16:23.040
  • WHAT ELSE?
  • 00:16:23.070 --> 00:16:23.280
  • SHOUT IT OUT.
  • 00:16:24.010 --> 00:16:25.020
  • WHAT UP ASIAN?
  • 00:16:25.050 --> 00:16:26.290
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:16:27.020 --> 00:16:32.260
  • I CAN'T HEAR YOU.
  • 00:16:32.290 --> 00:16:35.060
  • -[MAN] SALVADOR.
  • 00:16:35.090 --> 00:16:36.010
  • - SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR.
  • 00:16:36.040 --> 00:16:37.280
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:16:38.010 --> 00:16:38.230
  • SALVADOREAN.
  • 00:16:38.260 --> 00:16:41.220
  • THE NATIONS OF AFRICA, LOOK AROUND.
  • 00:16:41.250 --> 00:16:44.010
  • WE ARE NOT JUST ONE CHURCH WITH ONE TYPE OF PEOPLE,
  • 00:16:44.040 --> 00:16:48.010
  • WE ARE ONE CHURCH WITH MANY NATIONS,
  • 00:16:48.040 --> 00:16:50.140
  • MANY NATIONALITIES, MANY BACKGROUNDS.
  • 00:16:50.170 --> 00:16:53.110
  • IMMIGRANTS, NATIVE AMERICANS,
  • 00:16:53.140 --> 00:16:55.290
  • BLACK, WHITE, SALVADOREAN, ASIAN, SWEDISH,
  • 00:16:56.020 --> 00:17:00.040
  • AUSTRALIAN, GERMAN, BLACK,
  • 00:17:00.070 --> 00:17:02.270
  • WHATEVER ELSE IS IN HERE,
  • 00:17:03.000 --> 00:17:04.190
  • BUT THE ONLY COLOR THAT MATTERS IS RED,
  • 00:17:04.220 --> 00:17:06.260
  • AND IT'S THE BLOOD OF JESUS THAT HAS UNIFIED US.
  • 00:17:06.290 --> 00:17:10.250
  • EVERYBODY STAND UP,
  • 00:17:10.280 --> 00:17:13.040
  • BECAUSE NO MATTER WHAT IS HAPPENING IN SOCIETY,
  • 00:17:13.070 --> 00:17:17.120
  • GOD WILL
  • 00:17:17.150 --> 00:17:18.140
  • GET GLORY.
  • 00:17:18.170 --> 00:17:20.060
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:17:20.090 --> 00:17:28.000
  • I SAID,
  • 00:17:28.030 --> 00:17:28.280
  • GOD WILL GET...
  • 00:17:29.010 --> 00:17:30.280
  • -[CONGREGATION] GLORY.
  • 00:17:31.010 --> 00:17:33.050
  • - SOMEBODY SHOUT GLORY.
  • 00:17:33.080 --> 00:17:35.260
  • -[CONGREGATION] GLORY.
  • 00:17:35.290 --> 00:17:38.190
  • - LET'S GIVE A GLORY PRAISE TO GOD.
  • 00:17:38.220 --> 00:17:40.120
  • LET'S TAKE 30 SECONDS RIGHT THERE.
  • 00:17:40.150 --> 00:17:42.050
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:17:42.080 --> 00:17:44.250
  • GLORY.
  • 00:17:44.280 --> 00:17:49.000
  • GLORY.
  • 00:17:49.030 --> 00:17:52.160
  • GLORY.
  • 00:17:52.190 --> 00:17:55.240
  • I'M NOT A DEMOCRAT, I'M NOT A REPUBLICAN,
  • 00:17:55.270 --> 00:17:58.040
  • I'M NOT AN INDEPENDENT, I'M A CHRISTIAN RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:17:58.070 --> 00:18:01.150
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:18:01.180 --> 00:18:04.160
  • MEN WANT POWER, GOD WANTS GLORY.
  • 00:18:04.190 --> 00:18:07.110
  • [CONGREGATION CLAPPING]
  • 00:18:07.140 --> 00:18:09.270
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:18:10.000 --> 00:18:24.060
  • I'M NOT GONNA LET THE DEVIL WIN, NOT ON MY WATCH.
  • 00:18:24.090 --> 00:18:27.130
  • SOMEBODY SAY, NOT ON MY WATCH.
  • 00:18:27.160 --> 00:18:28.280
  • -[CONGREGATION] NOT ON MY WATCH.
  • 00:18:29.010 --> 00:18:31.190
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:18:31.220 --> 00:18:38.150
  • - I WON'T LET SOCIETY DEFINE HOW I ENGAGE YOU
  • 00:18:38.180 --> 00:18:42.040
  • BECAUSE OF THE COLOR OF YOUR SKIN.
  • 00:18:42.070 --> 00:18:44.120
  • I WON'T LET SOCIETY BREAK UP OUR SPIRITUAL HERITAGE
  • 00:18:44.150 --> 00:18:48.190
  • BECAUSE WE MAY NOT AGREE ON POLITICAL IDEOLOGY.
  • 00:18:48.220 --> 00:18:52.010
  • I WON'T LET THE DEVIL STOP ME FROM FINDING VALUE
  • 00:18:52.040 --> 00:18:55.200
  • AND COMMONALITY
  • 00:18:55.230 --> 00:18:56.250
  • EVEN THOUGH WE COME FROM DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE WORLD.
  • 00:18:56.280 --> 00:18:59.150
  • SOMEHOW, BY THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT,
  • 00:18:59.180 --> 00:19:02.170
  • WE ALL ENDED UP IN THIS PLACE IN THIS MOMENT,
  • 00:19:02.200 --> 00:19:05.220
  • BECAUSE WE ARE THE CHURCH,
  • 00:19:05.250 --> 00:19:09.090
  • AND WE WILL GIVE GOD GLORY.
  • 00:19:09.120 --> 00:19:13.100
  • DO YOU JESUS IS GONNA SHARE GLORY WITH A POLITICIAN?
  • 00:19:13.130 --> 00:19:17.270
  • NO. - NO.
  • 00:19:18.000 --> 00:19:19.050
  • - I DON'T CARE WHO'S IN THE HOUSE, WHO'S IN THE SENATE,
  • 00:19:19.080 --> 00:19:21.140
  • WHO'S IN THE OVAL OFFICE,
  • 00:19:21.170 --> 00:19:22.290
  • JESUS IS ON THE THRONE.
  • 00:19:23.020 --> 00:19:24.230
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:19:24.260 --> 00:19:27.260
  • I NEED SOMEBODY TO SHOUT IN HERE.
  • 00:19:27.290 --> 00:19:29.190
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:19:29.220 --> 00:19:35.030
  • THIS POLITICAL CYCLE WAS DESIGNED TO WAKE UP THE CHURCH.
  • 00:19:35.060 --> 00:19:41.190
  • I BELIEVE GOD IS SITTING ON THE THRONE,
  • 00:19:41.220 --> 00:19:43.190
  • AND WHEN TUESDAY HAPPEN,
  • 00:19:43.220 --> 00:19:44.180
  • GOD IS, YOU'RE READY YET?
  • 00:19:44.210 --> 00:19:48.150
  • 'CAUSE I'VE BEEN HOPING FOR AN INDIVIDUAL TO COME
  • 00:19:48.180 --> 00:19:52.060
  • AND DO WHAT ONLY I COULD DO.
  • 00:19:52.090 --> 00:19:55.000
  • YOU'RE WAITING FOR GOVERNMENT TO DO
  • 00:19:55.030 --> 00:19:56.210
  • WHAT THE CHURCH IS SUPPOSED TO DO.
  • 00:19:56.240 --> 00:19:59.150
  • THE GOVERNMENT WAS NEVER CALLED TO CARE FOR WIDOWS
  • 00:19:59.180 --> 00:20:01.280
  • AND ORPHANS AND TO GO SEE PEOPLE IN THE JAILHOUSE.
  • 00:20:02.010 --> 00:20:05.230
  • JESUS DIDN'T TELL THE GOVERNMENT TO DO THAT.
  • 00:20:05.260 --> 00:20:08.130
  • HE TOLD THE CHURCH TO DO THAT.
  • 00:20:08.160 --> 00:20:11.070
  • IT WAS JESUS WHO SAID, TOUCH THE LEPERS,
  • 00:20:11.100 --> 00:20:13.270
  • HEAL THE SICK, RAISE THE DEAD, CAST OUT DEMONS.
  • 00:20:14.000 --> 00:20:17.220
  • JESUS TOLD THE CHURCH TO DO THAT.
  • 00:20:17.250 --> 00:20:20.030
  • AND YOU'RE WAITING CHEQUE FROM THE GOVERNMENT,
  • 00:20:20.060 --> 00:20:22.190
  • WHEN WE'RE SUPPOSED TO TAKE CARE OF EACH OTHER.
  • 00:20:22.220 --> 00:20:25.060
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:20:25.090 --> 00:20:29.000
  • GOD WANTS GLORY.
  • 00:20:29.030 --> 00:20:31.170
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:20:31.200 --> 00:20:41.110
  • THIS MUST BE THE CHURCH'S FINEST HOUR.
  • 00:20:41.140 --> 00:20:45.130
  • THIS MUST BE THE MOMENT WHERE WE RISE UP
  • 00:20:45.160 --> 00:20:48.030
  • AND THE VERY BEST PRINCIPLES OF THE HEART
  • 00:20:48.060 --> 00:20:50.130
  • AND CHARACTER OF JESUS CHRIST BEGIN TO EMERGE
  • 00:20:50.160 --> 00:20:53.140
  • FROM THE DETRITUS AND DARKNESS
  • 00:20:53.170 --> 00:20:55.070
  • OF THE MOST VICIOUS CYCLE DESIGNED TO SEPARATE US.
  • 00:20:55.100 --> 00:20:58.210
  • GOD IS WAITING ON THE CHURCH TO BE THE CHURCH,
  • 00:20:58.240 --> 00:21:01.190
  • TO OPEN UP DOORS OF UNDERSTANDING,
  • 00:21:01.220 --> 00:21:03.250
  • TO BUILD BRIDGES OF CONVERSATION
  • 00:21:03.280 --> 00:21:06.150
  • BETWEEN DIVERGENT GROUPS OF PEOPLE.
  • 00:21:06.180 --> 00:21:08.260
  • WE MUST BEGIN TO SEE LIFE THROUGH THE LENS OF PEOPLE
  • 00:21:08.290 --> 00:21:11.280
  • THAT DON'T LOOK LIKE US AND DON'T COME FROM US.
  • 00:21:12.010 --> 00:21:14.170
  • YOU THINK EVERYBODY IN HERE HAS BEEN SAVED THEIR WHOLE LIFE,
  • 00:21:14.200 --> 00:21:17.170
  • YOU THINK PEOPLE IN HERE
  • 00:21:17.200 --> 00:21:19.010
  • AREN'T RIGHT NOW WALKING THROUGH PLACES OF ADDICTION
  • 00:21:19.040 --> 00:21:21.250
  • TO DRUGS AND TO ALCOHOL,
  • 00:21:21.280 --> 00:21:23.160
  • YOU THINK EVERYBODY IN HERE IS PERFECT?
  • 00:21:23.190 --> 00:21:25.230
  • NO, STARTING FROM ME ALL THE WAY TO YOU IN THE BACK
  • 00:21:25.260 --> 00:21:29.130
  • AND EVERYBODY IN BETWEEN WE ALL NEED JESUS,
  • 00:21:29.160 --> 00:21:32.250
  • WE ALL NEED JESUS, WE ALL NEED JESUS,
  • 00:21:32.280 --> 00:21:36.220
  • WE ALL NEED JESUS.
  • 00:21:36.250 --> 00:21:38.110
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:21:38.140 --> 00:21:44.170
  • CAN I GET A AMEN FROM THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
  • 00:21:44.200 --> 00:21:46.130
  • -[CONGREGATION] AMEN.
  • 00:21:46.160 --> 00:21:47.270
  • - CAN I GET AN AMEN FROM THE LEFT HAND SIDE.
  • 00:21:48.000 --> 00:21:49.120
  • -[CONGREGATION] AMEN.
  • 00:21:49.150 --> 00:21:50.250
  • - CAN GET A AMEN FROM THE CENTER SECTION.
  • 00:21:50.280 --> 00:21:53.010
  • -[CONGREGATION] AMEN.
  • 00:21:53.040 --> 00:21:57.220
  • - SEE,
  • 00:21:57.250 --> 00:21:59.070
  • IN JOHN 17, JESUS WAS PRAYING AS HE WAS PREPARING TO DIE.
  • 00:21:59.100 --> 00:22:06.170
  • SAY OUT LOUD, SOMETHING'S GOTTA DIE.
  • 00:22:06.200 --> 00:22:08.130
  • -[CONGREGATION] SOMETHING'S GOTTA DIE.
  • 00:22:08.160 --> 00:22:10.200
  • - JESUS WAS PRAYING.
  • 00:22:10.230 --> 00:22:14.000
  • THANK YOU, LORD.
  • 00:22:14.030 --> 00:22:15.260
  • AND HE SAYS, AT THE BEGINNING OF THE PRAYER,
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  • "FATHER, THE HOURS COME,
  • 00:22:19.000 --> 00:22:21.100
  • "GLORIFY YOUR SON,
  • 00:22:21.130 --> 00:22:25.000
  • "GLORIFY YOURSELF AND GIVE ME THE GLORY THAT I HAD
  • 00:22:25.030 --> 00:22:28.180
  • "BEFORE I DID THIS WORK IN THE EARTH."
  • 00:22:28.210 --> 00:22:33.080
  • AT THE END OF HIS LIFE,
  • 00:22:33.110 --> 00:22:34.250
  • THE ONLY THING HE WAS CONCERNED ABOUT,
  • 00:22:34.280 --> 00:22:36.170
  • IS FATHER, ARE YOU GETTING GLORY?
  • 00:22:36.200 --> 00:22:39.020
  • HE KNEW THAT HE WAS ABOUT TO DIE.
  • 00:22:39.050 --> 00:22:41.120
  • AND IN THIS MOMENT, THIS WAS NOT JUST A SPIRITUAL EXCHANGE,
  • 00:22:41.150 --> 00:22:46.080
  • THERE WAS POLITICAL UPHEAVAL, THERE WAS SOCIAL UNREST,
  • 00:22:46.110 --> 00:22:50.070
  • AND THERE WAS A SPIRITUAL WAR
  • 00:22:50.100 --> 00:22:52.030
  • FOR THE SOULS OF MEN AND WOMEN.
  • 00:22:52.060 --> 00:22:54.080
  • NOT UNLIKE WHERE WE ARE TODAY,
  • 00:22:54.110 --> 00:22:57.000
  • THAT THERE IS POLITICAL UPHEAVAL,
  • 00:22:57.030 --> 00:22:58.290
  • SOCIAL UNREST AND A DARKNESS THAT HAS COVERED
  • 00:22:59.020 --> 00:23:02.120
  • THE NATIONS LIKE NEVER BEFORE.
  • 00:23:02.150 --> 00:23:05.020
  • AND WHERE IS THE CHURCH?
  • 00:23:05.050 --> 00:23:07.010
  • I BELIEVE THAT IS THE QUESTION THAT OUR FATHER IS DECLARING
  • 00:23:07.040 --> 00:23:10.130
  • FROM HIS THRONE.
  • 00:23:10.160 --> 00:23:12.000
  • WHERE IS THE CHURCH?
  • 00:23:12.030 --> 00:23:13.190
  • WHO WILL STAND UP AND REPRESENT ME?
  • 00:23:13.220 --> 00:23:16.070
  • WHO WILL EXTEND AN OLIVE BRANCH?
  • 00:23:16.100 --> 00:23:18.260
  • WHO WILL SHOW THE WORLD IN TIMES OF DARKNESS
  • 00:23:18.290 --> 00:23:21.220
  • THAT THE LIGHT IS NOT COMING, THE LIGHT IS NOW HERE?
  • 00:23:21.250 --> 00:23:25.200
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDING]
  • 00:23:25.230 --> 00:23:27.180
  • IN SPITE OF WHAT WE SEE IN THE MEDIA,
  • 00:23:27.210 --> 00:23:29.230
  • IT'S TIME WE PREPARE FOR THE GLORY DAYS.
  • 00:23:29.260 --> 00:23:32.150
  • HALLELUJAH.
  • 00:23:32.180 --> 00:23:33.220
  • GOD IS GATHERING PEOPLE OF ALL NATIONS BACKGROUNDS
  • 00:23:33.250 --> 00:23:36.120
  • AND CULTURES INTO HIS BODY, THE CHURCH.
  • 00:23:36.150 --> 00:23:40.010
  • HE IS BUILDING A UNIFIED GROUP
  • 00:23:40.040 --> 00:23:41.250
  • THAT WILL PRODUCE A DYNAMIC IMPACT ON OUR WORLD.
  • 00:23:41.280 --> 00:23:45.070
  • MY LATEST SERIES, "BRIDGE BUILDERS"
  • 00:23:45.100 --> 00:23:47.200
  • ADDRESSES MANY HOT BUTTON TOPICS LIKE RACISM AND DIVISION.
  • 00:23:47.230 --> 00:23:51.290
  • IN IT, YOU'LL DISCOVER GOD'S UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE
  • 00:23:52.020 --> 00:23:54.270
  • ON WHY HE CREATED US ALL WITH DIFFERENCES
  • 00:23:55.000 --> 00:23:57.240
  • AND HOW IT'S SOMETHING TO BE CELEBRATED NOT FEARED.
  • 00:23:57.270 --> 00:24:02.100
  • WHEN YOU SEND YOUR GIFT IN SUPPORT OF OUR CONTINUED EFFORTS
  • 00:24:02.130 --> 00:24:05.170
  • TO TAKE THE GOSPEL TO THE UNSAVED ACROSS THE GLOBE,
  • 00:24:05.200 --> 00:24:08.210
  • WE ARE GONNA BLESS YOU WITH A COPY
  • 00:24:08.240 --> 00:24:10.250
  • OF THIS MESSAGE SERIES.
  • 00:24:10.280 --> 00:24:13.130
  • DISCOVER GOD'S GOAL FOR WHY HE HAS PLACED YOU
  • 00:24:13.160 --> 00:24:16.060
  • WITHIN THE MOST POWERFUL AND UNIQUE BODY ON THE PLANET.
  • 00:24:16.090 --> 00:24:19.240
  • YOUR CONNECTION WITH OTHER BELIEVERS
  • 00:24:19.270 --> 00:24:21.070
  • IS HOW THE WALLS OF SEPARATION WILL COME FALLING DOWN.
  • 00:24:21.100 --> 00:24:25.290
  • -[ANNOUNCER] THE ENEMY IS WORKING TO DIVIDE US
  • 00:24:26.020 --> 00:24:28.210
  • THROUGH CIRCUMSTANCES AND SITUATION.
  • 00:24:28.240 --> 00:24:30.240
  • WE'RE WITNESSING GROWING LEVELS OF SEPARATION IN FAMILIES,
  • 00:24:30.270 --> 00:24:34.060
  • BETWEEN FRIENDS AND WITHIN THE PEOPLE OF OUR NATION.
  • 00:24:34.090 --> 00:24:37.110
  • BUT CHRIST HAS OVERCOME THE ENEMY,
  • 00:24:37.140 --> 00:24:39.180
  • AND IN HIS NEW THREE PART SERIES,
  • 00:24:39.210 --> 00:24:41.110
  • "BRIDGE BUILDERS: DESTROYING THE BARRIERS THAT SEPARATE"
  • 00:24:41.140 --> 00:24:44.220
  • PASTOR JOHN GRAY SAYS, "ENOUGH IS ENOUGH."
  • 00:24:44.250 --> 00:24:47.170
  • - THERE ARE SOME THINGS THAT YOU COULDN'T GET THROUGH.
  • 00:24:47.200 --> 00:24:49.140
  • SO JESUS KNEW HE WAS GONNA HAVE TO STRETCH HIMSELF OUT.
  • 00:24:49.170 --> 00:24:53.220
  • [CONGREGATION CLAPPING]
  • 00:24:53.250 --> 00:24:56.070
  • IS ANYBODY GRATEFUL FOR THE BRIDGE?
  • 00:24:56.100 --> 00:24:59.020
  • -[ANNOUNCER] JOHN GRAY EXPOSES THE DEVILISH TACTICS
  • 00:24:59.050 --> 00:25:01.240
  • THAT BRINGS STRIFE, MISTRUST AND DISCORD
  • 00:25:01.270 --> 00:25:04.100
  • AND REVEALS HOW GOD'S BLESSINGS FLOW
  • 00:25:04.130 --> 00:25:06.200
  • AND HIS LOVE BRINGS UNITY.
  • 00:25:06.230 --> 00:25:08.190
  • THIS IS SUCH A TIMELY MESSAGE.
  • 00:25:08.220 --> 00:25:10.120
  • WE WANT TO SEND YOU YOUR OWN COPY OF "BRIDGE BUILDERS"
  • 00:25:10.150 --> 00:25:13.090
  • AS OUR THANK YOU FOR YOUR GIFT OF SUPPORT TO TBN.
  • 00:25:13.120 --> 00:25:17.010
  • AND IN APPRECIATION OF YOUR GENEROUS GIFT OF $50 OR MORE,
  • 00:25:17.040 --> 00:25:20.220
  • WE'LL SEND YOU THIS SPECIAL BUNDLE OF RESOURCES.
  • 00:25:20.250 --> 00:25:23.190
  • IN ADDITION TO "BRIDGE BUILDERS"
  • 00:25:23.220 --> 00:25:25.070
  • WE'LL INCLUDE JOHN GRAY'S STIRRING MESSAGE,
  • 00:25:25.100 --> 00:25:27.170
  • "A STRANGE WAY TO SAVE THE WORLD."
  • 00:25:27.200 --> 00:25:30.090
  • PLUS, WE'LL INCLUDE THIS SPECIAL PRAISE BREAK,
  • 00:25:30.120 --> 00:25:32.260
  • CERAMIC COFFEE MUG
  • 00:25:32.290 --> 00:25:34.090
  • TO REMIND YOU THAT PRAISE CAN BREAK THROUGH ANY BARRIER.
  • 00:25:34.120 --> 00:25:37.270
  • TAKE A MOMENT RIGHT NOW TO CALL OR GO SECURELY
  • 00:25:38.000 --> 00:25:40.180
  • AND CONVENIENTLY ONLINE TO CHOOSE YOUR LEVEL OF GIVING
  • 00:25:40.210 --> 00:25:44.080
  • AND REQUEST YOUR SPECIAL RESOURCES.
  • 00:25:44.110 --> 00:25:47.050
  • LET GOD BRIDGE THE DIVIDES THAT SEPARATE US
  • 00:25:47.080 --> 00:25:50.050
  • AND BECOME HIS INSTRUMENT OF UNITY AND RECONCILIATION.
  • 00:25:50.080 --> 00:25:54.090
  • DON'T WAIT, CALL NOW.
  • 00:25:54.120 --> 00:25:58.290
  • - WE DEALT WITH A TIMELY AND IMPORTANT SUBJECT TODAY.
  • 00:25:59.020 --> 00:26:01.210
  • I KNOW IT IS NOT ALWAYS EASY, BUT I BELIEVE IT'S NECESSARY.
  • 00:26:01.240 --> 00:26:04.280
  • THANK YOU FOR LOCKING IN AND STAYING CONNECTED,
  • 00:26:05.010 --> 00:26:07.050
  • AND FOR PRESSING THAT RED DVR BUTTON.
  • 00:26:07.080 --> 00:26:09.040
  • WINK WINK.
  • 00:26:09.070 --> 00:26:10.060
  • GOD IS EQUIPPING HIS PEOPLE TO BE THE LIGHT
  • 00:26:10.090 --> 00:26:12.290
  • AND THE DIFFERENCE IN OUR WORLD.
  • 00:26:13.020 --> 00:26:15.210
  • THAT MEANS WE HAVE TO HAVE A NEW PERSPECTIVE,
  • 00:26:15.240 --> 00:26:18.030
  • FRESH VISION, FRESH EYES, PURE HEART,
  • 00:26:18.060 --> 00:26:21.110
  • A KINGDOM PERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:26:21.140 --> 00:26:23.220
  • AS WE CONTINUE TO RECEIVE TRUTH
  • 00:26:23.250 --> 00:26:25.060
  • AND UNDERSTANDING FROM GOD'S WORD,
  • 00:26:25.090 --> 00:26:27.110
  • WE'LL BE EMPOWERED TO BREAK DOWN THE BARRIERS
  • 00:26:27.140 --> 00:26:29.180
  • THAT HAVE FOR TOO LONG, DIVIDED US.
  • 00:26:29.210 --> 00:26:33.010
  • THAT'S WHY TBN IS SO IMPORTANT.
  • 00:26:33.040 --> 00:26:35.090
  • AND TBN IS HERE TO CONTINUALLY BRING YOU
  • 00:26:35.120 --> 00:26:37.140
  • UPLIFTING CHRISTIAN CONTENT.
  • 00:26:37.170 --> 00:26:40.120
  • AS YOU GROW IN GRACE, YOU ARE CONTINUALLY TRANSFORMED
  • 00:26:40.150 --> 00:26:43.120
  • INTO CHRIST'S IMAGE,
  • 00:26:43.150 --> 00:26:44.130
  • AND THE WORLD GETS TO SEE HOW GOOD GOD IS
  • 00:26:44.160 --> 00:26:48.020
  • BY LOOKING AT HOW AWESOME HE'S MADE YOU.
  • 00:26:48.050 --> 00:26:50.120
  • WOW.
  • 00:26:50.150 --> 00:26:51.070
  • SO MAKE SURE YOU KEEP TUNING IN,
  • 00:26:51.100 --> 00:26:52.290
  • STAY CONNECTED, AND TELL EVERYBODY YOU KNOW,
  • 00:26:53.020 --> 00:26:55.200
  • I'MA BE HERE, I'M GOING NOWHERE.
  • 00:26:55.230 --> 00:26:57.290
  • GET THIS SPECIAL RESOURCE
  • 00:26:58.020 --> 00:26:59.200
  • SO YOU CAN CONTINUE TO RENEW YOUR MIND
  • 00:26:59.230 --> 00:27:01.220
  • TO GOD'S PLAN FOR YOU.
  • 00:27:01.250 --> 00:27:03.190
  • AND I'LL BE RIGHT HERE, GOD WILLING,
  • 00:27:03.220 --> 00:27:05.190
  • READY TO SHARE MORE OF GOD'S PROMISES
  • 00:27:05.220 --> 00:27:07.190
  • ON THE NEXT JOHN GRAY'S WORLD.
  • 00:27:07.220 --> 00:27:09.240
  • ON BEHALF OF ME, MY BEAUTIFUL HOT SMOKING WIFE, AVENTER,
  • 00:27:09.270 --> 00:27:13.170
  • AND OUR TWO CHILDREN WHO NEVER STAY IN THEIR OWN BEDS
  • 00:27:13.200 --> 00:27:16.020
  • BUT COME IN MY BED EVERY NIGHT 'CAUSE I DON'T LOCK THE DOOR,
  • 00:27:16.050 --> 00:27:19.100
  • JOHN GREAT THE FOURTH AND THEORY ASPECT SCOTT,
  • 00:27:19.130 --> 00:27:21.200
  • WE LOVE YOU, GOD BLESS YOU,
  • 00:27:21.230 --> 00:27:23.110
  • I'LL SEE YOU NEXT TIME.
  • 00:27:23.140 --> 00:27:25.100
  • [UPBEAT MUSIC]
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