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The Father's Heart: Going the Distance

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December 13, 2019
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The Father's Heart: Going the Distance

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  • WITH INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGES FROM JOEL AND VICTORIA OSTEEN.
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  • MAKE TODAY'S WORD WITH JOEL AND VICTORIA PART OF YOUR DAY.
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  • YOU'LL BE ENCOURAGED, CHALLENGED, AND ENERGIZED
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  • TO GROW IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD EVERY MORNING.
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  • AND REGISTER FOR YOUR FREE DAILY DEVOTIONALS
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  • FROM JOEL AND VICTORIA TODAY.
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  • [UPBEAT MUSIC]
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  • - I'M JOHN GRAY, AND WELCOME TO JOHN GRAY'S WORLD.
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  • I CAN'T IMAGINE LIVING LIFE WITHOUT THE KNOWLEDGE
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  • THAT I AM FORGIVEN.
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  • I COULD NOT IMAGINE LIVING LIFE WITHOUT THE KNOWLEDGE
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  • THAT THE MISTAKES OF MY PAST
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  • DO NOT DICTATE THE TRAJECTORY OF MY FUTURE.
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  • I CANNOT IMAGINE LIVING LIFE IN CONDEMNATION AND SHAME.
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  • I CANNOT IMAGINE LIVING THAT WAY ANY LONGER
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  • NOT THAT I HAVE COME IN TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF JESUS CHRIST,
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  • AND THERE IS NOW, THEREFORE, NO CONDEMNATION
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  • TO THOSE WHO ARE IN CHRIST JESUS.
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  • WHAT AN AWESOME GIFT, THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST,
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  • THE GOOD NEWS OF HEAVEN BROUGHT TO THE LOWLIEST
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  • OF THE EARTH, THIS IS A STORY THAT NEEDS TO BE TOLD,
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  • THIS IS A TRUTH THAT NEED TO BE SHARED,
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  • AND WE MUST SHARE IT WITH THE BEST OF INTENTIONS,
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  • AND WITH THE LOUDEST OF VOICES.
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  • JESUS STILL SAVES. [AUDIENCE APPLAUDS]
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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, BEW!
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  • [UPBEAT MUSIC]
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  • GOODIE, GOODIE GOODIE, GOODIE GOODIE GUMDROPS.
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  • I AM SO EXCITED TO WELCOME YOU TO TODAY'S BROADCAST.
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  • YOU NEED TO CALL EVERYBODY YOU KNOW RIGHT NOW.
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  • WHY AREN'T YOU TEXTING AND CALLING?
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  • OH MY GOSH, GIRL, TURN ON TBN,
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  • HE GOT ON A PINK AND GRAY JACKET, LOOK AT
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  • ELBOW PATCHES, I'M GIVING IT TO Y'ALL.
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  • YOU KNOW, THERE ARE MANY SUBJECTS
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  • THAT CAN GRAB OUR ATTENTION, BUT NONE CAN GRAB US
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  • LIKE THE SUBJECT OF L-O-V-E.
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  • MOVIES, SONGS, BOOKS HAVE BEEN DEVOTED TO LOVE.
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  • GOD WANTS YOU TO KNOW LOVE BEYOND A VAGUE IDEA
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  • OR SOME ETHEREAL EMOTIONAL CONCEPT FROM A MOVIE OR A SONG.
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  • THERE IS A LOVE STORY THAT'S CLOSE TO YOU,
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  • AND HAS YOUR NAME WRITTEN ALL OVER IT.
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  • THE GREATEST LOVE STORY EVER TOLD IS ALL ABOUT YOU.
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  • YOU DIDN'T KNOW THAT, DID YOU? OH YES IT IS.
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  • SO TODAY, I WANT YOU TO TUNE IN WITH SOME INTENSITY,
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  • AS YOU HEAR ABOUT THIS RELENTLESS, AND UNENDING LOVE
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  • GOD HAS FOR YOU.
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  • YOU'RE GONNA FIND OUT HOW JESUS' LOVE
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  • WENT THE DISTANCE FOR YOU, AND HOW YOU'RE EMPOWERED
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  • TO WALK IN THAT SAME LOVE THAT HE'S GIVEN YOU.
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  • WATCH THIS, AND I'LL SEE YOU RIGHT AFTER.
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  • YOU BETTER CALL AUNTIE, IT'S A LOVE STORY,
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  • IT'S A LOVE STORY. [AUDIENCE APPLAUDS]
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  • JOHN CHAPTER 13, VERSE 34.
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  • THIS IS JESUS TALKING.
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  • AND JESUS SAYS THIS, "A NEW COMMANDMENT I GIVE TO YOU,
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  • "THAT YOU LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS I HAVE LOVED YOU,
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  • "THAT YOU ALSO LOVE ONE ANOTHER.
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  • "BY THIS ALL WILL KNOW THAT YOU ARE MY DISCIPLES,
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  • "IF YOU HAVE LOVE FOR ONE ANOTHER."
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  • AGAIN, "A NEW COMMANDMENT I GIVE TO YOU,
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  • "THAT YOU LOVE ONE ANOTHER, AS I HAVE LOVED YOU,
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  • "THAT YOU ALSO LOVE ONE ANOTHER.
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  • "BY THIS, ALL WILL KNOW THAT YOU ARE MY DISCIPLES
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  • "IF YOU HAVE LOVE FOR ONE ANOTHER."
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  • AND I WANNA SHARE FROM THE SUBJECT, OR THE THOUGHT,
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  • GOING THE DISTANCE, GOING THE DISTANCE.
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  • IN TODAY'S SOCIETY, WE HAVE MANY SUBJECTS
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  • THAT GATHER US AROUND TVs, AND AROUND MOVIE THEATERS,
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  • AND AROUND SOCIAL OUTLETS,
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  • BUT NONE TOUCHES THE HEART LIKE THE SUBJECT OF LOVE.
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  • THERE'S JUST SOMETHING ABOUT LOVE THAT GETS OUR ATTENTION.
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  • ENTIRE INDUSTRIES ARE BUILT ON THIS IDEA OF LOVE.
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  • HOW MANY MOVIES HAVE BEEN DONE AROUND A LOVE STORY?
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  • HOW MANY SONGS HAVE BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT LOVE?
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  • BILLIONS OF DOLLARS HAVE BEEN MADE OFF OF LOVE SONGS.
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  • ALL OF US, I DON'T CARE HOW SAVED AND SPIRITUAL YOU ARE,
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  • ALL IT TAKES IS THE FIRST PART OF A LOVE SONG,
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  • AND IF I START IT, YOU COULD FINISH IT.
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  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
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  • ALWAYS AND FOREVER
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  • EACH MOMENT WITH YOU
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  • IF YOU KNOW IT, SING IT.
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  • IS JUST LIKE A DREAM TO ME
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  • - I KNEW YOU WEREN'T SAVED ALL THE WAY.
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  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
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  • I KNEW IT, I KNEW IT.
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  • SOMETHING ABOUT A LOVE SONG THAT GETS YOUR EMOTIONS,
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  • SOMETHING ABOUT A SONG, SOMETHING ABOUT
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  • THE LYRIC AND THE MELODY.
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  • SOME SONGS ARE ABOUT A LOVE THAT DIDN'T QUITE LAST,
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  • SOME ARE ABOUT LOVE THAT BROKE YOUR HEART,
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  • SOME IS ABOUT A FOREVER LOVE, AN ALWAYS LOVE.
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  • AND I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU, I
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  • [AUDIENCE APPLAUDS]
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  • THAT'S HOW I GOT MY WIFE, 'CAUSE I WAS SINGING TO HER.
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  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
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  • HA-HA, GIRL.
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  • I TELL YOU WHAT, THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT A LOVE SONG,
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  • AND IT GETS YOUR HEART, IT GETS YOUR EMOTIONS,
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  • AND THERE'S NOTHING QUITE LIKE A LOVE STORY.
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  • NOW LADIES, YOU ALL LOVE LOVE, AND YOU LOVE LOVE STORIES.
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  • I HAVE A HINT, AND A LITTLE PIECE OF INFORMATION.
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  • YOUR HUSBANDS, AND YOUR BOYFRIENDS
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  • PROBABLY DON'T LIKE LOVE STORIES AS MUCH AS YOU,
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  • BUT BECAUSE WE WANNA KEEP THE PEACE,
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  • WE WATCH THEM WITH YOU. [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
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  • OH SURE, HONEY, I'LL WATCH THE NOTEBOOK.
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  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
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  • NO, NOBODY WANTS TO WATCH THE PLAYOFFS, PFFT, SURE.
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  • LET'S JUST GET THIS OUT OF THE WAY, LADIES.
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  • I'M GONNA SPEAK FOR THE MEN, 'CAUSE THEY'RE SCARED,
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  • BUT I'MA GO AHEAD AND TELL YOU,
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  • THE PLAYOFFS HAVE BEGUN, LEAVE US ALONE,
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  • LET US WATCH THE GAME. [AUDIENCE APPLAUDS]
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  • GIVE US SOME CHICKEN WINGS, AND SOME MOUNTAIN DEW,
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  • AND GET OUT OF THE WAY.
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  • WINGS AND MOUNTAIN DEW, IT'S BIBLICAL,
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  • BECAUSE THEY SHALL MOUNT UP ON WINGS AS AN EAGLE.
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  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHS] IT'S BIBLE.
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  • I DON'T HAVE NO HELP IN HERE.
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  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
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  • WE LOVE WHAT WE LOVE, AND LOVE STORIES,
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  • THEY GRAB YOUR HEART, THEY GRAB YOUR ATTENTION.
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  • AND IT'S GREAT TO GO TO MOVIES,
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  • BUT WHAT IF I TOLD YOU THERE'S A LOVE STORY CLOSER
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  • THAT HAS YOUR NAME ON IT?
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  • WHAT IF I TOLD YOU MANY OF YOU CARRY A LOVE STORY
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  • IN YOUR POCKET, OR SOMEWHERE ON YOUR PHONE?
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  • IT'S PROBABLY ON YOUR MANTLE.
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  • THAT LOVE STORY IS CALLED THE WORD OF GOD.
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  • CONTRARY TO WHAT SOME MAY WANT YOU TO BELIEVE,
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  • THE BIBLE IS THE GREATEST LOVE STORY EVER TOLD,
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  • A STORY OF FORGIVENESS, REDEMPTION,
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  • SECOND CHANCES, HEALING. [AUDIENCE APPLAUDS]
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  • IT'S THE STORY OF A RELENTLESS LOVE
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  • THAT WILL PURSUE YOU 'TIL THE ENDS OF THE EARTH,
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  • A LOVE THAT LOVED YOU BEFORE YOU EVEN KNEW
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  • LOVE WAS LOOKING FOR YOU.
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  • THIS KIND OF LOVE IS NOT A LOVE
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  • THAT YOU CAN FIND IN MOVIES, YOU CAN'T FIND IT IN A SONG,
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  • YOU WILL ONLY FIND IT IN THE PRESENCE OF THE LIVING GOD,
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  • AND IT IS A LOVE THAT IS SO MAGNIFICENT
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  • THAT IT'S WORTH SINGING ABOUT, IT'S WORTH DANCING ABOUT,
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  • YEAH, AND EVERY NOW AND THEN, WORTH SHOUTING ABOUT.
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  • DOES ANYBODY KNOW WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT?
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  • [AUDIENCE APPLAUDS]
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  • THIS LOVE, THIS RELENTLESS, PASSIONATE, HOLY LOVE
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  • WAS MOST EXPRESSED IN THE SACRIFICIAL DEATH
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  • AND RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST.
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  • SO MAGNIFICENT THE GIFT, SO OVERWHELMING WAS THIS THING,
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  • THIS SUBSTANCE CALLED SALVATION
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  • THAT YOU COULD NEVER EARN IT, YOU COULD NEVER PAY FOR IT,
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  • IT WAS A LOVE THAT WENT ABOVE AND BEYOND,
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  • IT WAS A LOVE THAT WENT THE DISTANCE.
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  • ANYBODY THANKFUL THAT JESUS WENT THE DISTANCE FOR YOU?
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  • [AUDIENCE APPLAUDS]
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  • FOR THOSE OF US WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED
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  • THE LOVE OF GOD FOUND IN JESUS CHRIST,
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  • MANY OF US COULD NOT IMAGINE LIVING LIFE WITHOUT HIM.
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  • I CAN'T IMAGINE LIVING LIFE WITHOUT JESUS.
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  • I CAN'T IMAGINE LIVING LIFE WITHOUT THE KNOWLEDGE
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  • THAT I AM FORGIVEN, I CAN NOT IMAGINE LIVING LIFE
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  • WITHOUT THE KNOWLEDGE THAT THE MISTAKES OF MY PAST
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  • DO NOT DICTATE THE TRAJECTORY OF MY FUTURE.
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  • I CANNOT IMAGINE LIVING LIFE IN CONDEMNATION AND SHAME.
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  • I CANNOT IMAGINE LIVING THAT WAY ANY LONGER
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  • NOW THAT I HAVE COME IN TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF JESUS CHRIST,
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  • AND THERE IS NOW, THEREFORE, NO CONDEMNATION
  • 00:09:38.110 --> 00:09:40.240
  • TO THOSE WHO ARE IN CHRIST JESUS.
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  • WHAT AN AWESOME GIFT, THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST,
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  • THE GOOD NEWS OF HEAVEN BROUGHT
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  • TO THE LOWLIEST OF THE EARTH,
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  • THIS IS A STORY THAT NEEDS TO BE TOLD,
  • 00:09:50.110 --> 00:09:52.210
  • THIS IS A TRUTH THAT NEEDS TO BE SHARED,
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  • AND WE MUST SHARE IT WITH THE BEST OF INTENTIONS,
  • 00:09:55.070 --> 00:09:57.240
  • AND WITH THE LOUDEST OF VOICES.
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  • JESUS STILL SAVES. [AUDIENCE APPLAUDS]
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  • I CAN'T IMAGINE SOMEBODY NOT WANTING JESUS,
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  • BUT ALAS, THERE ARE MANY WHO DON'T WANNA HAVE
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  • ANYTHING TO DO WITH OUR JESUS,
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  • AND I'VE BEEN TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHY,
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  • WHO WOULDN'T WANT TO BE CONNECTED TO JESUS.
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  • IF YOU LOOK AT THE LIFE OF JESUS,
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  • HERE IS A MAN THAT GAVE OF HIMSELF CONSTANTLY,
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  • HERE IS A MAN WHO WAS KNOWN FOR STUNNING ACTS OF KINDNESS,
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  • SELFLESS, LOVING, COMMITTED, CARING,
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  • HE LOVED CHILDREN, SUFFER NOT THE LITTLE CHILDREN
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  • THAT COME UNTO ME, FOR SUCH IS THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN.
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  • HE WAS KIND TO STRANGERS, HE WAS KIND TO BELIEVERS
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  • AND NON-BELIEVERS ALIKE, HE SHOWED NO FAVORITISM,
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  • HE LOVED PEOPLE WHO HAD NO MONEY, LOVED PEOPLE WITH MONEY
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  • THE SAME WAY, DIDN'T MATTER TO HIM.
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  • HE WAS COMPASSIONATE, HE WAS COMMITTED,
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  • HE WAS CONVINCED THAT THERE WAS SOMETHING GREAT
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  • INSIDE OF EVERY SINGLE INDIVIDUAL,
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  • AND THIS IS THE POWER OF JESUS CHRIST,
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  • AND THIS IS THE MESSAGE THAT THE CHURCH MUST DECLARE.
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  • [AUDIENCE APPLAUDS]
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  • -[ANNOUNCER] NO MATTER WHAT YOU'VE BEEN THROUGH,
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  • OR WHAT YOU'RE FACING RIGHT NOW,
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  • GOD'S HEART IS TURNED TOWARD YOU.
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  • THAT'S WHY TBN WANTS TO HELP YOU EXPERIENCE
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  • A NEW MEASURE OF THE FATHER'S LOVE IN YOUR LIFE.
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  • SO AS OUR THANK YOU FOR YOUR SPECIAL GIFT OF SUPPORT,
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  • WE'LL SEND YOU JOHN GRAY'S NEW AND ENCOURAGING
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  • THREE MESSAGE C.D SERIES,
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  • "THE FATHER'S HEART HIS LOVE ENDURES FOREVER."
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  • IN IT, JOHN SHARES HOW THE LOVE OF THE FATHER
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  • IS THE KEY TO EXPERIENCING VICTORY
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  • OVER THOSE NAGGING CHALLENGES IN YOUR LIFE.
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  • IT INCLUDES BISHOP T.D JAKES' BOOK, "DESTINY,"
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  • PLUS, POWER PACKED MESSAGES ON DVD AND C.D.
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  • FROM BOTH AUTHORS. GOD LOVES YOU.
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  • IF IT'S YOUR TIME TO CONQUER LIFE'S CHALLENGES,
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  • CALL, CLICK, OR WRITE TODAY.
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  • [AUDIENCE APPLAUDS]
  • 00:12:11.270 --> 00:12:12.270
  • - WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT JESUS, AND ALL THAT HE IS,
  • 00:12:13.000 --> 00:12:15.240
  • AND ALL THAT HE REPRESENTED IN HIS CHARACTER,
  • 00:12:15.270 --> 00:12:18.090
  • AND IN HIS INTEGRITY, THE CHURCH DOESN'T HAVE
  • 00:12:18.120 --> 00:12:20.280
  • A MESSAGE PROBLEM, WE HAVE A P.R. PROBLEM.
  • 00:12:21.010 --> 00:12:25.030
  • I'LL SAY AGAIN, THE CHURCH DOESN'T HAVE A MESSAGE PROBLEM,
  • 00:12:25.060 --> 00:12:28.130
  • WE HAVE A P.R. PROBLEM,
  • 00:12:28.160 --> 00:12:30.280
  • BECAUSE PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT PARTAKERS OF THIS GRACE
  • 00:12:31.010 --> 00:12:36.080
  • HAVE FRAMED WHO WE ARE TO THE WORLD.
  • 00:12:36.110 --> 00:12:39.160
  • PEOPLE THAT HAVE NEVER STEPPED IN TO A CHURCH
  • 00:12:39.190 --> 00:12:41.200
  • ARE THE ONES YOU HEAR TALKING ABOUT CHURCH.
  • 00:12:41.230 --> 00:12:43.240
  • PEOPLE WHO HAVE NEVER READ THE BIBLE
  • 00:12:43.270 --> 00:12:45.230
  • ARE TALKING ABOUT THE BIBLE.
  • 00:12:45.260 --> 00:12:47.120
  • PEOPLE WHO ARE ON THE FRINGES OF RELIGION
  • 00:12:47.150 --> 00:12:50.060
  • ARE NOW ALL OF A SUDDEN EXPERTS,
  • 00:12:50.090 --> 00:12:52.050
  • AND PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT SAVED,
  • 00:12:52.080 --> 00:12:53.260
  • AND WHO HAVE NEVER COME IN TO A CHURCH,
  • 00:12:53.290 --> 00:12:55.180
  • LISTEN TO THESE VOICES AND ASSUME THAT THAT IS WHO JESUS IS
  • 00:12:55.210 --> 00:12:59.180
  • WHEN IN FACT, THAT IS NOT WHO JESUS IS,
  • 00:12:59.210 --> 00:13:02.030
  • AND THE VERY SAME ISSUES THAT WE HAVE TODAY,
  • 00:13:02.060 --> 00:13:04.220
  • JESUS HAD IN HIS DAY, BECAUSE THERE WAS A PR PROBLEM,
  • 00:13:04.250 --> 00:13:08.230
  • AND THE PHARISEES, AND THE SADDUCEES
  • 00:13:08.260 --> 00:13:11.030
  • WERE SCREAMING TO THE JEWS AND THE GENTILES ALIKE
  • 00:13:11.060 --> 00:13:14.100
  • THAT YOU'VE GOTTA DO WORK IN ORDER TO BE SAVED,
  • 00:13:14.130 --> 00:13:16.170
  • AND YOU GOTTA LOOK LIKE THIS IN ORDER TO BE SAVED,
  • 00:13:16.200 --> 00:13:18.240
  • AND YOU BETTER WEAR THIS IN ORDER TO BE SAVED,
  • 00:13:18.270 --> 00:13:21.000
  • AND YOU BETTER NOT EAT THAT, AND NOT EAT THAT,
  • 00:13:21.030 --> 00:13:22.270
  • AND YOU SHOULD EAT THAT, AND DON'T WEAR THAT,
  • 00:13:23.000 --> 00:13:24.280
  • BECAUSE IT'S ALL EXTERNAL, AND JESUS SHOWS UP ON THE SCENE
  • 00:13:25.010 --> 00:13:27.280
  • AND SAYS EVERYTHING THAT THEY REPRESENT IS WRONG
  • 00:13:28.010 --> 00:13:30.260
  • BECAUSE THE LAW CANNOT SAVE YOU.
  • 00:13:30.290 --> 00:13:32.290
  • IT IS ONLY THROUGH FAITH AND CHRIST ALONE, CHRIST ALONE.
  • 00:13:33.020 --> 00:13:37.010
  • CORNERSTONE, WEAK MADE STRONG IN THE SAVIOR'S LOVE,
  • 00:13:37.040 --> 00:13:40.200
  • THROUGH THE STORM HE IS LORD, LORD OF ALL.
  • 00:13:40.230 --> 00:13:44.090
  • AND JESUS CAME AS THE HEAVENLY FATHER'S P.R. AGENT
  • 00:13:44.120 --> 00:13:47.150
  • TO SAY, LET'S REFRAME THE DIALOGUE,
  • 00:13:47.180 --> 00:13:50.020
  • AND LET'S SHOW YOU THE LOVE OF THE FATHER
  • 00:13:50.050 --> 00:13:52.130
  • EXPRESSED THROUGH THE SON.
  • 00:13:52.160 --> 00:13:55.020
  • IT'S A LOVE STORY, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,
  • 00:13:55.050 --> 00:13:57.210
  • THE STORY OF A MAN NAMED JESUS
  • 00:13:57.240 --> 00:14:00.100
  • WHO DIDN'T MIND GOING THE DISTANCE.
  • 00:14:00.130 --> 00:14:04.080
  • BUT ONCE YOU ARE A PARTAKER OF THIS LOVE,
  • 00:14:04.110 --> 00:14:07.160
  • YOU NOW HAVE TO BE A DISTRIBUTOR OF THIS LOVE.
  • 00:14:07.190 --> 00:14:11.140
  • YOU KNOW, WE ARE CALLED TO BE THE HANDS AND FEET OF JESUS
  • 00:14:11.170 --> 00:14:14.130
  • TO THOSE WHO DON'T KNOW.
  • 00:14:14.160 --> 00:14:16.080
  • JESUS COMMANDS HIS DISCIPLES, AT THE END OF HIS LIFE
  • 00:14:16.110 --> 00:14:23.020
  • AS HE'S GETTING READY TO GO TO THE GARDEN OF GETHSEMANE
  • 00:14:23.050 --> 00:14:25.270
  • IN JOHN 13, WE SEE HIM SAYING,
  • 00:14:26.000 --> 00:14:28.080
  • I'VE GOT A NEW COMMANDMENT FOR YOU.
  • 00:14:28.110 --> 00:14:31.080
  • THIS IS AT THE END OF HIS LIFE,
  • 00:14:31.110 --> 00:14:32.230
  • THE LAST TIME THAT HE AND HIS DISCIPLES
  • 00:14:32.260 --> 00:14:35.000
  • WILL BE TOGETHER WHILE HE IS ALIVE ON THIS SIDE OF THE CROSS
  • 00:14:35.030 --> 00:14:40.110
  • AND A MAN'S DYING WORDS ARE CARRYING A LOT OF WEIGHT.
  • 00:14:40.140 --> 00:14:45.100
  • HOW MUCH MORE SO, JESUS OUR KING,
  • 00:14:45.130 --> 00:14:48.170
  • AND HE SAYS TO THEM, THEY'RE GOING TO KNOW WHO YOU ARE
  • 00:14:48.200 --> 00:14:53.110
  • BY THE WAY YOU LOVE ONE ANOTHER.
  • 00:14:53.140 --> 00:14:56.120
  • THEY'RE GOING TO KNOW YOU ARE MY DISCIPLES,
  • 00:14:56.150 --> 00:14:58.250
  • I GIVE YOU A NEW COMMANDMENT, LOVE EACH OTHER
  • 00:14:58.280 --> 00:15:01.210
  • THE WAY I HAVE LOVED YOU, A SELFLESS LOVE,
  • 00:15:01.240 --> 00:15:05.050
  • A FORGIVING LOVE, AN ALL ENCOMPASSING LOVE,
  • 00:15:05.080 --> 00:15:08.000
  • A GRACE-FILLED LOVE, AND I WANT YOU TO LOVE ONE ANOTHER
  • 00:15:08.030 --> 00:15:11.030
  • AND TREAT EACH OTHER THE EXACT SAME WAY.
  • 00:15:11.060 --> 00:15:14.260
  • I KNOW WE SING SONGS, I KNOW WE VOLUNTEER,
  • 00:15:14.290 --> 00:15:17.240
  • BUT IF WE WANT OUR CHURCH TO GROW,
  • 00:15:17.270 --> 00:15:19.170
  • IF WE WANT THE CHURCH TO THRIVE,
  • 00:15:19.200 --> 00:15:21.080
  • IF WE WANT PEOPLE WHO HAVE NEVER TRIED JESUS
  • 00:15:21.110 --> 00:15:23.270
  • TO WANNA GET TO KNOW HIM,
  • 00:15:24.000 --> 00:15:25.100
  • WE'VE GOTTA START TREATING EACH OTHER BETTER,
  • 00:15:25.130 --> 00:15:27.110
  • WE NEED TO START LOVING EACH OTHER A LITTLE MORE,
  • 00:15:27.140 --> 00:15:30.070
  • WE NEED TO BE A LOT MORE KIND, [AUDIENCE APPLAUDS]
  • 00:15:30.100 --> 00:15:32.090
  • A LOT MORE GENTLE, AND A LOT MORE LOVING.
  • 00:15:32.120 --> 00:15:38.080
  • JESUS SAID LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS I HAVE LOVED YOU,
  • 00:15:38.110 --> 00:15:40.250
  • HE TREATED EVERYBODY LIKE FAMILY, WHY?
  • 00:15:40.280 --> 00:15:43.090
  • BECAUSE EVERYBODY IS FAMILY.
  • 00:15:43.120 --> 00:15:45.210
  • MAYBE YOU DIDN'T KNOW THAT,
  • 00:15:45.240 --> 00:15:47.010
  • BUT THE SAME BLOOD THAT SAVED YOU, SAVED ME,
  • 00:15:47.040 --> 00:15:49.170
  • THAT MAKES US BLOOD RELATIVES.
  • 00:15:49.200 --> 00:15:52.060
  • I'LL SAY IT AGAIN, BECAUSE YOU DIDN'T KNOW
  • 00:15:52.090 --> 00:15:54.190
  • YOU HAD A BLACK COUSIN. [AUDIENCE APPLAUDS]
  • 00:15:54.220 --> 00:15:57.160
  • THE SAME BLOOD THAT SAVED YOU, SAVED ME,
  • 00:15:57.190 --> 00:16:01.080
  • WHICH MAKES US FAMILY, AND SO WHAT YOU NEED TO DO
  • 00:16:01.110 --> 00:16:04.000
  • IS SAY HI TO YOUR FAMILY THAT'S SITTING NEXT TO YOU.
  • 00:16:04.030 --> 00:16:06.140
  • GO AHEAD, SAY HI TO THE PEOPLE BEHIND YOU,
  • 00:16:06.170 --> 00:16:08.060
  • SAY HI FAMILY. INTRODUCE YOURSELF.
  • 00:16:08.090 --> 00:16:11.060
  • YOU DIDN'T EVEN KNOW YOU HAD FAMILY.
  • 00:16:11.090 --> 00:16:14.240
  • IF YOU'RE WATCHING ONLINE, HI, I'M YOUR COUSIN,
  • 00:16:14.270 --> 00:16:16.280
  • LET ME BORROW $5.
  • 00:16:17.010 --> 00:16:18.140
  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
  • 00:16:18.170 --> 00:16:25.290
  • JESUS SAID, THE WORLD WILL SEE THE TRUE PICTURE
  • 00:16:26.020 --> 00:16:30.150
  • OF THE CHURCH IN THE WAY THAT WE DEAL
  • 00:16:30.180 --> 00:16:33.190
  • AND HANDLE ONE ANOTHER, THE WAY WE LOVE ONE ANOTHER.
  • 00:16:33.220 --> 00:16:39.070
  • SO THEN THE QUESTION THEN BECOMES, WHAT IS LOVE?
  • 00:16:39.100 --> 00:16:42.180
  • BECAUSE LOVE COULD MEAN MANY DIFFERENT THINGS
  • 00:16:42.210 --> 00:16:44.240
  • TO MANY DIFFERENT PEOPLE.
  • 00:16:44.270 --> 00:16:46.240
  • SO HERE'S THREE QUESTIONS, WHAT IS LOVE,
  • 00:16:46.270 --> 00:16:49.030
  • HOW IS IT EXPRESSED, AND HOW CAN I APPLY IT?
  • 00:16:49.060 --> 00:16:53.100
  • WHAT IS LOVE, HOW IS IT EXPRESSED, HOW CAN I APPLY IT.
  • 00:16:53.130 --> 00:16:56.260
  • SO LET'S GO WITH THE FIRST QUESTION.
  • 00:16:56.290 --> 00:16:58.100
  • WHAT IS LOVE, BABY DON'T HURT ME
  • 00:16:58.130 --> 00:17:01.250
  • OKAY, I'M SORRY. [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
  • 00:17:01.280 --> 00:17:04.240
  • NO MORE
  • 00:17:04.270 --> 00:17:06.050
  • OKAY. [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
  • 00:17:06.080 --> 00:17:10.110
  • WHAT IS LOVE?
  • 00:17:10.140 --> 00:17:15.170
  • FIRST OF ALL, HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE BEEN IN LOVE?
  • 00:17:15.200 --> 00:17:17.290
  • LET ME SEE.
  • 00:17:18.020 --> 00:17:19.110
  • LOVE MAKES YOU DO CRAZY THINGS, DOESN'T IT?
  • 00:17:19.140 --> 00:17:22.080
  • LOVE MAKES YOU ACT WEIRD.
  • 00:17:22.110 --> 00:17:25.000
  • WHEN YOU'RE IN LOVE, IT'S LIKE,
  • 00:17:25.030 --> 00:17:27.030
  • WHEN I WAS SINGLE, I WAS LIKE, I'M THE MAN,
  • 00:17:27.060 --> 00:17:29.180
  • NOBODY'S EVER GONNA GET MY HEART, I'M A GROWN MAN,
  • 00:17:29.210 --> 00:17:32.030
  • I'MA BE IN CONTROL AT ALL TIMES,
  • 00:17:32.060 --> 00:17:34.070
  • THEN I MET MY WIFE, I WAS LIKE, HMM, HMM.
  • 00:17:34.100 --> 00:17:37.010
  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
  • 00:17:37.040 --> 00:17:42.010
  • I'M 35 YEARS OLD, TALKING ABOUT, NO YOU HANG UP.
  • 00:17:42.040 --> 00:17:44.070
  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
  • 00:17:44.100 --> 00:17:45.090
  • NO YOU HANG UP, NO YOU HANG UP, NO YOU HANG UP,
  • 00:17:45.120 --> 00:17:48.160
  • NO YOU HANG UP, NO YOU HANG UP. [LAUGHS]
  • 00:17:48.190 --> 00:17:58.210
  • I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU. [MUMBLES]
  • 00:17:58.240 --> 00:18:04.130
  • LOVE MAKES YOU DO CRAZY THINGS!
  • 00:18:04.160 --> 00:18:07.100
  • YOU DO STUFF YOU WOULD NEVER NORMALLY DO.
  • 00:18:07.130 --> 00:18:11.180
  • AND LADIES, Y'ALL ARE THE WORST.
  • 00:18:11.210 --> 00:18:12.270
  • WHEN Y'ALL ARE IN LOVE, YOU BE TALKING TO YOUR HOMEGIRLS,
  • 00:18:13.000 --> 00:18:15.270
  • OH MY GOODNESS, WE'VE BEEN GOING OUT NOW
  • 00:18:16.000 --> 00:18:18.030
  • FOR A FEW MONTHS, AND WE WENT TO THE PARK,
  • 00:18:18.060 --> 00:18:20.220
  • AND HE LAID OUT A PICNIC BASKET, YES.
  • 00:18:20.250 --> 00:18:24.030
  • AND WE WERE IN THE PARK, AND WE WERE JUST
  • 00:18:24.060 --> 00:18:25.070
  • LAYING IN THE GRASS, AND WE WERE TALKING,
  • 00:18:25.100 --> 00:18:28.100
  • AND HE POURED SPARKLING CIDER IN TO THE CUPS,
  • 00:18:28.130 --> 00:18:33.000
  • AND WE WERE DRINKING OUR CIDER, AND WE HAD OUR SANDWICH.
  • 00:18:33.030 --> 00:18:36.230
  • I THINK HE'S GONNA POP THE QUESTION NEXT TIME,
  • 00:18:36.260 --> 00:18:40.050
  • OH MY GOODNESS. [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
  • 00:18:40.080 --> 00:18:46.060
  • THREE MONTHS LATER, DON'T EVEN BRING HIS NAME UP.
  • 00:18:46.090 --> 00:18:49.070
  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
  • 00:18:49.100 --> 00:18:50.200
  • AH, HE IS THE WORST!
  • 00:18:50.230 --> 00:18:53.240
  • SOMETHING TOLD ME TO LEAVE HIM ALONE.
  • 00:18:53.270 --> 00:18:57.130
  • HE BROKE MY HEART!
  • 00:18:57.160 --> 00:18:59.190
  • HE TOLD ME HE LOVED ME, BUT THEN I SAW HIS TRUE COLORS.
  • 00:18:59.220 --> 00:19:03.030
  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
  • 00:19:03.060 --> 00:19:09.100
  • WHAT HAPPENED?
  • 00:19:09.130 --> 00:19:11.010
  • IT WAS LOVE OVER HERE, IT'S NOT LOVE OVER HERE.
  • 00:19:11.040 --> 00:19:16.040
  • THE DIFFERENCE WAS ONE WAS ROOTED IN EMOTION AND FEELING,
  • 00:19:16.070 --> 00:19:20.020
  • THE OTHER WAS ROOTED IN EXPERIENCE.
  • 00:19:20.050 --> 00:19:23.170
  • SO LOVE CAN NEVER BE WHAT YOU FEEL,
  • 00:19:23.200 --> 00:19:26.060
  • IT MUST BE ALWAYS WHAT YOU DO.
  • 00:19:26.090 --> 00:19:29.150
  • [AUDIENCE APPLAUDS]
  • 00:19:29.180 --> 00:19:35.250
  • LOVE IS A VERB, A KINETIC WORD, A TO-DO WORD,
  • 00:19:35.280 --> 00:19:40.100
  • IT'S AN ACTION WORD, SO FOR THOSE WHO DON'T KNOW,
  • 00:19:40.130 --> 00:19:43.030
  • LOVE IS SOMETHING YOU DO,
  • 00:19:43.060 --> 00:19:45.030
  • IT HAS VERY LITTLE TO DO WITH YOU FEEL.
  • 00:19:45.060 --> 00:19:47.170
  • YOU MAY FEEL IT, IT MIGHT FEEL GOOD,
  • 00:19:47.200 --> 00:19:50.220
  • BUT SOME OF US WHO KNOW TRUE LOVE,
  • 00:19:50.250 --> 00:19:53.040
  • SOMETIMES LOVE IS SACRIFICE, AND LOVE IS GIVING
  • 00:19:53.070 --> 00:19:56.060
  • BEYOND A PLACE OF COMFORTABILITY,
  • 00:19:56.090 --> 00:19:58.210
  • AND GOD IS SAYING AS THE BODY OF CHRIST,
  • 00:19:58.240 --> 00:20:01.050
  • IT'S TIME FOR US NOT TO HAVE A CONVENIENT LOVE,
  • 00:20:01.080 --> 00:20:03.270
  • BUT AN INCONVENIENT LOVE, AND GO THE DISTANCE FOR PEOPLE
  • 00:20:04.000 --> 00:20:07.140
  • EVEN THOUGH IT MAY NOT FEEL GOOD, IT IS NECESSARY
  • 00:20:07.170 --> 00:20:10.250
  • IF WE WANT TO DEVELOP THE CHARACTER OF JESUS CHRIST.
  • 00:20:10.280 --> 00:20:15.260
  • SO WHAT IS LOVE?
  • 00:20:15.290 --> 00:20:17.000
  • LOVE IS NOT WHAT YOU FEEL, IT'S ALWAYS WHAT YOU DO.
  • 00:20:17.030 --> 00:20:20.230
  • THE PROPHET, STEVIE OF WONDER DECLARED
  • 00:20:20.260 --> 00:20:24.010
  • DO I DO WHAT YOU DO
  • 00:20:24.040 --> 00:20:28.080
  • WHEN I DO MY LOVE TO YOU, SO LOVE IS WHAT YOU DO.
  • 00:20:28.110 --> 00:20:31.250
  • I CANNOT SAY I LOVE YOU AND NOT BACK IT UP WITH ACTIONS.
  • 00:20:31.280 --> 00:20:36.110
  • SO AS THE BODY OF CHRIST, WE NEED TO START
  • 00:20:36.140 --> 00:20:38.030
  • LOVING ONE ANOTHER WITH HOW WE TREAT ONE ANOTHER,
  • 00:20:38.060 --> 00:20:40.260
  • WITH HOW WE SPEAK TO ONE ANOTHER,
  • 00:20:40.290 --> 00:20:42.180
  • WITH HOW WE DEFER TO ONE ANOTHER, AND HONOR ONE ANOTHER,
  • 00:20:42.210 --> 00:20:46.060
  • AND SPEAK LIFE TO ONE ANOTHER,
  • 00:20:46.090 --> 00:20:47.290
  • AND BELIEVE THE BEST ABOUT ONE ANOTHER.
  • 00:20:48.020 --> 00:20:52.210
  • SO FOR THIS SERMON, THE DEFINITION OF WHAT IS LOVE,
  • 00:20:52.240 --> 00:20:56.100
  • IS NOT WHAT YOU FEEL, IT'S ALWAYS WHAT YOU DO.
  • 00:20:56.130 --> 00:20:59.200
  • I'M MORE CONVINCED THAN EVER BEFORE,
  • 00:20:59.230 --> 00:21:02.100
  • THE ONE THING YOU AND I MUST FULLY GRASP AND LIVE OUT
  • 00:21:02.130 --> 00:21:06.050
  • IS THIS CONCEPT, THIS IDEA, THIS TRUTH,
  • 00:21:06.080 --> 00:21:10.000
  • THAT THE LOVE OF GOD IS REAL,
  • 00:21:10.030 --> 00:21:11.110
  • AND IT'S NOT GOING ANYWHERE.
  • 00:21:11.140 --> 00:21:13.290
  • YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND GOD'S LOVE GOES THE DISTANCE FOR YOU.
  • 00:21:14.020 --> 00:21:17.200
  • HE'S EXTENDED ALL OF WHO HE IS TO YOU,
  • 00:21:17.230 --> 00:21:20.110
  • EVEN IN THE AREAS WHERE YOU AND I MAY STRUGGLE THE MOST.
  • 00:21:20.140 --> 00:21:24.190
  • CATCH THAT AGAIN.
  • 00:21:24.220 --> 00:21:26.050
  • WHERE YOU AND I STRUGGLE THE MOST, HE LOVES US THE GREATEST.
  • 00:21:26.080 --> 00:21:29.260
  • THAT'S WHY TBN WANTS TO BLESS YOU WITH A GIFT.
  • 00:21:29.290 --> 00:21:32.290
  • WHEN YOU SOW YOUR GIFT IN TO THE OUTREACH OF THIS MINISTRY,
  • 00:21:33.020 --> 00:21:36.050
  • YOU HELP KEEP THE GOSPEL OF JESUS ON THE AIRWAVES.
  • 00:21:36.080 --> 00:21:39.120
  • TO SHOW OUR APPRECIATION FOR YOUR PART
  • 00:21:39.150 --> 00:21:41.150
  • IN SPREADING THE MESSAGE OF CHRIST,
  • 00:21:41.180 --> 00:21:43.130
  • WE'RE GOING TO SEND YOU THE THE THREE MESSAGE SERIES,
  • 00:21:43.160 --> 00:21:45.180
  • "THE FATHER'S HEART HIS LOVE ENDURES FOREVER."
  • 00:21:45.210 --> 00:21:48.270
  • YOU CAN GET YOURS TODAY BY CALLING THE NUMBER ON YOUR
  • 00:21:49.000 --> 00:21:51.280
  • SCREEN OR VISITING TBN.ORG.
  • 00:21:52.010 --> 00:21:54.270
  • I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'RE WAITING ON.
  • 00:21:55.000 --> 00:21:56.130
  • MATTER OF FACT, YOU SHOULD BE CALLING RIGHT NOW,
  • 00:21:56.160 --> 00:21:58.210
  • AND YOU SHOULD BE GETTING A COUPLE OF COPIES
  • 00:21:58.240 --> 00:22:00.170
  • FOR SOME FRIENDS THAT YOU KNOW.
  • 00:22:00.200 --> 00:22:02.020
  • DON'T DELAY, BECAUSE IN THESE LAST DAYS,
  • 00:22:02.050 --> 00:22:05.000
  • THE LOVE OF GOD IS THE WEAPON YOU'LL USE
  • 00:22:05.030 --> 00:22:07.260
  • TO WIN THE BATTLES OF LIFE.
  • 00:22:07.290 --> 00:22:09.040
  • OH YES, LOVE CAN BE A WEAPON AGAINST THE LIES OF THE ENEMY.
  • 00:22:09.070 --> 00:22:12.190
  • BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE.
  • 00:22:12.220 --> 00:22:15.080
  • WE ARE HERE TO BLESS YOU WITH GIFTS
  • 00:22:15.110 --> 00:22:17.010
  • THAT WILL UPLIFT YOU, AND BUILD YOU UP IN CHRIST.
  • 00:22:17.040 --> 00:22:20.140
  • THAT'S WHY I'M EXCITED ABOUT THIS SPECIAL GIFT.
  • 00:22:20.170 --> 00:22:23.020
  • IT INCLUDES CONTENT FROM SOMEONE I ABSOLUTELY RESPECT,
  • 00:22:23.050 --> 00:22:27.010
  • BISHOP T.D. JAKES, OH YES, THE T.D. JAKES,
  • 00:22:27.040 --> 00:22:30.220
  • THE GET READY, GET READY, GET READY.
  • 00:22:30.250 --> 00:22:32.130
  • I CAN'T TELL YOU HOW MANY HOURS I'VE SPENT
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  • WATCHING, READING, AND LISTENING TO BISHOP JAKES
  • 00:22:34.250 --> 00:22:37.090
  • OVER THE YEARS OF MY LIFE.
  • 00:22:37.120 --> 00:22:39.080
  • AND FOR YOUR GIFT OF $60 OR MORE,
  • 00:22:39.110 --> 00:22:41.190
  • YOU'LL RECEIVE HIS POWERFUL BOOK, "DESTINY"
  • 00:22:41.220 --> 00:22:44.090
  • THAT'LL SHOW YOU HOW TO WALK IN YOUR PURPOSE.
  • 00:22:44.120 --> 00:22:46.270
  • YOU'LL ALSO RECEIVE THE POWERFUL NEW YORK TIMES
  • 00:22:47.000 --> 00:22:49.050
  • BEST-SELLING BOOK BY MARK BATTERSON, "CHASE THE LION."
  • 00:22:49.080 --> 00:22:53.010
  • WE REALLY BELIEVE IT'S TIME FOR YOU
  • 00:22:53.040 --> 00:22:54.180
  • TO WALK IN YOUR DIVINE DESTINY,
  • 00:22:54.210 --> 00:22:56.230
  • SO MAKE SURE YOU GET YOURS TODAY.
  • 00:22:56.260 --> 00:22:59.110
  • -[ANNOUNCER] NO MATTER WHAT YOU'VE BEEN THROUGH,
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  • OR WHAT YOU'RE FACING RIGHT NOW,
  • 00:23:01.090 --> 00:23:02.250
  • GOD'S HEART IS TURNED TOWARD YOU.
  • 00:23:02.280 --> 00:23:05.060
  • GOD'S UNFAILING LOVE IS A PROMISE FOUND IN HIS WORD,
  • 00:23:05.090 --> 00:23:08.160
  • YET TOO MANY OF US FAIL TO KNOW FIRSTHAND
  • 00:23:08.190 --> 00:23:10.290
  • THE JOY AND BLESSING HIS LOVE BRINGS.
  • 00:23:11.020 --> 00:23:13.150
  • THAT'S WHY TBN WANTS TO HELP YOU
  • 00:23:13.180 --> 00:23:15.050
  • EXPERIENCE A NEW MEASURE OF THE FATHER'S LOVE IN YOUR LIFE,
  • 00:23:15.080 --> 00:23:18.180
  • SO AS OUR THANK YOU FOR YOUR SPECIAL GIFT OF SUPPORT,
  • 00:23:18.210 --> 00:23:21.110
  • WELL SEND YOU JOHN GRAY'S NEW AND ENCOURAGING
  • 00:23:21.140 --> 00:23:24.040
  • THREE MESSAGE C.D. SERIES,
  • 00:23:24.070 --> 00:23:25.080
  • "THE FATHER'S HEART, HIS LOVE ENDURES FOREVER."
  • 00:23:25.110 --> 00:23:28.220
  • IN IT, HE REVEALS THE BLESSINGS THAT ENTER YOUR LIFE
  • 00:23:28.250 --> 00:23:31.150
  • WHEN YOU BELIEVE AND ACCEPT GOD'S UNCONDITIONAL LOVE
  • 00:23:31.180 --> 00:23:34.260
  • THROUGH SOUL STIRRING MESSAGES SUCH AS LOVE LETTERS,
  • 00:23:34.290 --> 00:23:37.220
  • GOING THE DISTANCE, AND CROSS MY HEART.
  • 00:23:37.250 --> 00:23:40.060
  • JOHN SHARES HOW THE LOVE OF THE FATHER
  • 00:23:40.090 --> 00:23:42.130
  • IS THE KEY TO EXPERIENCING VICTORY
  • 00:23:42.160 --> 00:23:44.190
  • OVER THOSE NAGGING CHALLENGES IN YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:23:44.220 --> 00:23:47.090
  • - IT'S AN ABSOLUTE PRIVILEGE FOR ME TO TELL YOU
  • 00:23:47.120 --> 00:23:49.110
  • ABOUT AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO REQUEST SOME RESOURCES
  • 00:23:49.140 --> 00:23:53.030
  • BY ONE OF MY HEROES IN THE FAITH, BISHOP T.D. JAKES.
  • 00:23:53.060 --> 00:23:57.040
  • TODAY, IF GOD LEADS YOU TO GIVE A GIFT OF $60 OR MORE,
  • 00:23:57.070 --> 00:24:01.170
  • YOU'RE NOT JUST GETTING MY SERIES, "THE FATHER'S HEART."
  • 00:24:01.200 --> 00:24:04.010
  • NUH, HA-HA, TBN, ALWAYS GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND.
  • 00:24:04.040 --> 00:24:08.110
  • YOU'RE GONNA GET THAT PLUS BISHOP'S BOOK,
  • 00:24:08.140 --> 00:24:11.150
  • "DESTINY: STEPPING INTO YOUR PURPOSE."
  • 00:24:11.180 --> 00:24:14.040
  • TBN WILL ALSO SEND YOU HIS TEACHING SERIES,
  • 00:24:14.070 --> 00:24:17.100
  • "TURN YOUR DREAM INTO YOUR DESTINY"
  • 00:24:17.130 --> 00:24:19.140
  • AND THE AWESOME BOOK BY MARK BATTERSON, "CHASE THE LION."
  • 00:24:19.170 --> 00:24:23.120
  • IS THAT RIGHT? THAT CAN'T BE RIGHT.
  • 00:24:23.150 --> 00:24:26.080
  • MY SERIES, BISHOP JAKES BOOK, AND "CHASE THE LION?"
  • 00:24:26.110 --> 00:24:30.230
  • IT'S RIGHT. LISTEN, I GOTTA GO MAKE MY OWN PHONE CALL
  • 00:24:30.260 --> 00:24:34.170
  • BEFORE THEY REALIZE WHAT THEY'VE DONE.
  • 00:24:34.200 --> 00:24:36.090
  • HEY Y'ALL, YOU BETTER CALL RIGHT NOW
  • 00:24:36.120 --> 00:24:38.030
  • THAT NUMBER ON YOUR SCREEN,
  • 00:24:38.060 --> 00:24:39.250
  • CLICK, LOG ON, OR WRITE TBN RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:24:39.280 --> 00:24:42.190
  • THIS IS AN ABSOLUTE BLESSING,
  • 00:24:42.220 --> 00:24:44.280
  • AND IT'S GOING TO REVOLUTIONIZE THE WAY YOU SEE YOURSELF,
  • 00:24:45.010 --> 00:24:48.200
  • AND THE WAY YOU SEE GOD.
  • 00:24:48.230 --> 00:24:50.110
  • -[ANNOUNCER] AND WITH YOUR GIFT OF $60 OR MORE,
  • 00:24:50.140 --> 00:24:52.070
  • WE'LL ALSO SEND YOU OUR HAND-PICKED COLLECTION
  • 00:24:52.100 --> 00:24:54.170
  • OF FAITH BUILDING RESOURCES,
  • 00:24:54.200 --> 00:24:56.120
  • TITLED "TURN YOUR DREAM INTO YOUR DESTINY."
  • 00:24:56.150 --> 00:24:59.040
  • IT INCLUDES BISHOP T.D. JAKES BOOK, "DESTINY,"
  • 00:24:59.070 --> 00:25:01.270
  • MARK BATTERSON'S BOOK, "CHASE THE LION,"
  • 00:25:02.000 --> 00:25:04.030
  • PLUS POWER-PACKED MESSAGES ON DVD AND C.D.
  • 00:25:04.060 --> 00:25:07.130
  • FROM BOTH AUTHORS.
  • 00:25:07.160 --> 00:25:08.200
  • CALL, CLICK, OR WRITE TO SHARE YOUR GIFT OF SUPPORT,
  • 00:25:08.230 --> 00:25:11.200
  • AND REQUEST JOHN GRAY'S THREE C.D SET, "THE FATHER'S HEART."
  • 00:25:11.230 --> 00:25:15.120
  • OR ADD THE "TURN YOUR DREAM INTO YOUR DESTINY" COLLECTION
  • 00:25:15.150 --> 00:25:18.200
  • WITH YOUR GIFT OF $60 OR MORE.
  • 00:25:18.230 --> 00:25:20.230
  • GOD LOVES YOU, AND IT'S YOUR TIME
  • 00:25:20.260 --> 00:25:22.210
  • TO CONQUER LIFE'S CHALLENGES.
  • 00:25:22.240 --> 00:25:24.050
  • CALL, CLICK, OR WRITE TODAY.
  • 00:25:24.080 --> 00:25:29.250
  • - I JUST WANNA SAY THANKS FOR TUNING IN TODAY.
  • 00:25:29.280 --> 00:25:32.020
  • ALL THIS WEEK, I WANT YOU TO FOCUS, FOCUS ON THIS,
  • 00:25:32.050 --> 00:25:36.040
  • YOU NEED TO HOLD ON TO WHAT YOU HEARD ABOUT THE LOVE OF GOD.
  • 00:25:36.070 --> 00:25:39.160
  • DON'T LET THIS MESSAGE JUST PLAY AND YOU FORGET ABOUT IT.
  • 00:25:39.190 --> 00:25:42.260
  • GRAB IT, RECEIVE IT, INTERNALIZE IT,
  • 00:25:42.290 --> 00:25:45.150
  • MAKE IT A PART OF YOUR DAILY CONFESSION AND DECLARATION,
  • 00:25:45.180 --> 00:25:48.040
  • I AM LOVED BY GOD, AND THERE IS NOTHING I CAN DO ABOUT IT.
  • 00:25:48.070 --> 00:25:52.230
  • YOU'RE NOT CLIMBING A MOUNTAIN OF WORDS
  • 00:25:52.260 --> 00:25:54.270
  • TRYING TO GET GOD TO LOVE YOU.
  • 00:25:55.000 --> 00:25:56.240
  • I'VE BEEN IN THAT TRAP BEFORE.
  • 00:25:56.270 --> 00:25:58.230
  • IT'S PART OF THE LEGACY OF BEING A FATHERLESS MAN.
  • 00:25:58.260 --> 00:26:02.030
  • BUT I CAN TELL YOU FOR A CERTAINTY
  • 00:26:02.060 --> 00:26:04.060
  • THAT THERE IS NOTHING I CAN DO
  • 00:26:04.090 --> 00:26:05.130
  • THAT MAKES GOD LOVE ME ANY MORE THAN HE ALREADY DOES,
  • 00:26:05.160 --> 00:26:09.000
  • WHICH MEANS THERE'S NOTHING I CAN DO
  • 00:26:09.030 --> 00:26:10.140
  • TO MAKE HIM LOVE ME ANY LESS.
  • 00:26:10.170 --> 00:26:13.030
  • HE SAID YOU AND I BELONG TO HIM.
  • 00:26:13.060 --> 00:26:15.020
  • HE LOVED YOU LONG BEFORE YOU EVEN DECIDED TO BEHAVE.
  • 00:26:15.050 --> 00:26:19.140
  • NEVER FORGET THE HEART OF THE FATHER'S LOVE TOWARDS YOU.
  • 00:26:19.170 --> 00:26:22.160
  • THAT'S WHY YOU NEED TO GO AHEAD AND GET THE COMPLETE
  • 00:26:22.190 --> 00:26:24.210
  • "THE FATHER'S HEART" SERIES,
  • 00:26:24.240 --> 00:26:26.200
  • SO YOU CAN GET THE FULLNESS OF THIS REVELATION.
  • 00:26:26.230 --> 00:26:29.040
  • IT'S OUR GIFT TO YOU, AND WE WANT YOUR LIFE
  • 00:26:29.070 --> 00:26:31.170
  • TO BE REVOLUTIONIZED BY IT.
  • 00:26:31.200 --> 00:26:33.130
  • WE WANNA THANK YOU FOR EVERY GIFT YOU SOW
  • 00:26:33.160 --> 00:26:36.200
  • THAT ENABLES THIS GOSPEL TO REMAIN ON THE AIR
  • 00:26:36.230 --> 00:26:38.290
  • 24 HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK, ALL AROUND HE WORLD.
  • 00:26:39.020 --> 00:26:42.050
  • YOUR GENEROSITY IS FULFILLING JESUS' GREAT COMMISSION
  • 00:26:42.080 --> 00:26:45.160
  • TO REACH THE LOST.
  • 00:26:45.190 --> 00:26:46.280
  • THIS IS MATTHEW 28 DIGITIZED.
  • 00:26:47.010 --> 00:26:49.290
  • BECAUSE OF YOU, SOMEONE ELSE WILL GET TO HEAR
  • 00:26:50.020 --> 00:26:52.150
  • THIS POWERFUL MESSAGE ON THE RELENTLESS LOVE OF GOD,
  • 00:26:52.180 --> 00:26:55.150
  • AND RECEIVE THE SAME BLESSING YOU HAVE.
  • 00:26:55.180 --> 00:26:57.290
  • SO DO ME A FAVOR, PRAY ABOUT IT, ASK THE LORD,
  • 00:26:58.020 --> 00:27:02.050
  • AND THEN SEND IN WHAT GOD LAYS ON HEART TO GIVE
  • 00:27:02.080 --> 00:27:05.050
  • BY CALLING, GOING TO THE WEBSITE, OR EVEN WRITING TO US,
  • 00:27:05.080 --> 00:27:08.230
  • AND WE'LL SEND YOU "THE FATHER'S HEART" THREE C.DS,
  • 00:27:08.260 --> 00:27:11.230
  • SO YOU CAN BE BLESSED BY GOD'S HEART FOR YOU.
  • 00:27:11.260 --> 00:27:14.140
  • LISTEN, THANK YOU AGAIN FOR SHOWING UP
  • 00:27:14.170 --> 00:27:17.030
  • TO GET IN TO THE WORD WITH ME,
  • 00:27:17.060 --> 00:27:18.220
  • AND I'LL SEE YOU RIGHT HERE ON THE NEXT JOHN GRAY'S WORLD.
  • 00:27:18.250 --> 00:27:22.150
  • GOD BLESS YOU, BEW!
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  • [UPBEAT MUSIC]
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