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  • Hey everybody, we wanted to invite you into our home
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  • at Living Proof Ministries
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  • because you have invited us into yours so many times.
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  • We live and breathe for one primary thing at Living Proof
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  • and that is to see people come to love the Lord Jesus Christ
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  • with everything in them through the study of his Word,
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  • to love God's Word, to live on God's Word.
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  • That is the greatest joy on earth to us.
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  • Every time I speak now,
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  • I know that ultimately that particular message
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  • is going to come around to our program,
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  • and I could have people like you
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  • on the other side of that screen.
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  • And so, I want you to know I think about you
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  • every single time I teach now, and you are so important to us.
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  • As we flip the calendar to a brand-new year,
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  • I wonder if you would consider coming alongside us
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  • at Living Proof and partnering with us
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  • through a yearend gift.
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  • We would pray to be such good stewards of it,
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  • and it would go such a long way with eternal results, we pray,
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  • that God would bring forth fruitfulness from it
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  • in the lives of people as they seek to know him,
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  • and to do his will.
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  • Listen, we could not possibly do it without donors like you,
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  • so we are so grateful for your help.
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  • Thank you so much.
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  • Now, what is true for the body of believers
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  • is also true for you individually.
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  • "Lord, I want to know what it's like to be filled
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  • "with your Spirit, to be infused with you,
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  • "to be able to walk away from a conversation
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  • "with somebody that I truly have resented and despised,
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  • and for some miraculous reason I love them today."
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  • Our fear is, what the doesn't come through?
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  • And what if I haven't spent enough time with God
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  • to even know what he wants me to say,
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  • what he wants us to do, how he wants us to move,
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  • where he's directing us?
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  • Our adequacy is from God.
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  • Our adequacy is from God.
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  • He has made us competent to be ministers,
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  • and it's not talking about the office
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  • in this particular context.
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  • Paul is talking about the actual action of it.
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  • It's the ministering of it, the serving of it.
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  • He has made us servants, if that feels better,
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  • if it's harder to say, "I'm a minister of the Spirit."
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  • Well, servant, servant, that we serve the Spirit.
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  • Then try that on.
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  • It's coming from God.
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  • "He has made us competent to be ministers of a new covenant,
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  • "not of the letter, but of the Spirit.
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  • For the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life."
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  • You know, you've heard this over and over, perhaps,
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  • but I'm not sure it ever gets old
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  • because it could not be truer, the old saying
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  • that Christ didn't call the qualified,
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  • he qualifies the called.
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  • He did not call the qualified.
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  • Like he goes like, "He called me
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  • because I was good."
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  • That's not his way.
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  • That's not his way.
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  • In fact, early on, let me tell you a little clue
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  • to really getting into your calling
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  • when you begin to get some real traction
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  • in your calling.
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  • One of the first things that will happen
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  • is that he will insist on humility,
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  • I mean insist on it.
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  • And it will be all of a sudden like, okay, you're the one,
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  • you're the one, you're the one, you're the one.
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  • I'm inadequate in myself to do what you call me to do,
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  • but I am most competent in you.
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  • We have been made.
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  • He has made us competent.
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  • Anybody just need to know that?
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  • That in him, oh, yes, ma'am,
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  • you are most certainly competent.
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  • Now, I want to pick up in the text in verse 7,
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  • 2 Corinthians 3, verse 7.
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  • "Now if the ministry that brought death,
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  • chiseled in letters on stones,"
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  • so you know now he's talking about the tablets of stone,
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  • the Ten Commandments, "came with glory,
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  • "so that the Israelites were not able to gaze steadily
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  • "at Moses's face because of its glory,
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  • "which was set aside, how will the ministry
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  • "of the Spirit not be more glorious?
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  • "For if the ministry that brought condemnation had glory,
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  • "the ministry that brings righteousness overflows
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  • "with even more glory.
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  • "In fact, what had been glorious is not glorious now
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  • "by comparison
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  • "because of the glory that surpasses it.
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  • "For if what was set aside was glorious,
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  • what endures will be even more glorious."
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  • So, I want to hold there just a second
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  • and see if I can try to translate this a little bit
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  • because that's a lot of glories going there.
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  • What, what he's saying is what happened with Moses
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  • and what he happened with them.
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  • He's not downplaying how profound it was.
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  • The place of the law, the covenant, the Mosaic,
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  • the covenant of Moses,
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  • he's not downplaying it in any way.
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  • But he's saying, "What I'm saying to you is this,
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  • that if that was glorious, and--the law brought us
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  • an awareness of what we are incapable
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  • of keeping on our own.
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  • So, if that which ultimately would have just like
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  • brought us death,
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  • if now we have been given that which brings us life
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  • and frees us from that condemnation,
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  • he said, "If that was glorious,
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  • "how much more glorious is this?
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  • This is an all-surpassing glory."
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  • He said, in fact, there'd be no glory
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  • there at all in comparison to this.
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  • He's not saying that it wasn't glorious.
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  • It was, he's just making it where we can understand
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  • as widely as we can think.
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  • Listen, if that was glorious, if you think it was cool
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  • what happened to Moses,
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  • he's saying, "Don't you realize what you've got?
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  • Don't you realize?"
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  • Don't I realize what I've got?
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  • Verse 12 through 18, "Since, then, we have such a hope,
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  • "we act with great boldness.
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  • "We're not like Moses,
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  • "who used to put a veil over his face
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  • "to prevent the Israelites from gazing steadily
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  • "until the end of the glory of what was being set aside,
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  • "but their minds were hardened.
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  • "For to this day, at the reading of the old covenant,
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  • "the same veil remains;
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  • "it is not lifted, because it is set aside only in Christ.
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  • "Yet still today, whenever Moses is read,
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  • "a veil lies over their hearts,
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  • "but whenever a person turns to the Lord,
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  • "the veil is removed.
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  • "Now the Lord is the Spirit,
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  • "and where the Spirit of the Lord is,
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  • "there is freedom.
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  • "And we all, with unveiled faces,
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  • "are looking as in a mirror at the glory of the Lord
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  • "and are being transformed into the same image
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  • "from glory to glory; this is from the Lord
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  • who is the Spirit."
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  • I want you to go with me, if you would please,
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  • all the way to Exodus chapter 34,
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  • and I want you to see what he's talking about.
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  • We're gonna start at verse 29 of 34.
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  • You're going to see if you have captions in your Bible
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  • that it's going to say something to the effect
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  • of Moses's radiant face, something on his face shone.
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  • Something of that nature is probably over this section
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  • because that is exactly where we're going,
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  • and that's exactly what Paul is referring to.
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  • Now, where we're catching up with Moses is the second time
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  • he's going up Mount Sinai because the first set of tablets
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  • he came down with, when he heard all the revelry,
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  • I mean, they got pitched to the ground
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  • and broken to pieces.
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  • So, he had to go all the way back up,
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  • receiving the stones, tablets,
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  • and then coming back down.
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  • So, I want you to see with me, it says in 29 through 35,
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  • Exodus 34.
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  • "As Moses descended from Mount Sinai--with
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  • "the two tablets of the testimony in his hands
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  • "as he descended the mountain--he did not realize
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  • "that the skin of his face shone as a result
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  • of his speaking with the Lord."
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  • It's so, so fabulous because if we were looking
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  • at a very literal rendering of the Hebrew
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  • in this passage, one commentator says
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  • that it would, it would be literally this, and I'm quoting,
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  • "The skin of his face sent forth beams."
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  • So crazy, so crazy.
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  • Verse 30, " When Aaron and all the Israelites saw Moses,
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  • "the skin of his face shone!
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  • "They were afraid to come near him.
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  • "But Moses called out to them, so Aaron and all the leaders
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  • "of the community returned to him,
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  • "and Moses spoke to them.
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  • "Afterward all the Israelites came near,
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  • "and he commanded them to do everything
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  • "the Lord had told him on Mount Sinai.
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  • "And when Moses had finished speaking with them,
  • 00:09:00.050 --> 00:09:02.030
  • "he put a veil over his face.
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  • "But whenever Moses went before the Lord to speak with him,
  • 00:09:04.260 --> 00:09:08.260
  • "he would remove the veil until he came out.
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  • "After he came out, he would tell the Israelites
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  • "what he had been commanded, and the Israelites
  • 00:09:13.110 --> 00:09:15.100
  • "would see that Moses's face was radiant.
  • 00:09:15.110 --> 00:09:17.190
  • "Then Moses would put the veil over his face
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  • until he went to speak with the Lord again."
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  • Okay, I want to tell y'all a story.
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  • Our family took in the child of Keith's first cousin
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  • on his dad's side for seven years
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  • from the time he was four until he was 11.
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  • We thought he would be with us forever.
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  • That was not the way that it lived out,
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  • and it's a very, very complex, extremely complicated story.
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  • And I just will not get into the details of it.
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  • But when he first came to live with us, some of my friends
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  • gave us a little party and one of them gave him
  • 00:09:57.050 --> 00:10:02.010
  • this little Mickey Mouse shirt.
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  • I've kept it all these years.
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  • It's one of the only things I have from is really, really
  • 00:10:05.060 --> 00:10:08.050
  • early clothes, and it swallowed him at the time.
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  • He was four, but he was about the size
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  • of a two-and-a-half year old.
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  • And so this little shirt, he just absolutely loved it
  • 00:10:15.130 --> 00:10:18.190
  • because it glowed in the dark.
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  • And so, we could go in the closet,
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  • and it would just like shine.
  • 00:10:24.240 --> 00:10:27.040
  • And he absolutely, it was his favorite thing he got
  • 00:10:27.050 --> 00:10:30.090
  • from this party, talked about it constantly.
  • 00:10:30.100 --> 00:10:32.260
  • And I mean, one day he just was beside himself.
  • 00:10:32.270 --> 00:10:37.130
  • I mean, besides himself.
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  • Several days after they'd given us this party,
  • 00:10:38.290 --> 00:10:42.050
  • and I said, what in the world?
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  • And he said, "My shirt won't shine.
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  • My shirt won't shine. It won't shine."
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  • He says, "It's broke. It's broke.
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  • It's broke."
  • 00:10:51.160 --> 00:10:52.250
  • I said, "Oh, no, no, no, no, it's not broke.
  • 00:10:52.260 --> 00:10:54.230
  • I think what you have to do, I said it has to be,
  • 00:10:54.240 --> 00:10:57.240
  • we have to go over,
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  • we have to hold it up to the light because," I said,
  • 00:10:59.050 --> 00:11:01.260
  • "it's got it's got to, you know, it's got to soak in,
  • 00:11:01.270 --> 00:11:04.160
  • it's got to absorb the light.
  • 00:11:04.170 --> 00:11:06.080
  • And then when we go in the closet
  • 00:11:06.090 --> 00:11:08.090
  • and we turn out the light, then it's gonna show up."
  • 00:11:08.100 --> 00:11:11.170
  • But the way that it gets light, 'cause I said,
  • 00:11:11.180 --> 00:11:13.070
  • "You know, there's no light,
  • 00:11:13.080 --> 00:11:14.250
  • "we turn on this little no switch here.
  • 00:11:14.260 --> 00:11:16.160
  • "It's that it's made of glow-in-the-dark material
  • 00:11:16.170 --> 00:11:19.020
  • "and so it asked to have another source of light,
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  • and then it will shine."
  • 00:11:21.130 --> 00:11:24.070
  • And in so many ways,
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  • that's what we see in play right here,
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  • this radiance
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  • because it would fade, it would fade
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  • because he'd have to go back up
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  • and he'd have to be with them again
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  • because there was no source of light in him,
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  • apart from that which was shining on his own face.
  • 00:11:39.110 --> 00:11:44.280
  • And so, he was like this glow in the dark.
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  • This gorgeous thing in the New Covenant
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  • is that for every single one of us,
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  • the Holy Spirit dwells inside of us
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  • and Jesus has called us the light of the world,
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  • the light of the world.
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  • But it is still true, even though that light burns
  • 00:12:00.230 --> 00:12:03.210
  • within us, that for it to really radiate on our faces--I'm not
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  • talking about beams, but I am gonna tell you something,
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  • people know, people know.
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  • Selena, I'm excited to talk about
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  • this month's Living Proof offer.
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  • It's a storybook and friends, this one part,
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  • it gripped my heart because it helped me to see
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  • my story and one of the greatest stories ever told.
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  • And I've seen just how much it moves people
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  • every time Beth shares it.
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  • Let's take a quick peek.
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  • I'm writing a story worth telling
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  • with your life intertwined in mine.
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  • It will have all the elements that make the story rich,
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  • hopes and dreams and what seems to be their dashing.
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  • Oh, I see you squirming there.
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  • A little nerve wracking, isn't it?
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  • Oh, don't you worry.
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  • It's gonna be so good.
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  • Friends, Beth wrote this powerful story
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  • with you in mind as part of the series,
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  • The Master Storyteller.
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  • I love how Jesus knows the power of a story.
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  • This book will give us a fresh reminder
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  • of how our individual stories are significant
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  • within his story.
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  • Right now, you can get the full printed storybook
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  • as our thank you for your donation.
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  • And with your book, you will also receive
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  • a free audio download of Beth reading it aloud.
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  • To get your copy, text the word "gift" to 57682.
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  • (Selena) Natalie, you know I'm getting my copy,
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  • and I also think that this would make a fabulous gift
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  • for anyone in your life too.
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  • Everybody needs to be reminded of how God sees them.
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  • Yeah, so true. We'll see you next week.
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  • And don't forget, he's writing a story worth telling
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  • with your life.
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  • We had a woman come back a second time.
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  • We open the doors at Living Proof Ministries from 12 to 1
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  • every Tuesday for any woman or girl to come
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  • that just needs prayer.
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  • I mean, anything, anything.
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  • She's starting a new job, starting a new ministry,
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  • she's writing something, whatever it may be.
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  • She's going through a devastating loss.
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  • It varies constantly.
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  • But a woman came back a month later,
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  • a young woman with a four-year-old
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  • had come a month ago, and she came back today
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  • and she was a different person.
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  • I mean, a different person.
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  • I said, "The joy on your face is absolutely breathtaking."
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  • And she said, "I'm gonna tell you what that meant to me
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  • a month ago."
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  • She said, "I have been with Jesus every day since."
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  • She said, "Every day since, I have done something."
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  • She said, "I've had some kind of prayer time,
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  • and I've read some Scriptures every single day."
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  • And I was like, "Girl, it shows all over you."
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  • People know, people know.
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  • I want you to look back at the text
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  • because this is what he's comparing.
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  • He said, "Do you realize if you think that was cool,
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  • do you realize that you have--"
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  • Because an impartation of the spirit in our day,
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  • that all of us, all of us--in those days
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  • in the Old Testament under the old covenant,
  • 00:15:07.210 --> 00:15:10.190
  • only probably a maximum, from beginning to end
  • 00:15:10.200 --> 00:15:14.110
  • of the Old Testament, under 100 people
  • 00:15:14.120 --> 00:15:17.150
  • are ever described as having the Holy Spirit in them
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  • or upon them.
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  • But it is what marks us as saved.
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  • The Scripture says in Romans chapter 8 if Christ's Spirit
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  • is not in you, you are not his.
  • 00:15:30.140 --> 00:15:32.080
  • In other words, the moment that you're in him,
  • 00:15:32.090 --> 00:15:34.200
  • his Holy Spirit takes up residency in you.
  • 00:15:34.210 --> 00:15:37.270
  • And I mean, you are sealed.
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  • It's like a lid went on that jar, and it was sealed tight
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  • and there's nothing that can get him out
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  • and there's nothing that can let another spirit in.
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  • It's a beautiful thing.
  • 00:15:46.270 --> 00:15:48.250
  • That's what we have, a surpassing glory.
  • 00:15:48.260 --> 00:15:53.260
  • It's filling of the Spirit inside of us.
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  • "The Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is,
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  • there is freedom."
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  • I want you to repeat after me,
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  • "Where the Spirit of the Lord is,
  • 00:16:01.150 --> 00:16:04.050
  • there is freedom."
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  • There is no exception to that.
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  • He is saying, I mean, this is an is, it is a promise to you.
  • 00:16:10.130 --> 00:16:13.290
  • Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.
  • 00:16:14.000 --> 00:16:16.200
  • Where the Spirit reigns, freedom rings.
  • 00:16:16.210 --> 00:16:20.070
  • Where the Spirit reigns, freedom rings.
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  • Holy Spirit, fill me up.
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  • Come on. Come on, do the thing.
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  • I mean, anoint me.
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  • I mean, this morning in my house I was going,
  • 00:16:30.210 --> 00:16:32.130
  • "Anoint me, anoint me."
  • 00:16:32.140 --> 00:16:34.060
  • But and I am anointed, you are anointed, but listen,
  • 00:16:34.070 --> 00:16:37.130
  • if he's into giving more, I'm into having it.
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  • Anybody know what I'm saying?
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  • I want whatever he's giving.
  • 00:16:41.230 --> 00:16:43.090
  • I mean tonight, back there, the team prayed,
  • 00:16:43.100 --> 00:16:46.050
  • and we were all praying together for all of you and then,
  • 00:16:46.060 --> 00:16:48.090
  • pray for Ms. Beth.
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  • And so, I mean, I could not--they were praying over me
  • 00:16:49.260 --> 00:16:52.060
  • and they were all praying at once.
  • 00:16:52.070 --> 00:16:53.170
  • I was holding my fingers out as wide as I could
  • 00:16:53.180 --> 00:16:55.200
  • because I was like, I want every bit of it.
  • 00:16:55.210 --> 00:16:57.280
  • I mean, like, whatever, you know what I'm saying?
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  • Like, whatever you're praying, I want it.
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  • I want it.
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  • I want what the Spirit is doing.
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  • And then when he fills us up, and he's the one empowering us.
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  • I don't want to feel drained.
  • 00:17:12.200 --> 00:17:14.060
  • And he's not going anywhere, it's just so we,
  • 00:17:14.070 --> 00:17:16.070
  • with our carnality, it quenches him and,
  • 00:17:16.080 --> 00:17:19.120
  • but he reigns over us when he's in charge.
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  • And it changes what I want.
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  • I don't know about you, but my desires were messed up.
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  • I had a messed-up want-to.
  • 00:17:29.120 --> 00:17:31.030
  • Anybody else?
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  • I wanted what would hurt me so badly.
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  • This is what God did to completely change my want-to
  • 00:17:36.100 --> 00:17:41.060
  • is that the Spirit began to overtake my heart
  • 00:17:41.070 --> 00:17:44.160
  • and overtake my desires.
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  • Now, I gotta tell you, one of the things that drives me crazy
  • 00:17:47.200 --> 00:17:52.040
  • about commentaries, commentaries,
  • 00:17:52.050 --> 00:17:53.260
  • Bible commentaries are my love language.
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  • I love them, I have no idea.
  • 00:17:55.120 --> 00:17:57.210
  • I have absolutely no idea how many sets I have,
  • 00:17:57.220 --> 00:17:59.240
  • no idea, no idea.
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  • And I use most of them.
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  • And so, any text, I mean like for today, I have no idea how
  • 00:18:03.000 --> 00:18:06.170
  • many commentaries I looked at for you today,
  • 00:18:06.180 --> 00:18:09.000
  • at least six or seven.
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  • And if it's a bigger event than that,
  • 00:18:12.140 --> 00:18:14.080
  • it's gonna be more than that.
  • 00:18:14.090 --> 00:18:15.230
  • But there are certain things that I have come to expect and
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  • one of them is that one will go, "The text clearly means this."
  • 00:18:18.210 --> 00:18:23.170
  • And then the other commentary will go, "Contrast so and so,"
  • 00:18:23.180 --> 00:18:27.150
  • and they'll mention that other commentator,
  • 00:18:27.160 --> 00:18:30.170
  • "The text clearly means this."
  • 00:18:30.180 --> 00:18:33.140
  • Another one of them will go--Cody, you're so gonna
  • 00:18:33.150 --> 00:18:35.190
  • understand this because I laugh about it every time.
  • 00:18:35.200 --> 00:18:38.030
  • "This verse is very problematic."
  • 00:18:38.040 --> 00:18:40.230
  • I mean, it's like so what he's saying
  • 00:18:40.240 --> 00:18:42.140
  • is we have no idea what it means.
  • 00:18:42.150 --> 00:18:44.050
  • So, there's either it means this, it means this,
  • 00:18:44.060 --> 00:18:46.230
  • or we have no idea what it means.
  • 00:18:46.240 --> 00:18:49.210
  • But there are several things because the question
  • 00:18:49.220 --> 00:18:52.020
  • that we want to end with,
  • 00:18:52.030 --> 00:18:53.160
  • what is it that there's freedom from?
  • 00:18:53.170 --> 00:18:56.060
  • So, there are some that say, and all of these are true.
  • 00:18:56.070 --> 00:18:59.270
  • Some say, "Well, its freedom from the letter of the law,"
  • 00:18:59.280 --> 00:19:02.280
  • and to what degree that means any other means of salvation,
  • 00:19:02.290 --> 00:19:06.140
  • except Jesus Christ.
  • 00:19:06.150 --> 00:19:08.030
  • Well, that is absolutely true, positively true, that certainly
  • 00:19:08.040 --> 00:19:12.290
  • if that is what's going on there, that could not be truer.
  • 00:19:13.000 --> 00:19:16.170
  • There is only salvation in Christ,
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  • and it has nothing to do with our works.
  • 00:19:19.160 --> 00:19:22.070
  • We cannot be competent enough to earn our salvation,
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  • it is by grace alone.
  • 00:19:27.050 --> 00:19:29.060
  • There are others that say, "No, it means freedom
  • 00:19:29.070 --> 00:19:30.230
  • from bondage to sin."
  • 00:19:30.240 --> 00:19:32.100
  • Well, that is certainly true because when it says
  • 00:19:32.110 --> 00:19:34.160
  • where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.
  • 00:19:34.170 --> 00:19:36.040
  • We think no, I'm free, I'm free, and Galatians
  • 00:19:36.050 --> 00:19:38.020
  • is all about freedom.
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  • It's one of my favorite books in the entire New Testament,
  • 00:19:39.140 --> 00:19:42.140
  • definitely my favorite book written by the Apostle Paul.
  • 00:19:42.150 --> 00:19:46.190
  • But it doesn't mean, freedom of the Spirit doesn't
  • 00:19:46.200 --> 00:19:48.180
  • mean I'm free to sin and it doesn't make any difference.
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  • It means I'm free from bondage to it.
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  • That's what it means, that changes everything,
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  • and it means that our obedience is generated by faith
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  • instead of condemnation.
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  • Condemnation does not work.
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  • It just makes you miserable.
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  • It gets us in a cycle because it says, "I'm such a failure.
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  • I'm such a failure."
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  • So, what do we do?
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  • We fail again, and again, and again, and again
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  • because what we're reaffirming over and over again is,
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  • "I am such a failure.
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  • I'll blow this every single time."
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  • But what if you did not think there was anything
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  • you could do to blow the love of God for you?
  • 00:20:22.290 --> 00:20:25.190
  • What if you thought, "There really isn't anything
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  • "you can do to make me love you more,
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  • "or to make me love you less?
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  • I love you completely."
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  • What if you knew that?
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  • What if perfect love really did cast out all fear,
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  • then and you were free to, not condemned, to change,
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  • free to, you were free to.
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  • You'd have to be scared to death of the process
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  • like the very first time you stumble, "It's all over.
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  • It's all over, failure."
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  • This is what will get us, will buy us a life in the pit
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  • over and over and over again.
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  • It's transformation of the heart,
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  • that shows up in transformation of a life,
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  • not just trying to do the right thing.
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  • It won't work. It won't work.
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  • It works temporarily,
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  • it does not work in the long haul.
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  • You will never live in victory simply being motivated
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  • by what you need to do.
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  • "I really need to read my Bible. I need to read my Bible.
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  • I really need to pray."
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  • And we do, we do.
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  • That helps for a little while, that helps for this long,
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  • by all means do it.
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  • But that is not what will help you in the long haul.
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  • What does it in the long haul
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  • is you're gonna do what you want to do.
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  • We are still driven by desire.
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  • What happens when he becomes your desire?
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  • That's what I'm asking you tonight.
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  • What happens when you have no greater desire
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  • on the planet than to know Jesus Christ?
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  • What happens then?
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  • Then everything changes, everything changes.
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  • And suddenly, what you need most in the world
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  • is what you want most in the world.
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  • Will you fill in the last one?
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  • I don't know if anybody else is getting the Word,
  • 00:22:14.220 --> 00:22:16.070
  • but the hair on my arms is standing straight up--
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  • I'm gonna tell you something,
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  • the Word still gets to me.
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  • The Word still gets to me.
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  • I want you to write down the last one,
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  • and I want to end with our thoughts here.
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  • The last one, "We are called to be people of unveiled faces
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  • under constant metamorphosis from glory to glory."
  • 00:22:31.170 --> 00:22:36.020
  • The reason why I wanted to bring out the word "metamorphosis"
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  • is because when it says being transformed, we, in verse 18,
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  • all, does it say all or not?
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  • Most of us, or does it say all?
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  • "We all, we all with unveiled faces are looking as in a mirror
  • 00:22:47.130 --> 00:22:51.280
  • "at the glory of the Lord, and are being transformed
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  • "into the same image from glory to glory.
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  • "This is from the Lord who is the Spirit,
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  • from glory to glory."
  • 00:22:58.190 --> 00:23:00.190
  • It says in the ESV, "From one degree of glory to another."
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  • In the NIV, "With ever-increasing glory."
  • 00:23:04.100 --> 00:23:07.050
  • In other words, there's this first sight of him,
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  • and it's not with our physical eyes,
  • 00:23:09.230 --> 00:23:11.140
  • but with our spiritual eyes when we realize,
  • 00:23:11.150 --> 00:23:13.290
  • "That is the Savior of the world,
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  • and I want to receive him as my personal Savior."
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  • That veil is taken away, and we know he is the one,
  • 00:23:19.010 --> 00:23:21.240
  • first glimpse of glory.
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  • The last glimpse of glory will be when we see his face
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  • and then it is everlasting glory.
  • 00:23:26.260 --> 00:23:29.010
  • And so from this point till that point,
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  • we are just walking this way,
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  • walking this way, walking this way,
  • 00:23:33.280 --> 00:23:36.130
  • walking this way from one degree of glory to the next.
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  • That's how it was meant to be, unless we're just gonna live
  • 00:23:39.190 --> 00:23:45.090
  • with picking that veil back up and putting it right back
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  • on our faces
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  • because it came off the moment that you received Christ.
  • 00:23:49.270 --> 00:23:53.220
  • But here's what we do, we just pick it back up
  • 00:23:53.230 --> 00:23:55.120
  • and put it back on over and over again, over and over again.
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  • We will never ever radiate the beauty of the glory of God
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  • as long as we wear a cover over who we truly are.
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  • I'm gonna ask you a question,
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  • is your face unveiled before God?
  • 00:24:12.150 --> 00:24:15.060
  • Because not only do we veil it before one another
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  • in the very body of Christ
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  • where we know good and well none of us have it together,
  • 00:24:20.140 --> 00:24:22.250
  • and still we keep putting on this act.
  • 00:24:22.260 --> 00:24:25.060
  • Still we keep doing this with one another.
  • 00:24:25.070 --> 00:24:27.140
  • But what's worse yet is we take it into our prayer time,
  • 00:24:27.150 --> 00:24:31.090
  • and we think we're gonna bull God.
  • 00:24:31.100 --> 00:24:34.030
  • And he's going like,
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  • "Here you are wearing a veil in here, interesting.
  • 00:24:35.140 --> 00:24:37.050
  • "I'm looking straight through it.
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  • I got me some X-ray vision."
  • 00:24:40.260 --> 00:24:44.180
  • And there we are, there we are
  • 00:24:44.190 --> 00:24:45.280
  • constantly covering, constantly covering,
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  • constantly covering, constantly covering.
  • 00:24:47.090 --> 00:24:49.000
  • If you do not hear another thing as we close this lesson,
  • 00:24:49.010 --> 00:24:51.090
  • I want you to hear this, there is--is anybody listening to me?
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  • There is absolutely no cover you could come up with.
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  • I don't care how competent she looks,
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  • there is no cover you will ever come up with,
  • 00:25:06.200 --> 00:25:09.170
  • no veil you will ever put over your face
  • 00:25:09.180 --> 00:25:13.040
  • that is as beautiful, as stunning,
  • 00:25:13.050 --> 00:25:16.240
  • and as spectacular as the genuine you in Christ.
  • 00:25:16.250 --> 00:25:23.020
  • What if you could be real?
  • 00:25:23.030 --> 00:25:26.060
  • Who will begin, who will begin?
  • 00:25:26.070 --> 00:25:29.260
  • Because we are just like we have this thing,
  • 00:25:29.270 --> 00:25:32.220
  • and it's worse and worse
  • 00:25:32.230 --> 00:25:34.130
  • because of the social media age we live in.
  • 00:25:34.140 --> 00:25:38.000
  • What would happen if we quit faking it?
  • 00:25:38.010 --> 00:25:42.040
  • What would happen if it would be okay if we could come unveiled?
  • 00:25:42.050 --> 00:25:45.220
  • My friend Ann was asking me about something that she feels
  • 00:25:45.230 --> 00:25:48.200
  • like God has given her,
  • 00:25:48.210 --> 00:25:50.040
  • has given her a mandate to do.
  • 00:25:50.050 --> 00:25:52.110
  • And she said, "But I'm afraid, I'm afraid."
  • 00:25:52.120 --> 00:25:54.290
  • She said, "What would you tell me to do?"
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  • And I said, "You know, I'm just gonna tell you what many,
  • 00:25:56.210 --> 00:25:58.270
  • "many people have heard Joyce Meyer say a million times,
  • 00:25:58.280 --> 00:26:01.130
  • "Do it afraid.
  • 00:26:01.140 --> 00:26:03.220
  • "I mean, try to move past your fear.
  • 00:26:03.230 --> 00:26:06.160
  • "If you can't move past it,
  • 00:26:06.170 --> 00:26:07.260
  • for crying out loud, do it afraid."
  • 00:26:07.270 --> 00:26:09.110
  • That is what I've been doing for 40 years.
  • 00:26:09.120 --> 00:26:11.230
  • I've never gotten where I wasn't afraid,
  • 00:26:11.240 --> 00:26:14.140
  • and you just get out there
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  • and do it because, so what if you mess up?
  • 00:26:15.250 --> 00:26:18.230
  • Does anybody hear what I'm talking about?
  • 00:26:18.240 --> 00:26:20.250
  • Your face is not gonna radiate the presence of God
  • 00:26:20.260 --> 00:26:24.220
  • as long as you are faking who you are.
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  • Who are you under that veil?
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  • Let the girl out.
  • 00:26:30.210 --> 00:26:32.290
  • Let that girl out.
  • 00:26:33.000 --> 00:26:35.210
  • Let that girl out.
  • 00:26:35.220 --> 00:26:37.260
  • 00:26:37.270 --> 00:26:45.170
  • Our minds are like a skillet full of hot oil.
  • 00:26:45.180 --> 00:26:50.160
  • So, the moment a kernel of thought hits it, it pops.
  • 00:26:50.170 --> 00:26:55.070
  • Anybody know what I'm talking about?
  • 00:26:55.080 --> 00:26:56.170
  • So, I mean, it's just constant.
  • 00:26:56.180 --> 00:26:58.100
  • It's pop-corning.
  • 00:26:58.110 --> 00:26:59.240
  • And this is what happens because nothing is going down deep.
  • 00:26:59.250 --> 00:27:02.210
  • We're just letting the thought comes and then it just pops.
  • 00:27:02.220 --> 00:27:06.060
  • Everything's hitting hot oil, and it just pops.
  • 00:27:06.070 --> 00:27:09.000
  • It just pops. These are our thoughts.
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  • And let me tell you something, there is nothing weighty
  • 00:27:11.260 --> 00:27:15.060
  • about pop-corning.
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