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Knock Knock Part 2

Watch Knock Knock Part 2
December 15, 2019
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Steven Furtick

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Knock Knock Part 2

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  • - Now the power of God did not
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  • prevent the attack but it
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  • protected Peter within it and it
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  • enabled him to go through it.
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  • God is going to get
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  • me through this.
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  • I don't know how,
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  • I don't know when,
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  • but God is going
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  • to get me through this.
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  • The gate is open.
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  • The way is made.
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  • Faith has already provided for
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  • me the grace that I need.
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  • That's how I know God was with
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  • me because it came for me,
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  • but it couldn't kill me.
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  • It came for me,
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  • but it couldn't take me out.
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  • It came for me,
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  • but it couldn't have me and now
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  • - The title of this message is:
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  • "Knock, knock."
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  • Living in relationship with God,
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  • you learn to discern when it's
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  • him knocking and if you don't,
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  • you'll open the door to people
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  • who don't have the best
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  • intentions in mind, and you'll
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  • open the door to the enemy who
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  • may bring you what you want in
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  • your feelings but it's
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  • destructive to your faith.
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  • And if God lives in
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  • your heart over time,
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  • you'll learn to
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  • discern his knock.
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  • And you also learn that
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  • a lot of times,
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  • what you will initially think,
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  • is the devil knocking on your
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  • door to attack you is actually
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  • God knocking on your
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  • door to develop you.
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  • We all want opportunities
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  • to come our way.
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  • And opportunities are weird
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  • because they don't show up
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  • looking like opportunities
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  • when they knock,
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  • they just look like obedience.
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  • You've got to answer
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  • the door and knock,
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  • even if you're
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  • not sure it's God.
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  • You've got to be kind to people,
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  • even if you don't know if
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  • they're going to do anything for
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  • you in return.
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  • It's obedience
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  • that creates freedom.
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  • Freedom from what?
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  • Freedom from needing to know the
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  • outcome before you
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  • take the step.
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  • So if he doesn't get up the
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  • chains stay on.
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  • And if you don't do what God has
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  • told you to do right now,
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  • God can't do what
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  • he's going to do,
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  • that you don't
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  • know he's going to do.
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  • God already intended to take
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  • But if he waits 'til the chains
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  • fall off to get up,
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  • he's never going to get up
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  • because the chains
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  • When -- when I get my financial
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  • situation in order,
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  • I'll tell you,
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  • I'm gonna put God first
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  • because I've heard about that
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  • and praising the Lord and
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  • putting him first with the first
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  • fruits of my womb,
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  • and all these --
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  • and all the things
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  • that the Bible says,
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  • I'm going to do it
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  • No, you're not.
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  • Not if you won't do it with the
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  • little, because he who is
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  • faithful in a little...
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  • so is that first step,
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  • it's getting up, get up,
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  • and the chains will fall off,
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  • get up.
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  • And you say, God take the chains
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  • off and I'll get up.
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  • No, get up, and the chains
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  • will fall off.
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  • And I love this part,
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  • because there is no indication
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  • in this text that Peter had
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  • faith to be free from prison.
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  • All he's doing is going
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  • through the motions.
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  • And sometimes that's all
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  • Sometimes all you can do is come
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  • to church and fake I mean,
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  • Now, most of us wouldn't have
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  • gotten a miracle if we were in
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  • Acts chapter 12.
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  • If we were in here to grip of
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  • the first prison, we b --
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  • we'd stay right there.
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  • Because we wouldn't.
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  • We wouldn't follow instructions
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  • until we knew details.
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  • It'd be like, "Get up."
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  • "Why?"
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  • "Who are you?"
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  • "Let me see
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  • some identification."
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  • No, no, no.
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  • Is this God?
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  • Is this -- ?
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  • No, you just gotta get up.
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  • And when you're in a place of
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  • rest, you're able to respond
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  • without over thinking it.
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  • Just -- just get up.
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  • Some of y'all think too hard
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  • when we're worshiping in here.
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  • You know,
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  • You're think it too hard.
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  • I'm gonna see your victory.
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  • I can't sing that, I don't know
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  • if I really am.
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  • You need to start singing it,
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  • so you can start seeing it,
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  • because faith is the substance
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  • of things hoped for,
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  • and the evidence of
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  • So help me show 'em God,
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  • the old Peter,
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  • remember the old Peter
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  • who argued all the time,
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  • the old Peter
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  • would have been like,
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  • "Get up for what?
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  • Go out for what?
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  • I don't understand,
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  • I was getting some sleep.
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  • Why are you
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  • interrupting my sleep?
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  • I'm trying to get a
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  • good night's sleep.
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  • I got a big day tomorrow.
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  • It's a really important day.
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  • I need to be sharp so I
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  • can defend myself."
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  • But he just did it
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  • in this place.
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  • In fact, that's exactly what
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  • the Bible said.
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  • It said, "'Quick get up.' and
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  • the chains fell off," Acts 12:8,
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  • "and then the angel said to him,
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  • 'Put on your clothes and
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  • sandals,'" he has still not told
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  • him his destination, but faith
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  • is getting dressed even when you
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  • And Peter did so.
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  • He got dressed
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  • with no destination.
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  • Is this God?
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  • I hope so.
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  • No details.
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  • Just obedience.
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  • Knock, knock.
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  • Hey Peter, get up, get dressed.
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  • You know how God knocks,
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  • just little things,
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  • and you know it's him,
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  • you know it's him.
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  • Just little things.
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  • The littlest thing can happen.
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  • Get up, get dressed,
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  • put on your cloak and sandals.
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  • To me it was - it was --
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  • this whole -- this whole --
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  • this whole thing seems
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  • like very small.
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  • Like I don't mind getting out of
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  • here in my underwear if we're
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  • getting out of prison.
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  • Why am I getting dressed for it?
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  • But, but, that's -- that's us
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  • trying to make sense of things.
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  • This is a different
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  • kind of freedom.
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  • This is not a freedom that can
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  • be achieved in your mind.
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  • "The angel said to him, 'Put on
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  • your clothes and sandals,'
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  • and Peter did so."
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  • Just that simple.
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  • "'Wrap your cloak around you and
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  • follow me,' the angel told him,"
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  • and notice what Peter
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  • didn't ask.
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  • Where are we going?
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  • Just followed.
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  • Just following Grace,
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  • I'm just following mercy.
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  • I'm just -- I'm just following,
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  • cooperating with God.
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  • I'm getting my heart in harmony
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  • with what he's doing
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  • in this season.
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  • I'm coming into agreement and
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  • acceptance of the situation that
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  • You know the thing on your GPS
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  • where, you know, if you
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  • put it on, at least on mine,
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  • I use Google Maps, looking for a
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  • sponsorship, where it just tells
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  • you the next turn?
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  • But then if you click on it and
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  • you can 'See Details,' and
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  • that'll tell you every turn.
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  • And for somebody like me, that
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  • has no sense of direction,
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  • I never put on the details,
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  • because it'll get me lost.
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  • I can't think seven turns ahead.
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  • I just need to know
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  • We all like sheep.
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  • have gone astray.
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  • And so all Peter has to do
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  • is the next thing.
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  • That's all you have to do,
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  • Anything else is too much
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  • right now.
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  • You don't have to be Peter
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  • You don't have to be some
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  • important apostle to be
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  • in prison.
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  • Addiction is a prison.
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  • Depression is a prison.
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  • You don't have to be Peter to be
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  • in prison.
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  • Mind sets are a prison,
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  • rumination is a prison,
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  • trauma can be a prison.
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  • Prison is -- isolation can
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  • be a prison.
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  • Never really engaging in real
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  • relationships can be a prison.
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  • Hiding and concealing,
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  • it can be a prison.
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  • But if you've been in prison
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  • lately, all you need to do is,
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  • the next thing.
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  • You can't predict the path of
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  • your freedom, you can only
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  • respond to the light that you
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  • have, that's shown in yourself.
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  • And so when Peter got up,
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  • this is a very profound moment
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  • in Peter's life and he
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  • doesn't know it yet,
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  • for all he knows
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  • he's just dreaming.
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  • He doesn't even know yet --
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  • read -- read it in the
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  • passage with me.
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  • "Peter followed him out of the
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  • prison, but he had no idea that
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  • what the angel was doing was
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  • really happening, he thought he
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  • was seeing a vision."
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  • You know, most of the time you
  • 00:08:25.230 --> 00:08:26.280
  • don't even know that it was God
  • 00:08:26.280 --> 00:08:28.010
  • While you're in it, it feels so
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  • confusing and so uncertain and
  • 00:08:33.200 --> 00:08:36.120
  • you're like, "I don't even know!
  • 00:08:36.120 --> 00:08:37.260
  • I don't know what this
  • 00:08:37.260 --> 00:08:38.230
  • is right now."
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  • It is only after you have been
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  • through it that Romans 8:28
  • 00:08:41.280 --> 00:08:43.140
  • makes sense and then you can
  • 00:08:43.140 --> 00:08:46.060
  • say, "All things work together
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  • for the good."
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  • But it's hard to say that in the
  • 00:08:50.260 --> 00:08:52.120
  • process of it, and Peter --
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  • Peter's, just going through the
  • 00:08:53.200 --> 00:08:55.160
  • motions, he's just worshiping,
  • 00:08:55.160 --> 00:08:57.040
  • he's just moving, he's just
  • 00:08:57.040 --> 00:08:58.160
  • obeying, he's just doing the
  • 00:08:58.160 --> 00:08:59.190
  • next practical thing.
  • 00:08:59.190 --> 00:09:01.280
  • has this moment, when "He
  • 00:09:03.250 --> 00:09:06.030
  • passes," Acts 12:10, "the first
  • 00:09:06.030 --> 00:09:08.150
  • and second guards and came to
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  • the iron gate leading
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  • to the city and,"
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  • watch what happened to the gate,
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  • "It opened for them by itself."
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  • You know, God will do for you
  • 00:09:18.070 --> 00:09:19.070
  • Now, y'all aren't gonna clap for
  • 00:09:24.080 --> 00:09:26.130
  • this one, but he won't do for
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  • Peter, but watch what Peter did.
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  • When they had walked through it.
  • 00:09:37.140 --> 00:09:40.100
  • "They walked through it."
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  • Peter's too big to be carried
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  • through the gate now.
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  • You got to go through it.
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  • Do me a real, true, favor.
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  • Look at your neighbor with
  • 00:09:57.180 --> 00:09:58.270
  • eye contact say,
  • 00:09:58.270 --> 00:09:59.240
  • "You got to go through it."
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  • You know how many people, that
  • 00:10:04.160 --> 00:10:06.090
  • are listening to me preach right
  • 00:10:06.090 --> 00:10:07.040
  • now, are standing and knocking
  • 00:10:07.230 --> 00:10:10.230
  • The gate was open.
  • 00:10:17.060 --> 00:10:19.060
  • You can stand there and knock
  • 00:10:19.060 --> 00:10:20.010
  • all you want, but you got to go
  • 00:10:20.010 --> 00:10:21.250
  • through it and every second we
  • 00:10:21.250 --> 00:10:24.230
  • spend not going through it,
  • 00:10:24.230 --> 00:10:27.060
  • every second that we spend
  • 00:10:27.060 --> 00:10:28.090
  • wishing that it wasn't there,
  • 00:10:28.090 --> 00:10:30.210
  • every second we spend waiting
  • 00:10:30.210 --> 00:10:31.220
  • for something miraculous to
  • 00:10:31.220 --> 00:10:33.040
  • happen, it already happened.
  • 00:10:33.040 --> 00:10:35.210
  • It already happened.
  • 00:10:35.210 --> 00:10:37.170
  • The worst thing that could
  • 00:10:37.170 --> 00:10:38.130
  • happen, already happened
  • 00:10:38.130 --> 00:10:40.050
  • on the cross.
  • 00:10:40.050 --> 00:10:42.020
  • It was already transformed into
  • 00:10:42.020 --> 00:10:43.220
  • resurrection power
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  • in your spirit.
  • 00:10:45.010 --> 00:10:46.170
  • So -- so it already happened.
  • 00:10:46.170 --> 00:10:48.070
  • It's already open, but you've
  • 00:10:48.070 --> 00:10:50.080
  • got to go through it and when
  • 00:10:50.080 --> 00:10:52.240
  • you go through it, that is the
  • 00:10:52.240 --> 00:10:54.100
  • proof that you trust God,
  • 00:10:54.100 --> 00:10:56.150
  • even while you're in it.
  • 00:10:57.060 --> 00:11:00.080
  • That you stay in the fight,
  • 00:11:00.080 --> 00:11:02.020
  • that you stay in the furnace,
  • 00:11:02.020 --> 00:11:03.280
  • and you still survive,
  • 00:11:03.280 --> 00:11:05.160
  • and he walked through the gate.
  • 00:11:05.160 --> 00:11:07.100
  • Now the power of God did not
  • 00:11:07.100 --> 00:11:09.030
  • prevent the attack, but it
  • 00:11:09.030 --> 00:11:10.110
  • protected Peter within it, and
  • 00:11:10.110 --> 00:11:12.050
  • it enabled him to go through it.
  • 00:11:12.050 --> 00:11:14.050
  • God is going to get
  • 00:11:14.050 --> 00:11:15.200
  • me through this.
  • 00:11:15.200 --> 00:11:16.250
  • I don't know how,
  • 00:11:16.250 --> 00:11:18.060
  • I don't know when,
  • 00:11:18.060 --> 00:11:19.150
  • but God is going to
  • 00:11:19.150 --> 00:11:20.250
  • get me through this.
  • 00:11:20.250 --> 00:11:22.130
  • The gate is open.
  • 00:11:22.130 --> 00:11:23.230
  • The way is made.
  • 00:11:23.230 --> 00:11:24.280
  • Faith has already provided for
  • 00:11:24.280 --> 00:11:26.160
  • "And when they had walked the
  • 00:11:33.250 --> 00:11:35.020
  • length," Acts 12:10b, "of one
  • 00:11:35.020 --> 00:11:37.180
  • street, suddenly the
  • 00:11:37.180 --> 00:11:38.220
  • And now he's got to figure
  • 00:11:40.180 --> 00:11:41.200
  • out where to go
  • 00:11:41.200 --> 00:11:43.190
  • and suddenly he wakes up.
  • 00:11:43.190 --> 00:11:45.150
  • And he comes to this moment,
  • 00:11:45.150 --> 00:11:47.090
  • that I believe we come to
  • 00:11:47.090 --> 00:11:48.140
  • sometimes when, when God knocks
  • 00:11:48.140 --> 00:11:51.110
  • on our situation, or when the
  • 00:11:51.110 --> 00:11:53.280
  • when the enemy knocks to come
  • 00:11:53.280 --> 00:11:55.000
  • get us, but God won't let him.
  • 00:11:55.000 --> 00:11:57.130
  • He comes to this realization,
  • 00:11:57.130 --> 00:11:58.210
  • he's like, "I gotta go."
  • 00:12:00.080 --> 00:12:03.080
  • And I wonder what door he's
  • 00:12:04.080 --> 00:12:07.080
  • gonna knock on.
  • 00:12:07.080 --> 00:12:09.200
  • See, it's really important that
  • 00:12:09.200 --> 00:12:12.150
  • you know where to knock when
  • 00:12:12.150 --> 00:12:13.200
  • That's how some of us got our
  • 00:12:17.050 --> 00:12:18.270
  • hearts broken and our minds
  • 00:12:18.270 --> 00:12:20.060
  • messed up, because we knocked on
  • 00:12:20.060 --> 00:12:21.280
  • And you know what?
  • 00:12:25.240 --> 00:12:26.270
  • What's really weird about it?
  • 00:12:26.270 --> 00:12:28.010
  • Sometimes, we run back to the
  • 00:12:28.010 --> 00:12:29.090
  • same door that disappointed
  • 00:12:29.090 --> 00:12:31.240
  • us last time.
  • 00:12:31.240 --> 00:12:34.230
  • Knocking on it, as if
  • 00:12:34.230 --> 00:12:36.230
  • there's anything inside.
  • 00:12:36.230 --> 00:12:39.130
  • That, that's crazy.
  • 00:12:39.130 --> 00:12:40.180
  • And Christians will do this,
  • 00:12:40.180 --> 00:12:42.140
  • they'll pray the devil away and
  • 00:12:42.140 --> 00:12:44.180
  • the door, leave it wide open for
  • 00:12:46.160 --> 00:12:48.020
  • him to come in and put out a
  • 00:12:48.020 --> 00:12:50.090
  • fruit basket and welcome him
  • 00:12:50.090 --> 00:12:51.250
  • as a guest
  • 00:12:51.250 --> 00:12:52.270
  • with a monogrammed towel,
  • 00:12:52.270 --> 00:12:54.060
  • just leaving yourself wide open
  • 00:12:54.060 --> 00:12:55.120
  • to everything.
  • 00:12:55.120 --> 00:12:56.180
  • But when you run around knocking
  • 00:12:56.180 --> 00:12:58.030
  • on the wrong doors,
  • 00:12:58.030 --> 00:12:59.110
  • and the wrong people,
  • 00:12:59.110 --> 00:13:00.160
  • and the wrong patterns,
  • 00:13:00.160 --> 00:13:01.180
  • and you keep going back
  • 00:13:01.180 --> 00:13:02.190
  • to that place.
  • 00:13:02.190 --> 00:13:04.050
  • It's very important that you
  • 00:13:04.050 --> 00:13:05.110
  • know where to knock.
  • 00:13:05.110 --> 00:13:06.180
  • And thank God that Peter knew
  • 00:13:06.180 --> 00:13:08.240
  • where to knock.
  • 00:13:08.240 --> 00:13:10.100
  • See, he knew about John Marks,
  • 00:13:10.100 --> 00:13:13.080
  • mother's house.
  • 00:13:13.080 --> 00:13:15.000
  • Apparently, this was the same
  • 00:13:15.000 --> 00:13:17.060
  • place that they had been
  • 00:13:17.060 --> 00:13:19.060
  • praying for James.
  • 00:13:19.060 --> 00:13:21.260
  • And he knew that if he would
  • 00:13:21.260 --> 00:13:23.050
  • knock on that door, there would
  • 00:13:23.050 --> 00:13:26.000
  • be some praying people.
  • 00:13:26.000 --> 00:13:28.010
  • I want to say something to
  • 00:13:28.010 --> 00:13:28.260
  • everybody who came to
  • 00:13:28.260 --> 00:13:29.200
  • church today, okay?
  • 00:13:29.200 --> 00:13:30.100
  • I don't know what your life is
  • 00:13:30.100 --> 00:13:31.110
  • like right now and I don't know
  • 00:13:31.110 --> 00:13:32.100
  • what you need God to do, but you
  • 00:13:32.100 --> 00:13:33.130
  • knocked on the right door today,
  • 00:13:33.130 --> 00:13:36.080
  • because everything you need is
  • 00:13:36.080 --> 00:13:37.100
  • in the presence of God.
  • 00:13:37.100 --> 00:13:39.250
  • Come on, look at somebody and
  • 00:13:39.250 --> 00:13:40.290
  • say, "You knocked on the right
  • 00:13:40.290 --> 00:13:41.240
  • door today."
  • 00:13:41.240 --> 00:13:43.120
  • God has got what you need.
  • 00:13:43.120 --> 00:13:45.180
  • The fridge is full.
  • 00:13:45.180 --> 00:13:47.050
  • The bed is made.
  • 00:13:47.050 --> 00:13:48.140
  • There's a prayer
  • 00:13:48.140 --> 00:13:49.110
  • meeting going on.
  • 00:13:49.110 --> 00:13:50.190
  • There's a fire in the kitchen.
  • 00:13:53.220 --> 00:13:56.220
  • So, watch this.
  • 00:13:56.220 --> 00:13:58.120
  • I gotta show you something.
  • 00:13:58.120 --> 00:13:59.280
  • "Peter said, 'Now I know without
  • 00:14:02.010 --> 00:14:03.240
  • a doubt it was the Lord coming
  • 00:14:03.240 --> 00:14:05.290
  • into my prison cell.
  • 00:14:05.290 --> 00:14:07.190
  • It wasn't Herod's intention that
  • 00:14:07.190 --> 00:14:09.110
  • brought me here,
  • 00:14:09.110 --> 00:14:10.100
  • it was God's purpose.
  • 00:14:10.100 --> 00:14:12.030
  • The Lord sent his angel and
  • 00:14:12.030 --> 00:14:13.230
  • rescued me from Herod's clutches
  • 00:14:13.230 --> 00:14:16.060
  • and from everything that Jewish
  • 00:14:16.060 --> 00:14:17.200
  • people were anticipating.'"
  • 00:14:17.200 --> 00:14:19.080
  • You know what he was saying?
  • 00:14:19.080 --> 00:14:20.140
  • Herod came knocking.
  • 00:14:20.140 --> 00:14:21.290
  • It came to kill me,
  • 00:14:23.140 --> 00:14:24.200
  • but it couldn't have me.
  • 00:14:24.200 --> 00:14:26.010
  • That's how I know God was with
  • 00:14:26.010 --> 00:14:27.230
  • me, because it came for me,
  • 00:14:27.230 --> 00:14:29.170
  • but it couldn't kill me.
  • 00:14:29.170 --> 00:14:30.270
  • It came for me,
  • 00:14:30.270 --> 00:14:32.000
  • but it couldn't take me out.
  • 00:14:32.000 --> 00:14:33.150
  • It came for me,
  • 00:14:33.150 --> 00:14:34.230
  • but it couldn't have me and now
  • 00:14:34.230 --> 00:14:36.080
  • I know that God was with me.
  • 00:14:38.090 --> 00:14:41.090
  • him," Acts 12:12, "he went to
  • 00:14:42.070 --> 00:14:43.110
  • the house of Mary, the mother of
  • 00:14:43.110 --> 00:14:45.210
  • John, also called Mark, where
  • 00:14:45.210 --> 00:14:47.220
  • many people had gathered
  • 00:14:47.220 --> 00:14:48.270
  • and were praying."
  • 00:14:48.270 --> 00:14:50.230
  • still praying, still asking,
  • 00:14:52.280 --> 00:14:55.280
  • Because like really, I don't
  • 00:15:01.050 --> 00:15:03.130
  • know if I would have.
  • 00:15:03.160 --> 00:15:06.160
  • If I prayed for James and they
  • 00:15:06.160 --> 00:15:07.270
  • cut his head off, I don't know
  • 00:15:07.270 --> 00:15:10.120
  • if I would have faith to
  • 00:15:10.120 --> 00:15:11.150
  • I think a lot of us pray for
  • 00:15:16.170 --> 00:15:19.170
  • things, or hope for things,
  • 00:15:20.170 --> 00:15:23.170
  • or secretly wish for things,
  • 00:15:23.170 --> 00:15:24.200
  • that we really don't
  • 00:15:24.200 --> 00:15:25.150
  • We sing things that we no longer
  • 00:15:29.250 --> 00:15:32.040
  • believe really happened.
  • 00:15:32.040 --> 00:15:34.230
  • We sing of freedom,
  • 00:15:34.230 --> 00:15:37.030
  • but we've learned a long time
  • 00:15:37.030 --> 00:15:38.010
  • ago to stop dreaming about it.
  • 00:15:38.140 --> 00:15:41.140
  • And, and Peter is out of prison.
  • 00:15:42.010 --> 00:15:45.010
  • But they don't know it yet.
  • 00:15:45.010 --> 00:15:46.260
  • But they're still praying.
  • 00:15:46.260 --> 00:15:49.000
  • Oh that takes faith, man.
  • 00:15:49.000 --> 00:15:51.260
  • It takes faith to pray for Peter
  • 00:15:51.260 --> 00:15:53.260
  • when you just lost --
  • 00:15:53.260 --> 00:15:55.040
  • lost James.
  • 00:15:55.040 --> 00:15:57.090
  • It takes faith to believe in
  • 00:15:57.090 --> 00:15:59.020
  • this situation, because you
  • 00:15:59.020 --> 00:16:00.200
  • know, when you've seen him move
  • 00:16:00.200 --> 00:16:03.000
  • the mountain and you believe he
  • 00:16:03.000 --> 00:16:04.050
  • can do it again,
  • 00:16:04.050 --> 00:16:05.160
  • that's one thing.
  • 00:16:05.160 --> 00:16:06.130
  • But when that mountain's still
  • 00:16:06.130 --> 00:16:07.080
  • there, and you got to
  • 00:16:07.080 --> 00:16:08.220
  • pray about that one,
  • 00:16:08.220 --> 00:16:09.240
  • this is a difficult moment.
  • 00:16:09.240 --> 00:16:12.050
  • And yet it didn't stop their
  • 00:16:12.050 --> 00:16:13.030
  • prayer, it didn't stop their
  • 00:16:13.030 --> 00:16:14.120
  • So, so, so Peter shows up,
  • 00:16:16.140 --> 00:16:18.060
  • and they're still praying.
  • 00:16:18.070 --> 00:16:21.070
  • "And when he got there," Acts
  • 00:16:21.070 --> 00:16:23.220
  • my knuckle is so sore, I might
  • 00:16:29.190 --> 00:16:31.220
  • have to ice it before the 11:30,
  • 00:16:33.080 --> 00:16:36.080
  • "Peter," well come on
  • 00:16:36.080 --> 00:16:38.160
  • this is Peter,
  • 00:16:38.160 --> 00:16:39.170
  • you all know Peter's loud.
  • 00:16:40.210 --> 00:16:43.210
  • Abby, Peter's banging on the
  • 00:16:47.010 --> 00:16:48.260
  • door 'cause they're still
  • 00:16:48.260 --> 00:16:49.200
  • out of prison.
  • 00:16:51.040 --> 00:16:54.040
  • You knock different
  • 00:16:54.040 --> 00:16:55.060
  • when you're desperate.
  • 00:16:55.060 --> 00:16:58.010
  • You pray different when you know
  • 00:16:58.010 --> 00:16:59.060
  • you need God.
  • 00:17:03.060 --> 00:17:06.060
  • "Peter knocked at the outer
  • 00:17:06.060 --> 00:17:07.130
  • entrance and a servant girl
  • 00:17:07.130 --> 00:17:08.100
  • named Rhoda came to
  • 00:17:08.100 --> 00:17:09.200
  • answer the door."
  • 00:17:09.200 --> 00:17:10.230
  • While they were praying for
  • 00:17:10.230 --> 00:17:11.190
  • Their prayer request is standing
  • 00:17:15.220 --> 00:17:18.130
  • in the form of an answer on the
  • 00:17:18.130 --> 00:17:20.170
  • "And when," look at Acts 12:14,
  • 00:17:23.090 --> 00:17:24.110
  • :when she recognized
  • 00:17:24.110 --> 00:17:25.040
  • Peter's voice,"
  • 00:17:25.040 --> 00:17:26.010
  • I think she
  • 00:17:26.010 --> 00:17:26.200
  • recognized his knock.
  • 00:17:26.200 --> 00:17:28.160
  • Nobody knocking
  • 00:17:28.160 --> 00:17:29.110
  • Nobody knocks like Peter.
  • 00:17:31.010 --> 00:17:32.070
  • Nobody is persistent like Peter.
  • 00:17:32.070 --> 00:17:33.280
  • Nobody makes it through denying
  • 00:17:33.280 --> 00:17:35.130
  • them three times and comes back
  • 00:17:35.130 --> 00:17:36.260
  • to preach on Pentecost,
  • 00:17:36.260 --> 00:17:38.190
  • my failures
  • 00:17:38.190 --> 00:17:39.040
  • taught me persistence.
  • 00:17:39.040 --> 00:17:40.220
  • Nobody knocks like Peter.
  • 00:17:40.220 --> 00:17:41.290
  • Nobody knocks like the one who
  • 00:17:41.290 --> 00:17:43.290
  • knows that even through my
  • 00:17:43.290 --> 00:17:45.250
  • mistakes, God is working
  • 00:17:45.250 --> 00:17:47.050
  • miracles in this moment.
  • 00:17:47.050 --> 00:17:49.160
  • "And when she recognized his
  • 00:17:52.290 --> 00:17:54.090
  • voice, she was so overjoyed that
  • 00:17:56.080 --> 00:17:59.080
  • she ran back without opening it
  • 00:18:01.120 --> 00:18:04.120
  • and told the people,
  • 00:18:04.120 --> 00:18:05.120
  • "Peter is at the door."
  • 00:18:05.120 --> 00:18:08.060
  • Hey guys it's Peter.
  • 00:18:10.030 --> 00:18:12.080
  • Hey guys, it's Peter, wrote as a
  • 00:18:12.080 --> 00:18:13.260
  • 14-year old, white girl
  • 00:18:13.260 --> 00:18:14.190
  • in my mind.
  • 00:18:14.190 --> 00:18:15.250
  • Hey guys it's Peter.
  • 00:18:15.270 --> 00:18:18.270
  • "You're out of your mind."
  • 00:18:19.260 --> 00:18:21.270
  • Well, that's a compliment,
  • 00:18:21.270 --> 00:18:23.270
  • because my mind has been my
  • 00:18:23.270 --> 00:18:25.040
  • That's what I've been trying to
  • 00:18:29.090 --> 00:18:31.040
  • get, is out of my mind.
  • 00:18:31.040 --> 00:18:33.060
  • That's what's making me
  • 00:18:33.060 --> 00:18:34.100
  • miserable, being in my mind and
  • 00:18:34.100 --> 00:18:36.010
  • my thoughts, "For His thoughts
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  • are higher than my thoughts and
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  • His ways are higher
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  • than my ways."
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  • I'm outta my mind.
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  • "Rhoda said, 'No, no.' She kept
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  • insisting that it was so, and
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  • they had, "'It must be his
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  • to believe that Peter died and
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  • his angel came to the door,
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  • Sometimes it is easier for
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  • you to believe that
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  • you are worthless,
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  • it is easier for you
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  • to believe that it's over,
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  • than it is for you to
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  • believe that dry bones can live
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  • to somebody today,
  • 00:19:49.090 --> 00:19:51.140
  • "Don't stop knocking,
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  • Don't stop knocking, just
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  • because Rhoda ran back and the
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  • people didn't believe.
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  • God can use even the imperfect
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  • faith of a hurting church,
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  • to break Peter out of prison.
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  • And if you keep knocking,
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  • keep asking,
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  • yeah, I know you don't have the
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  • answers yet, but now you're
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  • learning the questions.
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  • If you keep seeking, and if you
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  • keep knocking, I declare in
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  • the name of Jesus,
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  • Peter is at the door.
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  • And the only way for you to find
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  • out is to open it.
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  • But when, when James died,
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  • In this season of your life,
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  • I believe Revelation 3:20,
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  • "That Jesus stands at
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  • the door and knocks."
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  • I would like to think that
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  • today, somewhere in this
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  • building, online, at one of our
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  • locations that meet, all across
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  • this nation, I have to believe
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  • that God is knocking on the door
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  • of someone's faith, to believe
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  • again in an area of your life
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  • where it has been easier for you
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  • to just lock the door.
  • 00:21:28.290 --> 00:21:30.290
  • And you've just been
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  • going through motions,
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  • just kind of holding to the
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  • facade of your faith,
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  • but I sense that the
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  • Spirit of the Lord,
  • 00:21:38.000 --> 00:21:39.290
  • knock, knock.
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  • Who's there?
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  • Rhoda said, "Boo who?"
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  • Peter said, "Don't cry.
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  • Open the door in this moment.
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  • Yeah, it's hard to trust people
  • 00:22:00.110 --> 00:22:02.050
  • again when people have
  • 00:22:02.050 --> 00:22:03.060
  • let you down.
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  • But what are you going to do?
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  • Stay in there and die and just
  • 00:22:05.020 --> 00:22:05.290
  • pretend like you're -- like
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  • you're living and really on the
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  • inside - No, "I stand at the
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  • door and knock and if you will
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  • open the door to me," Jesus
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  • said, "I will sit down and I
  • 00:22:13.220 --> 00:22:15.090
  • will eat with you and I have
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  • prepared a table for you in the
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  • presence of your enemies,
  • 00:22:18.220 --> 00:22:20.210
  • and I am your shepherd,
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  • and I am your angel,
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  • and I am your light,
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  • and I am your defender,
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  • and I am your hope,
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  • and I am your promise,
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  • and upon this rock,
  • 00:22:29.290 --> 00:22:31.180
  • I will build my church and the
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  • gates of hell will not prevail
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  • against it, for I am Alpha and
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  • Omega, the beginning in the end,
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  • the first and the last.
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  • I died and I lived."
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  • Peter is at the door.
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  • 'Cause guess what church?
  • 00:22:51.280 --> 00:22:54.060
  • At the end of Acts chapter 12
  • 00:22:54.190 --> 00:22:57.190
  • Peter wasn't dead, Herod was.
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  • 'Cause let me tell you why.
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  • The only reason that God allowed
  • 00:23:07.210 --> 00:23:09.200
  • the trial was to free you from
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  • what was holding you captive.
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  • When God knocks,
  • 00:23:24.210 --> 00:23:27.040
  • he keeps knocking.
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  • He doesn't give up on people.
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  • God doesn't knock one time,
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  • two times, you failed.
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  • That's all right.
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  • He's still knocking.
  • 00:23:37.190 --> 00:23:38.230
  • If your heart is still beating,
  • 00:23:39.000 --> 00:23:42.000
  • God is still knocking.
  • 00:23:42.000 --> 00:23:43.260
  • He is not going to let you go
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  • until he accomplishes his
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  • - Thank you so much
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  • for joining us today.
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  • Each week, we have such
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  • a short time together,
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  • and I'd love to take
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  • this conversation beyond
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  • a single TV broadcast.
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  • But, there's another thing
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  • I wanna tell you about;
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  • did you know that we go live
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  • from our church,
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  • We call it our "e-Fam",
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  • because it's like,
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  • our extended family.
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  • And it's our way to connect
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  • who love this ministry
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  • and want more of it.
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  • And, since it's Sunday,
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  • to join us live, today.
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  • So, go online right now,
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  • - God says,
  • 00:24:58.110 --> 00:24:59.020
  • "I made you in My image
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  • because I see Myself in you."
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  • That's what a mirror does
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  • and that's why
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  • God wants to tell you,
  • 00:25:04.050 --> 00:25:05.120
  • "It's not about what you're not;
  • 00:25:05.120 --> 00:25:07.030
  • it's about what I am.
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  • I'm your Maker,
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  • and I'm your mirror.
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  • And I want you to look to Me
  • 00:25:11.020 --> 00:25:12.280
  • for what's unique about you."
  • 00:25:12.280 --> 00:25:14.100
  • And sometimes the pressure
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  • that we feel to be special
  • 00:25:15.250 --> 00:25:18.010
  • comes from culture,
  • 00:25:18.010 --> 00:25:19.110
  • who tells you that
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  • you've got to be
  • 00:25:20.170 --> 00:25:21.050
  • so special, so different,
  • 00:25:21.050 --> 00:25:23.010
  • so unique, so set apart,
  • 00:25:23.010 --> 00:25:24.150
  • but you already are.
  • 00:25:24.280 --> 00:25:27.280
  • You already are.
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  • When you live out of that place,
  • 00:25:29.290 --> 00:25:31.180
  • it affects you to be able
  • 00:25:31.180 --> 00:25:34.000
  • to do it for purpose,
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  • and not for proof.
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  • It's true, I made
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  • some mistakes in my life,
  • 00:25:38.050 --> 00:25:40.000
  • but it's also true
  • 00:25:40.000 --> 00:25:40.290
  • that my greatest mistake
  • 00:25:40.290 --> 00:25:42.200
  • has the potential to become
  • 00:25:42.200 --> 00:25:43.260
  • my greatest miracle.
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  • And you don't have
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  • to own the story
  • 00:25:46.070 --> 00:25:47.030
  • that you were handed
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  • if it does not match
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  • the reality of
  • 00:25:49.020 --> 00:25:49.220
  • what God has spoken,
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  • not another day.
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  • I've got a new truth;
  • 00:25:52.220 --> 00:25:54.030
  • maybe God doesn't see you
  • 00:25:54.030 --> 00:25:55.280
  • through the lens
  • 00:25:55.280 --> 00:25:56.210
  • of your mistake.
  • 00:25:56.210 --> 00:25:58.180
  • Maybe, He sees you through
  • 00:25:58.180 --> 00:26:00.080
  • the lens of His grace.
  • 00:26:00.080 --> 00:26:02.190
  • Maybe, when He looks at you,
  • 00:26:02.190 --> 00:26:04.130
  • He sees the finished work
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  • of Jesus Christ.
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  • Have you ever thought
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  • about the fact that
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  • if they didn't make you,
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  • they can't define you?
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  • - ANNOUNCER: If we're made
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  • in the image of God,
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  • we should walk
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  • in who He says we are.
  • 00:26:19.090 --> 00:26:21.060
  • It's about trading in
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  • an artificial façade,
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  • for a God-given truth.
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  • Call or go online now
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  • Oh we sing Hallelujah
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  • Hallelujah Hallelujah
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  • We sing Hallelujah
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  • Hallelujah Hallelujah
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  • We sing Hallelujah
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  • Hallelujah Hallelujah
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  • We sing Hallelujah
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  • Hallelujah Hallelujah
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  • Jesus Christ our King
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  • enthroned
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  • All the praise is Yours
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