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Overcoming Confusion with Wisdom

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August 12, 2019
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Turning Point with Dr. David Jeremiah

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Overcoming Confusion with Wisdom

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    • Dr. David Jeremiah: Are you feeling powerless,
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    • Dr. David Jeremiah: Are you feeling powerless,
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    • powerless to control your destiny?
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    • powerless to control your destiny?
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    • The fate of our nation, your career, financial security,
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    • and even your daily life?
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    • and even your daily life?
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    • We are in a spiritual battle for our hearts and minds,
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    • We are in a spiritual battle for our hearts and minds,
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    • sometimes with little strength to be victorious.
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    • sometimes with little strength to be victorious.
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    • What if I told you there is one who can empower you
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    • What if I told you there is one who can empower you
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    • to prevail over the emotional, physical,
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    • to prevail over the emotional, physical,
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    • and spiritual chaos in your life,
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    • one who can give you the power to be more than a conqueror,
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    • one who can give you the power to be more than a conqueror,
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    • more than a winner, more than a victor,
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    • but an overcomer?
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    • but an overcomer?
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    • As an overcomer, you are no longer defined
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    • As an overcomer, you are no longer defined
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    • by your trials but by your victories.
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    • by your trials but by your victories.
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    • As an overcomer, you put on God-given armor
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    • As an overcomer, you put on God-given armor
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    • that both protects you from the enemy
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    • that both protects you from the enemy
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    • and empowers you to conquer your greatest obstacles.
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    • and empowers you to conquer your greatest obstacles.
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    • Dr. Jeremiah: We're called to be overcomers,
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    • Dr. Jeremiah: We're called to be overcomers,
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    • men and women.
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    • men and women.
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    • We're called to walk in victory, and strength,
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    • We're called to walk in victory, and strength,
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    • and peace, and love.
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    • and peace, and love.
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    • Sometimes I hear people say
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    • Sometimes I hear people say
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    • when I ask them how they're doing,
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    • when I ask them how they're doing,
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    • "I'm doing okay down under the circumstances."
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    • "I'm doing okay down under the circumstances."
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    • But we don't belong under the circumstances,
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    • But we don't belong under the circumstances,
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    • we belong above the circumstances.
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    • we belong above the circumstances.
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    • We're not undercomers, we're overcomers, amen?
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    • We're not undercomers, we're overcomers, amen?
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    • Dr. Jeremiah: Live a life of unstoppable strength,
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    • Dr. Jeremiah: Live a life of unstoppable strength,
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    • unmovable faith, and unbelievable power.
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    • unmovable faith, and unbelievable power.
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    • Discover how you can be an overcomer.
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    • Discover how you can be an overcomer.
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    • announcer: A new day has dawned.
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    • announcer: A new day has dawned.
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    • Hope is on the horizon.
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    • Hope is on the horizon.
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    • Discover eight ways to live a life
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    • Discover eight ways to live a life
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    • of unstoppable strength, unmovable faith,
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    • of unstoppable strength, unmovable faith,
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    • and unbelievable power
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    • and unbelievable power
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    • in Dr. David Jeremiah's book, "Overcomer."
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    • in Dr. David Jeremiah's book, "Overcomer."
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    • In a world where we often feel so powerless,
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    • In a world where we often feel so powerless,
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    • applying these straightforward spiritual truths
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    • applying these straightforward spiritual truths
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    • will awaken the power of God in you
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    • will awaken the power of God in you
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    • so you can conquer life's everyday challenges
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    • so you can conquer life's everyday challenges
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    • and become an overcomer.
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    • and become an overcomer.
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    • You will discover how to overcome
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    • You will discover how to overcome
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    • falsehood with truth, anxiety with peace,
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    • falsehood with truth, anxiety with peace,
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    • fear with faith, and more.
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    • fear with faith, and more.
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    • which contains the "Overcomer" book,
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    • Dr. Jeremiah's complete teaching series on DVD,
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    • including his interview hosted by Sheila Walsh,
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    • a correlating study guide,
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    • and the Warrior's Prayer bookmark.
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    • Plus, with any order of the "Overcomer" book or set,
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    • you will receive the super eight overcomer cards,
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    • stunning cards highlighting
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    • the God-given powers of an overcomer.
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    • the God-given powers of an overcomer.
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    • Stop living in defeat.
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    • Stop living in defeat.
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    • God created you to be an overcomer.
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    • God created you to be an overcomer.
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    • or the complete study set today.
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    • or the complete study set today.
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    • here on "Turning Point."
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    • here on "Turning Point."
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    • In appreciation of your viewership,
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    • In appreciation of your viewership,
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    • Dr. Jeremiah would like to send you
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    • Dr. Jeremiah would like to send you
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    • the warrior's prayer bookmark absolutely free.
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    • And now, here is Dr. Jeremiah with his message,
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    • And now, here is Dr. Jeremiah with his message,
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    • Overcoming Confusion With Wisdom.
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    • Overcoming Confusion With Wisdom.
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    • Dr. David Jeremiah: What does the metaphor
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    • Dr. David Jeremiah: What does the metaphor
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    • of the helmet represent?
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    • of the helmet represent?
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    • I believe this metaphor represents the mind of Christ,
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    • I believe this metaphor represents the mind of Christ,
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    • that God wants us to have our mind occupied
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    • that God wants us to have our mind occupied
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    • as the mind of Christ.
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    • as the mind of Christ.
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    • When you put on this helmet, you put on the assurance
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    • When you put on this helmet, you put on the assurance
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    • of your salvation and you protect your mind
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    • of your salvation and you protect your mind
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    • from Satan's deceptions with the wisdom of God.
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    • This wisdom comes to you through the person of Jesus Christ.
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    • 1 Corinthians 1:30 says it this way,
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    • "But of him, you are in Christ Jesus,
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    • who became for us the wisdom of God."
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    • The wisdom of God equips us and prepares us for God's purpose.
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    • It strengthens us so we can become victors
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    • over confusion and not victims of confusion,
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    • so we can overcome falsehood and uncertainty
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    • with the God-given confidence that comes through Christ alone.
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    • Wisdom is often confused with knowledge
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    • but there's a huge difference.
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    • Knowledge involves the accumulation of facts.
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    • Wisdom is the ability to apply knowledge and achieve
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    • the best outcome.
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    • Someone once told me that wisdom is knowledge using its head.
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    • not a vegetable.
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    • Wisdom is knowing not to put a tomato in a fruit salad.
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    • To protect our minds from deception and confusion,
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    • we need wisdom from God, that means we have to take
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    • the concept of wisdom further because it's not enough
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    • for us to have only the wisdom that the world offers.
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    • In Scripture, wisdom refers to knowing the course of action
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    • that will please God and make our life what he wants it to be.
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    • that will please God and make our life what he wants it to be.
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    • When God promises us wisdom, he promises away of life
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    • superior to the way of the world.
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    • He guarantees us that through his gift of wisdom,
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    • you and I will find good, and acceptable,
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    • and perfect ways of walking with God.
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    • Wisdom is acquired through our efforts to learn,
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    • and grow, and study.
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    • It's not automatic and it's not instantaneous.
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    • There's a reason why they say
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    • gray-haired guys have more wisdom.
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    • It's not about the hair, it's about the years.
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    • Wisdom is about practice.
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    • It's also about perspective.
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    • There's another misunderstanding about what the gift of wisdom
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    • really is and how we apply it in our lives.
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    • I remember reading this one day several years ago
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    • It was in a book by J.I. Packer called, "Knowing God,"
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    • It was in a book by J.I. Packer called, "Knowing God,"
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    • one of the classic books of Christianity.
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    • He said, "Just imagine for a moment
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    • Wisdom is seeing beyond the incidental.
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    • when they're seeking wisdom is to assume that if they find it,
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    • it will enable them to see life from the control center
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    • getting God's perspective on our world,
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    • but that's not how wisdom works in the Christian life.
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    • did you realize what God was gonna do for you
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    • with all these radio stations and all these--"
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    • I had no clue.
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    • God knew what he was doing.
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    • He saw the whole plan, but I didn't get on that.
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    • All I got was one day at a time.
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    • This station was a good one, that one wasn't,
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    • so take this one, don't take that one.
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    • But when we humble ourselves, and we desire God's wisdom,
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    • But when we humble ourselves, and we desire God's wisdom,
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    • and we listen to his words, and we obey them,
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    • and we listen to his words, and we obey them,
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    • he gives us all the wisdom that we need for the moment,
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    • he gives us all the wisdom that we need for the moment,
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    • the wisdom which usually means enough to take the next step.
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    • the wisdom which usually means enough to take the next step.
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    • That's all we need to face the present situation
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    • That's all we need to face the present situation
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    • and make the right decision.
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    • and make the right decision.
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    • Wisdom is about practice and perspective but men and women,
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    • Wisdom is about practice and perspective but men and women,
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    • wisdom's also about patience.
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    • wisdom's also about patience.
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    • Although we can't always see how all the details of our lives
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    • Although we can't always see how all the details of our lives
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    • fit together, God has revealed to us the ending of our story.
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    • fit together, God has revealed to us the ending of our story.
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    • We do know where this journey ends, hallelujah.
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    • We do know where this journey ends, hallelujah.
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    • In spite of the confusion around us,
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    • In spite of the confusion around us,
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    • we keep our eyes on the prize, the hope of our future
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    • we keep our eyes on the prize, the hope of our future
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    • eternal salvation through Jesus Christ.
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    • eternal salvation through Jesus Christ.
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    • I'm right here, that's right there.
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    • I'm right here, that's right there.
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    • In between is this wasteland of, "I don't know what to do unless,
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    • In between is this wasteland of, "I don't know what to do unless,
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    • Lord God, you help me figure it out one day at a time."
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    • Lord God, you help me figure it out one day at a time."
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    • And I'm here to tell you that in the midst of that process,
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    • And I'm here to tell you that in the midst of that process,
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    • life can be filled with love, and beauty, and joy.
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    • life can be filled with love, and beauty, and joy.
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    • It can bring us one obstacle temptation
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    • It can bring us one obstacle temptation
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    • or crisis after another.
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    • or crisis after another.
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    • People with all kinds of different goals
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    • and standards may try to use us or delude us,
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    • and standards may try to use us or delude us,
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    • but if we keep our eyes on God and we lock into his wisdom,
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    • but if we keep our eyes on God and we lock into his wisdom,
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    • he promises us the wisdom we need to overcome
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    • he promises us the wisdom we need to overcome
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    • this daily confusion in our life.
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    • this daily confusion in our life.
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    • I don't think there's ever been a time more confusing
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    • I don't think there's ever been a time more confusing
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    • than this one right now.
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    • than this one right now.
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    • I mean, every day there's something new.
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    • I mean, every day there's something new.
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    • So now, what do we do?
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    • So now, what do we do?
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    • We pray, we ask God for wisdom, we figure out some way
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    • We pray, we ask God for wisdom, we figure out some way
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    • to make it better.
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    • to make it better.
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    • But the problem is there's no easy answer
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    • But the problem is there's no easy answer
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    • to any of the problems we face anymore.
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    • to any of the problems we face anymore.
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    • Can I get a witness to that?
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    • Can I get a witness to that?
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    • Isn't that true?
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    • Isn't that true?
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    • They all seem so-- it used to be,
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    • They all seem so-- it used to be,
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    • "Okay, here's this problem, let's go fix it."
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    • "Okay, here's this problem, let's go fix it."
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    • Now it's, "Here's this problem, what in the world
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    • Now it's, "Here's this problem, what in the world
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    • do we do with that?"
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    • do we do with that?"
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    • And so, we're cast back upon our own inadequacy
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    • And so, we're cast back upon our own inadequacy
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    • and we inevitably just say, "Lord."
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    • and we inevitably just say, "Lord."
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    • And I love this verse in James.
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    • And I love this verse in James.
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    • It says, "If any of you lack wisdom,
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    • It says, "If any of you lack wisdom,
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    • let him ask of God, who gives to all men liberally,
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    • let him ask of God, who gives to all men liberally,
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    • and upbraids not--"
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    • That means he doesn't scold us for coming,
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    • That means he doesn't scold us for coming,
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    • but he gives us what we need.
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    • but he gives us what we need.
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    • So, that's kind of the description of wisdom.
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    • So, that's kind of the description of wisdom.
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    • Here's the best definition short that I can give you
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    • Here's the best definition short that I can give you
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    • about wisdom.
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    • about wisdom.
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    • Wisdom is knowing to do the right thing without a precedent.
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    • Wisdom is knowing to do the right thing without a precedent.
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    • So, how do we get this wisdom?
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    • So, how do we get this wisdom?
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    • Do we just put our Bible under our pillow at night and say,
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    • Do we just put our Bible under our pillow at night and say,
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    • "Lord, may it pass from the Bible through the pillow
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    • "Lord, may it pass from the Bible through the pillow
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    • to my head, I wish to be wise in the morning"?
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    • to my head, I wish to be wise in the morning"?
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    • No, it doesn't work that way.
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    • No, it doesn't work that way.
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    • Several years ago, I was challenged
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    • Several years ago, I was challenged
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    • to read through the Book of Proverbs each month.
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    • to read through the Book of Proverbs each month.
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    • I found a little book that had the Book of Proverbs
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    • I found a little book that had the Book of Proverbs
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    • and the Book of Psalms bound together.
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    • and the Book of Psalms bound together.
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    • Since the Book of Proverbs has 31 chapters and some months
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    • Since the Book of Proverbs has 31 chapters and some months
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    • have 31 days, you can read one chapter of Proverbs a day
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    • have 31 days, you can read one chapter of Proverbs a day
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    • and read through the whole book in a month.
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    • and read through the whole book in a month.
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    • And if you read five psalms along with that every day,
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    • And if you read five psalms along with that every day,
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    • you can read five psalms and one chapter in Proverbs,
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    • you can read five psalms and one chapter in Proverbs,
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    • and you can read through Psalms and Proverbs every month.
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    • and you can read through Psalms and Proverbs every month.
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    • And so, I did that.
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    • And so, I did that.
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    • So, what would happen if you read Proverbs
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    • So, what would happen if you read Proverbs
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    • and Psalms every month for a whole year 12 times?
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    • and Psalms every month for a whole year 12 times?
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    • I ran into some coaches that I know who were doing that
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    • I ran into some coaches that I know who were doing that
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    • and man, if coaches are doing it,
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    • and man, if coaches are doing it,
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    • we ought to do it.
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    • we ought to do it.
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    • We ought to find a way to get Proverbs and Psalms
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    • We ought to find a way to get Proverbs and Psalms
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    • into our lives and the reason for that is Psalms is
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    • into our lives and the reason for that is Psalms is
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    • about your relationship with God.
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    • about your relationship with God.
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    • Proverbs helps you to figure out what to do with all
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    • Proverbs helps you to figure out what to do with all
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    • the people you, and gives you all this wisdom that you need.
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    • the people you, and gives you all this wisdom that you need.
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    • Proverbs and Psalms are part of what
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    • Proverbs and Psalms are part of what
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    • the Bible calls wisdom literature.
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    • So, that would be a good thing to read.
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    • One of the early discoveries of my Proverbs study was
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    • that many promises God has given to us are promises
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    • that are only for those who seek after wisdom.
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    • So, let me ask you this question,
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    • are you willing to seek after wisdom?
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    • are you willing to seek after wisdom?
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    • Here's what the Bible says, "Happy is the man
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    • who finds wisdom, and the man who gains understanding."
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    • and all things one may desire cannot be compared with her."
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    • Over and over and over Solomon said, "Get wisdom."
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    • And the question is, "Okay, how do I get it?"
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    • And as I studied this question and read and reread
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    • the Word of God in search of the answer,
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    • the Word of God in search of the answer,
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    • I began to see some consistent patterns.
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    • I began to see some consistent patterns.
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    • Our ability to acquire God's wisdom is not so much
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    • a matter of doing as it is of being.
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    • It's not so much a matter of activity
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    • as a matter of attitude.
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    • We prepare to receive God's wisdom
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    • by adopting four basic attitudes.
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    • The humility to hear God's was, the hunger to seek God's wisdom,
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    • the hearing, to truly listen to God's wisdom,
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    • the hearing, to truly listen to God's wisdom,
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    • and the heeding heart to do God's wisdom.
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    • and the heeding heart to do God's wisdom.
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    • Let's take those one at a time.
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    • Let's take those one at a time.
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    • Number one, a humble spirit.
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    • Number one, a humble spirit.
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    • The first step in acquiring wisdom
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    • The first step in acquiring wisdom
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    • is a proper understanding of one's relationship to God.
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    • is a proper understanding of one's relationship to God.
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    • Solomon put it this way, "The fear of the Lord--"
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    • Solomon put it this way, "The fear of the Lord--"
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    • You know the rest of it?
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    • You know the rest of it?
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    • "Is the beginning of wisdom, but fools despise wisdom
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    • "Is the beginning of wisdom, but fools despise wisdom
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    • and instruction."
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    • and instruction."
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    • God wants us to hunger for his wisdom.
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    • God wants us to hunger for his wisdom.
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    • We need to be confident,
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    • We need to be confident,
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    • but we don't need to be arrogant.
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    • There's a difference between confidence
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    • if your confidence is in God,
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    • and arrogant if you're all full of yourself.
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    • And it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out
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    • the difference between the two, isn't that right?
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    • the difference between the two, isn't that right?
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    • Most people can figure that out.
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    • Most people can figure that out.
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    • Prophet Jeremiah said a mouthful when he said this,
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    • Prophet Jeremiah said a mouthful when he said this,
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    • "'Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom,
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    • Let not the mighty man glory in his might,
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    • Let the rich man glory in his riches;
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    • But let him who glories glory in this,
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    • That he understands and knows Me,
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    • That I am the Lord, exercising lovingkindness,
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    • That I am the Lord, exercising lovingkindness,
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    • and judgment, and righteousness in the earth.
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    • For in these I delight,' says the Lord."
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    • For in these I delight,' says the Lord."
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    • So, the first step to get wisdom is to know you need it.
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    • So, the first step to get wisdom is to know you need it.
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    • It's to be humble enough to reach out for it.
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    • It's to be humble enough to reach out for it.
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    • It's to get past your own wisdom and all of our own,
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    • It's to get past your own wisdom and all of our own,
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    • even sometimes your goals and plans.
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    • And I'm big on that stuff.
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    • I know we need to do it all of that,
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    • but they all need to be submitted to the Lord.
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    • And when we see they're headed in a direction they shouldn't be
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    • going, we need to stop and put everything on hold until we hear
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    • going, we need to stop and put everything on hold until we hear
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    • from God which way to go.
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    • So, the next thing you know after a humble spirit
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    • is you need a hungry soul.
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    • Imagine the company you work for suddenly puts you in charge
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    • and you have to make all the decisions.
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    • You're gonna be really hungry to figure out what to do.
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    • You're gonna have a desire to know.
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    • Wisdom has to be sought in order to find it.
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    • Wisdom has to be sought in order to find it.
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    • In other words, it's not gonna just come to you.
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    • You have to desire it.
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    • If wholehearted seeking after God is a prerequisite
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    • for wisdom, many of us know where our problem lies.
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    • We halfheartedly seek after him.
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    • you want to add to this, I'd be happy to hear it."
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    • you want to add to this, I'd be happy to hear it."
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    • If you put that in that perspective,
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    • you will never get the wisdom of God.
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    • God's wisdom comes when we seek for it.
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    • Someone once said it this way, "We all have about
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    • as much of God as we want."
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    • as much of God as we want."
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    • You have to have a humble spirit,
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    • You have to have a humble spirit,
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    • you have to have a hungry soul, and then you have to have
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    • a hearing heart.
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    • As the 1944 presidential election approached,
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    • Franklin D. Roosevelt had been president for three terms.
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    • Roosevelt's health was failing and his advisers thought
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    • Roosevelt would die during the fourth term.
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    • You probably read some of the this in the history books,
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    • but that would leave his Vice President Henry Wallace
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    • to guide the nation through the rest of the war,
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    • and they didn't believe that he would be up to the task.
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    • So, for the 1944 election, Roosevelt made a little known
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    • So, for the 1944 election, Roosevelt made a little known
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    • senator from Missouri, Harry S. Truman
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    • his running mate and put Wallace on the sidelines
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    • and the Roosevelt-Truman ticket was elected easily.
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    • Now, watch what happened.
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    • Now, watch what happened.
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    • the worst happened.
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    • the worst happened.
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    • Roosevelt died of a massive cerebral hemorrhage
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    • Roosevelt died of a massive cerebral hemorrhage
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    • and Vice President Harry Truman, with less than three months
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    • was suddenly the President of the United States.
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    • the shocking news that America was in possession
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    • the shocking news that America was in possession
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    • Secrecy about the bomb project that excluded the vice president
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    • later that year in Japan and bring it into the war.
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    • Just try to imagine yourself in that role.
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    • When Truman met with the reporters the day
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    • When Truman met with the reporters the day
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    • after taking office, he told them,
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    • "I don't know whether you fellas ever had a load of hay fall
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    • on you, but when they told me yesterday
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    • about the president's death, I felt like the moon, the stars,
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    • about the president's death, I felt like the moon, the stars,
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    • and the planets had fallen on my head."
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    • And a few days later in his first address
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    • before a joint session of congress,
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    • Truman expressed his dependence on God
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    • Truman expressed his dependence on God
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    • for wisdom in the face of his new responsibilities.
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    • Quote, "At this moment, I have a heart of prayer.
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    • Quote, "At this moment, I have a heart of prayer.
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    • As I have assumed my duties, I humbly pray to Almighty God
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    • As I have assumed my duties, I humbly pray to Almighty God
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    • in the words of King Solomon, 'Therefore give to your servant
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    • in the words of King Solomon, 'Therefore give to your servant
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    • an understanding heart to judge your people that I may discern
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    • this great people of yours?'"
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    • He was referring to 1 Kings chapter 3 and verse 9
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    • in his unique supplication to God
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    • And he didn't ask for riches.
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    • He didn't ask for long life.
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    • He didn't ask for anything.
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    • He asked for wisdom.
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    • What a request.
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    • Although we may have a humble spirit
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    • and a hungry soul, we still need to have
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    • We need to be willing to listen to what God tells us
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    • We need to be willing to listen to what God tells us
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    • when we ask him for his help.
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    • Proverbs says, "A wise man will hear and increase in learning.
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    • Proverbs says, "A wise man will hear and increase in learning.
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    • Listen to the counsel and receive instruction
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    • that you maybe wise in your latter days.
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    • Incline your ears, hear the words of the wise."
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    • These are the words of the Proverbs.
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    • And there's so much of God's wisdom all around us,
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    • available to us from those who have walked with God before us,
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    • available to us from those who have walked with God before us,
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    • but we have to train ourselves to listen.
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    • Sometimes people ask me if I'm with such and such a person,
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    • and I can name two or three illustrations and you
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    • would know some of these people.
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    • "I hear you had a conversation with so and so."
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    • No, I listened to so and so, but we didn't have
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    • I did all the listening.
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    • You ever been in a situation like that?
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    • You go and have dinner with somebody,
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    • you can't get in a word edgewise.
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    • They're so full of themselves, they just talk all the time
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    • and you all you do is listen.
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    • That's not a conversation, that's an experience
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    • of listening.
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    • And it's easy to find courses and seminars that will teach you
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    • how to talk better, but where are the courses that help you
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    • how to talk better, but where are the courses that help you
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    • learn how to listen better?
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    • learn how to listen better?
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    • I mean, we give our graduates awards for good speaking,
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    • I mean, we give our graduates awards for good speaking,
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    • but I've never seen an award for excellent listening.
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    • That's for a reason yet most of us,
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    • the mouth is greatly overworked and the ears are
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    • they have to say something."
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    • So, you need a humble spirit, what is that?
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    • "I know I don't have to the answers."
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    • You need a hungry soul.
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    • "Lord God, I'm desperate for your help.
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    • You need a hearing heart that says, "Okay, I get it.
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    • You need a hearing heart that says, "Okay, I get it.
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    • I hear what you're saying. I intake this information."
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    • One last thing, a heeding mind.
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    • One last thing, a heeding mind.
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    • A humble spirit says, "I need God."
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    • A hungry soul says, "I desire God."
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    • A hungry soul says, "I desire God."
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    • A hearing heart says, "I will listen to God."
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    • But a heeding mind says, "I will do
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    • what God tells me to do."
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    • If you don't get to that point, all the rest
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    • of it's meaningless.
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    • To know that we need God is important,
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    • to reach out for him is imperative,
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    • to hear what he has to say is crucial,
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    • but all of it is meaningless unless we determine to do
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    • but all of it is meaningless unless we determine to do
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    • what he tells us to do.
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    • what he tells us to do.
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    • You have to come to this process and say,
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    • "Lord God, I need your input into this thing.
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    • "Lord God, I need your input into this thing.
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    • I need your wisdom and I'm saying to you upfront,
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    • I need your wisdom and I'm saying to you upfront,
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    • whatever you tell me to do, I'm gonna do it.
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    • Lord God, I'm gonna sign the bottom of this paper.
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    • Lord God, I'm gonna sign the bottom of this paper.
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    • You fill in the top part.
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    • Whatever it is you want me to do, I'm ready.
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    • I'm gonna do it," the heeding heart.
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    • Several years ago-- this is a long time ago now,
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    • more than several.
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    • I was invited to speak at a church in West Virginia
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    • and a member of that congregation wanted to know
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    • if I'd like to take a tour of the coal mine.
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    • It was prevalent in that community.
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    • They lowered us into this mine shaft
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    • and they gave me this helmet and it had a carbide lamp on it.
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    • That's what miners wear as a headgear.
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    • We were deep in the mine.
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    • My buddy called up and said, "Turn out all the lights."
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    • He wanted me to see what total darkness is like.
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    • Most of you think you've probably seen total darkness,
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    • but you have never seen total darkness.
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    • There's always a little bit of light sneaking through,
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    • So, he turned off all the lights in the shaft,
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    • and I don't think I've ever seen such darkness in my life.
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    • and I don't think I've ever seen such darkness in my life.
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    • But there was a source of light and that was the small lamp
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    • But there was a source of light and that was the small lamp
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    • I wore on my head which emitted a short beam
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    • that illuminated about a step or two in front of me.
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    • I remember being afraid to move at first.
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    • I could see nothing on either side and very little ahead.
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    • But I soon made a significant discovery.
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    • But I soon made a significant discovery.
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    • As soon as I walked into the light that I had,
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    • that light projected the way for an additional step
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    • into the darkness.
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    • As long as I kept moving forward,
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    • so did the light which meant there was always enough light
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    • on my pathway to keep me from stumbling
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    • and guarantee my progress.
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    • That small lamp on my head was my helmet of salvation.
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    • That small lamp on my head was my helmet of salvation.
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    • It showed me what I needed to see to move forward
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    • in the darkness.
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    • As I moved forward, I brought the light with me.
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    • As I moved forward, I brought the light with me.
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    • We don't need to know what's at the end of the tunnel.
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    • We just need to know what the next step is.
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    • We just need to know what the next step is.
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    • And what does the Bible say?
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    • And what does the Bible say?
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    • "If you walk in the light as he is in the light,"
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    • that's what we're called to do.
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    • Wisdom guides us in overcoming the confusing events
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    • Wisdom guides us in overcoming the confusing events
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    • of our lives, all of them, but it does it one step
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    • of our lives, all of them, but it does it one step
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    • into the light we have.
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    • into the light we have.
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    • And here's what I know, listen to me carefully,
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    • And here's what I know, listen to me carefully,
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    • if you will walk in the light that God gives you,
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    • if you will walk in the light that God gives you,
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    • he will give you the light you need for the next step.
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    • he will give you the light you need for the next step.
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    • If you will trust God for the wisdom you need today,
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    • If you will trust God for the wisdom you need today,
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    • he will give you the wisdom you need for tomorrow.
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    • if we will seek after it with all of our hearts,
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    • if we will hear the wisdom when it is downloaded to us
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    • we can walk in the wisdom that God wants us to have.
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    • with one more inspirational Word to close
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    • today's Overcomer program right after this.
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    • today's Overcomer program right after this.
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    • announcer: A new day has dawned.
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    • announcer: A new day has dawned.
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    • of unstoppable strength, unmovable faith,
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    • of unstoppable strength, unmovable faith,
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    • and unbelievable power
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    • in Dr. David Jeremiah's book, "Overcomer."
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    • in Dr. David Jeremiah's book, "Overcomer."
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    • In a world where we often feel so powerless,
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    • applying these straightforward spiritual truths
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    • applying these straightforward spiritual truths
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    • will awaken the power of God in you
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    • will awaken the power of God in you
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    • so you can conquer life's everyday challenges
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    • so you can conquer life's everyday challenges
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    • and become an overcomer.
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    • and become an overcomer.
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    • You will discover how to overcome
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    • You will discover how to overcome
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    • falsehood with truth, anxiety with peace,
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    • falsehood with truth, anxiety with peace,
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    • fear with faith, and more.
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    • fear with faith, and more.
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    • Dr. Jeremiah's complete teaching series on DVD,
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    • Dr. Jeremiah's complete teaching series on DVD,
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    • including his interview hosted by Sheila Walsh,
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    • including his interview hosted by Sheila Walsh,
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    • a correlating study guide,
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    • a correlating study guide,
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    • and the Warrior's Prayer bookmark.
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    • Plus, with any order of the "Overcomer" book or set,
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    • Plus, with any order of the "Overcomer" book or set,
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    • you will receive the super eight overcomer cards,
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    • stunning cards highlighting
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    • stunning cards highlighting
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    • the God-given powers of an overcomer.
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    • the God-given powers of an overcomer.
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    • Stop living in defeat.
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    • Stop living in defeat.
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    • God created you to be an overcomer.
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    • God created you to be an overcomer.
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    • or the complete study set today.
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    • or the complete study set today.
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    • announcer: And now with one last Word for today's program,
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    • announcer: And now with one last Word for today's program,
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    • here is Dr. Jeremiah.
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    • here is Dr. Jeremiah.
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    • Dr. Jeremiah: God created you to be an overcomer.
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    • Dr. Jeremiah: God created you to be an overcomer.
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    • He has given you supernatural tools to use here on earth
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    • He has given you supernatural tools to use here on earth
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    • that can both protect you from the enemy and strengthen you
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    • that can both protect you from the enemy and strengthen you
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    • to conquer the greatest obstacles in your life.
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    • to conquer the greatest obstacles in your life.
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    • You no longer need to be defeated, and discouraged,
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    • You no longer need to be defeated, and discouraged,
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    • disillusioned, or distraught by life's challenges.
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    • disillusioned, or distraught by life's challenges.
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    • Being an overcomer means putting on the whole armor of God
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    • Being an overcomer means putting on the whole armor of God
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    • provided to us by faith in Jesus Christ.
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    • provided to us by faith in Jesus Christ.
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    • If you want to know more about the power you can have
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    • If you want to know more about the power you can have
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    • through faith in Christ, I have two free resources
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    • through faith in Christ, I have two free resources
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    • from "Turning Point" I would like to send to you.
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    • from "Turning Point" I would like to send to you.
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    • One is a booklet called, "Your Greatest Turning Point,"
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    • One is a booklet called, "Your Greatest Turning Point,"
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    • and the other is our monthly devotional magazine called,
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    • and the other is our monthly devotional magazine called,
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    • "Turning Points."
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    • "Turning Points."
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    • We will gladly send them both to you free of charge
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    • We will gladly send them both to you free of charge
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    • if you will contact us here at, "Turning Point" today.
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    • if you will contact us here at, "Turning Point" today.
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    • announcer: Next time on "Turning Point."
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    • announcer: Next time on "Turning Point."
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    • Dr. Jeremiah: Memory is a gift from God,
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    • Dr. Jeremiah: Memory is a gift from God,
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    • and we need to fill our memory with the Scriptures,
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    • and we need to fill our memory with the Scriptures,
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    • and we need to have those Scriptures available to us
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    • and we need to have those Scriptures available to us
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    • so that when Satan comes after us with a temptation,
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    • so that when Satan comes after us with a temptation,
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    • we don't have to run home and look up the concordance.
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    • we don't have to run home and look up the concordance.
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    • We can just say, as Jesus did, "It is written."
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    • We can just say, as Jesus did, "It is written."
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    • announcer: Join Dr. Jeremiah next time for his message,
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    • announcer: Join Dr. Jeremiah next time for his message,
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    • Overcoming Temptation With Scripture here on,
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    • Overcoming Temptation With Scripture here on,
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    • "Turning Point."
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