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November 9, 2016
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Acting Joyful Glorifies God

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  • Bobby Schuller: Hold your hands out like this as a sign of
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    • receiving from God, and we're gonna say this together.
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    • receiving from God, and we're gonna say this together.
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    • "I'm not what I do.
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    • "I'm not what I do.
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    • I'm not what I have.
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    • I'm not what I have.
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    • I'm not what people say about me.
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    • I'm not what people say about me.
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    • I am the beloved of God.
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    • I am the beloved of God.
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    • It's who I am.
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    • It's who I am.
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    • No one can take it from me.
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    • No one can take it from me.
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    • I don't' have to worry.
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    • I don't' have to worry.
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    • I don't have to hurry.
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    • I don't have to hurry.
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    • I can trust my friend Jesus and share his love with the world."
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    • I can trust my friend Jesus and share his love with the world."
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    • Thanks. You can be seated.
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    • Thanks. You can be seated.
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    • We'll you picked a good day to come to church, you know?
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    • We'll you picked a good day to come to church, you know?
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    • And you made the right decision to be here.
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    • And you made the right decision to be here.
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    • And we're so glad you're here. We really mean that.
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    • And we're so glad you're here. We really mean that.
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    • This is a church that not only loves people,
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    • This is a church that not only loves people,
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    • we like people.
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    • we like people.
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    • And we love people just as they are,
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    • And we love people just as they are,
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    • not as they should be, 'cause that's how Christ loves us.
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    • not as they should be, 'cause that's how Christ loves us.
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    • Amen?
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    • Amen?
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    • So this week we're, kind of, on an addendum of this
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    • So this week we're, kind of, on an addendum of this
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    • "Lions in the Daniel Den" series.
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    • "Lions in the Daniel Den" series.
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    • And today I wanna talk about joy.
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    • And today I wanna talk about joy.
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    • Today we're gonna talk about joy.
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    • Today we're gonna talk about joy.
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    • Joy.
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    • Joy.
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    • Joy is holy.
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    • Joy is holy.
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    • Joy is happy.
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    • Joy is happy.
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    • And you are a joyful person.
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    • And you are a joyful person.
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    • Now, I believe as a deep core value that if you have put on
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    • Now, I believe as a deep core value that if you have put on
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    • Christ, if you're a Christian, you are joyful.
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    • Christ, if you're a Christian, you are joyful.
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    • That you have, like, this big well of joy inside your heart
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    • That you have, like, this big well of joy inside your heart
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    • no matter how you feel up here.
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    • no matter how you feel up here.
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    • That even if you feel gloomy, if you feel down,
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    • That even if you feel gloomy, if you feel down,
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    • if you feel blue, if you're doubting,
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    • if you feel blue, if you're doubting,
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    • I believe that you have a well of joy inside your body that
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    • I believe that you have a well of joy inside your body that
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    • sometimes requires, we would say,
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    • sometimes requires, we would say,
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    • priming, requires some action to get it goin' a little bit so
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    • priming, requires some action to get it goin' a little bit so
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    • that you really feel joyful.
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    • that you really feel joyful.
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    • And, so, today I wanna encourage you in just one thing.
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    • And, so, today I wanna encourage you in just one thing.
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    • I wanna proclaim over you that you're already joyful,
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    • I wanna proclaim over you that you're already joyful,
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    • but I wanna ask that today you take a step of faith and release
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    • but I wanna ask that today you take a step of faith and release
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    • your joy into the world in which you live.
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    • your joy into the world in which you live.
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    • Releasing your joy means that you fake being joyful.
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    • Releasing your joy means that you fake being joyful.
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    • I'm not even kidding.
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    • I'm not even kidding.
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    • And I'm gonna make a strong defense for this.
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    • And I'm gonna make a strong defense for this.
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    • If you're a GenX, if you're an X or a Millennial,
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    • If you're a GenX, if you're an X or a Millennial,
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    • the idea of being fake is like the greatest sin
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    • the idea of being fake is like the greatest sin
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    • on God's green earth.
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    • on God's green earth.
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    • And it's not a sin, you know?
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    • And it's not a sin, you know?
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    • We'll talk about that in a bit.
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    • We'll talk about that in a bit.
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    • But I wanna encourage you today to totally fake being happy,
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    • But I wanna encourage you today to totally fake being happy,
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    • because I love you.
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    • because I love you.
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    • And we're gonna talk--but, you are a joyful person.
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    • And we're gonna talk--but, you are a joyful person.
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    • You have joy within you.
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    • You have joy within you.
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    • And sometimes feeling happy, feeling joyful requires
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    • And sometimes feeling happy, feeling joyful requires
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    • a step of faith.
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    • a step of faith.
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    • And I believe that when the Scripture say,
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    • And I believe that when the Scripture say,
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    • "The joy of the Lord is your strength," I believe in that.
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    • "The joy of the Lord is your strength," I believe in that.
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    • I am a happy dude.
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    • I am a happy dude.
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    • I am a very smiley person.
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    • I am a very smiley person.
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    • People know I'm coming, 'cause I whistle a lot,
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    • People know I'm coming, 'cause I whistle a lot,
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    • and I whistle because I'm happy.
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    • and I whistle because I'm happy.
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    • And I just am a guy that exudes happiness.
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    • And I just am a guy that exudes happiness.
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    • And there is a reason for that.
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    • And there is a reason for that.
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    • It's because I work at it.
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    • It's because I work at it.
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    • I work at it.
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    • I work at it.
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    • Being happy is hard.
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    • Being happy is hard.
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    • Being depressing, slothy, bored is easy.
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    • Being depressing, slothy, bored is easy.
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    • Being positive is hard.
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    • Being positive is hard.
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    • Being negative and cynical is easy.
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    • Being negative and cynical is easy.
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    • Being a positive, joy-filled, happy,
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    • Being a positive, joy-filled, happy,
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    • life-giving, luminescent person requires work,
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    • life-giving, luminescent person requires work,
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    • and it requires a choice.
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    • and it requires a choice.
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    • And this is a church that loves people and loves people enough
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    • And this is a church that loves people and loves people enough
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    • that we choose to be joyful and happy.
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    • that we choose to be joyful and happy.
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    • Unless you have some you're grieving,
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    • Unless you have some you're grieving,
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    • something terrible just happened to you,
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    • something terrible just happened to you,
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    • I'm gonna encourage you to be a happy,
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    • I'm gonna encourage you to be a happy,
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    • joy-filled, life-giving person.
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    • joy-filled, life-giving person.
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    • I remember in high school I had contempt for my 14 and
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    • I remember in high school I had contempt for my 14 and
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    • 15-year-old self, because I remember being
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    • 15-year-old self, because I remember being
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    • a teenager in summer.
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    • a teenager in summer.
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    • And when summer would come around I would be so bored.
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    • And when summer would come around I would be so bored.
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    • And I don't know why I did this sometimes.
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    • And I don't know why I did this sometimes.
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    • And I would wake up, and I would sit on the couch.
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    • And I would wake up, and I would sit on the couch.
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    • Maybe I would go get a bowl of cereal and go back to bed,
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    • then wake up and watch TV for 4 hours.
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    • And by 2 o'clock or 3 o'clock in the afternoon I'm laying around
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    • but I just don't feel like it.
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    • Nothing sounds good."
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    • I know none of you have any idea what I'm talking about,
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    • because you're so--but I remember this.
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    • And I remember learning at an early age that fishing doesn't
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    • sound good when I'm laying on the couch bored and slothy,
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    • but I know if I get up I'm gonna have a better day if I make a
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    • decision to get out of the house and do something.
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    • And, so, I remember many of those summers being a constant
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    • battle between just laying around all day or actually
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    • battle between just laying around all day or actually
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    • getting out and going to the beach,
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    • And I know I didn't feel like doing those things most of the
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    • time, but I knew if I went ahead and did them I would enjoy 'em.
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    • And I feel like that was a valuable lesson,
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    • because I still do that today.
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    • because I still do that today.
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    • Many of you don't know this, but pastors have Monday blues.
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    • Many of you don't know this, but pastors have Monday blues.
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    • This is, like, a very normal thing.
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    • This is, like, a very normal thing.
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    • I'm sure totally gets it too--other musicians and other
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    • I'm sure totally gets it too--other musicians and other
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    • people who have to do things.
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    • You get this, kind of, high from preaching,
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    • You get this, kind of, high from preaching,
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    • from, you know, being energetic, but on Mondays you feel,
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    • kind of, just a--you feel blue, you know?
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    • kind of, just a--you feel blue, you know?
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    • Like it's a drag.
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    • You're not depressed, but nothin' sounds good.
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    • You wake up.
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    • You're kinda grumpy.
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    • And I know of Mondays and other times when I feel that way
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    • And I know of Mondays and other times when I feel that way
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    • it requires a choice.
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    • it requires a choice.
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    • It means I need to make a decision to get out of bed.
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    • I need to make a decision to get outta the house.
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    • I need to make a decision to get outta the house.
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    • I need to make a decision to act the way I wanna feel before I
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    • I need to make a decision to act the way I wanna feel before I
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    • feel that way.
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    • And this is something I'm really gonna advocate today.
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    • And this is something I'm really gonna advocate today.
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    • I'm, basically, just gonna say one thing.
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    • I'm not gonna tell you to be joyful,
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    • 'cause you already are joyful.
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    • I'm gonna ask you to release your joy.
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    • I think you have so much joy in you that all you have to do is
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    • dig that well and let it explode.
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    • dig that well and let it explode.
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    • And you're gonna see how much joy you have in your body,
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    • and how much life and happiness.
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    • But it requires that you act joyful,
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    • and then the feelings will follow.
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    • I'm so sick of the lazy way in which our world,
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    • sort of, teaches on happiness.
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    • That it's always supposed to, just,
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    • sorta, come to you, but I don't believe that.
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    • sorta, come to you, but I don't believe that.
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    • I believe that being happy requires faith.
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    • I believe that being happy requires faith.
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    • I means that you act in faith according to the promises of the
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    • I means that you act in faith according to the promises of the
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    • Word of God, that say, "I am a joyful person,
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    • Word of God, that say, "I am a joyful person,
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    • so I'm gonna act like it by faith."
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    • Before we get into this joyful thing,
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    • I just wanna say two things, specifically,
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    • I just wanna say two things, specifically,
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    • to you religious people.
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    • to you religious people.
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    • First, joy is happy.
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    • First, joy is happy.
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    • Can we just say that?
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    • Can we just say that?
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    • I'm surprised I even have to say that out loud.
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    • Very often in churches there's this idea that,
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    • like, "I can be joyful with a frown."
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    • You can't.
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    • There's this idea that, like, "Even though I'm sad,
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    • and I'm morose, and I'm grumpy, and angry,
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    • I have an inner joy that you can't see."
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    • And I just wanna say joy is happy,
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    • And I just wanna say joy is happy,
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    • and joy is holy.
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    • and joy is holy.
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    • And that's just my first question,
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    • And that's just my first question,
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    • especially, to religious people who've defined joy as this other
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    • especially, to religious people who've defined joy as this other
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    • weird thing that's not true.
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    • weird thing that's not true.
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    • Is your joy happy?
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    • Is your joy happy?
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    • If your joy isn't happy, it's not joy.
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    • Joy smiles.
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    • It laughs. It eats.
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    • It's sings. It tells jokes.
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    • It hugs.
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    • It celebrates, and it edifies.
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    • It celebrates, and it edifies.
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    • Never trust a religious person that you haven't heard
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    • Never trust a religious person that you haven't heard
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    • laugh at a joke.
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    • One-hundred percent, all of the time,
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    • One-hundred percent, all of the time,
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    • don't trust them unless you've seen them laugh at a joke
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    • at least once.
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    • And I don't mean a mocking joke.
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    • Joy is happy.
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    • Joy has a sense of humor.
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    • you do not have Christ in your life.
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    • It you do not smile in your life,
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    • you do not have Christ in your life.
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    • If you do not laugh at jokes, and eat,
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    • and hug, and edify others, you are not living
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    • and hug, and edify others, you are not living
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    • your life like Christ.
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    • your life like Christ.
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    • I don't say that to be guilty.
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    • I'm saying that to say this: that joy,
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    • which is a command, a fruit of the Spirit.
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    • which is a command, a fruit of the Spirit.
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    • It's a command from God to be joyful,
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    • It's a command from God to be joyful,
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    • and if you don't have joy in your life you're not living
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    • and if you don't have joy in your life you're not living
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    • according to the way Christ wants you to live.
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    • That's why this community is a joyful community.
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    • That's why this community is a joyful community.
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    • We wanna lift up people.
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    • We want people to leave here encouraged,
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    • ready to go.
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    • So you are joyful. You are.
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    • So you are joyful. You are.
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    • You are such a joy-filled person.
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    • You are such a joy-filled person.
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    • And the joy that you have in your life is lifting up people.
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    • And the joy that you have in your life is lifting up people.
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    • Life is hard, and people need joyful people like you to lift
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    • Life is hard, and people need joyful people like you to lift
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    • them up, to bring encouragement, to give hugs.
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    • We don't need more morose cynics.
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    • We don't need more morose cynics.
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    • We need joyful people like you.
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    • We need joyful people like you.
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    • And thank God for you. I'm proud of you.
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    • And thank God for you. I'm proud of you.
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    • And I believe the more you smile,
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    • And I believe the more you smile,
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    • the more you life up people, the more you're doing what God
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    • the more you life up people, the more you're doing what God
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    • has called you to do.
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    • has called you to do.
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    • Because joy is not only happy, joy is holy.
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    • Because joy is not only happy, joy is holy.
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    • It is holy.
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    • It is holy.
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    • Joyful people are honoring God in their life.
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    • Joyful people are honoring God in their life.
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    • The Scripture today is Nehemiah 8.
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    • The Scripture today is Nehemiah 8.
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    • We've been spending some time talking about
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    • the Babylonian Exile.
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    • the Babylonian Exile.
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    • This amazing time in history when the Jewish people are taken
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    • This amazing time in history when the Jewish people are taken
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    • by these Babylonian soldiers back to Babylon,
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    • by these Babylonian soldiers back to Babylon,
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    • and they're there for 70 years.
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    • The Babylonians are conquered by the Persians,
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    • The Babylonians are conquered by the Persians,
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    • and the Persians set them free.
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    • and the Persians set them free.
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    • And then they have this amazing journey where 70 years later
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    • And then they have this amazing journey where 70 years later
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    • they have to come back to Jerusalem.
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    • they have to come back to Jerusalem.
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    • And they have to rebuild this wall,
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    • And they have to rebuild this wall,
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    • and they have to rebuild the temple,
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    • and they have to come back to a society where they're forced to
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    • try and remember what it's like to be Jewish,
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    • try and remember what it's like to be Jewish,
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    • to be a people that are not in captivity.
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    • to be a people that are not in captivity.
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    • And the, sort of, final moment this happens--this is the
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    • And the, sort of, final moment this happens--this is the
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    • beginning of the Feast of the Tabernacle.
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    • beginning of the Feast of the Tabernacle.
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    • And they come out, and Ezra, who is the high priest,
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    • And they come out, and Ezra, who is the high priest,
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    • and Nehemiah, who's the governor,
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    • and the Levites come out.
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    • and the Levites come out.
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    • And they're about the leave these people in prayer.
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    • And they're about the leave these people in prayer.
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    • And as they begin to read from the Torah,
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    • from the Bible, or the Law, everybody begins to weep.
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    • from the Bible, or the Law, everybody begins to weep.
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    • Let me read this story to you.
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    • Let me read this story to you.
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    • Nehemiah chapter 8, verse 9: "Then Nehemiah the governor,
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    • Nehemiah chapter 8, verse 9: "Then Nehemiah the governor,
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    • Ezra the priest and teacher of the law,
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    • and the Levites who were instructing the people said to
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    • them all, 'This day is holy to the Lord your God.
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    • them all, 'This day is holy to the Lord your God.
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    • Do not mourn or weep.' "
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    • Let me just stop there for a second.
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    • Let me just stop there for a second.
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    • Notice they didn't say, "Today is a happy day.
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    • Notice they didn't say, "Today is a happy day.
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    • Do not mourn or weep.
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    • Do not mourn or weep.
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    • Today is a joyful day.
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    • Today is a joyful day.
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    • Do not mourn or weep."
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    • Do not mourn or weep."
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    • They don't say, "Today is a day of celebration."
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    • They don't say, "Today is a day of celebration."
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    • They say, "Today is holy.
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    • They say, "Today is holy.
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    • Today is holy."
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    • Today is holy."
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    • Joy is holy.
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    • Joy is holy.
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    • And they say, "For all the people had been weeping as they
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    • listened to the words of the Law..
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    • listened to the words of the Law..
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    • Nehemiah said, 'Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks,
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    • Nehemiah said, 'Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks,
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    • and send some to those who have nothing prepared.
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    • This day is holy to our Lord.
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    • This day is holy to our Lord.
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    • Don't grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.'
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    • Don't grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.'
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    • The Levites calmed all the people, saying,
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    • 'Be still, for this is a holy day.
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    • 'Be still, for this is a holy day.
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    • Do not grieve.'
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    • Then all the people went away to eat and
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    • Then all the people went away to eat and
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    • drink, to send portions of food and to celebrate with great joy,
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    • because they now understood the words that had been
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    • make known to them."
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    • I just wanna point out something very clear that most people
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    • I just wanna point out something very clear that most people
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    • think that being solemn, and sad,
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    • and weeping is holy.
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    • and weeping is holy.
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    • And it is sometimes. It is.
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    • But it's not all the time.
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    • But it's not all the time.
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    • And especially in this case, joy,
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    • And especially in this case, joy,
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    • joy is what is holy.
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    • joy is what is holy.
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    • Joy is what is righteous.
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    • Joy is what is righteous.
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    • Joy is what pleases God.
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    • Joy is what pleases God.
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    • And we as Christians have every reason to be joyful.
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    • And we as Christians have every reason to be joyful.
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    • We know that Christ is King.
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    • We know that Christ is King.
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    • And I know that every chain in your life is gonna be broken.
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    • And I know that every chain in your life is gonna be broken.
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    • I know you're gonna have victory.
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    • I know you're gonna have victory.
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    • I know your today is brighter than your yesterday.
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    • I know your today is brighter than your yesterday.
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    • And I know your tomorrow's gonna be brighter than your today.
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    • And I know your tomorrow's gonna be brighter than your today.
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    • I know God is doing great things,
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    • I know God is doing great things,
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    • that even though you doubt, even though you were afraid,
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    • even though you feel like you're under spiritual attack,
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    • God is working in your life, and he will have the victory
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    • God is working in your life, and he will have the victory
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    • in your life.
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    • in your life.
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    • And that gives you every reason to celebrate with faith and joy.
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    • And that gives you every reason to celebrate with faith and joy.
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    • Good things are coming to you.
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    • Good things are coming to you.
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    • And you have good things even today.
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    • And you have good things even today.
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    • Like the fact that we get to sit in this building
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    • Like the fact that we get to sit in this building
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    • and worship God.
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    • and worship God.
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    • And that we have people in our lives who love us.
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    • And that we have people in our lives who love us.
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    • And good weather.
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    • And good weather.
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    • We live in Southern California.
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    • We live in Southern California.
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    • We have every reason to be happy.
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    • We have every reason to be happy.
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    • Life is good.
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    • Life is good.
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    • [congregation applauding]
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    • [congregation applauding]
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    • So being morose and solemn in Christianity is not holy.
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    • So being morose and solemn in Christianity is not holy.
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    • Joy is.
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    • Joy is.
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    • Joy is.
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    • Joy is.
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    • It's the second fruit of the Spirit after love.
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    • It's the second fruit of the Spirit after love.
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    • Being a joyful, laughing, happy, smiling person is a good thing.
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    • Being a joyful, laughing, happy, smiling person is a good thing.
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    • Your joy is holy.
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    • Your joy is holy.
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    • And many of you, you get teased because you're so happy and you
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    • And many of you, you get teased because you're so happy and you
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    • have all this joy in your life.
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    • have all this joy in your life.
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    • Never let people mock you because you're joyful.
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    • Never let people mock you because you're joyful.
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    • When people mock your joy, they mock God,
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    • When people mock your joy, they mock God,
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    • because your joy is from the Lord,
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    • because your joy is from the Lord,
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    • and it is your strength.
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    • and it is your strength.
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    • So be proud of your joy.
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    • So be proud of your joy.
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    • It's a good thing.
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    • It's a good thing.
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    • Keep smiling.
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    • Keep enjoying your day, and don't let people
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    • Keep enjoying your day, and don't let people
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    • bring you down, okay?
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    • bring you down, okay?
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    • So to be joyful, I believe, for many Christians,
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    • So to be joyful, I believe, for many Christians,
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    • I believe if you are a Christian,
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    • I believe if you are a Christian,
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    • even if you've lost your way, even if you've back-slid,
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    • even if you've lost your way, even if you've back-slid,
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    • even if you've mistakes, I believe you have joy
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    • even if you've mistakes, I believe you have joy
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    • in you right now.
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    • It's in there.
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    • And to feel it, to feel the joy means you gotta prime the pump.
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    • And to feel it, to feel the joy means you gotta prime the pump.
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    • There's these farms.
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    • My dad and one--my grandpa was from one in Iowa.
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    • My dad and one--my grandpa was from one in Iowa.
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    • And I remember there was this pump.
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    • And to get the water out you gotta pour a little bit of water
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    • And to get the water out you gotta pour a little bit of water
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    • in, and then you get all this water out of the well,
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    • in, and then you get all this water out of the well,
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    • and you can get as much as you want.
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    • It's called priming the pump.
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    • Any farmers? No.
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    • You got one right here. That's what you gotta do.
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    • You got one right here. That's what you gotta do.
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    • Sometimes you gotta put a little bit of water in there to prime
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    • Sometimes you gotta put a little bit of water in there to prime
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    • the pump to get all the water out.
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    • And I think that the, sort of, the well of happiness
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    • and joy in your life is a bit this way.
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    • and joy in your life is a bit this way.
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    • Sometimes you've got to do a little bit to get
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    • a lot out of it.
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    • You've got to prime the pump.
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    • You have to totally fake it.
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    • You have to totally fake it.
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    • That's what you have to do.
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    • That's what you have to do.
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    • And I'm not kidding.
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    • And I'm not kidding.
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    • You need to act happy even when you don't feel happy.
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    • You need to act happy even when you don't feel happy.
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    • Make a decision that you're going to act happy.
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    • I'm--what I'm really saying is that by default,
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    • I'm--what I'm really saying is that by default,
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    • like, that's you're default mode is happiness.
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    • like, that's you're default mode is happiness.
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    • Now, like, if I don't have any reason to feel any emotion at
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    • Now, like, if I don't have any reason to feel any emotion at
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    • all, I'm gonna choose to feel happy.
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    • all, I'm gonna choose to feel happy.
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    • That happiness is my default, amen?
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    • That happiness is my default, amen?
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    • So there's a couple of reasons for this.
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    • So there's a couple of reasons for this.
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    • The first is this: the people who love you deserve
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    • The first is this: the people who love you deserve
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    • happy company.
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    • happy company.
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    • Don't you think?
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    • The people who love you and wanna be with you,
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    • The people who love you and wanna be with you,
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    • man, they deserve happy company.
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    • man, they deserve happy company.
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    • He--they've actually given them a choice.
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    • and it's not for anything in particular,
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    • They either get to feel blue, also.
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    • That's choice number one.
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    • That's choice number one.
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    • Or they get to be rude and act happy even though
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    • you're not happy.
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    • And I know what so many of you are thinking.
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    • We'll there's this pride thing in all of us
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    • when we feel this way.
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    • "I'm just not gonna do it. This is a bunch of bull.
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    • "I'm just not gonna do it. This is a bunch of bull.
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    • I'm not gonna be fake.
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    • I'm not gonna pretend. I'm me."
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    • There's this, like, pride thing that says,
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    • "I'm not gonna do that, so, you know what?
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    • "I'm not gonna do that, so, you know what?
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    • You're right.
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    • You're right.
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    • I'm just not gonna be around people anymore."
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    • And that's not good, either.
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    • And that's not good, either.
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    • People need your joy.
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    • People need your joy.
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    • You've got so much joy in you.
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    • When you let your joy out around people,
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    • it lifts them up.
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    • It encourages them.
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    • We need to be people who just take initiative and fake it
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    • We need to be people who just take initiative and fake it
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    • 'til you make it.
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    • Acting happy makes you feel happy.
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    • And I just wanna make this argument, okay?
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    • And I just wanna make this argument, okay?
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    • When you act happy even if you don't feel happy,
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    • it's not faking it.
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    • It's a life-hack.
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    • It's a life-hack.
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    • That's exactly right.
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    • That's exactly right.
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    • Acting happy when you don't feel happy is a life-hack.
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    • It's a way to train your body, to train your brain,
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    • It's a way to train your body, to train your brain,
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    • your body, your soul, your spirit to,
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    • your body, your soul, your spirit to,
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    • like, be happy as a default, to be a blessing to others and to
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    • like, be happy as a default, to be a blessing to others and to
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    • be a blessing to yourself.
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    • And I know if you're a Millennial like me,
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    • you're just, like, "Oh, it's so fake.
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    • I don't wanna be fake."
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    • I don't wanna be fake."
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    • But let me just tell you Advil is fake.
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    • But let me just tell you Advil is fake.
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    • Showers are fake.
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    • Showers are fake.
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    • Brushing your teeth is fake.
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    • Brushing your teeth is fake.
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    • Putting on deodorant is fake.
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    • Putting on deodorant is fake.
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    • Thank you for being fake.
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    • Thank you for being fake.
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    • Thank you for not being you're real,
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    • Thank you for not being you're real,
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    • natural, b.o.-ish self and washing that self off.
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    • natural, b.o.-ish self and washing that self off.
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    • This self-righteous, like, stuff about,
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    • This self-righteous, like, stuff about,
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    • "Well, I can be fake about some things,
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    • but not others," is not helping you,
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    • and it's not helping anybody.
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    • And that is fake.
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    • And that is fake.
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    • Acting happy when you don't feel happy is a way of training your
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    • body and your mind to be happy, especially if
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    • you have no reason.
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    • One of the most obvious ways you can act happy even if you don't
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    • One of the most obvious ways you can act happy even if you don't
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    • feel happy is smiling.
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    • feel happy is smiling.
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    • Smiling.
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    • Smiling.
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    • I don't believe if you're with people that you love,
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    • I don't believe if you're with people that you love,
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    • I don't think you can actually fake a smile.
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    • And I'm gonna test it here, okay?
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    • And I'm gonna test it here, okay?
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    • I just wanna point out this is not a cool church, all right?
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    • I just wanna point out this is not a cool church, all right?
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    • We're not at being super-cool.
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    • We're not at being super-cool.
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    • We are a joyful church.
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    • We are a joyful church.
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    • So I wanna see everybody fake a smile.
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    • So I wanna see everybody fake a smile.
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    • And everybody that's not gonna fake a smile is basically
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    • And everybody that's not gonna fake a smile is basically
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    • saying, "I'm too cool to smile."
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    • saying, "I'm too cool to smile."
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    • So let's go. I can see you.
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    • So let's go. I can see you.
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    • You don't think I can. I can see everybody in the back.
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    • You don't think I can. I can see everybody in the back.
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    • I can see Adam. I can see Al.
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    • I can see Adam. I can see Al.
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    • I can see the camera guy.
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    • I can see the camera guy.
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    • So I wanna see you try and fake a smile to me.
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    • [laughing]
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    • You can do a mean smile.
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    • That's good.
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    • Now, notice, when you fake a smile with friends,
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    • it's fake at first, and then because it's so ridiculous that
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    • you're faking a smile after a pastor told you to in church
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    • that happy feelings come, right?
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    • that happy feelings come, right?
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    • A little bit.
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    • That is actually scientific that there is no such thing
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    • That is actually scientific that there is no such thing
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    • as a fake smile.
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    • Scientifically, that is.
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    • It's a great article I read by Leo Widrich.
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    • It's a great article I read by Leo Widrich.
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    • And he talked about the science of smiling.
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    • A secular guy.
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    • And he said this: "When your smile muscles contract there is
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    • a positive feedback loop that reinforces our feelings of joy."
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    • In other words, when you feel joy,
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    • you smile, right?
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    • you smile, right?
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    • That's naturally.
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    • If you're like, "Oh, great. I won the lottery.
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    • Yeah," you know, or whatever?
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    • "They serve breakfast all day at McDonalds," you know?
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    • We don't realize that the opposite is true as well.
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    • Even if you don't feel those things of joy,
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    • but if you smile, it activates--it's the chemicals in
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    • your brain that actually make you feel joy.
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    • So I don't feel joy and I fake a smile.
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    • So I don't feel joy and I fake a smile.
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    • Fake smile. Real smile.
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    • Oh, okay.
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    • So it creates a loop in your brain that actually causes
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    • you to feel happy.
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    • When they were doing a study about the reward centers in the
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    • brain and things that activate that reward center that makes
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    • people feel happy, things like victory,
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    • almost at the very top, not quite at the top,
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    • but almost at the very top was chocolate.
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    • I know you're surprised by that, but chocolate actually makes
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    • It's true.
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    • But there was one thing, one thing--that beat chocolate.
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    • But there was one thing, one thing--that beat chocolate.
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    • You know what it was?
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    • Faking a smile.
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    • According to the study, "smiling reinforces our brains reward
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    • mechanism in a way that even chocolate cannot match."
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    • mechanism in a way that even chocolate cannot match."
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    • you are actually chemically changing the brain and altering
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    • you are actually chemically changing the brain and altering
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    • your body to be a happy body.
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    • Do you wanna happy body? Me, too.
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    • Train it. Make it so.
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    • There was a famous study called a "Yearbook Study."
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    • There was a famous study called a "Yearbook Study."
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    • Do we have that picture?
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    • And they went through their yearbook pictures,
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    • and they took the ones that they thought were authentic--big
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    • like, just-posing-for-a-camera- smile,
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    • and they wanted to see what would happened.
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    • And they showed that people who had the bigger smiles led
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    • Completely reinforcing the idea that people who act happy lead
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    • There was also a famous baseball study when they went through and
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    • they studied the lives of some old baseball cards from
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    • And they actually found out a lot of startling things,
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    • but the most startling thing was that the men in the pictures
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    • lived 7 years longer than the ones who didn't smile.
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    • Wanna add 7 years to your life?
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    • Smile more.
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    • that God has already given you.
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    • And when you release your joy to others,
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    • challenges that you're facing, you're being brave.
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    • You're working hard.
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    • You're blessing God, you're blessing others,
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    • and you're blessing me, and I'm proud of you.
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    • I want you to be joyful and happier.
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    • And I want you to be happier every day.
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    • And I want you to be happier every day.
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    • Every day you can be even happier than you are now.
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    • Every day you can be even happier than you are now.
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    • happiness that you can experience in your life.
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    • happiness that you can experience in your life.
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    • When you don't feel happy, just smile.
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    • Smile more.
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    • And do the things that you would do if you were happy.
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    • You used to smile more, you know?
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    • The average adult smiles 20 times a day,
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    • but the average child smiles 400 times a day.
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    • What happened?
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    • I think a bit part of it is society.
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    • It's not cool to be happy anymore.
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    • It's not cool to smile.
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    • You know what?
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    • I don't care about being cool anymore.
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    • I wanna be happy.
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    • I wanna be happy.
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    • How 'bout you?
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    • I don't care about peers who want me to be grumpy,
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    • and stern, and morose, and manly,
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    • and all of these ridiculous things.
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    • I'm gonna be a happy person.
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    • I'm gonna choose to smile, and laugh,
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    • and enjoy my life, and love the people I do life with,
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    • and enjoy my life, and love the people I do life with,
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    • because the people that love me deserve happy company.
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    • because the people that love me deserve happy company.
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    • Your joy that God has given you is your strength.
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    • Your joy that God has given you is your strength.
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    • I'm proud of you.
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    • I'm so happy to know that you are a joyful person.
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    • I'm so happy to know that you are a joyful person.
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    • Don't let anybody put you down because you're
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    • joy-filled and happy.
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    • joy-filled and happy.
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    • God has given it to you.
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    • God has given it to you.
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    • It's his gift. Don't turn it away.
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    • It's his gift. Don't turn it away.
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    • In Jesus' name, amen.
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    • In Jesus' name, amen.
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    • Let's pray.
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    • Father, thank you so much for inviting us here.
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    • Father, thank you so much for inviting us here.
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    • And thank you that you've made us happy students of Jesus.
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    • And thank you that you've made us happy students of Jesus.
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    • And, so, Lord, I pray for everybody that's wrestling,
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    • And, so, Lord, I pray for everybody that's wrestling,
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    • especially--I just pray against pride in particular.
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    • especially--I just pray against pride in particular.
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    • Those who have the source of pride that,
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    • Those who have the source of pride that,
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    • I think, is from the enemy that wants to keep us sad and morose,
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    • I think, is from the enemy that wants to keep us sad and morose,
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    • these defense mechanisms.
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    • Lord, today we decided to do the hard work of being vulnerable,
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    • Lord, today we decided to do the hard work of being vulnerable,
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    • being whole-hearted, of being ourselves,
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    • being whole-hearted, of being ourselves,
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    • of not hiding, and that we're gonna choose every single day to
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    • of not hiding, and that we're gonna choose every single day to
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    • be joy-filled, happy people.
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    • be joy-filled, happy people.
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    • Lord, we love you so much.
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    • Lord, we love you so much.
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    • This in Jesus' name we pray, amen."
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    • This in Jesus' name we pray, amen."
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    • male announcer: When you give to our ministry,
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    • male announcer: When you give to our ministry,
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    • we wanna say a small "thank you."
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    • we wanna say a small "thank you."
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    • So when you give a gift of $40 or more,
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    • So when you give a gift of $40 or more,
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    • we will send you a "Creed of the Beloved" tumbler.
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    • we will send you a "Creed of the Beloved" tumbler.
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    • Let it be a reminder that God is your provider.
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    • Let it be a reminder that God is your provider.
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    • Bobby: Every single week we get,
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    • Bobby: Every single week we get,
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    • literally, thousands of letters from people all around the world
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    • literally, thousands of letters from people all around the world
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    • who tell us that their lives were radically transformed.
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    • who tell us that their lives were radically transformed.
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    • Every single letter we get we open,
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    • and we read it.
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    • Every prayer request we get we pray for those people.
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    • And every time we do it our team is so encouraged.
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    • And every time we do it our team is so encouraged.
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    • And we're encouraged because lives are being changed.
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    • And we're encouraged because lives are being changed.
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    • We want you to know that that's not our doing,
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    • We want you to know that that's not our doing,
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    • When you give to this ministry, you are making such a big impact
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    • When you give to this ministry, you are making such a big impact
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    • on people's lives.
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    • This is crazy.
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    • This is crazy.
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    • Like, every week we have to raise lots and lots of money to
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    • Like, every week we have to raise lots and lots of money to
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    • And we're so, so thankful for your generosity.
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    • And we're so, so thankful for your generosity.
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    • Here's one story that was touched because of your
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    • Here's one story that was touched because of your
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    • generosity.
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    • Kassy: Dear Bobby, I am an inmate at a correctional
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    • Kassy: Dear Bobby, I am an inmate at a correctional
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    • I have been incarcerated since February 1998,
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    • I have been incarcerated since February 1998,
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    • but only recently discovered "Hour of Power."
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    • but only recently discovered "Hour of Power."
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    • I am a stronger, more seeking Christian because of the message
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    • I am a stronger, more seeking Christian because of the message
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    • Jesus gives through you.
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    • And even I, a sinner who is locked away for a crime,
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    • still feel the love and forgiveness of Christ.
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    • still feel the love and forgiveness of Christ.
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    • You have helped me realize that though many may look down upon
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    • me, God controls everything.
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    • I am forgiven, loved, and want to be a part of life again.
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    • I am forgiven, loved, and want to be a part of life again.
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    • I will be going home within the next few years.
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    • I will be going home within the next few years.
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    • but you have given me hope and faith.
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    • but you have given me hope and faith.
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    • I thank you, and I send you this high-five in praise and
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    • I thank you, and I send you this high-five in praise and
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    • Billy: Kassy, we want you to know you really are a part of
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    • Billy: Kassy, we want you to know you really are a part of
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    • High-five right back at you.
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    • High-five right back at you.
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    • Seriously, you are not what you do.
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    • You're not what you have.
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    • We believe that for you.
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    • We love you, and we're rooting for you.
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    • we just want you to know that this is one of thousands of
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    • stories from people who are touched because of your giving.
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    • stories from people who are touched because of your giving.
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    • So thank you, and please continue to support this
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    • So thank you, and please continue to support this
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    • ministry as we reach people all around the world.
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    • announcer: This week when you give to our ministry we wanna
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    • announcer: This week when you give to our ministry we wanna
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    • say a small, "thank you."
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    • say a small, "thank you."
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    • we will send you a "Creed of the Beloved" tumbler.
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    • we will send you a "Creed of the Beloved" tumbler.
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    • Every time you take a sip let it be a reminder that God is your
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    • Every time you take a sip let it be a reminder that God is your
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    • provider, and he unconditionally loves you just as you are.
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    • provider, and he unconditionally loves you just as you are.
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    • like Kassy.
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    • And with your help millions more.
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    • And with your help millions more.
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