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June 2, 2019
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Dr. Tony Evans

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  • - Dr. Tony Evans: I remember
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  • to tell you, "Let's move forward
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  • when God says, 'Move,'
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  • even though we don't see
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  • how it's gonna work out,
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  • 'cause the God
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  • who can create an accident
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  • at just the right time can do
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  • whatever he decides to do
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  • in the dilemmas in our lives
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  • as long as we're in the center
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  • - Tony: Today I wanna look at
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  • an encounter with God's power,
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  • and this encounter
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  • with God's power comes
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  • So, a dilemma is when
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  • you're in a no-win situation.
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  • Anybody here every been
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  • in a dilemma?
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  • It's no win.
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  • I mean, any direction
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  • You're in a dilemma.
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  • The most noted story
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  • in Israel's history,
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  • the crossing of the Red Sea,
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  • which was its biggest
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  • celebrated miracle,
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  • happened when they were
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  • simultaneously in a dilemma.
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  • The most celebrated story,
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  • the one that's repeated over
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  • and over and over
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  • in the Old Testament,
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  • is the story of the crossing
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  • of the Red Sea.
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  • It's repeated
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  • in the New Testament
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  • when the author of Hebrews
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  • talks about the great hall
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  • of faith.
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  • In Hebrews chapter 6,
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  • he says that "without faith
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  • it's impossible to please God,"
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  • in verse 6.
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  • And then he comes in verse 29
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  • and he says: "By faith Israel
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  • crossed the Red Sea,
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  • and the Egyptian Army
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  • was destroyed."
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  • And so, this is no small deal.
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  • But what I want you
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  • to catch today is that
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  • they had their divine encounter
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  • with God's problem
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  • in the context of a dilemma.
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  • So I wanna prepare you today
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  • for an encounter with God,
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  • but I also want to prepare you
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  • for a dilemma that provides
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  • the context for that encounter.
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  • Now, the background
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  • to this is very clear.
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  • Moses has come through
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  • the 12 plagues,
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  • the 10 plagues,
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  • and he's now leading
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  • the children of Israel
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  • out of Egypt.
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  • Pharaoh has responded now
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  • finally to Moses's call to,
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  • "Let my people go."
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  • And so the people now
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  • are on their way out
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  • from slavery to freedom.
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  • They're excited,
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  • they're looking forward.
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  • They've been told
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  • that there's this Promised Land,
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  • this purpose of God
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  • that God is gonna take 'em to,
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  • and things are lookin' rosy.
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  • As they leave, on their way out,
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  • it says in verse 17
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  • of chapter 13
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  • that "God did not leave them
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  • by way of the land
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  • of the Philistines,
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  • even though it was near."
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  • I want you to catch verse 18:
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  • "Hence God led them."
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  • So, watch this.
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  • Their dilemma is going to come
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  • about when God is leading them.
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  • Their dilemma is gonna happen
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  • when they're in the will of God.
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  • Their dilemma is going to occur
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  • when they're being obedient
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  • 'cause it says,
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  • "God was leading them."
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  • Not only was God leading them
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  • into what would be a dilemma,
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  • it says, "God led them
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  • the long way around."
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  • He did not lead them
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  • in the short distance.
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  • Not only that, but,
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  • "God was going before them,"
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  • verse 21 of chapter 13 says,
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  • "in a pillar of cloud by day
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  • and a pillar of fire by night."
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  • He's walking with them
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  • in every step of the way.
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  • And when they are doing this
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  • zigzag through the wilderness,
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  • it says in chapter 14,
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  • "Pharaoh will say to the sons
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  • of Israel,"
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  • verse 3, "They are wandering
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  • aimlessly in the land
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  • and the wilderness
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  • has shut them in."
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  • And the wilderness
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  • will shut them in.
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  • So when he says,
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  • "And the wilderness
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  • shall shut them in,"
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  • they're gonna be in a no-win
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  • situation that they can't get
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  • out of without comin' back
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  • toward us.
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  • And it says,
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  • "And God was leading them."
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  • He was leading them
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  • into a cul-de-sac, or what you
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  • and I would call, "A trap."
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  • See, a lot of us figure
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  • God wouldn't do that.
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  • Oh, God does do that.
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  • And the reason God does that
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  • is 'cause only in those contexts
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  • will you see that he's God.
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  • Because the one thing
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  • about a dilemma
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  • is you can't get out of it.
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  • The one thing about a dilemma is
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  • you don't see an exit, and every
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  • direction you look in is a trap.
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  • When God is ready to move you to
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  • a new spiritual experience with
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  • him, he will regularly do it
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  • in the midst of a contradiction
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  • and a conflict.
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  • And that is their scenario.
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  • Verse 4 says, of chapter 14:
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  • "'Thus I will harden
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  • Pharaoh's heart
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  • and he will chase after them.'"
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  • Hmm, "to harden the heart"
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  • means "to make you more
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  • rebellious than you
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  • already were."
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  • "To harden the heart"
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  • mean "to make you meaner
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  • than you already were."
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  • "To harden the heart"
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  • is "to make you worse
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  • than you already were."
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  • I think the verse says, "And God
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  • hardened Pharaoh's heart."
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  • Because when God is ready
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  • to give you a new experience
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  • with him,
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  • he will allow you
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  • to be put into a situation
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  • that only he can get you out of.
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  • When God is ready to make this
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  • move, doesn't matter who you
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  • know, what contacts you have,
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  • how much money you possess,
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  • or where you live,
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  • or the car you drive.
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  • When God is ready to give you
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  • a new experience with him,
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  • he will regularly trap you
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  • where you are.
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  • Verse 8 of chapter 14 says:
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  • "The Lord hardened the heart
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  • of Pharaoh, king of Egypt,
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  • and he chased after the sons
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  • of Israel."
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  • And what frustrates me about God
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  • is he will make it look
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  • like he answered your prayer.
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  • Come on, anybody been there?
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  • It look like--you praisin' him.
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  • You all excited.
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  • You're ready to give
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  • your testimony,
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  • and then he go left on you.
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  • They finally get out of Egypt.
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  • They've been prayin' to get out
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  • of Egypt.
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  • He lets 'em out of Egypt.
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  • Then he hardens Pharaoh's heart
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  • to come after 'em.
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  • Looks like he changed his mind.
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  • "As Pharaoh drew near,"
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  • verse 10,
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  • "the sons of Israel looked,
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  • and behold, the Egyptians
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  • were marching after them.
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  • And they became scared."
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  • It says,
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  • "They were very frightened.
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  • And so the sons of Israel
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  • cried out to the Lord."
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  • Water here,
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  • Pharaoh and his chariots here,
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  • and they're closing in
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  • on the Jews.
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  • And so they are terrified.
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  • So they do what many
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  • Christians do.
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  • They cry out to God,
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  • "Help, help,"
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  • while simultaneously
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  • complaining to man.
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  • Verse 11, "They said to Moses,
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  • 'Is it because there were no
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  • graves in Egypt that you have
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  • taken us away to die
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  • in the wilderness?
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  • Why have you dealt with us
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  • in this way,
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  • bringing us out of Egypt?
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  • Is this not the word
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  • that we spoke to you
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  • in Egypt, sayin',
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  • "Leave us alone that we may
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  • serve the Egyptians"?
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  • For it would have been better
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  • for us to serve the Egyptians
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  • than to die in the wilderness.'"
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  • So, the conflict that
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  • they are in, the Red Sea
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  • and the Egyptians,
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  • produces a spiritual conflict
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  • within them.
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  • Because on the one hand,
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  • it says, "They cried out on
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  • to God."
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  • But then on the other hand,
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  • it says,
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  • "They complained to Moses."
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  • So, I'm callin' on God,
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  • but I'm blamin' man.
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  • Not only that, but I'm confused
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  • 'cause a dilemma
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  • will confuse ya.
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  • They said, "Did not we tell you,
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  • 'Leave us alone'?
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  • We were happy bein' a slave
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  • in them cornfields.
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  • We were happy bein' a slave
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  • pickin' that cotton.
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  • We were just,
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  • 'Swing low, sweet chariot.'
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  • We were just happy slaves."
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  • Never mind that they had been
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  • crying out to God all the time
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  • for God to get 'em outta here.
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  • So, let me give you something
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  • you must do when you're caught
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  • in a dilemma and God himself
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  • is confusing you.
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  • You must appeal to someone,
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  • if you cannot appeal
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  • to yourself,
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  • who has a spiritual perspective.
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  • See, if you confused
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  • and you only talkin'
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  • to other confused people
  • 00:10:56.110 --> 00:10:59.110
  • who do not share
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  • a proper view of God,
  • 00:11:01.260 --> 00:11:04.260
  • then all you're going to do
  • 00:11:04.260 --> 00:11:05.270
  • is reinforce
  • 00:11:05.270 --> 00:11:07.270
  • the frustration of your dilemma.
  • 00:11:07.270 --> 00:11:10.250
  • If God has allowed you
  • 00:11:10.250 --> 00:11:12.170
  • to be there because
  • 00:11:12.170 --> 00:11:13.280
  • you're in the will of God,
  • 00:11:13.280 --> 00:11:15.200
  • even though you are confused,
  • 00:11:15.200 --> 00:11:17.230
  • then God alone
  • 00:11:17.230 --> 00:11:20.040
  • has to give you clarity.
  • 00:11:22.100 --> 00:11:25.100
  • And so, even though they were
  • 00:11:25.100 --> 00:11:26.220
  • complaining about Moses,
  • 00:11:26.220 --> 00:11:29.010
  • only Moses could give them
  • 00:11:29.010 --> 00:11:31.050
  • the proper perspective
  • 00:11:31.050 --> 00:11:33.190
  • because Moses was in touch
  • 00:11:33.190 --> 00:11:35.040
  • with God.
  • 00:11:35.040 --> 00:11:37.120
  • So Moses said to the people,
  • 00:11:37.120 --> 00:11:39.070
  • 'cause they're cryin' out to God
  • 00:11:39.070 --> 00:11:40.150
  • and complainin' at the same
  • 00:11:40.150 --> 00:11:42.240
  • time--so Moses says
  • 00:11:42.240 --> 00:11:44.240
  • to the people,
  • 00:11:44.240 --> 00:11:47.000
  • "Do not fear," okay?
  • 00:11:47.110 --> 00:11:50.110
  • "Stop worrying, be calm.
  • 00:11:50.110 --> 00:11:52.200
  • It's gonna be okay."
  • 00:11:54.210 --> 00:11:57.210
  • "Stand by and see the salvation
  • 00:11:57.210 --> 00:12:00.100
  • of the Lord."
  • 00:12:00.100 --> 00:12:02.090
  • So he brings in
  • 00:12:02.090 --> 00:12:02.260
  • a spiritual perspective
  • 00:12:02.260 --> 00:12:04.130
  • to their human dilemma.
  • 00:12:04.130 --> 00:12:07.050
  • "Which he will accomplish
  • 00:12:07.050 --> 00:12:08.160
  • for you.
  • 00:12:08.160 --> 00:12:09.160
  • The Egyptians whom
  • 00:12:09.160 --> 00:12:11.050
  • you have seen today
  • 00:12:11.050 --> 00:12:12.170
  • you will never see them again."
  • 00:12:14.290 --> 00:12:17.290
  • The Lord will fight for you
  • 00:12:17.290 --> 00:12:20.040
  • while you keep silent.
  • 00:12:20.040 --> 00:12:22.230
  • The Lord will fight for you
  • 00:12:23.080 --> 00:12:26.080
  • while you are silent,
  • 00:12:26.120 --> 00:12:29.120
  • not while you are talking.
  • 00:12:30.150 --> 00:12:33.150
  • What he was referring to was
  • 00:12:33.150 --> 00:12:35.160
  • the complaining they were doing,
  • 00:12:35.160 --> 00:12:38.050
  • not the crying out to God,
  • 00:12:38.050 --> 00:12:40.020
  • but the complaining.
  • 00:12:40.020 --> 00:12:42.040
  • God will fight for you
  • 00:12:42.040 --> 00:12:43.150
  • while you keep silent.
  • 00:12:44.100 --> 00:12:47.100
  • They were now in the position
  • 00:12:47.260 --> 00:12:50.260
  • of submitting
  • 00:12:50.260 --> 00:12:51.200
  • the spiritual authority.
  • 00:12:51.200 --> 00:12:54.110
  • You must have spiritual
  • 00:12:54.110 --> 00:12:55.180
  • authority in your life,
  • 00:12:55.190 --> 00:12:58.190
  • spiritual people to whom you can
  • 00:12:58.190 --> 00:13:00.060
  • appeal when you don't have
  • 00:13:00.060 --> 00:13:02.080
  • spiritual answers yourself
  • 00:13:02.080 --> 00:13:05.060
  • and all you can see
  • 00:13:05.060 --> 00:13:06.060
  • are the circumstances.
  • 00:13:08.050 --> 00:13:11.050
  • Ah, verse 15,
  • 00:13:11.050 --> 00:13:12.250
  • "Then the Lord said to Mo."
  • 00:13:13.170 --> 00:13:16.170
  • "The Lord said to Moses,
  • 00:13:16.170 --> 00:13:19.150
  • 'Why are you crying out to me?
  • 00:13:20.150 --> 00:13:23.150
  • Tell the sons of Israel
  • 00:13:23.150 --> 00:13:26.150
  • to go forward.'"
  • 00:13:26.150 --> 00:13:28.090
  • He says to Moses,
  • 00:13:28.090 --> 00:13:31.070
  • "Why are you crying out to me?
  • 00:13:31.220 --> 00:13:34.220
  • Tell Israel to go forward."
  • 00:13:36.290 --> 00:13:39.290
  • Now, the problem with that verse
  • 00:13:40.070 --> 00:13:43.070
  • is there's nothing stated
  • 00:13:43.070 --> 00:13:44.230
  • about Moses crying out to him.
  • 00:13:44.230 --> 00:13:47.190
  • There's no statement
  • 00:13:47.190 --> 00:13:49.020
  • about Moses crying.
  • 00:13:49.020 --> 00:13:50.010
  • It said, "The people cried out."
  • 00:13:50.010 --> 00:13:52.060
  • But then God turns to Moses and
  • 00:13:52.060 --> 00:13:53.170
  • says, "Why are you crying out?"
  • 00:13:55.230 --> 00:13:58.230
  • 'Cause, see,
  • 00:13:58.230 --> 00:14:01.150
  • when you're in the pulpit,
  • 00:14:02.280 --> 00:14:05.280
  • you know the right things
  • 00:14:05.280 --> 00:14:06.240
  • to tell the people.
  • 00:14:06.240 --> 00:14:09.100
  • "Why are you cryin' out to me,
  • 00:14:09.100 --> 00:14:10.110
  • Moses?
  • 00:14:10.110 --> 00:14:11.030
  • You're strugglin'
  • 00:14:11.030 --> 00:14:13.050
  • like the people."
  • 00:14:14.000 --> 00:14:17.000
  • Says, "What I want you to do
  • 00:14:17.000 --> 00:14:17.290
  • is tell people,
  • 00:14:17.290 --> 00:14:18.170
  • 'Now it's time to move.'"
  • 00:14:18.170 --> 00:14:21.160
  • "Tell them to move forward."
  • 00:14:21.160 --> 00:14:22.250
  • Now, here is a principle.
  • 00:14:23.030 --> 00:14:26.030
  • He had just said,
  • 00:14:26.030 --> 00:14:28.210
  • "Stand still, do nothing."
  • 00:14:30.010 --> 00:14:33.010
  • But now he gets another message
  • 00:14:33.010 --> 00:14:34.200
  • that says,
  • 00:14:34.200 --> 00:14:35.080
  • "Tell 'em now to go forward."
  • 00:14:35.080 --> 00:14:37.080
  • So here it is.
  • 00:14:37.080 --> 00:14:38.190
  • When God puts you in
  • 00:14:38.190 --> 00:14:39.220
  • a dilemma and there is nothing
  • 00:14:41.130 --> 00:14:44.130
  • that you can do or should do,
  • 00:14:44.130 --> 00:14:47.080
  • you do nothing.
  • 00:14:47.080 --> 00:14:50.070
  • When God hasn't given you
  • 00:14:50.070 --> 00:14:51.120
  • something to do, that means
  • 00:14:51.120 --> 00:14:52.280
  • there is not something
  • 00:14:52.280 --> 00:14:54.030
  • he wants you to do yet.
  • 00:14:54.030 --> 00:14:56.240
  • But now he tells them
  • 00:14:56.240 --> 00:14:58.150
  • to move forward.
  • 00:14:59.090 --> 00:15:02.110
  • It says, "By faith they crossed
  • 00:15:02.110 --> 00:15:03.270
  • the Red Sea."
  • 00:15:03.270 --> 00:15:05.150
  • Remember, faith is in your feet,
  • 00:15:05.150 --> 00:15:07.270
  • not in your feelings.
  • 00:15:08.100 --> 00:15:11.100
  • Hebrews 11:29 says:
  • 00:15:11.100 --> 00:15:13.160
  • "They did it by faith."
  • 00:15:13.160 --> 00:15:15.240
  • Because faith often has to
  • 00:15:15.240 --> 00:15:18.160
  • operate when fear is present,
  • 00:15:19.150 --> 00:15:22.150
  • okay?
  • 00:15:22.150 --> 00:15:23.210
  • Faith does not automatically
  • 00:15:23.210 --> 00:15:26.100
  • eradicate fear, but faith,
  • 00:15:27.270 --> 00:15:30.270
  • when it is operating,
  • 00:15:30.270 --> 00:15:33.270
  • overrides fear
  • 00:15:33.270 --> 00:15:35.160
  • because fear immobilizes.
  • 00:15:36.120 --> 00:15:39.120
  • Faith moves,
  • 00:15:39.120 --> 00:15:41.220
  • even when you are fearful.
  • 00:15:42.050 --> 00:15:45.050
  • But when he gives you
  • 00:15:45.050 --> 00:15:45.270
  • something to do, you move.
  • 00:15:46.260 --> 00:15:49.260
  • He says, "Tell the people
  • 00:15:49.260 --> 00:15:50.190
  • to move,"
  • 00:15:50.190 --> 00:15:52.110
  • and so the people move.
  • 00:15:52.220 --> 00:15:55.220
  • "Moses, lift up your staff."
  • 00:15:55.220 --> 00:15:57.070
  • He lifts up the rod, now called,
  • 00:15:57.070 --> 00:15:58.230
  • "The rod of God."
  • 00:15:58.230 --> 00:16:01.160
  • He says, "I will," again,
  • 00:16:01.160 --> 00:16:02.230
  • this word in verse 17,
  • 00:16:02.230 --> 00:16:04.010
  • "harden the heart
  • 00:16:04.010 --> 00:16:06.110
  • of the Egyptians."
  • 00:16:06.110 --> 00:16:07.140
  • "I'mma make 'em harder.
  • 00:16:07.140 --> 00:16:09.070
  • I'mma make 'em hate you more.
  • 00:16:09.070 --> 00:16:10.250
  • I'mma make 'em come
  • 00:16:10.250 --> 00:16:11.180
  • after you worse than before."
  • 00:16:12.130 --> 00:16:15.130
  • "So that they will go in after
  • 00:16:15.130 --> 00:16:16.220
  • them, and I will be honored
  • 00:16:16.220 --> 00:16:18.040
  • through Pharaoh and his army,
  • 00:16:18.040 --> 00:16:20.020
  • through his chariots
  • 00:16:20.020 --> 00:16:21.030
  • and his horsemen.
  • 00:16:22.080 --> 00:16:25.080
  • "So Moses stretches out his hand
  • 00:16:25.080 --> 00:16:27.050
  • with the rod," verse 21,
  • 00:16:27.050 --> 00:16:29.210
  • "and the Lord swept
  • 00:16:29.210 --> 00:16:30.210
  • the sea back by a strong wind
  • 00:16:30.230 --> 00:16:33.230
  • all night and turned
  • 00:16:33.230 --> 00:16:35.120
  • the sea into dry land
  • 00:16:35.120 --> 00:16:37.000
  • so the waters were divided.
  • 00:16:37.000 --> 00:16:38.290
  • The sons of Israel
  • 00:16:38.290 --> 00:16:39.230
  • went through," verse 23,
  • 00:16:39.230 --> 00:16:41.110
  • "then the Egyptians
  • 00:16:41.110 --> 00:16:42.080
  • took up pursuit."
  • 00:16:42.100 --> 00:16:45.100
  • To see a sea open up,
  • 00:16:47.210 --> 00:16:50.210
  • the water wall on both sides,
  • 00:16:52.040 --> 00:16:55.040
  • this whole army
  • 00:16:55.040 --> 00:16:56.090
  • of almost 2 million people
  • 00:16:56.090 --> 00:16:58.000
  • walking through,
  • 00:16:58.000 --> 00:17:00.100
  • and you go in there after them.
  • 00:17:00.100 --> 00:17:01.230
  • You got to be crazy.
  • 00:17:01.240 --> 00:17:04.240
  • But they were made crazy by God
  • 00:17:04.240 --> 00:17:06.280
  • hardening their heart.
  • 00:17:07.190 --> 00:17:10.190
  • So God may be hardening
  • 00:17:10.190 --> 00:17:11.290
  • the heart of your coworker,
  • 00:17:11.290 --> 00:17:13.270
  • makin' them treat you bad worse.
  • 00:17:14.160 --> 00:17:17.160
  • He may be hardening the heart
  • 00:17:17.160 --> 00:17:19.060
  • of your boss,
  • 00:17:19.060 --> 00:17:21.080
  • making him treat you worse,
  • 00:17:21.080 --> 00:17:23.080
  • or that person in your life,
  • 00:17:23.080 --> 00:17:25.180
  • or that circumstance.
  • 00:17:25.180 --> 00:17:27.070
  • See, that's why you gotta be
  • 00:17:27.070 --> 00:17:28.060
  • in the will of God,
  • 00:17:28.060 --> 00:17:29.250
  • because when he makes it worse,
  • 00:17:29.250 --> 00:17:31.230
  • he's using it.
  • 00:17:31.260 --> 00:17:34.260
  • "I will harden Pharaoh's heart,
  • 00:17:34.260 --> 00:17:36.190
  • and the Egyptians will come
  • 00:17:36.190 --> 00:17:38.220
  • after you."
  • 00:17:39.240 --> 00:17:42.240
  • The result of all of this is in
  • 00:17:42.240 --> 00:17:44.050
  • the last verse of the chapter.
  • 00:17:44.050 --> 00:17:46.250
  • It says in verse 31:
  • 00:17:46.250 --> 00:17:48.210
  • "When Israel saw," say, "Saw."
  • 00:17:48.270 --> 00:17:51.270
  • See, not--they ain't heard,
  • 00:17:51.270 --> 00:17:53.000
  • they saw.
  • 00:17:53.000 --> 00:17:54.070
  • "When Israel saw the great power
  • 00:17:54.080 --> 00:17:57.080
  • which the Lord had used against
  • 00:17:57.080 --> 00:17:59.010
  • the Egyptians,
  • 00:17:59.010 --> 00:18:00.110
  • the people feared the Lord,
  • 00:18:00.110 --> 00:18:02.200
  • and they believed in the Lord
  • 00:18:02.200 --> 00:18:05.070
  • and in his servant Moses."
  • 00:18:07.140 --> 00:18:10.140
  • Why does God put you in a
  • 00:18:10.140 --> 00:18:12.030
  • dilemma when you're in his will?
  • 00:18:12.200 --> 00:18:15.200
  • So you can see somethin'.
  • 00:18:15.200 --> 00:18:18.080
  • Says, "When the people saw."
  • 00:18:18.080 --> 00:18:21.080
  • Says, "When they saw the power
  • 00:18:21.080 --> 00:18:23.110
  • of the Lord."
  • 00:18:23.110 --> 00:18:24.060
  • They encountered God's power.
  • 00:18:26.190 --> 00:18:29.190
  • You know what those people
  • 00:18:29.190 --> 00:18:30.080
  • were sayin'?
  • 00:18:30.080 --> 00:18:30.270
  • They said,
  • 00:18:30.270 --> 00:18:31.140
  • "Take us back to Egypt."
  • 00:18:31.140 --> 00:18:32.200
  • You know what God was
  • 00:18:32.200 --> 00:18:33.080
  • tryin' to do?
  • 00:18:33.080 --> 00:18:33.250
  • He was tryin' to deliver them
  • 00:18:33.250 --> 00:18:34.280
  • from somethin' in their past.
  • 00:18:34.280 --> 00:18:37.130
  • Egypt was their past.
  • 00:18:37.130 --> 00:18:39.130
  • But you can get so used
  • 00:18:39.130 --> 00:18:40.140
  • to yesterday
  • 00:18:40.210 --> 00:18:43.210
  • that when the day
  • 00:18:43.210 --> 00:18:44.180
  • goes bad on you,
  • 00:18:44.180 --> 00:18:45.270
  • you wanna go back.
  • 00:18:46.120 --> 00:18:49.120
  • He says, "I'mma deliver you
  • 00:18:49.120 --> 00:18:50.240
  • from yesterday because
  • 00:18:50.240 --> 00:18:52.270
  • I have a different tomorrow.
  • 00:18:52.270 --> 00:18:55.110
  • But for me to deliver you
  • 00:18:55.110 --> 00:18:56.210
  • from yesterday to take you
  • 00:18:56.210 --> 00:18:58.270
  • to a different tomorrow,
  • 00:18:58.270 --> 00:19:00.150
  • I'm gonna create
  • 00:19:00.150 --> 00:19:01.090
  • confusion today."
  • 00:19:01.210 --> 00:19:04.210
  • So I want you to look at your
  • 00:19:04.210 --> 00:19:06.140
  • dilemma that you're either in or
  • 00:19:06.140 --> 00:19:07.280
  • that you will face differently.
  • 00:19:09.110 --> 00:19:12.110
  • If you're not in the will
  • 00:19:12.110 --> 00:19:13.170
  • of God, get in the will of God
  • 00:19:13.170 --> 00:19:15.210
  • so they can turn
  • 00:19:15.210 --> 00:19:17.000
  • it into something he can use.
  • 00:19:17.100 --> 00:19:20.100
  • If you're not walking by faith,
  • 00:19:20.100 --> 00:19:22.060
  • but only walking by sight, begin
  • 00:19:22.060 --> 00:19:24.140
  • to walk by faith and no longer
  • 00:19:25.060 --> 00:19:28.060
  • live a life of complaining,
  • 00:19:29.020 --> 00:19:32.020
  • acknowledging the reality,
  • 00:19:32.020 --> 00:19:34.040
  • but not blaming man
  • 00:19:34.040 --> 00:19:36.100
  • for something God has done.
  • 00:19:39.020 --> 00:19:42.020
  • Because you now have this bigger
  • 00:19:42.020 --> 00:19:43.260
  • view of God who wants to show
  • 00:19:43.260 --> 00:19:45.270
  • you his power so that he can
  • 00:19:46.150 --> 00:19:49.150
  • blow your mind in a catch-22.
  • 00:19:52.010 --> 00:19:55.010
  • And some of you have heard
  • 00:19:55.010 --> 00:19:56.040
  • this story because you've been
  • 00:19:56.040 --> 00:19:57.260
  • here for a while.
  • 00:19:57.260 --> 00:20:00.140
  • But the newer people may
  • 00:20:00.140 --> 00:20:01.170
  • not have heard the story.
  • 00:20:01.170 --> 00:20:03.230
  • And so I wanna conclude
  • 00:20:03.230 --> 00:20:05.070
  • my time with telling you
  • 00:20:07.060 --> 00:20:10.060
  • one of my dilemma moments.
  • 00:20:10.060 --> 00:20:12.250
  • We were meeting at a school in
  • 00:20:14.080 --> 00:20:17.080
  • the early days of our ministry.
  • 00:20:17.080 --> 00:20:20.080
  • We did not have a permanent home
  • 00:20:20.080 --> 00:20:21.200
  • at that time.
  • 00:20:21.200 --> 00:20:24.040
  • We were meeting at this school,
  • 00:20:24.040 --> 00:20:25.130
  • and the school board said
  • 00:20:25.170 --> 00:20:28.170
  • we could no longer meet there.
  • 00:20:28.170 --> 00:20:30.060
  • We would have to, in a couple
  • 00:20:30.060 --> 00:20:31.160
  • of weeks, find another place
  • 00:20:31.160 --> 00:20:34.140
  • to have worship.
  • 00:20:34.140 --> 00:20:36.070
  • We were in a catch-22.
  • 00:20:36.070 --> 00:20:38.240
  • We were in a dilemma.
  • 00:20:38.240 --> 00:20:40.030
  • What would we tell the people?
  • 00:20:40.030 --> 00:20:42.200
  • We went back to the school board
  • 00:20:42.200 --> 00:20:44.050
  • and asked them
  • 00:20:44.050 --> 00:20:45.020
  • for an extension of time.
  • 00:20:45.020 --> 00:20:47.110
  • They said, "They do not think
  • 00:20:47.110 --> 00:20:49.010
  • we can get it
  • 00:20:49.010 --> 00:20:50.110
  • because there were too many
  • 00:20:50.110 --> 00:20:51.200
  • board members with this
  • 00:20:51.200 --> 00:20:53.140
  • whole thing of church and state
  • 00:20:53.140 --> 00:20:55.110
  • that were against the church
  • 00:20:55.110 --> 00:20:57.120
  • meeting in a school."
  • 00:20:57.130 --> 00:21:00.150
  • But then they said, "But we will
  • 00:21:00.150 --> 00:21:01.280
  • have a final official vote."
  • 00:21:01.280 --> 00:21:04.040
  • But the person who we talked
  • 00:21:04.040 --> 00:21:05.210
  • to said, "Let me tell you now,
  • 00:21:05.210 --> 00:21:07.150
  • there are too many people
  • 00:21:07.150 --> 00:21:08.220
  • against you."
  • 00:21:08.220 --> 00:21:11.180
  • So we were caught
  • 00:21:11.180 --> 00:21:12.150
  • in a trick bag.
  • 00:21:12.150 --> 00:21:13.120
  • We were caught in a dilemma.
  • 00:21:13.120 --> 00:21:15.100
  • We were up a tree.
  • 00:21:15.100 --> 00:21:16.110
  • We were in a creek.
  • 00:21:16.110 --> 00:21:18.050
  • We were between a rock
  • 00:21:18.050 --> 00:21:19.120
  • and a hard place,
  • 00:21:19.120 --> 00:21:20.290
  • and there was no human solution.
  • 00:21:20.290 --> 00:21:23.220
  • All we did was call on God
  • 00:21:23.220 --> 00:21:26.200
  • to intervene and to do something
  • 00:21:26.200 --> 00:21:28.150
  • that was out of our hands.
  • 00:21:28.210 --> 00:21:31.210
  • It was now the day of the vote,
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  • and we knew the votes
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  • were against us.
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  • We had been told that
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  • by an insider.
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  • The meeting was supposed
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  • to happen at a certain time, but
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  • the time went on and on and on.
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  • I guess we're sitting out there
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  • close to 2 hours,
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  • when it should have been
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  • finished in 30 minutes,
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  • waiting for a decision.
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  • Finally, a lady comes out
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  • of the meeting.
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  • She says, "I am sorry it's taken
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  • so long,
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  • but two of our board members
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  • are missing.
  • 00:22:06.250 --> 00:22:08.110
  • They have not yet gotten
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  • to the meeting.
  • 00:22:09.180 --> 00:22:10.260
  • So we tried to wait for them
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  • so we could have
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  • a full council vote,
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  • but they have not showed up,
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  • and we have decided
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  • to go ahead with the vote.
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  • We went ahead with the vote,
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  • and by one vote you have gotten
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  • approval to stay in the school,"
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  • by one vote.
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  • When she finished coming out,
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  • the two who were missing
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  • rushed in.
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  • The two who were missing
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  • rushed in,
  • 00:22:40.170 --> 00:22:41.220
  • but the vote had already
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  • been taken.
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  • Ah, but that's not the good part
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  • of the story.
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  • The good part of the story
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  • is why they were late.
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  • These two decided
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  • to ride together.
  • 00:22:52.250 --> 00:22:55.190
  • When they decided
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  • to ride together,
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  • they got off of Polk and 67,
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  • and there was an accident
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  • at the light.
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  • The accident at the light held
  • 00:23:04.280 --> 00:23:07.080
  • up traffic for almost two hours
  • 00:23:07.220 --> 00:23:10.220
  • where the traffic
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  • could not move.
  • 00:23:11.190 --> 00:23:13.170
  • So, within that two hours,
  • 00:23:13.170 --> 00:23:15.120
  • the vote was taken.
  • 00:23:15.120 --> 00:23:17.080
  • So, by the time the traffic got
  • 00:23:17.080 --> 00:23:19.080
  • cleared away and they rushed in,
  • 00:23:19.080 --> 00:23:22.000
  • it was too late 'cause
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  • God had already set up a block.
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  • The story in Exodus chapter 18
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  • says that "the cloud
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  • and the pillar of fire
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  • went from in front of the Jews
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  • and went to the back of the Jews
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  • to create a block
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  • so that Pharaoh's army
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  • could not get to them
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  • until they crossed over."
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  • So, what God did was he took
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  • the angel of the Lord
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  • and he left from in front of--
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  • He went to the back of--
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  • He went down to Polk and 67,
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  • allowed an accident to occur at
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  • just the right time for just the
  • 00:24:03.130 --> 00:24:05.270
  • right amount of cars in order to
  • 00:24:05.270 --> 00:24:08.130
  • block what God's purpose was.
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  • He created a dilemma.
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  • Now, the good news of that
  • 00:24:13.120 --> 00:24:14.270
  • for you is that I have never
  • 00:24:14.270 --> 00:24:17.040
  • forgotten it.
  • 00:24:17.040 --> 00:24:18.080
  • So, anytime now we run
  • 00:24:18.080 --> 00:24:19.290
  • into a dilemma,
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  • I remember what happened
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  • at the end of the 1970s.
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  • Anytime we run into a problem,
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  • I remember that "God is the same
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  • yesterday, today, and forever."
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  • I remember to tell you,
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  • "Let's move forward
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  • when God says, 'Move,'
  • 00:24:38.130 --> 00:24:40.070
  • even though we don't see
  • 00:24:40.070 --> 00:24:41.050
  • how it's gonna work out
  • 00:24:41.050 --> 00:24:42.230
  • 'cause the God
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  • who can create an accident
  • 00:24:43.290 --> 00:24:46.050
  • at just the right time
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  • can do whatever he decides to do
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  • in the dilemmas in our lives
  • 00:24:50.200 --> 00:24:52.280
  • as long as we're in the center
  • 00:24:52.280 --> 00:24:55.060
  • of his will."
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  • Come on and praise him,
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  • somebody, because he's worthy,
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  • because he wants you to see him
  • 00:25:01.190 --> 00:25:03.280
  • for yourself in the dilemma
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  • [music]
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  • - Tony: Sometimes it looks like
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  • God is taking his time,
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  • and too much time at that.
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  • You've been praying.
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  • You've been trusting.
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  • You've been obeying.
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  • And nothing is happening.
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  • But one of the truths of
  • 00:25:30.210 --> 00:25:31.150
  • Scripture is that God allows us
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  • to encounter him
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  • and his promises
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  • as he prepares us
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  • to run smack dab
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  • into a fresh encounter with him.
  • 00:25:42.190 --> 00:25:45.190
  • When God makes us wait,
  • 00:25:45.190 --> 00:25:48.110
  • he is preparing us
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  • for the promise,
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  • but he's also preparing
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  • the promise for us.
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  • And what he wants in that moment
  • 00:25:55.200 --> 00:25:57.280
  • is a divine encounter with him.
  • 00:25:59.040 --> 00:26:02.060
  • This is exactly what happened
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  • when God told Abraham
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  • to offer up Isaac in Genesis 22.
  • 00:26:06.130 --> 00:26:09.130
  • God was preparing
  • 00:26:09.130 --> 00:26:10.140
  • to fulfill a promise,
  • 00:26:10.140 --> 00:26:12.160
  • a promise that took
  • 00:26:12.160 --> 00:26:13.160
  • many years to come to fruition,
  • 00:26:13.160 --> 00:26:16.160
  • but God wanted to first give
  • 00:26:16.160 --> 00:26:17.260
  • Abraham an encounter with him
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  • in the sacrifice of his son.
  • 00:26:21.040 --> 00:26:23.080
  • And for that encounter
  • 00:26:23.080 --> 00:26:24.150
  • to happen,
  • 00:26:24.150 --> 00:26:25.130
  • it involved a series
  • 00:26:25.130 --> 00:26:26.200
  • of contradictions,
  • 00:26:26.200 --> 00:26:28.150
  • things that don't make sense.
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  • "Sacrifice my own son
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  • when you said he was gonna
  • 00:26:31.150 --> 00:26:33.000
  • be the promise?
  • 00:26:33.000 --> 00:26:34.290
  • It doesn't make sense."
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  • When God's promise is delayed
  • 00:26:37.060 --> 00:26:39.260
  • and when it looks like
  • 00:26:39.260 --> 00:26:41.130
  • it's about to be fulfilled
  • 00:26:41.130 --> 00:26:43.010
  • and then a contradiction occurs,
  • 00:26:43.010 --> 00:26:45.110
  • that's time
  • 00:26:45.110 --> 00:26:46.000
  • for a divine encounter.
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  • God wants to show you
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  • in something that doesn't make
  • 00:26:49.140 --> 00:26:50.250
  • sense how much he makes sense
  • 00:26:50.250 --> 00:26:52.210
  • in keeping his Word,
  • 00:26:52.210 --> 00:26:54.100
  • even though you had to wait
  • 00:26:54.100 --> 00:26:56.090
  • to see it fulfilled.
  • 00:26:56.090 --> 00:26:58.170
  • And the key to understanding
  • 00:26:58.170 --> 00:27:00.090
  • this encounter that God had
  • 00:27:00.090 --> 00:27:02.160
  • with Abraham and that he wants
  • 00:27:02.160 --> 00:27:03.170
  • to have with you and me
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  • is the phrase,
  • 00:27:05.210 --> 00:27:06.160
  • "Now I know that you fear me."
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  • You see, God wants to know
  • 00:27:09.020 --> 00:27:10.060
  • that we trust him,
  • 00:27:10.060 --> 00:27:11.280
  • even when trusting him
  • 00:27:11.280 --> 00:27:13.250
  • is the last thing we wanna do.
  • 00:27:14.090 --> 00:27:17.090
  • So, if your trust is wavering
  • 00:27:17.090 --> 00:27:20.020
  • and you've been waiting too
  • 00:27:20.020 --> 00:27:21.020
  • long, you're close to the moment
  • 00:27:21.020 --> 00:27:23.270
  • of your divine encounter.
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  • Don't give up.
  • 00:27:25.130 --> 00:27:26.200
  • Keep on going.
  • 00:27:26.200 --> 00:27:27.230
  • And as Abraham said,
  • 00:27:27.230 --> 00:27:29.180
  • let's watch and see the Lord
  • 00:27:29.180 --> 00:27:31.160
  • provide the solution
  • 00:27:31.160 --> 00:27:33.050
  • to this problem.
  • 00:27:33.050 --> 00:27:34.250
  • God has a ram in the bush
  • 00:27:34.250 --> 00:27:37.040
  • for you like he had a ram
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