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October 7, 2019
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In the Gap: Pastor Choco De Jesús

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  • Choco De Jesus: There are many professions and even entire
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  • industries where people's jobs and skill sets go unnoticed, but
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  • consider this: God very often chooses the totally ignored
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  • unsung person who appears to have very little authority.
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  • He chooses those people to do mighty things
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  • that never become leaders.
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  • We must remember God sees what others can't.
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  • He judges what others miss.
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  • God sees potential, not position.
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  • He looks past your record, even your current situation,
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  • and believes in your future.
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  • There's a man in the Bible who fits the description
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  • of insignificant.
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  • He even said of himself that he was the least important person
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  • in his nation, least important tribe.
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  • We could learn a lot from this man because God
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  • did not see him as worthless or as nobody.
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  • Not only that, but this man lacked confidence.
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  • Perhaps it was because he was afraid that he was unqualified.
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  • Do you ever feel that way, unqualified?
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  • This man I have described lived thousands of years ago
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  • in the land we call Israel today.
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  • His name was Gideon.
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  • Even after I had accepted Jesus as my Savior and even after
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  • I entered the ministry, I faced many situations that left me
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  • questioning my ability.
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  • I gotta be honest with you, I was really questioning God.
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  • I had to learn what Gideon learned, that God is in control.
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  • Do you hear me?
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  • God is in control, and he has a plan, even in the bad times.
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  • I know with 100% certainty that those who God calls to fill in
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  • the gap will question from time to time whether they were truly
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  • chosen to move into a gap.
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  • Hear me clearly on this: When you feel uncertain or unable,
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  • make this your declaration, "God can, and he is faithful."
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  • God never overlooks the overlooked.
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  • He always sees those in the hidden places.
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  • He doesn't forget the forgotten.
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  • God sees your place.
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  • He sees your position and believes the best in you.
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  • In fact, he's speaking to you and calling you to a new level
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  • in him, just like he saw Gideon, the least important person
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  • in the least important tribe.
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  • He sees you, wherever you are, and he's speaking to you.
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  • Ted Gusterson: Come on, come on, come on.
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  • Yes, ha-ho-ho-ho.
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  • Ted: Seventy-one bravo for base station.
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  • Moving on.
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  • Sal: Hey, Ted, did you get her started?
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  • Ted: Yeah, she's purring like a kitty cat--for now.
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  • Sal: All right, well, you let me know
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  • if something else happens.
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  • Be happy to send out reinforcements.
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  • Ted: The guys ever heard you had to send someone to get me,
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  • I'd never live it down.
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  • Sal: Well, somebody's gotta keep you humble.
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  • Ted: I'm only as good as my radio operator.
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  • Sal: Well, you never forget that, sweetheart.
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  • Be safe.
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  • Ted: Riding with angels.
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  • Ted: Seventy-one bravo for base.
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  • Sal: Go ahead.
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  • Ted: That might be an early afternoon.
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  • Just one left, and it's just around the corner.
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  • Sal: Well, slow your roll there, kiddo.
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  • You're gonna break your record.
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  • Ted: Really? Sal: No, of course not.
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  • Ted: Now, Sal, don't go challenge me
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  • to break my own records.
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  • Ted: Are you serious?
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  • Seventy-one bravo for base.
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  • Seventy-one--
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  • Sal: Hey, Ted?
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  • Ted: Seventy-one bravo for base.
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  • Seventy-one bravo--
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  • Sal: Ted?
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  • Ted: Seventy-one bravo for--
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  • Sal: Ted.
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  • Ted: Bravo, for base. Sal: Ted?
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  • Ted: Yeah, I lost you there. Truck's safe.
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  • I'm in a neighborhood just off Emery.
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  • I'm 90% sure it's the same deal as last time.
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  • Sal: All right. I'll send Mikey out to ya.
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  • Ted: Not Mikey.
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  • Sally, he'll never let me forget this.
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  • Sal: Sorry, sweets. He's all I got.
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  • It's gonna be a while, so sit tight.
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  • One drop left, right?
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  • Ted: Yep, 2902 West Emery.
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  • Yeah, I could probably walk from here.
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  • Sal: Oh, don't leave your truck.
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  • Priorities.
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  • Call me if ya need me.
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  • Ted: Nope.
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  • voice: Talk to the woman.
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  • Ted: Sal, is that you?
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  • voice: Talk to the woman.
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  • Ted: Am I going nuts?
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  • voice: Help her.
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  • Ted: Okay, all right.
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  • voice: Help her.
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  • Pastor Choco: I could relate to delivery truck driver Ted
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  • in a couple ways, and I suspect you can too.
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  • I've had a lot of days where things seem to be humming along,
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  • and then suddenly I hit that wall that didn't have a door,
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  • and that's when we need to rely on the voice of God.
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  • Let me ask you, have you ever felt God was asking you
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  • to do something that seemed a little crazy?
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  • I sure have.
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  • I have found that oftentimes you hear the still small voice
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  • of God in the middle of your normal routine.
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  • When we meet the Bible hero Gideon,
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  • he's in the middle of his workday,
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  • while he was threshing wheat.
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  • Gideon was just like you and I.
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  • He worked. He had a job.
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  • He had a family that he had to provide for.
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  • But one day, when he least expected it, God's message
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  • showed up in the form of an angel, and he called Gideon
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  • a mighty warrior.
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  • When God speaks to you, he always has a message
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  • that is right on time,
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  • just like Ted, our deliveryman.
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  • It may not be what you expect or when you expected it, but it
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  • would always be exactly what you need, but the truth is God
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  • is speaking all the time, you hear me?
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  • All the time, and we need to be ready to listen,
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  • just like Gideon.
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  • You may hear God's voice in an unlikely place.
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  • He may call you to do something that seems a bit unusual, but
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  • the best way to hear the voice of God is through
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  • a relationship with him.
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  • God may choose many different ways to communicate with you.
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  • Sometimes when you least expect it, God will stop you in the
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  • middle of your tracks so that you can stand in the gap
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  • for someone, just like in our story.
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  • He may use something creative to get your attention.
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  • Listen, no matter how he speaks to you, the important thing
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  • is it's not just to hear his voice but to obey it.
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  • voice: Help the woman.
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  • Ted: Am I going nuts?
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  • voice: Help her.
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  • Ted: Okay, okay.
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  • [horn honking]
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  • Ted: Uh, excuse me, you wouldn't happen
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  • to live around here, would ya?
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  • I got a package to deliver. My truck broke down.
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  • Betsy Baylor: I've gotta catch the bus at 3:10.
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  • No time.
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  • Ted: She's going somewhere.
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  • voice: Help her now.
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  • Ted: Okay, jeez. I'm so sorry.
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  • I really gotta deliver this package.
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  • Looks kind of important. It's an anniversary present.
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  • Betsy: What's the address?
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  • Ted: 2902 West Emery.
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  • It's just--
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  • So.
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  • Betsy: Come on.
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  • I'll show you to the house.
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  • Ted: Well, I can't leave this truck.
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  • Regulations.
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  • Betsy: Typical. Delivery guys who don't deliver.
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  • Ted: Ma'am, I'm always on time.
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  • Betsy: Not today, apparently.
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  • Ted: Yeah, it's not going anywhere.
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  • Ted: Okay.
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  • Ted: You know this house?
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  • Betsy: Been knowing it for 40 years.
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  • Ted: 2902 West Emery. Oh, well, that's nice.
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  • Betsy: Are you just gonna stand there,
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  • or are you coming in?
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  • Would you like some lemonade?
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  • Ted: Sure.
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  • Thanks.
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  • So I guess you're the "My Love" on the package?
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  • Betsy: I think as long as I've known my husband,
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  • he's called me by my real name twice.
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  • Betsy Baylor.
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  • Ted: Oh, Ted Gusterson. Nice to meet ya.
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  • Betsy: Every year, on our anniversary, he would give me
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  • a new pet name, Sweets, Sugar, Honeydew.
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  • One year it was Sugar Bottom.
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  • Try getting into an argument with someone who
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  • calls you Sugar Bottom.
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  • [laughter]
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  • It always made my son laugh.
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  • Looks like this year it's "My Love."
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  • Ted: How long have you all been married?
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  • Betsy: It would've been 60 years.
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  • He passed away seven years ago.
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  • Ted: Hmm?
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  • Betsy: But he really left me about nine years ago.
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  • The Alzheimer's took him, and then the cancer took him.
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  • Ted: Sorry.
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  • It's good of your son to carry on the tradition.
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  • Betsy: Honey, that's not from my son.
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  • That's from my husband.
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  • Ted: Uh, oh, excuse me.
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  • Hello?
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  • Sal: Hey, Mike is on his way. You good?
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  • Ted: Yeah, just finishing up a delivery.
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  • Sal: You just couldn't help yourself, could you?
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  • Ted: Believe it or not, it wasn't my choice.
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  • Sal: Right. We'll see ya in a bit.
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  • Ted: Okay. That was the office.
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  • They're sending someone out to the truck right now,
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  • so thank you for the lemonade.
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  • Happy anniversary.
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  • Betsy: Don't you wanna see what's inside?
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  • Ted: What?
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  • female announcer: Courage, confidence, boldness.
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  • Today, God's people need these qualities more than ever.
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  • Pastor Choco: Do you wanna know what's inside?
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  • I sure do.
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  • This story reminds me of something I think
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  • we often forget about God.
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  • Nothing surprises him.
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  • In fact, the Bible says in Isaiah 46:10 that God knows the
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  • end from the beginning, and all things work out for his purpose.
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  • God's not surprised by what's in your future.
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  • He's not surprised by what's in Ted's.
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  • He knows us intimately. He created us.
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  • In fact, he's already working to arrange your future
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  • according to his purposes.
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  • Just like in our story, God can even use a truck radio.
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  • Gideon was hiding out in a wine press.
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  • The average person in Gideon's life would've had perceived him
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  • as a scared wimp.
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  • Gideon had an encounter with an angel.
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  • The angel declared--listen to me, the angel declared, however,
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  • that Gideon was a mighty man of courage.
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  • The angel made a declaration of Gideon's future, not his past,
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  • his potential, not his limitations.
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  • The angel then gave Gideon instruction
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  • that seemed impossible.
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  • Gideon asked for some evidence.
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  • I would've done the same.
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  • He asked for some signs, that,
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  • "Was this really a message from God?"
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  • How could he possibly be the one to stand in the gap
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  • for his people?
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  • God could handle your questions, but even as you ask,
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  • be willing to listen closely for his answers and directions.
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  • God's directions are creative, not crazy.
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  • So Gideon, the least likely of all the men of Israel,
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  • was put in charge of a large army before a major battle.
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  • God spoke to him and told Gideon to reduce the size
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  • of his troops-- listen to this--
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  • from 32.000 to 300.
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  • How are you supposed to win a battle with less men?
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  • Doesn't sound like a winning strategy to me, but God knew
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  • what he was doing, and here's the key.
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  • Here's the key: Gideon trusted and obeyed,
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  • and just like Gideon, he calls us to become mighty warriors
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  • for his purposes.
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  • God may not work in the way you expect.
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  • He may not even work as quickly as you like.
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  • God may ask you to do something a little peculiar or even
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  • unusual, but whatever he asks, trust and obey.
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  • As we learned in our story, your individual obedience
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  • could open the door to fill the gap for someone.
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  • Ted: Uh--
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  • Betsy: Well, do you have some personal rule about not seeing
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  • what's inside the packages you deliver?
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  • Don't you wanna see what's inside?
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  • Ted: No, I-- I just--
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  • Betsy: Good, then hand me those scissors right there.
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  • Ted: Are you sure you want me here for this?
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  • I mean, opening a present from your husband?
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  • It's kind of personal.
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  • Betsy: You deserve to be here--
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  • to know what's inside.
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  • You're an answer to prayer.
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  • Ted: Prayer?
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  • 00:18:37.100 --> 00:18:39.050
  • Betsy: I've been waiting on that porch up there for you,
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  • praying something would show up.
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  • Ted: I just got the delivery on my truck today.
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  • Betsy: I was on my way to catch the bus
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  • to the cemetery when you called me.
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  • I thought the packages had stopped.
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  • Ted: You're--you're getting packages from your--
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  • your dead husband?
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  • [laughter]
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  • Betsy: I guess that does seem a little crazy, doesn't it?
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  • Ted: I'm just a delivery driver.
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  • I mean, the truck stopped and the radio went bonkers
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  • and the final package of the day is yours.
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  • It's all just a little weird.
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  • Betsy: This family owned the flower shop off Second Street
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  • for almost 40 years.
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  • Every day, he would bring me flowers.
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  • Mondays it was daisies. Thursday, tulips.
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  • Saturday, lilies.
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  • And when we took over the business, he would bring home
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  • something every day.
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  • Then we got the diagnosis of his Alzheimer's on the day
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  • of our 50th anniversary.
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  • That was tough, but he promised to never forget our anniversary.
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  • First year, we still had the shop, and he brought home
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  • a big bouquet.
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  • Second year, it was a struggle, but he somehow remembered.
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  • By the fourth year, we had to--
  • 00:20:30.250 --> 00:20:33.110
  • had sold the business
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  • and the Alzheimer's had taken him.
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  • He didn't even recognize me.
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  • No way was he gonna remember a date on the calendar,
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  • but somehow the flowers still came along with
  • 00:20:47.270 --> 00:20:51.100
  • a handwritten note by him.
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  • I thought it was some kind of miracle.
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  • I wanted to believe that, but I knew he'd just made arrangements
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  • with the new flower shop owners to send flowers
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  • on our anniversary every year till yesterday.
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  • Ted: That's a wonderful story, yeah,
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  • that he would love you that way.
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  • Betsy: I almost stopped believing they would come,
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  • and then you called after me, and now we're here.
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  • 00:21:39.120 --> 00:21:47.110
  • 00:21:47.120 --> 00:21:50.280
  • Betsy: It would've been 60 years.
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  • Would you mind reading it, dear?
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  • 00:21:58.100 --> 00:22:00.230
  • Ted: Sure.
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  • "Happy Anniversary, my love.
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  • Today is our 60th wedding anniversary.
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  • If you're reading this, it means I'm gone.
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  • I probably have been for a while now.
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  • This anniversary will be different as this will be
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  • my last note, my last present for you.
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  • Now, I know that I made a promise to always remember you
  • 00:22:45.100 --> 00:22:49.070
  • on our anniversary, but the post office only allows
  • 00:22:49.080 --> 00:22:53.030
  • special deliveries to be arranged ten years in advance.
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  • Because of that, I have included something that will last
  • 00:23:02.270 --> 00:23:09.080
  • a little longer than flowers.
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  • When you wear it, as you wear it, you will always know
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  • that I am with you, your guardian angel.
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  • Happy anniversary, my love, forever yours, Ben.
  • 00:23:26.290 --> 00:23:32.190
  • [Betsy sighs]
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  • Ted: Would you like to go visit him?
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  • Betsy: But I thought your truck was broken.
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  • Ted: I have a feeling it's not anymore.
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  • 00:23:59.100 --> 00:24:02.290
  • Ted: Let's go.
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  • Choco: In our story, God guided Ted to the perfect place,
  • 00:24:06.130 --> 00:24:10.210
  • the perfect time to stand in the gap for Betsy.
  • 00:24:10.220 --> 00:24:14.070
  • And Ted's story, like Gideon's, their obedience demonstrated
  • 00:24:14.080 --> 00:24:18.190
  • God's sovereignty.
  • 00:24:18.200 --> 00:24:20.130
  • Both men had to trust and obey the voice of the Lord,
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  • and that's all God asks of us, to trust and obey.
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  • We must take a step out in faith,
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  • and that's what pleases God.
  • 00:24:30.220 --> 00:24:32.190
  • Just remember, sometimes God doesn't work on our timeline.
  • 00:24:32.200 --> 00:24:36.280
  • He may not work quickly, but he's still working.
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  • We want a microwave, but God is an oven, and oftentimes
  • 00:24:41.050 --> 00:24:45.170
  • he uses unusual ingredients for the recipe of our life.
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  • That's why there's, sometimes, there's no coincidence
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  • in this life.
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  • There's only God's instance.
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  • If you attune your ears to hear God's voice, you can be sure
  • 00:24:58.090 --> 00:25:03.110
  • he will give you words of correction and encouragement.
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  • He will give you instructions so that you could tap
  • 00:25:07.250 --> 00:25:10.230
  • into the power and love to overcome difficulty,
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  • difficult situations.
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  • He stripped Gideon of his massive army so that he could
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  • only trust God, only trust God.
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  • If you wanna be a man or a woman who stands in the gap,
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  • you must trust God and be obedient.
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  • God will work in you to be the answer to the lost
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  • and dying world.
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  • and to stand in the gap.
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