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Winners and Losers

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January 19, 2020
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  • ♪[Theme music]♪
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  • at odds of 1 in 175 million.
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  • And why is that?
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  • Because, well, you never know.
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  • Someone has to win.
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  • of 4.5 million people.
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  • of the Melbourne Cup,
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  • The Melbourne Cup is really big.
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  • of $7.3 million Australian.
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  • That's around $5.5 million US.
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  • become legends.
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  • who won again the next year.
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  • in a museum here in Melbourne.
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  • in the early 1970s,
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  • and the magnificent horses--
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  • as glamorous as it is,
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  • ♪[Music]♪
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  • as being a curse on society.
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  • gambling has a dark underbelly,
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  • crime is not very far away.
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  • in the United States.
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  • Now, the objection to this is,
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  • It might even be fun.
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  • But it surely isn't harmless,
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  • with the values of the Bible.
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  • And they do.
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  • is that it's everywhere.
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  • or here in Melbourne
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  • on the fruited plain,
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  • and it's socially acceptable.
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  • of experience with gambling--
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  • can do to a life.
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  • I'll be right back.
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  • ♪[Music]♪
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  • of many people.
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  • 800-253-3000.
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  • hislegacy.com.
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  • on It Is Written.
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  • I'm John Bradshaw.
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  • two flies crawling up a wall.
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  • well, you have to wonder.
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  • When it comes to gambling,
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  • advertised and thought,
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  • That's natural enough.
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  • could do to you.
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  • she had never won that money.
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  • and he lost his life.
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  • Now, I can hear somebody saying,
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  • how to handle their money."
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  • and lives are frequently ruined.
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  • at the casino.
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  • and gambling debts.
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  • Crimes that are committed.
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  • But even if you don't lose,
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  • that they were running for me.
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  • um, it won.
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  • all forms of gambling?
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  • -David: Not long after.
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  • -John: Yeah.
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  • and, and bread and cream.
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  • and taking the money out.
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  • -John: Yeah.
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  • -David: My marriage ended.
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  • a really huge business.
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  • I just gambled it away.
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  • for bookmaking.
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  • Just too much money?
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  • -David: Too much money.
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  • you know, here it was.
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  • I lived wherever I wanted to.
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  • that you were a slave?
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  • -David: No.
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  • -David: Yeah.
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  • And she was pretty staunch.
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  • in my life."
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  • "Okay. Look, here's the go.
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  • You know, we'll get married,
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  • I don't want it on TV;
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  • because you're a compulsive liar
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  • and, uh, on Thursday morning,
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  • And, uh, I said, "I don't know;
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  • and then from that day to this--
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  • And I said, "What did you say?"
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  • as a gambler,
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  • I'd be really grateful.'"
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  • anything about God.
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  • I still look back every day--
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  • problem gamblers?
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  • What about them?
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  • of the recreational gamblers.
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  • are compulsive gamblers.
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  • are the, the, the heroin--
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  • of the gambling industry.
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  • There was no other way for me.
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  • and, and Jesus changed my life.
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  • ♪[Music]♪
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  • that It Is Written exists
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  • to the address on your screen
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  • to this very building.
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  • where he worked.
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  • and lose everything.
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  • and lose it all.
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  • you can't get it back.
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  • Proverbs 13:7--
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  • And conversely,
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  • and a lot of gamblers.
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  • It's the tenth commandment.
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  • That's Exodus 20:17.
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  • Hebrews 13:5 says,
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  • Proverbs 3:9 says,
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  • Jesus said in Matthew 6:21,
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  • First Timothy 6:9-10 says,
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  • Well, if it's just a little,
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  • Here's what you do:
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  • You lean on the promises of God.
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  • Philippians 4:13--
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  • Philippians 1:6--
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  • Philippians 2:13-
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  • for His good pleasure."
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  • God can do it in your life.
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  • God can take that away.
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  • God can do it for you.
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  • There's power in God's Word.
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  • You see, God is a deliverer,
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  • If you'll allow Him to do so,
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  • of many people.
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  • 800-253-3000.
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  • We're glad that we can.
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  • that should not be there.
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  • those that do, take it away.
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  • We believe in Your promises.
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  • We thank You for deliverance.
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  • Amen.
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  • Until then, remember:
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