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Mysteries of Creation: Does God Create Evil?

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December 10, 2019
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The Jewish Jesus with Rabbi Kirt Schneider

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Mysteries of Creation: Does God Create Evil?

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  • RABBI SCHNEIDER- ()
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  • Reaching Israel
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  • Sounds of shofar
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  • RABBI SCHNEIDER- Shalom
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  • beloved and baruch Hashem,
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  • bless the name of the Lord.
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  • Cynthia and I welcome you
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  • today to another edition of
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  • Discovering the Jewish
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  • Jesus.
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  • I'm excited about this
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  • series.
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  • It is so deep, so simple,
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  • but there are mysteries that
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  • the Lord is gonna reveal
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  • today that truly can help
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  • people to grasp a hold of
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  • their loving Creator.
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  • CYNTHIA CHNEIDER- Yes, yes,
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  • as we go back to the
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  • beginning we come to find
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  • out who we are and what our
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  • purpose is, because we're
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  • made in His image.
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  • You know, He said we're made
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  • in His image and so if we
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  • want to know who we are,
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  • what our purpose is and how
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  • to fulfill the fullness of
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  • why we're here, we need to
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  • know and go back to the
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  • beginning.
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  • Who is God and why did He
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  • create us?
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  • RABBI SCHNEIDER- Amen.
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  • I know that many of you have
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  • heard before that you've
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  • been made in His image, but
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  • I promise you, you're gonna
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  • get something new, unique
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  • and special for your life in
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  • today's broadcast.
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  • RABBI SCHNEIDER- Baruch
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  • Hashem, blessed be the name
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  • of the Lord.
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  • I'm excited to get back into
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  • the book of Bereshit, which
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  • is the Hebrew word for
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  • Genesis with you.
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  • called The Mystery of
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  • Creation, I really want to
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  • encourage you to watch the
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  • other episodes in this
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  • series.
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  • This is now the third
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  • beloved, that I'm revealing
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  • is truth that is not often
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  • taught and it's really
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  • fundamental, really cutting
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  • edge truth that can help you
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  • get into a path of power in
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  • your relationship with your
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  • Creator.
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  • After all, if we want to
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  • know who we are and why
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  • we're here we should go back
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  • to the owner's manual and
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  • the owner's manual beloved,
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  • is the book of Genesis in
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  • which the Lord tells us how
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  • He made us and why He made
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  • us.
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  • Again, please watch every
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  • episode in this series.
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  • Now let's do just a little
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  • bit of review today out of
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  • respect for those that have
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  • been tuning in for every
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  • episode.
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  • I'm going to keep my review
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  • quick, but I do want to just
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  • touch on a few key points.
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  • Let's go to the first verse,
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  • Genesis 1 verse 1.
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  • "In the beginning," what
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  • beginning?
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  • It's not the beginning of
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  • God, because He is
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  • unlimited.
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  • He's without beginning.
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  • He's without end.
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  • He's beyond fully ever
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  • knowing.
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  • He's that big.
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  • He's that grand.
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  • He's that majestic.
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  • He's always more.
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  • When Moses asked Him His
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  • name He said, "I am that I
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  • am and I will be who I will
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  • God is so great and this is
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  • why we're in awe of Him.
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  • We can't ever fully describe
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  • God.
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  • He's that big beloved.
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  • He's limitless.
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  • And so when we read, "In the
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  • beginning," this is not the
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  • beginning of God's history.
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  • He has no beginning.
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  • This is the beginning of our
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  • history.
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  • "In the beginning Elohim,
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  • God created the heavens and
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  • the earth."
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  • Elohim, which is God plural,
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  • speaks of His multi
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  • dimensional nature; Father,
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  • there's both the male and
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  • female attributes.
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  • He's one God and yet within
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  • Him there's a multi
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  • dimensional aspect.
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  • You can't expect to
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  • understand this, God is
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  • spirit, even as you can't
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  • understand how He has always
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  • been and didn't come from
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  • anywhere.
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  • Let's continue on.
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  • "In the beginning Elohim
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  • created the heavens and the
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  • earth.
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  • The earth was formless and
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  • void."
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  • When it says here in verse
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  • 2, "The earth was formless
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  • and void," He's not speaking
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  • here about what you would
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  • see from outer space.
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  • When you look from down from
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  • outer space unto the earth
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  • you see a globe, right?
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  • You see a round sphere, with
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  • blue for the water and brown
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  • or green from the dry land.
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  • But in verse number 2 when
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  • it says, "The earth was
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  • formless and void," you
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  • couldn't see a globe yet.
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  • You couldn't see dry land
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  • separated from the waters.
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  • This is just a primordial
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  • state.
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  • The earth was formless.
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  • It didn't have a form yet.
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  • It didn't have a shape yet.
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  • It hadn't been created yet.
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  • The scripture says, "It was
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  • formless and void."
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  • It was empty and like a
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  • wasteland.
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  • "And darkness was over the
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  • surface of the deep."
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  • Now let's go back once
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  • again, a verse earlier.
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  • Hear the Word of God.
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  • "In the beginning God
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  • created."
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  • So we're talking about the
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  • creation story.
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  • "In the beginning God
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  • created the heavens and the
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  • earth.
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  • The earth was formless and
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  • void."
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  • Now get it, "And darkness
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  • was over the surface of the
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  • deep and the Spirit of God
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  • was moving over the surface
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  • of the waters."
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  • Beloved, listen to something
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  • that's important to
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  • God takes responsibility for
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  • creating even the darkness.
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  • We're listening to the
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  • As God reveals the creation
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  • story we find that He
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  • created even the darkness.
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  • Listen what the Lord said in
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  • the book of Isaiah chapter
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  • 45 verses number 5 through
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  • 7.
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  • 5, "He said, "I am the
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  • Lord."
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  • And when we see the word
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  • Lord there, once again,
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  • that's the Hebrew name of
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  • God composed of the four
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  • Hei and it means the Eternal
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  • One.
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  • I am that I am.
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  • I will be whom I will be."
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  • God alone is the Creator.
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  • Everything else that exists
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  • beloved one, things both
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  • visible and invisible,
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  • everything else has been
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  • created by Him.
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  • "I am the Lord and there is
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  • no other, besides me there
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  • is no God."
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  • Then the Lord said this,
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  • "There is no one besides me.
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  • There is no other," verse 7,
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  • "the one forming light and
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  • creating darkness."
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  • Look again, God takes
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  • responsibility for the
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  • darkness.
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  • He said, "The one forming
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  • light and creating darkness,
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  • causing well being and
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  • creating calamity."
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  • The King James actually
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  • translates that verse, that
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  • word calamity for evil.
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  • Listen again, "I am the
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  • Lord, there is no other.
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  • The one forming light and
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  • creating darkness, causing
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  • well being and creating
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  • calamity.
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  • I am the Lord who does all
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  • these things."
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  • You see one of the benefits
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  • Bible, is we get such a
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  • broader picture of God's
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  • nature, personality and the
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  • ways that He operates.
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  • And church, when we study
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  • find is that God takes
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  • responsibility for bringing
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  • hard times into people's
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  • life, as well as from
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  • bringing times of refreshing
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  • and blessing.
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  • Let me give you some
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  • examples of this.
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  • What about when Israel
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  • thousands of the Israelites
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  • to be bitten by serpents in
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  • the wilderness, where they
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  • I could go on and on.
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  • company was rebelling
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  • against Moses and the Lord
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  • caused an earthquake to open
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  • up and the earth swallowed
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  • You see today if something
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  • bad happens, no one wants to
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  • say that God could be
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  • responsible for that, but
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  • that God uses even the
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  • darkness to accomplish His
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  • own purposes.
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  • God takes responsibility
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  • universe.
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  • I know that there's many
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  • questions that you would
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  • ask, but I want to delve a
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  • little bit deeper right now
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  • some of your concerns and
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  • questions, by giving you
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  • more scriptural ammunition
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  • and understanding for this
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  • truth that I'm proclaiming.
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  • Think about for example the
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  • I'm going now to the book of
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  • 2 Corinthians and I'm
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  • looking at the 12th chapter,
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  • verses number 7 through 10.
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  • I want you to hear the Word
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  • of God and I want you to
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  • listen very carefully,
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  • because when we read this
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  • remarkable section of
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  • scripture, you're gonna see
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  • how God sent a messenger of
  • 00:08:22.070 --> 00:08:25.070
  • Satan himself to torment
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  • Paul and God did it for a
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  • purpose and the purpose that
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  • God had was a good purpose
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  • and it brought about fruit
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  • and life.
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  • In other words, God used
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  • evil to accomplish a higher
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  • good.
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  • Hear the Word of God.
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  • Once again, book of
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  • Corinthians, 2 Corinthians
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  • 12 verse 7-10.
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  • Paul is speaking.
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  • He says this, "Because of
  • 00:08:47.230 --> 00:08:49.270
  • the surpassing greatness of
  • 00:08:49.270 --> 00:08:51.220
  • the revelations."
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  • Paul is saying here, because
  • 00:08:53.060 --> 00:08:54.060
  • of all the revelation that
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  • he had received.
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  • Continuing on, "For this
  • 00:08:56.230 --> 00:08:58.020
  • reason to keep me from
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  • exalting myself there was
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  • given me a thorn in the
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  • flesh, a messenger of Satan
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  • to torment me to keep me
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  • from exalting myself."
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  • So I want to stop for a
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  • second.
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  • We'll continue on.
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  • I want to just take a pause
  • 00:09:12.090 --> 00:09:13.090
  • to put it in perspective.
  • 00:09:13.090 --> 00:09:14.290
  • Paul is saying that this
  • 00:09:14.290 --> 00:09:16.240
  • messenger of Satan was sent
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  • to him, because of the
  • 00:09:19.080 --> 00:09:21.030
  • abundance of revelation that
  • 00:09:21.030 --> 00:09:22.290
  • he received to keep him from
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  • exalting himself.
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  • In other words, God sent
  • 00:09:26.020 --> 00:09:28.080
  • this messenger of Satan into
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  • Paul's life to torment him
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  • in order that Paul would
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  • stay humble and would stay
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  • dependent, because God knew
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  • that if He didn't do this,
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  • if He didn't send this thorn
  • 00:09:40.190 --> 00:09:42.040
  • in the flesh, that Paul
  • 00:09:42.040 --> 00:09:43.150
  • actually caused a messenger
  • 00:09:43.150 --> 00:09:44.220
  • of Satan into his life, Paul
  • 00:09:44.220 --> 00:09:46.140
  • would have had a tendency
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  • because of the natural
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  • humanness [] of the
  • 00:09:49.020 --> 00:09:49.280
  • flesh, to begin to become
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  • 00:09:53.250 --> 00:09:59.260
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  • [river running]
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  • RABBI SCHNEIDER- Welcome to
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  • I wanna introduce you today
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  • to my weekly devotional called,
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  • Seeds of Revelation.
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  • I'm gonna be focusing right now
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  • In this scripture we hear this,
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  • "In Him," speaking of Father,
  • 00:10:19.210 --> 00:10:21.140
  • speaking of HaShem, "In Him,"
  • 00:10:21.140 --> 00:10:23.050
  • Paul says, "we live and
  • 00:10:23.050 --> 00:10:26.000
  • consider the fact that right now
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  • you and I, listen, are in God?
  • 00:10:32.180 --> 00:10:35.180
  • We don't have to go somewhere
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  • to find Him, we don't have to
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  • look up into the heavens to
  • 00:10:38.170 --> 00:10:39.260
  • pull Him down. Right now,
  • 00:10:39.260 --> 00:10:41.250
  • the scripture says, we live
  • 00:10:41.250 --> 00:10:43.220
  • and move and exist in Him.
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  • The problem isn't that He's
  • 00:10:45.210 --> 00:10:47.010
  • so far away, the problem is
  • 00:10:47.010 --> 00:10:49.090
  • He's so close, we don't open
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  • up our eyes to see Him.
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  • Beloved, He's closer to you and
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  • I than our next heartbeat.
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  • Every breath that we receive
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  • literally is coming from Him.
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  • The consciousness that you
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  • have right now, even to be
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  • to this Seeds of Revelation
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  • is a gift to you from God.
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  • He's present. I wanna encourage
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  • you and I to get ahold of the
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  • fact, He is with us always,
  • 00:11:18.080 --> 00:11:21.040
  • Jesus said, "even to the end."
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  • Let's open up our hearts to the
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  • fact He's not somewhere else,
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  • He's right here, and He's
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  • right now. You can get these
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  • truth can help us. Just
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  • like we need to eat meals
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  • every day, physical food to
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  • keep our bodies strong,
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  • so we need God's Word,
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  • beloved, to stay alive and
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  • healthy in Him. This is
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  • Rabbi Schneider saying
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  • Baruch HaShem, I love you.
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  • RABBI SCHNEIDER- Once
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  • again, "because of the
  • 00:12:15.050 --> 00:12:16.070
  • surpassing greatness of the
  • 00:12:16.070 --> 00:12:18.030
  • revelation, for this reason
  • 00:12:18.030 --> 00:12:20.080
  • to keep me from exalting
  • 00:12:20.080 --> 00:12:21.010
  • myself there was given me a
  • 00:12:21.010 --> 00:12:23.040
  • thorn in the flesh, a
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  • messenger of Satan to
  • 00:12:24.170 --> 00:12:26.020
  • torment me to keep me from
  • 00:12:26.020 --> 00:12:28.000
  • exalting myself.
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  • Concerning this, I implored
  • 00:12:29.100 --> 00:12:31.090
  • the Lord three times that it
  • 00:12:31.090 --> 00:12:32.160
  • might leave me."
  • 00:12:32.160 --> 00:12:33.100
  • In other words Paul is
  • 00:12:33.100 --> 00:12:34.010
  • saying, "Father, God, take
  • 00:12:34.010 --> 00:12:35.160
  • this away.
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  • Take this torment away.
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  • Take this messenger of Satan
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  • out of my life."
  • 00:12:39.150 --> 00:12:41.010
  • And he continues on, verse 9.
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  • "And He has said to me," in
  • 00:12:43.100 --> 00:12:44.270
  • other words God said back to
  • 00:12:44.270 --> 00:12:45.240
  • him, "Paul My grace is
  • 00:12:45.240 --> 00:12:48.060
  • sufficient for you, for
  • 00:12:48.060 --> 00:12:50.020
  • power is perfected in
  • 00:12:50.030 --> 00:12:53.030
  • weakness."
  • 00:12:53.030 --> 00:12:54.010
  • In other words, God was
  • 00:12:54.010 --> 00:12:55.030
  • listen, I'm not gonna take
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  • it away.
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  • My grace is gonna get you
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  • through this and Paul I want
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  • to tell you a mystery.
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  • As this messenger of Satan
  • 00:13:03.080 --> 00:13:05.110
  • become more and more
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  • dependent on Me, as this
  • 00:13:07.220 --> 00:13:09.080
  • messenger of Satan weakens
  • 00:13:09.080 --> 00:13:10.280
  • you and in your weakness you
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  • have to depend more on Me,"
  • 00:13:12.240 --> 00:13:15.110
  • God says, "Paul I'm gonna
  • 00:13:15.110 --> 00:13:17.050
  • use that to empower you to
  • 00:13:17.050 --> 00:13:19.150
  • bring empowerment to your
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  • life by My spirit."
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  • Listen again, "And He said
  • 00:13:23.030 --> 00:13:24.050
  • to me, "My grace is
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  • sufficient for you, for
  • 00:13:25.110 --> 00:13:26.180
  • power is perfected in
  • 00:13:27.080 --> 00:13:30.080
  • weakness.
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  • Most gladly therefore," Paul
  • 00:13:31.070 --> 00:13:32.130
  • continues, "I will rather
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  • boast about my weaknesses so
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  • that the power of Christ may
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  • dwell in me.
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  • Therefore I am well content
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  • with weaknesses, with
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  • insults, with distresses, with
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  • persecutions, with
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  • difficulties for Christ's
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  • sake.
  • 00:13:46.060 --> 00:13:47.010
  • For when I am weak then I am
  • 00:13:47.010 --> 00:13:48.040
  • strong."
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  • So beloved one, you can see
  • 00:13:49.090 --> 00:13:50.260
  • here that God is using
  • 00:13:50.260 --> 00:13:52.190
  • darkness, He's using
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  • persecution, He's using
  • 00:13:54.160 --> 00:13:56.180
  • distress, He's using
  • 00:13:56.180 --> 00:13:58.060
  • weakenesses, He's using this
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  • messenger of Satan to make
  • 00:14:00.170 --> 00:14:03.010
  • Paul weak, so that Paul
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  • would become more dependent
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  • upon the Lord.
  • 00:14:06.040 --> 00:14:07.050
  • And in Paul's dependency out
  • 00:14:07.050 --> 00:14:09.010
  • of his weakness the power of
  • 00:14:09.010 --> 00:14:10.270
  • God is perfected in his
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  • life.
  • 00:14:13.200 --> 00:14:14.220
  • Consider this, the first
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  • thing that the Father did in
  • 00:14:16.110 --> 00:14:18.220
  • Jesus' life after Jesus was
  • 00:14:18.220 --> 00:14:20.230
  • baptized in the Jordan
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  • River, right after the
  • 00:14:22.040 --> 00:14:24.030
  • Spirit of the Lord descended
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  • on Jesus as He came out of
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  • And the voice spoke from
  • 00:14:28.280 --> 00:14:29.290
  • heaven saying, "You are my
  • 00:14:29.290 --> 00:14:31.110
  • beloved Son and in You I am
  • 00:14:31.110 --> 00:14:33.200
  • well pleased."
  • 00:14:33.200 --> 00:14:34.260
  • about beloved children of
  • 00:14:37.100 --> 00:14:38.130
  • God, in the Biblical
  • 00:14:38.130 --> 00:14:39.200
  • Spirit of God, not the
  • 00:14:41.040 --> 00:14:43.040
  • devil, but listen, but the
  • 00:14:43.040 --> 00:14:44.280
  • Spirit of God led Jesus into
  • 00:14:44.280 --> 00:14:47.240
  • the wilderness where Jesus
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  • Says, "He fasted and prayed
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  • for 40 days and 40 nights."
  • 00:14:53.100 --> 00:14:56.020
  • Jesus, listen now, He's
  • 00:14:56.020 --> 00:14:57.240
  • doing battle against the
  • 00:14:57.240 --> 00:14:59.060
  • powers of darkness.
  • 00:14:59.060 --> 00:15:00.240
  • And the scripture says that
  • 00:15:00.240 --> 00:15:02.020
  • after that 40 days Yeshua
  • 00:15:02.020 --> 00:15:04.210
  • came out of the wilderness,
  • 00:15:04.210 --> 00:15:06.150
  • listen now, "In the power of
  • 00:15:06.150 --> 00:15:08.220
  • the Spirit," because as He
  • 00:15:08.220 --> 00:15:10.210
  • did battle against the
  • 00:15:10.210 --> 00:15:12.000
  • forces of darkness,
  • 00:15:12.000 --> 00:15:13.110
  • depending on the Father, He
  • 00:15:13.110 --> 00:15:15.020
  • was strengthened.
  • 00:15:15.020 --> 00:15:16.220
  • In other words listen, the
  • 00:15:16.220 --> 00:15:18.110
  • Father knows that in order
  • 00:15:18.110 --> 00:15:20.260
  • not just for Jesus to come
  • 00:15:20.260 --> 00:15:22.080
  • out of the wilderness fully
  • 00:15:22.080 --> 00:15:23.150
  • empowered, but for all His
  • 00:15:23.150 --> 00:15:25.190
  • sons and daughters to become
  • 00:15:25.190 --> 00:15:27.230
  • fully matured and empowered,
  • 00:15:27.230 --> 00:15:30.020
  • in order for that process of
  • 00:15:30.020 --> 00:15:31.160
  • maturity and empowerment to
  • 00:15:31.160 --> 00:15:33.110
  • take place, listen, we need
  • 00:15:33.150 --> 00:15:36.150
  • an adversary.
  • 00:15:36.150 --> 00:15:39.010
  • Father created the darkness,
  • 00:15:39.010 --> 00:15:41.050
  • because He knew in order for
  • 00:15:41.050 --> 00:15:42.070
  • His sons and daughters to
  • 00:15:42.070 --> 00:15:43.240
  • fully develop they needed an
  • 00:15:43.240 --> 00:15:45.210
  • adversary.
  • 00:15:45.210 --> 00:15:46.290
  • They needed to overcome
  • 00:15:46.290 --> 00:15:48.230
  • resistance.
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  • Seven times in the first
  • 00:15:49.280 --> 00:15:52.070
  • several chapters of
  • 00:15:52.070 --> 00:15:53.080
  • Revelation, in chapters 2
  • 00:15:53.080 --> 00:15:55.040
  • and 3, Jesus said, "He that
  • 00:15:55.040 --> 00:15:57.150
  • overcomes will inherit these
  • 00:15:57.150 --> 00:15:59.010
  • things."
  • 00:15:59.010 --> 00:16:00.070
  • God knew that in order for
  • 00:16:00.070 --> 00:16:01.240
  • us to fully mature we needed
  • 00:16:01.240 --> 00:16:03.250
  • resistance.
  • 00:16:03.250 --> 00:16:05.090
  • train themselves using
  • 00:16:07.080 --> 00:16:08.250
  • resistance, whether it's
  • 00:16:08.250 --> 00:16:10.020
  • lifting weights, whether
  • 00:16:10.020 --> 00:16:11.160
  • it's running, whether it's
  • 00:16:11.160 --> 00:16:12.220
  • through exercise, they all
  • 00:16:12.220 --> 00:16:14.260
  • the muscles, because the
  • 00:16:17.020 --> 00:16:18.080
  • resistance makes the muscles
  • 00:16:18.080 --> 00:16:20.250
  • strong.
  • 00:16:20.250 --> 00:16:21.200
  • God created the darkness
  • 00:16:21.200 --> 00:16:23.140
  • beloved ones, because He has
  • 00:16:23.140 --> 00:16:25.280
  • causes all things to work
  • 00:16:27.190 --> 00:16:30.090
  • together for good to those
  • 00:16:30.090 --> 00:16:31.290
  • that love Him and are called
  • 00:16:31.290 --> 00:16:34.030
  • And His purpose is to
  • 00:16:35.110 --> 00:16:37.070
  • conform us to the image of
  • 00:16:37.070 --> 00:16:38.230
  • His Son.
  • 00:16:38.230 --> 00:16:39.210
  • I want you to understand,
  • 00:16:39.210 --> 00:16:40.260
  • you don't have to make
  • 00:16:40.260 --> 00:16:42.010
  • excuses for God when bad
  • 00:16:42.010 --> 00:16:43.240
  • He is Adon Olam, He is
  • 00:16:44.250 --> 00:16:46.160
  • master of the world.
  • 00:16:46.160 --> 00:16:48.000
  • He runs the universe.
  • 00:16:48.000 --> 00:16:49.110
  • He's got a plan that's so
  • 00:16:49.110 --> 00:16:50.280
  • minds can conceive and He's
  • 00:16:53.000 --> 00:16:54.180
  • using it all for good and
  • 00:16:54.180 --> 00:16:56.150
  • He's accomplishing it all
  • 00:16:56.150 --> 00:16:58.050
  • for His purpose.
  • 00:16:58.050 --> 00:16:59.150
  • Listen, there was a woman
  • 00:16:59.150 --> 00:17:00.250
  • that we read about in the
  • 00:17:00.250 --> 00:17:02.070
  • Gospels, those of you that
  • 00:17:02.070 --> 00:17:03.130
  • have read the scriptures.
  • 00:17:03.130 --> 00:17:04.170
  • She was a prostitute in her
  • 00:17:04.170 --> 00:17:06.030
  • former life.
  • 00:17:06.030 --> 00:17:07.050
  • She came to Jesus, because
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  • she had been delivered.
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  • She fell in love with Him.
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  • bondage and her sin and she
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  • took a bottle of perfume
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  • that was worth a whole
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  • year's worth of wages during
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  • that time period in history.
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  • bottle of perfume on his
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  • feet weeping, the people
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  • around were aghast and they
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  • said, "What is she doing?
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  • What a waste of money.
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  • That bottle of perfume was
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  • worth a whole year's worth
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  • of wages and she just poured
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  • it all out on His feet."
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  • And Jesus turned to those
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  • that had no understanding of
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  • what was going on and He
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  • said, "You don't understand.
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  • He that's been forgiven much
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  • loves much.
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  • He that's been forgiven
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  • little loves little."
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  • You see the point beloved
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  • one, is that because that
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  • woman had come out of a life
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  • of such darkness, of such
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  • bondage, her love for Jesus
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  • was greater than those that
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  • had been delivered from
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  • lives where they were fairly
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  • moral before they got saved.
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  • In other words, God used the
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  • darkness that she had once
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  • experienced to actually
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  • birth in her and create from
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  • her a greater love than from
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  • those that simply were you
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  • know mediocre in their
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  • former lives in terms of
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  • God uses even the darkness
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  • to create something
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  • beautiful and something
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  • good.
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  • Out of our ashes beloved
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  • So I want you to know as we
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  • begin to close today's
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  • episode, you can thank
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  • Hashem.
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  • You can thank Father God for
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  • everything that happens in
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  • your life and the reason why
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  • church is He uses everything
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  • for the good, even the
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  • darkness He uses for good.
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  • I want you to practice
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  • faith.
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  • I want you to recognize
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  • Father God runs the world,
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  • nothing takes Him by
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  • Jesus said, "Not even a
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  • sparrow falls to the ground
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  • [] apart from Him.
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  • we don't understand, but
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  • don't let what you don't
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  • understand keep you from
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  • believing what God has
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  • plainly revealed.
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  • He loves you and you can
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  • trust Him.
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  • I love you too.
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  • RABBI SCHNEIDER- You know
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  • the truths that we've been
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  • proclaiming today regarding
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  • the darkness and
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  • into light, it's powerful.
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  • It's profound and we see
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  • this so firmly rooted,
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  • honey, in the Hebrew Bible.
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  • We see in the Hebrew Bible
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  • that God takes
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  • responsibility, not just for
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  • all the good things that
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  • happen, but how He even
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  • creates difficult
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  • situations, things of
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  • darkness, in order to bring
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  • about something better from
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  • them.
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  • CYNTHIA SCHNEIDER- Yes,
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  • wow, wow, that is so true
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  • and I think anyone who has
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  • had a deep walk in the Lord,
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  • who really knows the Lord
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  • has seen that.
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  • in the dark places and
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  • is revealed to us and just
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  • we weren't in, walking in
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  • prior to the darkness coming
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  • upon us.
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  • RABBI SCHNEIDER-
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  • Absolutely.
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  • Think about the woman that
  • 00:20:13.240 --> 00:20:14.230
  • anointed Jesus' feet with
  • 00:20:14.230 --> 00:20:16.010
  • the vial of perfume and she
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  • was weeping and she was
  • 00:20:18.080 --> 00:20:19.190
  • rubbing His feet with her
  • 00:20:19.190 --> 00:20:21.020
  • tears and her hair.
  • 00:20:21.020 --> 00:20:22.230
  • And the people were looking
  • 00:20:22.230 --> 00:20:23.250
  • at it agast, like what in
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  • the world is going on here,
  • 00:20:25.160 --> 00:20:26.280
  • this extravagant love?
  • 00:20:26.280 --> 00:20:28.110
  • It's just over the top and
  • 00:20:28.110 --> 00:20:29.120
  • what a waste of money.
  • 00:20:29.120 --> 00:20:31.160
  • And yet what did Jesus say?
  • 00:20:31.160 --> 00:20:32.280
  • "You guys don't understand.
  • 00:20:32.280 --> 00:20:34.210
  • He that's been forgiven much
  • 00:20:34.210 --> 00:20:36.270
  • loves much."
  • 00:20:36.270 --> 00:20:38.000
  • In other words, this woman
  • 00:20:38.000 --> 00:20:38.270
  • had come from a place of
  • 00:20:38.270 --> 00:20:39.220
  • total and absolute darkness,
  • 00:20:39.220 --> 00:20:41.270
  • but because Jesus
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  • transformed her darkness
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  • into light and brought her
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  • out of the darkness into the
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  • light, her love was so much
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  • deeper because she had been
  • 00:20:49.110 --> 00:20:51.030
  • in such darkness then
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  • someone who had never been
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  • in darkness before.
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  • CYNTHIA SCHNEIDER- Yes,
  • 00:20:54.040 --> 00:20:54.230
  • yes, He says He takes our
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  • ashes and makes them into
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  • beauty.
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  • Who can do that but God?
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  • There's no one else that can
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  • do that and as there might
  • 00:21:01.180 --> 00:21:03.160
  • be somebody out there even
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  • right now that's going
  • 00:21:04.170 --> 00:21:05.140
  • through a very, very dark
  • 00:21:05.140 --> 00:21:06.210
  • place; a loss of a deep
  • 00:21:06.210 --> 00:21:09.180
  • loved person to them, is
  • 00:21:09.180 --> 00:21:11.280
  • very painful, very dark
  • 00:21:11.280 --> 00:21:13.070
  • place to walk in, in the
  • 00:21:13.070 --> 00:21:14.230
  • letting go and the grieving
  • 00:21:14.230 --> 00:21:16.250
  • and the letting go.
  • 00:21:16.250 --> 00:21:17.250
  • But God wants you to know
  • 00:21:17.250 --> 00:21:19.120
  • today that He has light that
  • 00:21:19.260 --> 00:21:22.260
  • He's gonna birth out of this
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  • darkness.
  • 00:21:24.140 --> 00:21:25.210
  • He says to hold on.
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  • "Hold on to the darkness.
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  • Search Me out and I will
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  • reveal the light, the light
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  • at the end of this tunnel
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  • that's up ahead of you."
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  • RABBI SCHNEIDER- Amen, even
  • 00:21:37.050 --> 00:21:37.290
  • as there was darkness before
  • 00:21:37.290 --> 00:21:39.060
  • there was light, so often
  • 00:21:39.060 --> 00:21:40.170
  • times in our life we
  • 00:21:40.170 --> 00:21:42.050
  • experience darkness.
  • 00:21:42.050 --> 00:21:43.230
  • It's just a preparation for
  • 00:21:43.230 --> 00:21:45.120
  • the great work that God's
  • 00:21:45.120 --> 00:21:46.230
  • gonna do.
  • 00:21:46.230 --> 00:21:47.180
  • You see without darkness we
  • 00:21:47.180 --> 00:21:49.000
  • wouldn't know what light
  • 00:21:49.000 --> 00:21:49.250
  • was.
  • 00:21:49.250 --> 00:21:50.220
  • And just to bring this down
  • 00:21:50.220 --> 00:21:52.070
  • to really make it nuts and
  • 00:21:52.070 --> 00:21:53.170
  • bolts, we read in scripture
  • 00:21:53.170 --> 00:21:55.040
  • there was a man that was
  • 00:21:55.040 --> 00:21:56.000
  • born blind.
  • 00:21:56.000 --> 00:21:57.130
  • I mean that's a tough place
  • 00:21:57.130 --> 00:21:58.020
  • to be, blind, but everybody
  • 00:21:58.020 --> 00:21:59.150
  • around you sees.
  • 00:21:59.150 --> 00:22:00.230
  • And the disciples of Jesus
  • 00:22:00.230 --> 00:22:01.260
  • said, "Who sinned, this man
  • 00:22:01.260 --> 00:22:03.230
  • or his parents that this man
  • 00:22:03.230 --> 00:22:05.090
  • should be born blind?"
  • 00:22:05.090 --> 00:22:06.170
  • I mean he was literally in
  • 00:22:06.170 --> 00:22:07.100
  • But Jesus said, "It was
  • 00:22:08.120 --> 00:22:09.180
  • neither this man or his
  • 00:22:09.180 --> 00:22:10.240
  • parents that sinned, but
  • 00:22:10.240 --> 00:22:11.290
  • the glory of God."
  • 00:22:14.080 --> 00:22:15.170
  • God brought him out of that
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  • blindness.
  • 00:22:16.190 --> 00:22:17.150
  • He brought him out of that
  • 00:22:17.150 --> 00:22:18.090
  • darkness into the light.
  • 00:22:18.100 --> 00:22:21.100
  • And what a testimony it was
  • 00:22:21.100 --> 00:22:23.000
  • in that man's life and for
  • 00:22:23.000 --> 00:22:24.080
  • the entire world, even up to
  • 00:22:24.080 --> 00:22:25.290
  • this day as we read about
  • 00:22:25.290 --> 00:22:27.040
  • him.
  • 00:22:27.040 --> 00:22:28.040
  • God's gonna transform your
  • 00:22:28.040 --> 00:22:28.290
  • darkness into light as you
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  • Beloved, as 2019 is coming to a close, I simply want to ask you,
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  • Mount of Olives and I want
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  • to close the broadcast today
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  • by speaking the blessing
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  • that Father God said should
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  • chapter six the Lord told
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  • these words over My people
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  • and I will place My name
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  • (Singing in Hebrew)
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  • God of Israel, bless you and
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  • May the Lord make His face
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  • Let our prayer team pray for
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  • you.
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  • Send us your prayer request
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  • today by visiting our
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  • address on the screen.
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  • Our prayer team lifts up
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  • every individual request
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  • before the Lord.
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  • And then as God answers your
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  • prayer request or if God has
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  • touched your life through
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  • Discovering the Jewish
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  • Jesus, send us your
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  • testimony.
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  • We want to rejoice with you
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  • and your testimony will
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  • encourage others.
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  • We overcome by the blood of
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  • the Lamb and the word of our
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  • Thank you for letting me speak Gods word into your life this past year,
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  • and as we move into 2020, I'm declaring God's very best over your life.
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  • ANNOUNCER 4- () At the
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  • same time pray also for us,
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  • that God may open to us a
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  • door for the Word to declare
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  • the mystery of Messiah.
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  • Discovering the Jewish Jesus
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  • reaching Israel and the
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  • MICHAEL HARDY- You were
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  • created to know God and to
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  • be known by God.
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  • Join us next week and find
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  • out how you can take this
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  • mystery and turn it into
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  • Sounds of shofar
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