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Take a Seat

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July 7, 2019
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Joel Osteen

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  • [MUSIC]
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  • - JOEL OSTEEN: GOD BLESS
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  • YOU. IT'S A JOY TO COME INTO
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  • EVER IN OUR AREA, PLEASE
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  • STOP BY AND BE A PART OF
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  • ONE OF OUR SERVICES.
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  • I PROMISE YOU WE'LL MAKE
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  • I LIKE TO START WITH
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  • SOMETHING FUNNY.
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  • I HEARD ABOUT THIS MOM.
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  • SHE WAS COOKING BREAKFAST
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  • RYAN WAS 5 AND KEVIN WAS 3.
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  • THEY BEGAN TO ARGUE OVER
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  • WHO SHOULD GET THE FIRST
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  • PANCAKE. SHE SAW THIS AS AN
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  • OPPORTUNITY TO TEACH THEM A
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  • LESSON. SHE SAID, "BOYS,
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  • BOYS, IF JESUS WERE HERE,
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  • HE WOULD SAY, 'LET MY
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  • BROTHER HAVE THE FIRST
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  • PANCAKE.'" RYAN TURNED TO
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  • HIS YOUNGER BROTHER AND
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  • SAID, "OKAY, KEVIN, YOU BE
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  • JESUS." (LAUGHTER)
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  • SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT,
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  • THIS IS MY BIBLE.
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  • I AM WHAT IT SAYS I AM.
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  • I HAVE WHAT IT SAYS I HAVE.
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  • I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYS
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  • I CAN DO.
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  • TODAY, I WILL BE TAUGHT
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  • THE WORD OF GOD.
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  • I BOLDLY CONFESS MY MIND
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  • IS ALERT, MY HEART IS
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  • RECEPTIVE.
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  • I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME
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  • IN JESUS' NAME.
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  • GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAY
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  • ABOUT "KEEP YOUR SEAT".
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  • IN THE OLD TESTAMENT, THE
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  • PRIESTS HAD TO GO INTO THE
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  • TEMPLE AT CERTAIN TIMES A
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  • YEAR AND MAKE SACRIFICES
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  • FOR THE PEOPLES SINS.
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  • THAT'S HOW THEY HAD
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  • FORGIVENESS. IT WAS ALL
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  • BASED OFF OF WORKS. THERE
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  • WERE NO CHAIRS IN THE
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  • TABERNACLE, NO REASON FOR
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  • SEATS. THE PRIESTS COULDN'T
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  • SIT DOWN. THEY LIVED UNDER
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  • CONSTANT PRESSURE. THEIR
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  • WORK WAS NEVER DONE.
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  • ANOTHER SACRIFICE WAS
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  • ALWAYS REQUIRED. BUT WHEN
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  • JESUS WAS CRUCIFIED, HE
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  • SAID ON THE CROSS, "IT IS
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  • FINISHED". HE WAS TALKING
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  • ABOUT THE OLD WAY OF HAVING
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  • TO CONSTANTLY WORK FOR
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  • GOD'S GOODNESS.
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  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "HE SAT
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  • DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF
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  • THE FATHER."
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  • HIM SITTING IS A PICTURE
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  • OF REST.
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  • UNDER THE OLD COVENANT,
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  • THE PRIESTS WERE CONSTANTLY
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  • WORKING, TRYING TO COVER
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  • THE SINS, TRYING TO BE GOOD
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  • ENOUGH, TRYING TO MAKE
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  • THINGS HAPPEN.
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  • UNDER THE NEW COVENANT,
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  • JESUS IS SITTING AND
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  • RESTING.
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  • HERE'S THE BEAUTY, PAUL
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  • SAID IN EPHESIANS, "WE ARE
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  • SEATED WITH CHRIST IN
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  • HEAVENLY PLACES."
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  • THERE IS A SEAT OF REST
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  • THAT BELONGS TO YOU.
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  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO
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  • THROUGH LIFE WROUGHT UP ON
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  • THE INSIDE, WORRIED ABOUT
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  • YOUR FINANCES, TRYING TO
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  • MAKE A FAMILY MEMBER DO
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  • WHAT'S RIGHT.
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  • FRUSTRATED BECAUSE A DREAM
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  • HASN'T COME TO PASS.
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  • DO YOURSELF A FAVOR.
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  • ENTER INTO THIS REST.
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  • WHEN YOU LIVE SEATED,
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  • YOU'RE IN PEACE.
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  • YOU MAY HAVE PROBLEMS, BUT
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  • YOU KNOW GOD IS FIGHTING
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  • YOUR BATTLES.
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  • PEOPLE MAY HAVE DONE YOU
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  • WRONG BUT YOU KNOW YOU'RE
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  • NOT TRYING TO PAY THEM
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  • BACK.
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  • YOU KNOW GOD IS YOUR
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  • VINDICATOR.
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  • HE'LL MAKE YOUR WRONGS
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  • RIGHT.
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  • YOU'RE STRUGGLING WITH AN
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  • ILLNESS.
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  • THE MEDICAL REPORT DOESN'T
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  • LOOK GOOD.
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  • YOU COULD GO AROUND UPSET
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  • AND WORRIED, INSTEAD YOU
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  • STAY SEATED.
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  • YOU KNOW GOD HAS YOU IN
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  • THE PALM OF HIS HAND.
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  • YOU KNOW THE NUMBER OF
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  • DAVID SAID, "THOUGH I AM
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  • SURROUNDED BY TROUBLE, MY
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  • HEART WILL KNOW NO FEAR
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  • FOR THE LORD WILL BRING
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  • ME SAFELY THROUGH."
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  • HE WAS SAYING, "EVEN THOUGH
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  • EVERYTHING HAS COME AGAINST
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  • ME, I SHOULD BE WORRIED AND
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  • UPSET, BUT I KNOW A SECRET:
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  • THE BATTLE IS NOT MINE, THE
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  • BATTLE IS THE LORD'S.
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  • SO I'M GOING TO TAKE MY
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  • SEAT.
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  • WHEN YOU TRY TO MAKE
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  • OWN STRENGTH, PAY PEOPLE
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  • BACK, FIX THIS PROBLEM,
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  • LIVE WORRIED ABOUT A CHILD.
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  • WHEN YOU STAND UP, GOD
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  • YOU'RE WORKING, HE'LL REST.
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  • BUT WHEN YOU SIT DOWN, GOD
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  • HE'LL GO TO WORK.
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  • THAT'S WHY HE TOLD THE
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  • ISRAELITES AGAIN AND AGAIN,
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  • "BE STILL AND YOU WILL SEE
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  • LORD."
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  • HE WAS SAYING, "TAKE YOUR
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  • SEAT. I'VE GOT THIS. I'M
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  • FACING."
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  • DON'T DO ANYTHING AND WE
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  • SIT BACK PASSIVE ALL DAY
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  • LONG.
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  • WE SHOULD BE RESPONSIBLE.
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  • WE HAVE TO PRAY, BELIEVE,
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  • DREAM. BUT DO IT FROM A
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  • YOU CAN WORK HARD WITH A
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  • REST ON THE INSIDE KNOWING
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  • THAT YOU'RE DOING YOUR BEST
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  • AND GOD WILL GET YOU TO
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  • WHERE YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO
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  • BE. NOT WORKING HARD
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  • FRUSTRATED, THINKING,
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  • "WHEN AM I GOING TO GET
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  • GOOD BREAKS? WHY HASN'T
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  • THIS CHANGED? EVERYBODY'S
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  • PASSING ME UP."
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  • WELL, TAKE YOUR SEAT.
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  • WORK FROM A PLACE OF REST
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  • KNOWING THAT GOD'S FAVOR
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  • IS ON YOUR LIFE, THAT HE'S
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  • BREATHING IN YOUR DIRECTION,
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  • THAT GOODNESS AND MERCY ARE
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  • INNER REST IS JUST AS
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  • IMPORTANT AS OUTER REST.
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  • YOUR PHYSICAL BODY MAY REST
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  • BUT IF YOUR MIND NEVER
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  • RESTS, YOU LIVE WROUGHT UP
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  • ON THE INSIDE, FIGHTING
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  • EVERYTHING YOU DON'T LIKE,
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  • THAT'S GOING TO WEAR YOU
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  • OUT. EVEN THINGS WE SHOULD
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  • STAND AGAINST, AN ADDICTION,
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  • A SICKNESS, DYSFUNCTION.
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  • IF YOU'RE ALWAYS IN FIGHT
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  • MODE, PRESSURE, THINKING
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  • I'VE GOT TO CHANGE THIS,
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  • CONSTANTLY WORKING, IT'S
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  • GOING TO DRAIN YOUR JOY,
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  • DRAIN YOUR ENERGY.
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  • YOU'RE LIVING UNDER THE OLD
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  • COVENANT, UNDER WORKS: "IF
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  • I CAN WORK HARD ENOUGH.
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  • IF I CAN MAKE MYSELF
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  • CHANGE. IF I CAN MAKE THIS
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  • PROBLEM GO AWAY."
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  • YOUR HEART IS RIGHT, BUT
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  • YOUR APPROACH IS WRONG.
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  • WHY DON'T YOU APPROACH IT
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  • FROM A PLACE OF REST?
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  • "GOD, I CAN'T CHANGE THIS
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  • ON MY OWN. I NEED YOUR
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  • HELP. I'M GOING TO BE MY
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  • BEST. AND GOD, I KNOW,
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  • YOU'RE THE POTTER AND I'M
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  • THE CLAY. IN YOUR TIME AND
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  • IN YOUR WAY, YOU WILL HELP
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  • ME TO CHANGE."
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  • INSTEAD OF DOING, DOING,
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  • DOING, THE RIGHT ATTITUDE
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  • IS: DONE, DONE, DONE.
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  • IT IS FINISHED.
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  • GOD HAS ALREADY DEFEATED
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  • EVERY ENEMY.
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  • HE'S ALREADY PLANNED OUT
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  • YOUR DAYS FOR GOOD.
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  • NOW TAKE YOUR SEAT, LIVE
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  • FROM A PLACE OF REST, A
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  • PLACE OF PEACE, A PLACE OF
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  • TRUST.
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  • WHEN I FIRST STARTED
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  • MINISTERING, I WOULD GET
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  • SO NERVOUS. I KNEW I WAS
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  • SUPPOSED TO STEP UP AND
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  • PASTOR THE CHURCH BUT I
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  • DREADED HAVING TO GET UP
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  • IN FRONT OF PEOPLE.
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  • ALL THROUGH THE WEEK,
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  • I'D HAVE TO FIGHT THESE
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  • THOUGHTS: WHAT IF I DON'T
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  • KNOW WHAT TO SAY?
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  • WHAT IF NOBODY COMES?
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  • WHAT IF PEOPLE DON'T LISTEN
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  • TO ME?
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  • WHEN I WOULD FINISH MY
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  • MESSAGE ON A SUNDAY
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  • MORNING, FOR ABOUT 30
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  • MINUTES I WOULD BE SO
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  • RELIEVED, SO GRATEFUL.
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  • THEN I WOULD START THINKING
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  • ABOUT THE NEXT WEEK.
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  • WHAT AM I GOING TO SAY NEXT
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  • SUNDAY?
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  • WHAT IF I CAN'T COME UP
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  • WITH ANYTHING?
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  • AFTER ABOUT 6 MONTHS, I
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  • THOUGHT, "I AM NOT LIVING
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  • LIKE THIS ANYMORE.
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  • I'M GOING TO TAKE MY SEAT."
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  • IF I HAD NOT MADE THAT
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  • DECISION, I WOULDN'T HAVE
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  • MADE IT TO 40 YEARS OLD.
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  • YOU WEREN'T CREATED TO
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  • CARRY THOSE HEAVY BURDENS,
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  • WEIGHTED DOWN WITH WORRY,
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  • STRESS, FRUSTRATION.
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  • THIS IS THE REASON SOME
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  • PEOPLE HAVE HEALTH ISSUES.
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  • THEY CAN'T SLEEP AT NIGHT,
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  • THEY HAVE DIGESTIVE
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  • PROBLEMS, HIGH BLOOD
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  • PRESSURE.
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  • IT'S BECAUSE THERE'S NO
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  • INNER REST.
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  • THEY HAVEN'T LEARNED HOW
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  • TO TAKE THEIR SEAT.
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  • ON THE INSIDE THEY'RE
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  • CONSTANTLY WORRIED ABOUT
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  • THEIR CHILD, TRYING TO
  • 00:07:02.250 --> 00:07:04.050
  • FIGURE EVERYTHING OUT,
  • 00:07:04.050 --> 00:07:05.190
  • FRUSTRATED BECAUSE IT'S
  • 00:07:05.190 --> 00:07:06.190
  • TAKING SO LONG.
  • 00:07:06.190 --> 00:07:08.130
  • THE PSALMIST SAID, "BE
  • 00:07:08.130 --> 00:07:10.020
  • STILL AND KNOW THAT HE IS
  • 00:07:10.020 --> 00:07:12.030
  • GOD."
  • 00:07:12.030 --> 00:07:13.050
  • THIS INFERS IF YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:07:13.050 --> 00:07:15.010
  • STILL, IF YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:07:15.010 --> 00:07:16.150
  • SEATED, YOU WON'T REALLY
  • 00:07:16.150 --> 00:07:18.020
  • KNOW THAT HE IS GOD.
  • 00:07:18.020 --> 00:07:19.250
  • YOU WON'T SEE HIS FAVOR,
  • 00:07:19.250 --> 00:07:20.270
  • HIS GOODNESS, HIS
  • 00:07:20.270 --> 00:07:21.250
  • BLESSINGS, LIKE YOU SHOULD.
  • 00:07:21.250 --> 00:07:22.240
  • WHEN THINGS COME AGAINST
  • 00:07:22.240 --> 00:07:23.230
  • YOU, LIKE WITH ME, IT'S
  • 00:07:24.050 --> 00:07:27.050
  • EASY TO LET YOUR MIND
  • 00:07:27.050 --> 00:07:28.200
  • CONSTANTLY PLAY ALL THE
  • 00:07:28.200 --> 00:07:30.050
  • "WHAT IF'S".
  • 00:07:30.050 --> 00:07:31.030
  • WHAT IF IT DOESN'T WORK
  • 00:07:31.030 --> 00:07:32.080
  • OUT?
  • 00:07:32.080 --> 00:07:33.070
  • WHAT IF THE REPORT ISN'T
  • 00:07:33.070 --> 00:07:34.060
  • GOOD?
  • 00:07:34.060 --> 00:07:35.040
  • WHAT IF THEY DON'T CHANGE?
  • 00:07:35.040 --> 00:07:36.050
  • REMEMBER, WHEN YOU'RE
  • 00:07:36.050 --> 00:07:37.210
  • WORKING, GOD IS RESTING.
  • 00:07:37.210 --> 00:07:40.140
  • IF YOU'LL START RESTING,
  • 00:07:40.140 --> 00:07:42.120
  • TURNING THAT OVER TO GOD,
  • 00:07:42.120 --> 00:07:44.080
  • THEN HE'LL START WORKING.
  • 00:07:44.080 --> 00:07:45.260
  • HE SEES WHAT'S HAPPENING.
  • 00:07:45.260 --> 00:07:47.270
  • HE KNOWS HOW BIG THE
  • 00:07:47.270 --> 00:07:48.260
  • CHALLENGE IS.
  • 00:07:48.260 --> 00:07:50.060
  • HE KNOWS WHO DID YOU WRONG.
  • 00:07:50.060 --> 00:07:52.050
  • THE GOOD NEWS IS HE ALREADY
  • 00:07:52.050 --> 00:07:54.050
  • HAS THE SOLUTION.
  • 00:07:54.050 --> 00:07:55.260
  • HE'S NOT GOING TO JUST
  • 00:07:55.260 --> 00:07:57.040
  • BRING YOU OUT, HE'S GOING
  • 00:07:57.040 --> 00:07:58.190
  • TO MAKE THE ENEMY PAY AND
  • 00:07:58.190 --> 00:08:00.140
  • BRING YOU OUT BETTER THAN
  • 00:08:00.140 --> 00:08:01.140
  • YOU WERE BEFORE.
  • 00:08:01.140 --> 00:08:03.020
  • NOW DO YOUR PART, TAKE YOUR
  • 00:08:03.020 --> 00:08:05.070
  • SEAT.
  • 00:08:05.070 --> 00:08:06.060
  • QUIT TRYING TO FIGURE
  • 00:08:06.060 --> 00:08:07.040
  • EVERYTHING OUT.
  • 00:08:07.040 --> 00:08:08.150
  • SOME SITUATIONS, THERE IS
  • 00:08:08.150 --> 00:08:10.170
  • NO LOGICAL SOLUTION.
  • 00:08:10.170 --> 00:08:12.240
  • YOU HAVE TO TURN YOUR MIND
  • 00:08:12.240 --> 00:08:14.040
  • OFF IN ONE SENSE.
  • 00:08:14.040 --> 00:08:15.080
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS "LEAN
  • 00:08:15.080 --> 00:08:17.020
  • NOT TO YOUR OWN
  • 00:08:17.020 --> 00:08:18.060
  • UNDERSTANDING".
  • 00:08:18.060 --> 00:08:19.230
  • IT'S OKAY TO SAY, "GOD, I
  • 00:08:19.230 --> 00:08:21.130
  • DON'T SEE HOW THIS CAN WORK
  • 00:08:21.130 --> 00:08:22.160
  • OUT.
  • 00:08:22.160 --> 00:08:23.150
  • I DON'T SEE A WAY."
  • 00:08:23.150 --> 00:08:24.140
  • BUT DON'T STOP THERE,
  • 00:08:24.140 --> 00:08:25.130
  • FOLLOW IT UP WITH, "BUT
  • 00:08:25.130 --> 00:08:26.260
  • I KNOW YOU HAVE A WAY.
  • 00:08:26.260 --> 00:08:28.140
  • I KNOW THIS IS NOT A
  • 00:08:28.140 --> 00:08:29.130
  • SURPRISE TO YOU.
  • 00:08:29.130 --> 00:08:30.270
  • YOU HAD THE SOLUTION BEFORE
  • 00:08:30.270 --> 00:08:32.170
  • I HAD THE PROBLEM.
  • 00:08:32.170 --> 00:08:33.210
  • SO I'M NOT GOING TO WORRY,
  • 00:08:33.210 --> 00:08:34.280
  • I'M GOING TO LIVE FROM A
  • 00:08:34.280 --> 00:08:36.090
  • PLACE OF PEACE."
  • 00:08:36.090 --> 00:08:38.090
  • DAVID SAID, "GOD WILL MAKE
  • 00:08:38.090 --> 00:08:40.090
  • YOUR ENEMIES YOUR
  • 00:08:40.090 --> 00:08:41.090
  • FOOTSTOOLS."
  • 00:08:41.090 --> 00:08:42.240
  • A FOOTSTOOL, OF COURSE, IS
  • 00:08:42.240 --> 00:08:44.060
  • SOMETHING YOU PUT YOUR FEET
  • 00:08:44.060 --> 00:08:45.130
  • UPON. IT'S ANOTHER PICTURE
  • 00:08:45.130 --> 00:08:47.100
  • OF REST.
  • 00:08:47.100 --> 00:08:48.180
  • GOD COULD HAVE SAID HE
  • 00:08:48.180 --> 00:08:49.280
  • WOULD MAKE OUR ENEMIES LIKE
  • 00:08:49.280 --> 00:08:51.060
  • GRASS SO WE COULD WALK ON
  • 00:08:51.060 --> 00:08:52.250
  • THEM OR LIKE SAND SO IT'S
  • 00:08:52.250 --> 00:08:54.220
  • TO REMIND US TO STAY AT
  • 00:08:57.050 --> 00:08:59.040
  • REST.
  • 00:08:59.040 --> 00:09:00.160
  • WHEN YOU FACE CHALLENGES,
  • 00:09:00.160 --> 00:09:02.100
  • THINGS YOU DON'T
  • 00:09:02.100 --> 00:09:03.060
  • UNDERSTAND, THINGS THAT ARE
  • 00:09:03.060 --> 00:09:04.050
  • NOT FAIR, ONE OF THE FIRST
  • 00:09:04.050 --> 00:09:05.230
  • THINGS YOU NEED TO DO IS
  • 00:09:05.230 --> 00:09:07.020
  • PUT YOUR FEET UP.
  • 00:09:07.020 --> 00:09:08.150
  • COME BACK TO A PLACE OF
  • 00:09:08.150 --> 00:09:09.260
  • PEACE.
  • 00:09:09.260 --> 00:09:10.250
  • YOU HAVE TO DO THIS BY
  • 00:09:10.250 --> 00:09:11.230
  • FAITH BECAUSE EVERY VOICE
  • 00:09:11.230 --> 00:09:13.160
  • WILL TELL YOU WHY IT'S NOT
  • 00:09:13.160 --> 00:09:15.000
  • GOING TO WORK OUT.
  • 00:09:15.000 --> 00:09:16.110
  • YOU'RE NOT GOING TO GET
  • 00:09:16.110 --> 00:09:17.100
  • WELL, YOU SAW THE
  • 00:09:17.100 --> 00:09:18.080
  • DIAGNOSIS.
  • 00:09:18.080 --> 00:09:19.080
  • YOUR FAMILY WILL NEVER BE
  • 00:09:19.080 --> 00:09:20.140
  • RESTORED, THERE'S TOO MUCH
  • 00:09:20.140 --> 00:09:21.120
  • STRIFE.
  • 00:09:21.120 --> 00:09:22.230
  • THAT'S THE ENEMY TRYING TO
  • 00:09:22.230 --> 00:09:24.050
  • DECEIVE YOU IN TO STANDING
  • 00:09:24.050 --> 00:09:26.020
  • UP. HE'LL DO EVERYTHING HE
  • 00:09:26.020 --> 00:09:28.070
  • CAN TO KEEP YOU FROM
  • 00:09:28.070 --> 00:09:30.060
  • HE KNOWS WHEN YOU'RE
  • 00:09:31.260 --> 00:09:32.280
  • SEATED, IN PEACE, TRUSTING
  • 00:09:32.280 --> 00:09:35.180
  • GOD, HE DOESN'T HAVE A
  • 00:09:35.180 --> 00:09:36.270
  • CHANCE.
  • 00:09:36.270 --> 00:09:37.290
  • WHEN YOU LIVE FROM A PLACE
  • 00:09:37.290 --> 00:09:39.100
  • OF REST, ALL THE FORCES OF
  • 00:09:39.100 --> 00:09:41.120
  • DARKNESS CANNOT STOP YOU.
  • 00:09:41.120 --> 00:09:42.290
  • GOD HAS THE FINAL SAY.
  • 00:09:42.290 --> 00:09:43.280
  • IT MAY HAVE BEEN MEANT FOR
  • 00:09:43.280 --> 00:09:44.260
  • YOUR HARM, BUT GOD IS GOING
  • 00:09:44.260 --> 00:09:45.250
  • TO TURN IT INTO A FOOTSTOOL.
  • 00:09:47.250 --> 00:09:50.250
  • NOT JUST A PLACE OF REST.
  • 00:09:50.250 --> 00:09:53.040
  • BUT INSTEAD OF BEING A
  • 00:09:53.040 --> 00:09:54.020
  • STUMBLING BLOCK TO STOP
  • 00:09:54.020 --> 00:09:55.110
  • YOU, IT'S GOING TO BECOME
  • 00:09:55.110 --> 00:09:57.020
  • A STEPPING STONE TO TAKE
  • 00:09:57.020 --> 00:09:58.250
  • YOU TO THE NEXT LEVEL.
  • 00:09:58.250 --> 00:10:00.210
  • IT SAYS IN HEBREWS, "LABOR
  • 00:10:00.210 --> 00:10:03.030
  • TO ENTER IN TO THE REST OF
  • 00:10:03.030 --> 00:10:05.000
  • GOD." THAT SOUNDS LIKE A
  • 00:10:05.000 --> 00:10:06.160
  • CONTRADICTION: LABOR TO
  • 00:10:06.160 --> 00:10:08.100
  • REST. BUT GOD USED THE WORD
  • 00:10:08.100 --> 00:10:10.240
  • "LABOR" BECAUSE HE KNEW
  • 00:10:10.240 --> 00:10:13.060
  • IT'S GOING TO TAKE WORK TO
  • 00:10:13.060 --> 00:10:14.210
  • STAY SEATED.
  • 00:10:14.210 --> 00:10:16.040
  • IT'S EASY TO STAND UP.
  • 00:10:16.040 --> 00:10:17.280
  • IT'S EASY TO BE OFFENDED,
  • 00:10:17.280 --> 00:10:19.060
  • AND TRY TO PAY PEOPLE BACK.
  • 00:10:19.060 --> 00:10:21.010
  • IT'S EASY TO LIVE WORRIED,
  • 00:10:21.010 --> 00:10:22.130
  • DISCOURAGED BY PROBLEMS,
  • 00:10:22.130 --> 00:10:24.080
  • THAT'S WHY IT SAYS "LABOR
  • 00:10:24.080 --> 00:10:26.090
  • TO ENTER HIS REST." IT'S
  • 00:10:26.090 --> 00:10:27.230
  • GOING TO TAKE EFFORT. THIS
  • 00:10:27.230 --> 00:10:29.190
  • IS ONE OF THE FEW TIMES
  • 00:10:29.190 --> 00:10:30.290
  • THAT GOD TELLS US TO WORK.
  • 00:10:30.290 --> 00:10:33.020
  • IT DOESN'T SAY, "WORK TO
  • 00:10:33.020 --> 00:10:34.280
  • STRAIGHTEN OUT YOUR
  • 00:10:34.280 --> 00:10:35.270
  • NEIGHBOR." "WORK TO MAKE
  • 00:10:35.270 --> 00:10:37.120
  • THE PROBLEM GO AWAY."
  • 00:10:37.120 --> 00:10:38.200
  • HE SAID, "WORK TO STAY
  • 00:10:38.200 --> 00:10:40.120
  • SEATED."
  • 00:10:40.120 --> 00:10:41.230
  • MAYBE YOU'RE TRYING TO
  • 00:10:41.230 --> 00:10:42.220
  • BREAK AN ADDICTION. YES,
  • 00:10:42.220 --> 00:10:44.010
  • YOU HAVE TO BE DISCIPLINED.
  • 00:10:44.010 --> 00:10:45.190
  • YOU HAVE TO BE DETERMINED.
  • 00:10:45.190 --> 00:10:47.100
  • BUT IF THERE'S A WAR GOING
  • 00:10:47.100 --> 00:10:48.250
  • ON ON THE INSIDE WHERE
  • 00:10:48.250 --> 00:10:50.220
  • YOU'RE UPSET WITH YOURSELF,
  • 00:10:50.220 --> 00:10:52.180
  • FRUSTRATED BECAUSE YOU'RE
  • 00:10:52.180 --> 00:10:53.230
  • NOT FURTHER ALONG, TRYING
  • 00:10:53.230 --> 00:10:55.130
  • TO FORCE IT TO HAPPEN IN
  • 00:10:55.130 --> 00:10:56.170
  • YOUR OWN STRENGTH.
  • 00:10:56.170 --> 00:10:58.020
  • YOU'RE NOT TAPPING IN TO
  • 00:10:58.020 --> 00:10:59.090
  • THE GRACE THAT'S AVAILABLE
  • 00:10:59.090 --> 00:11:00.280
  • TODAY. YOU'RE LIKE THAT
  • 00:11:00.280 --> 00:11:02.230
  • PRIEST THAT HAD TO MAKE
  • 00:11:02.230 --> 00:11:03.230
  • A SACRIFICE AGAIN AND
  • 00:11:03.230 --> 00:11:05.060
  • AGAIN. NO, YOU'RE UNDER
  • 00:11:05.060 --> 00:11:06.230
  • THE NEW COVENANT. CHRIST
  • 00:11:06.230 --> 00:11:08.180
  • DEFEATED EVERY ENEMY, THE
  • 00:11:08.180 --> 00:11:10.130
  • PRICE HAS ALREADY BEEN PAID.
  • 00:11:10.130 --> 00:11:12.190
  • YOU ARE NOT WORKING TO GET
  • 00:11:12.190 --> 00:11:14.010
  • THE VICTORY, YOU ARE
  • 00:11:14.010 --> 00:11:15.080
  • WORKING FROM VICTORY.
  • 00:11:15.080 --> 00:11:17.060
  • WHEN YOU KNOW THAT YOU'VE
  • 00:11:17.060 --> 00:11:18.190
  • ALREADY WON, THERE'S A
  • 00:11:18.190 --> 00:11:20.040
  • REST. YOU DON'T LIVE
  • 00:11:20.040 --> 00:11:21.250
  • WORRIED. YOU DON'T LOSE
  • 00:11:21.250 --> 00:11:23.100
  • SLEEP AT NIGHT. YOU KNOW
  • 00:11:23.100 --> 00:11:24.110
  • THE OUTCOME. GOD SAID,
  • 00:11:24.110 --> 00:11:26.030
  • "HE ALWAYS CAUSES YOU TO
  • 00:11:26.030 --> 00:11:27.140
  • TRIUMPH". IT MAY NOT TURN
  • 00:11:27.140 --> 00:11:29.280
  • OUT THE WAY YOU THOUGHT
  • 00:11:29.280 --> 00:11:31.250
  • OR ON YOUR TIMETABLE BUT
  • 00:11:31.250 --> 00:11:33.220
  • GOD'S WAYS ARE BETTER THAN
  • 00:11:33.220 --> 00:11:35.020
  • OUR WAYS. THIS IS WHAT
  • 00:11:35.020 --> 00:11:36.180
  • TRUST IS ALL ABOUT.
  • 00:11:36.180 --> 00:11:38.090
  • WHAT I'M SAYING IS WHEN YOU
  • 00:11:38.090 --> 00:11:39.170
  • LIVE FROM A PLACE OF PEACE,
  • 00:11:39.170 --> 00:11:41.170
  • YOU'LL NOT ONLY ENJOY YOUR
  • 00:11:41.170 --> 00:11:42.290
  • LIFE MORE, BUT GOD WILL
  • 00:11:42.290 --> 00:11:44.210
  • MAKE THINGS HAPPEN THAT YOU
  • 00:11:44.210 --> 00:11:46.050
  • COULDN'T MAKE HAPPEN.
  • 00:11:46.050 --> 00:11:47.290
  • MY PARENTS STARTED LAKEWOOD
  • 00:11:47.290 --> 00:11:49.180
  • IN 1959 WITH 90 PEOPLE.
  • 00:11:49.270 --> 00:11:52.270
  • FOR ABOUT 13 YEARS, THE
  • 00:11:52.270 --> 00:11:54.280
  • CHURCH DIDN'T REALLY GROW.
  • 00:11:54.280 --> 00:11:56.190
  • THEY HAD LESS THAN 200
  • 00:11:56.190 --> 00:11:57.260
  • PEOPLE. MY FATHER HAD MUCH
  • 00:11:57.260 --> 00:11:59.270
  • BIGGER THINGS IN HIS HEART.
  • 00:11:59.270 --> 00:12:01.280
  • AT 17 YEARS OF AGE, HE KNEW
  • 00:12:01.280 --> 00:12:03.260
  • ONE DAY HE WAS GOING TO
  • 00:12:03.260 --> 00:12:05.070
  • PASTOR A CHURCH WITH
  • 00:12:05.070 --> 00:12:06.090
  • THOUSANDS BUT HE WASN'T
  • 00:12:06.090 --> 00:12:07.210
  • SEEING ANY OF THAT. HIS
  • 00:12:07.210 --> 00:12:09.160
  • FRIENDS WOULD COME BY AND
  • 00:12:09.160 --> 00:12:10.170
  • SAY, "JOHN, WHAT ARE YOU
  • 00:12:10.170 --> 00:12:11.210
  • DOING OUT HERE STILL
  • 00:12:11.210 --> 00:12:13.000
  • PASTORING THIS LITTLE
  • 00:12:13.000 --> 00:12:14.110
  • CHURCH?" THEY MEANT WELL,
  • 00:12:14.110 --> 00:12:16.110
  • BUT SOMETIMES YOUR FRIENDS
  • 00:12:16.110 --> 00:12:17.260
  • CAN BE DISCOURAGING.
  • 00:12:17.260 --> 00:12:19.130
  • THEY WERE SAYING, "JOHN,
  • 00:12:19.130 --> 00:12:20.120
  • WHY DON'T YOU STAND UP?
  • 00:12:20.120 --> 00:12:21.100
  • WHY DON'T YOU MAKE
  • 00:12:21.100 --> 00:12:22.090
  • SOMETHING HAPPEN? WHY
  • 00:12:22.090 --> 00:12:23.070
  • DON'T YOU DO IT IN YOUR
  • 00:12:23.070 --> 00:12:24.060
  • OWN STRENGTH?"
  • 00:12:24.060 --> 00:12:25.050
  • MY FATHER'S ATTITUDE WAS,
  • 00:12:25.050 --> 00:12:27.020
  • "I'M GOING TO KEEP DOING
  • 00:12:27.020 --> 00:12:28.150
  • WHAT I KNOW GOD WANTS ME
  • 00:12:28.150 --> 00:12:29.230
  • TO DO. I'M NOT GOING TO
  • 00:12:29.230 --> 00:12:31.120
  • BE FRUSTRATED BECAUSE I'M
  • 00:12:31.120 --> 00:12:33.040
  • NOT GROWING. I'M NOT GOING
  • 00:12:33.040 --> 00:12:34.220
  • TO SLACK OFF BECAUSE IT
  • 00:12:34.220 --> 00:12:36.070
  • HASN'T TURNED OUT MY WAY,
  • 00:12:36.070 --> 00:12:38.000
  • I'M GOING TO KEEP MY SEAT."
  • 00:12:38.000 --> 00:12:40.110
  • HE LIVED FROM THIS PLACE OF
  • 00:12:40.110 --> 00:12:41.280
  • REST KNOWING THAT GOD IS IN
  • 00:12:41.280 --> 00:12:43.230
  • CONTROL. THAT GOD IS
  • 00:12:43.230 --> 00:12:45.070
  • KEEPING THE RECORDS.
  • 00:12:45.070 --> 00:12:47.030
  • THESE ARE TESTS THAT WE
  • 00:12:47.030 --> 00:12:48.160
  • HAVE TO PASS. ONE OF THEM
  • 00:12:48.160 --> 00:12:50.200
  • IS BEING FAITHFUL WHEN
  • 00:12:50.200 --> 00:12:52.150
  • NOTHING IS CHANGING,
  • 00:12:52.150 --> 00:12:54.030
  • DOING THE RIGHT THING
  • 00:12:54.030 --> 00:12:55.190
  • WHEN IT'S NOT GROWING.
  • 00:12:55.190 --> 00:12:56.170
  • IT'S EASY TO GET
  • 00:12:56.170 --> 00:12:58.010
  • FRUSTRATED. "GOD, I'VE GOT
  • 00:12:58.010 --> 00:12:59.230
  • BIGGER THINGS IN ME. WHY
  • 00:12:59.230 --> 00:13:01.000
  • ISN'T IT CHANGING?"
  • 00:13:01.000 --> 00:13:01.280
  • NO, KEEP YOUR SEAT. GOD IS
  • 00:13:01.280 --> 00:13:04.120
  • WATCHING YOU. HE SEES YOUR
  • 00:13:04.120 --> 00:13:06.160
  • FAITHFULNESS. HE SEES YOU
  • 00:13:06.160 --> 00:13:08.130
  • DOING THE RIGHT THING WHEN
  • 00:13:08.130 --> 00:13:09.220
  • IT'S HARD AND AT THE
  • 00:13:09.220 --> 00:13:11.090
  • APPOINTED TIME, IN YOUR
  • 00:13:11.090 --> 00:13:13.030
  • DUE SEASON, GOD IS GOING TO
  • 00:13:13.030 --> 00:13:15.030
  • CATAPULT YOU FURTHER THAN
  • 00:13:15.030 --> 00:13:17.020
  • YOU CAN IMAGINE. YOU ARE
  • 00:13:17.020 --> 00:13:18.220
  • NOT FALLING BEHIND, YOU
  • 00:13:18.220 --> 00:13:20.210
  • ARE BEING PREPARED.
  • 00:13:20.210 --> 00:13:22.200
  • GOD IS GETTING YOU READY.
  • 00:13:22.200 --> 00:13:24.230
  • EVERYTHING YOU WENT THROUGH
  • 00:13:24.230 --> 00:13:26.080
  • DEPOSITED SOMETHING ON THE
  • 00:13:26.080 --> 00:13:27.230
  • INSIDE. THE DELAYS MADE YOU
  • 00:13:27.230 --> 00:13:30.110
  • STRONGER.
  • 00:13:30.110 --> 00:13:31.200
  • THE FACT THAT YOU ARE NOT
  • 00:13:31.200 --> 00:13:32.180
  • AS FAR ALONG AS YOU WOULD
  • 00:13:32.180 --> 00:13:33.220
  • LIKE, THAT WAS ORDAINED BY
  • 00:13:33.220 --> 00:13:35.040
  • GOD. THOSE PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:13:35.040 --> 00:13:36.290
  • DIDN'T SUPPORT YOU; THE
  • 00:13:36.290 --> 00:13:38.100
  • PEOPLE THAT WALKED AWAY,
  • 00:13:38.100 --> 00:13:39.170
  • YOU COULD HAVE BECOME
  • 00:13:39.170 --> 00:13:41.000
  • BITTER. INSTEAD YOU STAYED
  • 00:13:41.000 --> 00:13:42.140
  • SEATED. YOU KEPT YOUR
  • 00:13:42.140 --> 00:13:43.270
  • PEACE. NOW GET READY.
  • 00:13:43.270 --> 00:13:45.110
  • YOUR TIME IS COMING.
  • 00:13:45.110 --> 00:13:46.260
  • GOD HAS SOMETHING BIGGER
  • 00:13:46.260 --> 00:13:48.010
  • THAN YOU THINK, MORE
  • 00:13:48.010 --> 00:13:49.050
  • REWARDING THAN YOU CAN
  • 00:13:49.050 --> 00:13:51.060
  • IMAGINE. HE'S GOING TO
  • 00:13:51.060 --> 00:13:53.070
  • EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
  • 00:13:53.070 --> 00:13:54.240
  • THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED TO MY
  • 00:13:54.240 --> 00:13:55.230
  • FATHER. HE ENDED UP
  • 00:13:55.230 --> 00:13:56.270
  • PASTORING A CHURCH WITH
  • 00:13:56.270 --> 00:13:58.060
  • THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS.
  • 00:13:58.060 --> 00:14:00.040
  • BUT SOMETIMES THE REASON
  • 00:14:00.040 --> 00:14:02.000
  • WE'RE FRUSTRATED IS WE'RE
  • 00:14:02.000 --> 00:14:03.170
  • TRYING TO CHANGE THINGS
  • 00:14:03.170 --> 00:14:05.000
  • THAT ONLY GOD CAN CHANGE.
  • 00:14:05.000 --> 00:14:07.120
  • YOU CAN'T MAKE PEOPLE DO
  • 00:14:07.120 --> 00:14:08.240
  • WHAT'S RIGHT. YOU CAN PRAY
  • 00:14:08.240 --> 00:14:10.170
  • FOR THEM. YOU CAN ENCOURAGE
  • 00:14:10.170 --> 00:14:12.070
  • THEM. BUT THEY HAVE THEIR
  • 00:14:12.070 --> 00:14:13.270
  • OWN FREE WILL.
  • 00:14:13.270 --> 00:14:15.170
  • DON'T LET THEM STEAL YOUR
  • 00:14:15.170 --> 00:14:16.230
  • JOY. YOU ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE
  • 00:14:16.230 --> 00:14:19.140
  • FOR OTHER PEOPLE'S
  • 00:14:19.140 --> 00:14:20.200
  • HAPPINESS. YOU CANNOT KEEP
  • 00:14:20.200 --> 00:14:23.010
  • EVERYONE IN YOUR LIFE HAPPY.
  • 00:14:23.010 --> 00:14:25.070
  • YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR
  • 00:14:25.070 --> 00:14:26.240
  • YOUR OWN HAPPINESS.
  • 00:14:26.240 --> 00:14:28.160
  • AND I DON'T MEAN TO LIVE
  • 00:14:28.160 --> 00:14:29.180
  • SELFISHLY BUT SOMETIMES WE
  • 00:14:29.180 --> 00:14:32.100
  • TAKE ON A FALSE SENSE OF
  • 00:14:32.100 --> 00:14:33.230
  • RESPONSIBILITY. WE THINK
  • 00:14:33.230 --> 00:14:35.220
  • WE HAVE TO KEEP ALL OF OUR
  • 00:14:35.220 --> 00:14:36.250
  • NEIGHBORS HAPPY, ALL OF
  • 00:14:36.250 --> 00:14:38.110
  • OUR CO-WORKERS HAPPY,
  • 00:14:38.110 --> 00:14:39.170
  • ALL OF OUR FRIENDS,
  • 00:14:39.170 --> 00:14:40.150
  • ALL OF OUR FAMILY.
  • 00:14:40.150 --> 00:14:41.140
  • I'VE LEARNED SOME PEOPLE
  • 00:14:41.140 --> 00:14:43.150
  • DON'T WANT TO BE HAPPY.
  • 00:14:43.150 --> 00:14:45.070
  • THEY JUST WANT YOUR
  • 00:14:45.070 --> 00:14:46.050
  • ATTENTION. THEY WANT YOU
  • 00:14:46.050 --> 00:14:47.160
  • TO CATER TO THEM AND COME
  • 00:14:47.160 --> 00:14:49.150
  • RUNNING EVERY TIME THEY
  • 00:14:49.150 --> 00:14:50.190
  • CALL. IF YOU DON'T,
  • 00:14:50.190 --> 00:14:53.000
  • THEY'LL TRY TO MAKE YOU
  • 00:14:53.000 --> 00:14:54.170
  • FEEL GUILTY FOR NOT MEETING
  • 00:14:54.170 --> 00:14:55.260
  • ALL THEIR DEMANDS.
  • 00:14:55.260 --> 00:14:56.270
  • WHAT THEY REALLY WANT IS
  • 00:14:56.270 --> 00:14:58.150
  • TO CONTROL YOU. DON'T FALL
  • 00:14:58.150 --> 00:15:00.250
  • INTO THAT TRAP. BE NICE.
  • 00:15:00.250 --> 00:15:02.190
  • BE KIND. BUT DON'T BE A
  • 00:15:02.190 --> 00:15:04.100
  • DOORMAT.
  • 00:15:04.100 --> 00:15:05.080
  • YOU HAVE A DESTINY TO
  • 00:15:05.080 --> 00:15:06.110
  • FULFILL. YOU HAVE AN
  • 00:15:06.110 --> 00:15:07.200
  • ASSIGNMENT. IT'S VERY EASY
  • 00:15:07.200 --> 00:15:10.000
  • TO LET PEOPLE CAUSE US TO
  • 00:15:10.000 --> 00:15:12.190
  • STAND UP, LOSE OUR PEACE,
  • 00:15:12.190 --> 00:15:14.230
  • LIVE FRUSTRATED.
  • 00:15:14.230 --> 00:15:15.210
  • NO, SIT BACK DOWN.
  • 00:15:15.210 --> 00:15:17.070
  • STAY AT REST.
  • 00:15:17.070 --> 00:15:18.290
  • I HAD TO LEARN THIS LESSON
  • 00:15:18.290 --> 00:15:20.070
  • BECAUSE I ALWAYS FELT
  • 00:15:20.070 --> 00:15:21.190
  • RESPONSIBLE TO KEEP
  • 00:15:21.190 --> 00:15:23.020
  • EVERYONE AROUND ME HAPPY.
  • 00:15:23.020 --> 00:15:24.190
  • IT WAS EASY WHEN I WAS
  • 00:15:24.190 --> 00:15:25.220
  • YOUNG.
  • 00:15:25.220 --> 00:15:26.200
  • I HAD A FEW FRIENDS, A FEW
  • 00:15:26.200 --> 00:15:27.250
  • FAMILY MEMBERS. BUT AS I
  • 00:15:27.250 --> 00:15:29.120
  • GOT OLDER AND HAD MORE
  • 00:15:29.120 --> 00:15:30.260
  • FAMILY, MORE FRIENDS,
  • 00:15:30.260 --> 00:15:32.070
  • COUSINS, RELATIVES,
  • 00:15:32.070 --> 00:15:33.100
  • COLLEAGUES, NEIGHBORS,
  • 00:15:33.100 --> 00:15:35.060
  • I ENDED UP SPENDING HALF
  • 00:15:35.060 --> 00:15:36.120
  • MY TIME PUTTING OUT FIRES.
  • 00:15:36.120 --> 00:15:38.180
  • CALMING THIS ONE DOWN,
  • 00:15:38.180 --> 00:15:40.030
  • CHEERING THIS ONE UP,
  • 00:15:40.030 --> 00:15:41.160
  • RUNNING OVER HERE SO THIS
  • 00:15:41.160 --> 00:15:42.170
  • ONE WOULDN'T BE OFFENDED.
  • 00:15:42.170 --> 00:15:44.020
  • ONE DAY I REALIZED I CAN'T
  • 00:15:44.020 --> 00:15:45.280
  • BECOME WHO I'M CREATED TO
  • 00:15:45.280 --> 00:15:47.270
  • BE IF I'M TRYING TO PLEASE
  • 00:15:47.270 --> 00:15:50.010
  • EVERYBODY AROUND ME.
  • 00:15:50.010 --> 00:15:51.280
  • I HAD TO DRAW THAT LINE IN
  • 00:15:51.280 --> 00:15:53.080
  • THE SAND AND SAY, "I'M
  • 00:15:53.080 --> 00:15:55.020
  • SITTING DOWN. I'M STAYING
  • 00:15:55.020 --> 00:15:57.010
  • IN PEACE. I'M NOT GOING TO
  • 00:15:57.010 --> 00:15:58.260
  • LET PEOPLE WHO WON'T TAKE
  • 00:15:58.260 --> 00:16:01.000
  • RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR
  • 00:16:01.000 --> 00:16:02.130
  • OWN HAPPINESS MAKE ME FEEL
  • 00:16:02.130 --> 00:16:04.150
  • GUILTY AND TRY TO CONTROL
  • 00:16:04.150 --> 00:16:06.040
  • ME." I'M A NICE PERSON.
  • 00:16:06.040 --> 00:16:08.250
  • I SOUND MEAN BUT I'M NOT.
  • 00:16:08.250 --> 00:16:09.290
  • I WILL GO THE EXTRA MILE.
  • 00:16:09.290 --> 00:16:11.280
  • BUT SOME PEOPLE ARE HIGH
  • 00:16:11.280 --> 00:16:13.170
  • MAINTENANCE. THEY WILL
  • 00:16:13.170 --> 00:16:15.100
  • DRAIN ALL THE LIFE,
  • 00:16:15.100 --> 00:16:16.260
  • THE ENERGY; THE GOOD WILL
  • 00:16:16.260 --> 00:16:18.190
  • OUT OF YOU IF YOU ALLOW
  • 00:16:18.190 --> 00:16:20.020
  • THEM TO. THEY ARE NOT
  • 00:16:20.020 --> 00:16:22.010
  • BEING DISCIPLINED TO MANAGE
  • 00:16:22.010 --> 00:16:23.210
  • THEIR OWN LIFE, THEIR OWN
  • 00:16:23.210 --> 00:16:25.100
  • EMOTIONS, THEY'LL EXPECT
  • 00:16:25.100 --> 00:16:27.030
  • YOU TO KEEP THEM FIXED.
  • 00:16:27.030 --> 00:16:29.020
  • BUT YOU CANNOT FULFILL
  • 00:16:29.020 --> 00:16:30.100
  • YOUR DESTINY. YOU CAN'T
  • 00:16:30.100 --> 00:16:32.010
  • ACCOMPLISH YOUR ASSIGNMENT
  • 00:16:32.010 --> 00:16:33.260
  • UNLESS YOU PUT UP SOME
  • 00:16:33.260 --> 00:16:35.000
  • BOUNDARIES AND NOT LET
  • 00:16:35.000 --> 00:16:36.220
  • PEOPLE PULL YOU OUT OF
  • 00:16:36.220 --> 00:16:38.070
  • REST, MAKE YOU FEEL GUILTY,
  • 00:16:38.070 --> 00:16:40.090
  • GET YOU UPSET, LIKE YOU
  • 00:16:40.090 --> 00:16:42.020
  • HAVE TO KEEP THEM HAPPY.
  • 00:16:42.020 --> 00:16:43.230
  • THAT IS A CO-DEPENDENT
  • 00:16:43.230 --> 00:16:45.090
  • RELATIONSHIP. THEY CAN'T
  • 00:16:45.090 --> 00:16:47.050
  • BE HAPPY WITHOUT YOU.
  • 00:16:47.050 --> 00:16:48.260
  • THAT'S NOT HEALTHY.
  • 00:16:48.260 --> 00:16:50.090
  • BE NICE BUT BE FIRM.
  • 00:16:50.090 --> 00:16:52.240
  • YOU HAVE TO LABOR TO ENTER
  • 00:16:52.240 --> 00:16:54.250
  • INTO THIS REST.
  • 00:16:54.250 --> 00:16:56.130
  • GOD WOULDN'T HAVE SAID
  • 00:16:56.130 --> 00:16:57.120
  • "LABOR" IF IT WASN'T GOING
  • 00:16:57.120 --> 00:16:59.020
  • TO BE UNCOMFORTABLE AT
  • 00:16:59.020 --> 00:17:00.090
  • TIMES. I KNOW YOU'RE LIKE
  • 00:17:00.090 --> 00:17:02.030
  • ME, YOU DON'T WANT TO HURT
  • 00:17:02.030 --> 00:17:03.020
  • PEOPLE'S FEELINGS BUT YOU
  • 00:17:03.020 --> 00:17:04.140
  • ARE NOT DOING THEM A FAVOR
  • 00:17:04.140 --> 00:17:06.130
  • BY CATERING TO THEM.
  • 00:17:06.130 --> 00:17:07.280
  • YOU ARE ENABLING THEIR
  • 00:17:07.280 --> 00:17:09.080
  • DYSFUNCTION AND THAT'S
  • 00:17:09.080 --> 00:17:10.230
  • KEEPING YOU FROM MOVING
  • 00:17:10.230 --> 00:17:11.280
  • FORWARD. YOU HAVE TO SET
  • 00:17:11.280 --> 00:17:13.110
  • SOME BOUNDARIES.
  • 00:17:13.110 --> 00:17:14.090
  • I'M NOT GOING TO COME
  • 00:17:14.090 --> 00:17:15.220
  • RUNNING EVERY TIME THEY
  • 00:17:15.220 --> 00:17:17.080
  • CALL. I'M NOT GOING TO
  • 00:17:17.080 --> 00:17:18.130
  • CHANGE MY PLANS AND NOT
  • 00:17:18.130 --> 00:17:20.030
  • SPEND TIME WITH MY FAMILY
  • 00:17:20.030 --> 00:17:21.240
  • TO GO HELP THEM FOR THE
  • 00:17:21.240 --> 00:17:22.290
  • 400TH TIME THIS MONTH.
  • 00:17:22.290 --> 00:17:25.150
  • SOME PEOPLE ARE ALARMISTS.
  • 00:17:25.150 --> 00:17:27.250
  • EVERY TIME THEY CALL IT'S A
  • 00:17:27.250 --> 00:17:28.270
  • MAJOR CRISIS, A MAJOR
  • 00:17:28.270 --> 00:17:30.180
  • EMERGENCY, IT'S GOT TO BE
  • 00:17:30.180 --> 00:17:31.170
  • DEALT WITH RIGHT THEN.
  • 00:17:31.170 --> 00:17:33.050
  • I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU BUT
  • 00:17:33.050 --> 00:17:34.200
  • I HAVE ENOUGH DRAMA IN MY
  • 00:17:34.200 --> 00:17:36.020
  • OWN LIFE. I DON'T NEED
  • 00:17:36.020 --> 00:17:37.200
  • SOMEBODY ELSE'S DRAMA.
  • 00:17:37.200 --> 00:17:39.220
  • IF YOU'RE A DRAMA QUEEN,
  • 00:17:39.220 --> 00:17:40.210
  • CALL MY BROTHER, PAUL.
  • 00:17:40.210 --> 00:17:42.010
  • HE'LL HELP YOU OUT.
  • 00:17:42.010 --> 00:17:43.100
  • (LAUGHTER)
  • 00:17:43.100 --> 00:17:44.080
  • YEARS AGO, I HAD THIS
  • 00:17:44.080 --> 00:17:45.090
  • FRIEND I WENT TO HIGH
  • 00:17:45.090 --> 00:17:46.280
  • SCHOOL WITH. WE PLAYED
  • 00:17:46.280 --> 00:17:48.080
  • BASKETBALL TOGETHER AND
  • 00:17:48.080 --> 00:17:49.110
  • HE'S A FINE YOUNG MAN.
  • 00:17:49.110 --> 00:17:50.140
  • I ENJOYED BEING AROUND HIM.
  • 00:17:50.140 --> 00:17:52.120
  • BUT HE STARTED BECOMING
  • 00:17:52.120 --> 00:17:53.160
  • OVERLY DEPENDENT ON ME.
  • 00:17:53.160 --> 00:17:55.120
  • I HAD TO CALL HIM. I HAD
  • 00:17:55.120 --> 00:17:57.050
  • TO TELL HIM WHAT ALL OF
  • 00:17:57.050 --> 00:17:58.030
  • OUR FRIENDS WERE DOING.
  • 00:17:58.030 --> 00:17:59.020
  • I ALWAYS HAD TO GO PICK HIM
  • 00:17:59.020 --> 00:18:00.130
  • UP. I FELT PRESSURED. I WAS
  • 00:18:00.130 --> 00:18:02.240
  • YOUNG AND DIDN'T KNOW ANY
  • 00:18:02.240 --> 00:18:03.230
  • BETTER. I DID IT.
  • 00:18:03.230 --> 00:18:05.040
  • HE GOT MARRIED AND I GOT
  • 00:18:05.040 --> 00:18:06.090
  • MARRIED AND I DIDN'T HAVE
  • 00:18:06.090 --> 00:18:07.180
  • THE TIME LIKE I HAD BEFORE.
  • 00:18:07.180 --> 00:18:09.100
  • HE COULDN'T UNDERSTAND IT.
  • 00:18:09.100 --> 00:18:10.270
  • HE WOULD GET UPSET.
  • 00:18:10.270 --> 00:18:12.120
  • I TRIED TO KEEP HIM HAPPY.
  • 00:18:12.120 --> 00:18:13.200
  • I'D GO SEE HIM. "LET'S GO
  • 00:18:13.200 --> 00:18:14.190
  • PLAY BASKETBALL. LET'S GO
  • 00:18:14.190 --> 00:18:15.180
  • HANG OUT." IT WAS NEVER
  • 00:18:15.180 --> 00:18:16.240
  • ENOUGH. HE'D CALL BACK
  • 00:18:16.240 --> 00:18:18.150
  • AGAIN UPSET. IT GOT TO
  • 00:18:18.150 --> 00:18:20.020
  • THE POINT WHERE WHEN I
  • 00:18:20.020 --> 00:18:21.000
  • SAW HIS NAME ON MY PHONE,
  • 00:18:21.000 --> 00:18:22.190
  • I DIDN'T WANT TO ANSWER IT.
  • 00:18:22.190 --> 00:18:24.010
  • I FELT GUILTY, SO I DID.
  • 00:18:24.010 --> 00:18:26.130
  • HE'D TELL ME ALL THE
  • 00:18:26.130 --> 00:18:27.110
  • REASONS WHY I WASN'T BEING
  • 00:18:27.110 --> 00:18:28.200
  • A GOOD FRIEND.
  • 00:18:28.200 --> 00:18:29.280
  • ONE DAY, I LEARNED WHAT I'M
  • 00:18:29.280 --> 00:18:31.140
  • TELLING YOU. I AM NOT
  • 00:18:31.140 --> 00:18:32.290
  • RESPONSIBLE TO KEEP
  • 00:18:32.290 --> 00:18:34.140
  • EVERYONE AROUND ME HAPPY.
  • 00:18:34.140 --> 00:18:36.150
  • I WAS NICE BUT I STOPPED
  • 00:18:36.150 --> 00:18:38.130
  • ANSWERING HIS CALL. THE
  • 00:18:38.130 --> 00:18:40.030
  • FUNNY THING IS I DIDN'T
  • 00:18:40.030 --> 00:18:41.140
  • FEEL GUILTY, I FELT GOOD
  • 00:18:41.140 --> 00:18:42.240
  • ABOUT IT. I KNEW HE WAS
  • 00:18:42.240 --> 00:18:45.020
  • PULLING ME OUT OF REST.
  • 00:18:45.020 --> 00:18:47.050
  • THERE ARE SOME PEOPLE YOU
  • 00:18:47.050 --> 00:18:48.250
  • CANNOT STAY SEATED WITH
  • 00:18:48.250 --> 00:18:50.210
  • THEM IN YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:18:50.210 --> 00:18:52.050
  • IF YOU DON'T MAKE AN
  • 00:18:52.050 --> 00:18:53.040
  • ADJUSTMENT, YOU'LL BE
  • 00:18:53.040 --> 00:18:54.130
  • FRUSTRATED FOR THE NEXT
  • 00:18:54.130 --> 00:18:55.200
  • 20 YEARS. BE RESPECTFUL
  • 00:18:55.200 --> 00:18:58.120
  • BUT PUT UP SOME
  • 00:18:58.120 --> 00:18:59.100
  • BOUNDARIES.
  • 00:18:59.100 --> 00:19:00.150
  • "WELL, JOEL, WHAT IF THEY
  • 00:19:00.150 --> 00:19:01.130
  • GET UPSET? WHAT IF THEY
  • 00:19:01.130 --> 00:19:02.200
  • DON'T WANT TO BE MY
  • 00:19:02.200 --> 00:19:03.260
  • FRIEND?" SAY THANK YOU
  • 00:19:03.260 --> 00:19:04.240
  • JESUS. THEY DID YOU A
  • 00:19:04.240 --> 00:19:06.000
  • FAVOR!
  • 00:19:06.000 --> 00:19:06.290
  • HERE'S THE BOTTOM LINE,
  • 00:19:06.290 --> 00:19:08.020
  • WHEN YOU GET TO HEAVEN, YOU
  • 00:19:08.020 --> 00:19:10.130
  • ARE NOT GOING TO ANSWER TO
  • 00:19:10.130 --> 00:19:11.220
  • PEOPLE ABOUT WHAT YOU DID
  • 00:19:11.220 --> 00:19:13.190
  • WITH YOUR LIFE, HOW YOU
  • 00:19:13.190 --> 00:19:15.020
  • SPENT YOUR TIME, HOW YOU
  • 00:19:15.020 --> 00:19:16.120
  • USED YOUR GIFTS. YOU'RE
  • 00:19:16.120 --> 00:19:17.170
  • GOING TO ANSWER TO GOD.
  • 00:19:17.170 --> 00:19:19.060
  • YOUR DESTINY IS TOO
  • 00:19:19.060 --> 00:19:20.100
  • IMPORTANT TO LET PEOPLE
  • 00:19:20.100 --> 00:19:21.230
  • CONTROL YOU. THERE ARE
  • 00:19:21.230 --> 00:19:23.120
  • A LOT OF THINGS IN LIFE
  • 00:19:23.120 --> 00:19:24.150
  • THAT WE CAN'T CHANGE.
  • 00:19:24.150 --> 00:19:26.010
  • WE CAN'T MAKE PEOPLE DO
  • 00:19:26.010 --> 00:19:27.010
  • WHAT'S RIGHT. WE CAN'T
  • 00:19:27.010 --> 00:19:28.150
  • MAKE OURSELVES GET WELL
  • 00:19:28.150 --> 00:19:29.220
  • NECESSARILY. WE CAN'T
  • 00:19:29.220 --> 00:19:30.280
  • MAKE A DREAM COME TO PASS.
  • 00:19:30.280 --> 00:19:32.200
  • BUT WE CAN CHANGE OUR
  • 00:19:32.200 --> 00:19:34.090
  • APPROACH. WE CAN CHOOSE TO
  • 00:19:34.090 --> 00:19:36.200
  • NOT LET THESE THINGS UPSET
  • 00:19:36.200 --> 00:19:38.090
  • US. WE CAN MAKE A DECISION
  • 00:19:38.090 --> 00:19:40.230
  • TO TAKE OUR SEATS.
  • 00:19:40.230 --> 00:19:42.120
  • SOMEBODY CUTS YOU OFF IN
  • 00:19:42.120 --> 00:19:43.190
  • TRAFFIC, IT'S TEMPTING TO
  • 00:19:43.190 --> 00:19:45.080
  • STAND UP. IT'S TEMPTING
  • 00:19:45.080 --> 00:19:46.220
  • TO GET UPSET. LET ME SHOW
  • 00:19:46.220 --> 00:19:47.270
  • THEM. LET ME BLOW MY HORN.
  • 00:19:47.270 --> 00:19:50.230
  • THEY'RE ALREADY IN THE NEXT
  • 00:19:50.230 --> 00:19:51.210
  • LANE. YOU MIGHT AS WELL
  • 00:19:51.210 --> 00:19:52.230
  • SIT BACK DOWN. DON'T LET
  • 00:19:52.230 --> 00:19:54.150
  • A STRANGER PULL YOU OUT
  • 00:19:54.150 --> 00:19:56.000
  • OF REST. IT'S NOT HURTING
  • 00:19:56.000 --> 00:19:57.220
  • THEM, IT'S SOURING YOUR
  • 00:19:57.220 --> 00:19:58.280
  • DAY.
  • 00:19:58.280 --> 00:20:00.020
  • A LOT OF THESE THINGS ARE
  • 00:20:00.020 --> 00:20:01.070
  • SIMPLY TESTS. ARE WE GOING
  • 00:20:01.070 --> 00:20:03.120
  • TO KEEP LETTING THE SAME
  • 00:20:03.120 --> 00:20:04.160
  • THINGS UPSET US? THE SAME
  • 00:20:04.160 --> 00:20:06.110
  • PEOPLE GET ON OUR NERVES?
  • 00:20:06.110 --> 00:20:07.290
  • THE SAME DELAYS SOUR OUR
  • 00:20:07.290 --> 00:20:09.230
  • LIFE?
  • 00:20:09.230 --> 00:20:10.260
  • MY MESSAGE TODAY IS VERY
  • 00:20:10.260 --> 00:20:12.070
  • SIMPLE. STAY SEATED.
  • 00:20:12.070 --> 00:20:14.150
  • THIS IS A FREEING WAY TO
  • 00:20:14.150 --> 00:20:15.250
  • LIVE. WHEN YOU KNOW THAT
  • 00:20:15.250 --> 00:20:17.180
  • GOD IS IN CONTROL, THAT
  • 00:20:17.180 --> 00:20:19.150
  • NOTHING CAN HAPPEN WITHOUT
  • 00:20:19.150 --> 00:20:20.240
  • HIS PERMISSION AND THAT HE
  • 00:20:20.240 --> 00:20:22.140
  • IS DIRECTING YOUR STEPS,
  • 00:20:22.140 --> 00:20:23.290
  • IT TAKES THE PRESSURE
  • 00:20:23.290 --> 00:20:25.010
  • OFF. YOU CAN LIVE CALM,
  • 00:20:25.010 --> 00:20:27.100
  • IN PEACE, NOT FIGHTING
  • 00:20:27.100 --> 00:20:29.070
  • EVERYTHING YOU DON'T LIKE.
  • 00:20:29.070 --> 00:20:30.120
  • YOU HAVE A DISAPPOINTMENT,
  • 00:20:30.120 --> 00:20:32.270
  • THE MEDICAL REPORT IS NOT
  • 00:20:32.270 --> 00:20:34.050
  • GOOD: "I'M NOT GOING TO
  • 00:20:34.050 --> 00:20:35.090
  • WORRY, I'M STAYING SEATED.
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  • GOD IS MY HEALER."
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  • YOU HAVE A SET BACK IN YOUR
  • 00:20:38.230 --> 00:20:39.240
  • FINANCES, YOU LOSE A BIG
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  • CLIENT. EVERY VOICE WILL
  • 00:20:41.060 --> 00:20:42.260
  • SAY, "BE WORRIED, BE UPSET,
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  • THAT'S NOT FAIR."
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  • IF YOU'LL LISTEN, YOU'LL
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  • HEAR THE STILL SMALL VOICE
  • 00:20:47.170 --> 00:20:49.030
  • SAYING, "STAY SEATED. GOD'S
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  • WORKING BEHIND THE SCENES.
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  • PAYBACK IS COMING.
  • 00:20:53.000 --> 00:20:54.100
  • ABUNDANCE IS ON THE WAY."
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  • I WONDER HOW MUCH MORE WE'D
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  • ENJOY LIFE IF WE
  • 00:20:58.030 --> 00:20:59.130
  • WOULD LEARN TO LIVE FROM
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  • THIS PLACE OF REST.
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  • IN THE SCRIPTURE, IT
  • 00:21:03.020 --> 00:21:04.060
  • COMPARES A BELIEVER TO AN
  • 00:21:04.060 --> 00:21:06.040
  • EAGLE. IT'S INTERESTING
  • 00:21:06.040 --> 00:21:07.270
  • HOW AN EAGLE HANDLES
  • 00:21:07.270 --> 00:21:09.030
  • CHALLENGES. A CROW IS ONE
  • 00:21:09.030 --> 00:21:11.070
  • OF THE EAGLE'S BIGGEST
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  • PESTS. WHEN THE EAGLE IS
  • 00:21:12.110 --> 00:21:14.030
  • FLYING, THE CROW WILL COME
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  • UP RIGHT BEHIND IT AND
  • 00:21:15.120 --> 00:21:16.200
  • PESTER IT, DO THINGS TO
  • 00:21:16.200 --> 00:21:18.110
  • ANNOY IT. EVEN THOUGH THE
  • 00:21:18.110 --> 00:21:20.060
  • EAGLE IS MUCH BIGGER, IT
  • 00:21:20.060 --> 00:21:21.210
  • CAN'T TURN AS FAST AS THE
  • 00:21:21.210 --> 00:21:23.110
  • CROW. SO INSTEAD OF FIGHTING
  • 00:21:23.110 --> 00:21:25.150
  • THE CROW, GETTING UPSET,
  • 00:21:25.150 --> 00:21:27.100
  • TRYING TO DEFEND ITSELF,
  • 00:21:27.100 --> 00:21:28.250
  • THE EAGLE WILL SIMPLY
  • 00:21:28.250 --> 00:21:30.210
  • STRETCH OUT ITS 8-FOOT
  • 00:21:30.210 --> 00:21:32.140
  • WINGSPAN, CATCH THE WIND,
  • 00:21:32.140 --> 00:21:35.050
  • AND RISE HIGHER AND HIGHER.
  • 00:21:35.050 --> 00:21:37.180
  • AN EAGLE CAN FLY AT HEIGHTS
  • 00:21:37.180 --> 00:21:40.050
  • NO OTHER BIRDS CAN FLY.
  • 00:21:40.050 --> 00:21:42.040
  • AT SOME POINT THE CROW WILL
  • 00:21:42.040 --> 00:21:43.140
  • HAVE TO FALL AWAY. HE CAN'T
  • 00:21:43.140 --> 00:21:45.050
  • BREATHE AT THAT ALTITUDE.
  • 00:21:45.050 --> 00:21:47.100
  • IN THE SAME WAY, WE ALL
  • 00:21:47.100 --> 00:21:49.000
  • HAVE SOME CROWS IN OUR
  • 00:21:49.000 --> 00:21:50.060
  • LIFE. SOME CHICKENS AND
  • 00:21:50.060 --> 00:21:52.090
  • TURKEYS TOO. PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:21:52.090 --> 00:21:54.120
  • WANT TO IRRITATE US, GET
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  • ON OUR NERVES, DO THINGS
  • 00:21:56.070 --> 00:21:57.200
  • TO TRY TO BAIT US INTO
  • 00:21:57.200 --> 00:21:58.290
  • CONFLICT. IT'S EASY TO GET
  • 00:21:58.290 --> 00:22:01.180
  • UPSET AND TRY TO STRAIGHTEN
  • 00:22:01.180 --> 00:22:03.100
  • EVERY CROW OUT. BUT
  • 00:22:03.100 --> 00:22:04.220
  • REMEMBER, YOU'RE AN EAGLE.
  • 00:22:04.220 --> 00:22:07.020
  • YOU CAN GO UP HIGHER.
  • 00:22:07.020 --> 00:22:08.100
  • YOU CAN FLY WHERE THE CROWS
  • 00:22:08.100 --> 00:22:10.050
  • CANNOT FLY. BUT IF YOU STAY
  • 00:22:10.050 --> 00:22:12.250
  • DOWN AT THEIR LEVEL AND
  • 00:22:12.250 --> 00:22:13.290
  • TRY TO STRAIGHTEN OUT
  • 00:22:13.290 --> 00:22:15.140
  • EVERY CROW AND GET INVOLVED
  • 00:22:15.140 --> 00:22:17.090
  • IN CONFLICTS THAT DON'T
  • 00:22:17.090 --> 00:22:18.150
  • MATTER, THAT WILL KEEP YOU
  • 00:22:18.150 --> 00:22:20.040
  • FROM YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:22:20.040 --> 00:22:21.150
  • THE CROWS, THE CHICKENS,
  • 00:22:21.150 --> 00:22:22.220
  • THE TURKEYS, THEY ARE
  • 00:22:22.220 --> 00:22:23.240
  • SIMPLY DISTRACTIONS.
  • 00:22:23.240 --> 00:22:26.030
  • WHEN AN EAGLE FACES A
  • 00:22:26.030 --> 00:22:27.090
  • STORM, THERE'S BAD WEATHER
  • 00:22:27.090 --> 00:22:29.000
  • IN ITS PATH, IT DOESN'T
  • 00:22:29.000 --> 00:22:30.140
  • BURY ITS HEAD AND TRY TO
  • 00:22:30.140 --> 00:22:32.210
  • FORCE HIS WAY THROUGH IT.
  • 00:22:32.210 --> 00:22:34.010
  • FIGHT THE WINDS. FIGHT
  • 00:22:34.010 --> 00:22:35.030
  • THE RAIN. FIGHT THE
  • 00:22:35.030 --> 00:22:36.010
  • THUNDER. AGAIN, IT CATCHES
  • 00:22:36.010 --> 00:22:38.020
  • THE THERMAL WINDS AND GOES
  • 00:22:38.020 --> 00:22:40.050
  • UP HIGHER UNTIL IT'S ABOVE
  • 00:22:40.050 --> 00:22:42.050
  • ALL THE TURMOIL.
  • 00:22:42.050 --> 00:22:43.270
  • LIKE THE EAGLE, WE ALL FACE
  • 00:22:43.270 --> 00:22:45.140
  • STORMS. WE ALL HAVE
  • 00:22:45.140 --> 00:22:46.160
  • DIFFICULTIES. THE KEY IS
  • 00:22:46.160 --> 00:22:48.220
  • TO RISE ABOVE ALL THE
  • 00:22:48.220 --> 00:22:50.070
  • TURMOIL. YOU DON'T HAVE
  • 00:22:50.070 --> 00:22:51.280
  • TO FIGHT YOUR WAY THROUGH
  • 00:22:51.280 --> 00:22:53.010
  • IT. DON'T LET IT GET ON
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  • THE INSIDE. REMAIN AT
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  • REST. STAY SEATED.
  • 00:22:56.150 --> 00:22:58.150
  • AND GOD WILL FIGHT YOUR
  • 00:22:58.150 --> 00:22:59.140
  • BATTLES.
  • 00:22:59.140 --> 00:23:00.150
  • TOO OFTEN, WE'RE FIGHTING
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  • WHEN WE SHOULD BE RESTING.
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  • WE'RE STANDING WHEN WE
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  • SHOULD BE SITTING.
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  • 00:23:07.090 --> 00:23:08.090
  • TO STAND STRONG.
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  • 00:23:13.150 --> 00:23:14.130
  • DON'T UNDERSTAND, YOU NEED
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  • TO HAVE A REST KNOWING THAT
  • 00:23:16.030 --> 00:23:17.210
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  • 00:23:17.210 --> 00:23:19.150
  • THAT HE IS BIGGER THAN
  • 00:23:19.150 --> 00:23:20.140
  • ANYTHING YOU'RE FACING.
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  • WHEN YOU'RE AN EAGLE, WHEN
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  • SOMETIMES AFTER A LONG DAY,
  • 00:23:36.080 --> 00:23:38.140
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  • 00:23:50.030 --> 00:23:52.140
  • TODAY YOU NEED TO GET
  • 00:23:52.140 --> 00:23:54.020
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  • COME BACK TO A PLACE OF
  • 00:24:02.200 --> 00:24:03.250
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  • 00:24:03.250 --> 00:24:05.170
  • FIGURED OUT. THOSE ENEMIES
  • 00:24:05.170 --> 00:24:07.130
  • YOU'RE CONCERNED ABOUT,
  • 00:24:07.130 --> 00:24:08.160
  • THOSE OBSTACLES, THEY'RE
  • 00:24:08.160 --> 00:24:09.230
  • NOT GOING TO STOP YOU.
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  • THEY'RE GOING TO BECOME A
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  • FOOTSTOOL. INSTEAD OF
  • 00:24:12.030 --> 00:24:13.270
  • LABORING TO TRY AND FIX
  • 00:24:13.270 --> 00:24:15.040
  • EVERYTHING, I'M ASKING
  • 00:24:15.040 --> 00:24:16.110
  • YOU TO LABOR TO ENTER
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  • THIS REST. YOU WEREN'T
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  • CREATED TO CARRY THE
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  • A SEAT OF REST THAT HAS
  • 00:24:22.000 --> 00:24:23.170
  • YOUR NAME ON IT. YOU MAY
  • 00:24:23.170 --> 00:24:25.060
  • HAVE BEEN STANDING FOR A
  • 00:24:25.060 --> 00:24:26.060
  • LONG TIME BUT GOD IS
  • 00:24:26.060 --> 00:24:27.220
  • SAYING, "TAKE YOUR SEAT".
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  • LIVE FROM A PLACE OF REST.
  • 00:24:29.260 --> 00:24:31.150
  • WORK HARD. DO YOUR BEST.
  • 00:24:31.150 --> 00:24:33.030
  • BUT ON THE INSIDE STAY IN
  • 00:24:33.030 --> 00:24:35.040
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  • 00:24:35.040 --> 00:24:37.050
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  • 00:24:37.050 --> 00:24:38.150
  • YOU'RE NOT ONLY GOING TO
  • 00:24:38.150 --> 00:24:39.190
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  • 00:24:39.190 --> 00:24:41.140
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  • 00:24:41.140 --> 00:24:42.170
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  • 00:24:42.170 --> 00:24:44.070
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  • 00:24:45.240 --> 00:24:47.170
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  • 00:24:47.170 --> 00:24:48.150
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  • IF YOU RECEIVE IT, CAN
  • 00:24:51.020 --> 00:24:52.030
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  • 00:25:06.020 --> 00:25:08.180
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