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Make Room For A Miracle

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December 24, 2019
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Kingdom Connection with Jentezen Franklin

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  • - 2 Kings 4.
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  • I want to show you something
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  • today that I think
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  • is so important, so simple
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  • and yet, it does teach us
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  • a bible principle
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  • that our response to God
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  • is very, very important.
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  • I've heard people say
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  • that it's the preaching
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  • of the word of God
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  • that's the most important thing
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  • in this service and I understand
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  • what they're saying,
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  • but I don't necessarily
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  • agree with that.
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  • I think your response
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  • to the preaching of the word
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  • is the most important thing.
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  • Because, you can hear it,
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  • you can experience it,
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  • but if you don't
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  • respond then it's -- no effect.
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  • Now, I want you to see
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  • in 2 Kings 4
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  • something's pretty powerful.
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  • "And she said to her husband,
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  • 'Look now, I know that this
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  • is a holy man of God,
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  • who passes by us regularly."
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  • "Who passes by us,"
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  • the King James says,
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  • "constantly,"
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  • in reference to Elisha
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  • the prophet and how that he,
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  • through the power of God,
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  • could work mighty miracles,
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  • incredible miracles,
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  • if you read about it.
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  • He was the one that had
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  • the double portion,
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  • you remember, anointing.
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  • And the woman said
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  • to her husband,
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  • "I've noticed that this,
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  • the power of God in this vessel
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  • is walking by
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  • our house continually."
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  • And then, if you read on,
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  • she said, "Let's make a room.
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  • Let's add on a room.
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  • I don't want him
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  • just to pass us by.
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  • I want to make room
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  • for the miraculous in my life.
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  • I want to make room
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  • for a miracle in my family."
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  • But notice that every day,
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  • on a regular basis, constantly,
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  • Elisha, who represents
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  • perhaps the Holy Spirit,
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  • the power of God,
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  • is constantly going by,
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  • but that doesn't mean
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  • just because it's passing by
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  • that it benefits you
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  • until you make room.
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  • And the Bible said
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  • when they added on a room
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  • and put a bed and a candle
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  • on the table,
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  • that the prophet turned in
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  • and he stayed and dwelt there.
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  • Because they made room
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  • for a miracle.
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  • In Luke 18:37,
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  • notice a pattern,
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  • blind Bartimaeus
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  • was told by someone,
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  • "Jesus is passing by."
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  • See it.
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  • Luke 19:1, Jesus entered
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  • and passed through.
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  • He was passing through Jericho.
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  • In Mark 6:40,
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  • they're in the storm.
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  • The winds are raging.
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  • And the Bible said
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  • the disciples are in the boat.
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  • They're toiling with and rowing.
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  • The wind was contrary.
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  • And Jesus came walking
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  • on the sea.
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  • Listen to the words though.
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  • This is mind-boggling.
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  • "And would have passed them by."
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  • He would have passed them by.
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  • Highlight those four verses,
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  • the verses that I just read.
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  • And one says He's passing by,
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  • one said He's passing through,
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  • one says He would
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  • have passed them by,
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  • and the 2 Kings said
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  • that he's passing by continually
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  • on a regular basis.
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  • But it's not enough to know
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  • that the Spirit of God
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  • is here today because He is.
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  • Where two or three
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  • are gathered in His name
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  • He's here.
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  • But apparently,
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  • according to these scriptures,
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  • it's possible for God to pass by
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  • and it not benefit us
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  • if we don't make room
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  • for His presence.
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  • The Bible opens by telling us
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  • something about
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  • the Spirit of God,
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  • the Holy Spirit.
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  • Early in the book of Genesis,
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  • it says, "And the Spirit of God
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  • moved upon the face
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  • of the waters."
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  • Notice that the Spirit of God
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  • is moving.
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  • The Holy Spirit
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  • is always moving.
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  • It's not a pool.
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  • The Holy Spirit is not a pond.
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  • He's not a swamp.
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  • He's likened in the scriptures
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  • as a river
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  • that's constantly moving.
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  • The river is moving,
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  • which means in that river,
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  • the power, the provision,
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  • the promises of God
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  • are passing by,
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  • and you and I are supposed
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  • to get in contact
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  • with that river.
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  • Don't just let it pass you
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  • by this morning.
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  • You know what you'll get out
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  • of this service?
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  • Exactly what your faith
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  • reaches out for,
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  • because it's passing by.
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  • It's not an issue
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  • of whether or not He's here.
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  • The question is,
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  • will it do you any good?
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  • And we have the power
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  • to stop the passing by,
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  • to make Him stand still.
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  • Need does not obligate God
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  • to do a miracle.
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  • Just because you have a need --
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  • If you just stand by or sit by
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  • and watch the river pass by,
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  • you can miss
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  • all of God's provision
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  • and God's power.
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  • What makes Him stand still?
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  • What makes Him not pass us by?
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  • I believe it's desperation.
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  • I believe there's something
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  • about desperation
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  • that will stop Him
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  • from passing by.
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  • Some people don't understand
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  • our passion in a church
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  • like this.
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  • They don't understand
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  • people shouting
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  • and people clapping
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  • and people praising.
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  • But some of us understand
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  • that it's not just God
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  • is going to do
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  • whatever He wants to do.
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  • I know He's sovereign.
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  • I understand that theology.
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  • But the truth is
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  • there's a reason why
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  • every one of these occasions
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  • He was just passing by,
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  • passing through,
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  • would have passed them by.
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  • That's about as plain
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  • as you can get.
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  • But they all did something.
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  • They cried out in desperation,
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  • and Jesus changed
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  • what He was doing
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  • and where He was going,
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  • because somebody accessed more
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  • than letting Him pass by.
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  • We can, through our desperation,
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  • through our faith --
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  • What makes Him stop?
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  • It's our faith.
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  • It's our honesty.
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  • It's getting real with God.
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  • It's doing more
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  • than playing church.
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  • It's doing more
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  • than watching the river.
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  • But it's getting in a place --
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  • It's a big crowd.
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  • People are everywhere.
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  • But somebody can stop Jesus
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  • from just passing by.
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  • And that's why we worship.
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  • You call it --
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  • Some people call this energy.
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  • This isn't energy.
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  • This is the Holy Ghost.
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  • This is the power
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  • of the Holy Spirit.
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  • This is worship.
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  • This is praise.
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  • This is calling
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  • on the name of Jesus
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  • because we're desperate
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  • to stop Him from passing us by.
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  • There's a little man
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  • in the Bible
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  • by the name of Zacchaeus.
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  • He sought to see the Lord,
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  • but was unsuccessful.
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  • And the Bible said
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  • he saw a tree.
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  • He could have let
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  • the crowd keep him,
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  • but he saw a tree
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  • and climbed up in the tree,
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  • because he was so short
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  • in stature that he was afraid
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  • as Jesus was passing by
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  • he wouldn't see Jesus.
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  • So he climbed up in a tree.
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  • And the Bible said,
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  • "We all have sinned
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  • and we have come short
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  • of the glory of God."
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  • So what I'm saying to you
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  • is all of us are too small
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  • to see Him.
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  • But I like this guy
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  • because he had a problem.
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  • He knew Jesus was passing by.
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  • He was too short.
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  • He couldn't see Him.
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  • And so he said,
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  • "My answer is not in me.
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  • My answer is in a tree."
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  • The tree,
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  • which represents Calvary,
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  • enlarged Zacchaeus.
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  • The tree caused him
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  • to see Jesus.
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  • And more importantly,
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  • the tree made Jesus see him.
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  • And when you get in the tree
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  • called Calvary,
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  • Jesus sees you.
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  • And then, Jesus said,
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  • "Come down out of the tree
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  • because I'm going
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  • to your house today."
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  • He could have just passed by,
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  • but when he got in the tree,
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  • Jesus said,
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  • "I'm not passing by.
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  • I'm going to your house,
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  • and I'm going to bless
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  • your whole family,
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  • and I'm going to change
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  • the future of your family,
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  • because you got in the tree."
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  • If you could get
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  • in Calvary's tree,
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  • He'll go home with you
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  • this morning.
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  • Depression won't go home
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  • with you.
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  • Defeat won't go home with you.
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  • If you'll get in the tree
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  • and say, "Lord, it's not in me.
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  • I can't do anything,
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  • but it's in the tree.
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  • My answer is in the tree,"
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  • Jesus will notice you.
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  • Blind Bartimaeus,
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  • the Bible said, was told,
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  • "Jesus is passing by,"
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  • and he cried out
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  • with a loud voice,
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  • "Son of David,
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  • have mercy on me."
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  • And some of the church junkies
  • 00:10:42.180 --> 00:10:44.090
  • came to him and said,
  • 00:10:44.090 --> 00:10:45.280
  • "You need to calm down."
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  • And the Bible said
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  • he cried even louder.
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  • He cried the more
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  • with a loud voice.
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  • Listen to that.
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  • He cried louder.
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  • In other words,
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  • he got a miracle
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  • for crying out loud.
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  • Turn to your neighbor and say,
  • 00:11:02.170 --> 00:11:03.180
  • "You could get a miracle
  • 00:11:03.180 --> 00:11:04.160
  • for crying out loud."
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  • Don't you minimize my praise.
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  • Don't you act like
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  • we're emotionally shallow
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  • because sometimes
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  • we feel a hallelujah
  • 00:11:13.230 --> 00:11:15.060
  • down in our soul
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  • and we've been through hell
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  • all week long and we just raise
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  • our hands and we shout it out.
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  • You might be one hallelujah away
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  • from a miracle
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  • because when he shouted,
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  • the Bible said he got a miracle.
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  • Everybody take a praise break
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  • and lift your voice,
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  • and thank God for a tree,
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  • and thank God for mercy.
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  • Jesus heard the cry for mercy.
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  • Have mercy.
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  • Joshua, under the old covenant,
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  • made the S-U-N, the sun,
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  • the physical sun in the sky,
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  • when he prayed,
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  • your Bible said
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  • he was fighting a battle,
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  • running out of daylight,
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  • and he looked in faith
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  • and said, "Sun, stand still."
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  • S-U-N, stand still.
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  • The Bible said he stopped
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  • the whole universe
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  • from rotating,
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  • and finished his battle.
  • 00:12:14.240 --> 00:12:17.220
  • But blind Bartimaeus
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  • didn't just make the S-U-N
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  • stand still.
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  • He made the One who made
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  • the sun stand still.
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  • He made the Son of God,
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  • the S-O-N, the Son of David,
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  • the Son of --
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  • Jesus Christ,
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  • God stand still.
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  • Oh my goodness.
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  • You mean, He's passing by?
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  • And if I cry out in faith,
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  • if I learn to worship
  • 00:12:40.150 --> 00:12:41.220
  • and I learn to praise
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  • and I get desperate
  • 00:12:42.260 --> 00:12:44.040
  • and I get in a place of faith
  • 00:12:44.040 --> 00:12:45.220
  • that I can cry out,
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  • that I can make Jesus
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  • stand still?"
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  • I know some of you
  • 00:12:50.070 --> 00:12:51.110
  • are having problems
  • 00:12:51.110 --> 00:12:52.060
  • with the theology of --
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  • I don't care what you call it.
  • 00:12:53.160 --> 00:12:55.070
  • The bottom line is in every one
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  • of these cases,
  • 00:12:57.060 --> 00:12:58.000
  • Jesus was going somewhere else
  • 00:12:58.000 --> 00:12:59.280
  • and He was stopped
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  • Wow.
  • 00:13:07.290 --> 00:13:10.290
  • The Bible said
  • 00:13:10.290 --> 00:13:11.180
  • the disciples got in a boat.
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  • They went out
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  • on the Sea of Galilee,
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  • got in the middle
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  • of the Sea of Galilee,
  • 00:13:17.120 --> 00:13:18.220
  • way committed,
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  • and all of a sudden,
  • 00:13:21.060 --> 00:13:22.290
  • a storm comes.
  • 00:13:22.290 --> 00:13:24.050
  • And I love what your Bible said.
  • 00:13:24.050 --> 00:13:25.250
  • It said, "And Jesus
  • 00:13:25.250 --> 00:13:27.040
  • was on the land,"
  • 00:13:27.040 --> 00:13:28.210
  • on the shore,
  • 00:13:28.210 --> 00:13:29.180
  • "But He saw them in the storm."
  • 00:13:31.130 --> 00:13:34.130
  • When you can't see Jesus
  • 00:13:34.140 --> 00:13:37.140
  • because of the storm,
  • 00:13:37.140 --> 00:13:38.190
  • He can see you.
  • 00:13:38.190 --> 00:13:41.120
  • Somebody needs to hear
  • 00:13:41.120 --> 00:13:42.040
  • that today.
  • 00:13:42.040 --> 00:13:44.090
  • Have you ever desperately
  • 00:13:44.090 --> 00:13:45.110
  • needed to see Him
  • 00:13:45.110 --> 00:13:47.060
  • and you can't see Him
  • 00:13:47.060 --> 00:13:48.140
  • 'cause there's so much
  • 00:13:48.140 --> 00:13:49.040
  • going on around you?
  • 00:13:49.040 --> 00:13:50.120
  • But when you can't see Him,
  • 00:13:50.120 --> 00:13:52.050
  • He can see you.
  • 00:13:52.050 --> 00:13:54.000
  • You're never in a valley so deep
  • 00:13:54.000 --> 00:13:56.290
  • that Jesus can't see you.
  • 00:13:56.290 --> 00:13:58.290
  • You're never in a trial so great
  • 00:13:58.290 --> 00:14:01.290
  • that Jesus can't see you.
  • 00:14:01.290 --> 00:14:04.260
  • You feel overwhelmed
  • 00:14:04.260 --> 00:14:06.010
  • by the storm,
  • 00:14:06.010 --> 00:14:07.060
  • you feel conquered
  • 00:14:07.060 --> 00:14:08.010
  • by the contrary winds,
  • 00:14:08.010 --> 00:14:09.270
  • but Jesus has His eyes
  • 00:14:09.270 --> 00:14:11.150
  • upon you this morning.
  • 00:14:11.190 --> 00:14:14.190
  • And what gets me about
  • 00:14:14.190 --> 00:14:15.130
  • this story is Jesus --
  • 00:14:15.130 --> 00:14:17.250
  • The Bible said
  • 00:14:17.250 --> 00:14:18.110
  • they were toiling
  • 00:14:18.110 --> 00:14:20.000
  • and they were laboring,
  • 00:14:20.000 --> 00:14:22.040
  • toiling with those oars,
  • 00:14:22.040 --> 00:14:24.130
  • trying to go
  • 00:14:24.130 --> 00:14:26.080
  • and they couldn't get anywhere.
  • 00:14:26.080 --> 00:14:27.240
  • They couldn't move anywhere.
  • 00:14:27.240 --> 00:14:29.100
  • The waves were overcoming them
  • 00:14:29.100 --> 00:14:31.170
  • and filling the boat,
  • 00:14:31.170 --> 00:14:33.000
  • and they were about
  • 00:14:33.000 --> 00:14:33.160
  • to drown and die.
  • 00:14:33.160 --> 00:14:35.210
  • And Jesus came walking
  • 00:14:35.210 --> 00:14:38.050
  • on what they were warring.
  • 00:14:39.030 --> 00:14:42.030
  • Jesus came walking on what
  • 00:14:42.140 --> 00:14:45.140
  • they were worrying with.
  • 00:14:46.280 --> 00:14:49.280
  • Jesus was walking on it.
  • 00:14:51.150 --> 00:14:54.150
  • He was walking on your problems.
  • 00:14:54.150 --> 00:14:57.060
  • He's walking
  • 00:14:57.060 --> 00:14:58.080
  • on your negative circumstance.
  • 00:14:58.080 --> 00:15:00.120
  • He's walking on
  • 00:15:00.120 --> 00:15:01.210
  • what you're worrying
  • 00:15:01.210 --> 00:15:03.050
  • and toiling with.
  • 00:15:03.050 --> 00:15:04.170
  • He's walking on it.
  • 00:15:04.170 --> 00:15:05.240
  • I'm going to say something
  • 00:15:05.240 --> 00:15:06.200
  • big right here.
  • 00:15:06.200 --> 00:15:07.170
  • What you're worried about
  • 00:15:07.170 --> 00:15:09.100
  • is what's going
  • 00:15:09.100 --> 00:15:10.070
  • to bring Him to you,
  • 00:15:10.070 --> 00:15:12.240
  • But the obvious
  • 00:15:17.160 --> 00:15:18.150
  • does not obligate God.
  • 00:15:18.150 --> 00:15:20.150
  • Listen, if you want to sum
  • 00:15:20.150 --> 00:15:21.090
  • this whole message up,
  • 00:15:21.090 --> 00:15:22.180
  • that's it, in that line.
  • 00:15:22.180 --> 00:15:23.130
  • The obvious
  • 00:15:23.130 --> 00:15:25.040
  • does not obligate God.
  • 00:15:25.040 --> 00:15:28.020
  • You would think
  • 00:15:28.020 --> 00:15:29.040
  • if Jesus saw them --
  • 00:15:29.140 --> 00:15:32.140
  • and even when
  • 00:15:32.140 --> 00:15:32.270
  • He healed blind Bartimaeus,
  • 00:15:32.270 --> 00:15:34.200
  • before He healed him, He said,
  • 00:15:34.200 --> 00:15:35.230
  • "What do you want Me to do?"
  • 00:15:35.230 --> 00:15:37.030
  • "Well, it's obvious.
  • 00:15:37.030 --> 00:15:38.270
  • I'm blind.
  • 00:15:38.270 --> 00:15:40.110
  • Heal my toenail.
  • 00:15:40.110 --> 00:15:42.050
  • No.
  • 00:15:42.050 --> 00:15:42.240
  • I'm blind."
  • 00:15:42.240 --> 00:15:44.280
  • But here's a principle.
  • 00:15:44.280 --> 00:15:47.010
  • The obvious
  • 00:15:47.010 --> 00:15:47.200
  • does not obligate God.
  • 00:15:47.200 --> 00:15:50.130
  • Faith is what moves God.
  • 00:15:50.130 --> 00:15:53.110
  • Desperation, people crying out
  • 00:15:53.110 --> 00:15:55.110
  • in faith is what moves God.
  • 00:15:55.210 --> 00:15:58.210
  • Jesus said to the blind man,
  • 00:15:58.210 --> 00:16:00.040
  • blind Bartimaeus,
  • 00:16:00.040 --> 00:16:01.120
  • "What do you want Me
  • 00:16:01.120 --> 00:16:02.210
  • to do for you?"
  • 00:16:02.210 --> 00:16:03.170
  • And he said,
  • 00:16:03.170 --> 00:16:04.060
  • "That I might receive my sight,"
  • 00:16:04.060 --> 00:16:05.140
  • and he got it.
  • 00:16:05.140 --> 00:16:08.040
  • But it was obvious,
  • 00:16:08.040 --> 00:16:09.060
  • but obvious
  • 00:16:09.060 --> 00:16:09.250
  • doesn't obligate God.
  • 00:16:09.250 --> 00:16:11.050
  • Same thing in this story.
  • 00:16:11.050 --> 00:16:12.190
  • So there they are in the storm.
  • 00:16:12.190 --> 00:16:15.050
  • They're drowning,
  • 00:16:15.050 --> 00:16:16.000
  • about to go under,
  • 00:16:16.000 --> 00:16:17.220
  • and Jesus comes walking
  • 00:16:17.220 --> 00:16:18.260
  • on the water.
  • 00:16:18.260 --> 00:16:19.140
  • And the part of the story
  • 00:16:19.140 --> 00:16:20.110
  • that blows my mind,
  • 00:16:20.110 --> 00:16:21.200
  • and it says,
  • 00:16:21.200 --> 00:16:23.070
  • "And He would have
  • 00:16:23.070 --> 00:16:24.250
  • passed them by,"
  • 00:16:25.250 --> 00:16:28.250
  • because the obvious
  • 00:16:28.250 --> 00:16:29.250
  • does not obligate God
  • 00:16:29.250 --> 00:16:31.140
  • to meet your need.
  • 00:16:31.140 --> 00:16:33.150
  • He would have --
  • 00:16:33.150 --> 00:16:34.210
  • I mean, fully knowing
  • 00:16:34.210 --> 00:16:35.290
  • they're going to drown,
  • 00:16:35.290 --> 00:16:37.060
  • the whole Bible plan
  • 00:16:37.060 --> 00:16:39.000
  • is going to go under the water.
  • 00:16:39.000 --> 00:16:40.200
  • The Big Book,
  • 00:16:40.200 --> 00:16:41.130
  • the Bible's in those guys.
  • 00:16:41.130 --> 00:16:42.280
  • It's going to go under the --
  • 00:16:42.280 --> 00:16:44.050
  • and He would have
  • 00:16:44.050 --> 00:16:45.170
  • passed them by
  • 00:16:45.170 --> 00:16:47.160
  • if somebody hadn't cried out
  • 00:16:47.260 --> 00:16:50.260
  • and said, "Help."
  • 00:16:51.060 --> 00:16:54.060
  • Until we understand
  • 00:16:54.060 --> 00:16:57.060
  • that danger and despair
  • 00:16:57.290 --> 00:17:01.010
  • is not why Jesus did it --
  • 00:17:01.010 --> 00:17:03.080
  • He did it
  • 00:17:03.080 --> 00:17:04.050
  • because somebody cried out.
  • 00:17:04.120 --> 00:17:07.120
  • And the Bible said
  • 00:17:07.120 --> 00:17:08.210
  • when somebody cried out,
  • 00:17:08.210 --> 00:17:11.150
  • that the wind --
  • 00:17:11.150 --> 00:17:13.120
  • Jesus walked on the water
  • 00:17:13.120 --> 00:17:14.250
  • to the boat,
  • 00:17:14.250 --> 00:17:15.140
  • and the wind ceased.
  • 00:17:15.290 --> 00:17:18.290
  • The word ceased means
  • 00:17:18.290 --> 00:17:20.010
  • to no longer exist.
  • 00:17:20.010 --> 00:17:22.160
  • The problem that existed,
  • 00:17:22.160 --> 00:17:25.100
  • when Jesus was passing by
  • 00:17:25.100 --> 00:17:27.180
  • and they made room for Him
  • 00:17:27.180 --> 00:17:29.070
  • and cried out to Him
  • 00:17:29.070 --> 00:17:30.180
  • and got Him
  • 00:17:30.180 --> 00:17:31.170
  • where their need was,
  • 00:17:31.170 --> 00:17:33.030
  • the Bible said the wind ceased.
  • 00:17:33.030 --> 00:17:36.020
  • It was no longer in existence.
  • 00:17:38.220 --> 00:17:41.220
  • They were toiling with that
  • 00:17:41.220 --> 00:17:44.080
  • and all of a sudden,
  • 00:17:44.080 --> 00:17:45.110
  • instantly, it was gone.
  • 00:17:45.110 --> 00:17:48.110
  • What happened to the wind?
  • 00:17:48.110 --> 00:17:50.220
  • Wouldn't it be something today
  • 00:17:50.220 --> 00:17:51.180
  • if you left this service saying,
  • 00:17:51.180 --> 00:17:53.190
  • "What happened to the disease?
  • 00:17:53.190 --> 00:17:56.160
  • What happened to the depression?
  • 00:17:56.160 --> 00:17:59.050
  • What happened to my sin?
  • 00:17:59.180 --> 00:18:02.200
  • What happened to who I was?
  • 00:18:02.200 --> 00:18:04.290
  • What happened to my addiction?
  • 00:18:04.290 --> 00:18:06.250
  • What happened" --
  • 00:18:06.250 --> 00:18:07.180
  • See, we need to get back
  • 00:18:07.180 --> 00:18:08.170
  • to Bible preaching,
  • 00:18:08.170 --> 00:18:09.150
  • because I believe
  • 00:18:09.150 --> 00:18:11.000
  • Jesus can take somebody today,
  • 00:18:11.000 --> 00:18:13.050
  • and the old things
  • 00:18:13.050 --> 00:18:14.000
  • can pass away,
  • 00:18:14.000 --> 00:18:15.040
  • and all things become new,
  • 00:18:15.040 --> 00:18:16.280
  • and you can leave here saying,
  • 00:18:16.280 --> 00:18:18.010
  • "What happened
  • 00:18:18.010 --> 00:18:18.230
  • to who I used to be?
  • 00:18:18.230 --> 00:18:20.140
  • I'm not that person anymore.
  • 00:18:20.140 --> 00:18:22.150
  • What happened to our marriage?
  • 00:18:27.230 --> 00:18:30.230
  • What happened?"
  • 00:18:30.230 --> 00:18:33.050
  • Can you imagine them toiling,
  • 00:18:33.050 --> 00:18:34.200
  • and instantly it ceased?
  • 00:18:36.210 --> 00:18:39.210
  • It's like, you ever played
  • 00:18:39.210 --> 00:18:41.130
  • tug-of-war?
  • 00:18:41.130 --> 00:18:42.200
  • You ever got a rope
  • 00:18:42.200 --> 00:18:43.270
  • and tied a flag in the middle
  • 00:18:43.270 --> 00:18:45.260
  • and got one team on one side
  • 00:18:45.260 --> 00:18:46.290
  • and one team and --
  • 00:18:46.290 --> 00:18:48.200
  • But then this team says,
  • 00:18:48.200 --> 00:18:51.000
  • "Let's just let, act like it,
  • 00:18:51.000 --> 00:18:52.150
  • and in a minute
  • 00:18:52.150 --> 00:18:53.030
  • just let the rope go."
  • 00:18:53.030 --> 00:18:54.250
  • I think that's how they were.
  • 00:18:54.250 --> 00:18:56.050
  • They were out in that boat.
  • 00:18:56.050 --> 00:18:57.050
  • I see 'em toiling,
  • 00:18:57.050 --> 00:18:58.030
  • toiling, toiling.
  • 00:18:58.030 --> 00:19:00.160
  • And all of a sudden,
  • 00:19:00.160 --> 00:19:02.160
  • it all ceased.
  • 00:19:02.160 --> 00:19:03.250
  • And it's like, "Whoa!
  • 00:19:03.250 --> 00:19:05.100
  • What happened?"
  • 00:19:05.100 --> 00:19:07.070
  • Do you know that we serve a God
  • 00:19:07.070 --> 00:19:08.160
  • "Where did it go?
  • 00:19:15.030 --> 00:19:17.140
  • Where did my sin go?"
  • 00:19:17.230 --> 00:19:20.230
  • I dare you to turn to somebody
  • 00:19:20.230 --> 00:19:22.030
  • beside you and say,
  • 00:19:22.030 --> 00:19:22.250
  • "Will you help me?"
  • 00:19:22.250 --> 00:19:24.230
  • Come on.
  • 00:19:24.230 --> 00:19:25.020
  • Tell 'em.
  • 00:19:25.020 --> 00:19:25.190
  • Say, "Will you help me?
  • 00:19:25.290 --> 00:19:28.290
  • I'm desperate.
  • 00:19:29.130 --> 00:19:32.130
  • I want to make room
  • 00:19:32.130 --> 00:19:33.040
  • for a miracle."
  • 00:19:33.040 --> 00:19:34.080
  • This can be another service,
  • 00:19:34.080 --> 00:19:36.120
  • another church,
  • 00:19:36.120 --> 00:19:36.290
  • and Jesus is passing by.
  • 00:19:36.290 --> 00:19:38.230
  • Or these buildings
  • 00:19:38.230 --> 00:19:41.210
  • can become a building
  • 00:19:41.210 --> 00:19:43.090
  • like that woman when she said,
  • 00:19:43.090 --> 00:19:44.250
  • "He's passing by continually,
  • 00:19:44.250 --> 00:19:46.160
  • but I'm not content
  • 00:19:46.160 --> 00:19:47.140
  • with him just passing by.
  • 00:19:47.140 --> 00:19:49.190
  • I want to make room for him."
  • 00:19:49.190 --> 00:19:51.050
  • And when she made room for him,
  • 00:19:51.050 --> 00:19:52.160
  • the Bible said
  • 00:19:52.160 --> 00:19:53.040
  • the prophet turned in.
  • 00:19:53.040 --> 00:19:55.200
  • And one day she needed it
  • 00:19:55.200 --> 00:19:56.160
  • because when her son died,
  • 00:19:56.160 --> 00:19:58.050
  • the Bible said
  • 00:19:58.050 --> 00:19:58.260
  • that he took that boy
  • 00:19:58.260 --> 00:20:00.080
  • and put him in his bed --
  • 00:20:00.080 --> 00:20:02.100
  • Wow, in the room that she made,
  • 00:20:02.280 --> 00:20:05.280
  • and raised him from the dead.
  • 00:20:07.110 --> 00:20:10.110
  • Build Him a room this morning.
  • 00:20:10.110 --> 00:20:12.200
  • A room of faith,
  • 00:20:12.200 --> 00:20:14.030
  • a room of praise,
  • 00:20:14.030 --> 00:20:15.220
  • a room of desperation,
  • 00:20:15.220 --> 00:20:17.180
  • a room of crying out,
  • 00:20:17.180 --> 00:20:19.160
  • a room of seeking God.
  • 00:20:20.010 --> 00:20:23.010
  • I need a touch.
  • 00:20:23.010 --> 00:20:24.220
  • I need God to move.
  • 00:20:24.220 --> 00:20:26.020
  • I don't need another
  • 00:20:26.020 --> 00:20:26.240
  • church service where I know
  • 00:20:26.240 --> 00:20:29.100
  • God's passing by.
  • 00:20:29.100 --> 00:20:30.250
  • I need Him to come home with me
  • 00:20:30.250 --> 00:20:32.210
  • and I'm going
  • 00:20:32.210 --> 00:20:33.050
  • to get in the tree.
  • 00:20:33.050 --> 00:20:33.280
  • I know I don't deserve it,
  • 00:20:33.280 --> 00:20:35.060
  • so I'm going to the tree.
  • 00:20:35.060 --> 00:20:36.240
  • And it's not in me,
  • 00:20:36.240 --> 00:20:37.280
  • it's in the tree.
  • 00:20:37.280 --> 00:20:38.290
  • And if I'm in the tree,
  • 00:20:38.290 --> 00:20:40.030
  • Jesus can't ignore me,
  • 00:20:40.030 --> 00:20:41.210
  • because there's a covenant
  • 00:20:41.210 --> 00:20:43.090
  • He made in that tree.
  • 00:20:45.060 --> 00:20:48.060
  • And today,
  • 00:20:48.060 --> 00:20:50.000
  • I believe that this can be
  • 00:20:50.000 --> 00:20:51.200
  • one of those services
  • 00:20:51.200 --> 00:20:53.280
  • where things will never be
  • 00:20:53.280 --> 00:20:55.030
  • the same again
  • 00:20:55.030 --> 00:20:56.010
  • for somebody's life.
  • 00:20:56.010 --> 00:20:58.160
  • Throw your hands up,
  • 00:20:58.160 --> 00:21:00.220
  • at every campus,
  • 00:21:00.220 --> 00:21:03.000
  • and for the next 30 seconds,
  • 00:21:03.000 --> 00:21:04.200
  • I don't care
  • 00:21:04.200 --> 00:21:05.070
  • what anybody thinks.
  • 00:21:05.070 --> 00:21:07.080
  • Open up your mouth
  • 00:21:07.080 --> 00:21:08.290
  • and cry out to God
  • 00:21:08.290 --> 00:21:10.160
  • if you want more than a pass-by,
  • 00:21:10.160 --> 00:21:12.240
  • you want more than a drive-by,
  • 00:21:12.240 --> 00:21:14.200
  • you want more than knowing
  • 00:21:14.200 --> 00:21:16.040
  • that Jesus is real.
  • 00:21:16.040 --> 00:21:17.200
  • But you need
  • 00:21:17.200 --> 00:21:18.080
  • to make room for your --
  • 00:21:18.080 --> 00:21:20.100
  • my body is the room
  • 00:21:20.100 --> 00:21:22.030
  • or the temple of the Holy Ghost.
  • 00:21:22.030 --> 00:21:23.160
  • Now, in your temple,
  • 00:21:23.160 --> 00:21:24.280
  • make room for His power,
  • 00:21:24.280 --> 00:21:27.030
  • not just the pass by.
  • 00:21:27.030 --> 00:21:28.050
  • The Bible said,
  • 00:21:28.050 --> 00:21:29.000
  • "And Jesus stood still."
  • 00:21:29.000 --> 00:21:31.290
  • He stood still
  • 00:21:31.290 --> 00:21:33.060
  • when blind Bartimaeus cried out.
  • 00:21:33.060 --> 00:21:34.230
  • Jesus --
  • 00:21:34.230 --> 00:21:35.150
  • wouldn't it be something
  • 00:21:35.150 --> 00:21:36.120
  • if He stood still
  • 00:21:36.120 --> 00:21:38.080
  • at every one of our campuses?
  • 00:21:38.210 --> 00:21:41.210
  • There's nothing God can't do
  • 00:21:41.210 --> 00:21:44.160
  • when people believe in faith.
  • 00:21:44.160 --> 00:21:47.150
  • Jesus Christ,
  • 00:21:47.150 --> 00:21:48.140
  • the same yesterday,
  • 00:21:48.140 --> 00:21:50.240
  • today, and forever.
  • 00:21:52.260 --> 00:21:55.260
  • It's time for some things
  • 00:21:55.260 --> 00:21:57.250
  • to cease,
  • 00:21:57.250 --> 00:22:00.070
  • to no longer exist.
  • 00:22:00.240 --> 00:22:03.240
  • Hallelujah.
  • 00:22:03.240 --> 00:22:05.220
  • Stand to your feet
  • 00:22:05.220 --> 00:22:06.210
  • at every one of our campuses
  • 00:22:06.210 --> 00:22:08.030
  • right now.
  • 00:22:08.030 --> 00:22:10.100
  • I want you to throw
  • 00:22:10.100 --> 00:22:11.030
  • both your hands up in the air.
  • 00:22:11.030 --> 00:22:13.140
  • I want you to forget
  • 00:22:13.140 --> 00:22:14.130
  • about everybody around you
  • 00:22:14.130 --> 00:22:15.230
  • and I want you to create room
  • 00:22:15.230 --> 00:22:17.080
  • for Him to work,
  • 00:22:17.080 --> 00:22:18.260
  • room for Him to touch you.
  • 00:22:18.260 --> 00:22:20.190
  • Open your mouth.
  • 00:22:20.190 --> 00:22:22.040
  • Open your mouth and fill it
  • 00:22:22.040 --> 00:22:23.110
  • with a praise phrase.
  • 00:22:23.110 --> 00:22:24.210
  • Everybody in this room,
  • 00:22:24.210 --> 00:22:25.260
  • get a praise phrase.
  • 00:22:25.260 --> 00:22:27.040
  • Hallelujah.
  • 00:22:27.040 --> 00:22:28.000
  • Glory.
  • 00:22:28.000 --> 00:22:28.170
  • Thank You, Jesus.
  • 00:22:28.170 --> 00:22:29.190
  • I need more
  • 00:22:29.190 --> 00:22:30.030
  • than a pass-by today.
  • 00:22:30.030 --> 00:22:31.100
  • I need You to come home with me.
  • 00:22:31.100 --> 00:22:33.020
  • I need You to come in here.
  • 00:22:33.020 --> 00:22:34.200
  • We need Your touch.
  • 00:22:34.200 --> 00:22:36.020
  • We need something.
  • 00:22:36.020 --> 00:22:37.060
  • God, today,
  • 00:22:37.060 --> 00:22:37.230
  • somebody's desperate.
  • 00:22:37.230 --> 00:22:39.020
  • Somebody today needs
  • 00:22:39.020 --> 00:22:40.140
  • more than another
  • 00:22:40.140 --> 00:22:41.160
  • church service.
  • 00:22:41.160 --> 00:22:42.150
  • Somebody today is hungry.
  • 00:22:42.150 --> 00:22:44.080
  • Somebody today is saying,
  • 00:22:44.080 --> 00:22:46.050
  • "Lord, I really, really,
  • 00:22:46.050 --> 00:22:47.210
  • really need a fresh touch today.
  • 00:22:47.210 --> 00:22:49.240
  • Send Your anointing
  • 00:22:49.240 --> 00:22:50.280
  • to my house."
  • 00:22:50.280 --> 00:22:51.200
  • Just get in the tree.
  • 00:22:51.200 --> 00:22:52.250
  • You get in the tree
  • 00:22:52.250 --> 00:22:53.250
  • and Jesus can't pass you by.
  • 00:22:53.250 --> 00:22:55.180
  • Don't stand in your --
  • 00:22:55.180 --> 00:22:56.280
  • "Oh, well, I've been good
  • 00:22:56.280 --> 00:22:58.020
  • and I deserve it."
  • 00:22:58.020 --> 00:22:58.180
  • No, you don't.
  • 00:22:58.180 --> 00:22:59.050
  • Just get in the cross.
  • 00:22:59.050 --> 00:23:00.210
  • Get in the cross
  • 00:23:00.210 --> 00:23:01.200
  • and it'll come
  • 00:23:01.200 --> 00:23:02.210
  • because of the cross,
  • 00:23:02.210 --> 00:23:03.230
  • because worthy is the Lamb.
  • 00:23:03.230 --> 00:23:06.130
  • He'll go home with you.
  • 00:23:06.130 --> 00:23:08.180
  • He'll go home with you.
  • 00:23:08.180 --> 00:23:11.000
  • Just bow your heads one moment,
  • 00:23:11.060 --> 00:23:14.060
  • at every campus.
  • 00:23:14.060 --> 00:23:16.040
  • If you're in this room
  • 00:23:16.040 --> 00:23:17.050
  • and you'd say,
  • 00:23:17.050 --> 00:23:17.210
  • "Pastor, I'm desperate.
  • 00:23:19.160 --> 00:23:22.160
  • I need to get right with God.
  • 00:23:22.160 --> 00:23:24.270
  • I know I'm far from God
  • 00:23:24.270 --> 00:23:26.090
  • and I want to get right
  • 00:23:26.090 --> 00:23:27.010
  • with God this morning.
  • 00:23:27.010 --> 00:23:28.090
  • Pray for me."
  • 00:23:28.090 --> 00:23:29.180
  • If that's you,
  • 00:23:29.180 --> 00:23:29.280
  • I want you to raise
  • 00:23:29.280 --> 00:23:30.200
  • your hand high
  • 00:23:30.200 --> 00:23:31.100
  • right where you're standing.
  • 00:23:31.100 --> 00:23:32.140
  • "I need to make room
  • 00:23:32.140 --> 00:23:33.070
  • for Jesus this morning."
  • 00:23:33.070 --> 00:23:36.000
  • This is phenomenal.
  • 00:23:36.000 --> 00:23:37.020
  • I'm telling you,
  • 00:23:37.020 --> 00:23:37.200
  • there's so many hands raised.
  • 00:23:37.200 --> 00:23:39.200
  • It's beautiful.
  • 00:23:39.200 --> 00:23:40.290
  • All the way up
  • 00:23:40.290 --> 00:23:41.220
  • in the top balcony,
  • 00:23:41.220 --> 00:23:42.230
  • in the overflows,
  • 00:23:42.230 --> 00:23:43.210
  • wherever you are,
  • 00:23:43.210 --> 00:23:45.180
  • pray this prayer.
  • 00:23:45.180 --> 00:23:46.250
  • Everybody say these words
  • 00:23:46.250 --> 00:23:47.280
  • out loud.
  • 00:23:47.280 --> 00:23:49.040
  • "Lord Jesus,
  • 00:23:49.040 --> 00:23:51.090
  • I make room for You
  • 00:23:51.090 --> 00:23:53.120
  • in my heart.
  • 00:23:53.120 --> 00:23:55.120
  • I know I can't change me.
  • 00:23:55.280 --> 00:23:58.280
  • I know that I don't have
  • 00:23:58.280 --> 00:24:00.090
  • the answer.
  • 00:24:00.090 --> 00:24:01.230
  • The answer is not in me.
  • 00:24:01.230 --> 00:24:04.120
  • the answer is in the tree,
  • 00:24:04.120 --> 00:24:07.020
  • a place called Cavalry,
  • 00:24:07.020 --> 00:24:09.000
  • a man named Jesus.
  • 00:24:09.000 --> 00:24:10.290
  • I believe His blood cleanses me.
  • 00:24:11.090 --> 00:24:14.090
  • It's healing me.
  • 00:24:14.090 --> 00:24:15.280
  • It's going to go home with me.
  • 00:24:15.280 --> 00:24:18.070
  • I receive today
  • 00:24:18.070 --> 00:24:20.050
  • an instant change.
  • 00:24:20.050 --> 00:24:22.010
  • The wind ceases.
  • 00:24:22.010 --> 00:24:23.290
  • Some things no longer exist
  • 00:24:23.290 --> 00:24:26.270
  • that used to exist
  • 00:24:26.270 --> 00:24:28.190
  • because I am born-again."
  • 00:24:28.190 --> 00:24:30.140
  • Come on, say it.
  • 00:24:30.140 --> 00:24:31.070
  • "I am born-again.
  • 00:24:31.070 --> 00:24:33.100
  • I am a new creation,
  • 00:24:33.100 --> 00:24:35.110
  • and I receive new life,"
  • 00:24:35.110 --> 00:24:37.230
  • - In closing moments,
  • 00:24:45.280 --> 00:24:46.260
  • I wanna talk to you about
  • 00:24:46.260 --> 00:24:47.250
  • something that moved me and,
  • 00:24:48.030 --> 00:24:51.030
  • I don't think
  • 00:24:51.030 --> 00:24:51.170
  • I'll ever be the same.
  • 00:24:51.170 --> 00:24:52.240
  • God has opened some
  • 00:24:52.240 --> 00:24:54.080
  • unprecedented opportunities
  • 00:24:54.080 --> 00:24:56.180
  • for this ministry
  • 00:24:56.180 --> 00:24:57.130
  • And, I can tell you,
  • 00:24:59.220 --> 00:25:01.020
  • the work that we're doing
  • 00:25:01.020 --> 00:25:02.090
  • in Israel is critical.
  • 00:25:02.090 --> 00:25:05.020
  • Just in the last few weeks,
  • 00:25:05.020 --> 00:25:07.150
  • rockets, if you've been
  • 00:25:07.150 --> 00:25:08.110
  • watching the news,
  • 00:25:08.110 --> 00:25:09.110
  • have been fired,
  • 00:25:09.110 --> 00:25:10.110
  • and injuries and chaos
  • 00:25:10.110 --> 00:25:12.030
  • has plagued a tiny region
  • 00:25:12.030 --> 00:25:14.110
  • bordering Gaza, in Egypt.
  • 00:25:14.110 --> 00:25:16.180
  • A tiny region of Israel
  • 00:25:16.180 --> 00:25:18.180
  • is the Eshkol Region,
  • 00:25:18.180 --> 00:25:20.250
  • and there, we're building
  • 00:25:20.250 --> 00:25:22.150
  • the Eshkol Region Trauma Center.
  • 00:25:22.150 --> 00:25:25.040
  • We broke ground on it,
  • 00:25:25.040 --> 00:25:26.150
  • it is under construction.
  • 00:25:26.150 --> 00:25:28.140
  • the Biblical prophecy
  • 00:25:29.160 --> 00:25:31.140
  • as Isaiah spoke
  • 00:25:31.140 --> 00:25:32.200
  • in the 40th chapter,
  • 00:25:32.200 --> 00:25:33.270
  • when He said, "Comfort ye,
  • 00:25:33.270 --> 00:25:35.240
  • comfort ye, My people",
  • 00:25:35.240 --> 00:25:37.280
  • and that's exactly
  • 00:25:37.280 --> 00:25:38.220
  • what we're doing.
  • 00:25:38.220 --> 00:25:40.090
  • The Center that we're building
  • 00:25:40.090 --> 00:25:41.290
  • will have an indoor playground
  • 00:25:41.290 --> 00:25:43.170
  • for over 2.500 children,
  • 00:25:44.200 --> 00:25:47.200
  • where they can play
  • 00:25:47.200 --> 00:25:48.230
  • and dream and grow in safety,
  • 00:25:48.230 --> 00:25:51.220
  • along with elderly
  • 00:25:51.220 --> 00:25:52.230
  • Holocaust survivors,
  • 00:25:52.230 --> 00:25:54.060
  • in that very area.
  • 00:25:54.060 --> 00:25:56.200
  • I'm not gonna tell you
  • 00:25:56.200 --> 00:25:57.150
  • what to give.
  • 00:25:57.150 --> 00:25:59.090
  • I'm only gonna ask you
  • 00:25:59.090 --> 00:26:00.230
  • to seek the Lord,
  • 00:26:00.230 --> 00:26:02.060
  • and see what He would
  • 00:26:02.060 --> 00:26:03.070
  • have you do.
  • 00:26:03.070 --> 00:26:05.100
  • And, as we do this together,
  • 00:26:05.100 --> 00:26:07.010
  • I believe God will pour out
  • 00:26:07.010 --> 00:26:08.190
  • blessings on you,
  • 00:26:08.190 --> 00:26:09.260
  • you've never seen before.
  • 00:26:09.260 --> 00:26:11.200
  • Please, do your very best;
  • 00:26:11.200 --> 00:26:13.190
  • we need your help
  • 00:26:13.190 --> 00:26:14.190
  • on this project.
  • 00:26:14.190 --> 00:26:15.220
  • Here's my announcer
  • 00:26:15.220 --> 00:26:17.060
  • - ANNOUNCER: Each year,
  • 00:26:19.170 --> 00:26:20.030
  • thousands of rockets are fired
  • 00:26:20.030 --> 00:26:21.130
  • into cities, neighborhoods,
  • 00:26:21.130 --> 00:26:23.020
  • and schools across Israel.
  • 00:26:23.020 --> 00:26:25.050
  • In Eshkol, an area
  • 00:26:25.050 --> 00:26:26.040
  • immediately next
  • 00:26:26.040 --> 00:26:26.290
  • to the Gaza Strip,
  • 00:26:26.290 --> 00:26:28.070
  • when the sirens sound,
  • 00:26:28.070 --> 00:26:29.150
  • families, children,
  • 00:26:29.150 --> 00:26:30.150
  • and elderly alike,
  • 00:26:30.150 --> 00:26:31.260
  • have just 15 seconds
  • 00:26:31.260 --> 00:26:33.190
  • to take cover
  • 00:26:33.190 --> 00:26:34.030
  • in bomb shelters.
  • 00:26:34.030 --> 00:26:35.180
  • The trauma of terror
  • 00:26:35.180 --> 00:26:36.200
  • ripples through all generations;
  • 00:26:36.200 --> 00:26:38.210
  • from Holocaust survivors,
  • 00:26:38.210 --> 00:26:40.020
  • to the very youngest
  • 00:26:40.020 --> 00:26:40.190
  • But it's because of
  • 00:26:44.030 --> 00:26:44.170
  • your generosity
  • 00:26:44.170 --> 00:26:45.220
  • that we have been able
  • 00:26:45.220 --> 00:26:46.120
  • to break-ground
  • 00:26:46.120 --> 00:26:47.090
  • on the brand-new,
  • 00:26:47.090 --> 00:26:48.020
  • Eshkol Region Trauma Center.
  • 00:26:48.020 --> 00:26:50.040
  • Here, children
  • 00:26:50.040 --> 00:26:51.000
  • and Holocaust survivors alike
  • 00:26:51.000 --> 00:26:52.180
  • will have a safe place
  • 00:26:52.180 --> 00:26:54.000
  • to build community,
  • 00:26:54.000 --> 00:26:55.060
  • strength and resiliency,
  • 00:26:55.060 --> 00:26:56.200
  • and receive
  • 00:26:56.200 --> 00:26:57.130
  • the counseling services
  • 00:26:57.130 --> 00:26:58.190
  • to this critical project,
  • 00:27:02.040 --> 00:27:03.080
  • we wanna equip you
  • 00:27:03.080 --> 00:27:04.010
  • for your fasting journey
  • 00:27:04.010 --> 00:27:05.020
  • in 2020,
  • 00:27:05.020 --> 00:27:06.030
  • beginning January 5th.
  • 00:27:06.030 --> 00:27:08.030
  • With your generous gift
  • 00:27:08.030 --> 00:27:09.140
  • of $1000 or more,
  • 00:27:09.140 --> 00:27:11.100
  • you may request
  • 00:27:11.100 --> 00:27:12.010
  • the "Open My Eyes" collection,
  • 00:27:12.010 --> 00:27:13.280
  • as well as a Tree of Victory
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  • planted in your honor
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  • in the community of Eshkol.
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  • For your gift of $325 or more,
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  • you will receive
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  • the "Open My Eyes" gift set,
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  • or for your gift
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  • of $50 or more,
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  • we will send you
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  • the "Fasting 2020" kit.
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  • For your gift of any amount,
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  • we wanna thank you
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  • by sending you
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  • Jentezen Franklin's book,
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  • "Fasting: 101
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  • Join us as, together,
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  • we fulfill Biblical prophecy,
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  • by bringing comfort
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  • to the nation of Israel
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  • with the Eshkol Trauma Center.
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  • Call the number on the screen
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  • right now,
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  • - At Free Chapel,
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  • our mission is to inspire people
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  • to live for Jesus.
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  • Weekly services are filled
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  • with dynamic worship
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  • and inspiring messages
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  • by Jentezen Franklin
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  • we have annual conferences
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  • for students, women, and couples
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  • to create space for
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  • powerful encounters with God.
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  • Free Chapel
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  • is a church for everyone;
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  • no matter where you are in life,
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  • we have places for you to belong
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  • and grow in your relationship
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  • with Jesus.
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  • If you'd like to learn more
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  • about the church,
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  • - We hope you've enjoyed
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  • this teaching
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  • by Jentezen Franklin,
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  • and thank you
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  • for your continued support
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  • of this ministry.
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  • Your prayers
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  • and financial support
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  • make these programs possible.
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  • For more information
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  • and other ministry resources,
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