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Wake Up the Mighty Men

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April 7, 2020
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Pastor Jentezen Franklin brings practical meaning to spiritual truths found in God’s Word.

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Wake Up the Mighty Men

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  • - If you have your Bibles,
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  • - If you have your Bibles,I want you to open them with me
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  • I want you to open them with meto the book of Joel.
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  • to the book of Joel.And I'm going to go to Joel 3:9,
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  • And I'm going to go to Joel 3:9,"Proclaim this among
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  • "Proclaim this amongthe nations: Prepare for war!
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  • the nations: Prepare for war!Wake up the mighty men,
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  • Wake up the mighty men,Let all of the men of war draw
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  • Let all of the men of war drawnear, Let them come up."
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  • near, Let them come up."I love that one line,
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  • I love that one line,"wake up the mighty men".
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  • "wake up the mighty men".Wake 'em up.
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  • Wake 'em up.Ninety percent of the men
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  • Ninety percent of the menin the United States say that
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  • in the United States say thatthey believe in God, 90%.
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  • they believe in God, 90%.Five out of six refer
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  • Five out of six referto themselves as Christians.
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  • to themselves as Christians.But actually, only 35%
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  • But actually, only 35%of the men in the United States
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  • of the men in the United Statesgo to church on a regular
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  • go to church on a regularbasis with their wives.
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  • basis with their wives.That means that only one
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  • That means that only oneout of five women has their
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  • out of five women has theirhusband with them in church
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  • husband with them in churchon an average Sunday in America.
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  • on an average Sunday in America.There's a disconnect between
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  • There's a disconnect betweenmen and church.
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  • men and church.And what's amazing
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  • And what's amazingis this is not true
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  • is this is not truein other religions.
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  • in other religions.Men outnumber women
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  • Men outnumber womenin the Buddhist religion.
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  • in the Buddhist religion.Men outnumber women
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  • Men outnumber womenin the Hindu religion.
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  • in the Hindu religion.Men greatly outnumber women
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  • Men greatly outnumber womenin the Islamic faith.
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  • in the Islamic faith.Only in the Christian faith
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  • Only in the Christian faithdo women outnumber men
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  • do women outnumber menin the church.
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  • in the church.What's going on?
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  • What's going on?There is an absence of men
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  • There is an absence of menin the church, real men.
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  • in the church, real men.Somehow there's a disconnect
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  • Somehow there's a disconnectbetween men and wanting
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  • between men and wantingto be in church.
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  • to be in church.Why is that?
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  • Why is that?What's going on?
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  • What's going on?Is that how it was in Jesus'
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  • Is that how it was in Jesus'day, in the first
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  • day, in the firstcentury church?
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  • century church?Something is happening
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  • Something is happeningwith the men.
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  • with the men.I want to talk about it.
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  • I want to talk about it.Where are the risk takers?
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  • Where are the risk takers?Where are the men?
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  • Where are the men?And I'm not talking about some
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  • And I'm not talking about somenarrow view of masculinity
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  • narrow view of masculinityand, you know,
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  • and, you know,that you've got to be rough
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  • that you've got to be roughand tough to be a man.
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  • and tough to be a man.I was thinking about Jacob
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  • I was thinking about Jacoband Esau.
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  • and Esau.They were twins.
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  • They were twins.The Bible said that Jacob
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  • The Bible said that Jacobwas, he was a cook,
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  • was, he was a cook,he was a cooker.
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  • he was a cooker.He liked to cook in the kitchen.
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  • He liked to cook in the kitchen.And his brother Esau
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  • And his brother Esauwas a hunter.
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  • was a hunter.His brother Esau was hairy
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  • His brother Esau was hairyand the Bible says of Jacob,
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  • and the Bible says of Jacob,"he was smooth skinned".
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  • "he was smooth skinned".And God used 'em both greatly.
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  • And God used 'em both greatly.I'm not talking about a style.
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  • I'm not talking about a style.One would have been
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  • One would have beenon Outdoor magazine.
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  • on Outdoor magazine.Esau was a kind of a redneck
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  • Esau was a kind of a redneckhunter, all of that.
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  • hunter, all of that.The other would have been
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  • The other would have beenon GQ magazine.
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  • on GQ magazine.And it's alright.
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  • And it's alright.God made us all different.
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  • God made us all different.We don't all like
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  • We don't all likethe same stuff.
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  • the same stuff.Not every man likes sports.
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  • Not every man likes sports.Not every man likes this
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  • Not every man likes thisor likes that.
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  • or likes that.Not every man's into the arts.
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  • Not every man's into the arts.God's a big God.
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  • God's a big God.But all men should be connected
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  • But all men should be connectedto the church.
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  • to the church.Most men in the Bible
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  • Most men in the Biblewouldn't fit
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  • wouldn't fitin the church today.
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  • in the church today.Moses and Elijah,
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  • Moses and Elijah,think about it,
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  • think about it,Moses -- If you're going
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  • Moses -- If you're goingto be pastor of a church,
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  • to be pastor of a church,we want to interview you.
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  • we want to interview you.Tell us about your past.
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  • Tell us about your past."I killed a man and buried him
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  • "I killed a man and buried himin the sand and his toes stuck
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  • in the sand and his toes stuckout and I got in trouble
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  • out and I got in troubleand had to run and I became
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  • and had to run and I becamea farmer for 40 years
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  • a farmer for 40 yearsin the wilderness.
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  • in the wilderness.And then I became a pastor."
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  • And then I became a pastor."It's a man.
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  • It's a man.What about Elijah?
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  • What about Elijah?Have you ever read about Elijah?
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  • Have you ever read about Elijah?He wasn't sitting in a corner
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  • He wasn't sitting in a cornerwondering why his mother
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  • wondering why his motherdidn't breastfeed him.
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  • didn't breastfeed him.He wasn't that kind of a man.
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  • He wasn't that kind of a man.You messed with Elijah,
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  • You messed with Elijah,he called down fire from heaven
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  • he called down fire from heavenand you were burned up.
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  • and you were burned up.What about the mighty men
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  • What about the mighty menof David?
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  • of David?The Bible said he had 300 mighty
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  • The Bible said he had 300 mightymen and three of the mightiest
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  • men and three of the mightiestout of the 300;
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  • out of the 300;they were so mean one
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  • they were so mean oneof them killed 1.000 men
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  • of them killed 1.000 menby himself.
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  • by himself.When they would spit,
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  • When they would spit,the grass would die.
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  • the grass would die.These were men's men,
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  • These were men's men,mighty men.
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  • mighty men.What about Peter?
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  • What about Peter?Peter was packing a blade.
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  • Peter was packing a blade.And when they came to arrest
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  • And when they came to arrestJesus, he pulled out his blade
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  • Jesus, he pulled out his bladeand cut the guy.
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  • and cut the guy.Pulled a Mike Tyson.
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  • Pulled a Mike Tyson.Cut the guy's ear off.
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  • Cut the guy's ear off.And Jesus turned to him
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  • And Jesus turned to himand said, "Why did you do that?
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  • and said, "Why did you do that?Why?"
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  • Why?""'Cause You're my dog
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  • "'Cause You're my dogand that's how I roll.
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  • and that's how I roll.You don't mess with my friends."
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  • You don't mess with my friends."These are the kind of guys
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  • These are the kind of guysthat were in the Bible.
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  • that were in the Bible.But you look at the pictures
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  • But you look at the picturesof the apostles and little
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  • of the apostles and littlebony David and little,
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  • bony David and little,looking a little sideways,
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  • looking a little sideways,apostle Paul and Jesus.
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  • apostle Paul and Jesus.What about Jesus?
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  • What about Jesus?Some of the paintings of Jesus?
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  • Some of the paintings of Jesus?Little, meek and mild Jesus.
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  • Little, meek and mild Jesus.Oh, no.
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  • Oh, no.I don't know about that.
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  • I don't know about that.Jesus wants you to be a man.
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  • Jesus wants you to be a man.Thank God for men.
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  • Thank God for men.It's okay to be --
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  • It's okay to be --The first century church
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  • The first century churchwas a magnet to men.
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  • was a magnet to men.Jesus' ministry
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  • Jesus' ministrywas a magnet to men.
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  • was a magnet to men.So much so that when they
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  • So much so that when theyhad a meeting,
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  • had a meeting,they didn't count,
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  • they didn't count,This is not to demise
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  • This is not to demiseor to demean the role of women
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  • or to demean the role of womenor limit it in any way,
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  • or limit it in any way,or children, but they didn't
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  • or children, but they didn'teven count the women
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  • even count the womenand children.
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  • and children.Jesus said, "Judge My ministry
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  • Jesus said, "Judge My ministryby how many men I'm attracting."
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  • by how many men I'm attracting."And that's why when He fed
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  • And that's why when He fedthe 5.000, the Bible said there
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  • the 5.000, the Bible said therewere five thousand men
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  • were five thousand menand as a sub note women
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  • and as a sub note womenand children besides.
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  • and children besides.Three thousand men were
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  • Three thousand men werefilled with the Holy Spirit
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  • filled with the Holy Spiriton the day of Pentecost.
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  • on the day of Pentecost.Jesus said, "I'm going to find
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  • Jesus said, "I'm going to find12 men and I'm going to take
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  • 12 men and I'm going to takeover the world."
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  • over the world."And when He chose them,
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  • And when He chose them,He didn't pick religious men.
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  • He didn't pick religious men.He picked farmers and fishermen
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  • He picked farmers and fishermenthat had BO and cussed
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  • that had BO and cusseda lot, regular guys,
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  • a lot, regular guys,guys that are real men.
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  • guys that are real men.They were attracted like
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  • They were attracted likea magnet to Jesus' ministry.
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  • a magnet to Jesus' ministry.They got into it.
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  • They got into it.These men got into it.
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  • These men got into it.The Bible said Paul and Peter
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  • The Bible said Paul and Petergot in such a fight that --
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  • got in such a fight that --The scripture uses this.
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  • The scripture uses this.You know, real men, we hang
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  • You know, real men, we hangaround each other long enough;
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  • around each other long enough;we're going to get into it.
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  • we're going to get into it.We play basketball or something;
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  • We play basketball or something;somebody is going
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  • somebody is goingto get into it.
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  • to get into it.It's just how it is.
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  • It's just how it is.Okay, the holy men are all
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  • Okay, the holy men are allin the conference,
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  • in the conference,but real men get on each
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  • but real men get on eachother's -- You know?
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  • other's -- You know?But Paul said, "I withstood
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  • But Paul said, "I withstoodPeter to his face and there
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  • Peter to his face and therewas no small contention."
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  • was no small contention."Can you imagine walking
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  • Can you imagine walkinginto church one Sunday and see
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  • into church one Sunday and seethe pastor and the assistant
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  • the pastor and the assistantpastor up in each
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  • pastor up in eachother's grill?
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  • other's grill?"I'll bust you.
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  • "I'll bust you.Step outside.
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  • Step outside.Step outside, jerk.
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  • Step outside, jerk.Come on.
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  • Come on.Make a move."
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  • Make a move."These were real guys.
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  • These were real guys.I want to say it loud and clear.
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  • I want to say it loud and clear.We need you, men.
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  • We need you, men.Your wife needs you.
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  • Your wife needs you.Your family needs you.
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  • Your family needs you.Here's why it's so important
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  • Here's why it's so importantthat you follow Jesus closely,
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  • that you follow Jesus closely,because boys follow men.
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  • because boys follow men."Well, how do I do it?
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  • "Well, how do I do it?How do I do it?"
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  • How do I do it?"I've been reading this book
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  • I've been reading this bookcalled "Act Like Men".
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  • called "Act Like Men".It's really got ahold
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  • It's really got aholdof my heart.
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  • of my heart.And it comes from --
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  • And it comes from --the main scripture
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  • the main scriptureis 1 Corinthians 16:13.
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  • is 1 Corinthians 16:13.I'm going to give you a real
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  • I'm going to give you a realquick pattern of how
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  • quick pattern of howto be a mighty man.
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  • to be a mighty man."Be watchful."
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  • "Be watchful."This is an amazing
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  • This is an amazingscripture.
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  • scripture."Stand firm in the faith."
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  • "Stand firm in the faith."Everybody say the next
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  • Everybody say the nextthree words.
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  • three words."Act like men.
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  • "Act like men.Be strong."
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  • Be strong."And then, the next verse says,
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  • And then, the next verse says,"Let all that you do
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  • "Let all that you dobe done in love."
  • 00:08:00.393 --> 00:08:03.663
  • be done in love."Those three words, act like men,
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  • Those three words, act like men,what does that mean?
  • 00:08:05.598 --> 00:08:07.099
  • what does that mean?God says "the thing that I need
  • 00:08:07.099 --> 00:08:08.467
  • God says "the thing that I needfrom you more than anything
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  • from you more than anythingelse is that you
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  • else is that youwould act like a man,"
  • 00:08:14.607 --> 00:08:16.442
  • would act like a man,"that you would step up every day
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  • that you would step up every dayand do what a man is supposed
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  • and do what a man is supposedto do who loves God.
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  • to do who loves God.Act like a man.
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  • Act like a man.Be a mighty man
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  • Be a mighty manand act like a man.
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  • and act like a man.What does that mean?
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  • What does that mean?I'm going to give you three
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  • I'm going to give you threethings that it does not mean.
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  • things that it does not mean.Number one, it does not mean
  • 00:08:33.125 --> 00:08:36.796
  • Number one, it does not meanact like a woman.
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  • act like a woman.And I'm not --
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  • And I'm not --This is not a bad thing.
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  • This is not a bad thing."Well, what do you mean
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  • "Well, what do you meanby that?"
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  • by that?"In other words, don't follow.
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  • In other words, don't follow.Lead.
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  • Lead.If you're going to be a mighty
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  • If you're going to be a mightyman, you've got to learn
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  • man, you've got to learnto act like a man.
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  • to act like a man.And the way you act
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  • And the way you actlike a man is you don't follow.
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  • like a man is you don't follow.You lead.
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  • You lead.God has given a man a role,
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  • God has given a man a role,a responsibility,
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  • a responsibility,an accountability.
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  • an accountability.It's your house.
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  • It's your house.It's your marriage.
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  • It's your marriage.It's your children.
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  • It's your children.It's your family.
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  • It's your family.It's on you more than anybody
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  • It's on you more than anybodyelse in that household.
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  • else in that household.Act like a man,
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  • Act like a man,not like a woman.
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  • not like a woman.Don't follow.
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  • Don't follow.Lead.
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  • Lead.That's your job.
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  • That's your job.Men lead.
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  • Men lead.What does that mean?
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  • What does that mean?It doesn't just mean don't
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  • It doesn't just mean don'tfollow, lead; but it also means,
  • 00:09:25.378 --> 00:09:27.079
  • follow, lead; but it also means,according to 1 Peter 3,
  • 00:09:27.079 --> 00:09:28.047
  • according to 1 Peter 3,that men are to dwell
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  • that men are to dwellwith their wives
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  • with their wivesin understanding,
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  • in understanding,in an understanding way,
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  • in an understanding way,listen to this,
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  • listen to this,"giving honor to the wife
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  • "giving honor to the wifeas the weaker vessel".
  • 00:09:34.487 --> 00:09:35.254
  • as the weaker vessel".The second thing,
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  • The second thing,it means to act like a man,
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  • it means to act like a man,or doesn't mean,
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  • or doesn't mean,is don't be the weaker vessel.
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  • is don't be the weaker vessel.The Bible said that she
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  • The Bible said that sheis the weaker vessel.
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  • is the weaker vessel.That in again is no way
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  • That in again is no wayto demise or demean the role
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  • to demise or demean the roleof the women.
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  • of the women.You see,
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  • You see,you don't know my wife.
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  • you don't know my wife.No, he's talking about
  • 00:09:52.405 --> 00:09:56.308
  • No, he's talking aboutphysically we are,
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  • physically we are,listen to this,
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  • listen to this,emotionally, mentally --
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  • emotionally, mentally --You're to act like a man
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  • You're to act like a manspiritually and you're not
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  • spiritually and you're notto be the weaker vessel.
  • 00:10:07.520 --> 00:10:08.354
  • to be the weaker vessel.You're not to be
  • 00:10:08.354 --> 00:10:09.388
  • You're not to bethe weaker vessel.
  • 00:10:09.388 --> 00:10:10.389
  • the weaker vessel.Your prayer life is not
  • 00:10:10.389 --> 00:10:12.291
  • Your prayer life is notto be the weaker vessel.
  • 00:10:12.291 --> 00:10:14.160
  • to be the weaker vessel.Your consecration to God's house
  • 00:10:14.160 --> 00:10:15.194
  • Your consecration to God's houseis not to be the --
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  • is not to be the --Act like a man.
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  • Act like a man.You've got children.
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  • You've got children.You've got a family.
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  • You've got a family.You've got all kinds
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  • You've got all kindsof responsibility.
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  • of responsibility.Act like a man.
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  • Act like a man.And don't be the weaker vessel.
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  • And don't be the weaker vessel.Step up and act like a man.
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  • Step up and act like a man.Not only does it mean don't
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  • Not only does it mean don'tfollow, lead,
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  • follow, lead,don't be the weaker vessel;
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  • don't be the weaker vessel;but lastly,
  • 00:10:34.146 --> 00:10:36.682
  • but lastly,it means lose the drama.
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  • it means lose the drama.Don't be a drama queen.
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  • Don't be a drama queen.To act like a man,
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  • To act like a man,to be a mighty man
  • 00:10:41.587 --> 00:10:44.690
  • to be a mighty manis to not be a drama queen.
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  • is to not be a drama queen.Oh yeah,
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  • Oh yeah,men can be a drama queen.
  • 00:10:48.627 --> 00:10:49.995
  • men can be a drama queen.Conflict in the family
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  • Conflict in the familyand everybody knows they've got
  • 00:10:51.197 --> 00:10:52.732
  • and everybody knows they've gotto walk on pins and needles
  • 00:10:52.732 --> 00:10:56.168
  • to walk on pins and needles'cause you're there.
  • 00:10:56.168 --> 00:10:57.536
  • 'cause you're there.Tone it down.
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  • Tone it down.Act like a man.
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  • Act like a man.Men don't scream and rant
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  • Men don't scream and rantand rave and everybody
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  • and rave and everybodyhas to walk on pins and needles
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  • has to walk on pins and needlesaround them.
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  • around them.Act like a man.
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  • Act like a man.Get full of the Holy Spirit.
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  • Get full of the Holy Spirit.Let Him help you take control
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  • Let Him help you take controlof your anger.
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  • of your anger.I don't care how successful
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  • I don't care how successfulyou are.
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  • you are.You don't have the right
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  • You don't have the rightto be unkind.
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  • to be unkind.To be holy is to be kind.
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  • To be holy is to be kind.If you're not holy,
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  • If you're not holy,you're not kind.
  • 00:11:24.196 --> 00:11:24.997
  • you're not kind.If you're not kind,
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  • If you're not kind,you're not holy.
  • 00:11:27.767 --> 00:11:29.201
  • you're not holy.Turn to somebody around you
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  • Turn to somebody around youand say, "Act like a man".
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  • and say, "Act like a man".Tell him, "I need a mighty man."
  • 00:11:37.543 --> 00:11:38.177
  • Tell him, "I need a mighty man."I'll tell you what else
  • 00:11:38.177 --> 00:11:39.879
  • I'll tell you what elseit's not.
  • 00:11:39.879 --> 00:11:41.213
  • it's not.To act like a man is not
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  • To act like a man is notto act like a woman.
  • 00:11:42.148 --> 00:11:43.482
  • to act like a woman.Number two, to act like a man
  • 00:11:43.482 --> 00:11:47.553
  • Number two, to act like a manis not to act like an animal.
  • 00:11:47.553 --> 00:11:50.523
  • is not to act like an animal.There are 275 times the Bible
  • 00:11:50.523 --> 00:11:52.858
  • There are 275 times the Bibleuses the word beast.
  • 00:11:52.858 --> 00:11:55.294
  • uses the word beast.Titus 1:2 says that there were
  • 00:11:55.294 --> 00:11:56.729
  • Titus 1:2 says that there weremen who were liars
  • 00:11:56.729 --> 00:11:59.298
  • men who were liarsand like evil beasts.
  • 00:11:59.298 --> 00:12:00.666
  • and like evil beasts.David said when he committed
  • 00:12:00.666 --> 00:12:02.802
  • David said when he committedadultery, "I was like a beast
  • 00:12:02.802 --> 00:12:04.303
  • adultery, "I was like a beastbefore You, God."
  • 00:12:04.303 --> 00:12:06.105
  • before You, God."Nebuchadnezzar was so filled
  • 00:12:06.105 --> 00:12:08.274
  • Nebuchadnezzar was so filledwith evil spirits that he acted
  • 00:12:08.274 --> 00:12:10.342
  • with evil spirits that he actedlike an animal, the Bible said,
  • 00:12:10.342 --> 00:12:11.644
  • like an animal, the Bible said,running through the forest.
  • 00:12:11.644 --> 00:12:13.045
  • running through the forest.He lost -- He became
  • 00:12:13.045 --> 00:12:16.782
  • He lost -- He becamelike an animal, like a beast.
  • 00:12:16.782 --> 00:12:18.617
  • like an animal, like a beast.To act like a man is to not
  • 00:12:18.617 --> 00:12:20.953
  • To act like a man is to notact like an animal.
  • 00:12:20.953 --> 00:12:21.754
  • act like an animal.What does that mean?
  • 00:12:21.754 --> 00:12:22.955
  • What does that mean?Animals only care for their
  • 00:12:22.955 --> 00:12:27.459
  • Animals only care for theirown desires.
  • 00:12:27.459 --> 00:12:30.496
  • own desires.You think you've got an animal
  • 00:12:30.496 --> 00:12:31.864
  • You think you've got an animaltamed, but you can't tame
  • 00:12:31.864 --> 00:12:34.133
  • tamed, but you can't tamean animal.
  • 00:12:34.133 --> 00:12:38.037
  • an animal.They want their own desires.
  • 00:12:38.037 --> 00:12:39.205
  • They want their own desires.I was thinking about this.
  • 00:12:39.205 --> 00:12:40.372
  • I was thinking about this.If you're like an animal,
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  • If you're like an animal,as a man, "It's my food.
  • 00:12:44.176 --> 00:12:45.711
  • as a man, "It's my food.It's my chair.
  • 00:12:45.711 --> 00:12:47.213
  • It's my chair.It's my sex.
  • 00:12:47.213 --> 00:12:48.380
  • It's my sex.It's my needs.
  • 00:12:48.380 --> 00:12:49.648
  • It's my needs.It's my appetites.
  • 00:12:49.648 --> 00:12:51.350
  • It's my appetites.It's me, me, me, my.
  • 00:12:51.350 --> 00:12:53.018
  • It's me, me, me, my.It's all about my desires."
  • 00:12:53.018 --> 00:12:54.286
  • It's all about my desires."You're not a man.
  • 00:12:54.286 --> 00:12:56.689
  • You're not a man.You're an animal.
  • 00:12:56.689 --> 00:12:59.725
  • You're an animal.An animal has no manners.
  • 00:12:59.725 --> 00:13:01.727
  • An animal has no manners.Don't act like an animal.
  • 00:13:01.727 --> 00:13:03.896
  • Don't act like an animal.Open the door for your wife.
  • 00:13:03.896 --> 00:13:05.497
  • Open the door for your wife.Open the car door.
  • 00:13:05.497 --> 00:13:07.967
  • Open the car door.Get some manners.
  • 00:13:07.967 --> 00:13:09.068
  • Get some manners.See a man opening the door
  • 00:13:09.068 --> 00:13:09.869
  • See a man opening the doorto his car;
  • 00:13:09.869 --> 00:13:10.669
  • to his car;it's either a new wife
  • 00:13:10.669 --> 00:13:18.577
  • it's either a new wifeor a new car.
  • 00:13:18.577 --> 00:13:19.578
  • or a new car.Say thank you.
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  • Say thank you.Be kind.
  • 00:13:21.046 --> 00:13:27.019
  • Be kind.Get some manners.
  • 00:13:27.019 --> 00:13:28.921
  • Get some manners.Don't act like a woman.
  • 00:13:28.921 --> 00:13:30.422
  • Don't act like a woman.Act like a man.
  • 00:13:30.422 --> 00:13:32.658
  • Act like a man.Don't act like an animal.
  • 00:13:32.658 --> 00:13:36.161
  • Don't act like an animal.Act like a man.
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  • Act like a man.What does act like men
  • 00:13:37.830 --> 00:13:40.666
  • What does act like menmean, lastly?
  • 00:13:40.666 --> 00:13:44.737
  • mean, lastly?It means don't act like a boy.
  • 00:13:44.737 --> 00:13:47.406
  • It means don't act like a boy.You're not a boy anymore.
  • 00:13:47.406 --> 00:13:51.744
  • You're not a boy anymore.Boys cry for their mommy.
  • 00:13:51.744 --> 00:13:53.779
  • Boys cry for their mommy.Boys want their mommy.
  • 00:13:53.779 --> 00:14:02.755
  • Boys want their mommy.Your wife is not your mama.
  • 00:14:02.755 --> 00:14:05.758
  • Your wife is not your mama.Boys want to be take care of.
  • 00:14:05.758 --> 00:14:08.127
  • Boys want to be take care of.Boys want everything.
  • 00:14:08.127 --> 00:14:08.928
  • Boys want everything.You're not a boy.
  • 00:14:08.928 --> 00:14:09.728
  • You're not a boy.You're a man.
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  • You're a man.1 Corinthians 13,
  • 00:14:11.463 --> 00:14:14.867
  • 1 Corinthians 13,"When I was a child, I thought
  • 00:14:14.867 --> 00:14:16.869
  • "When I was a child, I thoughtas a child;
  • 00:14:16.869 --> 00:14:18.704
  • as a child;but when I became",
  • 00:14:18.704 --> 00:14:19.705
  • but when I became",Notice, there's a when
  • 00:14:19.705 --> 00:14:20.739
  • Notice, there's a whenof childhood.
  • 00:14:20.739 --> 00:14:22.074
  • of childhood."When I was a child,
  • 00:14:22.074 --> 00:14:23.742
  • "When I was a child,I thought like a child,
  • 00:14:23.742 --> 00:14:25.177
  • I thought like a child,acted like a child,
  • 00:14:25.177 --> 00:14:26.679
  • acted like a child,played with childish things.
  • 00:14:26.679 --> 00:14:27.680
  • played with childish things.But when",
  • 00:14:27.680 --> 00:14:28.647
  • But when",There's a second when.
  • 00:14:28.647 --> 00:14:29.848
  • There's a second when.You need to catch your second
  • 00:14:29.848 --> 00:14:32.985
  • You need to catch your secondwhen because some of you
  • 00:14:32.985 --> 00:14:33.686
  • when because some of youare stuck
  • 00:14:33.686 --> 00:14:35.287
  • are stuckin protracted childhood.
  • 00:14:35.287 --> 00:14:35.988
  • in protracted childhood."I'm not going to say
  • 00:14:35.988 --> 00:14:36.789
  • "I'm not going to sayI'm sorry."
  • 00:14:36.789 --> 00:14:37.890
  • I'm sorry."That's what little boys say.
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  • That's what little boys say.Men act like men.
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  • Men act like men.Men are the first.
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  • Men are the first.They say, "I'm sorry.
  • 00:14:43.062 --> 00:14:43.929
  • They say, "I'm sorry.I was wrong."
  • 00:14:43.929 --> 00:14:44.863
  • I was wrong."Even if you weren't wrong,
  • 00:14:44.863 --> 00:14:45.631
  • Even if you weren't wrong,you were wrong,
  • 00:14:45.631 --> 00:14:46.832
  • you were wrong,if you're married.
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  • if you're married.So just go on and admit it.
  • 00:14:54.606 --> 00:14:55.874
  • So just go on and admit it."B ut when I became a man,
  • 00:14:55.874 --> 00:15:00.512
  • "B ut when I became a man,I put away childish things."
  • 00:15:00.512 --> 00:15:04.049
  • I put away childish things.""Gather around with my buddies."
  • 00:15:04.049 --> 00:15:05.918
  • "Gather around with my buddies."It don't work like that no more.
  • 00:15:05.918 --> 00:15:07.086
  • It don't work like that no more.Your number one priority
  • 00:15:07.086 --> 00:15:10.222
  • Your number one priorityis your wife and your family.
  • 00:15:10.222 --> 00:15:14.660
  • is your wife and your family.Nothing else.
  • 00:15:14.660 --> 00:15:20.532
  • Nothing else."I put away childish things."
  • 00:15:20.532 --> 00:15:21.767
  • "I put away childish things."You're young only once,
  • 00:15:21.767 --> 00:15:23.068
  • You're young only once,but you can be immature
  • 00:15:23.068 --> 00:15:26.138
  • but you can be immaturefor life.
  • 00:15:26.138 --> 00:15:31.310
  • for life.Thank you, all the women said.
  • 00:15:31.310 --> 00:15:32.311
  • Thank you, all the women said.And the men are mad at me.
  • 00:15:32.311 --> 00:15:36.982
  • And the men are mad at me.They've deserted me.
  • 00:15:36.982 --> 00:15:38.150
  • They've deserted me.So can I close with three
  • 00:15:38.150 --> 00:15:40.753
  • So can I close with threequick things?
  • 00:15:40.753 --> 00:15:43.522
  • quick things?So I know what act
  • 00:15:43.522 --> 00:15:45.024
  • So I know what actlike a man doesn't mean.
  • 00:15:45.024 --> 00:15:46.392
  • like a man doesn't mean.Don't act like a woman.
  • 00:15:46.392 --> 00:15:48.527
  • Don't act like a woman.Don't act like an animal.
  • 00:15:48.527 --> 00:15:50.229
  • Don't act like an animal.Don't act like a boy.
  • 00:15:50.229 --> 00:15:51.797
  • Don't act like a boy.Be a man.
  • 00:15:51.797 --> 00:15:53.932
  • Be a man.Take responsibility.
  • 00:15:53.932 --> 00:15:56.502
  • Take responsibility.What does that mean?
  • 00:15:56.502 --> 00:15:59.438
  • What does that mean?Well, that means this.
  • 00:15:59.438 --> 00:16:02.908
  • Well, that means this.Number one, three out of four
  • 00:16:02.908 --> 00:16:06.745
  • Number one, three out of fourof the descriptions of what
  • 00:16:06.745 --> 00:16:09.148
  • of the descriptions of whatit means to act like a man
  • 00:16:09.148 --> 00:16:10.249
  • it means to act like a manis military terms.
  • 00:16:10.249 --> 00:16:12.684
  • is military terms.Number one, he says be watchful.
  • 00:16:12.684 --> 00:16:13.919
  • Number one, he says be watchful.Now, look at me, all you men,
  • 00:16:13.919 --> 00:16:15.821
  • Now, look at me, all you men,please, and listen.
  • 00:16:15.821 --> 00:16:16.989
  • please, and listen.Be watchful.
  • 00:16:16.989 --> 00:16:19.625
  • Be watchful.It means to keep your eyes open,
  • 00:16:19.625 --> 00:16:22.428
  • It means to keep your eyes open,to pay attention.
  • 00:16:22.428 --> 00:16:25.364
  • to pay attention.It means, it has to do with
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  • It means, it has to do withOld Testament cities that were
  • 00:16:26.665 --> 00:16:28.400
  • Old Testament cities that werefortified and the only way
  • 00:16:28.400 --> 00:16:30.002
  • fortified and the only waythat the people inside the city
  • 00:16:30.002 --> 00:16:32.071
  • that the people inside the citycould rest in peace at night
  • 00:16:32.071 --> 00:16:33.405
  • could rest in peace at nightis they knew they had watchmen
  • 00:16:33.405 --> 00:16:36.008
  • is they knew they had watchmenon the walls who were looking
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  • on the walls who were lookingout for any impending danger
  • 00:16:37.976 --> 00:16:39.244
  • out for any impending dangertrying to get in and destroy
  • 00:16:39.244 --> 00:16:43.182
  • trying to get in and destroytheir homes and families.
  • 00:16:43.182 --> 00:16:44.249
  • their homes and families.And God says,
  • 00:16:44.249 --> 00:16:46.785
  • And God says,"I've called you gentlemen."
  • 00:16:46.785 --> 00:16:48.787
  • "I've called you gentlemen."This is not playtime now.
  • 00:16:48.787 --> 00:16:49.888
  • This is not playtime now.I'm telling you.
  • 00:16:49.888 --> 00:16:51.523
  • I'm telling you.I'm a pastor.
  • 00:16:51.523 --> 00:16:53.092
  • I'm a pastor.Been married for 29 years
  • 00:16:53.092 --> 00:16:54.460
  • Been married for 29 yearsand Cherise and I will celebrate
  • 00:16:54.460 --> 00:16:56.261
  • and Cherise and I will celebrateour 30th anniversary
  • 00:16:56.261 --> 00:16:57.096
  • our 30th anniversarythis year.
  • 00:16:57.096 --> 00:16:57.796
  • this year.but I want to tell
  • 00:16:57.796 --> 00:16:58.764
  • but I want to tellyou something.
  • 00:16:58.764 --> 00:16:59.465
  • you something.Listen to me.
  • 00:16:59.465 --> 00:17:01.433
  • Listen to me.Hold on just a moment.
  • 00:17:01.433 --> 00:17:03.035
  • Hold on just a moment.There has never been a time
  • 00:17:03.035 --> 00:17:04.770
  • There has never been a timein all of my life that I have
  • 00:17:04.770 --> 00:17:08.140
  • in all of my life that I haveseen families under duress
  • 00:17:08.140 --> 00:17:10.342
  • seen families under duressand attack and distress
  • 00:17:10.342 --> 00:17:12.277
  • and attack and distressand trouble --
  • 00:17:12.277 --> 00:17:14.813
  • and trouble --I have felt my own self,
  • 00:17:14.813 --> 00:17:15.681
  • I have felt my own self,the weight,
  • 00:17:15.681 --> 00:17:18.283
  • the weight,the complexities of family,
  • 00:17:18.283 --> 00:17:21.286
  • the complexities of family,the hurts of family, at times,
  • 00:17:21.286 --> 00:17:23.889
  • the hurts of family, at times,the brokenness of family.
  • 00:17:23.889 --> 00:17:25.090
  • the brokenness of family.I was riding in my car the other
  • 00:17:25.090 --> 00:17:26.358
  • I was riding in my car the otherday, and I know
  • 00:17:26.358 --> 00:17:27.192
  • day, and I knowit was the devil,
  • 00:17:27.192 --> 00:17:28.427
  • it was the devil,but I just heard a voice
  • 00:17:28.427 --> 00:17:29.094
  • but I just heard a voicethat just said,
  • 00:17:29.094 --> 00:17:31.997
  • that just said,"Just keep riding".
  • 00:17:31.997 --> 00:17:33.665
  • "Just keep riding".So many things with children,
  • 00:17:33.665 --> 00:17:35.467
  • So many things with children,so many things with family,
  • 00:17:35.467 --> 00:17:36.568
  • so many things with family,you just feel like,
  • 00:17:36.568 --> 00:17:38.003
  • you just feel like,"God, I can't take it.
  • 00:17:38.003 --> 00:17:39.338
  • "God, I can't take it.I don't know what to do.
  • 00:17:39.338 --> 00:17:40.739
  • I don't know what to do.This is ridiculous.
  • 00:17:40.739 --> 00:17:42.975
  • This is ridiculous.How can this happen
  • 00:17:42.975 --> 00:17:45.410
  • How can this happento my family, in my family?
  • 00:17:45.410 --> 00:17:46.311
  • to my family, in my family?How can these things
  • 00:17:46.311 --> 00:17:47.846
  • How can these thingsbe going on?"
  • 00:17:47.846 --> 00:17:48.647
  • be going on?"But here's what the Lord
  • 00:17:48.647 --> 00:17:49.615
  • But here's what the Lordtold me to tell you.
  • 00:17:49.615 --> 00:17:51.517
  • told me to tell you."Be watchful."
  • 00:17:51.517 --> 00:17:54.253
  • "Be watchful."Get up on the wall.
  • 00:17:54.253 --> 00:17:55.821
  • Get up on the wall.Pay attention to your family.
  • 00:17:55.821 --> 00:17:58.223
  • Pay attention to your family.Pay attention to the media.
  • 00:17:58.223 --> 00:18:00.259
  • Pay attention to the media.Pay attention to the internet.
  • 00:18:00.259 --> 00:18:02.427
  • Pay attention to the internet.Be watchmen.
  • 00:18:02.427 --> 00:18:03.495
  • Be watchmen.Go up in their rooms
  • 00:18:03.495 --> 00:18:04.863
  • Go up in their roomsand they can have privacy
  • 00:18:04.863 --> 00:18:06.064
  • and they can have privacywhen they pay rent,
  • 00:18:06.064 --> 00:18:07.833
  • when they pay rent,but since they don't pay rent,
  • 00:18:07.833 --> 00:18:09.768
  • but since they don't pay rent,there's no thing called privacy.
  • 00:18:09.768 --> 00:18:11.136
  • there's no thing called privacy.I go on your computer.
  • 00:18:11.136 --> 00:18:12.704
  • I go on your computer.There are no codes on phones.
  • 00:18:12.704 --> 00:18:13.805
  • There are no codes on phones.You go in and you
  • 00:18:13.805 --> 00:18:15.274
  • You go in and youare a watchman.
  • 00:18:15.274 --> 00:18:15.941
  • are a watchman.And it's not
  • 00:18:15.941 --> 00:18:17.509
  • And it's notyour wife's responsibility.
  • 00:18:17.509 --> 00:18:19.745
  • your wife's responsibility.It's your responsibility.
  • 00:18:19.745 --> 00:18:21.113
  • It's your responsibility.You've got to be a watchman
  • 00:18:21.113 --> 00:18:22.314
  • You've got to be a watchmanfor your house.
  • 00:18:22.314 --> 00:18:24.216
  • for your house.What kind of music is on there,
  • 00:18:24.216 --> 00:18:25.751
  • What kind of music is on there,is in their beats?
  • 00:18:25.751 --> 00:18:27.419
  • is in their beats?What are they listening to?
  • 00:18:27.419 --> 00:18:28.420
  • What are they listening to?What kind of language
  • 00:18:28.420 --> 00:18:31.056
  • What kind of languageare they listening to?
  • 00:18:31.056 --> 00:18:35.561
  • are they listening to?Be watchmen.
  • 00:18:35.561 --> 00:18:36.395
  • Be watchmen.What kind of friends
  • 00:18:36.395 --> 00:18:38.630
  • What kind of friendsdo they have?
  • 00:18:38.630 --> 00:18:39.898
  • do they have?The Bible says of Eli
  • 00:18:39.898 --> 00:18:41.333
  • The Bible says of Eliin the Old Testament that he
  • 00:18:41.333 --> 00:18:42.901
  • in the Old Testament that heraised two sons, and I cannot
  • 00:18:42.901 --> 00:18:43.969
  • raised two sons, and I cannotbelieve the wording.
  • 00:18:43.969 --> 00:18:45.237
  • believe the wording.I looked it up again.
  • 00:18:45.237 --> 00:18:46.572
  • I looked it up again.It said, "But they were
  • 00:18:46.572 --> 00:18:47.906
  • It said, "But they wereworthless sons."
  • 00:18:47.906 --> 00:18:48.774
  • worthless sons."How would you like for the Bible
  • 00:18:48.774 --> 00:18:49.608
  • How would you like for the Bibleto say,
  • 00:18:49.608 --> 00:18:50.609
  • to say,concerning your children,
  • 00:18:50.609 --> 00:18:51.843
  • concerning your children,you raised them
  • 00:18:51.843 --> 00:18:56.682
  • you raised themand they were worthless sons?
  • 00:18:56.682 --> 00:18:57.849
  • and they were worthless sons?And the Bible tells why.
  • 00:18:57.849 --> 00:18:59.384
  • And the Bible tells why.It says of Eli, the preacher,
  • 00:18:59.384 --> 00:19:00.152
  • It says of Eli, the preacher,the high priest,
  • 00:19:00.152 --> 00:19:01.987
  • the high priest,because he didn't
  • 00:19:01.987 --> 00:19:04.156
  • because he didn'trestrain them.
  • 00:19:04.156 --> 00:19:05.757
  • restrain them.The word restrain means
  • 00:19:05.757 --> 00:19:08.794
  • The word restrain meansno measured efforts on his part
  • 00:19:08.794 --> 00:19:11.530
  • no measured efforts on his partto even resist the wickedness
  • 00:19:11.530 --> 00:19:13.131
  • to even resist the wickednessof his children.
  • 00:19:13.131 --> 00:19:15.234
  • of his children.Wow.
  • 00:19:15.234 --> 00:19:18.203
  • Wow.Dad, mom, be watchmen.
  • 00:19:18.203 --> 00:19:19.504
  • Dad, mom, be watchmen.And when your kids want
  • 00:19:19.504 --> 00:19:23.275
  • And when your kids wantto bring stuff in, you can't --
  • 00:19:23.275 --> 00:19:24.743
  • to bring stuff in, you can't --If you don't restrain them,
  • 00:19:24.743 --> 00:19:26.345
  • If you don't restrain them,if there's no measured effort
  • 00:19:26.345 --> 00:19:29.381
  • if there's no measured efforton your part to resist evil,
  • 00:19:29.381 --> 00:19:30.515
  • on your part to resist evil,it's coming.
  • 00:19:30.515 --> 00:19:31.550
  • it's coming.And the Bible said they were
  • 00:19:31.550 --> 00:19:33.518
  • And the Bible said they wereblaspheming God.
  • 00:19:33.518 --> 00:19:35.487
  • blaspheming God.What I'm saying to you is you
  • 00:19:35.487 --> 00:19:37.990
  • What I'm saying to you is youhave to be watchmen over your
  • 00:19:37.990 --> 00:19:39.858
  • have to be watchmen over yourfamily and your house.
  • 00:19:39.858 --> 00:19:41.260
  • family and your house.You can't always be best friends
  • 00:19:41.260 --> 00:19:43.962
  • You can't always be best friendswith your children.
  • 00:19:43.962 --> 00:19:45.197
  • with your children.And they need dads.
  • 00:19:45.197 --> 00:19:46.298
  • And they need dads.They need men.
  • 00:19:46.298 --> 00:19:48.500
  • They need men.They need -- Boys follow men.
  • 00:19:48.500 --> 00:19:50.002
  • They need -- Boys follow men.And if men get it right,
  • 00:19:50.002 --> 00:19:51.403
  • And if men get it right,if men get it right,
  • 00:19:51.403 --> 00:19:54.873
  • if men get it right,boys are going to follow.
  • 00:19:54.873 --> 00:19:55.907
  • boys are going to follow.Get off your phone.
  • 00:19:55.907 --> 00:19:56.975
  • Get off your phone.Get off your couch.
  • 00:19:56.975 --> 00:19:59.344
  • Get off your couch.Get out of your office.
  • 00:19:59.344 --> 00:20:00.412
  • Get out of your office.Be watchful.
  • 00:20:00.412 --> 00:20:03.815
  • Be watchful.Act like a man.
  • 00:20:03.815 --> 00:20:05.784
  • Act like a man.Are you watching?
  • 00:20:05.784 --> 00:20:07.753
  • Are you watching?Secondly, stand firm
  • 00:20:07.753 --> 00:20:09.187
  • Secondly, stand firmin the faith.
  • 00:20:09.187 --> 00:20:10.055
  • in the faith.Another translation,
  • 00:20:10.055 --> 00:20:11.089
  • Another translation,The Message Bible, says,
  • 00:20:11.089 --> 00:20:12.057
  • The Message Bible, says,"Hold tight to your
  • 00:20:12.057 --> 00:20:14.026
  • "Hold tight to yourconvictions," what you believe
  • 00:20:14.026 --> 00:20:15.894
  • convictions," what you believeabout the word of God,
  • 00:20:15.894 --> 00:20:17.529
  • about the word of God,what you believe about marriage,
  • 00:20:17.529 --> 00:20:18.563
  • what you believe about marriage,what you believe,
  • 00:20:18.563 --> 00:20:19.498
  • what you believe,in other words, don't let
  • 00:20:19.498 --> 00:20:21.867
  • in other words, don't letyour theology gravitate
  • 00:20:21.867 --> 00:20:25.637
  • your theology gravitatetoward your behavior.
  • 00:20:25.637 --> 00:20:26.838
  • toward your behavior.Don't start changing
  • 00:20:26.838 --> 00:20:28.674
  • Don't start changingyour theology because you have
  • 00:20:28.674 --> 00:20:29.908
  • your theology because you havelet down the standard
  • 00:20:29.908 --> 00:20:30.709
  • let down the standardand you've lost
  • 00:20:30.709 --> 00:20:32.611
  • and you've lostyour convictions.
  • 00:20:32.611 --> 00:20:34.212
  • your convictions.But let the word of God
  • 00:20:34.212 --> 00:20:36.415
  • But let the word of Godstand firm on your faith.
  • 00:20:36.415 --> 00:20:37.416
  • stand firm on your faith.Let the word of God
  • 00:20:37.416 --> 00:20:39.351
  • Let the word of Godbe that rock solid thing
  • 00:20:39.351 --> 00:20:41.186
  • be that rock solid thingin a shifting culture
  • 00:20:41.186 --> 00:20:42.120
  • in a shifting culturethat brings you
  • 00:20:42.120 --> 00:20:44.990
  • that brings youand calls you back to repentance
  • 00:20:44.990 --> 00:20:46.958
  • and calls you back to repentanceand calls you back to separation
  • 00:20:46.958 --> 00:20:48.694
  • and calls you back to separationand calls you back to holiness
  • 00:20:48.694 --> 00:20:50.495
  • and calls you back to holinessand calls you back to purity
  • 00:20:50.495 --> 00:20:51.596
  • and calls you back to purityand calls you back
  • 00:20:51.596 --> 00:20:56.001
  • and calls you backto a walk with God.
  • 00:20:56.001 --> 00:20:57.069
  • to a walk with God.Paul said, "I have
  • 00:20:57.069 --> 00:20:58.337
  • Paul said, "I havekept the faith.
  • 00:20:58.337 --> 00:21:00.539
  • kept the faith.I didn't lose it; I kept it."
  • 00:21:00.539 --> 00:21:01.840
  • I didn't lose it; I kept it."Make a big move.
  • 00:21:01.840 --> 00:21:03.175
  • Make a big move.Act like a man.
  • 00:21:03.175 --> 00:21:04.042
  • Act like a man.If you can't handle
  • 00:21:04.042 --> 00:21:04.876
  • If you can't handlethe computer,
  • 00:21:04.876 --> 00:21:05.844
  • the computer,if you can't handle
  • 00:21:05.844 --> 00:21:06.845
  • if you can't handleyour cell phone,
  • 00:21:06.845 --> 00:21:08.547
  • your cell phone,if you can't handle things,
  • 00:21:08.547 --> 00:21:10.882
  • if you can't handle things,make a big move.
  • 00:21:10.882 --> 00:21:11.983
  • make a big move.Make a hard call.
  • 00:21:11.983 --> 00:21:12.984
  • Make a hard call.Step up.
  • 00:21:12.984 --> 00:21:17.255
  • Step up.Act like men.
  • 00:21:17.255 --> 00:21:18.523
  • Act like men.Lastly, let all that you
  • 00:21:18.523 --> 00:21:25.497
  • Lastly, let all that youdo be done in love.
  • 00:21:25.497 --> 00:21:29.501
  • do be done in love.For me, as a father,
  • 00:21:29.501 --> 00:21:32.371
  • For me, as a father,this is huge because I'm going
  • 00:21:32.371 --> 00:21:33.438
  • this is huge because I'm goingto tell you what'll happen
  • 00:21:33.438 --> 00:21:34.873
  • to tell you what'll happento your family sooner or later.
  • 00:21:34.873 --> 00:21:35.674
  • to your family sooner or later.And those of you who've got
  • 00:21:35.674 --> 00:21:36.875
  • And those of you who've gotyoung children, you think
  • 00:21:36.875 --> 00:21:38.543
  • young children, you thinkthis'll never be your lot.
  • 00:21:38.543 --> 00:21:42.147
  • this'll never be your lot.But just listen.
  • 00:21:42.147 --> 00:21:43.248
  • But just listen.There's a scripture that says
  • 00:21:43.248 --> 00:21:45.517
  • There's a scripture that says"the wrath of man does
  • 00:21:45.517 --> 00:21:46.685
  • "the wrath of man doesnot produce the righteousness
  • 00:21:46.685 --> 00:21:49.421
  • not produce the righteousnessof God".
  • 00:21:49.421 --> 00:21:50.822
  • of God".That simply means that when
  • 00:21:50.822 --> 00:21:53.325
  • That simply means that whenyour children or your family
  • 00:21:53.325 --> 00:21:55.360
  • your children or your familyis acting in a way that you
  • 00:21:55.360 --> 00:21:57.095
  • is acting in a way that youtotally disagree with
  • 00:21:57.095 --> 00:21:59.030
  • totally disagree withand dishonors God,
  • 00:21:59.030 --> 00:22:02.968
  • and dishonors God,the wrath of man will not,
  • 00:22:02.968 --> 00:22:04.970
  • the wrath of man will not,in my family, produce
  • 00:22:04.970 --> 00:22:07.606
  • in my family, producethe righteousness of God.
  • 00:22:07.606 --> 00:22:10.442
  • the righteousness of God.If I scream, if I get angry --
  • 00:22:10.442 --> 00:22:13.345
  • If I scream, if I get angry --And oh, this is where the enemy,
  • 00:22:13.345 --> 00:22:15.080
  • And oh, this is where the enemy,the accuser will attack you,
  • 00:22:15.080 --> 00:22:16.148
  • the accuser will attack you,because when it's --
  • 00:22:16.148 --> 00:22:19.751
  • because when it's --Boys, girl --
  • 00:22:19.751 --> 00:22:22.754
  • Boys, girl --But the wrath of man --
  • 00:22:22.754 --> 00:22:24.823
  • But the wrath of man --Mom screaming, dad screaming;
  • 00:22:24.823 --> 00:22:26.525
  • Mom screaming, dad screaming;it's not going
  • 00:22:26.525 --> 00:22:28.994
  • it's not goingto produce righteousness.
  • 00:22:28.994 --> 00:22:29.761
  • to produce righteousness.What's going
  • 00:22:29.761 --> 00:22:30.729
  • What's goingto produce righteousness?
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  • to produce righteousness?The Message Bible says
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  • The Message Bible saysof that, "Let all that you
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  • of that, "Let all that youdo be done in love".
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  • do be done in love".The Message Bible says,
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  • The Message Bible says,"Love without stopping."
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  • "Love without stopping."Love without stopping.
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  • Love without stopping.Love without stopping.
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  • Love without stopping."You're breaking my heart,"
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  • "You're breaking my heart,"but love without stopping.
  • 00:22:43.508 --> 00:22:44.643
  • but love without stopping."I've raised you different,"
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  • "I've raised you different,"but love without stopping.
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  • but love without stopping."Oh, my God.
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  • "Oh, my God.You don't understand
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  • You don't understandwhat you're doing.
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  • what you're doing.You're making terrible choices."
  • 00:22:50.715 --> 00:22:53.452
  • You're making terrible choices."But love without stopping.
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  • But love without stopping.Screaming, ranting, putting
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  • Screaming, ranting, puttinghands through sheet rock,
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  • hands through sheet rock,fussing, cussing,
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  • fussing, cussing,it's not going to produce
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  • it's not going to producethe righteousness of God.
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  • the righteousness of God.What will produce
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  • What will producethe righteousness of God?
  • 00:23:04.196 --> 00:23:09.434
  • the righteousness of God?Love without stopping.
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  • Love without stopping.And I say it to every marriage,
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  • And I say it to every marriage,every woman, every man.
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  • every woman, every man.You may not like everything
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  • You may not like everythingyour husband is doing.
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  • your husband is doing.You don't, I'm sure.
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  • You don't, I'm sure.You don't like everything
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  • You don't like everythingyour wife is doing.
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  • your wife is doing.But God's word to you
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  • But God's word to youis love without stopping.
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  • - You know,
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  • - You know,in our closing moments together,
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  • in our closing moments together,I wanna say, "Thank you".
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  • I wanna say, "Thank you".God has opened amazing doors
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  • God has opened amazing doorsfor us in the nation of Israel,
  • 00:23:41.166 --> 00:23:41.733
  • a major part of that.
  • 00:23:43.101 --> 00:23:44.402
  • a major part of that.Last year, we started
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  • Last year, we startedthe Comfort My People
  • 00:23:45.504 --> 00:23:46.638
  • the Comfort My PeopleInitiative.
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  • Initiative.We're partnering with
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  • We're partnering withthe Jewish National Fund
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  • the Jewish National Fundto comfort the region of Eshkol
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  • to comfort the region of Eshkolthat is so frequently
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  • that is so frequentlythe target of terrorist attacks.
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  • the target of terrorist attacks.Right now,
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  • Right now,we're in the process
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  • we're in the processof constructing a brand-new,
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  • of constructing a brand-new,state-of-the-art, full,
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  • state-of-the-art, full,bombproof trauma center
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  • bombproof trauma centerand playschool kingdom.
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  • and playschool kingdom.This is an amazing,
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  • This is an amazing,beautiful facility
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  • beautiful facilitythat will save
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  • that will savethe lives of children
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  • the lives of childrenand families and elderly people.
  • 00:24:13.298 --> 00:24:14.933
  • and families and elderly people.Will you help us today?
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  • Will you help us today?I know God will bless you.
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  • I know God will bless you.I know God will make a way.
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  • I know God will make a way.When you do,
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  • When you do,we wanna give you some
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  • we wanna give you someamazing gifts in response,
  • 00:24:21.806 --> 00:24:23.808
  • amazing gifts in response,including the teaching series
  • 00:24:23.808 --> 00:24:24.709
  • including the teaching series"Raised".
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  • "Raised".When Jesus touches your coffin,
  • 00:24:27.612 --> 00:24:29.247
  • When Jesus touches your coffin,the remedy of worry,
  • 00:24:29.247 --> 00:24:31.216
  • the remedy of worry,one of the messages is called,
  • 00:24:31.216 --> 00:24:32.817
  • one of the messages is called,"The Remedy of Worry".
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  • "The Remedy of Worry".Are you worried right now?
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  • Are you worried right now?I can tell you this,
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  • I can tell you this,God is not worried,
  • 00:24:36.154 --> 00:24:37.088
  • God is not worried,and He's waiting on you
  • 00:24:37.088 --> 00:24:38.657
  • and He's waiting on youto turn to Him today.
  • 00:24:38.657 --> 00:24:40.759
  • to turn to Him today.He can replace worry
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  • He can replace worrywith worship in your life.
  • 00:24:42.727 --> 00:24:43.528
  • with worship in your life.When you give,
  • 00:24:43.528 --> 00:24:44.462
  • When you give,you're blessing
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  • you're blessingthe nation of Israel,
  • 00:24:45.964 --> 00:24:46.531
  • the nation of Israel,and when you bless
  • 00:24:46.531 --> 00:24:47.666
  • and when you blessthe nation of Israel,
  • 00:24:47.666 --> 00:24:48.934
  • the nation of Israel,God will pour out
  • 00:24:48.934 --> 00:24:50.769
  • God will pour outHis blessings on your life.
  • 00:24:50.769 --> 00:24:52.137
  • His blessings on your life.Here's my announcer
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  • - ANNOUNCER: Worry and fear
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  • are plaguing
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  • the world right now,
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  • but rest assured;
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  • God has a plan and a remedy.
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  • ♪ ♪
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  • We wanna send you
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  • We wanna send youthe Restoration bundle
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  • the Restoration bundlein gratitude for sharing a gift
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  • in gratitude for sharing a giftof $50 in support of our work
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  • of $50 in support of our workin Eshkol, Israel today.
  • 00:25:35.347 --> 00:25:36.247
  • in Eshkol, Israel today.This pair of teachings
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  • This pair of teachingswill empower you to banish
  • 00:25:37.816 --> 00:25:39.417
  • will empower you to banishthe toxic poison of worry
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  • the toxic poison of worryfrom your mind and soul,
  • 00:25:41.119 --> 00:25:42.087
  • from your mind and soul,giving you the keys
  • 00:25:42.087 --> 00:25:43.488
  • giving you the keysto experiencing miraculous
  • 00:25:43.488 --> 00:25:44.522
  • to experiencing miraculousrestoration.
  • 00:25:44.522 --> 00:25:46.124
  • restoration.Share a gift of $200
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  • Share a gift of $200to help build
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  • to help buildthe Eshkol Region Trauma Center
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  • the Eshkol Region Trauma Centerand Playschool Kingdom.
  • 00:25:50.261 --> 00:25:51.029
  • and Playschool Kingdom.We'll include
  • 00:25:51.029 --> 00:25:52.297
  • We'll includethe Restoration gift set,
  • 00:25:52.297 --> 00:25:53.331
  • the Restoration gift set,with the Jentezen Franklin
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  • with the Jentezen FranklinLegacy Bible.
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  • Legacy Bible.This Bible has accumulated
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  • This Bible has accumulatedinsights of more than
  • 00:25:57.836 --> 00:25:59.304
  • insights of more than30 years of ministry into
  • 00:25:59.304 --> 00:26:00.639
  • 30 years of ministry intothe notes and commentaries.
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  • the notes and commentaries.If you're able to share a gift
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  • If you're able to share a giftof $1.000 or more today,
  • 00:26:04.175 --> 00:26:04.943
  • of $1.000 or more today,we will plant
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  • we will plantan ongoing symbol of life;
  • 00:26:06.544 --> 00:26:08.113
  • an ongoing symbol of life;a tree of victory,
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  • a tree of victory,in your name in Israel,
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  • in your name in Israel,and inscribe your name
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  • and inscribe your nameon the Comfort My People
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  • on the Comfort My PeopleWall of Recognition in Eshkol.
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  • Wall of Recognition in Eshkol.Bring comfort to
  • 00:26:15.687 --> 00:26:16.821
  • Bring comfort tothe nation of Israel,
  • 00:26:16.821 --> 00:26:18.423
  • the nation of Israel,and experience the restoration
  • 00:26:18.423 --> 00:26:19.724
  • and experience the restorationin your life today.
  • 00:26:19.724 --> 00:26:21.292
  • in your life today.Call now to give your best gift,
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  • Call now to give your best gift,or visit us online.
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  • or visit us online.
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  • - Well, Cherise and I
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  • - Well, Cherise and Iare so excited about
  • 00:26:28.233 --> 00:26:30.435
  • are so excited aboutthe 2020 trip to Israel;
  • 00:26:30.435 --> 00:26:31.903
  • the 2020 trip to Israel;the Holy Land Tour.
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  • the Holy Land Tour.This is gonna be
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  • This is gonna bethe most special trip
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  • the most special tripthat we've ever had.
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  • that we've ever had.When you go on trips like this,
  • 00:26:36.408 --> 00:26:38.343
  • When you go on trips like this,it's a form of blessing Israel,
  • 00:26:38.343 --> 00:26:39.644
  • it's a form of blessing Israel,it's a form of saying,
  • 00:26:39.644 --> 00:26:41.579
  • it's a form of saying,“I'm blessing You, God,
  • 00:26:41.579 --> 00:26:42.847
  • “I'm blessing You, God,and I'm blessing Your land,
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  • and I'm blessing Your land,and I'm blessing the people,”
  • 00:26:44.349 --> 00:26:45.850
  • and I'm blessing the people,”and when you do that,
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  • and when you do that,there's a blessing
  • 00:26:46.551 --> 00:26:48.153
  • there's a blessingthat comes back, spiritually
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  • that comes back, spirituallyand in every other way.
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  • and in every other way.Can't wait to see you.
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  • Can't wait to see you.Get on the bus; let's go.
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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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  • make these programs possible.
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