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Rush of Grace

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June 23, 2019
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Live with Passion with Father Cedric

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    • Expect the Spirit of God to rush upon you.
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    • Expect the Spirit of God to rush upon you.
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    • Hi welcome to "Live With Passion",
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    • Hi welcome to "Live With Passion",
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    • I'm Father Cedric Pisegna.
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    • I'm Father Cedric Pisegna.
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    • I wanna talk to you about grace.
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    • I wanna talk to you about grace.
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    • In fact, I am praying that as you watch this program,
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    • In fact, I am praying that as you watch this program,
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    • you will receive a rush, a mighty wind,
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    • you will receive a rush, a mighty wind,
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    • of grace in your life.
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    • of grace in your life.
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    • Let me share with you from 1 Samuel 16.
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    • Let me share with you from 1 Samuel 16.
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    • And this is Samuel, the prophet, about to anoint David,
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    • And this is Samuel, the prophet, about to anoint David,
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    • who is just a young man.
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    • who is just a young man.
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    • He's about to anoint him with oil,
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    • He's about to anoint him with oil,
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    • and listen to what happens when he does.
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    • and listen to what happens when he does.
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    • So Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed David
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    • So Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed David
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    • in the midst of all his brothers.
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    • in the midst of all his brothers.
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    • And the Spirit of the Lord rushed upon David,
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    • And the Spirit of the Lord rushed upon David,
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    • and rushed upon David from that day forward.
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    • and rushed upon David from that day forward.
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    • The word of the Lord, thanks be to God.
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    • The word of the Lord, thanks be to God.
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    • And I love what that scripture says,
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    • And I love what that scripture says,
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    • that the Spirit of the Lord came mightily upon David,
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    • that the Spirit of the Lord came mightily upon David,
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    • rushed upon David.
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    • rushed upon David.
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    • I want you to expect a rush of God's grace in your life.
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    • I want you to expect a rush of God's grace in your life.
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    • The Spirit came upon David and anointed him as king.
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    • The Spirit came upon David and anointed him as king.
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    • In the same way, we need a rush of Grace
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    • In the same way, we need a rush of Grace
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    • to anoint us to be parents, to be students,
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    • to anoint us to be parents, to be students,
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    • to be whatever it is that God has called you to be.
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    • to be whatever it is that God has called you to be.
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    • Whether you're raising children,
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    • Whether you're raising children,
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    • whether you're starting a new job,
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    • whether you're starting a new job,
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    • whether you have dreams and visions,
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    • whether you have dreams and visions,
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    • there is a rush for you, a sudden movement of God for you,
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    • there is a rush for you, a sudden movement of God for you,
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    • to help you in every area of your life.
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    • to help you in every area of your life.
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    • And I love that word rush.
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    • And I love that word rush.
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    • I love the fact that the Spirit of God rushed upon David.
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    • I love the fact that the Spirit of God rushed upon David.
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    • You ever see a person rushing somewhere?
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    • You ever see a person rushing somewhere?
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    • They're in a hurry, you know what that tells me?
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    • They're in a hurry, you know what that tells me?
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    • That when the Spirit of God rushes upon us,
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    • That when the Spirit of God rushes upon us,
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    • that God's in a hurry to bless us.
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    • that God's in a hurry to bless us.
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    • You ever think about God that way?
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    • You ever think about God that way?
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    • Sometimes God feels, seems like he's so distant,
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    • Sometimes God feels, seems like he's so distant,
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    • but really I, the God that I know,
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    • but really I, the God that I know,
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    • he's in a hurry to bless us,
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    • he's in a hurry to bless us,
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    • he wants to rush us with his grace.
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    • he wants to rush us with his grace.
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    • And then when it comes to rush, I live in Houston,
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    • And then when it comes to rush, I live in Houston,
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    • and there's always rush hour.
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    • and there's always rush hour.
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    • And I mean the cars are everywhere, we have I10
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    • And I mean the cars are everywhere, we have I10
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    • that goes right through Houston, 45,
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    • that goes right through Houston, 45,
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    • we have 59 that goes north.
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    • we have 59 that goes north.
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    • And cars are everywhere, and what that means is
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    • And cars are everywhere, and what that means is
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    • there's an overwhelming amount of cars.
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    • there's an overwhelming amount of cars.
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    • In the same way, with God's grace,
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    • In the same way, with God's grace,
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    • there's a overwhelming, overflow abundance
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    • there's a overwhelming, overflow abundance
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    • when it comes to God's grace.
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    • when it comes to God's grace.
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    • One time I was taking a hike in a national park,
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    • One time I was taking a hike in a national park,
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    • and I noticed that the stream,
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    • and I noticed that the stream,
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    • it was right after it had rained,
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    • it was right after it had rained,
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    • the water was so high, and it was rushing,
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    • the water was so high, and it was rushing,
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    • and gushing down the stream bed.
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    • and gushing down the stream bed.
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    • And there was an overflow, an abundance,
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    • And there was an overflow, an abundance,
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    • a movement of the water.
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    • a movement of the water.
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    • In the same way, when God's grace is operative in our life,
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    • In the same way, when God's grace is operative in our life,
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    • there's a movement in our life to anoint us
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    • there's a movement in our life to anoint us
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    • to become the best that we can be.
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    • to become the best that we can be.
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    • I don't want you to live under your own power,
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    • I don't want you to live under your own power,
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    • and in your own strength.
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    • and in your own strength.
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    • I want you to expect, and rely upon, and trust,
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    • I want you to expect, and rely upon, and trust,
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    • that there is rush of grace.
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    • that there is rush of grace.
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    • God is wanting to be good to you.
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    • God is wanting to be good to you.
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    • He is expecting you to receive.
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    • He is expecting you to receive.
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    • He wants to move in your life in a powerful way.
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    • He wants to move in your life in a powerful way.
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    • So that you can live with passion,
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    • So that you can live with passion,
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    • and be the best that you can be.
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    • and be the best that you can be.
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    • David was anointed as king, and he was given the power
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    • David was anointed as king, and he was given the power
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    • to live his vocation, and in the same way,
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    • to live his vocation, and in the same way,
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    • we are given the power to live our vocation too.
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    • we are given the power to live our vocation too.
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    • Grace is such an important concept in the Bible.
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    • Grace is such an important concept in the Bible.
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    • I really want you to get this,
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    • I really want you to get this,
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    • Paul the apostle, for example, when he wrote a letter,
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    • Paul the apostle, for example, when he wrote a letter,
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    • he would always, not every time, but most of the time
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    • he would always, not every time, but most of the time
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    • he would begin his letter with grace and peace to you,
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    • he would begin his letter with grace and peace to you,
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    • from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
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    • from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
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    • What a way to greet somebody.
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    • What a way to greet somebody.
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    • If you're Catholic, you know we begin mass with a greeting,
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    • If you're Catholic, you know we begin mass with a greeting,
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    • and the priest says, "The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ,
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    • and the priest says, "The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ,
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    • "the love of God, the communion of the Holy Spirit
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    • "the love of God, the communion of the Holy Spirit
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    • "be with you all."
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    • So what are we saying?
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    • We're saying that it's important
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    • not just to live on your own, but to live by grace.
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    • not just to live on your own, but to live by grace.
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    • And we're praying, just as Paul did in the scriptures,
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    • that you will live with a rush of grace,
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    • that you will live with a rush of grace,
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    • a sudden, a blessing of God.
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    • That's what happened at Pentecost, remember?
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    • That's what happened at Pentecost, remember?
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    • They're in the upper room, and I love what it says,
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    • it said that all of a sudden there was a sound
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    • like the rush of a mighty wind.
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    • I love that word rush, that God wanting to bless us,
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    • I love that word rush, that God wanting to bless us,
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    • he's in a hurry to bless us, this movement of God.
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    • he's in a hurry to bless us, this movement of God.
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    • So right where you are,
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    • would you open up your heart right now,
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    • would you open up your heart right now,
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    • as you're watching this program, believe,
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    • as you're watching this program, believe,
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    • expect, that God's gonna rush upon you.
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    • expect, that God's gonna rush upon you.
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    • As I said, grace is a very, very important concept
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    • As I said, grace is a very, very important concept
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    • in the Bible, Paul writing his letters he talked about it.
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    • in the Bible, Paul writing his letters he talked about it.
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    • And get this, I want you to grasp this truth,
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    • And get this, I want you to grasp this truth,
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    • it says in Ephesians that by grace we are saved.
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    • it says in Ephesians that by grace we are saved.
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    • Wow, I love that, that has been a point of contention
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    • Wow, I love that, that has been a point of contention
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    • all down throughout the ages.
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    • all down throughout the ages.
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    • For example, the first church consult
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    • For example, the first church consult
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    • in the Acts of the Apostles, they all gathered together
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    • in the Acts of the Apostles, they all gathered together
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    • and they talked about grace, how are we saved?
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    • and they talked about grace, how are we saved?
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    • Do we gotta keep the law of Moses?
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    • Do we gotta keep the law of Moses?
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    • Are we saved by our good works?
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    • Are we saved by our good works?
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    • Are we saved by our efforts?
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    • Are we saved by our efforts?
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    • And the first Council of Jerusalem,
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    • And the first Council of Jerusalem,
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    • they met together because
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    • they decided they were saved by grace.
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    • they decided they were saved by grace.
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    • And this has gone down all throughout the church ages.
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    • And this has gone down all throughout the church ages.
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    • And in fact, they had a meeting,
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    • And in fact, they had a meeting,
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    • the Lutherans and the Catholics
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    • had a meeting some years ago,
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    • had a meeting some years ago,
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    • about justification by grace.
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    • about justification by grace.
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    • And both agreed, and certainly Catholics and Protestants
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    • And both agreed, and certainly Catholics and Protestants
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    • are now coming into agreement about this,
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    • are now coming into agreement about this,
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    • that we are saved, not by our works,
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    • that we are saved, not by our works,
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    • not by our deeds, although that's a part of it,
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    • not by our deeds, although that's a part of it,
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    • we're saved by God's initiative.
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    • we're saved by God's initiative.
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    • What is grace?
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    • What is grace?
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    • It's God's working, his power, his movement,
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    • It's God's working, his power, his movement,
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    • but most of all it's his initiative.
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    • When you're saved, when you come to Christ,
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    • When you're saved, when you come to Christ,
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    • it's not you just making that decision.
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    • it's not you just making that decision.
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    • It's God moving in you to lead you to Christ.
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    • It's God moving in you to lead you to Christ.
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    • You see, we can only be saved by grace.
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    • You see, we can only be saved by grace.
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    • And that's what the Bible is telling us.
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    • And that's what the Bible is telling us.
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    • And then, it says in the scriptures, in Romans,
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    • And then, it says in the scriptures, in Romans,
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    • that where sin abounds, and we all know about sin,
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    • that where sin abounds, and we all know about sin,
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    • where sin abounds, grace abounds all the more.
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    • where sin abounds, grace abounds all the more.
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    • And so in other words, even if you're caught
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    • in a habit of sin, if you're caught in an addiction,
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    • in a habit of sin, if you're caught in an addiction,
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    • if your life isn't going the way that you want it to,
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    • if your life isn't going the way that you want it to,
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    • you can expect a rush of grace in your life.
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    • you can expect a rush of grace in your life.
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    • In fact, if you're watching this program right now,
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    • In fact, if you're watching this program right now,
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    • and you're crying out for help, you need help,
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    • and you're crying out for help, you need help,
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    • I want you to know that there is grace available for you.
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    • I want you to know that there is grace available for you.
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    • Where sin abounds, and I'm not giving you permission to sin,
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    • but where sin abounds, grace abounds all the more.
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    • but where sin abounds, grace abounds all the more.
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    • So you can expect grace, not because you're perfect.
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    • So you can expect grace, not because you're perfect.
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    • No, but because God is gracious,
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    • No, but because God is gracious,
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    • and I'll talk about that more in a minute.
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    • and I'll talk about that more in a minute.
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    • And then of course, you know, when it comes to grace,
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    • And then of course, you know, when it comes to grace,
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    • the scriptures are just full of illusions to grace.
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    • the scriptures are just full of illusions to grace.
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    • Remember that one time where Paul was suffering.
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    • Remember that one time where Paul was suffering.
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    • we're not quite sure what it was, maybe an aye ailment,
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    • But he was suffering, and he prayed.
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    • Paul the apostle went to God.
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    • Paul the apostle went to God.
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    • it would've been Paul, and he begged God,
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    • it would've been Paul, and he begged God,
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    • to be removed.
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    • And you know what God told him,
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    • if you're familiar with the scriptures, you know what it is,
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    • if you're familiar with the scriptures, you know what it is,
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    • God said, he said, "Paul,"
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    • he said, "My grace is sufficient for you."
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    • he said, "My grace is sufficient for you."
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    • What a word, grace is sufficient for us,
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    • What a word, grace is sufficient for us,
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    • in our sufferings, in our trials, in our tribulations.
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    • in our sufferings, in our trials, in our tribulations.
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    • What is grace?
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    • What is grace?
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    • God's help, God's mercy, his strength, his working,
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    • his presence in our life, his power,
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    • his presence in our life, his power,
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    • and I'm praying, as you watch this program,
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    • and I'm praying, as you watch this program,
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    • wherever you are,
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    • wherever you are,
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    • whatever type of an ailment you have,
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    • whatever type of an ailment you have,
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    • maybe you don't feel like you're saved,
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    • maybe you don't feel like you're saved,
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    • I pray that there will be a rush of grace.
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    • I pray that there will be a rush of grace.
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    • As I said, God's in a hurry to bless you.
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    • As I said, God's in a hurry to bless you.
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    • But perhaps my favorite scripture passage about grace
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    • But perhaps my favorite scripture passage about grace
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    • comes from the letter to the Hebrews.
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    • comes from the letter to the Hebrews.
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    • And it talks about this,
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    • And it talks about this,
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    • he says let us approach the throne of God's grace.
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    • he says let us approach the throne of God's grace.
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    • How do you picture God's throne?
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    • How do you picture God's throne?
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    • Certainly God is mighty. and glorious,
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    • Certainly God is mighty. and glorious,
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    • and holy, and awesome.
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    • and holy, and awesome.
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    • But the writer of Hebrews says
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    • But the writer of Hebrews says
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    • approach the throne of God's grace,
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    • approach the throne of God's grace,
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    • where you will find help, and mercy, in your time of need.
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    • where you will find help, and mercy, in your time of need.
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    • Oh, I love that because God's throne, as mighty as it is,
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    • Oh, I love that because God's throne, as mighty as it is,
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    • as holy as God is, God's throne is the throne of grace.
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    • as holy as God is, God's throne is the throne of grace.
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    • That's a throne of help, a throne of mercy.
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    • That's a throne of help, a throne of mercy.
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    • And you will find that in your time of need.
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    • And you will find that in your time of need.
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    • In fact it says approach boldly.
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    • In fact it says approach boldly.
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    • What does that mean?
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    • What does that mean?
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    • Expecting grace, believing in God's grace,
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    • Expecting grace, believing in God's grace,
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    • believing in his goodness, because he's gracious.
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    • believing in his goodness, because he's gracious.
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    • Do you remember the way that he appeared to Moses?
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    • Do you remember the way that he appeared to Moses?
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    • Remember back in the Old Testament, there was Moses,
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    • Remember back in the Old Testament, there was Moses,
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    • you know, up on a mountaintop, and God appears to him,
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    • you know, up on a mountaintop, and God appears to him,
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    • and he reveals to Moses who he is.
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    • and he reveals to Moses who he is.
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    • And this is what God said, he said, "I am a God,
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    • And this is what God said, he said, "I am a God,
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    • "gracious, merciful, slow to anger, rich in kindness,
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    • "gracious, merciful, slow to anger, rich in kindness,
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    • "and abounding in steadfast love."
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    • "and abounding in steadfast love."
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    • He told Moses I'm a God who's gracious.
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    • He told Moses I'm a God who's gracious.
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    • And that's the image that you have to have about God.
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    • And that's the image that you have to have about God.
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    • A lot of people are struggling with who God is,
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    • A lot of people are struggling with who God is,
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    • and they grew up with a harsh,
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    • and they grew up with a harsh,
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    • and negative, and punishing God, as you know.
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    • and negative, and punishing God, as you know.
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    • And you know, we all have that kind of growing up,
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    • And you know, we all have that kind of growing up,
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    • most people did.
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    • most people did.
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    • And what you have to understand is that God's not mad.
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    • And what you have to understand is that God's not mad.
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    • He's not angry, he's not punishing.
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    • He's not angry, he's not punishing.
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    • He's gracious, he's merciful, and he will help you.
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    • He's gracious, he's merciful, and he will help you.
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    • Where sin abounds, grace abounds all the more.
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    • Where sin abounds, grace abounds all the more.
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    • Grace is sufficient for you.
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    • Grace is sufficient for you.
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    • By grace you're saved.
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    • By grace you're saved.
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    • Boldly approach the throne of grace.
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    • Boldly approach the throne of grace.
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    • That's what I'm hoping for you,
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    • That's what I'm hoping for you,
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    • that you'll watch this program,
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    • that you'll watch this program,
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    • you'll get a revelation about how good God is,
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    • you'll get a revelation about how good God is,
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    • and that you will approach the throne of grace
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    • and that you will approach the throne of grace
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    • in your own prayer.
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    • in your own prayer.
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    • So grace is God's free,
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    • So grace is God's free,
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    • his initiative, can't earn it,
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    • his initiative, can't earn it,
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    • we don't deserve it, and I am a grace preacher.
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    • we don't deserve it, and I am a grace preacher.
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    • But I have to tell you, once you receive grace,
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    • But I have to tell you, once you receive grace,
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    • yeah, you begin to have deeds, you begin to have works.
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    • yeah, you begin to have deeds, you begin to have works.
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    • That's the flip side of grace,
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    • That's the flip side of grace,
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    • that's the flip side of faith.
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    • that's the flip side of faith.
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    • Those deeds and works don't save us,
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    • Those deeds and works don't save us,
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    • it's God's grace that we're saved.
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    • it's God's grace that we're saved.
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    • But it's the initiative of God, God's working in us,
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    • But it's the initiative of God, God's working in us,
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    • that moves us to become holy, and to do good works.
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    • that moves us to become holy, and to do good works.
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    • And to do good deeds.
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    • And to do good deeds.
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    • It doesn't merit God's grace, but once we receive it.
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    • It doesn't merit God's grace, but once we receive it.
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    • So most of all, if you're watching this program,
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    • So most of all, if you're watching this program,
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    • and maybe you're not very religious,
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    • and maybe you're not very religious,
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    • or even if you are religious,
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    • or even if you are religious,
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    • boldly, come before the throne of grace
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    • boldly, come before the throne of grace
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    • to receive help and mercy in your time of need.
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    • to receive help and mercy in your time of need.
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    • And God's grace is such that it comes suddenly.
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    • And God's grace is such that it comes suddenly.
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    • God's in a hurry to bless us.
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    • God's in a hurry to bless us.
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    • But it comes in our time of need.
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    • But it comes in our time of need.
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    • What are your needs?
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    • What are your needs?
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    • Maybe you're raising a child that fell away from the church,
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    • Maybe you're raising a child that fell away from the church,
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    • and you need help because you're discouraged.
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    • and you need help because you're discouraged.
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    • Maybe you're dealing with physical sufferings,
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    • Maybe you're dealing with physical sufferings,
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    • and you're growing older, and you need help
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    • and you're growing older, and you need help
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    • because you're discouraged.
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    • because you're discouraged.
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    • Maybe you're having a relationship problem,
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    • Maybe you're having a relationship problem,
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    • and you're bitter and resentful, and not willing to forgive,
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    • and you're bitter and resentful, and not willing to forgive,
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    • and you need help in your time of need.
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    • and you need help in your time of need.
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    • Or maybe you're in a habitual pattern of sin,
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    • Or maybe you're in a habitual pattern of sin,
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    • or an addiction, and you need mercy in your time of need.
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    • or an addiction, and you need mercy in your time of need.
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    • That's why we boldly come before the throne of grace,
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    • That's why we boldly come before the throne of grace,
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    • because God will help us in our time of need.
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    • So you need to understand
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    • that grace is everywhere in the Bible,
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    • I'm trying to impress that upon you.
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    • And I want you to understand also
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    • that Grace is operative in your life,
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    • You didn't just happen to be.
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    • The scriptures tell us that God specifically,
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    • and intentionally knit you together in your mother's womb.
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    • That's Psalm 139.
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    • It was God who gave us life, not at our initiative,
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    • if you're a writer, if you're a teacher,
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    • if you're an airline pilot, if you're a policeman, fireman,
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    • that was given to you by God's grace.
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    • that was given to you by God's grace.
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    • God's initiative put that in you,
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    • and grace builds on nature.
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    • You know, you take what you've been given,
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    • and God will give you more grace.
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    • So I'm trying to put you in touch with the fact
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    • that it's not just everybody else that receives grace.
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    • that it's not just everybody else that receives grace.
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    • If you're alive, (laughing) you are a recipient of grace,
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    • If you're alive, (laughing) you are a recipient of grace,
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    • and you are susceptible to receiving more grace.
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    • and you are susceptible to receiving more grace.
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    • And I really want you to receive that grace.
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    • And I really want you to receive that grace.
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    • So this is who God is.
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    • How do we describe grace?
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    • How do we describe grace?
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    • I was thinking about it, grace is so beautiful.
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    • I was thinking about it, grace is so beautiful.
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    • I remember I was watching the Olympics one time,
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    • I remember I was watching the Olympics one time,
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    • and this woman figure skater all of a sudden,
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    • she does these revolutions, and then she nails the landing.
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    • It was a, everybody clapped,
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    • it was a beautiful moment of grace.
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    • it was a beautiful moment of grace.
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    • If you've ever seen a swan on a pond, a graceful swan.
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    • If you ever watch a golf program,
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    • you see the pro hit it right down the middle,
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    • and the tee behind it somersaults in the air,
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    • and then falls down, ball goes right down the middle,
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    • and then falls down, ball goes right down the middle,
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    • about 330 yards, that's grace.
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    • about 330 yards, that's grace.
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    • You know what grace is?
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    • I've been in the confessional,
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    • who has cheated on her time and time again.
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    • And she's willing to try to trust again.
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    • Grace is when a person realizes that they have an addiction,
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    • and they're willing to face that addiction
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    • and to go forward, that's grace.
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    • and to go forward, that's grace.
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    • So grace is something beautiful.
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    • Grace is something operative.
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    • Grace is something real in everybody's life.
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    • And I want you to get in touch with it.
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    • And I want you to get in touch with it.
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    • You've all heard about the song "Amazing Grace".
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    • You've all heard about the song "Amazing Grace".
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    • A number one religious hymn that's been played,
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    • and that song has been played in funerals,
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    • I remember back in 1990, saw a production on PBS
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    • I remember back in 1990, saw a production on PBS
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    • by Bill Moyers, and Bill Moyers did a documentary
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    • about "Amazing Grace", and its impact on our culture.
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    • See, grace has, it affects not just individuals,
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    • See, grace has, it affects not just individuals,
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    • and how important that song "Amazing Grace" has been.
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    • and how important that song "Amazing Grace" has been.
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    • came from a man, John Newton, who published it,
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    • who wrote it back in 1779.
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    • who wrote it back in 1779.
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    • he had the worst profanity of anybody he had ever heard,
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    • John Newton did.
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    • with slaves on board, there was a great and ferocious storm.
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    • with slaves on board, there was a great and ferocious storm.
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    • He was at the end of his rope.
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    • And remember what I said, in your time of need,
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    • approach the throne of grace,
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    • approach the throne of grace,
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    • and God will give you help, and mercy.
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    • So here's this man that doesn't know God,
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    • he's trafficking people, swears like a sailor,
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    • and he simply cried out for mercy.
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    • and he simply cried out for mercy.
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    • Well don't you know,
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    • Well don't you know,
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    • that they were brought through the storm,
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    • that they were brought through the storm,
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    • and brought to safety, and that was a moment
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    • in John Newton's life where he began to change.
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    • in John Newton's life where he began to change.
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    • He didn't have a huge conversion right at that moment,
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    • but in time, he finally changed enough
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    • that he actually, his swearing became praying,
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    • and his profanity became praying,
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    • and his profanity became praying,
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    • and the sailor's mouth became a saint's mouth,
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    • and he changed his life, he had a dramatic conversion.
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    • and he changed his life, he had a dramatic conversion.
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    • And he wrote that song, "Amazing Grace".
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    • And he wrote that song, "Amazing Grace".
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    • Because he realized that he was a great sinner,
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    • Because he realized that he was a great sinner,
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    • and that it was God's initiative, God's working,
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    • and that it was God's initiative, God's working,
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    • God's power, that he was saved.
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    • God's power, that he was saved.
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    • Maybe some of you are watching this program,
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    • Maybe some of you are watching this program,
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    • and you have a mouth like a sailor.
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    • and you have a mouth like a sailor.
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    • And maybe, maybe you're not doing human trafficking,
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    • And maybe, maybe you're not doing human trafficking,
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    • maybe you are, but maybe you're involved
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    • maybe you are, but maybe you're involved
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    • in sin in other ways,
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    • in sin in other ways,
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    • and you're thinking God couldn't possibly bless me.
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    • and you're thinking God couldn't possibly bless me.
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    • Expect a rush of grace.
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    • Expect a rush of grace.
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    • God is gracious, God is so merciful.
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    • God is gracious, God is so merciful.
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    • Come before his throne of grace.
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    • Come before his throne of grace.
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    • And even if you are a church goer,
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    • perhaps you haven't felt God's grace in awhile.
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    • perhaps you haven't felt God's grace in awhile.
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    • You haven't sensed it.
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    • You haven't sensed it.
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    • Come before his throne of grace.
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    • Come before his throne of grace.
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    • He will help you, he will give you strength
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    • He will help you, he will give you strength
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    • in your time of need.
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    • in your time of need.
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    • He will give you that mercy that you need.
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    • He will give you that mercy that you need.
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    • Not because you're good enough,
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    • Not because you're good enough,
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    • but because he's gracious, he is merciful,
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    • but because he's gracious, he is merciful,
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    • he is kind, and remember what I said,
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    • he is kind, and remember what I said,
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    • he can't wait, he's in a rush to bless you.
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    • he can't wait, he's in a rush to bless you.
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    • So "Amazing Grace", what a beautiful song,
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    • So "Amazing Grace", what a beautiful song,
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    • and grace taught John Newton to fear.
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    • and grace taught John Newton to fear.
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    • Grace took away his fears.
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    • Grace took away his fears.
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    • Grace brought him through trials.
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    • Grace brought him through trials.
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    • Grace brought him salvation,
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    • Grace brought him salvation,
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    • and grace would eventually bring him home.
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    • and grace would eventually bring him home.
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    • Those are the words of the song.
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    • Those are the words of the song.
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    • Sometimes, notice what it was, it was the storm
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    • Sometimes, notice what it was, it was the storm
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    • that awakened John Newton to God's grace,
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    • that awakened John Newton to God's grace,
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    • and to God's mercy.
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    • and to God's mercy.
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    • Sometimes it's the storms of life
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    • that can awaken us to God's help.
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    • that can awaken us to God's help.
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    • And we all go through storms.
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    • And we all go through storms.
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    • Having children leave the faith,
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    • Having children leave the faith,
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    • storms of physical suffering, addictions,
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    • storms of physical suffering, addictions,
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    • relationship problems, not being able to find a job,
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    • relationship problems, not being able to find a job,
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    • having to have an operation,
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    • having to have an operation,
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    • and it's right in the middle of that storm,
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    • and it's right in the middle of that storm,
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    • approach God's throne of grace.
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    • approach God's throne of grace.
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    • And God knows when to give you that grace,
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    • And God knows when to give you that grace,
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    • and God will rush in with that grace to help you
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    • and God will rush in with that grace to help you
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    • in your time of need.
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    • in your time of need.
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    • So what have I said so far?
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    • So what have I said so far?
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    • I've said that you've been created by grace,
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    • I've said that you've been created by grace,
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    • God is gracious, and it's by grace that we're redeemed.
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    • God is gracious, and it's by grace that we're redeemed.
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    • By grace that we're saved.
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    • By grace that we're saved.
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    • We don't deserve it, but where sin abounds,
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    • We don't deserve it, but where sin abounds,
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    • grace abounds all the more.
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    • grace abounds all the more.
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    • I am a grace preacher, and I'm so glad of that,
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    • I am a grace preacher, and I'm so glad of that,
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    • because I have been saved by grace.
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    • because I have been saved by grace.
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    • But there's something else I wanna tell you.
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    • But there's something else I wanna tell you.
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    • Many people are living under their own power,
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    • Many people are living under their own power,
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    • under their own strength,
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    • under their own strength,
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    • and I've discovered that it's not by grit, but by grace,
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    • and I've discovered that it's not by grit, but by grace,
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    • (laughing) that we have to live.
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    • (laughing) that we have to live.
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    • In other words, you don't just try to do it
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    • In other words, you don't just try to do it
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    • under your own power, and become your own person.
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    • under your own power, and become your own person.
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    • I call that grit.
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    • I call that grit.
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    • No, grace saves us and grace created us,
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    • No, grace saves us and grace created us,
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    • and God is gracious, but he will also energize us.
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    • and God is gracious, but he will also energize us.
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    • I call it "Live With Passion", he will anoint us.
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    • I call it "Live With Passion", he will anoint us.
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    • Remember what he did for David, he anointed him to be king,
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    • Remember what he did for David, he anointed him to be king,
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    • so that he could make the right decisions,
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    • so that he could make the right decisions,
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    • and rule Israel according to God's will.
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    • and rule Israel according to God's will.
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    • And God will anoint you to do
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    • And God will anoint you to do
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    • what you need to do in your life, whatever it is.
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    • what you need to do in your life, whatever it is.
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    • You live by grace, not by grit.
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    • You live by grace, not by grit.
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    • Let me tell you a story in the Old Testament
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    • Let me tell you a story in the Old Testament
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    • that I really love.
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    • that I really love.
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    • This is, if you remember, the Hebrews,
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    • the Israelites were taken captive and brought to Babylon.
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    • This is called the exile,
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    • they were taken away from their homeland,
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    • and the temple was brought to ruins.
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    • Their life blood, they centered around the temple,
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    • that was the place where they worshiped
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    • that was the place where they worshiped
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    • and sacrificed to God.
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    • So finally, they are set free from Babylon,
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    • So finally, they are set free from Babylon,
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    • brought back to Jerusalem, and the temple's in ruins.
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    • brought back to Jerusalem, and the temple's in ruins.
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    • And I mean it's a mess, they called it a mountain,
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    • And I mean it's a mess, they called it a mountain,
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    • they were overwhelmed by it all.
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    • they were overwhelmed by it all.
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    • And God told them, through the prophet Zechariah,
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    • And God told them, through the prophet Zechariah,
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    • he told the governor Zerubbabel to rebuild the temple.
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    • And for 16 years, this mountain of rubble
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    • And for 16 years, this mountain of rubble
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    • just lay there, and they felt overwhelmed,
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    • just lay there, and they felt overwhelmed,
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    • and they wouldn't do anything.
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    • And so the prophet Zechariah told Zerubbabel
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    • And so the prophet Zechariah told Zerubbabel
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    • that it wasn't gonna be by power or by might,
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    • that it wasn't gonna be by power or by might,
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    • as he said, but by my spirit, says the Lord,
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    • as he said, but by my spirit, says the Lord,
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    • and he told Zerubbabel, "Say grace, grace to this mountain,
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    • and he told Zerubbabel, "Say grace, grace to this mountain,
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    • "and this mountain will become a molehill."
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    • "and this mountain will become a molehill."
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    • And don't you know,
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    • And don't you know,
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    • that once he pronounced grace over the mess,
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    • that once he pronounced grace over the mess,
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    • finally, after all that time,
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    • the people got together by God's grace,
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    • the people got together by God's grace,
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    • and they rebuilt the temple.
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    • and they rebuilt the temple.
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    • But I love what God told the prophet to say to Zerubbabel,
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    • But I love what God told the prophet to say to Zerubbabel,
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    • "Not by power, not by might, not by grit,
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    • "Not by power, not by might, not by grit,
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    • "but by grace, by my Spirit," says the Lord.
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    • "but by grace, by my Spirit," says the Lord.
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    • That's how you're gonna do it.
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    • And he said, "Speak to that mountain grace, grace,
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    • And he said, "Speak to that mountain grace, grace,
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    • "and your mountains will become molehills."
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    • "and your mountains will become molehills."
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    • Do you get that?
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    • Do you get that?
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    • Because we all have mountains in our life,
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    • Because we all have mountains in our life,
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    • dreams that aren't being accomplished,
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    • dreams that aren't being accomplished,
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    • jobs that aren't being done,
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    • jobs that aren't being done,
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    • and operations that you have to face.
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    • and operations that you have to face.
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    • Families that aren't being raised correctly.
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    • There's a mountain in life, and you can get discouraged
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    • There's a mountain in life, and you can get discouraged
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    • and you can just say you know, the heck with it all.
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    • and you can just say you know, the heck with it all.
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    • And instead of doing that, say, "Grace, grace,"
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    • And instead of doing that, say, "Grace, grace,"
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    • to your mountains, and your mountains will become molehills.
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    • to your mountains, and your mountains will become molehills.
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    • They'll be flattened.
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    • And that's exactly what I do
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    • And that's exactly what I do
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    • right before I go out to preach parish mission,
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    • that's what I do, I go around the country
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    • that's what I do, I go around the country
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    • giving retreats in different Catholic parishes,
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    • giving retreats in different Catholic parishes,
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    • and right before I leave home,
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    • and right before I leave home,
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    • it seems like a mountain, it seems overwhelming,
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    • it seems like a mountain, it seems overwhelming,
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    • I say, "Grace, grace," to this mission,
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    • I say, "Grace, grace," to this mission,
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    • and inevitably, God's grace will rush upon us.
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    • and inevitably, God's grace will rush upon us.
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    • Right before I write a book, it seems like a mountain,
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    • Right before I write a book, it seems like a mountain,
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    • I say, "Grace, grace to this project."
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    • I say, "Grace, grace to this project."
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    • And it's amazing how God helps me to write the book.
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    • And it's amazing how God helps me to write the book.
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    • Right before I produce TV programs,
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    • and I'm gonna have a production of a new series,
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    • and I'm gonna have a production of a new series,
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    • I say, "Grace, grace to this production,"
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    • I say, "Grace, grace to this production,"
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    • and it's amazing how God invigorates
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    • and it's amazing how God invigorates
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    • and empowers the production to make it come out beautiful.
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    • and empowers the production to make it come out beautiful.
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    • Now, are these magical words, grace, grace?
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    • Now, are these magical words, grace, grace?
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    • It comes right from the Bible.
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    • It comes right from the Bible.
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    • No, not per se, but in speaking those words grace
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    • No, not per se, but in speaking those words grace
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    • over your mountains, what you're doing is
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    • over your mountains, what you're doing is
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    • you're saying I believe in God's grace, not my grit,
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    • you're saying I believe in God's grace, not my grit,
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    • and I believe that God is gonna grace this situation,
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    • and I believe that God is gonna grace this situation,
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    • and your mountains will become molehills,
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    • and your mountains will become molehills,
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    • and that's the way I want you to live.
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    • and that's the way I want you to live.
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    • Don't live by grit, live by grace.
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    • Don't live by grit, live by grace.
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    • Whatever it is you're facing.
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    • Whatever it is you're facing.
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    • You will find out that your mountains will become molehills.
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    • You will find out that your mountains will become molehills.
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    • So, all his grace, God's grace, will rush upon you.
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    • So, all his grace, God's grace, will rush upon you.
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    • Expect God to be gracious to you.
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    • Expect God to be gracious to you.
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    • Boldly come before the throne of God's grace.
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    • Boldly come before the throne of God's grace.
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    • And you will receive help and mercy in your time of need.
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    • And you will receive help and mercy in your time of need.
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    • (gentle piano music)
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    • (gentle piano music)
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    • Don't just live, "Live With Passion".
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    • Don't just live, "Live With Passion".
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    • I hope you liked my sharing about grace.
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    • I hope you liked my sharing about grace.
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    • We were given life, by grace,
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    • We were given life, by grace,
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    • and we've been redeemed by grace.
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    • and we've been redeemed by grace.
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    • And Grace is gonna lead us home.
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    • And Grace is gonna lead us home.
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    • We gotta live by grace, not by grit.
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    • We gotta live by grace, not by grit.
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    • Fulton Sheen, who is a great bishop in our church,
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    • Fulton Sheen, who is a great bishop in our church,
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    • a media missionary,
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    • a media missionary,
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    • he said that this is the age of television,
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    • he said that this is the age of television,
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    • and I agree with that.
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    • and I agree with that.
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    • And grace flows through television,
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    • And grace flows through television,
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    • and television is a way that God has called me to reach out.
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    • and television is a way that God has called me to reach out.
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    • I get letters from different people,
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    • I get letters from different people,
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    • and this one woman said that she's from Long Island,
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    • and this one woman said that she's from Long Island,
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    • where I'm on Telecare there.
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    • where I'm on Telecare there.
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    • She said that she'd been at confession after many years,
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    • She said that she'd been at confession after many years,
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    • after watching my program
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    • after watching my program
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    • and she said, "Thank you for being God's mouthpiece.
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    • and she said, "Thank you for being God's mouthpiece.
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    • "I feel the love of Jesus
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    • "I feel the love of Jesus
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    • "coming to me through the television."
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    • "coming to me through the television."
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    • Another woman, really quickly,
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    • Another woman, really quickly,
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    • she said that my show's on TBN,
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    • she said that my show's on TBN,
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    • "Remain the highlight of my week."
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    • "Remain the highlight of my week."
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    • I so appreciate that.
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    • I so appreciate that.
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    • What I'm trying to do is to touch people's lives,
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    • What I'm trying to do is to touch people's lives,
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    • and to bring them to salvation.
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    • and to bring them to salvation.
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    • And that can happen because I've got a number of partners
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    • And that can happen because I've got a number of partners
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    • all around the country who are supporting me.
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    • all around the country who are supporting me.
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    • And so would you consider
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    • And so would you consider
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    • becoming a partner with my ministry?
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    • becoming a partner with my ministry?
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    • Your money will be used to produce and to air
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    • Your money will be used to produce and to air
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    • "Live With Passion".
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    • "Live With Passion".
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    • All you have to do is call that number, my order line.
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    • All you have to do is call that number, my order line.
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    • You can write me at that address,
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    • You can write me at that address,
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    • 00:26:10.050 --> 00:26:11.290
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    • or go to my renewed website, and you can donate there.
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    • or go to my renewed website, and you can donate there.
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    • Thank you, thank you, thank you in advance
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    • Thank you, thank you, thank you in advance
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    • for your partnership.
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    • for your partnership.
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    • Together we are reaching out, touching life,
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    • Together we are reaching out, touching life,
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    • saving souls, and making a difference.
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    • saving souls, and making a difference.
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    • Don't just live, "Live With Passion".
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    • Don't just live, "Live With Passion".
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    • - [Narrator] Don't just live, live passionately.
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    • - [Narrator] Don't just live, live passionately.
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    • Jesus came to bring us abundant life,
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    • Jesus came to bring us abundant life,
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    • a life filled with joy, hope and purpose.
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    • a life filled with joy, hope and purpose.
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    • 00:26:35.110 --> 00:26:38.000
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    • For over a decade, Father Cedric Pisegna
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    • For over a decade, Father Cedric Pisegna
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    • has been sharing the life changing message of hope
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    • has been sharing the life changing message of hope
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    • with people around the world.
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    • with people around the world.
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    • 00:26:42.240 --> 00:26:44.060
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    • As a priest with a vow of poverty,
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    • As a priest with a vow of poverty,
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    • Father Cedric's programs and resources
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    • Father Cedric's programs and resources
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    • are created with one purpose in mind,
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    • are created with one purpose in mind,
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    • to change lives.
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    • to change lives.
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    • Would you consider calling and giving today?
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    • Would you consider calling and giving today?
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    • It's only because of generous people like you
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    • It's only because of generous people like you
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    • who give that we are able to continue.
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    • who give that we are able to continue.
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    • Everyday, we hear life changing testimonies
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    • Everyday, we hear life changing testimonies
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    • from people who watch us on television.
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    • from people who watch us on television.
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    • But now, more than ever, we need your support.
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    • But now, more than ever, we need your support.
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    • Please call 844-Father-C.
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    • Please call 844-Father-C.
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    • That's 844-328-4372.
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    • That's 844-328-4372.
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    • Or go to frcedric.org, or write us
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    • Or go to frcedric.org, or write us
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    • at Father Cedric Ministries,
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    • at Father Cedric Ministries,
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    • 430 Bunker Hill Road, Houston, Texas 77024.
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    • 430 Bunker Hill Road, Houston, Texas 77024.
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    • Thank you.
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    • Thank you.
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