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Maintaining a Spirit of Faith

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August 7, 2016
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Living by Faith with Mike & DeeDee Freeman

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Maintaining a Spirit of Faith

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  • (upbeat music) - Get connected to
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  • Drs. Mike and DeeDee Freeman.
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  • and stay connected!
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  • Today, on Living by Faith...
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  • And so my job is to pour faith
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  • into every moment that you're around me.
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  • Because moments are seized to minutes.
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  • And minutes are seized to hours.
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  • And hours are seized to days.
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  • And days are seized to weeks.
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  • And weeks are seized to months.
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  • And months are seized to years.
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  • - I honor the pastor of this fine church.
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  • (audience cheering)
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  • And his wife is just absolutely gorgeous.
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  • (audience applauds)
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  • Thank God for her
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  • and just the partners of this ministry.
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  • Just.
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  • (audience cheers)
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  • I bless you all tonight.
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  • Now let's just.
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  • I don't want to be graded on teaching tonight.
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  • I don't want to be graded on teaching.
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  • Forget about how I put things together.
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  • I'm hungry for results.
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  • Lean up on your neighbor.
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  • Lean on them say, and don't rush him tonight don't rush him.
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  • Say if you've got to go just go on.
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  • Tell him, if you've got to go.
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  • If you've got to just put that
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  • one little Baptist finger up.
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  • And walk on out of here man.
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  • Cause it's far time, it's far time
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  • that the body of Christ at large
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  • have every one of her needs met.
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  • I'm just through with seeing some have and some not have.
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  • If we serve and live under the same God
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  • and the same principles and the same word,
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  • we should have things the same.
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  • And as far as this church is concerned,
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  • it is my duty and responsibility to make sure
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  • every last one of your needs met.
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  • Don't you look at me like you've been looking
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  • at me in times past like what Dr. Dee dee said.
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  • You got to see something up on my life to be able
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  • to qualify to get something off my life.
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  • Now I travel many places man.
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  • And people are getting what they're supposed
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  • to get from the anointing
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  • and the teaching ministry of Mike Freeman.
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  • It would be tragic almost
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  • for you to have me here with you
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  • and not get not only what they're getting
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  • but over and above.
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  • Hunch your neighbor and say that's my man
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  • of God right there.
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  • That's my.
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  • Come one celebrate this celebrate now.
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  • (audience cheers)
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  • Celebrate now.
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  • I gotta get you ready for this.
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  • I gotta get you ready for this.
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  • Every man.
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  • Every man, every man and woman of God
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  • that Dee dee and I have ever sat under,
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  • with honor the way the Bible has commanded us to honor.
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  • And every good thing that's been on their lives
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  • has been released on our lives.
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  • Now you just can't sit there and act like and,
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  • you know, hold this meeting like you have in the past.
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  • You gotta get on the edge of your seat tonight.
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  • Cause some things gotta change in your life!
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  • They gotta change in your life!
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  • You, man, forget about next level.
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  • Next level won't help some of y'all.
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  • You need a whole new dimension!
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  • And God sent me by here tonight boy.
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  • I said he sent me.
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  • You ask that woman.
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  • I've been walking around the house,
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  • when they gonna let me go.
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  • When is preaching time?!
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  • I've been preaching to everything
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  • that's come through my door today.
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  • Glory to God!
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  • Come on be seated, let's get in this thing.
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  • You gonna have ample opportunity to shout.
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  • I got every need met.
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  • Don't want for anything.
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  • And it's time for my spiritual children
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  • to have every need met.
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  • Not want for anything.
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  • I receive that.
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  • Go to Proverbs chapter 27.
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  • Now I gotta share some things with ya.
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  • I'm a make a bunch of statements here tonight.
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  • Because you've been taught the word of God here.
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  • You got the word in abundance.
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  • But God explained to me what's missing and what's lacking.
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  • Not only in the lives of the people here
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  • at Spirit of Faith Christian Center.
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  • But in the Body of Christ at large.
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  • And initially I just thought that this would be a meeting
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  • because God called me to
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  • minister to this group first.
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  • And then of course to the nations.
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  • But you're in my heart greater than any
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  • other assignment that God has given to us.
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  • Are you understanding what I'm saying?
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  • And the verse 23 of 27
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  • is where the spirit of the Lord kind of
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  • talked with me to start this thing off.
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  • Push that person in front you and say,
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  • if I catch you napping I'm a go to slapping.
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  • Go ahead and tell them if I catch you.
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  • I said push that person.
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  • See cause you can see their head nod in front of you.
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  • Turn to your neighbor and say
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  • I'm not gonna go to sleep
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  • but you better not put your hand on me again tell.
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  • And let's look at verse number 23 here.
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  • If you have it say I have it.
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  • - [Audience] I have it.
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  • - The Bible says "Be diligent to know
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  • "the state of your flocks.
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  • "And attend to your herds.
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  • "Be diligent to know the state of your flocks.
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  • "And attend to your herds."
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  • Now, here's a pastor's responsibility.
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  • Just like it is the responsibility
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  • of the President of these United States.
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  • It's his responsibility to understand and know
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  • the State of the Union and to address it as such.
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  • It is every Pastor's responsibility
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  • to know the state of the flock.
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  • Wherever the flock happens to be,
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  • whether it be lack, deficiency,
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  • whatever the case may be.
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  • It is the role and the duty of that Pastor
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  • to know how to minister to whatever deficit
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  • or lack that is among them.
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  • If they getting too far ahead.
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  • If they're falling too far behind.
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  • It's the Pastors job to know where his flock is.
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  • That's why a lot of Pastors are not successful
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  • in ministry because they don't know where the people are.
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  • Some get far ahead of the flock.
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  • You understand what I'm saying?
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  • I mean in ways as such,
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  • where as when they are renting a place,
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  • Pastor wants to drive a Rolls Royce.
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  • Well he doesn't understand the state of the flock.
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  • Why drive a Rolls,
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  • when you in a rented building?
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  • You don't know the state of your flock.
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  • Now that can be jur-mayne-too fathers,
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  • pastors, and profits, and priests
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  • of each individual home here.
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  • The man, the husband, the Father.
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  • He can do things in the house
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  • and not know the state of the family.
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  • And ruin and destroy his family.
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  • Are you understanding what I'm saying?
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  • The reason why this ministry will always
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  • function properly is because I know
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  • the state of this flock.
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  • Hunch your neighbor and say,
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  • Pastor already know what you need.
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  • He already know what you need.
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  • That's why I called this faith meeting.
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  • You're not gonna be faltering like others
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  • in the body of Christ.
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  • Not in this church.
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  • Lean on somebody and say
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  • he talking about you know.
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  • He talking about.
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  • Oh lean on somebody who ain't so stuck up.
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  • Lean on somebody.
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  • Now there is nothing
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  • that the devil loves more
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  • than anything than an ignorant Christian.
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  • Ignorance.
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  • Awe man, he could care less how much you gather here
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  • and shout, and jump, and spit,
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  • and spin, and run, and all that.
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  • As long as I can keep you ignorant of the word of God,
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  • you'll never prosper in life.
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  • Or even one that's stuck between light and darkness.
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  • That's a carnal Christian.
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  • The worst thing about carnality is
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  • you know enough not to enjoy sin,
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  • but you don't know enough to get out of it.
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  • You're stuck.
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  • What's so dangerous about that is this.
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  • God has to allow you to be bound
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  • as long as you allow you to be bound.
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  • He has to allow it.
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  • And until you realize,
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  • that he has put your destiny in your hands,
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  • you gonna be waiting on him while he's waiting on you.
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  • Aren't you glad you know when God said it would be over?
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  • Awe you missed that.
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  • You missed that.
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  • You missed that.
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  • Because she can sing this song,
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  • it ain't over til God says it's over,
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  • but if you don't know when the man says it's over,
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  • you gonna be waiting on him to say it's over
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  • when he says I'm waiting on you to say it's over.
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  • Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven!
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  • And if you don't say it's over, he can!
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  • Y'all don't understand.
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  • You don't get this.
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  • He is the God of the heaven
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  • and he called you the God of the earth.
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  • Hunch your neighbor and say I'm ready to dominate.
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  • I'm gonna bite the back of this chair in a minute.
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  • Ignorance.
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  • Ignorance.
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  • "Oh God when is this gonna be over?"
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  • It's gonna be over as soon as you
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  • get your mouth open and you decree
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  • and declare bless God, I ain't taking this no more.
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  • What?!
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  • Your ignorance is the greatest adversary
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  • that you're ever gonna face.
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  • It ain't the devil.
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  • Turn to your neighbor and say
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  • I thought it was the devil all this time.
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  • I thought...
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  • Your ignorance.
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  • How in the world can a defeated foe ever harm you?
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  • If he whooped the enemy 2.000 years ago,
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  • how can the devil be your problem?
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  • "The devil just, the devil just hold me back.
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  • "He trying to hold me back."
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  • My question to you is
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  • how did he ever get from under your feet?
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  • Look at your neighbor and say
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  • I don't think Pastor gonna play with you tonight.
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  • I don't think he gonna.
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  • You wait til tomorrow night.
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  • This thing ain't hit yet boy.
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  • When this thing hit you gonna know it's gonna hit.
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  • You gonna know when that thing hit.
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  • Bam, it's just gonna come up on ya.
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  • I'm holding back in reserve right now,
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  • this spirit of God that's on me.
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  • This anointing on me,
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  • because I gotta get a few of these statements out.
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  • I'm ready just to release what is on my life.
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  • I'm ready almost to take off my jacket and release in this.
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  • Glory to God.
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  • Shout nothing just happens.
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  • - [Audience] Nothing just happens.
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  • You waiting on something to happen.
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  • Nothing.
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  • You hear me Pastor?
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  • Pastor Wayne you hear me?
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  • Nothing just happens.
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  • My purpose is to empower and to equip you
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  • through the knowledge of the word of God
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  • as it concerns faith tonight.
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  • And I'm not so much concerned with the word
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  • impartation as much as I am
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  • with the spirit of God infusion.
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  • I'm going to change the atmosphere
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  • that you've been dwelling in.
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  • Go to second Corinthians chapter number four
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  • and let's look at something.
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  • There is something on the radar that I've been sensing.
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  • There have been something that's going on in my spirit
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  • that I haven't been quite yet able to put my hand on.
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  • I'm excited about something
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  • that's so supernatural,
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  • but I'm clueless as to what God is up to.
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  • Clueless.
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  • You're excited about something that you know nothing about.
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  • Turn to your neighbor and say
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  • I'm about to get in that atmosphere.
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  • I'm about to get in that environment.
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  • And see I don't know cause it's so close up on me.
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  • It's so much up on me.
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  • It almost appears as though this thing
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  • could happen like tomorrow.
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  • But but it may be further away than I realize.
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  • See and what you gotta understand,
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  • if you don't see it by tomorrow,
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  • you gotta know how to maintain a spirit of faith
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  • until you are able to pull the thing into your possession.
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  • Whew!
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  • Pastor Cole, you got a position yourself for possession.
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  • And so my job is to pour faith
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  • into every moment that you're around me.
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  • Because moments are seized to minutes.
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  • And minutes are seized to hours.
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  • And hours are seized to days.
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  • And days are seized to weeks.
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  • And weeks are seized to months.
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  • And months are seized to years.
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  • So if I can pour into you this moment.
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  • This kind of infusion of the spirit of faith.
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  • This moment can change your life forever.
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  • Look at your neighbor and say
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  • this moment is a seed for my next assignment.
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  • - [Audience] This moment is a seed for my next assignment.
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  • - Now look at verse number 13.
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  • If you have it say I have it
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  • - [Audience] I have it.
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  • - Ready read.
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  • We have a what?
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  • Have a what?
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  • - [Audience] The same spirit of faith.
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  • - Okay read on.
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  • Right.
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  • I believe.
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  • Have I what?
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  • Uh huh, we also believe.
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  • And therefore we what?
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  • - [Audience] Receive.
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  • - Now go to Hebrews chapter number four.
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  • Everybody say spirit of faith.
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  • - [Audience] Spirit of faith.
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  • - And boy I've been walking in this thing
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  • and determining that something's gonna take place
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  • in my personal life, in this ministry.
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  • Are you understanding what I'm saying?
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  • I'm talking about a penetrable faith
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  • that will penetrate into the supernatural arena.
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  • I mean a faith that's gonna pierce
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  • whatever circumstances exist.
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  • Are you understanding what I'm saying?
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  • A faith that's not going to take no for an answer.
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  • Are you understand what I'm saying?
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  • I'm not just talking about having a lot of work.
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  • I'm talking about an attitude, a disposition..
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  • A posture that is already in line
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  • and conducive to what heaven is saying.
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  • So that what ever God wants to get to me
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  • it's gonna happen.
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  • See what you got to realize,
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  • God can do it by many or by one!
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  • You just missed that.
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  • And Pastors let me help you with something!
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  • You've been trying to forecast your future
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  • by the climate of your church
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  • and what's been going on in your ministry.
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  • Watch this!
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  • But you're not control by the climate
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  • of your church and what's going on
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  • with the people in this economy.
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  • Because if you keep looking at what you see,
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  • you're not going to be able to maintain
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  • this spirit of faith that I'm talking about.
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  • And God can use one man!
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  • You've been looking at your business
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  • and you've been wondering how in the world
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  • are you gonna be able to maintain the business
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  • if you don't get multiple clients.
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  • You don't need multiple clients!
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  • All you need is one person!
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  • You need person that will obey God!
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  • Hunch your neighbor and say one person can write the check!
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  • I wish I had somebody in here who.
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  • And the danger is, because we see what's going on
  • 00:21:14.100 --> 00:21:19.100
  • in our economy by looking at the things
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  • that we are a part of.
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  • Especially Pastors.
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  • Pastors get together boy.
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  • And that's why you gotta watch out who you hanging with.
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  • "Dr. Freeman, how your church doing?"
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  • It's doing exceedingly, abundantly.
  • 00:21:40.290 --> 00:21:44.210
  • "Oh see, what I don't like about that Mike Freeman,
  • 00:21:48.040 --> 00:21:51.060
  • "he just won't face reality."
  • 00:21:51.060 --> 00:21:53.170
  • It all depends on what reality you referring to.
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  • Why we look not at the things
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  • which, oh come on.
  • 00:22:02.160 --> 00:22:03.220
  • You gotta get this thing up on you!
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  • But we look at the things that are.
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  • Man if I could unzip.
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  • If I can pull back.
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  • If I can expose to you the supernatural arena,
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  • all your stuff is already laid up for you.
  • 00:22:18.120 --> 00:22:21.290
  • Waiting for the attitude, the spirit of faith
  • 00:22:21.290 --> 00:22:25.070
  • that's gonna penetrate the circumstances around you.
  • 00:22:25.070 --> 00:22:29.110
  • And you think, watch this.
  • 00:22:29.190 --> 00:22:31.030
  • You think that certain people gotta have
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  • certain things on them the ones that you know.
  • 00:22:34.040 --> 00:22:37.050
  • But there are people right now, I prophesy to you,
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  • that's looking for you.
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  • That's in hot pursuit of you.
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  • That God has already ordained
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  • and orchestrated for you to come in contact with!
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  • But if you start drawing back!
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  • Oh you got to get a hold!
  • 00:22:54.120 --> 00:22:56.260
  • Look at somebody and say you can't draw back.
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  • - [Audience] You can't draw back.
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  • It ain't about the word impartation here tonight.
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  • It's about an atmosphere.
  • 00:23:10.290 --> 00:23:13.030
  • It's about a spiritual impartation.
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  • I gotta get what's up on me up on y'all.
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  • Where I don't care how things look.
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  • You walking like right now,
  • 00:23:23.130 --> 00:23:26.060
  • all my needs are already met.
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  • Come on, turn to your neighbor and say
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  • you gotta get your swag repaired.
  • 00:23:30.280 --> 00:23:33.210
  • I watch it happening in my own life.
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  • I watch the thing in my own life.
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  • Spirit of God says "Have you considered a new jet?"
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  • I said oh yes sir.
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  • Yes amen glory hallelujah.
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  • Yes indeedy.
  • 00:24:14.270 --> 00:24:16.130
  • He said, "So what you waiting on?"
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  • And I began to impart human reasoning
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  • into the discussion.
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  • And I can tell that he was leaning Pastor over
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  • like with a bit of concern.
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  • Oh there you go.
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  • And I knew I was getting out of my vein.
  • 00:24:44.150 --> 00:24:47.070
  • You remember that drivers assistant package
  • 00:24:47.070 --> 00:24:50.130
  • that I told you that came with Dr. Dee dee's car?
  • 00:24:50.130 --> 00:24:53.080
  • When you're getting out of your lane
  • 00:24:53.080 --> 00:24:55.050
  • the steering wheel will shake
  • 00:24:55.050 --> 00:24:56.220
  • and the seat will rumble a little bit.
  • 00:24:56.220 --> 00:24:59.080
  • That thing so sophisticated
  • 00:24:59.080 --> 00:25:01.020
  • I ain't even know how sophisticated it was.
  • 00:25:01.020 --> 00:25:03.040
  • She was kinda, she lost her way somewhere
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  • in the six 95 eight 95 area from Baltimore.
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  • She coming from a place she know.
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  • She had her navigation set.
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  • And she was following it,
  • 00:25:15.010 --> 00:25:17.180
  • but then when she start to find her way
  • 00:25:17.180 --> 00:25:19.170
  • she start taking her own route.
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  • Her driving pattern changed.
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  • She was not as steady as she was
  • 00:25:24.210 --> 00:25:29.130
  • initially before she found her way.
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  • The car noticed that you aren't driving
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  • as the same pace that you've been driving.
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  • The car told her that it thought
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  • that she was getting tired.
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  • The girl starts speaking and says
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  • your driving pattern is changing,
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  • and we suggest that you pull over
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  • and get yourself some rest.
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  • - Time is so vitally important to all of our lives
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  • and I'm learning, more and more, how to value time.
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  • When you give someone your time
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  • you've given them literally a portion of your life.
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  • you can get things back,
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  • but you can never get time back.
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  • - [Voiceover] In this teaching,
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  • Pastor Mike Freeman helps identify the time thieves
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  • that are waiting to destroy your life,
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  • With something different up on you.
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  • You ain't gonna be ready just to get into bed
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  • and go to sleep tonight.
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  • You gonna pray in the Holy Ghost a little bit.
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  • You gonna charge yourself up.
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  • You gonna know bless God.
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  • "I was pulling back
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  • "but Pastor told me it ain't time to pull back!"
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