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The Principle of Priority

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January 14, 2020
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Pastor Robert explores the meaning behind the first of the Ten Commandments and explains how it’s a principle that will enhance our relationship with God and other people.;

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The Principle of Priority

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  • then can live through you.
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  • ♪ ♪
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  • a new series.
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  • a top ten list.
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  • twice in Deuteronomy.
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  • the Ten Commandments."
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  • I got some video teachings.
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  • that the Lord's given me.
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  • and other people.
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  • They are commandments.
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  • we've never seen before.
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  • So, here's point number one.
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  • It's about relationship.
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  • is about relationship.
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  • that it's about relationship.
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  • I want to show you.
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  • Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 5.
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  • they're in Chapter 5.
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  • "I am the Lord your God."
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  • I am your God.
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  • I am your God.
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  • We have a relationship.
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  • out of the house of bondage."
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  • here's what He does.
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  • Let me read you the Scripture.
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  • So, we were all slaves.
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  • We were slaves of sin.
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  • here's what we see.
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  • with God.
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  • That's what I want you to see.
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  • But, listen to me.
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  • gave me.
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  • starting in Verse 3, really.
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  • who redeemed you".
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  • All right?
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  • and stood afar off.
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  • is what he's saying.
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  • But, watch Verse 21.
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  • Watch what they said.
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  • what God is saying.
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  • They said, "lest we die".
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  • Can I tell you something?
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  • It's true.
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  • through you.
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  • to the children of Israel".
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  • Do you see the difference?
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  • Let me say it this way.
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  • Moses knew why He did it.
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  • the acts of God.
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  • thou shalt not?
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  • and get to know Him better?
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  • So, it's all about relationship.
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  • the first commandment.
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  • Worship God only.
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  • Worship God only.
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  • the Hebrew.
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  • as they're not in front of me.
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  • Do you see what I'm saying?
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  • That's not what He's saying.
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  • or a preposition.
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  • and don't ever...okay.
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  • But listen to me, okay?
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  • It's important.
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  • So, this is not a conjunction.
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  • the first thought.
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  • Okay.
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  • of the sentence.
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  • will mean the same.
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  • Here's the statement.
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  • Why did He clarify it?
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  • that has ever lived.
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  • They were polytheists.
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  • theist, meaning god.
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  • They believed in many gods.
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  • and Nut.
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  • No gods.
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  • One of them is besides.
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  • in the sight of Me.
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  • Here's Isaiah 45:5.
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  • There is no god beside Me.
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  • Are you all following me?
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  • So, I just want to clarify.
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  • as long as I'm first.
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  • it's not going to work.
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  • our relationship with Him.
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  • you know what?
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  • and a good Christian.
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  • and I wrote, number one, God.
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  • so I know about this.
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  • It's God, family, business.
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  • Y'all ever heard that?
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  • God, family, business.
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  • Yeah, so?
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  • So, I wrote number one.
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  • Debbie.
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  • I've never forgotten that.
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  • with other people.
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  • of priority is put God first.
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  • It's the first commandment.
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  • He's saying put Me first.
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  • above everything else.
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  • into the house of God.
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  • Why did He say that?
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  • was the first city.
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  • sacrifice it to Me.
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  • Give Me the firstborn.
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  • Why did He say that?
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  • It's first.
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  • It's the principle of first.
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  • Think about this.
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  • getting in your garden.
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  • the other nine.
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  • give the first fruits to Me.
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  • Not the last fruits.
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  • enough left over.
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  • Give Me the first fruits.
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  • All through Scripture.
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  • and didn't accept Cain's?
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  • Let me read it to you.
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  • It's really simple.
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  • Genesis 4:3-5.
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  • and his offering."
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  • Matthew 6, here's what He says.
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  • You know the verse.
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  • "Seek first."
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  • will be added to you.
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  • and then the brook dries up.
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  • And He says, go to Zarephath.
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  • That's all she had left.
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  • to this widow, a widow!
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  • First.
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  • for yourself and your son.
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  • ate for many days.
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  • which He spoke by Elijah."
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  • Now, listen to me.
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  • and God does dual purposes.
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  • Think about this.
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  • She had one meal left.
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  • They were about to die!
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  • Do this first.
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  • and your jar of oil.
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  • of how to handle finances.
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  • a widow came to him.
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  • do something in your life.
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  • I promise you.
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  • spiritual gifts.
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  • spiritual gifts to them.
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  • Here's the amazing thing.
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  • all three of them.
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  • the gifts they got.
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  • she gets a phone call.
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  • more money.
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  • let me call and check this out.
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  • because this is very strange.
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  • for some reason.
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  • and she's a widow.
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  • above board.
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  • ROBERT: Isn't it amazing?
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  • "Relationship".
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  • around you.
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  • or as a digital download.
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  • to request this series.
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  • and praise reports with us.
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  • ♪ ♪
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  • [Phone ringing]
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  • WOMAN: When will it ever end?
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  • It's due when?
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  • [Whimpering]
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  • [Clock ticking]
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  • [Snoring]
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  • WOMAN: So, when does it all end?
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