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April 19, 2016
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Food for Your Soul with Pastor Ronald C. Hill, "The Purpose of Prayer"

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  • on "Food For Your Soul."
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  • - Apostle Ronald C. Hill:
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  • There are some folks
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  • in here right now,
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  • you here on Sunday morning.
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  • Matter of fact, some of you come
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  • quite often but you're still
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  • in limbo as to whether or not
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  • God is who he says that he is.
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  • And I wanna try to help settle
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  • that with you today because,
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  • listen, God is real.
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  • And some of us have been
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  • privileged to have been
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  • touched by the fires of God.
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  • God has touched some of us in
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  • such a dramatic way until you
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  • couldn't convince us to leave
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  • Jesus no kind of way.
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  • You may cut our heads off but
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  • we ain't gonna give up Jesus
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  • because we know that Jesus
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  • is the way, the truth,
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  • and the life, in Jesus' name.
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  • We may not always act like it.
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  • We may not always live like it,
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  • but deep down in our soul,
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  • we know that God is
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  • who he says is him.
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  • We may have some problems.
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  • We may be facing some issues
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  • today but you will never cause
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  • - Ronald: Your Bible says that
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  • in the last days perilous times
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  • would come and I believe
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  • that we're in the last days.
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  • And I believe it's time now for
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  • us to really put our hearts
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  • in gear and for us to really get
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  • with God, amen?
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  • Praise God.
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  • There's a lot of confusion today
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  • in the world about who the--who
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  • God is and who's serving the
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  • real God and whether or not the
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  • Muslims are right or whether
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  • or not the Buddhists
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  • not Christians are right.
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  • And you know, they had
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  • this same problem in
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  • the Old Testament.
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  • The people were trying to figure
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  • And I think, and praise God,
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  • that even back then and today,
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  • that God can prove who he is and
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  • God proves who he is by power.
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  • And so I want you Christians
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  • in here to know today
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  • that you're not serving
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  • some namby-pamby God.
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  • You're serving a God
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  • who has all power.
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  • He's the God of all power.
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  • In fact, don't turn there but
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  • if you turn--if you would turn
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  • in your Bible and if you would
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  • read the very first verse.
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  • Let me read to you the
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  • very first verse if I get to it.
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  • Here it is, now watch.
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  • The very first verse in the
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  • Bible said these words,
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  • [laughing]
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  • "In the beginning, God,"
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  • what did God do?
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  • So your God created the heavens
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  • and the earth and everything
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  • that has been created
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  • was created by him.
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  • Yes, we have false Gods.
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  • Yes, there are false religions
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  • and you young folks need to know
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  • that the devil's really after
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  • your mind because he wants
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  • to try to tell you that there's
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  • more than one way to get to God.
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  • What I'm telling you, there's
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  • only one way to get to God.
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  • One way.
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  • And somebody say,
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  • "You awfully narrow."
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  • You got that right.
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  • I'm as narrow as God
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  • is 'cause he said,
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  • "Narrow is the way."
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  • "Narrow is the way
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  • that leads to life and few
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  • there be that find it.
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  • But broad is the way
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  • that leads to destruction,
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  • and many are goin' down
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  • the mill the broad way."
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  • Can you say, "Amen," to that?
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  • We're gonna start our teaching
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  • today in 1 Kings chapter 18.
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  • We're gonna go through this
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  • hurriedly because I wanna really
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  • magnify the importance of you
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  • having a prayer life today.
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  • I wanna magnify that fact but we
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  • want to begin here
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  • in 1 Kings chapter 18
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  • and we're gonna put
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  • in at verse number 21.
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  • "And Elijah came unto all the
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  • people, and said, 'How long halt
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  • ye between two opinions?'"
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  • So then that tells us right away
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  • that the people were confused.
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  • They had confusion in their
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  • minds and so the man of God
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  • wanted to know from them, well,
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  • how long are you going to be
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  • confused in your mind?
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  • How long are you going to be
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  • going back between two opinions?
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  • "If the Lord be God,
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  • then follow him."
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  • Follow him.
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  • If he's God, follow him,
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  • "But if Baal,"
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  • in other words, if Baal is God,
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  • then follow Baal.
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  • "And the people answered him
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  • not a word."
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  • And so what happened,
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  • there was a contest.
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  • And Elijah said,
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  • "The God who answers by fire,
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  • let him be God.
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  • The God that would demonstrate
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  • his power, the God that would
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  • show that he is
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  • supernatural in nature.
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  • that's the one that
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  • you should follow."
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  • To expedite time,
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  • we're gonna drop down here
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  • to verse number 39.
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  • In between time, the prophets of
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  • Baal had gone on the altar.
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  • They had built an altar, had
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  • put a sacrifice on the altar.
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  • They had been crying and yelling
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  • and shouting and pleading for
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  • their God to answer by fire.
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  • And Elijah began to taunt them.
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  • He said,
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  • "Hey, you better cry louder.
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  • He may be asleep," or
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  • "You maybe cry loud.
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  • He may be on a vacation.
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  • You need to really cry out,"
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  • and they got so upset,
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  • they started cutting themselves,
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  • trying to get Baal to send fire.
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  • But no fire came.
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  • And so we pick the reading up
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  • here in verse 39, "And when all
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  • the people saw it, they fell on
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  • their faces: and they said,
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  • 'The Lord, he is God;
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  • the Lord, he is God.'"
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  • Elijah had told them to water
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  • down everything several time.
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  • Water down everything because
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  • Elijah did not want them to say
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  • that there was a match,
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  • a Zippo lighter,
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  • up under the weeds, amen?
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  • So he said, "Wet it down,
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  • And then he called on God.
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  • He called on God
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  • and then God confirmed that
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  • he was God by sending the fire.
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  • And the fire licked up the water
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  • and the sacrifice on the altar
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  • and, after then, the people say,
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  • "You know what?
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  • This is indeed God," because God
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  • had proven that he's God.
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  • There are some folks
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  • in here right now,
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  • you here on Sunday morning.
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  • Matter of fact, some of you come
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  • quite often but you're still in
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  • limbo as to whether or not
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  • And I wanna try to help settle
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  • that with you today because,
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  • listen, God is real.
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  • And some of us have been
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  • privileged to have been touched
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  • by the fires of God.
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  • God has touched some of us
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  • in such a dramatic way until
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  • you couldn't convince us
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  • to leave Jesus no kind of way.
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  • You may cut our heads off but
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  • we ain't gonna give up Jesus
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  • because we know that Jesus
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  • is the way, the truth,
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  • and the life, in Jesus' name.
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  • We may not always act like it.
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  • We may not always live like it,
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  • but deep down in our soul,
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  • we know that God is
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  • who he says is him.
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  • We may have some problems.
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  • We may be facing some issues
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  • today but you will never cause
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  • - Ronald: May I tell you today
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  • today who have come into the
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  • body of Christ supposedly
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  • and they are really preaching
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  • humanism instead of Christ.
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  • They are magnifying human
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  • reasoning and human philosophy
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  • and you've got to do the best
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  • you can and then you got to
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  • follow your own instincts and
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  • then you gotta find your purpose
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  • and then you gotta read my book
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  • and then you gotta do these
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  • three things and maybe,
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  • All of that is nothing but human
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  • philosophy and malarkey,
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  • I may add.
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  • There's nothing to it and don't
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  • you get yourself caught up in it
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  • because this man that's speaking
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  • here, the apostle Paul,
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  • was very educated.
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  • Well educated.
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  • But he said, "I didn't come
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  • to you trying to prove
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  • how smart I was.
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  • I didn't come to you to try
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  • to impress you with words."
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  • Verse number 2, he said, "For I
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  • determined not to know any thing
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  • among you, save Jesus Christ,
  • 00:10:14.210 --> 00:10:17.210
  • and him crucified."
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  • "I believed in the gospel.
  • 00:10:22.080 --> 00:10:25.080
  • I'm a gospel preacher.
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  • This is what I'm preaching, this
  • 00:10:27.250 --> 00:10:29.170
  • is what I'm magnifying in
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  • my life, because this is what
  • 00:10:30.190 --> 00:10:32.180
  • I know has changed my life."
  • 00:10:32.180 --> 00:10:34.250
  • Just for a brief history,
  • 00:10:34.250 --> 00:10:35.150
  • was a Christian hater.
  • 00:10:37.180 --> 00:10:39.020
  • He was putting
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  • Christians in jail,
  • 00:10:39.200 --> 00:10:40.180
  • women and men in jail and he
  • 00:10:40.180 --> 00:10:42.120
  • was part of a murder and all
  • 00:10:42.120 --> 00:10:44.040
  • that kind of business, but yet
  • 00:10:44.040 --> 00:10:45.170
  • God got a hold of him on
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  • the road to Damascus.
  • 00:10:47.280 --> 00:10:50.020
  • And the Bible says that
  • 00:10:50.020 --> 00:10:51.030
  • God knocked him off his
  • 00:10:51.030 --> 00:10:52.160
  • beast with a light brighter than
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  • Knocked him off his beast
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  • and began to talk to him.
  • 00:10:57.160 --> 00:10:58.180
  • You know, sometime, you can be
  • 00:10:58.180 --> 00:10:59.240
  • going away and you think you're
  • 00:10:59.240 --> 00:11:00.260
  • right but God has a way of
  • 00:11:00.260 --> 00:11:01.270
  • knockin' you down and lettin'
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  • as you think you are.
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  • Ha, ha.
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  • I want you to know if God ever
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  • get on your trail,
  • 00:11:13.130 --> 00:11:14.210
  • you may as well give in.
  • 00:11:14.220 --> 00:11:17.220
  • Because you may commit a crime
  • 00:11:17.220 --> 00:11:19.060
  • and the police may never find
  • 00:11:19.060 --> 00:11:20.090
  • you but God knows
  • 00:11:20.090 --> 00:11:22.080
  • where you sleep.
  • 00:11:22.080 --> 00:11:24.130
  • He knows where you eat.
  • 00:11:24.130 --> 00:11:25.240
  • He knows where you live.
  • 00:11:25.240 --> 00:11:27.110
  • And once he begin to convict
  • 00:11:29.240 --> 00:11:31.110
  • you, you may as well go on and
  • 00:11:31.110 --> 00:11:33.160
  • say, "Yes, Lord," amen?
  • 00:11:33.160 --> 00:11:35.160
  • The apostle Paul
  • 00:11:35.160 --> 00:11:36.210
  • discovered that fact.
  • 00:11:36.210 --> 00:11:38.050
  • And so he says now,
  • 00:11:38.050 --> 00:11:39.150
  • "For I determined not to
  • 00:11:39.150 --> 00:11:40.140
  • know any thing among you, save
  • 00:11:40.140 --> 00:11:42.130
  • Jesus Christ, and him crucified.
  • 00:11:42.130 --> 00:11:44.100
  • And I was with you in weakness,
  • 00:11:44.100 --> 00:11:46.130
  • and in fear,
  • 00:11:46.130 --> 00:11:47.230
  • and in much trembling.
  • 00:11:47.230 --> 00:11:50.060
  • And my speech and
  • 00:11:50.060 --> 00:11:52.030
  • my preaching was not with
  • 00:11:52.270 --> 00:11:55.270
  • There it is again.
  • 00:11:59.070 --> 00:12:00.100
  • "It was not with man's wisdom."
  • 00:12:00.100 --> 00:12:02.150
  • You see, when the devil trick
  • 00:12:02.150 --> 00:12:04.030
  • you, he'll make you
  • 00:12:04.030 --> 00:12:05.100
  • think you're smart.
  • 00:12:05.100 --> 00:12:06.250
  • He'll make you think
  • 00:12:06.250 --> 00:12:08.180
  • you know what you're doing.
  • 00:12:08.180 --> 00:12:10.130
  • He'll make you think
  • 00:12:10.130 --> 00:12:11.100
  • you don't need to go to church.
  • 00:12:11.100 --> 00:12:13.110
  • You don't need to do that.
  • 00:12:13.110 --> 00:12:14.220
  • This is 2015.
  • 00:12:14.220 --> 00:12:16.180
  • Everything is different.
  • 00:12:16.180 --> 00:12:17.150
  • No, it is not when it
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  • comes to God.
  • 00:12:18.190 --> 00:12:20.050
  • Jesus Christ is saying,
  • 00:12:20.050 --> 00:12:21.170
  • "Yesterday, today, and forever,
  • 00:12:21.230 --> 00:12:24.230
  • God is immutable.
  • 00:12:24.230 --> 00:12:26.130
  • He is a changeless one.
  • 00:12:26.130 --> 00:12:28.190
  • His Word was good yesterday,
  • 00:12:28.190 --> 00:12:30.110
  • is good today, and
  • 00:12:30.110 --> 00:12:31.140
  • it's gonna be good tomorrow."
  • 00:12:31.140 --> 00:12:33.110
  • And so what we need to do
  • 00:12:33.110 --> 00:12:34.060
  • is get in line with his Word
  • 00:12:34.060 --> 00:12:35.230
  • and stop trying to figure things
  • 00:12:35.230 --> 00:12:37.150
  • out on our own.
  • 00:12:37.150 --> 00:12:39.250
  • You wanna go crazy?
  • 00:12:39.250 --> 00:12:41.100
  • Try to figure life out without
  • 00:12:41.100 --> 00:12:43.050
  • God's help.
  • 00:12:43.050 --> 00:12:44.120
  • You wanna get nutty?
  • 00:12:44.120 --> 00:12:45.190
  • You wanna get weird?
  • 00:12:45.190 --> 00:12:47.070
  • You wanna get spooky?
  • 00:12:47.070 --> 00:12:48.130
  • You wanna get full of fear?
  • 00:12:48.130 --> 00:12:50.020
  • You wanna get full of anxiety?
  • 00:12:50.020 --> 00:12:51.240
  • You wanna get to the dark side
  • 00:12:51.240 --> 00:12:53.180
  • where you shakin'
  • 00:12:53.180 --> 00:12:54.130
  • like a dog in a frost?
  • 00:12:54.130 --> 00:12:56.030
  • Well, then, you stop trusting
  • 00:12:56.030 --> 00:12:58.000
  • God and I'll guarantee you
  • 00:12:58.000 --> 00:12:59.290
  • gonna lose your mind for sure.
  • 00:12:59.290 --> 00:13:02.170
  • You better learn to come to
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  • Jesus every day,
  • 00:13:03.260 --> 00:13:06.010
  • every hour of the day.
  • 00:13:06.010 --> 00:13:07.290
  • People are losing
  • 00:13:07.290 --> 00:13:09.170
  • their minds out there.
  • 00:13:09.230 --> 00:13:12.230
  • Hallelujah to God.
  • 00:13:12.230 --> 00:13:15.100
  • But God did not give us
  • 00:13:15.100 --> 00:13:16.260
  • a spirit of fear but of power
  • 00:13:16.260 --> 00:13:19.250
  • and of love and of a sound mind.
  • 00:13:20.180 --> 00:13:23.180
  • Turn to your neighbor and say,
  • 00:13:23.180 --> 00:13:24.130
  • "I ain't gonna lose my mind,
  • 00:13:24.130 --> 00:13:25.080
  • amen."
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  • Thank you, Jesus.
  • 00:13:26.290 --> 00:13:28.160
  • What did that Tina Turner say?
  • 00:13:28.160 --> 00:13:29.220
  • You better be careful tryin' to
  • 00:13:29.220 --> 00:13:30.190
  • make somebody lose their mind,
  • 00:13:30.240 --> 00:13:33.240
  • be careful that you
  • 00:13:33.240 --> 00:13:34.200
  • don't lose yours.
  • 00:13:34.200 --> 00:13:36.100
  • I guess I'm datin' myself
  • 00:13:36.100 --> 00:13:37.080
  • right now.
  • 00:13:37.080 --> 00:13:38.190
  • Ha, ha, ha.
  • 00:13:38.190 --> 00:13:39.200
  • So then the Bible
  • 00:13:41.280 --> 00:13:43.070
  • said--this is what he said now.
  • 00:13:43.070 --> 00:13:44.210
  • He said, now listen,
  • 00:13:44.210 --> 00:13:45.190
  • listen, listen.
  • 00:13:45.190 --> 00:13:46.170
  • He says, "For I determined not
  • 00:13:46.170 --> 00:13:48.160
  • to know any thing among you,
  • 00:13:48.160 --> 00:13:49.250
  • save Jesus Christ,
  • 00:13:49.250 --> 00:13:50.280
  • and him crucified.
  • 00:13:50.280 --> 00:13:51.290
  • And I was with you in weakness,
  • 00:13:51.290 --> 00:13:53.020
  • and in fear,
  • 00:13:53.020 --> 00:13:54.200
  • and in much trembling.
  • 00:13:54.200 --> 00:13:55.290
  • And my speech and my preaching
  • 00:13:55.290 --> 00:13:58.170
  • was not with enticing
  • 00:13:58.170 --> 00:14:01.070
  • words of man's wisdom,
  • 00:14:01.130 --> 00:14:04.130
  • but in demonstration of
  • 00:14:05.170 --> 00:14:08.170
  • We need the Holy Ghost
  • 00:14:13.130 --> 00:14:16.130
  • and we need power.
  • 00:14:16.130 --> 00:14:19.070
  • You can't have these demons
  • 00:14:19.070 --> 00:14:21.020
  • without power, brother.
  • 00:14:21.020 --> 00:14:23.260
  • You cannot get victory over
  • 00:14:23.260 --> 00:14:26.090
  • the dark side without being in
  • 00:14:26.090 --> 00:14:28.070
  • the light, in the name of Jesus.
  • 00:14:29.110 --> 00:14:32.110
  • So today I want to challenge
  • 00:14:32.110 --> 00:14:33.200
  • you to tap into God's power.
  • 00:14:34.160 --> 00:14:37.160
  • Tapping into
  • 00:14:37.160 --> 00:14:39.140
  • God's power by faith.
  • 00:14:39.140 --> 00:14:41.200
  • Tapping into God's power
  • 00:14:41.200 --> 00:14:42.190
  • through prayer.
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  • Glory to God.
  • 00:14:43.130 --> 00:14:44.220
  • The power of God is available
  • 00:14:45.020 --> 00:14:48.020
  • to any and everybody.
  • 00:14:48.030 --> 00:14:51.030
  • Not just for me and not just
  • 00:14:51.030 --> 00:14:53.100
  • for a few select people.
  • 00:14:53.100 --> 00:14:55.240
  • No sir, no ma'am.
  • 00:14:55.240 --> 00:14:57.200
  • The power of God is available to
  • 00:14:57.240 --> 00:15:00.260
  • anybody who wants it
  • 00:15:00.280 --> 00:15:03.280
  • and anybody who knows
  • 00:15:03.280 --> 00:15:06.100
  • that it is avalible.
  • 00:15:06.100 --> 00:15:08.170
  • The kingdom of God
  • 00:15:08.170 --> 00:15:10.150
  • is within you.
  • 00:15:10.150 --> 00:15:11.240
  • The kingdom of God
  • 00:15:11.240 --> 00:15:12.200
  • is in this room right now.
  • 00:15:12.200 --> 00:15:15.100
  • All that God is,
  • 00:15:15.100 --> 00:15:17.050
  • is in this room right now.
  • 00:15:17.050 --> 00:15:19.240
  • The glory of God is in here now.
  • 00:15:19.240 --> 00:15:22.140
  • The power of God is in here now.
  • 00:15:22.140 --> 00:15:24.160
  • But if you want the power of God
  • 00:15:24.160 --> 00:15:26.170
  • to move in your life,
  • 00:15:26.170 --> 00:15:28.110
  • then you gotta plug in to it.
  • 00:15:28.110 --> 00:15:31.030
  • Turn to your neighbor and say,
  • 00:15:31.030 --> 00:15:32.130
  • "Plug in to the power of God."
  • 00:15:32.290 --> 00:15:35.290
  • How does one do that?
  • 00:15:35.290 --> 00:15:37.070
  • Well, prayer is the one--prayer
  • 00:15:37.120 --> 00:15:40.120
  • is one of the main ways that
  • 00:15:40.120 --> 00:15:41.290
  • we tap into the power of God.
  • 00:15:41.290 --> 00:15:44.190
  • Prayer is one of the
  • 00:15:44.190 --> 00:15:45.150
  • main spiritual disciplines
  • 00:15:45.150 --> 00:15:47.110
  • in the body of Christ.
  • 00:15:47.110 --> 00:15:50.060
  • Prayer is one of
  • 00:15:50.060 --> 00:15:51.260
  • the main disciplines
  • 00:15:51.260 --> 00:15:53.050
  • in the body of Christ
  • 00:15:53.050 --> 00:15:54.120
  • and this is the reason
  • 00:15:54.120 --> 00:15:55.270
  • why Satan is always
  • 00:15:55.270 --> 00:15:58.260
  • fighting your prayer life.
  • 00:16:00.090 --> 00:16:03.090
  • He has some people thinking
  • 00:16:03.090 --> 00:16:04.210
  • that there are special prayer
  • 00:16:04.210 --> 00:16:06.280
  • warriors in the church and
  • 00:16:06.280 --> 00:16:08.180
  • they do the praying and we do
  • 00:16:08.180 --> 00:16:10.190
  • the--get the benefits from their
  • 00:16:10.190 --> 00:16:13.130
  • praying and we go home and we
  • 00:16:13.130 --> 00:16:15.220
  • we get into emailing and texting
  • 00:16:18.260 --> 00:16:21.020
  • and going on Facebook and we go
  • 00:16:21.020 --> 00:16:22.290
  • to the malls while everybodies
  • 00:16:22.290 --> 00:16:25.030
  • is praying and we certainly hope
  • 00:16:25.030 --> 00:16:26.290
  • they get a prayer on through
  • 00:16:26.290 --> 00:16:28.070
  • because we need
  • 00:16:28.070 --> 00:16:29.080
  • God to do something for us.
  • 00:16:29.080 --> 00:16:31.230
  • And now that is such a foolish
  • 00:16:31.230 --> 00:16:34.130
  • way to live in this earth.
  • 00:16:34.130 --> 00:16:36.210
  • Everybody ought to
  • 00:16:36.210 --> 00:16:37.220
  • have a prayer life.
  • 00:16:37.220 --> 00:16:39.260
  • Oh, don't get me to started
  • 00:16:39.260 --> 00:16:41.160
  • preaching in here.
  • 00:16:41.160 --> 00:16:42.230
  • Am I right about it?
  • 00:16:44.240 --> 00:16:46.290
  • Prayer is something
  • 00:16:46.290 --> 00:16:48.160
  • we all must participate in.
  • 00:16:48.160 --> 00:16:51.160
  • If we fail in our prayer life,
  • 00:16:51.200 --> 00:16:54.200
  • we will fail as a Christian.
  • 00:16:54.200 --> 00:16:57.080
  • I'm gonna preach
  • 00:16:57.080 --> 00:16:57.290
  • that into your spirit.
  • 00:16:57.290 --> 00:16:58.220
  • it in there one more time.
  • 00:17:00.250 --> 00:17:02.150
  • If you fail in your prayer life,
  • 00:17:04.020 --> 00:17:07.020
  • ha, ha, you're gonna fail
  • 00:17:07.020 --> 00:17:08.270
  • as a Christian.
  • 00:17:08.270 --> 00:17:10.290
  • Thank you, Jesus.
  • 00:17:10.290 --> 00:17:11.240
  • Amen, amen.
  • 00:17:11.240 --> 00:17:13.020
  • We'll try it one more time.
  • 00:17:13.020 --> 00:17:14.270
  • If you fail to pray, you're
  • 00:17:14.270 --> 00:17:16.270
  • gonna fail as a Christian.
  • 00:17:17.190 --> 00:17:20.190
  • "Well, I'm gonna do
  • 00:17:20.190 --> 00:17:22.090
  • the best I can, Pas--"
  • 00:17:22.090 --> 00:17:23.250
  • Your doing the best
  • 00:17:23.250 --> 00:17:24.230
  • you can ain't enough.
  • 00:17:24.230 --> 00:17:27.050
  • Your doing the best you
  • 00:17:27.050 --> 00:17:28.070
  • can is not enough.
  • 00:17:28.070 --> 00:17:29.010
  • And it's not enough for you
  • 00:17:29.010 --> 00:17:29.260
  • to sit around here and moan
  • 00:17:29.260 --> 00:17:31.090
  • and groan about how
  • 00:17:31.090 --> 00:17:32.130
  • bad things are in your life.
  • 00:17:32.260 --> 00:17:35.260
  • It's bad for everybody.
  • 00:17:35.260 --> 00:17:38.080
  • But those of us who've got
  • 00:17:38.080 --> 00:17:39.150
  • a lick of sense we know that
  • 00:17:39.150 --> 00:17:40.180
  • when things get rough on us
  • 00:17:40.180 --> 00:17:43.060
  • we know where to go.
  • 00:17:43.060 --> 00:17:45.170
  • Ha, ha, ha.
  • 00:17:45.170 --> 00:17:46.240
  • We call on the Lord.
  • 00:17:46.240 --> 00:17:49.100
  • Say, "Amen," somebody.
  • 00:17:49.100 --> 00:17:51.100
  • So raise your right hand
  • 00:17:51.100 --> 00:17:52.100
  • and say,
  • 00:17:52.100 --> 00:17:52.280
  • "If I don't pray, I'm guaranteed
  • 00:17:52.280 --> 00:17:55.100
  • to fail as a Christian."
  • 00:17:57.060 --> 00:18:00.080
  • You can know the Bible
  • 00:18:00.080 --> 00:18:02.080
  • from Genesis to Revelation.
  • 00:18:02.080 --> 00:18:05.020
  • You can have a PhD.
  • 00:18:05.020 --> 00:18:06.220
  • in theology and still fail as
  • 00:18:06.290 --> 00:18:09.290
  • a Christian if you don't pray.
  • 00:18:09.290 --> 00:18:12.280
  • "Well, Pastor Hill,
  • 00:18:12.280 --> 00:18:13.230
  • I'mma go get me a degree."
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  • Go get it, bro.
  • 00:18:15.120 --> 00:18:17.090
  • And then go
  • 00:18:17.090 --> 00:18:18.140
  • get your degree, sister.
  • 00:18:18.140 --> 00:18:19.240
  • Learn all you
  • 00:18:19.240 --> 00:18:20.180
  • can learn about God.
  • 00:18:20.180 --> 00:18:21.150
  • It is important to learn.
  • 00:18:21.150 --> 00:18:23.270
  • But if you don't pray, whatever
  • 00:18:23.270 --> 00:18:26.190
  • you know ain't gonna do you no
  • 00:18:26.190 --> 00:18:28.150
  • good 'cause the devil will jump
  • 00:18:28.150 --> 00:18:30.130
  • on you and beat your brains out.
  • 00:18:30.130 --> 00:18:33.050
  • He'll bring hell to your job.
  • 00:18:33.050 --> 00:18:34.270
  • He'll bring hell to your family.
  • 00:18:34.270 --> 00:18:36.150
  • He'll bring hell to everywhere.
  • 00:18:36.150 --> 00:18:39.070
  • And have you troubled
  • 00:18:39.070 --> 00:18:40.110
  • in your mind.
  • 00:18:40.110 --> 00:18:41.190
  • But when you know how to get
  • 00:18:41.190 --> 00:18:43.040
  • a hold of God in prayer, ha, ha,
  • 00:18:44.000 --> 00:18:47.000
  • ha, hey, hey.
  • 00:18:47.000 --> 00:18:48.200
  • I wanna thank and praise
  • 00:18:48.200 --> 00:18:49.210
  • God I learned how to pray
  • 00:18:49.210 --> 00:18:50.240
  • a long time ago.
  • 00:18:50.240 --> 00:18:52.200
  • I been prayin' since 1972,
  • 00:18:52.200 --> 00:18:55.170
  • ha, ha, hey, glory to God.
  • 00:18:55.170 --> 00:18:57.160
  • And when
  • 00:18:57.160 --> 00:18:58.060
  • I first started praying, I had
  • 00:18:58.060 --> 00:18:59.100
  • nothing to show but a theory.
  • 00:18:59.100 --> 00:19:02.110
  • I saw it in the book and I said,
  • 00:19:02.110 --> 00:19:04.060
  • "This'll work.
  • 00:19:04.060 --> 00:19:05.030
  • I believe it'll work."
  • 00:19:05.030 --> 00:19:06.040
  • And then I heard people
  • 00:19:06.040 --> 00:19:07.000
  • testifying that
  • 00:19:07.000 --> 00:19:08.100
  • it was working for them.
  • 00:19:08.100 --> 00:19:09.130
  • And some old folks,
  • 00:19:09.130 --> 00:19:10.220
  • they all dead and gone now.
  • 00:19:10.220 --> 00:19:12.080
  • They were set up and old folks,
  • 00:19:12.080 --> 00:19:13.000
  • some of them,
  • 00:19:13.000 --> 00:19:13.230
  • And they'd sit there.
  • 00:19:15.250 --> 00:19:16.210
  • A old mother by
  • 00:19:16.210 --> 00:19:18.000
  • the name of Mother L.O. Hill.
  • 00:19:18.000 --> 00:19:19.140
  • They used to
  • 00:19:19.140 --> 00:19:20.130
  • bring Mother L.O. Hill
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  • down to the Convocation and
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  • they'd roll her in there and she
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  • would say, "Dearhearts,
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  • get into the worksheets today.
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  • Get into the Word.
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  • Read your Bibles and pray,"
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  • she said.
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  • And I said to myself, "If them
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  • old people are saying that,
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  • I'm gonna try it for myself."
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  • And I want you to know
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  • that I struck out across
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  • the field praying.
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  • I would pray in the morning,
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  • I'd pray in the noonday.
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  • I'd pray when the sun went down.
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  • Glory to God.
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  • And I want you to know I prayed
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  • so much until I got drunk.
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  • I got drunk on the Holy Ghost.
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  • I'd stagger round
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  • [speaking in foreign tongues]
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  • There's joy in God.
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  • But you don't know
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  • it until you pray.
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  • If you don't pray, you can't
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  • know what I'm talkin' about.
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  • It takes the Holy Ghost
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  • to reveal this to you,
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  • amen to God, somebody?
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  • Prayer is so important to God.
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  • Now, get this, now.
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  • Prayer is so important to
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  • the house of prayer.
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  • He named his baby prayer.
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  • [laughing]
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  • We're his children.
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  • He said, "Now, children,
  • 00:20:23.030 --> 00:20:24.170
  • I want them to be
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  • called praying people."
  • 00:20:25.130 --> 00:20:27.010
  • Saint Matthew 21:13,
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  • "And he said unto them,
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  • 'It is written,
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  • "My house shall be called the
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  • house of prayer;" but you have
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  • made it a den of thieves.'"
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  • This is the house of prayer
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  • and I've been threatening
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  • in my heart 'cause,
  • 00:20:39.110 --> 00:20:40.060
  • you know, I need to change the
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  • name of this church to
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  • Compton Prayer Center or
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  • something like that,
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  • amen to God?
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  • 'Cause that's
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  • what we do up in here.
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  • We pray in here.
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  • Turn to your neighbor and say,
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  • "This is a praying church."
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  • You may not be praying
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  • but your pastor's praying.
  • 00:20:52.190 --> 00:20:55.120
  • I'm a praying man.
  • 00:20:55.120 --> 00:20:56.260
  • I'm praying.
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  • I was praying last night.
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  • My wife came back.
  • 00:20:58.050 --> 00:20:58.270
  • I was upstairs in my room,
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  • sittin' there prayin'.
  • 00:21:01.270 --> 00:21:03.250
  • And I do it all the time.
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  • She don't pay me no attention.
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  • She come on, do what she gonna
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  • do, go about her business, amen.
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  • Yeah, ba, ba, ba, ba.
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  • When my kids were very small,
  • 00:21:10.010 --> 00:21:11.070
  • they'd run around
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  • praying--playing and
  • 00:21:12.010 --> 00:21:12.270
  • I was praying 'cause
  • 00:21:12.270 --> 00:21:14.190
  • I said I needed God to help me
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  • and I need God to help
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  • me right now.
  • 00:21:20.140 --> 00:21:22.050
  • So ain't no point me
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  • acting no fool.
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  • The only one who
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  • can really help me is God.
  • 00:21:25.180 --> 00:21:27.130
  • You may love me and want to
  • 00:21:27.130 --> 00:21:28.230
  • help me but you can't help me.
  • 00:21:28.230 --> 00:21:30.250
  • What I need,
  • 00:21:30.250 --> 00:21:31.230
  • only God can give it to me.
  • 00:21:31.230 --> 00:21:34.020
  • So I gotta spend quality time
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  • in callin' on God.
  • 00:21:36.100 --> 00:21:38.000
  • How many know God--that you need
  • 00:21:38.000 --> 00:21:39.030
  • God to help you?
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  • Well, raise your right hand,
  • 00:21:40.240 --> 00:21:41.220
  • say, "I need God to help me."
  • 00:21:43.080 --> 00:21:46.080
  • Glory to God.
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  • Prayer is so important that if
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  • you don't pray you will faint.
  • 00:21:51.150 --> 00:21:54.150
  • And he spake a parable
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  • in Luke 18 and 1,
  • 00:21:55.250 --> 00:21:57.150
  • "And he spake a parable
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  • unto them to this end,
  • 00:21:58.200 --> 00:22:00.200
  • that men ought always to pray,
  • 00:22:00.200 --> 00:22:03.050
  • and not to faint."
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  • Men.
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  • That goes for you women too.
  • 00:22:06.200 --> 00:22:07.230
  • and not to faint.
  • 00:22:09.240 --> 00:22:11.110
  • The word faint in the Greek
  • 00:22:11.210 --> 00:22:14.210
  • means not to lose heart when we
  • 00:22:15.030 --> 00:22:18.030
  • come into difficulties and that
  • 00:22:18.030 --> 00:22:20.130
  • we are to not give up on prayer
  • 00:22:20.250 --> 00:22:23.250
  • when the answer is delayed.
  • 00:22:23.250 --> 00:22:26.180
  • You're gonna get
  • 00:22:26.180 --> 00:22:27.290
  • in trouble in life, trust me.
  • 00:22:27.290 --> 00:22:29.010
  • Things are
  • 00:22:29.010 --> 00:22:30.090
  • not gonna go well all the time.
  • 00:22:30.090 --> 00:22:32.160
  • There's some bumps in the road.
  • 00:22:32.160 --> 00:22:34.220
  • There's some
  • 00:22:34.220 --> 00:22:35.260
  • trouble up ahead for you.
  • 00:22:35.260 --> 00:22:37.110
  • the devil will jump up and
  • 00:22:39.130 --> 00:22:41.140
  • start some trouble in your life.
  • 00:22:41.140 --> 00:22:42.220
  • Well, you got to start praying
  • 00:22:42.220 --> 00:22:43.270
  • about that thing and pray
  • 00:22:43.270 --> 00:22:45.270
  • about it, keep on prayin'
  • 00:22:45.270 --> 00:22:46.260
  • about it so you won't fall out.
  • 00:22:46.260 --> 00:22:49.070
  • So you won't quit God.
  • 00:22:49.070 --> 00:22:51.130
  • A lot of folks started out with
  • 00:22:51.130 --> 00:22:52.170
  • God and when things
  • 00:22:52.170 --> 00:22:53.250
  • got rough, they quit.
  • 00:22:53.250 --> 00:22:55.110
  • But I want the devil to know if
  • 00:22:55.110 --> 00:22:56.190
  • you know the devil you tell him,
  • 00:22:56.190 --> 00:22:57.260
  • "I said,
  • 00:22:57.260 --> 00:22:58.280
  • ain't no quit in Ron Hill.
  • 00:22:58.280 --> 00:23:01.030
  • If I may not do nothin'
  • 00:23:01.030 --> 00:23:02.170
  • else but I'm gonna pray,
  • 00:23:02.170 --> 00:23:03.170
  • praise God.
  • 00:23:03.170 --> 00:23:04.160
  • Yeah, yeah."
  • 00:23:04.160 --> 00:23:05.230
  • I said, "I may not do anything
  • 00:23:05.230 --> 00:23:06.290
  • else but I'm gonna
  • 00:23:06.290 --> 00:23:08.160
  • pray because I know that
  • 00:23:08.160 --> 00:23:10.260
  • prayer changes things."
  • 00:23:10.260 --> 00:23:12.270
  • How do I know?
  • 00:23:12.270 --> 00:23:13.210
  • It changed things in my life.
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  • When I was broke, bound,
  • 00:23:15.190 --> 00:23:17.030
  • and in the background,
  • 00:23:17.030 --> 00:23:18.140
  • I kept on saying,
  • 00:23:18.140 --> 00:23:19.200
  • "Father, in the name of Jesus,
  • 00:23:20.040 --> 00:23:23.040
  • I need you to help me.
  • 00:23:23.040 --> 00:23:25.180
  • I'm in trouble.
  • 00:23:25.180 --> 00:23:28.170
  • And folks are laughin' at me and
  • 00:23:28.170 --> 00:23:31.050
  • they're--and folk are
  • 00:23:31.050 --> 00:23:32.180
  • talkin' about me.
  • 00:23:32.180 --> 00:23:33.230
  • But I need you to help me,
  • 00:23:33.230 --> 00:23:36.060
  • [laughing]
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  • And that's just what
  • 00:23:41.200 --> 00:23:42.080
  • he done for me.
  • 00:23:42.080 --> 00:23:45.010
  • - Ronald: I am so glad you
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  • tuned in today and I pray that
  • 00:23:46.150 --> 00:23:48.070
  • you have enjoyed the Word
  • 00:23:48.070 --> 00:23:49.140
  • that you have heard today.
  • 00:23:49.140 --> 00:23:52.000
  • And I pray that it'd be
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  • a blessing to your heart.
  • 00:23:53.100 --> 00:23:55.140
  • Now, before we go off the air,
  • 00:23:55.140 --> 00:23:56.270
  • I want to share with you
  • 00:23:56.270 --> 00:23:57.260
  • the most important message
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  • in the world.
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  • And that would be
  • 00:24:01.090 --> 00:24:02.030
  • the gospel of Christ.
  • 00:24:02.030 --> 00:24:03.220
  • The Bible says,
  • 00:24:03.220 --> 00:24:04.170
  • "For God so loved the world that
  • 00:24:04.170 --> 00:24:07.150
  • he gave his only begotten Son
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  • that whosoever believeth in him
  • 00:24:09.230 --> 00:24:12.110
  • should not perish but
  • 00:24:12.110 --> 00:24:13.230
  • have everlasting life."
  • 00:24:13.230 --> 00:24:15.290
  • Jesus the Christ died on the
  • 00:24:15.290 --> 00:24:18.050
  • cross for your sins and he arose
  • 00:24:18.050 --> 00:24:21.030
  • from the dead on the 3rd day.
  • 00:24:21.030 --> 00:24:22.260
  • Now, if you're not sure you're
  • 00:24:22.260 --> 00:24:24.280
  • saved or if you know that you
  • 00:24:24.280 --> 00:24:26.260
  • need to be saved, I want you
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  • to pray this prayer with me.
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  • Open your mouth and say,
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  • "Heavenly Father,
  • 00:24:32.140 --> 00:24:34.080
  • I know that I'm a sinner.
  • 00:24:34.080 --> 00:24:36.150
  • But I believe Jesus Christ
  • 00:24:36.150 --> 00:24:38.080
  • is the Son of God.
  • 00:24:38.080 --> 00:24:40.040
  • I believe he died on
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  • the cross for my sins.
  • 00:24:41.170 --> 00:24:43.220
  • I believe he arose from
  • 00:24:43.220 --> 00:24:45.000
  • the dead on the 3rd day.
  • 00:24:45.000 --> 00:24:47.060
  • I now repent and I open
  • 00:24:47.060 --> 00:24:50.040
  • my heart and I receive the
  • 00:24:50.110 --> 00:24:53.110
  • Lord Jesus Christ
  • 00:24:53.110 --> 00:24:55.020
  • into my heart as my Savior.
  • 00:24:55.020 --> 00:24:57.110
  • Save me, Jesus, and make me the
  • 00:24:57.110 --> 00:24:59.120
  • person that you want me to be."
  • 00:24:59.170 --> 00:25:02.190
  • Now, if you prayed that prayer
  • 00:25:02.190 --> 00:25:04.020
  • with me, please get on the phone
  • 00:25:04.020 --> 00:25:05.170
  • or write me so that we can send
  • 00:25:05.170 --> 00:25:08.010
  • you some information that will
  • 00:25:08.010 --> 00:25:09.250
  • assist you in getting
  • 00:25:09.250 --> 00:25:11.130
  • started right as a Christian.
  • 00:25:11.130 --> 00:25:14.000
  • Also, I want to pray for
  • 00:25:14.000 --> 00:25:15.130
  • those of you who may
  • 00:25:15.130 --> 00:25:16.140
  • be sick in your body.
  • 00:25:16.140 --> 00:25:18.070
  • Please know that
  • 00:25:18.070 --> 00:25:19.110
  • God does not want you sick.
  • 00:25:19.110 --> 00:25:22.070
  • Jesus Christ not only died on
  • 00:25:22.070 --> 00:25:24.150
  • the cross for our sins,
  • 00:25:24.150 --> 00:25:26.130
  • but he also made
  • 00:25:26.130 --> 00:25:27.210
  • it possible for us to
  • 00:25:27.210 --> 00:25:29.030
  • be healed in the body.
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  • I'm gonna release my faith.
  • 00:25:30.190 --> 00:25:32.060
  • I challenge you
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  • to release your faith and
  • 00:25:33.130 --> 00:25:34.180
  • let's believe God to heal.
  • 00:25:34.180 --> 00:25:36.170
  • Somebody is gonna get healed
  • 00:25:36.170 --> 00:25:38.280
  • today and it may as well be you.
  • 00:25:38.280 --> 00:25:41.100
  • Now, you put your hands
  • 00:25:41.100 --> 00:25:42.180
  • on your body and
  • 00:25:42.180 --> 00:25:43.220
  • let's believe God together.
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  • Heavenly Father,
  • 00:25:45.200 --> 00:25:46.280
  • in the name of Jesus
  • 00:25:46.280 --> 00:25:48.180
  • I bring the sick before
  • 00:25:48.180 --> 00:25:50.140
  • you right now.
  • 00:25:50.140 --> 00:25:51.220
  • And I pray in
  • 00:25:51.220 --> 00:25:52.220
  • the name of Jesus
  • 00:25:52.220 --> 00:25:54.040
  • that you heal the sick.
  • 00:25:54.040 --> 00:25:56.080
  • I come against sickness.
  • 00:25:56.080 --> 00:25:57.280
  • I come against disease,
  • 00:25:57.280 --> 00:25:59.240
  • in the name of Jesus
  • 00:25:59.240 --> 00:26:01.180
  • and God I pray.
  • 00:26:01.180 --> 00:26:03.000
  • Now you release healing through
  • 00:26:03.000 --> 00:26:05.080
  • this airway, in Jesus' name and,
  • 00:26:05.150 --> 00:26:08.150
  • woman, be healed.
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  • Man, be healed.
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  • Young person, be
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  • healed by faith in Jesus' name.
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  • Now listen, God healed somebody
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  • today and I want you to contact
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  • me and let me know who you are.
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