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Motivation Management

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May 18, 2019
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Fully Alive with Daniel Floyd

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Motivation Management

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  • - HI, WELCOME TO FULLY ALIVE.
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  • IT'S OUR HOPE THAT THROUGH
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  • TODAY'S PROGRAM,
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  • YOU'LL FIND THE TOOLS
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  • THAT WILL HELP YOU
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  • BUILD YOUR FAITH,
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  • BUILD YOUR LIFE,
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  • AND WE PRAY
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  • THAT YOU MAY FIND THE HOPE
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  • AND THE HEALING THAT YOU NEED.
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  • CHECK OUT THIS CLIP
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  • - MY MOTIVATION WAS NOT TO BE
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  • THE GUY THAT HAD TO WALK,
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  • AND MY MOTIVATION WAS
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  • TO KEEP UP WITH MY FRIEND
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  • I WAS RUNNING WITH,
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  • AND I WAS STARTING TO THINK
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  • ABOUT THIS AS IT RELATES
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  • TO OUR FINANCES AND THE STUFF
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  • THAT GOD'S GIVEN US
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  • AND ENTRUSTED INTO OUR HANDS
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  • IS WHAT IS OUR MOTIVATION
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  • IN MANAGING IT?
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  • WE MANAGE OUR RESOURCES
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  • IN A WAY JUST TO KEEP UP
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  • WITH WHOEVER HAS GOT
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  • THE NEWEST THING AROUND US.
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  • WELL, I'VE GOT TO KEEP UP
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  • WITH THEM
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  • DOWN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD,
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  • THE COUPLE STREETS OVER
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  • 'CAUSE THEY'VE GOT THE THINGS,
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  • SO WE NEED TO GET THE THING.
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  • SOME OF US, OUR MOTIVATION
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  • FOR MANAGING OUR STUFF
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  • IS RETIREMENT,
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  • AND I'M NOT SAYING
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  • RETIREMENT IS BAD,
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  • AND I'M NOT SAYING
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  • VACATION IS BAD.
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  • I JUST THINK
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  • IT'S A SMALL VISION.
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  • WHEN SO MANY PEOPLE ARE DEALING
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  • WITH TENS OF THOUSANDS
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  • OF CREDIT CARD DEBT,
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  • DO YOU KNOW WHY
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  • THEY'RE IN THAT?
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  • BECAUSE THEY HAVE NO VISION.
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  • VISION GIVES YOU GUARDRAILS.
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  • IT LETS YOU KNOW
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  • WHERE YOU'RE GOING.
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  • IT LETS YOU KNOW WHAT YOU'LL
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  • SAY YES TO AND WHAT YOU'LL
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  • SAY NO TO.
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  • FOR SOME OF US, WE HAVE
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  • NO VISION IN THE AREA
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  • OF OUR FINANCES AND IF WE DO,
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  • I WOULD PROPOSE FOR WHAT
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  • I'M GOING TO SHOW YOU TODAY
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  • - WE BELIEVE THAT AS YOU INVEST
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  • THE NEXT FEW MOMENTS
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  • IN LISTENING TO TODAY'S SERMON,
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  • THAT YOUR LIFE
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  • COULD CHANGE FOREVER.
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  • SO, LET'S LEAN IN TOGETHER,
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  • AND HEAR ALL THAT GOD
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  • - YESTERDAY I WENT FOR A RUN.
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  • NO ONE WAS CHASING ME.
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  • SOME OF YOU ARE LIKE
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  • I DON'T RUN UNLESS SOMEBODY
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  • IS CHASING ME.
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  • I JUST ENJOY -- I DON'T
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  • REALLY ENJOY RUNNING.
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  • I JUST DON'T ENJOY MY CLOTHES
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  • NOT FITTING, SO I RUN.
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  • SO, I WENT OUT FOR A RUN
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  • AND A BUDDY OF MINE
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  • WENT WITH ME,
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  • AND WE WERE RUNNING DOWNTOWN,
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  • AND THE ROUTE I TAKE
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  • IS PROBABLY THE WORST ROUTE
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  • BECAUSE IT GOES RIGHT
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  • IN DOWNTOWN FREDERICKSBURG
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  • FOR OUR CAMPUSES OUTSIDE
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  • OF FREDERICK,
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  • THERE'S A PLACE CALLED
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  • SUGAR SHACK,
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  • AND WHEN I RUN IN THE MORNING,
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  • YOU CAN SMELL IT,
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  • AND IT'S LIKE
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  • IT'S THE DEVIL TRYING TO GET ME
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  • OFF COURSE LIKE THE DEVIL
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  • IS TRYING TO GET SOME OF YOU
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  • OFF THE PATH OF RIGHTEOUS --
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  • ANYWAYS AND SO IT WAS TRYING
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  • TO GET ME OFF COURSE,
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  • BUT I WAS OUT RUNNING YESTERDAY,
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  • AND I WAS RUNNING WITH A BUDDY,
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  • AND SO WE RAN AND WE DID
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  • THE WHOLE SIX MILES
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  • AND GOT DONE,
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  • AND IT WAS A REALLY GOOD RUN,
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  • BUT I TOLD YOU THAT
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  • BECAUSE COMPARED
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  • TO THURSDAY MORNING,
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  • I WENT OUT FOR A FIVE-MILE RUN
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  • AND AROUND MILE FOUR I WAS LIKE
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  • I'M GOING TO WALK
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  • FOR A QUARTER OF A MILE
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  • AND THEN I'LL FINISH UP
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  • THE FIVE, AND I HAD ALL THESE
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  • JUSTIFICATIONS IN MY HEAD.
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  • I WAS LIKE, WELL, IN THE RACE
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  • IN NOVEMBER AROUND MILE FOUR
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  • THERE PROBABLY WILL BE
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  • A WATER STATION,
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  • SO THIS REALLY IS TRAINING.
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  • I'M REALLY TRAINING MY BODY
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  • TO WALK FOR A MINUTE
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  • AND DRINK THE GATORADE
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  • AND GET THE ELECTROLYTES
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  • IN THERE
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  • AND THEN I'LL START
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  • RUNNING AGAIN.
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  • HONESTLY, I WAS JUST KIND
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  • OF TIRED,
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  • AND I WANTED TO STOP,
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  • AND HOW MANY OF YOU KNOW THAT
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  • IF YOU WANT SOMETHING BAD ENOUGH
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  • EVEN IF IT'S NOT GOOD FOR YOU,
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  • YOU'LL MAKE UP ENOUGH REASONS
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  • THAT SOUND GOOD ENOUGH
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  • SO THAT YOU CAN DO WHATEVER
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  • YOU WANT TO DO.
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  • SO, THAT'S WHAT I DID,
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  • BUT YESTERDAY I DIDN'T DO THAT
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  • BECAUSE I HAD
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  • A DIFFERENT MOTIVATION.
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  • MY MOTIVATION YESTERDAY
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  • IS I DIDN'T WANT TO BE THE GUY
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  • THAT GOES, "CAN WE WALK
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  • FOR A MINUTE?"
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  • I WANTED TO KEEP UP
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  • WITH MY FRIEND.
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  • ARE YOU FOLLOWING ME,
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  • AND SO THAT'S WHY
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  • TWO ARE BETTER THAN ONE,
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  • THE BIBLE SAYS, YOU KNOW,
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  • BECAUSE IT WILL KEEP YOU MOVING
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  • IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION?
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  • THAT'S WHY YOU NEED TO BE
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  • IN A SMALL GROUP,
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  • HELLO SOMEBODY, BECAUSE IT WILL
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  • KEEP YOU MOVING
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  • IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION,
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  • KEEP YOU MOTIVATED WELL,
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  • AND THEN THE DIFFERENCE
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  • IN THURSDAY AND SATURDAY
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  • WAS NOT DIET.
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  • I DIDN'T EAT ANY DIFFERENT.
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  • IT WASN'T I GOT BETTER SHOES.
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  • SIMPLY THE DIFFERENCE
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  • WAS MY MOTIVATION.
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  • MY MOTIVATION CHANGED.
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  • MY MOTIVATION WAS NOT TO BE
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  • THE GUY THAT HAD TO WALK,
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  • AND MY MOTIVATION WAS
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  • TO KEEP UP WITH MY FRIEND
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  • I WAS RUNNING WITH,
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  • AND I WAS STARTING TO THINK
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  • ABOUT THIS AS IT RELATES
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  • TO OUR FINANCES
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  • AND THE STUFF
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  • THAT GOD'S GIVEN US
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  • AND ENTRUSTED INTO OUR HANDS
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  • IS WHAT IS OUR MOTIVATION
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  • IN MANAGING IT?
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  • WHAT'S THE MOTIVATION
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  • IN MANAGING IT,
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  • AND FOR SOME OF US
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  • I THINK THERE'S A GAMUT
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  • OF DIFFERENT REASONS,
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  • AND I HOPE TO CONVINCE YOU
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  • OF A BETTER REASON
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  • THAT ANY REASON YOU HAVE.
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  • SOME OF US,
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  • OUR REASON REALLY IS JUST
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  • WHAT I WAS DOING
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  • IN THE RUNNING YESTERDAY
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  • IS TO KEEP UP.
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  • LIKE, WE MANAGE OUR RESOURCES
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  • IN A WAY JUST TO KEEP UP
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  • WITH WHOEVER HAS GOT
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  • THE NEWEST THING AROUND US.
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  • WELL, I'VE GOT TO KEEP UP
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  • WITH THEM DOWN
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  • IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD,
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  • THE COUPLE STREETS OVER
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  • 'CAUSE THEY'VE GOT THE THINGS,
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  • SO WE NEED TO GET THE THING.
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  • ARE YOU ALL WITH ME?
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  • I KNOW YOU AIN'T GOING TO
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  • AMEN A LOT.
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  • I'M GOING TO TEACH YOU TODAY.
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  • I DON'T REALLY EXPECT IT.
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  • I DON'T THINK YOU'LL GET
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  • ON YOUR FEET ONCE.
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  • I DON'T THINK THEY'LL BE
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  • A LOT OF CLAPPING,
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  • BUT I HOPE TO REALLY TEACH YOU
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  • SOMETHING THAT WILL
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  • HELP YOU TODAY,
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  • AND SOME OF US,
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  • OUR MOTIVATION FOR MANAGING
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  • IS JUST TO KEEP UP.
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  • WE JUST WANT SOME MONEY SO THAT
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  • WE CAN BUY THE THING
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  • THAT EVERYBODY WILL LOOK AT US
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  • AND GO, WE'RE COOL,
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  • WE'VE GOT MONEY, WHATEVER IT IS.
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  • ARE YOU FOLLOWING ME?
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  • AND IT'S NOT BAD TO HAVE THINGS.
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  • I'M GOING TO KEEP SAYING
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  • THAT SO THAT NOBODY WALKS OUT
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  • OF HERE AND GOES,
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  • "PREACHER JUST WANTS
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  • EVERYBODY POOR."
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  • NO, 'CAUSE THE PREACHER
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  • DON'T WANT TO BE POOR.
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  • ARE YOU FOLLOWING ME?
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  • SOME OF US,
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  • OUR MOTIVATION FOR MANAGING
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  • OUR STUFF IS RETIREMENT.
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  • NOT A BAD THING, RIGHT,
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  • BUT WE'RE DOING EVERYTHING
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  • WE DO IN THE MANAGEMENT
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  • OF OUR RESOURCES
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  • TO GET TO A PLACE
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  • WHERE WE DON'T HAVE TO CLOCK IN
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  • EVERY DAY, AND WE HOPE WE HAVE
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  • ENOUGH MONEY LEFT
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  • THAT WE DON'T' OUTLIVE IT,
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  • AND THAT'S KIND OF
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  • THE MOTIVATION.
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  • RETIREMENT ISN'T BAD.
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  • I DON'T PLAN ON DOING IT,
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  • BUT I DON'T THINK IT'S BAD.
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  • ARE YOU ALL WITH ME?
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  • I PLAN ALWAYS TO BE DOING
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  • SOMETHING AROUND HERE.
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  • I FIGURE BY THE TIME I'M LIKE
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  • 65 OR 70 I CAN SHOW UP
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  • AND SAY WHATEVER I WANT.
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  • IF I SAY IT NOW,
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  • THEY'LL CALL IT IMMATURITY.
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  • IF I SAY IT THEN,
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  • THEY'LL JUST SAY,
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  • "BLESS HIS HEART.
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  • HE'S OLD."
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  • SOME OF US,
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  • OUR MOTIVATION IS FEAR,
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  • AND SO WE MANAGE OUR MONEY
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  • IN A WAY SO THAT WE FEEL
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  • SOME KIND OF SECURITY
  • 00:06:20.110 --> 00:06:23.000
  • AS IF THAT WILL
  • 00:06:23.000 --> 00:06:24.170
  • BRING US SECURITY,
  • 00:06:24.170 --> 00:06:27.070
  • AND THAT CAN BE FROM A COUPLE OF
  • 00:06:27.070 --> 00:06:29.000
  • -- YOU COULD HAVE GROWN UP
  • 00:06:29.000 --> 00:06:30.280
  • WITHOUT MUCH
  • 00:06:30.280 --> 00:06:32.030
  • AND NOW YOU'VE WORKED HARD
  • 00:06:32.030 --> 00:06:33.170
  • SO YOU HAVE SOME LEVEL
  • 00:06:33.170 --> 00:06:34.140
  • OF SECURITY IN YOUR LIFE,
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  • AND THERE'S DIFFERENT
  • 00:06:36.010 --> 00:06:36.200
  • MOTIVATIONS OF THINGS
  • 00:06:36.200 --> 00:06:37.240
  • THAT ARE BEHIND THAT,
  • 00:06:37.240 --> 00:06:39.140
  • AND RETIREMENT ISN'T BAD.
  • 00:06:39.140 --> 00:06:41.140
  • SOME OF US OUR WHOLE MOTIVATION
  • 00:06:41.140 --> 00:06:42.070
  • IS LIKE VACATION.
  • 00:06:42.070 --> 00:06:43.120
  • LIKE, WE MANAGE OUR RESOURCES
  • 00:06:43.120 --> 00:06:44.180
  • IN A WAY WHERE WE CAN JUST
  • 00:06:44.180 --> 00:06:46.040
  • GET AWAY FOR A WEEK
  • 00:06:46.040 --> 00:06:47.050
  • OR TWO EVERY YEAR.
  • 00:06:47.050 --> 00:06:49.110
  • LIKE,
  • 00:06:49.110 --> 00:06:50.030
  • THAT'S THE WHOLE MOTIVATION.
  • 00:06:50.030 --> 00:06:51.210
  • THAT'S THE WAY WE MANAGE IT
  • 00:06:51.210 --> 00:06:52.280
  • IS WE JUST WANT TO GO SOMEWHERE
  • 00:06:52.280 --> 00:06:54.130
  • WHERE WE WANT TOES IN THE SAND,
  • 00:06:54.130 --> 00:06:57.130
  • ...IN MY HAND.
  • 00:06:57.130 --> 00:07:00.030
  • Y'ALL SHOULD NOT KNOW THAT SONG.
  • 00:07:00.060 --> 00:07:03.060
  • IT'S NOT CHRISTIAN.
  • 00:07:03.060 --> 00:07:04.190
  • AND SO, THAT'S JUST LIKE
  • 00:07:05.110 --> 00:07:08.110
  • ALL WE DO,
  • 00:07:08.110 --> 00:07:09.060
  • AND I'M NOT SAYING
  • 00:07:09.060 --> 00:07:10.040
  • RETIREMENT IS BAD,
  • 00:07:10.040 --> 00:07:10.230
  • AND I'M NOT SAYING VACATION
  • 00:07:10.230 --> 00:07:12.050
  • IS BAD.
  • 00:07:12.050 --> 00:07:13.200
  • I JUST THINK
  • 00:07:13.200 --> 00:07:14.100
  • IT'S A SMALL VISION.
  • 00:07:14.100 --> 00:07:16.200
  • I JUST THINK
  • 00:07:16.200 --> 00:07:17.130
  • IT'S A SMALL VISION,
  • 00:07:17.130 --> 00:07:18.260
  • AND SOME OF US IF STATISTICS
  • 00:07:19.100 --> 00:07:22.100
  • ARE TRUE AND WE REPRESENT
  • 00:07:22.100 --> 00:07:23.230
  • THE STATISTICS IN THE CHURCH,
  • 00:07:23.230 --> 00:07:26.110
  • SOME OF US HAVE NO VISION
  • 00:07:26.110 --> 00:07:28.000
  • AT ALL, AND THAT'S
  • 00:07:28.000 --> 00:07:30.170
  • A DANGEROUS PLACE TO BE
  • 00:07:30.170 --> 00:07:31.140
  • BECAUSE OF THIS.
  • 00:07:31.140 --> 00:07:32.230
  • THE BIBLE SAYS THIS IN PROVERBS.
  • 00:07:32.230 --> 00:07:34.200
  • IT SAYS THAT WHERE THERE
  • 00:07:34.200 --> 00:07:35.290
  • IS NO REVELATION OR VISION
  • 00:07:35.290 --> 00:07:37.130
  • IS ANOTHER WORD FOR THAT
  • 00:07:37.130 --> 00:07:38.120
  • THE PEOPLE CAST OFF RESTRAINT,
  • 00:07:38.120 --> 00:07:40.000
  • AND YOU CAN SEE THAT.
  • 00:07:40.000 --> 00:07:42.010
  • THE PEOPLE CAST OFF RESTRAINT.
  • 00:07:42.010 --> 00:07:44.140
  • IN OTHER WORDS,
  • 00:07:44.140 --> 00:07:46.020
  • WHERE THERE'S NO VISION,
  • 00:07:46.020 --> 00:07:46.230
  • VISION GIVES YOU GUARDRAILS.
  • 00:07:46.230 --> 00:07:48.010
  • IT LETS YOU KNOW
  • 00:07:48.010 --> 00:07:49.110
  • WHERE YOU'RE GOING.
  • 00:07:49.110 --> 00:07:50.280
  • IT LETS YOU KNOW
  • 00:07:50.280 --> 00:07:51.290
  • WHAT YOU'LL SAY YES TO
  • 00:07:51.290 --> 00:07:53.230
  • AND WHAT YOU'LL SAY NO TO
  • 00:07:53.230 --> 00:07:54.250
  • IS WHAT VISION DOES FOR YOU,
  • 00:07:54.250 --> 00:07:55.290
  • AND FOR SOME OF US, WE HAVE
  • 00:07:55.290 --> 00:07:57.210
  • NO VISION IN THE AREA OF
  • 00:07:57.210 --> 00:07:58.250
  • OUR FINANCES AND IF WE DO,
  • 00:07:58.250 --> 00:08:00.140
  • I WOULD PROPOSE FOR WHAT
  • 00:08:00.140 --> 00:08:01.260
  • I'M GOING TO SHOW YOU TODAY
  • 00:08:01.260 --> 00:08:03.160
  • THAT THE VISION IS SMALL,
  • 00:08:03.160 --> 00:08:04.100
  • BUT WHERE WE HAVE NO VISION
  • 00:08:04.100 --> 00:08:06.120
  • WE CAST OFF RESTRAINT
  • 00:08:06.120 --> 00:08:07.110
  • AND STATISTICS SHOW IT.
  • 00:08:07.110 --> 00:08:09.120
  • WHEN SO MANY PEOPLE
  • 00:08:09.120 --> 00:08:10.210
  • ARE DEALING WITH
  • 00:08:10.210 --> 00:08:11.110
  • TENS OF THOUSANDS
  • 00:08:11.110 --> 00:08:12.080
  • OF CREDIT CARD DEBT.
  • 00:08:12.080 --> 00:08:13.200
  • DO YOU KNOW WHY THEY'RE IN THAT?
  • 00:08:13.200 --> 00:08:14.210
  • BECAUSE THEY HAVE NO VISION.
  • 00:08:14.210 --> 00:08:16.230
  • AND THEY HAVE MONTH BY MONTH
  • 00:08:17.060 --> 00:08:20.060
  • THEY'RE AFRAID THAT
  • 00:08:20.060 --> 00:08:21.050
  • THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE MORE MONTH
  • 00:08:21.050 --> 00:08:22.100
  • THAN THEY ARE MONEY
  • 00:08:22.100 --> 00:08:23.200
  • BECAUSE THERE IS NO VISION,
  • 00:08:23.200 --> 00:08:25.000
  • AND SO WE JUST LIVE HOWEVER,
  • 00:08:25.000 --> 00:08:27.050
  • AND WE DO MANAGEMENT
  • 00:08:27.050 --> 00:08:28.190
  • BY LOGGING ON.
  • 00:08:28.190 --> 00:08:30.250
  • OH, THERE'S MONEY IN THERE.
  • 00:08:30.250 --> 00:08:33.220
  • WE CAN SPEND IT.
  • 00:08:33.220 --> 00:08:35.120
  • THERE'S NERVOUS LAUGHTER
  • 00:08:35.250 --> 00:08:38.250
  • 'CAUSE YOU'RE LIKE,
  • 00:08:38.250 --> 00:08:39.240
  • "HAS HE BEEN AT MY HOUSE?
  • 00:08:39.240 --> 00:08:41.180
  • HE WATCHED HOW WE DO THINGS."
  • 00:08:42.180 --> 00:08:45.180
  • AND SO WE LIVE IN
  • 00:08:46.100 --> 00:08:49.100
  • A UNFULFILLED PLACE,
  • 00:08:49.100 --> 00:08:52.000
  • AND WE LIVE IN
  • 00:08:52.000 --> 00:08:52.180
  • A STRESSFUL PLACE,
  • 00:08:52.180 --> 00:08:53.190
  • AND WE LIVE IN THIS PLACE
  • 00:08:53.190 --> 00:08:54.170
  • WHERE LIKE IT'S MONTH BY MONTH,
  • 00:08:54.170 --> 00:08:56.270
  • AND WE LIVE WITH THIS ANXIETY,
  • 00:08:56.270 --> 00:08:58.280
  • AND WE KNOW THAT
  • 00:08:58.280 --> 00:08:59.220
  • WE'RE ONE FUEL PUMP GOING OUT
  • 00:09:00.230 --> 00:09:03.230
  • ON THE CAR FROM FEELING LIKE
  • 00:09:03.230 --> 00:09:05.140
  • WE'RE JUST SINKING,
  • 00:09:05.140 --> 00:09:07.020
  • AND I DON'T KNOW,
  • 00:09:07.110 --> 00:09:10.110
  • BUT JOHN 10:10 SAID,
  • 00:09:10.110 --> 00:09:11.190
  • "I'VE COME THAT YOU MIGHT
  • 00:09:11.190 --> 00:09:12.120
  • HAVE LIFE AND HAVE IT
  • 00:09:12.120 --> 00:09:14.060
  • TO THE FULL," AND THAT DOES NOT
  • 00:09:14.060 --> 00:09:15.270
  • LOOK LIKE A FULL LIFE TO ME,
  • 00:09:15.270 --> 00:09:17.230
  • AND I DON'T BELIEVE
  • 00:09:17.230 --> 00:09:19.000
  • IT'S GOD'S DESIGN FOR YOU.
  • 00:09:19.000 --> 00:09:21.030
  • I WANT TO SHOW YOU WHAT
  • 00:09:21.030 --> 00:09:22.170
  • I BELIEVE THAT GOD'S VISION IS,
  • 00:09:22.170 --> 00:09:24.150
  • AND I THINK
  • 00:09:24.150 --> 00:09:25.100
  • IT'S A BETTER VISION.
  • 00:09:25.100 --> 00:09:25.280
  • IT'S A BETTER VISION
  • 00:09:25.280 --> 00:09:26.280
  • THAN RETIREMENT,
  • 00:09:26.280 --> 00:09:27.170
  • AND DON'T GET ME WRONG.
  • 00:09:27.170 --> 00:09:28.190
  • SAVING FOR RETIREMENT IS GOOD.
  • 00:09:28.190 --> 00:09:29.160
  • YOU NEED TO.
  • 00:09:29.160 --> 00:09:30.090
  • DON'T MAKE YOUR KIDS PAY
  • 00:09:30.090 --> 00:09:31.060
  • FOR YOU WHEN YOU'RE OLD.
  • 00:09:31.060 --> 00:09:32.030
  • GO ON VACATIONS.
  • 00:09:32.060 --> 00:09:35.060
  • I'M ALL ABOUT THEM.
  • 00:09:35.060 --> 00:09:36.090
  • I TAKE LOTS OF THEM.
  • 00:09:36.090 --> 00:09:37.020
  • I'M FOR THEM.
  • 00:09:37.020 --> 00:09:38.050
  • I LOVE VACATIONS.
  • 00:09:38.050 --> 00:09:39.060
  • I'M JUST SAYING DON'T MAKE
  • 00:09:39.060 --> 00:09:40.050
  • THAT THE BIG VISION
  • 00:09:40.050 --> 00:09:40.260
  • OF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:09:40.260 --> 00:09:41.250
  • DON'T GET TO THE END
  • 00:09:41.250 --> 00:09:42.200
  • OF YOUR LIFE AND BE LIKE,
  • 00:09:42.200 --> 00:09:43.230
  • "I'D VACATION."
  • 00:09:44.230 --> 00:09:47.230
  • LET ME SHOW YOU WHAT
  • 00:09:47.230 --> 00:09:49.130
  • I BELIEVE GOD SAYS HIS WAY
  • 00:09:49.130 --> 00:09:51.180
  • IS THE VERSE
  • 00:09:51.180 --> 00:09:52.100
  • THAT WE LOOKED AT LAST WEEK.
  • 00:09:52.100 --> 00:09:53.150
  • I WANT TO SHOW YOU
  • 00:09:53.150 --> 00:09:54.040
  • A DIFFERENT PART OF IT,
  • 00:09:54.040 --> 00:09:55.040
  • AND HE SAYS, "REMEMBER THIS.
  • 00:09:55.040 --> 00:09:57.250
  • A FARMER WHO PLANTS
  • 00:09:57.250 --> 00:09:58.160
  • A LITTLE BIT,"
  • 00:09:58.160 --> 00:09:59.070
  • AND THIS IS JUST LOGIC.
  • 00:09:59.070 --> 00:10:00.130
  • IF YOU PLANT A LITTLE BIT,
  • 00:10:00.130 --> 00:10:01.070
  • YOU GET A SMALL CROP.
  • 00:10:01.070 --> 00:10:02.140
  • IF YOU PLANT GENEROUSLY,
  • 00:10:02.140 --> 00:10:03.270
  • THAN YOU GET A GENEROUS CROP,
  • 00:10:03.270 --> 00:10:05.010
  • AND HE'S TALKING ABOUT
  • 00:10:05.010 --> 00:10:06.050
  • GIVING HERE,
  • 00:10:06.050 --> 00:10:07.000
  • BUT THAT'S NOT THE POINT
  • 00:10:07.000 --> 00:10:07.280
  • OF WHAT I WANT TO SHOW YOU,
  • 00:10:07.280 --> 00:10:08.270
  • AND HE SAYS YOU MUST DECIDE
  • 00:10:08.270 --> 00:10:09.250
  • IN YOUR HEART
  • 00:10:09.250 --> 00:10:10.210
  • HOW MUCH TO GIVE,
  • 00:10:10.210 --> 00:10:11.290
  • AND THIS IS A GOOD ONE FOR YOU
  • 00:10:11.290 --> 00:10:13.190
  • TO REMEMBER NO MATTER
  • 00:10:13.190 --> 00:10:14.140
  • WHAT ANYBODY TELLS YOU.
  • 00:10:14.140 --> 00:10:15.010
  • GOD DOESN'T LIKE SOMEONE
  • 00:10:15.010 --> 00:10:15.260
  • WHO GIVES RELUCTANTLY
  • 00:10:15.260 --> 00:10:16.220
  • OR UNDER COMPULSION.
  • 00:10:16.220 --> 00:10:17.150
  • SO, GOD DOESN'T WANT YOU
  • 00:10:17.150 --> 00:10:18.240
  • MANIPULATED INTO GIVING.
  • 00:10:18.240 --> 00:10:20.110
  • ISN'T TODAY'S MESSAGE,
  • 00:10:20.110 --> 00:10:21.240
  • BUT JUST A SIDE NOT.
  • 00:10:21.240 --> 00:10:22.210
  • GOD LOVES A CHEERFUL GIVER,
  • 00:10:22.210 --> 00:10:24.100
  • AND THEN LOOK AT THIS,
  • 00:10:24.100 --> 00:10:25.160
  • "AND GOD WILL GENEROUSLY PROVIDE
  • 00:10:25.160 --> 00:10:27.090
  • ALL YOU NEED."
  • 00:10:27.090 --> 00:10:28.170
  • HERE'S GOD'S VISION
  • 00:10:28.170 --> 00:10:30.070
  • FOR YOUR RESOURCES
  • 00:10:30.070 --> 00:10:31.070
  • IS THAT YOU WOULD HAVE ENOUGH
  • 00:10:31.070 --> 00:10:33.180
  • FOR ALL THAT YOU NEED.
  • 00:10:33.180 --> 00:10:34.160
  • THEN TWO, "THEN YOU WILL,"
  • 00:10:34.160 --> 00:10:36.090
  • SOMEBODY SHOUT ALWAYS.
  • 00:10:36.090 --> 00:10:38.110
  • - ALWAYS.
  • 00:10:38.110 --> 00:10:39.140
  • - "ALWAYS HAVE EVERYTHING
  • 00:10:39.140 --> 00:10:41.100
  • YOU NEED AND PLENTY LEFT OVER
  • 00:10:41.200 --> 00:10:44.200
  • TO SHARE WITH OTHERS."
  • 00:10:44.200 --> 00:10:47.110
  • THIS IS GOD'S VISION
  • 00:10:47.110 --> 00:10:48.280
  • FOR YOUR LIFE THAT YOUR NEEDS
  • 00:10:48.280 --> 00:10:50.150
  • WOULD BE MET
  • 00:10:50.150 --> 00:10:51.280
  • AND THAT YOU WOULD HAVE MARGIN
  • 00:10:51.280 --> 00:10:54.030
  • LEFT OVER TO SHARE WITH OTHERS.
  • 00:10:54.030 --> 00:10:55.260
  • NOT TO BE GREEDY WITH,
  • 00:10:55.260 --> 00:10:58.010
  • NOT TO KEEP UP
  • 00:10:58.010 --> 00:11:00.040
  • WITH THE JONESES WITH.
  • 00:11:00.040 --> 00:11:02.200
  • ARE YOU FOLLOWING ME?
  • 00:11:03.120 --> 00:11:06.120
  • BUT TO SHARE WITH OTHERS.
  • 00:11:06.120 --> 00:11:08.100
  • LET ME SHOW YOU ANOTHER VERSE
  • 00:11:08.100 --> 00:11:09.090
  • IF YOU DON'T GO UP
  • 00:11:09.090 --> 00:11:11.000
  • JUST ONE VERSE,
  • 00:11:11.000 --> 00:11:11.230
  • I'LL SHOW YOU DOWN FURTHER.
  • 00:11:11.230 --> 00:11:12.290
  • PAUL RESTATES THIS,
  • 00:11:12.290 --> 00:11:14.140
  • AND HE SAYS,
  • 00:11:14.140 --> 00:11:15.070
  • "YOU'LL BE MADE RICH
  • 00:11:15.070 --> 00:11:16.150
  • IN EVERY WAY SO THAT YOU CAN
  • 00:11:16.290 --> 00:11:19.290
  • BE GENEROUS IN EVERY WAY,
  • 00:11:19.290 --> 00:11:22.070
  • AND SUCH GENEROSITY PRODUCES
  • 00:11:22.070 --> 00:11:23.110
  • THANKSGIVING TO GOD
  • 00:11:23.110 --> 00:11:25.010
  • THROUGH US SO YOU CAN MAKE
  • 00:11:25.010 --> 00:11:27.020
  • A DIFFERENCE IN OTHERS."
  • 00:11:27.270 --> 00:11:30.270
  • AND SOME OF YOU
  • 00:11:30.270 --> 00:11:32.050
  • THIS MAKES YOU UNCOMFORTABLE,
  • 00:11:32.050 --> 00:11:33.070
  • BUT I'M JUST TELLING YOU
  • 00:11:33.070 --> 00:11:34.000
  • WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS.
  • 00:11:34.000 --> 00:11:34.270
  • RICH, IT'S IN THE BIBLE?
  • 00:11:34.270 --> 00:11:36.170
  • YES, THIS ISN'T
  • 00:11:37.110 --> 00:11:40.110
  • PROSPERITY PREACHING.
  • 00:11:40.110 --> 00:11:41.180
  • I'M NOT TELLING YOU GIVE $10.
  • 00:11:41.200 --> 00:11:44.200
  • I'LL MAIL YOU SOME HOLY WATER
  • 00:11:44.200 --> 00:11:46.120
  • AND GOD WILL MAKE
  • 00:11:46.120 --> 00:11:47.100
  • EVERYTHING BETTER.
  • 00:11:47.100 --> 00:11:48.090
  • ARE YOU ALL FOLLOWING ME?
  • 00:11:48.090 --> 00:11:50.030
  • I'M JUST TELLING YOU WHAT
  • 00:11:50.030 --> 00:11:50.240
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS
  • 00:11:50.240 --> 00:11:51.160
  • THAT GOD SAID I'LL MAKE YOU RICH
  • 00:11:51.160 --> 00:11:52.230
  • IN EVERY WAY.
  • 00:11:52.230 --> 00:11:54.070
  • WELL, IN EVERY WAY IF
  • 00:11:54.070 --> 00:11:55.190
  • YOU'RE RICH
  • 00:11:55.190 --> 00:11:56.220
  • IN A HEALTHY MARRIAGE,
  • 00:11:56.220 --> 00:11:57.180
  • THEN YOU SHOULD BE SHARING
  • 00:11:57.180 --> 00:11:58.160
  • THE PRINCIPLES YOU'VE LEARNED
  • 00:11:58.160 --> 00:11:59.200
  • TO MAKE OTHER MARRIAGES HEALTHY.
  • 00:11:59.200 --> 00:12:01.100
  • ARE YOU WITH ME?
  • 00:12:01.100 --> 00:12:02.090
  • IF GOD MAKES YOU RICH IN IDEAS,
  • 00:12:02.110 --> 00:12:05.110
  • THEN YOU SHOULD BE SHARING
  • 00:12:05.110 --> 00:12:06.220
  • THOSE IDEAS, BUT IT CAN'T MEAN
  • 00:12:06.220 --> 00:12:08.040
  • ALL THOSE THINGS
  • 00:12:08.040 --> 00:12:10.190
  • AND EXCLUDE OUR FINANCES
  • 00:12:10.190 --> 00:12:12.080
  • WHEN THE CONTEXT
  • 00:12:12.080 --> 00:12:13.060
  • OF 2 CORINTHIANS 9
  • 00:12:13.060 --> 00:12:14.090
  • IS ABOUT MONEY, AND SO HE SAYS,
  • 00:12:16.000 --> 00:12:19.000
  • "I WILL MAKE YOU RICH
  • 00:12:19.000 --> 00:12:20.030
  • IN EVERY WAY."
  • 00:12:20.030 --> 00:12:21.010
  • WHY?
  • 00:12:21.010 --> 00:12:22.200
  • BECAUSE THEN YOU'LL HAVE
  • 00:12:22.200 --> 00:12:24.250
  • THE MARGIN TO BE ABLE
  • 00:12:24.250 --> 00:12:26.170
  • TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
  • 00:12:26.170 --> 00:12:27.080
  • IN THE LIVES OF OTHERS,
  • 00:12:27.080 --> 00:12:28.110
  • AND WHEN YOU DO THEN
  • 00:12:28.110 --> 00:12:29.140
  • THEY'LL GIVE GLORY TO GOD
  • 00:12:29.140 --> 00:12:30.290
  • OR THANKSGIVING TO GOD.
  • 00:12:30.290 --> 00:12:33.170
  • THIS IS GOD'S VISION
  • 00:12:33.170 --> 00:12:34.140
  • FOR YOUR LIFE IS THAT YOU WOULD
  • 00:12:34.140 --> 00:12:35.190
  • LIVE A LIFE THAT WOULD MAKE
  • 00:12:35.190 --> 00:12:37.060
  • A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES
  • 00:12:37.060 --> 00:12:39.070
  • OF OTHERS WITH THE RESOURCES
  • 00:12:39.070 --> 00:12:40.180
  • THAT YOU HAVE.
  • 00:12:40.180 --> 00:12:42.040
  • BUT MANY OF US,
  • 00:12:42.040 --> 00:12:44.180
  • THE ISSUE IS NOT THAT
  • 00:12:44.180 --> 00:12:46.080
  • WE DON'T HAVE ENOUGH TO DO THAT.
  • 00:12:46.210 --> 00:12:49.210
  • THE ISSUE IS WE HAVE NOT MANAGED
  • 00:12:49.210 --> 00:12:52.070
  • WHAT WE HAVE WELL ENOUGH
  • 00:12:52.070 --> 00:12:53.290
  • TO DO THAT.
  • 00:12:53.290 --> 00:12:55.220
  • "BUT PASTOR,
  • 00:12:55.290 --> 00:12:58.290
  • GOD DOESN'T MAKE ME RICH."
  • 00:12:58.290 --> 00:13:00.240
  • SOME OF YOU THINK YOU READ
  • 00:13:00.240 --> 00:13:01.170
  • THAT GOD WILL MAKE YOU RICH,
  • 00:13:01.170 --> 00:13:02.170
  • AND YOU'RE LIKE, "OH WELL,
  • 00:13:02.170 --> 00:13:03.160
  • THIS VERSE ISN'T FOR ME.
  • 00:13:03.160 --> 00:13:04.100
  • I'M NOT RICH."
  • 00:13:04.100 --> 00:13:05.210
  • WELL, YOU'RE ONLY NOT RICH
  • 00:13:05.210 --> 00:13:07.040
  • IN YOUR MIND
  • 00:13:07.040 --> 00:13:08.060
  • BECAUSE RICH IS A MOVING
  • 00:13:08.060 --> 00:13:08.290
  • TARGET TO YOU.
  • 00:13:08.290 --> 00:13:10.080
  • MATTER OF FACT,
  • 00:13:10.080 --> 00:13:12.060
  • A STUDY PROVED THIS.
  • 00:13:12.060 --> 00:13:13.120
  • I THINK THE GALLOP ORGANIZATION
  • 00:13:13.120 --> 00:13:14.130
  • DID THE STUDY,
  • 00:13:14.130 --> 00:13:16.160
  • AND THEY DID A SURVEY,
  • 00:13:16.160 --> 00:13:17.110
  • JUST A GENERAL SURVEY,
  • 00:13:17.110 --> 00:13:18.280
  • AND THEY ASKED PEOPLE HOW MUCH
  • 00:13:18.280 --> 00:13:19.240
  • MONEY WOULD YOU HAVE TO MAKE
  • 00:13:19.240 --> 00:13:20.200
  • TO BE RICH, AND THE AVERAGE
  • 00:13:20.200 --> 00:13:23.090
  • OF ALL THE RESULTS WAS $150.000
  • 00:13:23.090 --> 00:13:24.280
  • A YEAR.
  • 00:13:24.280 --> 00:13:26.260
  • SO, THEY WENT BACK
  • 00:13:26.260 --> 00:13:28.240
  • TO THE DRAWING BOARD,
  • 00:13:28.240 --> 00:13:30.100
  • AND THEY GOT A TEST GROUP
  • 00:13:30.100 --> 00:13:32.040
  • OF PEOPLE THAT MADE IN
  • 00:13:34.010 --> 00:13:37.010
  • THE $30.000 TO $40.000 RANGE,
  • 00:13:37.010 --> 00:13:38.050
  • AND THEY SAID WHAT
  • 00:13:38.050 --> 00:13:38.290
  • WOULD YOU NEED TO MAKE
  • 00:13:38.290 --> 00:13:39.270
  • FOR YOU TO FEEL RICH?
  • 00:13:39.270 --> 00:13:41.270
  • THAT GROUP SAID I WOULD ONLY
  • 00:13:41.270 --> 00:13:43.030
  • NEED TO MAKE $75.000 A YEAR.
  • 00:13:43.030 --> 00:13:45.100
  • THEN THEY SURVEYED PEOPLE
  • 00:13:45.100 --> 00:13:48.050
  • THAT SUBSCRIBE TO
  • 00:13:48.050 --> 00:13:49.140
  • "MONEY MAGAZINE".
  • 00:13:49.140 --> 00:13:51.140
  • I GUESS "MONEY MAGAZINE"
  • 00:13:51.140 --> 00:13:52.180
  • IS FOR PEOPLE THAT HAVE
  • 00:13:52.180 --> 00:13:53.220
  • A LOT OF MONEY THAT NEED
  • 00:13:53.220 --> 00:13:54.210
  • TO READ ABOUT MONEY.
  • 00:13:54.210 --> 00:13:56.160
  • I'VE NEVER SUBSCRIBED.
  • 00:13:56.160 --> 00:13:58.270
  • THEY SAID WE WOULD NEED TO
  • 00:13:58.270 --> 00:14:00.190
  • MAKE $5 MILLION TO BE RICH.
  • 00:14:00.190 --> 00:14:03.010
  • SEE, WE DON'T THINK WE'RE RICH
  • 00:14:03.060 --> 00:14:06.060
  • BECAUSE RICH IS
  • 00:14:06.060 --> 00:14:07.040
  • A MOVING TARGET TO US.
  • 00:14:07.040 --> 00:14:08.210
  • SO, HERE'S THE CONCLUSION.
  • 00:14:08.210 --> 00:14:09.270
  • NOBODY IS RICH, BUT EVERYBODY
  • 00:14:09.270 --> 00:14:11.270
  • KNOWS SOMEBODY THAT'S RICH.
  • 00:14:11.270 --> 00:14:14.070
  • LET ME GIVE YOU
  • 00:14:14.160 --> 00:14:17.160
  • A LITTLE WAKE-UP CALL.
  • 00:14:17.160 --> 00:14:19.190
  • IF YOU MAKE $44.000 A YEAR
  • 00:14:19.190 --> 00:14:22.070
  • OR MORE, YOU ARE IN THE TOP 1%
  • 00:14:22.070 --> 00:14:24.210
  • OF INCOME EARNERS IN THE WORLD.
  • 00:14:24.210 --> 00:14:27.070
  • LET THAT SINK IN FOR A MINUTE.
  • 00:14:28.210 --> 00:14:31.210
  • YOU'VE ARRIVED.
  • 00:14:31.210 --> 00:14:33.000
  • CALL EVERYBODY BACK HOME
  • 00:14:36.080 --> 00:14:39.080
  • AND LET 'EM KNOW, "I'VE ARRIVED.
  • 00:14:39.190 --> 00:14:42.190
  • I'M IN THE TOP 1%
  • 00:14:42.190 --> 00:14:43.250
  • OF INCOME EARNERS
  • 00:14:43.250 --> 00:14:45.080
  • IN THE WORLD."
  • 00:14:45.080 --> 00:14:46.110
  • SEE, THE ISSUE IS NOT THAT
  • 00:14:46.110 --> 00:14:48.050
  • WE DON'T HAVE ENOUGH.
  • 00:14:48.050 --> 00:14:50.160
  • THE ISSUE IS MAYBE
  • 00:14:50.160 --> 00:14:51.270
  • WE'RE NOT MANAGING
  • 00:14:51.270 --> 00:14:52.270
  • WHAT WE DO HAVE WELL ENOUGH,
  • 00:14:52.270 --> 00:14:54.130
  • THAT GOD WANTS TO DO
  • 00:14:54.240 --> 00:14:57.240
  • IN OUR LIFE THAT WE WOULD HAVE
  • 00:14:57.240 --> 00:14:59.150
  • ALL OF OUR NEEDS MET
  • 00:14:59.150 --> 00:15:01.110
  • AND HAVE PLENTY LEFT OVER
  • 00:15:01.110 --> 00:15:02.060
  • TO SHARE WITH OTHERS
  • 00:15:02.060 --> 00:15:03.080
  • TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE,
  • 00:15:03.080 --> 00:15:05.060
  • TO CARE FOR THE POOR,
  • 00:15:05.060 --> 00:15:06.070
  • TO LOVE ON THE HURTING,
  • 00:15:06.070 --> 00:15:07.140
  • TO PROVIDE FOR THOSE IN NEED,
  • 00:15:07.140 --> 00:15:09.220
  • TO REACH OUT TO PEOPLE
  • 00:15:12.030 --> 00:15:15.030
  • COULD BE JUST THAT
  • 00:15:15.030 --> 00:15:15.260
  • WE'RE NOT MANAGING
  • 00:15:15.260 --> 00:15:16.230
  • IN THE WAY THAT HONORS GOD,
  • 00:15:16.230 --> 00:15:17.200
  • AND WE END UP IN THIS CYCLE
  • 00:15:17.280 --> 00:15:20.280
  • OF POOR FINANCIAL DECISIONS,
  • 00:15:20.280 --> 00:15:23.030
  • THEN GUILT OVER THE DECISION,
  • 00:15:23.030 --> 00:15:25.200
  • THEN GUILT LEADS YOU TO MAKE
  • 00:15:25.200 --> 00:15:27.190
  • MORE BAD DECISIONS
  • 00:15:27.190 --> 00:15:28.220
  • WHICH LEADS YOU TO MORE GUILT
  • 00:15:28.220 --> 00:15:31.020
  • AND MORE SHAME,
  • 00:15:31.020 --> 00:15:33.160
  • AND SHAME DOES NOTHING
  • 00:15:33.160 --> 00:15:34.180
  • BUT LEAD YOU
  • 00:15:34.180 --> 00:15:35.150
  • TO MORE BAD DECISIONS.
  • 00:15:35.150 --> 00:15:36.250
  • AND YOU'RE WAITING FOR APRIL
  • 00:15:36.250 --> 00:15:39.240
  • 'CAUSE THAT TAX RETURN
  • 00:15:39.240 --> 00:15:40.230
  • IS GOING TO GET YOU OUT OF THIS
  • 00:15:40.230 --> 00:15:41.220
  • HOLE YOU DUG AND THAT'S WHAT
  • 00:15:41.220 --> 00:15:42.260
  • YOU SAID LAST APRIL,
  • 00:15:44.060 --> 00:15:47.060
  • AND THAT'S WHAT YOU SAID
  • 00:15:47.060 --> 00:15:48.090
  • THE APRIL BEFORE THAT
  • 00:15:48.090 --> 00:15:49.160
  • AND THAT'S WHAT YOU SAID
  • 00:15:49.160 --> 00:15:50.180
  • THE APRIL BEFORE THAT.
  • 00:15:50.180 --> 00:15:51.210
  • MAYBE I SHOULD TRY GOD'S WAY.
  • 00:15:51.220 --> 00:15:54.220
  • I'M JUST SAYING TRY IT
  • 00:15:54.220 --> 00:15:56.030
  • FOR SIX MONTHS
  • 00:15:56.030 --> 00:15:57.190
  • AND SEE IF YOU AREN'T
  • 00:15:57.190 --> 00:15:58.200
  • IN A BETTER PLACE FINANCIALLY.
  • 00:15:58.200 --> 00:16:01.100
  • AND SO, THIS GRAND VISION,
  • 00:16:02.200 --> 00:16:05.200
  • I THINK EVERYBODY
  • 00:16:05.200 --> 00:16:06.120
  • WOULD WANT THAT.
  • 00:16:06.120 --> 00:16:07.080
  • I DON'T THINK ANY OF US GO,
  • 00:16:07.080 --> 00:16:08.050
  • "NO, I DON'T WANT TO MAKE
  • 00:16:08.050 --> 00:16:09.100
  • A DIFFERENCE.
  • 00:16:09.100 --> 00:16:11.210
  • I HAVE NO DESIRE
  • 00:16:11.210 --> 00:16:14.060
  • TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE."
  • 00:16:14.060 --> 00:16:15.120
  • AND SO,
  • 00:16:15.120 --> 00:16:16.130
  • I THINK MANY OF YOU ARE LIKE,
  • 00:16:16.130 --> 00:16:17.260
  • "YES, I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE
  • 00:16:17.260 --> 00:16:18.220
  • ALL I NEED
  • 00:16:18.220 --> 00:16:19.180
  • AND PLENTY LEFT OVER SO I COULD
  • 00:16:19.180 --> 00:16:20.140
  • GIVE TO OTHERS AND BE GENEROUS
  • 00:16:20.140 --> 00:16:21.120
  • AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE
  • 00:16:21.120 --> 00:16:22.080
  • WITH MY LIFE."
  • 00:16:22.080 --> 00:16:23.010
  • YOU'RE LIKE, "I HAVE NO ROOM."
  • 00:16:23.080 --> 00:16:26.080
  • AND SO, HOW DO WE DIG
  • 00:16:26.080 --> 00:16:27.180
  • OUT OF THIS HOLE?
  • 00:16:27.180 --> 00:16:28.210
  • HOW DO WE GET UNSTUCK?
  • 00:16:28.210 --> 00:16:30.290
  • HOW DO WE GET TO A PLACE
  • 00:16:30.290 --> 00:16:32.100
  • WHERE WE CAN LIVE THAT VISION
  • 00:16:32.100 --> 00:16:34.210
  • FOR OUR LIFE
  • 00:16:34.210 --> 00:16:35.170
  • THAT GOD HAS FOR US?
  • 00:16:35.170 --> 00:16:37.000
  • LET ME GIVE YOU FOUR THINGS
  • 00:16:37.000 --> 00:16:37.260
  • REAL QUICK?
  • 00:16:37.260 --> 00:16:38.120
  • ARE YOU WITH ME?
  • 00:16:38.120 --> 00:16:39.000
  • SAY AMEN.
  • 00:16:39.000 --> 00:16:39.210
  • LET ME GIVE YOU FOUR THINGS
  • 00:16:39.210 --> 00:16:40.140
  • REAL QUICK.
  • 00:16:40.140 --> 00:16:41.100
  • I THINK YOU OUGHT TO WRITE
  • 00:16:41.100 --> 00:16:42.030
  • THESE DOWN, AND I THINK
  • 00:16:42.030 --> 00:16:43.130
  • THEY'LL BE SUPER HELPFUL TO YOU.
  • 00:16:43.130 --> 00:16:44.280
  • HOW DO WE GET OUT OF THIS?
  • 00:16:44.280 --> 00:16:46.170
  • NUMBER ONE, IS YOU HAVE
  • 00:16:46.170 --> 00:16:47.230
  • TO FACE THE FACTS.
  • 00:16:47.230 --> 00:16:49.040
  • FACE THE FACTS.
  • 00:16:49.040 --> 00:16:50.240
  • THE BIBLE SAYS THIS
  • 00:16:50.240 --> 00:16:51.260
  • IN PSALMS 51.
  • 00:16:51.260 --> 00:16:53.090
  • IT SAYS THIS IS
  • 00:16:53.090 --> 00:16:54.260
  • A FACING-THE-FACT MOMENT.
  • 00:16:54.260 --> 00:16:56.050
  • I'VE BEEN OUT OF STEP WITH YOU
  • 00:16:56.050 --> 00:16:57.010
  • FOR A LONG TIME.
  • 00:16:57.010 --> 00:16:58.090
  • GOD, I'VE BEEN MANAGING IT WRONG
  • 00:16:58.090 --> 00:16:59.120
  • FOR A LONG TIME.
  • 00:16:59.120 --> 00:17:01.070
  • GOD, I HAVEN'T EVEN KNOWN WHERE
  • 00:17:01.070 --> 00:17:03.100
  • IT'S GONE FOR A LONG TIME.
  • 00:17:03.100 --> 00:17:04.220
  • I NEED TO FACE IT.
  • 00:17:04.220 --> 00:17:06.210
  • LOOK AT WHAT ROMANS 4:19 SAYS,
  • 00:17:06.210 --> 00:17:09.070
  • "WITHOUT WEAKENING HIS FAITH,"
  • 00:17:09.070 --> 00:17:11.220
  • THIS IS ABOUT ABRAHAM
  • 00:17:11.220 --> 00:17:12.120
  • THE APOSTLE PAUL
  • 00:17:12.120 --> 00:17:14.220
  • IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
  • 00:17:14.220 --> 00:17:15.210
  • WAS WRITING ABOUT ABRAHAM
  • 00:17:15.210 --> 00:17:16.100
  • IN THE OLD TESTAMENT.
  • 00:17:16.100 --> 00:17:17.080
  • HE SAID HE FACED THE FACT THAT
  • 00:17:17.080 --> 00:17:18.120
  • HIS BODY WAS AS GOOD AS DEAD
  • 00:17:18.120 --> 00:17:20.250
  • SINCE HE WAS ABOUT 100 YEARS OLD
  • 00:17:20.250 --> 00:17:22.000
  • AND THAT SARAH'S WOMB
  • 00:17:22.000 --> 00:17:23.030
  • WAS ALSO DEAD,
  • 00:17:23.030 --> 00:17:24.070
  • AND YOU MAY BE LIKE WHAT DOES
  • 00:17:24.070 --> 00:17:25.030
  • THIS HAVE TO DO WITH ANYTHING?
  • 00:17:25.030 --> 00:17:26.060
  • GOD COMES TO ABRAHAM.
  • 00:17:26.060 --> 00:17:28.030
  • SHORT STORY.
  • 00:17:28.030 --> 00:17:29.150
  • GOD COMES TO ABRAHAM AND SAYS
  • 00:17:29.150 --> 00:17:30.080
  • I'M GOING TO MAKE YOU
  • 00:17:30.080 --> 00:17:31.030
  • THE FATHER OF A NATION.
  • 00:17:31.030 --> 00:17:32.060
  • IN OTHER WORDS,
  • 00:17:32.060 --> 00:17:33.090
  • YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE A NATION
  • 00:17:33.090 --> 00:17:34.050
  • BIRTHED OUT OF YOU,
  • 00:17:34.050 --> 00:17:35.010
  • AND HE WAS OLD,
  • 00:17:35.010 --> 00:17:36.110
  • SARAH'S WOMB WAS OLD,
  • 00:17:36.110 --> 00:17:37.190
  • AND HE'S LIKE,
  • 00:17:37.190 --> 00:17:38.150
  • I DON'T KNOW HOW ANY OF THIS
  • 00:17:38.150 --> 00:17:39.110
  • IS GOING TO HAPPEN.
  • 00:17:39.110 --> 00:17:40.100
  • BUT PAUL SAID HE FACED
  • 00:17:40.100 --> 00:17:41.240
  • THE FACTS OF HIS REALITY,
  • 00:17:41.240 --> 00:17:42.290
  • BUT HE DIDN'T LOSE FAITH.
  • 00:17:42.290 --> 00:17:45.090
  • ARE YOU WITH ME?
  • 00:17:45.090 --> 00:17:46.040
  • SO, HERE'S WHAT I DON'T WANT
  • 00:17:46.040 --> 00:17:46.280
  • YOU TO DO.
  • 00:17:46.280 --> 00:17:48.070
  • I DON'T WANT YOU TO FACE
  • 00:17:48.070 --> 00:17:49.000
  • THE FACTS AND BE LIKE
  • 00:17:49.000 --> 00:17:50.000
  • I'M HORRIBLE, I'LL NEVER GET OUT
  • 00:17:50.000 --> 00:17:50.230
  • OF THIS HOLE I'VE DUG.
  • 00:17:50.230 --> 00:17:51.190
  • NO, KEEP YOUR FAITH UP.
  • 00:17:51.190 --> 00:17:53.260
  • RIGHT?
  • 00:17:53.260 --> 00:17:54.180
  • KEEP YOUR BELIEF UP.
  • 00:17:54.180 --> 00:17:55.190
  • KEEP YOUR SPIRIT UP,
  • 00:17:55.190 --> 00:17:56.220
  • BUT YOU'VE GOT TO
  • 00:17:56.220 --> 00:17:57.140
  • FACE THE FACTS.
  • 00:17:57.140 --> 00:17:58.190
  • THERE WAS A BUSINESS BOOK
  • 00:17:58.190 --> 00:17:59.150
  • WRITTEN SEVERAL YEARS AGO
  • 00:17:59.150 --> 00:18:00.140
  • BY A GUY NAMED JIM COLLINS
  • 00:18:00.140 --> 00:18:01.270
  • CALLED, "GOOD TO GREAT",
  • 00:18:01.270 --> 00:18:03.170
  • AND HE BASICALLY DID KIND OF
  • 00:18:03.170 --> 00:18:05.030
  • A PH.D. APPROACH RESEARCH
  • 00:18:05.030 --> 00:18:07.270
  • TO COMPANIES THAT WENT FROM
  • 00:18:07.270 --> 00:18:09.210
  • GOOD TO GREAT,
  • 00:18:09.210 --> 00:18:11.070
  • WHAT WERE THE FACTORS ABOUT
  • 00:18:11.070 --> 00:18:12.140
  • THE ONES THAT MADE THE JUMP,
  • 00:18:12.140 --> 00:18:14.030
  • AND HE HAD CRITERIA
  • 00:18:14.030 --> 00:18:15.110
  • THEY HAD TO MEET
  • 00:18:15.110 --> 00:18:16.230
  • ON WHAT IT MEANT TO BE GOOD
  • 00:18:16.230 --> 00:18:17.250
  • AND WHAT IT MEANT TO BE GREAT,
  • 00:18:17.250 --> 00:18:19.160
  • BUT ONE OF THE ONES THAT WAS
  • 00:18:19.160 --> 00:18:20.260
  • ON THERE IS THAT THEY HAD
  • 00:18:20.260 --> 00:18:21.250
  • THE ABILITY TO FACE
  • 00:18:21.250 --> 00:18:22.210
  • THE FACTS WITHOUT LOSING HEART.
  • 00:18:22.210 --> 00:18:24.250
  • THIS IS WHAT PAUL IS SAYING
  • 00:18:24.250 --> 00:18:26.230
  • ABRAHAM IS DOING.
  • 00:18:26.230 --> 00:18:27.250
  • HE'S FACING THE FACTS,
  • 00:18:27.250 --> 00:18:28.220
  • BUT HE'S NOT LOSING HEART.
  • 00:18:28.220 --> 00:18:30.060
  • HE'S KEEPING HIS FAITH.
  • 00:18:30.060 --> 00:18:31.040
  • AND SOME OF YOU HAVE GOT TO
  • 00:18:31.040 --> 00:18:32.140
  • FACE THE FACTS.
  • 00:18:32.140 --> 00:18:34.140
  • FOR SOME OF US,
  • 00:18:34.140 --> 00:18:35.280
  • WE HAVE NO IDEA
  • 00:18:35.280 --> 00:18:37.070
  • OF WHERE THE MONEY IS GOING
  • 00:18:37.070 --> 00:18:38.000
  • AT THE END OF THE MONTH.
  • 00:18:38.000 --> 00:18:39.120
  • LIKE, WHERE'D ALL THAT GO?
  • 00:18:39.120 --> 00:18:41.150
  • SOME OF YOU JUST NEED TO
  • 00:18:41.150 --> 00:18:43.200
  • FACE THE FACTS
  • 00:18:43.200 --> 00:18:44.150
  • AND WRITE IT DOWN.
  • 00:18:44.150 --> 00:18:46.260
  • ARE YOU ALL WITH ME?
  • 00:18:46.260 --> 00:18:48.080
  • WRITE IT DOWN.
  • 00:18:48.080 --> 00:18:50.010
  • I REMEMBER WHEN TAMMY AND I
  • 00:18:50.010 --> 00:18:52.110
  • FIRST GOT MARRIED.
  • 00:18:52.110 --> 00:18:53.060
  • WE WERE DINKS.
  • 00:18:53.060 --> 00:18:55.260
  • THAT'S DOUBLE-INCOME, NO KIDS.
  • 00:18:55.260 --> 00:18:58.010
  • IT'S A GLORIOUS SEASON.
  • 00:18:58.290 --> 00:19:02.010
  • NOBODY WAS ON THE PAYROLL.
  • 00:19:02.010 --> 00:19:03.010
  • NOBODY NEEDS NEW SHOES
  • 00:19:03.010 --> 00:19:06.010
  • 'CAUSE THEIR FEET GROW EVERY
  • 00:19:06.010 --> 00:19:07.120
  • THREE MONTHS IT SEEMS LIKE.
  • 00:19:07.120 --> 00:19:09.260
  • GOOD LORD, AND WE WERE LIVING
  • 00:19:09.260 --> 00:19:12.130
  • IN NEW YORK CITY.
  • 00:19:12.130 --> 00:19:13.180
  • IT WAS KIND OF A COOL TIME.
  • 00:19:13.180 --> 00:19:14.200
  • AND SO, WE DIDN'T HAVE
  • 00:19:15.260 --> 00:19:18.260
  • A BUDGET.
  • 00:19:18.260 --> 00:19:19.240
  • THIS IS KIND OF
  • 00:19:19.240 --> 00:19:21.180
  • EMBARRASSING TO ADMIT,
  • 00:19:21.180 --> 00:19:22.190
  • BUT IT TOOK ME A WHILE TO LIKE
  • 00:19:22.190 --> 00:19:23.190
  • LEARN AND GRASP AND GET SOME OF
  • 00:19:23.190 --> 00:19:25.250
  • THESE PRINCIPLES,
  • 00:19:25.250 --> 00:19:26.170
  • BUT WE WERE LIVING
  • 00:19:26.170 --> 00:19:28.230
  • IN NEW YORK CITY,
  • 00:19:28.230 --> 00:19:29.140
  • AND SO WE KIND OF JUST DID
  • 00:19:29.140 --> 00:19:30.230
  • WHATEVER WE'D WANT.
  • 00:19:30.230 --> 00:19:31.290
  • I MADE THE JOKE ABOUT
  • 00:19:31.290 --> 00:19:32.240
  • MANAGEMENT BY LOOKING ONLINE
  • 00:19:32.240 --> 00:19:33.290
  • AT YOUR ONLINE ACCOUNT
  • 00:19:33.290 --> 00:19:34.230
  • 'CAUSE THAT'S HOW I DID IT.
  • 00:19:34.230 --> 00:19:36.290
  • LIKE, LOG IN.
  • 00:19:36.290 --> 00:19:38.260
  • THEY DIDN'T HAVE THE APPS
  • 00:19:38.260 --> 00:19:39.230
  • BACK THEN.
  • 00:19:39.230 --> 00:19:40.190
  • THAT WAS 14 YEARS AGO
  • 00:19:40.190 --> 00:19:41.190
  • BACK IN THE 90S.
  • 00:19:42.230 --> 00:19:45.230
  • NO, EARLY 2000S.
  • 00:19:45.230 --> 00:19:46.210
  • SO, I WOULD LOG IN AND BE LIKE,
  • 00:19:46.210 --> 00:19:48.290
  • "YEAH, WE'VE GOT MONEY.
  • 00:19:48.290 --> 00:19:50.160
  • LET'S GO GET SOME PIZZA
  • 00:19:50.160 --> 00:19:51.100
  • AND BAGELS," CAUSE THAT'S HOW
  • 00:19:51.100 --> 00:19:52.080
  • YOU HAVE A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE,
  • 00:19:52.080 --> 00:19:53.180
  • PIZZA AND BAGELS,
  • 00:19:53.180 --> 00:19:54.080
  • BUT THAT'S WHAT YOU EAT
  • 00:19:54.080 --> 00:19:55.260
  • IN NEW YORK,
  • 00:19:55.260 --> 00:19:56.240
  • AND A COUPLE MONTHS
  • 00:19:56.240 --> 00:19:59.190
  • INTO OUR MARRIAGE,
  • 00:19:59.190 --> 00:20:00.130
  • I WAS KIND OF CONVICTED.
  • 00:20:00.130 --> 00:20:01.210
  • I WAS LIKE THIS IS KIND OF CRAZY
  • 00:20:01.210 --> 00:20:03.260
  • THAT LIKE IT SEEMS LIKE
  • 00:20:04.050 --> 00:20:07.050
  • THE MONEY IS JUST FLYING OUT.
  • 00:20:07.050 --> 00:20:08.120
  • LIKE, WE'RE BOTH WORKING.
  • 00:20:08.120 --> 00:20:09.080
  • WE WENT FROM COLLEGE STUDENTS
  • 00:20:09.080 --> 00:20:12.000
  • TO BOTH WORKING,
  • 00:20:12.000 --> 00:20:14.230
  • AND I WAS LIKE WE SHOULD HAVE
  • 00:20:14.230 --> 00:20:15.200
  • MORE MONEY THAN THIS
  • 00:20:15.200 --> 00:20:16.190
  • AT THE END OF THE MONTH,
  • 00:20:16.190 --> 00:20:18.090
  • AND SO I JUST
  • 00:20:18.090 --> 00:20:19.020
  • STARTED TRACKING IT.
  • 00:20:19.020 --> 00:20:19.250
  • I DETERMINED I WAS GOING TO
  • 00:20:19.250 --> 00:20:20.210
  • TRACK EVERY SINGLE THING
  • 00:20:20.210 --> 00:20:21.130
  • WE SPENT.
  • 00:20:21.130 --> 00:20:22.040
  • SO, I SAID YES TO EVERY RECEIPT.
  • 00:20:22.040 --> 00:20:23.080
  • YOU KNOW, EVERY RECEIPT.
  • 00:20:23.080 --> 00:20:24.250
  • CAN I GET YOU A RECEIPT ON THAT?
  • 00:20:24.250 --> 00:20:26.110
  • I WAS LIKE, YES,
  • 00:20:26.110 --> 00:20:27.120
  • PLEASE GIVE ME A RECEIPT,
  • 00:20:27.120 --> 00:20:28.090
  • AND SO I WOULD PUT IT ALL DOWN.
  • 00:20:28.090 --> 00:20:29.130
  • I MEAN DOWN TO LIKE $1.29
  • 00:20:29.210 --> 00:20:32.210
  • 'CAUSE IF YOU'RE REALLY
  • 00:20:32.210 --> 00:20:33.200
  • A NEW YORKER,
  • 00:20:33.200 --> 00:20:34.110
  • YOU'RE NOT WALKING AROUND
  • 00:20:34.110 --> 00:20:35.050
  • WITH STARBUCKS.
  • 00:20:35.050 --> 00:20:35.290
  • YOU GO TO THE LITTLE HOLE
  • 00:20:35.290 --> 00:20:37.040
  • IN THE WALLS AND YOU GET
  • 00:20:37.040 --> 00:20:38.050
  • YOUR 50-CENT COFFEE
  • 00:20:38.050 --> 00:20:41.010
  • OR DUNKIN' DONUTS
  • 00:20:41.010 --> 00:20:42.030
  • IS BIG UP THERE,
  • 00:20:42.030 --> 00:20:43.190
  • AND SO I WOULD TRACK THAT DOWN,
  • 00:20:43.190 --> 00:20:45.030
  • LIKE $1.29, A BAGEL
  • 00:20:45.030 --> 00:20:47.020
  • AND A COFFEE ON THE FERRY
  • 00:20:47.020 --> 00:20:48.260
  • I COULD GET ON
  • 00:20:48.260 --> 00:20:49.240
  • THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY.
  • 00:20:49.240 --> 00:20:51.130
  • AND SO, I WOULD TRACK EVERY
  • 00:20:51.130 --> 00:20:52.250
  • LITTLE THING IN MY SPREADSHEET
  • 00:20:52.250 --> 00:20:53.280
  • AND SO TWO WEEKS IN,
  • 00:20:53.280 --> 00:20:55.070
  • I'M TOTALING THINGS UP
  • 00:20:55.070 --> 00:20:56.140
  • BY CATEGORY, AND I FOUND
  • 00:20:56.140 --> 00:20:57.190
  • THAT IN TWO WEEKS WE'D SPENT
  • 00:20:57.190 --> 00:20:58.280
  • OVER $400 EATING OUT.
  • 00:20:58.280 --> 00:21:00.200
  • YEAH.
  • 00:21:00.220 --> 00:21:03.220
  • NOT LIKE SIT-DOWN RESTAURANTS.
  • 00:21:03.220 --> 00:21:06.000
  • IT WASN'T LIKE RUTH'S CHRIS.
  • 00:21:07.090 --> 00:21:10.090
  • Y'ALL FOLLOWING ME?
  • 00:21:10.090 --> 00:21:11.200
  • I MEAN LIKE TACO BELL,
  • 00:21:11.210 --> 00:21:14.210
  • LIKE MCDONALD'S,
  • 00:21:14.210 --> 00:21:17.120
  • LIKE BROTHER'S PIZZA
  • 00:21:17.120 --> 00:21:20.010
  • DOWN THE STREET FROM MY HOUSE.
  • 00:21:20.010 --> 00:21:22.230
  • LIKE, I COULD WALK
  • 00:21:22.230 --> 00:21:23.160
  • TO THESE PLACES.
  • 00:21:23.160 --> 00:21:24.030
  • YOU KNOW WHAT I'M SAYING?
  • 00:21:24.030 --> 00:21:24.220
  • I WAS LIKE THIS IS RIDICULOUS.
  • 00:21:24.220 --> 00:21:26.160
  • ONE, THIS CAN'T BE GOOD
  • 00:21:26.160 --> 00:21:28.160
  • FOR MY HEALTH, AND TWO,
  • 00:21:28.160 --> 00:21:29.210
  • I AM WASTING MONEY.
  • 00:21:29.210 --> 00:21:32.200
  • JUST SOMETHING INSIDE ME SAID
  • 00:21:32.200 --> 00:21:34.010
  • WHY WOULD I GIVE YOU MORE
  • 00:21:34.010 --> 00:21:35.280
  • IF YOU WASTE
  • 00:21:35.280 --> 00:21:36.250
  • WHAT I GAVE YOU ALREADY?
  • 00:21:36.250 --> 00:21:39.130
  • SO, I HAD TO FACE THE FACTS
  • 00:21:39.130 --> 00:21:41.160
  • OF WHERE WAS IT GOING?
  • 00:21:41.160 --> 00:21:42.290
  • WHAT WAS I DOING WITH IT?
  • 00:21:42.290 --> 00:21:44.190
  • AND SOME OF YOU,
  • 00:21:44.190 --> 00:21:46.030
  • ONE OF THE MOST SPIRITUAL THINGS
  • 00:21:46.030 --> 00:21:48.100
  • YOU CAN DO
  • 00:21:48.100 --> 00:21:49.110
  • AS IT RELATES TO YOUR MONEY
  • 00:21:49.110 --> 00:21:50.280
  • IS TO GO TRACK IT
  • 00:21:50.280 --> 00:21:51.270
  • FOR THE NEXT 30 DAYS
  • 00:21:51.270 --> 00:21:54.050
  • AND FACE THE FACTS
  • 00:21:54.050 --> 00:21:55.110
  • OF WHERE IS IT GOING.
  • 00:21:55.110 --> 00:21:58.020
  • SOME OF YOU MAY HAVE TO FACE
  • 00:21:58.020 --> 00:21:59.270
  • THE FACTS OF WHY IN THE WORLD
  • 00:22:00.050 --> 00:22:03.050
  • DID I PUT A VEHICLE
  • 00:22:03.050 --> 00:22:04.210
  • ON A SEVEN-YEAR TERM?
  • 00:22:10.280 --> 00:22:13.280
  • BUT YOU'VE GOT TO
  • 00:22:13.280 --> 00:22:14.200
  • FACE THE FACTS.
  • 00:22:14.200 --> 00:22:15.100
  • ARE YOU WITH ME?
  • 00:22:15.100 --> 00:22:16.080
  • YOU'VE GOT TO FACE THE FACTS.
  • 00:22:16.080 --> 00:22:17.030
  • NUMBER TWO.
  • 00:22:17.030 --> 00:22:17.260
  • IS THIS HELPING?
  • 00:22:17.260 --> 00:22:19.010
  • - YES.
  • 00:22:19.010 --> 00:22:20.030
  • - NUMBER TWO IS YOU'VE GOT
  • 00:22:20.030 --> 00:22:21.010
  • TO CREATE A PLAN.
  • 00:22:21.010 --> 00:22:21.290
  • I KNOW THIS SEEMS KIND
  • 00:22:21.290 --> 00:22:23.170
  • OF ELEMENTARY, BUT MAN,
  • 00:22:23.170 --> 00:22:24.180
  • IF EVERYBODY WAS DOING IT,
  • 00:22:24.180 --> 00:22:26.060
  • I WOULDN'T HAVE TO TEACH ON IT.
  • 00:22:26.060 --> 00:22:28.250
  • CREATE A PLAN.
  • 00:22:28.250 --> 00:22:29.190
  • LOOK WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS,
  • 00:22:29.190 --> 00:22:31.140
  • "COMMIT TO THE LORD
  • 00:22:31.140 --> 00:22:32.060
  • WHATEVER YOU DO, AND YOUR PLANS
  • 00:22:32.060 --> 00:22:33.050
  • WILL SUCCEED."
  • 00:22:33.050 --> 00:22:34.160
  • WELL, IF YOU'RE GOING TO
  • 00:22:34.160 --> 00:22:35.100
  • COMMIT A PLAN TO THE LORD,
  • 00:22:35.100 --> 00:22:36.140
  • YOU'VE GOT TO HAVE A PLAN.
  • 00:22:36.140 --> 00:22:38.130
  • LOOK AT WHAT LUKE TELLS US.
  • 00:22:38.130 --> 00:22:39.270
  • SUPPOSE ONE OF YOU
  • 00:22:39.270 --> 00:22:41.120
  • WANTS TO BUILD A TOWER.
  • 00:22:41.120 --> 00:22:43.100
  • WILL HE NOT FIRST SIT DOWN
  • 00:22:43.100 --> 00:22:44.030
  • AND ESTIMATE THE COST TO SEE
  • 00:22:44.030 --> 00:22:45.110
  • IF HE HAS ENOUGH MONEY
  • 00:22:45.110 --> 00:22:46.120
  • TO COMPLETE IT.
  • 00:22:46.120 --> 00:22:47.110
  • WILL HE NOT CREATE A PLAN?
  • 00:22:47.110 --> 00:22:50.000
  • IF ONE OF YOU
  • 00:22:50.000 --> 00:22:50.200
  • WANTS TO BUILD A LIFE,
  • 00:22:50.200 --> 00:22:51.170
  • IF ONE OF YOU WANTS TO MAKE
  • 00:22:51.170 --> 00:22:52.200
  • A DIFFERENCE
  • 00:22:52.200 --> 00:22:53.100
  • WILL YOU NOT FIRST SIT DOWN
  • 00:22:53.100 --> 00:22:54.040
  • AND CREATE A PLAN?
  • 00:22:54.040 --> 00:22:54.270
  • YOU'VE GOT TO HAVE A PLAN.
  • 00:22:54.270 --> 00:22:56.250
  • AND GUESS WHAT?
  • 00:22:56.250 --> 00:22:58.020
  • ON OUR WEBSITE THAT WE MADE
  • 00:22:58.020 --> 00:22:59.000
  • LIFEPOINT.ORG/YOURBESTLIFE.
  • 00:22:59.170 --> 00:23:02.190
  • WE'VE GOT RESOURCES ON THERE
  • 00:23:02.190 --> 00:23:03.210
  • TO HELP YOU CREATE A PLAN.
  • 00:23:03.210 --> 00:23:05.260
  • WE'VE GOT THINGS ON HOW TO
  • 00:23:05.260 --> 00:23:06.210
  • ELIMINATE DEBT OUT OF YOUR LIFE
  • 00:23:06.210 --> 00:23:08.050
  • AND WE HAVE THINGS ON WEALTH
  • 00:23:08.050 --> 00:23:09.140
  • AND BUILDING WEALTH
  • 00:23:09.140 --> 00:23:11.160
  • AND MONEY MANAGEMENT.
  • 00:23:11.160 --> 00:23:12.220
  • OUR FINANCE DEPARTMENT
  • 00:23:12.220 --> 00:23:14.050
  • EVEN CREATED A SPREADSHEET
  • 00:23:14.050 --> 00:23:15.030
  • FOR YOU.
  • 00:23:15.030 --> 00:23:16.160
  • EXCEL.
  • 00:23:16.160 --> 00:23:18.040
  • IT'S GOT THREE TABS.
  • 00:23:18.040 --> 00:23:18.280
  • I LOOKED AT IT LAST NIGHT
  • 00:23:18.280 --> 00:23:19.210
  • TO MAKE SURE IT WAS GOOD,
  • 00:23:19.210 --> 00:23:20.250
  • AND IT'S GOT THREE TABS
  • 00:23:20.250 --> 00:23:22.110
  • ON THE BOTTOM,
  • 00:23:22.110 --> 00:23:23.140
  • AND YOU CAN PLUG IN THE NUMBERS.
  • 00:23:23.140 --> 00:23:24.280
  • IT'S ALREADY GOT
  • 00:23:24.280 --> 00:23:25.230
  • THE FORMULAS IN THERE.
  • 00:23:25.230 --> 00:23:26.240
  • YOU JUST PLUG IN THE NUMBERS
  • 00:23:26.240 --> 00:23:28.080
  • AND IT WILL HELP YOU
  • 00:23:28.080 --> 00:23:29.100
  • CREATE THE SHEET.
  • 00:23:29.100 --> 00:23:31.270
  • NUMBER THREE IS
  • 00:23:31.270 --> 00:23:33.090
  • YOU'VE GOT TO START TODAY.
  • 00:23:33.090 --> 00:23:34.280
  • YOU'LL NEVER DO TOMORROW
  • 00:23:34.280 --> 00:23:36.290
  • WHAT YOU PUT OFF TODAY
  • 00:23:36.290 --> 00:23:39.240
  • 'CAUSE TOMORROW YOU'LL PUT
  • 00:23:39.240 --> 00:23:40.150
  • IT OFF 'TIL THE NEXT DAY.
  • 00:23:40.150 --> 00:23:41.190
  • SO, YOU'VE GOT TO START TODAY.
  • 00:23:41.190 --> 00:23:44.040
  • THE BIBLE SAYS NOW THAT
  • 00:23:44.040 --> 00:23:44.270
  • YOU KNOW THESE THINGS,
  • 00:23:44.270 --> 00:23:46.160
  • YOU'LL BE BLESSED
  • 00:23:46.160 --> 00:23:48.020
  • IF YOU DO THEM.
  • 00:23:48.020 --> 00:23:49.000
  • SO NOW YOU KNOW IT.
  • 00:23:49.000 --> 00:23:50.150
  • YOU'LL BE BLESSED IF YOU DO IT.
  • 00:23:50.150 --> 00:23:52.130
  • SO, START TODAY.
  • 00:23:52.130 --> 00:23:54.080
  • GO HOME TODAY.
  • 00:23:54.080 --> 00:23:55.060
  • "WELL, I DON'T WANT TO FACE IT.
  • 00:23:55.060 --> 00:23:56.170
  • IT WILL BE DEPRESSING."
  • 00:23:56.170 --> 00:23:57.160
  • WELL, IT MAY BE FOR A MOMENT,
  • 00:23:58.150 --> 00:24:01.170
  • BUT YOU'VE GOT TO DETERMINE
  • 00:24:01.170 --> 00:24:03.240
  • I'M GOING TO FACE THE FACTS
  • 00:24:03.240 --> 00:24:05.030
  • AND I'M NOT GOING TO
  • 00:24:05.030 --> 00:24:05.280
  • LOSE HEART.
  • 00:24:05.280 --> 00:24:06.250
  • AND CAN I JUST SAY BY THE WAY
  • 00:24:06.250 --> 00:24:07.270
  • THIS MESSAGE DOESN'T MATTER
  • 00:24:07.270 --> 00:24:09.000
  • ABOUT AMOUNT OF INCOME.
  • 00:24:10.160 --> 00:24:13.160
  • IT REALLY DOESN'T.
  • 00:24:13.160 --> 00:24:16.090
  • I'VE HAD PEOPLE TELL ME.
  • 00:24:16.090 --> 00:24:18.090
  • I HAD SOMEONE TELL ME NOT
  • 00:24:18.090 --> 00:24:19.290
  • TOO LONG AGO I'M A MIDDLE-
  • 00:24:21.080 --> 00:24:24.080
  • TO UPPER-MIDDLE-CLASS
  • 00:24:24.080 --> 00:24:26.060
  • MAKING VERY GOOD MONEY,
  • 00:24:26.060 --> 00:24:28.090
  • AND WHEN I CAME TO THIS CHURCH,
  • 00:24:28.090 --> 00:24:30.130
  • I WAS LIVING PAYCHECK
  • 00:24:30.130 --> 00:24:31.130
  • TO PAYCHECK.
  • 00:24:31.130 --> 00:24:33.110
  • THEY WERE GIVING ME A TESTIMONY
  • 00:24:33.110 --> 00:24:34.100
  • OF HOW ALL THAT HAS CHANGED
  • 00:24:34.100 --> 00:24:36.030
  • SINCE THEY'VE STARTED LIVING
  • 00:24:36.030 --> 00:24:37.080
  • ACCORDING TO GOD'S PRINCIPLES.
  • 00:24:37.080 --> 00:24:38.240
  • SO, YOU CAN MAKE SIX FIGURES
  • 00:24:38.240 --> 00:24:41.130
  • AND NOT HAVE FACED THE FACTS,
  • 00:24:41.130 --> 00:24:44.120
  • BE RUNNING AFTER KEEPING UP
  • 00:24:45.190 --> 00:24:48.190
  • WITH THE JONESES,
  • 00:24:48.190 --> 00:24:49.150
  • LIVING FOR RETIREMENT,
  • 00:24:49.150 --> 00:24:50.290
  • LIVING FOR VACATION.
  • 00:24:50.290 --> 00:24:52.190
  • THOSE AREN'T BAD THINGS.
  • 00:24:52.190 --> 00:24:54.180
  • I'M JUST SAYING THERE'S
  • 00:24:54.180 --> 00:24:55.110
  • A BIGGER VISION TO LIVE FOR.
  • 00:24:55.110 --> 00:24:56.290
  • AND THEN FINALLY
  • 00:24:56.290 --> 00:24:58.060
  • AND THIS IS WHAT IT'S GOING TO
  • 00:24:58.060 --> 00:24:59.230
  • TAKE FOR ANY OF THIS TO WORK
  • 00:24:59.230 --> 00:25:01.050
  • IS YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE
  • 00:25:01.050 --> 00:25:02.060
  • TO HUMBLE YOURSELF,
  • 00:25:02.060 --> 00:25:03.070
  • AND THIS IS THE HARDEST PART
  • 00:25:03.070 --> 00:25:05.150
  • OF IT ALL.
  • 00:25:05.150 --> 00:25:07.020
  • IF I HAD TO GUESS,
  • 00:25:07.020 --> 00:25:08.110
  • IT IS NOT YOU DON'T KNOW.
  • 00:25:09.200 --> 00:25:12.200
  • IT HAS MORE TO DO WITH
  • 00:25:13.280 --> 00:25:16.280
  • IT'S GOING TO TAKE HUMILITY.
  • 00:25:16.280 --> 00:25:18.120
  • BUT HERE'S WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS.
  • 00:25:18.230 --> 00:25:21.230
  • IF YOU'LL HUMBLE YOURSELF
  • 00:25:21.230 --> 00:25:23.070
  • UNDER GOD'S HAND,
  • 00:25:23.070 --> 00:25:25.010
  • THEN AT THE DUE TIME,
  • 00:25:25.010 --> 00:25:26.170
  • HE'LL LIFT YOU UP,
  • 00:25:26.170 --> 00:25:27.220
  • AND YOU CAN CAST
  • 00:25:27.220 --> 00:25:29.010
  • ALL YOUR ANXIETY ON HIM
  • 00:25:29.010 --> 00:25:30.080
  • 'CAUSE HE CARES ABOUT YOU
  • 00:25:30.090 --> 00:25:33.090
  • IF YOU'LL HUMBLE YOURSELF.
  • 00:25:35.080 --> 00:25:38.080
  • IT TAKES SOME HUMILITY.
  • 00:25:39.070 --> 00:25:42.070
  • IT TAKES SOME HUMILITY TO GO,
  • 00:25:42.070 --> 00:25:44.160
  • GOD I'VE BLOWN IT.
  • 00:25:44.160 --> 00:25:46.210
  • GOD, I HAVEN'T DONE IT
  • 00:25:46.210 --> 00:25:48.070
  • THE BEST WAY,
  • 00:25:48.070 --> 00:25:49.050
  • GOD, I HAVEN'T SOUGHT YOU
  • 00:25:49.050 --> 00:25:50.020
  • IN THIS AREA.
  • 00:25:50.020 --> 00:25:51.030
  • IT TAKES SOME HUMILITY.
  • 00:25:51.240 --> 00:25:54.240
  • BUT CAN I TELL YOU
  • 00:25:54.240 --> 00:25:56.230
  • IT'S WORTH IT.
  • 00:25:56.230 --> 00:25:58.060
  • YOUR PERSONAL MANAGEMENT
  • 00:25:58.060 --> 00:26:01.020
  • IS ABOUT SO MUCH MORE
  • 00:26:01.020 --> 00:26:03.080
  • THAN YOUR PERSONAL MANAGEMENT.
  • 00:26:03.080 --> 00:26:06.040
  • IT'S ABOUT WHAT GOD WANTS TO DO
  • 00:26:06.040 --> 00:26:07.020
  • THROUGH YOUR LIFE
  • 00:26:07.020 --> 00:26:08.050
  • TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
  • 00:26:08.050 --> 00:26:09.220
  • - THANKS SO MUCH
  • 00:26:14.110 --> 00:26:15.110
  • FOR JOINING US TODAY,
  • 00:26:15.110 --> 00:26:16.020
  • AND I HOPE THIS MESSAGE
  • 00:26:16.020 --> 00:26:17.030
  • WAS HELPFUL,
  • 00:26:17.030 --> 00:26:17.230
  • AND I HOPE IT CHALLENGED YOU
  • 00:26:17.230 --> 00:26:18.160
  • TO THINK AT A HIGHER LEVEL,
  • 00:26:18.160 --> 00:26:20.060
  • TO HAVE A GREATER MOTIVATION.
  • 00:26:20.060 --> 00:26:22.100
  • MANY OF US OUR MOTIVATION
  • 00:26:22.100 --> 00:26:23.170
  • FOR MANAGING OUR RESOURCES
  • 00:26:23.170 --> 00:26:25.180
  • IS JUST THAT WE WOULD BE ABLE
  • 00:26:25.180 --> 00:26:27.070
  • TO TAKE A VACATION
  • 00:26:27.070 --> 00:26:28.090
  • OR THAT WE WOULD BE ABLE
  • 00:26:28.090 --> 00:26:29.210
  • TO HAVE SOME FREE TIME
  • 00:26:29.210 --> 00:26:32.030
  • OR THAT WE COULD RETIRE ONE DAY.
  • 00:26:32.030 --> 00:26:33.270
  • I JUST WANT TO ENCOURAGE YOU
  • 00:26:33.270 --> 00:26:35.110
  • THAT MAYBE
  • 00:26:35.110 --> 00:26:36.020
  • THERE'S A HIGHER MOTIVATION.
  • 00:26:36.020 --> 00:26:37.160
  • MAYBE THE HIGHER MOTIVATION
  • 00:26:37.160 --> 00:26:38.240
  • IN YOUR LIFE SHOULD BE THAT
  • 00:26:38.240 --> 00:26:39.250
  • GOD WANTS YOU TO MANAGE
  • 00:26:39.250 --> 00:26:41.130
  • YOUR RESOURCES IN A WAY
  • 00:26:41.130 --> 00:26:43.060
  • THAT HONORS HIM
  • 00:26:43.060 --> 00:26:44.280
  • SO THAT YOU COULD MAKE
  • 00:26:44.280 --> 00:26:45.210
  • A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES
  • 00:26:45.210 --> 00:26:46.220
  • OF OTHER PEOPLE,
  • 00:26:46.220 --> 00:26:47.100
  • SO THAT YOU CAN HAVE SOME SPACE
  • 00:26:47.100 --> 00:26:48.230
  • SO YOU DON'T LIVE WITH STRESS.
  • 00:26:48.230 --> 00:26:50.040
  • GOD SAID I WANT YOU TO LIVE
  • 00:26:50.040 --> 00:26:51.230
  • A LIFE THAT IS ABUNDANT.
  • 00:26:51.230 --> 00:26:53.220
  • THE KINGDOM OF GOD
  • 00:26:53.220 --> 00:26:54.200
  • IS A KINGDOM OF ABUNDANCE,
  • 00:26:55.080 --> 00:26:58.080
  • AND GOD WANTS YOU
  • 00:26:58.080 --> 00:26:59.020
  • TO LIVE IN ABUNDANCE.
  • 00:26:59.020 --> 00:27:00.060
  • HE DOESN'T WANT YOU
  • 00:27:00.060 --> 00:27:00.250
  • TO LIVE STRAPPED AND STAINED
  • 00:27:00.250 --> 00:27:01.220
  • AND STRESSED.
  • 00:27:01.220 --> 00:27:03.150
  • SO MAYBE YOUR MOTIVATION
  • 00:27:03.150 --> 00:27:04.120
  • WILL BE TAKEN TO A HIGHER LEVEL.
  • 00:27:04.120 --> 00:27:06.040
  • MAYBE TODAY YOU WOULD BE
  • 00:27:06.040 --> 00:27:07.100
  • CHALLENGED THAT WHAT
  • 00:27:07.100 --> 00:27:08.110
  • YOU'VE BEEN MOTIVATED BY
  • 00:27:08.110 --> 00:27:09.220
  • IS A LESSER MOTIVATION
  • 00:27:09.220 --> 00:27:11.050
  • AND MAYBE GOD WOULD BRING YOU TO
  • 00:27:11.050 --> 00:27:13.010
  • A HIGHER MOTIVATION
  • 00:27:13.010 --> 00:27:14.070
  • THAT YOU WOULD MANAGE YOUR STUFF
  • 00:27:14.070 --> 00:27:15.210
  • IN SUCH A WAY
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  • THAT YOU WOULD MAKE A DIFFERENCE
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  • IN THE LIVES OF OTHERS
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  • AND WHAT YOU DO IN THIS EARTH
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  • WOULD SHOW UP IN HEAVEN.
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  • THANKS AGAIN FOR JOINING US,
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  • AND I HOPE TO SEE YOU
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