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Living A Legacy

Watch Living A Legacy
July 23, 2019
27:35

Kenneth Copeland

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  • me. I know my God has made the way for me.
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  • KENNETH: Hello everybody, I'm Kenneth Copeland. This week
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  • is the southwest believers convention in Fort Worth, Texas.
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  • Glory to God. Gloria and I invite you to come. I'm
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  • telling you now, I know you've heard us say this before.
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  • One Word from God can change your life forever. Be totally
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  • immersed in the Word of God all week long. Now, this week I've
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  • invited Jeremy and Sarah Pearsons' my grandson and
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  • granddaughter to administer to you on the believers voice of
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  • victory broadcast. Now, this young man has been in the
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  • ministry since he was three years old. I'm serious, since he
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  • was three years old and he's never ever done anything else in
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  • his life. He is one of the most anointed young men that I've
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  • ever known. I have learned show much from Jeremy and from Sarah
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  • and the young people that that are in and around his
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  • ministry. You're going to really enjoy today. So get
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  • your Bibles and let's begin our Bible lesson.
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  • JEREMY: Hi, we're Jeremy and Sarah Pearsons. We
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  • want to welcome you again today to the believers
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  • voice of victory broadcast. We are so delighted
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  • and honored to be your host all this week. I want to say thank
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  • you again to my grandparents, Kenneth and Gloria Copeland for
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  • giving us the opportunity to come into your home to come into
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  • your office, your car, the gym, wherever you are right now,
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  • feeding on the Word of God. We're delighted to be there with
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  • you. We're going to spend some time together again today in the
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  • Word and I want to remind you, um, if you want to take
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  • advantage of this at kcm.org you can download all the notes from
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  • the broadcast. So everything that Sarah and I are going over
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  • together this week and next week, those are available to
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  • you. So if you'd go to kcm.org/notes, all of those are
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  • there and they're free. So take those, um, make a study out of
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  • it. If you want to share them with somebody else or just go
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  • over them yourself, maybe even do a little Bible study or
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  • something with your family. The reason those are there is there
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  • a resource for you in your own study time with the Word just to
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  • draw you in even deeper into the things of God. So take advantage
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  • of everything that's there at kcm.org Sarah, let's pray
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  • together again today and get right back into the Word.
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  • Father, we love you and worship you again. We give you all glory
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  • and honor and praise for every good thing you're doing in our
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  • lives. I pray over the people that are watching and listening
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  • to this broadcast all over the world, and I ask you, father, to
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  • give them eyes that see today, ears that hear and hearts that
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  • understand. Give them eyes that see Jesus ears, that his voice,
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  • hearts that understand who they are in him and who he is in
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  • them. In Jesus name, we thank you for doing this. Good work in
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  • us. You've begun something good on us and you are faithful to
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  • finish. It would give you glory in Jesus name. Amen. Amen. I
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  • want to pick up with where we left off yesterday. Uh, we're
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  • talking about living legacy and we began yesterday's broadcasts.
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  • Looking in the Book of Psalms at Chapter 145 verse 4, it says,
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  • one generation shall praise your works to another and shall
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  • declare your mighty acts. That is the, the, I almost want to
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  • use the Word obligation, the assignment that exists on every
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  • single generation. It is to live a life that preaches the
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  • goodness and the faithfulness of God and preaches it to the
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  • generation that's coming. That's what legacy is. And this Word
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  • legacy has been a big Word to us for a long time. From the day we
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  • stepped out into our own ministry, from being on staff
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  • here at Kenneth Copeland Ministries Serving Eagle
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  • Mountain International Church. And in, uh, September of 2009
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  • when we started out 10 September of 2010 when we stepped out into
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  • our own this idea, this concept of legacy has been a big one to
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  • us. And we've been living with this, this understanding that
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  • there are two kinds of legacies, the one you keep and the one you
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  • leave. And for all the good things, all the marvelous things
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  • that my grandparents, Kenneth and Gloria Copeland have ever
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  • done for us and our family or blessed us with, or our kids
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  • with, uh, of all the wonderful things my parents, George and
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  • Terri Pearsons have ever done for us. They blessed us
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  • materially, financially, every imaginable way. The greatest
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  • thing they ever did for us, the greatest thing they ever gave me
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  • as a kid growing up in that house was the spirit of faith.
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  • And that's the thing I live with the most gratitude for today.
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  • And so thankful that we grew up, that I grew up in an environment
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  • where the Word was given first place where we were taught how
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  • to live and how to walk by faith. And we were taught the
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  • true character of God, his goodness, his faithfulness, His
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  • grace and his mercy. And we built our whole lives around
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  • that. But you grew up in the same kind
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  • of house. Even though we were born states
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  • apart in a lot of ways. It was a real similar house.
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  • SARAH: My grandparents were in ministry as well. And, um, I
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  • think the thing that stands out to me the most about coming into
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  • their house was the stability that was there. And I, I believe
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  • a person of faith is a stable person. They're not wavering
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  • back and forth. Um, when, when storms come or, um, you're, you
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  • deal with situations, you're not moved by them. And I can just
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  • say that about my grandparents. Every time I came into their
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  • house, it was just an atmosphere of love and peace and faith. And
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  • I don't know if I've ever seen my grandpa moved or upset about
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  • anything. Just steady, just constant. And I love that about
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  • a spirit of faith. There's, there's no wavering to it. Yeah.
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  • And I think that that's an, a very, very, very attractive
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  • quality in a person. Someone who's unmoved, they, they will
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  • not be moved. They won't be shaken. They have a firm
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  • foundation under their feet. And that was for us the Word of God
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  • that was consistent in our lives year after year after year. And
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  • I'm so thankful they left me with that. And still here,
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  • they're still here. Yeah. They haven't really left me. JEREMY:
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  • Very much. I mean, you know, we were talking about Mimi and Papa
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  • heart just, just yesterday at the house. And I was just
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  • thinking these are two of the most genuinely happy people I
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  • think I've ever known over 60 years. Been married, loving each
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  • other, loving their family, loving Jesus and loving
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  • strangers. I mean, I, I can't think of a time where we'd been
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  • out or papa Hart hasn't just struck up a conversation and
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  • he's famous within the family for never meeting a stranger.
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  • But there's an attractiveness about that now Mimi and Papa
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  • Hart, unless you've got about half a million dollars hidden
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  • under the mattress that we don't know about what may are leaving
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  • us with the inheritance thing that we have your brothers, our
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  • families, is that spirit of faith and don't get it in your
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  • head that you're going anywhere anytime soon. These people are
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  • very much alive, still serving God and uh, but I'm still
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  • thankful for that. I want to go back to this quote that we read
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  • yesterday from Reverend Billy Graham. He said, the greatest
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  • legacy one can pass on to one's children and grandchildren is a
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  • legacy of character and faith. Now, people are not unfamiliar
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  • with the idea or the concept of legacy. And many people are
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  • working very hard to leave something to kids and to
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  • grandkids. And there's some good good in that people are working
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  • hard to, to try to leave a financial inheritance or try to
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  • leave some property and those things are great. Those things
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  • are wonderful, but they do not compare to the worth of leaving
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  • this character and this spirit of faith and instilling that in
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  • the hearts of your children and of your, your grandchildren. And
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  • I realized that not every home was a a house like we're talking
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  • about. And, and even in our houses there were certainly
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  • challenges. There were certainly difficulties. And I think
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  • somewhere along the way, people listening to the so-called Word
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  • of faith message got it in their heads that if you'll, if you'll
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  • believe this, you'll never have a problem. You'll never have a
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  • challenge. And that's not the case. But the big is if you will
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  • believe this message, you'll know what to do when problems
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  • comment, you'll know what to do when you face the challenge. And
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  • right. On the other hand, I do believe that if you'll grab a
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  • hold of this Word and grab a hold of what we're preaching to
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  • you about the character of God and put faith in it, then there
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  • are a lot of challenges that others will have that you won't.
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  • There are a lot of problems that you can avoid in this life, but
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  • even when they do come, even when you do face them, you've
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  • got the answer already in your pocket. If you believe this
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  • Word. And that's what we're talking about, the, the
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  • responsibility that our parents and grandparents accepted when
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  • they chose to raise us in the household of faith. And now with
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  • what's going on in our own lives. Uh, we've been in our own
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  • ministry now, um, in 2010 we stepped out into our own. So
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  • it's been nine years pushing Tim and for the last 10 years we've
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  • been in our own ministry, but now we're getting ready to take
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  • another step and we're launching our own church. This has been in
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  • our hearts for a long time and we've been seeking the Lord
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  • about it for years. And we knew, we knew there was a day coming
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  • that the Lord would add that anointing to us, that pastoral
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  • anointing, and I know Sarah has been sensing it grow and
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  • develop, uh, in her own heart and mine as well over the last
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  • several years, but especially strong over the last several
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  • months. And we're getting ready to step into pastoring our own
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  • church. And you know what we're calling it legacy church,
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  • raising a family in the house of faith. That's the assignment on
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  • our lives is to, is to keep this legacy that we've been given and
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  • give it to the next generation. I don't know what else you want
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  • to say about that, but I found another scripture I didn't tell
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  • you about this one, but in the book of Psalm Chapter 78 while
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  • I'm looking for that, whatever the Lord has given you along
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  • those lines, I want you to say it too. But in psalm 78, again,
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  • we're talking about living a legacy. A lot of people are
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  • familiar with these terms, but they think about in terms of
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  • leaving a legacy, I'm talking to you about living a legacy
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  • because the life that you live is the legacy that you leave,
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  • and that's why we're using our own families, our own
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  • grandparents and parents as an example of this, because if they
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  • had all the money in the world and left it all to us, that'd be
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  • great. But the legacy they're giving us is this legacy of
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  • faith. And there have been those times in your house just like
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  • there were a mine where mom and dad sat us down and they talked
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  • to us about the Lord. They talk to us about the Word. There were
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  • many times so many, I couldn't count, but there were also just
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  • those moments in life. You just watched the way your parents
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  • live. Oh yeah. Imitators. Yeah. Oh, read that. Where is that? In
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  • the book of Ephesians Chapter Five I believe it is that one
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  • down. What does it say in Ephesians chapter five you could
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  • probably quote it by heart. Therefore, verse one, be
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  • imitators of God as dear children, be imitators of God as
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  • dear children. What's he saying? That children, especially dear
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  • children, what does that love? The ones that are close to you,
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  • they're watching and we're experiencing that right now with
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  • our own kids. I mean, they are watching us. SARAH: They're
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  • doing everything we do. They are and be the pushups this week.
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  • JEREMY: That's right. Yeah. I got it in my head that I was
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  • going to do a hundred pushups a day for 30
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  • days. I'm still pretty good on it, but Justice said
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  • I'm going to do it too. So He's been doing his
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  • pushups. He's watching, they're watching us in the little
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  • things. They're watching us in the big things and they are
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  • becoming imitators of us. Well, that's the way we're supposed to
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  • be with God and with the things of God, but in our own lives and
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  • in our own ministry, what are we doing? But imitating the people
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  • that we've watched demonstrate it for years and years and
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  • years. SARAH: and we're supposed to teach them with
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  • our Words. Sure. Teach them with the Word
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  • of God. Teach them with our Words, speak
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  • to them, teach them, train them. But the way that we, uh, well,
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  • the really, the way that we train them is by repetition. And
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  • we train them with our life. Yes. We train them by showing
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  • them how to live and that's what they see day in and day out. US
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  • being stable, us being constant, us being faithful to God, right.
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  • And they see that and that faithfulness is gonna pay off in
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  • the long run. They'll develop the same habits and they'll
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  • begin to live just like we live and to be imitators as us.
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  • JEREMY: And it can't just be Words, can it?
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  • I mean, it's good to have what? Family Bible
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  • study. That's one of my memories growing up. I
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  • think it was six o'clock every morning that dad would come in
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  • and wake me up and wake my sister Aubrey up and literally
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  • sometimes have to drag us out to the couch early every morning.
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  • And of course it's still dark outside. But that's when the
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  • believers voice of victory with Brother Kenneth Copeland came
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  • on and we sat and we watched MImi and Papa Day after day
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  • after day for years, and we, we made that time. Uh, I will say
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  • we kept it a little too dark and cozy sometimes in the living
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  • room and we would start to fade. But I'm telling you, it was the
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  • habit of it. It was the repetition. It was the
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  • demonstration and the consistency of it. They're
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  • putting something in us. So it wasn't about those times where
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  • they just sit down and tell you the Word. There's also the
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  • demonstration of it to back it up. And as parents and
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  • grandparents, it's, it's our responsibility, but it's our God
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  • given mandate to do this. Remember what that Psalm said in
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  • 145 that one generation shall praise your works to another and
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  • shall declare your mighty acts. It's the responsibility of the
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  • parents and the grandparents too, to praise God in front of
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  • the generation that's coming in front of their kids and
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  • grandkids. I want to read this to you from the Book of Psalms
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  • 78 and if you'll give me just a moment here, I'll read several
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  • verses to you. This is really powerful, but just begin in
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  • verse one and listen to this. It says in Psalm 78 one give ear O
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  • my people to my law, incline your ears to the Words of my
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  • mouth. I will open my mouth. In a parable, I will utter dark
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  • sayings of old, which we have heard and known and our fathers
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  • have told us. So how did he know it? His father had told him
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  • about it. Verse Four, we will not hide them from their
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  • children telling to the generation to come the praises
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  • of the Lord and his strength and his wonderful works that he has
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  • done. Verse five for he established a testimony in Jacob
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  • and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded. Our fathers.
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  • Listen to this. He commanded our fathers, that they should make
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  • them known to their children. That is a command from God. The
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  • Spirit of God is saying to us, fathers, grandfathers, this is
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  • the Spirit of God's speaking to you, commanding you to make
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  • known the waves and the works and the commands of God to your
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  • children and your, your grandchildren. Verse six again,
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  • that the generation to come might know them, the children
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  • who would be born, that they may arise and declare them to their
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  • children. So you see God's always thinking about not just
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  • in this generation, but the one to come and the one coming after
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  • that God is way out ahead. But there is an assignment on every
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  • generation, and I've said it like this for a lot of years.
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  • The assignment on every generation is to serve as a
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  • bridge from the one before to the one that's coming and every
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  • generation has that assignment. That's what you and I are
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  • walking in right now. And honestly that's, that is the
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  • motivation in launching legacy church. It's to serve as a, as a
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  • bridge from the generation of faith that's gone before us, to
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  • the generation of faith that's coming after us. That's our
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  • assignment. We've told our staff this, we've told our partners
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  • this, and I do not mind saying that right now on national and
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  • international television, that our motivation for starting
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  • legacy church later this year, 2019 is for Justice and Jesse,
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  • our kids, this is who we're starting it for. And the kids of
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  • the families that are coming to be a part of this, and the
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  • children of the families that will come from different places
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  • around the world to be a part of it. Our motivation is them.
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  • Yeah. And it's not just ministering to them where they
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  • are right now. Those things are good, but it's looking, looking
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  • at them and seeing the generations that come after them
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  • and how important it is that they be taught how to live and
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  • how to walk by faith SARAH: Planting seeds. We're going to
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  • plant a bunch of seeds, and if you do that week after week
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  • after week, it's going to come up in a great harvest. Yeah.
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  • JEREMY: And here's what he said. He goes on in verse seven he
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  • said, this is what's going to happen when you obey this
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  • command to teach your children and grandchildren. Verse seven
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  • that they may set their hope in God. So it's like we were
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  • talking on yesterday's broadcast. There comes a time in
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  • the life of every believer, especially those who like us,
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  • were brought up in the things of God around Church and ministry.
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  • That's great, but there comes a time in every believer's life
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  • where you've got to get your own God. You have to walk by faith,
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  • your faith in God, not somebody else's faith in God, not Mimi's
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  • pawpaw's, mom's, dad's faith in God. Your faith in him, your
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  • faith in the Word, and that's what they say. They said, what
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  • happened here in verse seven when you do this, they would set
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  • their hope in God. That Word hope is expectation. Yet they've
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  • seen good things. They've seen you demonstrate how to live by
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  • faith, how to walk and talk by faith, but they're come. That
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  • came a time in their life where he became their expectation that
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  • they would set their hope in God and not forget the works of God,
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  • but keep his commandments. Now listen to what it says in verse
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  • eight that they would not be like their fathers. No when it's
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  • talking about their fathers here. It's a reference back to
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  • the children of Israel coming out of Egypt and he spends time
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  • over the next, I don't know, 10, 12, 15 verses or more talking
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  • about every good thing that God did for the nation of Israel
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  • when he delivered them out of Egyptian bondage and one miracle
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  • right after the other, the splitting of the Red Sea, the
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  • water coming out of the Rock, the manna falling from the
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  • sky, given them fresh meat to eat, one miracle after the
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  • other, and yet that generation chose, listen to this, not to
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  • remember. They chose not to remember. And every time, even
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  • just days after these marvelous miracles, when they run into
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  • another seemingly impossible situation, instead of calling on
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  • that not so distant memory of the good things that God had
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  • done, they went straight to complaining. Well guess who's
  • 00:19:33.200 --> 00:19:36.280
  • listening to them complain the kids, the grandkids and God
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  • couldn't put up with this. And he said, this generation is
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  • going to have to stay out here in the wilderness and I'm going
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  • to take the next generation in and I'm going to do things for
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  • them. And they will remember, we've talked before about the
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  • power of remembering SARAH: and then the power of your Words,
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  • what you're saying in front of them. Yeah. And the power of how
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  • we, we talked about this last week, how, um, how you either
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  • are always saying worthless Words or you're saying weighty
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  • Words. You're either in front of your children, in front of your
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  • face, your conversation, your manner of conversation. That's
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  • your lifestyle and your Words. JEREMY: Yeah. So your Words
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  • matter. Listen to me, mom. Listen to me, dad. Listen to us.
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  • Your Words matter. Your Words matter in the ears of God and
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  • your Words matter in the ears of your children and your
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  • grandchildren and your Words carry weight and like Sarah
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  • saying, you are either speaking weighty Words that are valuable
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  • and significant and are are changing things for the positive
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  • and the better around you. Or you're saying worthless Words
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  • that are framing a hopeless future, but whatever Words
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  • you're saying, you've got others listening and we have an
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  • assignment from God to, to live a legacy, not just leave one,
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  • but to live one and the greatest legacy that you could leave your
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  • children or your grandchildren is not as not an amount of
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  • money. It's not a big piece of property. It's not a house, it's
  • 00:21:06.100 --> 00:21:09.090
  • not a car. The greatest legacy you could leave your children
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  • and grandchildren is a legacy of character and a legacy of faith.
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  • Now, even right now, even even if your house isn't or hasn't
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  • been a house of faith, you realize that can change today.
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  • That can change right now with a decision, with a quality
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  • decision that says from this day forward, this family is a faith
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  • family. This family is going to go to the Word of God and you
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  • could have a family meeting. Maybe you have a table just like
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  • this one in your house. You could call everybody in tonight.
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  • Dad listened to me. Do it tonight. Sit kids and grandkids
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  • around the table and say, you know what? We've been, we've
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  • been talking some worthless Words. We've been complaining
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  • too much. We've been saying some things about our our bodies and
  • 00:21:51.280 --> 00:21:54.280
  • our finances and our future. Some things that aren't framing
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  • the future that God sees for us, but you can change it today. You
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  • can sit around that table as a family and say, from this day
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  • forward, we're a faith family. From this day forward, we put
  • 00:22:04.010 --> 00:22:07.150
  • our hope and God, and when you demonstrate that in front of
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  • them, the life you live is the legacy you leave. Amen. Amen.
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  • Man. I'm telling you, God's got some good things that he wants
  • 00:22:16.110 --> 00:22:19.070
  • to say to us and this and we're excited. We're expecting about
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  • the future. Even the vision and the mission that we're working
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  • through right now with our own legacy church. I believe there
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  • are things in that that I want to share with you in the, in the
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  • broadcast to come this week that I believe you can apply to your
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  • own life and we're going to talk about what it means to raise a
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  • family in the house of faith. You're going to be blessed by
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  • this. We're out of time, Sarah, now we back in just a moment.
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  • ANNOUNCER: God's plan for his people never wavered. He has
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  • always intended for our lives to be a forward moving crescendo,
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  • progressing each day from one degree of glory to the next,
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  • from glory to glory is a 52 week devotional by Jeremy and Sarah
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  • Pearsons founders of Pearsons' ministries international,
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  • as God's grace, walking in love and being led by the Holy
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  • Spirit. Use this study time to help you develop your
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  • relationship with God and make him more real to you than ever
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  • before. Stir up the faith within you. The life you live is the
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  • legacy you leave. Your family can experience the supernatural
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  • level of increase when you take time daily to hear his Word
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  • and respond to it in faith, experience life
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  • JEREMY: From Glory to glory. Now that's the way that
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  • you and I are called to live this life from one degree
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  • of the glory of God to the next and to the next and to the next.
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  • You know, God intended us there to live like this unending
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  • crescendo that just we become greater and greater
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  • manifestations , uh, of his goodness, His grace and his
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  • glory in our lives. And that's one of the things we're dealing
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  • with on this week's broadcast is one generation declaring the
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  • glory of God to the next one. And uh, you did such an awesome
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  • job on this. This is a book that she and I wrote together, but
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  • Sara is a very gifted writer and these, these devotionals,
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  • they're short, they're easy to get through and you're going to
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  • 52 week devotional by me and this good looking lady over
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  • is going on all this week. Make sure you join us here at the
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  • This is an event I promise you you want to be a part of. And my
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  • that you leave your children, your grandchildren. They need to
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  • see this. They need to see it from us. They need to see us
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  • walk and live and demonstrate this life of faith. We love you
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  • so much. Thanks for joining us today. We'll see you
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  • again tomorrow. Until then, remember that Jesus is Lord.
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  • KENNETH: We release our faith for the greatest Southwest
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  • Believer's Convention in history! MALE: What kind of
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  • faith teachers here. The atmosphere, all the spiritual
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  • people, is really, like you can touch it, it s so tangible, it's
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  • atmosphere, where you re around other people of like precious
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  • faith. I think that s really important to just be physically
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  • present. MALE: Given this environment with like-minded
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  • believer's, it will change your life. BILL WINSTON: This
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  • conference is gonna be the best conference you have ever had in
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