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Living a Legacy of Faith: Finding Your Faith Family

Watch Living a Legacy of Faith: Finding Your Faith Family
July 24, 2019
27:34

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
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  • week is the southwest believers convention in
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  • Fort Worth, Texas. Glory to God. Gloria and I invite
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  • you to come. I'm telling you now, I know you've heard us
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  • say this before. One Word from God can change your life
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  • forever. Be totally immersed in the Word of God all week long.
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  • Now, this week I've invited Jeremy and Sarah Pearsons my
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  • grandson and granddaughter to administer to you on the
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  • believers voice of victory broadcast. Now, this young man
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  • has been in the ministry since he was three years old. I'm
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  • serious, since he was three years old and he's never ever
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  • done anything else in his life. He is one of the most anointed
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  • young men that I've ever known. I have learned so much from
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  • Jeremy and from Sarah and the young people that that are in
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  • and around his ministry. You're going to really enjoy today. So,
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  • get your Bibles and let's begin our Bible lesson.
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  • JEREMY: Hi, we're Jeremy and Sarah Pearsons and
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  • we're so glad to be with you all this week
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  • on the believers voice of victory broadcast. We're
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  • so thankful to my grandparents, Kenneth and Gloria
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  • Copeland for allowing us this opportunity to come into your
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  • home. And wherever you are right now, watching or listening to
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  • this broadcast, we're just delighted to be spending some
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  • time in the Word of God with you. You know, the Word says
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  • that whoever honors God, he will honor. He said that he said, you
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  • honor me and I'll honor you, and that's what you're doing right
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  • now. But just by spending some time, uh, feeding on the things
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  • of God, feeding on the Word of God, you're honoring him with
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  • your time. And the other side of that promise is that he will
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  • honor you. And that's what Sarah and I are believing for with you
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  • today, is that you experienced the honor of God in every area
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  • of your life. Amen. Now listen, uh, over the last couple of days
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  • of broadcast, we've been talking about living a legacy. And if
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  • you've missed any of this, then I encourage you to go back and
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  • watch them at kcm.org and while you're there on the website, you
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  • can download all the notes that go right along with what Sarah
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  • and I had been talking about. Kcm.org/notes download those,
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  • print them off. Use them as a part of your own study or as a
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  • Bible study. Whatever it is you do, make sure you are spending
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  • this kind of time in the Word of God and becoming not just a
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  • hearer of the Word, but a doer of the Word, because when you
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  • put the Word of God to practice in your life, that's when it
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  • begins to change the things in you and things you. Amen. Sarah,
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  • let's pray again together today. Get right back into the Word.
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  • Father we love you. We worship you. We thank you Father, for
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  • the opportunity that we have to come around your Word. We ask
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  • you to speak to us today by your Holy Spirit, cause this to come
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  • alive in our understanding. Give us eyes that see and ears that
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  • hear hearts that understand, and we declare that the good work
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  • you've begun in us, you're faithful to finish it because
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  • you are the author and the finisher of our faith. We give
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  • you praise for it. In Jesus name. Amen. Amen. Sarah, let's
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  • read this verse again that we've been looking at for the last
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  • couple of days. It's in the Book of Psalms, Chapter 145 verse
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  • four just simply says, one generation shall praise. One
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  • generation shall praise your works to another and shall
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  • declare your mighty acts. That is the assignment. That is the
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  • mission that God has put on every generation and it's to
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  • praise him to the generation that's coming. You know, if
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  • every generation will fulfill this assignment, then it'll
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  • never die. It'll never die. The the things of God, the truth of
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  • the Word of God. If if you and I will do our job and that's teach
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  • our children and instruct them in the ways of God, then this
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  • thing will never die because if they'll do their job and the
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  • generation to come after them will do their job. And we all
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  • fulfill this assignment then, then this than the body of
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  • Christ can grow from glory to glory to glory. And Sarah and I
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  • are at an exciting crossroads in our own life and our family and
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  • our ministry right now. We've been in our own ministry for,
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  • uh, nine years. Is it since 2010, but this year we're
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  • getting ready to launch legacy church. We're getting ready to
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  • plant a church and we're going to be just out outside Colorado
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  • Springs, Colorado in the mountains and we found a
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  • beautiful place there. The Lord's led us to an awesome
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  • place that really is the, the physical embodiment of some
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  • vision he put in our hearts, uh, almost 10 years ago and were
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  • excited about taking this step at the heart behind this church.
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  • Legacy church is exactly what we're talking about right now.
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  • We've been reading and looking at this quote from Brother Billy
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  • Graham that says the greatest legacy one can pass onto one's
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  • children and grandchildren is a legacy of character and faith.
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  • So all this week on this broadcast, that's what Sarah and
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  • I are doing is just celebrating the legacy of faith that we've
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  • been given. Encouraging you to live a life that leaves a legacy
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  • of faith. And even if you didn't grow up in a house just like
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  • ours, you, your house can become one. You can become a house of
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  • faith today and begin to live a life that leaves a legacy of
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  • faith to your children and to your grandchildren. If we
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  • fulfill this assignment, this will never die. Amen. What do
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  • you have today on your heart in regards to some of these things
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  • that we're talking about? I know the Lord spoken to You
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  • specifically about this for our own kids and, and dare I say
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  • grandkids someday. We are a long way from that. Thank God. But,
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  • uh, but, but for you and I right now in this change, this
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  • transition, everything that's going on in our lives, what's,
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  • what's on your mind about it all? SARAH: When we went away to
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  • pray about the church, we didn't see the building right away
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  • where we were supposed to meet, but we did get the heart of it.
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  • And the one thing that kept coming to us was this phrase
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  • that we have been, um, ministering on raising a family
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  • in the house of faith. And I really don't think we're able to
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  • get away from that right now. That whole concept of family and
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  • how valuable and important it is to God. And I was with a friend
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  • not very long ago who's Catholic and we were talking about the
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  • Lord talking about some different things and I kept
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  • having this phrase, this quote come up in my heart that I had
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  • heard all these years ago from E.W. Kenyon. Do you remember the
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  • one I'm talking about? I have it written here somewhere. Um, and
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  • it's, it means so much to me. But I told her, I said,
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  • Christianity is not a religion. It's a family, a Father and his
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  • children. And as we've been praying over this church and
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  • asking the Lord to show us things, I just keep getting in
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  • my heart that the church is not supposed to be an organization.
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  • It's supposed to be a family. And we are raising a family.
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  • We're raising our own families. We're raising this church
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  • family. And, and for people to understand and know that they
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  • have a daddy. And that's what Romans chapter eight talks
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  • about, that we have, uh, we have a daddy that we cry out, Abba
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  • Father. And that's the Spirit of God on the inside of us is
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  • always wanting us to know and realize we don't just have a God
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  • that's way up far hard to touch, hard to reach, hard to grasp.
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  • But we have a Father, we have a daddy, and we're his family.
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  • We're his children. And so through all of this, um, I think
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  • about also psalms 68:6 that says God sets the solitary in
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  • families and how he's called and ordained from the, from the
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  • foundations of the world that each one of us would have a
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  • family to belong to. I mean, you could be, you could have be at
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  • an age where maybe all your family is gone. You don't even
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  • know one person that is biologically family. But God is
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  • so good that his plan is to set you and to set me in a family.
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  • And so for us, think that we're just, maybe we're just touching
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  • on and realizing the value of family. When you grow up in a
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  • good family, it's just natural to you that, oh, I've got this
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  • awesome family. Family's good, family's great. Maybe some of
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  • you haven't grown up in a solid, a stable family, but God's plan
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  • is that we would. And oftentimes we're supposed to find that in a
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  • church family and we're supposed to be a part of a house. That's
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  • what even the church is referred to in the Bible. The House of
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  • the Lord. Blessed are those who dwell in his house for what?
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  • They will always be praising him. They'll always be praising
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  • him because he's so good. They're attached to a family.
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  • And, um, you know that that scripture in psalm 68:6, what is
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  • the one right after that verse seven talks about, but the
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  • rebellious dwell in a dry land, it's dry and it's boring to not
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  • be a part of a family. You're all on your own. And a lot of
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  • people like that because they've been hurt or they've been
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  • offended in church, but God's design, design and desire is to
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  • see us all to be planted in the house of the Lord or to be with
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  • a family who loves us, who can build us up, who can encourage
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  • us. And that was God's plan for family all along that we would
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  • be able to come together in faith, believe God with each
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  • other, stand together. And um, so I, I believe that's why
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  • family's so valuable is because you, we were meant to have a
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  • family of faith. People who could encourage us, build us up.
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  • We were there to build them up and to encourage, JEREMY: You're
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  • talking about that scripture. We should just turn over there and
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  • look at it because there's, there's a lot of truth in it.
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  • Just in those couple of verses, you can see the heart of the
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  • Father in it. Did you say psalm 68 verse six this is what Sarah
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  • was quoting. It says, God sets the solitary in families. He
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  • brings out those who are bound into prosperity, but the
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  • rebellious dwell in dry land. Look at it again. God sets the
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  • solitary in a family. So God is not into you being alone, being
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  • isolated and isolating yourselves. That's not something
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  • he's okay with. Why? Because in a family you're connected.
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  • There's a joining, there's a linking and in a family
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  • something can come to you and flow through you into the lives
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  • of somebody else and I believe that those are the reasons that
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  • somebody would go to a church or should go to a church. Two
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  • reasons. One, there's something here that these people have that
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  • I need. And two, there's something that I have that these
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  • people need, and when you're in that family, there is a flow of
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  • life, just like a flow of life up from the roots of a tree all
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  • the way through that trunk out the branches that finally ends
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  • up overflowing and producing fruit. There's that same kind of
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  • flow of life in and through and among a family, when you are
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  • planted in a family and in a church family like we're talking
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  • about, then there is a flow of life to you, a flow of life
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  • through you. You've heard me tell the story many times, maybe
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  • some of you have as well. But um, some years ago when we're a
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  • in that other state getting ready to preach in a service
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  • that night and you had already gone to service, uh, getting
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  • ready to lead some worship. And I was downstairs in the hotel
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  • lobby waiting for the pastor to come get me. And I look back at
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  • the text and I realize I'm downstairs like 20 minutes early
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  • and didn't realize it. So instead of going back to the
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  • room, I walked outside the hotel to this little courtyard area
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  • that they had where they had a little fire pit and it was a
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  • nice fall evening and nobody else was out there. So I just
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  • decided I'm going to wait out there and pray. Just pray in the
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  • Spirit, wait for the pastor to come get me some standing out
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  • there, a couple of minutes and these two cars come pulling up
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  • to the fence just outside of the little courtyard where I was
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  • staying standing and this young lady gets out of the car and she
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  • gets her two little boys out and gives the boys to who I assume
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  • is her mother. And then the young girl gets back in the car
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  • and she drives away and the grandmother comes into that
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  • courtyard where I was with the two boys and she's very
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  • friendly. Hi, how are you tonight? Doing great, how are
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  • you? And I'm standing there with my Bible and she says, is that a
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  • Bible in your hand? Yes ma'am, it is. She goes, oh, wonderful.
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  • Are you a believer too? Which really caught my attention. Are
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  • you a believer or not? Are you a Christian? Are you a believer?
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  • There are just some terms, terminology that kind of stands
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  • out. And they just caught my attention. I said, yes ma'am, I
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  • am. And she said, oh, that's wonderful. What church do you go
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  • to? I said, well, we're actually ministering tonight. We're in
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  • from out of town and we're going to be at this church just down
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  • the road here. And I called the name of the Church and she said,
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  • Oh yeah, we know that place. She goes, as a matter of fact, we
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  • used to go there. We used to go there, which in my mind I'm
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  • putting, you know, doing the math in which means you don't go
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  • there anymore. No longer a part of that family as well. Okay.
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  • And, and uh, she didn't seem upset or offended or anything
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  • but, but what she did say, it was a matter of fact, and she
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  • put her hands on the older of the two boys and said, as a
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  • matter of fact, he was healed of autism there, which come flying
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  • out of my mouth was praise God healed of autism, healed of
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  • what they say you cannot be healed of. He was healed of
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  • autism there she said, yeah, he was healed of autism. In the
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  • back of my mind. I mean I'm shouting praises out of my
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  • mouth, but in the back of my mind I'm going, you used to go
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  • there. And she started telling me part of the reason they
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  • didn't go there anymore. They weren't angry about something.
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  • They didn't get their feelings hurt. They sort of started
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  • studying this other track. They're still Christian people,
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  • but she got to the end of it. And this was the big kicker, if
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  • you will. The big reason, the big revelation that they got and
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  • the reason they don't go there anymore and that was that they
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  • discovered, are you ready? That Christmas is a pagan holiday.
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  • That was the big reason. Christmas is a pagan holiday.
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  • She said, and right about that time I look over the pastors
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  • waiting for me in the lobby. So I start inching my way towards
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  • him and now she's getting preachy. You need to look it up,
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  • Google it. She said, Google it. Christmas is a Pagan holiday,
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  • which I've not googled it, but she's really starting to preach
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  • it to me. And I got in the car with him, the pastor, and we
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  • drove away and I'm thinking to myself, what just happen? And I
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  • really felt like I got set up by the Lord because later on the
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  • Lord spoke to me and he said, Jeremy, I've got children who
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  • are leaving the places and the families that I've planted them
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  • in for reasons like this. And worse people are finding reasons
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  • to disconnect from the family. And the problem is when you
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  • disconnect from the family that he set you in, then you
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  • disconnect from the flow of life that's flowing to you in that
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  • place. Did you notice what it said? I lost my place there. God
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  • sets the solitary in families. He brings out those who are
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  • bound into prosperity. Evidently your prosperity and mine have
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  • everything to do with us being in the family, put us in. SARAH:
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  • People don't realize how connected that those things are
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  • in their lives. I have seen people serve on service teams
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  • not even working on the staff of the church and their, when they
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  • commit to serve the Lord on those service teams as a
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  • volunteer, the the flow of finances that began to come, the
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  • the, I mean it's like increase like they've never seen has
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  • begin to to affect their businesses and then maybe down
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  • the road they realize, wow, I think these two are connected.
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  • But if only people knew you don't, you don't have to look to
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  • anybody. You just go and you get plugged in and you plant
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  • yourself in the house of the Lord JEREMY: and don't let
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  • anything unplant you. Yes. I don't care what you think about
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  • Christmas or the origins of the holiday or any little thing that
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  • that Satan would use to try to get between you and whatever's a
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  • flow of life to you because he knows this. He knows that
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  • distance is death. This is why Jesus said in John 15 that you
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  • have to abide in him if you want to bear fruit. Well, how many of
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  • you know that being healed of autism is some pretty massive
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  • fruit prospering a way you'd never prosper before your
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  • children being born again in children's church, filled with
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  • the Holy Spirit, your marriage being healed and restored and
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  • promotion coming and financial increase. All of these things
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  • are pretty magnificent and massive fruit that all point
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  • back to the root and the seed that got sown. The seed of the
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  • Word of God, but Satan knows this just like just, just the
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  • way. If you disconnect a branch from the vine, well now you've
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  • cut off all the flow of life from that vine to that branch
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  • and when you cut off that life, you've cut off all the fruit. He
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  • knows that. He knows that if he can put distance between
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  • somebody and whatever's bringing them life, then he can cut off
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  • the fruit and if there's no fruit, then there is no proof of
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  • what kind of seed got sewn. He knows that. SARAH: Another lie
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  • that the enemy will try to tell you is that you have, you just
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  • have your own relationship with the Lord. I just have my own
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  • relationship with the Lord. I don't need to go to church. I
  • 00:18:08.000 --> 00:18:10.260
  • don't need to be with people or to fellowship with people. I
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  • just have my own thing. That's a big lie because rebellion,
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  • that's true. That's exactly what this scripture is talking about,
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  • but also you, you may be powerful with God on the inside,
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  • but we are powerful when we get together, when we come together
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  • on something, we are powerful together and to know the power
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  • that happens in the sanctuary. I mean, David talked about his
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  • love for the sanctuary. Psalm 63, he said, Oh God, you are my
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  • God early. I will seek you. My soul longs for you, my flesh.
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  • I'm thirsty for you in a dry land that's dry. That's that dry
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  • place. Being out there on my own, away from the courts of
  • 00:18:52.160 --> 00:18:55.280
  • God. I mean, he was out running from Saul. He was in En Gedi, A
  • 00:18:55.290 --> 00:19:00.130
  • ba'rat just the, the cliffs away from Saul trying to just stay
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  • safe. But he was longing for the courts of the Lord back home
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  • where he experienced the power of God. And he says right there,
  • 00:19:09.010 --> 00:19:12.180
  • he says, I have looked for you in the sanctuary to see your
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  • power and your glory. He knew what happened in the sanctuary.
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  • There's power there, there's a glory there. And um, that's what
  • 00:19:21.260 --> 00:19:28.220
  • we were hungry for. We were hungry. We are hungry to see the
  • 00:19:28.230 --> 00:19:32.290
  • glory of the Lord in the sanctuary, JEREMY: In the
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  • sanctuary. And that's why he goes on to say the rebellious
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  • dwell in a dry land. When you disconnect from what God put you
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  • with the expectation that you'd stay there, then there's no
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  • fruit. That's what a dry land does. It produces no fruit. But
  • 00:19:45.270 --> 00:19:50.130
  • when you and I fulfill this, uh, mandate in this mission to find
  • 00:19:50.140 --> 00:19:57.270
  • the family that God has put you in, your prosperity is waiting
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  • on you right there, right there. Now, in the moments that we have
  • 00:20:04.010 --> 00:20:08.100
  • left in this broadcast, I want to read Ephesians three. Go
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  • ahead. You have something. SARAH: Psalm 133 says, behold,
  • 00:20:11.120 --> 00:20:14.110
  • how good and how pleasant it is for brethren. What is that
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  • brothers and sisters that's family to dwell together in
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  • unity. It is like the precious oil upon the head running down
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  • on the beard, the beard of Aaron running down on the edge of his
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  • garments. It's like the dew of Hermon descending upon the
  • 00:20:32.210 --> 00:20:36.020
  • Mountains of Zion. For there, the Lord commanded the blessing
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  • life forevermore. That's that, that anointing, that, that oil
  • 00:20:39.230 --> 00:20:47.020
  • that just flows over you and brings you to life and the
  • 00:20:47.030 --> 00:20:50.160
  • blessing of the Lord. That is when we come together, we get
  • 00:20:50.170 --> 00:20:53.240
  • together in the sanctuary there. God commands the blessing.
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  • JEREMY: You know when people come to you and I or we have
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  • conversations with people, sometimes people going through
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  • some rough stuff, challenging things at home, either in their
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  • marriage or their finances, what's the first thing you and I
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  • always ask them, what is it? What? Where's your home church?
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  • Where do you go to church? Okay, where are you going to church
  • 00:21:13.170 --> 00:21:17.160
  • and then if they are going, the next question is, are you being
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  • fed? Yeah. Are you getting fed the Word of God in a way that is
  • 00:21:22.090 --> 00:21:26.270
  • strengthening you and encouraging you and causing your
  • 00:21:26.280 --> 00:21:31.040
  • faith to come up? Because if you're not, then the next step
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  • is find the family of faith, the house of faith that God would
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  • put you in because that's what people need. SARAH: If you need
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  • healing in your body, you need to be going to a church that
  • 00:21:43.250 --> 00:21:47.170
  • teaches you the Word of God on healing. Faith comes by hearing
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  • and hearing the Word of God. If you need faith for healing,
  • 00:21:52.040 --> 00:21:54.280
  • you've got to hear the Word of God on healing. Yeah. And you
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  • can't thank, you can go to another church that doesn't
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  • teach it and teaches you something else. Right? And that
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  • it's going to build your faith and cause you to see the fruit
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  • in that area. You won't see it. But if you plant yourself in the
  • 00:22:04.140 --> 00:22:07.260
  • House of God where you're being taught the Word of God on that
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  • subject that you need, then you'll start to see fruit.
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  • JEREMY: Yeah. Now I want to read this in the this, the few
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  • seconds we have left, and this is what's going to carry us in a
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  • tomorrow's broadcast. But for years you and I have been saying
  • 00:22:18.290 --> 00:22:23.270
  • and preaching and ministering what? This one statement at our
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  • heart and that is Jesus for every generation. And in
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  • Ephesians chapter three verse 21 it says this to him, be glory in
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  • the church. Now that's what we're talking about. Things that
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  • bring him glory, somebody being healed of an incurable disease
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  • that brings him glory. Where did that happen? In the church? To
  • 00:22:42.150 --> 00:22:46.130
  • him be glory in the Church by Christ Jesus to all
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  • generations forever and ever. I'll say it to you again. The
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