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Rich Wilkerson Jr. hosts Vous Conference 2017 with John Gray.

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Praise | August 4, 2017

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  • - Rich Wilkerson Jr: We're
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  • about to go in there, and
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  • I'm tellin' ya, the expectation
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  • I'm tellin' ya, the expectation
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  • - Rich: Hey, this is
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  • Rich Wilkerson Jr. I'm right now
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  • back stage at
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  • Vous Conference 2017,
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  • and I am pumped out of my mind
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  • because we're about to go in
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  • there, and I'm tellin' ya, the
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  • Mosaic MSC is leadin' us in
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  • worship, and we have the one
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  • and only John Gray preachin'
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  • tonight.
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  • I'm tellin' ya what, you don't
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  • wanna go anywhere.
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  • We're about to go in there.
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  • Let's go see what God is doing
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  • at Vous Conference.
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  • I'm excited, I hope you are.
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  • - female: Thank you so much for
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  • what you've done this weekend
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  • through the lives of so many,
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  • Breathe,
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  • call these bones to leave.
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  • Call these lungs to sing.
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  • Once again, I will praise.
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  • Jesus, Jesus,
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  • you make the darkness
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  • tremble.
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  • Jesus, Jesus,
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  • you silence fear.
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  • Jesus, Jesus,
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  • you make the darkness
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  • tremble,
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  • Jesus, Jesus, oh.
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  • Jesus, Jesus,
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  • you make the darkness
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  • tremble.
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  • Jesus, Jesus,
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  • you silence fear.
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  • Jesus, Jesus,
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  • you make the darkness
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  • tremble,
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  • Jesus, Jesus.
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  • Your name is a light that
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  • Your name is alive
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  • forever lifted high.
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  • Come on.
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  • Your name
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  • cannot be overcome.
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  • Jesus, Jesus,
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  • you make the darkness
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  • tremble.
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  • Jesus, Jesus,
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  • you silence fear.
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  • Jesus, Jesus,
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  • you make the darkness
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  • tremble,
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  • Jesus, Jesus,
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  • oh, Jesus, oh, yeah.
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  • Jesus, Jesus, oh,
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  • Jesus, Jesus.
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  • Jesus, Jesus.
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  • Your name is a light that
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  • the shadows can't deny.
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  • Your name cannot be overcome
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  • - female: Come on, if you
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  • believe it, sing it out.
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  • Your name is alive
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  • forever lifted high.
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  • Your name cannot be overcome
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  • Your name is a light that
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  • the shadows can't deny.
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  • Your name cannot be overcome
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  • Your name is alive
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  • forever lifted high.
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  • Your name cannot be overcome
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  • Jesus, Jesus,
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  • you make the darkness
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  • tremble.
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  • Jesus, Jesus, oh,
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  • It's your name,
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  • your name, your name.
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  • Only you, Jesus.
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  • Oh, Jesus, it's your name.
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  • Oh, Jesus, it's your name.
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  • Your name is light
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  • Your name cannot be overcome
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  • Your name shadows can't deny
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  • Your name cannot be overcome
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  • Jesus, Jesus, you make
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  • Jesus, Jesus, you make
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  • - John Gray: Y'all wanna have
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  • regular church 'cause y'all been
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  • up since 9 this mornin'.
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  • So, we can have a regular
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  • service for the next 30 minutes,
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  • service for the next 30 minutes,
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  • Where the worshipers at?
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  • Where my praisers at?
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  • Where my warriors at?
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  • Hey, where my worshipers at?
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  • Where my praisers at?
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  • Where the warriors at?
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  • Hey, I've come too far,
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  • been through too much
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  • not to get that holy touch.
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  • I'll call his name.
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  • I'll say it loud.
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  • And if I got to,
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  • I'll cry it too.
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  • Anybody who's not ashamed,
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  • just lift your hands.
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  • Call on his name.
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  • Tonight, now, give him
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  • praise with hearts lifted
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  • and hands upraised.
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  • He's the one
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  • who can save your soul.
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  • He can make you free.
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  • He can make you whole.
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  • If you know his name,
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  • then say it loud.
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  • Hey, your name is light
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  • that shadows can't deny.
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  • Oh, your name
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  • cannot be overcome.
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  • Your name is alive
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  • forever lifted high.
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  • Your name cannot be overcome
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  • - John: Say, "Jesus."
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  • Jesus, Jesus, you make
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  • the darkness tremble.
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  • Jesus, Jesus,
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  • you silence fear.
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  • Oh, Jesus, Jesus, you make
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  • the darkness tremble,
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  • the darkness tremble,
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  • - John: Worship fatigue is when
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  • you've been gifted with so much
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  • of the presence of God that you
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  • just are like, "God, I'm cool.
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  • I've had my appetizer.
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  • I had my hummus.
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  • I had my salad.
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  • I had my main course.
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  • Now I'm just ready to relax."
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  • No?
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  • No?
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  • All right, so then here's
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  • how it's gonna go down.
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  • You and your crew for your row
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  • for the next 23 seconds, you get
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  • to give God the kind of praise
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  • that lets him know that you are
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  • not going quietly
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  • into the night.
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  • into the night.
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  • Yeah, hallelujah,
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  • glory, he's worthy,
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  • Jesus, Jesus.
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  • His name
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  • His name
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  • - John: So, Father, in this
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  • atmosphere, speak to us in your
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  • Word that we are closer to you,
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  • Jesus, when it is over than
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  • we were when it first began.
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  • Thank you for this moment and
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  • the person who was whistling.
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  • Thank you for every word
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  • that's been spoken.
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  • May it not just be something
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  • that we digest
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  • and never re-release.
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  • Let us take what we have learned
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  • and what we have experienced
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  • and may it be transformative.
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  • On a cellular level,
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  • may we be changed.
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  • And this is my prayer, in Jesus'
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  • name, amen, amen, and amen.
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  • Whoa.
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  • - John: You can be seated.
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  • Oh, oh, oh, oh.
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  • Oh, oh, oh, oh.
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  • - John: If you'll go to Luke
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  • chapter 23, Luke chapter 23.
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  • Mmm, yeah.
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  • - John: I know we've been
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  • havin' a lot of Mosaic and
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  • Hillsong with the tiny jeans,
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  • and this is as, like,
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  • Vous as I get.
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  • I was like, "Babe, go find me
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  • a real tiny shirt.
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  • I'm 'a put it on."
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  • I've got my premium boots.
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  • It doesn't quite look the same
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  • but I'm rockin' it.
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  • You understand me?
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  • Team Krispy Kreme,
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  • #eatwhatyouwant,
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  • [laughin
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  • Luke 23, starting at the 35th
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  • verse, we're in the middle of
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  • the singular most important
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  • moment in human history.
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  • Not actually this second,
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  • in the Scripture.
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  • Travel with me to Golgotha.
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  • There is a Man who is currently
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  • on a cross, hung between
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  • two thieves.
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  • A crowd gathered.
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  • Roman soldiers mocking.
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  • Pilate somewhere washing his
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  • hands from the blood he thinks
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  • is physical when, in fact,
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  • it was spiritual.
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  • Disciples scattered like roaches
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  • when you turn the light on
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  • in the kitchen, leaving
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  • Yeshua Hamashiach by himself.
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  • At the foot of the cross is his
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  • mother and some of the other
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  • women that had enough strength
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  • and courage to stay there, not
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  • caring about the persecution or
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  • the intending consequences of
  • 00:13:13.130 --> 00:13:15.090
  • being close to this Man
  • 00:13:15.090 --> 00:13:17.240
  • who was now named a criminal
  • 00:13:17.240 --> 00:13:20.090
  • and an insurrectionist.
  • 00:13:20.090 --> 00:13:21.200
  • And they put the charge against
  • 00:13:21.200 --> 00:13:23.040
  • him on the cross behind him,
  • 00:13:23.040 --> 00:13:25.270
  • "This is Jesus,
  • 00:13:25.270 --> 00:13:27.290
  • the King of the Jews."
  • 00:13:27.290 --> 00:13:30.270
  • Somehow, putting the title made
  • 00:13:30.270 --> 00:13:32.230
  • it better because it was a Roman
  • 00:13:32.230 --> 00:13:34.250
  • cross that he was nailed to.
  • 00:13:34.250 --> 00:13:37.130
  • This was a political
  • 00:13:37.130 --> 00:13:40.000
  • assassination
  • 00:13:40.000 --> 00:13:40.290
  • with spiritual ramifications.
  • 00:13:42.190 --> 00:13:45.190
  • And so, on the cross, we find
  • 00:13:45.190 --> 00:13:48.000
  • Jesus struggling to breathe.
  • 00:13:48.000 --> 00:13:50.160
  • By this time,
  • 00:13:50.160 --> 00:13:51.130
  • it had already gone dark.
  • 00:13:51.130 --> 00:13:52.190
  • For from the sixth hour until
  • 00:13:52.190 --> 00:13:54.110
  • the ninth hour, it got dark.
  • 00:13:54.110 --> 00:13:57.020
  • And as is
  • 00:13:57.020 --> 00:13:59.160
  • the nature of crucifixion,
  • 00:13:59.160 --> 00:14:01.160
  • it makes your lungs collapse,
  • 00:14:01.160 --> 00:14:02.140
  • so you're gasping for breath.
  • 00:14:02.140 --> 00:14:05.000
  • And because he was nailed to the
  • 00:14:05.000 --> 00:14:07.250
  • cross, he couldn't get leverage
  • 00:14:08.030 --> 00:14:11.030
  • to somehow prop himself up,
  • 00:14:11.030 --> 00:14:12.260
  • so you would probably
  • 00:14:12.260 --> 00:14:14.040
  • have heard him [gasping]
  • 00:14:14.240 --> 00:14:17.240
  • gasping for breath while he
  • 00:14:18.180 --> 00:14:21.180
  • slowly dies in the heat of the
  • 00:14:21.180 --> 00:14:23.240
  • day, being mocked by soldiers,
  • 00:14:23.260 --> 00:14:26.260
  • ridiculed by former followers,
  • 00:14:26.260 --> 00:14:29.220
  • and abandoned by the ones that
  • 00:14:29.220 --> 00:14:31.140
  • had walked with him for 3 years.
  • 00:14:31.160 --> 00:14:34.160
  • Picture Yeshua Hamashiach, crown
  • 00:14:34.250 --> 00:14:37.250
  • of thorns on his brown, stripped
  • 00:14:39.090 --> 00:14:42.090
  • bare for the whole world to see,
  • 00:14:42.090 --> 00:14:45.030
  • and then travel with me
  • 00:14:45.030 --> 00:14:47.140
  • to the 35th verse: "And
  • 00:14:47.140 --> 00:14:49.070
  • the people stood looking on."
  • 00:14:49.070 --> 00:14:51.090
  • Isn't it strange that people
  • 00:14:51.090 --> 00:14:53.060
  • could watch this kind of torture
  • 00:14:53.100 --> 00:14:56.100
  • and not be moved to action?
  • 00:14:56.230 --> 00:14:59.230
  • So glad our country doesn't have
  • 00:14:59.230 --> 00:15:02.120
  • a history of people watching
  • 00:15:02.120 --> 00:15:04.000
  • as horrific things happen
  • 00:15:04.000 --> 00:15:06.160
  • and they stand by.
  • 00:15:06.160 --> 00:15:07.250
  • I'm so glad.
  • 00:15:08.260 --> 00:15:11.260
  • "But even the rulers
  • 00:15:11.260 --> 00:15:14.000
  • with them sneered, saying,
  • 00:15:14.000 --> 00:15:15.260
  • 'He saved others; let him save
  • 00:15:15.260 --> 00:15:18.040
  • himself if,'" if, if, "'he is
  • 00:15:19.150 --> 00:15:22.150
  • the Christ, the chosen of God.'
  • 00:15:23.170 --> 00:15:26.170
  • The soldiers also mocked him,
  • 00:15:26.170 --> 00:15:29.050
  • coming and offering him
  • 00:15:29.050 --> 00:15:30.160
  • sour wine, and saying,
  • 00:15:30.160 --> 00:15:33.030
  • 'If you're the King of the Jews,
  • 00:15:33.030 --> 00:15:35.020
  • hey, save yourself.'"
  • 00:15:35.020 --> 00:15:37.170
  • "Come on down, man.
  • 00:15:37.170 --> 00:15:38.210
  • Come on down from that cross."
  • 00:15:38.210 --> 00:15:41.170
  • "I heard about, they took
  • 00:15:41.170 --> 00:15:42.290
  • the one that was doin' all
  • 00:15:42.290 --> 00:15:44.020
  • those miracles and stuff.
  • 00:15:44.020 --> 00:15:45.070
  • Look at him now.
  • 00:15:45.070 --> 00:15:46.040
  • He look real regular up there."
  • 00:15:47.230 --> 00:15:50.230
  • "And an inscription also was
  • 00:15:50.230 --> 00:15:51.290
  • written over him in letters of
  • 00:15:51.290 --> 00:15:53.170
  • Greek, Latin, and Hebrew: 'This
  • 00:15:53.170 --> 00:15:55.110
  • is Jesus, King of the Jews.'"
  • 00:15:57.220 --> 00:16:00.240
  • Strange that at the central
  • 00:16:01.170 --> 00:16:04.170
  • moment of human history,
  • 00:16:04.170 --> 00:16:06.150
  • the main title character is not
  • 00:16:06.150 --> 00:16:09.060
  • fighting to vindicate his name.
  • 00:16:09.060 --> 00:16:12.050
  • He's not screaming for
  • 00:16:12.050 --> 00:16:13.290
  • a stay of execution.
  • 00:16:13.290 --> 00:16:15.220
  • He's not looking for a lawyer
  • 00:16:15.220 --> 00:16:17.140
  • to stop these proceedings.
  • 00:16:17.140 --> 00:16:19.070
  • He is taking this crucifixion
  • 00:16:19.070 --> 00:16:21.190
  • like the God-Man he is.
  • 00:16:22.170 --> 00:16:25.170
  • What motivated him to stay on
  • 00:16:25.170 --> 00:16:27.200
  • a cross that he didn't have to?
  • 00:16:29.100 --> 00:16:32.100
  • How did a Man with such promise
  • 00:16:32.250 --> 00:16:35.250
  • over his life end up like this,
  • 00:16:37.010 --> 00:16:40.010
  • hung between two common thieves?
  • 00:16:41.070 --> 00:16:44.070
  • This Man who had so much
  • 00:16:44.070 --> 00:16:45.140
  • potential when he came out of
  • 00:16:45.140 --> 00:16:47.130
  • the river and heaven announced
  • 00:16:47.130 --> 00:16:49.140
  • him, saying, "This is my beloved
  • 00:16:49.140 --> 00:16:50.270
  • Son, in whom I'm well pleased."
  • 00:16:50.270 --> 00:16:53.130
  • And the Holy Spirit descended
  • 00:16:53.130 --> 00:16:54.230
  • in the form of a dove
  • 00:16:54.230 --> 00:16:55.260
  • and alighted upon him.
  • 00:16:55.260 --> 00:16:56.280
  • This Man who did for 3 years
  • 00:16:56.280 --> 00:16:58.220
  • what no one else
  • 00:16:58.220 --> 00:17:00.080
  • had ever done in 3.000.
  • 00:17:00.080 --> 00:17:02.200
  • This man who had been whispered
  • 00:17:02.200 --> 00:17:04.160
  • about in Deuteronomy 18
  • 00:17:04.160 --> 00:17:06.080
  • by the Prophet Moses.
  • 00:17:06.080 --> 00:17:07.140
  • He said, "There is one rising up
  • 00:17:07.140 --> 00:17:09.050
  • in Israel, a Prophet,"
  • 00:17:09.050 --> 00:17:10.030
  • capital P.
  • 00:17:10.030 --> 00:17:11.110
  • In him, you shall hear the
  • 00:17:11.110 --> 00:17:12.170
  • whispers of him through the Old
  • 00:17:12.170 --> 00:17:13.260
  • Testament, and the wisdom
  • 00:17:13.260 --> 00:17:15.030
  • literature, and the prophets,
  • 00:17:15.030 --> 00:17:16.270
  • minor and major Old Testament
  • 00:17:16.270 --> 00:17:18.220
  • prophets.
  • 00:17:18.220 --> 00:17:19.140
  • Even Isaiah saying there,
  • 00:17:19.140 --> 00:17:20.120
  • "He's coming, he's a Wonderful
  • 00:17:20.120 --> 00:17:23.010
  • Counselor, Mighty God, Prince of
  • 00:17:23.010 --> 00:17:24.210
  • Peace, Everlasting Father."
  • 00:17:24.210 --> 00:17:26.050
  • This Jesus,
  • 00:17:26.050 --> 00:17:27.210
  • who was the fulfillment
  • 00:17:27.210 --> 00:17:28.170
  • of the law and the prophets,
  • 00:17:28.170 --> 00:17:29.260
  • this Jesus, who walked amongst
  • 00:17:29.260 --> 00:17:31.180
  • the people wide open.
  • 00:17:31.180 --> 00:17:33.130
  • And now, here he is on a cross,
  • 00:17:33.130 --> 00:17:35.200
  • seemingly helpless with no hope
  • 00:17:35.200 --> 00:17:37.180
  • in sight, crying out words that
  • 00:17:37.180 --> 00:17:40.040
  • make no sense: "Eloi, Eloi,
  • 00:17:40.040 --> 00:17:42.200
  • lama sabachthani?"
  • 00:17:42.200 --> 00:17:45.110
  • "My God, my God,
  • 00:17:45.110 --> 00:17:46.220
  • why have you forsaken me?"
  • 00:17:47.110 --> 00:17:50.110
  • How did a Man with so much
  • 00:17:50.250 --> 00:17:53.250
  • promise die with such a whimper?
  • 00:17:57.170 --> 00:18:00.190
  • He didn't even fight.
  • 00:18:01.120 --> 00:18:04.120
  • And the people at the cross were
  • 00:18:04.120 --> 00:18:05.090
  • like, "Look at this dude.
  • 00:18:05.090 --> 00:18:07.100
  • All that stuff he was doin'.
  • 00:18:07.100 --> 00:18:08.220
  • You remember when he was--you
  • 00:18:08.220 --> 00:18:09.270
  • remember Leon with the withered
  • 00:18:09.270 --> 00:18:11.270
  • hand?
  • 00:18:11.270 --> 00:18:13.140
  • That's the dude that was like,
  • 00:18:13.140 --> 00:18:14.140
  • 'Stretch it out,' bam.
  • 00:18:14.140 --> 00:18:16.280
  • Hey, you remember
  • 00:18:16.280 --> 00:18:17.200
  • Hey, you remember
  • 00:18:17.200 --> 00:18:19.240
  • [s
  • 00:18:19.240 --> 00:18:19.250
  • [sin
  • 00:18:19.250 --> 00:18:19.260
  • [singi
  • 00:18:19.260 --> 00:18:19.270
  • [singing
  • 00:18:19.270 --> 00:18:19.280
  • "Yep, that's the dude.
  • 00:18:20.260 --> 00:18:23.260
  • Healed him right up.
  • 00:18:23.260 --> 00:18:26.050
  • I'm ain't lyin',
  • 00:18:28.290 --> 00:18:31.290
  • no I'm not lyin'.
  • 00:18:31.290 --> 00:18:32.250
  • I'm tellin' ya, it's the truth.
  • 00:18:32.250 --> 00:18:35.070
  • I'm tryin' to tell--that's him.
  • 00:18:35.070 --> 00:18:37.260
  • I grew up with him when we was
  • 00:18:37.260 --> 00:18:39.240
  • little, man.
  • 00:18:39.240 --> 00:18:40.150
  • We'd be swimmin'.
  • 00:18:40.150 --> 00:18:41.130
  • He'd be walkin' on top
  • 00:18:41.130 --> 00:18:42.050
  • of the pool.
  • 00:18:48.270 --> 00:18:51.270
  • I don't understand how somebody
  • 00:18:51.270 --> 00:18:53.010
  • with so much potential, so much
  • 00:18:53.010 --> 00:18:54.250
  • power, told us what he was here
  • 00:18:54.250 --> 00:18:56.200
  • for, now look at him.
  • 00:18:56.200 --> 00:18:58.130
  • He's just regular,
  • 00:18:58.130 --> 00:19:00.190
  • died like a regular dude.
  • 00:19:02.050 --> 00:19:05.050
  • Man, he could've been great.
  • 00:19:05.050 --> 00:19:07.020
  • But now he's just Jesus."
  • 00:19:09.010 --> 00:19:12.010
  • And that's the title of
  • 00:19:12.010 --> 00:19:14.050
  • my message:
  • 00:19:14.050 --> 00:19:15.220
  • "It's Just Jesus."
  • 00:19:15.220 --> 00:19:18.060
  • "It's Just Jesus."
  • 00:19:19.270 --> 00:19:22.270
  • In a time of moral relativism
  • 00:19:23.170 --> 00:19:26.170
  • and secular humanism,
  • 00:19:26.170 --> 00:19:28.100
  • faith has become a dinosaur.
  • 00:19:28.100 --> 00:19:31.060
  • We exist in a culture of casual.
  • 00:19:32.140 --> 00:19:35.140
  • Now we bring our lattes into the
  • 00:19:35.140 --> 00:19:37.220
  • main sanctuary and sip them as
  • 00:19:37.220 --> 00:19:40.140
  • we watch the 5-minute countdown.
  • 00:19:41.030 --> 00:19:44.030
  • And we stand up with our cool
  • 00:19:44.030 --> 00:19:46.070
  • jeans with the slightly
  • 00:19:46.070 --> 00:19:47.140
  • distressed kneecaps, and with
  • 00:19:49.230 --> 00:19:52.230
  • our long shirt next to our
  • 00:19:52.230 --> 00:19:54.080
  • short shirt.
  • 00:19:56.140 --> 00:19:59.140
  • And if you really wanna kill
  • 00:19:59.140 --> 00:20:01.010
  • 'em, you put your beanie on.
  • 00:20:06.120 --> 00:20:09.120
  • When I was growin' up if you
  • 00:20:09.120 --> 00:20:11.190
  • were talkin' loud as you were
  • 00:20:11.190 --> 00:20:12.260
  • walkin' towards the sanctuary,
  • 00:20:12.260 --> 00:20:14.050
  • when you got near the door, you,
  • 00:20:14.050 --> 00:20:15.290
  • "Shh."
  • 00:20:15.290 --> 00:20:18.190
  • If you had gum, you took it out,
  • 00:20:19.210 --> 00:20:22.210
  • or one of them church mothers...
  • 00:20:24.220 --> 00:20:27.220
  • hold on...
  • 00:20:33.020 --> 00:20:36.020
  • "You know better.
  • 00:20:37.030 --> 00:20:40.030
  • You was raised better than that,
  • 00:20:40.030 --> 00:20:41.070
  • John.
  • 00:20:41.070 --> 00:20:43.010
  • You don't chew no gum
  • 00:20:43.010 --> 00:20:43.220
  • in the sanctuary."
  • 00:20:48.020 --> 00:20:51.020
  • But we exist
  • 00:20:51.020 --> 00:20:52.180
  • in a culture of casual,
  • 00:20:52.180 --> 00:20:54.250
  • so we can do anything today.
  • 00:20:54.250 --> 00:20:56.120
  • We livestream everything.
  • 00:20:56.120 --> 00:20:57.210
  • We're Facebookin' everything,
  • 00:20:57.210 --> 00:20:58.220
  • Facebook Live.
  • 00:20:58.220 --> 00:20:59.230
  • We're Instagram Live right now.
  • 00:20:59.230 --> 00:21:01.030
  • We're updating everything.
  • 00:21:01.030 --> 00:21:02.050
  • "Oh, my God, #sogood."
  • 00:21:02.050 --> 00:21:04.000
  • "Oh, my God, #mosaicworship."
  • 00:21:04.000 --> 00:21:06.050
  • "Oh, my God, #."
  • 00:21:08.130 --> 00:21:11.130
  • But there was a reverence.
  • 00:21:12.240 --> 00:21:15.240
  • Church wasn't just a place to
  • 00:21:15.240 --> 00:21:17.060
  • hang out with your cool friends.
  • 00:21:17.060 --> 00:21:18.180
  • It was a holy thing.
  • 00:21:18.180 --> 00:21:19.280
  • There was a reverence.
  • 00:21:19.280 --> 00:21:20.280
  • You didn't just do what you
  • 00:21:20.280 --> 00:21:22.000
  • wanted when you walked in.
  • 00:21:22.000 --> 00:21:23.070
  • There was an anticipation that
  • 00:21:23.070 --> 00:21:24.040
  • God might show up and we didn't
  • 00:21:24.160 --> 00:21:27.160
  • have a nine-piece band a whole
  • 00:21:27.160 --> 00:21:29.230
  • bunch of young folks singin'.
  • 00:21:29.230 --> 00:21:30.280
  • We had grown men who had been
  • 00:21:30.280 --> 00:21:32.100
  • through somethin', maybe had
  • 00:21:32.100 --> 00:21:33.210
  • a couple wives or somethin',
  • 00:21:33.210 --> 00:21:35.020
  • been married about 45 years.
  • 00:21:35.020 --> 00:21:37.030
  • And they would get up and say,
  • 00:21:37.030 --> 00:21:38.160
  • "First, give an honor to God
  • 00:21:38.160 --> 00:21:39.210
  • who is the head of my life.
  • 00:21:39.210 --> 00:21:40.200
  • I wanna thank the Lord that he
  • 00:21:40.200 --> 00:21:42.140
  • woke me up this morning, kept me
  • 00:21:42.140 --> 00:21:43.260
  • in my right mind, and my bed
  • 00:21:43.260 --> 00:21:45.020
  • wasn't my coolin' board.
  • 00:21:45.020 --> 00:21:47.000
  • We gonna start this service off
  • 00:21:47.000 --> 00:21:48.110
  • with a song."
  • 00:21:48.110 --> 00:21:50.170
  • Pass me not, O gentle Savior
  • 00:21:53.070 --> 00:21:56.070
  • Oh, Lord, hear my humble cry
  • 00:22:01.210 --> 00:22:04.210
  • And while on others thou art
  • 00:22:07.050 --> 00:22:10.050
  • And while on others thou art
  • 00:22:10.050 --> 00:22:22.220
  • [a
  • 00:22:22.220 --> 00:22:22.230
  • [app
  • 00:22:22.230 --> 00:22:22.240
  • [appla
  • 00:22:22.240 --> 00:22:22.250
  • [applaud
  • 00:22:22.250 --> 00:22:22.260
  • [applaudin
  • 00:22:22.260 --> 00:22:22.270
  • [applauding
  • 00:22:22.270 --> 00:22:22.280
  • - John: We'd sing hymns!
  • 00:22:29.030 --> 00:22:32.030
  • And they had real Communion.
  • 00:22:32.030 --> 00:22:34.200
  • They had to pour the juice in
  • 00:22:34.200 --> 00:22:35.280
  • the little cup, and they broke
  • 00:22:35.280 --> 00:22:37.040
  • up the crackers with they hands.
  • 00:22:38.190 --> 00:22:41.190
  • Now we got all in one.
  • 00:22:41.250 --> 00:22:44.250
  • "Just open the top layer.
  • 00:22:44.250 --> 00:22:47.090
  • There's your wafer."
  • 00:22:48.240 --> 00:22:51.240
  • "And have some grape juice."
  • 00:23:03.090 --> 00:23:06.090
  • There was something about church
  • 00:23:06.090 --> 00:23:07.190
  • that you didn't play games.
  • 00:23:07.190 --> 00:23:10.140
  • It wasn't casual,
  • 00:23:10.160 --> 00:23:13.160
  • because God was holy.
  • 00:23:14.060 --> 00:23:17.060
  • Now, I fear that this generation
  • 00:23:17.060 --> 00:23:20.050
  • that exists in a culture of
  • 00:23:20.050 --> 00:23:20.290
  • casual has maybe lost the wonder
  • 00:23:21.240 --> 00:23:24.240
  • of the holiness of God.
  • 00:23:24.240 --> 00:23:27.020
  • This is not a cool dude
  • 00:23:27.020 --> 00:23:29.140
  • we're talkin' about.
  • 00:23:29.140 --> 00:23:31.160
  • We're talking about the King of
  • 00:23:31.160 --> 00:23:32.120
  • kings and the Lord of lords.
  • 00:23:32.120 --> 00:23:34.260
  • He is to be revered.
  • 00:23:34.260 --> 00:23:36.210
  • He is to be held in awe.
  • 00:23:36.210 --> 00:23:39.090
  • He is the fullness of
  • 00:23:39.090 --> 00:23:40.270
  • the Godhead bodily.
  • 00:23:40.270 --> 00:23:42.240
  • We're talking about the living
  • 00:23:42.240 --> 00:23:44.100
  • God that was on the top of
  • 00:23:44.100 --> 00:23:46.010
  • the mountain that Moses went to
  • 00:23:46.010 --> 00:23:47.210
  • visit, and the mountain shook,
  • 00:23:47.210 --> 00:23:50.010
  • and the earth trembled, and
  • 00:23:50.010 --> 00:23:52.110
  • he was nothing to play with.
  • 00:23:52.110 --> 00:23:54.030
  • And when the children of Israel
  • 00:23:54.030 --> 00:23:55.130
  • were in trouble, he was a pillar
  • 00:23:55.130 --> 00:23:57.150
  • of cloud by day
  • 00:23:57.150 --> 00:23:58.240
  • and of fire by night.
  • 00:23:58.240 --> 00:24:00.150
  • This is a God who could speak
  • 00:24:00.150 --> 00:24:02.030
  • and a universe shows up.
  • 00:24:02.030 --> 00:24:04.070
  • This is a God who created
  • 00:24:04.070 --> 00:24:06.150
  • everything with his mouth and
  • 00:24:06.150 --> 00:24:08.060
  • then put his hand in the dirt
  • 00:24:08.060 --> 00:24:09.240
  • and made me and you.
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  • This is a holy God.
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  • He's got angels, and all they do
  • 00:24:13.100 --> 00:24:14.250
  • is cry out, "Holy, holy, holy,
  • 00:24:14.250 --> 00:24:17.220
  • holy, holy."
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  • He is nothing to be played with.
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  • He is not a cartoon character.
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  • He is not casual.
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  • He is not casual.
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  • [a
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  • [app
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  • [appla
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  • [applaud
  • 00:24:29.290 --> 00:24:30.000
  • [applaudin
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  • And I fear that we have become
  • 00:24:42.160 --> 00:24:45.160
  • casual with that which is holy.
  • 00:24:47.040 --> 00:24:50.040
  • So, we find Jesus on a cross.
  • 00:24:50.040 --> 00:24:52.190
  • And even, Pastor Richie, the
  • 00:24:52.190 --> 00:24:55.030
  • people that should have known
  • 00:24:55.030 --> 00:24:56.220
  • better couldn't even see him.
  • 00:24:59.200 --> 00:25:02.220
  • Don't get discouraged
  • 00:25:02.220 --> 00:25:04.170
  • because people can't see you.
  • 00:25:06.280 --> 00:25:09.280
  • I'm gettin' ready to preach.
  • 00:25:09.280 --> 00:25:12.000
  • 'Cause there are some young
  • 00:25:12.000 --> 00:25:13.230
  • pastors and leaders in here
  • 00:25:13.230 --> 00:25:14.220
  • right now, and rightfully so.
  • 00:25:14.220 --> 00:25:16.070
  • You're sayin', "God, I wanna be
  • 00:25:16.070 --> 00:25:17.050
  • used.
  • 00:25:17.050 --> 00:25:18.100
  • I wanna build something great.
  • 00:25:18.100 --> 00:25:19.150
  • And I see what you're doin' in
  • 00:25:19.150 --> 00:25:20.160
  • Pastor Rich and DawnChere, and
  • 00:25:20.160 --> 00:25:21.220
  • Pastor Judah and Chelsea, and
  • 00:25:21.220 --> 00:25:23.110
  • Pastor Carl and Laura, and Chad,
  • 00:25:23.110 --> 00:25:25.050
  • and Julia, and all these other
  • 00:25:25.050 --> 00:25:26.190
  • people, and, God,
  • 00:25:26.190 --> 00:25:27.150
  • I would love to do that."
  • 00:25:27.150 --> 00:25:28.210
  • And God is saying,
  • 00:25:28.210 --> 00:25:29.120
  • "You know what?
  • 00:25:29.120 --> 00:25:30.070
  • If you'd just get in my presence
  • 00:25:30.070 --> 00:25:31.140
  • and stay faithful to me, I will
  • 00:25:31.140 --> 00:25:33.120
  • give you influence in the area
  • 00:25:33.120 --> 00:25:34.290
  • that I've called you to so that
  • 00:25:34.290 --> 00:25:36.240
  • you won't have ministry envy."
  • 00:25:45.140 --> 00:25:48.140
  • Because the moment I wanna be
  • 00:25:48.140 --> 00:25:49.290
  • something other than who God
  • 00:25:49.290 --> 00:25:51.130
  • made me, who I'm called to
  • 00:25:51.130 --> 00:25:53.210
  • influence goes missing.
  • 00:25:55.190 --> 00:25:58.190
  • I was laughin' 'cause Pastor
  • 00:25:59.110 --> 00:26:02.130
  • Carl said earlier, he's like,
  • 00:26:02.130 --> 00:26:04.020
  • "I'm 38, I won't be able to be
  • 00:26:04.020 --> 00:26:05.120
  • here in a minute." I'm like,
  • 00:26:05.120 --> 00:26:06.040
  • "Please, I'll be 44 in 2 weeks."
  • 00:26:07.280 --> 00:26:10.280
  • It's really nothin' to clap
  • 00:26:10.280 --> 00:26:12.110
  • about, but it's cool.
  • 00:26:13.240 --> 00:26:16.240
  • My point is, I'm nearing the
  • 00:26:16.240 --> 00:26:18.230
  • halfway mark in my life, and I
  • 00:26:18.230 --> 00:26:20.280
  • realize that I've seen so many
  • 00:26:20.280 --> 00:26:22.280
  • people hungering to be something
  • 00:26:22.280 --> 00:26:24.220
  • other than who they are,
  • 00:26:24.220 --> 00:26:27.140
  • which means you have treated
  • 00:26:27.140 --> 00:26:28.290
  • your anointing casually.
  • 00:26:32.240 --> 00:26:35.240
  • Are you that blind to
  • 00:26:35.240 --> 00:26:38.000
  • the process of God in your life
  • 00:26:38.000 --> 00:26:39.130
  • that you don't see what he's
  • 00:26:39.130 --> 00:26:40.240
  • been doing over these years?
  • 00:26:40.240 --> 00:26:43.030
  • "Why am I so anonymous?
  • 00:26:43.030 --> 00:26:44.200
  • No one really understands me.
  • 00:26:44.200 --> 00:26:46.000
  • Nobody knows what I carry."
  • 00:26:46.000 --> 00:26:47.020
  • Talk to me, David, sitting in
  • 00:26:47.020 --> 00:26:49.110
  • a field by yourself.
  • 00:26:49.110 --> 00:26:50.140
  • You've got seven brothers in
  • 00:26:50.140 --> 00:26:51.260
  • the house with a prophet and
  • 00:26:51.260 --> 00:26:53.050
  • a father that doesn't even
  • 00:26:53.050 --> 00:26:54.150
  • recognize who you are, and it
  • 00:26:54.150 --> 00:26:56.050
  • took a prophet to show up to
  • 00:26:56.050 --> 00:26:57.190
  • announce who you were.
  • 00:26:57.190 --> 00:26:59.210
  • You can be in the house with
  • 00:26:59.210 --> 00:27:00.230
  • people that don't know what you
  • 00:27:00.230 --> 00:27:02.040
  • carry.
  • 00:27:02.040 --> 00:27:04.240
  • And you think church folk are
  • 00:27:04.240 --> 00:27:05.260
  • gonna see you?
  • 00:27:08.120 --> 00:27:11.120
  • "It's just Jesus.
  • 00:27:11.120 --> 00:27:13.030
  • Look at him up there on the
  • 00:27:13.030 --> 00:27:13.250
  • cross.
  • 00:27:13.250 --> 00:27:15.040
  • He ain't comin' down.
  • 00:27:15.040 --> 00:27:17.290
  • If you are who you say who are,
  • 00:27:17.290 --> 00:27:20.010
  • why don't you save yourself,
  • 00:27:20.190 --> 00:27:23.190
  • Mr. Healed Blind Eyes and Opened
  • 00:27:25.070 --> 00:27:28.070
  • Deaf Ears, Mr. Called Lazarus
  • 00:27:28.070 --> 00:27:31.070
  • Out the Ground, but you 'bout to
  • 00:27:31.070 --> 00:27:32.190
  • die yourself."
  • 00:27:32.190 --> 00:27:35.100
  • Not knowin' that
  • 00:27:35.100 --> 00:27:36.120
  • the people that were ridiculing,
  • 00:27:36.120 --> 00:27:38.150
  • he was dying for them at that
  • 00:27:38.150 --> 00:27:39.280
  • moment.
  • 00:27:41.050 --> 00:27:44.050
  • We live in a time where that
  • 00:27:45.010 --> 00:27:48.010
  • which is casual has overtaken
  • 00:27:50.140 --> 00:27:53.140
  • that which is holy.
  • 00:27:54.000 --> 00:27:57.000
  • So, what do we do?
  • 00:27:57.140 --> 00:28:00.160
  • What's my role tonight?
  • 00:28:00.160 --> 00:28:03.020
  • My prayer is that you leave here
  • 00:28:03.020 --> 00:28:04.260
  • never again saying out of your
  • 00:28:04.260 --> 00:28:06.150
  • mouth, "It's just Jesus."
  • 00:28:06.150 --> 00:28:08.190
  • So, Jesus is on the cross.
  • 00:28:11.060 --> 00:28:14.060
  • And you have to understand why
  • 00:28:15.060 --> 00:28:18.060
  • the people who were there were
  • 00:28:18.060 --> 00:28:20.260
  • saying these kinds of things,
  • 00:28:20.260 --> 00:28:22.120
  • because Jesus was Mashiach.
  • 00:28:24.000 --> 00:28:27.000
  • They had been looking for
  • 00:28:27.000 --> 00:28:27.190
  • the Messiah.
  • 00:28:27.190 --> 00:28:29.080
  • Unfortunately, the Jewish people
  • 00:28:29.080 --> 00:28:30.260
  • of the day thought the Messiah
  • 00:28:30.260 --> 00:28:32.030
  • would come to overthrow the
  • 00:28:32.030 --> 00:28:33.280
  • Roman government.
  • 00:28:33.280 --> 00:28:35.150
  • Because they had been oppressed
  • 00:28:35.150 --> 00:28:36.140
  • by the Romans, they wanted to
  • 00:28:36.140 --> 00:28:37.150
  • get free.
  • 00:28:37.150 --> 00:28:38.060
  • They wanted some power.
  • 00:28:38.060 --> 00:28:39.110
  • They wanted to say,
  • 00:28:39.110 --> 00:28:40.190
  • "Jewish lives matter."
  • 00:28:41.120 --> 00:28:44.120
  • Because they were
  • 00:28:44.120 --> 00:28:46.090
  • the oppressed culture.
  • 00:28:46.090 --> 00:28:48.020
  • I'm gettin' ready to go
  • 00:28:48.020 --> 00:28:48.250
  • somewhere for people who think
  • 00:28:48.250 --> 00:28:51.000
  • that the Bible is not culturally
  • 00:28:51.000 --> 00:28:52.190
  • specific.
  • 00:28:55.010 --> 00:28:58.010
  • And so, the idea of the Messiah
  • 00:28:58.010 --> 00:29:00.050
  • or Mashiach is that he would
  • 00:29:00.050 --> 00:29:02.050
  • come and mobilize
  • 00:29:02.050 --> 00:29:03.250
  • the dispossessed and the broken,
  • 00:29:03.250 --> 00:29:05.240
  • and they would finally have
  • 00:29:05.240 --> 00:29:06.220
  • some power.
  • 00:29:06.220 --> 00:29:07.130
  • "Finally, we gonna have somebody
  • 00:29:07.130 --> 00:29:08.210
  • that's gonna lead us."
  • 00:29:08.210 --> 00:29:10.060
  • So all the prophecies were now
  • 00:29:10.150 --> 00:29:13.150
  • reread as political statements.
  • 00:29:14.000 --> 00:29:17.000
  • And isn't it sad how in today's
  • 00:29:17.000 --> 00:29:19.100
  • Western society, we attempt to
  • 00:29:19.190 --> 00:29:22.190
  • politicize Jesus?
  • 00:29:23.080 --> 00:29:26.080
  • "Well, I'm a Conservative, and
  • 00:29:26.190 --> 00:29:29.190
  • so, clearly, Jesus is with me.
  • 00:29:30.070 --> 00:29:33.070
  • He could never be with those
  • 00:29:33.070 --> 00:29:34.260
  • Democrats and those
  • 00:29:34.260 --> 00:29:36.180
  • Independents.
  • 00:29:36.180 --> 00:29:37.110
  • I'm a Republican."
  • 00:29:37.110 --> 00:29:40.090
  • Since when did
  • 00:29:40.090 --> 00:29:40.290
  • Jesus register to vote?
  • 00:29:44.010 --> 00:29:47.010
  • I got one, "Amen," from
  • 00:29:47.010 --> 00:29:47.290
  • a white girl, and nobody else
  • 00:29:47.290 --> 00:29:49.280
  • understands what I'm sayin'?
  • 00:29:49.280 --> 00:29:51.280
  • How dare you diminish Jesus and
  • 00:29:52.160 --> 00:29:55.160
  • minimize him as a political
  • 00:29:55.160 --> 00:29:57.210
  • fixture?
  • 00:29:57.210 --> 00:29:59.040
  • Jesus is not Democrat,
  • 00:29:59.040 --> 00:30:00.130
  • Independent, or Republican.
  • 00:30:00.130 --> 00:30:01.230
  • He is a Monarch.
  • 00:30:01.230 --> 00:30:04.200
  • He is a King.
  • 00:30:04.200 --> 00:30:05.240
  • And he does not vote, because
  • 00:30:05.240 --> 00:30:08.000
  • he's already on the throne.
  • 00:30:08.250 --> 00:30:11.250
  • I need a 10-second praise break
  • 00:30:11.250 --> 00:30:13.000
  • I need a 10-second praise break
  • 00:30:13.000 --> 00:30:15.270
  • [a
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  • [app
  • 00:30:15.280 --> 00:30:15.290
  • [appla
  • 00:30:15.290 --> 00:30:16.000
  • [applaud
  • 00:30:16.000 --> 00:30:16.010
  • [applaudin
  • 00:30:16.010 --> 00:30:16.020
  • [applauding
  • 00:30:16.020 --> 00:30:16.030
  • Ten, nine, eight, seven,
  • 00:30:21.060 --> 00:30:24.060
  • six, five, three, two.
  • 00:30:31.220 --> 00:30:34.220
  • You think that I'm gonna let
  • 00:30:35.040 --> 00:30:38.040
  • you highjack Jesus for your own
  • 00:30:40.130 --> 00:30:43.130
  • sick, twisted idea of who you
  • 00:30:43.220 --> 00:30:46.220
  • think he is so you can
  • 00:30:46.220 --> 00:30:48.220
  • marginalize the broken?
  • 00:30:51.050 --> 00:30:54.050
  • When Jesus was known to touch
  • 00:30:54.240 --> 00:30:57.240
  • the worst of the worst.
  • 00:30:58.050 --> 00:31:01.070
  • "Look at him, eww, he's so
  • 00:31:01.070 --> 00:31:02.040
  • nasty.
  • 00:31:02.040 --> 00:31:03.050
  • He touches the drunks and
  • 00:31:03.050 --> 00:31:04.170
  • the wine bibbers and
  • 00:31:04.170 --> 00:31:05.280
  • the tax collectors.
  • 00:31:05.280 --> 00:31:06.240
  • Eww, he touched a leper.
  • 00:31:06.240 --> 00:31:08.050
  • Eww, oh, my gosh,
  • 00:31:08.050 --> 00:31:09.120
  • she was a prostitute.
  • 00:31:09.120 --> 00:31:10.270
  • Oh, my gosh, that is so gross."
  • 00:31:12.090 --> 00:31:15.090
  • I'm so glad that Jesus chooses
  • 00:31:17.020 --> 00:31:20.020
  • to touch dirty things,
  • 00:31:21.180 --> 00:31:24.180
  • 33 of y'all.
  • 00:31:24.180 --> 00:31:27.030
  • If he touched you before he
  • 00:31:27.030 --> 00:31:27.280
  • cleansed you, you should
  • 00:31:27.280 --> 00:31:29.130
  • probably praise him right now.
  • 00:31:29.240 --> 00:31:32.240
  • If you were perfect when he
  • 00:31:32.240 --> 00:31:34.020
  • found you, then, by all means,
  • 00:31:34.020 --> 00:31:35.270
  • be seated.
  • 00:31:35.270 --> 00:31:37.290
  • But if you were a leper in the
  • 00:31:37.290 --> 00:31:39.100
  • spirit, if you were broken when
  • 00:31:39.100 --> 00:31:40.270
  • you found you, then you might
  • 00:31:40.270 --> 00:31:42.180
  • wanna praise him tonight.
  • 00:31:43.290 --> 00:31:46.290
  • Because none of us deserve
  • 00:31:46.290 --> 00:31:48.080
  • the love, the mercy,
  • 00:31:48.080 --> 00:31:49.210
  • or the forgiveness of Jesus,
  • 00:31:49.210 --> 00:31:51.140
  • but he chooses.
  • 00:31:52.210 --> 00:31:55.210
  • I need somebody to praise God
  • 00:31:55.210 --> 00:31:56.280
  • in this place.
  • 00:32:00.270 --> 00:32:03.270
  • How dare we minimize Jesus
  • 00:32:04.060 --> 00:32:07.060
  • and turn him into
  • 00:32:07.060 --> 00:32:08.040
  • a political fixture?
  • 00:32:08.040 --> 00:32:11.010
  • It's the curse of religion
  • 00:32:11.010 --> 00:32:13.040
  • versus the calling of
  • 00:32:13.040 --> 00:32:14.120
  • relationship.
  • 00:32:14.120 --> 00:32:15.190
  • It was religion
  • 00:32:15.190 --> 00:32:16.150
  • that brought us the Crusades.
  • 00:32:17.230 --> 00:32:20.230
  • There are some young people in
  • 00:32:20.230 --> 00:32:23.040
  • here that don't know what
  • 00:32:23.040 --> 00:32:23.280
  • the Crusades are.
  • 00:32:23.280 --> 00:32:24.240
  • It's when people went around
  • 00:32:24.240 --> 00:32:25.190
  • with the Bible and in the name
  • 00:32:25.190 --> 00:32:26.230
  • of the Bible, started killin'
  • 00:32:26.230 --> 00:32:28.090
  • people that didn't believe.
  • 00:32:28.090 --> 00:32:31.030
  • And so there's Jesus as we have
  • 00:32:31.030 --> 00:32:33.000
  • made him, and there's Jesus
  • 00:32:33.000 --> 00:32:34.220
  • as he actually is.
  • 00:32:34.220 --> 00:32:36.250
  • And Jesus is not black.
  • 00:32:36.250 --> 00:32:39.170
  • He is not white.
  • 00:32:39.170 --> 00:32:40.050
  • He is not Spanish, Mexican,
  • 00:32:40.050 --> 00:32:42.090
  • Puerto Ricana.
  • 00:32:42.090 --> 00:32:43.280
  • He is not Swedish.
  • 00:32:43.280 --> 00:32:45.130
  • He is holy.
  • 00:32:49.070 --> 00:32:52.070
  • I need somebody to praise God
  • 00:32:52.070 --> 00:32:53.100
  • I need somebody to praise God
  • 00:32:53.100 --> 00:33:01.150
  • [a
  • 00:33:01.150 --> 00:33:01.160
  • [app
  • 00:33:01.160 --> 00:33:01.170
  • [appla
  • 00:33:01.170 --> 00:33:01.180
  • [applaud
  • 00:33:01.180 --> 00:33:01.190
  • [applaudin
  • 00:33:01.190 --> 00:33:01.200
  • Stop using Jesus to advance
  • 00:33:05.290 --> 00:33:08.290
  • your limited agenda.
  • 00:33:10.250 --> 00:33:13.250
  • If you don't have his heart,
  • 00:33:13.250 --> 00:33:15.270
  • And I could tell you right now,
  • 00:33:24.200 --> 00:33:26.080
  • that clock is a lie.
  • 00:33:26.080 --> 00:33:27.160
  • I'm 'a preach it till I'm thin.
  • 00:33:29.290 --> 00:33:32.290
  • Be up here for 5 hours,
  • 00:33:32.290 --> 00:33:34.250
  • [a
  • 00:33:44.210 --> 00:33:44.220
  • [app
  • 00:33:44.220 --> 00:33:44.230
  • [appla
  • 00:33:44.230 --> 00:33:44.240
  • [applaud
  • 00:33:44.240 --> 00:33:44.250
  • [applaudin
  • 00:33:44.250 --> 00:33:44.260
  • [applauding
  • 00:33:44.260 --> 00:33:44.270
  • I will not quietly into the
  • 00:33:46.040 --> 00:33:49.040
  • night in a culture that tries
  • 00:33:49.040 --> 00:33:50.270
  • to minimize Jesus to fit their
  • 00:33:50.270 --> 00:33:52.250
  • social construct when Jesus
  • 00:33:52.250 --> 00:33:54.280
  • would break barriers every time
  • 00:33:54.280 --> 00:33:57.130
  • he woke up in the morning.
  • 00:33:57.130 --> 00:33:59.020
  • This Jesus that I serve, the one
  • 00:33:59.020 --> 00:34:01.120
  • that they treated so casually,
  • 00:34:01.120 --> 00:34:03.040
  • and so common, this Jesus who
  • 00:34:03.040 --> 00:34:05.180
  • was utterly holy and utterly
  • 00:34:05.180 --> 00:34:07.110
  • Man, he was fully God
  • 00:34:07.110 --> 00:34:08.280
  • and fully Man.
  • 00:34:08.280 --> 00:34:09.290
  • He was 200%.
  • 00:34:09.290 --> 00:34:11.060
  • This Jesus, who could have
  • 00:34:11.060 --> 00:34:12.250
  • called legions of angels,
  • 00:34:12.250 --> 00:34:13.280
  • called nobody.
  • 00:34:13.280 --> 00:34:15.150
  • Took 12 men and turned 'em into
  • 00:34:15.150 --> 00:34:17.020
  • an army that, ah, help me, Holy
  • 00:34:17.020 --> 00:34:20.010
  • Ghost, is still in effect today.
  • 00:34:20.010 --> 00:34:22.170
  • We are the legacy of the seeds
  • 00:34:22.170 --> 00:34:24.180
  • he sowed.
  • 00:34:24.180 --> 00:34:25.110
  • You want me to show you
  • 00:34:25.110 --> 00:34:26.180
  • a leader?
  • 00:34:26.180 --> 00:34:27.230
  • Jesus was a Leader.
  • 00:34:27.230 --> 00:34:29.020
  • He didn't prepare the church for
  • 00:34:29.020 --> 00:34:30.140
  • his presence.
  • 00:34:30.140 --> 00:34:31.170
  • He prepared it for his absence.
  • 00:34:34.210 --> 00:34:37.210
  • Don't tell me you a leader
  • 00:34:37.210 --> 00:34:39.050
  • and you gotta be there for
  • 00:34:39.050 --> 00:34:40.110
  • everything, need credit for
  • 00:34:40.110 --> 00:34:41.200
  • everything, want everybody to
  • 00:34:41.200 --> 00:34:42.230
  • know that you're in charge.
  • 00:34:42.230 --> 00:34:44.120
  • If you're a real leader, you can
  • 00:34:44.120 --> 00:34:45.210
  • empower other people, speak life
  • 00:34:45.210 --> 00:34:47.200
  • to other people,
  • 00:34:47.200 --> 00:34:48.220
  • and get out the way.
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  • Move, devil,
  • 00:34:50.200 --> 00:34:51.090
  • get out the way.
  • 00:34:51.090 --> 00:34:52.290
  • Get out the way.
  • 00:34:52.290 --> 00:34:54.030
  • Get out the way.
  • 00:34:54.030 --> 00:34:55.180
  • Move, devil,
  • 00:34:55.180 --> 00:34:56.190
  • get out the way.
  • 00:34:56.190 --> 00:34:58.010
  • Get out the way.
  • 00:34:58.010 --> 00:34:59.210
  • Get out the way.
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  • - John: I feel somethin'
  • 00:35:04.030 --> 00:35:04.280
  • breakin' out in here.
  • 00:35:06.090 --> 00:35:09.090
  • I feel the Holy Ghost!
  • 00:35:14.110 --> 00:35:17.110
  • It's just Jesus.
  • 00:35:20.010 --> 00:35:23.010
  • Tiki, they treated him
  • 00:35:23.010 --> 00:35:23.240
  • so casual.
  • 00:35:23.240 --> 00:35:26.090
  • There were people who grew up
  • 00:35:26.090 --> 00:35:28.000
  • with Jesus.
  • 00:35:28.000 --> 00:35:29.280
  • And when he would go home,
  • 00:35:29.280 --> 00:35:32.130
  • they'd be like,
  • 00:35:32.130 --> 00:35:34.290
  • "That's Mary's Son.
  • 00:35:34.290 --> 00:35:36.260
  • He talkin' about he the Messiah.
  • 00:35:36.260 --> 00:35:38.230
  • We grew up with you."
  • 00:35:38.240 --> 00:35:41.240
  • Because sometimes
  • 00:35:41.240 --> 00:35:43.140
  • they could be around you
  • 00:35:43.140 --> 00:35:44.130
  • so much that they minimize
  • 00:35:44.200 --> 00:35:47.200
  • the anointing on your life.
  • 00:35:48.110 --> 00:35:51.110
  • And you were actually sent
  • 00:35:51.110 --> 00:35:53.000
  • by God to be the hand of
  • 00:35:53.000 --> 00:35:54.250
  • the miraculous for them, but
  • 00:35:54.250 --> 00:35:56.090
  • because they treat you common,
  • 00:35:56.090 --> 00:35:58.200
  • they'll miss their miracle.
  • 00:35:59.090 --> 00:36:02.110
  • How many people walked past
  • 00:36:02.170 --> 00:36:05.170
  • Jesus going to someone else to
  • 00:36:05.170 --> 00:36:07.270
  • help them when they walked past
  • 00:36:07.270 --> 00:36:09.210
  • their help?
  • 00:36:09.270 --> 00:36:12.270
  • It's what happens when you treat
  • 00:36:13.020 --> 00:36:16.020
  • Jesus casually.
  • 00:36:16.020 --> 00:36:18.210
  • He'll walk right past you
  • 00:36:18.210 --> 00:36:19.180
  • and you'll miss it.
  • 00:36:19.180 --> 00:36:21.140
  • Runnin' around tryin' to cull
  • 00:36:21.140 --> 00:36:22.060
  • favor with the cool people at
  • 00:36:22.060 --> 00:36:23.280
  • the church and tryin' to hang
  • 00:36:23.280 --> 00:36:25.120
  • out with the cool folk, and you
  • 00:36:25.120 --> 00:36:26.240
  • miss the old man that was
  • 00:36:26.240 --> 00:36:28.060
  • outside the church with a sign
  • 00:36:28.060 --> 00:36:29.260
  • sayin', "Can you help me?"
  • 00:36:29.260 --> 00:36:31.190
  • And you walked past him,
  • 00:36:31.190 --> 00:36:33.040
  • tryin' to hang out with
  • 00:36:33.040 --> 00:36:34.070
  • the famous folk.
  • 00:36:34.070 --> 00:36:35.210
  • Didn't realize that that was a
  • 00:36:35.210 --> 00:36:36.260
  • angel, and God wanted to see if
  • 00:36:36.260 --> 00:36:39.160
  • you understood that every human
  • 00:36:39.210 --> 00:36:42.210
  • being you see has the exact same
  • 00:36:42.210 --> 00:36:44.140
  • value, and you don't get to
  • 00:36:44.140 --> 00:36:46.130
  • judge who and who doesn't become
  • 00:36:46.130 --> 00:36:48.200
  • a recipient of the grace of God,
  • 00:36:48.200 --> 00:36:50.250
  • the mercy of God, and the blood
  • 00:36:50.250 --> 00:36:52.190
  • of Jesus.
  • 00:36:57.240 --> 00:37:00.260
  • When your Jesus only died for
  • 00:37:00.260 --> 00:37:03.130
  • what you're cool with,
  • 00:37:05.020 --> 00:37:08.020
  • you got the wrong Jesus.
  • 00:37:08.230 --> 00:37:11.230
  • "Ooh, she had an abortion.
  • 00:37:11.230 --> 00:37:14.000
  • Ooh, she sleep with girls
  • 00:37:14.000 --> 00:37:15.100
  • and boys.
  • 00:37:15.100 --> 00:37:16.130
  • Ooh, I don't understand that."
  • 00:37:16.130 --> 00:37:17.260
  • But what you got in your closet
  • 00:37:17.260 --> 00:37:19.190
  • that you don't tell anybody
  • 00:37:19.190 --> 00:37:21.000
  • while you worryin' about
  • 00:37:21.000 --> 00:37:22.010
  • everybody else?
  • 00:37:24.040 --> 00:37:27.040
  • And you wonder why people don't
  • 00:37:27.040 --> 00:37:28.230
  • wanna go to church.
  • 00:37:28.230 --> 00:37:31.160
  • Because they see you sayin',
  • 00:37:31.160 --> 00:37:33.180
  • "Jesus," and think Jesus is like
  • 00:37:34.020 --> 00:37:37.020
  • "Jesus," and think Jesus is like
  • 00:37:37.020 --> 00:37:46.040
  • [a
  • 00:37:46.040 --> 00:37:46.050
  • [app
  • 00:37:46.050 --> 00:37:46.060
  • [appla
  • 00:37:46.060 --> 00:37:46.070
  • [applaud
  • 00:37:46.070 --> 00:37:46.080
  • [applaudin
  • 00:37:46.080 --> 00:37:46.090
  • My cousin Rex had on a pink,
  • 00:37:55.200 --> 00:37:58.200
  • navel-length sweater, and he
  • 00:38:00.250 --> 00:38:03.250
  • had, I'm talkin' pom-poms on the
  • 00:38:03.250 --> 00:38:05.230
  • shoulders.
  • 00:38:05.230 --> 00:38:06.240
  • You hear me?
  • 00:38:06.240 --> 00:38:07.210
  • He was slayin', y'all, like,
  • 00:38:07.210 --> 00:38:08.280
  • "Yass."
  • 00:38:09.250 --> 00:38:12.250
  • But some church folk
  • 00:38:12.250 --> 00:38:15.190
  • didn't like that, Ryan, because
  • 00:38:15.190 --> 00:38:17.150
  • he didn't fit the construct
  • 00:38:17.150 --> 00:38:19.030
  • of what church should be,
  • 00:38:19.030 --> 00:38:21.210
  • as if they was on a cross for
  • 00:38:21.210 --> 00:38:24.160
  • anybody's sins, like your name
  • 00:38:24.160 --> 00:38:26.180
  • is any of these songs, like you
  • 00:38:26.180 --> 00:38:28.110
  • get to close the doors to people
  • 00:38:28.110 --> 00:38:30.040
  • you don't like.
  • 00:38:32.250 --> 00:38:35.250
  • Oh, it's real quiet up
  • 00:38:35.250 --> 00:38:36.210
  • in the balcony.
  • 00:38:36.210 --> 00:38:37.260
  • Naw, it's too late.
  • 00:38:38.250 --> 00:38:41.250
  • You're like, "No, we love Jesus.
  • 00:38:41.250 --> 00:38:43.280
  • We really do.
  • 00:38:43.280 --> 00:38:44.190
  • We don't judge people,
  • 00:38:44.190 --> 00:38:45.130
  • I promise."
  • 00:38:45.200 --> 00:38:48.200
  • I wonder if my mother
  • 00:38:48.200 --> 00:38:50.290
  • hadn't been the real Jesus to my
  • 00:38:50.290 --> 00:38:53.290
  • cousin Rex if the people who
  • 00:38:53.290 --> 00:38:56.230
  • said they represented Jesus, the
  • 00:38:56.230 --> 00:38:58.140
  • Pharisees, could've kept him
  • 00:38:58.160 --> 00:39:01.180
  • away from his salvation.
  • 00:39:01.180 --> 00:39:02.260
  • But my mama said, "Come on, Rex,
  • 00:39:02.260 --> 00:39:04.130
  • we goin' right down to
  • 00:39:04.130 --> 00:39:05.070
  • the front.
  • 00:39:05.070 --> 00:39:05.240
  • Sit next to me."
  • 00:39:05.240 --> 00:39:07.000
  • And you know,
  • 00:39:07.000 --> 00:39:08.070
  • church folk will stare at you
  • 00:39:08.070 --> 00:39:09.110
  • when you're different.
  • 00:39:10.180 --> 00:39:13.180
  • Rex made some bad decisions, got
  • 00:39:13.180 --> 00:39:14.270
  • caught up with some bad stuff,
  • 00:39:14.270 --> 00:39:16.110
  • ended up bein' HIV positive,
  • 00:39:16.110 --> 00:39:18.120
  • full-blown AIDS.
  • 00:39:18.120 --> 00:39:19.240
  • And on his hospice bed, I sang
  • 00:39:19.270 --> 00:39:22.270
  • hymns to him, and my mama led
  • 00:39:22.270 --> 00:39:24.220
  • him in salvation's prayer.
  • 00:39:24.220 --> 00:39:27.180
  • The religious people said,
  • 00:39:27.180 --> 00:39:29.150
  • "He just wasted his life."
  • 00:39:29.150 --> 00:39:30.200
  • No, he just got his life made,
  • 00:39:30.200 --> 00:39:32.030
  • baby.
  • 00:39:32.030 --> 00:39:34.070
  • See, 'cause this is the power
  • 00:39:34.130 --> 00:39:37.130
  • of, "It's just Jesus."
  • 00:39:37.130 --> 00:39:39.230
  • He actually stopped dying to
  • 00:39:39.230 --> 00:39:41.110
  • save the man on the cross next
  • 00:39:41.110 --> 00:39:43.180
  • to him 'cause the man on the
  • 00:39:43.180 --> 00:39:46.000
  • cross said, "Remember me when
  • 00:39:46.000 --> 00:39:48.000
  • you come into your kingdom."
  • 00:39:48.000 --> 00:39:50.130
  • Jesus was like, "Today, you'll
  • 00:39:51.090 --> 00:39:54.090
  • be with me in paradise."
  • 00:39:55.230 --> 00:39:58.230
  • If you got one breath left,
  • 00:39:58.230 --> 00:40:01.080
  • If you got one breath left,
  • 00:40:01.080 --> 00:40:07.160
  • [a
  • 00:40:07.160 --> 00:40:07.170
  • [app
  • 00:40:07.170 --> 00:40:07.180
  • [appla
  • 00:40:07.180 --> 00:40:07.190
  • [applaud
  • 00:40:07.190 --> 00:40:07.200
  • [applaudi
  • 00:40:07.200 --> 00:40:07.210
  • [applauding
  • 00:40:07.210 --> 00:40:07.220
  • I need somebody to give God
  • 00:40:08.170 --> 00:40:11.170
  • praise.
  • 00:40:11.170 --> 00:40:12.120
  • If there's somebody in your
  • 00:40:12.120 --> 00:40:13.150
  • family that ain't all the way
  • 00:40:13.150 --> 00:40:15.250
  • there yet, whoever they are,
  • 00:40:15.250 --> 00:40:17.280
  • if they're still alive,
  • 00:40:17.280 --> 00:40:19.050
  • there's hope.
  • 00:40:19.050 --> 00:40:22.010
  • I don't care what they're doin',
  • 00:40:22.010 --> 00:40:24.020
  • what they're smokin',
  • 00:40:24.020 --> 00:40:25.170
  • what they're drinkin',
  • 00:40:25.170 --> 00:40:26.220
  • who they sleepin' with.
  • 00:40:26.220 --> 00:40:28.160
  • If they're alive,
  • 00:40:28.160 --> 00:40:30.160
  • the blood can still reach 'em.
  • 00:40:30.160 --> 00:40:33.110
  • the blood can still reach 'em.
  • 00:40:33.110 --> 00:40:37.130
  • [a
  • 00:40:37.130 --> 00:40:37.140
  • [app
  • 00:40:37.140 --> 00:40:37.150
  • [appla
  • 00:40:37.150 --> 00:40:37.160
  • [applaud
  • 00:40:37.160 --> 00:40:37.170
  • [applaudin
  • 00:40:37.170 --> 00:40:37.180
  • They treated my Savior casually.
  • 00:40:48.030 --> 00:40:51.030
  • They didn't know who he was,
  • 00:40:51.030 --> 00:40:52.180
  • Carl.
  • 00:40:52.180 --> 00:40:54.160
  • And some people don't know who
  • 00:40:54.160 --> 00:40:56.030
  • you are, Juan.
  • 00:40:56.030 --> 00:40:58.000
  • They don't know.
  • 00:40:58.000 --> 00:40:59.090
  • They don't know Angie.
  • 00:40:59.090 --> 00:41:00.150
  • They don't know your tears.
  • 00:41:00.150 --> 00:41:01.170
  • They don't know the things
  • 00:41:01.170 --> 00:41:03.080
  • you've prayed.
  • 00:41:03.080 --> 00:41:04.040
  • They don't know.
  • 00:41:04.040 --> 00:41:05.000
  • They don't know who you are
  • 00:41:05.000 --> 00:41:06.140
  • up in the balcony.
  • 00:41:06.140 --> 00:41:07.240
  • You think you're anonymous.
  • 00:41:07.240 --> 00:41:09.170
  • But I'm tellin' you, when Jesus
  • 00:41:09.170 --> 00:41:11.060
  • gets ahold of your life, you go
  • 00:41:11.060 --> 00:41:12.280
  • from anonymous to necessary in
  • 00:41:12.280 --> 00:41:14.260
  • one moment.
  • 00:41:14.260 --> 00:41:16.180
  • You go from, "What's your name
  • 00:41:16.180 --> 00:41:17.270
  • again?"
  • 00:41:17.270 --> 00:41:18.160
  • to, "We've been expecting you."
  • 00:41:18.160 --> 00:41:20.040
  • From, "I don't have any
  • 00:41:20.040 --> 00:41:21.270
  • positions," to, "You know what?
  • 00:41:21.270 --> 00:41:23.180
  • We have an immediate position
  • 00:41:23.180 --> 00:41:25.000
  • that needs to be filled."
  • 00:41:25.000 --> 00:41:26.230
  • I'll tell you, when you get
  • 00:41:26.230 --> 00:41:27.290
  • in touch with the real Jesus,
  • 00:41:27.290 --> 00:41:29.240
  • things begin to change
  • 00:41:29.240 --> 00:41:31.120
  • in your life.
  • 00:41:31.120 --> 00:41:32.120
  • Things begin to shift
  • 00:41:32.120 --> 00:41:34.000
  • in your life.
  • 00:41:34.000 --> 00:41:35.160
  • And God wanted people to treat
  • 00:41:35.160 --> 00:41:38.100
  • you common.
  • 00:41:38.100 --> 00:41:40.250
  • Don't be sad when people
  • 00:41:40.250 --> 00:41:42.030
  • don't value you properly.
  • 00:41:42.030 --> 00:41:44.290
  • God wanted them to treat you
  • 00:41:44.290 --> 00:41:47.210
  • common so you could see
  • 00:41:47.210 --> 00:41:49.000
  • who they were.
  • 00:41:54.030 --> 00:41:57.030
  • Some people have walked past
  • 00:41:57.030 --> 00:41:58.050
  • your life over and over,
  • 00:41:58.050 --> 00:41:59.080
  • didn't realize what you carried.
  • 00:41:59.080 --> 00:42:00.170
  • And 'cause you couldn't give 'em
  • 00:42:00.170 --> 00:42:01.110
  • nothin' in the moment, they
  • 00:42:01.110 --> 00:42:04.100
  • didn't wanna hang with you,
  • 00:42:04.100 --> 00:42:06.000
  • didn't wanna get to know you.
  • 00:42:06.000 --> 00:42:06.270
  • Nothing exposes character more
  • 00:42:06.270 --> 00:42:09.250
  • than the way you treat people
  • 00:42:09.250 --> 00:42:11.160
  • you don't think you need.
  • 00:42:16.200 --> 00:42:19.200
  • I don't have new friends.
  • 00:42:20.100 --> 00:42:23.100
  • The friends who saw me when I
  • 00:42:23.100 --> 00:42:24.170
  • wasn't doin' all of this, those
  • 00:42:24.170 --> 00:42:25.260
  • are my friends.
  • 00:42:25.260 --> 00:42:27.150
  • They loved me when I wasn't on
  • 00:42:27.150 --> 00:42:29.240
  • billboards or, you know, flyers,
  • 00:42:29.240 --> 00:42:31.240
  • when I didn't have a book.
  • 00:42:31.240 --> 00:42:33.110
  • Y'all got a lot of faith
  • 00:42:33.110 --> 00:42:34.160
  • 'cause I done spit a lot.
  • 00:42:34.160 --> 00:42:36.010
  • Y'all are just out here just
  • 00:42:36.010 --> 00:42:37.120
  • all of this.
  • 00:42:37.120 --> 00:42:38.130
  • Bless your heart.
  • 00:42:38.130 --> 00:42:39.060
  • Bless your heart.
  • 00:42:40.110 --> 00:42:43.110
  • Y'all want me to keep goin'?
  • 00:42:46.020 --> 00:42:49.020
  • Ah, it was just Jesus.
  • 00:42:50.190 --> 00:42:53.190
  • He made himself of no
  • 00:42:53.190 --> 00:42:54.090
  • reputation.
  • 00:42:54.090 --> 00:42:55.080
  • It was just Jesus.
  • 00:42:55.080 --> 00:42:56.070
  • He could've had a horse sittin'
  • 00:42:56.070 --> 00:42:57.060
  • on 24s with some--
  • 00:42:58.190 --> 00:43:01.210
  • but he walked everywhere.
  • 00:43:01.210 --> 00:43:04.030
  • It's just Jesus.
  • 00:43:04.030 --> 00:43:07.030
  • He could've floated above the
  • 00:43:07.030 --> 00:43:08.080
  • crowd every time he preached,
  • 00:43:08.080 --> 00:43:10.260
  • but he sat there on the ground,
  • 00:43:10.260 --> 00:43:12.220
  • sweaty.
  • 00:43:12.220 --> 00:43:13.230
  • It's just Jesus.
  • 00:43:13.230 --> 00:43:16.190
  • He could've chose the most
  • 00:43:16.190 --> 00:43:18.230
  • brilliant, articulate, handsome,
  • 00:43:18.230 --> 00:43:21.110
  • engaging, talented individuals
  • 00:43:21.110 --> 00:43:22.220
  • in all of Israel, but he chose
  • 00:43:22.220 --> 00:43:24.160
  • fishermen, tax collectors,
  • 00:43:24.170 --> 00:43:27.170
  • regular folk.
  • 00:43:27.170 --> 00:43:30.150
  • Not professional Christians,
  • 00:43:30.150 --> 00:43:33.030
  • but marketplace ministers, folk
  • 00:43:33.030 --> 00:43:34.110
  • who knew how to get up early in
  • 00:43:34.130 --> 00:43:37.130
  • the morning and stay up late.
  • 00:43:37.130 --> 00:43:38.130
  • And even if they didn't catch
  • 00:43:38.130 --> 00:43:39.100
  • fish that day, they were gonna
  • 00:43:39.100 --> 00:43:40.080
  • get up and try it again.
  • 00:43:40.080 --> 00:43:41.170
  • Jesus wasn't lookin' for the
  • 00:43:41.170 --> 00:43:42.280
  • most intellectually brilliant.
  • 00:43:42.280 --> 00:43:45.110
  • He was lookin' for the people
  • 00:43:45.110 --> 00:43:47.010
  • that were broken but would work
  • 00:43:47.010 --> 00:43:48.160
  • hard and would stay humble.
  • 00:43:48.160 --> 00:43:50.080
  • Is there anybody in here that
  • 00:43:50.080 --> 00:43:51.160
  • can say, "Jesus, you can use me.
  • 00:43:51.200 --> 00:43:54.200
  • Other people may not see me.
  • 00:43:54.200 --> 00:43:56.130
  • It's just me."
  • 00:43:56.130 --> 00:43:57.260
  • Jesus said, "That's cool
  • 00:43:57.260 --> 00:43:58.290
  • 'cause it's just me.
  • 00:43:58.290 --> 00:44:00.190
  • And just me with just you means
  • 00:44:00.190 --> 00:44:03.170
  • just us, and we bring justice
  • 00:44:03.170 --> 00:44:05.240
  • to the oppressed."
  • 00:44:08.170 --> 00:44:11.170
  • It's just Jesus.
  • 00:44:12.050 --> 00:44:15.050
  • And what are you gonna do
  • 00:44:15.050 --> 00:44:16.020
  • with just Jesus?
  • 00:44:16.190 --> 00:44:19.190
  • Conference is almost over,
  • 00:44:19.190 --> 00:44:21.130
  • and off we go into the human
  • 00:44:21.130 --> 00:44:23.000
  • South Beach night.
  • 00:44:24.090 --> 00:44:27.090
  • It's just Jesus.
  • 00:44:28.120 --> 00:44:31.120
  • Who is Jesus to you?
  • 00:44:33.010 --> 00:44:36.010
  • It's the question that actually
  • 00:44:36.010 --> 00:44:37.080
  • brought the revelation.
  • 00:44:37.080 --> 00:44:39.240
  • He was with his disciples right
  • 00:44:40.140 --> 00:44:43.140
  • around Caesarea Philippi, and
  • 00:44:43.140 --> 00:44:45.120
  • he said, "Who do men say that I,
  • 00:44:45.120 --> 00:44:47.160
  • the Son of Man, am?"
  • 00:44:47.160 --> 00:44:49.100
  • They pondered,
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  • "Some say John the Baptist.
  • 00:44:51.050 --> 00:44:52.130
  • Some say Elijah or one of the
  • 00:44:52.130 --> 00:44:53.200
  • prophets," then he asked 'em
  • 00:44:53.200 --> 00:44:56.100
  • point blank the question then
  • 00:44:56.100 --> 00:44:57.270
  • that is the question now,
  • 00:44:57.270 --> 00:44:59.110
  • "Who do you say that I am?"
  • 00:45:00.110 --> 00:45:03.110
  • And that is the fundamental,
  • 00:45:03.110 --> 00:45:05.270
  • foundational question of
  • 00:45:05.270 --> 00:45:06.200
  • your life.
  • 00:45:06.200 --> 00:45:07.100
  • Who is Jesus to you?
  • 00:45:07.100 --> 00:45:09.000
  • Is he the casual,
  • 00:45:09.000 --> 00:45:10.120
  • Sunday-afternoon thing you do
  • 00:45:10.130 --> 00:45:13.130
  • and go back to your regularly
  • 00:45:13.130 --> 00:45:14.180
  • scheduled life?
  • 00:45:14.180 --> 00:45:16.170
  • Who is Jesus to you?
  • 00:45:16.170 --> 00:45:19.130
  • I heard an interpolation of that
  • 00:45:19.130 --> 00:45:21.110
  • from Pastor Carl.
  • 00:45:21.110 --> 00:45:22.180
  • I gathered that same thing from
  • 00:45:22.180 --> 00:45:24.090
  • Pastor Judah, that this idea of
  • 00:45:24.090 --> 00:45:27.030
  • "common," this idea of Jesus as
  • 00:45:27.030 --> 00:45:29.160
  • wizard or genie or Santa Claus
  • 00:45:29.160 --> 00:45:31.160
  • must leave your generation
  • 00:45:31.160 --> 00:45:32.280
  • because we need you to step up
  • 00:45:32.280 --> 00:45:35.060
  • and be the actual hands and feet
  • 00:45:35.060 --> 00:45:36.240
  • of Jesus, which means you don't
  • 00:45:36.280 --> 00:45:39.280
  • get to choose who gets the love
  • 00:45:39.280 --> 00:45:41.210
  • of Jesus because you didn't die
  • 00:45:41.210 --> 00:45:43.230
  • for anyone.
  • 00:45:43.230 --> 00:45:44.270
  • Which means no matter where you
  • 00:45:44.270 --> 00:45:46.120
  • find them or what they're doing,
  • 00:45:46.120 --> 00:45:48.060
  • you love them.
  • 00:45:48.090 --> 00:45:51.090
  • You can't change anyone.
  • 00:45:51.090 --> 00:45:53.210
  • The Holy Ghost changes hearts.
  • 00:45:53.210 --> 00:45:55.250
  • You just love.
  • 00:46:00.190 --> 00:46:03.190
  • It's just Jesus.
  • 00:46:03.250 --> 00:46:06.250
  • Hey, Esther.
  • 00:46:06.250 --> 00:46:08.150
  • It's just Jesus.
  • 00:46:08.150 --> 00:46:10.040
  • He's on a cross.
  • 00:46:10.040 --> 00:46:12.020
  • He's dyin', it looks regular.
  • 00:46:12.020 --> 00:46:14.090
  • "Let's just make sure he's dead.
  • 00:46:14.090 --> 00:46:17.010
  • Let's pierce him in his side."
  • 00:46:17.040 --> 00:46:20.040
  • Of course, he bled blood
  • 00:46:20.040 --> 00:46:22.070
  • and water.
  • 00:46:22.070 --> 00:46:23.030
  • And for those who are in here in
  • 00:46:23.030 --> 00:46:24.180
  • the medical profession, you know
  • 00:46:24.180 --> 00:46:25.120
  • that there is a sac around the
  • 00:46:25.120 --> 00:46:27.040
  • heart almost like an air bag,
  • 00:46:27.040 --> 00:46:29.180
  • and it fills with water under
  • 00:46:29.180 --> 00:46:30.270
  • extreme torture and stress.
  • 00:46:30.270 --> 00:46:33.220
  • And the only way that you could
  • 00:46:33.220 --> 00:46:34.260
  • differentiate between the water
  • 00:46:34.260 --> 00:46:36.130
  • and the blood is if the heart
  • 00:46:36.130 --> 00:46:38.230
  • had gone through so much torture
  • 00:46:38.230 --> 00:46:41.070
  • that it couldn't physically
  • 00:46:41.070 --> 00:46:43.090
  • take anymore.
  • 00:46:43.130 --> 00:46:46.130
  • So, when they punctured him,
  • 00:46:46.130 --> 00:46:48.180
  • he had given all he had.
  • 00:46:48.180 --> 00:46:51.060
  • And to the people who were
  • 00:46:51.060 --> 00:46:53.170
  • gathered at the foot of
  • 00:46:53.170 --> 00:46:54.210
  • the cross, "It's just Jesus,"
  • 00:46:54.210 --> 00:46:57.020
  • looking at the most important
  • 00:46:57.020 --> 00:46:59.240
  • moment in the history of the
  • 00:46:59.240 --> 00:47:01.050
  • universe, and most of 'em missed
  • 00:47:01.050 --> 00:47:03.230
  • it.
  • 00:47:03.230 --> 00:47:05.160
  • You could be in here.
  • 00:47:05.160 --> 00:47:07.210
  • I don't know if all of us will
  • 00:47:07.210 --> 00:47:09.070
  • ever be together again 'cause
  • 00:47:09.070 --> 00:47:11.060
  • what God is doin' in the lives
  • 00:47:11.060 --> 00:47:12.130
  • of these folk.
  • 00:47:12.130 --> 00:47:14.060
  • When we got together, what was
  • 00:47:14.060 --> 00:47:15.240
  • it, 8 years ago, 7 years ago,
  • 00:47:15.240 --> 00:47:18.090
  • whatever it was, we were
  • 00:47:18.090 --> 00:47:20.050
  • different men then.
  • 00:47:20.050 --> 00:47:21.210
  • And now, here we are.
  • 00:47:23.290 --> 00:47:26.290
  • Don't take this moment
  • 00:47:26.290 --> 00:47:28.240
  • for granted.
  • 00:47:28.240 --> 00:47:30.050
  • Y'all not just my friends.
  • 00:47:30.050 --> 00:47:32.250
  • You're the anointed of God.
  • 00:47:32.250 --> 00:47:35.120
  • I don't treat you common.
  • 00:47:35.120 --> 00:47:37.260
  • You're not average.
  • 00:47:37.260 --> 00:47:39.210
  • You're not just some dude.
  • 00:47:39.210 --> 00:47:41.280
  • We get to say that we fought
  • 00:47:41.280 --> 00:47:43.260
  • for souls.
  • 00:47:43.260 --> 00:47:45.120
  • I hope I live a long time, but
  • 00:47:45.120 --> 00:47:47.130
  • if I don't, I get to say that
  • 00:47:47.130 --> 00:47:49.070
  • I fought for souls with Richie,
  • 00:47:49.070 --> 00:47:50.250
  • Judah, Chad, Carl, Jason.
  • 00:47:53.000 --> 00:47:56.000
  • I got to roll.
  • 00:47:56.000 --> 00:47:57.180
  • I got to see God do things.
  • 00:47:58.160 --> 00:48:01.180
  • Do I have all the degrees?
  • 00:48:01.180 --> 00:48:02.290
  • No, I don't have multiple
  • 00:48:02.290 --> 00:48:04.210
  • theological degrees.
  • 00:48:04.210 --> 00:48:05.290
  • I got a double high-school
  • 00:48:05.290 --> 00:48:07.000
  • diploma in gym and lunch.
  • 00:48:07.290 --> 00:48:10.290
  • But I got the anointing because
  • 00:48:10.290 --> 00:48:13.070
  • just Jesus can anoint just me
  • 00:48:13.070 --> 00:48:15.290
  • just as I am, and I am enough.
  • 00:48:16.000 --> 00:48:19.000
  • Which means if he can do that in
  • 00:48:19.000 --> 00:48:20.250
  • me, what can he do with you?
  • 00:48:22.210 --> 00:48:25.210
  • You can stand up now.
  • 00:48:25.210 --> 00:48:27.200
  • My sermon is almost over.
  • 00:48:27.200 --> 00:48:29.150
  • But I want you to know that just
  • 00:48:29.150 --> 00:48:30.230
  • Jesus is enough to anoint
  • 00:48:30.230 --> 00:48:33.040
  • your gifts, your talent, and
  • 00:48:33.040 --> 00:48:35.210
  • your calling, and launch you
  • 00:48:35.210 --> 00:48:37.010
  • into the place of purpose.
  • 00:48:39.110 --> 00:48:42.110
  • There were people who were
  • 00:48:42.110 --> 00:48:43.010
  • having their breakfast on
  • 00:48:43.010 --> 00:48:44.180
  • Saturday morning after the
  • 00:48:44.180 --> 00:48:46.150
  • events of Friday night, shaking
  • 00:48:46.150 --> 00:48:48.230
  • their heads, saying,
  • 00:48:48.230 --> 00:48:50.020
  • "Poor, poor Mary.
  • 00:48:50.030 --> 00:48:53.030
  • I know she's sad.
  • 00:48:53.030 --> 00:48:53.270
  • She lost her firstborn.
  • 00:48:53.270 --> 00:48:55.070
  • And he's gone now.
  • 00:48:55.120 --> 00:48:58.120
  • He was a nice boy."
  • 00:48:58.150 --> 00:49:01.170
  • "Yeah, a shame how
  • 00:49:02.090 --> 00:49:05.090
  • the good die young."
  • 00:49:05.090 --> 00:49:07.220
  • Ha-ha, yeah, but the young
  • 00:49:07.220 --> 00:49:10.100
  • get up Sunday mornin'.
  • 00:49:11.220 --> 00:49:14.220
  • And tomorrow is Sunday mornin'.
  • 00:49:14.220 --> 00:49:17.210
  • And y'all need to go out with
  • 00:49:17.210 --> 00:49:20.020
  • resurrection power.
  • 00:49:20.020 --> 00:49:22.010
  • Because, you know, there are
  • 00:49:22.010 --> 00:49:23.230
  • people who think that Jesus is
  • 00:49:23.230 --> 00:49:25.000
  • for their agenda.
  • 00:49:26.020 --> 00:49:29.020
  • Unfortunately, for some, they
  • 00:49:29.020 --> 00:49:30.220
  • wanna make the world smaller,
  • 00:49:30.220 --> 00:49:32.240
  • and they wanna marginalize
  • 00:49:32.240 --> 00:49:33.230
  • people based on color, and
  • 00:49:33.230 --> 00:49:35.050
  • nationality, and background.
  • 00:49:35.050 --> 00:49:37.020
  • And we wanna build walls.
  • 00:49:37.020 --> 00:49:39.060
  • Apparently, Jesus would be cool
  • 00:49:39.060 --> 00:49:40.180
  • with that.
  • 00:49:40.180 --> 00:49:41.270
  • I guess they should check
  • 00:49:41.270 --> 00:49:42.230
  • Matthew 2:13 where the angel
  • 00:49:42.230 --> 00:49:44.270
  • told Joseph: "'Take the woman
  • 00:49:44.270 --> 00:49:46.190
  • and the child and go to Egypt
  • 00:49:46.190 --> 00:49:48.200
  • until Herod dies 'cause he's
  • 00:49:48.200 --> 00:49:50.230
  • looking for the child.'"
  • 00:49:50.230 --> 00:49:53.160
  • So the nice folk who love Jesus
  • 00:49:53.160 --> 00:49:55.070
  • but don't want others to come
  • 00:49:55.070 --> 00:49:56.150
  • into this country would be
  • 00:49:56.150 --> 00:49:58.050
  • well reminded that Jesus
  • 00:49:58.050 --> 00:49:59.090
  • was a refugee.
  • 00:50:03.010 --> 00:50:06.010
  • He had to flee political
  • 00:50:06.010 --> 00:50:08.150
  • and religious persecution.
  • 00:50:11.190 --> 00:50:14.190
  • So, just in case there's anybody
  • 00:50:14.190 --> 00:50:16.070
  • in here, your family feels
  • 00:50:16.070 --> 00:50:17.100
  • dispossessed, please understand,
  • 00:50:17.100 --> 00:50:19.000
  • Jesus and his family know
  • 00:50:19.000 --> 00:50:20.120
  • exactly what it means to have to
  • 00:50:20.120 --> 00:50:22.000
  • leave a country because of
  • 00:50:22.000 --> 00:50:23.160
  • craziness.
  • 00:50:23.160 --> 00:50:24.210
  • So feel and fear not, because
  • 00:50:24.210 --> 00:50:26.260
  • it's just Jesus, but he
  • 00:50:26.260 --> 00:50:28.090
  • understands what you're goin'--
  • 00:50:35.280 --> 00:50:38.280
  • funny, when you bring up
  • 00:50:38.280 --> 00:50:40.060
  • things like facts and truth,
  • 00:50:40.060 --> 00:50:42.240
  • it makes the religious
  • 00:50:42.240 --> 00:50:45.010
  • uncomfortable,
  • 00:50:45.010 --> 00:50:46.110
  • 'cause their version of Jesus
  • 00:50:46.110 --> 00:50:48.070
  • looks like them.
  • 00:50:48.090 --> 00:50:51.090
  • If you got a problem with
  • 00:50:51.090 --> 00:50:52.110
  • multiple ethnicities, heaven
  • 00:50:52.110 --> 00:50:53.270
  • is gonna be a real challenge
  • 00:50:53.270 --> 00:50:55.000
  • for you.
  • 00:51:00.050 --> 00:51:03.050
  • Father, I pray for all these
  • 00:51:03.240 --> 00:51:06.240
  • people, all of 'em, all these
  • 00:51:08.010 --> 00:51:11.010
  • people, that we never again
  • 00:51:11.150 --> 00:51:14.150
  • encounter Jesus and say,
  • 00:51:14.150 --> 00:51:17.040
  • "Oh, it's just Jesus."
  • 00:51:17.040 --> 00:51:20.000
  • But if we ever get a chance to
  • 00:51:20.000 --> 00:51:20.290
  • worship, let us be reminded
  • 00:51:20.290 --> 00:51:22.170
  • of the cross.
  • 00:51:22.170 --> 00:51:24.070
  • Let us be reminded of
  • 00:51:24.070 --> 00:51:25.080
  • the great sacrifice.
  • 00:51:25.080 --> 00:51:27.210
  • Let us be reminded of what was
  • 00:51:27.210 --> 00:51:28.200
  • given.
  • 00:51:28.200 --> 00:51:30.180
  • It's just Jesus.
  • 00:51:31.030 --> 00:51:34.030
  • They treated him casual and
  • 00:51:34.030 --> 00:51:35.160
  • common, but he was the
  • 00:51:35.160 --> 00:51:36.280
  • holy one of Israel.
  • 00:51:36.280 --> 00:51:39.240
  • It's just Jesus.
  • 00:51:39.240 --> 00:51:41.050
  • But he made himself of
  • 00:51:41.050 --> 00:51:41.290
  • no reputation.
  • 00:51:41.290 --> 00:51:43.030
  • So, God, if we never get
  • 00:51:43.030 --> 00:51:44.070
  • a nametag, if we never get
  • 00:51:44.070 --> 00:51:46.030
  • celebrated, if they never give
  • 00:51:46.030 --> 00:51:47.080
  • us a certificate at the Dream
  • 00:51:47.080 --> 00:51:49.030
  • Team Awards, God, if they never
  • 00:51:49.030 --> 00:51:51.260
  • call our name, will you still
  • 00:51:51.260 --> 00:51:53.240
  • give us a heart to serve?
  • 00:51:53.240 --> 00:51:55.280
  • Will you still let us be on
  • 00:51:55.280 --> 00:51:58.030
  • parking lot ministry, still have
  • 00:51:58.030 --> 00:52:00.090
  • on a loud yellow shirt, saying,
  • 00:52:00.090 --> 00:52:02.250
  • "How can I help?"
  • 00:52:02.250 --> 00:52:04.190
  • Walkin' half a mile to serve and
  • 00:52:04.220 --> 00:52:07.220
  • not get a check.
  • 00:52:07.220 --> 00:52:09.070
  • God, let us remember that there
  • 00:52:09.070 --> 00:52:10.270
  • is--we couldn't do enough for
  • 00:52:10.270 --> 00:52:13.020
  • the blood that was shed.
  • 00:52:13.020 --> 00:52:15.240
  • And so, I pray that you'll bless
  • 00:52:16.110 --> 00:52:19.110
  • all these people, and that the
  • 00:52:19.110 --> 00:52:21.270
  • next time we wanna treat Jesus
  • 00:52:21.270 --> 00:52:24.100
  • casually, we will think better
  • 00:52:24.100 --> 00:52:26.160
  • of it.
  • 00:52:26.160 --> 00:52:27.260
  • There he is on the cross, left
  • 00:52:30.000 --> 00:52:33.000
  • by himself, no friends in sight.
  • 00:52:34.030 --> 00:52:37.030
  • It's just Jesus.
  • 00:52:37.030 --> 00:52:39.120
  • So, what are you gonna
  • 00:52:39.120 --> 00:52:41.080
  • So, what are you gonna
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  • Moon and stars
  • 00:53:02.000 --> 00:53:05.000
  • telling us of who you are.
  • 00:53:07.150 --> 00:53:10.150
  • You light the way and move
  • 00:53:10.150 --> 00:53:13.070
  • our hearts from across
  • 00:53:13.280 --> 00:53:16.280
  • the universe.
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  • Day and night, the song
  • 00:53:25.160 --> 00:53:28.160
  • we bring is your delight.
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  • You listen close
  • 00:53:33.090 --> 00:53:35.000
  • to every cry.
  • 00:53:35.290 --> 00:53:38.290
  • You hang on every word.
  • 00:53:43.160 --> 00:53:46.160
  • All across the universe,
  • 00:53:48.180 --> 00:53:51.180
  • we can feel your love
  • 00:53:51.240 --> 00:53:54.240
  • on earth.
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  • All across the universe,
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  • your love revealed.
  • 00:54:03.000 --> 00:54:05.150
  • Your love is real.
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  • Come on.
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  • Infinite, no limit
  • 00:54:10.090 --> 00:54:13.090
  • to the love you give.
  • 00:54:16.080 --> 00:54:19.080
  • Pouring out and reaching in,
  • 00:54:22.040 --> 00:54:25.040
  • blazing like the sun,
  • 00:54:25.180 --> 00:54:28.180
  • like the sun.
  • 00:54:28.200 --> 00:54:31.200
  • All across the universe,
  • 00:54:34.210 --> 00:54:37.210
  • we can feel your love
  • 00:54:37.210 --> 00:54:40.130
  • on earth.
  • 00:54:40.130 --> 00:54:43.070
  • All across the universe,
  • 00:54:45.250 --> 00:54:48.250
  • your love revealed.
  • 00:54:48.250 --> 00:54:51.080
  • Your love is real.
  • 00:54:51.120 --> 00:54:54.120
  • Yeah.
  • 00:54:54.120 --> 00:54:55.140
  • Oh, oh,
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  • your love revealed.
  • 00:54:59.210 --> 00:55:02.230
  • Your love is real.
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  • Oh, oh,
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  • your love revealed.
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  • Moon and stars
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  • telling us of who you are.
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  • All across the universe,
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  • we can feel your love
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  • on earth.
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  • All across the universe,
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  • your love revealed.
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  • Your love is real.
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  • - female: Come on, sing it out,
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  • "All across."
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  • All across the universe,
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  • we can feel your love
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  • on earth.
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  • All across the universe,
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  • your love revealed.
  • 00:56:19.240 --> 00:56:22.170
  • Your love is real.
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  • Your love is real.
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  • - John: God bless you.
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  • What's goin' on, TBN family?
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  • It's Pastor John Gray.
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  • Matthew 16, Jesus is with
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  • "Who do men say that I,
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  • the Son of Man, am?"
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  • And they were all throwing
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  • out different answers.
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  • "Some say John the Baptist.
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  • Some Elijah or
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  • one of the prophets."
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  • And Jesus said,
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  • "But who do you say that I am?"
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  • And that is the profound
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  • question of all of us
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  • that Jesus is asking.
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  • Who is Jesus to you?
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  • Who do you say that Jesus is?
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  • This, when you answer it, will
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  • determine the rest of your life.
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  • Your spiritual growth and
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  • development is tied to how you
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  • see Jesus and who Jesus
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  • is to you.
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  • My prayer is that he is more
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  • than a Sunday-morning experience
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  • or a casual afternoon reading,
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  • but that he is the passion of
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  • your life and the love of your
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  • heart that functions in the way
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  • you live your daily life, that
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  • we would all become the hands
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  • and feet of Jesus, that he is
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  • more than a King on a cross,
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  • but he is the Lord of our heart.
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  • but he is the Lord of our heart.
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