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Login Part 7

Watch Login Part 7
July 21, 2019
27:29

Ron Carpenter

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  • but you don't feel it?
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  • You know what he said?
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  • He said "Bless the Lord, O my soul, "and all that is within
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  • me, bless His holy name."
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  • But there's also a yet praise.
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  • A praise that goes out when everything inside of you doesn't
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  • want to.
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  • Let's learn about it.
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  • Luke 13:10, "Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the
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  • Sabbath.
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  • And behold, there was a woman who had had a spirit of
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  • infirmity 18 years, was bent over and in no way could raise
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  • herself up.
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  • But when Jesus saw her, He called her to Him said to her,
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  • "Woman, you are loosed from your infirmity," wow.
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  • And he laid his hands on her: and immediately she was made
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  • straight, and glorified God.
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  • But you'd think everybody'd be excited about this, wouldn't
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  • you?
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  • 18 years somebody struggling with something in church and one
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  • day at a church service she raises straight up and people go
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  • and get an attitude.
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  • But the ruler of the synagogue, that's the pastor, answered with
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  • indignation, because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, and he
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  • said to the crowd, "There are six days in which men ought to
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  • work.
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  • "Therefore come and be healed on them on not on the Sabbath.
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  • And the Lord then answered him, and said, I wish Jesus would
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  • tell us what He really felt.
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  • Hypocrite, does not each one of you on the Sabbath loose his ox
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  • or donkey from the stall, and lead it to water?
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  • You know, Jesus knows everything.
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  • Jesus knows what people are thinking, He knows what they're
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  • feeling, but he almost, you can sense in this story he literally
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  • is like in disbelief that He's having this conversation.
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  • Like, really, this woman has walked to the synagogue like
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  • this for 18 years, faithfully, and she finally gets her miracle
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  • and you want to argue about it?
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  • Why is everybody not turning cartwheels and flips and
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  • glorifying and praising God?
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  • You want to start a theological debate.
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  • Let me tell you something about religious people.
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  • Number one, they're mean.
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  • Number two, they value a custom and a tradition over people.
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  • Jesus valued people over traditions.
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  • And this guy saying, "let the woman stay infirm but keep our
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  • customs."
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  • Jesus is like, what?
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  • You hypocrite, you're going to go home "let the woman stay
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  • infirmed, but keep our customs."
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  • That's some form of exertion.
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  • Should this woman have not been healed?
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  • So look what happens, let's read on.
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  • "So ought this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, "whom Satan
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  • has bound," listen to what Jesus says, he says, think of it, "for
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  • 18 years, be loosed "from this bond on the Sabbath?"
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  • And when he had said these things, all his adversaries were
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  • put to shame and all the multitude rejoiced for all the
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  • glorious things that were done by Him.
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  • The people were excited.
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  • The religious leaders had an attitude.
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  • Then, I'm a context guy.
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  • These preachers make me nervous that just yank scriptures out of
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  • the air.
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  • I can get a scripture to mean anything I want it to if I take
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  • it out of context.
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  • So when you look at the context, every time I used to read this
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  • it looks like Jesus just starts a whole 'nother subject.
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  • In other words, you read it and it's like, it don't go there,
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  • like you just healed a woman just starts a whole other
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  • subject.
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  • In other words, you read and it and it's like it don't go there.
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  • Like, you just healed a woman who's been bent over for two
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  • decades almost, and He just, it's like He goes in a different
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  • direction, but really He doesn't.
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  • So immediately He starts teaching the people.
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  • He said, "What is the kingdom of God like?
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  • "and what shall I compare it?
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  • It's like a mustard seed, which a man took and put in his garden
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  • and grew, and it became a large tree and the birds of the air
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  • nested in its branches."
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  • And again He said, "To what shall I liken the kingdom of
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  • God?
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  • "It is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three
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  • measures of meal, until it was all leven.
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  • In other words, it was like yeast that eventually works its
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  • way through the whole lump of dough.
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  • Looks like Jesus just went off on a tangent, but actually it
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  • all fits together.
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  • Isaiah 10, that one verse, if you would throw it on the
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  • screen.
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  • I'm going to read it off the screen.
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  • And it shall come to pass in that day, that his burden will
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  • be taken away from your shoulder, and his yoke from your
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  • neck, and the yoke will be destroyed because of the
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  • anointing.
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  • Oh hallelujah.
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  • So Lord, bless the reading of Your Word, in Jesus' name, and
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  • everybody said amen.
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  • I know we've got a week of great investment, so I'm going to try
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  • not to preach too long.
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  • How many of you all believe I can do it in 30 or less?
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  • Wow.
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  • I can do it.
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  • Let me get started.
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  • We come up on this story right here and it really looks like a
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  • mismatch between what has just happening.This woman getting
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  • healed is really a diversion.
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  • Jesus is teaching, and it's like while he's teaching He stumbles
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  • across a miracle that's needed and then goes back to teaching.
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  • So He comes up on the miracle.
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  • The woman stands up straight after an 18-year affliction, and
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  • Jesus starts talking about a seed.
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  • And you know, and when I was reading I was like, no, no,
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  • Jesus, stay with the miracle, talk about the miracle.
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  • Don't go off over here, just tell us about exactly how you
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  • did this.
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  • But actually He does.
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  • He is telling us how the miracle took place.
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  • The things of the kingdom -- somebody say, when is he going
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  • to preach, just stay with me, I'm building something.
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  • - [Congregation Member] Take your time!
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  • - The things of the kingdom have to build equity.
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  • That's right.
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  • - It is not irony or coincidence that after the woman had been
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  • bent over, she faithfully came to the synagogue, she faithfully
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  • came to church.
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  • But after 18 years of coming to church, that day was her day.
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  • And then Jesus says, what can I liken what just happened to?
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  • I liken it to a seed, a seed.
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  • A mustard seed that starts out very small, but eventually it
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  • becomes something that comes out of the ground and becomes so
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  • strong that even the birds of the air can nest on its
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  • branches.
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  • And then Jesus says, what can I liken it may be a little bit of
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  • the dough.
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  • You give it a little time and it will begin to infiltrate and
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  • saturate all of the dough.
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  • And He starts talking about a seed saying that in everything
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  • there is seed, there is a time, and there is harvest.
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  • Genesis Chapter 8, he said as long as the Earth remains
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  • there'll be seed, there'll be time, and there'll be harvest.
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  • The kingdom works by those three seasons.
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  • You have the planting season.
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  • You have the season of waiting, and you have the season of
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  • harvest.
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  • That is the key element of the kingdom.
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  • Well, after this woman is healed what seemed to be immediately He
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  • starts talking about a seed.
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  • And we're like, why?
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  • I was raised in a culture where people praised expressively, but
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  • I began to notice something in my formative years and as I went
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  • through ministry that, Pastor Dick, there became almost like
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  • this idea even though it wasn't said really verbally that became
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  • this almost unconscious idea that if you just praise God, God
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  • will start running through the room handing out candy.
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  • You know, like Santa Claus.
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  • If I clap, God will come running down the aisle and handing
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  • presents out.
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  • And Jesus takes this experience to teach that what happened
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  • today didn't start today.
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  • - [Congregation Member] Right, right.
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  • - I'm telling you, if you can stay with me, I got something.
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  • What happened today didn't start today.
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  • If I took you back to Mark Chapter 4, Jesus has His first
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  • teaching on the kingdom, He says, "The kingdom is like a
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  • seed."
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  • A sower goes out to sow.
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  • You remember the four grounds?
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  • And some fell amongst stony ground and some fell among
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  • thorns, and some fell, but it had no depth of earth, and then
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  • some fell on good ground.
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  • So basically what Jesus is saying, every time I pick up a
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  • microphone I got a 25% chance of that word going anywhere.
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  • Then he's saying that there's one person that really wants
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  • everything that God's saying that day and there's three
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  • people saying, all right, 21 of your 30 minutes is already gone.
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  • So some falls on good ground, to the seed that falls on good
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  • ground it returns 30, 60, and 100-fold.
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  • But He has this warning, He said, "right when the seen is
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  • sown," He said, "Satan comes immediately," "and tries to take
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  • the seed that was sown."
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  • So in Mark Chapter 4, Jesus teaches all day, people on the
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  • hillside about seed and about sowing the seed and the
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  • different kinds of ground, and beware because as soon as you
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  • get a word from God Satan tries to steal it out of your heart
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  • because he don't want that outcome to happen in your life.
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  • So He teaches, and in Mark 4, He teaches and then He
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  • demonstrates.
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  • Because the greatest teachers don't just teach you in the
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  • classroom, they're able to take it to the field.
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  • - [Announcer] If you desire to get God's full attention, then
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  • this series is designed just for you.
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  • - To be in step with Heaven sometimes I got to be out of
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  • step with what's going on here because God takes the foolish
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  • things of the world to confound the wise.
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  • They look like foolishness.
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  • worship unlocks the windows of Heaven.
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  • - The foolishness of man is the wisdom of God and I may never
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  • have another opportunity like I got right now and you can sit
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  • there and let Him pass you buy if you want to, but I'm going to
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  • act the fool, I'm going to scream as loud as I can.
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  • Somebody take five seconds and let Jesus know you going to get
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  • his attention.
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  • - So Jesus takes him out of the film room and says, now let's
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  • put this into practice.
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  • I'm tired, I've been teaching all day.
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  • Let's get this boat and we're going to the other side.
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  • The sower sows the seed, Jesus has spoken.
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  • We are going to the other side.
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  • They get in the boat, Jesus goes to sleep.
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  • Why does Jesus go to sleep?
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  • Because He knows how the process works.
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  • He goes to sleep.
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  • A storm comes, Satan comes immediately.
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  • Jesus said we're going to the other side, He sowed the word,
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  • and then the storm a-risin'.
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  • Jesus is still asleep, they run to Jesus.
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  • Do you not care that we're all going down and you're in here
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  • asleep?
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  • Jesus goes out, calms the wind and the waves and turns around,
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  • and in frustration, you can hear it, he says, "Where is your
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  • faith?"
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  • In other words, faith comes by hearing and hearing by the Word.
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  • Let me give you a little pointer right here.
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  • It is your enemy's job to build something around you that
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  • contradicts what's in you.
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  • That's his job, we don't live by sight, we live by faith.
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  • Faith cometh by hearing.
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  • They heard Jesus say, "We're going to the other side."
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  • But they saw the wind and the waves.
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  • And what they saw talked them out of what they heard.
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  • When does your faith flesh out?
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  • When the thing inside of you becomes bigger than the thing
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  • you're looking at?
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  • You've got to have a picture on the inside of you that is bigger
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  • than the obstacle that is in front of you because greater is
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  • what's in you than what's in the world.
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  • Somebody, let me hear you give God a big amen.
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  • Some of you see something right now that is telling you God is
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  • not going to keep His promise.
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  • But God is not lying to you, the mountain in front of you is
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  • lying to you.
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  • Speak to that mountain and say, be thou removed and be cast into
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  • the sea.
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  • Somebody give God five seconds of praise in this place.
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  • Whew, all right, can I keep going?
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  • So in Mark 4, He teaches then demonstrates.
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  • In Luke 13, He demonstrates then teaches.
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  • "Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity."
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  • She raises up.
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  • Let me walk -- so then He says, "What's the kingdom like?
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  • "I liken it to a seed, I liken it to yeast."
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  • If God let everything happen immediately then hypocrites
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  • would be able to come in here and mimic what you do and get
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  • the same result.
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  • If all you had to do was clap one time to get a miracle than
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  • everybody would be running in here with no love or regard for
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  • God, but they would copy what you did so they could get what
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  • you got without paying your price.
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  • The things of the kingdom have to build up in the Heavens.
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  • They have to build equity.
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  • Hopefully your retirement account is building equity.
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  • I'm believing God, every one of you get to own your own place
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  • and over time it is supposed to build equity.
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  • There should be equity in a company.
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  • There should be equity in property.
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  • Even relationships have to build equity.
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  • About two years ago I had someone very powerful come speak
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  • at my church.
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  • I had great favor with them and they came and spoke.
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  • And I had about six other pastors say, "Look, I don't know
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  • him, but will you tell him "to call me or give me their number
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  • and let me get him."
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  • And I looked back and I said, "I can't do that."
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  • And they said, "Why?"
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  • And I said, "Because I have not built enough equity "in the
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  • relationship."
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  • I haven't haven't built up enough time in the relationship
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  • for me to leverage it to get them to come to you.
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  • Even relationships have to build equity.
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  • I don't know if many of you were here during some of our first
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  • services.
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  • I stood before you and there were things I would customarily
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  • do.
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  • There were projects that I would have, there were things that we
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  • just paid for out of reserve that normally I would have
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  • fundraisers and pay for them, why?
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  • Because all I had when I came here to you was Pastor's
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  • blessing and a title.
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  • I didn't have equity in the relationship.
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  • And I wanted you to see how hard I wanted to work.
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  • I wanted you to see how much I loved you.
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  • I wanted you to see my passion.
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  • I wanted you to see my track record.
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  • I wanted you to see some fruit from ministry.
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  • I wanted to be able to build some equity in the relationship
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  • before I started asking things of you.
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  • Do you know what I'm talking about?
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  • Jesus said the kingdom is the same way.
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  • You don't just pray one time.
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  • You pray until your prayers have built equity.
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  • You don't just, well Pastor, I have tithed two week in a row
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  • and I ain't seen nothing you said would happen.
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  • Your giving builds equity.
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  • That's what Jesus said.
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  • He's saying, you saw her result, but you didn't see her seed and
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  • you didn't see the 18 years.
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  • He said, "You just came in here "and saw her stand up today."
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  • He said, "That's not the kingdom."
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  • He said, "You didn't see the 18 years she walked to church "bent
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  • over, you didn't see the 18 years "she praised while she
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  • couldn't even look up.
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  • "She praised while she was looking at the ground.
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  • "You didn't see her bringing offerings and alms to God "when
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  • she couldn't stand up."
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  • And because she prayed for 18 years and she praised for 18
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  • years today was the tipping point where the miracle came to
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  • her house.
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  • That's why you can't stop giving, you can't stop praying,
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  • you can't stop dragging yourself to church, you can't stop waving
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  • your hands because you never know what day is going to be the
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  • day everything is going to tip in your favor.
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  • Somebody take 10 seconds and bless the name of the Lord your
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  • God.
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  • Oh, oh, hallelujah!
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  • Praise is tipping in your favor, tipping in your favor, tipping
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  • in your favor.
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  • I feel God in this place.
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  • Shout hallelujah.
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  • I haven't been fortunate enough -- last summer we'd just --
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  • working too much and too hard and too much work to do to try
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  • to get established.
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  • We was moving, family moving.
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  • So I haven't attended one out here in California yet, I know
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  • they're here, but have you ever been to yourself or taken kids
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  • or grandkids or whatever to a water park?
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  • If you've ever done that, a water park.
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  • Some of you need to get out more.
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  • For those of you who've never been to a water park, in the
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  • children's area they usually, and I've been to various states,
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  • they usually have in the middle of it a giant bucket.
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  • And it's on an axle.
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  • And they have a huge pipe and a pump and they're taking all of
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  • the water from the drains on the bottom and pumping it back
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  • through and dropping it in that bucket.
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  • I don't know, every 10, 12 minutes or so you'll start
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  • seeing all the kids gather around the perimeter of the
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  • bucket.
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  • I mean by the hundreds because this bucket which probably holds
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  • 1.000 gallons of water after it keeps filling and filling and
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  • filling you'll see it start doing this.
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  • And then finally it gets to the place after holding hundreds of
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  • gallons, it cannot take another ounce, and the whole bucket will
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  • spill over and just immediately immerse everybody standing
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  • within its wake in water.
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  • That's what Jesus says the kingdom is like.
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  • That's what He's saying is happening to this woman.
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  • That's why you never do something in the kingdom one
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  • time.
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  • That's right, come on.
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  • - What you do, you keep on.
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  • You don't just pray.
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  • - [Congregation Member] Come on, come on.
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  • - You keep going to the Father and you keep going to the Father
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  • and you keep going to the Father.
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  • There's even a parable about it where the woman went before the
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  • judge and she was relentless in what she did.
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  • She would not stay out of his face until the Bible said that
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  • the judge granted her request.
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  • You give and you keep on giving.
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  • And you praise and you worship and you worship, you're
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  • consistent in your worship, why?
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  • Because you've got to praise God when you feel like praising, but
  • 00:21:53.150 --> 00:21:57.160
  • then listen you've got to praise God, more importantly, when you
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  • do not.
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  • That's called the sacrifice of praise.
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  • That's next Sunday, the sacrifice of praise.
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  • You've got to praise God when everything is going your way and
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  • you got to praise God when nothing is going your wary.
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  • You've got to praise God when your body feels great.
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  • You got to praise God when you're wracked with pain.
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  • You got to praise God when you are excited.
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  • You got to praise God when you are weak.
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  • You've got to praise God when your pockets are full.
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  • You got to praise God when you can't feel anything in your
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  • pocket, why?
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  • Because you've got to understand, you got to keep
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  • putting water in that bucket, water in that bucket, water.
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  • Because you don't know which time you clap your hands, which
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  • time you raise your hands or which child is going to make the
  • 00:22:43.010 --> 00:22:47.110
  • bucket say, I can't take no more, and everything you've been
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  • asking God to do is going to fall in your favor and God is
  • 00:22:50.290 --> 00:22:57.150
  • going to immerse you in a sea of blessing.
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  • Does anybody hear what I'm talking about?
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  • I'm here to tell you I believe God has seen your faithfulness
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  • and the bucket is about to tip in your favor!
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  • and the bucket is about to tip in your favor!
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  • - You know what?
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  • This is one of my favorite teaching series.
  • 00:23:51.120 --> 00:23:53.190
  • I've taught it in so many different ways, so many
  • 00:23:53.200 --> 00:23:56.000
  • different times over the years, but you know what?
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  • My praise and worship life never gets old, it's just so fresh.
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  • Not because I know a bunch of principles, but because of the
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  • presence of God and that relationship that I sense every
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  • time I call on His name.
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  • I hope that you get that same experience out of His teaching
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  • and somehow it'll bring you closer to God in your praise and
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  • worship life.
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  • I hope that you'll just stay with me a few minutes and let me
  • 00:24:18.200 --> 00:24:20.280
  • tell you all the wonderful things going on.
  • 00:24:20.290 --> 00:24:22.190
  • Any series like this that you hear, I preach in series, so
  • 00:24:22.200 --> 00:24:25.230
  • this is not a standalone, it is part of a greater teaching, and
  • 00:24:25.240 --> 00:24:29.030
  • if you say, you know what, I want to hear that whole thing,
  • 00:24:29.040 --> 00:24:31.230
  • you have two options; you can download the Ron Carpenter app
  • 00:24:31.240 --> 00:24:35.060
  • and go through The Vault, which has a subscription to basically
  • 00:24:35.070 --> 00:24:38.240
  • my entire library of teaching or you can go into our online
  • 00:24:38.250 --> 00:24:43.020
  • bookstore and all these things are available to you.
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  • Just let us know, we'll do whatever we can to try to serve
  • 00:24:45.220 --> 00:24:48.050
  • you in that area.
  • 00:24:48.060 --> 00:24:49.110
  • I also want to invite you to join me on a daily basis on
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  • Twitter and Facebook and Instagram.
  • 00:24:51.200 --> 00:24:53.190
  • I mean, it's clicks, you can ask for our morning devotional that
  • 00:24:53.200 --> 00:24:56.250
  • gets sent out every morning, a little 90-second pep talk to
  • 00:24:56.260 --> 00:25:00.060
  • start your day.
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  • And all the times, sometimes just prayer, just praying with
  • 00:25:01.140 --> 00:25:04.130
  • you.
  • 00:25:04.140 --> 00:25:05.210
  • Sometime God'll actually just kind of give me a prophetic word
  • 00:25:05.220 --> 00:25:07.120
  • that I need to speak into those that are connected to me and it
  • 00:25:07.130 --> 00:25:10.050
  • can really be a neat thing.
  • 00:25:10.060 --> 00:25:11.130
  • And I invite you, if you're not following, to do that because
  • 00:25:11.140 --> 00:25:14.070
  • we'd like to deepen our relationship with you.
  • 00:25:14.080 --> 00:25:16.080
  • And not only that, but this brings me to the point where I
  • 00:25:16.090 --> 00:25:18.210
  • want to thank you and ask you for continued support.
  • 00:25:18.220 --> 00:25:22.070
  • You know, it's been a long journey from 1998 to a camcorder
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  • in the back of a metal building to allowing us to be able to
  • 00:25:26.010 --> 00:25:28.240
  • speak to the whole globe.
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  • God has been good to us, but He's spoken to people's hearts
  • 00:25:30.120 --> 00:25:33.020
  • like yours to help us do it.
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  • And for that I'm grateful, and I thank you for that.
  • 00:25:34.270 --> 00:25:37.120
  • But we always have a next.
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  • We always have a next.
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  • Until the whole Earth is filled with the glory of the Lord,
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  • we've got a mission to do.
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  • And I'd ask you to continue in your prayerful support and in
  • 00:25:44.140 --> 00:25:48.030
  • your financial support.
  • 00:25:48.040 --> 00:25:49.100
  • And maybe you've been watching and you've been blessed, but
  • 00:25:49.110 --> 00:25:52.110
  • you've never given to a ministry online or a TV ministry, maybe
  • 00:25:52.120 --> 00:25:56.090
  • you know, I don't know how to.
  • 00:25:56.100 --> 00:25:58.170
  • I don't know if I should or not.
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  • As you contemplate it, whether it be a one-time gift or whether
  • 00:26:01.070 --> 00:26:04.120
  • you want to become a part of the family and be a monthly giver,
  • 00:26:04.130 --> 00:26:08.160
  • let me tell you what, we have a gift for you because we want to
  • 00:26:08.170 --> 00:26:09.260
  • show you that we're givers and that we place value on those
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  • that connect with us.
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  • So for your first time gift of any amount we want to send this
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  • to you to say thank you for helping us do what we do.
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  • And you want to be a covenant partner even more so on an
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  • ongoing basis as we grow and carry this message to the whole
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  • world.
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  • Got something real special coming up, too.
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  • Remember this, expansionoffering.com,
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  • expansionoffering.com.
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  • Go there and I'll talk to you about a big, big opportunity
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  • coming up this August.
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  • Other than that, I can't wait to see you again real soon.
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  • May God's blessings be on you, and I'll see you next time.
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  • - [Announcer] Join us every week for another exciting message
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  • from Ron Carpenter.
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  • Our goal is to take the message and ministry of Ron Carpenter to
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  • a worldwide audience, but we can only do it with your help.
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  • And don't forget to connect with Ron every day through social
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  • media.
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  • Thank you so much for being a part of this ministry, and we'll
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  • see you again next time for another challenging message with
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  • Ron Carpenter.
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