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December 12, 2016
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Joy To The World

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  • - Kimberly Dirmann: We're not
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  • just supposed to hang on till
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  • someday we make it to heaven and
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  • then things will be okay.
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  • There came a Savior who would
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  • move us above what human beings
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  • could have.
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  • He would give us those things
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  • - Jerry Dirmann: The Lord says,
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  • "I not only want to restore what
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  • you've lost, I want to restore
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  • you.
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  • I want to restore your heart.
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  • I want to restore your
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  • confidence.
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  • I want to restore your joy, your
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  • peace.
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  • I want to make an example out of
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  • your life so that other people
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  • can say, 'That's what I want God
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  • One word from God can change
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  • - Jerry Dirmann: Well, hello,
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  • this is Jerry Dirmann.
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  • Welcome to "Solid Life."
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  • Today, I'm so excited because
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  • I've got a message to bring to
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  • you but I'm not teaching it.
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  • This is my wife, Kimberly, and
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  • she's bringing a message called
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  • Joy To The World.
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  • And let me tell ya, this lady, I
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  • live with her, she is pure to
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  • the core.
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  • She has a heart after God and a
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  • big heart for people.
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  • So, open your heart to receive
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  • and I believe the Lord will
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  • really warm and touch your heart
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  • this Christmas holiday from this
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  • message.
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  • Would you welcome here
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  • - Kimberly Dirmann: "Now there
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  • were in the same country
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  • shepherds living out in the
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  • fields, keeping watch over their
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  • flock by night.
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  • And behold, an angel of the Lord
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  • stood before them, and the glory
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  • of the Lord shone around them,
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  • and they were greatly afraid."
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  • Now, read with me verses 10
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  • through the rest.
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  • "Then the angel said to them,
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  • 'Do not be afraid, for behold, I
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  • bring you good tidings of great
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  • joy which will be to all people.
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  • For there is born to you this
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  • day in the city of David a
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  • Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
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  • And this will be the sign to
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  • you: You will find a Babe
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  • wrapped in swaddling cloths,
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  • laying in a manger.'
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  • And suddenly there was with
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  • the angel a multitude of the
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  • heavenly host praising God and
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  • saying--" read loudly.
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  • "Glory to God in the highest,
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  • And on earth peace, goodwill
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  • toward men!"
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  • Today, I wanna talk to you about
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  • this message of the angels.
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  • It is good news to us and it is
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  • powerful news to us but it is
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  • joyous news to the world.
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  • So, here you know the story, the
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  • angel--the shepherds are with
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  • the sheep and the angel comes
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  • and, of course, they're freaked
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  • out in the middle of the night
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  • or whenever it is they're there.
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  • They're freaked out.
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  • And the angel says to them, "I
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  • bring you good tidings of great
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  • joy which will be to all the
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  • people."
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  • In other words, "I bring you
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  • some good news.
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  • I'm bringing you good news of
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  • great joy that will be to all
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  • people."
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  • And then the angel shares,
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  • "There's born to you this day in
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  • the city of David a Savior who
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  • is Christ the Lord."
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  • And it goes on to say that
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  • suddenly, with that angel, then
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  • joined a multitude of angels,
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  • and they were praising God.
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  • Why were they praising God?
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  • Because about--what was taking
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  • place.
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  • The angels were saying, "Glory
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  • to God in the highest."
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  • Can you imagine what that must
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  • have been like to hear a
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  • multitude of angels declaring
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  • glory to God in the highest?
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  • Oh, my goodness.
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  • Glory to God in the highest.
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  • But listen, that wasn't their
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  • only declaration.
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  • They went on to say, this
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  • multitude of angels, "And on
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  • earth, peace, goodwill toward
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  • men."
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  • Why was there such great joy?
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  • Because the Savior was born to
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  • them, the Savior, the Lord Jesus
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  • Christ himself, the Son of God
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  • was coming into a world that
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  • needed to be saved.
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  • And I'm not talking about just
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  • eternal life.
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  • I'm not talking about only
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  • salvation in the sense of making
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  • Jesus Christ the Lord of our
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  • lives and then having eternal
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  • life.
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  • It is the most important thing.
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  • Don't get me wrong, if God did
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  • nothing else for us but we had
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  • eternal life, that would be
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  • plenty.
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  • Don't you agree?
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  • If he did nothing else for us
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  • but brought us into eternal life
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  • with him, that is enough.
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  • But that's not all he did.
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  • I want us to focus this morning
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  • on the fact that what the angels
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  • were declaring was to bring joy
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  • to all the people and it was
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  • that the Savior was gonna be
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  • born.
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  • And because the Savior was going
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  • to be born, there was a
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  • declaration of peace on earth
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  • and goodwill toward men, men and
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  • women that were broken, men and
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  • women that were--didn't know
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  • God, men and women there were
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  • destitute, men and women who had
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  • no hope, men and women who were
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  • sick.
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  • See, there was rejoicing in
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  • heaven because what was taking
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  • place on this day would change
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  • the lives of millions and
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  • billions but God's heart was
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  • that it would change the life of
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  • every person, every person.
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  • The message of Christmas is to
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  • bring great joy.
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  • It's interesting to me that
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  • there's more depression around
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  • Christmastime than ever before.
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  • It's noted that most--more
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  • depression happens around the
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  • Christmas season and I think it
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  • has to do with the fact we don't
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  • understand what Christmas is
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  • about 'cause we think it's about
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  • other people and families, and
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  • getting together, and having
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  • meals together, and giving
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  • presents.
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  • And again, those things are
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  • good.
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  • Those things are fun.
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  • They're important but the
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  • message of Christmas is not, do
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  • you have money to get a gift?
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  • The message of Christmas is
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  • we've been given the greatest
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  • gift.
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  • God himself is giving us a gift,
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  • his very own Son that was to
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  • bring life, and healing, and
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  • restoration so no wonder there
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  • was celebration in heaven.
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  • And when we miss that and we
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  • become commercialized into what
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  • Christmas is, we start
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  • comparing.
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  • We start looking at what we
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  • have, what we don't have.
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  • We start looking at the
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  • relatives that aren't so nice or
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  • the family members that aren't
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  • around.
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  • And I know those things are
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  • important, but listen, you can't
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  • miss the message of what we're
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  • celebrating.
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  • It should be the most joyful
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  • time of the year because we're
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  • declaring we were lost.
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  • We were destitute.
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  • We were destitute as human
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  • beings without a living God but
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  • God sent his Son and because of
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  • him, there is peace toward him,
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  • women, everybody.
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  • There is great joy.
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  • Why?
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  • Because who we are without him
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  • no longer has to be.
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  • Now we have this hope in him and
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  • it's not a cross your fingers,
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  • hopefully, wish something good
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  • happens.
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  • No, no, no.
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  • We have a God who's committed
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  • himself.
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  • I want to read to you from Luke
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  • chapter 4, verses 18 and 19.
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  • You may know this passage well.
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  • Jesus was in the synagogue and
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  • he read from the Old Testament
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  • and then he said these things
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  • are coming to pass today.
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  • But I want you to hear what
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  • Jesus said.
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  • Luke chapter 4, verses 18 and
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  • 19.
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  • He said, "The Spirit of the Lord
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  • is upon me, for he has anointed
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  • me to bring Good News to the
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  • poor.
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  • He has sent me to proclaim that
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  • captives will be released, that
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  • the blind will see, that the
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  • oppressed will be set free, that
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  • the time of the Lord's favor has
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  • come."
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  • See, this baby boy was growing
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  • up and the Spirit of the Lord
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  • came upon him, but why did he
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  • come upon him?
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  • Why was the Spirit of God upon
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  • him?
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  • Because the Savior was not just
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  • bringing eternal salvation, but
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  • he was coming here on earth to
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  • meet real needs of real people.
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  • He was bringing good news to the
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  • poor.
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  • What's good news to the poor?
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  • You have a shepherd.
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  • You have a shepherd who will
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  • provide for your needs.
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  • You have a shepherd that watches
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  • over you.
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  • What's the good news?
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  • If you're captive, you're gonna
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  • be released because the Savior's
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  • been born.
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  • Have you ever been captive?
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  • Maybe captive to depression,
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  • captive to anger, captive to
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  • some kind of bondage, sexual
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  • bondage, stuff that you wanna be
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  • free from and you're stuck?
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  • You so wish you could break out
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  • of it but you feel captive.
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  • Well, Jesus said, "I'm here to
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  • tell you that the captives will
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  • be released, that the blind, the
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  • blind will see."
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  • In other words, "Those that have
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  • physical needs, because I'm
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  • here, they'll receive healing."
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  • The oppressed will be set free.
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  • Those who are oppressed, whether
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  • by circumstances of the nation
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  • they're in or because of the
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  • circumstances of the family
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  • they've grown in but they've
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  • been oppressed.
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  • They've been held back.
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  • Jesus said, "Because I'm here,
  • 00:09:28.040 --> 00:09:29.140
  • they're gonna be set free.
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  • And I'm here because it's the
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  • time of the Lord's favor."
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  • See, when you have God's favor,
  • 00:09:34.030 --> 00:09:35.170
  • you have everything.
  • 00:09:35.170 --> 00:09:37.230
  • So, here no wonder heaven is
  • 00:09:37.230 --> 00:09:39.170
  • rejoicing.
  • 00:09:39.170 --> 00:09:40.150
  • Christ the Savior is born and we
  • 00:09:40.150 --> 00:09:43.150
  • have eternal life and eternity
  • 00:09:43.150 --> 00:09:45.220
  • is more important than our life
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  • here on earth.
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  • This is but a tiny little dot.
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  • But I wanna tell you today that
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  • we're not just supposed to hang
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  • on till someday we make it to
  • 00:09:56.140 --> 00:09:58.040
  • heaven and then things will be
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  • okay.
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  • We have such a good God.
  • 00:10:00.160 --> 00:10:02.010
  • This was such a declaration of
  • 00:10:02.010 --> 00:10:04.000
  • joy because it wasn't just
  • 00:10:04.000 --> 00:10:05.170
  • eternal life but while we were
  • 00:10:05.170 --> 00:10:07.060
  • here on earth subject to
  • 00:10:07.060 --> 00:10:09.080
  • humanity, there came a Savior
  • 00:10:09.080 --> 00:10:11.160
  • who would move us above what
  • 00:10:11.160 --> 00:10:13.090
  • human beings could have.
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  • He would give us those things
  • 00:10:14.190 --> 00:10:16.030
  • that no man could give to us.
  • 00:10:16.030 --> 00:10:17.230
  • He would bring a peace that
  • 00:10:17.230 --> 00:10:19.070
  • would have nothing to do with
  • 00:10:19.070 --> 00:10:20.070
  • the outside circumstances.
  • 00:10:20.070 --> 00:10:21.230
  • He would bring freedom where
  • 00:10:21.230 --> 00:10:23.100
  • freedom was needed.
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  • It was a celebration in the
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  • heavens because they knew
  • 00:10:26.000 --> 00:10:27.190
  • people's destinies would forever
  • 00:10:27.190 --> 00:10:29.120
  • change.
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  • So, here is the Savior of the
  • 00:10:34.030 --> 00:10:35.200
  • world.
  • 00:10:35.200 --> 00:10:37.070
  • And listen, he's the Savior of
  • 00:10:37.070 --> 00:10:38.230
  • the world because remember the
  • 00:10:38.230 --> 00:10:40.270
  • angels proclaimed, "Peace on
  • 00:10:40.270 --> 00:10:43.040
  • earth, goodwill toward men.
  • 00:10:43.040 --> 00:10:44.170
  • And this good news is to all
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  • people."
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  • Say, "all people."
  • 00:10:47.150 --> 00:10:48.060
  • All people means every person.
  • 00:10:49.280 --> 00:10:52.280
  • That means everyone that you
  • 00:10:52.280 --> 00:10:54.120
  • like and everyone that you
  • 00:10:54.120 --> 00:10:55.250
  • don't.
  • 00:10:55.250 --> 00:10:57.000
  • It means every person that you
  • 00:10:57.000 --> 00:10:58.140
  • think of and every person that
  • 00:10:58.140 --> 00:11:00.050
  • you don't.
  • 00:11:00.050 --> 00:11:01.100
  • It means in every city that
  • 00:11:01.100 --> 00:11:02.240
  • you've been to and every city
  • 00:11:02.240 --> 00:11:04.100
  • that you don't even know exists.
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  • The good news was to all people.
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  • Matthew chapter 9, I want us to
  • 00:11:14.290 --> 00:11:17.290
  • look at verses 35 through 38.
  • 00:11:18.080 --> 00:11:21.080
  • Because Jesus did his part, he
  • 00:11:22.050 --> 00:11:25.050
  • was the Savior who was bringing
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  • good news wherever he went.
  • 00:11:27.150 --> 00:11:29.080
  • I love Matthew chapter 9.
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  • It has been a chapter I've been
  • 00:11:32.060 --> 00:11:34.030
  • pondering on probably over the
  • 00:11:34.030 --> 00:11:35.200
  • last 2 or 3 years and it's
  • 00:11:35.200 --> 00:11:37.060
  • becoming so alive in me.
  • 00:11:37.060 --> 00:11:38.250
  • It's causing me to be more aware
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  • of the heart of God and his
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  • heart is so big for all
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  • humanity.
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  • "Then Jesus went about all the
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  • cities and villages, teaching in
  • 00:11:50.200 --> 00:11:52.280
  • their synagogues, preaching the
  • 00:11:52.280 --> 00:11:54.110
  • gospel of the kingdom, and
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  • healing every sickness and every
  • 00:11:56.120 --> 00:11:58.170
  • disease among the people.
  • 00:11:59.040 --> 00:12:02.060
  • But when He saw the multitudes,
  • 00:12:02.060 --> 00:12:03.230
  • He was moved with compassion for
  • 00:12:03.230 --> 00:12:05.110
  • them, because they were weary
  • 00:12:05.110 --> 00:12:06.290
  • and scattered, like sheep having
  • 00:12:06.290 --> 00:12:08.130
  • no shepherd.
  • 00:12:08.130 --> 00:12:09.260
  • Then He said to His disciples,
  • 00:12:09.260 --> 00:12:11.130
  • 'The harvest truly is plentiful,
  • 00:12:11.130 --> 00:12:14.120
  • but the laborers are few.
  • 00:12:14.120 --> 00:12:16.040
  • Therefore pray the Lord of the
  • 00:12:16.040 --> 00:12:17.180
  • harvest to send out laborers
  • 00:12:17.190 --> 00:12:20.190
  • into His harvest.'"
  • 00:12:20.190 --> 00:12:22.070
  • So, this babe
  • 00:12:22.070 --> 00:12:23.260
  • that was born in a manger
  • 00:12:24.030 --> 00:12:27.030
  • who left heaven, who left the
  • 00:12:27.030 --> 00:12:28.260
  • very presence of his father, who
  • 00:12:29.000 --> 00:12:32.000
  • left what you and I can't even
  • 00:12:32.000 --> 00:12:33.150
  • imagine exists to be born in a
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  • manger with animals around him,
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  • not as a king, but as a
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  • carpenter's son.
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  • And now he's a grown man and the
  • 00:12:45.100 --> 00:12:48.100
  • Spirit of the Lord comes upon
  • 00:12:48.100 --> 00:12:49.200
  • him and he begins to declare,
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  • "I'm here to change your life.
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  • Whatever needs you have, I was
  • 00:12:54.010 --> 00:12:57.000
  • spent because I came that you
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  • may have life and that you may
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  • so we could receive his love and
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  • his salvation and share that
  • 00:13:10.290 --> 00:13:12.290
  • love with others.
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  • As we approach the beginning of
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  • for us as I was getting ready
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  • this morning was, "God, would
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  • you give us your compassion?"
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  • Because we are much more
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  • hardhearted than we realize.
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  • It's not because we're bad
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  • people but one of the things
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  • that has hardened our hearts is
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  • just media.
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  • We hear of negative stuff so
  • 00:15:03.280 --> 00:15:06.150
  • much that it just becomes
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  • another set of news.
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  • "Oh, did you hear about these
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  • people dying?
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  • Did you hear about this
  • 00:15:14.020 --> 00:15:14.290
  • happening?'
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  • It's almost like,
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  • "Yeah, that's terrible."
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  • Or we drive by places that are
  • 00:15:20.020 --> 00:15:23.020
  • completely broken in ruins or we
  • 00:15:23.020 --> 00:15:25.200
  • hear about it in the news and we
  • 00:15:25.200 --> 00:15:27.060
  • think, "Yeah, that's sad."
  • 00:15:27.060 --> 00:15:28.190
  • But listen, just didn't look at
  • 00:15:28.190 --> 00:15:30.130
  • them go and say, "That's too
  • 00:15:30.130 --> 00:15:32.080
  • bad."
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  • He was moved with a heart that
  • 00:15:32.280 --> 00:15:35.280
  • said, "I so--" What he felt was,
  • 00:15:35.280 --> 00:15:38.080
  • "I feel so deeply for them," not
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  • because he couldn't do anything
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  • about it but because while he
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  • was here on earth, he was only
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  • one--he could only be in one
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  • place at one time.
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  • You do know that, right?
  • 00:15:51.110 --> 00:15:53.080
  • When Jesus was in Bethlehem, he
  • 00:15:53.080 --> 00:15:54.130
  • couldn't be in Galilee.
  • 00:15:54.130 --> 00:15:56.110
  • He could only be at one place at
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  • one time.
  • 00:15:58.090 --> 00:15:59.170
  • And he sees the multitudes and
  • 00:15:59.170 --> 00:16:01.120
  • his heart is moved with a depth
  • 00:16:01.240 --> 00:16:04.240
  • of emotion.
  • 00:16:04.240 --> 00:16:06.170
  • Emotion is not a female thing.
  • 00:16:07.080 --> 00:16:10.080
  • We do have a little bit extra of
  • 00:16:10.080 --> 00:16:12.130
  • it at times but we're worth it.
  • 00:16:12.200 --> 00:16:15.200
  • But listen, Jesus, the
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  • compassion he felt was not just
  • 00:16:18.150 --> 00:16:20.210
  • an emotion.
  • 00:16:20.210 --> 00:16:21.140
  • It was something so deep on the
  • 00:16:22.290 --> 00:16:25.290
  • inside of him that it was what
  • 00:16:26.230 --> 00:16:29.230
  • continued to give him the
  • 00:16:29.230 --> 00:16:31.060
  • ability to minister even when he
  • 00:16:31.060 --> 00:16:33.000
  • was tired.
  • 00:16:33.000 --> 00:16:34.140
  • Even when he was weary, he still
  • 00:16:34.140 --> 00:16:37.050
  • ministered.
  • 00:16:37.050 --> 00:16:37.250
  • Why?
  • 00:16:37.250 --> 00:16:38.150
  • Because there was this depth of
  • 00:16:38.150 --> 00:16:40.110
  • emotion, and love, and
  • 00:16:40.110 --> 00:16:41.290
  • understanding towards the
  • 00:16:41.290 --> 00:16:43.110
  • people.
  • 00:16:43.110 --> 00:16:45.180
  • He looked at them and he said,
  • 00:16:45.180 --> 00:16:46.270
  • "They are weary and they're
  • 00:16:46.270 --> 00:16:48.050
  • scattered."
  • 00:16:48.050 --> 00:16:48.280
  • Then he said to his disciples,
  • 00:16:48.280 --> 00:16:50.180
  • "The harvest truly is
  • 00:16:50.180 --> 00:16:53.040
  • plentiful."
  • 00:16:53.040 --> 00:16:53.240
  • Notice that Jesus called the
  • 00:16:53.280 --> 00:16:56.280
  • multitudes harvest, harvest.
  • 00:16:56.280 --> 00:16:58.250
  • He said, "The harvest truly is
  • 00:16:59.190 --> 00:17:02.210
  • plentiful."
  • 00:17:02.210 --> 00:17:03.110
  • It's not a harvest problem.
  • 00:17:03.110 --> 00:17:05.110
  • He said, "There are people
  • 00:17:05.110 --> 00:17:07.030
  • everywhere that are lost, that
  • 00:17:07.210 --> 00:17:10.210
  • don't know that I've come to
  • 00:17:10.210 --> 00:17:11.210
  • give them life.
  • 00:17:11.210 --> 00:17:12.290
  • There are people everywhere who
  • 00:17:12.290 --> 00:17:14.230
  • are sick in their bodies, who
  • 00:17:14.230 --> 00:17:16.180
  • are broken in their hearts, who
  • 00:17:16.180 --> 00:17:19.020
  • are oppressed."
  • 00:17:19.020 --> 00:17:19.220
  • He said, "The problem is not
  • 00:17:19.220 --> 00:17:22.000
  • that we don't have people that
  • 00:17:22.000 --> 00:17:23.180
  • have needs and are ready to
  • 00:17:23.180 --> 00:17:25.010
  • receive."
  • 00:17:25.010 --> 00:17:25.210
  • He said, "The problem is we
  • 00:17:25.210 --> 00:17:26.260
  • don't have the laborers that
  • 00:17:26.260 --> 00:17:28.050
  • will go to where those needs
  • 00:17:28.050 --> 00:17:29.100
  • are."
  • 00:17:29.100 --> 00:17:31.180
  • See, as a church if we think
  • 00:17:32.170 --> 00:17:35.170
  • we're struggling to try to get
  • 00:17:35.170 --> 00:17:37.000
  • people into church, we don't see
  • 00:17:37.270 --> 00:17:40.270
  • the harvest.
  • 00:17:40.270 --> 00:17:43.090
  • There's no struggle of harvest.
  • 00:17:43.090 --> 00:17:45.070
  • They're everywhere.
  • 00:17:45.070 --> 00:17:46.240
  • I see them every day.
  • 00:17:47.240 --> 00:17:50.240
  • I drive by them every day.
  • 00:17:50.240 --> 00:17:53.180
  • I hear of them in the news every
  • 00:17:53.180 --> 00:17:55.100
  • day.
  • 00:17:55.100 --> 00:17:56.000
  • The harvests are the people,
  • 00:17:56.000 --> 00:17:57.220
  • people, people.
  • 00:17:57.220 --> 00:17:58.240
  • Jesus said, "The harvest truly
  • 00:17:58.240 --> 00:18:01.080
  • is plentiful but the laborers
  • 00:18:01.080 --> 00:18:03.100
  • are few."
  • 00:18:03.100 --> 00:18:04.030
  • There are few who are willing to
  • 00:18:04.030 --> 00:18:06.220
  • do what it takes to go reach
  • 00:18:06.220 --> 00:18:09.030
  • those and to bring the good
  • 00:18:09.030 --> 00:18:10.230
  • news.
  • 00:18:10.230 --> 00:18:11.130
  • "The harvest truly is plentiful,
  • 00:18:11.130 --> 00:18:13.040
  • but the laborers are few.
  • 00:18:13.040 --> 00:18:14.120
  • Therefore--" "Therefore," don't
  • 00:18:14.120 --> 00:18:16.060
  • you love that Jesus always has
  • 00:18:16.060 --> 00:18:18.170
  • solutions?
  • 00:18:18.170 --> 00:18:19.070
  • See, if you believe that, you
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  • get excited.
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  • Why?
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  • Because whatever it is you think
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  • you're stuck in, you're not
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  • 'cause there's an answer.
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  • Why?
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  • God always has an answer, always
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  • has an answer.
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  • "The harvest truly is plentiful,
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  • but the laborers are few.
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  • Therefore--" Here's the answer,
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  • "Therefore pray--" He's saying
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  • this to his disciples.
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  • "Pray the Lord of the harvest to
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  • send out laborers into His
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  • harvest."
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  • We won't go into the rest of
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  • passage but that's when he calls
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  • his disciples to him and he
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  • gives them power and he sends
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  • them out.
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  • Listen, when Jesus was here on
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  • earth, he was one place at one
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  • time but the reason why he told
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  • his disciples in John chapter
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  • 16, "It is better that I go away
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  • is because when I go away, the
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  • same Holy Spirit that came in me
  • 00:19:03.290 --> 00:19:05.290
  • will fill you and then the works
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  • that I did, you're gonna do an
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  • even greater works."
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  • But see, there are many of you,
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  • many of you.
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  • There was one Jesus one place,
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  • one time but now it is a
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  • multitude called laborers, an
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  • army of men and women who are
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  • filled with the same Holy Spirit
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  • and now wherever they go,
  • 00:19:27.260 --> 00:19:29.230
  • they're bringing the kingdom of
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  • God.
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  • They're bringing the good news
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  • of great joy because God has
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  • good will toward men.
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  • Pray that God sends laborers.
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  • But listen, in praying that God
  • 00:19:46.090 --> 00:19:47.260
  • sends laborers, he speaks to us.
  • 00:19:47.260 --> 00:19:50.040
  • It's much easier to say, "Lord,
  • 00:19:50.040 --> 00:19:52.290
  • I commit to praying for laborers
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  • every day, Lord.
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  • You send them.
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  • Just send them, Lord.
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  • Send them to the ends of the
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  • world.
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  • Send them."
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  • But if it's true that God's will
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  • is that none perish, every
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  • person that knows Jesus becomes
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  • a laborer.
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  • People need Jesus everywhere and
  • 00:20:12.090 --> 00:20:15.090
  • they don't just need a religious
  • 00:20:15.090 --> 00:20:16.230
  • Jesus, they need the Jesus that
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  • walked here on earth.
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  • They need to see the Jesus--the
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  • reason why the angels were
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  • singing, "Glory to God in the
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  • highest, peace on earth and
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  • goodwill to men."
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  • Peace on earth.
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  • Peace on earth.
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  • The peace of God, the
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  • completeness, the wholeness of
  • 00:20:38.070 --> 00:20:39.270
  • God on earth and goodwill, God's
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  • kindness coming to all people.
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  • You and I get to be a part of
  • 00:20:47.220 --> 00:20:48.280
  • this.
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  • You and I get to be a
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  • part--everywhere I go, I'm very
  • 00:20:52.170 --> 00:20:54.230
  • aware, "God, you're pursuing
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  • them.
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  • You're pursuing them."
  • 00:20:56.230 --> 00:20:59.170
  • My heart now is, "Lord, there
  • 00:20:59.170 --> 00:21:00.280
  • are so many places everywhere
  • 00:21:00.280 --> 00:21:03.070
  • you are needed.
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  • Where do you need me the most
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  • right now?"
  • 00:21:06.180 --> 00:21:08.110
  • See, you can get so overwhelmed
  • 00:21:08.110 --> 00:21:10.010
  • you may think but everybody
  • 00:21:10.010 --> 00:21:11.190
  • needs.
  • 00:21:11.190 --> 00:21:12.090
  • Yes, you can't meet everybody's
  • 00:21:12.090 --> 00:21:14.170
  • needs, but if every believer
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  • just took responsibility for
  • 00:21:16.250 --> 00:21:18.160
  • their own calling, for why God
  • 00:21:18.160 --> 00:21:21.120
  • has called them, how many more
  • 00:21:21.120 --> 00:21:23.030
  • people would be reached?
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  • You are the church.
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  • This building is not the church,
  • 00:21:28.140 --> 00:21:30.060
  • you are.
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  • And it is time for us to arise
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  • and shine wherever we are at
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  • work, in our college, in our
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  • universities.
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  • Go make disciples of all
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  • nations, of all people groups.
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  • Everywhere you go, make
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  • disciples.
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  • And our job as pastors and
  • 00:21:51.140 --> 00:21:54.000
  • leaders is to equip you, to stir
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  • you because you have Christ in
  • 00:21:57.050 --> 00:21:59.290
  • you, the hope of glory.
  • 00:21:59.290 --> 00:22:01.040
  • And you have the Spirit of God
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  • who's been given to you so that
  • 00:22:03.030 --> 00:22:04.280
  • you could walk about like Jesus
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  • Christ walked about.
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  • Wherever you go, people's lives
  • 00:22:07.130 --> 00:22:09.150
  • are changed.
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  • Who is changing because you're
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  • there?
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  • Because that's your assignment.
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  • Much more than getting a
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  • paycheck, more than getting a
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  • degree, your assignment is to
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  • - Jerry: I hope your heart is
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  • warm by the gospel of Jesus as
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  • ours was when Kimberly brought
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  • that message.
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  • And I hope you're stirred to not
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  • just receive it for yourself,
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  • but to help other people to be
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  • able to get to church this
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  • Christmas and to hear the gospel
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  • message.
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  • And so, I wanna pray for us that
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  • we will have the boldness, that
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  • we will have the love of the
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  • Lord in our hearts that would
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  • cause us to step out of our
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  • comfort zones to get out of our
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  • box and to take the risk and
  • 00:22:56.260 --> 00:22:59.210
  • invite somebody to come to
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  • church.
  • 00:23:00.270 --> 00:23:01.170
  • This is the time of the year
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  • when more people will come to
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  • church than any other time.
  • 00:23:04.030 --> 00:23:06.020
  • And so, let's pray right now.
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  • Hopefully, the Lord will bring
  • 00:23:08.100 --> 00:23:09.270
  • people to our minds that we can
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  • invite neighbors, colleagues,
  • 00:23:11.160 --> 00:23:12.290
  • other students at school,
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  • whoever.
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  • And let's trust the Holy Spirit
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  • that he knows who we should
  • 00:23:17.240 --> 00:23:19.080
  • invite and that he's gonna tug
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  • on their hearts as we invite
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  • them.
  • 00:23:22.060 --> 00:23:22.260
  • So, Father, we pray in Jesus'
  • 00:23:22.260 --> 00:23:24.050
  • name that you would stir us to
  • 00:23:24.050 --> 00:23:26.280
  • invite other people, give us the
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  • boldness, direct us to the right
  • 00:23:28.080 --> 00:23:30.020
  • people, and Lord, when we do
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  • step out of our comfort zones to
  • 00:23:32.020 --> 00:23:33.250
  • invite them, we pray that you
  • 00:23:33.250 --> 00:23:36.210
  • would do what only you can do
  • 00:23:36.210 --> 00:23:38.230
  • and that is stir their hearts
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  • and put something in their
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  • hearts that would be motivating
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  • to be able to step toward Jesus,
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  • to be able to go to church, to
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  • be somewhere where they can hear
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  • a good presentation of the
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  • gospel.
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  • And we pray it in Jesus' name,
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  • amen and amen.
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  • And hey, I also wanna mention to
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  • you that we're coming upon the
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