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Better than Normal: 2020 Vision

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August 30, 2020
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Divine vision gives meaning and motivation to the mundane. Ability to trust the Lord and see what can be; brings true perceptive.

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  • he's also ever-present.
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  • Kerry: Now, I want toask you a question.
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  • How many of you guyshave 2020 vision?
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  • Raise your hand.
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  • That's pretty impressive.
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  • Three of you.
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  • That's great.
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  • No, there's quite afew with 2020 vision.
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  • The rest of us are envious ofyou because we all know that
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  • 2020 vision means you havereally good eyesight and you
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  • have no need forcontacts or glasses.
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  • So as the year 2020 wasapproaching, many businesses and
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  • corporations, both big andsmall, just thought it would be
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  • a good idea to use the year2020 with their vision for
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  • the organization.
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  • I mean, it just made sense toput 2020 vision with the year
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  • 2020 in order to help everyonein your organization remember
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  • the new vision that you werecasting for 2020 or to remember
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  • those strategic plans thatyou're unveiling for 2020.
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  • And so it just seemed like agreat idea to use the year 2020
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  • with 2020 vision to helpeveryone in the organization
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  • really be on the same page.
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  • And then the year 2020 hit andall the 2020 visions went out
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  • the window.
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  • All the plans werereplaced by the pandemic.
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  • I don't know any business who intheir strategic plan, in their
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  • 2020 vision had, "First, preparefor the worst pandemic in
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  • 100 years.
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  • Secondly, close down thebusiness for 3 months and send
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  • everybody home.
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  • And then watch out forthe murder hornets.
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  • Don't forget that."
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  • I mean, I don't know anybusiness that really had the
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  • vision for 2020.
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  • You see, as human beings,our vision is so limited.
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  • Usually all we see is theproblems and the pain that are
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  • right in front of us, andsometimes all we can see is the
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  • little plan that we've made forour lives and then God allows
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  • something to come inand blow up that plan.
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  • And usually when my plan getsblown up, I stubbornly try to
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  • stick to my same normal plan andit's really frustrating, 'causes
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  • all kinds of problems.
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  • Because whenever God allowsyour plan to be blown up, it's
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  • because he has abetter plan for you.
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  • We've said in this series thatwhenever God allows you to go to
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  • worse than normal, it's so thatyou'll never go back to
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  • normal again.
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  • Whenever God allows you to goto worse than normal, it's so he
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  • can take you to places betterthan normal that you would have
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  • never gone to unless thingsgot worse than normal.
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  • And maybe it feels like worsethan normal right now for you in
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  • your life, yourfamily, finances.
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  • Maybe it feels worse thannormal, but God allows us to go
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  • to that place of worse thannormal so that we'll never go
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  • back to normal again.
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  • And I believe with all my heartduring this time, during the
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  • year 2020, God wants us allto go to a new place in our
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  • character, a new place in ourrelationship with him, a new
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  • place in ourrelationships with others.
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  • God wants us to go to this newplace that we can never break
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  • through unless he allowedworse than normal to come in.
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  • And so we're going to belooking at a 2020 vision.
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  • How do I really have a 2020vision; a vision for this year,
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  • a vision for what Godis doing in my life?
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  • How do I reallyhave a 2020 vision?
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  • Because so often we can't seeit at the time because we don't
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  • have God's perspective, butwe're going to look at Isaiah
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  • the prophet in the Old Testamentbecause he gets a life vision
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  • that is so powerful and itchanges him forever, and it's a
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  • life vision that comes fromgetting God's perspective.
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  • He gets a little bit of God'sperspective and it changes
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  • everything in his life.
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  • He starts seeingeverything clearly.
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  • He has this clarityon his priorities.
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  • He has a clarity on his callingand he knows exactly what he's
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  • supposed to do.
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  • God gives him this clear visionfor his life, but it came from
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  • getting a God-levelperspective just a little bit.
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  • And in Isaiah 40:21, he was ableto speak from God's perspective.
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  • You see, most of the time,we live on a ground-level
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  • perspective and all we can seeis the problem that we're facing
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  • and everything seemsinsurmountable.
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  • All we see are the problems andthe pain that are all around us.
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  • All we see is--we can'treally see what God is up to.
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  • We need a God-level perspectiveso that we can see what's true,
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  • what's real.
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  • And so I want to read to youour key passage, Isaiah 40.
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  • Would you stand in honor ofGod's Word, Woodlands Church?
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  • And everyone in our Atascocitacampus and Woodlands campus, as
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  • you stand--everyone at home, Ireally encourage you to
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  • stand up.
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  • Why do we do that, standin honor of God's Word?
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  • The Bible never tells us yougot to stand when you read
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  • God's Word.
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  • But I just like to do that toremind you that I can tell you
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  • stories and I can give you somepoints, but God's Word changes
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  • your life.
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  • God's Word is whatchanges our lives.
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  • And it's just to remind youthat; hey, what we're doing is
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  • we're looking to God's Word.
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  • We're looking to theLord for answers.
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  • And so we look to God's Word andit's just one little reminder
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  • that helps me and helps all ofus remember; hey, this is what
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  • changes my life.
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  • So just follow along with me.
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  • Isaiah asked a question to you.
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  • "Do you not know?
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  • Have you not heard?
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  • Has it not been toldyou from the beginning?
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  • Have you not understoodsince the earth was founded?
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  • He sits enthroned above thecircle of the earth, and the
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  • people are like grasshoppers.
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  • He stretches out the heavenslike a canopy, and he spreads
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  • them out like atent to live in."
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  • You can be seated.
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  • Isaiah is saying God has ahigher perspective than we could
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  • ever fathom.
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  • The most powerful, the mostinfluential, the wealthiest
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  • people on this planet from God'sperspective are as weak and as
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  • small as little grasshoppers.
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  • That's a God-level perspective.
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  • You see, God sees allfrom his perspective.
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  • He sees the darkestcorners of the cosmos.
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  • Nothing is hiddenfrom God's sight.
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  • He sees every motive of everyaction of every person on this
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  • earth, God sees it all.
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  • I can't hide anythingfrom Almighty God.
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  • He sees everything, the good,bad, and ugly in my life, he
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  • sees it all.
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  • God is all-seeing, andGod is all-knowing.
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  • He knows everything abouteverything and everyone who's
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  • ever lived.
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  • God knows it all.
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  • He's all-seeing,he's all-knowing,
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  • and he's all-powerful.
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  • He holds the galaxies in place.
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  • He created it all.
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  • It was created byhim and for him.
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  • God created it all,so he owns it all.
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  • He owns every particle in ourunsearchable universe, even our
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  • little blue planet.
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  • From the skies above to thedepths below, he owns it all.
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  • God is greater and more powerfulthan I could ever fathom.
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  • He's all-seeing, all-knowing,all-powerful, but he's
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  • also ever-present.
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  • See, he's not limitedby time and space.
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  • He's in the past, present, andfuture all at the same time.
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  • And so he's always right there.
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  • He's closer than youcould ever comprehend.
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  • You see, the theologians callthis God's transcendence and
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  • God's eminence, thatGod is transcendent.
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  • He's greater and bigger andmore powerful than we could
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  • ever grasp.
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  • He's transcended beyond ourunderstanding and yet
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  • he's eminent.
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  • He's close, closer thanwe could ever comprehend.
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  • The Bible says he's close to thebrokenhearted and saves those
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  • who are crushed in spirit.
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  • So if your heart is hurting, ifyour heart is bleeding, if your
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  • heart is crushed today, if yourheart is broken, he's closer to
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  • you than he's ever been.
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  • I'm so glad that we have aGod who's greater than I can
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  • understand and yet he's closerthan I could ever imagine, and
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  • he's right here right now.
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  • Wherever you are, he'sright there right now.
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  • He's ever-present.
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  • That's God's perspective.
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  • And Isaiah gets a little bit ofGod's perspective and it changes
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  • his vision.
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  • It clears up theclouds in his vision.
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  • It clears up that blurriness,that fogginess in his vision.
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  • He sees life truly.
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  • He sees it completely.
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  • And God wants to give you avision for your life, and it
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  • comes from his perspective.
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  • When you start getting a littlebit of God's perspective, then
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  • you start having a vision foryour life that is so clear and
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  • so compelling and so powerful.
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  • When my son Steven was 14 yearsold, he was having trouble
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  • seeing the chalkboard in class.
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  • And so we took him to theoptometrist and the optometrist
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  • said, "Yeah, he needs glasses."
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  • So they fitted him with glasses.
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  • And after his first day ofschool with his new glasses,
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  • when he came home, Iasked him, "Hey, Steven.
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  • How was your day withyour new glasses?
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  • Could you see the board today?"
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  • He says, "Yes, butit's even better.
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  • The whole world is HD now."
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  • And I think a lot of us arewalking around in life with a
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  • clouded vision, with a blurryvision, not really seeing
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  • life clearly.
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  • We don't really have a clearvision for what our life is
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  • all about.
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  • We don't have a clear vision ofwhat God is calling us to do.
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  • We don't have a clear visionfrom God that compels us, that
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  • drives us.
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  • And it's so important to havea clear vision from God because
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  • without vision then lifejust becomes mundane.
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  • Nothing becomes meaningful.
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  • Vision gives meaningto the mundane.
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  • Andy Stanley in his book,"Visioneering," says vision is
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  • the difference between fillingsome bags with dirt and saving a
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  • town from floodwaters.
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  • Filling bags with dirt,that's just mundane.
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  • But when you know that you'refilling bags with dirt to save a
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  • city from floodwaters,then you have meaning.
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  • If you know the vision, ifyou know the purpose, it gives
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  • meaning to the mundane.
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  • Those of you who are parentsof preschoolers, you get this,
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  • don't you?
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  • I mean, changing a diaper,picking up toys, cleaning up a
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  • mess, that doesn't feel veryinfluential or important as an
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  • activity, but then youremember the big vision.
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  • What you're doing; you're notjust cleaning up a mess, you're
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  • building a child.
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  • You're raising up the nextgeneration to change the world.
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  • It's one detail at a time, butyou know the big vision and how
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  • important it is.
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  • Doesn't feel importantat times, does it?
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  • Feels like you clean up a messthat you've cleaned up 1.000
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  • times before.
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  • And then by the end of theday, everything's a mess again.
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  • But what are you doing?
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  • Your vision as you're building achild, and God wants to give you
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  • a clear vision for your lifethat gives you meaning and
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  • motivation and passion.
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  • female announcer: Still tocome with Pastor Kerry Shook.
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  • Kerry: I believe with all myheart this is not the year of
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  • the coronavirus, this is theyear of the Lord's favor.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • 00:12:56.725 --> 00:13:00.696
  • thousands of meals, essentialproducts, and acts of kindness
  • 00:13:00.729 --> 00:13:05.100
  • to those most impacted bythe coronavirus crisis.
  • 00:13:05.134 --> 00:13:09.071
  • We are just getting started, sowe ask you to continue to join
  • 00:13:09.104 --> 00:13:12.641
  • us in support of theseoutreaches that bring Christ's
  • 00:13:12.675 --> 00:13:16.545
  • message to our hurting world.
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  • Call 844-34-KERRY or goto KerryShook.org to give.
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  • Kerry: When Jesus ascended toheaven after he died and rose
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  • again, he told his disciples onthe Mount of Olives, "Hey, I'm
  • 00:13:31.060 --> 00:13:35.064
  • going back to heaven, but I'mgoing to leave you my Holy
  • 00:13:35.097 --> 00:13:37.833
  • Spirit to live in you and you'regoing to be the body of Christ.
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  • You're going to be my body.
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  • You're going to be my hands andmy feet, my voice, to go to the
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  • hurting world to bringhealing and hope.
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  • You're going to bring the goodnews, but you're going to also
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  • show the good news.
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  • You're going to be Jesus topeople; and they're going to see
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  • me through your love, throughyour caring, through your
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  • compassion, throughyour healing.
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  • They're going to see me.
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  • And so that's my plan to savethis lost and hurting world.
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  • That's my plan."
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  • And sometimes I want to say,"Well, God, do you have
  • 00:14:08.964 --> 00:14:10.432
  • a plan B?
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  • Because that hasn'tworked so well."
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  • You know, a lot of timesthat hasn't worked so well.
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  • I mean, a lot of times thechurch is not what you want it
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  • to be.
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  • A lot of times the church in theworld today is not doing what
  • 00:14:21.710 --> 00:14:25.314
  • you've called us to do.
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  • A lot of times weget too comfortable.
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  • "Lord, is there any other planto heal the hurting world?"
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  • And he says, "No,there's only one plan.
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  • Plan A is it.
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  • And, church, if you don't be mybody, if you don't be my body,
  • 00:14:36.992 --> 00:14:41.664
  • and if you don't go to thehurting world, then people will
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  • not see me.
  • 00:14:43.866 --> 00:14:45.834
  • They will not be healed,they will not find hope.
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  • They will not find heaven."
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  • You are the hope ofthe world, church.
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  • I believe that to the core of mybeing, that the church of Jesus
  • 00:14:52.308 --> 00:14:55.344
  • Christ is the hope, is thehealing agent, is the change
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  • agent in the world.
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  • I believe that with all my heartwithout the church, there is no
  • 00:15:02.084 --> 00:15:04.420
  • hope, there's no other plan.
  • 00:15:04.453 --> 00:15:06.055
  • If we don't be the body ofChrist, there's no hope for this
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  • hurting world.
  • 00:15:08.223 --> 00:15:11.160
  • When Jesus Christ was on thisearth, he stepped into a temple
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  • in Galilee on the Sabbath dayand they asked him to read from
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  • the Torah, from the Scriptures.
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  • And what would happen is thatthe rabbi or the teacher would
  • 00:15:28.811 --> 00:15:32.348
  • just do the Sabbath reading, andthey would read in the temple
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  • just what came next.
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  • They had these readings from theTorah, and then you would just
  • 00:15:40.556 --> 00:15:43.392
  • pick up the next Sabbath daywhere the rabbi left off the
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  • Sabbath day before.
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  • And so when Jesus stood upthere, he began to read what was
  • 00:15:48.364 --> 00:15:51.100
  • next, the next reading in theTorah, the Scripture, the Old
  • 00:15:51.133 --> 00:15:54.770
  • Testament and--but he planned itbefore he created the world what
  • 00:15:54.803 --> 00:15:59.775
  • he would be reading that day.
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  • There was no coincidence, andhe read this passage from
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  • Isaiah 61.
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  • Isaiah 61, 1 through 4, "TheSpirit of the sovereign Lord is
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  • on me because the Lord hasanointed me to proclaim good
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  • news to the poor.
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  • He has sent me to bind up thebrokenhearted, to proclaim
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  • freedom for the captives andrelease from darkness for the
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  • prisoners, to proclaim the yearof the Lord's favor and the day
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  • of vengeance of our God, tocomfort all who mourn and
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  • provide for those who grieve inZion, to bestow on them a crown
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  • of beauty instead of ashes, theoil of joy instead of a spirit
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  • of despair.
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  • They will be called oaks ofrighteousness, a planting of the
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  • Lord for the displayof his splendor.
  • 00:16:38.447 --> 00:16:40.682
  • They will rebuild the ancientruins and restore the places
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  • long devastated.
  • 00:16:42.718 --> 00:16:44.453
  • They will renew the ruinedcities that have been devastated
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  • for generations."
  • 00:16:46.522 --> 00:16:49.058
  • Jesus read the first part ofthis and he said, "Today, this
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  • is being fulfilledin your presence."
  • 00:16:52.995 --> 00:16:56.832
  • What a powerful thing.
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  • Jesus said, "This is the visionthat my Father has for me, and
  • 00:16:59.535 --> 00:17:02.538
  • I'm fulfilling this vision."
  • 00:17:02.571 --> 00:17:04.940
  • What was it?
  • 00:17:04.973 --> 00:17:07.009
  • To proclaim good news to thepoor who are bankrupt in Spirit;
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  • to bind up the brokenhearted,those who are hurting, those who
  • 00:17:10.145 --> 00:17:12.881
  • are bleeding; to proclaimfreedom for those who are
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  • captives in their sin, releasefrom darkness for the prisoners;
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  • to proclaim the yearof the Lord's favor.
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  • Did you get that?
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  • The year of the Lord's favor.
  • 00:17:26.261 --> 00:17:28.464
  • Jesus said, "This iswhat I'm to be about.
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  • This is my vision."
  • 00:17:30.699 --> 00:17:32.901
  • And if we're a Christ follower,if we're the body of Christ,
  • 00:17:32.935 --> 00:17:35.671
  • then this is whatwe're to be about.
  • 00:17:35.704 --> 00:17:37.906
  • What are we to be about?
  • 00:17:37.940 --> 00:17:40.476
  • To preach the good news of hopeto the poor, those who are poor
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  • in Spirit and arebankrupt spiritually.
  • 00:17:45.447 --> 00:17:50.152
  • We're to bind upthe brokenhearted.
  • 00:17:50.185 --> 00:17:52.321
  • When someone's hurting,we're to be a healing agent.
  • 00:17:52.354 --> 00:17:55.324
  • We're to proclaim release forthe captives in Jesus' name from
  • 00:17:55.357 --> 00:18:00.129
  • sins that haveheld them captive.
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  • We're to rebuild.
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  • We're to renew.
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  • We're to restore.
  • 00:18:08.804 --> 00:18:10.739
  • That's what we're to do.
  • 00:18:10.772 --> 00:18:13.008
  • We're to raise up the age oldfoundations of God's Word and
  • 00:18:13.041 --> 00:18:15.878
  • Jesus Christ, and then we'reto rebuild and renew the things
  • 00:18:15.911 --> 00:18:19.414
  • that are broken in our culture.
  • 00:18:19.448 --> 00:18:23.118
  • And there's a lot that's broken.
  • 00:18:23.152 --> 00:18:25.754
  • We've got to restore.
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  • We've got to build.
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  • We've got to make a difference.
  • 00:18:30.592 --> 00:18:32.728
  • And so that's whatJesus is about.
  • 00:18:32.761 --> 00:18:36.198
  • That's what he'scalled us to do.
  • 00:18:36.231 --> 00:18:39.201
  • But I love that phrase, theyear of the Lord's favor.
  • 00:18:39.234 --> 00:18:42.771
  • I believe with all my heartJesus is saying to you today,
  • 00:18:42.804 --> 00:18:45.908
  • this 2020--the 2020 vision foryou, this is the year of the
  • 00:18:45.941 --> 00:18:50.312
  • Lord's favor in your life, yourfamily, in our community, in our
  • 00:18:50.345 --> 00:18:55.984
  • city, in our nation,and in this world.
  • 00:18:56.018 --> 00:18:59.888
  • You say, "Well, itdoesn't look like that."
  • 00:18:59.922 --> 00:19:02.558
  • It doesn't matter what it lookslike; what matters is what God
  • 00:19:02.591 --> 00:19:04.593
  • is doing.
  • 00:19:04.626 --> 00:19:07.029
  • We believe the truth fromthe true perspective.
  • 00:19:07.062 --> 00:19:09.698
  • I believe with all my heartthis is not the year of the
  • 00:19:09.731 --> 00:19:12.201
  • coronavirus, this is theyear of the Lord's favor.
  • 00:19:12.234 --> 00:19:14.570
  • This is not the year ofrecession, this is the year of
  • 00:19:14.603 --> 00:19:17.906
  • the Lord's favor.
  • 00:19:17.940 --> 00:19:20.275
  • That's what this is.
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  • May not look like it.
  • 00:19:22.444 --> 00:19:24.112
  • This is not the year whereracial injustice has the last
  • 00:19:24.146 --> 00:19:25.914
  • word, this is the yearof the Lord's favor.
  • 00:19:25.948 --> 00:19:30.819
  • This is not the year of Antifaor white supremacists; this is
  • 00:19:30.852 --> 00:19:34.256
  • the year of the Lord Jesus'favor upon you, and this is the
  • 00:19:34.289 --> 00:19:39.194
  • year that God bringshealing and strength.
  • 00:19:39.228 --> 00:19:44.466
  • I'm telling you, look to Jesus,look to Jesus; and I'm telling
  • 00:19:44.499 --> 00:19:49.137
  • you what he'll do is he'll pointyou right down to this earth to
  • 00:19:49.171 --> 00:19:51.440
  • say, "Be a healing agent here.
  • 00:19:51.473 --> 00:19:54.109
  • Be a healing agent here."
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • announcer: In the midst of thecoronavirus we have witnessed
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  • God's work in amazingways to grow his church.
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  • Through Livestream, televisionbroadcasts, and relief efforts,
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  • people around the world arediscovering the saving grace of
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  • Christ and staying connectedto the true source of hope.
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  • Your giving to Kerry ShookMinistries not only provides the
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  • media platforms to deliver God'sWord but it also provides for
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  • thousands of meals, essentialproducts, and acts of kindness
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  • to those most impacted bythe coronavirus crisis.
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  • We are just getting started sowe ask you to continue to join
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  • us in support of theseoutreaches that bring Christ's
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  • message to our hurting world.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ Maker of heaven,maker of earth ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ Galaxy architect,gave me my worth ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ Who could have predictedthe story you'd write ♪
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  • ♪ No, no, you stretchedout the heavens ♪
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  • ♪ And laid down your life ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ Here where sinand love collide ♪
  • 00:22:06.007 --> 00:22:10.345
  • ♪ I stand in awe,arms open wide ♪
  • 00:22:10.379 --> 00:22:14.983
  • ♪ The God who joined thehemispheres joined my fight ♪
  • 00:22:15.016 --> 00:22:23.925
  • ♪ Here where sin and bloodcollide, my chains fall off ♪
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  • ♪ My fears subside ♪
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  • ♪ The God who madethe universe ♪
  • 00:22:32.801 --> 00:22:37.339
  • ♪ Made a way ♪
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  • ♪ You made a way ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ Here where sinand love collide ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • male: You sing,"Maker of heaven."
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ Maker of heaven,author of life ♪
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  • ♪ With no obligationyou painted the skies ♪
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  • ♪ There's no planet too big,no creature too small ♪
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  • ♪ No ♪
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  • ♪ In your perfect pictureyou wanted it all ♪
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  • male: Come on we sing out.
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  • ♪ Here where sinand love collide ♪
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  • ♪ I stand in awe,arms open wide ♪
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  • ♪ The God who joined thehemispheres joined my fight ♪
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  • ♪ Here where sinand blood collide ♪
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  • ♪ My chains fall off,my fears subside ♪
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  • ♪ The God who made theuniverse made a way ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ Make a way, make a way ♪
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  • ♪ You'll make a way,make a way ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ You're the maker of thestars so make a way ♪
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  • ♪ You're the maker of myheart so make a way ♪
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  • ♪ You made the blindto see so make a way ♪
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  • ♪ You made somethingnew in me ♪
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  • ♪ So make a way ♪
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  • ♪ When the walls are closingin you will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ When I need to startagain you will make a way ♪
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  • When I can't see my wayout you will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ In the darkness I willshout "You will make a way" ♪
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  • ♪ When I have nothing leftyou will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ When I can't take one morestep you will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ When I can't see my wayout you will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ In the dark I will shout"You will make a way" ♪
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  • ♪ When I have nothing leftyou will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ When I can't take one morestep you will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ When I can't see my wayout you will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ In the dark I will shout"You will make a way" ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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