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Change Up

Watch Change Up
August 2, 2020
27:29

Change can bring opportunity to go higher. Pastor Kerry reviews different categories of change and how to hold onto God and soar with the winds of change.

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  • Kerry Shook: You see,change is inevitable.
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  • You can fight it,you can resent it,
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  • or you can accept it.
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  • Kerry: Well, we started a newseries this weekend that we're
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  • calling "Change Up," and it'sall about turning unexpected
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  • changes into next-levelopportunities because the winds
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  • of change are constantlyblowing into everyone's life,
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  • but sometimes theyhit with such force,
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  • it's like the hurricane-forcewinds of change have just
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  • battered your life.
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  • Every one of usexperience the winds of change,
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  • and those winds of change willeither tear you apart or bring
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  • you closer togetherin your relationships.
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  • Those winds of change willeither knock you down
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  • or carry you to newheights in your life.
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  • And so that's what we're lookingat because we all experience the
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  • winds of change, and I thinkit's a very timely message
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  • because the winds of changeare blowing stronger than ever
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  • during this COVID-19 crisis, butI truly believe that God wants
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  • us to set our sails to catchthe winds of change and to move
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  • upward, to go to new levels inour lives and not let change
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  • take us down and get us stuck.
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  • God wants us.
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  • God wants to use the change tohelp us break through barriers
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  • we've never been ableto break through before.
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  • You see, there are some changesthat come into our lives that
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  • knock us down, but Ibelieve with all my heart that,
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  • when God allows the winds ofchange to blow in our lives,
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  • even the truly bad winds ofchange that God didn't cause
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  • but that he allowed, I don'tunderstand all the reasons,
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  • but I know whenever God allowsthe winds of change to come into
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  • our lives, even the mostpainful winds of change,
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  • God always intends it toultimately take us upward.
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  • God always intends it for anultimate change up if we'll
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  • learn how to alignourselves with his plan,
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  • if we'll learn how, like theeagle that catches the thermals
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  • that spiral up into the air,those warm thermals that spiral
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  • up into the air,the eagle knows that,
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  • if he gets rightinto those thermals,
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  • then the spiraling thermals thatare invisible to the eye will
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  • take him up into the air higherand higher and higher without
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  • him having to even flap hiswings or exert any energy.
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  • And so God wants us to learn howto catch his thermals so that we
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  • can go higher in the winds ofchange because he's the only one
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  • that can take us there,and I truly believe that,
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  • during this crisis, in thishealth crisis which has turned
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  • into an economic crisisand a relationship crisis,
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  • I believe this crisisthat has pushed us backward,
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  • that has pushed us downward,that God wants us to find those
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  • thermals, and maybe theyweren't where you were.
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  • They're where you are now.
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  • Maybe God had to push us down sowe could catch his thermals to
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  • go higher than we've ever beenbefore because sometimes you
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  • have to go downbefore you can go up.
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  • Sometimes you have to failbefore you find true success.
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  • Sometimes you have to gobackwards before you could
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  • really move forward and breakthrough barriers that have held
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  • you back for so long.
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  • Let's just saythat you're hiking,
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  • and you come up to a creek, andyou don't wanna get your shoes
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  • wet, so you wanna get over thecreek and jump over the creek,
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  • and you know you canjump over this creek,
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  • but you realize you can'tdo it from where you're at.
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  • You've gottaphysically go backwards.
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  • You gotta go backwards so thatyou can get the momentum that
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  • you need to run and to jump overthat barrier and to clear that
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  • barrier and getto the other side.
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  • You had to go physicallybackwards in order to go
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  • forwards and get over thebarrier that was holdin' you
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  • back, and that's the way itis in life so many times.
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  • God has to allow the winds ofchange into our lives to take us
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  • backwards so that we can thenhave the momentum to go forward
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  • and to clear a barrier that wecould've never cleared
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  • before because, whenyou're right there,
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  • you don't have themomentum that you need,
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  • and sometimes to goforward, you gotta go backwards.
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  • Sometimes to go up,you've gotta go down.
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  • You gotta have a change down sothat God can take you and
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  • give you a change-up.
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  • You've gotta go down so youcan catch the thermals of where
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  • God's power is so that he cantake you to a whole new level,
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  • and I believe with all my heartthat's what God's doing
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  • right now in my life, inyour life, in our communities,
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  • in our world.
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  • So important to see it.
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  • And so I want us to open ourBibles to the book of Isaiah
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  • because this is apowerful promise of God.
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  • It's Isaiah 43,beginning with verse 18.
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  • Right before we celebrate our25th anniversary as a church,
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  • God really laid thisverse on my heart because,
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  • as we were getting ready tocelebrate 25 years of all that
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  • God has done, you know, we werethinkin' about the past and all
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  • the amazing things God has donein the past and to celebrate it,
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  • and God wants usto celebrate it,
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  • but God reallygave me this promise,
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  • and he said, "Kerry,it's not about the past.
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  • It's about whatI'm doing right now.
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  • I need you to see it,what I'm doing right now,
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  • because I'm doin' a new thing.
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  • It's just startin' up, andyou gotta prepare--a new thing
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  • because the greatest daysof the church are ahead.
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  • And so I hope that, when youlook at this passage today,
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  • you'll think about ourchurch and where we're heading,
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  • but you'll also realizethis speaks directly to you.
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  • I know someone out thereneeds this desperately.
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  • In fact, God, I know, is gonnaspeak this directly to so many
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  • of you because this isright where you're at,
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  • and he's got a wordfor you in Isaiah 43:18.
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  • "Forget the former things.
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  • Do not dwell on the past.
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  • See, I'm doing a new thing.
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  • Now it springs up.
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  • Do you not perceive it?
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  • I'm making a way in the desertand streams in the wasteland."
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  • I want you to see justthree simple things that are
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  • so powerful and how we canalign ourselves to catch those
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  • thermals so that God cantake us up to new heights.
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  • First, I need anattitude that accepts change.
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  • An attitude that accepts change.
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  • It's all about the attitude.
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  • It's really an attitude ofopportunity in the middle of the
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  • change because change comes intoall of our lives whether we
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  • like it or not.
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  • Seasons change, timeschange, people change,
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  • circumstances change, and whenthe hurricane-force winds
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  • of change hit our lives, thefirst thing we try to do
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  • is usually fight it.
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  • So think of your life,sort of, as a voyage,
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  • and often our shipencounters storms.
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  • And when the hurricane-forcewinds hit our ship,
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  • usually the first thing we tryto do is sail into the wind
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  • and fight it, to stick to ourplans, and to just keep goin'
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  • against that wind, and thehurricane-force winds keep
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  • blowing at us, and we keepfighting it and struggling at
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  • trying to control the wind,trying to control other people,
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  • trying to controlour circumstances,
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  • trying to control our image,trying to control our problems,
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  • trying to control our pain,and we're trying to control
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  • everything, andwe're fighting it.
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  • You see, change is inevitable.
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  • You can fight it,you can resent it,
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  • or you can acceptit, and if you don't,
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  • the hurricane-force windswill batter your ship
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  • and destroy your life.
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  • I really believe thatGod wants his people,
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  • his children, to set their sailsto catch the winds of change,
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  • to set our sails to catch thewinds of change so that he and
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  • his power can take us to newlevels that we could've never
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  • gone to before.
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  • God doesn't want hischildren to be looking down.
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  • He wants us to look up tosee where he wants to take us.
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  • And so he says tous in this passage,
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  • in verse 18, "Forgetthe former things.
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  • Do not dwell on the past."
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  • He's saying, "Don't getstuck in the way it used to be.
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  • Don't get stuck in the past andmiss out on what I'm doing today
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  • in the here and now."
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  • female announcer: Still tocome with Pastor Kerry Shook.
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  • Kerry: God, open my eyes tothe new thing you're doing
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  • right now that I can't see.
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  • Give me eyes to see pastthe pain to the positives
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  • of this change.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • announcer: In themidst of the coronavirus,
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  • we have witnessed God's work inamazing ways to grow his church.
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  • Through live stream,television broadcasts,
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  • and relief efforts, peoplearound the world are discovering
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  • the saving grace of Christ andstaying connected to the
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  • true source of hope.
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  • Kerry: God wants his peopleto set our sails to catch
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  • the winds of change.
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  • But I need to say somethinghere that's so important.
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  • You can't accept the pastuntil you grieve your losses.
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  • You know, a lot of times wewanna move forward when we've
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  • experienced loss, and we justwanna move forward and forget
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  • the former things, but you can'tforget the past until you
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  • grieve the past.
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  • And when we movebackwards and grieve,
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  • then we can moveforward because,
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  • if you don't grieve your losses,you get stuck in the past.
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  • And you can't put atimetable on grief.
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  • A loss of a marriage,a loss of a business,
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  • a loss of a lovedone--you have to grieve.
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  • And there are some griefs, thereare some losses you will never
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  • get over in this life,but you will get through
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  • it with God's power.
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  • They'll leave a lastingmark, a lasting wound,
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  • a lasting scar,but God will heal,
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  • and you will get through it.
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  • But what I'm saying is you'vegotta take some time to grieve
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  • the losses in your life,and you can't speed up grief.
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  • A lot of times when peopleare grieving and hurting,
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  • we just want them to be happy,and we try to make them happy.
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  • We don't know what todo to make them happy.
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  • We don't know what to say.
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  • It's not your jobto make them happy.
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  • It's your job togrieve with them.
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  • The Bible says, "Weweep with those who weep.
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  • We rejoice withthose who rejoice."
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  • And I've said thismany times, but,
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  • husbands--I have to remindmyself--you need to remind
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  • yourself that it's not yourjob to make your wife happy.
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  • It's not your job tomake your spouse happy.
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  • Wives, it's not yourjob, and, husbands,
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  • it's not your job, but it's yourjob to hurt with them when they
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  • hurt, to stay in the hurtwith them when they hurt.
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  • And so, many times, we're tryin'to hurry people up from feeling
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  • grief and grieving their losses,but Jesus was a man of sorrow
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  • acquainted with grief,and grief is good.
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  • It's the thing that God createdin us that brings healing,
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  • and so you grieve,but as you're grieving,
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  • keep believing.
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  • As you're grieving,keep believing.
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  • Keep trusting God inthe middle of the tears.
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  • And then there's a secondthing--a faith that sees
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  • the divine opportunity.
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  • In even painful changes, Godwants to open our eyes to
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  • see the opportunity.
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  • And in verse 19, inIsaiah chapter 43,
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  • it says, "See, I'mdoing a new thing.
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  • Now it springs up.
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  • Do you not perceive it?"
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  • God says, "Don't you see it?
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  • I'm already doing it.It's just starting.
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  • It might be really small,but I'm doing it."
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  • And you're going,"God, I can't see it.
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  • I'm flat on my back.""God, I can't see it.
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  • My business hasgone so far back,
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  • I'm barely hangin' on.
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  • I can't see any new thing."
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  • "God, I can't see it.I've lost my job."
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  • "God, I can't see it."
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  • It's really hard to see when thechange has brought you so low,
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  • but you know what?
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  • God says, "Open your eyes,and you'll start seeing it.
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  • Open your eyes,your spiritual eyes,
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  • and have anattitude of opportunity."
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  • And so I pray, God, open my eyesto the new thing you're doing
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  • right now that I can't see.
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  • Give me eyes to see pastthe pain to the positives
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  • of this change.
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  • Give me eyes to seepast all of the pain,
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  • to the purpose thatyou have because,
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  • really, they're all, all change.
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  • Even those painful change isan opportunity for growth.
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  • It's an opportunity for growth.
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  • In James 1, in 2, it says,"Dear brothers and sisters,
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  • when troubles come your way,considered it an opportunity
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  • for great joy.
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  • For you know that whenyour faith is tested,
  • 00:13:51.512 --> 00:13:52.847
  • your endurance hasa chance to grow.
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  • So let it grow, for when yourendurance is fully developed,
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  • you will beperfect and complete,
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  • needing nothing."
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  • The most painful changes you gothrough are opportunities for
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  • joy, it says,opportunities to grow and,
  • 00:14:04.926 --> 00:14:08.263
  • really, opportunitiesto grow up in maturity.
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  • Psychologist Dr. JohnTownsend says,
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  • "Immaturity isdemanding reality adapt to you,
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  • and if reality or mycircumstances goes my way,
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  • I'm very happy.
  • 00:14:20.141 --> 00:14:21.442
  • If it doesn't go my way,I throw a tantrum."
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  • That's why toddlersaren't mature yet.
  • 00:14:23.912 --> 00:14:27.448
  • When they don't get their wayand reality doesn't adapt
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  • to them, theythrow a tantrum.
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  • But maturity is theopposite of that.
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  • Maturity isadapting to reality.
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  • It's realizing this change isan opportunity for me to grow,
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  • to grow up, and then it's anopportunity for breakthrough.
  • 00:14:44.032 --> 00:14:47.435
  • In Romans 8:28, one of the mostquoted verses in all Scripture,
  • 00:14:47.468 --> 00:14:52.340
  • one of the mostmisquoted verses,
  • 00:14:52.373 --> 00:14:54.409
  • as well, it says, "And we knowGod causes everything to work
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  • together for the good of thosewho love God and are called
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  • according to hispurpose for them."
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  • I love how it says God is makinga way in the desert
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  • in that Isaiah 43 passage.
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  • God is making a wayin the wilderness.
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  • Maybe you feel like you'rein the wilderness right now.
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  • You feel likeyou're in the desert.
  • 00:15:12.060 --> 00:15:13.428
  • But I'm telling you, Romans8:28 is true that he takes
  • 00:15:13.461 --> 00:15:16.097
  • everything, even the bad, thethings that he doesn't cause,
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  • but the bad things, andsomehow brings good out of it.
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  • He brings water in the desert.
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  • Maybe you feel likeyou're in the desert.
  • 00:15:24.839 --> 00:15:26.908
  • You're in thewilderness right now.
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  • Just know that God isalready makin' a way
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  • in the wilderness for you.
  • 00:15:31.646 --> 00:15:33.314
  • God is makin' a way,and just know he says,
  • 00:15:33.348 --> 00:15:36.417
  • "I will provide water for mychosen," and so he's gonna
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  • provide for you rightthere in the desert,
  • 00:15:39.821 --> 00:15:43.124
  • and then he's gonna take you toyour destiny because deserts
  • 00:15:43.157 --> 00:15:49.197
  • are always part of God's plan.
  • 00:15:49.230 --> 00:15:52.200
  • God, so many times, has to takeus through the desert to get us
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  • to our destiny.
  • 00:15:55.436 --> 00:15:56.738
  • Think about thechildren of Israel.
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  • God has to take us through thedesert to get us to our destiny,
  • 00:15:58.139 --> 00:16:03.945
  • and maybe you're inthe desert right now,
  • 00:16:03.978 --> 00:16:05.380
  • and it's really hard tosee what God is doing.
  • 00:16:05.413 --> 00:16:06.881
  • Just know that God has to takeya back before he can launch you
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  • forward to break throughbarriers you've never been able
  • 00:16:11.352 --> 00:16:13.354
  • to break through in your life.
  • 00:16:13.388 --> 00:16:16.024
  • And so, say, "Godopen my eyes to see,
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  • to perceive the opportunityfor breakthrough here."
  • 00:16:18.426 --> 00:16:22.797
  • And then there's an opportunityto experience God's love,
  • 00:16:22.830 --> 00:16:25.666
  • and that's reallywhat it's all about.
  • 00:16:25.700 --> 00:16:27.368
  • In Romans 8:38, it says, "And Iam convinced that nothing can
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  • ever separate usfrom God's love.
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  • Neither death nor life,neither angels nor demons,
  • 00:16:32.073 --> 00:16:34.609
  • neither our fears for todaynor our worries about tomorrow,
  • 00:16:34.642 --> 00:16:37.845
  • not even the powers of hellcan separate us from God's love.
  • 00:16:37.879 --> 00:16:40.915
  • No power in the skyabove or in the earth below,
  • 00:16:40.948 --> 00:16:43.551
  • indeed, nothing in all creationwill ever be able to separate us
  • 00:16:43.584 --> 00:16:47.355
  • from the love of God that isrevealed in Christ Jesus,
  • 00:16:47.388 --> 00:16:50.324
  • our Lord."
  • 00:16:50.358 --> 00:16:52.260
  • I love that because, really,everything that God allows into
  • 00:16:52.293 --> 00:16:56.664
  • our lives, he cansomehow take even the bad,
  • 00:16:56.697 --> 00:17:00.001
  • the worst, andbring good out of it,
  • 00:17:00.034 --> 00:17:01.736
  • but most importantly, everythingGod does in our lives is to show
  • 00:17:01.769 --> 00:17:06.240
  • us how to have a deeperrelationship with him.
  • 00:17:06.274 --> 00:17:11.646
  • It's to--so that we canexperience God's love because
  • 00:17:11.679 --> 00:17:14.382
  • that's what fulfillment isall about: the love of God and
  • 00:17:14.415 --> 00:17:17.718
  • knowing God and havin'a relationship with God
  • 00:17:17.752 --> 00:17:20.455
  • and walking with God and beingclose to God and knowing that
  • 00:17:20.488 --> 00:17:23.658
  • he will never leaveus or forsake us.
  • 00:17:23.691 --> 00:17:25.293
  • And, you see, everything that isgoing on in your life right now
  • 00:17:25.326 --> 00:17:29.597
  • is God trying to get yourattention to move you closer
  • 00:17:29.630 --> 00:17:33.734
  • to himself so that youcan have a deeper,
  • 00:17:33.768 --> 00:17:36.337
  • richer loverelationship with him.
  • 00:17:36.370 --> 00:17:39.006
  • It's all about God's love,and nothing,
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  • no coronaviruscrisis, no economic crisis,
  • 00:17:42.710 --> 00:17:47.348
  • no relationship crisis,no crisis can keep God
  • 00:17:47.381 --> 00:17:52.320
  • from loving you.
  • 00:17:52.353 --> 00:17:53.788
  • No crisis can separate us,as Christ-followers,
  • 00:17:53.821 --> 00:17:56.657
  • from the love of Jesus Christ,not even death.
  • 00:17:56.691 --> 00:18:00.261
  • Nothing can separate usfrom the love of God.
  • 00:18:00.294 --> 00:18:03.798
  • So, first, I need anattitude that accepts change,
  • 00:18:03.831 --> 00:18:07.568
  • and then I need a faith thatsees the opportunity and change,
  • 00:18:07.602 --> 00:18:10.138
  • but, thirdly, I need aGod who never changes.
  • 00:18:10.171 --> 00:18:11.973
  • I've gotta have an anchorin this world that's
  • 00:18:12.006 --> 00:18:14.175
  • always changing.
  • 00:18:14.208 --> 00:18:15.510
  • In a world ofchanges and uncertainty,
  • 00:18:15.543 --> 00:18:17.845
  • you better have afoundation that never changes.
  • 00:18:17.879 --> 00:18:19.847
  • In Malachi 3:6, God says,"I am the Lord,
  • 00:18:19.881 --> 00:18:22.450
  • and I do not change."
  • 00:18:22.483 --> 00:18:24.352
  • With everythingaround us changing,
  • 00:18:24.385 --> 00:18:26.821
  • it's so good to know thatwe have a God who's always
  • 00:18:26.854 --> 00:18:28.923
  • faithful, and hewill never let us down.
  • 00:18:28.956 --> 00:18:31.225
  • The Bible sayseven--the Scripture says,
  • 00:18:31.259 --> 00:18:34.095
  • "Even when I am faithless,he remains faithful,
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  • for he cannot deny himself,"for that's his character.
  • 00:18:36.764 --> 00:18:39.167
  • He is faithful.
  • 00:18:39.200 --> 00:18:40.935
  • Even when I'm faithless,God is faithful to me.
  • 00:18:40.968 --> 00:18:45.373
  • Alan Shepard, thefirst astronaut,
  • 00:18:45.406 --> 00:18:47.875
  • American astronaut in orbit, wasasked by a reporter just before
  • 00:18:47.909 --> 00:18:51.812
  • he entered the capsule, "What'sthe number one thing you're
  • 00:18:51.846 --> 00:18:54.715
  • counting on, on yourfirst voyage into orbit?"
  • 00:18:54.749 --> 00:18:57.952
  • And Alan Shepard replied, "I amdepending on the fact that God's
  • 00:18:57.985 --> 00:19:01.923
  • laws never change."
  • 00:19:01.956 --> 00:19:04.325
  • "I am depending on the factthat God's laws never change."
  • 00:19:04.358 --> 00:19:07.361
  • Think about it for a moment.
  • 00:19:07.395 --> 00:19:08.696
  • What if the law ofgravity changed every few days,
  • 00:19:08.729 --> 00:19:11.065
  • and you didn't know when?
  • 00:19:11.098 --> 00:19:12.667
  • And you think of allthese laws of physics.
  • 00:19:12.700 --> 00:19:14.936
  • What if they change,like, every couple,
  • 00:19:14.969 --> 00:19:16.671
  • three days, and youdidn't know when,
  • 00:19:16.704 --> 00:19:18.739
  • and couldn't count on 'em?
  • 00:19:18.773 --> 00:19:21.375
  • But God never changes.
  • 00:19:21.409 --> 00:19:23.044
  • He's the sameyesterday, today, and forever.
  • 00:19:23.077 --> 00:19:26.314
  • Your job may have changed,your finances may have changed,
  • 00:19:26.347 --> 00:19:32.853
  • some of yourrelationships may have changed,
  • 00:19:32.887 --> 00:19:35.990
  • your marriage may havetaken a turn for the worst,
  • 00:19:36.023 --> 00:19:38.626
  • but I want you to know you havea God who's always faithful,
  • 00:19:38.659 --> 00:19:41.162
  • and you couldalways count on him.
  • 00:19:41.195 --> 00:19:42.763
  • He will never change.
  • 00:19:42.797 --> 00:19:44.966
  • He loves you, and nothingcan separate you
  • 00:19:44.999 --> 00:19:46.867
  • from the love of God.
  • 00:19:46.901 --> 00:19:49.770
  • When everything else changes,
  • 00:19:49.804 --> 00:19:52.306
  • we can count on a Godwho never changes.
  • 00:19:52.340 --> 00:19:55.443
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  • ♪♪♪
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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 ♪
  • 00:22:05.606 --> 00:22:09.910
  • ♪ I stand in awe,arms open wide ♪
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  • ♪ The God who joined thehemispheres joined my fight ♪
  • 00:22:14.382 --> 00:22:23.457
  • ♪ 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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  • ♪ 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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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ With no obligationyou painted the skies ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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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 ♪
  • 00:23:39.967 --> 00:23:44.171
  • ♪ I stand in awe,arms open wide ♪
  • 00:23:44.205 --> 00:23:48.876
  • ♪ The God who joined thehemispheres joined my fight ♪
  • 00:23:48.909 --> 00:23:57.885
  • ♪ Here where sinand blood collide ♪
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  • ♪ My chains fall off,my fears subside ♪
  • 00:24:02.089 --> 00:24:06.594
  • ♪ 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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  • ♪ 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 something newin me, 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 start again,you will make a way ♪
  • 00:25:20.301 --> 00:25:29.677
  • ♪ When I can't see my way out,you will make a way ♪
  • 00:25:29.710 --> 00:25:38.352
  • ♪ In the darknessI will shout ♪
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  • ♪ You will make a way ♪
  • 00:25:42.856 --> 00:25:47.361
  • ♪ When I have nothing left,you will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ When I can't take one morestep, you will make a way ♪
  • 00:25:56.236 --> 00:26:05.145
  • ♪ When I can't see my way out,you will make a way ♪
  • 00:26:05.179 --> 00:26:13.921
  • ♪ In the dark I will shout ♪
  • 00:26:13.954 --> 00:26:18.525
  • ♪ You will make a way. ♪
  • 00:26:18.559 --> 00:26:22.997
  • ♪ When I have nothing left,you will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ When I can't take one morestep, you will make a way ♪
  • 00:26:32.172 --> 00:26:40.948
  • ♪ When I can't see my way out,you will make a way ♪
  • 00:26:40.981 --> 00:26:49.957
  • ♪ In the dark I will shout ♪
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  • ♪ You will make a way ♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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