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Hearing While You're Hurting

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November 3, 2019
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The Potter's Touch with T. D. Jakes

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Hearing While You're Hurting

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  • female announcer: Coming up on "The Potter's Touch."
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  • Bishop T.D. Jakes: You go to church, but you don't pray.
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  • You're trying to be a mother without prayer?
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  • You're trying to fix your wife without praying?
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  • You're trying to be a wife without prayer?
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  • Let your requests be made known unto God.
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  • You wonder why you don't have no peace?
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  • Peace don't come from dancing.
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  • Peace comes from prayer.
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  • The Potter's Touch
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  • The Potter's Touch
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  • Bishop T.D. Jakes: What am I gonna do?
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  • What am I gonna do? What am I gonna do?
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  • What am I gonna do? What am I gonna do?
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  • What am I gonna do? What am I gonna do?
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  • Let me see, let me see.
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  • Let me see what I'm gonna do. What am I gonna do?
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  • I guess I have to-- let me see.
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  • What am I gonna do?
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  • I gotta go, and kids still gotta go to school.
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  • This still gotta-- what am I gonna do?
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  • What am I gonna do?
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  • And you're really buffering.
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  • And while you're buffering, the enemy is laughing because
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  • he's stealing.
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  • He comes to kill, steal, and destroy.
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  • He's stealing days out of your life.
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  • What attracted me to the text-- put my text back
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  • up on the screen for a minute.
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  • My special text that I underlined.
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  • What attracted me, the Bible says,
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  • "While Joseph was buffering," yeah, yeah,
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  • "the angel of the Lord appeared unto him."
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  • And when I first read it, I thought the angel appeared
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  • to him while he was buffering and awake, but when I went back
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  • and looked at it, Senator, I realized that the angel couldn't
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  • talk to him while he was awake because he was in so much pain.
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  • There is a level of pain where you can't reason with people
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  • and they can't hear you because all their brain is saying,
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  • "What am I gonna do?
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  • What am I gonna do? What am I gonna do?
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  • What am I gonna do?"
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  • So, so God didn't wait.
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  • God didn't try to talk to him til he could bypass
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  • his understanding.
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  • He waited til he was asleep and he appeared unto him
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  • in a dream.
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  • I call it pillow talk.
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  • It's really-- see, Joseph had gone through a period of what we
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  • could categorize as sensual thinking.
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  • Sensual thinking is when you're thinking out of your senses,
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  • thinking out of what's happening around you, responding in your
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  • thinking to your circumstances.
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  • Sensual thinking.
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  • Sounds good doesn't it?
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  • Sounds sexy.
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  • Sensual thinking.
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  • Oh yeah, but sensual thinking isn't necessarily sexy thinking.
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  • Sensual thinking is when you're thinking the same thing over,
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  • and over, and over again, and you're worried.
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  • When you're worried, when you're worried, you're thinking
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  • the same thing over and over again
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  • without conclusion.
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  • Sensual thinking.
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  • Joseph was engaged in sensual thinking, and God was engaged
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  • in pillow talk.
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  • Pillow talk is when God speaks through a dream, because you
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  • can't hear when you're awake.
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  • You can't hear.
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  • And the fact that the angel appeared unto Joseph in a dream
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  • really got to me.
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  • It got to me because the angel gives him the most important
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  • word by bypassing his understanding.
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  • Because you could understand wrong.
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  • It's a terrible thing to be misunderstood.
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  • That's a pain all by itself to have to live with what
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  • somebody thinks about you and they don't get you.
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  • Yeah, you right about what I did,
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  • but you're wrong about why.
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  • Yeah, I'm pregnant, but you misunderstand why.
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  • Yeah, I'm leaving, but you misunderstand why.
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  • Yeah, I hurt you, but you misunderstand.
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  • You don't know what it's like to be me.
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  • That makes you lonely in a crowd.
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  • You have a lot of people around you, but if they don't
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  • understand what it's like to be you, you still by yourself.
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  • It don't matter whether they come over or don't come over.
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  • It really are make any difference 'cause I'm still
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  • alone anyway, because you don't get it.
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  • I get so much out of just being understood.
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  • Sometimes you don't even have to fix it, just understand it.
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  • Joseph's understanding was off.
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  • And you must realize that the truth that you stand under--
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  • understanding, stand under-- affects how you stand.
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  • And the Bible teaches us really, really clearly, "Lean not unto
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  • thine own understanding."
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  • And Joseph was leaning to his own understanding, and when he
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  • leaned to his own understanding, his whole plan was built
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  • around his understanding.
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  • And you can't plan around your understanding, because you know
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  • what happened but you don't know why.
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  • And why affects your decision.
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  • "Lean not unto thine own understanding."
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  • So when God gets ready to get to him, he has to challenge
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  • Joseph's understanding.
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  • You know the Scripture says, "There is a peace," Philippians
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  • 4:5-7, yeah, yeah, yeah.
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  • First of all, it says, "Let your moderation be made known
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  • unto all men.
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  • The Lord is at hand."
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  • I love that Scripture.
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  • I won't get into it much now, but it tells you moderation.
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  • Yeah, being mature is being moderate,
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  • not going to either extremes.
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  • You'd be surprised what you could do in Moderation.
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  • Some things God doesn't let you do because you don't know how
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  • to moderate it.
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  • You're gonna go to extremes.
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  • "Let your moderation be made known unto all men.
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  • The Lord is at hand."
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  • Come on.
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  • "Be careful for nothing."
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  • Don't be upset.
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  • Don't buffer for nothing.
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  • Don't buffer for no-- don't buffer for no thing.
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  • "Be careful for no thing; but in every thing by prayer
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  • and supplication with thanksgiving."
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  • Now, and I know I got a problem 'cause you told me be careful
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  • for nothing, and you wouldn't have told me that if something
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  • wasn't wrong.
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  • So, you told me not to worry about what's wrong,
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  • but in everything by prayer and supplication.
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  • You want me to be thankful while something's wrong?
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  • Yeah.
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  • "Let your requests be made known unto God."
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  • "Cast your cares on me.
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  • This is too much for you.
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  • Turn it over to me.
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  • You can't handle this.
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  • Turn it over to me."
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  • Let your requests be made known unto God.
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  • You go to church, but you don't pray.
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  • You go to church, but you don't pray.
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  • You're trying to be a mother without prayer?
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  • You trying to fix your wife without praying?
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  • You're trying to be a wife without prayer?
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  • Let your requests be made known unto God.
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  • You wonder why you don't have no peace?
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  • Peace don't come from dancing.
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  • Peace comes from prayer.
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  • See, we can't do like we used to do because we don't have
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  • the kind of church we used to have.
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  • We have a church now that only comes to church
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  • based on who's speaking.
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  • I was-- I'll be honest, I confess I was afraid to have
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  • revival that we just had to November because I was afraid
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  • you wouldn't come because I know that I live in an age that's
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  • different from the age I started from.
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  • Whether people come or not depends on whether--
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  • who's speaking.
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  • We used to come to church and nobody was speaking.
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  • We used to have this old thing we don't have now called prayer
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  • meeting, and nobody was speaking at all, and the church would be
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  • packed, and everybody'd be on their knees praying.
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  • "Let your requests be made known unto all men, for the Lord is
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  • at hand."
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  • And give them a verse, "And the peace of God."
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  • And the peace.
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  • And the peace--
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  • Joy to the world.
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  • And the peace of God.
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  • And the peace of God.
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  • And the peace of God.
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  • And the peace of God.
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  • I don't think you hear me.
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  • Not your peace, not your mama's peace,
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  • not your peace 'cause you got all your Christmas toys,
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  • not your peace 'cause you're out of debt
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  • and out of credit,
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  • not your peace 'cause you're dressed up and you look nice.
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  • The peace of--
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  • male: Hey, kids.
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  • What do you think we should get your mom for her birthday?
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  • female: What about breakfast in bed?
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  • male: How 'bout another suggestion?
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  • male: How about flowers and chocolate?
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  • female: What are you doing?
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  • male: Oh.
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  • female: She wants a cruise.
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  • female announcer: Give mom what she really wants.
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  • Bring the whole gang on the Faith and Family Cruise,
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  • November 9th through the 16th.
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  • Bishop T.D. Jakes: Our goal and purpose in life under Christ
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  • is to love and to help one another,
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  • and that's the mission of GPS.
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  • Together, we can touch lives, helping the hurting, encouraging
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  • the hopeless, feeding the hungry, and so much more.
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  • female announcer: Visit gpspartner.org and find out how
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  • you can help and find out how you can impact the lives
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  • of generations to come.
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  • We are all one global family touching the world
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  • with God's love.
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  • Bishop T.D. Jakes: I was grieving, and I was grieving,
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  • and I was preaching, and I was grieving.
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  • And I was on stage and I was preaching.
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  • And I was doing crusades and I was preaching.
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  • And I was traveling and I was preaching.
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  • And I was grieving and things still had to be done.
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  • You gotta do what you gotta do.
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  • That's it, if my mother did teach me nothing else,
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  • it was discipline.
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  • You gotta do what ya gotta do.
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  • So I did like she taught me.
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • She-- I stood up to her being sick.
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • I stood up to her losing her voice
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  • and not being able to talk.
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • I stood up to it when she couldn't tell me
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  • from my brother.
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • I stood up to her losing weight, and I stood up to her holding
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  • her food in her mouth for hours, and I stood up to it.
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  • And I stood up to it.
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  • And I stood up to it.
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  • All the doctors in, and I stood up to it.
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  • I stood up to the hospital and the nurses.
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  • I stood up to sitting her on the toilet.
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • I stood up.
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  • You raised me to stand up to it.
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • Like a grown man should, I stood up to it.
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  • When she patted me on my head, it felt like this...
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  • 'cause she was weak.
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  • She patted me on my head.
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  • She said, "Every story don't have no happy ending."
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • I knew what she meant.
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • I came home and ran upstairs after preaching and tried to get
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  • her to swallow applesauce, and I stood up to it.
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  • And when she wouldn't swallow, I stuck my finger in her mouth
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  • and I cleaned it out, and I stood up to it.
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  • And we went back and forth to the hospital.
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  • I never will forget driving home one day, I told myself, "If you
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  • drive in the lake you won't know what happened."
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  • Just, it ain't going right.
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  • It ain't going right.
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  • You don't want to see it.
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  • Just drive into the lake and you won't know what happened.
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  • Just chicken out.
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  • But I didn't do it.
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • Every picture I have in my house, I'm holding her.
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  • Every picture from a little boy, I'm holding her.
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  • And I held her while she was dying.
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • I held her.
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  • She took her last breath, I held her.
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  • You too. You too.
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  • Held onto her while the body was cooling off.
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • And after it was over, I couldn't breathe.
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  • In fact, I preached her funeral.
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  • I got up and I preached her funeral 'cause she
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  • would want me to.
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • And I counseled other people, because people didn't even--
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  • they don't think you a person.
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  • Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.
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  • So, they came to me for counseling, "You the pastor."
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  • I never will forget what they told you when your mama died.
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  • "Now, you just got to do like you teach us."
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  • People can say the dumbest things.
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  • I stood up to it.
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  • And I couldn't get it out.
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  • I couldn't get it out.
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  • That's why I never tell people not to cry.
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  • I never tell people not to cry.
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  • I couldn't get it out.
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  • I went to Jamaica for two weeks.
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  • I couldn't get it out. I couldn't get it out.
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  • I couldn't get it out.
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  • And Bishop Joseph Garlington came to the church, and he was
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  • teaching on the baptism of the Holy Spirit and praying
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  • in your prayer language, and I remember getting down on my
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  • knees on the stage and I started praying in tongues.
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  • In tongues.
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  • In tongues in the Spirit.
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  • I started praying in the Holy Ghost.
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  • I started praying in the Holy Ghost.
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  • [speaking in tongues]
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  • I started praying in the Holy Ghost.
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  • I started praying in the Holy Ghost.
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  • I started praying in the Holy Ghost.
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  • I started praying in the Spirit.
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  • I started praying in tongues.
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  • I started praying in tongues.
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  • In tongues, in tongues, in tongues, in tongues,
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  • and the Spirit of the Living God.
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  • I started praying in the Spirit.
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  • I started praying in the Spirit.
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  • And while I was praying, I noticed that when I started
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  • praying in the Spirit, it started lifting up off of me.
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  • It started lifting up off of me.
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  • Something that I couldn't do in my understanding, that when I
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  • got in the Spirit, I could do things in the Spirit that I
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  • couldn't do in the flesh.
  • 00:19:55.000 --> 00:19:56.160
  • In my flesh, I was going crazy, but in my spirit, I could get
  • 00:19:56.170 --> 00:20:00.210
  • in a place in the Spirit that I couldn't get in the flesh.
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  • Oh, y'all don't hear what I'm talking about.
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  • His message addressed my misery.
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  • Nobody knew I was miserable because I was smiling,
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  • and I was dressed up, and I was preaching my head off,
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  • but that don't have nothing to do--
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  • What you do has nothing to do with where you are.
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  • You can do this over here and still be over there.
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  • I'm talking to somebody.
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  • You got 'em all fooled 'cause you could still do it, but just
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  • because you can do it doesn't mean that you're okay.
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  • If you can sing, you can sing.
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  • Your heart can be in the floor, but it doesn't mean
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  • you can't sing.
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  • Don't confuse your gift for where you are.
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  • And I started praying in tongues and I was amazed.
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  • For the first time, I felt it lift, just lift a little bit,
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  • just lift up out of my spirit just a little bit.
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  • Look at this Scripture, 1 Corinthians 14:13-15.
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  • I want you to see this, 'cause we're gonna bypass
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  • your understanding.
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  • Okay, "Wherefore let him that speaketh in an unknown tongue."
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  • See, a lot of you come from other churches, they didn't
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  • believe in speaking in tongues.
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  • And you're over here, and you shout over here, and you dance
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  • over here, but you haven't ever really been taught because they
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  • avoided this Scripture.
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  • And they avoided this Scripture because they couldn't explain
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  • this Scripture, so they avoided this Scripture, this New
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  • Testament Scripture.
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  • They walked past.
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  • This is not an Old Testament.
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  • This is New Testament.
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  • They didn't talk to you about the Holy Ghost.
  • 00:22:04.150 --> 00:22:06.080
  • They didn't talk to you about praying in tongues because
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  • it was against the doctrine of the church.
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  • It was in the Bible, but it was against the doctrine.
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  • It's kinda like in the country being loyal to your party
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  • over your country.
  • 00:22:18.290 --> 00:22:20.080
  • Some people are more loyal to what is in the doctrine than
  • 00:22:20.090 --> 00:22:24.080
  • they are to what is in the Bible.
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  • But the Bible says...
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  • It's not just noise. It's not just gibberish.
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  • It's not just weird. It's not just strange.
  • 00:22:37.220 --> 00:22:41.000
  • It's not just crazy. It's not just unorthodox.
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  • It's not just for people in a storefront church.
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  • The Bible said.
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  • Touch somebody and say, "The Bible said."
  • 00:22:49.210 --> 00:22:53.220
  • "Wherefore let him that speaketh in an unknown tongue pray that
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  • he may interpret."
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  • Come on, watch this.
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  • "For if I pray in an unknown tongue."
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  • If I pray.
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  • If I bypass everything I think.
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  • If I bypass everything-- I'm going to put her away.
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  • I'm going to put her away.
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  • I'm going to get out of this.
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  • I'm going to get out of this.
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  • I'm going to tie this up in a minute, just wait.
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  • What am I going to do about this mess?
  • 00:23:28.100 --> 00:23:30.180
  • And I know you can't pray in your understanding 'cause
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  • your understanding is up under attack.
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  • "He that prayeth in an unknown tongue."
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  • My spirit prays.
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  • My spirit prays.
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  • My spirit--
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  • [speaking in tongues]
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  • My spirit prays.
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  • My spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful.
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  • Oh God, my spirit prays.
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  • The peace that passes all understanding.
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  • My spirit prays.
  • 00:24:19.190 --> 00:24:21.180
  • And when Joseph was asleep--
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  • See, you gotta understand that sometimes you gotta bypass.
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  • I know you worship your opinion.
  • 00:24:32.210 --> 00:24:34.230
  • I know you went to Harvard.
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  • I know you're smart.
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  • I know you worship your education.
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  • But there are some things that are not broken by intellect.
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  • There are some things that you can only break in the spirit.
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  • Oh, bless his high name.
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  • There are some devils that you cannot intellectualize.
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  • There are some devils you got to fight a spirit
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  • with the Spirit.
  • 00:24:57.290 --> 00:24:59.200
  • You are in a fight with a spirit.
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  • Whoo! Whoo!
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  • I feel glory.
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  • Something's about to happen in here.
  • 00:25:09.150 --> 00:25:11.050
  • You're in a fight with a spirit.
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  • You can't write a check and fix this.
  • 00:25:13.070 --> 00:25:16.120
  • You can't pay a bill and fix this.
  • 00:25:16.130 --> 00:25:19.010
  • You can't fix this 'cause you cute.
  • 00:25:19.020 --> 00:25:23.080
  • But if you pray in the Spirit.
  • 00:25:23.090 --> 00:25:26.270
  • 00:25:26.280 --> 00:25:35.130
  • Glory to God.
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  • Touch your neighbor and say,
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  • "It's gonna get off of you today."
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  • Everything that's been on you, everything that's been holding
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  • you back, everything that's been shutting you down, everything
  • 00:25:45.230 --> 00:25:49.230
  • that's been weighting down your heart, everything that's been
  • 00:25:49.240 --> 00:25:52.240
  • coming against your spirit, everything that had you
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  • up under attack, lift your hands and open your mouth.
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