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Hide this adjoining dictatorial thanks for downloading our pod cast. We enjoy spending this time with you, I hope, you'll leave. Inspire, makes your used scribe to get new messages every week. We appreciate your support and help keep the ministry going enjoy them is about bless you, it's a joy to come into your homes. For ever our area, please stop by and be a part of one of our services. I promise I will make you feel right at home. I liked to salt Something funny- and I heard about lady that died. She was at the poorly gates in sight You said you can't come in yet you have to correct special word. She said what word you said any were so, spell the word love lsd. He said,
welcome to Heaven, then Peter ask her if she would take his place for just a moment instructed or of any body, came up just to follow the same procedure, a few minute. She sees are ex husband, walk in She gave believe it's is what are you doing here? He said I just had a heart attack. Didn't really make it to Heaven. She's had not yet you have to The word correctly. He said what word there was a law pause- and she said- Czechoslovakia, I want to talk you today about empty and out the negative, it's easy to go through life holding on the things that are way in Sudan? Guilt resentment doubt worry, The problem is when we allow these things in their taken up space for the good things that should be there, imagine. Your life is like a containing. You were created to be filled with joy, peace, confidence, creed,
dignity, but if you allow worry in it pushes out the peace, there's not space for both you can go above a hundred percent, you have a limited amount of room. If you allow guilt to take up space that space that you don't have for the com, then she needed no reason some people don't enjoy their lives is because their container, their heart is contaminated with so many things they have ten per worried, stressed out over their job, twelve percent bitterness mad at their neighbour, twenty percent. Gale beating themselves up for past mistakes, nine percent jealousy their co workers more beautiful hey, don't realize seven. Percent of their container is negative. They wonder why they don't have joy, creativity, passion they only
have room for thirty percent of what they should have. The scripture says: give no place to the enemy, not just talking about forces of darkness, that please give no place to gild. Give no place to worry, give no place to bitterness. It can't come in and automatically over you control. What's in your container you control. What you think about what you do who's to allow in, and we all have now emotions, negative feelings. Do you have to make the choice to give this jealousy this bitterness, this anger, valuable space, and let it points in my life, I'm going to protect what I allow in me. Every morning, when we wake up, we need the empty out anything negative from the day before summer. Offended you at work, they did reach right, it's easy to. Let that offend stay feels to carry around a grudge. Do you have to be disciplined
they. I am not giving this offence. Any room going to let it my day they hurt you want, don't let them continue to hurt you by holding onto the offence, being offended is not harming them. It's harming you it's taken. Space you need for the good. It moves towards your destiny or you wake up in the morning and thoughts of worry how you gonna, your bills. What of the medical reports, not good? never get out of this problem. Don't allow- set, don't make them they could dwell in on it just say: no thanks. I'm no gods control he's got me in the past of his hand, he'll get me to wear, I'm supposed to be taken then, Tory of what you're giving space to life is. Too short to go through it with negative things: Holderness down David said in saw more no three God,
all my life with good things, so I stay young in strong. I've learned it. Empty out the negative. If you'll gloom, God will fail you with good things you empty out. The worry, God will fill you with peace, empty out the insecurity negative things, people have set about you, God will feel you with confidence. Question today is: is God they feel you with good things there is no room, you're container is full of worry regret. Bitterness jealousy! Why don't you start empty in that area Somebody did you wrong, could hold onto that bitterness. Instead, God forgive them. Let it go You didn't just forgive you room for God to fail. You with good things. That's when he'll give your beauty for Ashton's joy from morning Yonah tough season, the medical report wasn't good, you should be stressed,
worried instead, God I trust you. You said you would restore health back into me. You just room forgot to feel you with Healy wimpy out the worry. God will give you a piece MR the store, perhaps a co got the motion that you work so hard for envy jealousy will come I wish that was me smarter than they are. I don't understand that steady, letting that day God. I know you're no respecter of persons, you did it for them. No, you can do it, for me. The Good NEWS is, God doesn't run out of faith, he does. Have a limited supply. If you will empty out the jealousy then, when it's your time to be promoted, God will open door that no man can chat. If some I got what you wanted. That's Play means it wasn't supposed. Be yours. If they got that emotion be happy for them, God something better for you
got the man you wanted to date does make it real if they got there rural. You were interested in Dolby ups. God knows what he's doing if it were your way. It would be second best bottom line has your name on. It is not going to anyone else, don't go around bitter with jealousy and self pity that will poison your lie empty it Al Gore is in control. He's directing your steps at the right time. What has your name on? It will show up God promises We will make room. He will not only fill us with the good things, but he will keep us young and strong the reason some people are not young in strong, not mean just young physically but young in their spirit, vibrant passionate about lie is because their fill. With the negative worry will make you weak living dressed out, will make you old give you.
Ankles take your passion been bitter. Angry resentful will shorten your lie. Herb, says a relax attitude linked in line can be eighty years old and young at heart, your spirit, never ages, I met a woman in the lobby awhile back it her one hundredth birthday. She standing there dressed impeccably, beautiful. Hardly had any wrinkles full of joy. Her mind was a sharp. As can be. I asked her. What are secret was so I could tell you Torreon. She said worry. I let things go and are left alone she's lived by this principle. You know In a hundred years, he's had trouble, people have heard her she's made mistakes, life has happened, offences have com, but she hasn't held onto them
these kept empty in them out and Lot God promised here, filled her life with good things, kept her young and strong I don't want to get all grouchy grumpy fall apart. I want to stay young, strong, good, look and full of fear enjoy, and energy The way this happens is give no place to the negative get a habit of empty and out the offences empty out. The worry you make a mistake empty out. Gale. You didn't do your best empty out. The regret do better. Next time nobody gave you credit empty out. The self pity. You had a bad break, you don't understand it empty out. The question You'll get good at empty and out. There negative you'll be like this lady, strong young, vibrant, fuller faith in full. Joy Jesus said blessing of the pure in hard. They will see God that we're You're in the original language is where
we get our word cathartic, it means cleansing. Releasing you have surgery. Sometimes the doktor will put in a catheter same route. Were it's a tube, the drains out the impure It is of the body you can't get up to use the facility that catheter automatically takes what's not beneficial the toxins, the infections, the waste and flushes them out of the body. The dock knows there will be contaminants he's not alarmed at the body has wasted infection he's only alarmed when it's not being released when world all in all the things that should be fleshed out. When God says bless. It are the pure in hard. He saying you when to be blessed when you learn how to release the impurity of lie when you get in a habit like this catheter of empty and out things that will infect you.
You know what bitterness is to our spirit. Its infection. Guilt is infection, worry Dal, said pity these things are not unusual. Impurities com. You have to push them. It's when we hold onto them that it contaminates our spirit and causes us problems. You weren't, created to carry around guilt, regret, bitterness, anger that poison July What your arm bitter, because I had a bad break, I'm sorry, or because somebody walked out on me? I say this respectfully that simply end impurity why don't you release it, so it doesn't infected rest of your life. Don't let a disappoint a divorce, a lay off a loss poison. Your future
We urge all I'm worried about my health worried about my finance is worried about my children. Worry is a part of lie. Those stocks come to us all. The key is to not hold onto the recognised they're, not beneficial they're, not moving forward. That's an impurity that wasn't meant to stay. You have release, it god. I don't see a way, but I know you're still on the throne. I know you, good, then this problem, I know, you're supplant all among need. You just released the toxic. Are you holding on to infection too? priorities angry jealous, worried discouraged. Maybe you had a disappointment, something didn't work, I imagine there's an angel that delivery with your name on it. It says beauty for ash new, beginning new opportunities, new friends he's in rout with one of those good things. The problem
if you're holding onto the old there's no place for him to deliver it I wonder how many things are in rout right now. The angel is standing by with our joy, our peace. Our confidence Creativity are spouse, but because there's no room because not releasing the toxins, the anger, the bitterness, the jealousy the worry, then he can deliver those good things instead eleven blast excite about our future, we become infected the Good NEWS is, you can get rid of that infection is not permanent if you're so releasing. The regret. The worry. The bitter asked the anger Dennis just a matter of time. Before that in George shows up with your delivery. When you I grew God promises he will fill your lie with good things. This is David did he was an expert at empty, the negative
family look down on him treated him like he was second class. He could have let that infection take root. Lived in secure. Instead, he, go in one year and out the other. He knew if he held on to it, it would keep him from his destiny. David went to the palace sword faithfully King Saul He would play the harp when Saul was sick to make you feel better in return, solved tried to killing Saul was jealous of David and chased him through the desert made him his life terrible David could have become better thought. What's the use every bodies, and made life is not fair. Instead, he kept his heart pure and emptied out. The self pity like David, we all have impurities infections at com. People come against us, Our plans don't always worked out. It's easy to
Why is this happening? It's just why the scripture says offences will calm they're, not problem. Unless you dont know what to do with them too. People make the mistake of hold onto them, they get better live guilty. With the chip on their shoulder. That's going to poison you a future You have to release the toxins of life. You may not be able to keep them from coming, but you can keep them from Stay David had a pure hard. That means he kept the infections out. It doesn't mean that he was perfect, David made mistakes. One time he committed adultery, had the ladys husband kill for one year he tried to cover it up. Swept it under a wrong was so overwhelmed with guilt, condemnation that he became sick and we, poison started. The impact is lie he fund.
Admitted his mistake: he repented ass God. Forgive him Things begin to turn around. Once he got the infection out, then his health was restored, When you make a mistake- and we all do don't run away from God. Don't try to hide it. Go to God, repent that means, don't keep doing the same thing and then asked for forgiveness and here's the key You have to receive gods mercy, the inner is called the accused of the brethren He'll remind you of every mistake you ve made for them thirty years. It's easy! to live life, inroad grants, thinking about what you should have done, differ and I should raise my children better- should have been more it will. In my marriage, I should have finished college. Don't go through life Looking in the rearview mirror down on your sale livin. In regret, you can't do anything about the past, but you can do something about,
now being against yourself, doesn't help you do better, it pushes you're down the moment. You asked God forgive you. He per gave you why don't forgive yourself! Why don't you empty out the gale? Why don't you turn off the accusing voices God Remember your mistakes anymore. If someone is bringing up the negative things of your past is not God, that's the accuser. Trying to this. You in the living condemn how much space are you given to gild to shame to regret too and against Yoursel whatever it is? It's too much, You need that space for the good things God has to move you toward your destiny. If you're giving space to gild you will not have the competent. You need to move forward. That will cause you to fail again.
It's a negative cycle. The only way you can break it is to rise up and say: that's it. I am living in the past, focused on mistakes reliving. My failures beat myself this is a new day empty. All that infection, I'm all receive gods mercy, To do this. By saying this as every voice will tell you you're a hypocrite cards, not gonna. Did you look what you ve done? Doesn't have anything to do with what you have or haven't done. It has to do with what Jesus has already done. What your law made a lot of mistakes, I don't deserve to be blessed. None of us deserve it. This What mercy is all about. That's why I called the Good NEWS, your sins have already been forgiven. You don't have to pay God back for you mistakes. The price has already been paid. When you fall down, don't stay down, get back up again,
the accuser whispers. Look at you blue at again. You'll. Never get it right. Just answer back yes, I know I'm not perfect, but I Forgiven may not where should the but I'm making progress and moving forward, I'm not used to being go. Let guild poison, your future empty it. Sometimes it's hard to empty out the name. When a person does us wrong human Rachel wants to hold onto the her to come, better, carry around a grudge who they going forgive them. They don't deserve you're, not forgiving for their sake. You're forgiving for your sake, so long as you hold onto the hurt the anger, the bitterness, it's not affecting them, it's infecting you Unforgivingness is like a poisoned Toxin may feel good to hold on to it, but it will contaminate your lie in a lot of time
The reason we don't forget is because what the other person does was wrong. They were clearly at first, but when you forgive you're not excuse, using their behaviour you're, not lessening the offence, you're, simply getting the poison out of you. You have to forgive so you can be quit looking at it like you do in them a favor. You do yourself a favor see it takes a lot of emotional energy to hold a grudge to live. Unforgivingness, U way it's always on your mind. Thinking about how they did you wrong. You may not realize who are spending emotional energy that you need. For your dreams, for your goals for your children. You want because all you were created to be if you're wasting emotional energy on things it don't matter that Unforgivingness is in
impurity. Yes, what they did was wrong, but you have to let it pass. You have to release, when you do you're, not We feel a new freedom, not only have more energy, but God will be your vindicator. He will make your wrongs like you, don't have to pay people back you're, not the judge gaudy. Leave it up to him and he'll vindicate you better than you could vindicate yourself. This is what a lady did named Mary Johnson. She was a single mother of one son when he Is twenty years old he was out. One night at a party, this young, and came up that he had never met his name was ocean. Was sixteen years old and had been drinking. There was an altercation in the heat of the moment. Oh she pulled out a gun and shot his only son. He was instantly kill Mary was so filled with anger and hatred. She told the judge that sixteen
Oh boy was an animal and he needed to be caged when he was only charge with second degree. Murder. Mary was even more angry. She became a reckless state in our. House. Wouldn't look at our sons picture ten years past She knew it was time to forget. She could hear the still small voice telling her to let it go. She contacted the prison to see. If she could visit ocean, they said yes but oceans No, he wouldn't do it. She kept asking and asking. Finally, he agreed she showed up at the poor. And when she saw oh, she came around and gave her a big hug and held onto her. They wept and Wet Mary said as I was embracing. Oh, she could feel hatred and bitterness is rising. Bout of me and leaving my body
it was so strong that she fell over. Oh she had to hold her up that day. Mary not only emptied out the unfair, if, but she found a new science seven years later, oh she was released don't parole, didn't have any place to live near. Said you can live next door to me. She calls him or spiritual son Mary started an organization called from death to lie to help mothers who have lost children to buy now she and though she go out and speak conference schools about Unforgivingness and overcoming loss. Marries what really helped her decide to. Forgive was up. When she heard about to mothers in Heaven that had just become friends one mother asked the other. Who is your son? She said my son is Jesus Mary Mary S.
Who is your son? She said my son is Judas when Mary, Johnson heard how, in this point, Mary, the mother of Christ had befriended the mother Judas She knew she had to reach out to that other family. Now, helps other mothers. Do the same thing out of your pain. Can come your purpose. I saw a lady on television recently, several Earlier her son had been killed in an accident. They asked her how she was doing and she made this day. Man, you never really get over it, but you can get past She was saying yes, it's difficult Yes, there was a season of mourning, but you don't have stay in mourning? You don't have to live better. You don't have to get stuck in Greek in depression. You can move forward. When you go through a loss, things happened. Understand too easy to think I do
they d get over this, but sometimes that's too strong can put more pressure on us and we think why do I feel this way I must be doing something wrong. Take the pressure off you! Don't to get over it just get past. Just keep moving forward, taken it one day at TAT guy. Said he will never give you something that you cannot handle. You may not understand why it happened, but the scripture says God will give us a piece. That passes understanding you're, not the figure everything out? If you, go of the questions of lie. You will have a peace that goes beyond what you can understand. Toward the into Jesus lie: he'd been betrayed by a disciple marked the soldiers falsely accused. Now he was hanging on the cross, we're in a crown of thorns about to breed his last breath. He did something.
Significant. He could have just died and went on to Heaven. That was it, but he said father before I go on need to take here of one last thing, forgive them. For they know not what they do. They didn't for forgiveness? They didn't deserve it. This was saying, in effect, gonna leave this earth with anything negative. In me, he was shown us by example how we should release the toxic lilies. The impurities read where Leonardo Da Vinci was painting a portrait of Christ. Some small children in the room to watch him pain, one of them accidently knocked over the easel. Became very upset and ushered them out of the room. He sat back down to finish, but he said he could not paying the face of Christ with anger in his heart.
That's what happens when we hold onto the negative. It stifles our creativity, we don't do our best work, it's because there's infection, this when, as down, are you allowing negative things in your container to reach the full This of your destiny. You need to operate. Your maximum potential. Do you have a little bitterness, a little guilt a little jealousy. A little worry if you, of all the space, the little is taking your only operating at a fraction of what you can I'm asking you to empty all that out: God is right, to fill your life with good things he wanted. Keep you young and strong. Do your part in May gloomily every morning empty out the guilt empty out. The word empty out the discouraged, when the impurities com, when the infection come, don't let it stay. Let it pass on through keep your heart pure. If you
this. I believe and declare you going to step up to a new level with me joy, more peace, more favour healing, wholeness, the fullness of your destiny in Jesus name, I'd like to give you an opportunity to make Jesus the Lord of your lie. Would you play with me just say Lord Jesus, Our repent of my sins. Come into my heart Make you my Lord and Savior, pray that simple prayer, we believe you got born again. Gideon good bible church and keep gone first place thank you for listening to the jewellers Dean podcast help us continue to share the message of hope with those all over the world. Joe Loose Dean, dot com, slash, give hope to give again today, thanks, much were listening to today's message. I hope you'll subscribe. So you can receive the latest podcast to keep the inspired all through. The we were playing
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