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Hide this job and dictatorial. Thanks for downloading our pod cast. We enjoy spending this time with you. I hope, you'll leave and make sure you subscribe to get new messages every week. We appreciate your support and help keep the ministry going enjoy. Them is about less it's a joy to come into your homes and every area. Please stop by the be of one of our services, opera, She will make you feel right at home, but thanks so much or to an end, and thank you again for coming out I'd like to start with something funny, and I heard about this country. Grandmother she'd go out on the front porch every morning and thank them for another day. Her neighbor didn't believe in God, he'd shout back there.
Such thing is the Lord one day he overheard her asking God to give her groceries for the week he's snuck over the next morning. Put some groceries owner front porch. She got up said. Thank you, Lord, you did it again. He laughed and laughed and said God didn't give you those groceries. I put them there. She said Lord! Thank you. You know, They gave me the groceries, but you made the devil paper, say it like you mean it. This is a bible, I am, says I, what it says our hair I can do what it says I can do today we talk. The word of God are boldly confess my mind is alert. My heart is receptive. Never be the same in sheep. This name, God bless. You want to talk to you today about the blessing as pair We have the ability to impact our children like no one else can
while the mothers role of nurturing carrying is vitally important. Without the fathers approval and validation the child will fill avoid. Every person needs the blessing from their father. Many adults still struggled today low self esteem, working all the time, trying to prove that their good and all because of their fathers lack of affirmation Father never told them, I'm proud of you. He never made them feel approved, so they're still trying to measurer gain disapproval. That can only come from a father fathers. We have something to give our choice rain that nobody else can give other people can tell them how great they are, how special they are. But when you tell them it carries a whole new weight. As the father, you have the God, given authority too
Yes, your child. Every time you say I'm proud of you, I love you. You're beautiful God, releases strength into your child value confidence. Security. Those are not just nice words. It's what description calls the blessing? You are propelling your child toward their destiny. All busy Zizi to get sidetracked or even at odds with our children, but they are not doing right. They straighten up all be nicer not so busy I'll, spend more time with them. Joel, they know I'm proud of them. I told them. Fourteen years ago, when we bottom home from the hospital. No, they need to hear again and again you heard the father. You carry the blessing don't withhold your love, your affection, your approval, Now. You may not have received this blessing from your father.
He wasn't around grown up, or maybe he was there, but all he did was correct. You. Tell you what you were doing wrong. He didn't show affection, make you feel valuable, don't that negative cycle get past the next. Duration. You can be the difference MIKE You can set a new standard start blessing your children, so calling out their seeds of greatness, telling them what they can become prophesied, their future, Let them know you'd their number one fan when you see them in the morning, give them a hog. Don't let them pass by without showing your affection sometimes we were raised to think we're men. We don't express our feelings Don't how we don't say nice things that would make us look weak, it's just the opposite. When you show your feelings, your strong.
Real man, hug their children, real men, so affected by their children, feel valuable. Real man go Is there a way to accrue to validate to encourage fathers? Our children have been given to us It's a gift. Do you know how many people would love to have kids they're going through infertility, treatments and thousands of dollars into pain suffering. They do anything to have children like ours, God has entrusted Jus with his most price, possession he's counting on you as the Father to give them the blessing your approval, your love, your efforts nation carries more weight than any other man Without your blessing, your chill and was struggle in areas that they did not have to struggle.
There's a reason. People are insecure, angry, overly competitive promiscuous many times the root cause can be traced back to they never got the blessing from their father. I know a man that extremely successful his business. Taken off, but he's never satisfied. He works all the time. So competitive he's gotta go higher. We were talking one day. He brought up how His father has never acknowledged this success. Never once told him. He was proud of his son when they visit on the holidays. His father never brings up his accomplishments. This sun, instead of, being proud of who is enjoying his success. He keeps workin harder and harder. Open one day. You'll gain his father's approval. What a difference it would make if the father would just pick
the phone and say son. Have I told you how proud? I am a view? How I think you're amazing, how you mean the world to me. It seems so simple. Yet it carries so much weight. It fills a void that only the father can feel something we were all born with even as a little children on the playground, there can be twenty other adults, people that we know, but we're constantly saying, look. Daddy watch me run daddy watch me jump daddy watch our fast. I am daddy. We long for our daddy to watch watches we long for our farmers. The site- that's good, you're strong, you can run really fast. We could our baby sitter watches are cousin, watches our neighbour watches, but when it's our dad, it takes on a whole
meaning this longing for our fathers. Approval was put in us by our creator, your children, maybe fifty years old today, but deep down there still say and watch me daddy, look at what I'm doing look at home. He's in my children. Look at how to make selling in my career. They still long for your approval, father here's the Good NEWS is uber too late to bless your children. You may not have done this growing. This is not the way you were raised, but I wonder what would happen if you picked up the phone call. Your son daughter, They may be thirty. Forty years old, you haven't spoken to them in a while, but you call and say just want to tell you how proud I am a you how much. I love you, how think you're amazing european? or even later in life can be a turning point for them. You're validation of their family, their six,
ass? Their accomplishment can put an end to issues they ve been struggling. We can bring healing and wholeness set them on a hot new pan friend domain name. Robert grew up with an alcoholic father. They lived way out in the country. His dad was known as the town Drunk Robert was this Our football player in high school he was named in all American, went on to play in college. Football was what he lived for, but in spite of all his accomplice ments deep down. There was a missing piece as far as he knew his father had never seen him play. One football game stated never complemented him, never told him that he was proud of his success, even though his father was an alcoholic Robert still longed for his approve.
Years later he found out that is dead did attend many of his gains, but he stayed way over to the side because he was so embarrassed by his drinking problem. After Roberts put career, went to seminary and became a minister one day he received a phone call saying that this far had a heart attack and might not making Robert rushed up to the emergency room. Saw his father lying on the bed. His dad was going in and out of consciousness he wasn't completely there. He thought Robert was the doktor the cardiologist. He said something that for ever change Roberts lie. He said doktor. Have I ever told you about my son Robert and how proud I am, he was the star football player led. The league in tackles now he's degree past or of a church, went on and on writing on his son Robert began to weep that
He heard the words that he had waited thirty five years to hear it was like a healing bomb was released on the inside. It filled avoid that only a father can fail. You think well CALL Robert he's an alcoholic he's, never been there for you just blow him off. The father holds a blessing. That is a strategic peace to personal Maybe like Roberts Father, you haven't been there for your children, had struggles and issues and now using module don't need anything from me. Joel may lotta poor choices they're doing better than I am no just luck with Robert they still need your approval. Dont, with hold your blessing. Sometimes we think they know I love em. They know I'm proud of them. I don't need to tell them a blessing, is not a blessing until it spoken people don't know what you're thinking
they can't read your mind, even though it may seem minor to you as a father. When you tell children, your proud of them, it can do. Somethin major in their lie the blessing of the all their carry so much weight. It can help release them to a new level of their destiny. I think about growing up how many times I heard my parents tell me that they were proud of me that I was going to do great in, like my father would brag o me so much in front of other people. It would embarrass me every place we would go together. He couldn't wait to say, Have you met my son Jewel we go on and on tell him all my history: how did the television production at the church? Nobody could do it better than me was the greatest producer, the greatest director. None of that. True, I wasn't wade anything, but I kind of like the fact that I
My father fooled. But really more than bragging. O me, he was speaking the blessing he was moving validated honouring me there's a reason. People are secure, confidante, they feel valuable. It has a lot to do with the blessing from their father in time. In the fourth grade, the principles assistant came. It got me out of class and said my father needed speak to me on the phone. I was alarm wondering what was going on walked to the office, my heart beating fast, answer the phone? Yes daddy. What is it he's a jewel I'm ordering red lobster for lunch today. Do you want it or talks or french fries with your meal. One thing about it: I knew my father cared. He traveled a lot when I was growing up and couldn't a tin many of my Sk at ball games, but every once in a while, he would show up
Father normally war, since he didn't have many casual clothes. But You come to my gains for some reason he would short pants his leg. We're so why you needed sunglasses. They look like the glory of God. If that in bad enough. He would wear his black dress. You, With those short that contrast was deadly I was so embarrassed, but I had no doubt my father was so proud of me. Maybe your father in a single parent situation. You don't have your children with you all the time. That's, ok! You can still give your blessing, don't take the easy way out and make the mother do everything your child I need your love, your guidance, your support, your mentorship. If a young lady doesn't get the approval from her father many times, she'll try to get that approval from
man she'll go from relationship, took relationship not valid when who she is because she has not been valued by the most important mail in her life, her father, your daughter s, girl. She looks up to you as our hero. She admired you. She thinks you can do anything she's not going to feel good. About herself, until she knows, you think she's degree this thing in the world. Your tea in your daughter how other men should treat her. She's learning from you. What love is she's felt her mothers love, but you are her. First male love. You are her first boyfriend, it all starts with you. It's going to be compared to the love that you show her swipes so import. Fathers not only to treat your. Why, with honour and respect but tweet, your daughter, like she's,
Queen, you are setting. The tone for house will allow other people to treat her if your horse rude condescending, don't have time for her you're teaching her that's how men tweet, women s, okay, find somebody like that. But when you tweet her with respect and kindness, you value her make her feel loved, important honoured, That's the standard she's going to save our daughter, Alexandra. Her first date was now with another young man. It was with this young man. I've taken her to dinner to them all to build a barrier to Disneyland. I've opened the car What for her up carried her luggage? I'm told her she's beautiful, valuable, talented one of a kind, a masterpiece of city standard. The people she chooses today are going to have a tough act to follow. Not only are they going to have to be
looking like me, but they're gonna have to bring their a game I call on the average mediocre you know too. We them out you're gonna have to be a cut above exceptional extraordinary. People that are treated like a queen, that's What a father does a father set, the standard don't be harsh on your children go be too busy for you don't tell your daughter how beautiful she is, don't be surprised He finds a young man to tell how beautiful she is. You don't make your children feel special they'll go out and try to fill that voice with something or someone avoid that you can feel as the Father less set a high standard. This is your legacy. This is what you are passing down more than your money
more than your success. You accomplishments your values, your principles. What do you believe in that's? What's going to live on, I'm asking you to model excellence model integrity. Give your children the blessing, let them know their made in the image of God that their extremely valuable that they have seeds of greatness on the inside. In this there was a father named Jesse. He had eight sons when the prophet Samuel came to his. House to choose one of those sons, as the next king Jesse's youngest son David, was out in the shepherds fields. Jesse didn't invite David in he thought he didn't have a chance to young inexpensive when Samuel looked at the other seven boys. He said it's none of these. He s Jesse. If he had another site, Jesse was so surprised. He said. Yes,
If my youngest he's out there taking care the sheet, but I know it's not him. The moment Samuel saw David, he lit up, says: that's him, he's the next keen here's my point: Jesse had a king in his house, any in recognising he had one of the greatest men that would ever live, but he didn't see he just looked on outside saw his ability, his experience. He couldn't see the seeds of greatness on the issue he didn't see the giant killer, the army general the skilled musician, the history maker, don't do like Jesse and have a king or queen in your house and not recognising you don't know the gifts. God is putting your children. You could be raised in the next giant killer. The next army general the next David, the next history maker. All they need is your blessing. Your encouragement to know
that you believe in them that your cheering them on that you're their number one fan. Two thousand and nine a young. Named Jonathan Sanchez was starting pitcher, but the same from This go giants, baseball team had been. Ok, but he started struggling eventually. He would sit down to the bullpen when the star pitcher Randy Johnson, heard his shoulder. He was put back in the starting rotation. Just so happened. His father had flown in from Porto Rico, to watch him pitch for the first time in the major leagues, with his father up there in the state Jonathan, pitched the game of his lifetime, striking out a career high, eleven matters and not allowing one hit. It was the first, no hitter Thirty, three years for the giants after the game,
the first one in the dugout to congratulate him was his father. Jonathan said I was so palmed to know that my father was watching me pitch for the first time, wasn't a coincidence that he pitched the game of his life. On the first time his father was there to watch, imply the blessing kicked in fathers when your children know you're watching. Do you believe in them? You're too, in them on that's, going to give them an extra boost to rise higher to go further to accomplish things. They never thought they could accomplish now realize not. Everybody got this blessing from their father. Some people lost their father early in life. Half of the children today are being raised in fatherless Maybe your dad was around, but he wasn't a good influence. He made it harder on you notice with
it, even though his father didn't believe in him that didn't change David's destinies. What God had planned for David lie could not be stopped by how father raised here. Don't use this as an excuse. I didn't get them Listen. Joel now know why I'm stuck now. I know why I can accomplish my dreams, know what you did or did not get is not a surprise to God. You may not have had a father in in your life going God said in some sixty eight he will be a father to the fatherless. God will be your father. He will watch over you in a special way. You'll get to where you're supposed to be many single mothers do in an increase, uncle John Raising, their children without the help of a man- God he will be your husband,
help. You raise your child. He will give you wisdom. He will provide for your needs. There's a single mom that attends here. She has two sons: they were he's don't unlimited income, but today both of her sons in major universities on full scholarships, one in better, most school one, LAW School God will be your husband, God will take care of you and your children written. Worry about a little boy. He grew up with a single parent mother in the hills of Tennessee back then, especially in that children that were born to unwed, mothers were really looked down on at three. Years old neighbours would not let him play with their children. They would They things like. What's he doing in our town and whose is father anyway, to the local store on saturdays with his mom and people would make these.
Perishing remarks loud enough, so they could hear it. There. It is again. Did you ever find out who is father? Is he grew up in secure? always feeling like there was something wrong with him. Twelve years old and new. MR moved into town, young, and very dynamic, talented created, quite a stir. This boy had never been to church one day he decided to go by himself to see what all the excitement was about. He wit late sat in the back, hoping that nobody would see him that day. He felt a love and an acceptance like he had never felt plan leaving early, but he got engrossed. What the minister was saying was over before we knew it he got caught in the crowd. Ass, he was leaving. The young minister was greeting everyone at the Doorn. He saw the young boy by himself course. He proceeded. Anything about em innocently this
Minister said son, whose child are you. The whole place grew completely silent. That was the question. They ve all been warning to asked the boy put his head down. He didn't know what to say the minister snap that something was wrong. The boys, at all, I know whose child you are. I can see the resemblance so strongly you're a child of Almighty God. They was a turning point in the young boys lie chain, of insecurity. Inferiority were broken off hand. Over thirty years later that young boy was elected governor of Tennessee fewer. To ask him been Hooper would tell you the day he really got elected was the day that Minister told who his father was.
The people today grow up without fathers. I wish that we're not so, but if that you, let me tell you what the minister told been Hooper you're fired, There is almighty. God he's chosen, you called you set you apart. You didn't I by accident you didn't happened to show up God breed his life into you. You have a destiny. Fulfil, an assignment that only you can accomplish a few years ago after the service, this mother came up to me with two small children, a boy and a girl. They were very, loving the little boy about five years old hugged me any. Wouldn't let go We talked for a little while. Finally, they walked away couple minutes later the little boy came back said he wanted to whisper, something in my ear. I leaned down He said in the most sincere voice. I wish
You were my dad I'll, never forget, but maybe today your father has not been involved in your life is much ass. He should have and that little boy you feel avoid on the inside a longing for that approval. I believe right now, that void is being feel healing, has taken place, homeless, value companies. Your heavenly father is giving you the blessing. He saying I'm proud of you you're amazing, you a valuable you going to do great things in life. Some of you, like me, have a either this no longer with us he's in Heaven. You hear people say I wish my dad could see me now Even when we lose our fathers deep down. There still are part of a say and watch me dad look at what I'm doing the scripture talks about how there is a great cloud of witnesses, people that have gone before
There are two in us all in the grand stands of Heaven right now. Looking down, What new closely is your father, my father, fathers gone before us. You know what they're saying: look at my son. Look at my door. Look at how amazing they are look at what their accomplishing. They may not be her in person, but you can rest assured their proud of you. They still think you're amazing. They still give you their approval. We can look up and say. Watch me dad we're just getting. There are a lot of great things. Still to come for in life is short, make sure you give your children the blessing it's never too late. You can pick up the phone call, a assigned or daughter tell them how proud you are of them again. If you didn't get the blessing you,
earthly father wasn't around. God is your father. He put his blessing on. You now believe and declare, because that blessing you're going to rise, hire you Accomplish your dreams, you're, going to set a new standard for your family. Your children are going to be mighty in the land Jesus name. If you receive it, can you say amended. We never like to close our broadcast without giving you an up unity to make Jesus. The Lord of your line. Would you play with me just say: Lord Jesus, our repent of my sins. Come into my heart. I make you my lord and save. You Friends, if you pray that simple prayer, we believe you got born again get in a good bible base. Church keep God first place, he's gonna. Take it places that you ve met We thank you for listening to the jewellers Dean podcast help us
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