THE LIVING WORD TRANSCRIPT
PROGRAM AIR DATE Ė 8-11-13
LESSON TITLE: ďTEST YOUR BIBLE KNOWLEDGEĒ
Welcome to the Living Word Program on this wondrous Lordís Day morning. We thank God that you have chosen to be with us today, as we commit this time to our wondrous Creator. What a great privilege we have today to join in this opportunity to praise our God and glorify our Savior. May we each do our part to make this time acceptable in His sight and according to His Will. Now, letís approach our Fatherís throne in prayer.
Prayer: OUR GOD AND FATHER IN HEAVEN, WE THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS DAY AND THE MANY BLESSINGS IN LIFE. WE THANK YOU FOR THE PRIVILIGE THAT WE HAVE TO BE CALLED YOUR CHILDREN THROUGH THE GREAT GIFT THAT YOUR SON GAVE US ON THE CROSS. FATHER, IN THE END HELP US RECEIVE THAT GREAT REWARD OF HEAVEN THAT WE MIGHT LIVE ETERNALLY THROUGH YOU IN THAT PARADISE. IN JESUS NAME WE PRAY, AMEN.
What a wonderful privilege we have as Christians to lift up our voices in praise to God. Furthermore, what a sweet smelling savor the fruit of our lips is to our Creator. So, this morning wonít you join in with the congregation at this time as we sing together our first hymn of the morning. The name of the song ďStepping In The Light!Ē
Some great friends of ours just had a new baby girl the other day. This certainly reminds me of the great task we have as parents to bring our children up in the, ďnurture and admonition of the Lord.Ē If youíre like me, this is one of the most challenging things I have ever faced in this life - that is learning how to raise my children. We all want to teach them as much as we can and give them the best opportunities in this life. However, we all know that our society says we must do it one way, but God shows us another. Godís ways are always more perfect than mans!
What about you grandparents? Does the job of trying to make your grandchildren better people in this world ever end? Donít we all want what is best for the young people coming up in our families? So, where do we need to focus to keep them in the right direction? Our focus must be on God!
As we all would agree, one of the most important aspects of parenting is teaching children the things they need to know about God, because they will never get this from our society. There is a verse in the Old Testament that talks about the importance of not only Godís people knowing His will, but also the importance of them teaching it to their children. Moses said, ďOnly take heed to yourself, and diligently keep yourself, lest you forget the things your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life. And teach them to your children and your grandchildren,Ē Deuteronomy 4:9.
Think about the words of this great man of God as he reminds us that the things of God must be on our hearts, ďall the days of our lives!Ē Now if it is important enough to be on my heart as long as I live, then I want the things of God on my childís heart also.
Letís never forget our duty as parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and so on, to do our part in helping those who look up to us know more about our God. Furthermore, letís teach them that our God is their God, and as long as they have Him all things are possible! Are you willing to make a difference in the lives of our children and young people today?
This morning we will be concluding our series of study entitled ďTest Yourselves.Ē Our specific topic this day is, ďTest Your Bible Knowledge,Ē So please continue with us and after our next song together we will be lead in this lesson from Godís Word.
As far as our speaker of the day, we are happy to have brother Chuck Northrop with us. Brother Chuck is a full time instructor at the Bible Institute of Missouri. We appreciate this good brother for joining us this day and thank him for his time on this wondrous Lordís Day morning.
Well, itís now time to join in our second hymn of the morning, are you ready to continue your praise to God? The name of the song, ďThe Gospel Is For All.Ē
By Chuck Northrop
WE APPRECIATE YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING WITH US TODAY. WE APPRECIATE YOUR INTEREST IN SPIRITUAL MATTERS AND WE APPRECIATE YOUR INTEREST IN STUDING THE SCRIPTURES WITH US TODAY. WE ALSO APPRECIATE YOU AS AN INDIVIDUAL. A FEW WEEKS AGO WE BEGAN LOOKING AT TESTING YOURSELF. IN SECOND CORINTHIANS CHAPTER 13 VERSE 5, PAUL WROTE, ďEXAMINE YOURSELVES, WHETHER YOU BE IN THE FAITH. PROVE YOUR OWN SELVES. KNOW YE NOT YOUR OWNSELVES, HOW THAT JESUS CHRIST IS IN YOU EXCEPT YE BE REPROBATES?Ē WE HAVE EXAMINED THIS PARTICULAR TOPIC A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT WAYS IN THE PAST FEW WEEKS. TODAY WE WANT TO LOOK AT IT FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF TESTING OUR BIBLE KNOWLEDGE. NOW, WEíRE NOT GOING TO BE GIVING A TEST. WEíRE NOT GOING TO ASK A BUNCH OF QUESTIONS TO SEE WHAT YOU KNOW. THATíS NOT REALLY OUR PURPOSE. OUR PURPOSE IS SIMPLY TO ENCOURAGE YOU AND TO GIVE YOU SOME REASONS WHY WE OUGHT TO BE STUDENTS OF THE BIBLE AND WHY WE OUGHT TO KNOW THE BIBLE. MAYBE SOME OTHER DAY WE CAN DO THE TESTING PART OF IT. WHEN WE THINK ABOUT THE BIBLE AND OUR KNOWLEDGE OF IT, WE ALSO MUST REALIZE THAT GOD HAS A FAIR AND RIGHTEOUS JUDGEMENT TO COME. SOMEONE MIGHT ASK WHAT THAT HAS TO DO WITH THE SCRIPTURES? WHAT DOES THAT HAVE TO DO WITH THE KNOWLEDGE OF GODíS WORD? WE KNOW THAT JUDGEMENT IS GOING TO COME AND IN ORDER FOR A FAIR AND RIGHTEOUS JUDEMENT TO TAKE PLACE THERE MUST BE A REVELATION OF GODíS WILL. IN HEBREWS 9:27 THE BIBLE SAYS, ďFOR IT IS APPOINTED UNTO MEN ONCE TO DIE, BUT AFTER THIS THE JUDGEMENT.Ē SO, EVERYONE OF US IS GOING TO MEET THE APPOINTMENT OF DEATH, WHETHER WE LIKE IT OR NOT WE ARE GOPING TO COME TO ONE POINT IN OUR LIVES WHERE OUR BODY IS GOING TO WEAR OUT. WE ARE GOING TO GO FROM THIS LIFE OF OUR PHYSICAL EXISTENCE INTO THE SPIRITUAL REALM. WHEN THAT HAPPENS, WE THEN WILL AWAIT THE JUDGEMENT OF GOD. PAUL SAID IT THIS WAY IN SECOND CORITHIANS 5:10. HE SAYS THAT WE MUST ALL APPEAR BEFORE THE JUDGEMENT AND WE WILL BE GIVEN AN ACCOUNT FOR ALL THE THINGS THAT WE HAVE DONE WHETHER IT BE GOOD OR BAD. WE MUST BE PREPARED FOR JUDGEMENT DAY BECAUSE IT IS GOING TO COME BUT NOTICE THIS. IN ORDER FOR A FAIR AND RIGHTEOUS JUDGEMENT TO TAKE PLACE, GOD MUST REVEAL HIS WILL TO US. WEíVE ALL HAD DIFFERENT OCCASIONS IN OUR LIVES, WHETHER IT IS OUR PARENTS WHO SCOLDED US AND DISCIPLINED US BECAUSE OF SOMETHING THAT THEY THOUGHT THEY HAD TOLD US BUT DID NOT AND THEN WE QUESTION THEM ABOUT WHY THEY ARE DOING THIS TO US. WEíVE ALSO HAD EXPERIENCES LIKE THAT IN SCHOOL PROBABLY WHERE A TEACHER SAID WE ARE GOING TO HAVE A TEST TODAY BUT SHE NEVER TOLD YOU ABOUT THE TEST. MAYBE YOU HAVE HAD AN EMPLOYER THAT HAS DONE SOMETHING LIKE THAT AS WELL WHERE THEY HAVE TOLD US THAT WE SHOULD HAVE DONE THIS OR THAT WITHOUT TELLING US. WE ALL RECOGNIZE THAT THAT IS NOT FAIR AND NOT RIGHTEOUS WHEN WE THINK ABOUT JUDGEMENTS LIKE THAT WHEN MEN DO THAT TO US AND THEY HAVE NOT TOLD US THEIR WILL. SO IT IS WITH GOD. AS AN INSTRUCTOR OF THE BIBLE AT THE INSTITUTE OF MISSOURI, USUALLY ON THE FIRST DAY OF CLASSES I PASS OUT A SYLLABUS. ON IT ARE VARIOUS COURSE RECQUIREMENTS AND A DAILY SCHEDULE OF WHAT IS GOING TO TAKE PLACE. I EXPECT THE STUDENTS TO READ THE SYLLABUS AND KEEP UP WITH IT AND TO KNOW WHAT IS BEING TAUGHT AND WHAT ASSIGNMENT IS DUE ON THAT PARTICULAR DAY. IF A STUDENT WAS TO COME AND SAY THAT THEY KNEW THE ASSIGNMENT WAS DUE BECAUSE THEY SAW IT IN THE SYLLABUS BUT THAT THEY SIMPLY FORGOT THEY WOULD STILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR THAT ASSIGNMENT. THEY MIGHT THEN SAY THAT YOU DIDNíT TELL US THE ASSIGNMENT WAS DUE AND IíLL ASK THEM IF THEY HAVE READ THE SYLLABUS BECAUSE IT IS ALL THERE FOR THEM TO KNOW WHEN THINGS ARE DUE. THE POINT IíM MAKING IS THAT GOD HAS GIVEN US A SYLLABUS FOR LIFE. IN THAT SYLLABUS IS THE WORD OF GOD AND HE HAS PROVIDED IT FOR US SO THAT MAKES US ACCOUNTABLE TO HIS WILL. I THINK ABOUT THE WORDS OF JESUS IN JOHN 12: 48 AND WHERE JESUS SAID, ďHE THAT REJECTETH ME, AND RECEIVETH NOT MY WORDS, HATH ONE THAT JUDGETH HIM. THE WORD THAT I HAVE SPOKEN, THE SAME SHALL JUDGE HIM IN THE LAST DAY.Ē SO, JESUS THEN HAS PROVIDED HIS WILL FOR US. WE CALL IT THE NEW TESTAMENT TODAY. IT IS HIS LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT. IT IS HIS INSPIRED WORD AND WEíVE THEN ARE ACCOUNTABLE TO IT. NOW, IF GOD HAS PROVIDED HIS WILL AND HE SAID THAT THERE IS GOING TO BE A JUDGMENT DAY COME AND THAT JUDGMENT DAY IS GOING TO BE ACCORDING TO THAT WILL THAT HE HAS PROVIDED FOR US, IS IT NOT IN REASONABLE FOR US TO KNOW THAT WILL? OF COURSE IT IS. IN FACT, GOD HAS PROVIDED US THE VERY PURPOSE OF LIFE. MANY PEOPLE LIVE LIFE FOR THEMSELVES, BUT THE REAL REASON FOR LIFE IS FOUND IN ECCLESIASTES 12:13. LET US HEAR THE CONCLUSION OF THE WHOLE MATTER. FEAR GOD AND KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS. IN ORDER TO FEAR GOD AND KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS, A PERSON MUST KNOW THE WILL OF GOD. WE WILL BE JUDGED ACCORDING TO THAT STANDARD IN THE LAST DAY. JESUS WOULD SAY THAT OUR RESPONSIBILITY IS TO LOVE THE LORD THY GOD WITH ALL THY HEART, SOUL, MIND AND STRENGTH. AND THE SECOND COMMANDMENT IS LIKENED TO IT. THOU SHALL LOVE THY NEIGHBOR AS THYSELF. THE ENTIRE LAW IS HANGING UPON THAT PRINCIPLE. THE LAW IN WHICH WE LIVE, THE LAW OF JESUS CHRIST, IS HANGING ON THOSE PRINCIPLES. WE ARE GOING TO BE JUDGED ACCORDING TO THAT WILL. IT IS ONLY REASONABLE FOR US TO KNOW THAT WILL AND TO UNDERSTAND WHAT THE WILL IS. A SECOND PRINCIPLE THAT WE NEED TO CONSIDER AND THINK ABOUT IS TESTING OUR BIBLE KNOWLEDGE. OVER IN SECOND TIMOTHY 3:16-17 IS GODíS PLAN FOR GROWTH. THAT PASSAGE SAYS, ďALL SCRIPTURE IS GIVEN BY INSPIRATION OF GOD, AND IS PROFITABLE FOR DOCTRINE, FOR REPROOF, FOR CORRECTION, FOR INSTRUCTION IN RIGHTEOUSNESS. THAT THE MAN OF GOD BE PERFECT, THOROUGHLY FURNISHED UNTO ALL GOOD WORKS.Ē AS WE THINK ABOUT THAT PASSAGE, HE SAYS ALL SCRIPTURE IS GIVEN BY INSPIRATION OF GOD. THERE ARE THOSE OUT THERE THAT ARE SAYING THAT ALL WE NEED TO KNOW IS THIS OR THAT BUT WE DONíT NEED TO KNOW THE ENTIRE SCRIPTURES. THE SCRIPTURES ARE A REFERENCE FROM THE BOOK OF GENESIS ALL THE WAY THROUGH TO THE BOOK OF REVELATION. EVERY BOOK IN BETWEEN THOSE TWO BOOKS REVEAL GODíS WILL. IT REVEALS GODíS WILL IN THE ERA OF PATRIARCHY. IT REVEALS GODíS WILL IN THE ERA OF THE MOSAIC TIMES. IT REVEALS GODíS WILL FOR US TODAY UNDER THE NEW TESTAMENT AGE. IN EVERY AGE THE BIBLE REVEALS GODíS WILL. ALTHOUGH THE OLD TESTAMENT IS WRITTEN FOR THOSE UNDER PATRIARCHY AND THE MOSAIC LAW, THERE ARE STILL MANY LESSONS THAT WE CAN LEARN FROM IT. PAUL TALKED ABOUT THIS IN ROMANS CHAPTER 15 VERSE 4. ALL SCRIPTURES ARE A REVELATION OF HIS WILL. SOME PEOPLE WOULD ARGUE THAT. THEY WOULD SAY WE DONíT NEED TO WORRY ABOUT THE OLD TESTAMENT. HOWEVER, THE NEW TESTAMENT TEACHES US THAT WE CAN LEARN FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT. WE NEED TO UNDERSTAND THE ENTIRE SCRIPTURES. SOME WOULD SAY ALL WE NEED IS THE WORDS PRINTED IN RED IN THE BIBLE, TALKING ABOUT THE WORDS OF JESUS. BUT THATíS NOT TRUE EITHER. ALL SCRIPTURE IS GIVEN BY THE INSIRATION OF GOD. EVERYTHING FROM THE BOOK OF GENESIS TO THE BOOK OF REVELATIONS, EVERY SCRIPTURE INCLUDING THE WORDS OF JESUS. ALL SCRIPTURE IS BY THE INSPIRATION OF GOD. IT MEANS GOD BREATHED. JUST AS WE BREATH. IT IS NECESSARY THAT BREATH COME ACROSS THE VOCAL CORDS IN ORDER FOR SOUND TO COME OUT OF OUR MOUTH. JUST AS WE BREATH WORDS, GOD BREATHED INSPIRATION WITH THE WORDS OF THIS SCRIPTURE. ALL SCRIPTURE IS GIVEN BY THE INSIPRATION OF GOD AND IS PROFITABLE. WHAT ARE THEY PROFITABLE FOR? HE SAYS FOR DOCTRINE, FOR REPROOF, FOR CORRECTION, FOR INSTRUCTION, AND RIGHTEOUSNESS. BUT WHAT IN THE WORLD DOES THAT MEAN? THE DOCTRINE MEANS TEACHING. SO WE GO TO GODíS WORD TO FIND OUT WHAT THE TEACHING IS. WE FIND OUT WHAT HIS WILL IS AND HIS WILL TEACHES US WHAT HE WANTS US TO DO IN OUR LIVES. THATíS WHAT IT MEANS BY DOCTRINE. THEN HE SAYS REPROOF AND REPROOF SIMPLY MEANS TESTING. ONCE WE SEE WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS WE TEST OUR LIVES IN ACCORDANCE TO WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS. WE READ AND WE STUDY AND WE UNDERSTAND WHAT GODíS TEACHINGS ARE AND WE TEST OUR LIVES ACCORDING TO IT AND WEíRE GOING TO FIND OURSELVES FALLING SHORT AT DIFFERENT TIMES. ROMANS 3:23 SAYS, ďFOR ALL HAVE SINNED AND COME SHORT OF THE GLORY OF GOD.Ē SO WE MAKE CORRECTIONS. REMEMBER WHAT HE SAYS THERE IN THE TEXT. IT SAYS, ďALL SCRIPTURE IS GIVEN BY INSPIRATON OF GOD AND IS PROFITABLE BY DOCTRINE FOR REPROOF BY CORRECTION.Ē WE FIND THINGS LACKING WHEN WE PUT OURSELVES TO THE TEST. WE NEED TO CHANGE AND NEED TO DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY THAN WE DID IN THE PAST. WE MAKE THE CORRECTIONS TO OUR LIVES. WE THINK ABOUT LIVING THE LIFE THAT GOD HAS PROVIDED FOR US AND DESIRES OF US. ITíS MORE THAN SIMPLY TAKING OUT THE SIN. ITíS MORE THAN SIMPLY REMOVING THE INEQUITY. ITíS MORE THAN TAKING OFF THE STAINS. ITíS MORE THAN SIMPLY REMOVING WHAT WE HAVE DONE WRONG. ITíS ALSO THE INSTRUCTION OF RIGHTEOUSNESS. WE NEED TO DO MORE THAN JUST SIMPLY REMOVE WHAT IS WRONG, WE NEED TO PUT WITHIN OUR LIVES THOSE VARIOUS THINGS THAT GOD HAS INSTRUCTED US IN ORDER TO LIVE A RIGHTEOUS LIFE. RIGHTEOUSNESS IS NOT JUST THE REMOVAL OF INIQUITY. RIGHTEOUSNESS MEANS ACTING AS GOD WANTS US TO ACT AND DO AS GOD WANTS US TO DO IN WORSHIP AND SERVICE TO HIM. NOTICE THE RESULT OF ALL SCRIPTURE GIVEN BY THE INSPIRATION BY GOD, THE RESULT OF TEACHING, REPROOF OR CORRECTION FOR INSTRUCTION OF RIGHTEOUSNESS THAT THE MAN OF GOD MIGHT BE PERFECT. HEíS NOT TALKING ABOUT ABSOLUTE PERFECTION HERE OR HEíS NOT TALKING ABOUT BEING WITHOUT SIN AND LIVING A PERFECT LIFE. HEíS TALKING ABOUT THE FACT THAT HEíS GIVING US A MATURITY. SO THE STEPS TO MATURITY ARE DOCTRINE, REPROOF AND CORRECTION TO INSTRUCTION AND RIGHTEOUSNESS. WE GROW TO MATURITY THAT THE MAN OF GOD MAYBE PERFECT THOROUGHLY FURNISHED UNTO ALL GOOD WORKS. IN OTHER WORDS, ITíS THRU AND THRU UNTO EVERY GOOD WORKS. AS GOD HAS PROVIDED US A WAY TO GROW TO MATURITY, IS IT NOT REASONABLE FOR US TO LOOK AT AND EXAMINE AND KNOW THE SCRIPTURES IN ORDER TO BE MATURE? WE ALL DESIRE TO GROW TO MATURITY. WHEN WE ARE A LITTLE CHILD WE WANT TO BE A BIG KID. THEN WE WANT TO BE A TEENAGER AND THEN AN ADULT. SOMETIMES AS ADULTS WE THINK WE WANT TO GO BACK AND BE A KID AGAIN BUT WE REALLY WANT TO CONTINUE TO GROW TO MATURITY. IF WE WANT TO GROW IN SPIRITUAL MATURITY, WE NEED TO READ AND STUDY GODíS WORD. A THIRD POINT TO CONSIDER IS GODíS GIFT OF HIS WORD. IN 2PETER 1:3, PETER WROTE, ďACCORDING AS HIS DIVINE POWER HATH GIVEN UNTO US ALL THINGS THAT PERTAIN UNTO LIFE AND GODLINESS THROUGH THE KNOWLEDGE OF HIM THAT HATH CALLED US TO GLORY AND VIRTUE.Ē GOD HAS GIVEN US ALL THINGS THAT PERTAIN TO LIFE AND GODLINESS. THAT GIFT OF REVELATION, THE GIFT OF HIS WILL, IS ACCORDING TO THE KNOWLEDGE THAT HE HAS PROVIDED FOR US AND HE HAS CALLED US TO GLORY AND VIRTUE. IN OTHER WORDS, ITíS ACCORDING TO THE SCRIPTURES. WE HAVE A GREAT BANQUET BEFORE US AND WE HAVE THIS GREAT FEAST THAT WE CAN BE A PART OF AND THAT IS THE STUDY OF THE SCRIPTURES. CAN YOU IMAGINE RAISING A CHILD AND YOU PROVIDE A BALANCED BREAKFAST, A BALANCED LUNCH, AND A BALANCED SUPPER AND HE DOES NOT EAT AND HE IS WITHERING AWAY. YOU ASK YOURSELF: WHY DOESNíT THIS CHILD EAT? WHY DOESNíT HE TAKE WHAT I HAVE GIVEN UNTO HIM? I THINK THAT SOMETIMES GOD THINKS THE SAME THING. HE HAS PROVIDED FOR US ALL THINGS THAT PERTAIN TO LIFE AND GODLINESS. LET US THEN BELLY UP TO THE TABLE AND FEAST UPON GODíS WORD. WHEN I THINK ABOUT GODíS PLAN FOR GROWTH AND ALL THAT GOD HAS PROVIDED FOR US AND THAT ULTIMATELY COMES BACK TO FAIR AND RIGHTEOUS JUDGEMENT. I THINK ABOUT JESUSí WORDS IN JOHN 5:39 WHEN TALKING TO THE PHARISES HE SAYS, ďYE SEARCH THE SCRIPTURES; FOR IN THEM THINK YE HAVE ETERNAL LIFE AND THEY ARE THEY WHICH TESTIFY OF ME.Ē THE PHARISEES AND THE JEWS OF JESUSí DAY SEARCHED THE OLD TESTAMENT SCRIPTURES TO UNDERSTAND HIM BUT THEY DID NOT SEE THE OBVIOUS MESSAGE THAT JESUS IS THE CHRIST, THE SON OF THE LIVING GOD AND THAT JESUS PROVED HIMSELF BY THE SIGNS AND THE WONDERS AND MIRACLES THAT HE PERFORMED. YET THEY REMAINED IGNORANT OF THAT FACT. JUST SIMPLY THAT SEARCH THAT THEY MADE HAD THEM THINKING THEY WOULD BE GRANTED ETERNAL LIFE BUT THE APPLICATION AND THE PROPER UNDERSTANDING OF GODíS WILL ARE WHAT IS FOR US. HOSEA WRITING TO THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL WROTE IN HOSEA 4 6 HE SAYS: MY PEOPLE ARE DESTROYED FOR A LACK OF KNOWLEDGE BECAUSE THEY HAST REJECTED KNOWLEDGE. I WILL ALSO REJECT THEE. HOW SAD IT WAS THAT THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL WOULD GO OFF INTO CAPTIVITY BECAUSE THEY HAD REJECTED THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD. WILL THE SAME BE SAID OF US? ONE LAST PASSAGE AND THEN THE LESSON IS YOURS. MATTHEW 22:29 WHERE JESUS IS TALKING TO THE SADDUCEES WHO HAVE MISUNDERSTOOD THE RESURRECTION. HE SAID UNTO THEM, ďYE DO ERR NOT KNOWING THE SCRIPTURES NOR THE POWER OF GOD.Ē THEY HAD REJECTED GODíS WILL FOR THEIR OWN MAN-MADE DOCTRINE AND BECAUSE OF THAT HE TOLD THEM THEY WERE IN ERROR. WILL THE SAME THING BE SAID OF US? I HOPE NOT. I CERTAINLY HOPE NOT AND I HOPE WE ARE ENCOPURAGED AND WE SEE REASONS WHY WE OUGHT TO STUDY THE SCRIPTURES DAILY. WE THEN ARE A BLESSED PEOPLE BECAUSE GOD HAS PROVIDED HIS WORD FOR US. LET US CONTINUE IN OUR STUDY. WE APPRECIATE YOU BEING WITH US THIS MORNING. THANK YOU.
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