RUN featuring Monique

Why, why, why are we living in a world, a world, a world so cruel?
Waiting, waiting, waiting, Lord.

Now I said, now hear this, thus sayeth the Lord, God.  And I believe a lot of us shouldn't even condemn these rappers, 'cause if nobody would've told me about God, people would've been--the church-folks woulda been talking bad about me.  I believe we're gonna have people like Reverend Snoop Doggy Dogg up here soon.  We gonna have Reverend Tupac.  The brothers need your encouragement, the do not need you to pull them down.  I don't believe in bashin' these people that are out there on the street, I believe in encouraging them.  I believe in bringing them in, because if nobody would have helped me, I'd a been messed up.  Do unto others as you would want done to you.  If you see your brothers and sisters out there on the street, and you know they back-sliddin, don't just go tell sister so-and-so you, "heard what happened to your child," go and get her!  Bring her--and this is the reason why you seen her, 'cause God wants you to go and get her!   God wants you to love your brothers and sisters.  This is not a game of hurting each other, it's a game of helping each other.  You've got to help one another.  You got to love one another.  You got to respect one another.  We have such a crab- mentality these days.  You see someone coming to the top of the brow, you wanna pull them down.  But I believe we should help one another.  I'm telling you right now, saints, I'm giving you my heart today.  I'm letting you know all the secret things that happened to me.  It's not easy for me to come out here and talk about the things that happened in the past, but I'm a let you know something:  that God has completely turned my life around.  Let everyone stand.  Give the Lord a hand-clap.  [Applause.]  Praise the Lord.  

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