“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28 NKJV 1. COMPARE SIDE-BY-SIDE PICTURES!! “For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 NIV “And Abraham said, ‘My son, God will provide for Himself the lamb for a burnt offering.’ So the two of them went together.” Gen 22:8 NKJV 2. GOD IS A “MONEY BACK GUARANTEE” TYPE OF GOD!! “God is not a man, that He should lie…” Numbers 23:19 NKJV “Stay here with the donkey,’ Abraham told the servants. ‘The boy and I will travel a little farther. We will worship there, and then we will come right back.” Gen 22:5 NLT 3. PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT MEANS BEING PERFECTED THROUGH PRACTICE!! “…Then he tied his son, Isaac, and laid him on the altar on top of the wood.” Gen 22:9 NLT “Keep putting into practice all you learned and received from me—everything you heard from me and saw me doing. Then the God of peace will be with you.” Philippians 4:9 NLT Victory Group Questions: 1) Are you living according to HIS purpose?? Or your own?? How do you know?? How is it going?? 2) How does the “Picture” of your life compare to the word of God?? If it needs changing, what will you do to change it?? 3) Share a testimony of a time when God’s promise came true in your life. Encourage the group!! 4) How are you being perfected through practice?? What is God teaching you in this season?? 5) What is your MISSING INGREDIENT??