Dress For It
“To console those who mourn in Zion, To give them beauty for ashes, The oil of joy for mourning, The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness…” Isaiah 61:3 NKJV 1. DON’T DRESS TO HOW YOU FEEL , DRESS TO WHAT YOU BELIEVE ! “Moreover David said, ‘The Lord, who delivered me from the paw of the lion and from the paw of the bear, He will deliver me from the hand of this Philistine.” 1 Samuel 17:37 NKJV “...in the presence of Him whom he believed—God, who gives life to the dead and calls those things which do not exist as though they did;” Romans 4:17 NKJV 2. DRESS LIGHT ; REMOVE DEAD WEIGHT ! “And David said to Saul, ‘I cannot walk with these, for I have not tested them.’ So David took them off.” 1 Samuel 17:39 NKJV “...since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us.” Hebrews 12:1 NLT 3. VICTORY IS WON IN THE PREPARATION ! “Your servant used to keep his father’s sheep, and when a lion or a bear came and took a lamb out of the flock, I went out after it and struck it, and delivered the lamb from its mouth; and when it arose against me, I caught it by its beard, and struck and killed it.” 1 Samuel 17:34-35 NKJV VICTORY GROUP QUESTIONS: 1) Do you agree with bullet point #3? Why or why not? How is your “Preparation Time”? 2) What are some dead weights that you need/needed to remove going into 2023?? Share. 3) What are you calling into existence this year? How will you “Dress” to what you believe? 4) What is something that stood out to you from the message that wasn’t discussed in the questions?