“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) 1. HARNESS FOR SAFETY , AND PROTECTION 2. GOD’S TRAINING HARNESS ABILITY , AND MATURITY “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you, and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart; and you shall find rest for your souls.” (Matthew 11:28- 29) HARNESS FOR BUILDING STRENGTH HARNESS TO LEARN OBEDIENCE “Do not be as the horse or as the mule which have no understanding, whose trappings include bit and bridle to hold them in check, otherwise they will not come near to you.” (Psalms 32:9 NASB) 3. HARNESS SEASON, FOR YOUR HARVEST SEASON “…if the son sets you free, you will be free indeed.” (John 8:36 NLT) Discussion Questions: 1. What harness do you think you’re in for this season? Explain. 2. What is God teaching you, and working in you by having His harness on you? 3. Have you ever taken off God’s harness before it’s time? What happened in your life because of that?