Opportune Time Pt. 2
1. It’s easy to QUIT , but it takes FAITH to go through! 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 Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. Philippians 1:6 NIV 2. Learn to submit to God and resist the devil . Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. James 4:7 NIV In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus. Therefore, do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its evil desires. Romans 6:11-12 NIV 3. The wilderness is also a place of preparation not a permanent residency. “Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness..” Luke 4:1 NIV See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. Isaiah 43:19 NIV 4. Look how far you’ve come , not how far you need to go ! Victory Group Questions: 1. Share a time where you wanted to quit. What kept you going? 2. What are some examples that you submit yourself to God? How often do you submit? (EX: serving, devotions, Bible study, fasting, Etc) 3. Share your wilderness experiences. 4. Take some time to reflect on how far the Lord has taken you and celebrate the VICTORY!