DARE TO BELIEVE FOR MIRACLES AGAIN
YEAR OF THE MIRACULOUS
“Dare to Believe for the Miraculous Again”
“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.” Matt 7:7-8 NKJV
“The Lord took hold of me, and I was carried away by the Spirit of the Lord to a valley filled with bones. He led me all around among the bones that covered the valley floor. They were scattered everywhere across the ground and were completely dried out.” Ezek 37:1-2 NLT
DISAPPOINTMENTS ARE UNMET EXPECTATIONS!!
1. BELIEVE WHOLEHEARTEDLY THAT GOD WILL EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS!!
“Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us…” Ephes 3:20 NKJV
“So I spoke this message, just as he told me. Suddenly as I spoke, there was a rattling noise all across the valley…” Ezek 37:7 NLT
2. SURROUND YOURSELF WITH PEOPLE OF COURAGEOUS FAITH!!
DARE: (v) have the courage to do something
COURAGE: (n) the ability to do something that frightens one; strength in the face of pain or grief
“So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.” 1 Thess 5:11 NLT
3. CHANGE WHAT YOU’RE CONFESSING!!
“Then he said to me, ‘Speak a prophetic message to the winds, son of man. Speak a prophetic message and say’, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: Come, O breath, from the four winds! Breathe into these dead bodies so they may live again.’ So I spoke the message as he commanded me, and breath came into their bodies. They all came to life and stood up on their feet—a great army.” Ezek 37:9-10 NLT
“Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.” Prov 18:21 NKJV
Life Group Questions:
Has “Unmet Expectations” caused you stop believing in Miracles again?? Why or Why not??
Have you ever experienced a Blessing from God that exceeded your expectation?? How did it affect your faith??
Share of an experience when you needed to display “Courage” in the face of doubt. How did you “Dare” to believe for Miracles again??
Do you have “Courageous” friends in your life?? Is it beneficial to have these types of friends??
READ PROV 18:21 NKJV. How do you plan on applying this to your life?? (Speak into the atmosphere)