Ice Breaker

What is one fun fact about you that no one here might know?

Purpose

The purpose of this lesson is to build our faith in God and make him our source of success. 

Main Scripture

Habakkuk 2:2-3 MSG And then God answered: “Write this.

    Write what you see.

Write it out in big block letters

    so that it can be read on the run.

This vision-message is a witness

    pointing to what’s coming.

It aches for the coming—it can hardly wait!

    And it doesn’t lie.

If it seems slow in coming, wait.

    It’s on its way. It will come right on time.

Discussion Intro

We will not succeed in any area that we have not set goals and determined to succeed in. If we want to succeed in our marriage, relationship, ministry, business, finances, or our spiritual life, we just first set goals in those areas. 

Q1 - The first step to goal setting is putting the vision in writing. Can you share a goal with a group that you have for the year?

Q2 - The world usually sets career, business, and finance goals first and spiritual goals last. Why do you think this is backwards?

What does God and the Bible have to do with Success?

1. God WANTS us to succeed

Jeremiah 29:11 NIRV I know the plans I have for you,” announces the Lord. “I want you to enjoy success. I do not plan to harm you. I will give you hope for the years to come.

Q3 - It is okay to succeed and be happy! What are some areas of success that you’re hoping to see in your future? Don’t be afraid to share your highest dreams!

Psalms 35:27 NKJV Let the Lord be magnified, Who has pleasure in the prosperity of His servant.

Q4 - How does it feel knowing that God takes pleasure in your success?

2. God will Help us Succeed

Nehemiah 2:20 NLT I replied, "The God of heaven will help us succeed. We, his servants, will start rebuilding this wall. But you have no share, legal right, or historic claim in Jerusalem."

Q5 - Now that you know God is in your corner, is there anything you think you cannot accomplish?

Q6 - Reflect on your life for a second. Is there anything you’ve succeeded in that you couldn’t have succeeded in without God?

The Bible is a success instruction manual for life

Q7 - Success comes with instructions. Have you ever felt like you couldn’t figure out how to get something done? How do you think the word will help?

Q8 - Is there a scripture that you feel has directly help guide the course of your life? 

Declaration:

I declare that will live a life full of success because God wants me to succeed! I thank God that he helps me, and has given me the Bible as an instruction manual for my life! I will live by it every day, and work hard at learning everything the Bible says about me! In Jesus name!

Application:

Success Seminar started last week. Let’s commit to going to the next 3 weeks to an amazing, life-changing seminar! Invite 1 coworker to this Sunday’s service.

Impact Moment

Hundreds of lives were saved over easter weekend and on our Wednesday night service. Over 200 people made a public declaration of their salvation by being baptized on Sunday! Let’s continue to give to make room for more people to be saved and transformed in Jesus name! 


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