2. Why concern yourself!Do not fear, little flock, for it is your Fathers good pleasure to give you thekingdom. 33Sell what you have and give alms; provide yourselves money bagswhich do not grow old, a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches nor moth destroys. 34For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. (Luke 12:32-34) And with this, CAN YOU BEAT THE LORD G-D IN GIVING??????????????Its His anywayThe Lord G-d is Jehovah Jirah, the ProviderThe Lord G-d is Jehovah Sabaoth The Lord G-d is El Shaddai Who sits High on the Mountain and looks low Dr. Mari V. Armistead, PhD 3. 1 Samuel 21:8-9 8 And David said unto Ahimelech, and is there not here under thine hand spear or sword? For I have neitherbrought my sword nor my weapons with me, because thekings business required haste. 9 And the priest said, thesword of Goliath the Philistine, whom thou slewest in the valley of Elah, behold, it is here wrapped in a cloth behindthe ephod: if thou wilt take that, take it: for there is no other save that here. And David said, there is none like that; giveit me. 4. Now, it is interesting to note the significance of each of these items: The sword Gods weapon for David which signifiedvictory. The Ephod the garment of worship and prayer thatwas to be worn by the priests to minister to God. 5. And, when he took off hisworship, he covered up Davids victory! 6. InorderforDavidtopickupthesword,hefirsthadto pickuptheephod! 7. MANY PEOPLE WAIT FOR GODTO GIVE THEM THE VICTORY SOTHEY CAN WORSHIP HIM GODIS WAITING FOR PEOPLE TOWORSHIP HIM SO HE CAN GIVETHEM THE VICTORY! 8. 1 sam 30:6-9 BeforeGodwillshowusvictory,wemustputontheephodofworship! Ifyouvelaiddownyourworship,youmightjustbecoveringupyourvictory! Youll find your victory has been waitingfor you the whole time, right here in thehouse of God, wrapped up behind theephod! THE REASON MANY CHURCHES AREPOWERLESS IS THAT THEY HAVELOST THEIR WORSHIP! 9. YOUVE GOT TO DECLARE THAT YOU WANT Nothing Less Than Victory Howcanitbethat,wewhoarecreatedintheimageandlikenessofGod,can,andoftendo,comeuponthelosingendoflife?Arentwesavedbygrace,throughfaith!IsntournameswrittenintheLambsBookofLifeDontwehavetheHolySpiritlivinginsideofusYet,westillstrugglewithtemptationsweoftengiveintosin.weareseenaslessthananovercomer. 10. Do you think its possible for YOU to be an overcomer? Do you think its possible for YOU to hear well-done thou good and faithful servant? Do you think its possible for YOU to be chosen to rule and reign with ChristBecause, regardless of what the angels thinkregardless of what the devil thinksregardless of what God thinks.its up to YOU! 11. When youre ready to accept Nothing LessThan Victory, youll realize that#1 NOW is the time for victory Regardlessofyourcircumstances!Regardlessofyourproblems!Regardlessofyourfinances!Regardlessofyourhealth!Regardlessofwhatyouthink!Regardlessofwhatyoufeel!WhenyourereadytoacceptNothingLessThanVictory,youmustrealizethatVictoryisinseasonRIGHTNOW! 12. I John says that whatsoever is born of Godovercometh the world: and this is the victorythat overcometh the world, even our faith. #2WEarethepeopleofvictory. Youmaybeblackorwhiteyoungoroldrichorpooreducatedoruneducated.)youmayspeakEnglishorEbonics.butifyoureachildofGod,thenYOUwerebornforvictory. 13. Consider the words of Hebrews 11, the great Faith Chapter.No less than 16 saints are mentioned by name. Each beingcredited with their display of faith toward God. Abel offered a more excellent sacrifice than Cain Enoch had the testimony that he pleased God Noah built an ark, to the saving of his family Abraham obeyed God, and left his country, not knowingwhere God would send him Sara, though well past child bearing years, believed God, judging Him to be faithful to His Word Moses rejected the riches of Pharaohs house, choosing to suffering affliction with Gods people. Rahab, the harlot, hid the spies, without thought to herpersonal safety.
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