RCCG HOUSE FELLOWSHIP LEADER’S MANUAL – 27 OF JANUARY, 2019 – ATTITUDE

RCCG HOUSE FELLOWSHIP LEADER’S MANUAL – 27 OF JANUARY, 2019 – ATTITUDE

HOUSE FELLOWSHIP ANTHEM

1. I love this family Of God,
So closely knitted into one,
They have taken me into their arms
And ‘am so glad to be
A part of this great family

2. I bless this family of God,
So greatly prospered by the Lord,
They have taken me into their arms
And ‘am so glad to be
A part of this great family

3. I know this family of God,
So deeply rooted in the word,
They have taken me into their arms
And ‘am so glad to be
A part of this great family

4. I see this family of God,
So highly lifted above all,
They have taken me into their arms
And ‘am so glad to be
A part of this great family

5. Come and join this family of God,
So highly favoured by the Lord,
They have taken me into their arms
And ‘am so glad to be
A part of this great family

SUGGESTED TIME SCHEDULE
10 minutes for Opening Prayer, Praise and Worship
10 minutes for Testimonies
15 minutes for Bible Discussion
15 minutes for General Prayers
10 minutes for Questions & Answers
5 minutes for Welcoming New Members
10 minutes for Announcements,
Offering,House Fellowship Anthem & Closing Prayers.

PRAYER POINT: Father, please help me to to exhibit the right attitude at all times.

BIBLE PASSAGE: Numbers 13:25-33;14:5-12
25.And they returned from searching of the land after forty days.
26.And they went and came to Moses, and to Aaron, and to all the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the wilderness of Paran, to Kadesh; and brought back word unto them, and unto all the congregation, and shewed them the fruit of the land.
27.And they told him, and said, We came unto the land whither thou sentest us, and surely it floweth with milk and honey; and this is the fruit of it.
28.Nevertheless the people be strong that dwell in the land, and the cities are walled, and very great: and moreover we saw the children of Anak there.
29.The Amalekites dwell in the land of the south: and the Hittites, and the Jebusites, and the Amorites, dwell in the mountains: and the Canaanites dwell by the sea, and by the coast of Jordan.
30.And Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it.
31.But the men that went up with him said, We be not able to go up against the people; for they are stronger than we.
32.And they brought up an evil report of the land which they had searched unto the children of Israel, saying, The land, through which we have gone to search it, is a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and all the people that we saw in it are men of a great stature.
33.And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.

*Numbers 14:5-12*
5.Then Moses and Aaron fell on their faces before all the assembly of the congregation of the children of Israel.
6.And Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, which were of them that searched the land, rent their clothes:
7.And they spake unto all the company of the children of Israel, saying, The land, which we passed through to search it, is an exceeding good land.
8.If the LORD delight in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it us; a land which floweth with milk and honey.
9.Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they are bread for us: their defence is departed from them, and the LORD is with us: fear them not.
10.But all the congregation bade stone them with stones. And the glory of the LORD appeared in the tabernacle of the congregation before all the children of Israel.
11.And the LORD said unto Moses, How long will this people provoke me? and how long will it be ere they believe me, for all the signs which I have shewed among them?
12.I will smite them with the pestilence, and disinherit them, and will make of thee a greater nation and mightier than they.

INTRODUCTION: Our attitude determines our action. Our actions may either please God or provoke God to anger. Num.14:11

MEMORY VERSE: ” For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he.” Proverbs 23:7a.

TEXT REVIEW: Numbers 13:25-33;14:5-12
i. Attitude makes us see things differently.
ii. When attitude is positive, it encourages and strengthens hope for a better future.
iii. A negative attitude is a barrier to achieving greatness.

LESSON OUTLINE
*What the is attitude? *
According to the book titled”Psychology” by Camile Wortman, Elizabeth Loftus & Charles Weaver. “Attitudes are the thought and feelings that encourage us to act as if we like or dislike something”. Psychology gave three components of attitudes as:
1. What we think or believe about something (the cognitive component).
2. How we feel about it (the emotional component).
3. How we act towards it (the behavioural component).

*The Grasshopper Mentality- Numbers 13:28, 31-33.(Negative Attitude)*.
1. This attitude made them to see themselves as grasshoppers before their enemies who they acknowledge as giants Num.13:33.
A defeatist mentality.1.Sam.17 :37,46-47.
2. Their attitudes made them to see their enemies to be stronger than them. Num. 13:31. Was Pharaoh not stronger than them? But God gave them victory over him and his army. Numbers 14:11.
3. Their attitude provoked God to anger and judgement. Numbers 14:22-23.

*Caleb’s David’s mentality.(Positive Attitude). Numbers 13:30; 14:6-9,24 & 1 Sam.17:37, 41-50*.
1. Caleb’s report and attitude was so sure of God’s power to defend His people. Numbers 14:8.
2. Caleb told the congregation that they were able to overcome the sons of Anak (the inhabitants of Canaan, the promised land). Num.13:30.
3. God rewarded him for his trust in Him. Num.14:24.
4. David also trusted in the antecedents of God since his shepherd days. 1 Sam. 17:34-37.
5. He invited God to the battle and handed everything to Him and Goliath fell. 1 Sam 17:45-51.
6. David was honoured by King Saul, the women composed a new son for David and God was on his side.

SUMMARY: You are the product pf your thought.

CONCLUSION: Proverbs 23:7a “*Your thoughts determine your actions and who you are”. “*Attitudes are the thoughts and feelings that encourage us to act as if we like or dislike something”.

ASSIGNMENT: Always think and stay positive even in the midst of challenges.

PRAYER POINTS:
1. Lord, remove evey thought that will make me act wrongly from me.
2. Father, please cleanse my heart and fill it with your godly thoughts.
3. Father, your Word says that the just shall live by faith, help me not to live by mere sight.
4. Father, please make Daddy G.O to always operate with the Calab’s and David’s attitude.
5. Father, please subdue every giant (son of Anak) and Goliath (Philistine) harassing any of your children in RCCG.

GOLDEN DIET FOR THE WEEK
MONDAY: Proverbs 23:7a. Ask God to possess your thoughts to make you act positively.

TUESDAY: Ex.14:9-31. Thank God for making a way where there was no way for the Israelites and ask Him to make a way for you too.

WEDNESDAY: Joel 3:10 “….. Let the weak say, I am strong”. No matter the challenges facing you, trust in the Lord and His promises.

THURSDAY: Numbers 14:24. Father, by your mercy, take me to my Promised Land and let my seed possess it permanently. Read – Open Heaven 27 January 2019

FRIDAY: Numbers 13:28-29,31-33. Ask Abba Father to remove from you every fear which you are nursing over your challenges that makes them look like giant before me.

SATURDAY: Hebrews 10:38. The just shall live faith. Father, help me to be seeing through faith and not by my mere sight only.

SUNDAY: Numbers 13:33; 1 Sam.17:4, 9-11. Father, subdue every giant (son of Anak) and Goliath (Philistine) harassing me and my family.

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