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INTRODUCTION No one succeeds by accident. The woman with crackers. You have a success covenant with God. everyone will move from pain to gain. By His blood both the curse of thorns and of thistles wiped away. Matt.3:13 Christ has redeemed us. you will die in poverty.8:32. (Matt. Nothing functions without principles • • Failure has pains People . commit suicide From Cheroth to Zarepath.4:6. shout. God does not unfold all his plans at once. when they lose. Gen. football. God wants your success to be obvious to sight. In a race of 400 million sperms. election.12:1-1end. Did God not know that the brook will dry? Don't start crying because the brook dried. Success is not by chance but by choice. God success plan for man. You become successful if you can attain these set goals. Ignorance is dangerous. In this course. Isa. relationship. You can be a faithful servant of God and not enjoy your benefits. God sent Jesus to come and redeemed us from the bondage of failure.Gen. Success is your covenant right. party. God cursed the ground. Man was deceived and fell-Gen. Deut.29:11 The man that pushed my car This success plan of God is revealed to man gradually • Motor head lamp at night. Gen.7:7-8) Lk. • Elijah Ikgs.3.19:32-34. Jn. So as to be successful.13:2 . Success is the underlying factor in these statement. Elder brother of the prodigal son. You are on your way to your Zarepath.g. what you don't demand.cry. Jn. you don't receive. God has predetermined where He wants you to be. • Abraham. God wants you to know that he has destined you for success in absolute sense. OUR FATHER -("He that does not provide for his household etc) God made man a success . It is what you know that makes you free. Life will never give you what you deserve but what you demand/ask. Hos.Abraham vs Lazarus Success is yours by right and by birth. If you don't have the secrets of success.5:13. Your heavenly family has all it takes. Benefits do not come just because you are serving God. Jere.g Adam went into hiding Success on the other hand has gains • People .5:14-16. Everyone that must succeed must learn and apply the principles of success. God has a set goal for man. Gal.1:26-28. DEFINITIONS Success is the continual attainment of God's set goal for an individual. Failure has shame e. The old man and the little boy. It is in stages. your earthy family not withstanding. Success is not by confessing or claiming it is by continous application of God's principles for success. . Have dominion.30:19.

1:15-16 e. Your birth is not accidental no matter what your parents are saying.1:22-25. congregation. Matt. would have missed you. No regards for Christian values.. BEGINNING OF SUCCESS Success begins when an individual realise that he is born for a purpose. . Let God show you what He made you for. an organisation. Purpose is determined by the manufacturer not the product/not the user Your parents cannot determine your purpose.7:7-8 The secret of every product is with the manufacturer Ask. .Getting promotion by sleeping with the boss. this class. A man without purpose is a disaster going so where to happen. TYPES OF SUCCESS There are 3 types of success 1. Gal. Al these are products or benefits of success. The more you see. Acts 22. Jas. The closer you follow His plan. Working without direction is working in futility. office. .Success is not money or else 419. Every accomplishment begins with an identified assignment. When Paul encountered Christ on the way to Damascus the paramount question he asked was "what shall I do Lord.10. The driving force for human success is self. Covenant success a. Living without assignment is living in you don't know where you are going.2:1 (Ask to see) Isa. Ask don't assume. Gal.Coca butter Paul asked and got God's plan for his life. Success is not houses or land or material thing.g Paul. Continuing therein is what guarantee continous success." And the Lord gave him the assignment. shame is inevitable.2:2 Prayer of enquiring is not prayer in brief. Satanic success 3. Ask. traditions and methods. Commitment = dogged pursuit of one's assignment success is guaranteed when you follow God's plan for your life. Living without purpose is living like a goat. Paul had been a seasoned Lawyer before this time. you need to commit yourself to it. Jer. Something was already appointed for Paul to do even before he gave his life to Christ. there would have been a gap in history. If you were not born. Football match without goal post Life without purpose frustration/burden/toiling. you can never know when you reach there. cocaine carrier are successful. the better you run.Man with pyjamas When purpose is not discovered. If your were not born. Life without purpose is destiny imprisoned. You must seek out your purpose. COMMITMENT Once purpose is determined.33:3 (God's hotline) Hab.1:15.someone. Paying bribes to obtain visa . HUMAN SUCCESS Human success is based on human principles. Paul. the more successful you become. Human success 2.

To be like a tree planted by the riverside means a tree carefully. Pulling others down by satanic means (Gen. Esther 6:1-end . Ps.28:13. E. The desire to protect is a proof of your assignment. your assignment is to somebody.It is just an opinion. b.17 knew his sting. The target of divine success is the expansion of God's kingdom on earth. Joseph Gen. SATANIC SUCCESS Based on evil principles.30:37-39 popular tree. Your assignment is not to everybody. David I Sam. (Ps. What God says concerning you is not an opinion.48:17. Armed robbery. Success is not abroad. A lizard in Nigeria cannot become alligator in America.Haman vs Mordecai c. a good understanding of which makes you to operate optimally. if not you don't know your assignment.His leaves shall not wither = Fruits and leaves are evidence of productivity of a tree LOCATING YOUR ASSIGNMENT Locate the problem you are created to solve in earth. we are bound to succeed. Is. . The reason for your existence. You need to say in a single sentence what your assignment is. The fact that you are born reveals that God saw a problem that can never be solved without you. Ps.6:28-33. If If If If If you you you you you are are are are are Moses Aaron Billy Graham Benny Hinn D. Whatsoever a watch repairer (horologist) says about a motorcar is only an opinion. What saddens you is a clue to something God creates you to solve.3:1-15) It always result in disgrace.g 419.41:39 dreams interpreted. The Bible is the manufacturer manual.His fruit in his season = his expectation is never disappointed. Success directed by God. Matt. COVENANT (DIVINE) SUCCESS Success based on God's principles and words. success is in broad. Your assignment is always to a person or a group. Someone says you are a failure .1:3 & Deut. . Oyedepo = = = = = Israelites Moses Unsaved Sick Poor. Someone says you will never make it . These 2 verses are clear indications of what the manufacturer expects of us. . Your assignment will always interest you. Regardless of where we are located geographically.1:8) Success driven by God's will. Manual = Manufacturers mind about his product (Do not operate until you have completely read this manual). You are not an all rounder or else you become a jack. Success is a function of what you know and apply. A mere opinion. It is a never ending success LOCATING SUCCESS Success is not an exclusive of any land. choicely planted not a tree growing wild.1:3. Any statement about the product by the manufacturers is not an opinion but statement of fact.It only goes for what can be grabbed. The Bible is the manufacturers manual. The reason I was created.It is just an opinion. Jos. God never told you to respond to the need of the people. He told you to respond to His voice.1:1-3. Don't run until you identify the way. Everything created is a solution to a problem. Jacob Gen.

REQUIREMENT FOR SUCCESS There are 3 things required for success that van be located in Jos. the enemy will reveal the Judas by making context with Judas in your group.sees a lose button in your shirt. ENEMY: An enemy will move you from obscurity to significance in 1 day . watching the stars.6:6-9. In meditation. You are not born qualified. This young man has become so successful in ministry. Keep the word in your heart. Prov.4:23.Computer. Deut. you must break in. Before you have success. Who you are is determined by your heart.23:7. As a man thinks in his heart so is he. The act . Knowing His ways is required. 2.23:7. Hearing gives faith. THE BIBLE The first thing God delivered to Joshua for success was the book of the law. Prov. Prov. Your mediations determines who you become. share the word.notices strange sounds of the engine.Bill Gait . Your assignment requires seasons of isolation. determines what you will see outside tomorrow.Your obedience (observe to do) A. Enemy will expose the Judas in your life. Watch again . Franklin . Too many Christian are satisfied with only having an experience with Christ. you need to programme your heart. Evandur Holy field .e the Bible. Your nature places a limitation on your capability.4:20-22 Seeing with eyes Matt. it is a reflection of what is in your heart. Encounter with Christ is not enough. Meditate with the word always. THE ACT . The book i. Your assignment determines what you notice. Meditate = ponder. K.your heart (thus shall meditate. Light is a product of the word. Jn. You pass by a problem because you are not made to solve it. Re-read the passage with more attention till it enters. Poverty. Ps. C. Review or ruminate.g David vs Goliath . expertise will give you success. b. Prov. mutter = imaginative thinking. you get qualified. car mechanic .13:15 hearing with ears Converted Understanding with heart Before you breakthrough. Nicodemus question was funning "should I enter my mothers womb again?" No. Your assignment will make enemies for you. failure etc. Meditation . THE HEART It is not the colour that makes them to go up but what is inside (The balloon).27:19 When you check the circumstances around you. you have to be success. Prov. You were born by her you have these compound problems. Tailor . is a reflection of the heart. The book is our success security code that must be read.) 3. entrance gives light. speak the word. HOW TO MEDITATE SUCCESSFULLY a. What you see inside today. You need to be born by another for your story to change. The starting point is salvation. B.Music Your assignment determines what you see.Just like Abraham.1:8 1. imagine.3:1 Nicodemus was an elderly man who saw a young man called Jesus that have just come into the scene but have suddenly stolen the show.. Experience will only give you peace. act the word and you will see the word work. e.119:130. Enemies reveal your limitations. you rub mind with God. Whatever will happen in your life will begin from your heart. Think the word. Once you are born again. Your assignment magnifies the problem in your are created to solve.Boxing. His book is the compass to your success.

you cannot correctly apply. Jesus told them to go. Understanding has to do with sorting. Understanding reconciles seemingly contradictory facts. No one has ever seen God.14:28-30. By all means. There is no marital problem but wisdom problem.10:19 LESSON 3 WISDOM Wisdom is the correct application of information (Travelling at 160km per 1 hour setting to a narrow bridge). Success is balanced happiness HOW TO ACQUIRE WISDOM . be informed.24:27. riches. Wisdom is the principal thing. You may be intelligent and not be wise. Neh. Understanding By understanding we mean interpreting of facts.2: Putting water in pots. What you don't understand. He obtained facts about his task. you spend time to obtain facts about it. Jn. Attend seminars. Information is the tap root of every transformation. It takes agreement to walk together (Amos 3:3). The acquisition of facts when you have identified your purpose. If you are not informed you will be deformed. Wisdom is the final phase on our building of strategy. What you don't prepare for. Using these information to handle issues of life especially in the area of your assignment is wisdom. Knowledge Knowledge is the accumulation of information. Lk. pleasure. 2. Using what you know to produce what you purpose. E.4:7. You can only do what you believe. Go for information. peace etc. When you believe. Lk. There is no financial problem but wisdom problem). they were cleansed. It is obedience to the word of God that causes the power of God to flow in our direction. Lk.17. Prov. The process of sitting down to count the cost is like developing strategies for execution REQUIREMENTS FOR DEVELOPMENT 1. Understanding is the breaking of facts into comprehensible bits.2:26 Faith without works is dead. you don't succeed in. Here we are dealing with application of sorted facts. Study those who have succeeded in your field. God cannot lie. you act. Knowledge about Badagry. You can walk with God and not believe Him. No one goes to war to learn how to shoot gun." The extent to which you obey Him is the extent to which He works with you. (The woman and the anointing oil bottle) Prov.g digestion . You require first hand comprehensive knowledge of your assignment. Understanding = going under to stand. Putting the facts acquired into their natural order. Wisdom provides man's total needs = happiness. Preparation before building. but it takes believe for obedience The Circus man God's greatest obsession is for us to believe Him."Observe to do". Wisdom is taken has to broken down. Purpose without pursuit is powerless but pursuit without strategy is foolishness. Jos. Understanding come by assimilation of information.3:16-17 lists the effects of wisdom as life. Understanding enhances application. Prov. listen to tapes. His first task on arrival at Jerusalem was to survey the walls and the gates. honour. "As they went. blind man(clay to paste his eyes) =Siloam PREPARING FOR SUCCESS One way of preparing for success is by developing a winning strategy. The Bible elevates wisdom to a supreme position. Having a wide range of information at your disposal is being intelligent. His greatest pain is when we don't.2:11-15.

looking for improvements.) The problem of most Africans is eat alone die alone. pocket.26:12-22. The common goal provides the identity of the outfit. you require mercy. Every body carries the candle of excellence within. If you don't want hard life. Your destiny will be on the same spot until you apply the relevant force of hardwork. we get it lit by hard work.(igi ksn ko ise igbo. Diligence: After careful planning.18.a) b) c) d) Fear God.9:24-25. Everything in life is a seed . Take no thoughts for your life does not mean don't plan. Water before fish etc.6:34 is not a contradiction.22:29.taste.24:3034. Waster and lazy people are brothers. If the picture you hold is colourful enough. God is a planner. Prov. I Cor. Every man/woman relationship outside the matrimony is indiscipline (Samson). Prov. Hard work includes storming the brain. It only means don't be anxious. Poverty is a product of laziness. II Thess. You invest your time to get money. Everyone run in a race.10:22. (don't eat all) Plan your life well. you will be willing to pay the price of hard work.9:10 Ask God. Integrity is hard to build but easy to destroy. It becomes strong through common sense and profits wonderfully by keeping abreast of the facts. Not everthing you want to say ought to be said. Gen. 2. Plan your time well . THE WINNING TEAM One person may be sufficient to receive an assignment but it will take a fusion of several others to accomplish it. Laziness is a destroyer of destiny.1:5 The word. eyes. Careful planning of your seed determines the kind of harvest you receive. Dignity is a product of diligence. dreaming up solutions. You design a winning strategy but you put together a winning team. If you fail to plan you have plan to fail. money.13:29 (if leave stay long in the soup = soup) WORKING AT YOUR DREAM 1. (Le chater liers principle. Prov. Plan your money well. Plan your seed don't throw them around. Prov. You don't give all you want to give to your child. Any enterprise or business is built by wise planning. Prov. Work is not the time you put in but what you put into time. go for hard work. prov. Not everything you want to buy ought to be bought. Diligence = hard work. This is why you need a team.29. Planning:Success is a function of goals. hard work refines. . Matt. What is a Team? A team consists of 2 or more individuals bond together by a common goal. 3. Draw near diligent people and observe their ways of life. vise versa. (the sweeping technique). He told you to respond to His voice. Idleness is the producer of poverty. you don't know how much you spend on food per month.(Time na money). Discipline I Cor. Anxiety is the price paid for goods you never collects. Prov. No food for lazy man. time. Newtons law of motion) Laziness is lethal to any dream. If by now. Matt. God has not asked you to respond to every need.6:6-8 The ant plans. Diligence does not know famine. Wise planning involves budgeting of how much to be spent each month.3:10 If you don't work you are not permitted to eat.7:24 Wise Association. . you are planless. individual goals are subsidiary. Hard work is the only remedy against poverty. Jas. Hard work does not kill. A planless man will live a scattered life.18:9. plans and actions on the plan.24:3-4 (TLB). Discipline . Prov. In a team. If you are not a friend of work you will lose worth.

10:1. Lk.5:7.1:27 Male and female. Matt. Jesus walked as a team.10:1.Examples i) Trinity. For every male there is a female. Divining work as a team. I Jn. ii) Man. (Adam and Eve) . Man and woman working as a team iii) Jesus. If he does not. you need it much more Benefits of team work i) Companionship (ii) Counsel (iii) Compliment (iv) Consolidation Developing team spirit It is the duty of the man a the head to promote team spirit. Gen. If Jesus needed to work in a team. 3 in one. All for one and one for all perfect unity. the whole outfit will rip open.

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