“The Real” Happy Hour… Bible Study


Oct 28, 2020
I Need A Blessing
Series: Bible Study

Matthew 14:13-21, Mark 6:31-32, Luke 9:10-11

- Sometimes we get in the way and block the blessings in our life.

- Unforgiveness is a great blocking blesser.

- Doubt and unbelief is another blocking blesser.

- Jesus wanted to be alone. He was tired, he was sad, he was hungry and a huge crowd followed him.

- Sympathy keeps on going, compassion stops and helps.

- We are blessed when we imitate God.

- God looks at us with a heart of compassion and a heart of mercy.

- We think in terms of what works for us.

- Problems don't come at your convenience.  They show up announced, uninvited.

- We now have the ability to ward people off.

- As long as we live off of convenience, we are going to miss operating with God's compassion.

- We can't do "me". We have to do "Jesus."

- We have to stay connected to God.

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  • Oct 28, 2020I Need A Blessing
    Oct 28, 2020
    I Need A Blessing
    Series: Bible Study

    Matthew 14:13-21, Mark 6:31-32, Luke 9:10-11

    - Sometimes we get in the way and block the blessings in our life.

    - Unforgiveness is a great blocking blesser.

    - Doubt and unbelief is another blocking blesser.

    - Jesus wanted to be alone. He was tired, he was sad, he was hungry and a huge crowd followed him.

    - Sympathy keeps on going, compassion stops and helps.

    - We are blessed when we imitate God.

    - God looks at us with a heart of compassion and a heart of mercy.

    - We think in terms of what works for us.

    - Problems don't come at your convenience.  They show up announced, uninvited.

    - We now have the ability to ward people off.

    - As long as we live off of convenience, we are going to miss operating with God's compassion.

    - We can't do "me". We have to do "Jesus."

    - We have to stay connected to God.

  • Oct 21, 2020Peace
    Oct 21, 2020
    Peace
    Series: Bible Study

    John 14:27; Philippians 4:6-7; Proverbs 4:23; Colossians 3:15; Isaiah 9:6

    - The peace of God that Jesus gives us is the quietness of spirit despite the circumstances.

    - Peace is not about the absence of conflict.

    - We don't have to pray for things to go away, the peace of Jesus takes it away.

    - The world gives us things that it doesn't own. Jesus gives us the real thing. He doesn't give as the world gives.

    - We have to receive the peace that Jesus gives us in order to have peace.

    - There's a God of peace and the peace of God. The peace of God guards our hearts and mind.

    - In the quietness of your spirit you are able to hear the voice of God.

    - God gives you a peace that doesn't make any sense.

    - We cannot guard our own hearts.

    - We have to let peace rule our hearts and not focus on the problem.

  • Oct 14, 2020How God Wants Us To Live (Part 9) “Avoid Evil”
    Oct 14, 2020
    How God Wants Us To Live (Part 9) “Avoid Evil”
    Series: Bible Study

    1 Thessalonians 5:22; 2 Timothy 2:22; 1 Corinthians 6:18, 10:12-14, 8:8-11,13; James 4:7

    - Abstain from all appearances of evil.

    - We need to avoid evil- what it looks like, leads to, and borders upon.

    - God put in us the fight or flight.  There are some things we need to flee from.

    _ Sometimes we have to run from evil, in order to avoid it.

    There are things, places, situations and even people we need to avoid.

    - If we want to avoid being tested we need to stay away from the test center.

    - Sometimes evil dresses in Gucci.

    - We have to know that we need God.

  • Oct 7, 2020How God Wants Us To Live (Part 8) “Honor Your Leaders”
    Oct 7, 2020
    How God Wants Us To Live (Part 8) “Honor Your Leaders”
    Series: Bible Study

    1Thessalonians 5:12-13; Deuteronomy 12:19 14:7; 18:1-5; Hebrews 13:7,17; 1 Timothy 5:17-18; Galatians 6:6; 1 Corinthians 9:4,7-13

    - We need to honor, recognize and esteem our spiritual leaders.

    - God views taking care of His Ministers as a life-long commitment.

    - God is looking to the people of God to take care of the ministers of God.

    - We should not give our leaders grief.

    - We should endeavor to make our leader's life easier.

  • Sep 30, 2020How God Wants Us To Live (Part 7) “Don’t Seek Revenge”
    Sep 30, 2020
    How God Wants Us To Live (Part 7) “Don’t Seek Revenge”
    Series: Bible Study

    1 Thessalonians 5:15, Matthew 7:12, 5:43-45; Romans 12:14,17-21; Proverbs 20:22; 1 Peter 3:9-12

    - There are too many Christians that live by the code, "I will treat you the way you treat me." And that code finds no support in The Bible.

    - We don't treat people the way we want them to treat us, we treat them the way we want to be treated.

    - People who are cruel in their attitude towards you, we are supposed to bless.

    - We are to do things in a way that everyone can see that we are honorable.

    - It is God's job to repay the wrong that has been done to us.

    The eyes of the Lord watches over them who do right by people.

    - If God turns His face against us there is nothing left for us to do,

    - The way are treat others is not dependent upon how they treat us.

  • Sep 23, 2020How God Wants Us To Live (Part 6) “Encourage Those Who Are Weak”
    Sep 23, 2020
    How God Wants Us To Live (Part 6) “Encourage Those Who Are Weak”
    Series: Bible Study
    1 Thessalonians 5:14-15
  • Sep 16, 2020How God Wants Us To Live (Part 5) “Warning for the Lazy”
    Sep 16, 2020
    How God Wants Us To Live (Part 5) “Warning for the Lazy”
    Series: Bible Study

    2 Thessalonians 5:14-15, 3:10-12; Psalm 127:1-3, 121:2; Proverbs 13:4, 22:13,29

    - God requires order in our lives, in the church. And if we are not in order, there are consequences.
    - God wants us to work but He doesn't want us always working.
    - While God frowns at laziness, He yet does not want us to work all the time.
    - It is out of order not to walk, and not to be productive.
    - If we find ourselves getting into other people's business, we are probably not being productive.
    - We are to warn people of laziness, not put them on blast, not criticize them, not belittle them.
    - A life of laziness will lead to things pouncing on you.
    - We can be active and not be productive.
    - When we are diligent and work it will lend to a different outcome.
    - Laziness causes us to waste good resources.
    - A lazy person's path is blocked.
    - A lazy person is an excuse maker.
    - The one who is at work will stand before kings.
  • Sep 9, 2020How God Wants Us To Live (Part 4) “Getting To A Place of Believing”
    Sep 9, 2020
    How God Wants Us To Live (Part 4) “Getting To A Place of Believing”
    Series: Bible Study

    1 Thessalonians 5:20-21; 1 John 4:1; Matthew 7:15-16; Acts 17:10-12; Philippians 2:16; 2 Timothy 4:1-5

    - As we receive the Word we have to be active participants.
    - Don't scoff at the Word.
    - We can despise the teaching of the Word if we disregard it.
    - We need to try the Spirit to see if they are of God.
    - Getting to a place of believing requires work.
    - Hold on to what is good.

  • Sep 3, 2020How God Wants Us To Live (Part 3) “Quench Not the Spirit – Part 2″
    Sep 3, 2020
    How God Wants Us To Live (Part 3) “Quench Not the Spirit – Part 2″
    Series: Bible Study

    1 Thessalonians 5:19; 1 Kings 19:12; Ephesians 4:30, 5:18; Galatians 5:17-18; Romans 7:14-25; James 4:7; Hebrews 11:24-25; Romans 8:1-2,5-6
    - If we allow ourselves to be led by the Spirit, we will not grieve it.
    - If we allow ourselves to be led by the Spirit, we don't have to worry about do's and dont's.
    - Becoming a Christian does not remove sin and temptation from our lives.
    - Becoming Christ-like is a walk of faith that is exercised over the course of a lifetime.
    - Becoming a Christian is an act of faith in a moment.
    - The order is important in submission.
    - If we are going to resist the devil, we need the Holy Spirit.
    - If we are going to resist the allure of sin, we need the Holy Spirit.
    - We are only tempted by the things we like.
    - Temptation only comes in the area that is enticing to us.
    - We must not do things to excess.
    - when we follow after the Spirit, our walk is upright-kingly.  Our talk is edifying.  And we see things.
    - Being filled with the Holy Ghost is not how much of the Holy Ghost we have, it is how much the Holy Ghost has us.

  • Aug 26, 2020How God Wants Us To Live (Part 2) “Don’t Stifle the Holy Spirit”
    Aug 26, 2020
    How God Wants Us To Live (Part 2) “Don’t Stifle the Holy Spirit”
    Series: Bible Study

    1 Thessalonians 5:19; 1 Corinthians 12:1 -13; Romans 8:9,14, 7:14-25; Ephesians 1:13-14, 4:30; Galatians 5:17-18
    - The Holy Spirit is a Teacher.
    - The Holy Spirit reminds us of things.
    - The Holy Spirit comforts us.
    - The Holy Spirit convicts us.
    - For us to operate in all the power that is available to us by the Holy Spirit, we have to cooperate with Him.
    _ To be led is to voluntarily submit.
    - Being filled with the Holy Spirit is allowing Him to lead you.
    - If we allow the Spirit to lead us, we won't need the Law.