“The Real” Happy Hour… Bible Study


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.

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  • 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 Want Us To Live (Part 5) “Warning for the Lazy”
    Sep 16, 2020
    How God Want 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.

  • Aug 19, 2020How God Wants Us To Live
    Aug 19, 2020
    How God Wants Us To Live
    Series: Bible Study
    1 Thessalonians 5:16-18; Philippians 4:4; John 15:9-11; Luke 18:1; Romans 12: 12; Ephesians 6:18; Numbers 11:1; Psalm 100; Romans 8:28, Philippians 4:4; Isaiah 3:10
    - Joy, a settled contentment, confidence and hope.
    -Contentment says whether I have or don't, I'm good.
    - We have to have confidence.
    - Joy is tied to God. Happiness is connected to things.
    - We have to know that God loves us.
    - We can have a praying spirit.
    - When we pray we experience God's love in prayer.
    - If we gave thanks for everything, it would do away with complaining.
    - No matter how bad things are, the story is not over.
    - We need to have a real appreciation for other people's suffering.
    - Things don't have to be greatest in the world, in order to be thankful.
  • Aug 5, 2020A Bowl of Stew
    Aug 5, 2020
    A Bowl of Stew
    Series: Bible Study
    Genesis 25:27-34, Hebrews12: 15-17; 1 John 2:16; 2 Samuel 24:18-24
    - When we exaggerate it opens up the door to justifying whatever we need to do to overcome that need.
    - If we don't take our relationship with God seriously we are being profane, as Esau did with his birthright.
    " If we don't properly value what we have we may make a bad trade.
    - Showing thanks shows that you have placed value on what was given.
    -When we are thankful, we place value on what we have.
    - We need to value our peace so much, in order that we don't give it away with our quick temper.
    - We have to stop trading for a bowl of stew.
    - Our actions can greatly affect other people which is why we need to make the right decisions.
    - We have to know the price and consider will we trade it for a bowl of stew.
    -We don't take the time to value what we have.
    - Don't sell the valuable thing we have on the cheap.