Philippians 1:4/ Lesson 3 Happiness

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Inner Happiness : Inner Happiness Presented by Pastor Jim Oliver, MAET http://home.comcast.net/~jimoliverministries/ Scripture Reading : Scripture Reading “I have taught you these things, in order that my happiness might be in you, and that your happiness might be completed.” John 15:11 “Be happy in the Lord, O righteous ones, and give thanks for the memory of His integrity.” Psalm 97:2 RBT “Happiness belongs to the person who finds wisdom, even to the person who gains understanding.” Proverbs 3:13 “Finally, my brethren, keep on having happiness in the Lord. To be writing this same mandate to you, on the one hand, is not tedious, while on the other, it is a safeguard to you.” Philippians 3:1 RBT Inner Happiness : Inner Happiness Inner Happiness : Inner Happiness Inner Happiness : Inner Happiness “Walk by means of the Spirit…” Galatians 5:22 Inner Happiness : Inner Happiness Name your sins to God the Father. Inner Happiness : Inner Happiness Opening Prayer Outline : Inner Happiness 8 Outline Outline : Inner Happiness 9 Outline Introduction Vocabulary The Biblical Categories of Happiness Mandates for Happiness The Mechanics for the Attainment of Perfect Happiness Progression of Happiness Introduction : Inner Happiness 10 Introduction Introduction : Inner Happiness 11 Introduction Common Misconceptions of Happiness Introduction : Inner Happiness 12 Introduction Common Misconceptions of Happiness Happiness resides in a set of circumstances, things, or people. Introduction : Inner Happiness 13 Introduction Common Misconceptions of Happiness Happiness resides in a set of circumstances, things, or people. Delight, joy, anticipation elation describe human “happiness.” Introduction : Inner Happiness 14 Introduction Common Misconceptions of Happiness Happiness resides in a set of circumstances, things, or people. Delight, joy, anticipation elation describe human “happiness.” You cannot manufacture your own happiness. Introduction : Inner Happiness 15 Introduction Common Misconceptions of Happiness Happiness resides in a set of circumstances, things, or people. Delight, joy, anticipation elation describe human “happiness.” You cannot manufacture your own happiness. Understanding true happiness requires Bible doctrine. Introduction : Inner Happiness 16 Introduction Biblical happiness must never be confused with temporary stimuli. Introduction : Inner Happiness 17 Introduction Biblical happiness must never be confused with temporary stimuli. Do not confuse Biblical happiness with those things which do not sustain you. Introduction : Inner Happiness 18 Introduction Biblical happiness must never be confused with temporary stimuli. Do not confuse Biblical happiness with those things which do not sustain you. “Happiness” redefined in Biblical terms. Vocabulary : Inner Happiness 19 Vocabulary Vocabulary : Inner Happiness 20 Vocabulary Greek Vocabulary Vocabulary : Inner Happiness 21 Vocabulary Greek Vocabulary Noun: xara/ CHARA: “joy” Vocabulary : Inner Happiness 22 Vocabulary Greek Vocabulary Noun: xara/ CHARA: “joy” Noun: maxa/rioj MAKARIOS: “blessed” or “happiness.” Vocabulary : Inner Happiness 23 Vocabulary Greek Vocabulary Noun: xara/ CHARA: “joy” Noun: maxa/rioj MAKARIOS: “blessed” or “happiness.” Noun: au0tarkhj AUTARKES: “contentment,” “to be content,” “to be self-sufficient.” Vocabulary : Inner Happiness 24 Vocabulary Greek Vocabulary Noun: xara/ CHARA: “joy” Noun: maxa/rioj MAKARIOS: “blessed” or “happiness.” Noun: au0tarkhj AUTARKES: “contentment,” “to be content,” “to be self-sufficient.” Verb: a0rkew ARKEO: in the active voice: “to be sufficient,” “to be self-sufficient.” Vocabulary : Inner Happiness 25 Vocabulary Spiritual Autonomy Vocabulary : Inner Happiness 26 Vocabulary Spiritual Autonomy Second Stage of Spiritual Adulthood Vocabulary : Inner Happiness 27 Vocabulary Spiritual Autonomy Second Stage of Spiritual Adulthood Compared with Spiritual Self-Esteem Vocabulary : Inner Happiness 28 Vocabulary Spiritual Autonomy Second Stage of Spiritual Adulthood Compared with Spiritual Self-Esteem Compared with Spiritual Maturity Vocabulary : Inner Happiness 29 Vocabulary Spiritual Autonomy Second Stage of Spiritual Adulthood Compared with Spiritual Self-Esteem Compared with Spiritual Maturity Spiritual Autonomy: Characterized By Contentment Capacity for Happiness Tranquility of Soul in Every Circumstance Whether Adversity or Prosperity Biblical Categories of Happiness : Inner Happiness 30 Biblical Categories of Happiness Biblical Categories of Happiness : Inner Happiness 31 Biblical Categories of Happiness Pseudo Happiness –H Biblical Categories of Happiness : Inner Happiness 32 Biblical Categories of Happiness Pseudo Happiness Establishment Happiness Hn Biblical Categories of Happiness : Inner Happiness 33 Biblical Categories of Happiness Pseudo Happiness Establishment Happiness Perfect Happiness/ God’s Happiness +H Pseudo-Happiness: -H : Inner Happiness 34 Pseudo-Happiness: -H Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 35 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Satan’s Attempt to Counterfeit God’s Happiness Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 36 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Satan’s Attempt to Counterfeit God’s Happiness Satan likes to keep his constituents happy. Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 37 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Satan’s Attempt to Counterfeit God’s Happiness Satan likes to keep his constituents happy. Satan Provides: Counterfeits!! Cancels Out!! Divine Happiness Stimulation Ambition Self-Indulgence Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 38 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Satan’s Attempt to Counterfeit God’s Happiness Satan likes to keep his constituents happy. Satan provides. Satan provides the system of minus H. Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 39 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Satan’s Attempt to Counterfeit God’s Happiness Satan likes to keep his constituents happy. Satan provides. Satan provides the system of minus H. Satan’s myth of arrogance is that people and circumstances in life can make you happy. Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 40 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Satan’s Propaganda: Pleasant circumstances brings happiness. money success pleasure social life sexual life approbation things fame travel health Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 41 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Satan’s Propaganda: Pleasant circumstances brings happiness. Satan’s happiness does not last or carry you in suffering. Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 42 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Satan’s Propaganda: Pleasant circumstances brings happiness. Satan’s happiness does not last or carry you in suffering. Satan rules through arrogance. Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 43 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Satan’s Propaganda: Pleasant circumstances brings happiness. Satan’s happiness does not last or carry you in suffering. Satan rules through arrogance. Satan’s happiness only exists in his system. Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 44 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Satan’s Propaganda: Pleasant circumstances brings happiness. Satan’s happiness does not last or carry you in suffering. Satan rules through arrogance. Satan’s happiness only exists in his system. Arrogance destroys true happiness. Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 45 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Satan’s Propaganda: Pleasant circumstances brings happiness. Satan’s happiness does not last or carry you in suffering. Satan rules through arrogance. Satan’s happiness only exists in his system. Arrogance destroys true happiness. Arrogance guarantees unhappiness. Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 46 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Arrogance includes: jealous full of self-pity guilt ridden hateful revengeful vindictive implacable Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 47 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Arrogance includes: Past temporary happiness nor bygone good times neither sustain nor carry you in bad times. Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 48 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Biblical Illustration: Luke 11:27-28 Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 49 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Biblical Illustration: Luke 11:27-28 “Now it came to pass while our Lord was teaching these things, that a certain woman from the crowd shouted with a loud voice: ‘Happy is the woman whose womb carried you and whose breasts you have sucked.’” Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 50 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Biblical Illustration “Now it came to pass while our Lord was teaching these things, that a certain woman from the crowd shouted with a loud voice: ‘Happy is the woman whose womb carried you and whose breasts you have sucked.’” The woman was not happy, nor did she understand happiness. Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 51 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Biblical Illustration “Now it came to pass while our Lord was teaching these things, that a certain woman from the crowd shouted with a loud voice: ‘Happy is the woman whose womb carried you and whose breasts you have sucked.’” The woman was not happy, nor did she understand happiness. She was an unhappy person seeking to control her environment by putting our Lord down. Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 52 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Biblical Illustration “But He Himself replied, ‘Wrong! Happiness belongs to those who keep hearing and retaining the Word of God.’” Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 53 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Biblical Illustration “But He Himself replied, ‘Wrong! Happiness belongs to those who keep hearing and retaining the Word of God.’” Our Lord taught that happiness is: Individual Associated with Doctrine Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 54 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Biblical Illustration “But He Himself replied, ‘Wrong! Happiness belongs to those who keep hearing and retaining the Word of God.’” Our Lord taught that happiness is: Individual Associated with Doctrine “Hearing” refers to listening to doctrine. Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 55 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Biblical Illustration “But He Himself replied, ‘Wrong! Happiness belongs to those who keep hearing and retaining the Word of God.’” Our Lord taught that happiness is: Individual Associated with Doctrine “Hearing” refers to listening to doctrine. “Retaining” refers to converting understanding to metabolization by faith. Pseudo-Happiness or -H : Inner Happiness 56 Pseudo-Happiness or -H Biblical Illustration “But He Himself replied, ‘Wrong! Happiness belongs to those who keep hearing and retaining the Word of God.’” Our Lord taught that happiness is: Individual Associated with Doctrine “Hearing” refers to listening to doctrine “Retaining” refers to converting. understanding to metabolization by faith. The only issue is Bible doctrine. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 57 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 58 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 59 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness Establishment happiness is derived from the laws of divine establishment. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 60 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness Establishment happiness is derived from the laws of divine establishment. Establishment happiness is designed to remove arrogance and fear from the life. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 61 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness Establishment happiness is derived from the laws of divine establishment. Establishment happiness is designed to remove arrogance and fear from the life. Establishment happiness replaces fear with genuine humility for capacity for life. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 62 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness Establishment happiness is derived from the laws of divine establishment. Establishment happiness is designed to remove arrogance and fear from the life. Establishment happiness replaces fear with genuine humility for capacity for life. Adherence to the Laws of Divine Establishment results in the attainment of human honor and integrity. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 63 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness Neutral happiness is the temporal happiness of the unbeliever who lives by establishment principles. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 64 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness Neutral happiness is the temporal happiness of the unbeliever who lives by establishment principles. Establishment is for believer and unbeliever alike. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 65 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness Neutral happiness is the temporal happiness of the unbeliever who lives by establishment principles. Establishment is for believer and unbeliever alike. Unbelievers move beyond morality to a place of limited virtue, becoming persons of honor. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 66 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness Compliance to Establishment Laws is the basis of the unbelievers genuine short-term happiness. In Marriage In Work Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 67 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness Compliance to Establishment Laws is the basis of the unbelievers genuine short-term happiness. In Marriage In Work “Enjoy life with your right woman whom you have loved all the days of your life of vanity which God has given you under the sun, for this is your reward in life…” Ecclesiastes 9:9 RBT Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 68 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness A “life of vanity” refers to the life of the unbeliever. God has provided a system of happiness for him in marriage. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 69 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness A “life of vanity” refers to the life of the unbeliever. God has provided a system of happiness for him in marriage. Unbelievers who have virtue and honor based upon establishment principles are rewarded in life. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 70 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness A successful marriage and occupation are the unbeliever’s reward for adhering to establishment principles. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 71 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness Unbelievers are not rewarded for morality! A successful marriage and occupation are the unbeliever’s reward for adhering to establishment principles. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 72 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Positive Side of Neutral Happiness Arrogance carries with itself unhappiness from self-righteousness. Unbelievers are not rewarded for morality! A successful marriage and occupation are the unbeliever’s reward for adhering to establishment principles. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 73 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Negative Side of Neutral Happiness Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 74 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Negative Side of Neutral Happiness There is no perpetuation of this happiness beyond the grave. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 75 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Negative Side of Neutral Happiness There is no perpetuation of this happiness beyond the grave. Even when perpetuated to the grave, it never goes beyond time. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 76 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Negative Side of Neutral Happiness There is no perpetuation of this happiness beyond the grave. Even when perpetuated to the grave, it never goes beyond time. Establishment happiness becomes a victim of circumstances which wipes it out. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 77 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Negative Side of Neutral Happiness There is no perpetuation of this happiness beyond the grave. Even when perpetuated to the grave, it never goes beyond time. Establishment happiness becomes a victim of circumstances which wipes it out. Establishment happiness cannot survive tragedy or adversity. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 78 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Negative Side of Neutral Happiness A man’s wife may leave him or die, then his reward is gone. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 79 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Negative Side of Neutral Happiness A man’s wife may leave him or die, then his reward is gone. A man may love his job but lose it due to economic circumstances. His reward is gone. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 80 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Negative Side of Neutral Happiness A man’s wife may leave him or die, then his reward is gone. A man may love his job but lose it due to economic circumstances. His reward is gone. Establishment happiness depends upon knowing and applying the Laws of Establishment. Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness : Inner Happiness 81 Establishment Happiness, or Neutral Happiness The Negative Side of Neutral Happiness Where establishment does not exist establishment happiness does not exist. Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 82 Sharing God’s Happiness Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 83 Sharing God’s Happiness Definition and Description: Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 84 Sharing God’s Happiness Definition and Description: Perfect happiness is independent happiness in the soul of any believer who has attained any stage of spiritual adulthood. Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 85 Sharing God’s Happiness Definition and Description: Perfect happiness is independent happiness in the soul of any believer who has attained any stage of spiritual adulthood. Perfect happiness or divine happiness is the monopoly of the mature believer. Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 86 Sharing God’s Happiness Definition and Description: Perfect happiness is independent happiness in the soul of any believer who has attained any stage of spiritual adulthood. Perfect happiness or divine happiness is the monopoly of the mature believer. Few believers share God’s happiness because it requires consistent metabolization of the Word of God. Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 87 Sharing God’s Happiness Definition and Description: This happiness does not change. With Weather With Moods With Disastrous Circumstances Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 88 Sharing God’s Happiness Definition and Description: This happiness does not change. The mature will be far happier than the immature in the eternal state. Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 89 Sharing God’s Happiness Definition and Description: This happiness does not change. The mature will be far happier than the immature in the eternal state. The capacity for eternal rewards and blessings is built into this perfect happiness. Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 90 Sharing God’s Happiness Definition and Description: The Happiness of the Humanity of Christ During the First Advent Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 91 Sharing God’s Happiness Definition and Description: The Happiness of the Humanity of Christ During the First Advent God the Holy Spirit powered the unique spiritual life by which He maintained His happiness, even on the cross. Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 92 Sharing God’s Happiness Definition and Description: “…fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.” Hebrews 12:2-3 Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 93 Sharing God’s Happiness Definition and Description: The Happiness of the Humanity of Christ During the First Advent God the Holy Spirit powered the unique spiritual life by which He maintained his happiness on the cross. God shares His happiness with you when you mature spiritually. Your happiness peaks when you become occupied with Jesus Christ. Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 94 Sharing God’s Happiness Documentation of Perfect Happiness Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 95 Sharing God’s Happiness Documentation of Perfect Happiness “I have taught you these things, in order that My happiness might be in you, and that your happiness might be fulfilled.” John 15:11 Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 96 Sharing God’s Happiness Documentation of Perfect Happiness “in you:” Divine happiness should reside in your soul. “I have taught you these things, in order that My happiness might be in you, and that your happiness might be fulfilled.” John 15:11 Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 97 Sharing God’s Happiness Documentation of Perfect Happiness “might be completed:” Happiness develops in stages. “I have taught you these things, in order that My happiness might be in you, and that your happiness might be fulfilled.” John 15:11 “in you:” Divine happiness should reside in your soul. Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 98 Sharing God’s Happiness Documentation of Perfect Happiness “Happiness belongs to the person who finds wisdom, even to the person who gains understanding.” Proverbs 3:13 Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 99 Sharing God’s Happiness Documentation of Perfect Happiness “Happiness belongs to the person who finds wisdom, even to the person who gains understanding.” Proverbs 3:13 Wisdom is metabolized doctrine being applied to your experience. Sharing God’s Happiness : Inner Happiness 100 Sharing God’s Happiness Documentation of Perfect Happiness “For the Kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and prosperity and happiness by means of the Holy Spirit.” Romans 14:17 Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 101 Mandates for Happiness Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 102 Mandates for Happiness Introduction Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 103 Mandates for Happiness Introduction God possesses perfect happiness; He desires to share it with us. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 104 Mandates for Happiness Introduction God possesses perfect happiness; He desires to share it with us. He mandates that we have His perfect happiness. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 105 Mandates for Happiness Introduction God possesses perfect happiness; He desires to share it with us. He mandates that we have His perfect happiness. We have the potential of realizing it. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 106 Mandates for Happiness Introduction God possesses perfect happiness; He desires to share it with us. He mandates that we have His perfect happiness. We have the potential of realizing it. God keeps us alive long enough to attain it. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 107 Mandates for Happiness Introduction God possesses perfect happiness; He desires to share it with us. He mandates that we have His perfect happiness. We have the potential of realizing it. God keeps us alive long enough to attain it. We are mandated to attain perfect happiness. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 108 Mandates for Happiness Introduction God possesses perfect happiness; He desires to share it with us. He mandates that we have His perfect happiness. We have the potential of realizing it. God keeps us alive long enough to attain it. We are mandated to attain perfect happiness. Not possessing His happiness is an act of disobedience. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 109 Mandates for Happiness Scripture and Principles Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 110 Mandates for Happiness Scripture and Principles “Be happy in the Lord, O righteous ones, and give thanks for the memory of His integrity.” Psalm 97:2 RBT Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 111 Mandates for Happiness Scripture and Principles “Be happy in the Lord, O righteous ones, and give thanks for the memory of His integrity.” Psalm 97:2 RBT You posses His imputed righteousness. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 112 Mandates for Happiness Scripture and Principles “Be happy in the Lord, O righteous ones, and give thanks for the memory of His integrity.” Psalm 97:2 RBT You posses His imputed righteousness. As you begin to have perfect happiness, thanksgiving becomes a moment-by-moment reality. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 113 Mandates for Happiness Scripture and Principles “Be happy in the Lord, O righteous ones, and give thanks for the memory of His integrity.” Psalm 97:2 RBT You posses His imputed righteousness. As you begin to have perfect happiness, thanksgiving becomes a moment-by-moment reality. Unless you can be thankful for blessing and adversity, you are not happy. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 114 Mandates for Happiness “Finally, my brethren, keep on having happiness in the Lord. To be writing this same mandate to you, on the one hand, is not tedious, while on the other, it is a safeguard to you.” Philippians 3:1 RBT Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 115 Mandates for Happiness “Finally, my brethren, keep on having happiness in the Lord. To be writing this same mandate to you, on the one hand, is not tedious, while on the other, it is a safeguard to you.” Philippians 3:1 RBT Inculcation of the mandate is the best way to learn it. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 116 Mandates for Happiness “Finally, my brethren, keep on having happiness in the Lord. To be writing this same mandate to you, on the one hand, is not tedious, while on the other, it is a safeguard to you.” Philippians 3:1 RBT Inculcation of the mandate is the best way to learn it. The greatest security in this life is perfect happiness. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 117 Mandates for Happiness “Finally, my brethren, keep on having happiness in the Lord. To be writing this same mandate to you, on the one hand, is not tedious, while on the other, it is a safeguard to you.” Philippians 3:1 Repetition is security. Think the right thing. Do the right thing. Apply the right doctrine. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 118 Mandates for Happiness “Finally, my brethren, keep on having happiness in the Lord. To be writing this same mandate to you, on the one hand, is not tedious, while on the other, it is a safeguard to you.” Philippians 3:1 Repetition is security. Perfect happiness is security because you will be confident that you are doing what glorifies God. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 119 Mandates for Happiness “Keep on having happiness in the Lord at all times; once more I repeat the command, keep on having happiness.” Philippians 4:4 Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 120 Mandates for Happiness “Keep on having happiness in the Lord at all times; once more I repeat the command, keep on having happiness.” Philippians 4:4 Perfect happiness is the only happiness you can consistently have. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 121 Mandates for Happiness “Keep on having happiness in the Lord at all times; once more I repeat the command, keep on having happiness.” Philippians 1:4 Perfect happiness is the only happiness you can consistently have. You will carry this happiness into eternity. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 122 Mandates for Happiness “Keep on having happiness in the Lord at all times; once more I repeat the command, keep on having happiness.” Philippians 1:4 Perfect happiness is the only happiness you can consistently have. You will carry this happiness into eternity. You must develop this happiness here in time. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 123 Mandates for Happiness Perfect happiness is designed for your living and dying now! “Keep on having happiness in the Lord at all times; once more I repeat the command, keep on having happiness.” Philippians 1:4 Perfect happiness is the only happiness you can consistently have. You will carry this happiness into eternity. You must develop this happiness here in time. Mandates for Happiness : Inner Happiness 124 Mandates for Happiness Perfect happiness is designed for your living and dying now! Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 125 Mechanics for Happiness Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 126 Mechanics for Happiness Introduction Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 127 Mechanics for Happiness Introduction Advancing in the plan of God is the road to happiness. Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 128 Mechanics for Happiness Introduction Advancing in the plan of God is the road to happiness. Happiness can only be fulfilled through God’s protocol plan. The Execution of God’s Protocol Plan. Advancement to: Spiritual Self-Esteem Spiritual Autonomy Spiritual Maturity Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 129 Mechanics for Happiness Introduction Advancing in the plan of God is the road to happiness. Happiness can only be fulfilled through God’s protocol plan. The Church Age believer’s happiness is fulfilled by using God’s power. The Divine Power that Raised Christ The Omnipotence of the Father The Omnipotence of the Holy Spirit Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 130 Mechanics for Happiness Introduction Advancing in the plan of God is the road to happiness. Happiness can only be fulfilled through God’s protocol plan. The Church Age believer’s happiness is fulfilled by using God’s power. The Divine Power that Raised Christ The Omnipotence of the Father The Omnipotence of the Holy Spirit Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 131 Mechanics for Happiness Documentation “But godliness is a means of great profit when accompanied by contentment. For we have brought nothing into this world and we can take nothing out of it. But if we have food and shelter, we shall be content with these.” 1 Timothy 6:6-8 RBT Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 132 Mechanics for Happiness Documentation “Happiness belongs to that person who finds wisdom, even the person who gains understanding.” Proverbs 3:13 Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 133 Mechanics for Happiness Documentation “Happiness belongs to that person who finds wisdom, even the person who gains understanding.” Proverbs 3:13 Wisdom comes from the application of doctrine. Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 134 Mechanics for Happiness Documentation “Happiness belongs to that person who finds wisdom, even the person who gains understanding.” Proverbs 3:13 Wisdom comes from the application of doctrine. Understanding refers to the perception and metabolization of Bible doctrine. Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 135 Mechanics for Happiness Documentation “Happiness belongs to that person who finds wisdom, even the person who gains understanding.” Proverbs 3:13 Wisdom comes from the application of doctrine. Understanding refers to the perception and metabolization of Bible doctrine. Happiness requires perception, metabolization and application of doctrine. Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 136 Mechanics for Happiness Documentation “I have taught you these things in order that My happiness may be in you and that your happiness may be fulfilled.” John 15:11 Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 137 Mechanics for Happiness Documentation “I have taught you these things in order that My happiness may be in you and that your happiness may be fulfilled.” John 15:11 Jesus Christ had perfect happiness, never getting out of the power system provided by God. Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 138 Mechanics for Happiness Documentation “I have taught you these things in order that My happiness may be in you and that your happiness may be fulfilled.” John 15:11 Jesus Christ had perfect happiness, never getting out of the power system provided by God. He never lost His perfect happiness. Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 139 Mechanics for Happiness Documentation “I have taught you these things in order that My happiness may be in you and that your happiness may be fulfilled.” John 15:11 Jesus Christ had perfect happiness, never getting out of the power system provided by God. He never lost His perfect happiness. His legacy for us is to have the same happiness. Mechanics for Happiness : Inner Happiness 140 Mechanics for Happiness Documentation “And these things we write that our joy may be brought to completion.” 1 John 1:4 Progression of Happiness : Inner Happiness 141 Progression of Happiness Progression of Happiness : Inner Happiness 142 Progression of Happiness Spiritual self-esteem is the beginning of perfect happiness. Progression of Happiness : Inner Happiness 143 Progression of Happiness Spiritual self-esteem is the beginning of perfect happiness. The advance through providential preventative suffering strengthens perfect happiness. Progression of Happiness : Inner Happiness 144 Progression of Happiness Spiritual self-esteem is the beginning of perfect happiness. The advance through providential preventative suffering strengthens perfect happiness. Progression of Happiness : Inner Happiness 145 Progression of Happiness Spiritual self-esteem is the beginning of perfect happiness. Spiritual autonomy advances your happiness by adding contentment, increased capacity and tranquility of soul. Progression of Happiness : Inner Happiness 146 Progression of Happiness Spiritual self-esteem is the beginning of perfect happiness. Spiritual autonomy advances your happiness by adding contentment, increased capacity and tranquility of soul. The advance through momentum testing to spiritual maturity fulfills and perfects your happiness. Progression of Happiness : Inner Happiness 147 Progression of Happiness Spiritual self-esteem is the beginning of perfect happiness. Spiritual autonomy advances your happiness by adding contentment, increased capacity and tranquility of soul. When you pass evidence testing, you will have perfect happiness that will last forever and ever: In Living In Dying In The Eternal State Inner Happiness : Inner Happiness Closing Prayer Presented by Pastor Jim Oliver, MAET http://home.comcast.net/~jimoliverministries/

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