Hope Community Church
REFUEL Mid-Week Bible Study - May 29th, 2019
A casual, topical bible study to help "fill up your tank" in the middle of the week. Come as you are and dig deeper into the Word! • Hope's Coffee Café - coffee/tea bar in the foyer from 6:30-6:55 PM • Child Care (ages 6wks-5yrs) & Kids "Mid-Week Mania" (grades K-5th) provided
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  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    Wednesday 7:00 PM
Review of Commandments 1-9:
#1 No other gods
#2 Idols are dumb
#3 Don't misuse God's name
#4 Take a day off
#5 Don't disrespect your parents
#6 Value all human life
#7 Sex is reserved for you & your spouse
#8 Don't take or keep what is not yours
#9 Always tell the truth
Lesson 11
“Commandment #10: Appreciate What's Yours!”
(Exodus 20:17)
Covet (chamad pronounced khaw-mad) = to delight in what's not yours

Covet = to wish for (wishful lusting)
Desire = same as above
• Coveting connects a desired object and an anticipated outcome.
• The projected payoff causes us to live outside the realm of reality.
Covet = to wish for (wishful lusting)
Desire = same as above

• Coveting connects a desired object and an anticipated outcome.
• The projected payoff causes us to live outside the realm of reality.
Three classic examples of coveting found in the Bible:
1. Coveting led Achan to be sneaky.
Three classic examples of coveting found in the Bible:
1. Coveting led Achan to be sneaky.
2. Coveting led Amnon to be sick.
Three classic examples of coveting found in the Bible:
1. Coveting led Achan to be sneaky.
2. Coveting led Amnon to be sick.
3. Coveting led Ahab to be sad.
(To discover the prophetic judgment on and fate of Jezebel, see 1 Kings 21:23-24, 2 Kings 9:30-37)
Three ways to avoid covetousness:
• Don't overvalue people's opinion of you.
• Don't overstate an objects benefit on you.
• Don't underestimate God's goodness toward you.
Summary Statement:
God's best for us may not include getting all we want, but does result in having all we need.