When we lived in a small town in central Kansas (Ellsworth), we made many trips to the nearest big town, Salina, Kansas on old Kansas Route 140. On one of those trips in the spring (March 12, 1990), we saw a horse at the edge of a luscious, green pasture with his head stuck
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 8, 2012
A JEALOUS WIFE
A man worked in an office with several attractive ladies. His wife, constantly jealous, had a list of questions ready every day. Then she would examine his coat. If she found a blond hair she would accuse, "You’re having an affair with a blond woman." If she found a red hair,
Contributed by Josh Hunt on Jan 10, 2013
JEALOUS IN A RESTAURANT
There is an old story about an older couple having dinner in a restaurant. The wife sees another couple about their age sitting in a booth nearby. She sees the husband sitting close to his wife, with his arm around her. He is whispering things in her ear, and she is
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright
GOD'S JEALOUS NATURE ILLUSTRATED
Let’s say you come home one day to find a stranger in your living room talking to your teenage daughter. He informs you that he has been chatting with your daughter online and says that he and your fourteen year-old are madly in love. He looks to be about forty.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 12, 2009
GOD IS A JEALOUS GOD
A few years ago, I was working in Qatar installing a newsroom set for Al-Jazeera TV. I’d been there for nearly a month and was ready to go home. I can’t describe for you how badly I missed my family.
We were nearly finished with the set, and the last thing to be done was
Contributed by Richard Sharp on Oct 27, 2007
Ill- The Fable of the Jealous eagle (Taken from an old "Our Daily Bread")
The Great Evangelist DL Moody once told a fable of an eagle who was envious of another that could fly better than he could. One day the bird saw a sportsman with a bow and arrow and said to him “I wish
Church Signs from beliefnet.com
"Beat the Christmas rush, come to church this Sunday!"
"Don’t wait for the hearse to take you to church."
"Don’t give up. Moses was once a basket case."
"Life has many choices. Eternity has two. What’s yours?"
"Worry is interest paid on trouble before
Contributed by Brian Harvison on Apr 7, 2008
It is true God is Love.
But God is also jealous
I found 18 different occurrences where God is called Jealous, or the scripture refers to His Jealousy.
Exodus 34:14 even says His name is Jealous;
For thou shalt worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
"A book is good company. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never. It is not offended at your absent-mindedness, nor jealous if you turn to other
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008
Joseph was despised because of his Behavior.
Joseph was despised not for doing evil but for doing good. Joseph typifies the Lord in many ways. Sidlow Baxter observes that he was the beloved son, that he was the rejected servant, and also the exalted Savior. The way that he was
Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Mar 30, 2009
It’s sort of like the fable that evangelist D. L. Moody used to tell. It seems there were two eagles. One of the eagles won every race and the other eagle was jealous. One day, the jealous eagle overheard a hunter say, “I’d bring down that eagle if I had decent fletching on my arrows.” The eagle
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 1, 2008
DESPISED BECAUSE OF HIS BEHAVIOR
Joseph was despised not for doing evil but for doing good. Joseph typifies the Lord in many ways. Sidlow Baxter observes that he was the beloved son, that he was the rejected servant, and also the exalted Savior. The way that he was despised for doing
Contributed by Tony Abram on Dec 10, 2008
Four-year-old was telling about the Bible story she heard in her Sunday school class. It was the story of Jesus healing the blind man. When she got to the part where the Pharisees questioned the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
Many years ago Michelangelo, the sculptor, and Raphael, the painter, were commissioned to execute works of art for the beautification of the Vatican.
Although each had a different job to do and both were highly respected, there arose such a bitter spirit of rivalry between them that at last they
Contributed by Ruth Hind on Oct 11, 2008
But such an attitude is both humble and rare, contrast it with the attitude displayed in a quote by the American writer Gore Vidal, “Every time a friends succeeds a little piece of me dies”. He felt so diminished, so jealous, if some-one other than himself did well that he couldn’t find it in
Contributed by Bill Purvis on Oct 20, 2008
Winston Churchhill’s father was jealous of Winston. He couldn’t speak a kind word of him. Curchhill, the greatest leader of the day, in the book, "The Last Lion" says, "I would rather had been an apprentice for a brick layer, or run errands as a messenger boy, or dressed the
Contributed by Melvin Newland on May 15, 2001
F.B. Meyer preached in London, England, while Charles Spurgeon & G. Campbell Morgan were preaching there, too. They were all great preachers, but Spurgeon’s church & Morgan’s church were both bigger than Meyer’s church. And he admitted to being a bit envious of them.
So he prayed, asking God
Contributed by Jeff Simms on Aug 11, 2004
Rick Warren has said in his book “Purpose Driven Life” that there are 2 main problems when thinking about spiritual gifts. One is called “gift-envy”. This means that we compares our abilities and gifts to others. In doing that, we might feel tempted to feel jealous of others or feel dissatisfied
Contributed by Bev Sesink on Feb 5, 2005
We as followers of Christ must so want God that He becomes our sole desire, our heart’s longing because the truth is that for some, perhaps a number of us, its not that we don’t want a relationship with God, we do, but we want many other things as well. Sort of like Jesus Plus, Jesus plus money,