Summary: A look at what jealousy did to Saul (and what it usually does to us).
1. The neighbor with more stuff.
2. The sibling with more attention.
3. The co-worker with more success.
- Jealousy is one of those sins that we treat as not being a big deal.
What It Does: Jealousy often creates enemies where none exist.
- 1 Samuel 18:5a.
- David remained loyal to Saul and there was never even a hint of ambition from David to overthrow Saul.
- Jealousy is one of those sins that we treat as not being a big deal. This passage lays out the impact that it had on Saul.
What It Does To Us:
1. It makes us more angry.
2. It makes us paranoid.
3. It keeps us from enjoying relationships.
4. It pushes God away from us.
5. It causes us to try to hurt people.
6. It increases the fear in our hearts.
A Final Thought - But What If They Are Out To Get Me? Their un-Christian behavior doesn’t justify your un-Christian behavior.