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  • Envious Evangelists

    Contributed by Stephen Fournier on Sep 16, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,109 views

    Sermon on evangelism

    ENVIOUS EVANGELISTS Philippians 1:15-18 12/7/94 It is a point of history that two of the greatest English evangelist that ever America, John Westley and George Whitefield, disagreed on certain doctrinal matters. While Whitefield was a Calvinist, Westley was not. However both of them were very ...read more

  • An Envious Heart

    Contributed by Alan Smith on Apr 28, 2006
    based on 30 ratings
     | 8,556 views

    It’s been said that there are two kinds of people in the world -- those who are millionaires and those who would like to be. And that’s one example of jealousy, but it’s only a piece of it.

    Introduction: Those of you who are Muppet fans will know that one of Kermit the Frog’s most famous lines is, “It’s not easy being green.” But I beg to differ. Shakespeare called jealousy “the green sickness”, and we often speak of people being “green with envy”. And, in that regard, it’s all ...read more

  • From Envious To Thankful

    Contributed by John Petty on Dec 1, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,308 views

    Asaph the Music Minister lost his focus and became envious of the wicked. But one trip to God’s house helped him to refocus and become grateful.

    When we read the Psalms we need to first understand what they are. They are a collection of poetry that has been set to music. They are songs of poetry, most of them written by David but also by other writers. They were written at different times in Israel’s history. Some of them were written while ...read more

  • Jealousy: A Hindrance To Blessing.

    Contributed by Bola Folakemi Praise on Jul 3, 2018
     | 940 views

    What is jealousy? It is being envious of someone who has something we do not have. It is being envious of someone’s success, achievements and breakthrough. Jealousy is a sin unto God; it is not an attribute of a good Christian.

    AUTHOR: BOLA FOLAKEMI PRAISE TOPIC: JEALOUSY: A HINDRANCE TO BLESSING TEXT: Genesis 4: 2b-12 Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil. 3 In the course of time Cain brought some of the fruits of the soil as an offering to the Lord. 4 And Abel also brought an offering—fat portions from ...read more

  • Envy Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 26, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,968 views

    Envy is destructive, & if it is unchecked, it becomes invasive & can even become a dominate emotion. Let's look at this powerful force, this hostile emotion, this destructive enemy through some selected verses in Proverbs

    PROVERBS 23: 17-18 ENVY [Genesis 37:1-11; 30:1- ] Envy is universal or possible in any person. Each of us has experienced the desire to have the achievements, excellences, or possessions of another person that we feel are missing in our life. It is destructive, and if it is unchecked, it ...read more

  • The Root Of Jealousy

    Contributed by Bennett T Cortez on Apr 17, 2013
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,249 views

    Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not equally beloved by the person whom he entirely loves.

    Introduction Joseph Addison says, “Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not equally beloved by the person whom he entirely loves.” From the very begging of time jealousy has been a common ...read more

  • Nothing Beats Love Part 3

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Oct 27, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 574 views

    The Holy Spirit can help all Christians to love in ways that are not envious, not boastful, and not proud.

    Everyone look under seat – if you have a tape X come on up I’ve got something for you (have 3 people come up – two get a candy bar, one gets some carrot sticks). Why did I do that? You’ll know in just a few minutes. We’re taking a look at love this month. Not the mushy kind of love – but the ...read more

  • Resolving Conflict Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Aug 14, 2017
     | 3,441 views

    Don’t be envious, and don’t be an enemy of God. Instead, submit to Him, and watch Him bring peace to your turmoil.

    William Muir, a biologist at Purdue University studied chickens to determine what could make the egg layers more productive. Chickens live in groups, so first, he selected just an average flock, and he let it alone for six generations. He also created a second group of the individually most ...read more

  • Love Me Nots Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 21, 2011
    based on 65 ratings
     | 9,385 views

    When we were children, many of used to pick a flower and then pluck its petals saying "She loves me, she loves me not." Some of the petals were "love me" petals, and the rest were "love me nots". What "love me nots" do we find in I Corinthians 13?

    A high School senior was asking his father's advice on how to woo the girl of his dreams. And his dad said "Well son, when you take her out for pizza tonight and you're sitting across the table from her, take her hand in yours gaze longingly into her eyes and softly say 'Wow, you have a face ...read more

  • Love Does Not Demand Its Own Way

    Contributed by William Baeta on Nov 6, 2002
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,565 views

    “Love is very patient and kind, never jealous or envious, never boastful or proud, never haughty or selfish or rude. Love does not demand its own way” 1 Cor. 13:4-5.

    Theme: Love does not demand its own way Text: 1 Cor. 13:4-7 True love does not demand its own way. This love does not seek to gain but to give. It is a love that is concerned about meeting the need of the other person. This love is only possible when God is in control of your lives. It is this ...read more

  • Pride And Prejudice Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jul 23, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,935 views

    When we are envious or jealous of the life someone else has, we show we are not grateful for what God has given us. Also a section that deals with the issue of Interracial marriage found in this passage.

    There was once a young man decided to join a monastery that had a vow of silence. The monks were not allowed to speak with the exception of their birthday. Once a year on their birthday each monk could come before the monk in charge and speak two words. They always chose their words ...read more

  • Who Is Able To Stand

    Contributed by Gregory Thomas on Apr 26, 2001
    based on 93 ratings
     | 1,546 views

    THIS SERMON SHOWS THE OVERWHELMING AMOUNT OF ENVY WITHIN THE CHURCH BODY AND WHO WITHSTOOD THE PERSECUTION THAT WE SO READILY GIVE OVER TO WITH BITTER STRIFE.

    INTRODUCTION ENVY REQUIRES A CRUEL HEART OF A BELIEVER. THE BURDEN OF ENVY TAKES A GREAT DEAL OF ENERGY. THOSE IN WHICH YOU HAVE PROBLEMS WITH REQUIRES YOU TO GO THROUGH THE MOTIONS WITH THIS HEART FELT DISLIKE FOR THAT ONE WHOM YOU HAVE NOT MADE AMENDS WITH. IN OUR CHURCHES TODAY THERE ...read more

  • Envy

    Contributed by Peter Parry on May 19, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,995 views

    For the Christian who wants to overcome the temptation of envy learn to fear the Lord.

    The Christian’s Answer to Envy (Rom.9:14-18; Prov.23:17) Envy has been called the third deadly sin and for good reason. You see its evil consequences everywhere. Envy is defined as “a painful or resentful awareness of an advantage enjoyed by another person that you lack and ...read more

  • Trust Vs Envy

    Contributed by Jeremy Congdon on May 1, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,351 views

    We want want want and envy envy envy everything we see. Our society is all about having the next big item or the coolest little gadget. But this causes us to lose trust in God. We must put our trust in a God that provides.

    Introduction Have you ever wanted something so bad that you were willing to do ANYTHING to get it? I mean you were to the point where you would sell a kidney to have this thing. When I was quite a bit younger I wanted a Playstation more than anything else in the world. A few of my friends had ...read more

  • I Can't Believe Your Luck Series

    Contributed by Jeremy Houck on May 23, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,512 views

    Socrates said, "Envy is the filthy slime of the soul; a venom, a poison, a quicksilver, which consumeth the flesh and drieth up the marrow of the bones."

    I Can’t Believe Your Luck Proverbs 14:30 As we continue our look at Heart Diseases I have often wondered why these are so damaging to our Christian walk. Surely there are other subjects where we could and should spend our limited time together. But when I have these questions I am reminded ...read more