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  • Envy

    Contributed by Peter Parry on May 16, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,037 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

  • Envy Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 24, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,066 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

  • Envy Is Not Pretty Series

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Feb 9, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,771 views

    Envy is an emotion that refuses to recognize the goodness of God. Envy is telling God that God could have done a better job with us.

    Envy is Not Pretty I Samuel 18:6-9 February 9, 2005 Ash Wednesday I love music. All kinds of music. If you look through my CD collection, you will find Contemporary Christian, Country, Classic Rock, Opera, Broadway Show Tunes, and Classical. I like Willie Nelson, George Strait, The ...read more

  • The Envy Trap Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 10, 2002
    based on 146 ratings
     | 13,637 views

    God tells us that godliness with contentment is great gain. But there is one trait that gnaws at the heart of many Christians that can deprive them of that contentedness. What is it, and how can we defend against it?

  • The Evil Of Envy

    Contributed by Michael Martin on Apr 8, 2006
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,151 views

    Describes the Evil of Envy

    (Mark 15:6-14) "For he knew that the chief priests had delivered him for envy." When Jesus was before Pilate; Pilate tried several times to release Jesus. One of his attempts was to grant an old Roman edict, that would allow a prisoner to be released at the Passover. So Pilate offered to ...read more

  • The Evil Of Envy Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Jun 26, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,605 views

    What envy does to a life

    We need to learn three things about handling envy in our lives, whether we are the ones envying or the ones being envied. 1. The REASONS for Envy (37:1-11) A. The brothers knew Joseph was favored (37:3-4) B. Joseph received special treatment (37:3) C. God spoke to Joseph (37:5-11) D. Joseph ...read more

  • Green With Envy Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Nov 30, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 6,941 views

    A sermon series on the seven deadly sins.

    Virus: Hidden Infections of the Spiritual Life Envy – Green w/ Envy Review: We’re in a study of the (7) deadly sins – we’ve looked at laziness, lust, anger, and pride. This AM we’re going to examine the virus of envy. The Bible provides many examples of envy: Cain envied Abel so he ...read more

  • The Crippling Effects Of Envy

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on Jul 11, 2001
    based on 314 ratings
     | 31,237 views

    If you have envy in your heart it will cripple your life in so many ways. The Bible illuminates the ways that envy cripples and why God hates it so much.

    THE CRIPPLING EFFECTS OF ENVY  (JAMES 4:1-10) INTRODUCTION: Envy… I’d like begin today by reading to you a couple of interesting stories I picked up while surfing the Internet a few weeks ago. Story #1: "The Ann Arbor News crime column reported that a man walked into a Burger King in ...read more

  • Envy: A Deadly Sin

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 109 ratings
     | 7,141 views

    Introductory Consideration 1. "Its not fair, Tommy gets to stay up till 8 o’clock and I have to go to bed at 7:30, and he’s younger than me. I wish I had his parents." 2. "I wished I looked like she does. She’s so popular." 3. "Man, do I ever wish that I could play hockey like he ...read more

  • What's Up With Envy? Series

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on May 23, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,443 views

    We are admonished in God’s word to put away envy. Let us study how envy can destroy our lives if we do not take authority in Christ to put it away.

    ENVY (Heb. qin’â; Gk. phthonos). (1) That discontented feeling that arises in the selfish heart in view of the superiority of another (real or imagined), nearly tantamount to jealousy (Psalm 37:1; Psalm 73:3; Proverbs 24:1, 19; Phil. 1:15; etc.). (2) That malignant passion that sees in ...read more

  • Where The Grass Is Greener ( Envy) Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Oct 13, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,191 views

    Envy has a powerful effect upon our lives. It rubs of of peace, joy and love. God not only offers us forgiveness, but also a life of contentment.

    Acts 8:9-25 “Where the Grass Is Greener (Envy)” INTRODUCTION We are complex individuals. To be able to say that we were completely dedicated to and solely motivated by God’s will may be our dream and desire, but it is not the reality. All too often the less noble forces of greed, pride, ...read more

  • Psalm 73. A Psalm Of Envy Series

    Contributed by George Barton on May 9, 2006
    based on 12 ratings
     | 11,663 views

    An expositorty approach to Psalm 73, showing Christians often get their life out of focus and envy others.

    PSALM 73 A PSALM OF ENVY REVISED MAY 09, 2006 This morning I want to speak about one of my favorite psalms. It is a psalm written by a man who, for a time, was envious of the wicked, whose life was temporarily out of focus; who wrestled with his envy, and got his life back in focus. It ...read more

  • How To Overcome Envy Series

    Contributed by Randy Hamel on Jun 23, 2008
    based on 24 ratings
     | 27,433 views

    Sermon looks at the devastating effects of envy - using the life of Joseph in Genesis 37 as a backdrop

    How to Overcome Envy Acknowledgement (Rick Warren - Breaking Free Series) We’re in a series we’ve been calling “Breaking Free” from those sins in our lives that are not readily evident. We looked at temptations, pride, anxiety, and today jealousy. These sins become wedged in our hearts. We ...read more

  • Envy The Unholy Complaint

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jan 31, 2009
    based on 14 ratings
     | 8,039 views

    This Sermon deals with how we allow envy to ruin the church and that at the root of envy is an anger toward God for seemingly playing favorites.

    Envy—The Unholy Complaint 2/1/09 OT Isaiah 45:5-13 Mark 10:35-45 Four kids were in the kitchen talking with each other. All of their eyes glanced by the large cookies in the glass cookie jar. There were only three cookies in the jar. All of them wanted a full cookie. What were ...read more

  • Envy Is The Green Monster Series

    Contributed by John Morris on Mar 5, 2008
    based on 18 ratings
     | 18,726 views

    Envy is an underhanded enemy that chaffs at many Christians and spoils our joy.

    When the early church fathers developed this list of the seven deadly sins, they knew well what they were talking about. Today we look at the sin of envy. There are 2 reasons this is an important sermon for us. First, Envy is the sin no one talks about. We boast about other sins, but ...read more