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  • Envy

    Contributed by Peter Parry on May 19, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,965 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 26, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,950 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

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 15, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,797 views

    Miriam and Aaron sin in their envy of Moses’ positon as leader of the Israelites

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: Dwight L. Moody once told the 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 you would bring down that eagle up there.” The man said he would if he had ...read more

  • The Envy Trap Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 12, 2002
    based on 146 ratings
     | 13,524 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?

    TEXT: I Timothy 6:3-10 TITLE: The Envy Trap OPEN: How many of you have heard of the tooth fairy? (The question met with a little laughter as everyone raised their hands). I read a story not so long ago about a woman whose 2nd grader had collected a fair amount of money from the "tooth fairy." ...read more

  • Envy Is Not Pretty Series

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Feb 11, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,712 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 Evil Of Envy

    Contributed by Michael Martin on Apr 10, 2006
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,096 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 28, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,554 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 Dec 1, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 6,845 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

  • Evils Of Envy

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 5, 2001
    based on 17 ratings
     | 751 views

    Evils of Envy

    Unit 3 Lesson 6 – The First Child’s Sin – Genesis 4:1-26 For The Teacher’s Preparation 1. Aim: To lead the people to know the difference between hypocritical and acceptable gifts to God so they can give with a wholesome attitude. 2. Explanation of the Aim: One’s motives are very important ...read more

  • Envy Is Evil

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 5, 2001
    based on 7 ratings
     | 744 views

    The evils of envy that lead to self-destructive habits

    Unit 3 Lesson 6 – The First Child’s Sin – Genesis 4:1-26 For The Teacher’s Preparation 1. Aim: To lead the people to know the difference between hypocritical and acceptable gifts to God so they can give with a wholesome attitude. 2. Explanation of the Aim: One’s motives are very important ...read more

  • Where The Grass Is Greener ( Envy) Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Oct 15, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,160 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

  • Envy: A Deadly Sin

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 109 ratings
     | 7,080 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

  • The Crippling Effects Of Envy

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on Jul 11, 2001
    based on 314 ratings
     | 31,031 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 The Unholy Complaint

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Feb 1, 2009
    based on 14 ratings
     | 7,452 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

  • What's Up With Envy? Series

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on May 24, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,391 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