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  • Envy

    Contributed by Peter Parry on May 19, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,979 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

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Nov 15, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,801 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

  • Envy

    Contributed by Carl Allen on May 5, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,841 views

    Let’s be honest – it’s in all of us. From the cradle to the grave envy’s in our hearts and you see it come to the surface in the things we think and say.

    Envy Exodus 20:7; Gen. 37 Introduction I want you to imagine two small town grocery store owners; two men who are bitter rivals. Their stores are right across the street from each other, and they spend each day with an eye on each other, keeping track of each other’s business. One gets a ...read more

  • Envy Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 10, 2011
     | 1,815 views

    Envy is considered to be the second most deadly sin but it’s known to be the nastiest, ugliest and the meanest of all sins. It is also the most secretive of the 7 Deadly Sins. Many people will admit in public to the sin of sloth or gluttony but envy? Yet

    Envy Galatians 5:13-23 When I served on staff at Rayne Memorial UMC on St. Charles Avenue, a young man named Arthur began attending. Arthur was a nice guy but was different, both in appearance and in personality. Arthur got involved in the young adult ministry I had started at the church and ...read more

  • Envy Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Oct 23, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,287 views

    The is a message in the series of the seven deadly sins.

    Disclaimer: Over the years I have been impacted by much reading and study. So there is probably nothing original expect thought and organization. Envy: The Sin of the Heart What happened here, what made Cain the first child born into the world kill his brother. Well let us look at it. ...read more

  • Envy Series

    Contributed by Tyler Edwards on Apr 16, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,558 views

    One of the keys to a Godly life is understanding the nature of sin and the danger it poses in our Spiritual lives.

    7 Deadly Sins Series June 29, 2008 Envy Have you ever wanted something that was not yours? I dont mean just wanted it though. I mean like you really really really wanted it. But more than that. I mean like you wanted what someone else had so much that you actually wished that they ...read more

  • Envy Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 26, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,954 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

  • Evils Of Envy

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 5, 2001
    based on 17 ratings
     | 753 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
     | 745 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

  • Green With Envy Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Dec 1, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 6,846 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 Evil Of Envy

    Contributed by Michael Martin on Apr 10, 2006
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,098 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 Envy Trap Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 12, 2002
    based on 146 ratings
     | 13,532 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
     | 2,713 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

  • Envy & Kindness Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Dec 12, 2012
     | 2,171 views

    Envy is unenviable. Kindness gives life joy.

    A fellow Army chaplain asked me to sing at his chapel service in Schweinfurt, Germany. He was preaching on the 7 Deadly Sins. When I finished singing, he said, “I really envy Chaplain Leroe’s musical ability…oops! I just committed one of the deadly sins!” Envy Billy ...read more

  • The Evil Of Envy Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Russell on Jun 28, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,556 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