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Killing Envy with the Gospel The Root of Envy The Fruit of Envy The Cure for Envy Envy is a feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to another’s advantages, success, possessions, etc. Root of Envy (the heart) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Killing Envy with the Gospel

The Root of EnvyThe Fruit of EnvyThe Cure for Envy

Envy is a feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to anothers advantages, success, possessions, etc. Root of Envy (the heart)

Mark 7:2122 21 For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, 22 coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness.

Fruit of Envy

Envy kills love 1 Cor. 13:4 Envy brings strife Titus 3:3Envy leads to bitterness Ps 73Envy rots the bones Pr. 14:30

Envy is a precursor to hell.

Am I Envious?

Do you rejoice when others prosper?Do you dislike those who prosper?Do you rejoice when the others fall?Do you ask God why not me?Do you look for faults in those who prosper?Envys Silver Lining

Envy reveals a heart that is not finding its joy in Christ.

You get jealous when you get near someone who has more of your idol than you do. Tim KellerThe Cure for Envy(Gospel Hope)

Love kills envy 1 Corinthians 13:4. Love comes from God 1 John 4:10-11.Love is realized at the Cross John 17.

Gospel Faith Our Response

Put Envy to Death Repent/ForsakeConfess to God 1 John 1:9Confess to Others James 5:16

Put on Love Colossians 3:12-17Serve (love) those you envy.Pray (love) for those you envy. Cultivate a thankful heart.