Category Archives: envy

rotten residue

rotten residue Acts 8:4-25 (JDV) Acts 8:4 So those who were scattered went on their way preaching the word. Acts 8:5 Philip went down to a city in Samaria and proclaimed the Messiah to them. Acts 8:6 The crowds were … Continue reading

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an insult sandwich

Galatians 5:19-21 (JDV) Galatians 5:19 Now the achievements of the flesh are obvious: whatever results in sexual immorality, moral impurity, promiscuity, Galatians 5:20 idolatry, alternative spiritual experiences,1 hostilities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish passions, dissensions, heretical cults,2 Galatians 5:21 … Continue reading

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all consuming desires

Proverbs 23-24 These proverbs highlight a number of desires that might become all-consuming.  The message is to seek wisdom so that your desires do not destroy you. Be passionate about doing the right thing, and let the LORD take care … Continue reading

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the blindness of envy

Esther 5 Haman had many accolades. He admitted that himself.  But he could see nothing but his envy of Mordecai.  When his wife and friends suggested that he have a gallows made upon which to kill Mordecai, he could not … Continue reading

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a dismal day

1 Samuel 31 The leader chosen by the Israelite people dies a shameful death, loses all his fighting men, his sons, his armor bearer, and his bases camps.  The body of one who was expected to rescue the people from … Continue reading

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