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Envy and Authenticity

I love to be around people that are authentic and real.    Nothing artificial; what you see is what you get.   However, sometimes that is not always easy. I don’t mean to be cynical about people, it’s just a fact of … Continue reading

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Envy and Happiness

There is a major contrast between envy and love in terms of your personal happiness.  Those that are consumed with envy are not happy, but disgruntled.    Those that love are not consumed with receiving, but with giving and being grateful … Continue reading

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Envy and Relationships

There is a significant contrast in the way love and envy impact your relationships.   Love will deepen your relationships, but envy will destroy them. “Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous, but who is able to stand before envy?”   (Proverbs … Continue reading

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Envy and Your Health

The Bible has much to say about our health, but it has more to say about the effects of sin on us than our diet.    Envy will destroy your health. The Bible says, “A sound heart is the life of … Continue reading

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Love and Envy

Envy is characteristic of our corrupt nature.    Our normal tendency, apart from God’s grace and help, is to be jealous and envious. The Bible states that before our becoming believers that we “were…living in malice and envy, and hating one … Continue reading

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Love and Motivation

There is a contrast in genuine love and envy and that is what motivates a person.    One of the most difficult things a person will ever do is to go deep within and discover their motivations. God is more interested … Continue reading

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Love is Content

Love is expressed not by our feelings, but our actions.   The Bible gives specific, measurable ways that we communicate love to people.   One characteristic is through our contentment when those around us are blessed.   God wrote, “Charity is not envious…”   … Continue reading

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