Envy, jealousy, coveting, lust…all synonyms of wanting, desiring, longing for what someone else has! It may be abilities, talents, looks, athleticism or stuff…basically these words are saying, “I want what you have!” As we conclude our study of Proverbs, we will wrestle with the sin of ENVY!
ENVY is DEADLY it ________ YOU…Proverbs 14:30
ENVY is DEADLY because it ______ other ___________…Proverbs 27:3-4
ENVY is DEADLY because it ________ to other _______…Proverbs 24:1-2
ENVY is DEADLY because it will be _________ by _____…Proverbs 3:31-32; 24:19-20
by ___________ in the ____________…Galatians 5:16-24
by being ________ in our ___________________…Philippians 4:11-13
by being ____________ in ______ THINGS…Ephesians 5:20; I Thessalonians 5:18
a HEART FILLED with _________________ has NO _________ for ENVY!
*these 4 points from “Exalting Jesus in Proverbs,” Akin and Akin