Warm-Up What is the difference between ENVY and JEALOUSY? Same Giant, two modes… – Empty Hand – Envy My displeasure is in what I do not have. – Full Hand – Jealousy My displeasure is in what I do not want to lose.
What is it? Greek translation: – to boil within Jealousy is the Giant you dont want to leave alive, because he can negate all previous victories. Jealousy travels in circles.
What is it? Jealousys Circles: – Wealth – Power – Performance – Profession – Social Jealousy lives in the most important rooms of your home.
What is it? Jealousy is only righteous in the context of the only One who truly possesses. Personal jealousy (envy) never has a happy ending. – Haman – Daniels Accusers – Josephs Brothers – Saul
What does it do to me? The Giant of Jealousy seeks to consume you from the inside out. Termite wood. Proverbs 14:30 – A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.
What does it do to me? Jealousy and Envy can… – Cause a young man not to rejoice when his wayward brother returns home. – Cause brother to kill brother when one sacrifice is accepted over the other. – Cause a king to resent a faithful servant who has delivered him military victory. – Cause religious scholars to reject the Messiah they were looking for out of fear of the loss of their own power.
What does it do to me? Jealousy and Envy can… – Cause a king to order the murder of babies to protect his throne. – Cause faithful disciples to discourage another from healing in the name of Jesus. The devils and the holy man.
How do I kill it? The Four Rs: – RENOUNCE jealousy as sin. – REMEMBER your rival in prayer. – REAFFIRM Gods goodness to you. – REKINDLE Gods love in your heart.
The Kill Shot(s) LOVE – 1 Corinthians 13:4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. BLESSING – At the first sign of envy or jealousy, pray for God to pour out His blessing upon your rival. – In doing so, you are giving God the opportunity to bless you.