Day 39: Overcoming Envy With Love

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Day 39

Summary Of The Week,

December 3-8, 2012

Overcoming Envy With Love

Let us walk properly, as in the day, not in revelry and drunkenness, not in lewdness and lust, not in strife and envy.

Romans 13:13 (NKJV)

Thank the Lord! We have made it to the end of this week of devotionals together. As I think about the topic we’ve developed, we can see how dangerous and harmful jealousy can be in our lives.

Only with the help of the Holy Spirit can we overcome and walk free of envy and jealousy. Let us allow his work to continue in our hearts and let’s remove all barriers.

The following principles are the ones I’ve been able to extract and form in my time with the Lord, and that we’ve read and shared together. In prayer and with the help of the Holy Spirit these truths will shed more light on how we will achieve to walk free of Envy and Jealousy.

I invite you that as part of your devotional today you may meditate on these principles and read the corresponding portion of scripture. My prayer is that through this the Holy Spirit may do a work in your life.

Also, if you desire you may return and read the devotional that corresponds to the principle that is given. Never forget the great value of repetition. For some of us we may have to once again go over one of these principles that we know we must allow God to work on.

Without more to say for the moment, but a prayer so that this time in devotion, the Lord may change and transform us more into his image. Amen.

May you have a glorious tim in the House of the Lord this Sunday,

Blessings,

Pastor Jesus Figueroa

Overcoming Envy With Love

6 Biblical Principles To Experience Freedom From envy and Jealousy In Our Lives.

  1. Envy Is Very Cruel And Has Destructive Consequences If We Allow It To Dominate Us (Proverbs 27:4).

  1. The Danger Exists, That Envy May Cause Some To Stray and Deviate From The Path Of The Lord (Psalms 73:2-3).

  1. When Someone Does A Good Work With Success, Effort, And Excellence; Anticipate That This Will Provoke And Awaken Envy In Others (Ecclesiastes 4:4; Nehemiah 2:10).

  1. It Is Important To Guard Our Heart When Jealousy Tries To Come Into Our Lives Due To Hearing Others Receive Recognition, Praise, and Honor (1Samuel 18:8-9).

  1. Jealousy Is Extremely Difficult To Dominate! The Only Solution For It, Is The Love Of God In Our Hearts (1 John 3:11-12; James 4:2).

  1. It Does Not Matter How Much Harm Envy And Jealousy May Cause In Our Lives, We Will Always Have The Capacity To Unconditionally Forgive And Love (Acts 7:9; Genesis 50:20).

Reading Plan for Psalms & Proverbs in 60 days

Psalms chapters 120-124

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