When Your Children Expect Too Much - #6609
There's no promise of heaven on earth. Jesus said, "Expect a few years of sacrifice and then an eternity of wealth." See, you won't seek first His kingdom if you're expecting to get a lot of earth's kingdom. You can't go after both.
True Woman: Do you have plionexia, too?
It's hard to live where we live and watch what we watch and listen to what we listen to and not covet. We are bombarded with enticements to covet.
Covet - a Christian perspective
One of the Ten Commandment instructs us not to covet what others own. Envy and jealousy are self-centered emotions that don't characterize a Christ-follower.
Basilea Schlink : Envy
Envy is a poisonous root in our soul that can kill others. Jesus Himself was delivered up to this murderous power, for it is written: Pilate "knew that it was out of envy that they had delivered him up" (Matt. 27: 18). Envious people...