Dealing with Jealousy

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  1. chipsgirl

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    I have a freind consumed with jealousy. I am going to meet with her tonight and would like some scripture to back me up on how this is sinful. She's not really interested in the Bible but I still would like to show her anyways. It's always worth a try!
    I am at work so I can't look at a Bible right now. Can you all share some scripture with me regarding jealousy? Thanks a bunch.
     
  2. FBCPastorsWife

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    Chipsgirl,

    We are currently doing a book for teenagers dealing with different topics and jealousy is one of them. I hope the below information helps.


    “A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.”—Proverbs 14:30.

    “Envy thou not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways.”—Proverbs 3:31.

    “Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?”—Proverbs 27:4.

    “For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.”—James 3:16.

    “Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.”—Hebrews 13:5.

    “Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the Lord all the day long.”—Proverbs 23:17.

    “And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.”—Luke 12:15.

    “For wrath killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the silly one.”—Job 5:2.

    “Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.”—Romans 13:13.

    “Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up.”—I Corinthians 13:4.

    “For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men?”—I Corinthians 3:3.

    “But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.”—James 3:14.

    “Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.”—Galatians 5:21.
     

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