Resources on Envy

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Topical Study on Envy Envy Commentary/Exegesis by Scott E Hoezee https://groundwork.reframemedia.com/episodes/envy Commentary/Exegesis by Scott E Hoezee Topics: Envy , Seven deadly sins , Holy Spirit , God's Love Source: Groundwork Scott Hoezee and David Bast draw from Genesis 4:1-8 and 1 Corinthians 12:7-11, to think about the 'deadly sin' of envy, what it is, and how we combat it through the Holy Spirit's leading. Envy Sermon Illustration by Frederick Buechner http://day1.org/8270-weekly_sermon_illustration_envy Sermon Illustration by Frederick Buechner Topics: Envy , Illustration Source: Day1 This sermon illustration pairs James 3:13-16 with a quote from Frederick Buechner that argues, "Envy is the consuming desire to have everybody else be as unsuccessful as you are." Envy Sermon Illustration by Karl Olsson http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/?post_type=cfe-readforpreach&p=4724 Sermon Illustration by Karl Olsson Topics: Envy , Illustration , Work Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching This quote from "Seven Sins and Seven Virtues" by Karl Olsson illustrates the middling tendency of enviers to bring those they envy down to their level by neutralizing their talent or by lumping them into a... Envy Sermon Illustration by Frederick Buechner http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/?post_type=cfe-readforpreach&p=7023 Sermon Illustration by Frederick Buechner Topics: Envy , Quotations , Desire Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching This quote from Frederick Buechner's "Beyond Words: Daily Readings in the ABC's of Faith" suggests that envy is, "the consuming desire to have everyone else be as unsuccessful as you are.” Envy and Ambition Audio/Video by Robert Barron https://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/envy-and-ambition/976/ Audio/Video by Robert Barron Topics: Envy , Children , Jesus Source: Word on Fire Reflecting on James 3:13-16; 4:1 and Luke 9:43-48, Robert Barron holds that envy or even ambition for the purpose of outdoing others knocks us off our center and we lose our orientation toward Christ. Envy Devotional by Kenneth L Samuel http://day1.org/6480-kenneth_samuel_envy Devotional by Kenneth L Samuel Topics: Envy , Coveting , Freedom Source: Day1 This devotional on Exodus 20:17 discusses the commandment against envy as a opportunity to stop looking at others and focus on developing our own unique gifts. Saul Envies David Image by Jean LeClerc http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=111892&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Jean LeClerc Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive As Saul’s army makes its return trip to Jerusalem, the townswomen give David greater praise than they do Saul. Saul looks on in envy of David I Don't Envy You Sermon Starter/Outline by Martin B Copenhaver http://day1.org/5451-martin_copenhaver_i_dont_envy_you Sermon Starter/Outline by Martin B Copenhaver Topics: Envy , Gratitude , Coveting , Thankfulness Source: Day1 Commenting on Exodus 20:17, Martin Copenhaver explores how "envy and gratitude are always competing for our souls." Envy Article by Kenneth L Samuel http://day1.org/5668-kenneth_samuel_envy Article by Kenneth L Samuel Topics: Envy , Ten Commandments , Coveting , Exodus Source: Day1 Kenneth L. Samuel reflection on Exodus 20:17. The commandment against covetousness is not so much a demanding restriction but a broad invitation to know who we truly are and to live an authentic life. A Vineyard of One’s Own Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2008/09/14/a-vineyard-of-ones-own/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson Topics: Envy , Parables , Work , Labor Source: The Painted Prayerbook This artwork and commentary by Jan Richardson are based on Matthew 20:1-16. Discussing her experiences with artistic envy, Richardson discusses how to tend to one's vineyard by focusing on the work we are called toward. Envy Is the Least "Fun" Sin Sermon Illustration by Arthur C Brooks http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2014/march/6033114.html Sermon Illustration by Arthur C Brooks Topics: Envy , Sin , Contentment Source: Preaching Today An illustration by Arthur C. Brooks describes research findings of the negative psychological effects of envy. Applicable scriptures include Exodus 20:17; Psalm 37:1; Proverbs 14:30; Hebrews 13:5-6; James 3:14-16. Author Defines Whom We Envy Sermon Illustration by John Beukema http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2004/june/15406.html Sermon Illustration by John Beukema Topics: Envy , Coveting , Society , Contentment Source: Preaching Today Envy is an ugly trait. This quote from Alain de Botton makes a surprising observation about the people who become the object of our envy. Full Text Hymns on Envy The Cure of Envy, Fretfulness, and Unbelief; or, The Rewards of the Righteous and the WickedPD
Not in envy, not in angerPD
Envy and wrong, and wrath and pridePD
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Thanking God for His Goodness Prevents Envy Sermon Illustration by Rick Warren http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/november/7112910.html Sermon Illustration by Rick Warren Topics: Envy , Contentment , Goodness , God's Provision Source: Preaching Today This sermon illustration for Genesis 4:1-10, Exodus 20:17, or Deuteronomy 5:21 is a quote from Rick Warren that says, "Envy is resenting God's goodness to others and ignoring God's goodness to me." The Power of Envy Sermon Illustration by Wayne Brouwer http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/1997/april/2350.html Sermon Illustration by Wayne Brouwer Topics: Envy , Gossip , Hypocrisy , Illustration Source: Preaching Today In this sermon illustration for Genesis 37:11, Proverbs 14:30, or Matthew 20:24, an anecdote of three churches struggling to survive demonstrates how envy can turn proclaimers of truth into liars and hypocrites. Do You Know the Seven Deadly Sins? Article by Christopher Hunt https://groundwork.reframemedia.com/blog/do-you-know-the-seven-deadly-sins Article by Christopher Hunt Topics: Envy , Pride , Anger , Sloth Source: Groundwork Detailing the historical origins of "The Seven Deadly Sins," this article by Christopher Hunt discusses how the dangerous attitudes of pride, envy, anger, sloth, greed, gluttony and lust lead to destructive sin. God's Generosity Sermon (Complete) by Thomas Skeats http://torch.op.org/torch/gods-generosity-1 Sermon (Complete) by Thomas Skeats Topics: Envy , Parables , Generosity , Body of Christ Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars A homily based on Matthew 20:1-16. Thomas Skeats warns against envy and describes how we grow through our participation in the generosity of God. The Festival-Envy Syndrome: Four Contexts of Worship Article https://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-2004/festival-envy-syndrome-four-contexts-worship Article Topics: Worship , Worship Planning , Special Days , Leadership Source: Reformed Worship When people attend special events/festivals to worship, there's often a special experience they have that they wish they had every week. Allowing each context to flourish within its own parameters can help sort out these difficulties. For All Who Seek God Element of Worship by Joe Milner http://liturgy.slu.edu/25OrdA092417/ideas_other.html Element of Worship by Joe Milner Topics: Grace , Seekers , Suffering , Peace Source: The Sunday Website Joe Milner offers intercessions for the prayers of the people: for grace to prefer nothing but Christ, for freedom from envy, for all who have lost hope, for a spirit of receptivity before God, and more. For all who seek God Element of Worship by Joe Milner http://liturgy.slu.edu/25OrdA092114/ideas_other.html Element of Worship by Joe Milner Topics: Comfort , Work , Suffering , Family Source: The Sunday Website Joe Milner offers intercessions that serve as starting points for community prayer. A few topics named are: for freedom from envy, for those seeking and inquiring into the Christian faith, for migrant workers, etc. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Destroyed by Envy Sermon Illustration http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2003/may/14422.html Sermon Illustration Topics: Envy , Beauty , Pride , Coveting Source: Preaching Today This is an illustration from the movie Snow White, describing the story of a queen that was destroyed by envy. It is appropriate for Proverbs 14:30 and Colossians 3:5-6.