Search Results

Search results 1-20 of 1,119
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...
Envy 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." Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Day1 Author: Frederick Buechner Envy Scott Hoezee and David Bast draw from Genesis 4:1-8 & 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. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Groundwork Author: Scott Hoezee Coveting This sixteenth-century woodcut depicts a man coveting his neighbor's sheep. Resource type: Image Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Author: Martin Luther Envy 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. Resource type: Devotional Source: Day1 Author: Kenneth L. Samuel Envy A quotation from Seven Sins and Seven Virtues by Karl Olsson that illustrates the middling tendency of enviers. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Author: Karl Olsson Envy 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.” Resource type: Book Quote Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Author: Frederick Buechner Envy and Ambition 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. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: Word on Fire Author: Robert Barron The Tenth Commandment: Don’t Covet This devotional on Exodus 20:17 considers the tenth commandment, suggesting that coveting is allowing desire to invade and pervade your heart. It’s letting that desire govern your thoughts and guide your actions. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The High Calling Author: Mark Roberts I Don't Envy You Commenting on Exodus 20:17, Martin Copenhaver explores how "envy and gratitude are always competing for our souls." Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Day1 Author: Martin B. Copenhaver Very Much a Lady This quote from Shana Alexander's "Very Much a Lady: The Untold Story of Jean Harris and Dr. Herman Tarnower" describes a character that encapsulates arrogance, rudeness, and envy. Resource type: Book Quote Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Author: Shana Alexander Classic Case of Envy An illustration about a psychologist and a Rabbi who both wrote books about suffering. Despite the similarities, the Rabbi sold more because of his suffering leading the other to envy the Rabbi (Proverbs 14:30). Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Wayne Brouwer Envy Is the Least "Fun" Sin 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. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Arthur C. Brooks 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
Hymn 56PD
See more hymns...
Son Mistakenly Envies Another Boy’s Father In this sermon illustration, Craig Brian Larson recollects how as a child he foolishly envied a playful father rather than his own dependable father. Demonstrating qualities of fatherhood, this illustration suits Isaiah 46:5. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Craig Brian Larson Saul Envies David 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 Resource type: Image Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Author: Jean Leclerc Thanking God for His Goodness Prevents Envy A quote by Rick Warren on generosity and envy, appropriate for Proverbs 14:30, Romans 1:29, and 1 Corinthians 13:4. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Rick Warren The Power of Envy In this sermon illustration relating to themes of envy, sin, and gossip, an anecdote of three churches struggling to survive demonstrates that envy can turn proclaimers of truth into liars and hypocrites. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Wayne Brouwer Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Destroyed by Envy An illustration from the movie Snow White, describing the story of a queen that was destroyed by envy, appropriate for Proverbs 14:30 and Colossians 3:5-6. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Womb Envy In this video Malcolm Guite talks about how the church can learn to appreciate poetry by beginning with the poetry that is found in the Bible. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: The Work of the People Author: Malcolm Guite Congregational Ministry to Problem Gamblers An article about gambling by Deborah Haskins. As congregations become more aware of the spiritual and emotional struggles that gamblers face, they can provide holistic supportive ministries to their members and to the wider community. Resource type: Article Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Deborah G. Haskins The Festival-Envy Syndrome: Four Contexts of Worship When people go to special events (festivals) to worship, there is often a special experience they have that they wish they had every week. We need to realize, however, that every worship experience has value. Resource type: Article Source: Reformed Worship
Search results 1-20 of 1,119
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...