Douglas James Wilson • Sermon • • 1,116 views
Introduction: In the Scriptures, jealousy is a virtue. Like all good things, it can be bent and distorted into sin, but for some reason, we have come to think that jealousy is necessarily sinful. This is not the case at all. In the modern world, we are not nearly jealous enough. THE TEXT: /Take heed…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 62 views
A strong feeling of possessiveness, often caused by the possibility that something which belongs, or ought to belong, to one is about to be taken away. The word can be used in a positive sense (e.g., the jealousy of God), meaning a passionate commitment to something which rightly belongs to one. It can also be used in a negative sense (e.g., human jealousy), to mean a self-destructive human emotion similar to envy.
Jealousy - Good? Bad? 14 But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth. 16 For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every evil thing. What is jealousy? A greedy or prideful longing for something that belongs…
Exodus 34:14 14 You must worship no other gods, for the Lord , whose very name is Jealous, is a God who is jealous about his relationship with you. A strong feeling of possessiveness, often caused by the possibility that something which belongs, or ought to belong, to one is about to be taken away. The…
The Ten Commandments
Caleb M. Powers • Sermon • • 0 views
God commands us not to make any carved images, or any likeness of anything created. Do not worship these things. God commands worship of Him and Him alone; He is a jealous God. Even if we claim we are worshipping the true God, are we just making a carved image? We must go to the Scripture to find out who God is.