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Envy Sermon Illustrations

Envy is when we look at another's life, or another's possessions, and wish we had what they have. Envy is the enemy of contentment, and causes us to lose the joy that we should have in the life God has given to us.

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Contentment and Snowshoeing on the Ice
A short Bible lesson involving contentment, and snowshoeing on icy surfaces
Christian Service and Growth, and a Ping Pong Story
Christian Service, Christian Growth, and an illustration involving the game of ping pong
Envy vs Contentment - The Battle of the Toast
Envy vs Contentment - when we have to keep up with the Jones's, we miss out on contentment. Story about breakfast time when I was growing up.
Spiritual Appetites-Malice, deceit, hypocrisy, envy, slander
Spiritual appetites: Our spiritual appetite for malice, deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander destroys our spiritual appetite for the Word of God.

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