Envy

This is a subsidiary post of The Deeds of the Flesh.

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Mark 7:21, 22, 23 – “For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries, deeds of coveting and wickedness, as well as deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride and foolishness. All these evil things proceed from within and defile the man.”

Galatians 5:19-21  –  “Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensualityidolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factionsenvying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.”

Titus 3:3 – “For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.”

James 4:1 – “What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?”
James 4:2 – “You lust and do not have; so you commit murder. You are envious and cannot obtain; so you fight and quarrel. You do not have because you do not ask.”
James 4:3 – “You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your pleasures.”

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