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  • Writer's pictureIsrael Ekundayo


Proverbs 27:4  Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?

Insight and Highlight

Genesis 37:11 And his brethren envied him, but his father observed the saying.

Scripture Commentaries

Envy, jealousy produces anger, hatred, murder, covetousness, greed, etc. SoS 8:6 ".....jealousy is cruel as the grave....."

The only antidote to these vices is the fruit of the Spirit, Gal 5:22-23.

As love is key, so is patience, and others with self-control.

Do not envy your friend, your neighbor, your brethren. Do not overdo, do not strive to be what you are not.

There is a saying which goes "a contented mind is a perpetual feast".

This means anyone happy with what he/she has will have lasting joy.

Remember, 1 Tim 6:6 Godliness with contentment is great gain.

Always remember, God has made "everything beautiful in his time:...", Eccl 3:11.

Your time will come if you patiently wait on God.

Remorse corner

Remember this, if God blesses your neighbor, it only points to one thing: which is that; God is in your neighborhood.

Call to Word action

Proverbs 14:30 A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.

The Christian clarion duty

If God blesses anyone close to you, it means God is close to you. You are next for His blessing.


Lord, help me to live a contented life, in Jesus name.

Good morning all and have a blessed day today.

God bless you.

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