Life is not fair. Too often it seems that dishonest, prideful people get all the breaks. They scoff at God, yet he doesn't immediately strike them down with lightning from heaven. It can be hard sometimes not to envy them when we see their prosperity. I love how the Psalmist so perfectly conveys this struggle … Continue reading Life may not be fair – but I’ve got Jesus!
Jealousy is one of the first sins mentioned in the Bible, and its bitter outcome was murder. Later [Eve] gave birth to [Cain's] brother and named him Abel...When it was time for the harvest, Cain presented some of his crops as a gift to the Lord. Abel also brought a gift—the best of the firstborn … Continue reading Poisonous jealousy