Prescriptions For Family Feuds pt.2: Jealousy
“Now his older son was in the field. And as he came and drew near to the house, he heard music and dancing.” Luke 15:25 NKJV
1. Jealousy is an "I" thing!
“So he answered and said to his father, ‘Lo, these many years I have been serving you; I never transgressed your commandment at any time; and yet you never gave me a young goat, that I might make merry with my friends.” Luke 15:29 NKJV 2. Jealousy is an "EYE" thing! “And he said to him, ‘Son, you are always with me, and all that I have is yours.” Luke 15:31 NKJV 3. Jealousy is a "CHOICE" that you don't haveto choose. “It was right that we should make merry and be glad, for your brother was dead and is alive again, and was lost and is found.’ ”" Luke 15:32 NKJV Victory Group Questions: 1. What do you think the root of jealousy is? 2. Deuteronomy 4:24 speaks about God being jealous. Does that mean that jealousy can be a good thing? 3. Most times, jealousy can be a matter of wanting. What are somethings that you want in your life? Discuss how we can point our desires towards the desires of God's heart.