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A Lesson in Contentment – Overcoming Jealousy

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The words “emulations” and “envy” are strong words in the Greek. “Emulations” (that is, jealousy) is from the word zelos, denoting passionate desire or zeal toward the possession of something. The word for envy is phthonos, and it is used for instance in Matthew 27:18 – “For [Pilate] knew that for envy they had delivered Him.” Strongs in its definition […]

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