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Milk and Honey Magazine provides 5 steps to get over jealousy through prayer and the Bible. Learn how to get over jealousy!

Five Ways Jealousy Steals Your Joy

Jealousy: A third party, a rival, competing for, stealing something that is or should have been yours.

1) Creates a Barrier in Your Relationship with God

When the enemy uses jealousy it will create a barrier between you and God. It usually pounces off your feelings making you upset with God over whatever your hands couldn’t control and for the things that lack in your life. Then, when you envy another person’s life, your low self-esteem will affect your identity in Christ. Jealousy causes you to lack vision, removing Christ from the center of your life and placing yourself as first priority. When Christ isn’t in the center of your life, truly you have no joy to spear because we know that joy comes from the Lord when our identity is found in him, not ourselves.

‘Though you have not seen him, you love; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls.’ - 1 Peter 1:8-9

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