Proverbs


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The Sin of Envy

Scripture: Proverbs 14

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: The Seven Deadly Sins

The Sin of Envy Dr. Jim Denison Webster defines “envy” as “(1) a feeling of discontent and ill will because of another’s advantages, possessions, etc; resentful dislike of another who has something that one desires (2) desire for some advantage, quality, etc. that another has.” Envy is the byproduct of greed. It is wanting what […]

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The Sin of Pride

Scripture: Proverbs 8

Topic: Pride > Human Experience

Series: The Seven Deadly Sins

The Sin of Pride Dr. Jim Denison The major was promoted to colonel and received a fancy new office. As he entered it for the first time, sitting in the nice new chair, a knock came at the door. He said, “Come in,” then quickly picked up the telephone as a corporal walked in. “Just […]

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The Sin of Sloth

Scripture: Proverbs 19

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: The Seven Deadly Sins

The Sin of Sloth Dr. Jim Denison Some questions are hard to answer: why do they sterilize the needle for lethal injections? If corn oil comes from corn, where does baby oil come from? How do they get the deer to cross at those yellow signs? Why is abbreviation such a long word? Why did […]

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