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Love Does Not Envy


Love Does Not Envy:

Proverbs 14:30 NLT

"A peaceful heart leads to a healthy body; jealousy is like cancer in the bones." What are some things that you are good at? What are some things that your siblings or friends are good at? What are some things that certain famous people are good at? Every person is different and every person is good at different things.

God made us all so unique. No two of us are the same. Some are good singers, artist, soccer players, listeners, and the list goes on! God wants us to love one another in everything. This means that we should not be envious of others. Being envious or having envy means to be jealous.

All of us were made in God's image and we need to love our neighbors as ourselves. We shouldn't be jealous of others because they have something that you don't. We should be happy for them instead!

Loving others means celebrating them when they are successful in something. God doesn't want us to have jealousy. In fact, our verse says it makes us even more miserable. Start being happy for those around you. Celebrate others victories. That's what showing love is all about!

Here are some ideas to help think about it during the week:

  • Celebrate someones victory this week.

  • Give compliments whenever someone does something awesome.

  • Ask someone who has a different talent than you to teach you how to do it.

Let's love others and celebrate together!

Talk about it: What does envy mean? What are some unique talents or accomplishments that you have? In who's image were we made? Why is jealousy bad? Who's victories should we celebrate?

Pray: Dear Jesus, thank you for being so awesome and for all that you have done for me. Thank you for making all of us so unique. Help me to not be jealous and help me be happy for others. I love you with all of my heart. In your name I pray, Amen.

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El Amor No Envidia:

Proverbios 14:30 NTV

"La paz en el corazón da salud al cuerpo; los celos son como cáncer en los huesos."

¿Cuáles son algunas cosas en las que eres bueno? ¿Cuáles son algunas de las cosas en las que tus hermanos o amigos son buenos? ¿Cuáles son algunas cosas en las que ciertas personas famosas son buenas? Cada persona es diferente y cada persona es buena en cosas diferentes.