WHAT IS COVETOUSNESS:
Covetousness is defined as “eagerly desirous of possessions. (dictionary.com)” This is almost an anxiety or unrest concerning what we desire. It is also defined as “inordinately or wrongly desirous of wealth or possessions; greedy.” Meaning, there is a right way and a wrong way to desire things, and the covetous way is the wrong way.
Covetousness almost always leads to a spirit of in-contentment, and not being thankful for what we have because we are focusing on what others have.
COVETOUSNESS EASILY SEEPS IN AND STEALS OUR CONTENTMENT.
We could be coasting along life just fine and content, and all it takes is a scroll of the social media news-feed to take our attention off of the joy that we have in Christ to what we feel we are missing. However, before the click of the mouse, we did not feel like we were missing anything. Covetousness and in-contentment normally have its roots in what we are focusing on.
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