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VIDEO: Who Was King Saul? (Part 2)

Saul was the first king of Israel. He was often disobedient and followed his own ways instead of God’s ways. We can learn from Saul’s example by obeying God, guarding our hearts from jealousy, and avoiding fortune tellers. This short animated video for kids explains more about King Saul!  Be sure to watch "Who Was King Saul? (Part 1)."

VIDEO: Am I a Jealous Christian?

Envy is the emotion that occurs when we experience an extreme desire for something someone else has. One is based on loss and the other is based on something that’s out of reach. Jealousy and envy easily take root in our hearts. They seem natural and therefore tolerable. Not good! The Bible calls them out as grievous and deeply damaging sins.  Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.

Is Wanting What Others Have Really That Bad?

The Ten Commandments are iconic. They represent a distilled view of what God wants the human race to follow after in daily life. They are concise, firm and explicit. Someone once said that God gave them as the Ten Commandments, not the Ten Suggestions. The last of these Commandments is the command to not covet. So, how do we here in the 21st century understand what this really means? After all, isn’t most of our life these days built around the idea of ME, what I want and why I should have it? How does this idea of NOT coveting even stand a chance in our day?