Not wanting what is not yours

At times I have wanted what was not mine to want.  At times I have wanted to be as wealthy, famous, popular, educated, etc, as others. . 

  I have been envious and in so doing I have misrepresented God. God has not nor will ever want anything you have.. 

Proverbs 14:30 A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.

Ecclesiastes 4:4 And I saw that all toil and all achievement spring from one person’s envy of another. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.

James 3:14 But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth.

James 3:16 For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice

1 Peter 2:1 Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind.
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