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Covetousness


1. Comes from the heart. Mr 7:22,23.

2. Engrosses the heart. Eze 33:31; 2Pe 2:14.

3. Is idolatry. Eph 5:5; Col 3:5.

4. Is the root of all evil. 1Ti 6:10.

5. Is never satisfied. Ec 5:10; Hab 2:5.

6. Is vanity. Ps 39:6; Ec 4:8.

7. Is inconsistent

a. In saints. Eph 5:3; Heb 13:5.

b. Specially in ministers. 1Ti 3:3.

8. Leads to

a. Injustice and oppression. Pr 28:20; Mic 2:2.

b. Foolish and hurtful lusts. 1Ti 6:9.

c. Departure from the faith. 1Ti 6:10.

d. Lying. 2Ki 5:22-25.

e. Murder. Pr 1:18,19; Eze 22:12.

f. Theft. Jos 7:21.

g. Poverty. Pr 28:22.

h. Misery. 1Ti 6:10.

i. Domestic affliction. Pr 15:27.

9. Abhorred by God. Ps 10:3.

10. Forbidden. Ex 20:17.

11. A characteristic of the wicked. Ro 1:29.

12. A characteristic of the slothful. Pr 21:26.

13. Commended by the wicked alone. Ps 10:3.

14. Hated by saints. Ex 18:21; Ac 20:33.

15. To be mortified by saints. Col 3:5.

16. Woe denounced against. Isa 5:8; Hab 2:9.

17. Punishment of. Job 20:15; Isa 57:17; Jer 22:17-19; Mic 2:2,3.

18. Excludes from heaven. 1Co 6:10; Eph 5:5.

19. Beware of. Lu 12:15.

20. Avoid those guilty of. 1Co 5:11.

21. Pray against. Ps 119:36.

22. Reward of those who hate. Pr 28:16.

23. Shall abound in the last days. 2Ti 3:2; 2Pe 2:1-3.

24. Exemplified

a. Laban. Ge 31:41.

b. Achan. Jos 7:21.

c. Eli’s sons. 1Sa 2:12-14.

d. Samuel’s sons. 1Sa 8:3.

e. Saul. 1Sa 15:9,19.

f. Ahab. 1Ki 21:2-4.

g. Gehazi. 2Ki 5:20-24.

h. Nobles of the Jews. Ne 5:7; Isa 1:23.

i. Jewish people. Isa 56:11; Jer 6:13.

j. Babylon. Jer 51:13.

k. Young man. Mt 19:22.

l. Judas. Mt 26:14,15; Joh 12:6.

m. Pharisees. Lu 16:14.

n. Ananias &c. Ac 5:1-10.

o. Felix. Ac 24:26.

p. Balaam. 2Pe 2:15; Jude 1:11.