Thou Shall Not Covet
November 4, 2018 | Ted Voltmer
You know the saying: “The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.” We’ve all felt the burn of envy, but it seems like it’s at an all-time high right now. The 24/7 connectivity of social media thrusts the success of others in our face all day long, causing discontentment and resentment. Is there any way out of this trap? Obviously God felt so strongly about the danger of coveting that He made it one of the Ten Commandments, but often commandments cause more guilt than actual help. So how do we stop looking over the fence, and find the riches buried deep on our side?