He is jealous for me…   Leave a comment

Understanding

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“…for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God who will not tolerate your affection for any other gods.” Exodus 20:5

We rarely understand God’s jealousy towards us. Much less do we understand it when he is demonstrating it. There is always some kind of hurt whenever jealousy is being demonstrated. There is always some kind of hurt when God is demonstrating his jealousy for us. There is a big difference between man’s jealousy and God’s jealousy though.
Man’s jealousy flows out of selfishness. Whenever people are being jealous, most of the time it is because they are not getting what they were looking for for themselves, from someone else.
God’s jealousy flows out of pure love. God demonstrates his jealousy when he sees us giving ourselves over to someone or something else and know that this will not bring a healthy balance of things in our life. Whenever…

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Posted November 7, 2014 by Cedric in Thought-provoking

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