I covet what other people have like their house or their car, their job or anything that a neighbor has. My neighbor doesn’t mean the person living next door. It means anyone that has more than I do.
When I covet, I am telling God that I am not satisfied with what I have because my life is not really defined by my possessions but by profession because “life is more than food, and the body more than clothing”. Paul warns me about the pursuit of “things”.
For this you know with certainty, that no immoral or impure person or covetous man, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of the Messiah and God. | Ephesians 5:5
I covet. It is not very pretty. I do it. I see something and I want it, even though it isn’t mine.
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