Dear reader, you may find it hard to believe what I am about to tell you, but it is the truth. Your success is not pleasing to everyone, as you may think. For some, it can be a source of jealousy that gets you into a lot of trouble, even though you might not know it.
Jealousy is an evil spirit.
As a matter of fact, the devil has hundreds of evil spirits under his command, and one of these is the spirit of jealousy. Specifically, Satan uses the spirit of jealousy to destroy people’s peace, happiness, and prosperity.
How the spirit of jealousy affected the young man Joseph.
Nowhere is the spirit of jealousy more exemplified than in the lives of Joseph and his brothers. Jacob loved Joseph more than all his other sons and this created a lot of jealousy from his brothers.
As a result of this jealousy Joseph lost all his happiness. He was driven out of the comfort of his family, thrown into a pit,…