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Review this week's message.

Start talking. Find a conversation starter for your group.
  • Which person in your life do you most admire? Why?
  • If you were given 24 hours to live, what would you do?
  • What would be a perfect afternoon for you?

Start thinking. Ask a thoughtful question.
  • Have you ever experienced envy? What were you envious of?
  • How does celebrating others protect your heart from envy?

Start sharing. Choose questions that create openness.
  • What does it mean to choose gratitude? How has doing so affected your life?
  • Have you ever had a friend get something you wanted? How did you celebrate with them?

Start praying. Be bold, and pray with power.

Jesus, please protect my heart from envy. Give me a heart of gratitude. Amen.

Start doing. Commit to a step and live it out this week.

Each morning this week, write a list of 10 things you're grateful for.


For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago Ephesians 2:10

A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. Proverbs 14:30

I have seen all the work done is because man wants what his neighbor has. This also is for nothing, like trying to catch the wind… Ecclesiastes 4:4

For wherever there is jealousy and selfish ambition, there you will find disorder and evil of every kind James 3:16

Be happy with those who are happy, and weep with those who weep. Romans 12:15

Those who love money will never have enough. How meaningless to think that wealth brings true happiness. Ecclesiastes 5:10

If you openly declare that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:9