Seeing Green: Don't Let Envy Color Your Joy

Seeing Green: Don't Let Envy Color Your Joy

by Tilly Dillehay

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ISBN-13: 9780736974943
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Publication date: 09/04/2018
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 843,490
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Tilly Dillehay holds a degree in journalism from Lipscomb University. In the past, she has been the editor of a weekly newspaper and of a lifestyle magazine, and now she serves as homemaker and mother to two little girls. She writes at www.justinandtilly.com and contributes occasionally to The Gospel Coalition. She is the host of The Green Workshop, an event for women on the subject of envy that is held at local churches. Tilly's husband, Justin, is a pastor in the small town east of Nashville where the family resides.

Table of Contents

Foreword 9

When the Music Hurts 15

1 What Is Glory? And What Does Envy Have to Do with It? 21

2 The Unbearable Inequality: Understanding Envy 35

3 Borrowed Dust: The Envy of the Body 47

4 Borrowed Magnets: The Envy of Charm and Influence 63

5 Borrowed Ideas: The Envy of the Intellect 77

6 Borrowed Money: The Envy of Options 93

7 BorrowedArt: The Envy of Creativity 107

8 Borrowed Tasks: The Envy of Competence and Control 123

9 Borrowed Trinity: The Envy of Relationship 139

10 Put Off, Put On 155

11 The Eyes That Matter: Why We Need God's Approval After All 173

12 The Glory You Will Wear Forever 185

Happiness Is the Best Revenge? 197

Notes 201

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Seeing Green: Don't Let Envy Color Your Joy 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
toReadistoEscape More than 1 year ago
This was an enlightening bible study book. It would work well for a group bible study because there are questions at the end of each chapter to recap and encourage conversation. The author explains the difference between jealousy and envy. I never thought of myself as an envious person, but when I learned what the bible has to say about envy I realized I was struggling with it. The author also points out how raging against inequality is a form of envy. After reading this book I can understand the selfish aspect of feelings I did not previously realize were envious. I have read many Bible study books on joy and being content. However, this book listed seven sources of envy and explained how they can be stealing your joy. This was a unique point of view in comparison to other books I have read. I would recommend this book for an individual or group bible study. I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book courtesy of NetGalley. All thoughts and opinions are my own. If this review was helpful to you please click the link below.