Jealousy Associated with the
Jealousy Motivated Satan's
Jealousy is Impulsive
Jealousy Attacks Values
Jealousy is the Enemy in
Jealousy Leads to
Psychosis and Neurosis
1. Jealousy is the
second of the big five sins of the Old Sin Nature. It is associated with
2. Jealousy is a mental attitude sin that
wipes out love and leads to rebellion.
3. Jealousy motivated the original sin of
4. Jealousy rejects the Grace of God.
5. Jealousy is impulsive, impetuous, and
6. Jealousy is possessive and selfish.
7. Jealousy links with arrogance to express
the arrogance skills: Self-deception, self-vindication,
8. Jealousy is a Mental Attitude Sin Complex
that attacks virtue and values. It is not just one sin but
many different sins.
9. Hebrew ha*n+q! (qine'ah)
= jealousy (from the intense deep red color in the face produced
by deep emotion); ardor, zeal, passion.
a. The central meaning of the word is
jealousy, but the word can be used in the negative sense for
evil passion or in the positive sense for ardor or zeal.
b. The meanings may be differentials
(by dividing) or integrals (summation). Differentials are
branches of soul trees,
and integrals are combinations of branches.
c. Differential meanings include
jealousy and anger (from jealousy linked to bitterness).
d. Integral meanings include passion
(Prov 14:30) and zeal (Psa 69:9).
Associated with the Neck
1. In the body
jealousy is associated with the neck.
2. The head symbolizes authority.
Arrogance is associated with a head that rejects authority.
3. The neck that turns the head away from
authority is associated with jealousy. Bowing the neck
corresponds to an animal that will not be harnessed.
4. Being stiff-necked and rebellious is a
metaphor for scar
tissue of the soul, which intensifies the problem with
jealousy (Ex 32:9; 33:3, 5; Nu 27:14; Acts 7:51).
Motivated Satan's Original Sin
was the sin of Satan in the Fall
(Isa 14:12-15; Ezek 28).
2. This corresponds to
selfish ambition, or inordinate ambition (Rom 2:8; Phil 1:17;
2:3; Jas 3:14, 16).
3. Jealousy is the
expression of negative volition – my will, not Thy will (Prov
1:24; Jer 11:8, 10; 13:10; 44:16).
4. Satan was the
author of sin. He was not tempted to sin. He was
5. In order to sin
Satan had to first reject God. He could not sin under
God's authority and in a love relationship with Him.
After he rejected God, Satan could choose to sin.
Satan's decision to sin required serious consideration - not
just a passing thought.
6. When Satan sinned,
there were immediate consequences.
The sanctified, holy relationship with God was lost.
Satan became the enemy of God.
By opposing God, Satan made himself a god with a different
agenda (Ezek 28:2, 17).
Satan tried to be a god over the other angels.
A third of the angels followed Satan, and Satan tried to
conquer the other angels to make them his subjects.
The sin had many aspects like the Big Five sins of the Old Sin
Nature. Jealousy was at the heart of sin and linked to
all the other aspects of sin.
After Satan sinned, he must either submit to God or continue
to resist and suffer the consequences.
Satan chose to continue to resist God. Since God is God,
the consequence must be condemnation forever. Satan
already had Eternal life; so he must be banished, condemned,
and suffer the wrath of God forever. He was sentenced to
the Lake of Fire.
Jealousy is Impulsive
1. Jealousy is impulsive, impetuous, and
2. Jealousy links with other sins to add
power to them. It expresses arrogance and drives
self-righteousness, bitterness, and worry to extremes.
3. Jealousy divides and motivates strife
and rebellion (Gen 13:7-8; Prov 16:28; 28:25; Rom 13:13; 1 Cor
3:3; 2 Cor 12:20; Jas 3:16).
4. Jealousy motivates conspiracy (2 Sam
15:12; 2 Ki 17:4; Jer 11:9; Acts 23:12).
1. Jealousy attacks grace provision of Escrow
a. Man cannot seize
in jealousy what only God can provide in Grace.
b. Man must love
and wait – not push and take.
2. Jealousy carries with it the Law of
Volitional Responsibility, which is operation boomerang, sowing
to the wind and reaping the whirlwind (ref. Hos 8:7).
a. Jealousy causes
loss of love.
b. Jealousy leads
to frustration and stress in the soul.
is "as cruel as the grave" (ref. SOS
3. Jealousy motivates judging (Matt 7:1),
maligning (Jas 3:14), and revenge (Rom 12:19; Deut 32:35; Heb
10:30), which violate Grace.
4. Jealousy motivates Iconoclastic
Arrogance ("Feet of Clay" syndrome) (Matt 7:3-4).
1. Jealousy undermines the Integrity
Envelope (or Edification Complex of the Soul) by attacking
respect, which is a value.
a. The Right Man is
commanded to respect his Right Woman as the "weaker vessel" (1
b. The Right Woman
is commanded to respect her Right Man (Eph 5:33).
2. The Mental Attitude Sin of jealousy
becomes a substitute for Virtue-Love (which comes from the
Loss of Personal Love for God and RM/RW (intimacy) (Jn 14:15).
Loss of Impersonal Love for all mankind (Jn 14:21; 15:10-13).
3. Jealousy knocks out the virtue of the
Integrity Envelope by sin, which seeks to impose one's will on
undermines respect (a value) in the RM-RW relationship and
therefore destroys the personal love relationship (intimacy).
b. Because jealousy
destroys love, it is the cruel enemy of RM and RW.
c. Jealousy is the
number one enemy of Love!
4. Jealous-possessiveness poses as the
impostor, which destroys the Integrity Envelope.
Jealous-possessiveness is the impostor for loyalty, which knocks
out respect (a value) and topples the Integrity Envelope.
Jealous-possessiveness replaces virtue with the Arrogance
Skills: Self-vindication, self-deception, and
c. Loss of the
Integrity Envelope means loss of Capacity for Life and Love.
Loss of C/Life leads to Frantic Search for Happiness (FSH) and
Worry/Anxiety/Stress in the soul.
Self Righteous Legalism and Lascivious Lawlessness.
Loss of C/Love leads to loss of Personal and Impersonal Love,
Pseudo Love Fanaticism (emotionalism).
Insatiable lust, pleonexiva (pleonexia).
5. Jealous-possessiveness attempts to seize
what the Lord Jesus Christ has not yet provided in the RM-RW
a. This violates
b. This oversteps
the Authority of the Lord Jesus Christ. The
jealous-possessive individual is violating the authority of the
Lord Jesus Christ, who brings the RW to the RM at the right
6. The contrast between jealousy and intimacy
- Jealousy enslaves; intimacy provides
freedom to respond.
- Jealousy takes; intimacy gives.
- Jealousy is cruel; intimacy is gentle.
- Jealousy thinks of self; intimacy thinks
- Jealousy rebels (e.g. Reverse
Process Reversionism); intimacy submits.
- Jealousy attacks; intimacy responds
Jealousy Attacks Values
1. Jealousy causes a problem with soul values.
2. Example: Jealousy motivates the
love of money (1 Tim 6:10; Heb 13:5).
3. Jealous love of money may cause:
4. Since jealous love of money is a problem
with soul values, the ramifications are legion:
- Criminality (e.g. robbery)
5. Jealous love of money is a root of
evil. It is Satan's policy, which means entrance into the
Cosmic System and control by Satan.
6. Since jealousy, including love of money,
is a soul value, it will not be alleviated until the roots are
extracted (or killed).
- Wrong decisions in life
- Wrong priorities
- Loss of love
- Slavery to the details of life
- Monetary Reversionism
Jealousy Motivates Adultery
1. Adultery is
filled with jealousy.
relationship with the paramour requires rejection of the
spouse and desire for the paramour. This is jealousy.
b. The innocent
party in adultery (the faithful husband or wife) will be
tempted to be jealous, which further compounds the problem (Nu
5:14, 30; Prov 6:32-34).
2. Jealousy fuels insatiable lust, pleonexiva (pleonexia), which is
one of the layers in Scar Tissue of the Soul (ref. Eph
Jealousy is the Enemy in Marriage
1. Jealousy is the motivation behind
Reverse Process Reversionism, fornication, adultery, rape, and
other sexual sins.
2. Jealousy knocks out love and is as
cruel as the grave (SOS 8:6)
3. Adultery in Marriage may result in
jealousy in the other partner (Nu 5:14, 30; Prov 6:34).
4. Baal is the real enemy, not the
jealousy. Baal motivated the woman in the Garden.
5. Jealousy motivates self righteousness,
bitterness, abuse, and possessiveness (Gen 37:11; Acts 7:9).
6. Jealousy is a sign of immaturity and
lack of Capacity for Love with mature attitudes.
a. Jealousy is
characteristic of children.
b. People can't
always have things their way.
c. Jealousy fuels
immature behavior and childish games, e.g. fetishes, sexual
7. Jealousy motivates arrogant-ambition
(Gen 30:1; Eccl 4:4).
may be good or evil.
a. Good passion is zeal for
legitimate activities, such as a job, combat, or contest, in
which the emotion is under the control of the soul (Psa 69:9; Jn
b. Evil passion is driven by sin
with emotion that is not under the control of the soul.
2. Evil passions may be disruptive, such as out-bursts
of anger or rage, or lawless, such as expressions of
insatiable lust, lasciviousness, and sensuality.
3. Evil passion is Emotional
Revolt of the Soul driven by jealousy and linked to
bitterness and anger, worry and fear, as well as sensual and
sexual desires (Jer 2:24; Rom 1:16; 1
Cor 7:9; Gal 5:24; 1 Thess 4:5).
4. Evil passion is like disease in
the bones which breaks the framework of the body (Prov 14:30).
5. Evil passion takes the soul and
body into the Cosmic System where the Spirit of Human
Life is blocked and the person falls into darkness (Prov
15:13; 17:22; Rom 7:5; Rev 14:8; 18:3).
Jealousy Leads to Psychosis and Neurosis
1. Jealousy in Intensified Discipline
leads to psycho-neurosis (Rom 1:28-29).
2. Jealousy (unchecked) may lead to:
- Hangups – syndromes – psycho-neurosis
- Violence (Gen 27:41; Isa 11:13).
1. Larry Wood. Sin: The
Universal Threat with Deadly Consequences, Nov. 7,
2. Larry Wood. Doctrinal Definitions, "Doctrine of Soul Trees of
Life and Evil," Oct 1, 2012.
Author: Larry Wood, Released
March 31, 2016 - Revised Sept. 26, 2018