Avoid Envy

Raphael painted a sulking Michelangelo as Heraclitus in The School of Athens

“But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth.” — James 3:14

The youthful artist Raphael burst on the scene in Renaissance Italy in 1504 with an intricate style that was influenced by his predecessors Fra Bartolommeo, Leonardo, and Michelangelo. In 1508, at the age of 26, the young artist was invited by Pope Julius II to paint a fresco in the Pope’s private library in the Vatican…

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Peter Kennedy

Peter Kennedy

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I have been writing devotionals since April 1996. I have 10,000+ subscribers. I am a graduate of Bethel Seminary in San Diego and I am an Executive Pastor.