What Does Greed Look Like? Still Thinking

Greediness from the 1828 Webster's Dictionary. A pure form of English:
GREE'DINESS, n. Keenness of appetite for food or drink; ravenousness; voracity. Fox in stealth, wolf in greediness. Ardent desire.
 RAV'ENOUSNESS, n. Extreme voracity; rage for prey; as the ravenousness of a lion. Savage.

VORAC'ITY, n. Greediness of appetite; voraciousness. Creatures by their voracity pernicious, have commonly fewer young.
1. Hot; burning; that causes sensation of burning; as, ardent spirits, that is distilled spirits; an ardent fever.

2. Having the appearance of quality of fire; fierce; as ardent eyes.
3. Warm, applied to the passions and affections; passionate; affectionate; much engaged; zealous; as, ardent love or vows; ardent zeal.
What does a greedy man or woman look like?
It can be good to be ardent if it is a passion that is worthy such as a passion for truth. However, in the context of greed, it isn't a good thing. Greed can be displayed in how we pursue the object that is coveted. It is shown in the way we treat others, and even ourselves. Those who are greedy take something that is good and uses and hoards it in a way that was never intended by the Creator. For every genuine article, the devil has a counterfeit. Webster said that greed is pursued with a voracious appetite, ardent desire, and a ravenous resolve. A ravenous wolf destroys those around him when pursuing a meal. Do not get in the way of a ravenous wolf, he will injure or maybe destroy you to fill his greed.

Philippians 3:17-21 NKJV
17 Brethren, join in following my example, and note those who so walk, as you have us for a pattern. 18 For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: 19 whose end is destruction, whose god is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame--who set their mind on earthly things. 20 For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, 21 who will transform our lowly body that it may be conformed to His glorious body, according to the working by which He is able even to subdue all things to Himself. 

Matthew 7:13-23 NKJV
13 "Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. 14 Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it. 15 "Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles? 17 Even so, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. 18 A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit. 19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. 20 Therefore by their fruits you will know them. 21 "Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord, Lord,' shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. 22 Many will say to Me in that day, 'Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?' 23 And then I will declare to them, 'I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!'


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