The effects of greed (Ahab and Gehazi)

Christian Religious Studies SS2 Second Term

Week 7

Topic: The effects of greed (Ahab and Gehazi)

Performance objectives

Pupils should be able to:

  1. Explain the meaning of greed
  2. Recognize it as an onerous vice that is injurious to the individual and society
  3. Recount the stories of Ahab and Gehazi’s greed actions
  4. Give examples of greed in Nigeria


Greed can simply be defined as an excessive desire for something. It can be food, money, and other forms of wealth. A greedy person can commit any crime to ensure that he satisfies his desire.

A. Ahab seize Naboth’s vineyard (1kings 21:1, 2:16)

Naboth, the jezreelite had a vineyard in Jezreel near the palace of Ahab the king of Samaria..... View More

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