Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

When I therefore was thus minded, did I use lightness? or the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that with me there should be yea yea, and nay nay?

Bible References

Lightness

Judges 9:4
And they gave to him seventy [pieces of] silver from the temple of Baal-Berith, and Abimelech hired with them worthless and reckless men, and {they followed him}.
Jeremiah 23:32
Look, I [am] against those who prophesy dreams of lies," {declares} Yahweh, "and tell them, and they caused my people to err through their lies, and in their recklessness, when I myself have not sent them nor commanded them, so they profit not this people at all," {declares} Yahweh.
Zephaniah 3:4
Her prophets [are] arrogant men of treachery; her priests have defiled [that which is] holy; they do violence to [the] law.

According

2 Corinthians 1:12
For our reason for boasting is this: the testimony of our conscience that we conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you, in holiness and purity of motive from God, not in merely human wisdom, but by the grace of God.
2 Corinthians 10:2
now I ask [when I] am present [that I will] not [need] to be bold with the confidence [with] which I propose to show boldness toward some who consider us as behaving according to the flesh.
John 8:15
You judge according to externals; I do not judge anyone.
Galatians 1:16
to reveal his Son in me in order that I would proclaim the gospel [about] him among the Gentiles, immediately I did not consult with flesh and blood,
Galatians 2:2
Now I went up [there] because of a revelation and laid out to them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles, but in private to the influential people, lest somehow I was running, or had run, in vain.
1 Thessalonians 2:18
because we wanted to come to you--I, Paul, {on more than one occasion}--and Satan hindered us.

Yea

2 Corinthians 1:18
But God [is] faithful, so that our word to you is not "yes" and "no."
Matthew 5:37
But let your statement be 'Yes, yes; no, no,' and anything beyond these is from the evil one.
James 5:12
Now above all, my brothers, do not swear either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath, but let your yes be yes and your no, no, in order that you may not fall under judgment.