Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.

General references

Bible References

Desirous

Luke 14:10
But when thou are invited, having gone, sit down in the last place, so that when he who has invited thee comes, he will say to thee, Friend, go up higher, then it will be esteem to thee in the presence of those dining with thee.
1 Corinthians 3:7
So then neither is he who plants anything, nor he who waters, but God who causes growth.
Philippians 2:1
If therefore any exhortation is in Christ, if any encouragement of love, if any fellowship of spirit, if any bowels and mercies,
James 4:16
But now ye boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.

Provoking

Galatians 5:15
But if ye bite and devour each other, watch out that ye be not consumed by each other.
James 3:14
But if ye have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not boast, and do not lie against the truth.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise younger men should be subordinate to the elder men. And all being subordinate to each other, clothe yourselves with humility, because God sets himself against the haughty, but gives grace to the lowly.

General references

Luke 9:46
But a thought entered among them, which of them may be greater.
Galatians 5:15
But if ye bite and devour each other, watch out that ye be not consumed by each other.