Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God only?
For every wrongdoer hates the light, and does not come to the light, for fear his actions should be exposed and condemned.
How is it you do not understand me when I speak? It is because you cannot bear to listen to my words.
For they loved the glory that comes from men rather than the glory that comes from God.
Abandonment to earthly things is a state of enmity to God. Such a mind does not submit to God's Law, and indeed cannot do so.
see to it, brethren, that there is never in any one of you--as perhaps there may be--a sinful and unbelieving heart, manifesting itself in revolt from the ever-living God.
And everything they do they do with a view to being observed by men; for they widen their phylacteries and make the tassels large,
Now you know full well the doings of our lower natures. Fornication, impurity, indecency, idol-worship, sorcery;
Do nothing in a spirit of factiousness or of vainglory, but, with true humility, let every one regard the rest as being of more account than himself;
"'You have done well, good and trustworthy servant,' replied his master; 'you have been trustworthy in the management of a little, I will put you in charge of much: share your master's joy.'
"'Well done, good servant,' he replied; 'because you have been faithful in a very small matter, be in authority over ten towns.'
to those on the one hand who, by lives of persistent right-doing, are striving for glory, honour and immortality, the Life of the Ages;
1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore form no premature judgements, but wait until the Lord returns. He will both bring to light the secrets of darkness and will openly disclose the motives that have been in people's hearts; and then the praise which each man deserves will come to him from God.
2 Corinthians 10:18
For it is not the man that commends himself who is really approved, but he whom the Lord commends.
My brethren, you must not make distinctions between one man and another while you are striving to maintain faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, who is our glory.
1 Peter 1:7
The sorrow comes in order that the testing of your faith--being more precious than that of gold, which perishes and yet is proved by fire--may be found to result in praise and glory and honour at the re-appearing of Jesus Christ.
The Jews, however, did not believe the statement concerning him--that he had been blind and had obtained his sight--until they called his parents and asked them,
of sin, because they do not believe in me;
"Give me too," he said, "that power, so that every one on whom I place my hands will receive the Holy Spirit."