Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.

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That speaketh

John 5:41
I do not accept any honor from men,
John 8:49
Jesus answered, "I am not possessed, but I have respect for my Father, and you have no respect for me.
1 Corinthians 10:31
So whether you are eating or drinking or doing anything else, do it all to the honor of God.
Galatians 6:12
These men who are trying to force you to let yourselves be circumcised want to present a good appearance externally, to save themselves from having to stand persecution for the cross of Jesus the Christ.
Philippians 2:3
Do not act for selfish ends or from vanity, but modestly treat one another as your superiors.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
We never sought praise from men, either from you or anyone else, though as Christ's apostles we might have stood on our dignity.
1 Peter 4:11
If one preaches, let him do it like one who utters the words of God; if one does some service, let him do it as with strength which God supplies, so that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

Seeketh his glory

John 3:26
And they went to John and said to him, "Master, the man who was with you across the Jordan, and to whom you yourself gave testimony, is baptizing, and everybody is going to him."
John 11:4
When Jesus received it he said, "This sickness is not to end in death, but is for the honor of God, that through it the Son of God may be honored."
John 12:28
Father, honor your own name!" Then there came a voice from the sky, "I have honored it, and I will honor it again!"
John 13:31
When he was gone, Jesus said, "Now the Son of Man has been honored, and God has been honored through him,
John 17:4
I have done honor to you here on earth, by completing the work which you gave me to do.
Matthew 6:9
This, therefore, is the way you are to pray: 'Our Father in heaven, Your name be revered!

General references

John 5:41
I do not accept any honor from men,