Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

General references

Bible References

That speaketh

John 5:41
"I do not accept glory from man,
John 8:49
"I am not possessed by a demon," replied Jesus. "On the contrary I honour my Father, and you dishonour me.
1 Corinthians 10:31
Whether, then, you are eating or drinking, or whatever you are doing, let everything be done to the glory of God.
Galatians 6:12
All who desire to display their zeal for external observances try to compel you to receive circumcision, but their real object is simply to escape being persecuted for the Cross of Christ.
Philippians 2:3
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;
1 Thessalonians 2:6
nor did we seek glory either from you or from any other mere men, although we might have stood on our dignity as Christ's Apostles.
1 Peter 4:11
If any one preaches, let it be as uttering God's truth; if any one renders a service to others, let it be in the strength which God supplies; so that in everything glory may be given to God in the name of Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the might to the Ages of the Ages. Amen.

Seeketh his glory

John 3:26
they came to John and reported to him, "Rabbi, he who was with you on the other side of the Jordan and to whom you bore testimony is now baptizing, and great numbers of people are resorting to him."
John 11:4
Jesus received the message and said, "This illness is not to end in death, but is to promote the glory of God, in order that the Son of God may be glorified by it."
John 12:28
Father, glorify Thy name." Thereupon there came a voice from the sky, "I have glorified it and will also glorify it again."
John 13:31
So when he was gone out, Jesus said, "Now is the Son of Man glorified, and God is glorified in Him.
John 17:4
I have glorified Thee on earth, having done perfectly the work which by Thine appointment has been mine to do.
Matthew 6:9
"In this manner therefore pray: 'Our Father who art in Heaven, may Thy name be kept holy;

General references

John 5:41
"I do not accept glory from man,