Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do.
1 Chronicles 29:14
But who am I and what is my people, that we have power to give so freely in this way? for all things come from you, and what we have given you is yours.
Is it possible for a man to be of profit to God? No, for a man's wisdom is only of profit to himself.
If you have done wrong, is he any the worse for it? and if your sins are great in number, what is it to him?
O my soul, you have said to the Lord, You are my Lord: I have no good but you.
Let their way be dark and full of danger; let them be troubled by the angel of the Lord.
All a man's ways are clean to himself; but the Lord puts men's spirits into his scales.
Then I said, The curse is on me, and my fate is destruction; for I am a man of unclean lips, living among a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of armies.
For we have all become like an unclean person, and all our good acts are like a dirty robe: and we have all become old like a dead leaf, and our sins, like the wind, take us away.
And put out the servant who is of no profit into the outer dark: there will be weeping and cries of sorrow.
They have all gone out of the way, there is no profit in any of them; there is not one who does good, not so much as one:
Or who has first given to him, and it will be given back to him again?
1 Corinthians 9:16
For if I am a preacher of the good news, I have no cause for pride in this; because I am forced to do so, for a curse is on me if I do not.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least of the Apostles, having no right to be named an Apostle, because of my cruel attacks on the church of God.
Yes truly, and I am ready to give up all things for the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, which is more than all: for whom I have undergone the loss of all things, and to me they are less than nothing, so that I may have Christ as my reward,
Who in the past was of no profit to you, but now is of profit to you and to me:
1 Peter 5:5
And in the same way, let the younger men be ruled by the older ones. Let all of you put away pride and make yourselves ready to be servants: for God is a hater of pride, but he gives grace to those who make themselves low.