Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
At length they enter'd into a debate, which of them should be the greatest.
Then the mother of Zebedee's children, with her two sons, came and threw herself at his feet, desiring a favour of him.
at which they were silent, for upon the road they had disputed about precedency.
they replied, when you are in your glory, grant that we may sit, the one on your right hand, and the other on your left.
in brotherly kindness be passionately affected to one another; in honour prefer one another:
1 Corinthians 13:4
Social affection is patient, is kind; is a stranger to envy; is not insolently vain, nor arrogant: does not behave indecently,
Do nothing out of a spirit of contention, or for vain-glory, but modestly look upon others as if they were better than yourselves.
or do you imagine that passage of scripture to be insignificant, "does the spirit that dwells in you, incite you to vice?"
1 Peter 5:5
As for you that are young, be you submissive to those of a more advanc'd age: and do you all of you pay a becoming deference to one another: be cloak'd with humility, for " God opposes the proud, and shows favour to the humble."