Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
At that time the disciples came to Jesus and said, “ Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?”
And He said to her,
“What do you wish?” She *said to Him, “Command that in Your kingdom these two sons of mine may sit one on Your right and one on Your left.”
An argument started among them as to which of them might be the greatest.
And there arose also
a dispute among them as to which one of them was regarded to be greatest.
devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;
from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves;
1 Peter 5:3
nor yet as
lording it over those allotted to your charge, but proving to be examples to the flock.
3 John 1:9
I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to
be first among them, does not accept what we say.