Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments,
"But beware of doing your good actions in the sight of men, in order to attract their gaze; if you do, there is no reward for you with your Father who is in Heaven.
"You are they," He said to them, "who boast of their own goodness before men, but God sees your hearts; for that which holds a proud position among men is detestable in God's sight.
who swallow up the property of widows and mask their wickedness by making long prayers. They will be punished far more severely than others."
Looking up He saw the people throwing their gifts into the Treasury--the rich people.
How is it possible for you to believe, while you receive glory from one another and have no desire for the glory that comes from the only God?
The man whose teaching originates with himself aims at his own glory. He who aims at the glory of Him who sent him teaches the truth, and there is no deception in him.
For they loved the glory that comes from men rather than the glory that comes from God.
Some indeed actually preach Christ out of envy and contentiousness but there are also others who do it from good will.
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;
2 Thessalonians 2:4
and exalts himself above, every so-called 'god' or object of worship, and goes the length of taking his seat in the very temple of God, giving it out that he himself is God.
But a woman who for twelve years had been afflicted with haemorrhage came behind Him and touched the tassel of His cloak;