Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Do all things without murmurings and disputings:
Do not act for selfish ends or from vanity, but modestly treat one another as your superiors.
And when they received it they grumbled at their employer,
It might have been sold for more than sixty dollars, and the money have been given to the poor."
In those days, as the number of the disciples was increasing, complaints were made by the Greek-speaking Jews against the native Jews that their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution of food.
1 Corinthians 10:10
You must not grumble, as some of them did, for they were destroyed for it by the destroying angel.
Do not complain of one another, brothers, or you will be judged. The judge is standing right at the door!
1 Peter 4:9
Be ungrudgingly hospitable to one another.
These men are grumblers, dissatisfied with life. They go where their passions lead, their talk is arrogant and they cultivate people in the hope of gain.
And they reached Capernaum. When he reached home, he asked them, "What was it that you were discussing on the way?"
This created a disturbance and a serious discussion between Paul and Barnabas and them, and it was agreed that Paul and Barnabas and some others of their number should go up to Jerusalem to confer with the apostles and elders about this question.
If possible, for your part, live peaceably with everybody.
Treat people who are overscrupulous in their faith like brothers; do not criticize their views.
I beg you, brothers, to be on the watch for those who introduce divisions and difficulties, in opposition to the instruction that you were given, and to avoid them.
1 Corinthians 1:10
But I urge you all, brothers, for the sake of our Lord Jesus Christ, to agree in what you say, and not to allow factions among you, but to be perfectly united in mind and judgment.
1 Corinthians 3:3
for you are still worldly. For when there are still jealousy and quarrels among you, are you not worldly and living on a merely human level?
2 Corinthians 12:20
for I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may find you not as I want to find you, and that you may find me not as you want to find me. I am afraid that perhaps there may be quarreling, jealousy, bad feeling, rivalry, slander, gossip, conceit, and disorder,
But if you bite one another and eat one another, take care, or you will be destroyed by one another.
You must give up all bitterness, rage, anger, and loud, abusive talk, and all spite.
1 Thessalonians 5:13
Hold them in the highest esteem and affection for what they do. Live at peace with one another.
1 Timothy 6:3
Anyone who teaches different views and does not agree with the wholesome instruction which comes from our Lord Jesus Christ, and with religious teaching
Try to be at peace with everyone, and strive for that consecration without which no one can see the Lord.
for men's anger does not produce the uprightness God wishes.
But if you cherish bitter feelings of jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on it and thus belie the truth.
What causes wars and fights among you? Is it not your cravings, which are at war within your bodies?
1 Peter 3:11
Let him turn away from evil and do right, Let him seek peace and go after it.
A discussion arose among them as to which of them would be the greatest.