Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
Do everything without any grumbling or disputing,
Some of them, it is true, are actually preaching the Christ from jealousy and partisanship, but there are others who are doing it out of good-will.
Let us live honorably, as in the light of day, not in carousing and drunkenness, or in immorality and indecency, or in quarreling and jealousy.
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.
But now you too must put them all aside??nger, rage, spite, rough, abusive talk??hese must be banished from your lips.
1 Timothy 6:4
is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,
But if you cherish bitter feelings of jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on it and thus belie the truth.
Do you suppose the Scripture means nothing when it says, "He yearns jealously over the Spirit he has put in our hearts?"
1 Peter 2:1
Free yourselves, therefore, from all malice, deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of any kind,
He noticed that the guests picked out the best places, and he gave them this illustration:
I tell you, it was he who went back to his house with God's approval, and not the other. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the man who humbles himself will be exalted."
Be affectionate in your love for the brotherhood, eager to show one another honor,
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least important of the apostles, and am not fit to be called an apostle, because I once persecuted God's church.
with perfect humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another lovingly.
and subordinate yourselves to one another out of reverence to Christ.
1 Peter 5:5
You younger men must show deference to the elders. And you must all clothe yourselves in humility toward one another, for God opposes the proud, but shows mercy to the humble.
A discussion arose among them as to which of them would be the greatest.
A dispute also arose among them, as to which one of them ought to be considered the greatest.
1 Corinthians 16:14
Do everything with love.
Your love for the brotherhood must continue.