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 all things without murmuring and disputing:
Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:
Only by pride comes strife: but with the well advised is wisdom.
Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in reveling and drunkenness, not in debauchery and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
1 Corinthians 3:3
For you are yet carnal: for while there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are you not carnal, and walk as men?
2 Corinthians 12:20
For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I wish, and that I shall be found unto you such as you desire not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, conceit, tumults:
But if you bite and devour one another, take heed that you be not consumed one of another.
But now you also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy talk out of your mouth.
1 Timothy 6:4
He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting over questions and disputes of words, out of which comes envy, strife, railings, evil suspicions,
But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not, and lie not against the truth.
Do you think that the scripture says in vain, The spirit that dwells in us lusts to envy?
1 Peter 2:1
Therefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speaking,
And he put forth a parable to those who were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the chief places; saying unto them,
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for everyone that exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.
Be tender loving one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another;
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least of the apostles, who am not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;
Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, you younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resists the proud, and gives grace to the humble.
For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within you.
Then there arose a reasoning among them, as to which of them should be greatest.
And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.
1 Corinthians 16:14
Let all your things be done with love.
Let brotherly love continue.