Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.
Condescend to men of low estate
Now may the God of perseverance and of encouragement grant you to think the same way among each other, in accord with Christ Jesus,
May it not happen! How will we who died to sin, still live in it?
2 Chronicles 30:12
Also the hand of God came upon Judah to give them one heart, to do the commandment of the king and of the rulers by the word of LORD.
And I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear me forever, for the good of them, and of their sons after them.
And the multitude of those who believed were of one heart and soul. And not even one man said that anything of the things that was possessed by him was his own, but all things were common to them.
1 Corinthians 1:10
Now I beseech you, brothers, through the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and there be no divisions among you, but ye may be thoroughly prepared in the same mind and in the same understanding.
Only be citizens worthy of the good-news of the Christ, so that, whether having come and having seen you or being absent, I may hear things about you that ye stand firm in one spirit, with one soul striving together for the faith o
fulfill my joy, that ye may think the same way, having the same love, being knit in soul, thinking in oneness,
However in what we have attained, to march by the same standard, to think the same way.
I exhort Euodias, and I exhort Syntyche, to think the same way in Lord.
1 Peter 3:8
And finally, all be like-minded, sympathetic, brother-loving, compassionate, friendly,
LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty. Neither do I exercise myself in grand matters, or in things too wonderful for me.
And do thou seek great things for thyself? Seek them not, for, behold, I will bring evil upon all flesh, says LORD, but thy life I will give to thee for a prey in all places where thou go.
In that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying, Who then is greater in the kingdom of the heavens?
And he said to her, What do thou want? She says to him, Speak that these my two sons may sit, one at thy right hand and one at thy left hand in thy kingdom.
And the devil said to him, I will give to thee all this authority, and the glory of them, because it has been delivered to me, and to whomever I want I give it.
And also a dispute develop among them, which of them is considered to be greater.
1 Peter 5:3
nor as domineering over the lots, but becoming examples of the flock.
3 John 1:9
I wrote to the congregation, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first of them, did not accept us.
And it was given it to make war with the sanctified, and to overcome them. And authority over every tribe and people and tongue and nation was given to it.
Condescend to men of low estate
If I have despised the case of my man-servant or of my maid-servant when they contended with me,
Behold, God is mighty, and does not despise. He is mighty in strength of understanding.
He who mocks a poor man reproaches his maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
All the brothers of a poor man hate him, how much more do his friends go far from him! He pursues [with] words, [but] they are gone.
Because of this I say to you, be not anxious about your life, what ye may eat, or what ye may drink, nor yet for your body, what ye may wear. Is not the life more than the food, and the body than the clothing?
the blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor are proclaimed good-news.
For ye always have the poor with you, but ye do not always have me.
And having lifted up his eyes on his disciples, he said, Blessed are the poor, because the kingdom of God is what belongs to you.
But when thou make a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind,
Not that I speak regarding need, for I have learned in what things I am to be content.
1 Timothy 6:6
But piety with contentment is great gain,
The Way of life is to be without love of money, being content with the things that are present, for he has said, I will, no, not leave thee, and also, I will, no, not forsake thee.
Listen, my beloved brothers, did not God choose the poor of the world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which he promised to those who love him?
For I do not want you, brothers, to be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise according to yourselves, that a callousness in part has happened to Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles come in.
Be not wise in thine own eyes. Fear LORD, and depart from evil.
See thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope for a fool than of him.
Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let not one man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this age, let him become foolish so that he may become wise.
1 Corinthians 4:10
We are foolish for the sake of Christ, but ye are wise in Christ. We are weak, but ye are strong. Ye are esteemed, but we are disreputable.
1 Corinthians 6:5
I speak shame about you. So there is not among you not even one wise man who will be able to arbitrate between his brother?
1 Corinthians 8:2
If any man presumes to know anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know.
Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show from his good behavior his works in mildness of wisdom.
For I was a son to my father, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother.