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 the God of patience and of comfort grant you to be of the same mind one with another according to Christ Jesus:
God forbid. We who died to sin, how shall we any longer live therein?
2 Chronicles 30:12
Also upon Judah came the hand of God to give them one heart, to do the commandment of the king and of the princes by the word of Jehovah.
and I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:
And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and soul: and not one of them'said that aught of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
1 Corinthians 1:10
Now I beseech you, brethren, through the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfected together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ: that, whether I come and see you and be absent, I may hear of your state, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the gospel;
make full my joy, that ye be of the same mind, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind;
only, whereunto we have attained, by that same rule let us walk.
I exhort Euodia, and I exhort Syntyche, to be of the same mind in the Lord.
1 Peter 3:8
Finally, be ye all likeminded, compassionate, loving as brethren, tenderhearted, humbleminded:
Jehovah, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty; Neither do I exercise myself in great matters, Or in things too wonderful for me.
And seekest thou great things for thyself? seek them not; for, behold, I will bring evil upon all flesh, saith Jehovah; but thy life will I give unto thee for a prey in all places whither thou goest.
In that hour came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?
And he said unto her, What wouldest thou? She saith unto him, Command that these my two sons may sit, one on thy right hand, and one on thy left hand, in thy kingdom.
And the devil said unto him, To thee will I give all this authority, and the glory of them: for it hath been delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it.
And there arose also a contention among them, which of them was accounted to be greatest.
1 Peter 5:3
neither as lording it over the charge allotted to you, but making yourselves ensamples to the flock.
3 John 1:9
I wrote somewhat unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not.
And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and there was given to him authority over every tribe and people and tongue and nation.
Condescend to men of low estate
If I have despised the cause of my man-servant or of my maid-servant, When they contended with me;
Behold, God is mighty, and despiseth not any: He is mighty in strength of understanding.
Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker; And he that is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
All the brethren of the poor do hate him: How much more do his friends go far from him! He pursueth them with words, but they are gone.
Therefore I say unto you, be not anxious for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than the food, and the body than the raiment?
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 have good tidings preached to them.
For ye have the poor always with you; but me ye have not always.
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed are ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.
But when thou makest a feast, bid the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therein to be content.
1 Timothy 6:6
But godliness with contentment is great gain:
Be ye free from the love of money; content with such things as ye have: for himself hath said, I will in no wise fail thee, neither will I in any wise forsake thee.
Hearken, my beloved brethren; did not God choose them that are poor as to the world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he promised to them that love him?
For I would not, brethren, have you ignorant of this mystery, lest ye be wise in your own conceits, that a hardening in part hath befallen Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in;
Be not wise in thine own eyes; Fear Jehovah, and depart from evil:
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope of a fool than of him.
Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no man deceive himself. If any man thinketh that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool, that he may become wise.
1 Corinthians 4:10
We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye have glory, but we have dishonor.
1 Corinthians 6:5
I say this to move you to shame. What, cannot there be found among you one wise man who shall be able to decide between his brethren,
1 Corinthians 8:2
If any man thinketh that he knoweth anything, he knoweth not yet as he ought to know;
Who is wise and understanding among you? let him show by his good life his works in meekness of wisdom.
For I was a son unto my father, Tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother.