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 who gives comfort and strength in waiting make you of the same mind with one another in harmony with Christ Jesus:
In no way. How may we, who are dead to sin, be living in it any longer?
2 Chronicles 30:12
And in Judah the power of God gave them one heart to do the orders of the king and the captains, which were taken as the word of the Lord.
And I will give them one heart and one way, so that they may go on in the worship of me for ever, for their good and the good of their children after them:
And all those who were of the faith were one in heart and soul: and not one of them said that any of the things which he had was his property only; but they had all things in common.
1 Corinthians 1:10
Now I make request to you, my brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you will all say the same thing, and that there may be no divisions among you, so that you may be in complete agreement, in the same mind and in the same opinion.
Only let your behaviour do credit to the good news of Christ, so that if I come and see you or if I am away from you, I may have news of you that you are strong in one spirit, working together with one soul for the faith of the good news;
Make my joy complete by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in harmony and of one mind;
Only, as far as we have got, let us be guided by the same rule.
I make request to Euodias and Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord.
1 Peter 3:8
Last of all, see that you are all in agreement; feeling for one another, loving one another like brothers, full of pity, without pride:
Lord, there is no pride in my heart and my eyes are not lifted up; and I have not taken part in great undertakings, or in things over-hard for me.
And as for you, are you looking for great things for yourself? Have no desire for them: for truly I will send evil on all flesh, says the Lord: but your life I will keep safe from attack wherever you go.
In that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying, Who is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?
And he said to her, What is your desire? She says to him, Let my two sons be seated, the one at your right hand, and the other at your left, in your kingdom.
And the Evil One said, I will give you authority over all these, and the glory of them, for it has been given to me, and I give it to anyone at my pleasure.
And there was an argument among them about which of them was the greatest.
1 Peter 5:3
Not as lords over God's heritage, but making yourselves examples to the flock.
3 John 1:9
I sent a letter to the church, but Diotrephes, whose desire is ever to have the first place among them, will not have us there.
And it was given to him to make war on the saints and to overcome them: and there was given to him authority over every tribe and people and language and nation.
Condescend to men of low estate
If I did wrong in the cause of my man-servant, or my woman-servant, when they went to law with me;
Truly, God gives up the hard-hearted, and will not give life to the sinner.
Whoever makes sport of the poor puts shame on his Maker; and he who is glad because of trouble will not go free from punishment.
All the brothers of the poor man are against him: how much more do his friends go far from him! ...
So I say to you, Take no thought for your life, about food or drink, or about clothing for your body. Is not life more than food, and the body more than its clothing?
The blind see; those who were not able to, are walking; lepers are made clean; those who were without hearing, now have their ears open; the dead come to life again, and the poor have the good news given to them.
For the poor you have ever with you, but me you have not for ever.
And turning his eyes to his disciples he said, Happy are you who are poor: for the kingdom of God is yours.
But when you give a feast, send for the poor and the blind and those who are broken in body:
But I will not say anything about my needs, for I am able, wherever I am, to be dependent on myself.
1 Timothy 6:6
But true faith, with peace of mind, is of great profit:
Be free from the love of money and pleased with the things which you have; for he himself has said, I will be with you at all times.
Give ear, my dear brothers; are not those who are poor in the things of this world marked out by God to have faith as their wealth, and for their heritage the kingdom which he has said he will give to those who have love for him?
For it is my desire, brothers, that this secret may be clear to you, so that you may not have pride in your knowledge, that Israel has been made hard in part, till all the Gentiles have come in;
Put no high value on your wisdom: let the fear of the Lord be before you, and keep yourself from evil:
Have you seen a man who seems to himself to be wise? There is more hope for the foolish than for him.
Cursed are those who seem wise to themselves, and who take pride in their knowledge!
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no man have a false idea. If any man seems to himself to be wise among you, let him become foolish, so that he may be wise.
1 Corinthians 4:10
We are made to seem foolish for Christ, but you are wise in Christ; we are feeble, but you are strong; you have glory, but we have shame.
1 Corinthians 6:5
I say this to put you to shame. Is there not among you one wise man who may be able to give a decision between his brothers?
1 Corinthians 8:2
If anyone seems to himself to have knowledge, so far he has not the right sort of knowledge about anything;
Who has wisdom and good sense among you? let him make his works clear by a life of gentle wisdom.
For I was a son to my father, a gentle and an only one to my mother.