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 encouragement grant you to be of the same mind one with another according to Christ Jesus,
May it never be! We who died to sin, how could we live in it any longer?
2 Chronicles 30:12
Also on 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 Yahweh.
and I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear me forever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:
The multitude of those who believed were of one heart and soul. Not one of them claimed that anything of the things which he possessed was his own, but they had all things in common.
1 Corinthians 1:10
Now I beg you, brothers, through the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfected together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
Only let your way of life be worthy of the Good News of Christ, that, whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your state, that you stand firm in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the Good News;
make my joy full, by being like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind;
Nevertheless, to the extent that we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule. Let us be of the same mind.
I exhort Euodia, and I exhort Syntyche, to think the same way in the Lord.
1 Peter 3:8
Finally, be all like-minded, compassionate, loving as brothers, tenderhearted, courteous,
Yahweh, my heart isn't haughty, nor my eyes lofty; nor do I concern myself with great matters, or things too wonderful for me.
Do you seek great things for yourself? Don't seek them; for, behold, I will bring evil on all flesh, says Yahweh; but your life will I give to you for a prey in all places where you go.
In that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who then is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?"
He said to her, "What do you want?" She said to him, "Command that these, my two sons, may sit, one on your right hand, and one on your left hand, in your Kingdom."
The devil said to him, "I will give you all this authority, and their glory, for it has been delivered to me; and I give it to whomever I want.
There arose also a contention among them, which of them was considered to be greatest.
1 Peter 5:3
neither as lording it over those entrusted to you, but making yourselves examples to the flock.
3 John 1:9
I wrote to the assembly, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, doesn't accept what we say.
It was given to him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them. Authority over every tribe, people, language, and nation was given to him.
Condescend to men of low estate
"If I have despised the cause of my male servant or of my female servant, when they contended with me;
"Behold, God is mighty, and doesn't despise anyone. He is mighty in strength of understanding.
Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
All the relatives of the poor shun him: how much more do his friends avoid him! He pursues them with pleas, but they are gone.
Therefore, I tell you, don't be anxious for your life: what you will eat, or what you will drink; nor yet for your body, what you will wear. Isn't life more than food, and the body more than clothing?
the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.
For you always have the poor with you; but you don't always have me.
He lifted up his eyes to his disciples, and said, "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the Kingdom of God.
But when you make a feast, ask the poor, the maimed, the lame, or the blind;
Not that I speak in respect to lack, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content in it.
1 Timothy 6:6
But godliness with contentment is great gain.
Be free from the love of money, content with such things as you have, for he has said, "I will in no way leave you, neither will I in any way forsake you."
Listen, my beloved brothers. Didn't God choose those who are poor in this world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the Kingdom which he promised to those who love him?
For I don't desire you to be ignorant, brothers, of this mystery, so that you won't be wise in your own conceits, that a partial hardening has happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in,
Don't be wise in your own eyes. Fear Yahweh, and depart from evil.
Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no one deceive himself. If anyone thinks 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 you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are strong. You have honor, but we have dishonor.
1 Corinthians 6:5
I say this to move you to shame. Isn't there even one wise man among you who would be able to decide between his brothers?
1 Corinthians 8:2
But if anyone thinks that he knows anything, he doesn't yet know as he ought to know.
Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good conduct that his deeds are done in gentleness of wisdom.
For I was a son to my father, tender and an only child in the sight of my mother.