Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct he should show his works done in the gentleness that wisdom brings. But if you have bitter jealousy and selfishness in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth. Such wisdom does not come from above but is earthly, natural, demonic. read more.
For where there is jealousy and selfishness, there is disorder and every evil practice.


By David. Do not fret when wicked men seem to succeed! Do not envy evildoers!



Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, being jealous of one another.

Do not envy a violent man, and do not choose to imitate any of his ways;


Do not let your heart envy sinners, but rather be zealous in fearing the Lord all the time.


But if you have bitter jealousy and selfishness in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth.


Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct he should show his works done in the gentleness that wisdom brings. But if you have bitter jealousy and selfishness in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth. Such wisdom does not come from above but is earthly, natural, demonic. read more.
For where there is jealousy and selfishness, there is disorder and every evil practice.


But if you have bitter jealousy and selfishness in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth.


Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct he should show his works done in the gentleness that wisdom brings. But if you have bitter jealousy and selfishness in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth. Such wisdom does not come from above but is earthly, natural, demonic. read more.
For where there is jealousy and selfishness, there is disorder and every evil practice.




Like one who grabs a wild dog by the ears, so is the person passing by who becomes furious over a quarrel not his own.


Do not go out hastily to litigation, or what will you do afterward when your neighbor puts you to shame?


But if you have bitter jealousy and selfishness in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth.

Do not accuse anyone without legitimate cause, if he has not treated you wrongly.

Remind people of these things and solemnly charge them before the Lord not to wrangle over words. This is of no benefit; it just brings ruin on those who listen.


For I am afraid that somehow when I come I will not find you what I wish, and you will find me not what you wish. I am afraid that somehow there may be quarreling, jealousy, intense anger, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, arrogance, and disorder.

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfishness in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth.


Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct he should show his works done in the gentleness that wisdom brings. But if you have bitter jealousy and selfishness in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth. Such wisdom does not come from above but is earthly, natural, demonic. read more.
For where there is jealousy and selfishness, there is disorder and every evil practice.


Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct he should show his works done in the gentleness that wisdom brings. But if you have bitter jealousy and selfishness in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth. Such wisdom does not come from above but is earthly, natural, demonic. read more.
For where there is jealousy and selfishness, there is disorder and every evil practice.

The sovereign master says, "These people say they are loyal to me; they say wonderful things about me, but they are not really loyal to me. Their worship consists of nothing but man-made ritual. Therefore I will again do an amazing thing for these people -- an absolutely extraordinary deed. Wise men will have nothing to say, the sages will have no explanations."



For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and I will thwart the cleverness of the intelligent." Where is the wise man? Where is the expert in the Mosaic law? Where is the debater of this age? Has God not made the wisdom of the world foolish?

Guard against self-deception, each of you. If someone among you thinks he is wise in this age, let him become foolish so that he can become wise. For the wisdom of this age is foolishness with God. As it is written, "He catches the wise in their craftiness." And again, "The Lord knows that the thoughts of the wise are futile." read more.
So then, no more boasting about mere mortals! For everything belongs to you, whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or the present or the future. Everything belongs to you, and you belong to Christ, and Christ belongs to God.