Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:
1 Corinthians 15:3
For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
The life is more than food, and the body is more than clothing.
What then? only that, every way, whether in pretense, or in truth, Christ is preached; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.
What is man, that you are mindful of him? and the son of man, that you visit him?
One man esteems one day above another: another esteems every day alike. Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind.
Woe unto you, Pharisees! for you love the best seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.
But of these who seemed to be somebody, (whatsoever they were, it makes no matter to me: God accepts no man's person:) for they who seemed to be somebody in conference added nothing to me:
1 Corinthians 11:3
But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.
He must increase, but I must decrease.
And it came to pass, that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child; and they called him Zachariah, after the name of his father.
When you are bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest place; lest a more honorable man than you be bidden of him;
1 Corinthians 12:15
If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
And he said unto them, You are they who justify yourselves before men; but God knows your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
1 Corinthians 7:19
Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.
And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost places at feasts:
1 Corinthians 12:16
And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
And have you not read this scripture; The stone which the builders rejected has become the head of the corner:
For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails anything, nor uncircumcision; but faith which works by love.
But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now;
The stone which the builders rejected has become the head stone of the corner.
And love the uppermost places at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,
1 Corinthians 12:23
And those members of the body, which we think to be less honorable, upon these we bestow more abundant honor; and our less respectable parts have greater respect.
2 Chronicles 2:5
And the house which I build will be great: for great is our God above all gods.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least of the apostles, who am not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
And, behold, some are last who shall be first, and some are first who shall be last.
LORD, what is man, that you take knowledge of him! or the son of man, that you make account of him!
And above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection.
And the second is like unto it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
And one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, and perceiving that he had answered them well, asked him, Which is the first commandment of all?
Jesus said unto them, Did you never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same has become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes?
You fools and blind: for which is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifies the gift?
A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increases strength.
1 Corinthians 1:28
And base things of the world, and things which are despised, has God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nothing things that are:
And man shall be brought down, and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled:
Put not forth yourself in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men: