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 meat, and the body is more than raiment.
What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence, or in truth, Christ is preached; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.
What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him?
One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day alike. Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind.
Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.
But of these who seemed to be somewhat, (whatsoever they were, it maketh no matter to me: God accepteth no man's person:) for they who seemed to be somewhat 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 Zacharias, after the name of his father.
When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honourable man than thou 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, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth 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 rooms 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 ye not read this scripture; The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner:
For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh 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 refused is become the head stone of the corner.
And love the uppermost rooms 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 honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.
2 Chronicles 2:5
And the house which I build is great: for great is our God above all gods.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least of the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
And, behold, there are last which shall be first, and there are first which shall be last.
LORD, what is man, that thou takest knowledge of him! or the son of man, that thou makest account of him!
And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness.
And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
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 saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?
Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifieth the gift?
A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.
1 Corinthians 1:28
And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are:
And the mean man shall be brought down, and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled:
Put not forth thyself in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men: