Love, Abuse Of

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Philippians 2:3-4

let nothing be in the spirit of strife or vain glory, but, in lowliness of mind, each esteeming the other as more excellent than themselves; regarding not each his own qualities, but each those of others also.

Matthew 16:25

For whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake shall find it.

Mark 8:35

For whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it, but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's shall save it.

Luke 9:24

for whosoever shall desire to save his life shall lose it, but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake, he shall save it.

Romans 14:15

For if on account of meat thy brother is grieved, thou walkest no longer according to love. Destroy not him with thy meat for whom Christ has died.

Galatians 5:26

Let us not become vain-glorious, provoking one another, envying one another.

James 3:14-15

but if ye have bitter emulation and strife in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth. This is not the wisdom which comes down from above, but earthly, natural, devilish.

Isaiah 5:8

Woe unto them that add house to house, that join field to field, until there is no more room, and that ye dwell yourselves alone in the midst of the land!

Daniel 4:30

the king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?

James 5:5

Ye have lived luxuriously on the earth and indulged yourselves; ye have nourished your hearts as in a day of slaughter;

Proverbs 25:27

It is not good to eat much honey; and to search into weighty matters is itself a weight.

Proverbs 25:6-7

Put not thyself forward in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of the great; for better it is that it be said unto thee, Come up hither, than that thou shouldest be put lower in the presence of the prince whom thine eyes see.

Luke 14:11

for every one that exalts himself shall be abased, and he that abases himself shall be exalted.

2 Samuel 15:1

And it came to pass after this, that Absalom prepared for himself chariots and horses, and fifty men to run before him.

1 Kings 1:5

And Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, I will be king; and he provided himself chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.

Isaiah 14:13

And thou that didst say in thy heart, I will ascend into the heavens, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God, and I will sit upon the mount of assembly, in the recesses of the north;

Jeremiah 46:5

Why do I see them dismayed, turned away back? And their mighty ones are beaten down, and take to flight, and look not back? Terror is on every side, saith Jehovah.

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because thy heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, I am a god, I sit in the seat of God, in the heart of the seas, (and thou art a man, and not God,) and thou settest thy heart as the heart of God:

Matthew 20:21

And he said to her, What wilt thou? She says to him, Speak the word that these my two sons may sit, one on thy right hand and one on thy left in thy kingdom.

Matthew 23:6-7

and love the chief place in feasts and the first seats in the synagogues, and salutations in the market-places, and to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi.

Luke 20:46

Beware of the scribes, who like to walk about in long robes, and who love salutations in the market-places, and first seats in the synagogues, and first places at suppers;

Luke 14:7

And he spoke a parable to those that were invited, remarking how they chose out the first places, saying to them,

Luke 22:24

And there was also a strife among them which of them should be held to be the greatest.

Exodus 23:2

Thou shalt not follow the multitude for evil; neither shalt thou answer in a cause, to go after the multitude to pervert judgment.

Mark 8:36-37

For what shall it profit a man if he gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his soul? for what should a man give in exchange for his soul?

Matthew 24:38

For as they were in the days which were before the flood, eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day on which Noe entered into the ark,

Luke 14:18

And all began, without exception, to excuse themselves. The first said to him, I have bought land, and I must go out and see it; I pray thee hold me for excused.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and ruin. For the love of money is the root of every evil; which some having aspired after, have wandered from the faith, and pierced themselves with many sorrows.

Joshua 7:21

I saw among the spoils a beautiful mantle of Shinar, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a golden bar of fifty shekels weight, and I coveted them and took them; and behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.

2 Kings 5:20

And Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master has spared Naaman, this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought; but as Jehovah liveth, I will run after him and take somewhat of him.

Micah 3:11

The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money; yet do they lean upon Jehovah, and say, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? no evil shall come upon us.

Luke 18:23

But when he heard this he became very sorrowful, for he was very rich.

Matthew 26:15

and said, What are ye willing to give me, and I will deliver him up to you? And they appointed to him thirty pieces of silver.

Acts 16:19

And her masters, seeing that the hope of their gains was gone, having seized Paul and Silas, dragged them into the market before the magistrates;

Acts 24:26

hoping at the same time that money would be given him by Paul: wherefore also he sent for him the oftener and communed with him.

Job 15:16

How much less the abominable and corrupt, man, that drinketh unrighteousness like water!

Proverbs 17:19

He loveth transgression that loveth a quarrel; he that maketh high his gate seeketh destruction.

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