Love, Abuse Of
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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.
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.
But we ought, we that are strong, to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
But see lest anywise this your right to eat itself be a stumbling-block to the weak.
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.
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!
for men shall be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, evil speakers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, profane,
Love has long patience, is kind; love is not emulous of others; love is not insolent and rash, is not puffed up,
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.
And whoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled, and whoever shall humble himself shall be exalted.
as to brotherly love, kindly affectioned towards one another: as to honour, each taking the lead in paying it to the other:
Be not many teachers, my brethren, knowing that we shall receive greater judgment.
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:
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.
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.
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;
for they loved glory from men rather than glory from God.
who opposes and exalts himself on high against all called God, or object of veneration; so that he himself sits down in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him;
Thou shalt not follow the multitude for evil; neither shalt thou answer in a cause, to go after the multitude to pervert judgment.
For what does a man profit, if he should gain the whole world and suffer the loss of his soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
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?
For what shall a man profit if he shall have gained the whole world, and have destroyed, or come under the penalty of the loss of himself?
And be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
have your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are on the earth;
No one going as a soldier entangles himself with the affairs of life, that he may please him who has enlisted him as a soldier.
teaching us that, having denied impiety and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, and justly, and piously in the present course of things,
Adulteresses, know ye not that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore is minded to be the friend of the world is constituted enemy of God.
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,
for Demas has forsaken me, having loved the present age, and is gone to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
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.
Put not confidence in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if wealth increase, set not your heart upon it.
And he said to them, Take heed and keep yourselves from all covetousness, for it is not because a man is in abundance that his life is in his possessions.
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.
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.
And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things, and mocked him.
But he said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and had the bag, and carried what was put into it.
having left the straight way they have gone astray, having followed in the path of Balaam the son of Bosor, who loved the reward of unrighteousness;
that all might be judged who have not believed the truth, but have found pleasure in unrighteousness.
- Ambition, negative aspects of
- Attitudes, Of Christians To The World
- Commitment, to the world
- Covetousness, Example Of
- Knowing God's Will
- Losing One's Life
- Love, Nature Of
- Materialism, As An Aspect Of Sin
- Money, Attitudes To
- Pride, Evil Of
- Pride, Examples Of
- Seeking Honour
- Self Exaltation
- Selfishness, Shown In
- Spiritual Warfare, Enemies In