Love, Abuse Of

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Philippians 2:3-4

Do not act out of selfish ambition or conceit, but with humility think of others as being better than yourselves. Do not be concerned about your own interests, but also be concerned about the interests of others.

Matthew 16:25

Whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it,

Mark 8:35

because whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and for the gospel will save it.

Luke 9:24

because whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.

Romans 14:15

For if your brother is being hurt by what you eat, you are no longer acting in love. Do not destroy the person for whom the Messiah died by what you eat.

Galatians 5:26

Let's stop being arrogant, provoking one another and envying one another.

James 3:14-15

But if you have bitter jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, stop boasting and slandering the truth. That kind of wisdom does not come from above. No, it is worldly, self-centered, and demonic.

Isaiah 5:8

"How terrible it will be for you who join house to house, who add field to field, until there is no more room, and you have settled yourselves alone in the middle of the land!"

Daniel 4:30

he commented to himself, "Isn't Babylon great? I've built a royal palace in it by my own might and power, for the sake of my majesty."

Proverbs 25:27

To eat too much honey isn't good; and neither is it honorable to seek one's own glory.

Proverbs 21:4

A proud attitude, accompanied by a haughty look, is sin; they reveal wicked people.

Proverbs 25:6-7

Don't magnify yourself in the presence of a king, and don't pretend to be in the company of famous men, for it is better that it be told you, "Come up here," than for you to be placed lower in the presence of an official. What you've seen with your own eyes,

Luke 14:11

Because everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the person who humbles himself will be exalted."

2 Samuel 15:1

Sometime later, Absalom acquired a chariot equipped with horses and recruited 50 men to accompany him.

1 Kings 1:5

Meanwhile, about this time Haggith's son Adonijah began to seek a reputation for himself and decided, "I'm going to be king!" So he prepared chariots, cavalry, and 50 soldiers to serve as a security detail to guard him.

Isaiah 14:13

You said in your heart, "I'll ascend to heaven, above the stars of God. I'll erect my throne; I'll sit on the Mount of Assembly in the far reaches of the north;

Jeremiah 46:5

Why am I seeing this? They're terrified, they have turned back. Their warriors are crushed, and they take flight. They don't look back. Terror is on every side," declares the LORD.

Ezekiel 28:2

"Son of Man, tell Tyre's Commander-in-Chief, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "Because your heart is arrogant, and because you keep saying, "I have taken my seat, I am a god, seated in God's seat right in the middle of the sea,' and because you're a man, and not a god, even though you pretend that you have a god-like heart"

Matthew 20:21

He asked her, "What do you want?" She told him, "Promise that in your kingdom these two sons of mine will sit on your right and on your left."

Matthew 23:6-7

They love to have the places of honor at festivals, the best seats in the synagogues, to be greeted in the marketplaces, and to be called "Rabbi' by people.

Luke 20:46

"Beware of the scribes! They like to walk around in long robes and love to be greeted in the marketplaces and to have the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.

Luke 14:7

When Jesus noticed how the guests were choosing the places of honor, he told them a parable.

Luke 22:24

Now an argument sprang up among them as to which one of them was to be regarded as the greatest.

Exodus 23:2

You are not to follow the majority in doing wrong, and you are not to testify in a lawsuit so as to follow the majority and pervert justice.

Mark 8:36-37

What profit will a person have if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life? Indeed, what can a person give in exchange for his life?

Matthew 24:38

In those days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage right up to the day when Noah went into the ark.

Luke 14:18

Every single one of them began asking to be excused. The first told him, "I bought a field, and I need to go out and inspect it. Please excuse me.'

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But people who want to get rich keep toppling into temptation and are trapped by many stupid and harmful desires that plunge them into destruction and ruin. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, in their eagerness to get rich, have wandered away from the faith and caused themselves a lot of pain.

2 Kings 5:20

After Naaman had gone only a short distance, Gehazi, the attendant to Elisha, the man of God, told himself, "Look how my master has spared this Aramean, Naaman! He declined to take from him what he brought. As the LORD lives, I'm going to run after him and get something from him."

Micah 3:11

Her leaders judge for the money, her priests teach only when they're paid, and her prophets prophesy for cash. Even so, don't they all rely on the LORD as they ask, "The LORD is among us, is he not? Nothing bad can possibly happen to us!'

Luke 18:23

But when the official heard this he became sad, because he was very rich.

Matthew 26:15

and inquired, "What are you willing to give me if I betray Jesus to you?" They offered him 30 pieces of silver,

John 12:6

He said this, not because he cared about the destitute, but because he was a thief. He was in charge of the moneybag and would steal what was put into it.

Acts 16:19

When her owners realized that their hope of making money was gone, they grabbed Paul and Silas and dragged them before the authorities who met together in the public square.

Acts 24:26

At the same time he was hoping to receive a bribe from Paul, and so he would send for him frequently to talk with him.

Job 15:16

then how much less is one who is abhorred and corrupted, such as a man who drinks injustice like water?"

Proverbs 17:19

The person who loves transgression loves strife; the person who builds a high gate invites destruction.

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