Love, Abuse Of

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Philippians 2:3-4

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory, but in humility let each esteem others better than themselves, with each one not looking to their own things, but also to the things of others.

Matthew 16:25

For whosoever desires to save his life shall lose it, and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.

Mark 8:35

For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it.

Luke 9:24

For whosoever desires to save his soul shall lose it, but whosoever will lose his soul for my sake, the same shall save it.

Romans 14:15

But if thy brother is grieved because of thy food, now thou dost not walk in charity. Do not destroy him with thy food, for whom Christ died.

Galatians 5:26

Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.

James 3:14-15

But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not and do not be liars against the truth. This wisdom is not that which descends from above, but is earthly, natural, diabolical.

Isaiah 5:8

Woe unto those that join house to house, that lay field to field, until they have done away with the borders! Will ye dwell alone in the midst of the earth?

Daniel 4:30

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

James 5:5

Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth and been wanton; ye have refreshed your hearts, as in the day of slaughter of sacrifices.

Proverbs 25:27

It is not good to eat much honey, so for men to search their own glory is not glory.

Proverbs 21:4

A high look and a proud heart, which is the fire of the wicked, is sin.

Proverbs 25:6-7

Do not praise thyself in the presence of the king, and do not stand in the place of great men; for it is better that it be said unto thee, Come up here than that thou should be put lower in the presence of the prince whom thine eyes have seen.

2 Samuel 15:1

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

1 Kings 1:5

Then Adonijah, the son of Haggith, exalted himself, saying, I will reign, and he prepared chariots and horsemen for himself and fifty men to run before him.

Isaiah 14:13

Thou who said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven; upon high next to the stars of God I will exalt my throne: and I will sit upon the mount of the testimony and in the sides of the north;

Jeremiah 46:5

Why have I seen them dismayed and turned away back? and their mighty ones are beaten down and are fled in haste, and do not look back: for fear was round about, said the LORD.

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because thy heart has lifted thee up and thou hast said, I am God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas (yet thou art man, and not God); and thou hast set thine heart as the heart of God:

Matthew 20:21

And he said unto her, What dost thou desire? She said unto him, Grant that these my two sons may sit the one on thy right hand and the other on the left in thy kingdom.

Matthew 23:6-7

and love the first place at feasts and the chief seats in the synagogues and greetings in the markets and to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi.

Luke 20:46

Beware of the scribes, who desire to walk in long robes and love greetings in the markets and the first seats in the synagogues and the first places at suppers;

Luke 14:7

And observing how they chose the first seats at the table, he put forth a parable to those who were invited, saying unto them,

Luke 22:24

And there was also a contention among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.

Mark 8:36-37

For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

Matthew 24:38

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

Luke 14:18

And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said unto him, I have bought a field, and I have need to go and see it; I pray thee have me excused.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

For those that desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts which drown men in destruction and perdition. For the love of money is the root of all evil, which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Joshua 7:21

When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment and two hundred shekels of silver and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then 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

But 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. As the LORD lives, I will run after him and take something from him.

Micah 3:11

the heads thereof judge for bribes, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet they come near unto the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? No evil can come upon us.

Luke 18:23

And when he heard this, he was very sorrowful, for he was very rich.

Matthew 26:15

and said unto them, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver.

Acts 16:19

And when her masters saw that the hope of their gains was gone, they caught Paul and Silas and drew them into the marketplace unto the rulers

Acts 24:26

He hoped also that money should have been given him from Paul, that he might loose him; therefore he sent for him many times and communed with him.

Job 15:16

How much less the man who is abominable and filthy, who drinks iniquity like water?

Proverbs 17:19

Transgression loves him that loves strife, and he that exalts his gate seeks destruction.

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