Love, Abuse Of
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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.
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.
We then that are stronger ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not please ourselves.
But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours becomes a stumblingblock to those that are weak.
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.
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?
For there shall be men who are lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, evil speakers, disobedient to their parents, unthankful, impure,
Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth and been wanton; ye have refreshed your hearts, as in the day of slaughter of sacrifices.
Charity suffers long and is benign; charity envies not; charity does nothing without due reason, is not puffed up,
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.
And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled, and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.
loving one another with brotherly love, with honour preferring one another;
My brethren, make not unto yourselves many teachers, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.
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;
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:
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.
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.
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;
for they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.
opposing and exalting himself against all that is called God, or divinity, so that he as God sits in the temple of God, making himself appear to be God.
Love not the world neither the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, the charity of the Father is not in him.
Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause hiding behind many to wrest judgment;
For what is a man profited if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
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?
For what is a man advantaged if he gains the whole world, having destroyed himself or having suffered the loss of himself?
And be not conformed to this age, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your soul that ye may experience what is that good and well pleasing and perfect will of God.
Set your sight on things above, not on things on the earth.
No man that wars entangles himself with the affairs of this life, that he may please him who has chosen him to be a soldier.
teaching us that denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live temperately, righteously, and godly in this present world;
Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? Whosoever therefore that desires to be a friend of the world, makes himself the enemy of God.
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,
for Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.
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.
Trust not in violence and become not vain in the taking of spoil; if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.
And he said unto them, Take heed and beware of all covetousness; for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.
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.
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.
And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things, and they derided him.
This he said, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and had the bag and would take from what was put therein.
who forsaking the right way have erred, having followed the way of Balaam the son of Beor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness,
that they all might be condemned who did not believe the truth, but consented to the iniquity.
- 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