Love, Abuse Of

Most Relevant Verses

Philippians 2:3-4

Let nothing be done through strife or vain glory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than themselves. Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

Matthew 16:25

For whosoever will 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 will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.

Romans 14:15

But if your brother is grieved with your food, you no longer walk in love. Destroy not him with your 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 you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not, and lie not against the truth. This wisdom descends not from above, but is earthly, sensual, demonic.

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 honor of my majesty?

James 5:5

You have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; you have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.

Proverbs 25:27

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

Proverbs 25:6-7

Put not forth yourself in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men: For better it is that it be said unto you, Come up here; than that you should be put lower in the presence of the prince whom your 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 be king: and he prepared himself chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.

Isaiah 14:13

For you have said in your heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the farthest sides of the north:

Jeremiah 46:5

Why have I seen them dismayed and turned back? and their mighty ones are beaten down, and are fled in haste, and look not back: for fear was all around, says the LORD.

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord GOD; Because your heart is lifted up, and you have said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet you are a man, and not God, though you set your heart as the heart of God:

Matthew 20:21

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

Matthew 23:6-7

And love the uppermost places 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 highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief places at feasts;

Luke 14:7

And he put forth a parable to those who were bidden, when he marked how they chose out the chief places; saying unto them,

Luke 22:24

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

Exodus 23:2

You shall not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shall you testify in a dispute to follow after a crowd to pervert judgment:

Mark 8:36-37

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

Matthew 24:38

For as in the days that were before the flood they were 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 piece of ground, and I must go and see it: I pray you have me excused.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into 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 beautiful Babylonian 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 from his hands that which he brought: but, as the LORD lives, I will run after him, and take something from him.

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 you 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 dragged them into the marketplace unto the rulers,

Acts 24:26

He hoped also that money should have been given him by Paul, that he might release him: therefore he sent for him often, and conferred with him.

Job 15:16

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

Proverbs 17:19

He who loves transgression loves strife: and he who exalts his gate seeks destruction.

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