Love, Abuse Of

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Philippians 2:3-4

[Do] nothing according to selfish ambition or according to empty conceit, but in humility considering one another better than yourselves, each of you not looking out for {your own interests}, but also each of you [for] {the interests} of others.

Matthew 16:25

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life on account of me will find it.

Mark 8:35

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life on account of me and of the gospel will save it.

Luke 9:24

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life on account of me, this person will save it.

Romans 14:15

For if because of food, your brother is grieved, you are no longer living according to love. Do not destroy by your food that person for whom Christ died.

Galatians 5:26

We must not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.

James 3:14-15

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth. This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but [is] earthly, unspiritual, demonic.

Isaiah 5:8

Ah! Those who {join} house with house, they join field together with field until {there is no place} and you are caused to dwell alone in the midst of the land.

Daniel 4:30

And the king answered and said, "Is this not the great Babylon which I have built as a royal palace by the strength of my own power, and for the glory of my own majesty?"

James 5:5

You have lived self-indulgently on the earth and have lived luxuriously. You have fattened your hearts in the day of slaughter.

Proverbs 21:4

Haughtiness of [the] eyes and pride of heart, [the] lamp of the wicked [are] sin.

Proverbs 25:6-7

Do not promote yourself before the king, and in the place of the great ones do not stand. For [it is] better [that] he say to you, "Ascend here," than he humble you before a noble. What your eyes have seen,

Luke 14:11

For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted."

2 Samuel 15:1

It happened afterward that Absalom made himself a chariot with horses and fifty men running before him.

1 Kings 1:5

Now Adonijah the son of Haggith was exalting himself, saying, "I will be king," so he prepared for himself a chariot and horsemen and fifty men running before him.

Isaiah 14:13

And you yourself said in your heart, 'I will ascend [to] heaven; I will raise up my throne above the stars of God; and I will sit on [the] mountain of assembly on the summit of Zaphon;

Jeremiah 46:5

Why do I see them terrified? [They are] turning back and their warriors are beaten down. And they have fled [to] a place of refuge and they do not turn [back]. Terror [is] from all around," {declares} Yahweh.

Ezekiel 28:2

"Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Because your heart was haughty, and you said, 'I [am] a god; I sit [in the] seat of [the] gods, I sit in [the] heart of [the] seas!' But you are a human, not a god, and you gave your heart to be like [the] heart of a god.

Matthew 20:21

And he said to her, "What do you want?" She said to him, "Say that these two sons of mine may sit one at your right hand and one at your left in your kingdom."

Matthew 23:6-7

And they love the place of honor at banquets and the best seats in the synagogues and the greetings in the marketplaces and to be called 'Rabbi' by people.

Luke 20:46

"Beware of the scribes, who like walking around in long robes and who love greetings in the marketplaces and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets,

Luke 14:7

Now he told a parable to those who had been invited [when he] noticed how they were choosing for themselves the places of honor, saying to them,

Luke 22:24

And a dispute also occurred among them as to which of them was recognized as being greatest.

Exodus 23:2

You will not {follow} a majority for evil, and you will not testify concerning a legal dispute to turn aside after a majority to pervert [justice].

Mark 8:36-37

For what does it benefit a person to gain the whole world and forfeit his life? For what can a person give in exchange for his life?

Matthew 24:38

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

Luke 14:18

And they all {alike} began to excuse themselves. The first said to him, 'I have purchased a field, and {I must} go out to look at it. I ask you, consider me excused.'

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who want to be rich fall into temptation and a trap and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge those people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all evil, by which some, [because they] desire [it], have gone astray from the faith and have pierced themselves with many pains.

Joshua 7:21

I saw among the spoil a beautiful robe from Shinar, two hundred shekels of silver, and one bar of gold [that] weighed fifty shekels; I coveted them and took them. They [are] hidden in the ground inside my tent, and the silver [is] under it."

2 Kings 5:20

But Gehazi the servant of Elisha, the man of God, thought, "Look, my master has refrained from taking what this Aramean Naaman brought from his hand. {As Yahweh lives}, I will certainly run after him, and I will accept something from him."

Luke 18:23

But [when he] heard these [things] he became very sad, because he was extremely wealthy.

Matthew 26:15

[and] said, "What are you willing to give me if I in turn deliver him to you?" So they set out for him thirty silver coins.

John 12:6

(Now he said this not because {he was concerned} about the poor, but because he was a thief, and having the money box, he used to steal what was put into [it].)

Acts 16:19

But [when] her owners saw that their hope of profit was gone, they seized Paul and Silas [and] dragged [them] into the marketplace before the rulers.

Acts 24:26

At the same time he was also hoping that money would be given to him by Paul. For this reason also he sent for him as often as possible [and] talked with him.

Job 15:16

{How much less} he who is abominable and corrupt, a man drinking wickedness like water.

Proverbs 17:19

He who loves transgression loves strife; he who builds his high thresholds seeks destruction.

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