Love, Abuse Of

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Philippians 2:3-4

doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself; each of you not just looking to his own things, but each of you also to the things of others.

Matthew 16:25

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

Mark 8:35

For whoever wants to save his life will lose it; and whoever will lose his life for my sake and the sake of the Good News will save it.

Luke 9:24

For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever will lose his life for my sake, the same will save it.

Romans 14:15

Yet if because of food your brother is grieved, you walk no longer in love. Don't destroy with your food him for whom Christ died.

Galatians 5:26

Let's not become conceited, provoking one another, and envying one another.

James 3:14-15

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't boast and don't lie against the truth. This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, sensual, and demonic.

Daniel 4:30

The king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling place, by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?

James 5:5

You have lived delicately on the earth, and taken your pleasure. You have nourished your hearts as in a day of slaughter.

Proverbs 25:6-7

Don't exalt yourself in the presence of the king, or claim a place among great men; for it is better that it be said to you, "Come up here," than that you should be put lower in the presence of the prince, whom your eyes have seen.

Luke 14:11

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

2 Samuel 15:1

It happened after this, that Absalom prepared him a chariot 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." Then he prepared him chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.

Isaiah 14:13

You said in your heart, "I will ascend into heaven! I will exalt my throne above the stars of God! I will sit on the mountain of assembly, in the far north!

Jeremiah 46:5

Why have I seen it? they are dismayed and are turned backward; and their mighty ones are beaten down, and have fled apace, and don't look back: terror is on every side, says Yahweh.

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man, tell the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: 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 man, and not God, though you did set your heart as the heart of God --

Matthew 20:21

He said to her, "What do you want?" She said to him, "Command that these, my two sons, may sit, one on your right hand, and one on your left hand, in your Kingdom."

Matthew 23:6-7

and love the place of honor at feasts, the best seats in the synagogues, the salutations in the marketplaces, and to be called 'Rabbi, Rabbi' by men.

Luke 20:46

"Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces, the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts;

Luke 14:7

He spoke a parable to those who were invited, when he noticed how they chose the best seats, and said to them,

Luke 22:24

There arose also a contention among them, which of them was considered to be greatest.

Mark 8:36-37

For what does it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life? For what will a man give in exchange for his life?

Matthew 24:38

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

Luke 14:18

They all as one began to make excuses. "The first said to him, 'I have bought a field, and I must go and see it. Please have me excused.'

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some have been led astray from the faith in their greed, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Joshua 7:21

When I saw among the spoil a beautiful Babylonian robe, two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold weighing fifty shekels, then I coveted them and took them. Behold, they are hidden in the ground in the middle of my tent, with the silver under it."

2 Kings 5:20

But Gehazi the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, "Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought. As Yahweh lives, I will run after him, and take something from him."

Micah 3:11

Her leaders judge for bribes, and her priests teach for a price, and her prophets of it tell fortunes for money: yet they lean on Yahweh, and say, "Isn't Yahweh in the midst of us? No disaster will come on us."

Luke 18:23

But when he heard these things, he became very sad, for he was very rich.

Matthew 26:15

and said, "What are you willing to give me, that I should deliver him to you?" They weighed out for him thirty pieces of silver.

Acts 16:19

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

Acts 24:26

Meanwhile, he also hoped that money would be given to him by Paul, that he might release him. Therefore also he sent for him more often, and talked with him.

Job 15:16

how much less one who is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks iniquity like water!

Proverbs 17:19

He who loves disobedience loves strife. One who builds a high gate seeks destruction.

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