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48 Bible Verses about Love, Abuse Of

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Philippians 2:3-4

Do nothing in a spirit of factiousness or of vainglory, but, with true humility, let every one regard the rest as being of more account than himself; each fixing his attention, not simply on his own interests, but on those of others also.

Matthew 16:25

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

Mark 8:35

For whoever is bent on securing his life will lose it, but he who loses his life for my sake, and for the sake of the Good News, will secure it.

Luke 9:24

For whoever desires to save his life shall lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake shall save it.

Romans 14:15

If your brother is pained by the food you are eating, your conduct is no longer controlled by love. Take care lest, by the food you eat, you lead to ruin a man for whom Christ died.

Galatians 5:26

Let us not become vain-glorious, challenging one another, envying one another.

James 3:14-15

But if in your hearts you have bitter feelings of envy and rivalry, do not speak boastfully and falsely, in defiance of the truth. That is not the wisdom which comes down from above: it belongs to earth, to the unspiritual nature, and to evil spirits.

James 5:5

Here on earth you have lived self-indulgent and profligate lives. You have stupefied yourselves with gross feeding; but a day of slaughter has come.

Matthew 20:21

"What is it you desire?" He asked. "Command," she replied, "that these my two sons may sit one at your right hand and one at your left in your Kingdom."

Matthew 23:6-7

and love the best seats at a dinner party or in the synagogues, and like to be bowed to in places of public resort, and to be addressed by men as 'Rabbi.'

Luke 20:46

"Beware of the Scribes, who like to walk about in long robes, and love to be bowed to in places of public resort and to occupy the best seats in the synagogues or at a dinner party;

Luke 14:7

Then, when He noticed that the invited guests chose the best seats, He used this as an illustration and said to them,

Luke 22:24

There arose also a dispute among them which of them should be regarded as greatest.

Mark 8:36-37

Why, what does it benefit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his life? For what could a man give to buy back his life?

Matthew 24:38

At that time, before the Deluge, men were busy eating and drinking, taking wives or giving them, up to the very day when Noah entered the Ark,

Luke 14:18

"But they all without exception began to excuse themselves. The first told him, "'I have purchased a piece of land, and must of necessity go and look at it. Pray hold me excused.'

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But people who are determined to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many unwise and pernicious ways which sink mankind in destruction and ruin. For from love of money all sorts of evils arise; and some have so hankered after money as to be led astray from the faith and be pierced through with countless sorrows.

Luke 18:23

But on hearing these words he was deeply sorrowful, for he was exceedingly rich.

Matthew 26:15

and said, "What are you willing to give me if I betray him to you?" So they weighed out to him thirty shekels,

John 12:6

The reason he said this was not that he cared for the poor, but that he was a thief, and that being in charge of the money-box, he used to steal what was put into it.

Acts 16:19

But when her owners saw that their hopes of gain were gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them off to the magistrates in the public square.

Acts 24:26

At the same time he hoped that Paul would give him money; and for this reason he sent for him the oftener to converse with him.

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