67 Bible Verses about Love, Abuse Of
Most Relevant Verses
nothing in rivalry or vain-glory, but in humility of mind one another counting more excellent than yourselves -- each not to your own look ye, but each also to the things of others.
for whoever may will to save his life shall lose it; and whoever may lose his life for my sake and for the good news' sake, he shall save it;
And we ought -- we who are strong -- to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves;
but see, lest this privilege of yours may become a stumbling-block to the infirm,
and if bitter zeal ye have, and rivalry in your heart, glory not, nor lie against the truth; this wisdom is not descending from above, but earthly, physical, demon-like,
Woe to those joining house to house, Field to field they bring near, till there is no place, And ye have been settled by yourselves In the midst of the land!
the king hath answered and said, Is not this that great Babylon that I have built, for the house of the kingdom, in the might of my strength, and for the glory of mine honour?
for men shall be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, evil-speakers, to parents disobedient, unthankful, unkind,
The love is long-suffering, it is kind, the love doth not envy, the love doth not vaunt itself, is not puffed up,
Honour not thyself before a king, And in the place of the great stand not. For better that he hath said to thee, 'Come thou up hither,' Than that he humble thee before a noble, Whom thine eyes have seen.
and whoever shall exalt himself shall be humbled, and whoever shall humble himself shall be exalted.
in the love of brethren, to one another kindly affectioned: in the honour going before one another;
Many teachers become not, my brethren, having known that greater judgment we shall receive,
Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because thy heart hath been high, And thou dost say: A god I am, The habitation of God I have inhabited, In the heart of the seas, And thou art man, and not God, And thou givest out thy heart as the heart of God,
and he said to her, 'What wilt thou?' She saith to him, 'Say, that they may sit -- these my two sons -- one on thy right hand, and one on the left, in thy reign.'
they love also the chief couches in the supper, and the chief seats in the synagogues, and the salutations in the market-places, and to be called by men, Rabbi, Rabbi.
'Take heed of the scribes, who are wishing to walk in long robes, and are loving salutations in the markets, and first seats in the synagogues, and first couches in the suppers,
for they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.
who is opposing and is raising himself up above all called God or worshipped, so that he in the sanctuary of God as God hath sat down, shewing himself off that he is God -- the day doth not come.
Love not ye the world, nor the things in the world; if any one doth love the world, the love of the Father is not in him,
Thou art not after many to evil, nor dost thou testify concerning a strife, to turn aside after many to cause others to turn aside;
for what is a man profited if he may gain the whole world, but of his life suffer loss? or what shall a man give as an exchange for his life?
for what shall it profit a man, if he may gain the whole world, and forfeit his life? Or what shall a man give as an exchange for his life?
for what is a man profited, having gained the whole world, and having lost or having forfeited himself?
and be not conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, for your proving what is the will of God -- the good, and acceptable, and perfect.
the things above mind ye, not the things upon the earth,
no one serving as a soldier did entangle himself with the affairs of life, that him who did enlist him he may please;
teaching us, that denying the impiety and the worldly desires, soberly and righteously and piously we may live in the present age,
Adulterers and adulteresses! have ye not known that friendship of the world is enmity with God? whoever, then, may counsel to be a friend of the world, an enemy of God he is set.
for as they were, in the days before the flood, eating, and drinking, marrying, and giving in marriage, till the day Noah entered into the ark,
for Demas forsook me, having loved the present age, and went on to Thessalonica, Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia,
and those wishing to be rich, do fall into temptation and a snare, and many desires, foolish and hurtful, that sink men into ruin and destruction, for a root of all the evils is the love of money, which certain longing for did go astray from the faith, and themselves did pierce through with many sorrows;
Trust not in oppression, And in robbery become not vain, Wealth -- when it increaseth -- set not the heart.
And he said unto them, 'Observe, and beware of the covetousness, because not in the abundance of one's goods is his life.'
and I see among the spoil a goodly robe of Shinar, and two hundred shekels of silver, and one wedge of gold, whose weight is fifty shekels, and I desire them, and take them; and lo, they are hid in the earth, in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.'
And Gehazi, servant of Elisha the man of God, saith, 'Lo, my lord hath spared Naaman this Aramaean, not to receive from his hand that which he brought; Jehovah liveth; surely if I have run after him, then I have taken from him something.'
Her heads for a bribe do judge, And her priests for hire do teach, And her prophets for silver divine, And on Jehovah they lean, saying, 'Is not Jehovah in our midst? Evil doth not come in upon us.'
And also the Pharisees, being lovers of money, were hearing all these things, and were deriding him,
and he said this, not because he was caring for the poor, but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and what things were put in he was carrying.
having forsaken a right way, they did go astray, having followed in the way of Balaam the son of Bosor, who a reward of unrighteousness did love,
that they may be judged -- all who did not believe the truth, but were well pleased in the unrighteousness.
- 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