Selfishness, Shown In

Most Relevant Verses

1 Corinthians 10:33

just as I also try to please all people in all things, not seeking my own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.

Philippians 2:21

all seek their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.

Isaiah 56:11

These dogs have fierce appetites; they never have enough. And they are shepherds who have no discernment; all of them turn to their own way, every last one for his own gain.

Matthew 20:21

"What do you want?" He asked her. "Promise," she said to Him, "that these two sons of mine may sit, one on Your right and the other on Your left, in Your kingdom."

Malachi 1:10

"I wish one of you would shut the [temple] doors, so you would no longer kindle a useless [fire on] My altar! I am not pleased with you," says the Lord of Hosts, "and I will accept no offering from your hands.

Micah 3:11

Her leaders issue rulings for a bribe, her priests teach for payment, and her prophets practice divination for money. Yet they lean on the Lord, saying, "Isn't the Lord among us? No calamity will overtake us."

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