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10 Bible Verses about Selfishness, Shown In

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1 Corinthians 10:33

just as I also try to please everyone in all things. I do not seek my own benefit, but the benefit of many, so that they may be saved.

Philippians 2:21

Others are busy with their own concerns, not those of Jesus Christ.

Isaiah 56:11

The dogs have big appetites; they are never full. They are shepherds who have no understanding; they all go their own way, each one looking for monetary gain.

Matthew 20:21

He said to her, "What do you want?" She replied, "Permit these two sons of mine to sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your kingdom."

Malachi 1:10

"I wish that one of you would close the temple doors, so that you no longer would light useless fires on my altar. I am not pleased with you," says the Lord who rules over all, "and I will no longer accept an offering from you.

Micah 3:11

Her leaders take bribes when they decide legal cases, her priests proclaim rulings for profit, and her prophets read omens for pay. Yet they claim to trust the Lord and say, "The Lord is among us. Disaster will not overtake us!"

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