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Theasaurus: Simplicity

8 Bible Verses about Simplicity

Most Relevant Verses

2 Timothy 4:13

The cloak which I left behind me in Troas at Carpus's, bring when thou comest, and the books, especially the parchments.

Matthew 18:2

And Jesus having called a little child to him, set it in their midst,

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Simplicity » General references to

Luke 18:17

Verily I say to you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall in no wise enter therein.

Romans 16:19

For your obedience has reached to all. I rejoice therefore as it regards you; but I wish you to be wise as to that which is good, and simple as to evil.

Simplicity » the Simple

Proverbs 14:15

The simple believeth every word; but the prudent man heedeth his going.

Simplicity » Childlikeness an essential element in the Christian life

Mark 10:15

Verily I say to you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, shall in no wise enter into it.

Luke 18:16

But Jesus calling them to him said, Suffer little children to come to me, and do not forbid them, for of such is the kingdom of God.

Psalm 131:2

Surely I have restrained and composed my soul, like a weaned child with its mother: my soul within me is as a weaned child.

Simplicity » Singleness of heart

Simplicity » They who have the grace of » Profit by the correction of others

Proverbs 21:11

When the scorner is punished, the simple becometh wise; and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware; reprove the intelligent, and he will understand knowledge.

Simplicity » They who have the grace of » Are made wise by the word of God

Simplicity » Exhortation to

Romans 16:19

For your obedience has reached to all. I rejoice therefore as it regards you; but I wish you to be wise as to that which is good, and simple as to evil.

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » In preaching the gospel

1 Thessalonians 2:3-7

For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile; but even as we have been approved of God to have the glad tidings entrusted to us, so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, who proves our hearts. For we have not at any time been among you with flattering discourse, even as ye know, nor with a pretext for covetousness, God is witness; read more.
nor seeking glory from men, neither from you nor from others, when we might have been a charge as Christ's apostles; but have been gentle in the midst of you, as a nurse would cherish her own children.

Simplicity » Exemplified

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » Concerning malice

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » Concerning our own wisdom

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one deceive himself: if any one thinks himself to be wise among you in this world, let him become foolish, that he may be wise.

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » In all our conduct

Simplicity » Exemplified » Paul

Simplicity » Beware of being corrupted from that, which is in Christ

Simplicity » Is opposed to fleshly wisdom

Simplicity » Necessity for

Matthew 18:2-3

And Jesus having called a little child to him, set it in their midst, and said, Verily I say to you, Unless ye are converted and become as little children, ye will not at all enter into the kingdom of the heavens.

Simplicity » They who have the grace of » Are made wise by God

Simplicity » Exemplified » David

Psalm 131:1-2

{A Song of degrees. Of David.} Jehovah, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty; neither do I exercise myself in great matters, and in things too wonderful for me. Surely I have restrained and composed my soul, like a weaned child with its mother: my soul within me is as a weaned child.

Simplicity » They who have the grace of » Made circumspect by instruction

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » Concerning evil

Romans 16:19

For your obedience has reached to all. I rejoice therefore as it regards you; but I wish you to be wise as to that which is good, and simple as to evil.

Simplicity » Illustrated

Simplicity » They who have the grace of » Are preserved by God

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » In acts of benevolence