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Theasaurus: Simplicity

8 Bible Verses about Simplicity

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2 Timothy 4:13

When you come, bring the coat I left with Carpus in Troas, as well as the scrolls and especially the parchments.

Matthew 18:2

Calling a little child forward, he had him stand among them.

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Simplicity » General references to

Luke 18:17

I tell all of you with certainty, whoever doesn't receive the kingdom of God as a little child will never get into it at all."

Romans 16:19

For your obedience has become known to everyone, and I am full of joy for you. But I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.

Simplicity » the Simple

Proverbs 14:15

An unthinking person believes everything, but the prudent one thinks before acting.

Psalm 116:6

the LORD watches over the innocent; I was brought low, and he delivered me.

Simplicity » Childlikeness an essential element in the Christian life

Mark 10:15

I tell all of you with certainty, whoever doesn't receive the kingdom of God as a little child will never enter it."

Luke 18:16

Jesus, however, called for the children and said, "Let the little children come to me, and stop keeping them away, because the kingdom of God belongs to people like these.

Psalm 131:2

Instead, I have composed and quieted myself like a weaned child with its mother; I am like a weaned child.

Simplicity » Singleness of heart

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

Proverbs 21:11

When a mocker is punished, the fool gains wisdom; but when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

Proverbs 19:25

If you scourge a scoffer, the simple person may learn to be discreet; rebuke a discerning man and he will gain understanding.

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 become known to everyone, and I am full of joy for you. But I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » In preaching the gospel

1 Thessalonians 2:3-7

For our appeal to you does not spring from deceit, impure motives, or trickery. Rather, because we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, we speak as we do, not trying to please people but God, who tests our motives. As you know, we did not come with flattering words or with a scheme to make money. God is our witness! read more.
We did not seek praise from people from you or from anyone else even though as apostles of the Messiah we might have made such demands. Instead, we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother tenderly caring for 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 of you thinks he is wise in the ways of this world, he must become a fool to become really 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

Calling a little child forward, he had him stand among them. Then he said, "I tell all of you with certainty, unless you change and become like little children, you will never get into the kingdom from heaven.

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

Simplicity » Exemplified » David

Psalm 131:1-2

LORD, my heart is not arrogant, nor do I look haughty. I do not aspire to great things, nor concern myself with things beyond my ability. Instead, I have composed and quieted myself like a weaned child with its mother; I am like 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 become known to everyone, and I am full of joy for you. But I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.

Simplicity » Illustrated

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

Psalm 116:6

the LORD watches over the innocent; I was brought low, and he delivered me.

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » In acts of benevolence

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