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Theasaurus: Simplicity

8 Bible Verses about Simplicity

Most Relevant Verses

2 Timothy 4:13

The cloak that I left at Troas in the house of Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee and the books, but especially the parchments.

Matthew 18:2

And Jesus called a little child unto him and set him in the midst of them

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Doves » Characterized by » Simplicity

Simplicity » General references to

Luke 18:17

Verily I say unto 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 is come abroad unto all places. I am glad therefore on your behalf, but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good and innocent concerning evil.

Simplicity » the Simple

Proverbs 14:15

The simple believes every word, but the prudent man understands his steps.

Psalm 116:6

The LORD preserves the simple; I was brought low, and he saved me.

Simplicity » Childlikeness an essential element in the Christian life

Mark 10:15

Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein.

Luke 18:16

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

Psalm 131:2

Rather I have quieted myself and caused my soul to become silent, that I might be as a child that is weaned of his mother, as one who is weaned from my own life.

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 is made wise, and by instructing the wise, he receives wisdom.

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scorner, and the simple will become prudent, and reproving one that has understanding, 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 is come abroad unto all places. I am glad therefore on your behalf, but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good and innocent concerning evil.

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » In preaching the gospel

1 Thessalonians 2:3-7

For our exhortation was not of error nor of uncleanness nor in guile, but because we have been approved of God that he might entrust us with the gospel, even so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God, who tries our hearts. For we were never flatterers in the word, as ye know, nor tainted with covetousness, God is witness, read more.
nor did we seek glory of men neither of you nor yet of others, when we might have been burdensome unto you as the apostles of Christ. But we were gentle among you, as a mother feeding and caring for her 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 among you seems to be wise in this age, let them become a fool that they 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 called a little child unto him and set him in the midst of them and said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted and become as little children, ye shall not 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

LORD, my heart has not become haughty, nor mine eyes lofty; neither have I walked in grandeur, nor in wonderful things above and beyond that which pertains to me. Rather I have quieted myself and caused my soul to become silent, that I might be as a child that is weaned of his mother, as one who is weaned from my own life.

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

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » Concerning evil

Romans 16:19

For your obedience is come abroad unto all places. I am glad therefore on your behalf, but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good and innocent concerning evil.

Simplicity » Illustrated

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

Psalm 116:6

The LORD preserves the simple; I was brought low, and he saved me.

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » In acts of benevolence