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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 with Carpus, when you come, bring with you, 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 well known unto all men. 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 looks well where he is going.

Psalm 116:6

The LORD preserves the simple: I was brought low, and he helped 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.

Psalm 131:2

Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even 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 scoffer is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scoffer, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that has understanding, 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 is well known unto all men. 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 deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile: But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, who tests our hearts. For neither at any time used we flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness; God is witness: read more.
Nor of men sought we glory, neither of you, nor yet of others, when we might have been burdensome, as the apostles of Christ. But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherishes her children:

Simplicity » Exemplified

Acts 4:32

And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that any of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » Concerning malice

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » Concerning our own wisdom

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, 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 called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them, And said, Verily I say unto you, Except you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.

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

Simplicity » Exemplified » David

Psalm 131:1-2

[A song of ascents. Of David.] LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me. Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even 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 is well known unto all men. 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 helped me.

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » In acts of benevolence