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Theasaurus: Simplicity

8 Bible Verses about Simplicity

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2 Timothy 4:13

[When you] come, bring the cloak that I left behind in Troas with Carpus, and the scrolls, especially the parchments.

Matthew 18:2

And calling a child [to himself], he had him stand in their midst

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Doves » Characterized by » Simplicity

Simplicity » General references to

Luke 18:17

Truly I say to you, whoever does not welcome the kingdom of God like a young child will never enter into it."

Romans 16:19

For [the report of] your obedience has reached to all; therefore I am rejoicing over you, and I want you to be wise toward what [is] good, but innocent toward what [is] evil.

Simplicity » the Simple

Proverbs 14:15

The simple will believe every word, but the clever will consider his step.

Psalm 116:6

Yahweh watches over [the] simple. I was brought low, but he gave me victory.

Simplicity » Childlikeness an essential element in the Christian life

Mark 10:15

Truly I say to you, whoever does not welcome the kingdom of God like a young child will never enter into it."

Luke 18:16

But Jesus called them to himself, saying, "Allow the children to come to me, and do not forbid them, {for to such belongs} the kingdom of God.

Psalm 131:2

Rather I have soothed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother, like the weaned child [is] my soul with me.

Simplicity » Singleness of heart

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

Proverbs 21:11

With the punishment of a scoffer, the simple will become wise, and with the instruction of the wise, he will obtain knowledge.

Proverbs 19:25

The scoffer you shall strike, and the simple, may they learn prudence, and reprove the intelligent [and] he will gain knowledge.

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

Simplicity » Exhortation to

Romans 16:19

For [the report of] your obedience has reached to all; therefore I am rejoicing over you, and I want you to be wise toward what [is] good, but innocent toward what [is] evil.

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » In preaching the gospel

1 Thessalonians 2:3-7

For our exhortation [is] not from error or from impurity or with deceit, but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, thus we speak, not as pleasing people but God, who examines our hearts. {For never} did we come with a word of flattery, just as you know, nor with a pretext of greediness (God [is] witness), read more.
nor seeking glory from people, neither from you nor from others. {Although we could have insisted on our own importance} as apostles of Christ, yet we became infants in your midst, like a nursing mother cherishes 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 anyone thinks [himself] to be wise among you in this age, let him become a fool, in order that he may become 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 calling a child [to himself], he had him stand in their midst and said, "Truly I say to you, unless you turn around and become like young children, you will never 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

My heart is not haughty nor my eyes {arrogant}. And I do not {concern myself} with things too great and difficult for me. Rather I have soothed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother, like the weaned child [is] my soul with me.

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

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » Concerning evil

Romans 16:19

For [the report of] your obedience has reached to all; therefore I am rejoicing over you, and I want you to be wise toward what [is] good, but innocent toward what [is] evil.

Simplicity » Illustrated

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

Psalm 116:6

Yahweh watches over [the] simple. I was brought low, but he gave me victory.

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » In acts of benevolence