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Theasaurus: Simplicity

8 Bible Verses about Simplicity

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2 Timothy 4:13

Bring the cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus when you come, and the books, especially the parchments.

Matthew 18:2

Jesus called a little child to himself, and set him in the midst of them,

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Doves » Characterized by » Simplicity

Simplicity » General references to

Luke 18:17

Most certainly, I tell you, whoever doesn't receive the Kingdom of God like a little child, he will in no way enter into it."

Romans 16:19

For your obedience has become known to all. I rejoice therefore over you. But I desire to have you wise in that which is good, but innocent in that which is evil.

Simplicity » the Simple

Proverbs 14:15

A simple man believes everything, but the prudent man carefully considers his ways.

Psalm 116:6

Yahweh preserves the simple. I was brought low, and he saved me.

Simplicity » Childlikeness an essential element in the Christian life

Mark 10:15

Most certainly I tell you, whoever will not receive the Kingdom of God like a little child, he will in no way enter into it."

Luke 18:16

Jesus summoned them, saying, "Allow the little children to come to me, and don't hinder them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these.

Psalm 131:2

Surely I have stilled and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with his mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me.

Simplicity » Singleness of heart

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

Proverbs 21:11

When the mocker is punished, the simple gains wisdom. When the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

Proverbs 19:25

Flog a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke one who has understanding, 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 your obedience has become known to all. I rejoice therefore over you. But I desire to have you wise in that which is good, but innocent in that which is evil.

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » In preaching the gospel

1 Thessalonians 2:3-7

For our exhortation is not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in deception. But even as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the Good News, so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, who tests our hearts. For neither were we at any time found using words of flattery, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness (God is witness), read more.
nor seeking glory from men (neither from you nor from others), when we might have claimed authority as apostles of Christ. But we were gentle among you, 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 that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool, 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

Jesus called a little child to himself, and set him in the midst of them, and said, "Most certainly I tell you, unless you turn, and become as little children, you will in no way 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

Yahweh, my heart isn't haughty, nor my eyes lofty; nor do I concern myself with great matters, or things too wonderful for me. Surely I have stilled and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with his mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me.

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 all. I rejoice therefore over you. But I desire to have you wise in that which is good, but innocent in that which is evil.

Simplicity » Illustrated

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

Psalm 116:6

Yahweh preserves the simple. I was brought low, and he saved me.

Simplicity » Should be exhibited » In acts of benevolence