Bible Study Topic: Ego
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"Do not keep talking so proudly or let your mouth speak such arrogance, for the LORD is a God who knows, and by him deeds are weighed.
1 Samuel Chapter 2: Verse 3
In his pride the wicked does not seek him; in all his thoughts there is no room for God.
Psalms Chapter 10: Verse 4
Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil.
Proverbs Chapter 3: Verses 5 - 7
There are six things the LORD hates, seven that are detestable to him:
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,
Proverbs Chapter 6: Verses 16 - 17
To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.
Proverbs Chapter 8: Verse 13
When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
Proverbs Chapter 11: Verse 2
The way of a fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice.
Proverbs Chapter 12: Verse 15
The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.
Proverbs Chapter 16: Verse 5
Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.
Proverbs Chapter 16: Verse 18
Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin!
Proverbs Chapter 21: Verse 4
It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable to seek one's own honor.
Proverbs Chapter 25: Verse 27
Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes.
Proverbs Chapter 26: Verse 5
Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Proverbs Chapter 26: Verse 12
A greedy man stirs up dissension, but he who trusts in the LORD will prosper.
He who trusts in himself is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom is kept safe.
Proverbs Chapter 28: Verses 25 - 26
A man's pride brings him low, but a man of lowly spirit gains honor.
Proverbs Chapter 29: Verse 23
Do not be overrighteous, neither be overwise, why destroy yourself?
Ecclesiastes Chapter 7: Verse 16
Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and clever in their own sight.
Isaiah Chapter 5: Verse 21
The Pharisee stood up and prayed about himself: 'God, I thank you that I am not like other men,robbers, evildoers, adulterers,or even like this tax collector.
I fast twice a week and give a tenth of all I get.'
Luke Chapter 18: Verses 11 - 12
For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the measure of faith God has given you.
Romans Chapter 12: Verse 3
Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.
Romans Chapter 12: Verse 16
If anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.
Galatians Chapter 6: Verse 3
Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.
Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.
Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus:
Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped,
but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.
And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death, even death on a cross!
Philippians Chapter 2: Verses 3 - 8
I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes,
1 Timothy Chapter 2: Verse 9
But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble."
James Chapter 4: Verse 6
Young men, in the same way be submissive to those who are older. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble."
1 Peter Chapter 5: Verse 5
For everything in the world,the cravings of sinful man, the lust of his eyes and the boasting of what he has and does,comes not from the Father but from the world.
1 John Chapter 2: Verse 16
I wrote to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first, will have nothing to do with us.
3 John Chapter 1: Verse 9
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