Comparing Ourselves
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5012. tapeinophrosune -- lowliness of mind, humility
... In Scripture, 5012 ("lowliness, humility") is an inside-out virtue produced
by comparing ourselves (rather than to others). This ...
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But, Again, Lest by Occasion of this Sentence...
... For perhaps we take measure of the great from out our own misery, and,
comparing ourselves with ourselves, understand not. [2208 ...
/.../augustine/of holy virginity /section 50 but again lest.htm

Struggles of Conscience
... not by what another sinner has felt. Comparing ourselves among ourselves, we
are not wise. I do believe there are hundreds and thousands ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 6 1860/struggles of conscience.htm

"If we Say that we have not Sinned, we Make Him a Liar, and his ...
... There is a common rule that we have in judging ourselves, by comparing ourselves
amongst ourselves, which, as Paul saith, "is not wisdom," 2 Corinthians 10:12. ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/sermon xx if we say.htm

That we are to Love the Divine Goodness Sovereignly Above ...
... however, this love of God precedes all love of ourselves, even according to ... they
clearly see; as the Scripture sufficiently shows in comparing the contentment ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter x that we are.htm

More and More
... there is within our minds the conviction that we are very respectable people, and
are doing exceedingly well upon the whole; and comparing ourselves with other ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 17 1871/more and more.htm

Christian Stewardship.
... The influence of comparing ourselves with ourselves, and measuring ourselves by
ourselves, is felt by those living among barbarians as well as at home, though ...
/.../dibble/thoughts on missions/chapter ii christian stewardship.htm

The Circumcision of the Heart
... thought, without the supernatural assistance of his Spirit, as to create ourselves,
or to ... by man's judgment." He has all reason to think, by comparing what it ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 17 the circumcision of.htm

Concerning Wisdom, Mind, Reason, Truth, Faith.
... the things above us, in a sense familiar to ourselves, and by being entangled by
what is congenial to sensible perceptions, and by comparing things Divine with ...
/.../dionysius/dionysis on divine names/caput vii concerning wisdom mind.htm

Shame on Account of God's Displeasure.
... But comparing His methods with such a method as this, God awards the palm to ... in them
the emphatic expressions of His judgment of our conduct and of ourselves. ...
/.../dods/how to become like christ/shame on account of gods.htm

Twelfth Sunday after Trinity Gospel Transcends Law.
... such statement he bursts into praise of the ministerial office, comparing the message ...
Christ to God-ward: not that we are sufficient of ourselves, to account ...
/.../luther/epistle sermons vol iii/twelfth sunday after trinity gospel.htm

Topical Bible Verses
Isaiah 64:8
But now, O LORD, you are our father; we are the clay, and you our potter; and we all are the work of your hand.

Romans 3:23
For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

Genesis 1:1-31
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

2 Timothy 3:17
That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished to all good works.



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