Being Selfish
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2 Corinthians 9:7
Every man according as he purposes in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loves a cheerful giver.

James 3:14-16
But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

Philippians 2:3
Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

Proverbs 23:6
Eat you not the bread of him that has an evil eye, neither desire you his dainty meats:

2 Timothy 3:2
For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Ephesians 4:29-32
Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace to the hearers.

3525. nepho -- to be sober, to abstain from wine
... from the intoxicating influences of sin (like the impact of selfish passion, greed ...
to have "one's wits (faculties) about them," which is the opposite of being . ...
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What Constitutes Disobedience to Moral Law?
... the law of the reason and of God, or the impulses of the sensibility, it follows
that moral agents are shut up to the necessity of being selfish or benevolent ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xvi what constitutes disobedience.htm

Do are Then Make Void the Law through Faith? God Forbid; Yea, we ...
... The devil, who is a purely selfish being, is always accusing others of
being selfish. He accused Job of this: "Doth Job fear God ...
/.../finney/lectures to professing christians/do are then make void.htm

Christian Lands.
... of persons living in this atmosphere, and enjoying its great advantages, are wholly
selfish in the main drive of their lives, and so in being selfish are un ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks with world winners/christian lands.htm

The Essential Elements of Christian Experience.
... what can I do? How can I help being selfish? Alas, he has no idea of acting
from any other or higher motive than his own interests. ...
/.../finney/sermons on gospel themes/xxiv the essential elements of.htm

Growth in Christliness of Life.
... And men look at the beautiful Jesus held up in Unitarian pulpits and resolve to
act like Him, and go right on being selfish, and proud, and deceitful, and ...
/.../rees/the heart-cry of jesus/chapter xii growth in christliness.htm

JMJT May 8, 1888
... I do not listen, as you see; I should be afraid of being selfish in wishing
for myself the better part"I mean the suffering. You ...
// of a soul/i j m j t may 8 1888.htm

Revival in the Home
... Then what about "seeking not our own," that is, not being selfish? Many times a
day we put our wishes and interests before those of the other one. ...
// calvary road/chapter 6 revival in the.htm

The End of Religion
... and more. Christ came to deliver us from our selfishness; from being slaves
to our selfish prudence and selfish interest. But we ...
/.../kingsley/discipline and other sermons/sermon viii the end of religion.htm

Moral Depravity.
... Who ever saw one unregenerate human being that was not selfish, that did not obey
his feelings rather than the law of his intelligence, that was not under some ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xxii moral depravity.htm

1 Corinthians xiii. 11
... become less teachable, less ignorant, less selfish, less thoughtless. "Less teachable,"
I would wish to mean, in the sense of being "less indiscriminately ...
/.../arnold/the christian life/lecture ii 1 corinthians xiii.htm



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