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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Selfishness

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  • Contrary to the law of God
    Leviticus 19:18; Matthew 22:39; James 2:8

  • The example of Christ condemns
    John 4:34; Romans 15:3; 2 Corinthians 8:9

  • God hates
    Malachi 1:10

  • EXHIBITED IN
    • Being lovers of ourselves
      2 Timothy 3:2
    • Pleasing ourselves
      Romans 15:1
    • Seeking our own
      1 Corinthians 10:33; Philippians 2:21
    • Seeking after gain
      Isaiah 56:11
    • Seeking undue precedence
      Matthew 20:21
    • Living to ourselves
      2 Corinthians 5:15
    • Neglect of the poor
      1 John 3:17
    • Serving God for reward
      Malachi 1:10
    • Performing duty for reward
      Micah 3:11

  • Inconsistent with Christian love
    1 Corinthians 13:5

  • Inconsistent with communion of saints
    Romans 12:4,5; 1 Corinthians 12:12-27

  • Especially forbidden to saints
    1 Corinthians 10:24; Philippians 2:4

  • The love of Christ should constrain us to avoid
    2 Corinthians 5:14,15

  • Ministers should be devoid of
    1 Corinthians 9:19-23; 10:33

  • All men addicted to
    Ephesians 2:3; Philippians 2:21

  • Saints falsely accused of
    Job 1:9-11

  • Characteristic of the last days
    2 Timothy 3:1,2

  • Exemplified
    • Cain
      Genesis 4:9
    • Nabal
      1 Samuel 25:3,11
    • Haman
      Esther 6:6
    • Priests
      Isaiah 56:11
    • Jews
      Zechariah 7:6
    • James and John
      Mark 10:37
    • Multitude
      John 6:26

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Selfishness'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/s/selfishness.html. 1897.

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