of the same mind one toward another, not minding the high things, but with the lowly going along; become not wise in your own conceit;
3 nothing in rivalry or vain-glory, but in humility of mind one another counting more excellent than yourselves --
4 each not to your own look you, but each also to the things of others.
5 For, let this mind be in you that is also in Christ Jesus,
because all that is in the world -- the desire of the flesh, and the desire of the eyes, and the ostentation of the life -- is not of the Father, but of the world,
and he who is boasting -- in the Lord let him boast;
for not he who is commending himself is approved, but he whom the Lord does commend.
so that he who is thinking to stand -- let him observe, lest he fall.
because every one who is exalting himself shall be humbled, and he who is humbling himself shall be exalted.'
and if I give away to feed others all my goods, and if I give up my body that I may be burned, and have not love, I am profited nothing.
and the base things of the world, and the things despised did God choose, and the things that are not, that the things that are He may make useless --
that no flesh may glory before Him;
and greater grace he does give, wherefore he says, 'God against proud ones does set Himself up, and to lowly ones He does give grace?'
And let the brother who is low rejoice in his exaltation,
and the rich in his becoming low, because as a flower of grass he shall pass away;
And the fruit of the Spirit is: Love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, faith,
meekness, temperance: against such there is no law;
20 And he said -- 'That which is coming out from the man, that does defile the man;
21 for from within, out of the heart of men, the evil reasonings do come forth, adulteries, whoredoms, murders,
22 thefts, covetous desires, wickedness, deceit, arrogance, an evil eye, evil speaking, pride, foolishness;
23 all these evils do come forth from within, and they defile the man.'
be made low before the Lord, and He shall exalt you.
5 In like manner, you younger, be subject to elders, and all to one another subjecting yourselves; with humble-mindedness clothe yourselves, because God the proud does resist, but to the humble He does give grace;
6 be humbled, then, under the powerful hand of God, that you He may exalt in good time,
7 all your care having cast upon Him, because He cares for you.
Those rich in the present age charge you not to be high-minded, nor to hope in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, who is giving to us all things richly for enjoyment; --