12 Bible Verses about Attention Seekers

Matthew 6:1 ESV / 63 helpful votes

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

James 4:6 ESV / 47 helpful votes

But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”

Romans 2:8 ESV / 47 helpful votes

But for those who are self-seeking and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, there will be wrath and fury.

Romans 12:3 ESV / 42 helpful votes

For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.

Philippians 2:3-5 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus,

Romans 8:5-8 ESV / 39 helpful votes

For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit. For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace. For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God's law; indeed, it cannot. Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

James 4:10 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.

Ephesians 4:22 ESV / 29 helpful votes

To put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires,

Isaiah 2:22 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Stop regarding man in whose nostrils is breath, for of what account is he?

Proverbs 27:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.

John 5:44 ESV / 6 helpful votes

How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?

Hebrews 2:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it.

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