Bible verses about "selflessness" | BBE

Proverbs 19:17

17 He who has pity on the poor gives to the Lord, and the Lord will give him his reward.

Ephesians 4:29-32

29 Let no evil talk come out of your mouth, but only what is good for giving necessary teaching, and for grace to those who give ear. 30 And do not give grief to the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were marked for the day of salvation. 31 Let all bitter, sharp and angry feeling, and noise, and evil words, be put away from you, with all unkind acts; 32 And be kind to one another, full of pity, having forgiveness for one another, even as God in Christ had forgiveness for you.

Galatians 5:14

14 For all the law is made complete in one word, even in this, Have love for your neighbour as for yourself.

1 Timothy 6:17-19

17 Give orders to those who have money and goods in this life, not to be lifted up in their minds, or to put their hope in the uncertain chances of wealth, but in God who gives us in full measure all things for our use; 18 And to do good, having wealth in good works, being quick to give, taking part with one another; 19 Making ready for themselves a safe place for the time to come, so that the true life may be theirs.

2 Peter 1:5-7

5 So, for this very cause, take every care; joining virtue to faith, and knowledge to virtue, 6 And self-control to knowledge, and a quiet mind to self-control, and fear of God to a quiet mind, 7 And love of the brothers to fear of God, and to love of the brothers, love itself.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

15 Let no one give evil for evil; but ever go after what is good, for one another and for all.

John 15:12-14

12 This is the law I give you: Have love one for another, even as I have love for you. 13 Greater love has no man than this, that a man gives up his life for his friends. 14 You are my friends, if you do what I give you orders to do.

Philippians 2:3

3 Doing nothing through envy or through pride, but with low thoughts of self let everyone take others to be better than himself;

1 Peter 3:8

8 Last of all, see that you are all in agreement; feeling for one another, loving one another like brothers, full of pity, without pride:

Luke 6:35

35 But be loving to those who are against you and do them good, and give them your money, not giving up hope, and your reward will be great and you will be the sons of the Most High: for he is kind to evil men, and to those who have hard hearts.

Philippians 2:4

4 Not looking everyone to his private good, but keeping in mind the things of others.

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