For I say, through the grace given to me, to everyone who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think soberly, as God has dealt to each one a measure of faith.
Romans 12: 3(NKJV)
But He gives more grace. Therefore He says: "God resists the proud,
but gives grace to the humble."
James 4: 6(NKJV)
Surely He scorns the scornful,
but gives grace to the humble.
Proverbs 3: 34(NKJV)
Arise, O Lord!
O God, lift up Your hand!
Do not forget the humble.
Psalm 10: 12(NKJV)
If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land..
2 Chronicles 7: 14(NKJV)
The fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom,
and before honor is humility.
Proverbs 15: 33(NKJV)
Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up.
James 4: 10(NKJV)
"For all those things My hand has made,
and all those things exist,"
says the Lord.
"But on this one will I look:
on him who is poor and of a contrite spirit,
and who trembles at My word."
Isaiah 66: 2(NKJV)
For if anyone thinks himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.
Galatians 6: 3(NKJV)
But let each one examine his own work, and then he will have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.
Galatians 6: 4(NKJV)
For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast.
Ephesians 2: 8-9(NKJV)
Behold the proud,
his soul is not upright in him;
but the just shall live by his faith.
Habakkuk 2: 4(NKJV)
Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
and lean not on your own understanding.
Proverbs 3: 5(NKJV)
Do not be wise in your own eyes;
fear the Lord and depart from evil.
Proverbs 3: 7(NKJV)
Likewise you younger people, submit yourselves to your elders. Yes, all of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility, for
"God resists the proud,
but gives grace to the humble."
1 Peter 5: 5(NKJV)
Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time.
1 Peter 5: 6(NKJV)
Now concerning things offered to idols: We know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.
1 Corinthians 8: 1(NKJV)
The humble He guides in justice,
and the humble He teaches His way.
Psalm 25: 9(NKJV)
A haughty look, a proud heart,
and the plowing of the wicked are sin.
Proverbs 21: 4(NKJV)
A proud and haughty man— "Scoffer" is his name;
he acts with arrogant pride.
Proverbs 21: 24(NKJV)
He has shown you, O man, what is good;
and what does the Lord require of you
but to do justly,
to love mercy,
and to walk humbly with your God?
Micah 6: 8(NKJV)
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