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Who made you superior to others? Didn't God give you everything you have? Well, then, how can you boast, as if what you have were not a gift?
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For who distinguisheth thee? Or what hast thou that thou hast not received, and if thou hast received, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?
1 Corinthians 12:4-11 Now there are diversities of graces, but the same Spirit. . . .
1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God, I am what I am. And his grace in me hath not been void: but I have laboured more abundantly than all they. Yet not I, but the grace of God with me:
Romans 9:16-18 So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy. . . .
Ephesians 3:3-5 How that, according to revelation, the mystery has been made known to me, as I have written above in a few words: . . .
2 Thessalonians 2:12-14 But we ought to give thanks to God always for you, brethren, beloved of God, for that God hath chosen you firstfruits unto salvation, in sanctification of the spirit and faith of the truth: . . .
1 Timothy 1:12-15 I give him thanks who hath strengthened me, even to Christ Jesus our Lord, for that he hath counted me faithful, putting me in the ministry: . . .
Titus 3:3-7 For we ourselves also were some time unwise, incredulous, erring, slaves to divers desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another. . . .
maketh thee to differ.
1 Corinthians 3:5 The ministers of him whom you have believed: and to every one as the Lord hath given.
1 Corinthians 7:7 For I would that all men were even as myself. But every one hath his proper gift from God: one after this manner, and another after that.
1 Chronicles 29:11-16 Thine, O Lord, is magnificence, and power, and glory, and victory: and to thee is praise: for all that is in heaven, and in earth, is thine: thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art above all princes. . . .
2 Chronicles 1:7-12 And behold that night God appeared to him, saying: Ask what thou wilt that I should give thee. . . .
Proverbs 2:6 He wilt keep the salvation of the righteous, and protect them that walk in simplicity,
Matthew 25:14,15 For even as a man going into a far country called his servants and delivered to them his goods; . . .
Luke 19:13 And calling his ten servants, he gave them ten pounds and said to them: Trade till I come.
John 1:16 And of his fulness we all have received: and grace for grace.
John 3:27 John answered and said: A man cannot receive any thing, unless it be given him from heaven.
Romans 1:5 By whom we have received grace and apostleship for obedience to the faith, in all nations, for his name:
Romans 12:6 And having different gifts, according to the grace that is given us, either prophecy, to be used according to the rule of faith;
James 1:17 Every best gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no change nor shadow of alteration.
1 Peter 4:10 As every man hath received grace, ministering the same one to another: as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
1 Corinthians 5:6 Your glorying is not good. Know you not that a little leaven corrupteth the whole lump?
2 Chronicles 32:23-29 Many also brought victims, and sacrifices to the Lord to Jerusalem, and presents to Ezechias king of Juda: and he was magnified thenceforth in the sight of all nations. . . .
Ezekiel 28:2-5 Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre: Thus saith the Lord God: Because thy heart is lifted up, and thou hast said: I am God, and I sit in the chair of God in the heart of the sea: whereas thou art a man, and not God: and hast set thy heart as if it were the heart of God. . . .
Ezekiel 29:3 Speak, and say: Thus saith the Lord God: Behold, I come against thee, Pharao king of Egypt, thou great dragon that liest in the midst of thy rivers, and sayest: The river is mine, and I made myself.
Daniel 4:30-32 The same hour the word was fulfilled upon Nabuchodonosor, and he was driven away from among men, and did eat grass, like an ox, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven: till his hairs grew like the feathers of eagles, and his nails like birds' claws. . . .
Daniel 5:18,23 O king, the most high God gave to Nabuchodonosor, thy father, a kingdom, and greatness, and glory, and honour. . . .
Acts 12:22,23 And the people made acclamation, saying: It is the voice of a god, and not of a man. . . .
ContextFools for Christ
6But these things, brethren, I have in a figure transferred to myself and to Apollo, for your sakes: that in us you may learn that one be not puffed up against the other for another, above that which is written. 7For who distinguisheth thee? Or what hast thou that thou hast not received, and if thou hast received, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it? 8You are now full: you are now become rich: you reign without us; and I would to God you did reign, that we also might reign with you.…
John answered and said: A man cannot receive any thing, unless it be given him from heaven.
For I say, by the grace that is given me, to all that are among you, not to be more wise than it behoveth to be wise, but to be wise unto sobriety and according as God hath divided to every one the measure of faith.
And having different gifts, according to the grace that is given us, either prophecy, to be used according to the rule of faith;
1 Peter 4:10
As every man hath received grace, ministering the same one to another: as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.
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